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Top 2021 Valentine's Day Food Freebies, Specials and Deals

Valentines Day is coming up so I've rounded up some amazing food freebies, specials and deals for you and bae:

Disclaimer: Please read all coupon details and call your local restaurant to make sure the offer is eligible for your location.

Abuelo’s: Win a $50 Abuelo’s gift card by entering their Fall in Love with Abuelo’s Valentine’s Day Contest. From Feb 4 through Feb. 10, guests can enter the contest either on Abuelo’s Instagram or Facebook page. The winner will be randomly selected on Feb. 11. Additionally, existing reward members or new members who sign up and dine in or order online at Abuelo’s or on the app between Feb. 8 and Feb. 14 will be entered to win free queso, a free entrée or $100 off on their next visit.

Bahama Breeze: Enjoy an island-inspired Dinner for Two, courtesy of Bahama Breeze this Valentine’s Day. This special to-go dinner features a choice of two appetizers, a choice of two entrées and a slice of Key Lime Pie. Get your Coconut Shrimp, Jerk Chicken Pasta, Grilled Chicken with Cilantro Crema or Beef Empanada fix for just $40 for two people.

Bake Me a Wish: If you’re looking to go all out on the sweets this year, Bake Me A Wish will hook you up. Whether you’re thinking of adorable mini cupcakes, a heart-shaped chocolate cake, cookies or chocolate, use this code to get 25% off any order.

Baskin-Robbins: For a truly inspired Valentine’s (or Galentine’s) Day treat, you’ll want to check out what Baskin-Robbins has in store. For the entire month of February, you can enjoy their Valentine’s Day classic: Flavor of the Month, Love Potion 31®, or go with the Box of Chocolates Cake. Designed to look like a box of chocolates, the ice cream cake can be made with your favorite ice cream flavor and decorated with chocolate candies.

Black Angus Steakhouse: A Feast for Two is only $99 from Feb. 12 through Feb. 14 at Black Angus. And you’d better come hungry. This deal comes with two steaks, two lobster tails, an appetizer, four sides, bread, dessert and two Prosecco splits.

Blue Ribbon Sushi: Celebrate your love of sushi with the DIY Sushi Kit for Two from one of New York’s most iconic and highly rated sushi restaurants, Blue Ribbon Sushi. Order your kit from Goldbelly and get 15% off when you sign up for their email.

Bonefish Grill: From Feb. 4 through Feb. 15, get in on the Valentine’s Day Perfect Pairings at Bonefish Grill. With a variety of specials, available for either dine-in or takeout, Bonefish Grill has seasonal specials like Risotto del Mar, starting at just $17.90.

Buca di Beppo: For lovers and lovers of lasagna, Buca di Beppo has a splendid Valentine’s Day deal in store. Their Lasagna Lovefeast is perfect for two, with a salad, garlic bread, heart-shaped lasagna and mini cannoli, for $59.99. For dine-in or takeout from Feb. 12 through Feb. 14.

California Pizza Kitchen: Take your Valentine to California Pizza Kitchen from Feb. 10 through Feb. 14 and enjoy a Sweet Deal for Two. Choose from items available on the $35 prix fixe menu and be sure to ask about the Heart-Shaped Pizza.

Carrabba’s Italian Grill: From Feb. 9 through Feb. 15, Carrabba’s Italian Grill will be offering a four-course dinner for two for only $50. This offer is available for dine-in and car-side carryout only.

Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen: If variety is the spice of life, then Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen is the place to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year. They are featuring more than 20 entrées for $11.99 or less. Each entrée comes with two, made-from-scratch sides and a signature Honey Butter Croissant. For choice and affordability, Cheddar’s is a terrific Valentine’s Day option this year.

Chili’s: Quite appropriately, February’s $5 Margarita of the Month at Chili’s is The Grand Romance ‘Rita. Indulge your main squeeze on Valentine’s Day, your anniversary, your pet’s birthday or any other special occasion with this delicious margarita that comes with a limited-edition stir stick.

Commander’s Palace: Celebrate love New Orleans’ style with a special meal for two from the famous Commander’s Palace. Enjoy 15% off the Wild Shrimp & Cognac with Creole Cream Cheese Grits when you order from Goldbelly.

Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurants: Order before Feb. 8 to enjoy a three-course meal kit for two from Cooper’s Hawk. It starts off with a generous cheese and charcuterie board, and also includes filet medallions, lobster tails for two and a box of truffles for dessert for $109.99.

