10 Best Restaurant Apps for Fast Food Deals

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Many fast-food restaurants offer deals exclusively through their apps. This article is going to look at some major restaurants that feature deals via app.

I’ve downloaded all of the restaurant apps mentioned below and confirmed that the offers are valid as of July 2021. That said, many fast food deals last for just a limited time, so make sure you check the app’s current promotions before you order.

Fast-Food Restaurants With App Loyalty Programs

RestaurantOffer
Burger KingFree Whopper with $3+ purchase
Chick-fil-AChick-fil-A One members earn points for purchases
Domino's PizzaAny large specialty pizza for $12.99
Dunkin’ DonutsOne free medium Sunrise Batch Coffee
Jimmy John'sFree sandwich after your first order
McDonald'sFree Medium fries, no purchase necessary
PopeyesFree regular side, small drink or apple pie upon email signup
SonicHalf-off drinks and Slushies for app orders
Steak 'N ShakeEarn $5 rewards for every $50 you spend
Wendy'sFree 10-piece Nuggets with app purchase

Best Fast Food Deals Via App

Now let’s take a deeper look at some of the deals you can get with these fast-food restaurant apps.

Burger King

Burger King app deals and offers

Inside the Burger King app (Android | iOS), there are plenty of deals to choose from. Here are some of the best ones available for new users:

  • Free Whopper with $3+purchase
  • Free Original Chicken Sandwich with $3+ purchase
  • Free Croissan’wich with purchase $3+ purchase

Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A app rewards

When you sign up for the free Chick-fil-A One membership program, you can earn points from every purchase you make. Those points translate into perks, discounts and freebies you can earn and track inside the Chick-fil-A app (Android | iOS).

There are four tiers of the loyalty program, with rewards increasing at each new level. Here are the points you earn with each membership:

  • Chick-fil-A One Member: $1 = 10 points
  • Chick-fil-A One Silver Member (achieved upon earning 1,000 points in a year): $1 = 11 points
  • Chick-fil-A One Red Member (achieved upon earning 4,000 points in a year): $1 = 12 points
  • Chick-fil-A One Signature Member (achieved upon earning 10,000 points in a year): $1 = 13 points

Domino’s

Domino's pIzza app deals

The Domino’s Pizza app (Android | iOS) features ways for you to earn points through its Piece of the Pie rewards program. For example, one order will earn you 10 points. Once you earn 60 points, you get a free pizza.

You also get location-specific deals once you select a Domino’s near you in the app. Here are some of the deals that came up:

  • Any large specialty pizza for $12.99
  • Any 5-topping large, medium or gluten-free pizza for $10.99 (carryout only)
  • 2 or more large 2-topping pizzas for $11.99 each

Dunkin’ Donuts

Dunkin' Donuts app

In the Dunkin’ Donuts app (Android | iOS), once you sign up for the DD Perks loyalty program, you earn 5 points for every $1 spent. You get a free drink with every 200 points you earn.

Once you enable your location, the app shows you nearby deals. The deals I found below are valid only through July 21, 2021:

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  • Free medium Sunrise Batch Coffee
  • $2 medium iced or hot Sunrise Batch Coffee
  • 3 bonus points on select drinks with Popping Bubbles

Jimmy John’s

Jimmy John's app

Get deals in the Jimmy John’s app (Android | iOS) when you sign up for the restaurant’s Freaky Fast Rewards program. After you make your first order in the app, you earn a free sandwich.

As a Freaky Fast Rewards member, you’ll also get the first look at new promotions and a treat on your birthday. Here are more restaurants that reward you for your birthday.

McDonald’s

Daily deals in McDonald's app

The McDonald’s app (Android | iOS) shows you daily deals depending on the day of the week. When I downloaded the app, it featured the following deals:

  • Free Medium fries, no purchase necessary
  • Buy a Crispy Chicken Sandwich, get Medium Fries and Medium Soft Drink or Sweet Tea free
  • Buy a Combo Meal, get a free Happy Meal

Popeyes

Popeyes rewards via app

The Popeyes app (Android | iOS) offers points that can turn into discounts on your purchase. You can also earn 50 bonus points on all combo meals ordered in the app or via the website.

Here are some top deals:

  • 10 points for every $1 you spend online or in the app
  • Free regular side, small drink or apple pie when you sign up for the Popeyes Rewards program
  • 100 bonus points on all family meals purchased via app or online

Sonic

 food deals in the Sonics app

In the Sonic app (Android | iOS), you can get a deal anytime you open the app. Sonic offers half-off drinks and Slushies all day when you order in the app.

The deal includes all soft drinks, iced teas, lemonades and limeades.

Steak ‘N Shake

Steak 'N Shake app

The Steak ‘N Shake app (Android | iOS) allows you to earn points to gain $5 rewards for every $50 you spend, which you can apply toward future orders.

You can earn points not only through purchases but also by sharing a code to invite your friends to join the Steak ‘N Shake rewards club.

Wendy’s

Deals in Wendy's app

In the Wendy’s app (Android | iOS), you can earn 10 points for every $1 you earn. Some of the top deals in the app include:

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  • Free 10-piece Nuggets with purchase
  • Free Pub Fries with mobile purchase
  • $2 off any Premium Combo

Final Thoughts

Because smartphones are so handy today, it should be a breeze to pull out your device and save money by using an app from your favorite restaurant.

One thing to keep in mind is that deals often expire, so when you find one make sure you take note of how long it’s good more. And remember that the apps are collecting your information when you sign up.

Fortunately, there are more ways to save on what you eat. Here are some other apps that can lower your food bill.

What’s your favorite fast-food restaurant app? Let us know in the comments.

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