Let's take a look at why Tuesday is one of the finest days of the year for taco deals: it's National Taco Day and Taco Tuesday.
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The big picture: As with other made-up food holidays, restaurants are offering offers and freebies, primarily through their loyalty programs, which have grown in popularity as consumers seek methods to combat inflation.
- Restaurant prices have been rising as the cost of materials and labor, as well as transportation, has risen.
- Most eateries are replacing paper coupons with loyalty programs.
Deals and free tacos on National Taco Day 2022
- Some programs, such as Taco Bell's Mexican Pizza, provide early access to new menu items through rewards programs.
Taco Day is celebrated every year on October 4th, and the following offers are available Tuesday unless otherwise specified. National Cinnamon Roll Day and National Vodka Day are also observed.
Be astute: Because not all sites are participating, you should double-check before leaving. The majority of these deals will necessitate a purchase as well as the installation of an app.
Taco Bell subscriptions are returning in time for Taco Day.
- Small, local companies may also have sales, which they may publicize on their social media platforms.
Taco Bell's Taco Lover's Pass returns for National Taco Day in the United States.
Taco Bell Rewards members may purchase a subscription to redeem one taco every day for 30 days on the chain's mobile app for $10.
Crunchy Taco, Crunchy Taco Supreme, Soft Taco, Soft Taco Supreme, Spicy Potato Soft Taco, Doritos Locos Tacos, and Doritos Locos Tacos Supreme are the available options.
What happens next: After purchasing the pass, a secret category will appear in the app menu from which you may select a taco and redeem it for 30 days.
Yes, but if you aren't already a dedicated customer, you can obtain a complimentary by signing up for Taco Bell Rewards on the app or website.
Mini tacos for $2 at 7-Eleven on Taco Day
Taco Day deals are available for loyalty members at 7-Eleven, Speedway, and Stripes. Tuesday is a $2 mini taco day for 7Rewards and Speedy Rewards members.
Tacoberfest Del Taco Day discounts
Del Taco is running a month-long Tacoberfest promotion for its loyalty members via the Del Yeah! Rewards app or website.
Details: According to the monthly schedule of promotions, every Tuesday in October will feature "Taco night bargains," plus members can get double loyalty points all day.
Deal on National Taco Day at El Pollo Loco
- Get three snack tacos for $1.69 at participating locations between 3 and 11 p.m.
In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, El Pollo Loco's Tuesday special rewards Loco Rewards members for not ordering tacos.
Details: New and current members who spend $10 or more on anything other than tacos will be "rewarded with 8 free tacos in their loyalty account" to use between Oct. 5 and 31.
Taco Day sale and contest at Fuzzy's Taco Shop
- On Tuesday, the restaurant will also provide free delivery for orders ordered through its app or website.
Fuzzy's Taco Shop is celebrating National Taco Day with $1.50 tacos and a sweepstakes to win free tacos for a year (two tacos a week for 52 weeks).
Details: By making an order Tuesday on the app or scanning a receipt into the app, 100 Fuzzy's Fans will be randomly selected to win free tacos for a year.
Yes, however there are two more methods to enter without making a purchase, which are detailed on the Fuzzy website's terms and conditions page.
Monster Tacos offer at Jack in the Box on Taco Day
Monster Tacos are currently available at Jack in the Box through Halloween. While supplies last, the limited tacos are two for $3 with a purchase.
Discount at Moe's on National Taco Day
Moe's Southwest Grill is offering $5 off any meal package Tuesday with the discount code TACODAY22 to Moe Rewards members.
Taco kits include 12 soft flour tortillas, two proteins, lettuce, cheese, pico de gallo, beans, rice, sour cream, and a bowl of Moe's queso to enjoy.
Taco Day bargains on the Border
- The promotion is also valid for in-app and in-restaurant orders on Tuesday, but there is only one prize per transaction.
Tuesday is On the Border Day, with $2 beef, chicken, and vegetable tacos and $3 bottled and canned beer at participating eateries.
This price is only available for dine-in on Tuesday, while supplies last.
Free tacos at Rubio's on Taco Day
Rubio's Coastal Grill is offering complimentary tacos with any purchase on Tuesday.
The free taco is for an a la carte taco, but the business also offers all-day Taco Tuesday deals, such as $1.99 chicken tacos and $2.29 steak tacos.
Free Taco John's Taco Day freebie with purchase
Taco John's, which trademarked the phrase "Taco Tuesday," is rewarding its faithful customers this Tuesday.
Members will receive a complimentary Beef Taco Bravo with purchase for orders placed via the app or in-person.
Cinnabon is having a National Cinnamon Roll Day sale.
From Tuesday until October 7, Cinnabon Rewards members may receive a buy-one-get-one-free baked product promotion at participating stores countrywide.
The Classic Roll, MiniBon, 4-count BonBites, and "Center of the Roll" are among the baked items eligible for the promotion.
- As part of the Cinnamon Roll Day offer, Cinnabon will also deliver app and online orders free of charge.