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The Best Fast Food Deals to Grab in April

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Spring is in full swing and new fast food deals are popping up like tulips in April. If you're sticking to your budget, it's easy to do that at drive-thrus if you plan ahead. Many restaurants have meal deals around $5 that are always more economical than ordering your combo items individually. There are also two new strawberry pie options and a lot of free food to be had, including french fries and tons of donuts. (If you're feeling flush, check out the Most Expensive Item at Every Fast Food Chain.)

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Wendy's: $5 Bacon Double Stack Biggie Bag

The $5 Biggie Bags have been a Wendy's mainstay for a while now, and are one of the best individual meal deals available. They include a 4-piece order of chicken nuggets (regular or spicy), a small fries and a small drink, plus a choice of eight sandwiches that now includes the bacon double stack. 

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Burger King
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Burger King: $5 Mix 'n Match

Right now you can get two premium entrees for $5 at BK. There are currently five options to choose from: Whopper, chicken fries, original chicken sandwich, Big Fish, and single Sourdough King. And don't forget to check out BK's offers, which are always full of deals like a $5 Whopper meal or $2 Whopper Wednesdays. 

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Taco Bell: $5 Build-Your-Own Cravings Box

Taco Bell has a new $5 combo box, but what's in it is up to you. It's only available when you order digitally, but you can choose what you get from lots of options. Or, grab a $5 Chalupa Cravings Box with a Chalupa, beefy 5-layer burrito, chips and cheese, and a drink. Plus, $1 spicy potato soft tacos and cheesy fiesta potatoes have returned, and in mid-April will be joined by the $1 Beefy Potato-rito.

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Arby's Now

Arby's: 2 for $6 Everyday Value

The best deal right now at Arby's is the 2 for $6 everyday value special. You can choose two options from a list of rotating items. Right now, they include classic beef 'n cheddar, Greek gyro, roast beef gyro, roast turkey gyro, spicy Greek gyro, and a 3-piece chicken tenders.

Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut: $12 Large Stuffed Crust Pizza

Stuffed crust pizza is back at Pizza Hut, and they've got a great deal on it. You can get a large stuffed crust pizza with up to three toppings for only $12 for takeout or delivery. If you're not into the extra cheese, just get a $10 Tastemaker pizza: a regular large pizza with up to three toppings. 

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Domino's: $8 Carryout Pizza & Chicken

Right now at Domino's, you can feed a whole crowd for not much money. For $8 each, you can get large 3-topping pizzas on any of their crusts, 10-piece chicken wings, and boneless chicken. It's only available for carryout, but it's a great deal anyway.

Papa John's
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Papa John's: $12 Epic Stuffed Crust Pizza

Papa John's has rolled mozzarella cheese into their pizza crust for the new $12 Epic stuffed crust pizza. "Epic" is a little hyperbolic for a technique that's been around for a while, but no one's going to complain about more cheese, especially when you dip it into that garlic sauce.


KFC: $4 Chicken Sandwich

KFC has redone its classic chicken sandwich, and it's being rolled out nationwide this month. It features a double breaded crunchy chicken breast, thick-cut pickles and classic or spicy mayo on a brioche bun. To see if the new sandwich is available in your area already, head to KFC's sandwich locator

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Popeye's: $24.99 14-Piece Family Meal

Popeye's: $9 2 Can Dine Meals

Popeye's has two offers right now called 2 Can Dine for $9 each. You can get either six chicken tenders or five pieces of chicken, plus two regular sides and two biscuits. If you're only serving one, grab a 3-piece tenders combo with a side, biscuit and drink for $6. Don't skip a strawberry and cream cheese pie for dessert, back for a limited time during spring. 

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Subway: Buy One Footlong Get One 50% Off

Subway's BOGO 50% off deal is back, so feeding a few people will be a little cheaper. To get it, you have to order in their app or on their website for pickup and use the code BOGO50 at checkout. It's only available through April 14 so get ordering.

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Jack In The Box

Jack in the Box: $5 Triple Bonus Jack Combo

A new burger at Jack in the Box is part of a $5 combo meal. The Triple Bonus Jack is a burger with 3 beef patties, 3 slices of cheese, plus lettuce, pickles, and secret sauce and comes with a small drink and curly fries. Also new are donut holes, four balls of fried dough rolled in cinnamon sugar and served hot for just a dollar.

