This list of fast food restaurant discounts features local and chain restaurant dining deals in the Seattle-Tacoma metro area. The food and drink deals with an expiration date are listed first, followed by those that are available “for a limited time”.
Always keep in mind that prices and participation can vary–the deal may not be available at your nearest location. This is because national chains are often franchises that are locally owned and operated. A franchise can sometimes choose whether to participate in a national promotion.
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Seahawks food specials
Pizza Hut official pizza for Seattle Seahawks
Pizza Hut is the official pizza of the Seattle Seahawks. Football fans can get ready for game day when they order online using code SEATTLE12 to get a large 3-topping pizza for $12.99. Offer expires 12/31/19.
Ivar’s Restaurants Blue Friday ’12th Clam’ Specials
Ivar’s Seafood Bars or Restaurants have Blue Friday 12th Clam Specials through the month of December. When you visit Ivar’s restaurants on Blue Friday wearing blue or green, you can score CLAMTASTIC 12th Clam Specials. Here’s the lineup of Ivar’s 2018 Blue Friday deals:2
- September 6, 13, 20, 27: $1.20 regular fountain drink at Seafood Bars. $12 crab appetizer at Ivar’s restaurants.
- October 11, 18, 25: $1.20 for onion rings at Seafood Bars. $12 bottles of wine at Ivar’s restaurants.
- November 1, 8, 22, 29: $12 for white chowder at Seafood Bars. $12 Coconut Shrimp at Ivar’s restaurants.
- December 6, 13, 20, 27: $12 for 2 entress at Seafood Bars. $12 calamari at Ivar’s restaurants.
Kidd Valley Blue Friday ’12th Kidd’ Specials
Kidd Valley Burgers & Shakes have Blue Friday 12th Kidd Special through the month of December when you visit their restaurants on Blue Friday wearing blue or green, you can score the following Blue Friday deals. (Not valid at stadium locations.)
- September 6, 13, 20, 27: $1.20 fountain drink.
- October 11, 18, 25: $1.20 mushrooms.
- November 1, 8, 22, 29: $1.20 onion rings.
- December 6, 13, 20, 27: $$1.20 French fries.
National Coffee Day September 29
Some National retailers are celebrating National Coffee Day with freebies and discounts:
- 7-Eleven (multiple Puget Sound locations). With 7-Eleven’s 7 Rewards program, your 7th cup of coffee is always FREE. Until December 31, 2019, 7 Rewards members can buy any size coffee for $1.
- Krispy Kreme (North Seattle, SODO, Issaquah, Tacoma). For one week only beginning Monday September 23, Krispy Kreme will offer the new Original Filled Coffee Kreme doughnut. Then on National Coffee Day, customers can get one FREE Original Glazed doughnut and a FREE small brewed coffee. There is no purchase necessary on the free deal.
- McDonald’s (multiple Puget Sound locations). Buy 5 McCafé Drinks, get one free only through the McDonald’s app.
- Peet’s Coffee (Seattle/Green Lake, Redmond, Vancouver): You can get a free coffee after your first visit to Peet’s when you download the Peetnik’s Reward’s Program app.
- Pilot Flying J (North and South Sound and across Washington State). Get FREE cup of hot or cold coffee (any size) on September 29, 2019 using the Pilot Flying J app. Download the Pilot Flying J app to redeem the National Coffee Day offer on Sept. 29. But wait – there’s more! Pilot Flying J is offering free coffee every Monday in September through the app, to celebrate Driver Appreciation Month.
Fast food restaurant deals with a deadline
(Listed in order of expiration date.)
A&W free root beer. In a world that’s connected by technology, A&W wants to help families connect in real life with some old-fashioned fun. Take the Family Fun Pledge to go technology-free for one hour every Friday night this summer. For your pledge, you’ll get a coupon redeemable for a FREE 2-liter bottle of A&W Root Beer (up to $1.99). The coupon itself expires Sept. 30, 2019. You just bring home the root beer and make great memories.
IHOP is making dining out “on the cheap” a little easier for families. Through Nov. 3, kids (12 and under) eat for FREE with the purchase of any adult entrée at the popular diner. Limit one FREE kids meal per adult entrée purchase. The offer is available every day from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. at participating locations.
Fast food restaurant deals for a ‘limited time’
Note: Here we focus on new deals or ongoing offers that give you something substantial (BOGO entrees and sandwiches), not just free beverages or half price sides. For more deals of all sizes at restaurant chains across the country, visit LivingOnTheCheap.com restaurant deals.
Be sure to sign up for loyalty programs for restaurants you visit often. These days many restaurants have a convenient smartphone app featuring more savings not offered to the general public.
(Listed in alphabetical order by restaurant name)
Burger King (multiple Puget Sound locations) has a monthly BK Café subscription for just $5, which gets you a a FREE small cup of coffee every day. The offer is only available via its app. Each day, the offer is added to your account for redemption. However, if you don’t use the offer for the day, you lose it. The daily cups of coffee are not cumulative, so be sure you have a convenient location nearby your home, work or school. If you use the service every day of the month, a cup of coffee will only cost you about 17 cents. For complete details about the program, click here.
