Taco Day 2021: Get a free taco at Taco Bell, Del Taco and more Monday – The Arizona Republic

This week, you don’t have to wait until Tuesday for taco deals.
Monday, Oct. 4, is National Taco Day, and several taco chains are marking the day with free tacos or specials.
According to the fully manufactured food holiday’s website, NationalTacoDay.com, Americans ate more than 4.5 billion tacos last year, which is an estimated 490,000 miles of tacos.
Many of the deals require an app and being registered for a loyalty program. In some cases, a coupon is needed and offers are while supplies last at participating locations.
Here’s a few places where you can celebrate with free tacos around metro Phoenix.
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Taco Bell says it is celebrating National Taco Day with free Crunchy Taco Monday. Customers must place a $1 minimum order via the app and to score the free crunchy taco. If you don’t have the app, get a freebie when joining at Tacobell.com/rewards.
Grubhub also is offering $5 off Taco Bell orders of $15 or more Monday with the on-demand delivery service.
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7-Eleven said its 7Rewards loyalty members can get 10 mini tacos for $1 Monday at participating locations nationwide.
The nation’s largest convenience store chain also has a buy-one-get-one-free deal on the mini tacos for 7NOW Delivery.
The 7-Eleven app can be downloaded from the App Store or Google Play or by visiting 7Rewards.com.
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Del Taco is giving away its new Stuffed Quesadilla Taco for free with any purchase Monday, which is the last day of the chain’s 10 days of deals that started Sept. 25.
Registering and downloading for the chain’s Del Yeah! Rewards app is needed to access the deals and there’s a limit of one offer per guest. You’ll also get two free tacos for creating an account. Go to Deltaco.com/delyeahrewards.
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The chain known for its fire-grilled chicken is bringing back its Crunchy Taco as its “first-ever, digital-only menu item” Monday through Nov. 1. It’s available to purchase on the El Pollo Loco app and website Oct. 4 through Nov. 1.
For Taco Day, every Crunchy Taco order will come with a free Mexican Coke. Also, Loco Rewards members will get a buy-one-get-one offer in their account that can be used to get another Crunchy Taco for free that day. Sign up at Elpolloloco.com/rewards.
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The chain is giving away free tacos on Monday with the purchase of combo meals.
At participating locations, choose to have your taco filled with: wild-caught, batter-dipped Alaska Pollock, wild-caught, hand-cut North Pacific Salmon, grilled shrimp or crispy breaded, buttery Norway Lobster Bites.
You’ll also need a coupon that will be posted to the chain’s social media and sent to email club members. Sign up for future emails at Ljsilvers.com/coupons.
Chipotle Mexican Grill confirmed to USA TODAY that the fast-casual chain wouldn’t have a National Taco Day deal. However, if you haven’t already signed up for Chipotle Rewards you can get a freebie after your first purchase as a member.
Sign up for Chipotle Rewards at Chipotle.com/rewards.
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Jack in the Box announced Monday that it has brought back its Monster Tacos for a limited time. Now through Halloween, the tacos can be purchased while supplies last.
The special tacos are two for $3 with a purchase and can be bought in-store, via delivery or through the restaurant’s app. For downloading the app, customers will be enrolled in the brand’s new loyalty program, The Jack Pack, and can get 25% off their next in-app purchase. 
For signing up for text messages at Jackinthebox.com/offers, you can also get two free tacos with any purchase, which is part of an ongoing promotion.


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