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.
Bar Louie has a Happy Hour from 4-7 pm for dine-in with 1/2 off select appetizers and flatbreads at most locations. To see if the deal is good at your local Louie’s, select your location at the Bar Louie website then click View Details to view the local specials.
For more details on this and other daily specials, click here to visit our EatDrinkDeals Bar Louie story.
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.
Enjoy 1/2 price beers, wines and cocktails, plus enjoy select appetizers for only $5 during the Big Whiskey’s Happy Hour. It’s offered in most locations. To check on the specials for your spot, click here for the Big Whiskey’s website and select a location.
For info on other deals like their $15 Bottomless Drinks at weekend brunch, click here for the EatDrinkDeals Big Whiskey’s story.
BJ’s Restaurants has a Happy Hour with food and drink specials from 3 – 7 pm on Fridays. For more details on this and other deals, like half off pizzas and $3 Pizookies on Tuesdays, click here for the EatDrinkDeals BJ’s Restaurant page.
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 $14.
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.
The Bonefish Grill Angler’s Catch has come back to the menu for $18.90 on Fridays now through April 2. The Angler’s Catch is a basket of hand-battered crispy Cod and jumbo shrimp, served with fries, house-made coleslaw, and cocktail and tartar sauces. Bonefish Grill announced the special on their website.
For more specials like their takeout bundles, visit our Bonefish Grill page.
BRAVO! Cucina Italia and BRIO Italian Grille
BRAVO! has a Happy Hour on weekdays from 3-6 pm with 6 items available for $6, including a Happy Hour Burger. Click here to see the Happy Hour menu (for dine-in only, where available).
The sister restaurant BRIO Italian Grille also has a Happy Hour from 3 – 6 pm with a similar menu, plus $5 Cocktails, Wine, Sangria and Beer specials. Click here for the BRIO Happy Hour menu.
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!
Chevy’s Fresh Mex
Get Happy Hour deals from 3 pm – close at Chevy’s Fresh Mex in the Cantina or bar area Monday – Saturday and all day on Sunday. Get food and drink deals for $4, $6 or $8. Click here for more info from the Chevy’s Fresh Mex website.
Chevy’s also has brunch deals on the weekends. Click here to check out our story.
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 $9, 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 – scroll down to the Early Bird section of the menu.
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.
Einstein Bros. Bagels
Get $2 off all sandwiches after 11 AM Monday through Friday for the Einstein Bros. Bagels‘ Happy Hour. Einstein Bros. Bagels posted the offer on Facebook.
For more deals, like how to get free coffee with app orders, click here for the EatDrinkDeals Einstein Bros. Bagels page.
El Fenix Mexican Restaurants have a $9.99 Fajita Friday special. Get an order of Chicken Fajitas for just $9.99, and add a cup of queso for $1.99 more. 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 $13.99, and $3 Flying Monkey cocktails. 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.
Joe’s Crab Shack
Joe’s Crab Shack has Date Night Specials every day to feed two people for $19.99 – $29.99. On Friday, it’s Fish N Chips for Two for $19.99. For the full details of the Date Night Specials, click here for the Joe’s Crab Shack Date Night page.
For other deals at the seafood restaurant, click here for the EatDrinkDeals Joe’s Crab Shack page.
Macaroni Grill often runs coupons like 25% off or $10 off a $30 purchase valid Friday through Sunday. Click here to visit our EatDrinkDeals Macaroni Grill page to see if there’s one available.
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.
Fridays mean Free Fry Day at McDonald’s! Get a free order of Medium Fries when you make a purchase in the app of at least $1. McDonald’s will post the Free Fry Day deal here on their website on the special day.
Click here for the EatDrinkDeals McDonald’s App Coupons page for the details on this Thursday, plus info on other deals that can be had with the app.
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.
Morton’s The Steakhouse
On Fridays through April 2, get 2 5-6 oz Cold Water Lobster Tails for $39 at Morton’s. Not a bad way to go meat-free on Fridays during Lent! Morton’s posted the offer on their website.
For more info on other specials at the fine dining steakhouse, visit our Morton’s The Steakhouse page.
99 Restaurants has a weekday Happy Hour Monday – Friday from 2 – 5 pm and from 8 pm – close. Get full-size appetizers for just $5.99, $0.50 Bone-In Wings and drink specials like $2.99 Bud Select 16 oz drafts, $5.29 Horseshoe Ale 16 oz. drafts, $4.99 House Cuervo Margaritas, and $5.59 Truly Hard Seltzers. 99 Restaurants announced their revamped Happy Hour on their homepage.
For more deals like this see our EatDrinkDeals 99 Restaurants article.
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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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.
Buy one Battered Pacific Cod Sandwich and get one free with a Smashburger deal valid on February 17 to celebrate Ash Wednesday, and also every Friday through April 2 (Good Friday). CLICK HERE for the list of participating locations listed on the Smashburger website. Most locations are honoring the deal. The Battered Cod Pacific Sandwich normally costs $7.99 at most locations.
For more details and other specials, click here to check out our Smashburger story.
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.
Get a free order of queso at Tijuana Flats on Fridays! Mention either NOLES20 or GATORS20 in person, or use the code with an online order to get the deal with an entree purchase. Tijuana Flats posted the offer on Facebook.
UNO Pizzeria often runs a buy one pizza and get one free with coupon code valid for takeout orders on Fridays and Saturdays. Click here for the EatDrinkDeals UNO Pizzeria article to see if there’s one available.
Village Inn has an All You Can Eat Fish Fryday deal from 5 – 9 PM every Friday. More details are on the Village Inn promotions website.
For info on other deals like Kids Eat Free Mondays and Tuesdays and Free Pie Wednesdays, click here for the EatDrinkDeals Village Inn story.
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.