Celebrate Valentine’s Day In Wichita
If your true love loves food, drink and all things delicious, you’re lucky you live in Wichita. Local restaurants and bars all over town are offering special meals, drinks and deliveries for Valentine’s Day, which is on Thursday. Here’s a list of many of the specials being offered, which includes free stuff, one-price dinners and even a way to celebrate with the gals. (And one includes dinner for your doggie.) Make reservations now or sooner.
1413 N. Waterfront Parkway, 316-634-2230, and 452 S. Ridge Road, 316-946-1030
The Mexican restaurant is offering a Valentine’s promotion now through Feb. 14 that includes fajitas for two plus dessert for $32.99.
Augustino Brewing Company
756 N. Tyler Road, 316-721-5554
This new brewery is putting on a day-after Valentine’s Day four-course dinner on Feb. 15. It’s $80 a person with paired cocktails or $40 a without. It’s offered from 7 to 9 p.m. on Feb. 15. Register in person at the brewery.
AVI Seabar & Chophouse, inside the Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview
135 N. Waco, 316-262-3300
The restaurant is serving an $89-a-couple “sweetheart menu” that includes a lobster spinach and artichoke dip appetizer, choice of salad or soup, filet with 6-ounce lobster tail (or salmon, for Ash Wednesday observers), creamed potatoes and green beans, flourless chocolate cake and one glass of champagne or sparkling apple cider each. It’s available from 11 a.m. to midnight Feb. 14-17, and the regular menu will be available on each of those days except Feb. 14. Reservations are recommended.
Bella Luna Cafe
2132 N. Rock Road, 316-683-3700, and 2441 N. Maize Road, 316-613-3320
The restaurants will be serving from the regular dinner menu and are also offering a special four-course dinner for two that includes a glass of wine for each diner and is $69.95. The special is available from 4 p.m. to close Friday through Tuesday.
Bella Vita Bistro
120 N. West St., 316-941-4500
The family-owned Italian restaurant will serve a special four-course meal on Feb. 14 that’s $50 a person. It will include a choice of appetizer, soup or salad, an entree and a dessert. Call for reservations.
125 N. Market, 316-946-5879
This buffet restaurant is offering a Feb. 14 Sweetheart Dinner from 6 to 10 p.m. on Feb. 14 that costs $50 a couple and includes choice of entree, salad and bread sticks, and choice of cheesecake or red velvet cake for dessert. Couples can bring their own bottles of bubbly. Call for reservations.
Chisholm’s American Beef & Ale House, inside the DoubleTree by Hilton Wichita Airport
2098 S. Airport Road, 316-945-1966
This new hotel restaurant is offering a three-course Valentine’s Day menu that’s $49 a person and includes seared prawns, a smoked beef tenderloin and lemon sole, and dessert. It also includes a wine and beer pairing. Call for reservations.
Delano BBQ Co.
710 W. Douglas, 316-260-4950
The restaurant is offering three Valentine’s Day dinner options on Saturday, Feb. 17. One includes a full slab of ribs with sides, one is a salmon dinner, and the third is a barbecue sampler. All are $42.95 and include beer or fountain drinks, two chocolate-covered strawberries and a visit to a s’mores bar. It’s offered from 3 to 8 p.m. Reservations are required.
3501 E. 101st St. North
A few tables are still available for this farm-to-table dinner series at Elderslie Farm. The Valentine’s Day menu offers five courses for $58 a person, and wine pairings are $12 more. The dinner will be offered at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. For reservations, visit Open Table.
7718 E. 37th St. North, 316-927-2227
This recently-remodeled (by Gordon Ramsay!) restaurant is offering a steak or seafood dinner that also includes wine and dessert and a dog meal for $50 a couple or $25 a person. Call for reservations.
Fireside Grille, inside the Wichita Marriott
9100 Corporate Hills Drive, 316-462-3178
The restaurant is offering a special three-course menu on Feb. 14 that varies in price depending on entree choice. All ladies will get a red rose, live music will be provided by Odyssey Band and everyone will get a glass of champagne. Call for reservations.
Georges French Bistro
4618 E. Central, 316-831-1325
The restaurant will suspend its normal menu on Feb. 14 and serve a menu of holiday-appropriate specials, including raw oysters, shrimp cocktail, Chateau Briand for two and bananas Foster. Call for reservations.
