Free (or cheap) Tacos
Here’s a list of chain restaurants that will give you free (or incredibly cheap) tacos today.
Taco Bell is going all in for National Taco Day, which the company sees as a kickoff to a “season of tacos,” according to a press release. On Oct. 4, taco lovers can buy Taco Bell’s National Taco Day Gift Set — a $5, specially-wrapped box that comes with four of Taco Bell’s more iconic flavored tacos, including Nacho Cheese, Cool Ranch, Fiery Doritos Locos Tacos, and the Crunchy Taco.
Taco Bell is also hosting Taco Day fans for an exclusive, festive dinner at Taco Bell’s test kitchen, a top secret location where classic menu items like the Quesalupa was born, the company said in a statement. Dinners guests will enjoy a five-course menu “created and plated by Taco Bell’s top chefs and innovators.”
Customers at Taco John’s locations will get a free taco when they present a coupon that will be available on the restaurant’s Facebook, Twitter, website and coupon websites.
The New England-based restaurant chain is serving a Taco Gigante, a mammoth of a taco that weighs two pounds and is filled with chicken, beef, pork, bacon, cheese, lettuce, refried beans and much, much more. Accept the Taco Gigante challenge and you’ll get a free Taco Gigante.
Everybody loves a good BOGO. California Tortilla is offering a taco buy-one-get-one deal. Meaning you buy one taco and get a free taco all day at participating locations. Which means, buy 10 tacos get 10 free am I right?
The West Coast-based chain is giving away free ground beef or bean tacos for every taco purchased. The Taco Day deal is valid at participating locations and comes with a three, free taco maximum per person.
Tijuana Flats are based in Florida, Georgia, Indiana, North Carolina and Virginia. They are selling $2 tacos and $2 Mexican drafts all day. So head on over to Tijuana Flats and fill your belly with delicious tacos and beer. You only get this opportunity once a year!
Chuy’s will give you a free crispy beef taco for National Taco Day with the purchase of an entrée. Just say the code words “taco bout it” to your server to redeem.
Yummy DIY Taco Recipes
Real tacos are made with corn or flour tortillas filled with the most amazing ingredients. Think fried avocados, chipotle-rubbed salmon or pulled pork. Top that off with spicy salsas and fresh herbs and you’ve got yourself a delicious meal. Here’s five recipes worth trying for your at home national taco day celebration.
These delicious tacos start in your slow cooker and make their way into your belly with a new sauce combo you might have never tried.
This easy-peasy recipe will have you eating tacos in no time. No slow-cooker prep, no problem. (and they make delicious leftovers!)
Now I know not everyone is a seafood taco fan, but for those of you that are this recipe the best. With a simple home-made sauce paired with your favorite seafood, this recipe is a must try.
Who says people on a meat-less diets can’t enjoy National Taco Day? Quinoa makes an excellent substitution for ground beer tacos. It’s almost uncanny. This recipe is simple and requires just 9 ingredients. Enjoy my vegetarian & vegan friends!
Last but not least, a yummy Korean take on tacos. Fried chicken paired with a sweet slaw, crunchy noodles and queso fresco? Yes please.