The Division I men’s basketball tournament kicked off and now watching those games is going to make you hungry. To pair with brackets, analysis, and complex formulas, rounded up some worthy food freebie contenders and championship deals for game-time munchies. While you are transfixed on the tournament, we’ve rounded up worthy contenders for your munchies and some championship deals as well.

Disclaimer: Please read all coupon details and call your local store to make sure the offer is eligible for your location.

Allen Brothers: Stock up for tournament season with a little help from Allen Brothers. While they supply the highest quality prime meat to the best steakhouses and restaurants in the nation, you can order the same quality meat online, to be delivered to your home. Place an order for $149 or more and receive eight FREE USDA Prime Steak Burgers.

Applebee’s: A dozen Double Crunch Shrimp for JUST $1? That is madness! For a limited time, order any steak entrée at Applebee’s restaurant, on their website, or on the app, and get 12 crunchy shrimps for $1 more. Not a shrimp person so much? Then, you might prefer their add-on wing special instead. Order any handcrafted burger and get five boneless wings added to your order for that same $1.

Auntie Anne’s: For every basket scored during the tournament (up to 5,000), Auntie Anne’s is automatically entering its Pretzel Perks members into a chance to win a FREE pretzel bucket. Make sure the app is downloaded before the final buzzer of the championship game. Also, in conjunction with Coca-Cola, Auntie Anne’s is sponsoring a Basketball Buckets Challenge: From March 11 to April 8, guests who purchase Auntie Anne’s Basketball Buckets in-store and online can play for a chance to win instantly. Sign-up here. You can also take advantage of free delivery when ordering in the Pretzel Perks app or online during these select dates: March 18-22, March 27-30, and April 3-5.

Baked by Melissa: Need some cupcakes to see you through tournament season? Throughout the month of March, hook up a friend with the Baked by Melissa Sweet Rewards Loyalty Program. You’ll receive a $10 coupon for each new referral AND the person you’ve hooked up will get one too! The $10 coupon code will be valid through June 1 at 11:59 EST.

Brixx Wood Fired Pizza: Throughout the college basketball season, stop by Brixx Wood Fired Pizza and enjoy 20 Wood-Fired Wings for $20. While you’re there, if you haven’t tried the Best Beer in America, now’s the time. Get a 16-ounce can of Bell’s Two Hearted Ale for $4. Enjoy at your local Brixx or take it home to the big screen and sofa.

Cappello’s: For the entire month of March, nicely coinciding with the tournament, Cappello’s, the makers of healthy, grain-free, and paleo-friendly pizza, will be offering 10% off all their pizzas at Sprouts Farmers Markets.

Chipotle: Celebrate tournament season with exclusive offers from Chipotle and DoorDash. DashPass subscribers will be able to get their hands on the new Hand-Crafted Quesadilla, and for a limited time, get a smoking deal. Starting March 18, when your DashPass order includes a quesadilla and is $25 or more, you’ll get $8 off your purchase. And, from March 11 through March 21, when placing a minimum order of $10, through the Chipotle app or on, enjoy a $0 delivery fee.

Chuck E. Cheese: The kids might need to burn off a little energy from watching all that basketball, so round them up and head to your local Chuck E. Cheese for All You Can Play Wednesday. Give them a full hour to play their hearts out for the special price of $14.99 on Wednesdays when you mention the promotion at the time of purchase.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit: Its tournament craziness at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit this March. Nothing keeps you from biting your nails quite like juicy ribs and wings. Get $5 off Dickey’s Big Yellow Box Ribs & Wings Party Pack. It feeds about 10 to 12 people and comes with everything you need to stay focused on the game. Use the code “5OffMarch” for online and app orders for pick-up or delivery. Other deals at Dickey’s include $5 off any size order of Dickey’s signature Pit Smoked Ribs or Fall-Off-the-Bone Wings; $5 off any purchase of $25 or more using the code “5off25” (for online and Dickey’s App orders only); $5 off Ribs and Wings Big Yellow Boxes using code “5off25” (for online and Dickey’s app orders only).

Dog Haus: Throughout the tournament, until April 5, get the Reuben Tots for $8.99, the Southwestern Tots are $6.99, and the BLT Tots for $7.99.

