Cheap Eats of the Week: Top 15 Restaurant Deals

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We’re sharing the best food deals of the week! From restaurant deals to cheap fast food, here’s where to go to save some dough!

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Looking for cheap food deals from your favorite restaurants?

With this busy time of year, comes more activities, sports, and events which means less time for cooking family dinners! Don’t fret – you can still get your family fed on your busy schedule without breaking your budget.

Have you been wondering, “Where are the cheap eats near me?” We have compiled a list of our favorite restaurants and cheap fast-food deals. This week’s deals are perfect for all you busy or tired peeps out there who could use a quick pick-me-up or a night off from cooking!

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Here are a few of our favorite cheap eats and food deals from this past week:

McDonald’s – $4 Off for New Reward Members

Mcdonalds fries - mcdonalds hacks

Through February 29th, head over to McDonald’s where you can score $4 off ANY $4 or more purchase when you download the McDonald’s app and join MyMcDonald’s Rewards. Note this offer is only available for new account members.

Plus, every Friday through 2024, McDonald’s is offering up a FREE order of medium fries with your in-app purchase of just $1 or more! You’ll see this offer available to use every Friday inside the McDonald’s app


Freddy’s – Mini Sundae ONLY 95¢ (Reg. $4)

freddys sundae

Through February 27th, Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers is celebrating their co-founders birthday by offering their Rewards Members (free to join) a mini sundae for just 95¢ (regularly $4.19) when you order through the app!

Note that, this offer won’t show up until your final stage of checkout, there is a limit of one offer per account, and specialty sundaes are excluded. There may be an additional charge for extra toppings.

Grab this tasty treat…

Create Your Own Mini Single Topping Sundae $4.19
Clip the 95¢ Birthday Mini Sundae Reward
Final cost 95¢! 

*Note that after applying the offer in your bag, you may not see the discount reflected until you check out. 

Nothing Bundt Cakes – Buy One, Get One Free Bundlets

Nothing Bundt Cakes Bundtlets 2 shown on platter

Through February 24th, head over to Nothing Bundt Cakes where they are offering Buy One, Get One Free Bundtlets when you use promo code BOGOFEB24 at checkout – valid online and at the bakery.

To redeem this offer in-store, check your email for the offer that features the barcode to scan. You can choose from a variety of delicious flavors like Strawberries & Cream, Red Velvet, Lemon, Classic Vanilla, and more. Plus, they also have a Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip flavor!

Here’s what your deal will look like…

Buy 2 Bundtlet Cakes $5.75 each
Total = $11.50
Use promo code BOGOFEB24
Final cost $5.75 total!

Burger King – FREE Whopper w/ $1 Purchase

hamburger with soda in front of grill

Through March 17th, check your Burger King App where you can snag a FREE Whopper with any $1+ purchase when you tell BK what the ultimate Whopper toppings are! Plus, if your Whopper creation is chosen, you could win 1 million dollars!

To get your FREE Whopper, just head over to BurgerKing.com or use their app and type in your Whopper toppings to “build” your burger – easy peasy. After you finish your creation, a coupon will appear in the offers section of the app. This would be a fun thing to do with the kiddos!

Check out these additional Burger King coupons and offers:

  • Buy one Big Fish or Fiery Big Fish Sandwich, get one for $2
  • $3 Impossibe Whopper
  • Free 4-piece Cheesy Tots w/ $1 purchase
  • FREE any size Fries with Purchase
  • BOGO Original Chicken Sandwich
  • & More

Buffalo Wild Wings – 6 FREE Wings on Feb 26th!

order of Buffalo wings with celery and ranch

Who doesn’t love FREE wings? The Big Game went into overtime which means that Buffalo Wild Wings “overtime button” went into effect! Now everyone can snag 6 FREE boneless or traditional wings in any of their 26 signature sauces and seasonings on Monday, February 26th from 2 PM to 5 PM local time!

Note that, no promo code or coupon is needed and this offer is available for dine-in and in-person takeout only.

HIP TIP: For a limited time, Paypal is offering a $50 Buffalo Wild Wings eGIft Card for $45 – limit 1 per person.


two platters of Buffalo Wild Wings with ranch and veggies

Don’t miss these other Buffalo Wild Wings Specials:

  • For a limited time, you can get snag great value bundles starting at just $8.99!
  • Feed the whole family with the 15/15 Wing Bundle for as low as $36.99. It includes 15 boneless wings, 15 traditional wings, and fries!
  • Score this 20/20 Wing Bundle any day of the week for only $42.99! It includes 20 traditional wings and 20 boneless wings, plus fries, valid for delivery or takeout.
  • Score Goose Island Wild Herd Kölsch, Buffalo Wild Wing’s house beer, for just $4 every day at your nearest location.
  • Why limit happy hour? Every day from 3 PM to 6 PM they offer happy hour drinks from $3-$6 each!

