Get a Free or Cheap Lunch for National Sandwich Day

Potbelly: Avo Turkey Sandwich


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Potbelly: Avo Turkey Sandwich

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There's no such thing as a free lunch unless it happens to be one of those made-up food "holidays." That's when fast-food and chain restaurants use it as an excuse to offer limited-time deals, including National Sandwich Day, Nov. 3, when some sub chains are getting in on the discount action. If you're looking for a deal between two slices of bread, check out these offers.

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Potbelly Sandwich Shop New York City


This Chicago-based chain selling toasted subs is offering a buy one, get one free deal Nov. 3. Just use the code BOGO when ordering online or in the app to get the cheaper one free. It works whether you get the original or big sub, so pig out.

Subway footlong
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The $5 footlong may be long gone, but you can pay the same price — or less — on subs at Subway right now. Through Nov. 11, use code FLBOGO to get one footlong free when you buy a second one. Considering some footlongs are less than $10, that means you can once again pay about $5 each.

Quiznos Subs (2009)


Starting Nov. 3 and running through month end, you can get $3 off any 12-inch sub at Quiznos. To get the deal you must be a member of Quiznos' Toasty Points loyalty program. 

McAlister's Deli Fast Casual Restaurant. McAlister's serves their Famous Sweet Tea.

McAlister's Deli

McAlister's Deli rewards members can get a buy one, get one free sandwich starting Nov. 3. Get the deal in McAlister's mobile app with code SANDWICH22 or show the QR code on your app to redeem in-store.

Schlotzsky's restaurant exterior located in Houston, Texas.


On Nov. 3, Schlotzsky's customers can get medium sandwiches for just $5. You have to be a rewards member and use the app to get the deal, but you can get up to five sandwiches for $5 each. So bring a pack of hungry friends and chow down for cheap.

Wendy's breakfast combo
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Some of the best sandwiches are ones you eat for breakfast, and Wendy's isn’t leaving them out of the fun. Through Nov. 20, get a breakfast sandwich combo for only $3 during breakfast hours. The deal includes a sausage or bacon, egg, and cheese croissant, plus a side of delicious seasoned breakfast potato wedges.

Popeyes: Buffalo Ranch Chicken Sandwich
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc.


The fried chicken sandwich wars are real, and you can try the spoils at Popeyes with a good deal from Nov. 3-9. Get a free chicken sandwich when you buy a chicken sandwich combo. You can choose regular or spicy, though you have to order it online or through the app for pickup or delivery.