In honor of National Cheeseburger Day on Monday, September 18, here is a list of restaurants celebrating this holiday. Words to the wise, some deals won’t work through third-party apps. So DoorDash, UberEats, Grubhub, Postmates, and other delivery apps can leave the chat.

Burger King

This is exclusive to members of their rewards program, RoyalPerks. But that could be fixed with a quick sign-up. The week-long deal makes sure customers have it their way. Offers vary by location, so be sure to pinpoint your location and double/triple-check the app and website for deals to the nearest Burger King.

Monday, September 18: Free cheeseburger with any purchase of $1 more

Tuesday, September 19: Free Whopper Jr. with any purchase of $1 more

Wednesday, September 20: $3 Whoppers

Thursday, September 21: BOGO Whoppers

Friday, September 22: Free onion rings with any purchase of $3 more

Saturday, September 23: $22 Family bundle

Sunday, September 24: Earn double crown points on all purchases

Carl's Jr. 

Grab a cheeseburger at your nearby Carl's Jr. for half off. This deal is only available for the restaurant's My Rewards app users with online ordering. 


McDonald’s has a one-day offer for 50-cent cheeseburgers at its participating locations nationwide. You must order through the McDonald’s app.


A penny for your thoughts? Well, how about a bacon cheeseburger? Wendy’s is selling the Junior Bacon Cheeseburger for just one cent with any purchase through the Wendy’s app.

This offer is running from September 18 to 22 at participating locations. You will see the deal in the “offers” section in the app’s rewards store or on the website.


Applebee’s is offering a classic burger deal, which includes three of its classic handcrafted burgers with a side of fries. On September 18, guests can enjoy a classic burger, classic cheeseburger, or classic bacon cheeseburger for $8.99.

You can only dine in, order through or order through the Applebee app to get the offer.


From September 18 to 20, Smashburger will offer its classic smash burger for $5, which is $1.19 less than the original price. Using promo code SMASH23, the deal is available in-restaurant and online.

This burger joint has locations in 33 states, two Canadian provinces, and Washington D.C. So it shouldn't be hard to find one near you.

Dairy Queen

Have your cheeseburger and eat your ice cream, too! Spend $1 or more, and you can get a free single cheeseburger through the DQ app. Plus, you can score a Blizzard for just 85 cents


With 102 restaurants across the United States and receiving positive feedback from using the deal previously, BurgerFi is looking to be the face of National Cheeseburger Day.

On September 18, you can buy one drink from the Coca-Cola Freestyle soda fountain and get a double cheeseburger for $3. It’s only valid if you dine in and one drink per guest while supplies last. But if you download their app, we get free fries on your first order through the app.

Shake Shack

This has gotten a bit sweeter. While it’s not a burger, Shake Shack is offering a buy one, get one free special on its shakes. The offer is from September 12 through November 30 and includes non-dairy, limited-time, and classic flavors. Use the promo code FAVESHAKES when placing your order on the Shake Shake app, online or at an in-shore kiosk. This offer excludes locations at airports, stadiums, arenas, travel plazas and museums. It’s only valid if the order is scheduled between 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.