By Julie Henry
To help take some of the sting out of tax day, many restaurants are offering tax day deals and freebies. Some of the deals are only valid on April 15; others are good both before and after. We’ll update the list as more come in, so make sure you check back often:
- Free curly fries at Arby’s on Tax Day
- Bonefish Grill: Through April 17, get a $5 discount on two dinner entrées. To get the coupon you’ll need to claim the offer on the Bonefish Grill Facebook page.
- Boston Market: On April 15, get two half-chicken individual meals for just $10.40. No coupon required.
- California Tortilla: On April 15, say the secret password “Taxes Shmaxes” to your cashier and get a free order of chips and queso with an entrée purchase.
- Cheeseburger in Paradise: Through April 30, get a FREE appetizer with an entrée purchase. You’ll need this printable coupon.
- Del Taco: Get a FREE order of five-piece hashbrown sticks with the purchase of two breakfast tacos through April 27. No coupon required.
- Great American Cookies: Stop by a participating store on April 15 and get one FREE Original Chocolate Chip Cookie. No coupon required.
- Hard Rock Café: Get up on stage at a participating Hard Rock Café location and sing an entire song from the pre-selected song list and get a FREE entrée from their new menu. This deal is good from 5 to 7 p.m. April 15 at most locations (check your local Hard Rock for dates and times). Some cafes are requiring pre-registration, so you may want to call ahead anyway.
- Hardee’s: Through May 4, get a $1 discount on any Western X-tra Bacon Thickburger combo. You’ll need this printable coupon.
- Jamba Juice: Get a small smoothie for $2.99 through April 30. No coupon required.
- Mimi’s Café: Through April 19, get two-for-one breakfast or lunch entrees when you purchase two drinks. You’ll need this printable coupon.
- Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt: They haven’t posted the actual deal yet, but I hear it’s going to be a full cup of frozen yogurt with toppings for $4.15. Check back closer to tax day to be sure.
- Papa Murphy’s: On April 15, get a large pepperoni pizza for $5 at participating locations. No coupon required.
- Schlotsky’s: Get a FREE small “The Original” sandwich with the purchase of chips and a 32-ounce drink on April 15. No coupon required.
- Sonic: On April 15 get half price drinks, teas and slushes (does not include shakes or other ice cream drinks). No coupon required.
- Wienerschnitzel: Through April 27, get 99-cent chili dogs, no coupon required.