Subway – Score TWO Footlongs for Just $12.99!

Two footlong sub sandwiches on table with drink at restaurant

Through February 28th, pop over to Subway where you can score 2 footlongs for $12.99 when you use promo code FL1299 at checkout!

Or, save 20% off ANY footlong or 6″ subs when you use the promo code TWENTYOFF at checkout. This code works on the Subway Series menu items as well which are usually excluded from promo codes.

Check out what your savings could look like…

Subway Footlong Series Sub $12.19
Use Subway coupon code TWENTYOFF
Final cost $9.75!

*Note that prices, participation, and expiration dates may vary by location.

Buy 2 Subway Footlong Subs $7.89 each
Total = $15.78
Use Subway coupon code 1299FL
Final cost $12.99 total – just $6.49 each!

*Note that prices, participation, and expiration dates may vary by location.

Keep in mind that these deals are valid at participating restaurants when you order through the Subway App or online only (limit 1).


Panera Bread – FREE Unlimited Panera Drinks & Coffee for TWO Months

two people having Panera Bread drinks

Through February 29th, new customers can score two FREE months of the Panera Sip Club – a $24 value!

If you’re wondering why you would want to join the Sip Club, it’s because this subscription lets you snag any size or flavor of hot or iced coffee, tea, fountain sodas, and their Charged Lemonades for FREE. That’s right, completely free! 😱 You can use your Sip Club subscription to get a new drink every two hours each day or get unlimited refills when dining inside!

You won’t have to worry about staying hydrated ever when you sign up for Panera’s Unlimited Sip Club Subscription!


Outback Steakhouse – FREE Bloomin’ Onion!

Outback Steakhouse Bloomin Onion on plate with sauce in the middle

Want to snag a FREE Bloomin’ Onion? All you gotta do is Pucker up this month! Through February 29th, you can score a free bloomin’ onion when you post a photo or reel in on your Instagram feed kissing your date after eating a Bloomin’ Onion!

To score this freebie follow these steps:

  • Follow Outback Steakhouse on Instagram
  • Post a photograph or reel-in kissing your date after consuming a Bloomin’ Onion on your Instagram account and use #outbackonionbreath
  • Set your user page to public

Everyone who meets the submission requirements will receive a code for a Bloomin’ Onion with the purchase of one full-price adult entree. The code will issued via direct message on Instagram and can be used for curbside takeout or delivery from February 19th through March 8th!


Domino’s – 2 Pizzas, Parmesan Bites, Cinnamon Twists AND 2-Liter Soda Only $19.99!

Domino's pizza, brownies, wings, salad and more laying on table

For a limited time, head over to Dominos and grab The Perfect Combo for only $19.99 – this is an AMAZING deal as this feast normally costs $38.95!

This meal includes 2 medium one-topping pizzas, 16 Parmesan Bread Bites, 8 Cinnamon Bread Twists, and a 2-liter of Coke for just $19.99 when you use coupon code 1387 or click the deal on the homepage! Some crust types, toppings, sauces, and premium items may come with an additional charge.


Dunkin’ – $2 Medium Hot or Iced Coffee EVERY DAY in February!

holding a tray filled with 3 Dunkin coffee drinks and a bag

Through February 29th, Dunkin’ is offering $2 Medium Hot or Iced Coffee EVERY DAY in the app for Rewards Members! No promo code is required – simply order through the offer in the app!

That means you can get your daily coffee fix for a lot less for a whole month with this Rewards Member exclusive offer!

Note this offer excludes Nitro Cold Brew, Cold Brew, and Espresso coffee beverages. Limit 1 per reward member per day.


Taco Bell – $1 Cravings Box + FREE Welcome Reward!

hand holding taco over taco bell cravings items on table

Through February 26th or while supplies last, Taco Bell is offering NEW Rewards Members (free to join) a $1 Build Your Own Cravings Box AND a free welcome reward! All you need to do is sign up and your reward will be posted to your account within 24 hours!


Arby’s – Enjoy $1 Sliders AND 2 for $6 Sandwiches!

Arby's Sandwich, fries and drink on table with arbys bag in background

Through March 10th, head on over to Arby’s.com or visit the app where you can score $1 sliders (regularly $1.49) – offer valid when you order online or via the app, for in-store pickup only. Choose Chicken, Buffalo Chicken, Roast Beef or Jalopeño Roast Beef.

Also for a limited time, you can still score select Arby’s sandwiches 2 for $6! Get two of the same or mix & match. Choose Classic Roast Beef, Crispy Fish, or Fish ‘N Cheddar Sandwiches (regularly up to $5.19 each)! Note that prices may vary in AK and HI.

