Hooray it’s Friyay! It’s the busiest day of the week for restaurants, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find a good deal. Which restaurants have the best breakfast, lunch and dinner specials on Friday? Here’s our roundup of Friday restaurant deals.
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Applebee’s has a $2 for $20 menu featuring Steak, Ribs and more entrees that lets two people dine for one low price. Get one appetizer to share and your choice of two entrees. Some entrees have an upcharge. The 2 for $20 menu varies by location. To see the complete 2 for $20 menu at your location visit the Applebee’s 2 for $20 menu page here. You may need to click “Order” on the 2 for $20 Menu Icon and select your location first.
For other deals at your neighborhood grill and bar, click here to visit the EatDrinkDeals Applebee’s page.
Arooga’s Grille House and Sports Bar
Get growlers for half price during the new Arooga’s happy hour. Every day from 5 pm to 7 pm get Growler fills starting at just $4. You can find the beer list at: Arooga’s Beer List. Arooga’s posted the special on their Facebook page.
Go to our EatDrinkDeals Arooga’s page to learn about other deals at the sports bar chain.
Beef ‘O’ Brady’s
Beef ‘O’ Brady’s has a Surf ‘n Turf combo for $12.99 on Surf ‘n Turf Fridays. Get a sirloin steak plus grilled or fried shrimp with fries and salad. Available at participating locations.
For more details on this and other daily specials, click here for our EatDrinkDeals Beef ‘O’ Brady’s page!
Bertucci’s has a Family Meal Deal rotating every day of the week to feed two people for $20, or four people for $36. On Friday, the Family Meal Deal is Shrimp Rossini. See our Bertucci’s story for more details and other specials.
Black Bear Diner
Get an all-you-can-eat Fish Fry on Fridays at many Black Bear Diner locations. After 4 pm on Fridays get all-you-can-eat fried fish fillets served with French fries, hushpuppies, cole slaw & tartar sauce. Priced at around $12.
Also at many Black Bear Diner locations get a Prime Rib dinner after 4 pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Get 10 oz slow-roasted prime rib, seasonal vegetables, red-skinned mashed potatoes & country gravy. Served with a cup of soup or salad & cornbread muffin. Please ask your server for pricing.
To find out if the deals are good at your local Black Bear Diner, select your location Here and click on Hours, Menus and More, then click on Menu -> Dinner.
Buca di Beppo
Buca di Beppo has a Daily Meal Deal for To-Go or delivery available each day of the week for $33 to feed 3 people, or $50 to feed 5 people – Friday is Ravioli al Pomodoro.
For more details on these and other menu specials, click here to go to the EatDrinkDeals Buca di Beppo page!
Cafe Rio Mexican Grill has a daily deals menu with tacos, enchiladas, tostadas and more starting at $5.99. On Fridays get Salmon Tacos for $7.89. For more details see the Cafe Rio Daily Specials Website. Price and participation may vary by location.
Covid-19 Update: Cafe Rio has suspended their daily specials at some locations.
Chili’s has a “3 for $10” special every day. Get an appetizer, an entree, and a non-alcoholic beverage for $10. Chili’s has the details on their 3 for $10 deal on the Chili’s 3 for $10 Page.
For more info on this and other Chili’s deals, like their Dinner for Two special and Margarita of the Month, click here for the EatDrinkDeals Chili’s page.
Cotton Patch Cafe
Cotton Patch Cafe has Early Bird Specials from 3-6 PM Monday – Friday. For $8.99, choose from one of six entrees available, like Chipotle Maple Chicken, and be proud that you saved some money because your tummy was growling in the early afternoon! Cotton Patch Cafe announced the special on its website.
For more deals like the Family Meals to go, click here to visit our EatDrinkDeals Cotton Patch Cafe page.
Dave & Buster’s
Dave & Buster’s has a Happy Hour Monday – Friday from 4-7 pm with food and drink specials, which vary by location. See the Dave & Busters Specials Page for more details – you may need to click “Change Location” near the middle of the page to make sure you’re getting the correct deals for your local spot.
For more details on other deals, like 1/2 price games on Wednesdays, see our EatDrinkDeals Dave & Buster’s story.
East Coast Wings
East Coast Wings & Grill has weekday daily deals plus weekday lunch specials starting at just $5.99. Examples include Bone-In Wings plus a side, 1/2 sandwich plus a side, Buffalo Chicken Wrap, and more. Read our East Coast Wings story for more details.
El Fenix Mexican Restaurants has a $9.99 Chicken Fajita Friday deal at participating locations with fajitas, rice and beans. Add a cup of queso for $1.99 and really make it a party. The chain announced the special on Facebook.
