Where to Get Cheap and Free French Fries on National French Fry Day 2021

Written by Deanna Nguyen | July 8, 2021

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We’ve all heard of “Fri-yay" — now get ready for Fry Day! National French Fry Day lands on July 13 this year, and we’ve got the deets on all the deals and potential freebies to celebrate the holiday. Whether you just want fries or a full meal, you’ll get some perks to go along with your order. All you need to do is keep an eye out for National French Fry Day promotions from fast food and in-dining restaurants. Lucky for you, we’ve gathered the best ones right here!


Last Year’s Deal: Get a free medium fries when you order on the mobile app
When: July 13

When you think of french fries, McDonald’s is most likely the first fast food joint that pops into your head. On National French Fry Day, make sure to download the mobile app if you want free medium McDonald fries. You don’t have to order anything else to unlock the offer, but keep in mind that it’s limited to one per customer/account. It’s very tempting to order chicken nuggets or a hamburger to go with your free fries, though.

Carl’s Jr.

Last Year’s Deal: Get a free large fries when you sign up for the email newsletter and order a Thickburger
When: July 13

Another fast food joint to check out on National French Fry Day is Carl’s Jr. When you sign up for the email newsletter, you’ll receive a coupon for a free large fries in your inbox! For the offer to apply, you need to order a Thickburger. Some people prefer to eat only fries, but others want a meal. If you fall in the latter category, this deal will fill up your stomach!


The Deal: Order through the mobile app and get $1 off a large fries
When: Ongoing

Wendy’s won’t miss out on all the fun on National French Fry Day — the fast food chain is currently offering $1 off large fries when you order on their mobile app. Many brands, even non-food ones, are creating incentives for customers to download their mobile apps, and it seems like Wendy’s is hopping on the bandwagon. You can also find other offers on the app to use either on National French Fry Day or any day of the year.


Last Year’s Deal: Get a free side of Smash Fries when you order a Double Burger
When: July 13

Want more of a casual dine-in experience? Head to Smashburger on National French Fry Day! The restaurant is offering a free side of Smash Fries with any order that includes a Double Burger. Just like burgers aren’t as good without fries, you can’t have a full meal if you don’t eat a burger with your free fries. Since it’s summer, don’t forget to try their new summer milkshakes to cool off!

Jack in the Box

Last Year’s Deal: Get free fries with any order
When: July 13

For free fries with no frills, head to Jack in the Box! On National French Fry Day, order anything off the menu and get fries for free. You can also order through the mobile app and get free medium fries. Fast food chains are going to compete with one another on the holiday, so why not take advantage of all the freebies and compare which fries you like the best? Maybe Jack in the Box is your top pick!

Burger King

The Deal: Get $1 off a large fries when you order on the mobile app
When: Ongoing

The fast food chains never stop coming, which is good for days like National French Fry Day! Burger King is joining in on the celebrations by offering $1 off large fries on orders placed through the mobile app. Other deals can be found on the Offers page, so take advantage of them before they expire. If you’re thirsty, grab a mini shake at the drive-thru and get $1 off. Washing away all that grease with a cool drink is one of the best feelings, second to nabbing freebies and discounts!


Last Year’s Deal: Sign up for the email newsletter and get a coupon for a free large fries with an order of a Thickburger
When: July 13

Aside from downloading and ordering on the mobile app, fast food chains like Hardee’s are encouraging customers to sign up for the email newsletter as an incentive for freebies and deals. This National French Fry Day, whether you’ve already signed up or you’re about to, you’ll get a coupon for free large fries in your inbox that you can use as long as you order a Thickburger! Even when the holiday ends, you’ll stay in-the-know with everything Hardee’s will offer.


Last Year’s Deal: Get the Secret Recipe Fries for only $0.30
When: July 13

You’re probably thinking, wait, KFC offers fries? Of course they do! And on National French Fry Day, order the Secret Recipe Fries for only 30 cents! Since everyone knows about these fries, it’s not so much of a secret anymore. If you’re looking for uniquely (and tastefully) seasoned fries, you’ll want to head to your nearest KFC. Plus, you can’t go wrong with fried chicken and french fries for a meal that’s dripping in grease!


Last Year’s Deal: Get a free Skinny or Fat Fries with any order of $20 or more through Postmates
When: July 13 - July 19

If you don’t feel like going to the drive-thru or dining in on National French Fry Day, place an order through Postmates! When your order totals $20 or more, you automatically get free Skinny or Fat Fries. What’s better than getting free fries? Getting them delivered straight to your door! Don’t forget to check out other deals that Postmates might be offering.


The Deal: Get free delivery on your first order
When: Ongoing

DoorDash is another food delivery service that you’ll want to take advantage of on National French Fry Day. When you order from DoorDash for the first time, you get free delivery! Order from the aforementioned fast food chains and restaurants to get double the freebies: free fries and free delivery. You don’t need to even leave your house! Just remember to tip your driver when you receive your order of french fry goodness.

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