Slideshow SLIDESHOW: Date Night: Last-Minute Valentine's Day Ideas

Happy Valentine's Day! Tonight, plenty of couples will lock eyes and fall deeper in love, while plenty of restaurants will use the holiday as an excuse to jack up prices and serve a "special" menu. Not the restaurants in our slideshow. These places promise great food off the regular menu, coupled with a fun vibe, for not too much moola—and they all accept walk-ins. Enjoy!

About the authors:Jessica Allen and Garrett Ziegler have been eating out together since 2002 and writing We Heart New York since 2006.

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