This Feb. 14, leave your Valentine's Day dinner — and cleanup — to the pros by bringing your romance to a restaurant. GOBankingRates has compiled a list of Valentine's dinner ideas at restaurants across the country. Check out some Valentine's Day deals you'll love.
If you're a fan of Cupid's holiday, you've likely been racking your brain for ideas for Valentine's Day 2018 to let that special someone know how much you care. The old-fashioned dinner date is still a great option to do just that. All you have to do is pick a restaurant that sounds good, make a reservation show Cupid how it's done. Click through to see the 30 best Valentine's Day deals at restaurants.
99 Restaurant & Pub
All you have to do to get a free appetizer is join the e-club before you dine.
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Acapulco Restaurant y Cantina
When you use coupon code "date2," you and your date will get a free appetizer worth up to $8 for date night. You'll also get a free appetizer just for signing up for emails.
A couple can get three courses, including a soup and/or salad each, one entree each and a single shared dessert for just $35 as part of the Bertucci's Valentine's Day Special.
Join the Dine Rewards club and you'll get half off every fourth visit.
No Valentine's Day deals have been listed yet, but you can save $3 on an order of $10 or more just by signing up for emails.
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Buca di Beppo
Forget roses. Instead, you can share a heart-shaped lasagna at Buca di Beppo, which opens at 11 a.m. on Valentine's Day. Prices vary by location, but you can make reservations online now.
California Pizza Kitchen
The CPK "Sweet Deal for Two" includes one appetizer, two entrees and a shared dessert for $35.
When you sign up for emails, Charlie Brown's will thank you with a free appetizer.
Chevys Fresh Mex
Sign up for the e-club and you'll get a free appetizer.
Known for its happy hour specials and discounted dinner deals, Chili's has a Valentine's Day deal you'll truly love. You and your date can double up on a dinner for two, including a shared appetizer and two full entrees, for just $22.
Coupon code "043-419" will get you $4 off orders off $20 or more.
Elephant Bar Restaurant
Sign up for the rewards program, and an appetizer of your choice is on the house.
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
You can score a $100 gift card right now for $96 from RetailMeNot.
Hooters is making Valentine's Day a little more salty than sweet this year. Bring in a picture of your ex and you'll get 20 delicious wings for the price of 10.
Hungry Howie’s Pizza
When you and your date buy a large, one-topping pizza at regular price, you'll get a medium pizza with one topping for just $1 at participating locations with coupon code "MEDIUM1."
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Joe’s Crab Shack
Sign up for emails and you'll get a free appetizer.
You don't need a coupon code to get a free appetizer when you purchase one adult entree at Longhorn, as long as the app costs less than $11.50.
Maggiano’s Little Italy
From Feb. 9 to 15, Maggiano's is offering the "That's Amore" meal for two in honor of Valentine's Day. Available for dine-in or takeout, the meal includes any appetizer, flatbread, or two side salads. You'll also get to choose two entrées from options including salmon, rigatoni and chicken scallopine. End your date on a sweet note with a shared dessert and complimentary box of chocolates.
The Melting Pot
The Melting Pot plans to melt 400,000 pounds of chocolate during what it calls the "Three Days of Romance." From Feb. 13 to 15, the Melting Pot will serve a special menu. Check with your local restaurant for details.
This Valentine's Day, head out early for a delicious deal. If you eat at Olive Garden between 3-5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, not only will you beat the crowds, but you'll get an Early Dinner Duo special for just $8.99 — with all the classic Italian favorites like tortellini alfredo, penne a la vodka, and even Olive Garden's famous chicken marsala.
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For sweethearts who have a sweet tooth, Panera has added a heart-shaped cookie to its menu just in time for Valentine's Day. Prices vary by location.
Papa Gino’s Pizzeria
Purchase a large, extra large or rustic pizza and you'll get a free small appetizer.
Papa Murphy’s Pizza
During the season of romance, Papa Murphy's is offering select pizzas for half off.
Buy a $50 gift card and you'll get your choice of a $10 coupon or a free appetizer.
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Round Table Pizza
Coupon code "20WOW" gets you 20 percent off your entire order.
Rubio’s Coastal Grill
Sign up for the Beach Club and you'll get a free taco.
When you sign up for the So Connected club, you'll not only get a free appetizer when you dine on Valentine's Day — or any other first visit — but you'll get a free burger on your birthday.
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Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Although Valentine's Day offerings and prices haven't yet been released, Ruth's Chris is already accepting reservations for Feb. 14.
Yard House is rolling out a special menu just for Valentine's Day, which includes a range of appetizers, entrees, desserts and beverages, including Dom Perignon and Veuve Clicquot champagne. Prices vary by location.