Valentine’s Day Sweets, Surprises and Souvenirs

Treat your valentine to local chocolates, flowers, wine and more
Love Never Dies Valentines Package

Tamworth Distilling Valentine’s Day gift sets include goodies from local shops and spirits like the House of Tamworth Corpse Flower Brandy pictured here.

Valentines’s Day is going to be a little different this year, but COVID-19 doesn’t have to hamper our Valentine’s Day gift-giving and celebrations. From gift baskets to flowers and even dinners-to-go, there are plenty of ways that you can spoil your valentine while supporting local businesses this year.

Valentine’s Day Chocolates

Chocolate lovers, rejoice! From simple, petite sized treats to elaborate bars and boxed specialties, you’re sure to find the sweets you need for your sweetie.

Granite State Candy Shoppe
13 Warren St., Concord
(603) 225-2591
Chocolate bars, specialty chocolates, candies, fudge and assorted boxes

Enna Chocolate
152 Front St., Exeter
Single origin and specialty bars

La Cascade du Chocolat
109 Water St., Exeter
214 State St., Portsmouth
(603) 777-5177
Chocolate bars, bon bons and truffles

Van Otis Chocolates
341 Elm St., Manchester
(603) 627-1611
Fudge, dipped strawberries and chocolate candies

Dancing Lion Chocolate
914 Elm St., Manchester
(603) 625-4043
Chocolate bars and bon bon sharing boxes

Valentine’s Day Meals and Dinners To-Go

You can’t go out to dinner, but you can bring dinner to you thanks to these local restaurants.

All Real Meal, Manchester
Order a romantic surf & turf meal for two that will be delivered to your doorstep on February 13. This Valentine’s Day feast includes roast beef, baked stuffed haddock, roasted fingerling potatoes and asparagus, an organic spinach and berries salad, and turtle cheesecake and fudge brownie with raspberry sauce for dessert. $65, including free delivery.

The Common Man, multiple locations
The Common Man chefs have prepared a delicious menu to help you celebrate at home this Valentine’s Day. The menu includes crab, spinach and artichoke dip, petite filet and lobster tail and a white chocolate mousse almond raspberry torte. $74.95

Presto Craft Kitchen, Manchester
This special Valentine’s Day menu for two is the perfect hassle-free approach to a romantic night in. Dinner includes caesar salad, baked lobster mac or roast pork loin with rice pilaf and glazed carrots, and Oreo truffles or strawberry cheesecake. Starts at $45.

The Currier Museum, Manchester
Wine and dine this Valentine’s Day with a noteworthy menu prepared by the chefs at The Currier Museum. Menu items include lobster macaroni and cheese, veal oscar topped with crab, garden salad and more. $75.

Valentine’s Day Gift Baskets and Boxes

Surprise someone special in your life with breakfast, candy or even donuts.

Polly’s Pancake Parlor, Sugar Hill
Take-and-make baskets are a perfect way to spoil your sweet. Choose from a breakfast for two, pancake sampler, or “New Hampshire morning” kit. Starts at $13.42.

Tamworth Distilling, Tamworth
This Valentine’s Day, Tamworth Distilling is celebrating with Boozy Valentine’s Gift Packages. These unique gift sets – featuring craft spirits from Tamworth Distilling alongside other goodies from local purveyors – are perfect for any relationship, whether your valentine prefers chocolate, flowers, or breakfast in bed. The gift packages are filled with some of the best-selling spirits from Tamworth Distilling, including Chocorua Rye Straight Whiskey, White Mountain Ginger Vodka, and the newest spirit from the boundary-breaking distillery, House of Tamworth Corpse Flower Brandy. Starts at $65.

Popzup Popcorn
Don’t forget to pick up some popcorn to enjoy during your movie night in! Spoil your valentine (and yourself) with an assortment of cheese herbie, maple cinnamon toast or butter popcorn, or treat her to applewood smoked bacon or everything bagel popcorn seasoning. $4.75-$15

Donut Love, Exeter and North Hampton
What about a box of donuts for the sweet one in your life? Donut Love has you covered. Make sure you stop in around Valentine’s Day to sample a few of their delicious Valentine’s Day potato donuts.
Check out a few other of our favorite donut destinations here.

Valentine’s Day Wines

No romantic evening for two is complete without a little vino. Set the mood with sommelier-approved bottles from these local vineyards.

Flag Hill Distillery & Winery
297 North River Rd., Lee
(603) 659-2949

Zorvino Vineyards
226 Main St., Sandown
(603) 887-8463

LaBelle Winery
345 Rte. 101, Amherst
104 Congress St., Portsmouth

Fulchino Vineyard
187 Pine Hill Rd., Hollis
(603) 438-5984

Valentine’s Day Flowers

A beautiful, local flower bouquet is a tried and true Valentine’s Day gift, one that will surely bring your valentine some much-needed joy.

Cymbidium Floral
14 Water St., Exeter
(603) 772-1300
Delivery and curbside pickup only

Apotheca Flowers
24C Main St., Goffstown
(603) 497-4940
Delivery and pickup only

Jacques Flower Shop and Garden Center
712 Mast Rd., Manchester
(603) 625-5155
Delivery and pickup only

Prescott’s Florist
23 Veterans Sq., Laconia
(603) 524-7945
Contactless pickup and delivery

Chaliflour’s Flowers
46 Elm St., Manchester
(603) 623-8844
Local delivery and curbside pickup

Designed Gardens Flower Studio
2757 White Mountain Hwy Unit C, North Conway
(603) 730-5268
Contactless pickup and delivery

394 Main St., New London
(603) 526-2398
Local delivery and pickup

Cherry Blossom Floral Design
240 Union St., Littleton
(603) 444-1015
Local delivery and curbside pickup

Looking for ideas for a safe romantic getaway for two? Check out a few of our ideas for where to stay here.

What about taking a sleigh ride with your sweet? Check out where we recommend going here

Looking for something to do Valentine’s Day weekend? Head to Hollis for Beaver Brook Association’s Valentine Candlelit Night Hike & Bonfire. Find out more information here

Categories: Food & Drink, Wine & Spirits