Restaurants to feature $5 deals during Orlando Taco Week
Why stop at taco Tuesday when you can celebrate tacos for more than a week with deals. Most deals run from April 20 through May 4, with May 5, Cinco de Mayo deals as an added bonus. Participating restaurants will allow guests to enjoy some of Central Florida’s best tacos for $5 a taco. Hopefully, we discover, or rediscover, one or two that make it into our regular rotations!”While restaurants still have time to join in on the deals, OrlandoTacoWeek.com currently lists the following restaurants participating in 2021. Crossing off hit taco spots will get you a chance to win gift certificates to participating restaurants and a private taco party hosted by Publix Aprons Cooking School, the event’s website said.
Krispy Kreme giving free doughnuts to everyone who shows COVID-19 vaccination card
Krispy Kreme is sweetening its support of people who are choosing to vaccinate themselves against COVID-19 with free doughnuts. Starting March 22, any guest who shows a valid COVID-19 vaccination card at any Krispy Kreme in the U.S. will receive a free Original Glazed doughnut. To help support health care workers and volunteers at vaccination sites, Krispy Kreme will be delivering free doughnuts to select sites throughout the country in the coming weeks. The “Be Sweet Dozen” includes the Original Glazed dozen with a special smiley-face doughnut. And that’s not all, every Monday between March 29 and May 24, Krispy Kreme will give each customer one free medium coffee and a free Original Glazed doughnut, no purchase necessary.
IHOP cancels its National Pancake Day
IHOP is canceling its National Pancake Day celebration or at least altering it. In years past, the restaurant chain has given away free flapjacks on Fat Tuesday, also known as Mardi Gras. AdMembers of IHOP’s email club will see an IOU for the free hot cakes hit their inboxes. IHOP National Pancake Day (Copyright 2020 by CNN Newsource - All rights reserved.) Customers not on that list can download a coupon on the company’s website but that version of the deal requires a $10 minimum purchase.
Krispy Kreme offering Mars donut to celebrate NASA rover
In celebration of NASA’s new Mars rover landing on Thursday, Krispy Kreme is offering a special edition doughnut. If you submitted your name during NASA’s “Send your name to Mars” campaign, you get the special edition doughnut for free. Just bring your NASA boarding pass to Krispy Kreme as proof. The new Mars rover touches down on Thursday; the last rover mission was curiosity in 2012. Krispy Kreme says the best way to celebrate is with an amazing new doughnut discovery right here on Earth.
Get free Buffalo Wild Wings if Super Bowl goes into overtime
Get free wings at Buffalo Wild Wings if the Super Bowl goes into overtimeBuffalo Wild Wings believes the only thing better than extra football is free wings. The restaurant is offering free six-count wings if Sunday’s Super Bowl goes into overtime. This deal is for everyone in the U.S. and Canada. This is the third year Buffalo Wild Wings has offered free wings, but there was a decisive victor after four quarters the last two years. AdAccording to Buffalo Wild Wings gaming partner BetMGM, there’s a 10% chance of free wings.
Early holiday gift: Whole Publix chicken tender subs on sale this week
It might not be Christmas yet, but Publix is ready to give you a special gift. It even comes all wrapped up and ready for your enjoyment. Starting today, Publix has whole chicken tender subs on sale for just $6.99. [TRENDING: SpaceX spacecraft flies, then explodes | Wear mask AFTER vaccine shot? | Intruders cut woman’s hair, leave]The sale is listed in the grocery store’s weekly ad.
