October 4th is National Taco Day!
National Taco Day is here and we’ve got a big list of freebies and deals that is sure to add more crunch and make it a more fun. Got a National Taco Day deal for 2018 that we missed? Let us know in the comments below!
Whether you like them crunchy or soft, spicy or mild, tacos are a culinary fixture in Mexico and around the world. With just a few more hours until it’s National Taco Day, it’s time to put on our sombreros and head south of the border. National and regional taco chains will be marking this taco lovers’ fiesta, also known as Taco Thursday this year, with free tacos or specials.
Most deals are available at participating locations and while supplies last. Terms can vary by location and change without notice. Some require an app or coupon. To be on the safe side, check with your closest location to confirm it’s participating.
Baja Fresh: Sign up for Club Baja to get a free taco with any purchase coupon!
Bill Miller Bar-B-Q: Get bean and cheese tacos for 65 cents each Thursday.
Bubbakoo’s Burritos: The New Jersey chain has $1 tacos Thursday, limit five per person.
California Tortilla: Buy one taco, get one free Thursday. The Blackened Fish, California Sunset, Korean BBQ and Crunchy BBQ Ranch street tacos are included in this deal and there’s a limit of five free tacos per person.
Chronic Tacos: Use the code word that will be revealed on Twitter today (which according to this tweet looks like it will be “Taco Life.”) to get a free taco when you say the code word from 11 AM to 2 PM on 10/4.
Chuy’s: Buy any taco entree for $1. Go dressed as a taco and receive a free meal on Thursday!
Cocina 214: They have a deal for $5 off each taco entree. Yay.s.Get FREE TACOS tomorrow for National Taco Day!Get FREE TACOS tomorrow for National Taco Day! #Free #Taco #NationalTacoDay #TacoLife #TacoTuesday #Food #TacoThursday
Del Taco: Del Taco has a BOGO (buy one get one free) for the Shredded Beef Soft Taco via their homepage. You can also get 2 tacos for joining their club.
El Fenix: Get $1 beef or chicken soft or crunchy tacos Thursday. Limit three per guest.
El Pollo Loco: Print this coupon to get a free Chicken Taco Al Carbon with any purchase of food or beverage.
Fuzzy’s Taco Shop: Get $1 tacos all day long. You can also get free chips and queso when if you make a $2 donation to a charity.
Fuzzy’s Tacos: They have a deal for $1 tacos all day on National Taco Day!
Green Leaf’s: Join their email list to get a Baja Street Taco coupon!
Jimboy’s Tacos: Participating Jimboy’s Tacos locations in California and Nevada will be offering a BOGO deal for ground beef tacos.
Moe’s Southwest Grill: They have a buy 2, get one free tacos for loyalty members on National Taco Day through 10/7 using the mobile app. (link at bottom of the page)
On the Border: For only $8.99 you can enjoy a bottomless supply of ground beef or chicken tinga tacos.
Rubio’s Coastal Grill: Join their rewards Beach Club and get a free taco!
Sons of Thunder: Get two Baja fish tacos for the price of one from 11 AM to 9 PM.
Taco Bell: You can buy a Taco Day Gift Set which has a Crunchy Taco, a Nacho Cheese Doritos Locos Taco, a Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Taco, and a Fiery Doritos Locos taco for only $5! And, you can get four classic tacos for $5 (plus tax) on Thursday.
Taco Bueno: Score a free Taco Bueno Texas Street Tacos with any adult entree purchase.
Taco Cabana: Become an official TC Fanatics rewards club member and go to any Taco Cabana location and to get your free Fajita Taco to celebrate.
Taco Johns: Taco John’s is celebrating taco week with a free crispy beef taco every day until October 5th, just load up the mobile app.
Tijuana Flats: Get two tacos, chips and a drink for $5.99 or get a burrito or bowl, chips and a drink for $5.99
In honor of National Taco Day, we thought it might be fun to share some tasty taco trivia.
- The world’s most expensive taco costs $25,000!
- The Guinness World Record for the largest flour taco was achieved on March 8, 2003, in Mexico and weighed in at 750 kg or 1,654 lbs.
- The Word Taco Means “Light Lunch” Roughly translated, the word taco means “light lunch.” However, there are other translations too, such as “plug” or “wad.”
- Joey Chestnut is the reigning champion of the Chacho’s World Taco Eating Contest. The Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest star ate 94.5 Chacho’s tacos in a mere eight minutes on August 19, 2017.
- Americans Eat a TON of Tacos. According to NationalTacoDay.com, Americans are eating billions of tacos every year, 4.5 billion to be more specific.
- There is a Right Time of Day to Eat Tacos. According to Mexican tradition, seafood tacos are meant to be eaten at lunch, while antojitos are to be eaten at dinner time.