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Fast Food Deals to Feed the Whole Family

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Many fast food and fast casual restaurants have created new family meal deals during the pandemic. With everyone stuck at home more often, it's nice to take a break from cooking and order something that will feed everyone without much thought. So take advantage of these crowd-pleasing family-sized meal deals while they're still available.

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McDonald's: $10 40-Piece McNugget Meal
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McDonald's: $10 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 just $10. It'll feed two really hungry adults, or a small pack of ravenous kids.

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Wendy's: $15 Feed the Fam Deal

You can feed four people for $15 right now at Wendy's with their Feed the Fam deal. The meal deal comes with two spicy chicken sandwiches, two junior bacon cheeseburgers, and four small fries.

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Taco Bell: $10 Taco and Burrito Cravings Pack

Though Taco Bell has been slimming their menu down lately, they still offer a number of party packs to feed a crowd. The $10 Taco and Burrito Cravings Pack includes four crunchy or soft tacos, plus four Beefy 5-Layer Burritos. There are also various Taco Party Packs with a dozen tacos of your choice.

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Domino's: $6 Mix and Match Deal

The best, long-running meal deal at Domino's is the $6 Mix and Match. You need to buy at least two items for them to be $6 each, but you can order as many as you want, so it's endlessly customizable. The options you can choose from are great too: medium 2-topping pizzas, bread twists, salads, marbled cookie brownies, specialty chicken, oven-baked sandwiches, stuffed cheesy bread, 8-piece boneless chicken, and pasta in a dish.

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KFC: $30 Fill Up

In the midst of the pandemic, KFC released a new, larger family meal called the $30 Fill Up. It's the $20 Fill Up, which comes with 8 pieces of chicken, coleslaw, mashed potatoes and biscuits, plus an extra bucket of 8 pieces of chicken or 12 tenders. The idea is that you'll have plenty of chicken leftovers, and who can complain about that?

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Pizza Hut: Big Dinner Box
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Pizza Hut: $24 Big Dinner Box

Pizza will forever and always be a great crowd-pleasing meal, but variety is the spice of life. That's why Pizza Hut's Big Dinner Box is so popular. There are four combination possibilities in one box: three medium 1-topping pizzas, or two medium 1-topping pizzas with five breadsticks and either pasta, wings, or boneless wings. Depending on your location and choice, the price will be around $24.

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Panera Bread
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Panera: $29 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 like grilled cheese, premium versions of their sandwiches and salads, or add chocolate chip cookies.

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Papa John's
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Papa Johns: $24 Family Special

So many pizza specials apply to just 1- or 2-topping pies. But the $24 Family Special at Papa John's includes one large specialty pizza and one large 2-topping pizza. That way, you can get the works for yourself and double pepperoni for the kids.

Popeye's: $24.99 14-Piece Family Meal

Popeyes: $20 Four Sandwich Family Feast

While there's always the standard bucket-of-chicken meal deals at Popeyes,  there's also a meal deal that focuses on their popular chicken sandwich. The $20 four sandwich Family Feast includes four classic or spicy chicken sandwiches, a large side of your choice and four biscuits. If you have way more people to feed, grab the $60 Bigger Family Feast with 12 pieces of chicken, five chicken sandwiches, two large sides, five biscuits and five apple pies.

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Boston Market: Rotisserie Chicken Family Meal
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Boston Market: $27 and Up Rotisserie Chicken Family Meal

Boston Market is great if you want a homestyle family dinner of comfort food. The Family Meals feed 3-6 people, and the most popular comes with a whole rotisserie chicken as the main, plus 3-6 sides depending on the size of the meal. You can also get meals with barbecue ribs, roasted turkey, or meatloaf. The best deal? Adding a whole rotisserie chicken to any meal for $2.

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El Pollo Loco: $19-$36 Family Chicken Meals

If a chicken dinner sounds great but you'd rather not have fried chicken, El Pollo Loco's Family Dinners are a good option. The 16-piece Family Dinner comes with grilled, citrus-marinated chicken along with three large sides, tortillas and salsa. If you don't need to feed eight people, there are also 8-, 10-, 12- and 14-piece meals.

