Cooking not your idea of a vacation? Not to worry. Many restaurants are offering discounts and freebies over Labor Day weekend, so if you don’t feel like spending time in the kitchen, you can still enjoy delicious grub. Here are a handful of the offers I’ve come across so far.

baja fresh

Use this coupon to get $5 off any $20 purchase. Deal ends Sept. 2.

Baskin Robbins

Not quite a Labor Day deal, but who doesn’t want ice cream over a long, summer weekend? Baskin Robbins will honor its original 31 flavors on August 31 by offering scoops for $1.70. Call ahead to make sure your local shop is participating in the deal.

Chuck E. Cheese

Weather not looking great? Take the kids for a day of fun and take advantage of this deal: 1-topping pizza and four drinks for $24.99. Print this coupon.


Get any Domino’s pizza for 50% off menu price, anytime from Aug. 26 through Sept. 1.

Firehouse Subs

Celebrate Labor Day with $2 off when you purchase any medium or large sub, chips, and a drink on Sept. 2. Just present this coupon to get the deal. Feeding a crowd? Present this coupon for $10 off any deluxe platter from Aug. 28 through Sept. 18.

red lobster

This deal ends before Labor Day, so mark your calendar to go Friday through Sunday. Deals include Crab Imperial for $15.99 or Wild-Caught Snow Crab at $19.99.


Get $2 shakes all weekend long — and even longer — when you buy a double burger at regular price.


Get half-priced shakes and $1.49 ice cream cookie sandwiches seven days a week after 8 p.m. Half-priced slushies are also available from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. any day of the week. (And these offers are available after Labor Day, too!)

Sonny’s BBQ

What better way to celebrate Labor Day than barbecue? On Sept. 2 order take out and get a meal for four with a whole chicken, pound of pulled or sliced port, three pint-sized Sidekicks and a choice of bread for just $29.99.

Also see:  How to perfectly grill kabobs.

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Meghan is a full-time writer exploring the fun facts behind food. She lives a healthy lifestyle but lives for breakfast, dessert and anything with marinara. She’s thrown away just as many meals as she’s proud of.