Summer is here! And with it, comes the opportunity to dress up make plans with the ones we love. From dinner, to live music, to comedy and everything in between, we have what you need to reconnect and have some fun.
Our Top 7 picks for a Perfect Summer Date Night
1 . River House at Odette’s
As the winner for “Best Outdoor Dining” on the Bucks Happenings List, River House at Odette’s is the place for a date night dining experience above the rest. Named for cabaret star Odette Myrtil, “her vibrant personality and French flair effortlessly permeate the property” whether you choose to dine indoors, or al fresco. Reconnect over romantic views of the river, signature cocktails, and gourmet fare.
274 S River Rd New Hope, PA 18938
2. Three Monkey’s Café (Philly)
If you’re looking for a casual night, with an edge, try out the Happenings List Winner for Best Kept Secret in Philadelphia. Three Monkeys Café offers a unique atmosphere with three distinct dining experiences: the Old City style pub area, the elegant Risdon Ferry dining room, and their al fresco space, inspired by Key West. There is nothing ordinary about Three Monkey’s, from the menu to the décor. This makes it a must do for locals and suburbanites alike. It’s the perfect place for those looking for a new summer date night spot.
Make your reservations here: http://www.3monkeyscafe.com/
3. Rosemont Supper Club, Stockton, NJ (Hunterdon County)
Perhaps you are looking for a way to take your at home date night to the next level. Elevate your night in, with dinner from Rosemont Supper Club in Stockton, New Jersey. Winner of the Best Kept Secret in Hunterdon County, RSC was started by Paul and Alida, “two Hunterdon-area chefs who want to cook memorable food and provide new ideas and new techniques to a receptive and adventurous clientele”. They take pride in sourcing from local farmers and purveyors as much as possible, and it is evident in there beautifully curated menu. Order online for doorstep pickup, at https://www.rosemontsupperclub.com/s/order
10 Risler Street
Stockton, 08559, US
4. SoulJoel’s Comedy Club and Lounge (Montco):
Tired of the same old dinner and a movie? Switch it up, with a night of live comedy at SoulJoel’s Comedy Club and Lounge in Royersford, PA. Home to the Montco Happenings List winner for best summer event (SoulJoel’s Comedy Fest), SoulJoel’s has a summer of incredible headliners planned. With their new outdoor venue up and running, there is plenty of space to safely watch your favorite acts under the stars. This is an entirely BYO comedy club, so pack a nice picnic, a bottle of wine (or 2!) and laugh the night away.
To see the full calendar of events, and to purchase tickets, click here: https://nightout.com/nightclubs/souljoelscomedyclub/events/tickets
155 Railroad Plaza, Royersford, PA 19468
5. Sounds of Summer Concert Series (Bucks County)
Nothing says summer quite like live, outdoor music. The Sounds of Summer Concert Series (July 8th-August 27th), Happenings winner for Best Summer Event in Bucks County, is the perfect opportunity to get out of the house, and enjoy a night of music with the one you love. Buy tickets for one night only, or spluge for a Lawn Pass that gets you early admission into all 5 shows throughout the summer. No outside food or drink is allowed in the venue; however, refreshments, concessions, and libations are available for purchase.
Univest Performance Center
301 W. Mill Street
Quakertown, PA 18951
6. Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery (Hunterdon County):
Every weekend, from Memorial Day to Labor Day, Hawk and Haven Vineyard and Winery in Rio Grande, New Jersey (Hunterdon County) hosts live bands from all over the country. Saturdays are 21 and over only, so reserve a spot in their tented seating area, or a cabana for a more intimate experience. Hawk and Haven sources local vendors and food trucks to provide an array of delicious food to pair with their selection of wines. Between the music, the sunset, and the wine, it’s bound to be a night to remember.
Reservations strongly encouraged on the weekends:
Hawk Haven Vineyard & Winery
600 South Railroad Avenue
Rio Grande, NJ 08242
7. Stumpy’s Hatchet House (Bucks County)
For the adventurous couple, Axe Throwing at Stumpy’s Hatchet House makes an excellent, out of the box date night. This would be an excellent spot for a group date, and promises an evening of adrenaline, team building, and fun! No previous Axe Throwing experience is required
The Bucks County location is BYO, beer and wine, and Stumpy’s will provide buckets of ice upon request.
For Reservations: https://stumpys-buckscounty.salesvu.com/
1501 Grundy Lane
Bucks County, PA 19007
Looking for more date night ideas? We’ve got you covered! Check out these spots around Hunterdon County:
-The Lambertville Station Wine Cellar offers over 50 unique boutique wines, to pair with a menu of tapas, artisan cheeses, and handcrafted chocolates.
– The Happenings List winner for “Best BYOB Restaurant”, Rosemarie’s Cucina prides itself on using mostly organic and farm-to-table ingredients. Come experience homemade dishes, brick-oven pizzas, and delicious desserts!
-Try our winner for “Best Seafood Restaurant”, Blue Fish Grill, for a casual, comfortable ambiance, with exciting, fresh food.
-At Matt’s Red Roster Grill Chef and owner Matt McPherson pays homage to a wood fired grill that brings out the flavors of fresh cut steak, ribs, seafood, chicken and his famous Grilled Romaine.