All the Chain Restaurants Where You Can Find Pretty Sweet Deals for Valentine's Day
Because the right way to say "I love you" is with a heart-shaped bagel...or donut...or pizza.
It’s almost February, which means that Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and you’re probably still looking for the perfect way to impress your loved one. Fortunately, PEOPLE has a guide to which chain restaurants will be offering some romantic Valentine’s Day deals. We’ve got you covered when it comes to fine dining, but we can also point you in the right direction if you’d rather do carry out and cuddle up at home.
The list includes restaurants like California Pizza Kitchen, Hooters and Denny’s, so you’ll have more than enough options to choose from. Just remember that it’s always best to call your local restaurant first to confirm they have the goods.
The chain of pretzel shops is celebrating love in more than one way this Valentine’s Day. On Feb. 14, you can celebrate with BOGO heart-shaped pretzels at participating locations nationwide. Leading up to the holiday there are even more deals: On Tuesday, Feb. 11 send your sibling some pretzel love with a $0 delivery fee on orders of $14 or more; On Wednesday, Feb. 12, you can help your coworkers through hump day with 14% off your pretzel purchase using the code COWORKER on the DoorDash website or app; And on Thursday, Feb. 13 you can celebrate Galentine’s Day with a $0 delivery fee with the purchase of any Pretzel Bucket using the code GALENTINE at checkout.
Say “I love you” with a cake! If you want to order your own greeting card cakes or custom Valentine’s Day dessert, order ahead at baskinrobbins.com or on the Baskin-Robbins mobile app and use promo code BEMINE to save you $3 on cake purchases of $15 or more through Feb. 14.
Guests can upgrade a full-priced entrée to a three-course meal for only $3 extra. You can select any dinner entrée from the menu and then add a soup or salad to start – and then a slice of pie for dessert. The offer is valid at all Bob Evans Restaurant locations for dine-in only from Feb. 14 through Feb. 16, making it easy to celebrate with your special someone all weekend long.
California Pizza Kitchen
You’ll want to dine in at CPK this Valentine’s Day — the chain is allowing customers to order any of their favorite pizzas on a special heart-shaped crispy thin crust for no additional charge. They’re also offering a “Sweet Deal for Two” for $35. It includes a choice of one appetizer, two entrées, and one dessert from a prix fixe menu. You can choose to add two 6 o.z glasses of wine for an additional $12. The heart-shaped pizzas will be available Feb. 11 through Feb. 16, while the “Sweet Deal for Two” promotion will run from Feb. 12 through Feb. 16.
Carrabba’s Italian Grill
The chain restaurant has a special four-course dinner for two starting at $30 per person. The spread includes an appetizer to share, soup or salad, your choice of a surf and turf entrée, and dessert to share. It will be available starting Feb. 10 through Feb. 17. at your local Carrabba’s location.
Chicken is the new chocolate and we’re definitely not mad about it. The fried chicken chain is selling 30-count nuggets and 10-count Chick-n-Mini’s in heart-shaped containers until Feb. 29. You can also opt for their 6-count chocolate chunk cookies instead. The trays will be available at participating locations, so pick up an order in-stores and plan for a romantic night spent feeding your loved one lots and lots of nuggets.
Chuck E. Cheese
The entertainment center chain is upgrading any large pizza to XL for free until Friday, Feb. 14 to help celebrate Valentine’s Day with the family!
Kids 10 and under eat free at participating Cicis locations this Valentine’s Day with the purchase of an adult buffet and large drink. Just show them this coupon and enjoy!
If you and your valentine are already looking to get hitched, why not do it at Denny’s? The fast-food chain is offering couples everywhere the chance to get married for free in its Las Vegas Chapel on Feb. 14 between the hours of noon and 6 p.m. There will be an on-site officiant, you’ll get a certificate of ceremony, and the restaurant will even throw you a wedding reception complete with “Wedding Pancake Puppies,” a champagne toast, and drink specials.
Couples can book directly with the store at 702-471-0056 for the call center. More information is on their site.
You can get a box of 10 munchkins donut hole treats at Dunkin’ this month for only $2. While you’re there, check out the chain’s heart-shaped donuts and specialty Valentine’s Day pink espresso drinks, including the Pink Velvet Macchiato and Pink Velvet Signature Latte. You can also receive a free half dozen donuts with free delivery when you order a minimum $10 purchase from Dunkin’ through the Grubhub app from Wednesday, Feb. 12 to Saturday, Feb. 15.
Good news: You can try the chain’s new Big Fried Cheese Frisco Breakfast Sandwich and Big Fried Cheese ⅓lb. Angus Thickburger for free on Friday, February 14th by participating in Hardee’s BOGO offer with the passcode “Say Cheese”. You can redeem the sandwich during regular breakfast hours or the “Thickburger” during regular lunch/dinner hours.
This year, the hot wings chain is offering a “Shred Your Ex” deal on Feb. 14 and giving away 10 free boneless wings with the purchase of any 10 wings. Basically, you get 20 wings for the price of 10 and you won’t have to share them with anyone (considering the whole “shredding your ex” ordeal). You don’t even need to like meat to participate — Hooters recently started offering vegetarian “UNREAL Wings,” which are a meatless wing alternative. The new menu option is fried and can be served with any of the chain’s 14 signature sauces or dry rubs.
