All The National Cheeseburger Day Deals & Freebies You Need To Know


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National Cheeseburger Day is Saturday, September 18. In honor of this delicious occasion, many of your favorite burger joints are offering limited-time offers and freebies. From Burger King to Wayback Burger, here are all the National Cheeseburger Day deals you need to know.

Applebee’s: Last year, the restaurant was offering its Burger Bundle for just $8.99, including any “Handcrafted Burger, including the Quesadilla or Whisky Bacon burgers. Plus, an order of classic fries and a soft drink. All guests had to do is select the Burger Bundle option from the menu to order for dine-in, to-go or delivery. Price and participation varied by location.

Black Tap: Black Tap is going BIG this National Cheeseburger Day (September 18) and offering free cheeseburgers! The first 100 customers to submit their emails on Black Tap’s dedicated National Cheeseburger Day website will win a complimentary cheeseburger with any purchase (food or drink). This offer is available at Black Tap’s Vegas, Anaheim and New York (Soho and Midtown) locations and select international locations.

BurgerFi: On September 18, they are having sweepstakes to win a free A+ Meal (BurgerFi cheeseburger, fresh-cut fries and a freestyle beverage) for a year. The contest will go live on National Cheeseburger Day via social media and BurgerFi will announce the winner on September 24.

Burger King: This popular fast-food chain has some offers: Double Cheeseburger Meal (one double cheeseburger, small fries and small drink); or a $3 Snack Box (one cheeseburger, medium fries, 10 nuggets and a small beverage).

Denny’s: The restaurant debuted two, new cheeseburger-friendly Family Packs last year: the four-serving Cheeseburger Pack; and the Breakfast & Cheeseburger Combo Pack. The Cheeseburger Pack includes four beef patties, buns, cheese, toppings and wavy-cut fries. The breakfast version has pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, plus two cheeseburgers with fries. Join Denny’s Rewards, and receive 20% off your next order.

Dog Haus: On National Cheeseburger Day, you can score a cheeseburger for only $5 for in-store or takeout at any of the participating locations.

Domino’s: This is quite an interesting take on a pizza! In August last year, the pizza chain launched its new Cheeseburger Pizza, made with a ketchup-mustard sauce, American cheese, beef, onions, tomatoes, shredded provolone and cheddar cheese. There’s also a Chicken Taco Pizza!

Farmer Boys: On September 18 in 2020, you could get a great deal from Farmer Boys. They were offering their Big Cheeseburgers from 2 to 5 p.m. for just $2! The Big Cheese is made with a 1/4 pound of fresh, 100% USDA beef topped with American cheese, lettuce, tomato, sliced onions, dill pickles, and thousand island dressing on a sesame seed bun.

Friendly’s: On September 18, Friendly’s is celebrating National Cheeseburger Day with a free medium sundae with any burger purchase. This offer is for Sweet Rewards members and will be loaded onto their accounts to use on that day.

Halo Burger: This popular restaurant was offering Halo Rewards members a $1.97 QP Burger (their #1 selling sandwich) if you signup before September 18 last year.

Hopdoddy: Hopdoddy is offering the Cheese Louise – a delicious burger made with one beef patty filled with swiss cheese, topped with everything bagel cream cheese, shaved red onions, and mayo on a jalapeno cheddar bun. The burger is only available while supplies last.

Hungry Howie’s: Not for cheeseburgers, but still a food deal! Customers can get 40% off any pizza at regular menu using the promo code FORTY. Valid only on online orders placed between 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. only at participating locations. This offer is available from September 13 through 19.

Jack in the Box: Jack in the Box, for a limited time, celebrates National Cheeseburger Day with their Sourdough Patty Melt combo which includes a small drink and small fries for only $5.99. Jack in the Box is keeping the party going by celebrating National Cheeseburger Day all weekend long with a free Jumbo Jack Cheeseburger with any purchase through their app. This lasts from September 18 through September 20!

McDonald’s: Grab a 50-cent Double Cheeseburger deal exclusively through the McDonald’s app on September 18. Use Mobile Order and Pay and add the deal to your order or scan the code at the drive-thru or front counter. There is a limit of one offer per customer.

Metro Diner: To celebrate National Cheeseburger Day, try out their all-new Cheeseburger Wrap featuring 100% Angus seasoned ground beef, grilled onions, pickle slaw, tomatoes, lettuce, bacon, American cheese, ketchup, and mustard – all wrapped up in a sun-dried tomato basil tortilla.

Red Robin: At Red Robin, the restaurant is hosting a week-long cheeseburger bash. Starting September 13 through September 19, members get BOGO 50% off cheeseburgers (discount applies to second cheeseburger purchase). This deal is good once per day all week.

Slater’s 50/50: The biggest name in all things burger, bacon and booze, stpped up their cheeseburger game with cheese-stuffed Juicy Lucy burger patties last year. On National Cheeseburger Day, guests at participating locations could order the Best Damn Bacon Cheeseburger and get a free upgrade of a Juicy Lucy patty when they mention the catchphrase “Juicy Lucy” to the staff.

Smashburger: Smashburger, the fast-casual better burger chain, is offering their Classic Smash Double Burger for only $5 on September 18! 100% Certified Angus Beef served with lettuce, tomato, onion and pickles. That’s a lot of juicy burger at that very special price!

Sonic: Celebrate National Cheeseburger day the Tuesday before or the Tuesday after at Sonic with half priced cheeseburgers when you order through the Sonic App on Tuesdays after 5 p.m., for a limited time only. This promotion includes the single-patty Sonic Cheeseburgers.

STK Steakhouse: STK is offering STK Wagyu Burger & Fries for only $7.99 (except $9.99 in New York City) when ordering for either takeout and delivery in honor of National Cheeseburger Day on September 18.

Teton Waters Ranch: From September 17 through September 19, you can order their burger blends at their website and get 15% off with code NATLCHEESEBURGERDAY15.

The Habit Burger Grill: On September 17 and September 18, customers who order through UberEats will receive a free Charburger with cheese.

Wayback Burgers: On September 18, Wayback is celebrating with BOGO Classic Burgers on the Wayback app. One per app account and restrictions apply.

Wendy’s: The popular restaurant offered a new Pretzel Bacon Pub Cheeseburger. It includes a pretzel bun with a quarter-pound of beef, Muenster cheese, three strips of Applewood smoked bacon, smoky honey mustard, warm beer cheese sauce, crispy fried onions and pickles.

Wholesome Meats: This Texas-centric company launched their premium, ground beef on National Cheeseburger Day last year. To celebrate, the premium ground beef company partnered with several local restaurants and grocers to highlight its good-for-you and good-for-the-planet meat. Deals included:

  • 20% off Wholesome Meats premium ground beef at Wheatsville Co-op
  • Free Wholesome Meats delivery in San Antonio and Austin every Tuesday for online orders
  • Free upgrade to Wholesome Meats beef at Mr. Juicy
  • 20% off all entrees featuring Wholesome Meats at Zedric’s
  • 20% all burgers featuring Wholesome Meats at The Cove

How will you be celebrating National Cheeseburger Day?


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