Where to Get Free and Discount Food on National Sandwich Day

Take advantage of these deals happening at Jimmy John's, Pizza Hut, and more.

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Deli meat sandwich with potato chips
Image: McAlister’s Deli

No matter how steadily the debate rages on, the fact is that there’s almost no limit to what you can place between two slices of bread and call a sandwich. And on National Sandwich Day, November 3, there are a ton of restaurants that are celebrating by offering you a deal on one. Here’s where to find free and discount food on Friday:

Jimmy John’s

Members of Jimmy John’s Freaky Fast Rewards program can enjoy $1 off all mobile orders all day on National Sandwich Day. And in case you’re a big sandwich fan, you can buy a limited-edition jacket as part of the chain’s collaboration with high-end streetwear brand Starter. The jacket costs $150 and will be available for purchase on the Jimmy John’s online store on November 3. All proceeds from the jacket sales will be donated to Jimmy John’s Foundation, a partner of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

McAlister’s Deli

On National Sandwich Day and until November 9, this chain of delis with more than 500 locations will be offering a buy one get one free deal on any sandwich. Only members of McAlister’s rewards program can cash in on the BOGO deal; the promotion applies to one sandwich per order of equal or lesser value and excludes kids meals, add-ons, substitutions, taxes, and fees. Customers must have two sandwich entrees in the online cart to redeem the reward and apply it at checkout.


Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut recently launched its $7 Deal Lover’s Menu, featuring 17 different items that customers can order for $7 each when they order two or more. This deal includes Pizza Hut Melts, handheld and arguably sandwich-worthy, which come with a dipping sauce. This deal is available nationwide.



On November 3, Potbelly is celebrating National Sandwich Day with a BOGO deal. Anyone who places an order online or through the Potbelly app for one Original or Big-sized sandwich can enter the promo code “BOGO” to get a second Original-sized sandwich for free.



Members of the Schlotzsky’s rewards program can get a medium sandwich for the discount price of $5 from November 3-5. Customers must have a medium size sandwich in their online cart to redeem this deal. The Sandwich Day deal excludes add-ons, extras, taxes, and fees, and the reward must be applied at checkout.


No matter which free or discount sandwich you opt for this Friday, might we suggest a pickle on the side?