If you have ever tried to walk into a restaurant on Valentine’s Day without a reservation, you know the despair of either being turned away or anticipating a long, long wait for a table. To avoid disappointing your Valentine, we’ve checked in with popular Little Rock fine dining establishments to get the details on special menus and wine pairings.
Arthur’s Prime Steakhouse will be doing a select menu only. Call 501-821-1838 to make a reservation.  
Cache Restaurant’s Executive Chef Payne Harding has set a theme for this Valentine’s Day: A Night in Paris. The restaurant will be serving a French-inspired three-course dinner. Tickets are $75 each. Call 501-850-0265 for reservations.
One Eleven at the Capital is serving a prix-fixe five-course dinner without wine pairings for $95 and with for $135 per person. Dishes will include seared scallops, shiitake mushrooms, potato gnocchi in a beurre blanc sauce and decadent cannelle, macaron, chocolate tiramisu and nougat petit fours. For reservations, call 501-370-7068, they are filling up quickly. 
Petit & Keet is featuring a special five-course menu with options for $80 per person, $100 with wine pairings. A few course options include: tuna tartare, a cheese board, pumpernickel Caesar salad, surf and turf, boneless lamb loin and white chocolate, red velvet crème brulee for dessert. The regular menu will not be served. For reservations, call 501-319-7675.
So Restaurant-Bar will be serving a prix-fixe four-course dinner with three to four options per course for $90 per person. Dishes include scallops and risotto and a coffee-rubbed filet. Wine pairings will be available. Call 501-663-1464 for reservations.
Sonny Williams Steak Room  will be offering a special three-course prix-fixe menu in addition to their standard menu. Courses include an 8 oz. bison tenderloin filet with melted bleu cheese and roasted tomato demi glace and a strawberry chocolate puff pastry rose with strawberry glaze and chocolate ganache. Without wine pairings cost is $75 per person. With wine pairings cost is $100 per person. For reservations, call 501-324-2999.
Chef Scott Rains over at Table 28 has created a four-course menu for $80 per person. Every course will have options like fried oyster taco with chayote slaw and red pepper aioli, duck breast with smoked date demi and, of course, decadent dessert options. Table 28 will only be serving the tasting menu. For reservations, call 501-224-2828.
Yaya’s Euro Bistro will be have several special Valentine’s themed dishes available in addition to serving their regular menu. Call 501-821-1144 for reservations.