Fancy dining and casual restaurants alike are going beyond hearts and flowers this Valentine’s Day.


TGI Fridays: A special “Choose Two for $14.99” menu includes Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp, Center-Cut Sirloin, Parmesan-Crusted Chicken, Dragon-Glazed Salmon or ribs. The chain also has a Red Velvet Extreme Shake.

Chuck E. Cheese: Through Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. each day, get a free brownie square, while supplies last.

Cicis Pizza: Kids 10 and younger get a free kid buffet Wednesday with the purchase of an adult buffet and drink and a coupon posted at

Hooters: Shred a picture of your ex at participating locations or online at and get 10 free boneless wings with the purchase of 10 wings Wednesday.

KFC: Starting Monday, get a set of four free fried chicken scratch ‘n’ sniff valentines with the purchase of a $10 Chicken Share, which includes Extra Crispy Chicken Tenders or Popcorn Nuggets for two people, KFC announced in a news release. The cards are available while supplies last at participating locations and feature Colonel Harland Sanders with sayings like “You have the secret recipe to my heart” and “We’re two peas in a chicken pot pie.” The chicken chain also has partnered with GIF search engine Tenor to create a series of animated valentines.

McAlister’s Deli: Bring the kids along Wednesday and get up to two free kids meals with the purchase of an adult meal Wednesday for dine-in only.

O’Charley’s: Through Wednesday, take advantage of the chain’s “Share the Love Dinner for 2.” Choose a prime rib or salmon, a shared appetizer and a side for each for $13.99 per person. Plus get $1 off select wine. Also Wednesday is Free Pie Wednesday so get a free slice of pie with any dine-in meal purchase.

Quiznos: New and current members of the Toasty Points loyalty program will get one free eight-inch Lobster & Seafood Scampi Bake or Lobster & Seafood Classic sub with any purchase at participating locations Wednesday through Feb. 28.

Romano’s Macaroni Grill: Through Wednesday, two dine off a special menu for $45, which includes an appetizer, two select entrees and a dessert. Also through Wednesday get 25% off digital gift cards purchased at with code VALENTINE.

Ruby Tuesday’sThrough Feb. 18, for every $50 in gift cards purchased at participating locations and online, get a $15 holiday bonus card valid March 7 through April 17.

Schlotzsky’s: Spend $7 at participating locations Wednesday and get a free three-ounce bottle of Schlotzsky’s hot sauce.

TCBY: Buy one yogurt, get a second for half price Wednesday at participating locations.

Tony Roma’s: Participating locations will have a special menu Wednesday. For $30, choose from a filet medallions and grilled shrimp combo or filet medallions and baby back ribs served with your choice of soup or salad, mashed potatoes and a fresh vegetable.

Wingstop: Through Wednesday, call the chain’s Valentine’s Day toll-free hotline,  the WING LUV hotline, at 1-844-WING LUV, which is “designed to help those looking to step up their romance game (and cure their hunger pains),” according to a news release.