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McDonald's Is Giving Away These New Menu Items for Free

It's one of several election-day deals you can score this week.
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McDonald's may be holding off on bringing back its beloved all-day breakfast menu, but that doesn't mean there's not some good news from the fast-food giant this week as it pertains to its AM offerings. As the chain revealed last month, it's expanded its McCafe menu, and is officially offering pastry items—an Apple Fritter, a Blueberry Muffin, and a Cinnamon Roll, to be specific—for the first time in a decade. And, according to a new report by USA Today, you can get those items for free starting Tuesday. 

It's just one of many election-day deals you can score this week from many of your favorite restaurants. Elsewhere, Krispy Kreme is offering a free glazed doughnut to customers along with an "I Voted" sticker on Tuesday. If you scroll the app Grubhub, you'll be able to find election-day deals across a range of beloved restaurants, including Burger King and California Pizza Kitchen.

To get one of the new McCafe items for free (they usually run between $1.99 to $2.49), all you need to do is purchase a coffee (hot or iced) via the McDonald's app, and, voilá, you're eligible for a free pastry. Note that the offer can only be used once a day, and the promotion ends on November 9. For more election-day freebies you can score with a little creativity, read on, because we've listed a few of them right here. And if you're game for a trip down McD's memory lane, make sure you know What McDonald's Served the Year You Were Born.

1

Chili's

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Chili's customers can score a $5 Presidente Margarita and a free sticker until Wednesday. And for some things you definitely can't order at Chili's anymore, see this list of 7 Toxic Menu Items That No Longer Exist.

2

Boston Market

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All customers nationwide on Tuesday are eligible for a free late-night slider—whether it's BBQ meatloaf, Chicken Chipotle, Chicken Cheddar, Turkey Cheddar—at Boston Market. The promotion runs from 9pm to closing time.

3

Pieology

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The pizza chain is offering two custom pizzas and a dessert for $20.20 to commemorate Election Day 2020, from today through Tuesday.

4

Red Lobster

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On Election Day, the seafood chain is offering free delivery via Grubhub for any orders that exceed $25.

5

Uno Pizzeria & Grill

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You can score a two-for-one coupon from the pizza franchise on Tuesday by visiting www.unos.com/pizzavote.

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White Castle

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On Election Day, if you live in New York or New Jersey and order via Grubhub, Uber Eats, or Postmates, you can get $4 off any order over $20 and $5 off any order that's over $30. And if the thought of a stack of White Castle burgers has your mouth watering, see where they rank among The Unhealthiest Burgers in America!