McDonald’s giving away free food during the holidays
The season of giving is nearly upon us and McDonald’s is preparing to give away free food with its new meal deal starting Monday and running through Christmas Eve. | Intruders cut woman’s hair, leave]That includes things like medium fries for Rudolph and coffee for Scrooge, just to name a couple. To get the deal, you have to make a $1 minimum purchase and place the order through the McDonald’s app. On Christmas Eve, McDonald’s is giving away free chocolate chip cookies in honor of Santa, without the $1 minimum purchase. Free daily deals schedule is as follows:Dec. 14 - The Griswolds: Free Double CheeseburgerDec. 15 - The Abominable Snow Monster: Free Big MacDec. 16 - The Grinch: Free Egg McMuffinDec. 17 - John McClane: Free McDoubleDec. 18 - Rudolph: Free Medium FriesDec. 19 - Gizmo: Free 6 piece McNuggetsDec. 20 - Buddy the Elf: Free HotcakesDec. 21 - Scrooge: Free any size hot or iced coffeeDec. 22 - Frosty the Snowman: Free any size McFlurryDec. 23 - Frank Costanza and the rest of us: Free bakery itemDec. 24 - Santa Claus: free 2 pack or 3 pack chocolate chip cookies
Deal alert: Whole Publix chicken tender subs on sale this week
This might be just what you needed this week: a Publix chicken-tender sub sale. Starting today, Publix has whole chicken tender subs on sale for just $6.99. That’s $2 off the regular price. The sale is listed in the grocery store’s weekly ad. [TRENDING: Eta floods Florida | Romaine calm: Florida man arrested after lettuce tirade | DeSantis accused of wanting herd immunity]You can take advantage of this deal now through Nov. 18.
Here are free food deals you can find for Veterans Day 2020
Restaurants like to show their appreciation as well by offering veterans and active-duty military members free deals or discounts as a thank you for their service. Beef ‘O’ Bradys: Get a free meal up to $10 with no purchase required. Chili’s: As a token of Chili’s appreciation, your Veterans Day meal from a special menu is on the house. Logan’s Roadhouse: Go grab a free meal from a special menu from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday. Sonny’s BBQ: Veterans and active military members can enjoy a free pork sandwich this Veterans Day.
Starbucks giving away limited-edition holiday cups Friday
'Tis the season for Starbucks holiday red cups. To help get you in the holiday spirit, Starbucks is giving away its limited-edition red cups on Friday. 🎁 We’re gifting limited-edition Starbucks Red Cups tomorrow, November 6 with purchase of any holiday handcrafted beverage. pic.twitter.com/6Kvapi1uY2 — Starbucks Coffee (@Starbucks) November 5, 2020The chain’s holiday handcrafted beverages include the Peppermint Mocha, Toasted White Chocolate Mocha, Caramel Brulee Latte, Chestnut Praline Latte and Eggnog Latte. Starbucks says quantities are limited and the cups are only available while supplies last.
Here’s where you can get free food on Election Day
Several big-chain restaurants are offering deals while the ballots roll in. Shake Shack will give poll workers a free sandwich as well. DoorDash is offering free delivery on all orders with a $15 minimum using the promo code VOTE. And at Krispy Kreme, you can get a free glazed donut on Election Day along with an “I voted” sticker. Since Tuesday is also National Sandwich Day, there are more free food deals to be had.
Here’s how to get Wendy’s new chicken sandwich free -- twice
Wendy’s really wants you to try its new chicken sandwich. The fast-food chain is offering customers a free classic chicken sandwich with any purchase using the mobile app or at the drive-thru. The promotion allows for one free sandwich per week, so that means you can get two free sandwiches from now until the end of the deal on Nov. 8. [TRENDING: ‘Smell of rotting flesh’ leads to body in trunk | How to celebrate Halloween during pandemic | 98 ‘murder hornets’ removed]Wendy’s replaced its homestyle chicken sandwich last week with the new classic chicken sandwich. Without the promotion, the classic chicken sandwich costs just under $5.
Taco Bell offering free taco for World Series stolen base
(Photo by Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for Taco Bell)Taco Bell will be offering freebies again for its rewards members during the upcoming World Series. The fast-food chain says its “Steal a base, steal a taco” giveaway is returning for a ninth year in a row. Which means rewards members can get a free taco if a base is stolen during the series. — Taco Bell (@tacobell) October 16, 2020The company says that this year, the free tacos can be redeemed just hours after the first base is stolen. The World Series gets under way on Tuesday, with the Tampa Bay Rays facing the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Buy 1 dozen doughnuts, get 1 for $1 at Krispy Kreme on Saturdays in October
Take a bite out of Halloween with this sweet doughnut deal. Each Saturday during October, Krispy Kreme is offering customers a buy one dozen doughnuts and get another dozen of scary-sweet monster doughnuts for $1. The adorable monsters resembling Frankenstein, Dracula and a werewolf will be available to consume on Monday, Oct. 5. Frank, Drake and Wolfie can’t wait for you to take a bite out of this scary deal. For more information, click here.
