Although most restaurants and fast food chains have closed their dining areas, many locations are offering online ordering, curbside pickup, free delivery, free food, and more. Here’s where to get free contactless delivery and meal deals.
Remember to call your local chain for the most up-to-date info on store closings, hours, and offers.
Where to Get Free Food, Free Delivery & Meal Deals
&pizza: The pizza chain is offering contactless delivery and free pizza for hospital workers with valid ID. Hospital workers who can’t leave or would prefer delivery can text #HERO to 200-03 for a promo code. You can also purchase pies for hospital workers through their Hero Pie Program.
Boston Market: Choose curbside pickup or free delivery when you order online or through the app. You can also get a free cookie for joining the Rotisserie Rewards program.
Buffalo Wild Wings: Dig into traditional wings on Tuesdays and BOGO boneless wings on Thursdays. Plus, online and app orders are eligible for free delivery.
Burger King: Order pickup or get free delivery on orders over $20.
California Pizza Kitchen: Order contactless curbside pickup online or through the CPK app. The CPK Market offers meal kits and pantry items.
Carrabba’s: Many locations have expanded their delivery area, and family bundles start at $7 per person. Sign up for the rewards program and get 50% off every fourth visit.
Chipotle: Get free delivery on all orders over $10. Name your burrito 4HEROES in your order, and Chipotle will donate a burrito to a frontline health care worker. Plus, when you purchase a Healthcare Heroes egift card to support frontline health care workers now through May 31, Chipotle will match and donate 10% to the Direct Relief humanitarian medical aid organization.
Chuck E. Cheese: Family and Party Packs start at $20. Some carry-out menu items are less than $5. Order pickup online or delivery through DoorDash, UberEats, or Grubhub.
Cracker Barrel: Between now and April 30, get free delivery on online and app orders over $15. Cracker Barrel will donate a meal to health care worker for each $10 virtual gift card purchased between now and May 12.
Cumberland Farms: At Cumberland Farms, all health care workers, first responders, and military personnel can get a free cup of hot or iced coffee in any size.
Denny’s: Now through April 30, you can get free delivery on orders over $20 at participating Denny’s locations.
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit: Order curbside, pickup, or free delivery and feed four with a classy Family Pack for $34.99. Take $5 off any curbside or pickup order over $25 with code CARRYOUT5.
IHOP: Get 20% off your first online order from IHOP. No minimum required!
KFC: Get free pickup and free delivery at participating locations when you order online.
Krispy Kreme: Every Monday between now and May 12, health care workers can get a free dozen glazed doughnuts with valid ID. All physicians, nurses, surgeons, psychologists, dentists, optometrists, pharmacists, and their staff are eligible. On Saturdays, customers can receive a free dozen glazed doughnuts with every pickup, drive-thru, and delivery order that includes at least a dozen glazed doughnuts at regular price.
Little Caesars: At Little Caesars, get free delivery on online orders over $10. When you order pizza online or through the Little Caesars app, you can also send some to health care workers and first responders in your community.
O’Charley’s: Get free delivery on online orders over $10. The restaurant is also offering lunch meal deals starting at $5 every day before 3 p.m. Family-style meals start at $29.99.
Olive Garden: Take advantage of the Olive Garden’s “Buy One Take One” promo and get two meals for $12.99 when you order online or through the app. Free contactless delivery is available on orders over $40.
Panera Bread: Family Feasts start at $29. Panera Bread also offers contactless pickup and delivery options. Participating stores are offering Panera Grocery to provide fresh produce, milk, bread, and more to their communities.
Starbucks: Anyone who identifies as a frontline responder can get a free tall hot or iced brewed coffee at select Starbucks grocery and drive-thru locations between now and May 3. Free delivery is available through Uber Eats.
Steak ‘n Shake: Get a free order of fries with every drive-thru order and a free double cheeseburger and fries when you join the eClub. You can also get half price milkshakes Monday through Friday from 2 to 5 p.m.
Subway: Customers can order online or through the Subway app for curbside pickup. The restaurant is also offering free contactless delivery through third-party delivery apps. At participating locations, the Family Takeout Special includes a free Footlong when you buy two Footlongs. Some restaurants are also operating as grocery stores to provide fresh produce and other products to their communities.
Taco Bell: Taco Bell offers contactless drive-thru service, order ahead, and free delivery on Grubhub orders over $12.
TGI Fridays: Get a free kids’ entrée with online orders over $20 with the code FREEKIDS at checkout. You can also take 25% off family meal boxes and platters by entering BASKET at checkout. The TGI Fridays Butcher Shop offers beef, seafood, chicken, and pork. Beer and wine are available for curbside pickup in some states.
Wendy’s: Delivery is free on DoorDash, Grubhub, and Postmates orders.