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Where to Get Free Food on Black Friday + Restaurant Gift Card Deals in 2024

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We love Black Friday deals at Krazy Coupon Lady. As a food holiday, Black Friday ranks pretty high on our list!

That’s why each year we gather up all of the free food opportunities for Black Friday or Cyber Monday — or, in between! So, what can you look forward to in 2024? Here’s a look back at what restaurants offered in 2023. Don’t worry as Black Friday rolls around again we’ll update this post, so be sure to check back often!

Of course, the best way to know if you’re getting the best Black Friday deal (and food deal) is by downloading the Krazy Coupon Lady app.

Offers may vary between locations.

 

Current Holiday Food Deals:

Burger King: Royal Perks members can get a free Whopper with a $20+ delivery order through Dec. 3, 2023.

Through Dec. 3, Royal Perks members can get a free Whopper with any $20+ delivery order from participating locations. Offer is only valid online at BK.com or in the BK app.

Checkers & Rally’s: Rewards members can enjoy free fries and chicken through Dec. 3.

Checkers & Rally’s has three holiday deals for their rewards members through Dec. 3.

  • Get a free large fry with the purchase of a large soft drink (daily)
  • Get a free regular loaded fries with a purchase of Steakhouse Double Burger (daily)
  • Get a free 3-piece Classic Fry-Seasoned Chicken Tenders with the purchase of a large fry (weekly)

IHOP has a 20% discount for online orders (through Dec. 31).

Right now, you can get 20% off your online orders at IHOP.com and in the IHOP app with the code IHOP20 until Dec. 31. During Black Friday week (Sunday, November 26, 2023), kids (12 and under) could eat free every day from 4 – 10 p.m. with the purchase of an adult entree.

McDonald’s: Get free medium fries (with a $1 purchase) on Black Friday.

McDonald’s is offering free medium fries every Friday with a $1 purchase in the McDonald’s app. You can also get any size Premium Roast or Iced Coffee for $0.99 when you order in the McDonald’s app. Only one redemption per day is allowed.

Red Robin: Get a limited-time $100 silver gift card for free appetizers in 2024.

Available in participating restaurants from 12/1 – 12/31/23, you can get a limited-edition $100 silver Red Robin gift card and use it for a free appetizer with every purchase of $30 or more, every time you dine-in from 1/1 through 4/30/24 — even after your $100 runs out.

Taco Bell: Rewards members can buy a $10 Nacho Fries Lover’s Pass (through Dec. 4) to get free fries every day.

Taco Bell Rewards members can get a free regular Nacho Fries every day for 30 days, when you buy a Taco Bell Nacho Fries Lover’s Pass (in the Taco Bell app) for $10 through Dec. 4.

Tim Hortons: Rewards members can grab $1 hot or cold lattes through Nov. 28.

Through Nov. 28, Tim Hortons rewards members can grab $1 lattes at participating Tim Horton locations. Offer is valid online at TimHortons.com or in the Tim Hortons app.

Wawa: Rewards members get a free cup of coffee on Tuesday during Black Friday week.

Wawa is offering Rewards Members a free cup of coffee, every Tuesday through Dec. No coupon is needed for this deal.

Wendy’s: Get a $3 Wendy’s Frosty Key Tag for free frosty with every purchase you make in 2024.

You can buy a Wendy’s Frosty key tag (physical key tag in person or a digital key tag through your Wendy’s Rewards account) for $3 each through Feb. 14, 2024. These special Wendy’s Frosty Key Tags allow you to get a free 6-oz Jr. Frosty every time you make a purchase at Wendy’s during the 2024 calendar year. Key tags will activate on Jan. 1, 2024.

 

Look for Black Friday food deals the day after Thanksgiving on Nov. 29, 2024.

Every year, Black Friday falls on the day after Thanksgiving. In 2024, Black Friday will be on Nov. 29. While this holiday is known as one of the busiest shopping days of the year, some don’t realize it’s also a great time to dine on some free Black Friday food.

