If you’re not looking forward to making reservations and dressing up for a fancy meal out, you still have plenty of dining options for Valentine’s Day 2019.
Note: When it comes to chain restaurant deals, participation and pricing may vary by franchise and location. So be sure to call ahead and make sure your location is participating.
Abuelo’s: From Feb. 11 to 14, get fajitas for two plus one dessert for $32.99 at select Abuelo’s locations. Dine-in only.
Auntie Anne’s: Use this printable coupon to get buy-1-get-one pricing on heart-shaped pretzels (Feb. 14 only).
Baskin-Robbins: For a limited time, enjoy the $5 Love & Kisses Sundae, which features scoops of CHerry Cordial and mini Hershey’s Kisses candy. Plus, get $3 off Valentine’s Ice Cream Cake with a minimum $15 cake purchase with code SAVE3.
Black Angus Steakhouse: Order the Valentine’s Day special ($29.99) Feb. 14 through Feb. 17. Includes prime rib, crab cake, two Classic Sidekicks and sweet molasses bread.
Bonefish Grill: Feb. 7 through 17, Bonefish Grill will serve this Valentine’s Day special: filet and Lobster Thermidor (a wood-fired filet mignon and jumbo shrimp topped with sweet lobster chunks in a creamy Thermidor sauce, served with a choice of two signature sides).
Buca di Beppo: The $49.99 Lasagna Love Feast for Two features a heart-shaped lasagna, garlic bread, salad and mint chocolate chip cannoli.
California Pizza Kitchen: The Valentine’s Sweet Deal for Two ($35) runs Feb. 13 to 17. Order from a prix fixe menu and get one appetizer, two entrees and a dessert. Some locations will offer a Wine for Two package, which includes two 6-ounce glasses for $12. Plus, get heart-shaped pizzas between Feb. 13 and 17. Get your favorite CPK pizza in heart-shaped form at select locations when you dine in or carry out. See details.
Carrabba’s: The Valentine’s Special is $45 and includes a four-course dinner for two. Available Feb. 4 through 17. See the menu.
Chevy’s Fresh Mex: Celebrate with a three-course menu for two Feb. 10 through 14. The menu includes crispy chicken flautas, chicken fajita nachos, steak fajitas and more.
Chick-fil-a: Get a heart-shaped tray of 30 or 10 Chick-n-Mini sandwiches at participating locations. See details.
Chili’s: The Valentine’s Meal for Two is $25 and includes an appetizer, two entrees and a cheesecake or skillet chocolate chip cookie. Available Feb. 14. See details.
Chuck E. Cheese’s: Order Chuck E. Cheese’s via DoorDash on Feb. 14 and get free delivery and a goody bag (while supplies last). No promo code required.
Dairy Queen: The Dipped Strawberry Cupid Cake (with chunks of Ghirardelli chocolate) is back at participating locations for a limited time.
Dunkin’: Valentine’s Day specialty donuts are back. Try the Bling Sprinkles and heart-shaped filled donuts.
Eddie V’s: On Feb. 13 (Valentine’s Eve,) get a complimentary glass of champagne for a champagne toast. Choose between Moet & Chandon Imperial Brut or Rose Imperial. Reservations strongly encouraged.
Firehouse Subs: On Feb. 14 only, get a free dessert with any purchase at Firehouse Subs by using this printable coupon.
Fleming’s: The special three-course Valentine’s menu will be available at Fleming’s Feb. 8 through 17. Entree options include filet mignon and a choice of North Atlantic Lobster tail or Colossal Shrimp. See details.
Fogo de Chao: Couples who dine Feb. 14 to 17 will receive a free dining card, which is valid for one complimentary lunch or dinner with equal purchase from Feb. 18 to May 2 (Sundays through Thursdays only).
Hard Rock Cafe: Enjoy the Sweetheart Shake for Two on Feb. 14. It combines vanilla vodka, creamy vanilla ice cream, strawberry and lemon and is topped with whipped cream and a heart-shaped straw.
