2014 Tax Day restaurant deals, freebies and specials
April 15th, 2014
02:00 AM ET
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Feeling a bit cash-strapped this Tax Day? These food and drink freebies and discounts from restaurants, stores and snack vendors just might take a bite out of your financial fretting - even if you have to sing for your supper.

For the fourth year in a row, customers can get a free snack-sized order of curly fries today only by visiting coupon.arbys.com/taxday for a coupon.

Boston Market
Today only, get two Boston Market Tax Meal Chicken Deals for $10.40, no coupon needed. Guests receive two individual meals, each including a half rotisserie chicken with a choice of two home style sides and freshly baked cornbread.

Bruegger’s Bagels
A coupon for a $10.40 Big Bagel Bundle (that's a baker's dozen of bagels and two tubs of cream cheese) is yours for liking the bakery chain on Facebook. The offer is valid through today.

California Tortilla
Walk into any California Tortilla, make a purchase and say "Taxes Shmaxes" to score free chips and queso.

Cheesecake Factory
Tweet your Tax Day woes @cheesecakefactory using the hashtag #CakeMe and you may end up with a complimentary gift card.

ESquared Hospitality
Get half off alcoholic beverages - including cocktails, beer, wines - at BLT Prime and BLT Steak restaurant and bar locations in New York City; Washington, D.C.; Waikiki, Hawaii; Atlanta, Georgia; Charlotte, North Carolina and Miami, Florida. New York City's GO Burger Bar & Grill, Casa Nonna and Juni and Chicago's The Florentine all boast the same discount.

Great American Cookie
Sweet deal! Come into any participating store, get a free regular chocolate chip cookie.

Hard Rock Cafe
Today only, guests will have the opportunity to select their favorite song and perform it onstage at their local Hard Rock Cafe. Guests who perform a complete song in front of the entire restaurant will receive a free dinner entrée from the restaurant's newly launched menu.

Diners at the New York City location will have a chance to enjoy a one-song performance from Bret Michaels to benefit hunger charity WhyHunger.

McCormick & Schmick’s
Locations across the country are offering an extended happy hour with a menu including "bar bites" starting at $2.99.

Orange Leaf Yogurt
Fill up your cup with yogurt and toppings today and pay only $4.15. Claim the "releaf" offer on Facebook and show the cashier your confirmation e-mail.

Pizza Hut
As an ode to the 1099 tax form, pizza fans can order a large pizza and one of three sides for just $10.99, online-only on April 15. Customers must enter the promo code TAXDAY to get the deal.

Visit a participating location and get a free small "The Original" sandwich with purchase of chips and a 32-ounce drink.

The drive-in chain is offering an all-day happy hour today with a "Tax Cut" - half price drinks and slushes at participating locations.

Sonny's BBQ
Enjoy half-priced platters of the chain's Sweet & Smokey or Dry-Rubbed Ribs with two sides and bread today only at participating stores.

White Castle
Visit the White Castle website to receive a "Prep For Tax Day" coupon for a 15% discount good through midnight tonight.

Know of a Tax Day deal we missed? Earn some serious culinary karma and share it in the comments below. We'll add it to the list and give you credit for the tip.

Previously - Tax Day wines that won't break the bank and see more Tax Day deals at CNN Money

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  1. Wanda

    You did not mention a free short stack of pancakes from IHOP

    April 16, 2014 at 1:54 am |
  2. MamaMarijke

    $5 dollars off order from Delivery.com in NYC. Follow the link.

    April 15, 2014 at 9:30 pm |
    • MamaMarijke


      April 15, 2014 at 9:30 pm |
  3. Christopher Hurt

    Reblogged this on Mirror Universe and commented:
    Happy Hour ALL DAY LONG! Let's celebrate Tax Day today, 4/15 at Sonic Drive-In.

    April 15, 2014 at 7:23 pm |
  4. Petra


    April 15, 2014 at 6:46 pm |

    Not being able to click the back button to go back to your search SUCKS!

    April 15, 2014 at 3:48 pm |
  6. mombayarea

    Living Social – $5off code:taxday5

    April 15, 2014 at 3:00 pm |
  7. dizzle

    AMC theatres has a coupon online somewhere for a free small popcorn valid today

    April 15, 2014 at 2:38 pm |
  8. Sonicthedog

    Papa johns has a special: promo code TXT415 to receive a large 5 topping pizza for $10.40

    April 15, 2014 at 2:34 pm |
  9. Andrew

    15% Off at Jackthreads.com today.

    April 15, 2014 at 2:02 pm |
  10. Joe Hill

    Thank God for the freebees, after paying for the federal tax increase and Obamacare I can't afford MC Donalds

    April 15, 2014 at 12:44 pm |
    • Keith

      You are going to need The Affordable Care Act (Obama care) if you keep eating at McDonalds. #horriblefood

      April 15, 2014 at 2:22 pm |
  11. jeff

    Ruby's Diner: Hamburger, Fries and Shake for $10.40

    April 15, 2014 at 12:17 pm |
  12. Tantania

    Chick – Fil-A – free ice dream cone .

    April 15, 2014 at 12:00 pm |
  13. palintwit

    Chick-fil-A... walk in with a copy of Sarah Palin's famous 'crosshairs' poster' and get a free mason jar.

    April 15, 2014 at 11:56 am |
    • JellyBean

      LM F AO! Thanks for the laugh.

      April 15, 2014 at 12:12 pm |
    • VladT

      Can you just die already?!!?!?!?

      Your "humor" has been dead for years

      April 16, 2014 at 6:21 am |
      • JellyBean

        Come on Vlad, lighten up.

        April 16, 2014 at 8:37 am |
  14. stephycakes

    Panera Bread is doing free pastries at select times throughout the day depending on the location.

    April 15, 2014 at 11:25 am |
  15. Rosa

    7-Eleven – FREE Medium Slurpee text "Slurp7" to "711711"

    April 15, 2014 at 10:49 am |
    • colbyandchelsea

      Didn't work. Says it's expired :(

      April 15, 2014 at 1:20 pm |
  16. Lisa

    Papa Murphys is offering two large pizzas for $10.40. Visit website for coupon.

    April 15, 2014 at 10:27 am |
  17. bob

    Fazolis..spaghetti with meat or marinara sause for 2.99

    April 15, 2014 at 10:05 am |
  18. mmilbrandt

    McDonald's buy a big mac or quarter pounder get a big mac for a penny.

    April 15, 2014 at 9:21 am |
    • Jeremiahrl

      Nope, not legit.

      April 15, 2014 at 1:01 pm |
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