Where to get free – or cheap – burger deals for National Cheeseburger Day in Nashville

Whether you like yours with “lettuce and tomato, Heinz 57 or French fried potatoes,” you can find free – or almost free – cheeseburgers in Music City on Monday.

Sept. 18 is National Cheeseburger Day, and several chain restaurants are offering deals and promotions to celebrate.

The first American cheeseburger was made in 1924, when 16-year-old Lionel Sternberger put a slice of American cheese on a hamburger at his father’s sandwich shop in Pasadena, California.

At 99 years old, the cheeseburger is still bringing smiles. So if you’re ready to celebrate “Heaven on Earth with an onion slice,” here’s where to find cheeseburger deals in Nashville.

Free cheeseburgers at Burger King

Burger King is offering free cheeseburgers for National Cheeseburger Day, with any purchase of $1 or more on the Royal Perks app. The deal is available at all locations in the U.S. until 11:59 p.m. Sept. 18.

Free cheeseburgers, 85-cent Blizzards at Dairy Queen

For National Cheeseburger Day, fast-food chain Dairy Queen is offering free single Original Cheeseburgers (usually $4.79) to customers with any purchase of $1 or more. Orders must be placed through the app. Limited to one per customer. Polish off the deal with a sweet treat: DQ is also offering Blizzard ice cream desserts for just $0.85 through Sept. 24.

McDonald's offers 50-cent double cheeseburgers

On Sept. 18 only, McDonald's will offer double cheeseburgers for $0.50 in honor of National Cheeseburger Day. Discount will be automatically applied when ordered through the McDonald’s App. No other purchase is necessary.

One-cent Jr. Bacon Cheeseburgers at Wendy’s

Not to be outdone, Wendy’s is offering Jr. Bacon Cheeseburgers for just one penny with any purchase on their app or online. The Wendy’s promotion lasts Sept. 18-22.

Drake’s offers $6 Tailgate Burger 

Drake’s in Franklin is offering The Tailgate Burger for just $6 to dine-in customers on Monday. The Tailgate Burger is a fresh beef patty with American cheese, ketchup, mustard, pickles and onion.

BurgerFi offers $3 Angus Beef burgers

Eco-minded chain BurgerFi in Hendersonville is offering its signature cheeseburgers for $3 to customers who purchase a Coca-Cola freestyle beverage. The offer is available to dine-in customers only, limit one discounted burger per beverage purchase. BurgerFi’s signature burger features two juicy Angus Beef patties topped with two slices of cheese, lettuce, tomato, and savory fi sauce.

Applebee's serves up cheeseburgers and fries for $8.99

On Sept. 18, Applebee’s will offer its Classic Cheeseburger, Classic Burger and Classic Bacon Cheeseburger with fries for $8.99. Offer is valid for orders in the restaurant, online or on the app.

BOGO sliders at White Castle

White Castle is offering BOGO Single Cheese Sliders Sept. 18-20, in honor of National Cheeseburger Day. Coupon is available on White Castle’s website. Limit one free burger.

Miller’s Ale House offers cheeseburger deals

Miller’s Ale House in Cool Springs and Murfreesboro is offering its classic cheeseburger and fries for $9.99 all day, and smashed queso burger for $13.99.

BOGO shakes at Shake Shack

A BurgerFi cheeseburger. The restaurant chain has locations in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and other states.
A BurgerFi cheeseburger. The restaurant chain has locations in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and other states.

While Shake Shack doesn’t have a burger deal going, they do have an offer for something sweet. From 2 to 5 p.m., customers can get a second shake free when ordering on the Shack App, online, or in store. Use promo code FAVESHAKE, available now through Nov. 30.

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