Valentine’s Day is on a Friday this year, which means that competition for tables could be a little stiff.
Time to make your plans.
Several restaurants are offering special one-price dinners designed for Valentine’s Day couples, and some of them are extending the offers throughout the weekend.
The following is a list of some of the special dinners planned:
Abuelo’s, 1413 N. Waterfront Parkway, 316-634-2230: The Mexican restaurant is offering a dinner-for-two special good Feb. 14-16 that includes fajitas plus a choice of dessert for $29.99.
AVI Seabar & Chophouse, inside the Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview, 135 N. Waco, 316-262-3300: The restaurant is serving a $89-a-couple meal that includes appetizer, salad, filet mignon with lobster tail, two sides, a dessert to share and one glass of champagne each. The special is available from 5 p.m. to close Feb. 14-15, and the regular menu will be available as well. Call for reservations.
Bella Vita Bistro, 120 N. West St., 316-941-4500: The family-owned Italian restaurant will serve a special menu starting at 5 p.m. Feb. 14 that’s $35 to $55 a person and includes a four-course meal. Diners can choose an appetizer, soup or salad, an entree and a dessert. Call for reservations.
Birds on the Roof Cafe, 550 N. Rock Road, 316-558-8288: Chef Nathan Toubia is serving the same menu he offered at his now-closed Bocconcini Italian Eatery last year, and he’s offering it from 5 to 9 p.m. now through Sunday. It’s $35 a couple and includes choices for each course, and among the entree options are lemon chicken, pork saltimbocca and pancetta-wrapped salmon. (There’s also chocolate ravioli.) Call for reservations.
Caffe Moderne, 300 N. Mead, 316-260-1199: The Old Town Square restaurant is serving a $50-a-couple dinner on Feb. 14 that includes a salad, pasta and a bottle of wine.
Ciao, 1720 N. Webb Road, 316-613-2426 and 2121 N. Tyler, 316-613-2426: The restaurant is offering a special $40-a-couple dinner through Saturday that includes a sharable appetizer, soup or salad plus two entrees, a dessert to share and one glass of wine each. Available at both locations. Call for reservations.
Garden Grill Cafe, 300 N. Main, 316-978-9213: This vegan restaurant is closed on Friday and Saturday nights so it’s offering its Valentine’s Day dinner on Thursday night. It’s a five-course vegan meal that includes a rose per table and live music. It’s $38 a person or $65 a couple. Call for reservations.
Granite City, 2244 N. Webb Road and 2661 N. Maize Road: Offering a Feb. 14 dinner for two that includes a choice of appetizer, soup or salad, choice of entree and choice of dessert. It’s $39.95 a couple.
Hangar One Steakhouse, 5925 W. Kellogg, 316-941-4900: Offering a $49.99-a-couple dinner available Feb. 14-16 that includes an appetizer, choice of entree, dessert and two glasses of champagne. Reservations are recommended.
Hana Cafe, 325 N. Mead, 316-267-3766: The sushi and Korean restaurant is offering a $55 dinner for two on Friday that includes one appetizer, two soups or salads, three special sushi rolls, a dessert and two alcoholic drinks. Call for reservations.
Harvest Kitchen & Bar, 400 W. Waterman, 316-613-6300: The fine-dining restaurant inside the Hyatt is offering a special menu on Feb. 14-15 that is $50 a person and offers soup, an appetizer, a dessert and choice of entree (pan-seared filet or crispy chicken). Call for reservations.
Hereford House, 1400 Terradyne Drive, Andover, 316-733-7800: The restaurant has a standing offer of a four-course dinner for two for $65. Call for reservations.
Mediterranean Grill, 335 S. Towne East Mall Drive, 316-651-5599: The restaurant is offering a Feb. 14 package for two that includes a bottle of wine, two side salads, an appetizer, two 10-oz. filet mignons or mahi mahi filets with garlic mashed potatoes and vegetables for $69.95. Bottles of wine will be half price, and a red rose will be given to each table. Call for reservations.
Metro Grill, 10096 E. 13th St., 316-631-1454: Chef Michael Gonzalez is offering a reservation-only, $130-a-couple dinner on Friday that will feature five courses, each paired with wine. It starts at 8 p.m. Call for reservations.
Oeno Wine Bar, 330 N. Mead, 316-440-5000: The Old Town wine bar is putting on a three-course dinner, each course paired with a different wine. It’s at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 14 and is $55 a person. Call for reservations.
Oliver’s Little Italy, 1930 S. Oliver, 316-260-6395: The restaurant is offering a Feb. 14 dinner that’s $24.95 a person and includes crab bisque, a mixed salad, lobster ravioli and strawberry mousse. Call for reservations.
Siena Tuscan Steakhouse, inside the Ambassador Hotel, 104 S. Broadway, 316-440-5300: Chef Marshall Roth has put together a special Valentine’s Day-specific dinner menu, with upscale items available a la carte.
Tanya’s Soup Kitchen, 1725 E. Douglas, 316-631-5973: The restaurant is offering a four-course French-style dinner paired with wines plus an appetizer and dessert. The dinner is $75 a person with a $5-a-head discount for parties of four or more. The dinner is at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 14 and Feb. 15. Reservations are required.
Twelve, 12111 W. Maple, 316-440-2812: Offering a dinner from 5 p.m. to close on Thursday, Feb. 14 and Feb. 15 that’s $50 a couple and includes choice of soup or salad, one of three entrees and an appetizer or a dessert. Reservations are recommended.
Wichita Brewing Co. & Pizzeria, 8815 W. 13th St. N., 316-440-2885: The restaurant is offering a $40 a couple special that includes any appetizer, two entrees, a Cocoa Dolce-chocolate covered strawberry bouquet dessert and two Cocoa Dolce chocolate porters.
Zaytun, 2020 N. Woodlawn, 316-613-2474: The Indian/Pakistani/Turkish restaurant will be serving a five-course meal for two for $60 a couple from 5 to 10 p.m. Feb. 14 and 15. Among the several entree choices will be salmon and Australian lamb shank. The restaurant will also be serving a traditional pink tea topped with cardamom, pistachio and almonds. Call for reservations.