Where to find Halloween deals at restaurant chains in 2021
During trick-or-treat season, several chain restaurants have discounts that are literally sweet.
Candy-covered pancakes, free milkshakes and fruity alcoholic drinks are on the menu this Halloween, as are more substantial “booritos.”
Here is a sampling of the deals out there on or before Oct. 31.
Applebee’s: Dracula’s Juice is a $5 frozen drink described as part margarita and part daiquiri made with Patrón Tequila, Bacardi Superior, wildberry blend and margarita mix. The Tipsy Zombie, made with Bacardi Superior, passion fruit, pineapple, cherry, lime and topped with Midori and a gummy brain, also costs $5. applebees.com
The Cheesecake Factory: Guests can get a free slice of Reese’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake Cheesecake or Hershey’s Chocolate Bar Cheesecake with an online purchase of $40 or more Oct. 25-29, according to a news release. Online purchases are for take-out or DoorDash delivery. Use the promo code TREATME. thecheesecakefactory.com
Chili’s Grill & Bar: The casual restaurant’s margarita of the month is a $5 Spider Bite ‘Rita!. Made with Lunazul Blanco Tequila, Monin Blood Orange syrup, triple sec and fresh sour mix. chilis.com
IHOP: This chain is calling itself the International Haunted House of Pancakes this month and has a long list of Halloween menu items for October, including Reese’s Pieces Pancakes and a Monster Mummy Burrito. Scary Face Pancakes are its traditional offering for children. They are 7-inch pancakes with whipped topping for eyes and a smile, and mini Oreo cookies, glazed strawberries and candy corn on the side so kids can make their own expressions. They will be available until Oct. 31, and on Oct. 29 they will be free to guests age 12 and younger 7 a.m.-10 p.m., dine-in only. ihop.com
Krispy Kreme: This doughnut chain is offering a “Scary Sharies Dozen” for $1 with any purchase of a dozen on Saturdays through Halloween at participating locations, according to its website. The discounted dozen contains 11 Original Glazed Doughnuts and one Spooky Sprinkle. Use the code SCARY. Seasonal “spooky sweet” doughnuts are decorated with cauldrons, broomsticks or cat faces. Buy a “Halloween Dozen” and get three each plus three orange-frosted doughnuts with sprinkles in a box decorated like a spell book. krispykreme.com
Rubio’s Coastal Grill: Burritos will be $6.99 on Oct. 31 with a coupon for in-store purchases or the promo code BOORITO for online or app purchases. rubios.com
Wendy’s: The burger chain is currently selling “Boo Books” for $1. They contain five coupons for a free Jr. Frosty, the chain’s popular shake, and one free order of fries through the Wendy’s app. Eighty-five cents from each booklet sale goes to the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, named for Wendy’s founder. wendys.com