Check out all of these deals from 2023 we hope return next year.

 

Black Friday Food Deals 2023

Some people sitting in a booth with a table of food in front of them at a Fazoli's restaurant.

In 2023, we found freebies or discounts during Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend at the following restaurants. Since many of these are franchises, you need to contact your local restaurant to verify any offer(s).

Biggby Coffee offered free sticker coupons, ornament, and cold cup with a purchase.

When you purchased any 24-ounce drink on Black Friday in 2023, you could get a free swag bag filled with a sticker, coupons, an ornament, and a cold cup.

Fazoli’s offered $3 off a $10 purchase.

In 2023, you could grab Fazoli’s with a $3 off a $10 purchase deal.

Hooters had all-you-can-eat chicken wings on Black Friday for $19.83.

On Black Friday in 2023, participating Hooters locations had an all-you-can-eat promo on their chicken wings for $19.83 (the year Hooters was founded). This deal included their bone-in, boneless, and no surcharge for their Daytona style, or smoked or roasted styles. Offer was valid for dine-in only on Nov. 24, 2023.

IHOP let kids eat free during Black Friday week in 2023.

From 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. (through Nov. 26), kids could eat free with the purchase of an adult entree. This offer was valid for dine-in only.

Newk’s Eatery offered a 20% discount on a $20 purchase with promo code.

You could save 20% off $20+ at participating Newk’s Eatery locations when you used the promo code NEWKS20 during checkout online at Newks.com. Offer was valid online and in store from Nov. 24 – 27, 2023.

Outback Steakhouse had a kids eat free promotion through Nov. 25.

Kids could eat free with the purchase of an adult entree at participating restaurants through Nov. 25, 2023. The offer was valid for dine-in, curbside takeout, or delivery. It was limited to one discount per table and you had to use promo code JOEYFREE when ordering online at Outback.com or in the Outback app.

PJ’s Coffee offered a free Espresso shot on Black Friday.

In 2023, you could add a shot of Espresso to your beverage of choice for free on Black Friday at PJ’s Coffee. This offer was only valid in store on Black Friday, Nov. 24, 2023.

Round Table Pizza is giving Rewards members up to $20 off during Cyber Monday.

On Cyber Monday, Round Table Royal Rewards members will rejoice with exclusive savings! Get $10 off $50, $15 off $75, or $20 off $100.

Starbucks offered a 30% discount on merchandise when you purchased a drink through Nov. 26.

If you purchased a drink from Friday, Nov. 24 to Sunday, Nov. 26, 2023, in the Starbucks cafe, drive-thru, or on the Starbucks app, and then visited a participating store on the same day you received 30% off packaged coffee and merch with proof of drink purchase.

Subway had a BOGO-free footlong sub on Black Friday.

On Black Friday in 2023, you could save with the BOGO free footlong sub deal at Subway. You had to use the promo code FREEFL or BOGOFTL. This offer is only valid online at Subway.com or in the Subway app.

White Castle offered a free small coffee with any purchase, Nov. 24 – 25.

In 2023, you could grab a free small coffee at White Castle on Black Friday when you made any purchase. The offer was valid through Nov. 25, 2023.

 

Black Friday Food Deals All Week Long

a person taking a bite out of a donut at dunkin donuts

Just like Black Friday has become a days and weeks-long event, food offers for the holiday also go beyond a single day. Here are the most notable deals you’ll find during Black Friday week.

7-Eleven: Loyalty members can grab $6 pizzas and $3 for two sliders during Black Friday week.

On Thanksgiving Eve, 7-Eleven loyalty members can get a whole pizza (any flavor) for $6, plus they can grab cheeseburger sliders, $3 for 2 sliders, or their Garlic Parm Meatballs for $3 through the end of 2023. Other 7-Eleven holiday food deals:

  • $1.49 large coffee (thru 1/9/24) — loyalty members’ exclusive
  • $1 M&M’s, Twix, and Snickers holiday share-size candy bars (thru 1/9/24)

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse: Get $10 off when you spend $50.

