Do you want to take your date out for a Valentine’s Day meal and save a few bucks?
Well, we got your back.
It’s love at first bite as all downriver restaurants prepare for Valentine’s Day this year which is Friday, February 14, 2020. Decadent deals and unique dining experiences await the hopelessly romantic.
We have compiled the following list of special offerings and menus at restaurant chains this year.
Keep in mind that offerings, price and participation may vary by location. Check with your local restaurant for further details.
Baskin-Robbins – Baskin-Robbins is serving up love (and kisses) with the Sprinkles Card Cake, XOXO Card Cake, Cone Card Cake, Darling Card Cake, Galentine’s Day Card Cake, Unicorn Cake, Heart Cones Cake, Love Banner Cake, Pink Conversation Heart KISS ME, Pink Conversation Heart BE MINE Cake, Orange Conversation Heart LOVE YOU Cake, Yellow Conversation Heart KISS ME Cake, and the Be Mine Small Heart Cake.
BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse: Receive a $10 bonus card when you make a $50 gift purchase for your Valentine. Offer is valid through Feb. 14.
Boston’s Pizza Restaurant & Sports Bar – Nothing says “I love you” quite like a heart-shaped pizza – unless that delicious pie comes with a side of charitable giving. This February, Boston’s is launching its annual Boston’s Cares campaign which aims to fight childhood hunger across the country through a partnership with No Kid Hungry. Starting February 7 – 14, $1 from the sale of each heart-shaped pizza will be donated to No Kid Hungry.
Carrabba’s: The restaurant will be hosting a Caymus Wine Dinner on Feb. 11 at 6:30 p.m. just in time for Valentine’s Day. Cost is $75 per person. RSVP at carrabbas.com/exclusive to reserve your seats today.
Carvel – From Feb. 3-14, consumers can gift ice cream for the holiday with these special offerings from Carvel: Lil’ Hearts: These novelty heart-shaped treats come in packs of four ($9.99) or six ($12.99). Handmade in-shoppe, these delicacies begin with chocolate or vanilla ice cream, then are hand-dipped in chocolate, cherry or white chocolate before being topped with a heartfelt saying. Lil’ Hearts come pre-made and packaged but some shoppes may accommodate special orders. Please contact your local shoppe and give them 24-hours’ notice. Chocolate Decadence Heart Cake: Features a layer of chocolate ice cream, Carvel’s famous crunchies, and a layer of vanilla ice cream – all topped with rich fudge and more crunchies on the outside. The message and ice cream flavor can be customized by contacting your local shoppe and giving 24 hours’ notice. Available for $19.99.
Chick-fil-A – Get a heart-shaped container filled with nuggets, Chick-n-Minis or chocolate chunk cookies until Feb. 29.
Chili’s – Get a $25 meal for two on Feb. 14. This deal includes an appetizer, two entrees and a dessert (choose cheesecake or skillet chocolate chip cookie). For $5, add the margarita of the month: the red, pomegranate-flavored Grand Romance.
Cinnabon – Starting Feb. 1, Cinnabon is bringing back its heart-shaped CinnaPacks for a limited time. The festive packs of Cinnabon’s world-famous gooey cinnamon rolls make a great ready-to-go gift option for loved ones, or the perfect shareable treat for anyone celebrating the holiday. The seasonal offering will be available at mall bakeries and Pilot Flying J locations nationwide. Mall bakeries will offer a heart pack that includes nine MiniBon cinnamon rolls, starting at $14.99; Pilot Flying J locations will feature a 16-count BonBites pack, starting at $9.99. Customers can also send a fresh-baked pack directly to a loved one’s door with overnight shipping.
Cold Stone Creamery: This Valentine’s Day, indulge in their fudge truffle decadence ice cream cake with layers of red velvet cake, sweet cream ice cream with chocolate shavings and fudge truffle ice cream with chocolate shavings wrapped in rich fudge ganache.
Dairy Queen – DQ is celebrating the sweetest day of the year with Double Fudge Cookie Dough TreatHeart Cakes: Heart-shaped cakes featuring a rich center of creamy fudge, chocolate chip cookie dough bites and creamy soft serve. Available in two sizes – regular and mini – DQ TreatHeart Cakes are perfect whether you’re celebrating with that special someone or throwing a celebration for family or friends.