Here’s where to get your free cup of joe on National Coffee Day
Sept. 29 is National Coffee Day and local shops want to give you a free cup or discounts on your cup of joe to help celebrate. Rewards members will receive a free coffee AND one free doughnut. Duck Donuts is offering customers a free coffee (any size hot or iced) with any purchase7-Eleven is offering all 7-Rewards members $1 any-size coffee. Speedway has a free, 16-ounce coffee from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.Dunkin' will give you a free medium hot coffee with any purchase of a medium or larger hot coffee. Daily’s is offering "free coffee all day long!”Circle K will have free hot or iced coffee of any size for customers using the store’s app.
Krispy Kreme offering $5 dozen glazed doughnuts for sports fans Friday
Krispy Kreme is ready to celebrate the return of fall sports. On Friday, Sept. 25 only, Krispy Kreme locations will have $5 dozen glazed doughnuts for customers wearing sports team gear. Team gear includes anything from jerseys, t-shirts, hat, helmet, gloves, referee uniform, coaches shirt or team uniforms, the shop said on its website. Until Sept. 27, locations will have a limited time sports dozen which includes soccer balls, basketballs, baseballs and football-themed doughnuts. Sports-themed doughnuts are only sold as a dozen and not individually, Krispy Kreme noted on its website.
McDonald’s restaurants celebrate back to school with free coffee for parents
To help lighten the mood as children go back to school in a variety of different ways during the coronavirus pandemic, McDonald’s wanted to help. Central Florida McDonald’s locations are celebrating parents by offering them a free cup of hot or iced coffee. No purchase is necessary to cash in on the free brew. The offer is only available on Monday, Aug. 17 from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.“McDonald’s appreciates the parents who are working hard to maintain during this pandemic,” company officials said in an email.
Get a free dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts next week in honor of educators
As we head back to school during the coronavirus pandemic, Krispy Kreme wants to sweeten the week with free doughnuts. In honor of educators, teachers will receive a free glazed doughnut and a brewed coffee between Aug. 10-14, the restaurant announced. School looks different this year & everyone is helping to educate kids no matter where the classroom is📚✏️To thank our educators, get a FREE Straight A Dozen w/any dozen purchase, 8/11 only🍩US & CAN participating shops only. Info - https://t.co/LEJAIKu76G pic.twitter.com/suwe2iIpcB — Krispy Kreme (@krispykreme) August 5, 2020Krispy Kreme will give you a free Straight “A” dozen with the purchase of any dozen. To take part in the offer, simply stop by your local Krispy Kreme on Aug. 11 or redeem online.
Dunkins free coffee Mondays starts today
The chain announced not only are they bringing back a fan favorite, Free Donut Fridays, but its also starting Free Coffee Mondays. Thats right, starting August 3, if youre a Dunkin Perks member, you can get a free medium coffee, hot or iced, for free. DD Perks Members, get a free medium hot or iced coffee with minimum food purchase. Not a DD Perks Member? For Free Donut Fridays, members get a free classic donut with any drink purchase.
All the deals you need on National French Fry Day
Monday is National French Fry Day and these deals are going to help you celebrate. [RELATED: These are the best french fries in Orlando, according to Redditors]McDonalds: Get a free medium fry though the mobile app with no purchase necessary. Steak n Shake: Just go through the drive-thru and you can get a free order of fries with no minimum order. Mooyah Burgers, Fries & Shakes: Download the app and sign up for Mooyah Rewards and youll get a free order of fries. BurgerFi: With any purchase through the app, you can get a free regular size fry.
Sweet deal: Krispy Kreme offering BOGO dozen doughnut deal Friday
Krispy Kreme is celebrating its 83rd birthday Friday and it wants to give you a present. The doughnut shop is giving customers a free Original Glazed dozen with the purchase of any dozen. Krispy Kreme is calling this the hottest deal of the year and its only happening on July 17. #KrispyKremeGet the hottest deal of the year, 7/17 only! Click here for more details https://t.co/QDvr25vfGr pic.twitter.com/bIYujuJJf3 Krispy Kreme (@krispykreme) July 13, 2020To make the deal even sweeter, Krispy Kreme is extending its Hot Light hours.