For a limited time, you can save $10 when you spend $50 at BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse and use the promo code 10OFF50 during checkout online at BJRestaurants.com or in the BJs app. Offer is valid for dine-in, takeout, and delivery (no third-party delivery).

Dunkin’: Enjoy a free coffee and/or donut during Black Friday week.

Dunkin’ has a couple of food deals for Black Friday week. You can grab a free medium hot or iced coffee with a purchase on Mondays in November. Plus, you can get a free donut with any purchase on Wednesdays in November and December.

Krispy Kreme: Get a dozen original Krispy Kreme donuts for $2 when you purchase a regularly-priced dozen and use a promo code by Nov. 23.

Buy one dozen Krispy Kreme donuts and get a second dozen for $2 when you use the promo code THANKS during checkout online or use the in-shop code 3691 (find in your Rewards account in the Krispy Kreme app) in store. Offer expires Nov. 23.

IHOP: Save 20% off online orders (thru Dec. 31) + kids eat free through Nov. 26.

Get 20% off your online orders at IHOP.com and in the IHOP app with the code IHOP20 until Dec. 31. Kids (12 and under) also eat free every day from 4 – 10 p.m. with the purchase of an adult entree, through Sunday, November 26.

Taco Bell: Rewards members can buy a $10 Nacho Fries Lover’s Pass (through Dec. 4) to get free fries every day.

Taco Bell Rewards members can get a free regular Nacho Fries every day for 30 days, when you buy a Taco Bell Nacho Fries Lover’s Pass (in the Taco Bell app) for $10 through Dec. 4.

Tim Hortons: Rewards members can grab $1 hot or cold lattes through Nov. 28.

Right now, through Nov. 28, Tim Hortons rewards members can grab $1 lattes at participating Tim Horton locations. Offer is valid online at TimHortons.com or in the Tim Hortons app.

Wawa: Rewards members get a free cup of coffee on Tuesday during Black Friday week.

Wawa is offering Rewards Members a free cup of coffee, every Tuesday through Dec. No coupon is needed for this deal.

Wendy’s: Get a $3 Wendy’s Frosty Key Tag for free frosty with every purchase you make in 2024.

You can buy a Wendy’s Frosty key tag (physical key tag in person or a digital key tag through your Wendy’s Rewards account) for $3 each through Feb. 14, 2024. These special Wendy’s Frosty Key Tags allow you to get a free 6-oz Jr. Frosty every time you make a purchase at Wendy’s during the 2024 calendar year. Key tags will activate on Jan. 1, 2024.

Wienerschnitzel: Grab a $1 corn dog when you use a coupon through Nov. 26.

When you show this coupon at participating Weinerschitzel locations you can get two corn dogs for $1 each through Nov. 26, 2023

 

Black Friday Restaurant Gift Card Deals 2023

A person's hand holding two Outback Steakhouse gift cards in front of a display of gift cards.

Gift cards make great stocking stuffers. Check out these current restaurant gift card deals — it’s basically free food on Black Friday:

  • Another Broken Egg: Purchase $50 in gift cards, and get $10 in bonus cards free through 12/31/23.
  • Auntie Anne’s: Buy $5+ Auntie Anne’s gift cards and get an eReward code for a free Original or Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel. Must unlock eReward by 1/14/24 and use within 14 days. You can only redeem one eReward per person, per transaction.
  • Applebee’s: Get two $10 bonus gift cards with a $50 gift card purchase through 11/27/23. The bonus card expires on Feb. 25, 2024.
  • Bad Daddy’s: Buy $35 between 11/24 and 11/31/23, and you’ll get $5 in bonus bucks. Buy $50, get $10 in Bonus Bucks.
  • Bar Louie: Purchase a $25 gift card and earn a $10 bounce Back card. Or, buy a $50 gift card and earn a $30 Bounce Back card. Offer valid in-store and online. You must buy the gift cards by 11/27/23, to receive the offer. Bonus cards are valid from 1/1 to 3/31/24.
  • Bartaco: buy a $50 gift card, and get a $10 bonus card through 12/31/23.
  • Benihana: Buy $50 in gift cards, get $10 in bonus cards, or buy $200 in gift cards, get 6x $10 bonus cards (that’s 30% back!).
  • Bertucci’s: Purchase $50 in gift cards through 12/31/23 and you’ll receive $10 in bonus cards. Bonus cards are valid between 1/1 – 2/29/24.
  • BJ’s Restaurant: Buy $50, get $10 in bonus cards, Buy $100, get $20 in bonus cards through Jan. 1, 2024 (except on 11/27/23). Bonus cards are valid between 1/1 – 1/29/24.
  • Black Angus: Purchase $50 in gift cards, and get $10 in bonus cards free. Bonus cards are valid 1/1 – 1/31/24.
  • Bonefish Grill: Get a $10 bonus card for every $50 gift card purchase through 12/31/23. Bonus cards are valid between 1/1 – 2/11/24.
  • Buffalo Wild Wings: Buy $25 in gift cards, and get a $5 bonus card through 12/31/23. Bonus cards are valid between 1/1 and 2/29/24.
  • California Pizza Kitchen: Buy $100 in gift cards, and receive $20 in bonus cards.
  • Carrabba’s: Buy $50 in gift cards, and get $10 in bonus cards through 12/31/23. Bonus cards are valid between 1/1 – 2/11/24.
  • Chilis: Buy $50 in gift cards through 12/31/23, and get a $10 bonus card that’s valid through 2/13/24.
  • Chuck E. Cheese: Receive a $10 bonus gift card with a $50 gift card purchase through 12/31/23. The bonus card is valid from 1/1 to 2/29/24.
  • Del Taco: Buy $30 in gift cards and get one free small-sized combo meal. Buy $100 get four small-sized combo meals through 12/26/23. Free meals expire 3/3/24.
  • Dunkin’: Buy $25 in gift cards (one transaction) and get a $5 eBonus card through 12/24/23. Limit one eBonus card per person. eBonus card expires 1/31/24
  • Einstein Bros Bagels: Purchase $25, and get a $5 bonus card through 12/31/23. Bonus cards are valid between 1/1 – 2/29/24.
  • Famous Dave’s: Buy $50 in gift cards and receive $10 in bonus cards. Bonus cards valid between 1/1 – 3/31/24.
  • Fogo de Chao: Get $25 in bonus cards for every $125 in gift cards you buy, $75 for every $300 in gift cards you buy, and $100 for every $400 in gift cards you buy through 1/1/24. Bonus cards valid between 1/2 – 3/25/24.
  • Friendly’s: Buy $25 in gift cards between 11/20 and 12/25/23, and you’ll receive $5 in Bonus Bucks.
  • Golden Corral: Receive a $10 bonus card with every $50 or more gift card purchase through 1/7/24. The bonus card is redeemable from 1/8 – 2/13/24.
  • Green Mill: Buy $100 in gift cards, and get $25 in bonus cards through 12/31/23. Bonus cards are valid 1/1 – 2/29/24.
  • Grimaldi’s: Purchase $50 in gift cards and receive $10 in bonus cards through 12/31/23. Bonus cards valid between 1/1 – 2/29/24.