Dunkin’ – A sweet symbol of the season, Dunkin’ is once again welcoming Valentine’s Day with its signature heart-shaped donuts. This year, two fan-favorites are back to delight donut devotees. The Brownie Batter Donut is a heart-shaped donut filled with rich, chocolatey brownie batter-flavored buttercreme filling and frosted with chocolate icing, while the Cupid’s Choice Donut is a heart-shaped donut filled with Bavarian Kreme and frosted with strawberry-flavored icing. Both varieties, as well as Dunkin’s classic frosted donut varieties, are topped with Bling Sprinkles for a special sparkle.
Firehouse Subs – After 4 p.m. on Valentine’s Day, purchase a medium or large sub, chips, and drink and get a free medium or large sub. Offer valid only on Feb. 14.
Hooters – The chain is once again running its Shred Your Ex promo. Upload a photo to the restaurant’s website, digitally “shred” it and enter your email to get a coupon for 10 free boneless wings when you buy 10 on Feb. 14. You can also bring in a photo of your ex to a location to get in on this deal.
Hungry Howie’s – On Feb. 13 and 14, get a heart-shaped pizza for $6.99 (includes one topping) at participating locations.
Krispy Kreme – Krispy Kreme is making it easy to express “ALL THE FEELS” about all relationships this Valentine’s Day with the return of Conversation Heart Doughnuts, available now through Feb. 14 at participating shops across the U.S. Each of Krispy Kreme’s heart-shaped doughnuts are topped with one of 24 sweet edible messages, including “CRAZY 4 U,” “ILYSM” and “BE MINE,” so when words fail, fans can say it with doughnuts. The collection features four Krispy Kreme classic fillings – Cake Batter, Strawberries & KREME, Original KREME and Chocolate KREME Filled. The specialty Valentine’s Dozen comes with a limited-edition gift box, while supplies last.
Logan’s Roadhouse: Visit the restaurant between Feb. 10 and 16 for a chance to win a Rock ’n’ Romance $10,000 Getaway. It includes two four-day VIP tickets to Country Music’s Nashville festival, round trip airfare for two, hotel accommodations, ground transportation, $1,500 spending card and a Logan’s gift card.
Mrs. Fields – The Red Velvet cookie is the ideal sweet treat for Valentine’s Day. Mrs. Fields’ Red Velvet cookie combines the brand’s classic freshly baked, homemade cookie taste with a rich, chocolatey flavor and can be optionally topped with a perfect pairing of cream cheese frosting. The crimson-colored cookie has returned to stores and will continue through Valentine’s Day at participating locations nationwide.
P.F. Chang’s: The restaurant will be offering a Valentine’s Day menu for two for $75 from Feb. 7 to Feb. 16.
QDOBA – This Valentine’s Day, all you need is love and a kiss to earn a free entree at QDOBA. To celebrate the holiday, the brand is bringing back its annual promotion – QDOBA for a Kiss – and offering guests a free entrée when they purchase an entrée (of greater or equal value) and share a kiss with anyone or anything on Feb. 14.
Tim Hortons: Tim Hortons wants you to treat yourself this Valentine’s Day. Buy any sized beverage on Feb. 14 from 2 p.m. and get a free heart-shaped donut.
Waffle House – Select Waffle House restaurants will be putting out the white table cloths, dimming the lights and welcoming customers to a special February 14th dinner. Close to 200 restaurants will be taking reservations and offering up a unique and fun night in the Waffle House Nation.
White Castle – For the 29th consecutive year, White Castle is inviting couples, families and friends to celebrate Valentine’s Day with them. America’s first fast-food hamburger chain is once again hosting its traditional Valentine’s Day dinner featuring hostess seating, tableside service and dining rooms decked out in festive décor. Hundreds of White Castle restaurants in 13 states will host Valentine’s Day dinner guests on Friday, Feb. 14, from 4 to 9 p.m.
Now its time to decide which of these restaurant Valentine’s Day deals you want. Some of them? All of them? There are plenty of fast food and local franchises on our list to choose from.
Why not grab a special Valentine’s breakfast deal in one city, then hook up with your date for another place downriver at dinner time.
May you and your sweetheart enjoy a romantic meal, and save some money, wherever you decide to eat.
Happy Valentine’s Day!