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Fast food is food to me! New month, more food. Welcome to August friends, let’s get to eating. I love snagging a good food deal. I mean really, who wouldn’t want an opportunity to buy one get one free?

Fast food deals are abundant this time of year, so you’ll be able to save money on your favorite guilty pleasures when you make a pit stop and drive through. Check out the best fast food deals this month gathered by RetailMeNot below for you and your family to enjoy.

Arby’s: Sign up for Arby’s email list and get 50 percent off your next sandwich.

Auntie Anne’s: Download the Auntie Anne’s Pretzel Perks app and receive a free pretzel after your first $1 purchase.

Burger King: Burger King app users can enjoy exclusive offers year-round, but new users will receive either a free Whopper, Original Chicken Sandwich, or Croissan’wich with any $3 purchase.

Carl’s Jr.: Sign up for the Carl’s Jr. email list to receive a coupon for a free small fry and a small drink with the purchase of any Western Bacon Cheeseburger.

Checkers: Deals at Checkers are dependent upon location, but many are offering $1 Wicked Strawberry Cones and incentivizing their Rewards Loyalty app with one free Classic Mother Cruncher or Big Buford burger upon enrolling.

Chick-fil-A: Chick-fil-A rarely offers store-wide promotions. Instead, the chain encourages its customers to download their Chick-fil-A One app to earn reward points with every purchase. These points can then be cashed in for free food.

Chipotle: Like Chick-fil-A, Chipotle rarely offers store-wide promotions. Sign up for Chipotle Rewards to earn points towards free food and drinks. You’ll get free chips and guacamole after your first purchase and 10 points for every dollar spent.

Church’s Chicken: Be sure to look up your state for geo-specific deals at Church’s Chicken, but common coupons include $5 three-piece Texas Tenders with regular fries and a honey-butter biscuit and an $18 combo with 14 pieces of legs and thighs, served with three large classic sides.

Hardee’s: Sign up for the Hardee’s email list to receive a coupon for a free small fry and a small drink with the purchase of any Original Angus Burger.

Jack in the Box: Enter your email address or cell phone number to unlock exclusive deals at Jack in the Box. Your first will be a free five-piece chicken nugget with any purchase.

McDonald’s: Get a free large fry when you download the McDonald’s app and join MyMcDonald’s Rewards. After that, get your choice of hash browns, vanilla cone, McChicken, or a cheeseburger for free after your first purchase. Large fries and premium roast or iced coffee are only $1 when ordered through the app and medium fries are free on Fridays with a minimum of $1 purchase.

Moe’s Southwest Grill: At Moe’s Southwest Grill every Sunday, all locations nationwide will offer free meals for children under the age of 12 with the purchase of an adult entree of $6 or more.

Panera Bread: All of Panera Bread’s promos can be found exclusively on their app. New users will immediately receive a free pastry and the opportunity to pay for monthly subscriptions with perks like unlimited drink refills.

Popeyes: To encourage customers to try the famous chicken sandwich at Popeyes, you’ll get a free one (regular or spicy) with any $10 purchase.

Schlotzsky’s: National Sandwich Month (August) is here. In celebration, Schlotzsky’s is offering free delivery through Aug. 9 with a minimum order of $15. Orders must be placed on schlotzskys.com or through Schlotzsky’s App.

SONIC: America’s most-recognized drive-in, SONIC, is turning up the heat with promotions scattered through the entire month:

  • Aug. 2 – Aug. 29: Half-price on all shakes including new Banana Pudding Shake
  • Aug. 12: $1 Chili Cheese Coneys (limit five)
  • Aug. 18 – Aug. 22: Pick your $0.99 Item (small mozzarella sticks, small jumbo popcorn, medium chili cheese tots, medium chili cheese fries, soft pretzel twist)
    Starbucks

Starbucks: The Starbucks Summer Game is also back for its sixth year, giving Starbucks Rewards members a chance to win more than 2.2 million prizes.

  • This year’s game is a Plinko-style digital game with five levels to explore
  • Players progress through each level by completing prompts or actions, such as playing the game three times, making a
  • purchase or completing a word scramble.
  • The Starbucks Summer Gameplay results in either an instant win or sweepstakes entry for the chance to win grand prizes, including free handcrafted drinks for three months, 10,000 stars, Bose Frames Soprano Audio Sunglasses, and a Bose Speaker. The game ends on August 22nd.

Steak ‘n Shake: All shakes and drinks are half prices on weekdays from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m at Steak ‘n Shake.

Subway: Subway’s $5 footlong season hasn’t arrived, but you’ll currently benefit from a zero-dollar delivery fee when ordering through the app.

Taco Bell: Free Crunchwrap Supreme for anyone who joins Taco Bell Rewards through their website or app.

Tim Hortons: Buy one, get one half off all lunch sandwiches and wraps at Tim Hortons. Want it delivered? They’ll also throw in a free Iced Capp.

Wendy’s: Log in to your Wendy’s account or download their app to take advantage of the following offers:

  • $3 off in-app delivery order of $15 or more
  • Free small Frosty-ccino or coffee with purchase
  • Free six-piece nuggets with purchase
  • $2 off any premium combo
  • Free medium fry with purchase of a premium sandwich
  • Free pub fries with a mobile purchase

Alexis Zarycki is your average girl with the hopes of leaving an everlasting impact on the world. Follow her on Instagram @official_lexpaige