  • Hooters: For every $100 you buy in gift cards on Cyber Monday (11/27/23), you’ll receive a $30 digital promotional card. Promotional cards are valid from 11/29/23, through 2/29/24.
  • IHOP: Purchase $30 in gift cards, and receive $10 in bonus cards through 11/29/23. Bonus cards expire 2/25/24.
  • Jamba Juice: Receive a $5 reward card with every purchase of $25 in gift cards through 12/25/23. You can redeem the reward card between 1/1 – 2/12/24.
  • Kona Grill: Buy $50 in gift cards and get a $10 bonus card. Buy $100 in gift cards and get $25 in bonus cards through 12/31. Bonus cards are valid between 1/1 – 3/31/24 (except 2/14).
  • Logan’s Roadhouse: Buy $50 worth of gift cards through 12/31/23, and get a free $10 bonus card valid through 2/13/24.
  • McAlister’s Deli: For every $25 you buy in gift cards, you’ll receive two $5 rewards from Nov. 24 – Nov. 27, 2023. Rewards are good from 1/1 – 2/29/24.
  • Moe’s Southwest Grill: For every $30 gift card purchase either online or in-person you’ll receive three $5 reward codes that you can use from 1/1 – 2/28/24.
  • Newk’s Eatery: Rewards members will receive a $10 bonus reward for every $50 in gift cards you buy. You can redeem bonus rewards from 1/1 – 3/31/24.
  • Outback Steakhouse: Buy $50 in gift cards and get two $10 bonus cards on 11/26/23.
  • Panda Express: Get 20% off your gift card purchase when you buy 3 or more Panda Express gift cards Your min total must be $30 or more for the discount. Promo ends 11/27/23.
  • Perry’s Steakhouse & Grill: Through 12/31/23 you’ll receive a $25 bonus card when you purchase $100 in gift cards.
  • Pluckers: Get 20% added to your e-gift card when you buy $25+ in gift cards. Or, get 10% added to a $30+ physical gift card purchase.
  • Pokeworks: Purchase a $25 gift card in store or online from 11/24 to 12/3/23 and 12/11 to 12/24/23, and you’ll receive a $5 bonus.
  • Red Robin: Purchase a $25 Red Robin gift card and get a $5 Bonus Buck Reward, or purchase a pack of three $20 Red Robin gift cards and get a $10 Bonus Buck Reward.
  • Red Lobster: Buy $50 in gift cards through 1/7/24, and you’ll receive two $10 bonus coupons (one valid Jan. 1 – 8, 2024) and (the second bonus card is valid from 2/1 – 2/28/24).
  • Schlotzsky’s: Get two $5 eRewards with a $25 gift card purchase between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. You can use your eRewards before 11/14/24.
  • Smashbuger: Purchase a $60 gift card online between 11/24 and 11/27/23, and receive a $15 bonus coupon. Bonus coupons are valid for future in-store Smashburger purchases.
  • The Greene Turtle: Get a $5 bonus card when you buy a $25 gift card between 11/24 and 12/31/23. Purchase a $100 gift card and get a $30 bonus card. You can redeem bonus cards dine-in only between 1/8 and 2/28/24.
  • TGI Fridays: Get $20 in Bonus Bites cards when you spend $50 on gift cards. Bonus cards valid between 1/1 – 2/29/24.
  • Tijuana Flats: Buy $25, get $5 in bonus cards, buy $50, get $15 in bonus cards through 12/31/24. Bonus card valid 1/2 – 2/29/24.
  • Toasted Yolk: Buy a $50 gift card and receive a $10 bonus card to use from 1/1 – 3/31/24.
  • Tocaya: Buy $50 in gift cards through 12/25/23, get $10 in Bonus Bucks; Buy $100, get $30. Bonus Bucks valid for use 1/1/24.
  • Twin Peaks: Get a $5 bonus card for a $25 gift card purchase, $10 in bonus cards for a $50 gift card purchase, and $20 in bonus cards for a $100 gift card purchase.
  • Village Inn: Buy $25 in gift cards and get a $5 bonus card through 12/31/23. Bonus cards valid between 1/1 – 3/31/24.
  • Wings & Rings: Get a $5 Bonus Card for every $25 you buy through 11/31/23.

 

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