Student discounts exist and in many areas of life — from books to clothing retailers to electronics and entertainment…and of course, food.
Here are 22 food joints where college students can find cheap(er) eats. Of course, always call ahead since most restaurants operate independently and may not participate in the discount deal.
Students, you may also want to check out this list of Top 20 Stores That Offer Student Discounts.
Save 10% on your entire meal when you show your student ID at participating locations.
2. Buca di Beppo
Students can eat Italian family style and get 10% off at various locations. Call ahead and see if yours offers this deal.
3. Buffalo Wild Wings
Students score 10% off their meal at many locations. Don’t be shy to ask.
4. Burger King
Get 10% off your Burger King purchase at participating locations.
At many Chick-fil-A’s, students can get a free drink when they buy a meal. Find out if yours does by flashing a valid student ID.
Most Chipotle locations will offer a free drink with purchase of a meal when you show your student ID.
7. Dairy Queen
Show a valid student ID for 10% off at participating locations.
8. Dunkin’ Donuts
Students show their ID and get 10% off at participating locations.
9. Firehouse Subs
Students may get 10% off when they check in first with their local sub shop.
Most Krogers offer a 5% discounts to students. Check first before you get yourself a discounted deli sandwich.
Use your student ID to get 10% off your purchase at participating McDonald’s.
12. Papa John’s Pizza
Check your local Papa John’s to see if you can get a discount of 10 – 20% on a pizza or side item.
13. Pizza Hut
Get 10% to 20% off your next pie. Discount depends on location.
14. Qdoba Mexican Grill
Qdoba offers a free drink for students when they purchase a meal, as well as burrito meals for $5. Check ahead.
15. Schlotzky’s Deli
Students receive a 10 – 20% discount at participating locations.
16. Shari’s Restaurants
This former truck stop is now a 24-hour restaurant offering a 10% discount for students at participating locations.
Shoney’s offers a 15% discount for students. Check ahead to see if your location participates.
18. Sweet Tomatoes
Depending on the location, students can get a 10% discount on the healthy salad buffet.
Students receive 10% off the total purchase with a valid student ID at participating locations.
20. Taco Bell
Get a student discount of 10% at participating locations.
Check first to see if they participate in offering 15% off of yogurt goodness when you show any form of student ID.
22. Waffle House
Students can enjoy coffee and waffles at a 10% discount at participating Waffle Houses.