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!

slice of cheesecake in takeout container

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:

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 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 Super Bowl 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.

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 – BOGO 50% Off Footlongs + Free Cookie w/ Gift Card Purchase!

Two footlong sub sandwiches on table with drink at restaurant

For a limited time, pop over to Subway where you can score buy one, get one 50% off footlongs when you use promo code BOGO50 at checkout!

However, if you’re choosing a more expensive sandwich like the Elite footlongs, you may score a better deal with promo code FL1299 to snag two footlongs for just $12.99!

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

Wendy’s – BOGO Free Wendy’s Burgers or Chicken Sandwiches

hand holding a wendy's cheeeseburger

Through February 18th, Wendy’s is offering a Buy One, Get One Free deal on Dave’s Single, Spicy Chicken, or Classic Chicken Sandwiches! Just open your Wendy’s App and use the coupon found in the “offers” section for your online order or show the coupon at the restaurant. Don’t want 2 burgers? They’re also offering a Free Small Frosty with a Dave’s Single purchase!

wendy's fries and nuggets

Plus, through March 1st, Wendy’s is offering free fries in any size with any purchase – every Friday this month! Just open your Wendy’s App and use the coupon found in the “offers” section for your online order or show the coupon at the restaurant.

This is such an easy way to snag yourself lunch on the cheap every Friday this month.

Check your account for even more Wendy’s deals and specials:

  • $1 Off Small Chili w/ Purchase (exp 2/21)
  • $1 Any Size Soft Drink (exp 2/18)
  • $1 Topped Fries w/ Any Purchase (exp 2/25)
  • $1 off Any Salad (exp 2/18)
  • $2 off Any Premium Combo (exp 4/7)
  • $3 off Any $15 Purchase (exp 4/7)
  • $0 Delivery Free w/ In-App Delivery Order of $15+ (exp 4/6)

Note that only one coupon can be applied per order so be sure to choose the one that works best for you. A Wendy’s Rewards Account (free to join) is needed to access these offers. Menu prices may vary by location.

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.

Domino's pepperoni pizza in a pizza box

AND because hot, delicious pizza makes everything better, for a limited time, hurry over to Domino’s where they are offering Rewards members the chance to earn a FREE Medium 2-Topping Emergency Pizza when you place a qualifying carryout or delivery order, online or in the app. *Be sure to tap on the emergency pizza to “break the glass”. 

Within 24 hours of ordering, check your Rewards account under the My Deals and Rewards tab to claim your offer. Note that you must claim your offer within 7 days and use it within 30 or it will expire. If your offer expires before you use it, you can still earn another – limit of one redemption per rewards account.

Cheesecake Factory – FREE $10 Bonus w/ $50 Gift Card Purchase

cheesecake from the cheesecake factory on plate with strawberries on table

Through February 20th, The Cheesecake Factory is running a promotion that rewards guests with every online purchase of eGift cards!

For every $50 Cheesecake Factory eGift card purchased through 2/20/24, you’ll earn a $10 dining credit. The $10 credit will appear in your Cheesecake Rewards account on February 21st.

Note that this offer is valid on eGift cards purchased online. The dining credit received from this promotion may be used beginning February 21st, 2024, and it expires at the end of the business day on March 31st, 2024.

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 – 2 for $6 Sandwiches, 50% Off Next Purchase & More

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

For a limited time, Arby’s is offering select 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.

Plus today, February 16th only, be sure to check your rewards offers as you may have an offer for 50% off your next order! This offer can only be redeemed on orders placed online.

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:

Liz has over a decade of experience writing about coupons and frugal living. She’s always searching for the best deals and loves helping people save!

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Comments 2

  1. Cali

    the “$2 Big Fish” at BK is really BOGO$2. The offer is a second Big Fish for $2 when you buy one at regular price,

    • Trish (Hip Sidekick)

      Whoops! Thanks for catching that, Cali! 🤗 I’ve updated the details above! đź’—

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