Valentine’s Day is a big day for restaurants – and the weekend before is too! Since you have so many options, restaurants offer discounts or other incentives to get you to dine with them.
See our list of Valentine’s Day restaurant deals for 2023, including some great wineries and local options.
Don’t forget to make reservations where required! Carryout is available for many options, but pre-order may be required.
Looking for some fun and unique gift or date ideas for Valentine’s Day? Check out our big list of Valentine’s events in Columbus, including wine events, carriage rides, free photos and more.
Valentine’s Day restaurant deals for 2023
Valentine’s Day specials at Cameron Mitchell Restaurants
February 13-18, 2023
All CMR concepts have special food and love-themed cocktail features throughout the week – full lists can be found on their website.
Some fun options include;
Lincoln Social Rooftop is hosting a three-course Valentine’s Day Wine Dinner on Monday, February 13 with 90-minute reservations from 5-10 p.m.
El Segundo is hosting Galentine’s Day dinner on Monday, February 13 from 4-9 p.m. A $30 prix fixe menu will be available with three courses (one of them being a GRL PWR Margarita!)
Does your love LOVE Roosters Wings? Skip the flowers and get a wingquet!
For $60 (delivery included) you can send this handcrafted wing bouquet made with 24 finest hand-breaded boneless wings along with a branded bottle of their favorite sauce! All orders must be placed by 2/7 at 7 pm.
See Facebook post for Wingquet order details. They will sell out! *Deliveries must be within a 25 mile round trip radius of Pickerington, Ohio. Pickup options are available too.
El Vaquero Mexican Restaurant
Kids eat free on Tuesdays at El Vaquero, with the purchase of an adult entrée. Valentine’s Day falls on a Tuesday in 2023, so bring the family out for dinner! See Facebook page for other offers.
February 14 Kids ages 12 and under will enjoy a free meal off the kid’s menu at Rusty Bucket on Valentine’s Day.
California Pizza Kitchen Sweet Deals
February 9-14, 2023; dine in and to-go options are available.
- Sweet Deal for 2: Choose from the Classic or Adventure package to enjoy One Appetizer, Two Entrees + One Dessert for $40-$50! Plus, receive a Bonus Card** for your next visit when you purchase a Sweet Deal Package from 2/9-2/14.
- Heart-shaped crispy thin crust pizzas are available for dine-in only.
- Pizza Valentine: Can’t be with the one you love? Send them a Pizza Valentine eGift Card!
Buca di Bepo
Valentine Lasagna Love Fest. Perfect for 2 ~ $59.99
Buca Small® Salad + Buca Small® Garlic Bread + Heart-Shaped Lasagna + Mini Cannoli
Make reservations to dine-in to enjoy, or order for carryout. Available for online ordering on 2/14. Details here.
Brio Prix Fixe
Valentine’s Prix Fixe Specials with salad, choice of featured entrée & dessert for 2 for $69.99.
Available for Dine In or To Go on Tuesday Feb. 14th. Details here.
Valentine’s Day at Cherry Valley Hotel
Several options include;
–Craftsman special hours and features for Valentine’s Day
-A one-of-a-kind igloo package on Valentine’s Weekend
-Valentine’s Day Romance Package for hotel stays
Each year on February 14, Waffle House offers a special white table cloth dining experience on Valentine’s Day at the Grove City, Lancaster, and Columbus locations. Make your reservations – its a popular event!
4140 Marlane Dr. Grove City, Ohio 43123; 614-373-9061
4595 W Broad St. Columbus, Ohio 43228; 513-543-1511
1712 N High St. Columbus, Ohio 43201; 614-353-9384
1385 Election House Rd Lancaster, Ohio 43130; 330-541-1984
Valentine event with JP’s Barbeque at Bolton Field
February 14, 2023. JP’s is known for their great Valentine’s Day party. Valentine’s Day package is $129 per couple and includes:
- Beverages, appetizer, dinner, and dessert
- Fun activities and prizes
Want to make it super special Valentine’s Day? Pick the Discovery Flight package for $259, which includes the Valentine’s event above and the flight with lesson. Advance non-refundable ticket purchased required for both options.
Looking for other options?
OpenTable has a list of special Valentine’s Day restaurant menus in the Columbus area.
Fast Food options
Valentine’s Day at White Castle
February 14, 2023. Seriously – this is a fun tradition for many! The fining dining dine-in experience is available again this year, or you can order a Love Cube for 2 for dine in, or pickup to dine at home. Reservations fill up quickly! Details here.
Through February 25, Get your people some heart-shaped bites of love with Chick-fil-A heart shaped mini trays.
Check what your location offers, but you may find 10 Count Minis, 30 Count Nugget, 6 Count Cookies, or 12 Chocolate Fudge Brownie halves in heart shaped trays. Details here.
Sprinkle a little love with Krispy Kreme’s Valentine’s Doughnuts. Buy one or buy a dozen! The Krispy Kreme’s Valentine’s Day Dozen features Hershey’s® chocolate and KISSES®. Details about the Valentine’s doughnuts in this article.
Pizza for Valentine’s Day
Marco’s Pizza has brought back their annual Heart-Shaped Pizzas just in time for Valentine’s Day weekend!
Use code “HEART” to order a 1-topping heart-shaped pizza starting at $9.99 online or through the Marco’s pizza app between Feb. 10-14.
Offers are limited time only. Order via phone, online or through the Marco’s Pizza app. Details/order here.
Flyers Pizza and Subs
Through Feb 14, 2022 Heart Shaped Pizza with the Annual “Give a Pizz-a Your Heart to Autism Speaks” Campaign runs thru February 14th. With the purchase of a one-item, Heart-Shaped Pizza for $10.99, they will donate $2.50 back to the “Autism Speaks Foundation!”
The pizza is slightly larger than the 11 inch pizza. See details and photo contest on the Facebook page.
February 10-14, 2023 Heart-shaped pizzas are available at the Polaris location, 2137 Polaris Parkway (and other locations if you are traveling). They can also be shipped to send someone pizza love! See details on the website.
February 14 Heart-shaped pizza and bread typically available at all locations on Valentine’s Day. Check your local store for 2023.
February 14 Heart-Shaped Thin Crust Pizza (one topping), or Heart-Shaped Thin Crust Pizza and Dessert are typically offered at participating locations through February 14. Check your location for availability.
Mama Mimi’s Take and Bake Pizza
February 14 Order your heart-shaped pizzas for Valentine’s Day! Call your local store to see if they are offering these for order/pickup. Grandview – 614.485.9711, Clintonville – 614.261.0080, Upper Arlington – 614.459.4114
February 12 to 14, tba for 2023. Enjoy a Hungry Howie’s Heart-Shaped Pizza with one topping or Heart Shaped 3-Cheeser Howie Bread for $6.99 at participating locations nationwide. Note, these are verified for 2023, but have been available most years. Follow on Facebook for updates.
Otherwise they do have a big cookie pizza that would be a perfect alternate choice!
Order your pizza “heart-shaped” or a heart of pepperonis on your pizza at participating locations.
Other Valentine’s Day Date options
Looking for more options? We have a list of Valentine date night options, including options on the weekend.
Celebrating Galentine’s Day instead?
Find some fun ideas for Galentine’s Day with your girls, family, or by yourself!
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