Del Taco: Fiesta Pack
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Del Taco: Fiesta Packs

Del Taco offers Fiesta Packs that can easily feed four or more people. Each one comes with a dozen items, and the prices range from $10-$15 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: $11 Extra Most Bestest Thin Crust Meal Deal

The newest limited-time pizza at Little Caesars is the Extra Most Bestest thin crust, made with toppings all the way to the edge and cut into squares. You can get one with Crazy Bread, Crazy Sauce and a 2-liter of soda for $11. 


White Castle: Super Sack
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White Castle: $18 and $24 Castle Packs

There are two Castle Pack deals at White Castle right now. The $24 Castle Pack includes 20 original sliders and four small fries. If you'd like more variety, the $18 Castle Pack has 10 original sliders, a 20-piece chicken rings, and a sack of french fries.

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Wingstop: $20 All-In Bundle

If you're feeding three or four people, try the All-In Bundle at Wingstop. It comes with 16 boneless wings tossed in two sauce flavors, six crispy tenders tossed in two sauce flavors, large fries or veggie sticks, and three dipping sauces. 

Jersey Mike's: Giant Subs
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Jersey Mike's: $12-$15 Giant Subs

Though there's no family meal at Jersey Mike's, all of the subs come in giant size, which feeds 3-4 people. Depending on which sub you choose, you're paying $12-$15 for a giant size, which makes for a pretty reasonably priced meal.

Long John Silver's: Family Meals
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Long John Silver's: Family Meals

Like fried chicken restaurants, Long John Silver's always has Family Meals available. They come in 8-, 12- and 16-piece fried pollack or chicken tenders, plus family-size sides and of course, hushpuppies.

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Qdoba: $35 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.

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Church's Chicken: 20-Piece Meal
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Church's Chicken: $18-$27 10-Piece Family Meal

Family meals at Church's come with a lot of options, which also means that price varies quite a bit. You can choose from all white meat chicken, all dark meat, a mix, or even chicken tenders, plus two large sides and four honey butter biscuits. If you need more food, there are 15- and 20-piece meals, too. 

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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 your family during quarantine. The kit comes with 12 soft flour tortillas, a choice of two proteins like steak or chicken, and lettuce, cheese, pico de gallo and sour cream for toppings. Plus, there are sides of rice and bean and chips and salsa for a full meal for up to six people. Nacho and fajita kits are also available.

Noodles & Co.
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Noodles & Company: $40 Family Meals

There are five different family meals at Noodles for $40 each. Each one comes with four noodle or zucchini noodle entrees, plus two shareables, like 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: Take & Make Pizza Bagel Kit

Einstein Bros. has a family meal kit that is especially great for kids. The pizza bagel kit comes with six bagels, pizza sauce, shredded cheese and pepperoni, enough to make 12 pizza bagel halves. If you're a brunch fan, there's also a brunch box with hot sandwiches, bagels and cream cheese, muffins, and hash browns.

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Pollo Tropical: $20 Pollo and Pork Family Meal

Pollo Tropical is known for its citrus marinated and Cuban-inspired food. For just $20, you can get the pollo and pork family meal, which includes a whole grilled chicken, roasted pork, white rice, black beans, a large order of sweet plantains and four rolls. 

Zaxby's: 30-Piece Chicken Fingerz Family Pack
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Zaxby's: $25-$29 20-Piece Chicken Fingerz Family Pack

Zaxby's has created new family packs for dealing with this pandemic. The 20-piece Chicken Fingerz family pack comes with regular or buffalo chicken fingers, two large orders of crinkle fries, four pieces of Texas toast, and dipping sauces.

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Bojangles': 20-Piece Family Meal

Bojangles' has three family meal options, and a 20-piece is the largest. It comes with 20 pieces of chicken, four large sides, 10 biscuits and a gallon of iced tea. There's also an 8-piece with two sides, four biscuits and a half gallon of iced tea, and a 12-piece with three sides, six biscuits, and a half gallon of iced tea.

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Fazoli's: $35 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 gallon beverage. If you'd like a smaller deal, you can get the $15 Fresh Tossed Duo with spaghetti and marinara or meat sauce, fettuccine alfredo, and eight breadsticks.