If you’re not already an Arby’s Rewards member, join now, and you’ll also score 25% off your first order. Your offer will be valid for two weeks.

Note that offers must be redeemed in the app or through the website for pickup orders, and redeemed in-store through the app for dine-in orders at participating locations. They are not valid for delivery and can vary by account.


Little Caeser’s – TWO Large Cheese or Pepperoni Pizzas ONLY $10.99!

Little Ceasar's Pizza in a box

Through March 3rd, you can score TWO Large Classic Cheese or Pepperoni Pizzas for only $10.99 when you use the promo code DOUBLEDEAL at checkout (regularly $13.98)! Note that this offer is only valid at participating locations.

two bags of little ceasars breadsticks

You can snag an order of Little Caesars Crazy Bread for just 99¢ with any order of $10 or more! To score the deal, place your order online or through the app and use promo code 99CRAZY at checkout.


Olive Garden – Buy One Entrée, Get One for $6

Man with to go trays at Olive Garden

For a limited time, Olive Garden is offering Take-Home Entrées for only $6 each when you purchase any entrée!

Keep in mind that there is a limit of 5 Take Homes per entrée when dining restaurant, and a limit of 1 per entrée with To Go online orders. Remember, Take Home entrées do not include soup, salad, or breadsticks.

You can pick from three yummy options, including Fettuccine Alfredo, Five Cheese Ziti al Forno, and Spaghetti with Meat Sauce. These entrées are prepared, packaged, and chilled, making them ready to take home – perfect for dinner that night or lunch the next day!

olive garden dessert

AND join Olive Garden’s eClub and you’ll score an offer for a FREE appetizer or dessert with the purchase of two entrées just for signing up (allow 12 hours for your Olive Garden coupon to arrive) – valid for dine-in only.

Better yet, celebrate your birthday with an Olive Garden coupon for a FREE dessert (up to a $10 value) that’s valid for one week after your birthday!


Einstein Bros Bagels – Free Coffee Every Day w/ Purchase!

woman holding cup of coffee and half of bagel with cream cheese on it

Einstein Bros. Bagels has a new and exciting offer for 2024. Schmear Society Rewards Members can participate in the new Unlimited Free Coffee Program.

That means any time you place an order online or through the app, you can score a FREE hot or iced coffee (excluding cold brew) of any size with any purchase! That’s about $3 savings per visit!

To redeem your reward, order online or through the app. Sign into your Rewards accounts and view your “My Rewards.” Select the reward when ordering.

Not part of the Schmear Society Rewards program? Sign up for a free account today and you’ll get free Unlimited Free Coffee for the rest of the month. Any purchase will unlock the reward for the next calendar month.


Jersey Mike’s – Buy a Sub Now, Get One FREE Later!

sub and chips on plate

Through February 29th, myMike’s rewards members (free to join) can get 72 points aka, a free regular sub, with any sub purchase in the app!

All you have to do is use your app to order your sandwich, and you’ll get enough points for a free sub to use later. 🙌  Note that you must order in the app and be logged into your myMike’s account. When you’re logged into the app, you’ll see a banner explaining the promotion.

*This offer may vary. If you don’t see it in your app, be sure to check back soon


What cheap eats are always available? Score these food deals today or any day…

sams club pizza slice menu item

Sam’s Club Pizza & Drink

If you’re looking for the best cheap fast food deals, look no further than the Sam’s Club food court. You can get a ton of tasty food items at Sam’s Club for under $5, including their popular pizza and drink combo. It costs just $2.50 and you’ll receive a 16″ slice of pizza and a soft drink!

costco hot dog soda and ice cream from food court

Costco Hot Dog & Drink

Another prime place to find cheap eats and food deals is the Costco food court which has many affordable and delicious food options for under $5. One of our favorites is the hot dog and drink combo. It costs just $1.50 and the price hasn’t changed since 1984!

Costco Chicken Bake cut in half sitting on table

Costco Chicken Bake

Another of our favorite fast food deals is also from the Costco food court. Costco’s famous Chicken Bake costs $3.99 as it’s made with fresh ingredients like chicken breast, cheese, bacon, and Caesar dressing wrapped up in leftover pizza dough. That’s one of the good food deals you can get right now today!


About the writer:

Nicole has 7 years of blogging experience. While her primary background has been in the restaurant and hospitality industry, she is a self-taught couponer with over 10 years of hands-on experience and a desire to share her knowledge to help others save.


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  1. massmomma

    these are $6 a piece in my area but still a good deal. Online I don’t see where to enter the code. I keep scrolling back but I can’t find it!

    • Trish (Hip Sidekick)

      So sorry for the confusion, massmomma! 🤗 Which deal were you having an issue with entering the code?

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