Hooter’s: The annual Shred Your Ex promo takes place once again this year on Feb. 14. Bring in a photo of your ex to shred, and get 10 free wings when you buy 10. See details.
Houlihan’s: Get a four-course Valentine’s Dinner for two for $50 plus $5 featured cocktails. Available Feb. 14 through 17.
Hungry Howie’s: Feb. 11 to 14, you’ll be able to purchase a heart-shaped pizza for $6.99 using promo code HEART1 when you order online. Or, use promo code HEART2 to order the “2 Hearts are Better than 1” combo deal, which includes a heart-shaped pizza and heart-shaped cheese bread for $12.99.
Jack in the Box: Get a free five-piece order of Mini Churros, NY Style Cheesecake or regular shake with any purchase via the Jack in the Boxmobile app on Feb. 14.
KFC: In what’s perhaps the most unique Valentine’s Day promo this year, KFC has partnered with Reddit to give away various prizes (including a Colonel Sanders bearskin rug and a date night package that includes a year’s subscription to an online streaming service of your choice). See promo rules.
Krispy Kreme: Disappointed that the classic conversation hearts candy won’t be in available for Valentine’s Day 2019? Krispy Kreme is stepping in by offering conversation donuts, decorated with phrases like “DM ME,” “BE MINE” and “ALL THE FEELS.”
Macaroni Grill: Get a three-course meal for two for $45. Chose one antipasti, two entrees, one dessert and a featured wine. See full menu.
Maggiano’s: The That’s Amore Valentine’s Day Feast for two includes choice of appetizer, flatbread, two side salads, two entrees and a dessert. Available Feb. 9 through 15.
Margaritas Mexican Restaurant: Get a three-course dinner and pitcher of passion fruit margarita for two for $60, or a two-course dinner and passion fruit margarita for $25. Not all locations are participating.
McAlister’s Deli: Kids eat free on Valentine’s Day. Get a free kids meal for up to two children ages 12 and under with the purchase of an adult entree.
The Melting Pot: Locations will be offering romance packages and specials Feb. 14 through 16. Check with your location, as promotions vary by restaurant.
Moe’s Southwest Grill: Get 50% off all meals that include Impossible Meat (a plant-based protein meant for vegetarians and meat-eaters alike) on Valentine’s Day at the Midtown location.
Morton’s The Steakhouse: Feb. 9 through 16, enjoy the Dine Your Heart Out Valentine’s Dinner for $59. It includes an 8-ounce filet topped with whole Maine lobster and bearnaise sauce. See details.
O’Charley’s: Through Feb. 17, get the Date Night Dinner for Two for $13.99 per person. Choose from an 8-ounce prime rib or 9-ounce grilled salmon entree with a side and an appetizer to share. For dine-in customers only.
Olive Garden: The Valentine’s Day Meal to Go for two is $35 and includes breadsticks, soup or salad, dipping sauce, a shareable entree and a shareable dessert.
Potbelly: Go to Potbelly without a significant other, and receive a free cookie in celebration of singles.
Qdoba: The Qdoba For A Kiss promo is back on Feb. 14. Get a free entree when you purchase an entree and share a kiss with anyone (or anything). Plus, tweet with hashtag #QDOBAFORAKISS, and Qdoba will donate $1 to No Kid Hungry.
Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse: For $49, get Valentine’s Day Surf & Turf Feb. 8 through 17. Includes two buttery cold-water lobster tails with a filet or ribeye. See details.
TGI Friday’s: Order from a special Valentine’s Day menu Feb. 6 through 19 at participating locations. The menu includes ribs, chicken parmesan pasta, pot stickers, red velvet cake and more.
Tony Roma’s: Enter this Facebook contest for a chance to win a free Valentine’s Day dinner for two.
Waffle House: On Feb. 14, these locations will celebrate Valentine’s Day by setting the tables with special menus, tablecloths and soft lighting.
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