Everywhere You Can Get Crazy-Cheap Pizza for National Pizza Month

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Arguably, every day of every month is a pizza celebration. Can you think of a day when it's a bad idea to eat pizza? Thanksgiving? You'd miss out on mashed potatoes and stuffing, but turkey pizza would definitely be the next best thing to a true Thanksgiving Day spread.

Despite knowing pizza is good year 'round and that there are pizza deals constantly popping up, October is National Pizza Month because everything gets its 15 minutes. Even the Inhumans and punning detective gnomes. 

Here is our running, month-long list of the best pizza deals you'll find in honor of National Pizza Month. (For non-pizza deals, check Thrillist's ongoing list of the best food deals this month.)

Pizza Deals for National Pizza Month

Pizza Hut
The deal: For National Pizza Month, Pizza Hut is offering a different deal every week. From October 1-7, you can get 35% off menu-priced items with the code "35OFFPIZZAMONTH". From October 8-14, get a free order of breadsticks with a menu-priced medium or large pizza with the code "BREADSTICKS2018". Order a large from October 15-21 get a free dessert or side with the code "DESSERTSOCT". And, to round out the month, take 20% off menu-priced pizzas from October 22-28 with the code "20OFFPIZZAMONTH".
When: Dates vary

The deal: Order at least two items from the chain's "Mix & Match" promotion and each is $5.99. The menu features pizzas, pasta, bread bites, boneless chicken wings, and other items. Each item is just $5.99.
When: Ongoing

The deal:
 Grab yourself a coal-fired brick-oven pizza on any Monday in October, and you can pick up a 16-inch traditional cheese pizza for just $10. The offer is only valid for dine-in and carry-out orders, and won't be available at Grimaldi's locations in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. 
When: Every Monday in October

Hungry Howie's
The deal: Order a large one-topping pizza at regular price and get a medium one-topping pizza for just a buck. It's a National Pizza Month deal, but it's also National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. So, with every pizza purchased, Hungry Howie's will make a donation to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. (Offer is valid at participating locations and isn't valid in Florida.)
When: September 24 - October 30

Papa Murphy's
The deal: Head to Papa Murphy's website and sign up for its email offers. You'll get a code for 25% off an order of $20 or more.
When: Ongoing

Papa John's
The deal: The Papa John-less pizza chain has jack-o'-lantern pizzas for Halloween, and they cost just $11.
When: Through October 31

The deal: Papa John's has a boatload of other Halloween deals for anyone throwing a Halloween party. You can get five large one-topping pizzas for $42.50 with the code "SCARE"; five large one-topping pizzas with three sides or desserts for $55 with the code "GHOST"; five large one-topping pizzas with three sides and three desserts for $70 with the code "FRIGHTFUL"; and one large jack-o'-lantern pizza, five large one-topping pizzas, three sides, and three desserts for $80 with the code "TRICKORTREAT."
When: Through October 31

Pizza Patron
The deal: Order any three large pizzas and they're just $6.99 each. Also, for a limited time, you can score a free one-topping pizza with the purchase of an 18-inch XL pizza.
When: Through October 31

The deal: There's no deal, but the deep-dish chain has combined Minnesota's beloved juicy lucy with pizza, and it's available for a limited time at Giordano's locations in the Twin Cities. 
When: Through December 31

Alternatively, Slice, the mobile app specifically built for ordering pizza from local pizzerias, has started a petition called "Break the Chain." More than 12,000 people have signed their petition, pledging to support local pizza shops by only eating the world's greatest food from local spots through the end of 2018.

Want more free food and food deals? Here's our running list of all the free food you can get right now. We even have a roundup of the best pizza deals you can get from national chains. You're welcome.

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Dustin Nelson is a News Writer with Thrillist. He regrets the swipe at the Inhumans because he loves the Jae Lee and Paul Jenkins comic. (Oh! and the Warren Ellis Karnak comics.) Follow him @dlukenelson. dnelson at thrillist dot com