Everywhere You Can Get Free & Cheap Food for 4/20

Whether you're fortunate enough to live in a state with legal marijuana dispensaries or not, there are a whole lot of people who will celebrate the occasionally legal plant on April 20. (Even if no one knows why they're doing it...

food deals on 4/20
Courtesy of Condado Tacos
Courtesy of Condado Tacos

Whether you're fortunate enough to live in a state with legal marijuana dispensaries or not, there are a whole lot of people who will celebrate the occasionally legal plant on April 20. (Even if no one knows why they're doing it.)

Fortunately, there's reason to celebrate for revelers and non-revelers alike. That's because the widened acceptance of legal marijuana means there are a host of restaurants celebrating the holiday with discounts and freebies. You'll find deals from familiar places like Pizza Hut, Insomnia Cookies, Boston Market, and Toppers Pizza, among many others.

Here are the best food deals and freebies you'll find on April 20. Enjoy.

Free Food for 4/20

Insomnia Cookies
The deal: No purchase required. Just bring your smiling face into Insomnia for a free traditional cookie at any point during store hours. 
When: April 20

Ben & Jerry's / Caliva
The deal: Order delivery from Caliva -- the California-based dispensary -- and you'll get a free pint of Ben & Jerry's Half Baked ice cream with the order. Additionally, if you visit the San Jose showroom, you'll be treated to a free Ben & Jerry's Pint Slice. The collaboration is helping raise money and awareness for the Clear My Record program from the non-profit Code for America. 
When: April 19-20

Freebirds World Burrito
The deal: If you grab a Monster Burrito (or larger), Freebirds will give you a free pot brownie. Yes, they're calling them a pot brownie. But it's worth noting there's no THC involved. 
When: April 20

Boston Market
The deal: Get your BM on. You can get a buy-one-get-one-free (BOGO) deal on Rotisserie Chicken Pot Pies, and it's good for delivery as well as dine-in and take out. 
When: April 20

The Cheesecake Factory
The deal: Place an order of $30 or more through DoorDash with the code "SPRINGTREAT" and you'll get a free slice of Reese's Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake Cheesecake or Hershey's Chocolate Bar Cheesecake.
When: Through April 21

Kung Fu Tea
The deal:
 Download the new Kung Fu Tea app, then visit kungfutea430.com to claim a free drink offer. Claim it by April 30 and you can redeem the offer in-store from April 30 through May 14. 
When: Claim by April 30

Food Deals on 4/20

White Castle
The deal: The number one choice of Harold and Kumar is here for you. For one day only, you can get a Muncheese Meal for $4.20. It comes with a double cheese slider, mozzarella sticks, a small drink, and extra nacho cheese dipping sauce. Also, delivery will be free all day through GrubHub and DoorDash. 
When: April 20

Toppers Pizza
The deal: Take 50% off all triple orders of original Topperstix starting at 4:20pm on 4/20. 
When: April 20, 4:20pm to close

Pizza Hut
The deal: Grab a Hershey's Triple Chocolate Brownie for $4.20 all day. 
When: April 20

Urban Bricks
The deal: Get a half-size pizza or pasta for $4.20. Or you can upgrade to a whole size for another $4.20. 
When: April 20

Dos Toros
The deal: Say "half baked" to your cashier (Jim Breuer voice not required) and you'll get an order of nachos for just $4.20 (usually $8.99). 
When: April 20

BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse
The deal:
BJ's is offering free delivery with no service fees if you order delivery through its website. 
When: Through May 5

Ike's Love & Sandwiches
The deal:
 With an order of a drink and chips, you'll get your choice of three different sandwiches for $4.20 as long as you flash the coupon that will be posted at the Firehouse Facebook page. 
When: Through April 20

Condado Tacos
The deal:
Take 20% off every online order with the code "for20." Pick-up only. They don't want their delivery guys having to step into your stinky house tonight.
When: April 20

The deal: In a Pokémon-related promotion, 7-Eleven has $1 small coffees, medium cold brews, and medium Slurpees. 
When: Through May 21

Cheba Hut
The deal: Locations across the country will be throwing celebrations of the holiday. You can also grab nugs for $4.20 all day long. 
When: April 20

P.F. Chang's
The deal:
 Order online or in-restaurant to receive $10 off an order of $50 or more. 
When: April 13-21