Chick-fil-A postpones Cow Appreciation Day amid coronavirus pandemic
Cow Appreciation Day is moo-ving. Chick-fil-A announced it is postponing its annual bovine tribute because of coronavirus. Since 2005, the chicken chain has celebrated Cow Appreciation Day where it gives free food to people who dress up like cows. The holiday has typically been held in July. No new date has been announced, but Chick-fil-A says it’s postponed until people can gather and celebrate in person.
Pollo Tropical extends free kids lunch through end of summer
During the coronavirus pandemic, Pollo Tropical has been helping feed children with free lunch. The fast-food chain announced all 139 company-owned locations will continue to offer children ages 12 and under a free kids classic TropiChop and bottled water each weekday through the end of summer. Being there for Florida families is what Pollo Tropical has represented for over 30 years, and we are proud to extend this program through the summer to help our communities impacted by the current health crisis recover, said Patricia Lopez-Calleja, senior vice president of guest engagement for Fiesta Restaurant Group, parent company of Pollo Tropical. The classic TropiChop features chicken, along with rice and beans. Parents can claim the free lunch from 11 a.m. to noon each weekday by going through the drive-thru.
Deal alert: Publix chicken tender subs on sale this week
This might be your favorite Florida deal. Starting today, Publix has whole chicken tender subs on sale for just $6.99. That’s $2 off the regular price. The sale is listed in the grocery store’s weekly ad. You can take advantage of this deal now through June 24.
7-Eleven cancels Free Slurpee Day due to coronavirus
Now its taking away our free Slurpees. 7-Eleven announced on Twitter the rumors are true and that Free Slurpee Day on July 11 (7/11) will not be happening in 2020 because of the uncertainties associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Annually on July 11, 7-Eleven celebrates its birthday by giving customers free Slurpees, marking the companys busiest day of the year with millions of visitors, according to USA Today. 7-Eleven promises there are still ways to get a free Slurpee in July as it looks to help with social distancing. 7Rewards members will get a coupon for a free medium Slurpee which is redeemable in July.
Whats better than one free Krispy Kreme doughnut? A week of free doughnuts
Krispy Kreme is transforming National Doughnut Day and its going to be sweet. Stating that the concept of time has been a blue this year, Krispy Kreme is changing National Doughnut Day into National Doughnut week, and were not complaining. Customers will get to choose their free doughnut and which day during that week they want to consume it. So show up any day between June 1-5 and get any doughnut free, thanks to Krispy Kreme. All info https://t.co/M6rvjZTvNR pic.twitter.com/8oHvv0IQVz Krispy Kreme (@krispykreme) May 26, 2020Click here for more information.
Pizza Hut giving graduating seniors free medium pizza
Pizza Hut wants to do its part to help the Class of 2020 celebrate. The pizza chain is giving graduating seniors a free, one-topping medium pizza, while supplies last. Pizza Hut announced, this promotion along with Americans dairy farmers, they were giving away up to half a million free pizzas. From the details provided on its website, Pizza Hut is releasing a certain amount of free pizza coupons each day, with the next set released at 12 a.m. CT on Tuesday, May 26. Click here to claim your free pizza coupon.
All Florida Pollo Tropical locations giving kids free lunch until end of school year
Pollo Tropical wants to help feed school children while they are distancing learning due to the coronavirus pandemic. At all 141 Florida locations, the fast-food chain will give children ages 12 and under a free kids classic TropiChop and bottled water each weekday from 11 a.m. to noon until June 12. The restaurant wants to help feed children who are unable to receive school lunches they counted on for nutrition. The children must be present to receive the free meal and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian when picking up the meal which is available through the drive-thru only. To keep up with the latest news on the pandemic, subscribe to News 6s coronavirus newsletter or go to ClickOrlando.com/coronavirus.
Krispy Kreme to honor 2020 seniors with free ‘Graduate Dozen’ doughnuts
Krispy Kreme wants to help all high school and college seniors celebrate their accomplishments with free doughnuts on May 19, the company said in a press release. We wish they had that moment of walking across the stage and getting their diploma,” said Dave Skena, chief marketing officer for Krispy Kreme. “We can’t replace that … but we thought we could help them safely have a little fun and enjoy a special ‘Graduate Dozen’ on us. Moms, dads, friends and family can buy this ‘Graduate Dozen’ all week long to honor their favorite graduates, but only seniors can get one for free.”The ”Graduate Dozen” includes chocolate iced with sprinkles doughnuts, strawberry iced with sprinkles doughnuts, cake batter filled doughnuts and a yellow iced original glazed doughnuts. The offer is taking place at participating Krispy Kreme locations while supplies last.