Glory Days Grill
Glory Days Grill has weekday food specials and daily drink specials. To find the deals specific to your Glory Days Grill, click here for the Glory Days Grill locations page and select your location. For most locations, on Fish Fry Friday, get Fish & Chips for just $9.99.
Granite City Food and Brewery
Granite City Food and Brewery has weekday deals available for dine-in or takeout. On Fish Fry Friday, get beer-battered cod served with French fries, coleslaw and house-made tartar sauce for $16.99. Click here for the Granite City Food and Brewery Menu to view these in the “Deals” section – you’ll have to pick a location first.
Max & Erma’s
Max & Erma’s has a $10 Fish and Chips deal on Fridays. More details on this deal and other can be found on our EatDrinkDeals Max & Erma’s Specials page here.
Enjoy Fish Fry Fridays at Metro Diner with two options of their wild caught cod – get a Fish Sandwich with Fries for $9.99, or the Platter Entree for $11.99. And don’t worry if you’re hungry because the portions are quite big! Metro Diner posted about Fish Fry Fridays on their homepage and on Facebook.
For more Metro Diner special and promotions, like their Family Value Combos, click here for the EatDrinkDeals Metro Diner page.
Get $5 Pub Pizzas and Pretzel Bites and drink specials at Old Chicago during football games Thursdays through Mondays.
Here’s what’s available:
- $5 Pub Pizzas – Meaty Mushroom, Zesty Pepperoni, Chicago Fire, or Craft Your Own
- $5 Jalapeno Pretzel Bites
- Drink Specials on Hard Seltzers, Classic Mimosas, OC Iced Tea, and Hail Mary
- Beer Specials on Coors Light, Miller Lite, Blue Moon, and others (may vary by location)
Olive Garden has Lunch Duo specials starting at $7.99 Monday – Friday before 3 pm. Options include Unlimited Soup, Salad and Breadsticks, Fettuccine Alfredo, Eggplant Parmigiana, and more. For the complete Lunch Duo menu click here for the Olive Garden Lunch Duos page.
For other deals at the mega Italian restaurant chain, like the $5 Take Home entree deal, click here to read our EatDrinkDeals Olive Garden article.
Quiznos has a different 8 inch sub available for $5.95 every day of the week. Friday’s special is the Classic Italian. Quiznos posted the Toasty Deal of the Day schedule on their website.
For more specials and deals to get toasty, click here for our EatDrinkDeals Quiznos story.
* Not valid with any other coupons or offers or deliveries.
At Red Lobster it’s Fish Fry Friday – for $11.99 get hand-battered, wild caught cod, fries, and coleslaw. Valid for dine-in, to-go and delivery.
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— Red Lobster (@redlobster) September 28, 2020
For more info on other weekday deals, and Family Meals, click here for the EatDrinkDeals Red Lobster page.
Rubio’s restaurant has these Fish Taco and beer deals every Friday: The Original Fish Taco Two Taco Plate – $6.50; All Beer – $2. Specials are not valid for online ordering. Good at participating locations. For more details on this and other deals go to our EatDrinkDeals Rubio’s page.
Smoothie King has $5 smoothies and $6 meal replacements every Friday. All regular 32 oz smoothies are $5 and Meal Replacement smoothies are $6 every Friday at every store, the chain announced. You can find more info on the deal on our EatDrinkDeals Smoothie King story.
Buy one Big Freak’n Taco and get one free all Friday long. Taco Bueno announced the special on their Facebook page.
For more Taco Bueno deals like their Bueno Under a Buck menu, go to our EatDrinkDeals Taco Bueno article.
More Restaurant Daily Deals
Daily deals for all days of the week can be found here:
- Monday Daily Deals
- Tuesday Daily Deals
- Wednesday Daily Deals
- Thursday Daily Deals
- Friday Daily Deals
- Saturday Daily Deals
- Sunday Daily Deals
For more daily and weekly restaurant specials like these, see: Restaurant Daily Deals
If you’re an AARP member, you can get every day discounts at Denny’s, McCormick & Schmick’s, Outback and more places. You can find all the details in our story, AARP Dining Discounts.
Also, many restaurant chains such as Bob Evans, Outback Steakhouse, Zoe’s Kitchen and more offer discounts to the active military and veterans. Here’s the EatDrinkDeals roundup, Restaurant Military and Veterans Discounts.
Note: Specials can vary by location and most are for a limited time only so check with your local restaurant to see if they have the deal you want. Some deals are not good on holidays.