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Published: Feb 14, 2019 5 min read
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It's easy to find Valentine's Day restaurant deals today: Dozens of big chains, like Chili's, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Chick-fil-A, Baskin-Robbins, Ninety Nine Restaurants, and California Pizza Kitchen, have special Valentine's menus and discount promotions valid on February 14, 2019.

But only a very special kind of Valentine's Day 2019 deal features free food. Granted, most Valentine's "freebies" require you to buy something off the menu — but, hey, we're suckers for Valentine's Day deals that include free stuff.

Here are all the restaurants with the best Valentine's Day 2019 free food deals — including free wings from Hooters, free pretzels from Auntie Anne's, free cookies from sandwich shops, and more.


You can get 10 free wings at Hooters on February 14 when you buy 10 wings and also shred photos of your ex. You can shred photos of your ex online or at a Hooters restaurant, and the Valentine's Day deal is good for 10 free boneless wings.

Auntie Anne's

Show this coupon at Auntie Anne's on February 14 and you'll get a free heart-shaped pretzel when you buy one at regular price.

California Tortilla

Members of the California Tortilla Burrito Elito rewards program get a free order of chips and queso on February 14.

Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf

From 2 p.m. until store closing on February 14 at Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, customers can get a free beverage when they purchase a regular or large beverage of equal or higher price.

Corner Bakery Café

Corner Bakery Café locations are offering a buy-one-get-one-free entrée deal for Valentine's Day 2019, and the promotion is valid for orders placed now through Saturday, February 16.

Firehouse Subs

Firehouse Subs customers get free dessert with any purchase on Valentine's Day 2019. Print out or show the coupon below to get your free dessert.

Courtesy of Firehouse Subs

Fogo de Chao

When you dine at Fogo de Chao from February 14 to 17, you'll get a card good for a buy-one-get-one-free lunch or dinner on your next visit.

Jack in the Box

Place any order with the Jack in the Box mobile app on February 14, and you'll get a choice of a free shake, free five-piece mini churros, or free slice of cheesecake. You'll get 15% off your first order using the Jack in the Box app as well.

McAlister's Deli

McAlister's Deli hosts an annual Family Date Night deal on February 14: You can get up to two free kids meals with every adult entrée purchased on Valentine's Day 2019. The free food for kids is available for children ages 12 and under, for dine-in or takeout orders.


Take note that this McDonald's Valentine's deal is not available nationwide. But if you're lucky enough to be in a participating McDonald's — including many locations in Florida — you can get a free donut stick with your order from 5 a.m. until 11 a.m. on February 14, 2019.

Potbelly Sandwich Shop

Potbelly Sandwich Shop celebrates singles on Valentine's Day: Anyone dining alone on February 14 gets a free cookie with the purchase of an entrée sandwich or salad.


Qdoba's Valentine's Day deal is back in 2019: When you purchase an entrée on February 14 and share a kiss with another customer (hopefully someone you know), you'll get a second entrée free.


Schlotzsky's is giving away one free mini bottle of Louisiana hot sauce with every order on Valentine's Day 2019.


Purchase a $24.99 Valentine's Day dinner for two at Shoney's, and you'll get a free shareable order of the chain's signature hot fudge cake. The special 2019 Valentine's deal is valid from 4 p.m. until closing on February 14, dine-in only.