How to Score Free Taco Bell® Meals

Did someone say FREE?

If there’s one thing that you can’t go wrong with, it’s tacos, seasoned beef, and cheese. It’s way better than your typical snacks. Listen, Taco Bell has made its name celebrating many occasions, but you know what’s great about Taco Bell? It’s knowing that you can have them for free.

Taco Bell has a lot of free deals for its customers. Missed these deals? Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. Now, take note, some of the mentioned deals here may be “expired” but we’re confident that they are likely to return again next year or on certain occasions.

Stay updated, we highly recommend you download their app and check their member’s loyalty rewards from time to time and follow their official FB page and website. Now, if you don’t have any questions. Let’s start, in no particular order, here’s how to eat free at Taco Bell.

Free Taco Bell®

1  Birthday Reward

🎵 Happy Birthday to you. Statistics show that you are more likely to get more free stuff on your birthday than on any other day. Did you know, Taco Bell gives you a free taco on your birthday?

You can redeem your Taco Bell birthday reward by doing the following steps:

  1. Download their app and sign-up as a new member.
  2. Personalize your Taco Bell Favorites.
  3. Earn your exclusive rewards: Free Premium Tacos

No need to rush to get this reward as Taco Bell gives you 14 days to pick this up, free of charge. On the day of your birthday, you can also get a free Mountain Dew ‘Baja Blast freeze through their app. Want to get it at a later date? Yes, you can because this promo is good for 30 days.

2  Secret Freebie (Shhh…)

Customize your deal. One of the best free Taco Bell deals for a limited time. Get early access here.

3  Sign-up on the Taco Bell app.

Not necessarily just on your birthday but if you’re a new member to Taco Bell’s (free) membership. You have 14 days to redeem your free reward and is only applicable through Taco Bell mobile app for drive-thru or in-store pick-up orders.

You can gain access it by doing the following steps:

  1. Go to the Official Taco Bell website and click “Get this Offer”.
  2. Download their app from Google Playstore or the Apple Appstore and just register for an account.
  3. Once logged in, tap the rewards tab. You can redeem the reward by setting your order and picking them up, free of charge. No need for you to buy anything from the app.

4  National Taco Day

Yep, it’s a thing. Every year, Taco Bell is creative in honoring National Tacos Day. They come up with exciting deals and promos to lure our appetites for their great-tasting tacos. Some of the well-known promos are Taco Lovers Pass and Taco Gifter, a taco gifting service. Check their official site every month and follow their socials for new promos.

5  National Burrito Day

Yep, also a thing. National Burrito Day’ is widely celebrated by Mexican restaurants every year. While dates may be subject to change, you can count on having a free burrito on Thursdays at selected locations in the US. You can have your free burrito if you purchase your order (at least $15) using the app.

What, no celebration for National Nacho Day? (yep, that’s real too)

6  Taco Lovers Pass

Can’t get enough Taco Bell Tacos? How free tacos for 30 days (1 per day) by doing the following. Inside Taco Bell’s app, is the Taco Lover’s pass. With the pass, you choose any of the below available Tacos:

    • Soft Taco
    • Crunchy Taco Supreme
    • Spicy Potato Soft Taco
    • Doritos Locos Tacos’ Supreme
    • Doritos Locos Tacos
    • Crunchy Taco
    • Soft Taco Supreme

Remember that tacos do not pile up so you need to redeem them per day. As with most things Taco Bell, they’re very customizable. So, if you’re into keto or another special diet, no problemo.

7  Taco Bell Deals & Rewards Program

Want to skip queuing lanes for freebies? Taco Bell offers free food when you order tacos from third-party delivery websites or apps like Uber Eats, Grubhub, or Doordash upon your first order. For example, you can have a free Quesadilla when you hit $15 and beyond the purchase of their tacos.

8  24 Days of Cravings

This is another well-known promo launched by Taco Bell for the holidays. While this does not offer ultimate freebies, compared to the other deals, the savings you can avail here can allow you to buy another extra taco serving on their menu. The Taco Bell Rewards members can receive information on the tacos on sale every day thru their mobile app.

9  World Cup Series

World Cup Series is not only for enthusiasts but also for taco lovers too. To add fun and excitement to the game, Taco Bell released their free taco deal for their customers. For every steal made by either team, you can get an offer for free Nacho Cheese Doritos Locos in their app. A steal for a steal. Nice.

Be sure you have signed up at the beginning of the World Series or after the base was stolen within 10 days to avail of this freebie.

On occasion, Taco Bell does a special promo such as the “Taco Gifter.” This promo was launched by Taco Bell to start the World Cup Series Celebration way back in 2016 and allowed fans to send ready-made tacos for their loved ones. This is why you should really check their site for any new promos that are not yet widely (marketed) announced.

10  Election Day

Believe it or not, voters across the US can get free Taco Bell tacos on election day. For this year, they have offered Cheesy Gordita Crunch for free in the meal if your order is over $15.

11  Loyal Customer Contest

In 2021, Taco Bell held a contest for their super-loyal customers. Free tacos for one year were enjoyed by the randomly chosen winners in this promo. Should this be held again in the near future, here’s what to do:

  1. Make a purchase inside their app.
  2. Get the barcode from your receipts scanned whenever you visit Taco Bell.
  3. Input the email verification code that you will receive.

12  Employee Benefit

If you love Taco Bell so much, you can try working there. Similar to other fast food chains, as an employee, you get free drinks and snacks are given as perks by Taco Bell to their employees to share the joy of tacos and give recommendations for customers who can’t make up their minds and decide on their cravings.

You can even try out their new menus first before all customers if you are working there too.

Yeah, it’s extreme, but if you’re a true Taco Bell fan, it’s a minor sacrifice, no?