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Lots of restaurants are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with food deals and specials — especially since March 17, 2023, is on a Friday. Free donuts? Check. Free guac? Check. It’s not a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow, but it’s the next best thing.
These St. Patrick’s Day food deals are just the start of all the free food you can get in March. And this is just one of the many, many food holidays happening throughout the year.
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Get $2 off 12-packs of hard seltzers at participating 7-Eleven, Speedway, and Stripes locations or when you order through the 7NOW Delivery app. This deal is only available on St. Patrick’s Day.
All March long, Applebee’s celebrates St. Patrick’s Day by giving us two “Saintly Sips” drinks for $6 each. Drinks typically cost around $8.69. Here are the drinks that you can get:
- Tipsy Leprechaun: tea with Jameson Irish Whisky, melon liqueur, blue curacao, lemon sour, lemon lime soda, and a rainbow sugar rim
- Pot O’ Gold Colada: piña colada with Captain Morgan and mango
All Arby’s Rewards members will get 25% off on their orders on St. Patrick’s Day. This is limited to pickup, eat-in, or drive-in orders — not applicable to delivery orders.
Here are even more tips to make sure you’re getting the best deal using the Arby’s menu.
Baked by Melissa
Until March 20, you can get 10% off the Shamrock Shuffle 50-pack (regularly $70) and the Lucky Us 100-pack (priced at $135) cupcakes from Baked by Melissa when you use the code LUCKY10 at checkout.
During the season of Lent, including St. Patrick’s Day, you’ll get $3 off a large veggie or cheese pizza (regularly $16.99) from Casey’s when you use the code LENT at checkout. That’s a 17.7% discount.
At Burger King, you can get tons of freebies and deals through the Burger King offers page. These deals are exclusive to online purchases. While these deals aren’t exclusive to St. Patrick’s Day, you can redeem them on St. Patty’s Day. Here are just a few highlights:
- Free Fries (up to $3.39 value) with any purchase
- Large Onion Rings (reg. $3.49) for $1 — a 71.3% discount
- Small Whopper Meal (reg. $9.19) for $7 — a 23.8% discount
- Medium Bacon King Meal (reg. $12.89) for $10 — a 22.4% discount
These deals will differ depending on your location, so make sure to check your local Burger King to see what they are offering.
On March 17, Dunkin’ Donuts is releasing an exclusive Irish Creme Flavored coffee to all Dunkin’ Rewards members. This drink will cost $2.99 – $3.99 depending on the size, and it’ll be available until March 21. Dunkin’ has also released some deals exclusive to rewards members that expire on March 31:
- Free medium Cold Brew (reg. $3.69) with any purchase
- Free Carrot Cake Muffin (reg. $2.09) when you order a drink ahead through the app
- $1 Chocolate Croissant (reg. $2.29) when you purchase a full priced drink
- $2 medium Iced Coffee (reg. $2.99) when you order ahead
We’ve got all the information on the Dunkin’ Spring Menu — including deals that you can get in April.
Jamba Juice is offering all rewards members BOGO 50% off all green smoothies. This coupon will be automatically sent to rewards accounts on March 17 and is only valid on St. Patrick’s Day.
On St. Patrick’s Day, you can get an 8-piece chicken bucket (priced at $14.99) from KFC for only $10 — a 33.3% discount. This deal is limited to one per order, and you won’t be able to get it for third-party delivery services.
If you wear green to your local Krispy Kreme on either March 16 or 17, you’ll get a free green Krispy Kreme Original Glazed doughnut (regularly $1.99) — no purchase necessary.
Plus, they’re selling limited edition St. Patrick’s Day doughnuts until March 17.
We’ve got all the secrets you should know to get free Krispy Kreme doughnuts.
Lenny & Larry’s
Until March 19, you can get 20% off the Boss! Immunity Bar and the choco-o-mint Complete Cookie from Lenny and Larry’s when you use the promo code MINTY20 at checkout. This deal is only available online.
On March 16 and 17, you can pick from a select $10 menu that includes hand-battered fish & chips (priced at $12.99), classic cheeseburger (regularly $10.99), and chicken tenders and fries (normally $13.99) at O’Charley’s. This deal is only available for dine in.
Members of the MyPanera Rewards program will get a coupon sent to their account. This coupon is only valid on March 17 through the Panera app. When we opened up the coupon, we received $3 off a You Pick 2 meal.
We’ve got even more ways to make Panera Bread menu prices cheaper.
When you enter the code AVOCADO on checkout at Potbelly, you’ll be able to add guacamole (regularly $2.29) to your sandwich for free. This deal will be available for all online orders through the Potbelly app or website. This deal is available from March 17 to 19.
Every Friday at TGI Fridays (including St. Patrick’s Day), you can take advantage of their all-day Happy Hour deals. Here’s what you can get:
- Half-priced appetizers
- $2 Beers (reg. $4.99) — a 59.9% discount
- $4 Cocktails (reg. $10) — a 60% discount
- $5 Wines (reg. $11.29) — a 55.7% discount
When you visit a White Castle on St. Patrick’s Day, you can get buy two get two cheese sliders when you show them this coupon. This coupon is only valid on in-person orders and limited to one per customer.
On St. Patrick’s Day, Zaxby’s Rewards members can get Chicken Bacon Ranch Loaded Fries (regularly $7.99) with any $15 purchase or more through the Zaxby’s app.
Green Food for St. Patrick’s Day
Not every restaurant offers deals, but a few of them offer green-colored food this season. Here’s every green food that we could find:
Carvel has collaborated with KitKat to give us a mint-chocolate milkshake at all their locations. Plus, if you bring in your child wearing green on St. Patrick’s Day, you’ll get a free set of temporary tattoos at participating locations.
Every March, Dairy Queen highlights their Mint Brownie Blizzard, which includes mint ice cream, brownie pieces, and choco chunks. Blizzard prices can range from $3.69 to $6.49 depending on the size.
We know every chill way to get Dairy Queen Blizzards for cheap.
Jack in the Box
Jack in the Box has collaborated with Ryan Reynolds and Mint Mobile to give us the Mint Shake, a classic Oreo Cookie Shake with mint syrup flavoring. This drink will be available at participating locations from Feb. 25 to April 2. This drink will cost $4.89 – $5.29 depending on the size. Plus, if you’re a member of the Jack in the Box Rewards program, you could get a code sent to your account for a free mint shake.
There are plenty of ways you can save at Jack in the Box.
Every year McDonald’s releases the McDonald’s Shamrock Shake, a mint vanilla shake with a green hue. It’s the perfect drink to help you celebrate the St. Patrick’s Day season. They also brought back the Shamrock McFlurry which combines mint syrup, vanilla ice cream, and Oreo chunks.
This year, the McDonald’s Shamrock Shake was released on Feb. 20, 2023, and it will continue to be on the menu as long as the restaurants have supplies.
There are plenty of McDonald’s specials that can get you free and discounted food.