The deal: Order through the Denny's on Demand app, and you'll get free delivery all weekend. That deal's a grand slam! (Sigh.)
When: April 19-22

OTTO by Banana Bros
The deal: It's not a food deal, but it's certainly on-theme. Get a smart grinding and miller device for $99.99 on Amazon today. It's normally $129.99. 
When: April 20

food deals for 4/20
Courtesy of Coolhaus

Local Food Deals for 4/20

The Bird - San Francisco and Berkeley, California
The deal: Both locations will dole out a free chicken sandwich to the first 50 people in line at 4:20pm PST today. After those 50 freebies are gone, the sandwiches will be just $4.20 until close. 
When: April 20

Coolhaus - Los Angeles, California
The deal: In collaboration with Island, Coolhaus is stopping by dispensaries around Los Angles. If you're there, you can get a free Island-branded ice cream sandwich from the Coolhaus truck parked outside the dispensaries. You must be 21 or older to partake. You'll find the schedule and locations at the @findisland Twitter feed
When: April 19-20

Toma - San Francisco, California
The deal: Between noon and 4pm, show Toma staff that you follow @toma_sf on Instagram and you'll be able to take your pick of one of four free items. Only the first 42 people are getting in on it though. The items include a burrito or a Horchata topped with Fruity Pebbles. 
When: April 20, noon-4pm PST

Other Food Deals

The deal: Wendy's has brought back the Giant Junior Bacon Cheeseburger for a limited time, and you can get it as a combo meal -- with a four-piece chicken nuggets, small fries, and a drink -- for $5. 
When: Ongoing, but for a limited time

Burger King
The deal: 
Grab a stack of three fluffy pancakes for 89 cents. You can also take advantage of the royal burger chain's popular 10-piece nuggets for $1 offer, among other deals
When: Ongoing

The deal: Grab a three-piece of chicken tenders or bone-in chicken with a biscuit for just $3.99.
When: Ongoing

On the Border
The deal:
 Dine-in to get endless soft or crunchy tacos for just $8.99. How endless is endless? There's only one way to find out.
When: For a limited time

The deal: Stop in for a 10-pack of Munchkins donut holes for just $2. The deal is only available for a limited time this month. 
When: For a limited time

Hungry Howie's
The deal:
 Take home a $1 medium one-topping pizza with the purchase of a large one-topping pizza at regular price. Use the code "MEDIUM1" to take advantage. 
When: Ongoing

The deal: 
The catch of the day is the return of the BojAngler fish sandwich. Participating locations are offering two fish sandwiches for $5. Though, a representative says that the pricing may vary some by location. 
When: Through April 21

Conrad's Grill
The deal:
 Conrad's wants you to believe it's "the year of the tater tot." With how 2018 went, why not? It's as likely as anything else. To celebrate the best-ever year to be Napoleon Dynamite, they're giving out free Tot Wraps for an entire year to anyone named Conrad, Tate, or Tot. All you have to do is show your ID. Though, the generous offer is only available at the Wicker Park location.
When: Through December 31, 2019

Dave & Busters
The deal: Not a food deal, but food adjacent. From open to close on Wednesdays, you can get half-priced games. 
When: Ongoing

The deal: The Domino's app will give you free pizza for just eating pizza. It doesn't have to be Domino's pizza. Just take a picture of the pizza you're eating and you get 10 points. You can get 10 points once per week and 60 points is a free medium pizza. There are six weeks from the start of the promo to the end. Boom. Free pizza. (More details here.)
When: Through April 28

Jack in the Box
The deal: Celebrating its tacos that have been around since the 50s, Jack in the Box is offering two tacos for $.99 when you buy via the restaurant's mobile app. In the app, click on "Menu" and the "App Exclusives," then enjoy some tacos. 
When: For a limited time

UNO Pizzeria
The deal:
 Get a pizza to go, and the second pizza is just $6. (Prices may vary a bit by location.)
When: Ongoing

Church's Chicken
The deal:
 For a limited time, Church's is bringing back its $5 pick-your-platter promotion. Get any one of three dishes for $5, including its new Garlic Butter Shrimp Platter.
When: For a limited time

Bonefish Grill
The deal: Buy a $50 gift card to Bonefish and you'll get a $10 bonus gift card for free. 
When: April 1 - June 16

More 4/20 Deals?

If you know of any 4/20 deals we missed, shoot us an email to news@thrillist.com and we'll add 'em here. 

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