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Have You Made Your Valentine's Day Reservations at McDonald's, Yet?
CNS News ^ | February 12, 2014 | Dan Joseph

Posted on 02/12/2014 4:47:26 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

What were you planning on getting your sweetheart for Valentine's Day this year? Candy? Jewelry? Maybe a seven foot tall stuffed animal? Well, if you live in the Tampa Bay, Florida area, cancel all the plans, because now you can get your significant other what he or she REALLY wants: a romantic dinner at McDonalds!

According to The Tampa Bay Times, On Friday, February 14th, one McDonalds in Tampa will convert into a romantic, full service restaurant with waiters, LED candles, flowers on every table and the ability to make phone reservations.

The menu items will be the same as always.

Apparently, the Tampa location is not the only one where diners can experience the Valentine's makeover. A McDonalds in Southport , NC has apparently been undergoing this same holiday transformation for three years now. At that location, in addition to the romantic atmosphere, patrons are also treated to a special Valentine's Day performance by a mysterious singer which the chain will only reveal is named "Ron."

Because what better way to say "I love you'" than by treating your favorite gal to a big box of McNuggets while she's serenaded by a clown?

So make your reservations today - especially, if your goal in the relationship is to be broken up by February 15th.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; US: Florida; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: mcdonalds; valentines
Not everybody is rich.
1 posted on 02/12/2014 4:47:26 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Nothing new.
The White Castle in Dekalb, IL has been doing this for years. White Castle is more romantic anyway.


2 posted on 02/12/2014 4:50:42 PM PST by Dr. Sivana ("We are not sluts."--Sandra Fluke)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

That’s why I eat at the local taco joint ;)


3 posted on 02/12/2014 4:51:27 PM PST by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law and does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I happen to like McDonalds. Haven’t cared about Valentines Day for over 20 years.


4 posted on 02/12/2014 4:52:52 PM PST by beandog (All Aboard the Choo Choo Train to Crazy Town)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Dat’s one of the Wost Ideas ever.


5 posted on 02/12/2014 4:54:20 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

With this Clown in office of President of our country,next year reservations at soup lines will be the New Normal.


6 posted on 02/12/2014 4:56:14 PM PST by Mark (Obama Care is now DEMOCRAT CARE)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Wow.. a great idea...

Not everyone can afford a dinner at a nice restaurant for Valentines Day...

7 posted on 02/12/2014 5:00:27 PM PST by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Not everybody is rich.”

Actually some of the mom & pop restaurants have salad, soup, entre, and dessert for about the price of a meal deal.


8 posted on 02/12/2014 5:01:13 PM PST by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

McDonald’s in Florida?

Does the shooting start if they get the order wrong?


9 posted on 02/12/2014 5:02:12 PM PST by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

When our kids were little, we had a romantic Valentine’s dinner for four, at Sizzler ;)


10 posted on 02/12/2014 5:05:24 PM PST by jttpwalsh
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

For the same price of McDonalds, I make a good attempt and cook at home with better results. That’s not because I’m a great cook. I’m not.


11 posted on 02/12/2014 5:13:18 PM PST by Darren McCarty (Abortion - legalized murder for convenience)
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To: SandRat

I would get at least a sock in the jaw for seriously suggesting McD for V-day. I would rather go to 5 Guys or Smashburger instead.


12 posted on 02/12/2014 5:25:42 PM PST by wally_bert (There are no winners in a game of losers. I'm Tommy Joyce, welcome to the Oriental Lounge.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I already got my present for my sweetheart.

An assortment of cleaning supplies and a new toilet brush. She’s gonna love it.


13 posted on 02/12/2014 5:28:25 PM PST by Organic Panic
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

True love at McD’s beats dinner for two at Lutece with someone you don’t love.


14 posted on 02/12/2014 5:29:37 PM PST by Atlas Sneezed ("Income Inequality?" Let's start with Washington DC vs. the rest of the nation!)
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To: wally_bert

“5 Guys”

Best french fries on the planet!

We have a chee-burger - chee-burger by us, the burgers are very good, it’s all angus beef. The onion rings are excellent, the fries, however, are just eh. Oh yeah, and you can only get pepsi, no coke. They do make shakes, but I’ve never had one. Next time I gotta try one of those.


