With sunny skies and outdoor grilling season upon us, National Hamburger Day on May 28 has come at just the perfect time. The combination of a fluffy bun, crisp lettuce, and a juicy patty makes for a satisfying meal or the perfect companion to some fries. To celebrate, tons of chain restaurants and fast food spots are offering some juicy deals and freebies. Mark your calendars for May 28 and bookmark this page to come back to find out how to score some cheap or even free burgers.


From May 28 to June 11, Arby’s is offering customers a free sandwich or burger on their next visit to Arby’s when they buy a burger online. Customers have 14 days to redeem their free sandwich or burger on their subsequent visit, so they have two weeks to satisfy their burger cravings.

Buffalo Wild Wings

If you want something to go with your burger, the ‘One and $1 deal’ at Buffalo Wild Wings has got your back. You can get six boneless wings for just $1 when you purchase any burger. Think of all the burger and wing combinations you can craft with this deal!

Farmer Boys Burgers

From 2 p.m. to closing on May 28, you can get a Big Cheese burger for just $3 at participating Farmer Boys Burgers locations. Described as the “‘go-to’ for cheeseburger lovers,” the Big Cheese burger with its quarter pound, 100% USDA fire-grilled pure beef patty is sure to hit the spot on National Hamburger Day.


You can’t leave out McDonald’s when it comes to fast food deals — especially when burgers are involved. For National Hamburger Day, McDonald’s is offering customers a buy-one-get-one deal for a $1 Big Mac. The offer also applies to 10-count order of Chicken McNuggets and/or Quarter Pounder with Cheese. This BOGO deal runs through June 12 in-stores and on the McDonald’s app.

Next Level Burger

America’s first 100% plant-based burger chain is offering customers a BOGO deal on their Classic Burger (made with a smash patty, organic dill pickles, and choice of sauce). Just mention the offer at checkout to get your second Classic Burger for free.

Red Robin

Red Robin Royalty members are in for a treat for National Hamburger Day. For the entire month of May, Red Robin is offering customers 50% off a burger or entrée with the purchase of another burger or entrée of equal or lesser value.

Shake Shack

Through July 31, customers can also satisfy their sweet cravings with their BOGO deal at Shake Shack. For online orders placed between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., you can get your second shake free with their BOGO deal. Just use the code ‘SHAKEITUP' at checkout on the Shake Shack Mobile App or via shakeshack.com. 


Customers can get 50% off Sonic Cheeseburgers on Tuesdays after 5 p.m. when they order online or via the Sonic app. This deal is perfect timing for when you want a burger for your dinner.