Labor Day Weekend means three things: cooking out with friends and family, drinking too much beer, and stuffing your face full of food. If you’re looking to skip the cooking part, it’s time to hit up these spots around town that will be offering free (and cheap) food over Labor Day Weekend. Whether you’re having a barbecue at home or barbecuing at the beach, you won’t want to miss these great deals!
1) Red Lobster
Labor Day is upon us, and if you’re in the mood for some hearty food, there are a ton of restaurants that are offering free meals. Red Lobster is one of those restaurants, as it will be giving away a full entrée to anyone who makes a reservation on Labor Day. If you can’t make it to Red Lobster but still want a good meal, check out Pancheros and get a six-inch burrito with beans and rice, all served with chips and queso. This meal costs only $5.88, so get two if you’re feeling hungry!
2) Olive Garden
Olive Garden is serving up free lunch on Labor Day from 11 am – 3 pm. Select from a choice of any Lunch Menu item, including the brand new Stone-fired Flatbread Pizza, and receive a complimentary House Salad or Caesar Salad. If you have a sweet tooth, enjoy any Entree Dessert for free when you order an Entree Lunch selection. This offer is available for dine-in only. Make sure to save your receipt so you can present it as proof of purchase at Olive Garden or online in the Olive Garden Restaurant Rewards section if redeeming your offer online by 9/1/14 in order to get your rewards points ($10 Reward Card when 50 points are earned).
3) Sweet Tomatoes
Labor Day is just around the corner, and there are many restaurant chains looking to extend the celebration by offering free food. This Labor Day weekend, enjoy a tasty meal at any of these restaurants while honoring those who work hard every day.
Where to Get Free Food This Labor Day Weekend: Labor Day always heralds the unofficial end of summer. Whether you’re returning to school or work, or basking in the last few weeks of freedom before being ushered back into the monotony of daily life, we hope you’re doing something fun this weekend. But first, indulge your stomach with some Labor Day Weekend freebies. Here are eight restaurants offering food for free this Labor Day Weekend that you should be sure not to miss!
- Culver’s is an Illinois favorite known for its casual atmosphere and delicious frozen custard treats.
5) Red Mango
Boston-based yogurt chain J.P. Licks provides guests with a voucher for a free 10 oz. frozen yogurt, while the sushi and more restaurant will offer two rolls and any canned beverage of your choice for $6 during the weekend. For those interested in celebrating Labor Day with Mexican food, Boston’s popular Taco Party is offering a free enchilada platter with purchase of any entrée, such as tacos al pastor or carnitas street tacos, which both sell for $4 each. If you’d rather go out to eat at a barbeque joint or pick up an order from one of many fast-food joints on your way home from work this Friday night, there are options for everyone!
6) California Pizza Kitchen
Don’t spend Labor Day cooking when you can head out for some tasty and cheap grub. The following restaurants are giving away free food this Labor Day weekend: California Pizza Kitchen – Get a free build-your-own pizza, salad, or entree with the purchase of a second item at participating locations. Choices include create your own dough, hand-stretched tortillas, salads, pizzas, pastas, and soups. Just come in to any CPK between Saturday, September 1st and Monday September 3rd between the hours of 11:00 am and 10:00 pm. Smashburger – All hamburgers will be $1 on Sunday September 2nd to honor National Cheeseburger Day.
7) P.F. Chang’s
Hoping to squeeze in a last minute Labor Day outing but don’t want to break the bank? Here are some affordable places to dine this weekend. Keep in mind that some of these may have limited availability or only be available for their breakfast, lunch, or dinner menu on Monday, September 3rd. P.F. Chang’s – Don’t forget about the takeout and delivery options! California Pizza Kitchen – Kids eat free with purchase of adult entree on Sunday and Monday at any CPK location nationwide Taco Bell – Free Doritos Locos Taco with any purchase The Cheesecake Factory – Free slice of cheesecake Sunday through Tuesday *Does not include Grand Opening locations
Take a trip to Wendy’s for $1 Jr. Bacon Cheeseburgers on Friday and Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., as well as a few other offers throughout the weekend. They will also be giving away 1,000 free vanilla Frostys in two-hour increments every day from 2 p.m.-4 p.m., so your chances of getting one are pretty good! You can enter the contest by texting Wendy’s your favorite fast food memory and make sure you’re entered to win 500 Facebook likes or an instant Wendy’s gift card!
Restaurants Offering Free Food This Labor Day Weekend