Face it. There’s no better way to celebrate National Taco Day on October 4 than with a free taco. Don’t get us wrong. Discounts are nice, and saving money is often its own reward. But there’s something about a FREE taco — a taco in your hand freed from any monetary obligation on your part — that can be absolutely irresistible. Especially at lunchtime. You know you just got hungry reading this, so it’s going to pay off for you to note these free taco deals for National Taco Day 2018.
1. MARGARITAS MEXICAN RESTAURANT
The Margaritas chain is serving a huge two-pound Taco Gigante filled with chicken, beef, pork, bacon, cheese, lettuce, refried beans and much, much more. Accept and complete the Taco Gigante challenge (i.e. finish off this monster) and you’ll get—you guessed it—a free Taco Gigante!
2. CALIFORNIA TORTILLA
On National Taco Day, California Tortilla is offering a buy-one-get-one deal. Buy a taco and get a free taco all day at participating locations.
3. JIMBOY’S TACOS
Jimboy’s is giving away free ground beef or bean tacos for every taco you buy. The National Taco Day deal is valid at participating locations and comes with a three-free-taco maximum per person.
On National Taco Day, Chuy’s will give you a free crispy beef taco for National Taco Day when you buy an entrée if you ask your server to “taco ‘bout it.” Also on National Taco Day, Chuy will give a free entrée to anyone who dresses up in a full taco costume.
5. EL POLLO LOCO
Find El Pollo’s special online coupon and present it when you buy a taco platter at the regular price on National Taco Day. You’ll get a second platter of equal or lesser value for free.
6. HOT HEAD BURRITOS
Use the promo code BUY2TACOS when placing your order online on National Taco Day, and you’ll get one free taco when you purchase two tacos at the regular price.
7. TACO BUENO
Get a free taco with any purchase at Taco Bueno on National Taco Day.
8. TACO JOHN’S
A coupon available from Taco John’s Facebook page, Twitter, or Instagram account gives each customer a free crispy or soft taco on National Taco Day.
9. TACO TIME
Each Taco Time customer can get one free crispy taco apiece on National Taco Day.