February is filled with sweet and carb-heavy deals and freebies.
Welcome to USA TODAY’s February guide of free food, meal deals, made-up food holidays and other savings.
One of the month’s biggest deal days is Feb. 6 with National Frozen Yogurt Day, followed by a two-fer Feb. 9 with National Pizza Day and National Bagel Day.
Pancake fans waiting for IHOP’s Free Pancake Day, which in recent years was held in late February, will have to wait a little longer. The annual pancake giveaway is set for March 12, the company announced.
Here are the deals, big days and ongoing specials, available at participating locations. To be on the safe side, always check with your closest location before heading out. Also, some will require you to have a restaurant’s app or be signed up for emails.
Bookmark this page because it’ll be updated frequently with more specials.
If you know of a deal not listed here for a business with at least 20 locations, email the details to email@example.com.
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7-Eleven: Through Feb. 12, get a small cup of Chips Ahoy Hot Chocolate or any other hot beverage for $1 at participating stores. According to the convenience store chain, the limited-edition flavor is “a combination of fresh-baked cookies and warm hot chocolate.”
BurgerFi: The chain is celebrating its 8-year anniversary through Friday, Feb. 8 with a deal each day for rewards members with the BurgerFi mobile app. Thursday brings $2.50 shakes and get a free order of regular hand-cut fries with any purchase Friday. Learn more at www.burgerfi.com/rewardsweek.
Dunkin’: For a limited time, get a 10-count box of Dunkin’s Munchkins doughnut holes for $2 at participating locations nationwide.
Godiva: Through Saturday, Feb. 16, get a free piece of Godiva’s Dark Chocolate Strawberry G-Cube in stores while supplies last.
IHOP: For a limited time at participating locations, get all-you-can-eat pancakes with any breakfast combo or get just the pancakes for $4.99. Dine-in and buttermilk pancakes only. Some exclusions apply and this offer isn’t valid with senior and kids meals.
Jack in the Box: For a limited time, get $1 medium seasoned curly fries with the restaurant’s mobile app. On the menu section of the app, select “app exclusives” and add fries to your cart.
Pilot Flying J: Through Sunday, Feb. 10, get a free slice of pizza with an offer on the Pilot Flying J app.
Scooter’s Coffee: Through Thursday, Feb. 28, get $1 off any Raspberry White Mocha and $1 off any Double Chocolate Mocha with the chain’s mobile app. On Friday, Feb. 8, participating locations will host a Raspberry White Mocha product sampling.
Feb. 4-11: BJ’s Restaurants’ deal
This week-long deal starts the day after the Super Bowl, a day commonly known as Super Sick Monday.
BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse is teaming up with DoorDash and giving away Chocolate Chunk Pizookie desserts and free delivery on food orders $19.95 or more. For the free dessert, use promo code PIZOOKIE on orders placed on the chain’s website or mobile app. A code isn’t needed for free delivery and exclusions apply.
Learn more at www.bjsrestaurants.com/supersick.
Feb. 9: Pizza and bagel deals
Free pizza and bagels: Saturday is National Bagel Day and National Pizza Day. Where to find freebies and deals
Feb. 10: Free sample at Baskin-Robbins
Baskin-Robbins’ February Flavor of the Month is the “Cherry Cordial with Kisses,” which includes Hershey’s chocolate ice cream, mini Hershey’s Kisses and a cherry ribbon.
Get a free taste of the flavor from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10 during a sampling event.
Feb. 14: Valentine’s Day
Sweet treats and heart-shaped pizza, bagels and more. Check back soon for the deals.
Feb. 16: Gymboree gift card deadline
Use it or lose it: Saturday, Feb. 16 is the last day to use Gymboree and Crazy 8 gift cards
Feb. 22: National Margarita Day
Boozy specials are expected for this made-up holiday. Here’s how restaurants and bars celebrated last year.
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