Yes, your girl does expect to be taken out for Valentine's Day. And no, reservations are not easy to come by. So we decided to start early this year and get you up to speed on what restaurants are hosting special dinners for the international day of sap ... uh, we mean love.
Allegro -- Four-course prix fixe menu offered on Valentine's Day. $100 per couple. Reservations recommended. 5:30--10:30 p.m. 560 Dutch Valley Road. 404-888-1890. www.allegroatlanta.com.
Chateau Elan -- The winery and resort will host all-inclusive overnight packages for romantic couples. Three packages are offered Feb. 14-16. $370-$500. 100 Rue Charlemagne, Braselton. 678-425-0900. www.chateauelan.com.
Eno -- With love and romance as the inspiration, chef Dusty Cooper will prepare a four-course prix fixe menu on Valentine's Day. Specially paired wines will be offered with each menu item. Wines priced separately. $75. Reservations highly recommended. 5:30-10 p.m. 800 Peachtree St. 404-685-3191. www.enorestaurant.com.
The Food Studio -- Four-course Valentine's Day dinner. $65. Reservations required. 887 W. Marietta St., No. K102. 404-815-6677. www.thefoodstudio.com.
The Globe -- Complimentary champagne toast to accompany Valentine's Day specials, as well as the regular menu. Reservations are suggested. 75 Fifth St. 404-541-1487. www.globeatlanta.com.
Gilbert's Café & Bar -- Offering Romance Dinner Package, which includes four-course dinner, champagne toast and belly-dancing show. $49. Reservations required. 7 and 9 p.m. seatings. 219 10th St. 404-872-8012. www.gilbertscafe.com.
The Glenwood -- Four-course, aphrodisiacal prix fixe Valentine's Day dinner, covering first base through "all the way." $55. 1263 Glenwood Ave. 404-622-6066.
Kyma -- Five-course Valentine's Day, prix fixe dinner with live Greek music. $55-$65 with optional wine pairings for an additional $20. Reservations strongly encouraged. 3085 Piedmont Road. 404-262-0702. www.buckheadrestaurants.com/kyma.
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament -- Four-course, utensil-free Valentine's Day meal. "Sweetheart Royalty" packages will be available for an additional cost. $47.95 for adults. $35.95 for children 12 and under. Reservations highly recommended. 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway. 1-888-935-6878. www.medievaltimes.com.
Park 75 -- Three- or five-course prix fixe options. $70 for three courses. $90 for five courses. An à la carte menu will be available as well. Reservations required. Thurs., 5:30 p.m.-midnight; Fri.-Sat., 5:30 p.m.-2 a.m. 75 14th St. 404-253-3840.
Rathbun's -- Serving a four-course menu with several choices for each course. $85. Reservations required. Seatings begin at 5:30 p.m. 112 Krog St., Suite R. 404-524-8280. www.rathbunsrestaurant.com.
Repast -- Three-course prix fixe menu for $55 or $85 including wine pairings. Reservations suggested. 620 N. Glen Iris Drive. 404-870-8707. www.repastrestaurant.com.
Restaurant Eugene -- Five-course dinner with choices within each course. $85 with $45 additional for wine pairings. Reservations highly recommended. 5:30-10 p.m. 2277 Peachtree Road. 404-355-0321. www.restauranteugene.com.
The Ritz-Carlton Buckhead -- The Lobby Lounge offers a chocolate tea party, Feb. 11-16, with hot chocolate for children, rosé champagne for adults and assorted chocolates for everyone. Seatings will be at 2:30 and 3 p.m. $48. Call for reservations. 3434 Peachtree Road. 404-240-7035.
The Ritz-Carlton Atlanta Grill -- Four-course, citrus-themed Valentine's Day menu. Menu available Feb. 14-16. $85. $140 with paired wines. 181 Peachtree St. 404-659-0400.
River Room -- Four-course, prix fixe, his and hers menus. Diners are encouraged to order for one another based on what they think the other would prefer. $80. Reservations required. 4403 Northside Parkway. 404-233-5455. www.riverroom.com.
Shaun's -- Chef Doty prepares a specially designed four-course prix fixe menu for Valentine's Day dinner. $85. A Valentine-inspired drink menu will also be available. Reservations required. 5-10 p.m. 1029 Edgewood Ave. 404-577-4358. www.shaunsrestaurant.com.
The Sun Dial -- Three-course prix fixe menu. Reservations required. $69 without wines, $99 with paired wines. Feb. 14--16. 210 Peachtree St. 404-589-7506. www.sundialrestaurant.com.
Thrive -- Four-course prix fixe Valentine's Day menu. $59. Reservations highly recommended. 101 Marietta St. 404-389-1000. www.thriveatl.com.
Trois -- Five-course dinner and dessert at Above Trois. Live music and take-away gifts of dessert wines, truffles and roses. $85. The main dining room will offer a four-course prix fixe menu. $55. Regular menu will also be available. Each couple will receive a complimentary rose. Reservations strongly recommended. 1180 Peachtree St. 404-815-3337. www.trois3.com.
Woodfire Grill -- In addition to its regular menu, Woodfire Grill will serve a special four-course meal. $65. Reservations required. 5:30-10 p.m. 1782 Cheshire Bridge Road. 404-347-9055. www.woodfiregrill.com.
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