Score Free Tacos on National Taco Day – We’ve Got All the Deals!

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National Taco Day happens every year on October 4th! Celebrate with these taco freebies and deals. 🌮

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Taco Tuesday is going to be a doozy on October 4, 2022, because it’s also National Taco Day! Celebrate the granddaddy of all Taco Tuesdays by taking the night off from cooking with some tasty deals for free and cheap tacos.

While we wait for the National Taco Day offers to start rolling in, we’ve rounded up some of the best deals and freebies from 2021 you can see where all the free and cheap tacos are usually found on National Taco Day.

So keep checking this page for all the best deals of 2022 as the big day approaches!


mini tacos on wooden cutting board

7-Eleven offered separate mini taco deals for in-store purchase and delivery orders.

On October 4, 2021, 7Rewards loyalty members could pick up 10 mini tacos for just $1 at participating 7-Eleven stores nationwide. For those who preferred delivery, one order of mini tacos through 7-Eleven Delivery via the 7NOW app earned you a second order of mini tacos FREE!


taco with lime wedge

California Tortilla customers scored a coupon for a free taco.

On National Taco Day 2021, California Tortilla customers got a coupon for a free taco with any purchase. This coupon was valid from October 5-19 in-store, online, or through the CalTort app.


3 chicken tacos from Chronic Tacos

Anyone who bought a fountain drink at Chronic Tacos got a free taco.

On October 4, 2021, taco fans could score a free taco at participating Chronic Tacos locations with the purchase of any fountain beverage. This offer was valid in-store only and was good for one Chicken, Carnitas, Al Pastor, or Veggie taco.


taco meal from Del Taco

Del Taco celebrated National Taco Day with 10 days of deals!

For 10 days leading up to October 4th, 2021, Del Yeah! Rewards App users could celebrate tacos with a different deal every day. Del Taco’s 10 Days of Deals culminated on October 4, when Rewards App users could get a free Stuffed Quesadilla Taco with any purchase.


Crunchy Tacos from El Pollo Loco

El Pollo Loco had BOGO Crunchy Tacos and a FREE Mexican Coke.

Loco Rewards members who purchased a Crunchy Taco from El Pollo Loco on National Taco Day scored a second Crunchy Taco for free, in addition to receiving a free Mexican Coke.


National Taco Day Free Food and Deals 2020 – Fuzzy's Taco Shop

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop offered $1.50 tacos.

On October 4, 2021, participating Fuzzy’s Taco Shops had select tacos for just $1.50. This offer excluded Fajita, Shrimp, Mahi, California Heat, Citrus Heat Mahi, and Queso Shrimpico.


holding a salmon taco

Long John Silver’s gave away free tacos with the purchase of any combo meal.

On October 4, 2021, fish fans could get a free taco with the purchase of any combo meal from Long John Silver’s. The coupon for this offer could be found by following Long John Silver’s on social media or by subscribing to the LJS email club.


National Taco Day Free Food and Deals 2020 – On the Border Endless Tacos

Rubio’s Coastal Grill handed out free tacos with any purchase.

On National Taco Day 2021, Rubio’s Coastal Grill offered up a FREE taco with any purchase when you presented this coupon. If ordering through the app or online, you could get a free taco simply by entering a promo code at checkout.


taco bell taco

Taco Bell gave away free crunchy tacos with any $1 purchase.

Taco Bell Rewards Members could enjoy a FREE crunchy taco with a $1 purchase when they ordered through the app on October 4, 2021.

For a limited time, you could also use Taco Bell’s Taco Gifter to send someone special a taco, delivered in the form of a $2 eGift card redeemable via the Taco Bell website or app. Note that a $0.35 purchase transaction fee applied, and some taco prices did exceed $2.


making taco breadsticks with meat and cheese

Celebrating at home this year? Check out some of our favorite taco recipes:

plate with keto chicken tacos made with cheese shells

… and visit our sister site, Hip2Keto, for ways to celebrate low-carb style!


Jenna has a Bachelor's Degree from Lycoming College and her Master's from Penn State, holding 3 years of writing experience between a variety of publications and Hip2Save.


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