Where to Find the Best Flowers, Chocolate & Wine in Saratoga
Find What You Need for Valentine's Day, an Anniversary, or Any Romantic Occasion
When you need to stick to the classics for Valentine's Day, an anniversary, or any special celebration with your favorite person, here's where to find flowers, chocolate, and wine in Saratoga County.
All of the following flower shops, candy stores, and renowned-for-their-wine restaurants are located in Saratoga Springs unless otherwise noted.
Make Someone's Daisy
Dehn's Flowers & Greenhouses
Dehn's Flowers & Greenhouses has a wide selection of reasonably priced Valentine's Day flower arrangements, from Dance With Me Bouquet with red roses, to Together at Twilight Bouquet with lavender roses.
Shop now: https://www.dehnsflowers.com/valentines-day/cat1080008
Fairytale Florist's Valentine's Day selection includes timeless options like The Perfect Dozen with 12 red roses or the Pick Your Own Color Rose with a choice to go up to 30 roses, if you'd really like to up the romantic ante.
See options: https://fairytalefloristsaratogany.com/occasions/valentine-s-day-flowers.html
Jan's Flower Shop
Look up reviews for Jan's Flower Shop and you'll see customers can't get enough of Jan. This gem of a store offers a variety of flowers at varying price levels for any occasion, including Valentine's Day, and they can offer same-day delivery at no extra cost.
View Valentine's Day arrangements: https://jans-florist.com/product-category/valentines-day/
The Posie Peddler
The Posie Peddler offers stunning floral arrangements for Valentine's Day and other holidays, and they also have a "winter flowers" selection. Save on a Designer's Choice option, where they put together an arrangement of seasonal flowers for you. (They also carry Saratoga Candy Co. chocolates!)
Browse beautiful flowers: https://posiepeddler.com/occasions/valentine-s-day-flowers.html
Briarwood Flower & Gift Shoppe
Briarwood Flower & Gift Shoppe in Ballston Spa has near-perfect Google reviews thanks to their awesome prices and customer service - and the flowers, of course. They're offering a Designer's Choice option for Valentine's Day.
Learn more: https://www.briarwoodflowershoppe.com/
The Country Florist
The Country Florist in Burnt Hills not only has Valentine's Day specific flowers, but flowers for nearly every holiday one could think of, including Halloween, with orange floral arrangements like Golden Canyon and Fresh Tangerine.
See their Valentine's Day arrangements: https://www.burnthillsflorist.com/valentines-day-flowers.php
The super reasonably priced Matrazzo Florist in Mechanicville has Valentine's Day flowers, Love & Romance flowers, and Anniversary flowers, so you can get your romance on no matter the occasion.
Browse Valentine's Day options: https://www.matrazzoflorist.com/valentines-day/cat1080008
Nectar Custom Floral Design
Customers rave about Nectar Custom Floral Design in Stillwater. "Can't say enough good things about this florist," and "She's an absolute artist with her arrangements," a couple of Google reviewers say.
See their robust Valentine's Day page: https://www.nectarcustomfloraldesigns.com/ny-online-store.html#!/Valentines-Day/c/22329137/offset=9
Studio Herbage Florist
Studio Herbage Florist has locations in Malta and Johnstown, and their Valentine's Day options include some unique vases along with the arrangement options! If you want to think outside the box, they also do silk flower arrangements, dried floral arrangements, and gourmet fruit baskets.
View Valentine's Day options: https://www.studioherbageflorist.com/valentines-day/cat6970014
Give Them a Treat Choc-Full of Love
Jo-Ann's Candy House
Choose from Valentine's Day gift boxes or other sweet treats at Jo-Ann's Candy House, which has fantastic Google reviews such as, "Their chocolate is rich with a good flavor and a melt-in-your-mouth texture," "The sweet aroma hits you immediately upon entering," and "Please try the chocolate truffles you won't regret it!"
Check out their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Jo-Anns-Candy-House-119131774804827
Kilwins Saratoga Springs
Kilwins is a renowned national chain that specializes in chocolate, ice cream, and old-fashioned style sweets and candies. The one in Saratoga Springs is the only location in the state. If it's chocolate your sweetheart craves they have a ton of options, including fudge (they're always running a buy two, get one free special), and classic chocolate heart boxes for Valentine's Day.
See their Facebook page for current offerings:
Saratoga Candy Co.
Gourmet truffles and chocolates. Gift Boxes. A "Valentine's Must Haves" page on their site. The Saratoga Candy Co. has everything you need for an ultra-sweet Valentine's Day!