15 posted on 02/12/2014 5:32:11 PM PST by jocon307
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To: jocon307

My favorite French fries come from a local place on the other side of Columbia that appears to be the only one left that makes good fried filet of flounder as well. It’s called Grecian Gardens and typically I get a carryout order or two over the course of a typical weekend.


16 posted on 02/12/2014 5:34:20 PM PST by wally_bert (There are no winners in a game of losers. I'm Tommy Joyce, welcome to the Oriental Lounge.)
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To: Atlas Sneezed

Well said.

I esp. like this “romantic McD” idea for the younger set. Who knows, it may open their eyes to new ideas, like... table manners, decorum, and even a skosh of formality.


17 posted on 02/12/2014 5:37:43 PM PST by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Forget about McDonalds, I'm going all-out for my wife this Valentine's Day thanks to CVS!
18 posted on 02/12/2014 5:38:19 PM PST by SamAdams76
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To: Atlas Sneezed
True love at McD’s beats dinner for two at Lutece with someone you don’t love.

Particularly since Lutece has been closed for ten years. ;)

Just being cheeky. I understood exactly what you meant, and I agree.

19 posted on 02/12/2014 5:53:15 PM PST by Scoutmaster (I'd rather be at Philmont)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

We did this when I was working at the Mickey D’s at Dobie Mall in Austin back in 1975. Nothing original anymore.


20 posted on 02/12/2014 6:01:22 PM PST by jagusafr (the American Trinity (Liberty, In G0D We Trust, E Pluribus Unum))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Do they go there after blowing $300 on the Valentine’s abortion?


21 posted on 02/12/2014 6:22:25 PM PST by informavoracious (Open your eyes, people!)
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To: Popman

“Not everyone can afford a dinner at a nice restaurant for Valentines Day”

Thats no excuse for being suicidal. Because its suicide for a guy to take his girl to a McDonald’s to celebrate Valentines day. :-)

The girl can do that to the guy, but not the other way around.


22 posted on 02/12/2014 6:22:42 PM PST by lowbridge
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I am not much into Mickey-D’s. The nearest one is 2 hours away. I do, however, get a twofer on Feb. 14. It is also wife’s birthday. I guess we will eat out at one of our finer restaurants.


23 posted on 02/12/2014 6:23:53 PM PST by AlexW
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I knew it was Florida...


24 posted on 02/12/2014 6:28:46 PM PST by GOPJ ("Washington Redskins" - Keep the Name. Change the mascot to a potato. - FR hoosiermama)
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To: knarf

Knarfster, we are going to Jack’s Ridge in Davao City. Time for you to come.


25 posted on 02/12/2014 6:57:42 PM PST by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: Mark
With this Clown in office of President of our country, next year reservations at soup lines will be the New Normal.

Well, I think that is better than the soup lines in a re-education camp, but I think that is coming too.

26 posted on 02/12/2014 7:03:35 PM PST by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: GOPJ

You mean, when they mentioned Tampa Bay? ;)


27 posted on 02/12/2014 7:10:14 PM PST by ShasheMac (Be still and know that I am God. Psa;m 46:10)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Not everybody is rich.

Cooking up some spaghetti, making a salad, a bottle of wine, some flowers and chocolates, candlelight and music - you can do it all for twenty bucks at home if you're careful.

And it's about ten million times more classy and appropriate for Valentine's Day than freaking McDonalds.

28 posted on 02/13/2014 1:10:45 AM PST by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: wally_bert

That place looks good!!!


29 posted on 02/13/2014 3:11:19 AM PST by smalltownslick
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To: smalltownslick

It is a very good small business. I had been there a few times years ago since it was on the far side of the city and kind of forgot about it.

Last year my overseas head director made one of his visits over here and all of us went to GG. It all looked so good and I went with the flounder and fries. It got me hooked. Just about every other seafood place in Columbia that I have gone to has gone completely downhill.

Every time I go and pick up, I half kidding ask to please don’t change a thing. They know me as the guy who picks up double fries, triple tartar, and some flounder. Sometimes I get a gallon of sweet tea.


30 posted on 02/13/2014 5:17:38 AM PST by wally_bert (There are no winners in a game of losers. I'm Tommy Joyce, welcome to the Oriental Lounge.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Why everybody gotta beat up on McD’s?


31 posted on 02/13/2014 7:01:51 AM PST by SIDENET
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