You've got your Valentine's Day hair and makeup all planned out; now where are you going to show off your killer look?
While our Little Rock luvvies have lots of romantic locations to choose from, Melinda and I wanted to share our very favorite local spots for drinks and dinner.
Capeo slyly lurks on the corner of 5th and Main streets in the Argenta Historic District of downtown North Little Rock. So yes, you're going to have to cross the river, Little Rockers-- but it is so worth it. The menu changes constantly to keep up with the freshest seasonal foods, and the kitchen crew makes fresh mozzarella EVERY DAY. Yum.
What makes Capeo perfect for Valentine's Day is the warm, romantic atmosphere. Exposed brick walls and small, cozy tables with flickering candles invite plate-sharing and close conversation. Add a bottle of wine and I'd say your date is dangerously close to perfect.
Details: Ristorante Capeo 425 Main Street North Little Rock, AR 72114 www.capeo.us 501.376.3463
For an after-dinner cocktail, (or a singles' night out with girlfriends), Little Rock luvvies would be hard-pressed to find a hipper bar than Ciao Baci. Located in an old bungalow home in the historic Hillcrest district, this bar is small, dark, and very inviting. Aside from a beautiful specialty dinner menu for Valentine's Day 2014, Ciao Baci also boasts one of the most impressive drink menus in town, with plentiful offerings of wine, beers, and cocktails.
The restaurant itself is softly-lit, with various different seating options, depending on what sort of dynamic you're aiming toward on your date: table service, lounge seating on comfy couches, bar seating, and outdoor patio seating. The staff of Ciao Baci is widely known for their wonderful service and attention to detail.
Details: Ciao Baci 605 N. Beechwood Little Rock, AR 72205 ciaobaci.org 501.603.023Both of these restaurants have repeatedly been awarded with various acknowledgements and accolades, and either (or both) would serve as a wonderful venue for a very romantic Valentine's date night.
Recently, Little Rock was voted one of the five top "Secret Foodie Cities" and these two date options showcase why Little Rock deserves that honor.
Are these two hot spots already part of your regular date night rotation? Then try one of these other favorite dreamy date destinations:
Want more details on our luvvly hair and makeup looks? See here. Want more tips for the perfect Valentine's Day? Check back with us tomorrow!