Doughnuts are officially the new DM! Krispy Kreme is making it super easy for you to spell out how you feel for your loved one this Valentine’s Day. The conversation heart collection features Cake Batter, Strawberries & Kreme, Original Kreme, and Chocolate Kreme-filled doughnuts, and each one is topped with one of 24 sweet edible messages, including “DM ME,” “ILYSM” and “BAE.” You can get them in a limited-edition gift box for $14.99, while supplies last.
McDelivery with DoorDash wants to help you celebrate “Palentine’s Day” this year, so they’re providing all the goods that you need to throw a party with your friends. Starting on Thursday, Feb. 13 through Monday, Feb. 17, you can order a Best Buds Bouquet (think Chicken McNuggets on skewers), Conversation Fries, Cheesy for You Burgers, and more P-Day specials on the DoorDash app. You’ll even get $5 off your $15 minimum purchase when you enter the promo code LOVEMCD.
Moe’s Southwest Grill
No Valentine? No problem! Those who visit their local Moe’s Southwest Grill on V-Day and purchase a burrito will get a complimentary side of queso — and you won’t even have to share it. You can access this deal via the Moe’s app.
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Nothing says “I love you” quite like a bouquet of Olive Garden breadsticks. The Italian-American chain is bringing back their Breadstick Bouquets just in time or Valentine’s Day, and a limited supply will be available in-restaurant at all Olive Garden locations starting Feb. 13. The bouquet wrappers received a total redesign with punny sayings like “For you (but will you share with me?)” and “My love for you is never-ending.” Customers can also buy a special after-dinner chocolate mint box with a surprise love poem for their significant other.
Both the bouquet and the mint boxes are included in Olive Garden’s Valentine’s Day To-Go Dinner for Two. The special features three courses starting at $34.99. Along with the breadsticks and mint boxes, each dinner will consist of soup or salad, five cheese marinara or alfredo sauce, sharable five-cheese ziti al forno or chicken alfredo for the entree, and a shareable black-tie mouse cake or tiramisu for dessert.
Express your love with a delicious heart-shaped pizza from Papa John’s this Valentine’s Day. They’re made to order with a crispy thin crust base and fresh toppings of your choice, and you can get one for only $11 with promo code VALENTINE, or one heart-shaped pizza and a double chocolate chip brownie for $16 with promo code BEMINE. The deal is available in all U.S. Papa John’s locations through Sunday, Feb. 16.
The chain is bringing back their heart-shaped pizza just in time for Valentine’s Day. Customers can order the special pizza either on its own or bundled with a Hershey’s Triple Chocolate Brownie or Ultimate Hershey’s Chocolate Chip Cookie from now until Feb. 16 for delivery, carryout or dine-in at participating Pizza Hut locations across the country.
This Valentine’s Day the modern Mexican fast-casual restaurant is bringing back its “QDOBA for a Kiss” deal. Guests who purchase an entrée and share a kiss with anyone or anything on Feb. 14 will receive a free entrée of lesser or equal value at participating locations. You can also share your photos from the campaign on Instagram with the hashtag #QDOBAforaKiss for a chance to win a $100 QDOBA gift card.
Red Lobster’s offer will warm your heart (and your stomach!). If you order a half-dozen Cheddar Bay Biscuits to go from RedLobster.com you can have them packaged in a limited-edition, heart-shaped “You’re My Lobster” for an additional $1, while supplies last. Pick it up in restaurant or have it conveniently delivered to your (or your loved one’s) door.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Ruth’s Chris is offering guests their choice of a 40 oz. porterhouse for two for $129 or the Celebration Surf and Turf for V-Day for $50. Both deals begin a whole week in advance on Feb. 7. It will be available until Feb. 16 at participating locations only, so call your local restaurant first to confirm they’re serving up the sweet deal.
To celebrate the launch of Netflix’s To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You on Feb. 12, the sandwich chain is teaming up to help consumers share how they feel about their loved ones by launching “Say It With a Sub.” Starting now through the end of March, you can send a footlong to your bestie, family member, or significant other, along with a short note or love letter, via a $10 e-gift card. You even have the option to add quotes from the movie. Just go to subway.com and order up!
Celebrate self-love this Valentine’s Day by treating yourself to a free heart-shaped donut at Tim Hortons with the purchase of any beverage on Feb. 14. The Vanilla Valentine’s Day Donut is a Venetian cream-filled heart donut dipped in vanilla fondant topped with sprinkles, and the Chocolate Valentine’s Day Donut is a Venetian cream-filled heart donut dipped in chocolate fondant and drizzled with pink frosting. You can pick up your complimentary donut from 2 p.m. til close at participating restaurants in the United States.
The Fresh Market
Order a complete V-Day meal for two people for only $49.99 at The Fresh Market. The meal includes a dozen roses, two entrées of either filet mignon, lump crab cakes, or Chilean sea bass, and appetizers including asparagus tips, chocolate-dipped strawberries, and mascarpone potatoes with rosemary. You can pick up in-store Thursday, Feb. 13 and Friday, Feb 14.
The 24-hour breakfast chain will be dimming the lights, laying out white tablecloths and rose petals, and lighting candles for the 12th year of their Valentine’s Day dinner. It’s going on at over 200 Waffle House locations across the U.S.
Those who snag one of the chain’s coveted reservations will dine on a special menu, including delicacies such as heart-shaped hash browns and chocolate chip pancakes. In previous years, they have also served up dishes like a T-bone steak. Check out the full list of participating locations at wafflehouse.com.