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 2020. 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.
Given the popularity of dining out on Valentine’s Day it might be a good idea to see if these restaurants taking reservations to avoid waiting in line or getting turned away altogether.
You’ll also notice some of our food deals aren’t dining out options. But who can resist heart-shaped food 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.
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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 including assorted chocolates, heart-shaped pizzas ($4.99), heart-shaped pasta ($1.99) and, our favorite, heart-shaped cheeses. 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?
Applebee’s: Applebee’s $1 Vodka Strawberry Lemonade will have you crushing hard. Available any day in February, not just Valentine’s Day.
Bonefish Grill: Surf’s up at Bonefish Grill with their Filet & Lobster Thermidor entree special for under $30. Available through Sunday, Feb. 16.
Buca di Beppo: Italian food is always romantic, but even more so with heart-shaped lasagna and pizza from Buca di Beppo. The Lasagna Lovefeast is available Friday, Feb. 14 and Saturday, Feb. 15 but the pizza deal is limited to just Valentine’s Day.
Carrabba’s Italian Grill: Pair up for Carrabba’s four-course Surf & Turf dinner for two starting at $30 per person. There’s a full week to catch this special from Monday, Feb. 10 through Sunday, Feb. 16.
Cheesecake Factory: Get an early start to your Valentine’s celebration with a FREE slice of cheesecake from The Cheesecake Factory through Wednesday, Feb. 12. See our post for full details and necessary promo code.
Chick-fil-A: Nothing says I love you like Chick-fil-A. Choose from nuggets, minis and chocolate chunk cookies in a heart-shaped box. Available through the end of February 2020 at participating locations.
Cinnabon: Cinnamon and sugar are sweet enough on their own, but who can resist Cinnabon’s heart-shaped CinnaPacks back for a limited time.
Coco Bolo’s Mexican Grill and Cantina: Head to 5621 W 135th St. in Overland Park and enjoy $13 Sangria Pitchers on Galentine’s Day (Feb. 13) and a FREE dessert with your Valentine’s Day dinner on Feb. 14.
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 doughnuts – Krispy Kreme’s Conversation Heart Doughnuts available through Friday, Feb. 14.
Granite City Brewery: A three-course Valentine’s Day Dinner is available Feb. 13-15 for $44.99. First course (choice of one): Idaho Nachos, Crispy Brussles Sprouts, Mama Mia Meatballs, Spinach & Artichoke Dip. Second Course (choice of two): 10oz. Top Sirloin, Chicken Tuscano, Ponzu Salmon, Bock & Cheese Pasta. Third course (choice of one): Monster Chocolate Cake, Towering Carrot Cake, As Big As Your Head Cookie. You can even add a bottle of sparkling wine for $10.
Green Mill Restaurant and Bar: Heart-shaped pizzas, appetizers and FREE wine are among the Valentine’s Day specials at Green Mill Restaurant and Bar. Both offers are good on Friday, Feb. 14.
IHOP: Two IHOP locations (Kansas City, KS and Overland Park, KS) are offering. BOGO FREE short stack of pancakes. This offer is good through Friday, Feb. 14 at Get the required coupon at our post.
Hen House: If a relaxing night at home with your sweetheart sounds better than being in a restaurant full of people, Hen House’s Valentine’s Dinner for Two may be right up your alley.
Hooters: Rebounding from a less-than-stellar relationship this Valentine’s Day? Hooters Shred Your Ex event will have you feeling better and full with 10 FREE wings on Friday, Feb. 14.
Houlihan’s: Find your better half and get to Houlihan’s for their How Sweet It Is to Be Loved by Hou Menu and dine for $50.
Limitless Brewing: There’s no need to couple up for this beer and sweets pairing at Limitless Brewing in Lenexa. Sample beer and sweets from local bakeries on Friday, Feb. 14.
Manny’s: Local Mexican favorite Manny’s is doing Valentine’s dinner all week from 4 p.m. to close, dine-in only. The special menu is $40 for two to share and includes salsa and an appetizer, two entrees, sopapillas for dessert and two sodas or a mini pitcher of margaritas.
McAlister’s Deli: There’s a sweet deal at participating McAlister’s Delis on Friday, Feb. 14 where kids can eat for FREE with the purchase of an adult entree.
The Other Place: The downtown Overland Park location is offering a Valentine’s Day meal for two for $35 per couple. The special menu includes two glasses of wine, two house salads, choice of two past entrees and two desserts.
Olive Garden: Have a delicious night in with a dinner for 2 ToGo from Olive Garden. Starting at $35 you get soup or salad and breadsticks, a dipping sauce (five cheese marinara or alfredo) a shareable entree for two (five cheese ziti al forno or for an additional price, upgrade to Chicken Alfredo) and dessert:black tie mousse cake or tiramisu.
On the Border: Make time for the people and things you love – like drinking margaritas and eating tacos. On the Border has margarita specials through Feb. 22 and endless tacos through March 8. That’s plenty of time for a lovely celebration.
Papa Murphy’s: Don’t break your loved one’s heart and let them miss out on Papa Murphy’s Heartbaker pizza. Available Feb. 10-16, this special is available for $10 or $13 is you add on an order of scratch-made chocolate chip cookie dough.
Pizza Hut: The hearth-shaped pizza at Pizza Hut is back through Feb. 16. Pizza lovers can enjoy a medium heart-shaped pizza on its own or bundled with a Hershey’s Triple Chocolate Brownie or Ultimate Hershey’s Chocolate Chip Cookie. We did a test order and a simple cheese heart-shaped pizza with the brownies was $17.99 from a local Pizza Hut. Obviously, you’ll pay more if you add additional toppings or cheese.
QDOBA: Get creative with kisses on Friday, Feb. 14 and you can score a BOGO FREE entree at QDOBA.
Red Lobster: Embrace the cheesiness of Valentine’s Day with a heart-shaped box of Red Lobster’s Cheddar Bay Biscuits. The custom, heart-shaped boxes will be available as an add-on to any Cheddar Bay Biscuit To Go order for an additional $1, while supplies last.
Rochester Brewing: Two local KC businesses have paired up for a perfect pairing of pie, coffee and beer on Saturday, Feb. 15.
Servaes Brewing Co.: CST Sweets will be at Servaes Brewing Co. in Shawnee Friday, Feb. 14 for a self-guided pairing of brews and chocolate.
Slim Chickens: Chicken and waffles are wonderful, but they’re even sweeter when you get heart-shaped waffles. Get some at Slim Chickens Feb. 10-15.
Starbucks: Love is in the air and it smells like coffee. On Thursday, Feb. 13 Starbucks is offering its popular BOGO FREE happy hour special.
Subway: Please your heart, stomach and wallet with the footlong special from Subway, available through Sunday, Feb. 16.
Sullivan’s Steakhouse: Give the gift of Sullivan’s Steakhouse and save 20% off all digital gift cards with promo code “VALENTINE”. This offer is good through Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 for online orders. If you’re dining in Feb. 14 or 15 you an enjoy Sullivan’s three-course prix fixe menu for $79 per guest. Their regular dinner menu will not be available on Friday, Feb. 14.