Boston Market, Noodles & Company and Hard Rock Cafe are just some of the restaurants offering special deals on Tax Day 2016

By peoplestaff225
April 18, 2016 11:29 AM

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If you completed your tax returns on time this year, you deserve a free cookie … and a free beer … and a free burger. At least, that’s what these restaurants think, and who are we to argue?

On Monday, April 18, these dining establishments are hoping to make your Tax Day a little brighter by offering one-day-only food freebies and discounts.

Here’s a list of some of the best deals out there on Monday. Warning, you may have to sing in public if you want to get that free burger.

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Boston Market: For just $10.40 (get it?), you can get a half chicken individual meal with two sides, cornbread, a regular beverage and a cookie.

Buca di Beppo: Whether you dine in or take your food to-go, you can get 18% off your meal when you download this coupon, that’s valid for today only.

California Tortilla: When you checkout at the register, say “tax man” to the cashier to get a free order of chips and queso.

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Chili’s: Drink your tax woes away with $5 Presidente Margaritas all day.

Great American Cookies: Get one free regular original chocolate chip cookie on tax day.

Hard Rock Café: Tax day is sing for your supper day at this chain. Earn a free Legendary Burger when you sing your favorite song on stage at participating locations. 

Noodles & Company: If you bring in your “little deduction” (ahem, which means your child) on tax day, you’ll receive a free kid’s meal with the purchase of a regular size entrée. All you have to do is mention “Kids Meal” at checkout.

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Outback Steakhouse: Head over to the restaurant’s website and download a coupon (expires Monday) that will get you 15% off your entire check at participating locations (excluding alcohol, applicable taxes, and gratuity).

Schlotzsky’s: The home of The Original toasted sandwich is offering customers a free small sandwich with the purchase of a 32 oz. drink and chips.

Sonic Drive-In: The fast food drive-in chain is offering 1/2 priced cheeseburgers.

Sonny’s BBQ: This tax day, Sonny’s has created it’s own version of an IRS, which stands for Irresistible Ribds Special and includes a half price rib dinner.

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World of Beer: The tavern chain is giving patrons a “beer refund” this year. At participating locations, you can either receive a free select draught or $5 off your check.

—Chancellor Agard