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Valentine’s Day is all about love, but nobody LOVES to spend too much money unnecessarily. Luckily, it’s actually pretty easy to get free food and good restaurant deals on Valentine’s Day if you know where to look.

Last year on this food holiday, there were 21 places where you could get free treats for your sweetie (or yourself) instead of having pay for an expensive 5-course meal. It’s good for your heart — and your wallet. Here’s what to expect for Valentine’s Day 2023, and we’ll update this post as we get closer with confirmed food deals!

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1. Auntie Anne’s: Get BOGO free pretzels on Valentine’s Day.

If you’re a member of the Auntie Anne’s Rewards program, you’ll get a coupon sent to your account for BOGO free Original or Cinnamon pretzels (costing $3.66) on Feb. 14. You’ll also get a coupon for $5 off any Pretzel Buckets — a maximum of 19.2% discount.


2. California Pizza Kitchen: Get an appetizer, two entrees, and dessert for $40.

Feb. 9 – 14, you can get an appetizer (up to $14.49 value), two heart-shaped pizzas ($19.99 each), and a dessert (regularly $8.99) for as little as $40 at California Pizza Kitchen — that’s a 36.9% discount. You’ll also get a bonus gift card for a free pizza on your next visit.


3. California Tortilla: Get a free Valentine’s Day dessert on Feb. 14.

california burrito free valentines day love chips

On Valentine’s Day, you can get free “Love Chips” with any order at California Tortilla. Love Chips are tortilla chips covered in cinnamon sugar served with a sweet cream. Plus, you’ll get a coupon for a free taco (a $4.49 value) that you can use on your next visit.


4. Cinnabon: Get a Valentine’s Day bundle for $15 through March 1.

Someone holding a Cinnabon cinnamon roll in a box

Cinnabon is offering a great deal: two classic rolls (which costs $5.25 each) and two cold brew coffees (priced at $4.39) for just $15 through March 1 — a 22.3% discount.


5. Cracker Barrel: Get a free dessert with the purchase of two entrees from Feb. 10 – 14.

cracker barrel strawberry cheesecake dessert

When you dine in at Cracker Barrel from Feb. 10 – 14, you’ll get a free dessert (up to $5.49 value). Not all Cracker Barrel locations are participating, so call ahead to get this deal.


6. El Pollo Loco: Get BOGO free two-piece meal with the purchase of a $20 gift card from Feb. 6 – 14.

An El Pollo Loco restaurant exterior.

At El Pollo Loco, you can get a coupon for BOGO free two-piece meals (regularly $8.29) when you purchase a $20 gift card online. This deal will only be available from Feb. 6 – 14.


7. Firehouse Subs: BOGO free medium sub with the purchase of a large sub combo on Valentine’s Day.

At Firehouse Sub, you can get a free medium sub (up to $10.99 in value) when you order a large sub combo after 4 p.m. Just head on over to Firehouse Subs and use the coupon on their Instagram story before you checkout. Unfortunately, you won’t be able to claim this reward on their website or app.

We know all the Firehouse Subs menu hacks that’ll extinguish your hunger.


8. Jamba Juice: Get a $2 coupon on Valentine’s Day when you’re a rewards member.

smoothie being held

If you’re a member of the Jamba Juice Rewards program, you’ll get a coupon sent to your account for $2 off any smoothie, fruit bowl, or juice on Valentine’s Day when you order two.

It’s one of the ways you can use Jamba Juice Rewards to get cheaper smoothies.


9. Hooters: Get 10 free wings on Valentine’s Day when you ‘Shred Your Ex.’

hooters 10-piece chicken wings

Hooter’s has brought back their “Shred Your Ex” promotion from previous years. All you need to do us upload a photo of your ex to the website and you’ll get a coupon for BOGO 10 free wings on Valentine’s Day.



10. Moe’s Southwest Grill: Get a $5 coupon when you get a $25 gift card.

moes southwest grill gift card on tray with food

When you order a $25 gift card from Moe’s Southwest Grill using your Rewards account, you’ll get a $5 coupon sent to your account. You’ll need to purchase your gift card before Feb. 15, and the coupon will be valid until March 16.

