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There were a lot of food holiday restaurant deals in 2022, so if you missed out, maybe your New Year’s resolution is to get more free food. Perfect. Start 2023 right by getting free and cheap food from various national chains.

We’ve found the restaurants who are kicking off the new year with deep discounts, offers for free food, and even free delivery.

Wanna know where you can get a bite to eat or make a grocery run? We have a list of all the stores open on New Year’s Day and restaurants open on New Year’s Day.

We’ve also got a handy list of New Year’s resolutions that you can adopt to help you save money in 2023.


Baskin-Robbins: Get 31% off scoops of ice cream on New Year’s Eve.

A person's hand holding up a Baskin Robbins ice cream cone.

On every 31st of the month (January, March, May, July, August, October, and December), Baskin-Robbins offers a 31% discount on all your scoops — including New Year’s Eve.

You can also get $5 off online cake orders of $35 or more through December when you use the code SNOW at checkout. This cannot be combined with any other discounts, including the 31% discount on your scoops.


Chevys: Get limited-time Holiday Tamales for $24 until Jan. 1.

Chevy's Fresh Mex restaurant exterior and logo in Minnesota.

When you’re ordering catering from Chevys, you can get 12 special Holiday Tamales for $24. That’ll include chicken, carnitas, or sweet corn tamales. They’ll need a 24-hour notice, but you can order these online or in store.

Looking for more family meal deals? We’ve rounded them all up.


IHOP: Get free food delivery from DoorDash until New Year’s Eve.

An IHOP employee holding some bags of IHOP to go orders.

When you order IHOP through DoorDash on New Year’s Eve, you’ll get free food delivery on your order. This deal was available all December long and can only be accessed through DoorDash.

There are so many ways to get free pancakes from IHOP and cheap delivery from DoorDash.


Firehouse Subs: Get 2,023 bonus points when you order a sub on New Year’s Day.

Place an order for any medium or large sub from FireHouse Subs on New Year’s Day and you’ll receive 2,023 bonus points in your FireHouse Rewards account on Jan. 4, 2023.


McAlister’s Deli: Get free delivery through the app on New Year’s.

Food and drinks from McAlister's Deli on a table.

​​When you enter the code TREATME2022 on checkout through the McAlister’s Deli app, you’ll get free delivery on your order. This deal will only be available online on the app.


Outback Steakhouse: Get 25% off party platters on New Year’s weekend with a code.

An Outback Steakhouse storefront with trees and rocks in the foreground.

At Outback Steakhouse, you can get 25% off party trays, platters, and family meals when you use the code NYE25OFF on the Outback Steakhouse website from Dec. 29 – Jan. 1.



Popeyes: Get a free chicken sandwich when you purchase a chicken sandwich combo on New Year’s Day.

When you order a Popeyes Chicken Sandwich combo from Dec. 19 to Jan. 1, you’ll get a free chicken sandwich (which costs $4.99) added to your order. This deal will only be available through the Popeyes app or website. No coupon code needed.

Looking for more ways to save at Popeyes? We’ve got all the ways you can save at Popeyes.


Shake Shack: Get free food delivery until New Year’s Eve when you use a promo code.

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By using the code GETSHACK on checkout through the Shake Shack app, you’ll get free delivery on your online orders. This deal is only available through the app.


Smashburger: Get $5 off delivery orders when you order delivery on New Year’s Day.

The outside of a Smashburger restaurant

You can get $5 off your delivery order through the Smashburger website when you use the code HOLIDAY5 on checkout. This deal will be valid until Jan. 1, so you’ll be able to take advantage of this deal on New Year’s Day.


Wendy’s: Get a free Breakfast Baconator on New Year’s Eve.

A person holding up a Wendy's breakfast sandwich in front of a Wendy's sign

To celebrate National Bacon Day (Dec. 30), Wendy’s is giving us a deal on New Year’s Eve for a Breakfast Baconator (regularly priced at $4.99). All you have to do is make another purchase through the Wendy’s app during their breakfast hours and your discount will automatically be applied to your order.

There are plenty of ways to save at Wendy’s that’ll get you free and discounted Frosties all year long.



Every Restaurant Offering New Year's Food Freebies & Deals