Here’s Where to Score the Best Chain Restaurant Deals and Freebies on Valentine’s Day

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Whether you’re a lover or loather of Valentine’s Day, we can probably all unite behind sweet deals on food. From generous prix-fixes to BOGO specials, these restaurant chains have got you covered this Sunday.



California Pizza Kitchen: A $32 pre-fixe menu for two gets you one appetizer, two entrees, and a dessert.

Chili’s: Their “Cupid’s Combo for Two” gets you two Presidente Margaritas (which are basically like two margs in one), one app, two sirloin steaks, and a white molten chocolate cake.

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Hooter’s: For the broken-hearted revenge fantasists, the restaurant’s “Shred Your Ex” campaign allows you to bring in a picture of your former lover to shred for a free 10-count order of wings.

Krystal: Don’t let the cold forecast stop you from getting your frozen drink on with their BOGO deal on any ICEE flavor (at participating locations).

Macaroni Grill: Their $24-per-person “Wine and Dine” menu gets you an appetizer, entree and dessert — in addition to half-price bottles of wine.

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Outback Steakhouse: For $40, you and your sweetheart(/mom/random Tinder match) can get a Bloomin’ Onion to share, two 9-oz. sirloin steaks, two sides, two salads, and a cheesecake to share.

Qdoba: Get a free smothered burrito with the purchase of another smothered burrito…if you’re willing to smooch someone (be it “a loved one, friend, or even a willing stranger”).

Shake Shack: Bring a date and get a free shake with the purchase of your first shake!

Steak ‘n Shake: Buy a $10 gift card and get a free Valentine’s Day milkshake — choose between Red Velvet or Chocolate-Covered Strawberry.

TGI Friday’s: Get a half-price bottle of wine all weekend long.

White Castle: For the 25th year in a row, the chain will offer a sit-down dinner (reservations recommended) for a cool $9.95.

Shay Spence, @chezspence

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