Greystone Steak & Seafood
9719 E. 21st St., 316-295-2636
The restaurant is offering a special Valentine’s Day dinner for two through Feb. 19 that’s $89.99 a couple and includes a shared tomahawk rib eye. Call for reservations.
The Hill Bar & Grill
This restaurant is offering a four-course meal for two for $40. It includes an appetizer, two entrees, two side salads and a specialty dessert. The bar is also offering $10 off any bottled wine. Call for reservations or visit www.opentable.com.
Hyatt Regeny Wichita
400 W. Waterman, 316-613-6400
The Hyatt is offering a special menu from 5:30 to 10 p.m. through Feb. 18 that is $44 a person and offers soup, salad, choice of entree and dessert to share. Call for reservations.
725 E. Douglas, 316-928-2899
his restaurant in Union Station will offer a fixed-price meal Valentine’s Day. The meal will be three courses and costs $60 a couple. It will include a raspberry sorbet Champagne cocktail, a salad, choice of three entrees and choice of shareable dessert. Reservations are accepted.
904 E. Douglas, 316-262-5275
The restaurant will be offering several menu specials on Feb. 14 as well as romantic drink specials. Jenny Wood will be performing. Call for reservations.
1400 Terradyne Drive, Andover, 316-733-7800
The restaurant is offering a four-course dinner for two on Feb. 14 for $75 plus drink specials. Call for reservations.
300 N. Mead, 316-226-9127
This Vietnamese restaurant is offering two special four-course dinners for two, one that’s $40 and one that’s $50. Both include choice of appetizer, salad, entree and dessert.
2146 N. Collective Lane, 316-613-2223
This new (and very romantic) restaurant is offering several specials for Valentine’s Day, including oysters on the half shell, a trio of baby beets salad, and butter poached Maine lobster tail. Call for reservations or book online.
335 S. Towne East Drive, 316-651-5599
The restaurant will be open from 4 to 9 p.m. on Feb. 14 and will offer a package for two that includes a bottle of wine, hummus, two side salads, choice of entree and dessert to share for $79.95. A red rose will be given to each table. Call for reservations..
Molino’s Mexican Cuisine
1064 N. Waco, 316-977-9336
This Mexican restaurant is offering a $50 meal for two that includes choice of guacamole or cheese dip, a chile en nogada plus a side, two margaritas or two glasses of wine and choice of chocoflan or tres leches cake. There will also be live jazz music. Call for reservations.
3238 E. Douglas, 316-351-5596
This Hawaiian restaurant is putting on a special Valentine’s Day Dinner from 4 to 9 p.m. on Feb. 14 that’s $54 a person. It will include four courses and sake. Call for reservations.
Oak & Pie
2244 N. Greenwich, 316-768-6900
On Feb. 14, each table can get a decanter of house wine with a specialty pizza for $25.
Public at the Brickyard
129 N. Rock Island, 316-263-4044
The restaurant is offering a special Valentine’s Day menu with several options on starting on Valentine’s Day and running through the weekend. They’ll also have special cocktails, desserts and live music from Tom Hoeffgen on Feb. 14. Call for reservations.
Siena Tuscan Steakhouse, inside the Ambassador Hotel
104 S. Broadway, 316-440-5300
Chef Josh Rathbun has designed a three-course dinner for two that costs $125 a couple. It will be offered from from 4 to 10 p.m. on Valentine’s Day. An a la carte menu also will be available, and Roberto Bernardinello will perform all three nights. Reservations are encouraged.
Tanya’s Soup Kitchen
1725 E. Douglas, 316-267-7687
The restaurant is offering a special five-course Valentine’s Day meal with wine pairings for $85 a person with a $5-a-head discount for parties of six or more. It’s available at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 14. Reservations are required by calling and asking for Sarah or Jordan.
12111 W. Maple, 316-440-2812
This west-side restaurant is offering a three-course dinner for two from 4 to 10 p.m. Feb. 14-16. It’s $80 a couple, $40 a person, and includes salad, choice of entree and a dessert. Reservations recommended.
2949 N. Rock Road, 316-681-1100
Serving from a special Valentine’s Day menu. Call for reservations.