National Cheeseburger Day 2016 falls on Sept. 18, and there’s no better reason to treat yourself to arguably one of the most delicious foods on Earth. The origins of both the holiday and cheeseburger itself are a bit vague, but the important thing is calories don’t count on special occasions.
There’s no wrong way to celebrate National Cheeseburger day, so if you prefer to dine-in, now is the time to start searching for the best hamburger recipes. If you’d rather head out, many restaurants are offering ways to save big on cheeseburgers and more.
20 National Cheeseburger Day Discounts and Freebies
If you don’t have a favorite cheeseburger recipe of your own to make at home, use these deals to indulge yourself on National Cheeseburger Day 2016, without paying full price.
- Black Angus Steakhouse: Get any lunch entree for $8.99 — including the Steakhouse Bacon Cheeseburger — with the purchase of a beverage Monday through Friday at participating locations until Sept. 19 with this coupon. Excludes High Noon combos.
- Burger 21: Download their mobile app and receive a free Cheesy Burger coupon which is redeemable for 30 days after the app download.
- BurgerFi: Get $5 cheeseburgers all day on National Cheeseburger Day.
- Carrows: Celebrate National Cheeseburger Day 2016 at Carrows with a hamburger or a cheeseburger and use this coupon to finish your meal with a free slice of pie at participating locations until Sept. 25.
- Champps Kitchen + Bar: Join the MVP League and get a free Champps Cheeseburger just for signing up.
- The Counter: Get a single order of fries at any North America location when you register your Culture Card on the TheCounterBurger.com website.
- Denny’s: Use this coupon to save 20 percent off your entire check — including a double cheeseburger — at participating locations until Sept. 12.
- Eegee’s: Buy one, get one any size Eeggee’s with this coupon until Dec. 31 — the perfect way to wash down a chili cheese pretzel or chili dog.
- Hardee’s: Take $1 off any size Hardee’s Classic Double Cheeseburger Combo at participating locations with this coupon until Oct. 12.
- Hurricane Grill & Wings: Join the Hurricane Grill & Wings Beachcombers Club and get a free order of Garlic ‘n Parm Fries. Pair this with a Build-A-Burger for the perfect National Cheeseburger Day meal.
- Johnny Rockets: Register for the Rocket eClub and get a free hamburger on your next visit.
- Logan’s Roadhouse: Get $5 off your purchase of $20 or more — including the All American Cheeseburger — when you sign up for the email club.
- Longhorn Steakhouse: Save $3 off two adult lunch entrees — including the Longhorn Gourmet Burger — with this coupon at participating locations until Sept. 12.
- Nathan’s: If burgers aren’t your thing, celebrate National Cheeseburger Day by using this coupon to get a hot dog for $1.99 at participating Nathan’s locations until Sept. 30.
- Outback Steakhouse: Present this coupon to save $4 on two adult lunch entrees or $2 off one adult lunch entrée — including the Grass-Fed Burger With Aged Cheddar — until Sept. 27.
- Rax: Celebrate Cheeseburger Day your own way at Rax with roast beef by using this coupon to get two Mushroom Melts or Philly Melts for $6 until Sept. 30.
- Rock Bottom Brewery: Pick up a Rock Rewards card at your local restaurant, register it online and get $10 off your next purchase of $35 or more to save on a variety of burgers.
- Ruby Tuesday: Get a free burger up to a $10 value with the purchase of an adult entrée on Sept. 18 when you sign up to receive this coupon with the redeemable offer.
- Smashburger: Buy one entree, get one free when you present this coupon until Sept. 10.
- Steak ‘n Shake: Get a Philly Cheese Double Steakburger ‘n Fries for $3.99 with this coupon at participating locations until Oct. 23.
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How to Make the Best Cheeseburger Ever
If you’d rather stay in and make a cheeseburger of your own, try this recipe.