Here's Where to Get a Free (or Cheap) Hot Dog for National Hot Dog Day

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It's National Hot Dog Day and to celebrate, many fast-food chains are offering free (or dirt cheap) hot dogs as a promotional offer today. Nation-wide convenience chain 7/11 is leading the way with massive, quarter-pound dogs for $1 each while some other truck stops like Pilot Flying J and Love's are offering one free hot dog or any other roller item for free.

Here's a complete listing of places having deals for National Hot Dog Day:

  • Free hot dog buns from a variety of big box stores including Kroger, Target, and Walmart
  • Doug Haus: Free Haus Dog with coupon
  • Hot Dog on a Stick: Users that download chain's app get $3 reward upon sign up
  • Love's Travel Stops: One free hot dog or roller item. Users must go to the Love's website or app to get a barcode to can at check out
  • Philly Pretzel Factory: First 100 customers at each location beginning at 11:00 a.m. get a free pretzel dog, all pretzel dogs afterward $1
  • Pilot Flying J: One free hot dog or roller item if you use the Pilot Flying J app. Coincidentally enough, first-time app users also get a free soft drink
  • Portillo's: Now through Sunday, diners can get two hot dogs for $5 either in-restaurant or online ordering
  • 7-Eleven: Quarter-pound hot dogs for $1 each
  • Sonic Drive-In: Chili Cheese Coneys and All-American hot dogs are $1 each today only. Limit 5 per customer
  • TA, Petro, and TA Express: Two hot dogs for $
  • Wienerschnitzel: Five chili dogs for $5

Don't forget to check your local restaurants and chains either as they may be running deals for today.

Where can you get the best hot dogs? Share your thoughts below!