National Sandwich Day deals: Where to find the freebies and savings

John Montagu, the fourth Earl of Sandwich, was born in November of 1718. Hundreds of years later, you might be able to get a free lunch thanks to him.

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Sunday, Nov. 3 is National Sandwich Day in recognition of Montagu, who is said to have invented — or at least popularized — the modern sandwich during a 24-hour gambling binge in 1762.

Several national sandwich chains have announced deals, freebies or philanthropy tied to the occasion. Here’s a look at what some of them have to offer:

Firehouse Subs customers can get a free medium sub with the purchase of another medium or large sub, chips and drink when using this coupon.

Firehouse Subs

Jimmy John’s is offering a free surprise sandwich for its Freaky Fast Rewards members who order an “original” or “favorite” sandwich on Sunday. Members will earn either an 8-inch favorite, 8-inch original, Frenchie or the new Little John at participating locations.

Statesville, NC, USA-June 19, 2019: A Jimmy John's restaurant, one of approximately 300, primarily franchise-owned sandwich shops in the United States. (iStock)

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Popeyes Chicken is bringing back is hugely popular chicken sandwich on Sunday. The chain sold out of the sandwiches about two weeks after launching them in August. Popeyes tweeted a video teasing the sandwich’s return and jokingly reigniting a social media rivalry with Chick-fil-A, which is closed on Sundays.

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Potbelly is celebrating the occasion with a "week of perks" from Nov. 3-9 starting with 20 percent off all sandwiches on Sunday for its Potbelly Perks members. Other deals during the week will include a free cookie, free soup with any sandwich, free bacon on a "bigs" sandwich and a free sandwich with any kids purchase, among others.

Quiznos is offering a National Sandwich Day promotions at participating locations, where customers can get an 8-inch sub for $6, or $7 for steak or prime rib subs.

Quiznos' prime rib sandwich is one of its options available on National Sandwich Day. (Credit: Quiznos)

Subway is partnering with the nonprofit group Feeding America to donate meals for people in need for its National Sandwich Day weeklong celebration. From Nov. 3-9, Subway said it will provide a meal to the group for every purchase made on Subway.com and on the Subway app.

New York, USA - November 29, 2015: Subway sandwich shop in Manhattan, a chain.

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