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No tricks here — just treats. Free food on Halloween needs to be a part of your fright night plans because there are plenty of restaurants offering freebies for the holiday.
From free kids’ meals and treats to promo codes for free food, Halloween is a holiday that can be celebrated for all ages with these $0 items.
While we’re waiting on restaurants to make it official for Halloween 2022, here’s all the free food on Halloween we can expect based on 2021.
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Chipotle: Get a free ‘Boorito’ via an online game, Roblox.
In 2021, playing Roblox was the only way to get your free Boorito that year. Starting at 6:30 p.m. ET from Oct. 28 – 31, you could play the Chipotle Boorito Maze game and earn a code for your free Boorito (regularly $6.50).
They only gave out 30,000 codes a day, so you had to rush to get your coupon code. We’ve got more details about the annual Chipotle Boorito promotion.
For those unable (or unwilling?) to play Roblox, Chipotle gave a coupon for a $5 burrito, bowl, salad, or taco entree when you used the code BOORITO on checkout — a 76.9% discount.
These deals were only available through the website or app, so there were no in-person deals.
Krispy Kreme: Wearing a costume will get you a free Krispy Kreme Halloween donut.
Wear a costume to Krispy Kreme on Halloween for a free donut (regularly $2.29). Krispy Kreme became Krispy Skremes for Halloween in 2021, and they had a bunch of spooky-themed treats. The freebie was for in-store visitors only.
If you’re interested in free Krispy Kreme donuts, you have so so many options.
IHOP: Get a free Scary Face pancake around Halloween.
In 2021, visitors to IHOP the Friday before Halloween (Oct. 29 in 2021) could get a Scary Face pancake for free at IHOP. The offer was good for kids 12 and younger visiting between 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. In other years, this has also been a mummy pancake, so we’ll have to see which design they’re going with in 2022.
Chuck E. Cheese: Have your kid wear a costume for a treat bag.
Bring your costume-wearing kid into Chuck E. Cheese anytime in October; they’ve historically been given a treat bag completely free. The bags come with sticker sheets, candy, a rechargeable band, a spider ring, and special offers on movies.
Cheesecake Factory: Grab a free piece of cheesecake the week of Halloween.
During Halloween week 2021, The Cheesecake Factory offered free slices of either the Hershey’s Chocolate Bar Cheesecake or Reese’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake Cheesecake (regularly $6.95). This offer was only available for online orders of $40 or more with coupon code TREATME via DoorDash and Cheesecake Factory online.
Qdoba: BOGO deals on Halloween.
On Halloween in 2021, rewards members could get a BOGO deal on ALL entrees at Qdoba. Each entree will cost you $7.80 or $8.40, depending on which meat you get.
Steak ‘n Shake: Free delivery on orders $10 or more on Halloween.
Steak ‘n Shake offered free delivery on orders of $10 or more on Halloween 2021. This deal was only available online — no coupon code was needed.
McAlister’s Deli: Kids in costume eat free from Oct. 29 to 31.
Using the promo code HALLOWEEN21 at McAlister’s Deli from Oct. 29 to Oct. 31 unlocked a free Kids’ Meal (regularly $3.59) with every adult entree purchase.
This deal was only available for online pickup with a maximum of two Kids’ Meals.
99 Restaurants: Free kids’ meals on Halloween for rewards members.
For Halloween 2021, all 99 Restaurants Rewards members would get a free Kids’ Meal (regularly $5.69) with every adult entree.
Pancheros: Free delivery the week of Halloween.
From Oct. 25 to Oct. 31, 2021, Pancheros offered free delivery on all app and online orders to celebrate “Halloweek” in 2021.
Iceberg Drive Inn: BOGO shakes on Halloweekend.
If you live close to an Iceberg Drive Inn location, you could take advantage of their Halloween deal. In 2021, they offered a BOGO deal on all Iceberg Shakes on Oct. 30 and 31.
Jack in the Box: Monster tacos return on Halloween.
Jack in the Box brought back Monster Tacos for the month of October 2021. You only spent $3 for two tacos until Oct. 31. Plus, if you downloaded the app, you also got a coupon for free fries with an in-app purchase.
Friendly’s: Kids eat free on Halloweekend.
Wendy’s: Get a Boo! Book for five Frosties for $1.
Historically, Wendy’s sells Boo! Books to raise money for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.
A Boo! Book only costs $1, and you’ll get five Jr. Frosty coupons (usually $4 — that’s a savings of $3).
Brick House Tavern and Tap: Costumed kiddos get a kids’ meal for $0.99.
If you brought your costumed kids to the Brick House Tavern and Tap, kids 10 and under could get a kids’ meal (regularly $10) for $0.99 with the purchase of an adult entree. That’s 90% off!
Joe’s Crab Shack: Kids eat for $0.99 on Halloween.
If you stopped by a Joe’s Crab Shack on Halloween in 2021, you got a Kids’ Meal (regularly $6.86) for $0.99 if you ordered an adult entree — an 85.6% discount. This deal is only for costumed children, so make sure your kiddos wear their Halloween costumes to get this deal.
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. — Get a Kid’s Meal for only $0.99 on Halloween.
Order an adult entree at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. on Halloween 2021 for a $0.99 Kid’s Meal (regularly $8.49) — an 88.3% discount. Keep in mind that this was a dine-in-only deal, and you could only get one free meal per table.