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
Who are you asking to be YOUR Valentine? Why knot share your love on Feb 14th. pic.twitter.com/pXL4tby4dy
— Auntie Anne's (@AuntieAnnes) February 11, 2018
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
We’re toasting to your love --and delicious food! 😍🥂 Celebrate with our special Sweet Deal for Two menu, only for a limited time! Click below for details. https://t.co/0hADk7QUwi
— CPK (@calpizzakitchen) February 8, 2018
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.
What slice would you reach for first?
LIKE for cheese
REPLY for pepperoni pic.twitter.com/3KjLCBsZ2p
— Domino's Pizza (@dominos) February 5, 2018
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.
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
Join us for Valentine’s Day and all week from Feb. 10-17 and receive a dining card for complimentary churrasco on your next visit. Visit https://t.co/4SsBgE2ACl for more information and restrictions. pic.twitter.com/QZty32ia3p
— Fogo de Chão (@fogorestaurants) February 7, 2018
Customers that dine in through February 17 will receive dining card to receive free churrasco during their next visit.
We’ve all got one very extra friend. pic.twitter.com/hW6rm7ZoZP
— Halo Top (@HaloTopCreamery) February 7, 2018
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.
— Hooters (@Hooters) February 7, 2018
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
— Jack Box (@JackBox) February 13, 2018
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 (@McAlistersDeli) February 9, 2018
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.
Fall in love with our Bloomin' Aussie Meal - a 4-course celebration for two! ❤️ Available February 11-14 pic.twitter.com/eygfPnff07
— Outback Steakhouse (@Outback) February 11, 2018
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.
— Qdoba (@qdoba) February 1, 2018
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 (@WaffleHouse) February 13, 2018
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.