There are plenty of restaurant gift card deals that you can get to save money at your favorite restaurants.


11. Olive Garden: Get a take-home pasta for $6 when you dine in on Valentine’s Day.

olive garden take-home pasta entree

At Olive Garden, you can always get a $6 take home entree when you dine in or take out. Just follow the instructions on the pasta when you take it home to enjoy. Plus, Olive Garden has provided a breadstick bouquet PDF template if you want to get fancy with them.

There are plenty of Olive Garden secrets that we’re dying to share with you.


12. Outback Steakhouse: Get a 4-course meal starting at $60 from Feb. 9 to 14.

outback steakhouse four-course meal for two promotion

To celebrate the season of love, Outback Steakhouse is offering a 4-course meal for two at participating dine-in locations. You’ll get a Grilled Shrimp on the Barbie (regularly $14.99), two side salads ($5.99 each), two entrees, and a cheesecake (priced at $9.49) to share. Here are the entrees that you can get:

  • Center-Cut Sirloin (reg. $11.99)
  • Perfectly Grilled Salmon (reg. $24.49)
  • Alice Springs Chicken (reg. $20.99)
  • Victoria’s Filet Mignon (reg. $26.99)

That’s a maximum $90.44 value for only $60 — a 33.7% discount.

We’ve got all the ways to find Outback Steakhouse coupons you should use.


13. Panera Bread: Get $2 off your ‘You Pick Two” order when you use the app.

A grilled cheese sandwich and tomato soup

When you order from the “You Pick Two” menu through the Panera Bread app, you’ll get $2 off your order on Valentine’s Day.

We know all the ways to get Panera Bread menu prices cheaper.


13. Pie Five: Get BOGO free pizzas on Valentine’s Day.

A lot of pie five pizzas on a table

On Valentine’s Day, you can get BOGO free pizzas from Pie Five. This deal is only available on Feb. 14, and you can get it for delivery and takeout.


14. Potbelly: Get a free cookie when you purchase an entree.

a chocolate chip cookie from potbelly. taken from their instagram.

When you visit Potbelly on Valentine’s Day and order an entree, you’ll get a free cookie (priced at $2.19) added to your account. You’ll be able to choose any cookie, but they will only be available until they run out at their respective locations.


15. Round Table Pizza: Get $5 off a medium one-topping pizza with promo code on Valentine’s Day.

When you use the promo code LOVE5, you can get $5 off Round Table Pizza’s medium, one-topping pizzas. Medium, one-topping pizzas usually cost $17.99, so you’ll be getting a 27.8% discount.


16. Schlotzsky’s: Get BOGO free cinnamon buns on Valentine’s Day.

schlotzskys cinnabon

Valentine’s Day at Schlotzsky’s means getting BOGO free cinnamon buns. This deal is only available to Rewards members, and you can find the coupon sent to your rewards account. Only one per member, and you won’t be able to use any existing deals to stack with this coupon.


17. Starbucks: Get 50% off on your Uber Eats delivery from Starbucks on Valentine’s Day.

Starbucks new valentines day drink with two strawberries in a bowl

Starbucks partnered with Uber Eats to give you 50% off your order when you used the code VDAY50OFF at checkout. This coupon will only work on Valentine’s Day, and you can get a maximum of $10 off your order.

Here are all of the best Starbucks hacks you need to get your coffee fix and some special Starbucks Valentine’s Day menu items you should try.


18. White Castle: Get a reservation and the exclusive Love Cube on Valentine’s Day.

Every year on Valentine’s Day, White Castle brings out the “Love Cube” meal for two. It includes eight sliders, two sharable sides, and two small drinks for carryout and dine-in. It’ll cost you $14.99, and each of those items individually would cost you $29.68. That’s a 49.5% discount.



Keep an eye out for these 2022 Valentine’s food deals to return in 2023 — although they haven’t been announced yet.

