Nothing’s more romantic than sharing a meal with your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day! And while many restaurants offer pricey Valentine’s Day menus with extra courses and specialty items, it is possible to treat your loved one to a restaurant meal — for less! Read on for the best deals from some of America’s most popular chains to help you mark the sweet occasion. We even found a deal for those going through a recent breakup! Below you’ll find some of the best Valentine’s Day freebies and deals so you can enjoy the holiday without breaking the bank.
Applebee’s is offering Smoocho Sips for $6 and under. Their Blue Moon Belgian White ($6) is served with a Valencia orange peel, oats and coriander, while their Tipsy Cupid ($5) features strawberry, triple sec, premium lemon sour, lemonade, Tito’s Handmade Vodka and a gummyred lips garnish. Prefer a mocktail? Opt for their nonalcoholic Mai Tai, which is made with pineapple, lime, passion fruit and topped with Starry soda.
Bravo Italian Kitchen
Treat yourself to dinner for two at Bravo Italian Kitchen for $59.99. This deal, a one-day only special, features three delicious courses per person. You’ll get to enjoy a salad (chopped or Caesar), an entrée (Lobster & Shrimp Fettuccine, Chicken Caprese, Pasta Bravo or Grilled Salmon Fresca) and a dessert (Caramel Mascarpone Cheesecake garnished with a chocolate heart) to share!
Buca di Beppo
Buca di Beppo invites you to celebrate the day with their Lasagna Lovefest for $59.99, a perfect meal for two. Each of you will receive a small salad, garlic bread, a heart-shaped lasagna and three cannolis to share. This offer is good for both dine-in and take-out.
It’s easy to satisfy your sweet tooth with Carvel‘s Valentine’s Day freebies. Valentine’s Day falling on a Wednesday this year means you can take advantage of their BOGO Wednesday deal. If you buy one sundae (soft serve ice cream only), you’ll get one for free.
Chevy’s Fresh Mex
If you’re looking to spice up your Valentine’s Day, Chevy’s has the perfect offer. From Feb. 12 to 19, you can order their three-course Sweetheart Menu for two. Each guest gets a starter (house salad or tortilla soup) and an entrée (Chicken, Steak or Shrimp Fajitas, Shrimp & Crab Enchiladas, Mix & Match Two Fajitas or Surf N’ Turf Combo). Then end your meal with a delicious dessert (Butter Cake, Ooey-Gooey-Chewy Sundae, Cinnamon-Crisp Cheesecake or Deep-Fried Ice Cream) to share with your sweetie!
Burritos for two? Yes please! Participating Chipotle locations are offering a BOGO free burrito deal when you order through Grubhub on Valentine’s Day. No promo code necessary!
Through Feb. 16, show this offer at Firehouse Subs when you dine-in to snag a great deal! Get a free medium sub with the purchase of another medium or large sub, chips and a drink any time after 4 p.m.
If the key to your heart is pizza, Donatos has you covered! For no extra cost, they will turn your one-topping pizza into a heart-shaped pizza. The offer, available through February 19, comes uncut and is available for carry-out. (Prefer your pizza on the sweet side? Check out these easy DIY dessert pizzas!
Shake it up this Valentine’s Day at Johnny Rockets! Between February 14 and 18, diners can treat themselves to BOGO free shakes. Yum!
Make your evening special with Outback Steakhouse’s Celebration Menu for Two. Starting at $60, guests will receive an appetizer (Aussie Cheese Fries or Grilled Shrimp on the Barbie), two signature side salads, two entrees (Outback Center-Cut Sirloin, Perfectly Grilled Salmon, Alice Springs Chicken) or Victoria’s Filet Mignon) and a large slice of New York-Style cheesecake served with raspberry or chocolate sauce. This offer is available February 13 to 17.
When it comes to Valentine’s Day freebies, we found an interesting twist for aanyone going through a recent break-up. To score some free dumplings from P.F. Chang’s, simply submit your break up story by texting CHANGSDUMPLINGS to 855-697-6181 and they’ll give you instructions on how to redeem your free six-count pork or shrimp dumplings. Texts need to be sent by February 21, and the free dumplings can be redeemed through the end of the month.
If you’re a rewards member at Qdoba, enjoy a freebie! On Valentine’s Day only, you can get a free entrée On Valentine’s Day with the purchase of an entrée and a drink.
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