McDonald’s giving frontline workers free ‘Thank You Meals’ for 2 weeks
To show its thanks to frontline workers during the coronavirus pandemic, McDonald’s is offering health care workers and first responders free “Thank You Meals” from April 22 to May 5. Each meal, whether you choose breakfast, lunch or dinner, is free through the drive-thru or carryout at participating McDonald’s. The meal choice for breakfast includes an Egg McMuffin, Chicken McGriddles or a Bacon, Egg and Cheese Biscuit. “We are proud to be able support our neighbors who are on the frontlines as first responders and healthcare workers with Thank You Meals.”A valid ID will be required to claim the free meal. To keep up with the latest news on the pandemic, subscribe to News 6′s coronavirus newsletter or go to ClickOrlando.com/coronavirus.
Need a nug? Wendy’s giving away free nuggets on Friday
Wendy’s spreading the love during the coronavirus pandemic with a GroupNug. The fast food chain announced it is giving away a free 4-piece chicken nuggets, crispy or spicy, on Friday to every car that goes through the drive-thru. "These actions shine a light on so many individuals both in Wendy's and across the nation doing good for others. Wendy’s just wants you to enjoy this positive pick-me-up. To keep up with the latest news on the pandemic, subscribe to News 6′s coronavirus newsletter or go to ClickOrlando.com/coronavirus.
Applebee’s turns it up in March with $1 Long Island Iced Teas
Each month, Applebee’s features one alcoholic drink for $1. The restaurant has upped their game for March by selecting the Long Island Iced Tea. You can drink a Long Island, filled with five different liquors, for just a buck. Cheers to this month’s Neighborhood Drink of the Month. Please drink responsibly.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all month long with Chili’s $5 Lucky Jameson margaritas
Want to start celebrating St. Patrick’s Day a little early? Chili’s featured margarita of the month will help do just that. The restaurant’s $5 margarita for March is called Lucky Jameson. Sip on a mix of Jameson Irish Whiskey, Lunazul Blanco Tequila, Triple Sec and fresh sour. To celebrate its 45th birthday, you can drink $3.13 Presidente margaritas on March 13.
Here’s how you get free breakfast sandwiches for a year from Wendy’s
The fast-food restaurant Wendy’s wants to give you free breakfast sandwiches for a year to help celebrate the launch of new breakfast items. The first 100 drive-thru customers at every Florida and South Georgia locations on Monday, March 2 will receive a breakfast coupon book that will score them a free breakfast sandwich each week for an entire year. The fast-food chain’s new breakfast items include the honey butter chicken biscuit and the breakfast Baconator. “Everyone will be able to experience the same Wendy’s flavors they know and love with this breakfast menu,” says Florida Division Vice President, Richard Hopkins. “We’re especially thrilled to reward our first customers in Florida and South Georgia with free breakfast sandwiches so they can enjoy the new menu all year long.”Customers must be 16 years or older to get the coupon book.
Costco to start enforcing members only dining at food court
If you frequent the Costco food court for cheap hot dogs and pizza but you’re not a member, you aren’t going to be able to do that for much longer. Costco says buying items from the food court has always required a membership, they just haven’t enforced the rule until now. According to a Costco spokesperson, starting in March the warehouse chain will require you have to have an active membership with the store to visit the food court. It costs about $60 per year, but trust us it’s worth every penny!
Give the gift of carbs with Olive Garden’s breadstick bouquet
Move over flowers, there’s an edible bouquet for carb lovers coming to town this month. Olive Garden is back with its breadstick bouquet this Valentine’s day. It will be love at first bite when you hand your special someone a bouquet of delicious carbs. The Italian restaurant chain is offering this unique take on a bouquet with its Valentine’s Day ToGo Dinner for Two for $34.99. Included with the breadsticks is the following:Soup or saladFive cheese marinara or Alfredo dipping saucesShareable Five Cheese Ziti al Forno or Chicken AlfredoShareable Black Tie Mousse Cake or TiramisuAnd to top it all off your meal includes a box of after-dinner chocolate mints.
