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Everywhere You Can Get Free & Cheap Food Today for St. Patrick's Day

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Most parades and large celebrations have been canceled. But that does not mean you can't find smaller ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day today. Your dog would probably get a real kick out of that green-sequined hat you bought on clearance last year. 

There are also still some food deals out there that can help you celebrate the day where everyone pretends to be Irish. Whether you're looking for a cheap sandwich or going all-in and need corned beef, there's something out there for you. Below you'll find deals from IHOP, McDonald's, Applebee's, and many other restaurants that are offering the best food deals on St. Patrick's Day. 

Enjoy.

Free Food on St. Patrick's Day

Jamba Juice
The deal:
Get a free "Amazing Greens" smoothie with any $15 order through Postmates. It is green, so I guess you're celebrating St. Patrick's Day when you have one. 
When: March 16-22

Hooters
The deal:
If your name is Conor or McGregor you can grab six free wings with the purchase of any beverage. (That's a promo with UFC fighter Conor McGregor if you didn't catch that.)
When: March 17

Food Deals on St. Patrick's Day

McDonald's
The deal:
Trim $5 off a $15 order from DoorDash at McDonald's. That'll be perfect as you decide to scratch that Shamrock Shake itch. Just drop in the code "GETMCDS."
When: March 17-23

IHOP
The deal:
From 7am to 7pm, grab a $1 order of St. Paddy's Day Cakes. That's a short stack of green pancakes topped with sweet cream cheese icing, Lucky Charms, and whipped cream. 
When: March 17

KFC
The deal:
 In partnership with Seamless and Grubhub, KFC is eliminating delivery fees right now. It's a little easier to get those secret herbs and spices at your door. 
When: Through April 26

Sonic Drive-In
The deal:
The nostalgia-inducing fast food chain is offering up medium Chili Cheese Fries or Chili Cheese Tots for 99 cents all day. Just mention the deal when you order. 
When: March 17

Jack in the Box
The deal: To celebrate St. Paddy's, and maybe to promote social distancing, the chain is taking 20% all orders placed through its mobile app. 
When: Through March 20

Tim Hortons
The deal:
Starting March 11, you can grab a St. Patrick's Day donut starting at $1.19 at participating locations. If you get four, they form a four-leaf clover.
When: Through March 17

Kona Grill
The deal:
There's an all-day happy hour running at Kona. You'll find discounted drinks, as well as $3 orders of edamame, potstickers, and sake; $6 orders of Kona sliders, California Rolls, and red sangria; and $9 orders of avocado egg rolls, vodka martinis, and mojitos.
When: March 17

Applebee's
The deal:
The chain is trotting out a DOLLAR L.I.T. as March's drink of the month. It's a one-dollar take on a Long Island Ice Tea. 
When: Through March 31

Chili's
The deal:
Every month Chili's does a $5 margarita of the month. For March, it's getting an Irish twist with a Lucky Jameson. It includes, you guessed it, Jameson. 
When: Through March 31

Slice
The deal:
 The mobile app that connects you with local pizza shops is offering new users $5 off their first Slice order with the code "PIDAYPIE." The minimum order has to hit $15. 
When: Through March 31

Wendy's
The deal:
Pop into the Wendy's mobile app to get a free Honey Butter Chicken Biscuit and get your first taste of the new Wendy's breakfast menu
When: Through April 6

Chipotle
The deal:
 The burrito slingers are offering free delivery through the rest of March. 
When: Through March 31

Burger King
The deal:
You can grab eight chicken nuggets for a buck.
When: For a limited time

Cousins Subs
The deal:
The sub shop is offering free delivery for online orders placed through the website or the Cousins Subs app. 
When: Through March 31

Pollo Tropical
The deal:
Get free delivery when you place your order through the MyPollo app or the chain's website. 
When: Through April 3

Tijuana Flats
The deal:
You can get free delivery on any order of at least $25. 
When: Through March 31

Dickey's Barbecue Pit
The deal:
 At locations across the country, you can get free contactless delivery right now. 
When: Through April 30

Postmates
The deal:
In addition to its new contactless delivery feature, Postmates will offer half-off delivery fees on weekdays for any order of at least $10. 
When: Weekdays through March 31, 10am-2pm

Mrs. Fields
The deal:
Take 17% off all St. Patrick's Day orders with the code "LUCKY."
When: Through March 19

Fresh Brothers
The deal:
Take 20% off pizza, baked wings, sliders, or salads for delivery when you use the code "FRESH20."
When: March 17

Ike's Love and Sandwiches
The deal:
Any sandwich is just $7 if you can show that you're following Ike's on Instagram. 
When: March 17

Insomnia Cookies
The deal:
 Get free delivery today with the code "ALLDAYPARTY."
When: March 17

Insomnia Cookies
The deal:
 Take 20% off all cakes when you use the code "COOKIEMADNESS."
When: Through March 23 at 3am

El Fenix and Snuffer's
The deal:
Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult entrée and a coupon. (The coupon for Snuffer's is here. The coupon for El Fenix is here.)
When: Through March 31

Dog Haus
The deal:
Grab a green beer, $6 Jameson shots, or $7 pickle backs at all Biergarten locations. 
When: March 17

Taco Cabana
The deal:
The celebration today involves an all-day happy hour at Taco Cabana. Get $2 frozen strawberry or lime margaritas, $3 Tito's Green Apple, $2 draft beers, and $3 orders of bean and cheese or ground beef nachos. 
When: March 17

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams
The deal:
If you order at least four pints of ice cream, you can get free delivery when you order through the Jeni's website. Orders through Postmates will not get the same deal.
When: Ongoing

Outer Aisle
The deal:
Take 20% off any order through the company's site using the code "PIDAY."
When: Through March 21

Bobo's
The deal: Everything in a green wrapper will be 15% off when you order through the Bobo's site. 
When: March 17

Know of Another St. Patrick's Day Deal?

If you've seen additional St. Patrick's Day food deals we missed, feel free to send a link or screenshots showing the deals and details to news@thrillist.com. We'll take a look and add 'em to the list. Thanks! 

Want More Free Food?

Here's our huuuuuuuge running list of all the free food you can get right now, as well as the best reward programs, birthday freebiesgift card offersdeals on food for kids, food delivery, and alcohol delivery deals you'll find. If you want a little more than, say a free taco, we also have you covered with a long list of meals you can get at fast food chains under $5. You're welcome.

Additionally, we've put together a list of places offering free food to healthcare workers and first responders during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

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Dustin Nelson is a Senior Staff Writer at Thrillist. Follow him @dlukenelson.