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12 National Fast Food Day Deals You Won't Want to Miss

The holiday falls on Saturday, November 16.

The United States seems to have a national day for everything, and fast food is no different. Saturday, November 16, is National Fast Food Day, and plenty of your favorite brands are offering deals to celebrate.

Thanks to some help from our friends at, we've rounded up some of the best National Fast Food Day deals, whether you're looking for tacos or burgers. Many of these deals aren't exclusive to National Fast Food Day, but they are current promotions. And if you're celebrating the (OK, fake) holiday, you might as well save some money while you're at your favorite fast food go-to.

National Fast Food Day Deals

Arby's: The chain has a number of limited-time items on the menu, including a s'mores shake, two steak sandwiches, three King's Hawaiian sliders, and the Cinnamuffin. And if you sign up for the Arby's newsletter, you'll get free fries and a drink when you buy a sandwich.

Burger King: Cheesy tots are back on the menu for a limited time, and they're just $1.00 for a four-pack. A buck will also get you a crispy taco at Burger King, so if you have a few dollar bills, you can get a full meal.

Captain D's: For a limited time, $5.99 "Fan Favorites" meals are back at the seafood chain. The specials include the fish and butterfly shrimp meal, the Southern-style whitefish meal, and the giant fish sandwich combo.

Carl's Jr.: Sign up for the Carl's Jr. newsletter and get free fries and a drink when you buy a Western Bacon cheeseburger.

Checkers: For a limited time, the burger chain is offering a two for $6 deal on its Big Bufords burgers. You can also get a free order of fries by signing up for emails from the chain.

Church's Chicken: Visit the Church's Chicken website for a list of printable deals in your state, including discounts on the chain's famous honey butter biscuits.

Dunkin': For months now, Dunkin' has offered medium drinks for $2 every day between 2:00 and 6:00 p.m. The current promotion will get you a hot or iced latte, cappuccino, or Americano for just $2 every afternoon.

El Pollo Loco: Download the chain's app and get a free Original Pollo Bowl. And if you earn 100 points, you'll get a $10 reward.

Jack in the Box: Sign up for the Jack in the Box e-club and you'll get a free burger with the purchase of a drink. Not bad!

McDonald's: Download the McDonald's app for deals like $1 fries. And make sure to try the new Snickerdoodle McFlurry while you're there.

Sonic: In addition to the chain's daily happy hour deals on drinks and slushies—half price from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.—there are some limited-time items on the menu. The bacon mac and cheese bites and chili mac and cheese bites are just $2.99 and will only be available for a limited time. Other limited-time menu items include the Extra-Long Philly Cheesesteak and the Patty Melt.

Wendy's: Today marks Wendy's 50th birthday as a company, and the chain is celebrating with some mega deals. For a limited time only, you can get 10 nuggets and a burger or chicken sandwich for just $5. There's also the Birthday Cake Frosty, which works just as well for National Fast Food Day as it does for the company's birthday.

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Wherever you decide to eat on Saturday, these deals are worth checking out. Fast food is known for being cheaper than sit-down restaurant meals, and these discounts will make your next order even cheaper.

Meghan De Maria
Meghan De Maria is a senior editor at Eat This, Not That!, specializing in food, product, and restaurant coverage. Read more