Americans may spend an average of $96 on Valentine's Day, but you can also enjoy the company of loved ones without busting your budget.
This Valentine's Day spending projection increased 46 percent from last year's $66, according to Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, with many survey respondents saying they will buy a gift for their significant other.
Here are some Valentine's Day deals and freebies that may give your love life -- and not to mention wallet -- a break this year:
Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits
Heart-Shaped Bo-Berry Biscuits cost 99 cents for two, from Feb. 8 through Sunday at participating locations.
California Pizza Kitchen
Buy dinner for two for $32, which includes one appetizer, two entrees and one dessert.
Chevys Fresh Mex
From today through Sunday, enjoy dinner for two for $39.99: one appetizer, two entrees, one dessert.
Coco’s Bakery Restaurant
Eat steak and lobster for $15.99 through Sunday.
HomeTown Buffet, Old Country Buffet and Ryan's
Guests who eat at these restaurants on Saturday, Valentine's Day, will receive two coupons good for future visits: a Two Can Dine coupon for $17.99 and a single dinner for $8.99.
Morton's The Steakhouse
From now through Monday, enjoy a steak and a cold water lobster tail served with drawn butter for $55.
Outback Steakhouse's Valentine’s menu for two, through Sunday, offers a Bloomin’ Onion and cheesecake to share, two sides and salads and two steak entrees. Guests can add a lobster tail for 50 percent off.
Through Sunday, the restaurant's "Hot & Spicy" menu for two features three new dishes, including "firecracker chicken." Spend $45 for the three-course meal.
Qdoba Mexican Grill
Get a free Smothered Burrito on Saturday. Just order one Smothered Burrito and share a "kiss" with a loved one, friend or even a willing stranger and you get a second Smothered Burrito during the same visit for free.
Romano’s Macaroni Grill
For Valentine's Day, guests can upgrade to a three-course meal for $12 with the purchase of two entrees. Guests can add any two antipasti and a dessert.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Now through Sunday, enjoy a Surf & Turf menu: steaks plus Filet & Twin Cold Water Lobster Tails for $48.95.
On Valentine's Day, enjoy a blast from the past at Sizzler, fire-grilled tri-tip steak and lobster tail for $19.99.
Enjoy half-priced bottles of wine and drink specials through Monday, including beer around $3 and some $5 or $6 cocktails.