Love is in the air, what better way to say "I Love You" than with a romantic dinner for two. Wine, candlelight, soft music, and great food, will certainly melt her heart in more ways than one.

You don't have to travel far for a romantic night out in Texarkana. There are several local restaurants that are offering special Valentine's Day meals and most of the ones I have listed below, reservations are required. As always check with the restaurant for times and availability.

The Dapper at Park Place

A romantic dinner for two ($175) Only at The Dapper RSVP, complimentary glasses of wine and a rose and music provided by pianist 'Skylar.' Several select options for dinner include Bone-In-Ribeye. Lamb Chops, Red Snapper, Chilean Sea Bass with lemon zest, Mediterraneum Stuffed Chicken Breast, and some exquisite desserts like strawberry cheesecake, chocolate-covered strawberries. See the complete dinner menu here. Dinner served 4-6PM and 6-8PM. Reservations 870-330-0740.

Benchmark American Brasserie

Valentine's Dinner available on Feb. 14 - 15, Petite filet, with raspberry bordelaise, served with a crab and hatch chile cheese twice baked potato. Maryland Crab Cake - Lump crab meat, sauteed jalapeno, onion and garlic with creole mustard with a bearnaise sauce. Spiked Cherry - almond bark cherry filled with amaretto soaked angel food cake and Amarena cherries. Call 903-949-6720 for pricing information. Reservations already booked for Valentine's Day, now booking for Saturday the 15th.

Pecan Point Gastropub & Brewery

Special four-course Valentine’s dinner with your choice of entree - honey-rosemary Cornish hen or this fork-tender filet mignon with spicy chimichurri. Start with cucumber-avocado soup and orchard salad with apple vinaigrette. A decadent and fudgy dark chocolate cake with berries and a complimentary glass of champagne make the perfect ending. #glutenfree Make your reservation today by calling 903-832-9347.

The Paragon Lounge

Bring on the romance with dinner for two serving up a Wedge Salad Dressed with your choice of dressing, Steak Diane on a bed of mushroom risotto, and for dessert Tiramisu all topped off with champagne. Enjoy your special evening with live jazz music throughout the evening. Reservations are required (Limit Availability) 870- 330-0743.

Cattleman's Steak House

This Arkansas Hall of Fame Nominated restaurant has been a local favorite for years and this Valentine's Day. Cattleman's is offering its customers, 2 Filets, 2 Lobster Tails, and 1 Turtle Cheesecake, $59.95. No Reservations required. Opens at 5PM for this special.

Verona Restaurant and Wine Bar

Exquisite Italian Cuisine with a full-service wine bar with a variety of fine wines to choose from for any occasion. The ambiance of this restaurant located in the Entertainment district of downtown is perfect for celebrating Valentine's Day. Reservations are required for Valentine's Day, 870-773-4444  See menu

Twisted Fork

Perfect date night for Valentine's Day or anytime! Their Valentine menu consists of Filet Oscar, 6 oz. Grilled filet, topped with crab meat and hollandaise, served with asparagus wild mushroom risotto, $34. Ask about their dessert special that includes chocolate-covered strawberry cheesecake, chocolate cookie crust, strawberry cheesecake topped with chocolate ganache and a chocolate-covered strawberry. On special nights enjoy live entertainment too. Please call 430-300-2775 to reserve your table. See menu

Ironwood Grill

On February 13,14,15, all day, the Ironwood Grill is offering an 8oz sirloin (20.99), 8oz grilled chicken (20.99), & 12oz ribeye(29.99) each come with two sides of your choice and also choice of a kicker of ribs, grilled shrimp, or fried shrimp. Make sure to ask about their specialty drink called the "Love Bug." For more information, call, 903- 223-4644.