Get Free Cookies, Burgers, Sandwiches, and More This Tax Day

Disappointed with your refund from the government? At least you’ll get free food from Boston Market and Hard Rock Cafe

Nothing says ‘no more paperwork!’ like free sugar cookies.

It’s almost April 15; did you file your taxes yet? When you’re done panicking or rolling your eyes, we have some news that will make you smile way bigger than that tiny refund check you just got in the mail: free (and discounted) food! The Daily Meal has rounded up some of the fun deals and steals this Tax Day.

Free Cookies: Great American Cookies (a chain of cookie bakeries mostly located in the Southeast) will be handing out free sugar cookies to each customer.

Free Burgers: This Tax Day at participating Hard Rock Cafe locations, you can literally sing for your supper. If you serenade your server with an entire rock song (lyrics will be provided), you’ll get a free Local Legendary burger!

Free Pulled Pork: Boston Market will offer a buy one individual-sized meal, get one free deal on April 15. The deal includes the new slow-braised pulled pork menu item, but you can also stick with the classic rotisserie chicken.

Free Sandwiches: Participating Schlotzsky's (a Texas-based deli chain) restaurants nationwide will give away one free small original sandwich per customer with the purchase of a 32-ounce drink and a bag of chips.

Free Chips and Queso: Free  chips and homemade queso are on the menu at participating California Tortilla locations (mostly in the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions of the United States). All you have to do is utter the password, ""Taxes Shmaxes."

Half-Price Ribs: Sonny’s BBQ (a Southern barbecue chain, the third-largest in America) is offering $6.25 ribs (normally $12.50) for their IRS Special.

Tax Day Cocktails and Extended Happy Hour: At noPa Kitchen & Bar (located in Washington, D.C.), enjoy a special Tax Day cocktail (Absolut Mandarin Vodka, Arabic gum syrup, lime, bitters, cherry gastrique, and sparkling wine) and an extended happy hour. Guests can also get an entrée and glass of wine or beer for $15 on April 15.


Half-Price Alcohol: All BLT Steak and BLT Prime locations (in New York City; White Plains, New York; Charlotte, North Carolina; Scottsdale, Arizona; Waikiki, Hawaii; and Washington, D.C.) will serve half-priced cocktails, beer, and wine all day.