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Sonic Drive-In Now

Sonic: $5 Bacon Jam Cheeseburger

The newest burger creation at Sonic is the bacon jam cheeseburger. True to its name, it's got a sweet and savory bacon and onion jam, along with American cheese, bacon, mustard and mayo on a brioche bun. Get it for about $5 for a limited time, and wash it down with a Red Bull summer edition dragon fruit slush. 

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Hardee's Now

Hardee's: Steakhouse Angus Thickburger

A popular burger has returned to the menu at Hardee's. The Steakhouse Angus Thickburger includes a third-pound beef patty flavored with Canadian steak seasoning and topped with A.1. Steak Sauce, bacon, Swiss cheese, tomatoes, red onion and mayo.

Del Taco

Del Taco: $1 BBQ Crispy Chicken Taco

Del Taco has released a new lineup of crispy chicken items made with honey chipotle barbecue sauce. It includes a burrito with bacon and ranch for $5, loaded fries with bacon, ranch and seasoned beef for $5, a $4 three-piece chicken and fries box, and a $1 taco with a chicken strip, lettuce, cheese and the signature barbecue sauce.

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panda express

Panda Express: Wok Seared Steak and Shrimp

Surf and turf is on the menu at Panda Express. A fan favorite entree is back, wok-seared steak and shrimp, which is made with stir fried sirloin steak, shrimp, snap peas, potatoes, red bell peppers and onions in a sweet and tangy brown sauce. 

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Dairy Queen: Chicken and Biscuits Basket

Dairy Queen has brought back the chicken and biscuits basket. It's a combo of four or six chicken tenders, plus fries and seven mini, buttery biscuits. They're bite-sized and intended to be dunked in the warm pepper gravy it comes with, making for an on-the-go fried chicken, biscuits and gravy combo.

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Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme: Free Doughnut with COVID-19 Vaccination Card

Krispy Kreme made headlines when they recently announced that anyone with their COVID-19 vaccination card will get a free original glazed doughnut. You can go once every day, as many days as you want, through the end of 2021. That's a lot of free doughnuts, so go get your share.

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Dunkin' Donuts Now

Dunkin': Free Donut Wednesdays

From now through April 21, members of the Dunkin' rewards program, DD Perks, can get one free donut every Wednesday when they purchase any beverage. If you're someone who stops for coffee on the way to work, this is a great deal to take advantage of.

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Church's Chicken

Church's Chicken: Strawberry Cheesecake Fried Pie

I don't know of any sweeter words than "fried dessert." Church's has released a new spring special, the strawberry cheesecake fried pie. It's filled with strawberries, cream cheese and graham cracker crumbs and drizzled with icing.

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Checkers/Rally's: Super Loaded Buford

Checkers has released an everything-but-the-kitchen-sink-style burger this spring. The super loaded Buford includes two beef patties, two slices of American cheese, caramelized onions, crispy fried onions, bacon, french fries, pickles, ketchup, and mayo on a toasted bun.

Jimmy John's

Jimmy John's: Smokin' Kickin' Chicken Sandwich

It's been a while since Jimmy John's has had a limited-time sandwich, but they've debuted a new one: smokin' kickin' chicken. The saucy creation includes chunky seasoned chicken, Creole pepper sauce, avocado, peppers, provolone, onion, lettuce, oil and vinegar, and mayo. 

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Firehouse Subs

Firehouse Subs: Everything Hook & Ladder Sub

Firehouse Subs is fancying up their hook & ladder sub this month. It's the classic turkey, ham and cheese club but on an everything bagel-seasoned sub roll with a spread of cream cheese for a delicious bagel and sub mashup. 

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Zaxby's: Signature Sandwich

Zaxby's is competing in the chicken sandwich wars with their new signature sandwich. The new and improved recipe includes a double breaded chicken breast, thick cut pickle slices, and either Zax sauce or new spicy Zax sauce.

Little Caesars

Little Caesars: $6.49 Extra Most Bestest Thin Crust Pepperoni Pizza

Thin crust pizzas are available at Little Caesars. The Extra Most Bestest thin crust is a large pizza that includes extra cheese and pepperoni that goes all the way to the edge of the thin, crispy crust, which is cut into squares. There's also a thin crust plain cheese pizza, but it's actually more expensive.

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