January is the month of resolutions.
And if you’re resolving to save more money in 2019, you’ve come to the right place.
Welcome to USA TODAY’s January guide of free food, meal deals, made-up food holidays and other savings.
One of the month’s sweetest days is Jan. 23, which is National Pie Day not to be confused with Pi Day held March 14.
Bookmark this page because it’ll be updated frequently with more specials.
Here are the deals, big days and ongoing specials, available at participating locations. To be on the safe side, always check with your closest location before heading out. Also, some will require you to have a restaurant’s app or be signed up for emails.
Burger King: Get a free order of Chicken Fries when you spend $5 on DoorDash through Sunday, Jan. 6 with promo code NEWYEAR. To get this deal, add the Chicken Fries to your DoorDash cart and enter the code. According to the offer details, it is limited to the first 30,000 orders and valid for participating Burger King locations within DoorDash’s delivery zones. Not valid for pickup or dine-in.
Chipotle Mexican Grill: Through Monday, Jan. 7, college football fans can get free delivery on any Chipotle order $10 or more for the first-ever “Chipotle Free Delivery Bowl.” To redeem the offer, place a delivery order on the chain’s mobile app or online at order.chipotle.com. No coupon code is needed and orders $10 or more will be eligible for free delivery.
IHOP: For a limited time at participating locations, get all-you-can-eat pancakes with any breakfast combo or get just the pancakes for $4.99. Dine-in and buttermilk pancakes only. Some exclusions apply and this offer isn’t valid with senior and kids meals.
Metro Diner: Jan. 1 was National Bloody Mary Day and through Friday, Jan. 4, Metro Diner has $2.99 Bloody Mary drinks from open to close.
Papa John’s: To celebrate the launch of the new and more rewarding Papa Rewards program, Papa John’s has a contest going on through Sunday, Jan. 6. Learn more at www.papajohns.com/PapaDough.
P.F. Chang’s: Through Thursday, Jan. 3, get a free order of chicken or vegetable lo mein with purchase of any entree at regular price with a coupon posted at www.pfchangs.com.
Pizza Hut: Through Tuesday, Jan. 8, get 50 percent off menu-priced pizzas ordered online. No coupon code is needed.
Taco Bell: Not a deal, but in a tweet Taco Bell announced the Naked Chicken Chalupa is back on the menu “for a hot second” and to “get it ASAP before it disappears again.”
Jan. 4: National Spaghetti Day
Don’t confuse National Spaghetti Day with National Pasta Day held in October. More carb-laden deals are expected.
Carrabba’s Italian Grill: Locations nationwide are celebrating National Spaghetti Day Friday, Jan. 4 with a $10 special. Choose from Spaghetti Pomodoro, sautéed in classic tomato sauce or Penne Alfredo and Linguine Positano with crushed tomatoes, garlic, olive oil and basil…..Read More>>>