Donatos: Keeping you in wings and pizza during those clutch tournament moments is Donatos Pizza with several special deals. First, keep everyone happy with two large, 1-topping pizzas for $23.99. Then take it in for a slam dunk with 12 Boneless Wings for $4.99 with the purchase of a large pizza at the regular price.

Jack in the Box: No need to take your eyes off the game to keep your munchies in check. From March 18 through April 5, Jack in the Box is teaming up with DoorDash to bring you Jack’s Classic Munchies Box. Just like bundling Jack in the Box and DoorDash, bundling your favorites—including two orders of 2 tacos, one large curly fries, one 7-piece stuffed jalapenos, and one 8-piece onion rings—is the assist that sets up the score!

KFC: You’ll need to fuel up the family before they can properly cheer on their team. Do it with the 8-piece Family Fill Up from KFC, starting at $20. You’ll get two drumsticks, two thighs, two breasts, and two wings. Sides include two large mashed potatoes and gravy, one large coleslaw, and four biscuits.

McDonald’s: From March 15 through March 21, order $20 or more through McDelivery on Uber Eats and pay exactly ZERO for delivery fees.

Noodles & Co.: While you and the crew are busy cheering on your favorite college basketball team, you might need to consider taking a break with the kiddos. From March 16 through March 20, purchase a regular entrée and get a FREE Kids Meal at Noodles & Co.

Omaha Steaks: Let Omaha Steaks’ End-of-Season sale help you load up your grill for tournament season. Omaha Steaks’ 50% off and FREE Shipping event offers something for everyone. You might pick off eight Delmonico Burgers on sale for $24.99 or let them do the cooking and order the Fully Cooked Beef Brisket on sale for $69.99. There are enough great deals in this event to get you all the way to the championship game.

Papa John’s: You can’t please all of the people all of the time, but with Papa John’s new Epic Stuffed Crust Pizza you can most definitely get to the finals. Right now, a large, 1-topping pizza is just $12.

Pizza Hut: Basketball has its MVPs and trophy winners, but for a true TASTEMAKER, you’ve got to go to Pizza Hut, where you can choose the three toppings you want on your large Pizza Hut Pizza and pay just $10. Available for delivery, carryout, online or call them up and give them your order.

Rubio’s Coastal Grill: Combine your tournament festivities with a celebration of National Chip & Dip Day at Rubio’s Coastal Grill. On March 22 and 23, they’ll be giving away FREE, freshly made chips and guacamole, with any order. You can order online at, or through the app. When you do, enter the coupon code “MKTG1067” at checkout.

Saladworks: You know who else loves a little friendly competition? Saladworks, that’s who. They will be celebrating the tournament with an aptly-named salad promo that will enable Saladworks Rewards members to reach various levels based on the number of visits to their restaurant. See the details here or download the Saladworks’ app and learn how to qualify to win Free Salads for a Year. All winners will be announced on April 5 (sound familiar?).

The Habit Burger Grill: The perfect game day meal is a sweet bundled deal at The Habit Burger Grill. Their new Chars & Bites Bundle, featuring four Charburgers with cheese, four fries, and one 10-piece Chicken Bites is just $25.

Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux: Give your nearest Walk-On’s restaurant a call to get your 8-person team of basketball watchers warmed up with their Tailgate To-Geaux bundle. The Louisiana-inspired bundle is $50 and includes, Boudin Balls, Cajun Queseaux, Cheeseburger Sliders, and Boneless Wings.

Yard House: From March 8 through April 5, the Yard House is offering a special promo for beer-lovers, featuring a four-pack bracket of IPAs. Enjoy a Beer Flight for $15, featuring four ounces of four new IPAs. Once you’ve selected a winner, order up a 23-ounce pour of either the Delicious, by Stone Brewing Co.; Voodoo Ranger, by New Belgium Brewing Company; Founders Brewing Co.‘s Unraveled, or the Space Camper by Boulevard Brewing Company. While you’re at it, enjoy the Bracket Takeout Pack™ for $50 featuring 16 sliders, a jumbo Bavarian pretzel with House IPA beer cheese sauce, and chicken nachos.

Yoshinoya: Here’s a great tournament BOGO from Yoshinoya Japanese Kitchen. If you live close to one of the more than 100 Yoshinoya locations across the country, get on your Uber Eats app and order a regular Teriyaki Chicken Bowl on a game night (March 18-22, March 27-30, and April 3-5) and get one FREE.

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