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National Taco Day deals and specials 2023

Sunday, October 4th is national taco day! Stay tuned for 2022 options – we will update this page as soon as we start hearing from restaurants. In the meantime, here’s what happened in 2021:

National Taco Day in 2021

Here are some of the very best taco deals we know about for 2021. Go grab some free tacos!


One day deals for taco day include (via press release):

  • 10/$1* In-Store – 7Rewards® loyalty members can pick up 10 mini tacos for just $1 at participating 7-Eleven stores nationwide. Taco ’bout a deal! 
  • BOGO via Delivery** – Purchase one order of mini tacos for delivery through 7-Eleven Delivery via the 7NOW® app and get a second order free. That’s right! Enjoy 16 mini tacos for the price of 8!

Chronic Tacos

Chronic Tacos, the Southern California taco shop brand, is giving away FREE TACOS with the purchase of a drink on October 4th in celebration of National Taco Day. Customers will receive a free taco by purchasing any Coca-Cola fountain drink at participating locations. Offer available in-store only. 

National Taco Day Free Taco offer includes Chicken, Carnitas, Al Pastor, and veggie tacos only with the purchase of a regular Coca-Cola fountain drink. Offer excludes fish, shrimp, steak, Beyond Beef and potato tacos. One taco per customer at participating locations.  (sent via press release to us).

El Pollo Loco

After an overwhelming number of requests from fans, El Pollo Loco (pictured above) is bringing its Crunchy Taco back as its first-ever digital-only menu item for National Taco Day (Oct. 4)! The Crunchy Taco will be available to purchase for a limited time through the El Pollo Loco app and website beginning Monday, Oct. 4 through Nov. 1.

To kick off the celebration next Monday, every Crunchy Taco order on National Taco Day will come with a free, ice-cold Mexican Coke®. In addition, Loco Rewards members will receive a special BOGO offer in their account that can be used to get another Crunchy Taco for free that day.

El Pollo Loco’s Crunchy Taco packs smoky Tinga sauce, shredded chicken, lettuce and Jack cheese into the same crispy tortilla shell fans have always loved. (sent via press release to us).

National Taco Day in 2020

Chronic Tacos

Oct. 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Chronic Tacos, grab one free taco, whether it be chicken, al pastor, carnitas or Beyond Beef_, by following Chronic Tacos on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter and using the secret code word.

Del Taco

Kicking off their month-long Tacoberfest® celebration by giving away The Del Taco – named by Thrillist Fasties as the Best Fast Food Taco in America – for FREE on National Taco Day. From Saturday, October 3, through National Taco Day on Sunday, October 4, fans can redeem a free Del Taco via the Del Taco app with any purchase.

Jack In The Box

Celebrating National Taco Day with two free tacos with any app purchase on October 4th.


Rewards members get free delivery when they use code TACODAY at checkout Sunday with a $20 minimum order via website.


Celebrate National Taco Day at Rubio’s and get any taco on the menu free, with any purchase. On both Sunday, October 4 and Monday, October 5, simply bring the coupon ( to any of Rubio’s participating locations, or use code MKTG965, when placing an order online at or on the Rubio’s App.

Taco Bell

Giving away 10,000 free tacos and launching “Taco Gifter,” a new taco -gifting service via their app and website. The taco gift is a “$2 eGift Card redeemable via Taco Bell website/app order with in-store/drive-thru pickup”.