Aldi Surf & Turf Valentine's Dinner That's Restaurant-Quality (for a Fraction of the Cost)

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Show your love (and frugality) with lobster and steak from Aldi for Valentine's Day dinner.
Updated Feb. 12, 2024
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With Valentine’s Day coming up, you’re probably looking at ways to have a romantic night without breaking the bank. This holiday can be expensive, but there’s no reason to splurge when there are deals around every corner!

Aldi has a way you can enjoy a surf and turf dinner at a fraction of the cost.

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First, the surf…

Courtesy of Aldi Lobster tails

You won’t have to choose between lobster and steak with this deal. Two lobster tails from Aldi will only cost you $12.99 or $10.99 for a whole-cooked lobster. This is a perfect way to elevate your Valentine’s dinner for less while still enjoying some North Atlantic seafood.

Then, the turf

Courtesy of Aldi A steak

Then, you can get a ribeye steak for $11.49 per pound to round out the turf part of the meal. This grass-fed beef is a leaner, juicy cut that’ll remind you of your favorite restaurant’s steak.

Add a side

Courtesy of Aldi A bag of green beans

Serve up some delicious sides for less with your Aldi surf and turf meal. This value store has easy-to-make sides, like risotto and green beans, for a hearty meal that won’t make you exceed your budget. Frozen green beans are just $2.45 per bag.

Maybe a salad too

Courtesy of Aldi A salad kit

For your starter, how about a salad? Aldi’s handy salad kits make it easy to enjoy a light appetizer in no time, including a delicious dressing for less. The Italian salad mix is just $2.55.

Finish with dessert

Courtesy of Aldi Rose cone desserts

You can also snag some Valentine’s Day-themed desserts during your Aldi trip to enjoy something sweet after your big meal. They have strawberries and cream rose cones for $3.99 and Valentine’s brownies for $4.29. Both are on sale now.

Don't forget the wine

Courtesy of Aldi A bottle of Rare Barrels cabernet

Lastly, you can’t forget a bottle of wine to round out the meal and the evening. Thankfully, Aldi has their Rare Barrels Cabernet on sale, which is the perfect red wine for your surf and turf dinner.

Bottom line

cherryandbees/Adobe couple toasting wine at dinner

All in all, you can still make your Valentine’s Day special without needing to spend big. And when you save at Aldi, you can put those savings toward a special gift for your loved one this holiday. Maybe even treat them to a unique experience or weekend getaway!

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Author Details

Ariel Taranski Ariel Taranski is a writer for FinanceBuzz. She has worked as a content marketer for CPAs and financial advisors, and she enjoys being frugal and money-savvy in her day-to-day life. Ariel has also worked with clients such as The Knot, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Alpha Prime, and many more in her time as a freelance writer.

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