One Google review sums up the store nicely: "Inside this charming shop there was a little of everything, from vintage candies, gift baskets, sugary options, to fudge and all things chocolate."
See their Valentine's Day page: https://www.saratogasweets.com/valentine-must-haves/
Saratoga Chocolate Co.
With the word "chocolate" in the company's name, you can be confident they know their cacao. The Saratoga Chocolate Co., as they say on their website, doesn't just create chocolates, they create chocolate experiences. Check out bars, barks, hot chocolate, dark chocolate, milk chocolate, salted chocolate, and white chocolate.
View their Valentine's Day offerings: https://www.saratogachocolateco.com/product-category/valentines/
Saratoga Springs Food Tours
Saratoga Springs Food Tours does more than guide you to the best cuisine the Spa City has to offer. They're once again putting out Valentine's Day gift boxes, complete with Saratoga food and beverage goodies your recipient is sure to love.
Order a gift box here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/funinsaratoga
Big G's Sweet Spot & Chocolate Bar
Big G's Sweet Spot & Chocolate Bar in Clifton Park has chocolate-dipped strawberries in addition to a really cool offering: a sweet treat charcuterie board for Valentine's Day complete with cake pops, cupcakes, brownies, assorted mini sugar cookies, and more.
Visit their Facebook page for details: https://www.facebook.com/Big-Gs-Sweet-Spot-Chocolate-Bar-102949847774621/
Dominic's Carmella Shop Candy & Sweets
Also in Clifton Park, Dominic's Carmella Shop Candy & Sweets is accepting preorders for chocolate covered strawberries, and they also offer chocolate covered nuts, chocolate covered Oreos, chocolate covered cherries, smore's sticks, truffles, and much more.
See their website: https://www.dominicscaramellashop.com/
Keville Handcrafted Chocolates
Located in Malta, Keville Handrafted Chocolates is taking preorders for local delivery, pickup, and shipping for Valentine's Day. They specialize in handcrafted chocolate bonbons, caramels, and buttercrunch.
Check out their Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kevillechocolates/
Park Avenue Confectionary
Hot cocoa bombs, assorted handmade truffles, chocolate bars, chocolate bark, chocolate platters - Park Avenue Confectionary has got the chocolate options for you. The Mechanicville store will be open all Valentine's Day Weekend and Valentine's Day itself, so they might be great if you need a last-minute option!
Browse products on their website: https://parkavenueconfectionary.co/
Be on Cloud Wine Together
15 Church is offering a Valentine's Day Tasting Menu on February 14, and Valentine's Day dessert and cocktail specials from February 1 - 14. There is an optional wine pairing with the Tasting Menu, which we highly recommend, as this restaurant is known for their incredible wine list with selections from France, Italy, Spain, and other regions.
See their Valentine's Day offerings: https://www.facebook.com/15ChurchSt/posts/3041100269441451
The Cellar is a wine and beer bar with over 120 wines you can pair with great light fare like an olive plate, charcuterie board, or cheese board. They're known for their fun trivia and music nights, and they're hosting a Romantic Comedy Trivia on February 10.
Check out their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/thecellarsaratoga
Plan for an epic Valen-WINE's dinner at the Saratoga Winery, complete with a four-course wine pairing menu. You and your date will love the romantic, rustic ambience of the winery almost as much as the wine.
View the menu: https://www.facebook.com/SaratogaWinery/posts/5117140128316219
Taverna Novo, another Saratoga Springs restaurant with a reputation for fabulous wine, is booking up quickly for Valentine's Day. The wine featured on the holiday menu is Barone Pizzini, Franciacorta Brut Naturae, Italy, Piedmont, 2013.
See the menu: https://www.facebook.com/tavernanovo/posts/1314116969050740
Bring your pasta-and-wine loving Valentine to Wheatfields, which has locations in Saratoga Springs and Clifton Park. They make their own pasta in-house and have an extensive and impressive wine list.
Check out their Valentine's Day menu: https://www.facebook.com/wheatfieldsrestaurants/posts/10160130849483255
Antipasto's Vegetarian Bistro & Wine Bar
Antipasto's Vegetarian Bistro & Wine Bar in Clifton Park has posted that they will be open on Valentine's Day. Reservations are recommended, as is the French onion soup, perhaps paired with a lovely glass of red.
Visit their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/AntipastosNY
This article is sponsored by Saratoga County Tourism. Note: The opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors. They do not necessarily reflect the opinions or view of Saratoga County Tourism or its members.