Chart House: From Feb. 11 through Feb. 15, enjoy Valentine’s Day in the comfort of your own home with a Chart House three-course dinner for two for $100. Prefer to dine-in? Not a problem. For $140, their three-course menu for two has plenty of options and is sure to satisfy your heart’s desires.

Chef Cat Cora: Enjoy some of Chef Cat Cora’s favorite cookies for Valentine’s Day. Load up on an 18-pack of her Heart-Shaped Rainbow Cookies on Goldbelly and get 15% off the $49 price.

Cinnabon: Snuggle in with a sweet treat from Cinnabon. Get two Classic Rolls and two Cold Brew Iced Coffees for just $15. From Feb. 1 through Feb. 14, enjoy this special deal delivered straight to your door, courtesy of your favorite delivery service. Never ordered Cinnabon on DoorDash before? Take advantage of free delivery throughout February for all first-timers. And because love and frosting are the perfect pairing, CinnaPacks are also available for delivery.

Del Frisco’s Steakhouse: Looking to enjoy a romantic evening at home or dine-in? Del Frisco’s is here to hook you up. At home, savor two 16-ounce New York strip steaks, two North Atlantic lobster tails, white truffle butter, Sugarfina Candy Bento Box and a Teaspressa Classic Cocktail kit for $229.99, which includes free shipping. Available from Feb.12 through Feb.14, dine in at Del Frisco’s and enjoy the Sweethearts Dinner for two, which includes two 8-ounce filet mignon, a 14-ounce cold water lobster tail, GODIVA cheesecake and a Raspberry Kiss specialty cocktail.

Duff Goldman Cakes: If you can’t get to either of the Food Network’s Ace of Cakes star’s shops in Baltimore or Los Angeles, don’t fret. Goldbelly has got your back. Order up the Red Velvet Heart Cake or get ready for some fun in the kitchen with The Valentine DIY Cake Kit. Both are $69 but 15% off when you sign up for email from Goldbelly. Or, if you’re lucky enough to be in the Baltimore area and can swing by Charm City Cakes to pick up supplies, get in on their Virtual Valentine’s Cupcake Decorating Class, which should be a total blast.

Dunkin’: The best thing about February is that Dunkin is obviously cupid in disguise! Who else would bring us the Pink Velvet Macchiato, Mocha Macchiato, Brownie Batter Donut and the Cupid’s Choice Donut? The heart-shaped doughnuts are highly anticipated each year. This year, the Brownie Batter Donut is filled with brownie batter-flavored buttercream filling, topped with vanilla-flavored icing and chocolate sprinkles. The Cupid’s Choice is a Bavarian Kreme filled delight with strawberry-flavored icing and pink sprinkles.

Eddie V’s: Bringing us perhaps the most decadent Valentine’s Day dinner ever to be served at home, Eddie V’s left nothing out. The French-inspired, three-course dinner serves two and includes Chateaubriand, two South African lobster tails with drawn butter, grilled asparagus, Caesar salad, au gratin potatoes and bananas foster butter cake with butter pecan ice cream for $165 (also included are Chambord Truffles and a long-stemmed rose). Preorder for pick up between Feb. 12 and Feb. 14.

Elegant Brie: Enjoy an award-winning appetizer from the famous Elegant Brie company. They are featuring something Special for Valentine’s day. Choose from two medium brie flavors shaped into perfectly flakey hearts. On sale on Goldbelly for $65 (shipping is free), and be sure to get your 15% discount with email sign up.

Firehouse Subs: Get yourself the Firehouse Subs app (if you don’t have it already) and on Feb. 13 and Feb. 14, use the promo code LOVE to receive a FREE dessert.

Fleming’s: Dine in or enjoy at home, either way, the Fleming’s Valentine’s Day Three-Course Prime Surf & Turf menu for two is sure to win over more than a few hearts. Available from Feb. 12 through Feb 15. The three-course meal includes salad and dessert with a choice of three different entrees starting at $80. A lunch menu is also available and will be served from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Feb. 13 and 14.

GODIVA: It would be just about impossible to go wrong with chocolates on Valentine’s Day. But GODIVA chocolates? That’s a solid score. From their famous chocolate covered strawberries to their Limited Edition Valentine’s Day Plush Bear with Chocolate Hearts, there isn’t a wrong choice when shopping for your Valentine on GODIVA.

Gramercy Tavern: Pick up your Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Dinner for Two ($150) from one of New York City’s most beloved and revered Michelin Star restaurants, Gramercy Tavern. A meal featuring their Green Market Stir-Fry, Chicken Pot Pie or Monkfish and Chocolate Molten Cake for dessert from Gramercy Tavern would make any gourmand swoon. Valentine’s Day treats are available to preorder and can be picked up from Feb. 12 through Feb. 14. For non-New Yorkers, Gramercy Tavern has made many of their deliciously famous meals, such as the Tavern Burger and Mushroom Lasagna, available for shipping through Goldbelly.