Here’s how to get free nuggets from Chick-fil-A in January
Love Chick-fil-A? Chick-fil-A is offering a free 8-count chicken nuggets in January, and here’s how you can claim them. Open the Chick-fil-A app and either create an account or sign in to an account and the deal is yours. If you’re wanting a healthier option, you can choose a free kale crunch salad instead. The free deal runs through Jan. 31.
Krispy Kreme celebrates 12/12 with ‘Day of the Dozens’ $1 deal
It’s the time of year to indulge in sweets, and Krispy Kreme has the deal for you. On Thursday, Dec. 12, Krispy Kreme customers who purchase a dozen doughnuts of any flavor or combination can get a second dozen of Original Glazed doughnuts for $1. It’s all in celebration of it being 12/12 and the company’s “Day of the Dozens” deal. Hurry and get your doughnuts. Today is the only day for the deal.
You could win Starbucks for life in annual holiday contest
If so, you could be on your way to winning Starbucks for life in the coffee giant’s annual holiday contest, according to KSAT. There are also options to win Starbucks for one year, six months, three months or one month, and other prizes include a Playstation 4 and bonus stars. Players need to collect game pieces by making a purchase using a registered Starbucks card or visit StarbucksForLife.com to earn pieces without making a purchase. There will be 2,208,620 random winning times throughout the contest, according to Starbucks. The approximate retail value of the grand prize of “Starbucks for Life” is $59,458.50.
Christmas comes early: Publix whole chicken tender subs on sale this week
Publix is rolling out an early Christmas present to shoppers. The grocery store chain’s popular whole Chicken Tender Pub Subs are on sale this week for $6.99. You can save $2 on your favorite sandwich from Thursday, Dec. 5 to Wednesday, Dec. 11. Here’s a pro tip, skip the line and order online. You’re welcome.
Active duty, retired military eat free at Logan’s Roadhouse Wednesday afternoons through end of year
Logan’s Roadhouse is offering a free meal with the purchase of another entrée to active duty and retired military members every Wednesday afternoon through the end of the year. Guests who dine in uniform or who show a military ID can choose a free entrée with the purchase of a second one from 3-6 p.m. each Wednesday through the end of 2019. Military members and veterans are also eligible for a 10% discount every day. “At Logan’s Roadhouse, we are proud to serve the U.S. military personnel who bravely serve us,” said Brad Jacobus, chief marketing officer of Logan’s Roadhouse, in a press release. There are three Central Florida Logan’s Roadhouse locations:
Krispy Kreme celebrates Friendsgiving with $13 double dozen offer Saturday
Don’t know what to bring to your Friendsgiving? Krispy Kreme has an idea. The doughnut shop is offering two dozen of its Easy as Pie doughnuts for $13 Saturday at participating locations, including Daytona Beach, Kissimmee, Melbourne, Orlando and Winter Park. If you don’t want that type of doughnut, the offer also includes two dozen original glazed or one dozen original glazed and one dozen assorted doughnuts. The deal is not available with any other offer or coupon, and customers can only redeem the special offer twice.
Starbucks lovers, cash in on this BOGO deal Thursday
Celebrate that it’s Friday eve with a buy one, get one free deal at Starbucks Thursday. With Starbucks’ happy hour deal from 2 to 7 p.m., customers can get double the drinks when ordering at least a grande size handcrafted drink. To take part in the deal, you must place your order through the Starbucks app. You can order anything from mocha to matcha, hot chocolate to cold brew and flat white to Frappuccino drinks. Starbucks runs this deal on select Thursdays.
Wendy’s celebrates 50 years with Birthday Cake Frosty
Customers can get a “birthday party in a cup” with the Birthday Cake Frosty and Birthday Cake Frosty Cookie Sundae, according to People.com. To score the free food, download the Wendy’s app, scan the Sip & Scan icon on a Wendy’s cup or bag and see what you get as a prize. Wonder how French fries will taste dipped in a Birthday Cake Frosty? Oh, just rolling out free food for our 50th birthday nbd. pic.twitter.com/7EkNQLMLKA — Wendy's (@Wendys) November 11, 2019