Love is for the birds, but when Valentine’s Day rolls around you don’t have to eat like one. This year let the experts take care of you and your special someone. Check out our guide below and get ready to reserve your table.
Arthur’s Prime Steakhouse – Catch some dazzling Valentine’s Specials this year. Be sure to call to make reservations: 501-821-1838.
At The Corner – This coming weekend the eatery will feature their second annual Valentine’s Weekend Brunch. On Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. enjoy the Valentine’s Creative Chef’s Corner. In addition, At The Corner will serve long stem chocolate covered strawberries. You can preorder them now by calling 501-400-8458 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Don’t forget to swing by on Feb. 14, for a special breakfast menu from 7 to 10:30 a.m.
Big Orange – If you haven’t heard already, you’ll want to try Lucie’s Shake, currently available at both locations. Feel the love when you buy one, as $3 from each shake will benefit Lucie’s Place, a local non-profit foundation that provides homeless LGBTQ young adults in Central Arkansas with safe living environments, job training, and counseling services. If you miss it on Valentine’s day, catch it during the entire month of February. To find out more about Lucie’s Place, please visithttp://www.luciesplace.org/
Brave New Restaurant – The restaurant will offer their full menu, and extend their hours on Feb. 14th from 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Book your table by calling 501-663-2677 or go online.
Cache Restaurant – Celebrate Valentine’s Day on your schedule. Cache will be offering a special Prix Fixe menu Feb.10, 11, 13, and 14. View the full details here.
Ciao Baci – Get your reservations soon, as Chef Jeffery Owen has prepared a special menu. Call 501-603-0238.
Copper Grill – The eatery will have a special menu available this Valentine’s Day which you can catch from Feb 14 – Feb 18. Call to make reservations: 501-375-3333, and stay up-to-date with the menu on their Facebook page.
The Faded Rose Restaurant – Female guests will receive a free red rose in an annual Faded Rose tradition. The full menu will be available. No reservations, walk-in only.
Heritage Grille, Steak and Fin – Celebrate Valentine’s from Feb 10 – 14 at the restaurant with a $60 per person prix fixe menu. Reservations are strongly recommended: 501-399-8000.
Honey Pies – Get creative in your gift-giving and sign up for the eatery’s Apple Pie Baking Class this Thursday. Classes are regularly priced at $50 a person, but now you can sign up with your other half for $75! Call 501-613-7950 for details and to reserve your spot.
The Fold: Botanas & Bar – The Fold is the place to go for the Non-Valentines lovers of the world. Expect school style valentines cards for people to write to one another with your meal.
Kemuri – Settle in for a delicious meal, but be sure to call to reservations 501-660-4100 or head online.
La Terraza – We previewed a bit of La Terraza’s Valentine’s Day offerings last week (now updated with a menu). They will have a special 12 item menu just for the celebration, call (501) 251-8261 to reserve.
Loblolly Creamery – Celebrate Galentine’s from Feb. 10 – 16. Check out house made macarons, decorated conversation sugar cookies, and Loblolly’s custom made ice cream cakes. You can also catch a limited edition flavor: Berry Sherbet and Black Forest Ice Cream. Pre-order here.
One Eleven at the Capital – Catch a four-course romantic dinner this Valentine’s day, which you can get with or without wine pairings. The price is $95 per person or $135 per person with wine pairings. For reservations call 501-370-7068.
The Pantry/The Pantry Crest – The full menu will be available along with specials including Grilled Lamb Chops with crushed Yukon golds and root veggies and Rainbow Trout in an Arkansas Shiitake Mush broth with kale. For dessert check out the Nutella Mascarpone Crepes with strawberries, pistachios, fresh whipped cream, and shaved white chocolate. You’ll likely want to call and make reservations: 501-353-1875 (The Pantry) or 501-725-4945 (The Pantry Crest).
The Pizzeria at Terry’s Finer Foods – Catch a special $60 dinner for two which will include a bottle of house wine, a small salad, a tre tuffo appetizer, a pizza to share, and an affogato dessert. No reservations, walk-in only.
Raduno Brick Oven & Barroom – There will be a five course prix fixe menu with reservations recommend but not necessary. The evening is called “A Vintage Valentine” and patrons can to have their photo taken Polaroid style along with school style valentines cards for people to write to each other. Keep your eyes out for drink specials as well. Call 501-374-7476.
Ristorante Capeo – Don’t forget to call to make reservations for the full menu at this delectable eatery: 501-376-3463.
Riverfront Steakhouse – Riverfront will be open for Valentine’s Day with its full menu. Call to make reservations. 501-375-7825.
SO Restaurant-Bar – Enjoy a special prix fixe menu, by reservation only. The four courses include four different per course. The prices is $85 a head – call 501-663-1464 to save your spot.
South on Main – Catch an (optional) tasting menu this Friday, Saturday and next Tuesday. The $40 per person three course meal can also include an additional $25 wine pairing. Plus, there will be cocktail specials: Love Me Tender – Peanut-Infused Jack Daniels, Local Honey, Cream; Sweet, Tart, and Breaking Hearts – Kai Lychee, Lemon, Sugar, Bubbles, Elderflower; and Every Bird Cometh – Cocchi Americano, Gin, Lemon, Raspberry Jam. Reservations are strongly encouraged, call 501-244-9660 to reserve your spot.
The Southern Gourmasian – Enjoy a set menu at $25 per person. Call for reservations: 501-313-5645.
Table 28 – Don’t get your hopes up. The restaurant’s 3-Course Valentine’s Day dinner is already sold out.
Don’t forget the suds.
If you and your partner are beers fans, get ready for “So Hoppy Together,” presented by Arkansas Brews Cruise. On Saturday, Feb. 11 from noon to 8:30 p.m., you’ll have a chance to tour Diamond Bear Brewing as well as Lost 40 before heading to Paris, Ark. to check out Prestonrose. Get an exclusive tour of the facilities, enjoy the farm life atmosphere and celebrate their first birthday with a plate of barbecue and of course, beer samples, all before they open to the general public.
Never fear – If you can’t make it on Saturday, check out the Sunday “So Hoppy Together Tour” which hits up local favorites like Flyway Brewing, Stone’s Throw, and Rebel Kettle. Plus, you’ll be in for a treat as local Izard Chocolate will be on hand for pairings.
If brunch is your think, enjoy Lost 40’s Valentine’s Weekend Brunch on Feb. 12.
they’ll have their classic menu plus a myriad of specials. Don’t forget – the brewery’s brunch service goes until 9 p.m. these days, so you can also have a dinner date if you’d rather.