Hancock Gourmet Lobster Co.: There are so many choices, but if you are looking for a truly yummy Valentine’s Day meal, delivered to your door, spend a few minutes drinking in the amazing choices at Hancock Gourmet Lobster Co. You could go straight for the Famous Lobster Mac & Cheese for two, which is on sale for $44.20 or go all out with the Main Shore Dinner for two (the ultimate lobster bake), which is also on sale from $109 to $92.65.

Joe’s Crab Shack: How about taking your love to the shack this Valentine’s Day? Joe’s Crab Shack is offering a four-course prix fixe menu for $79 from Feb. 12 through Feb. 14. Start with some peel and eat shrimp and a salad. Then choose from three crab steampots. Round out the whole shebang with a Chocolate Shack Attack for dessert.

Krispy Kreme: Featuring four heart-shaped Valentine’s Day doughnuts, Krispy Kreme is making it near impossible to choose. So don’t. Try the Strawberries & Kreme Heart, Sugar Cookie Heart, Sprinkled Heart and Chocolate Caramel Heart. How else are you going to know which is your favorite? We’re getting up early on the 14th to bring the Valentine’s Dough-Note Dozen home for the whole family.

Macaroni Grill: From Feb. 5 through Feb. 14, dine in, take out or place a delivery order at Macaroni Grill for their Valentine’s Day menu for two. It includes an appetizer, two entrees and a dessert for $45.

Marie Callender’s: Twice a year, Marie Callender’s treats us to their Bi-Annual Pie Sale in honor of Great American Pie Month. Since they keep the party going all February long, why not pick up a banana cream, lemon meringue or double cream blueberry pie for Valentine’s Day? Pies start at $8.99 plus the cost of the tin.

McAlister’s Deli: Valid only on Feb. 14, but oh so welcome, McAlister’s Deli brings back its annual Valentine’s Kids Eat FREE deal. Using the promo code BEMINE21, you can get two free kids’ meals per transaction, including an adult entrée purchase.

McCormick & Schmick’s: Whether you want to dine in at McCormick & Schmick’s or prefer to take it with you, you’re sure to love their special Valentine’s Day menu, which is available from Feb. 12 through Feb. 14 for $50 per person. It is a three-course meal with two entrée choices: twin lobster tails or a New York strip steak and lobster tail. You’ll have your choice of three desserts as well, so you won’t have to share.

Metro Diner: Change it up this year and celebrate Valentine’s Day with brunch at Metro Diner. Not only for the Fried Chicken & Waffles, Croissant French Toast, Biscuits & Gravy, but also for the $2.99 mimosas and Bloody Marys they’ll be serving all day. And for a unique, savory twist on breakfast, try their newest Breakfast Stuff N’ Waffles.

Misha’s Cupcakes: Even with seven locations throughout Miami, if you’re in Des Moines, that doesn’t help you get your hands on Misha’s Cupcakes creatively named Spank Me Cake. That’s where Goldbelly comes to your rescue. Get 15% off four layers of chocolate Reese’s cake: vanilla cake injected with dulce de leche, chocolate chip, and peanut butter cake. Frosted between the layers is dulce de leche, then on top of the chocolate layer you’ll find white buttercream with chocolate chips, Topping off this masterpiece are nutter butter cookies, Reese’s pieces, Reese’s mini peanut butter cups, and chocolate curls. The name makes more sense now, doesn’t it?

Moe’s Southwest Grill: Sign up as a Moe Rewards member before 1 a.m. EST on Feb. 12 and take advantage of Moe’s Southwest Grill Valentine’s BOGO Entree. Moe’s Rewards members will get a FREE entree when they purchase another entree through Feb. 14.

Morton’s The Steakhouse: Dine Your Heart Out at Morton’s The Steakhouse this Valentine’s Day. From Feb. 11 through Feb. 14, enjoy a three-course steak and lobster menu for two for $169. Includes a bottle of wine to share. Available for dine-in or takeout.

Mrs. Fields: Your favorite cookies delivered straight to your door are ready to hook you up for Valentine’s Day! Mrs. Fields has put together some of the most delightful cookie gifts this year. Try the Dynamite Stick Three Pack with three cardboard tubes of “dynamite” stuffed with 24 Nibbler bite-sized cookies each. It’s on sale for $54.99, marked down from $74.97.

