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Fast Food Deals to Feed the Whole Family

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Family Meal Deals

With people feeling thriftier, many fast food and fast-casual restaurants have created cheap family-meal deals. They're an easy way to feed everyone without much thought, and a nice break from cooking. Take advantage of these crowd-pleasing, family-sized meal deals while they're available.

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Domino's: $7 Mix and Match Deal

The best, long-running meal deal at Domino's is the $7 Mix and Match. While the price finally went up a buck this year, you can still order as many as you want from choices such as medium two-topping pizzas, salads, and stuffed cheesy bread, so it's endlessly customizable. You can get the deal whether you pick up your pizzas or get them delivered.

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Burger King: $12 Mix 'n Match Meals

You can get what amounts to two combo meals at BK right now for $12. With the mix-and-match deal, you get to choose two sandwiches, two small sides, and two small drinks. The entree choices include the Big King, single quarter pound King, original chicken sandwich, single Impossible King, and Big Fish, while you can pick between fries or onion rings on the side. Check BK's offers page as well, because you might find a $22 ultimate bundle with two Whoppers, two original chicken sandwiches, and two 8-piece chicken nuggets.

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McDonald's: $15 40-Piece McNugget Meal

Who doesn't love a bunch of McNuggets? Check your McDonald's app, because you can order a family pack of 40 McNuggets and two large fries for $15. If you're really lucky, you might live in an area where it's been spotted recently for the insanely low price of $10. It'll feed two really hungry adults or a small pack of ravenous kids.

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Taco Bell: $12 Taco and Burrito Cravings Pack

Though Taco Bell has been slimming its menu, it still offers a number of ways to feed a crowd. The $12 Taco and Burrito Cravings Pack includes four crunchy or soft tacos and four Beefy 5-Layer Burritos. There are also Taco Party Packs with a dozen of your choice.

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KFC: $30 8-Piece Chicken and 8 Tenders Fill-Up

Feeding a bunch of people is easy at KFC with big buckets of chicken. If you have some family members who prefer bone-in and some who prefer boneless chicken, the digital-exclusive deal 8-and-8 Fill-Up is perfect. It comes with eight pieces of regular chicken, eight chicken tenders, large fries, large mashed potatoes and gravy, large coleslaw, and four biscuits. Just make sure you order your meal on the website or through the app since it's only available online.

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Pizza Hut: $28 Big Dinner Box

Pizza will forever and always be a crowd-pleasing meal, but variety is the spice of life. That's why Pizza Hut's Big Dinner Box is so popular. The combination possibilities include: three medium one-topping pizzas, or two medium one-topping pizzas with five breadsticks and either pasta or boneless wings. Depending on location and choice, the price will be around $28. The Triple Treat Box is back for the holidays, as well. You'll get two medium pizzas, breadsticks, and Cinnabon mini rolls for around $26.

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Popeye's: $24.99 14-Piece Family Meal

Popeyes: $25 14-Piece Tenders or 10-Piece Chicken Family Meal

Popeyes got rid of some of its family meals, including ones that came with the popular chicken sandwiches. But the $25 family meal deals are a pretty good alternative instead. It comes with either 14 chicken tenders or 10 pieces of fried chicken, plus two large sides, and five biscuits. 

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Wingstop: $17 Boneless Meal Deal

If you're feeding three or four people, try the new Boneless Meal Deal at Wingstop. It comes with 20 boneless wings tossed in up to four sauce flavors, large fries or veggie sticks, and two dipping sauces. 

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Panera: $31 Family Feast

Designed to serve four or more, Panera's family feast includes four half-sandwiches, one whole salad, one group soup, and one whole baguette. You can also get variations that include kids' sandwiches such as grilled cheese, premium versions of Panera sandwiches and salads, or add chocolate chip cookies.

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Panda Express: $32 Family Meal

The Family Meal at Panda Express is completely customizable. You choose two large sides such as chow mein or steamed super greens, along with three large entrees. You think the employees would bat an eyelash if you ordered orange chicken for all three? 

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Papa Johns: $24 Papa's Trio

So many pizza specials apply to just one- or two-topping pies. But the $24 Papa's Trio at Papa Johns includes three medium 3-topping pizzas. That way, you can get black olives and mushrooms while the kids get pizzas loaded with extra cheese, pepperoni, and sausage.

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Boston Market: $28 and Up Rotisserie Chicken Family Meal

Boston Market is good if you want a homestyle family dinner of comfort food. The Family Meals feed three to six people, and the most popular comes with a whole rotisserie chicken as the main, plus three to six sides depending on the size of the meal. You can also get meals with barbecue ribs, roasted turkey, or meatloaf. 

