Sweets and Treats Galore For That Special Valentine
#SoooBoca loves to celebrate love! We especially love to celebrate Valentine’s Day and have shared some of our favorite sweets and treats spots with you.
There are so many little gestures you can do to show your love, in fact, according to Fooddive.com, “A survey from the National Confectioners Association found 80% of Americans plan to share chocolate and candy with friends, family and loved ones for Valentine’s Day.”
In order to help make your Valentine’s Day gift giving easier, we are sharing suggestions of where you can purchase some of our favorite sweets this year, candy and cookies.
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I love pinks and reds and of course the perfect Tee Shirt for special holidays and occasions! Check out one that I just ordered for myself … can hardly wait to pop this on to celebrate the day of love!
Truth be told, the mere mention of Valentine’s Day makes us think of heart shaped boxes filled with chocolates, exotic truffles and chocolate covered strawberries oh my and shops in #SoooBoca have exactly what we are looking for!
Located in east Boca, this specialty chocolate shop was opened in 1982 by Heinz Robert Goldschneider, a chocolatier trained in Switzerland. This shop offers the most delicious candies including decadent truffles, beautiful gift boxes and even chocolate bark.
You can get chocolate treats, gift baskets and platters at this delightful shop at Glades and Boca Rio Road! They are now carrying the famous So Sweet It Is (which closed in 2020) “Boca Trash” for all those that are looking for that fabulous fun item!
Located throughout South Florida, the location in Boca Center is one of our favorites. This is the perfect place to buy a delicious assortment of candies for Valentine’s Day. We have to admit, their chocolate covered pretzels are to die for!!
Located in Boca Town Center their high-end chocolates are sublime and their packaging always special. Their Valentine’s Day selection is truly spectacular and includes everything from heart shaped boxes filled with milk and dark chocolate candies to the BEST chocolate covered strawberries.
Cookies and Baked Goods
Specialty baked goods are another great way to celebrate the holiday. We LOVE to shop local for Valentines Day!
Located in Mizner Park, this french patisserie has the most amazing selection of delicate macrons.(try the raspberry and salted caramel, two of our favorites) The flavors are incredible and the colors unbelievable. A box of these sophisticated cookies are a lovely way to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
This popular South Florida-based nitrogen ice cream and cookie concept has a location right here in Boca Raton! In addition to nitrogen ice cream creations, PHENOMENOM offers a tasty selection of freshly baked cookies, ice cream cookie sundaes, ice cream cookie sandwiches, and more.
Right in the heart of Downtown Boca this popular shop has cookies that are simply delish and they also deliver!
Cake pops are all the rage and we love them! They are magical, pretty and the perfect gift for Valentines Day! You can order a variety of lovely treats including Valentines Day Party Cake Pops to help you celebrate this special day!
So there you have it my sweet treat junkies! Plenty of suggestions to share something sugary and full of love for your favorite Valentine this year!
Valentines Day Dining
In case you are looking for somewhere special to dine, check out my list of Downtown Boca Restaurants that may have some specials happening and of course we love New York Prime and are fans of Trattoria Romana so make your Valentines Day reservations sooner than later!
More Fun Dining Experiences
Waterstone Resort & Marina Valentine’s Day Dinner:
On Sunday, February 14th, from 6PM-9PM, the four diamond-rated boutique luxury hotel will host a waterfront Valentine’s Day dinner. You will be able to enjoy indoor and outdoor dining highlighting Waterstone’s spectacular viewpoint overlooking Lake Boca.
Delicious highlights from the night’s three-course dinner include: Roasted Corn & Crab Bisque, Lamp Lollipop, Buffalo Mozzarella, Lobster Risotto, Grilled Ribeye, Veal Chop Milanese, Grilled Branzino, Pink Champagne Sorbet, and more.
This mouthwatering dinner is priced at $95 per person. A 7% tax and 20% service charge will be added to all parties.
Advance dine-in reservations are required. Make your reservations today by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 561-368-9500. A 50% fee will be charged for reservations cancelled within 48 hours.
From Friday, February 12th through Sunday, February 14th, Farmer’s Table will be offering delicious one-day only Valentine’s Day specials. Experience love at first bite with mouthwatering dinner highlights including Cauliflower & Potato Bisque, Chef’s Garden, Grass-Fed & Finished NY Strip, Grilled Local Mahi, Pan-Seared Diver Scallops, Sweet Heart Temptation, Strawberry Shortcake, and more.
To share the love even more, Farmer’s Table will also be offering two delicious cocktail specials, the Valentini and the Cupid’s Arrow. Valentini is made with organic and gluten-free vodka, passionfruit, butterfly pea, dry curacao, and lime. Cupid’s Arrow is a delicious blend of French 75, sparkling rose, strawberry, and lemon.
Advance dine-in reservations are strongly recommended. Make your reservations today, by calling Farmer’s Table Boca at (561) 417-5836 or Farmer’s Table North Palm Beach at (561) 691-3430.
Please note that a credit card is required to hold reservations for parties of 10 or more. No shows or cancellations less than 48 hours will be charged $100.
On Sunday, February 14th, Lionfish is offering a one-day only, four-course menu.
Mouthwatering menu choices include: Beef Carpaccio, Key West Pink Shrimp Ceviche, Maine Lobster Bisque, Duck Breast Hot Rocks, 5 oz. Wagyu Filet, Grilled Golden Tile, and more.
Special Valentine’s Day-themed cocktails will also be offered all week and paired wonderfully with this delicious menu!
This delicious dinner will be priced at $95/per person. Limited a la carte options are also available.
Advance dine-in reservations are strongly recommended. Make your reservations today by going to www.lionfishdelray.com or calling (561) 639-8700.
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Mini Sessions With Halle Alessia Photography
Halle Alessia of Halle Alessia Photography is offering her amazing
Valentines Day mini sessions! If you want to capture your romantic side, spend 30 minutes getting your photos done! You can reach out to Halle on her Instagram or on her website!
Valentines Day On The Cheap
Don’t forget that just the simple gesture of taking a walk, going to the beach or park or taking a local daycation are great ways to celebrate love and companionship on Valentines Day!
We live smack in the middle of sooo many cities, so take a ride to the Florida Keys, Palm Beach or Jupiter!
Galentines Day Events
En Vogue along with Boca Center are hosting a Galentine’s Sip & Shop on Saturday, February 13th,from noon to 4pm. Not only will the event feature stylish trendy En Vogue, but also local women-owned brands for a fun girly pre-Valentine’s Day pop-up. Even better, 10% of sale proceeds will benefit the women-led Junior League of Boca Raton.
Valentines Day Items and Decorations
Now if you all know me at all, I have a passion for repurposing, sooo you can hit your local thrift stores for gently used and “loved” Valentines Day decorations, accessories and decor!
If you want to purchase some personalized items hit up Bliss Monogramming in Downtown Boca … we love their wares!
And if you love outdoor decor, check out these fun items to make a Valentine’s Day splash in your neighborhood!
Check out our big list of spas in Boca Raton and the Palm Beaches! Got a fave you can’t live without? We want to be in the “know”.
No Matter What
I hope you take time to enjoy the day of love and do something sweet, kind and lovely for just you! xo
Michele Bellisari is the founder of #SoooBoca® Lifestyle & Media based in Boca Raton and a Realtor with RE/MAX Services. She and her daughters blog, vlog, post and share all things Boca Raton, South Florida & Beyond from events, people, food, travel, home decor, fashion, beauty and real estate! You can find more at www.soooboca.com and on all the socials @soooboca.