Where To Get Free (Or Cheap!) Burgers On National Cheeseburger Day So You Can Celebrate Properly

Today is National Cheeseburger Day, and I know what you're thinking: literally every other day is cheeseburger day for you. But today, it's official, and the whole nation is celebrating with you. So you're going to want to know where you can get your paws on a free or cheap cheeseburger, because yes, you better believe there are some amazing deals going on right now. Even if you don't like cheeseburgers, you're probably going to eat one today because so many businesses are offering super generous deals.

First, you'll have to decide what kind of cheeseburger you're in the mood for, because not all meat patties and cheese slices are created equal. Some cheeseburgers are stacked stall and let all ingredients share the spotlight. They're just as much about the pickled onions as they are about the meat. Other cheeseburgers are more compressed. They're more about sauce and texture. Other cheeseburgers are just vehicles for ketchup and pickles. If you're a real burger connoisseur, you know exactly what I'm talking about and because we only have lunch and dinner left to celebrate our cheeseburger appreciation, we've got to make wise choices. Here are some of the best burger deals out there right now:

Shake Shack

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Thanks to DoorDash Shake Shack is offering free cheeseburgers from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. if you order through them at one of 50 participating Shake Shacks. Orders must be over $12, so go, put them in ASAP and don't miss out on this seemingly too good to be true deal. It IS true. Just se promo code SHACK at checkout via DoorDash.

Burger King

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The literal king of burgers is doing a two for $6 mix-and-match sandwiches deal including Original Chicken Sandwich or Big Fish Sandwich or, you can choose two Whoppers. It also has a $3.49 offer with two cheeseburgers, small fries and a drink. Sure it's not free, but it's big savings. Check out their website for more information.

Dairy Queen

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Today you can get a $5 bucket lunch with choice of Three-Piece Chicken Strips or Deluxe Cheeseburger and crispy fries, a 21-ounce drink and a sundae for dessert. Check out their website for more information.

Hardee's

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Put that printer to use and print out their special coupon for a $3.99 small double cheeseburger combo. Check out their website for more information.

Ruby Tuesday

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Members of "So Connected" program will get a coupon for a special National Cheeseburger Day offer. So if there's any club worth signing up for, it's this one. Check out their website for more information.

Sonic

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Today only you can get a $2.99 classic cheeseburger and medium-size handmade onion rings. Good luck trying to leave without a shake and some dessert, too. Check out their website for more information.

Wendy's

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Big savings: Junior Bacon Cheeseburger, 4-piece chicken nuggets, small fries and a small drink for only $5 — this special might last a few days, so check out their website for more information.

Applebee's

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For today only, you can get a cheeseburger with classic fries for $6.99 — which is a pretty good deal for a sit-down restaurant. This is a fast food price, for sure. Check out their website for more information.

BurgerFi

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Get yourself a big ol' cheeseburger for only $5 at the restaurant today only. Not all locations will be participating so check out their website for more information, or call ahead so that you don't show up at the wrong location and leave empty stomached.