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Bojangles: $30 4 Chicken and 8 Supremes Tenders Meal

If no one in your family can agree on whether to eat bone-in or boneless chicken, there's a perfect $30 family meal for you at Bojangles. It comes with four pieces of bone-in chicken along with 8 chicken tenders for lots of variety. You'll also get four family-sized sides, four biscuits, and a half gallon of iced tea.

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El Pollo Loco: $23-$40 Family Chicken Meals

If a chicken dinner sounds good but you'd rather not have it fried, El Pollo Loco's 8-piece Family Dinner comes with grilled, citrus-marinated chicken, three large sides, tortillas, and salsa. If you need to feed up to eight people, there are bigger meals of 12 and 16 pieces.

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Del Taco: Fiesta Packs

Del Taco offers Fiesta Packs that can feed four or more people easily. Each comes with a dozen items, and the prices range from $10 to $16 depending on the options you choose. The cheapest Fiesta Pack comes with six bean-and-cheese burritos and six value tacos, but you can swap the tacos for bigger Del Tacos or grilled chicken tacos.

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Little Caesars: $7 Extra Most Bestest Pepperoni Pizza

Little Caesars has raised its prices again. While the price of Little Caesars Hot 'n Ready and Extra Most Bestest pizzas have gone up a dollar in most places since the pandemic started, they're still one of the best deals in pizza. An extra dollar is worth it for an extra layer of cheese and pepperoni on the Extra Most Bestest pie. 

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White Castle: $20 and $26 Castle Packs

There are two Castle Pack deals at White Castle. The $26 version includes 20 original sliders and four small fries. If you'd like more variety, the $20 pack has 10 original sliders, a 20-piece chicken rings, and a sack of fries.

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Jersey Mike's: $15-$17 Giant Subs

Though there's no family meal at Jersey Mike's, the subs come in a giant size that feeds three to four people. Depending which sub you choose, you're paying $15 to $17 for a giant sandwich, which makes for a pretty reasonably priced meal.

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Qdoba: $40 Grilled Chicken Family Meal

Taco night is about to get easier at your house with the Family Meals from Qdoba. They're designed to feed five and include rice, black beans, queso, pico de gallo, salsa, shredded cheese, taco-size tortillas, a full bag of chips, and either grilled chicken or steak for about $10 more. 

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Church's Chicken: $20 Holi-Deals Family Meal

Everyone knows that dark meat is the juiciest, so why not save a little money and skip the white meat altogether? For $20, you'll get 10 fried legs and thighs, plus two large sides, five biscuits, and five of the chain's signature jalapenos.

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Moe's Southwest Grill: Build Your Own Taco Kit

Moe's Southwest Grill: $35 Build Your Own Taco Kit

Moe's has developed a build-your-own taco kit as a fun way to feed a family that doesn't want to venture out. The kit comes with 12 soft flour tortillas, a choice of two proteins such as steak or chicken, and lettuce, cheese, pico de gallo, and sour cream for toppings. Plus, there are sides of rice and beans and chips and salsa for a full meal for up to six people. Nacho and fajita kits are also available.

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Noodles & Company: $40 Family Meals

There are five family meals at Noodles for $40 each. Each one comes with four noodle or zucchini noodle entrees, plus two shareables such as Caesar salad or potstickers. You can't make substitutions, but there's a lot of variety in each meal. Choose between Italian classics, Asian bowls, world flavors, a mac pack, and zoodles and caulifloodles. 

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Einstein Bros. Bagels: Brunch Box

Einstein Bros. has a meal kit for brunch-loving families. It includes a farmhouse egg sandwich, two bacon and cheddar egg sandwiches, four twice-baked hash browns, four blueberry muffins, six assorted bagels, and a tub of plain cream cheese. 

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Pollo Tropical: $22 Whole Chicken Family Meal

Pollo Tropical is known for its citrus marinated and Cuban-inspired food. For $22, you can get a whole marinated chicken family meal that also includes your choice of three sides like black beans or yellow rice and vegetables, and four rolls. If you'd only like rice, beans, and rolls with your chicken, it's just $16.

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Fazoli's: $34 Super Family Meal Deal

The Super Family Meal Deal at Fazoli's is an Italian feast. It comes with a large spaghetti and meat or marinara sauce, large fettuccine alfredo, a whole pizza, 16 garlic breadsticks, and a half-gallon beverage. If you'd like a smaller deal, you can get the $24 fest tossed pasta duo with two pastas and eight breadsticks. 

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