Cicis: Free cinnamon rolls when you order $30 or more on Valentine’s Day.

Cicis Pizza storefront.

Spend $30 or more at Cicis on Valentine’s Day 2022 and you would have gotten free cinnamon rolls with your order. They also had a deal for two 1-topping pizzas for $5.99 each.


Insomnia Cookies: Get 20% off your order on Valentine’s Day weekend.

By using the promo code VAL20, you got 20% off your order at Insomnia Cookies Valentine’s Day weekend 2022 when you placed an order via the Insomnia Cookies app or website.



Jimmy John’s: BOGO 50% off deal on all their sandwiches on Valentine’s Day.

Little girl at the Jimmy John's register

Jimmy John’s offered a BOGO 50% off deal on their sandwiches on Valentine’s Day.

There are also several other ways to get Freaky Fast deals and rewards from Jimmy John’s.


Little Caesars: Get a Crazy Bread Bouquet on Valentine’s Day.

little caesars crazy bread bouquet

Who needs flowers when you can give that special someone a Crazy Bread Bouquet? Little Caesars arranged a romantic display of eight pieces of Crazy Bread in a special commemorative holder for $9.99.

There are so many genius tips to get Little Caesars deals and coupons that you need to know.


Mountain Mike’s: Use a promo code to get $3 off your order on Valentine’s Day.

Mountain Mike's Pepperoni Pizza next to a red hat and red shirt.

Using the code PIZZALOVE22, you got $3 off a large pizza on Valentine’s Day 2022 at Mountain Mike’s Pizza.

Large pizzas cost $17.99, so that’s 16.7% off! I’m falling in love.


Noodles & Company: Get free potstickers or meatballs on Valentine’s Day.

Exterior of a Noodles & Company restaurant.

If you’re a Noodles & Company Rewards member, you got a coupon in the app for free potstickers or Korean BBQ Meatballs sent to your rewards account. The coupon was valid on Feb. 13 and 14, 2022.

If you’re wondering where to get noodles for cheap, check out KCL’s pasta coupons.


Popeyes: BOGO chicken sandwich combo deals started on Valentine’s Day.

A chicken sandwich from Popeyes

Popeyes made it easier to celebrate Valentine’s Day with their BOGO chicken combo deal from Feb. 14 – 20, 2022. All you needed to do was order your chicken combo from the Popeyes app or website and you got the option to add another chicken combo meal to your order.


Qdoba: Get BOGO entrees from Feb. 14 – 20, 2022.

Exterior of a Qdoba restaurant.

Qdoba just released their rewards program in 2022, so to celebrate the occasion and the holiday, they gave rewards members BOGO entrees from Feb. 14 – 20, 2022 when you ordered through the Qdoba app or website. This offer would automatically be shown in your Qdoba rewards account.


Tim Hortons: Get BOGO coffee when you’re a rewards member on Valentine’s Day.

tim hortons instagram picture for pink treats

On Valentine’s Day 2022, Tim Hortons Rewards members got a coupon for a BOGO latte, americano, or cappuccino. All you needed to do was sign in to your account and claim your reward. This coupon was only valid on Valentine’s Day 2022.


Wingstop: Get $0.70 wings on Valentine’s Day.

Wingstop gave customers 1-day Valentine’s Day deals for $0.70 wings and orders of Thigh Bites for $4.49. They also offered their Thigh Bites Meal for 2 Deal for around $13 (depending on location). The deal included two orders of Thigh Bites, large fries, two dips, and two 20-ounce drinks — on Valentine’s Day 2022 as well. Each location will price them differently, but expect them to be around $13.


Yogurtland: Get a $5 bonus card when you purchase a $25 gift card.

yogurtland fro yo

National Frozen Yogurt Day was on Feb. 7, 2022, but Yogurtland’s Valentine’s Day deals for a $5 bonus gift card when you purchase a $25 gift card were still valid through Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day 2022.


19 Valentine's Day Food Deals & Freebies