Del Taco (Federal Way, Lacey) has two Taco Nights every week: Tuesdays you can get three regular tacos for $1.49 and Thursdays you can get three grilled chicken tacos for $2.49. The deals are good only from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. To find a location, click here. If you join the Raving Fan eClub, Del Taco will send you a coupon for two FREE grilled chicken tacos with more insider-only treats and savings to follow.
Denny’s (multiple Puget Sound locations) diner offers all-you-can-eat pancakes on its Value Menu. For just $4, get your fill of the fluffy goodness of pancakes until you’re “fluffed” yourself at participating locations. If you want more of a breakfast, including bacon, sausage, eggs or hash browns, it will cost a little more. However, you could just indulge on pancakes and satisfy your hunger “on the cheap” — with butter and syrup to top it off. According to Denny’s, the offer is a permanent fixture on its menu. Copyright Living on the Cheap. The post Denny’s: All-you-can-eat pancakes for $4 appeared first on Living On The Cheap.
Domino’s (multiple Puget Sound locations) is switching up its weeklong carryout special, sure to satisfy the cravings of frugal families and hungry bargain hunters. Every day of the week, customers can order any large or pan three-topping pizza online for just $7.99. According to Domino’s website, the regular price can be more than $15, so it’s quite the savings. With no limit, it’s the perfect excuse for an office pizza party or family feast at home. The offer is for carry-out only and does not include specialty or deep dish pizzas.
Firehouse Subs (North and South Sound locations) has hot new deal on Small Subs. All of their subs are now available in a small size. Under 500 calories and starting at just $3.99.
IKEA’s restaurant (Renton) offers restaurant meals at very affordable prices, from $3-$6. The family-friendly Seattle IKEA is located south of Southcenter mall and is open seven days a week. Parents and kids love the family eating section with a fun play area, special kid’s menu, kid sized seating, highchairs, and bibs. IKEA FAMILY members (free to join) enjoy extra discounts and specials. Plus, everyone can shop the Swedish Market for take-home items, such as their frozen meatballs at $9 for a two-pound bag.
KFC (multiple Puget Sound locations) has a $5 Fill-Ups menu that includes five tasty meals for $5 each. Deals include: 1) 3-piece tenders with mashed potatoes & gravy, biscuit, medium drink and chocolate chip cookie; 2) bowl with medium drink and chocolate chip cookie; 3) breast piece with mashed potatoes & gravy, biscuit, medium drink and chocolate chip cookie; 4) pot pie with medium drink and chocolate chip cookie; or 5) 2-piece drumstick & thigh with mashed potatoes & gravy, biscuit, medium drink and chocolate chip cookie.
McDonald’s (multiple Puget Sound locations) has a buy-one-get-one for $1 deal for a limited time at participating locations. The BOGO lineup includes the choice of any two menu options, from the following as an entrée choice: Quarter Pounder with Cheese, Big Mac, Filet-O-Fish and/or Chicken McNuggets (10-piece.) Mix or match any two of these favorite menu items, pay the regular menu price for one and get the second (of equal or lesser value) for just a dollar more.
Olive Garden (multiple Puget Sound locations). Come in for a favorite. Leave with another. Purchase any entrée (dine-in only) at OG and take home a freshly prepared and chilled classic for only $5. Choose from: Fettuccine Alfredo, Five Cheese Ziti al Forno, or Spaghetti with Meat Sauce.
Red Lobster (5 locations) offers weekday win dining specials, 5 days, 5 deals for just $15 (price and participation may vary). The daily deals are only valid Monday through Friday until 6 p.m. Each day a different offer is featured, such as “Endless Shrimp” or their 4-course feast.
Red Robin (multiple Puget Sound locations) is offering an entrée from its Kid’s Menu for $1.99 every Wednesday at participating locations. Kids (11 and under) can chew on their favorite Kids Menu entrée, alongside a Bottomless beverage and side (steak fries, broccoli, apples, Mandarin oranges). Entrees includes Red’s Burger, Swirly Twirly Pasta, and Corn Doggies. Valid for dine-in only, with the purchase of an adult entrée, entrée salad, sandwich, wrap or burger. Limit three kid’s entrées per adult.
Taco Bell (multiple Puget Sound locations) is always craveable — even more so, when the prices are this low. The popular fast-food restaurant continues its popular dollar-value menu. There are now 13 items on its $1 Cravings Menu, including burritos, quesadillas, and desserts.
Village Inn (Federal Way) continues its very popular FREE Pie Wednesday at participating locations. It’s one of the sweetest deals around for pie lovers. Every Wednesday, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., get a FREE slice of any classic fruit or featured pie with any adult entrée purchase. (Side dishes, bowls of soup and chili, beverages and Kids’ Menu items are not considered entrées.) One slice per person. The offer is not valid with any other promotion or discount, so you can’t use any coupons — one offer or the other. Pie selection varies by location.
Best Happy Hour Deals
Happy Hour is another great way to score some cheap, fast eats.
Restaurants don’t always advertise their happy hour specials, but we’ve scouted restaurants all around the Seattle-Tacoma metro area for the best places to relax, unwind, imbibe, and indulge.
Our big list of annual food festivals
Food festivals around the Puget Sound region showcase ethnic and seasonal foods. Most have free admission and a great opportunity to try new food in one place.
Check our list of annual food festivals.
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