Pizza, wings and beer will be in high demand on Sunday as the Cincinnati Bengals take on the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LVI.
All are popular picks for Super Bowl Sunday, but the chicken wing will be the MVP with 1.42 billion expected to be eaten, according to the National Chicken Council.
But while inflation is driving up the prices of your favorite Super Bowl foods this year, there’s still room for a bargain.
(If inflation has hit your wallet or you’re having trouble finding certain items due to shortages, feel free to fill out this form, which is also below, to tell USA TODAY about your experiences. )
According to a Numerator report, more than seven in 10 people expect inflation to affect their Super Bowl shopping plans, and a quarter expect the impact of rising prices to be significant.
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There may also be fewer Super Bowl parties. According to Attest, a consumer research platform, 41% of Americans feel ‘comfortable’ attending a Super Bowl party, but only 14% said they plan to attend a large gathering. in person. Attest found that 55% planned to watch the game at home and only 3% planned to watch it in public places.
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Free food and Super Bowl deals
To help you prepare for your Super Bowl spread, here are the restaurant deals. Many offers are available throughout the weekend, but some are only available on Sundays at participating branches. Some require an app and most are available while supplies last. Offers may vary by franchise, so check with your nearest store before you go.
Free McDonald’s Super Bowl Chicken McNuggets
McDonald’s has a Super Bowl contract through Sunday. On orders of $15 or more through McDelivery with DoorDash, get a free 20-piece Chicken McNuggets with code KICKOFF.
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Chipotle Super Bowl Deal: Free Queso Blanco
Through Sunday, Chipotle Mexican Grill is offering free Queso Blanco with the purchase of full-priced entrees placed on the chain’s app or website.
Use promo code QBLANCO at checkout to get a free side dish or side dish of Queso Blanco with purchase of entree. Chipotle says it’s “the longest-running free Queso Blanco offer in the brand’s history.”
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Taco Bell Super Bowl free food and deals
Delivery offer: Sundays only, save 20% on Taco Bell orders of $20 or more for delivery through the Uber Eats website or app, DoorDash, GrubHub or Postmates. The discount is up to $30 and is not valid for in-store or take-out orders.
Free Flamin’ Hot Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Tacos: Taco Bell Rewards members, get a free hot taco with a purchase of $1 or more Saturday through Monday.
Taco Bell Rewards App: The fast food chain says it will drop a major hint for members exclusively through the Taco Bell app on Sunday. “To avoid missing out, fans should sign up for Taco Bell Rewards by February 13 at 11:59 p.m. PST,” the channel said. Sign up at Tacobell.com/rewards.
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Wendy’s Super Bowl free fries, BOGO burger deals
Wendy’s has several deals for Super Bowl weekend and Valentine’s Day.
- Free delivery: On Saturdays and Sundays, the channel says there are no delivery charges on all in-app orders.
- Grubhub offer: Through Monday, get 25% off any delivery order of $15 or more on Grubhub.
- Free fries: Until February 27, get a free Medium Hot Crispy Fries with any purchase made through the Wendy’s mobile app. This offer is updated weekly.
- BOGO Burgers: Wendy’s premium burgers are buy-one-for-$1 throughout February with an app deal that refreshes weekly.
Popeyes Super Bowl BOGO Chicken Sandwich
For a limited time, Popeyes is offering a $6 Big Box with your choice of two bone-in chicken pieces or three tenderloins with a choice of two sides and a buttermilk biscuit. Prices may vary.
Plus, through February 17, the chicken chain has a deal on its classic or spicy chicken sandwich combo. Buy one combo and get a second medium combo for free.
Applebee’s Super Bowl Wings Deal
Applebee’s has a deal on boneless wings on Sunday. Get 20 free boneless wings with any purchase over $40 via Applebee and To Go delivery.
To get the offer, order on the chain’s website or mobile app and $40 worth of items in your cart, then add the 20-piece boneless wings. You will need to use promo code BIGGAME22 at checkout.
Domino’s Super Bowl deal: $3 off takeout orders
For a limited time, Domino’s will give you $3 to order your pizza online and pick it up yourself instead of choosing delivery.
Place a takeout order through May 22 and get a $3 coupon code to redeem the following week on a takeout order of $5 or more before tax and tip.
Also earn points to redeem for a free pizza with the chain’s Piece of the Pie rewards program which you can sign up for at Dominos.com.
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Papa Johns Super Bowl 2022 deals: How to win a free pizza and more
Papa Johns has a few promotions. The chain’s new NY Style pizza is available for $13 for a single-topping pizza through March 13.
Additionally, a heart-shaped pizza is available for $11.99 at participating locations nationwide through Monday. The pizza is uncut “because we don’t want to break your heart,” the channel said.
And until February 16, Papa John’s is running a contest on Twitter and Instagram with a free pizza for a year up for grabs. To enter, share your “pizza style on Twitter or Instagram with #whatsyourstyle #sweepstakes”. Learn more about the competition here.
Pizza Hut Super Bowl Deals, Spicy Pizza
Pizza Hut’s three new Spicy Lover’s pizzas – Spicy Double Pepperoni, Spicy Hawaiian Chicken and Spicy Veggie – are available now for a limited time at participating Pizza Hut locations for delivery, curbside pickup and takeout.
The chain also has several offers posted on its website, including a $10 Tastemaster, heart-shaped pizza, and other packages.
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Free Buffalo Wild Wings Super Bowl wings if game goes into overtime
If Sunday’s game goes into overtime, Buffalo Wild Wings says it will celebrate by giving away free boneless or traditional wings to everyone on Feb. 28 from 4 to 7 p.m. local time.
No purchase is necessary to get boneless or traditional wings for free, the company said in a press release. The promotion is available for dine-in and take-out only at its sports bars, no mobile or delivery, and there is a limit of one free order per customer. While stocks last.
DiGiorno Super Bowl Free Pizza Contest
A free pizza is up for grabs with DiGiorno’s Super Bowl promotion. Sign up at Play.keeplifedelicious.com/digornopiscore until Sunday and if at any point in the game the score is 3-14 or 14-3, 1,500 winners will be randomly selected to win a free pizza coupon.
The pizza brand will also be giving away free pizzas for other “pi-centric moments” during the game, including:
- Any player ends the game with exactly 314 passing yards;
- There are over 3.14 total spins (4 or more) in the game;
- Any rating reader takes exactly 3 minutes and 14 seconds.
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