Ocean Prime: Lovingly prepare your Valentine’s Day dinner for two at home, courtesy of Ocean Prime. They’ve put together a Valentine’s Day Dinner for Two in a Box that contains chef-prepared ingredients and step-be-step instructions for a complete Surf & Turf dinner you can cook in your own kitchen. For carryout only, starting at $199.

Olive Garden: Take it to go and bake it at home, Olive Garden’s Valentine’s Dinner for Two Bake at Home Lasagna Bundle is $35.99 and includes soup or salad, breadsticks, an entrée portioned for two (either Chicken Alfredo or Five Cheese Ziti al Forno) and a choice of dessert. You can preorder yours starting Feb. 8 for pickup between Feb. 12 and 14.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House: Enjoy your Valentine’s Day dinner in the comfort of your home or dine in at Ruth’s Chris Steak House on two thoughtfully prepared Valentine’s Day featured menus. From Feb 12 to Feb. 14, you have your choice of either the Surf & Turf or Tomahawk Ribeye, which can be paired with special wine selections, including Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars Artemis.

Russo’s Italian Kitchen & Pizzeria: Nothing says “That’s Amore” like a heart-shaped pepperoni pizza. From Feb. 1, enjoy a special combo from Russo’s Italian Kitchen & Pizzeria. Get a large heart-shaped pepperoni pizza and a bottle of pinot grigio or chianti wine for only $34.95. The special love pizza is also available on its own.

Seasons 52: Offering two takeout options for Valentine’s Day this year, Seasons 52 helps you create an intimate dinner in the comfort of your own home—no reheating required. Here’s a great option: Enjoy dinner for two, featuring Kona-Crusted Filet Mignon, salad, sides, and two complimentary Mini Indulgence desserts for $70.

Slaters 50/50: Valentine’s Day and National Pizza Day are being celebrated all month long at Slaters 50/50. Get your love on with a pizza burger and follow it up with a Red Velvet Milkshake.

STK Steakhouse: Pre-order your Surf & Turf For Lovers Takeout Special for two from STK Steakhouse and pick it up between Feb. 12 and Feb. 14. The steak, grilled prawns and chocolate lava marshmallow cake for two will go down smoothly when paired with a bottle of red or white wine, for $139.

The Capital Grille: If an elegant takeout dinner for two is part of your Valentine’s Day plan, you’ll want to see what The Capital Grille has to offer. It’s three courses for two people, includes a starter of prosciutto-wrapped mozzarella and field green salad, Filet Mignon and Butter Poached Lobster Tail entrée, mashed potatoes and grilled asparagus. Dessert is a trio of cheesecake, flourless chocolate cake and chocolate-covered strawberries, all for $175. Orders can be picked up on Feb. 13 and 14.

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf: From 2 p.m. until close, between Feb. 12 and Feb. 14, get in on the BOGO deal happening at the 114 locations of The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf’s across AZ and CA. Buy one regular or larger size latte or Original Ice Blended® drink and get a second beverage for FREE.

The Fresh Market: Planning a quiet dinner for two and want to cook something special but don’t want to do the meal planning or prepping? The Fresh Market has a variety of restaurant-quality meals planned and prepped, right down to the dozen roses and reusable shopping bag. Choose from the Filet Mignon Valentine’s Day Dinner for Two, Filet Mignon & Crab Cake Valentine’s Meal, Filet Mignon & Chilean Sea Bass Valentine’s Meal or the Crab Cake & Chilean Sea Bass Valentine’s Meal all for $49.99.

Tim Hortons: Purchase any size beverage through the Tim Hortons app or online on Feb, 13 and 14 and receive a FREE donut.

TooJay’s Deli: From Feb. 8 through Feb. 14, TooJay’s Deli is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a special Sweetheart Dinner for Too for $25.99.

Trader Joe’s: What is heart-shaped, pink and white and doesn’t contain coconut? Macarons! For a special Valentine’s treat pick up Trader Joe’s Macarons, the delicate meringue cookie, with rich creme filling that must be experienced to truly appreciate. The pink hearts are flavored with real raspberries and filled with raspberry crème, while the white hearts—with pink speckles—are vanilla with strawberry crème in the middle.

Yard House: If your significant other is a beer lover, this may be a fun surprise. Swing by the Yard House and order up a 64-ounce growler of their favorite beer. Maybe it’s House Honey Blonde, Yard House Cuvée or the new Yard House and Stone Brewing collaboration, Southern Pass Texas Lager, whatever their fav is, have it delivered with a customizable “Beer Mine” Valentine’s hang tag. Make that stop during Happy Hour and get half-off select appetizers and pizzas.

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