Here Are the Food Freebies and Deals You Need for Valentine's Day

Even though Valentine's Day might be one of the most expensive holidays to celebrate, there are ways you can keep costs down by still treating your honey to a special dinner or snack. In fact, you could even turn this list into a fun game and see just how much free stuff you can score on February 14. No, this isn't a list of gift ideas, but just a celebration of a great deal when we see one.

However, no matter what way you celebrate, you'll probably want to pick up a pretzel from Auntie Anne's whether you're single, taken, or couldn't be bothered with Cupid at all. For a list of the all places serving up the best deals and free food, check it out below.

Auntie Anne's Pretzels

If you're a My Pretzel Perk member, you can enjoy a free heart-shaped pretzel on Valentine's Day only. To receive the offer, download the app before 12:00 p.m. on February 13.

California Pizza Kitchen

At participating locations, CPK customers can experience and enjoy the Sweet Deal for Two from February 14 through February 18. Customers will receive an appetizer, two entrees, and a dessert from a special menu for only $35. A deal for not just V-Day? We'll take it!

Dickey's Barbecue Pit

During the month of February, customers will receive two meal plates for $22 on weeknights after 4 p.m.

Domino's Pizza

Feeling pizza? Carry-out customers are welcome to purchase large two-topping pizzas for only $5.99 each from February 12 through February 18. Customers may place the order via phone, app, in-store, or online, but the deal applies to carry-out only.

Firehouse Subs

Customers will receive a free brownie or cookie on Wednesday with a coupon at participating locations. No purchase is necessary to redeem. That's almost better than a dozen roses.

Fogo de Chão

Customers that dine in through February 17 will receive dining card to receive free churrasco during their next visit.

Halo Top

The low-calorie 'nice cream' brand is working with Postmates Fresh, a grocery delivery service, to offer free pints of Halo Top to customers while supplies last. Customers will have a choice between red velvet and strawberry, but the deal is only open to those in New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.


If you upload a photo of your ex to the Hooters website and shred it, you will receive buy-one-get-one 10-piece boneless wings. That's almost enough to invent an ex to shred, isn't it?

Jack in the Box

Set your alarms because on February 14, the first 500 people to tweet a taco and telephone emoji to @jackbox will receive not only a compliment, but a Valentine's Day-only code for free delivery of Jack in the Box through Doordash. There is a $10 food and beverage minimum for each order.


With the purchase of a $10 Chicken Share, customers will receive four free fried chicken scratch 'n' sniff valentines.

McAlister's Deli

When dining in, kids eat for free! The official deal is that fore very one adult entree purchased, you will receive two complimentary kids meals.

Outback Steakhouse

Participating locations are offering a Valentine's Day meal for two from February 12 through February 16. For a set price that will vary by location, a couple can share a Bloomin' Onion, choose two entrees, two sides, two salads, and cheesecake for dessert.


The fast casual Mexican restaurant is offering a buy-one-get-one entree for customers that kiss anyone or anything at checkout. For each customer that tags their kissing photos with #QDOBAforAKiss, the brand will donate $1 to No Kid Hungry.

Romano's Macaroni Grill

The special Valentine's Day menu is offering an appetizer, two entrees, and a dessert for $45.


If you spend $7 at participating locations, you'll receive a free bottle of the signature Scholtzsky's hot sauce.

TCBY Frozen Yogurt

On Valentine's Day, customers can take part in the fun deal of buy one frozen yogurt and receive another for half price.

Waffle House

America's favorite breakfast chain ins't offering a specific deal, per se, but many locations are participating in the holiday by setting up tablecloths for candlelit dinners. Alcohol-free champagne will be offered, and special menu items may be available at your nearest location.

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