Whether Valentine’s Day is a cheerful day for you and your beloved or a day to skip over and celebrate your singleness, everyone loves free food. This year, several restaurants and fast food chains are offering freebies or discounts in honor of the Hallmark holiday.

From freebies to heart-shaped snacks, here are some restaurants we’ve rounded up that are spreading the love this holiday.

Auntie Anne’s

Love can be a little sweet and salty. That’s why a pretzel from Auntie Anne’s is a perfect choice. Get their BOGO free deal on any heart-shaped original or cinnamon sugar pretzel. Participation may vary, so call ahead to be sure.

Buca di Beppo’s

Valentine’s Day diners can order the “Classic Love Package,” and be delighted with a heart-shaped lasagne, small garlic bread, mixed green or caesar salad, and a mini chocolate chip cannoli for dessert. The deal is offered for just $49.99.

Carrabba’s Italian Grill

It’s amore at Carrabba’s this Valentine’s Day. Choose from three different four-course dinner options starting at $45 for two.

California Pizza Kitchen

Dine in from February 13 to 17, and order from the prix fixe “Sweet Deal for Two” menu. You can your dear date can split an appetizer, each receive an entree, and split a dessert for just $35. Some locations will also be offering a “Wine for Two” optional package that adds on two glasses of wine for $12.


Chili’s is offering diners a $25 meal deal for two this February 14. Dates can split an appetizer and dessert, and each choose an entree for $25.


Feel like you’ve hit a Grand Slam winning you sweetie’s heart? Get one  discounted at Denny’s! Rewards members will receive 20% off their entire dine-in only meal, from February 12 to 18.

Hungry Howie’s

Hungry Howie’s is offering heart-shaped pizzas with any topping for just $6.99. Use the promo code “HEART1” at checkout. Can’t be together today? Send your loved one the “2 Hearts Are Better Than 1” combo deal that comes with the heart-shaped fizzed and a heart-shaped cheesy bread for $12.99, by using the code “HEART2.”

Jack in the Box

Place an order via JIB’s phone app and get a free five piece churro, cheesecake or milkshake for dessert on February 14.

Morton’s The Steakhouse

If you and your cutie are more carnivorous, enjoy an 8-ounce filet topped with a whole Maine lobster and béarnaise sauce for $59 any day from February 9 to 16.

Mrs. Fields

What’s a holiday without cake? enjoy 20% off Valentine’s Day cakes from February 1 to 7 with code “HEART.”

Olive Garden

Hate the dining-out crowds? Score a to-go meal for two for just $35. Your meal will include a shareable entree for two, a sharable dessert, and of course, soup, salad, and breadsticks with dipping sauce.


Score a special diner dinner for two at Shoney’s for just $24.99. Choose between two entrees off of a special Valentine’s Day menu, including rib-eye, chicken caprese, or enhanced seafood bar, plus, add a slice of decadent hot fudge cake to finish it all off.

White Castle

White Castle will once again roll out the red…er.. white carpet for fans of the fast food chain’s sliders. Reservations are necessary. Diners will enjoy tableside service while snacking on sliders and fries while sitting at tables dressed up wth flowers and fancy holiday decorations.

Also see, 5 heart-shaped Valentine’s Day snacks you can make at home. 

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Meghan is a full-time writer exploring the fun facts behind food. She lives a healthy lifestyle but lives for breakfast, dessert and anything with marinara. She’s thrown away just as many meals as she’s proud of.