Valentine’s Day is big business for restaurants.
Because they know you have lots of options, many restaurants in Kansas City are offering discounts or deals to lure you in.
Here’s a list of Kansas City Valentine’s Day restaurant deals for 2021. Some of these deals are a little outside our budget-minded offers, but we’ve added those we felt were frugal, fun or an overall good value for the occasion.
This year, we’re seeing good Valentine’s Day dining deals for dine-in and carryout.
Given the popularity of dining out on Valentine’s Day it might be a good idea to see if these restaurants are taking reservations to avoid waiting in line or getting turned away altogether.
We’ve also included fun seasonal options. Because, who can resist heart-shaped foods on Valentine’s Day? Look at our list of Kansas City Valentine’s Day deals and think about making some of this part of your sweet surprises.
Check back because we’re adding new deals every day. If you know of a deal or your business has an offer, send us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Kansas City Valentine’s Day Restaurant and Food Deals
Aldi: If you’re a bargain shopper Aldi’s probably has a special place in your heart. They have a great selection of value-priced items for Valentine’s Day items that should start showing up in ALDI stores nationwide by the end of January. Choices include:
- Heart-shaped pizzas: Enjoy a cheesy heart-shaped meal for $4.99.
- Heart-shaped cheeses (our favorite): Choose from mature cheddar, Wensleydale with raspberries and white chocolate or Wensleydale with gin and rhubarb. The cheeses are priced around $3.99 each so why not get all three?
- Cheese snack box: Switch out a box of chocolates for a box of snack-sized cheese bites for $4.99.
Blue Moose: A Valentine’s Weekend Couple’s Special is available at select Blue Moose locations Feb. 12-14 from 4 p.m. to close. For $60 you get an appetizer to share, one entrée per person (KC strip, Australian sea bass or vegetable risotto). This deal looks to be available at the Red Bridge, Lenexa and Prairie Village locations.
Brio Italian Grille: Choose from two limited-time Valentine’s Weekend specials (sea bass or beef medallions with shrimp) and receive a FREE piece of Caramel Mascarpone Cheesecake when you enjoy one of these specials. Available for dine-in, carryout or delivery Feb. 12-14, 2021.
Chick-fil-A: Nothing says I love you like Chick-fil-A at Valentine’s Day. Choose from nuggets, minis and chocolate chunk cookies or brownies in a heart-shaped box. Available through Feb. 13, 2021 at participating locations.
Duck Donuts: Available through February 14, all Duck Donuts shops are offering the Love Assortment, featuring combinations such as strawberry icing, OREO cookie pieces and buttercream frosting, and vanilla icing with love-inspired sprinkles and a sweet candied rose for that extra special touch. Duck Donuts shops offer a Love Assortment Decorating Kit. Available to order with four donuts (family) or eight (flock), the do-it-yourself decorating kit comes with bare donuts, two icings and a minimum of 4 toppings, including the seasonal buttercream frosting. Fun never tasted so good!
Dunkin’ Donuts: Heart-shaped donuts are back along with $2 10-count MUNCHKINS donut holes and
Krispy Kreme: Find the words you’re looking for with Krispy Kreme’s heart-shaped, filled Dough-Notes.
Hen House: If a relaxing night at home with your sweetheart sounds sweet, Hen House’s Valentine’s Dinner for Two may be right up your alley.
Houlihan’s: Don’t worry about pairing up for Valentine’s Day, just get to Houlihan’s for their Hou Needs a Date menu and dine for $25 per person.
Krab Kingz Seafood (Lee’s Summit): Enjoy a sweetheart seafood special that includes 2 crab clusters, 2 lobster tails, 10 shrimp, 2 corns, 2 eggs, 2 sausages, potatoes and choice of butter sauce for $59.95. Available Feb. 12-14, while supplies last.
McAlister’s Deli: There’s a sweet deal at participating McAlister’s Delis on Sunday, Feb. 14 where kids can eat for FREE with the purchase of an adult entree.
The Melting Pot: Experience Ten Days of Valentine’s Day at The Melting Pot on the Country Club Plaza. Feb. 12-14 a five-course meal is offered for $149.95 per couple. Includes complimentary champagne toast and dip certificate. Feb. 15-22 you can enjoy a four-course meal for $119.95 per couple or order from the regular menu. Kids 12 and under are $29.95 if you’re making this a family affair.
Minsky’s Pizza: This Kansas City favorite is offering medium, two-topping or gourmet heart-shaped pizzas for $16.99 Feb. 13-14, 2021. Toss in a bouquet of wings ($23.99 for 12 jumbo and $17.99 for boneless) and you have a sweet meal. Available for dine-in, carryout, delivery and online ordering.
Papa John’s Pizza: The chain usually has heart-shaped pizzas available around Valentine’s Day. According to a recent Facebook post, a one-topping thin crust goes for $11. Check your closest location for availability.
Papa Murphy’s: Don’t break your loved one’s heart and let them miss out on Papa Murphy’s heart-shaped Heartbaker pizza. Available Feb. 7-14, 2021, this special is available for $9-$10 depending on location. You can also opt for the Sweetheart of a Deal which includes a HeartBaker pizza and roll of chocolate chip cookie dough for just $13. The offers are available for in-store and online at participating locations.
Snack Shack on Santa Fe: This Downtown Overland Park favorite is offering a SweetHeart Special through the end of February. For $20 you get 2 1/4-pound cheeseburgers, 2 fries, 2 fountain drinks and 2 ice cream cup treats.
Twin Peaks: Lovers and friends can toast at Twin Peaks with its Valentine’s Day drink specials. From Feb. 11 to 14, the ultimate sports lodge will offer the following: Dirty Blonde, Dropdead Red Head or Knotty Brunette (22-oz.) for $3.75; Deep Eddy Ruby Red, Fireball, Jack Fire or Skrewball for $3.99; Sex on the Beach, Cinnamon Toast or Twin Peaks Sundae for $5; Disaronno, Amaretto Sour, Dirty Martini, Knob Creek or Blackberry Smash for $7 and buckets – domestic beers (five bottles) for $13, import beers (five bottles) for $15 or Trulys (five cans) for $20.
Waffle House: You’ll need to make reservations because this annual romantic Valentine’s dinner at Waffle House is a popular tradition. Expect white tablecloths, candles and dinner music to set the mood on Feb. 14, 2021. This year the locations in Shawnee, Blue Springs and St. Joseph are participating.
Whole Foods: The grocery chain has Valentine’s Day menu suggestions appropriate for the kitchen pro or basic cook. What you really want to check out at Whole Foods is their two dozen red roses for $19.99. See more details here.