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Are you looking for a sweet meal or a heart-shaped treat for your Valentine’s Day?

This year, Valentine’s Day isn’t canceled amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and more people are saying they’re comfortable going out to celebrate, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey.

The survey found that 31% plan to mark the occasion with a special evening, up from just 24% last year.

(If inflation has hit your wallet or you’re having trouble finding certain items due to shortages, feel free to fill out this form, also found below, to let USA TODAY know about your experiences.)

Some restaurants have reduced hours and menus due to labor and product shortages. With inflation continuing to rise, expect to find higher prices.

Krispy Kreme and Dunkin’ have brought donuts back to hearts while pizza chains such as Papa John’s, Pizza Hut, Hungry Howie’s and more are offering special heart-shaped pizzas for a limited time.

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Taco Bell Valentine’s Day free taco

Taco Bell Rewards members get a free Flamin’ Hot Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Tacos through Monday with a purchase of $1 or more. Not a member? Sign up at

Starbucks Valentine’s Day Deal: 50% Off Uber Eats Order

This Valentine’s Day, place a Starbucks order on Uber Eats and get 50% off, up to $10 off, with promo code VDAY50.

This offer is only available for Starbucks Delivers orders placed on the Uber Eats app and not offered on the Starbucks app or in stores, the coffee giant said. There is a limit of one offer per customer. To check Starbucks Delivers availability, see the delivery locator link at

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Wendy’s Valentine deals include free fries, BOGO burgers

Wendy’s has several offers through Valentine’s Day and beyond:

  • Grubhub offer: Through Monday, get 25% off any delivery order of $15 or more on Grubhub.
  • Free fries: Until February 27, get a free Medium Hot Crispy Fries with any purchase made through the Wendy’s mobile app. This offer is updated weekly.
  • BOGO Burgers: Wendy’s premium burgers are buy-one-for-$1 throughout February with an app deal that refreshes weekly.

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Popeyes Valentine’s Day BOGO Chicken Sandwich Combo

For a limited time, Popeyes is offering a $6 Big Box with your choice of two bone-in chicken pieces or three tenderloins with a choice of two sides and a buttermilk cookie. Prices may vary.

Plus, through February 17, the chicken chain has a deal on its classic or spicy chicken sandwich combo. Buy one combo and get a second medium combo for free.

Applebee’s Valentine’s Day $5 Mucho Sip cocktail

For a limited time, Applebee’s is serving up its new $5 Smoocho Mucho Sips, which include the Tipsy Cupid and Date Night Daiquiri. The Tipsy Cupid is a vodka lemonade and the daiquiri is a frozen, swirled strawberry mango daiquiri made with Bacardi Superior.

Hooters releases wings on Valentine’s Day for tearing up ex’s photo

Shred a photo of your ex at participating Hooters locations or online and get 10 free boneless wings with the purchase of 10 wings at Monday dinner. Those who participate online will receive a digital coupon for the offer.

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Papa Johns Valentine’s Day heart pizza and how to earn free pizza for a year

Papa Johns’ heart-shaped pizza is available for $11.99 at participating locations nationwide through Monday. The pizza is uncut “because we don’t want to break your heart,” the channel said.

And until February 16, Papa John’s is running a contest on Twitter and Instagram with a free pizza for a year up for grabs. To enter, share your “pizza style on Twitter or Instagram with #whatsyourstyle #sweepstakes”. Learn more about the competition here.

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Free food, offers for Valentine’s Day 2022

The following offers are available Monday, unless otherwise noted at participating stores. Some require an app and most are available while supplies last. Offers may vary by franchise, so check with your nearest store before you go.

Aunt Anne’s: Pretzel Perks loyalty members who purchase a Chocolate Frost Monday will receive a bonus Chocolate Frost for free when ordering in-store or on the channel’s app.

Firehouse Submarines: Rewards members get triple points for orders placed on Monday. To become a loyalty member, download the chain’s application or order on the restaurant’s website.

Leg : On Monday, Jamba Rewards members get $2 off two smoothies, juices and bowls.

Backcountry Steakhouse: Through Monday, Outback has a four-course special starting at $54. He also brought back his Berry Passion Tini for the holidays. The cocktail is made with Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Cruzan Passion Fruit Rum and hand-shaken pineapple juice with pureed strawberries and black cherries.

Noodles & Company: Rewards members get one free share (Potstickers or Korean BBQ Meatballs) with purchase on Sunday and Monday. Sign up for Noodles Rewards by downloading the channel app or signing up online.

Potbelly Sandwich Shop: Potbelly Perks members will receive a free cookie with the purchase of a main dish on Monday.

White Castle's Love Cube will be sold on Valentine's Day.

Pizza Round Table: Get 14% off Monday orders with code LOVE14. The discount applies to orders at regular price for dine-in, take-out and delivery.

Tim Hortons: Locations in the United States have a BOGO offer Monday through February 20 for Tims Rewards members. Buy any size Americano, latte or cappuccino and get a second one free online or with the channel app.

White Castle: Get the “Love Cube Meal for 2” on Monday, which includes eight Cheese Sliders, two soft drinks and two sides to share for $14.99 at most locations.

Wing stop: For one day only, the channel is “rewarding singles for kissing their Boneless Valentine” with a deal. Get boneless wings for 70 cents and $4.49 for an order of regular thigh bites on Monday.

Krispy Kreme offers heart-shaped donuts for Valentine's Day.

Food from the heart for Valentine’s Day 2022

Bojangles: Get heart-shaped Bo-Berry cookies for a limited time.

Chick-fil-A: Through Monday, get 30-count Nuggets, 10-count Chick-n-Minis, or six-count Chocolate Chip Cookies and 12 Chocolate Fudge Brownie Halves packaged in heart-shaped containers. Reminder, the restaurants are closed on Sundays.

Dunkin’: The chain has two heart-shaped donuts for Valentine’s Day. The Cupid’s Choice Donut is filled with Bavarian Kreme and frosted with strawberry frosting and pink sprinkles while the Brownie Batter Donut is filled with a chocolate brownie flavored buttercream topping and frosted with chocolate frosting. vanilla and chocolate chips.

Hungry Howie’s: Through Monday, the chain will be offering a heart-shaped pizza or a heart-shaped 3-cheese Howie bread for $6.99 at participating locations nationwide.

Krispy Kreme: The chain is offering four new filled heart-shaped donuts this year through Valentine’s Day Monday. Donuts include the “Beary Best Valentine’s Donut”, which is decorated like a teddy bear; “Bee Mine Donut” with Strawberry Kreme Topping; “Cookie to My Kreme Donut,” filled with Cookies & Kreme; and “My Batter Half Donut,” filled with cake batter, dipped in pink icing, and decorated with heart sprinkles.

Marco’s Pizza: Get a one-topping heart-shaped pizza for $9.99 with promo code HEART999 through Monday. Plus, for a limited time, the chain is offering a special $9.99 deal on its large Pepperoni Magnifico when you order online or through the chain’s app with code PEPMAG, while supplies last.

Mountain Mike’s Pizza: The chain is offering heart-shaped pizzas until February 28. On Monday, get $3 off any large pizza with promo code PIZZALOVE22.

Pizza hut: The chain has a heart-shaped pizza listed on its website. It also has three new Spicy Lover’s pizzas – Spicy Double Pepperoni, Spicy Hawaiian Chicken and Spicy Veggie – available for a limited time at participating Pizza Hut restaurants for delivery, curbside pickup and takeout.

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