Fancy dining and casual restaurants alike are going beyond hearts and flowers this Valentine's Day.
They're offering special menus and meal deals.
And with the Ibotta smartphone app you can get a free glass of champagne at any bar or restaurant Wednesday.
Just order a glass of bubbly and you'll earn $5 cash back when you scan your receipt and verify the purchase for the cashback and mobile shopping app's "Champagne Toast" free champagne rebate.
Sweetheart meal deals and treats
Chuck E. Cheese: Through Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. each day, get a free brownie square, while supplies last.
Corner Bakery Café: Find seven coupons at www.cornerbakerycafe.com/cupid to use through Wednesday at participating locations. Coupons include a free cookie with any purchase, free small coffee with any purchase and $3 off any $10 purchase. Limit one offer per order.
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit: Weeknights after 4 p.m. through Feb. 28, get two meat plates for $22.
Flying Biscuit Café: Dine-in Wednesday and get a free Love Cake appetizer. Also this month, the chain has special Red Velvet Pancakes.
Fogo de Chão: Through Saturday, couples who dine-in get a dining card for free churrasco on their next visit. Exclusions apply.
Jersey Mike's Subs: Email club members are set to get an email coupon Tuesday for free chips and drink with any regular or giant sub purchase. The coupon can be used Tuesday through Friday. Sign up for future offers at www.jerseymikes.com.
KFC: Starting Monday, get a set of four free fried chicken scratch 'n' sniff valentines with the purchase of a $10 Chicken Share, which includes Extra Crispy Chicken Tenders or Popcorn Nuggets for two people, KFC announced in a news release. The cards are available while supplies last at participating locations and feature Colonel Harland Sanders with sayings like “You have the secret recipe to my heart” and “We’re two peas in a chicken pot pie.” The chicken chain also has partnered with GIF search engine Tenor to create a series of animated valentines.
Maggiano's: Through Sunday, dine-in to get the “That’s Amore Meal for Two” for $80 per couple, which includes any starter or two side salads, two entrees from a select menu, two beverages and one dessert.
Max & Erma: Through Wednesday, get a dinner for two for $29, which includes two starters, two select entrees and a dessert to share.
McAlister’s Deli: Bring the kids along Wednesday and get up to two free kids meals with the purchase of an adult meal Wednesday for dine-in only.
Mimi’s Café: The special Valentine’s Sweetheart Menu is available through Wednesday and for $45 a couple gets Mimi’s Trio of Appetizers, choice of main course and Sweetheart Chocolate Cake for dessert.
Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub: Dine from a special menu Wednesday, which includes the Valentine’s Night Prime Rib Special starting at $16.99 and beverages like the “Sweetheart Margarita” and “Love Potion 99.”
O'Charley's: Through Wednesday, take advantage of the chain’s “Share the Love Dinner for 2." Choose a prime rib or salmon, a shared appetizer and a side for each for $13.99 per person. Plus get $1 off select wine. Also Wednesday is Free Pie Wednesday so get a free slice of pie with any dine-in meal purchase.
Outback Steakhouse: For a limited time, get the “Bloomin' Aussie Meal,” which includes Bloomin' Onion, two side salads, choice of entree and a dessert to split. Prices vary by location.
Panera Bread: This is not a traditional Valentine’s Day deal but if you get engaged at Panera Wednesday, you can win free Panera catering for your wedding. To enter the contest, post a photo of the Panera proposal on any public Instagram, Facebook or Twitter account using the hashtag #PaneraProposalSweeps between 9 a.m. and midnight Wednesday. Five winners will be selected for the catering that will include soup, salad, cookies, coffee and more.
Pinkberry: Pinkcard members are getting a little gift to use through Wednesday --either $1 off or double points. Sign up for future offers by picking up a Pinkcard in-store or signing up through the Pinkberry app.
Pollo Tropical: Two can dine for $9.99 all-day Wednesday, which include a choice of two entrees, a small TropiChop bowl or quarter chicken meal, with one regular side dish, two fountain drinks and a dessert to share.
Potbelly Sandwich Shop: Potbelly Perks members get a free cookie Wednesday when they buy one. To get this deal, log into your rewards account, add two cookies to your order and the second cookie will be deducted from your total when you pay online or scan your app in-shop.
Quiznos: New and current members of the Toasty Points loyalty program will get one free eight-inch Lobster & Seafood Scampi Bake or Lobster & Seafood Classic sub with any purchase at participating locations Wednesday through Feb. 28.
Qdoba: Kiss anyone (or anything) Wednesday and get a buy-one-get-one entrée for the chain’s “Qdoba for a Kiss” promotion.
Romano’s Macaroni Grill: Through Wednesday, two dine off a special menu for $45, which includes an appetizer, two select entrees and a dessert. Also through Wednesday get 25% off digital gift cards purchased at www.macaronigrill.com with code VALENTINE.
Spaghetti Warehouse: For $30 get the “Ultimate Feast for Two” Wednesday, which includes a platter of the chain’s most popular meals including 15-layer lasagne, chicken parmigiana, spaghetti, ravioli, meatballs and Chocolate Black-Out Cake for dessert.
TGI Fridays: A special “Choose Two for $14.99” menu includes Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp, Center-Cut Sirloin, Parmesan-Crusted Chicken, Dragon-Glazed Salmon or ribs. The chain also has a Red Velvet Extreme Shake.
Tony Roma’s: Participating locations will have a special menu Wednesday. For $30, choose from a filet medallions and grilled shrimp combo or filet medallions and baby back ribs served with your choice of soup or salad, mashed potatoes and a fresh vegetable.
TooJay's: Through Sunday, order from the “Sweetheart Dinner for Too” menu with a coupon available at www.toojays.com. For $24.99, choose from two meals from the special menu, two soups or salad, two beverages and dessert to share.
Tropical Smoothie Café: Through Wednesday, get a limited-edition 12-ounce Red Hot Love smoothie for $2.49. The smoothie includes green apples, white chocolate and cinnamon candy.
Waffle House: The casual-dining restaurant uses white tablecloths for Valentine’s Day dinner at more than 170 locations in 19 states. Find participating locations and make reservations at www.wafflehouse.com/valentine.
Wingstop: Through Wednesday, call the chain's Valentine's Day toll-free hotline, the WING LUV hotline, at 1-844-WING LUV, which is "designed to help those looking to step up their romance game (and cure their hunger pains)," according to a news release.
Kelly Tyko is a columnist for Treasure Coast Newspapers and TCPalm.com, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK. This column reflects her opinion. Read her Bargainista tips at TCPalm.com/Bargainista and follow her on Twitter @KellyTyko. Sign up for her weekly newsletter at www.tcpalm.com/featured-newsletter/bargainistabest.