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National Pepperoni Pizza Day 2018: Where to get free pizza and other deals Thursday

Where to get bargains for Pepperoni Pizza Day
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Americans are ordering food to be delivered more than ever before and there's a lot more on the menu than pizza.
Credit: Getty Images
Americans are ordering food to be delivered more than ever before and there's a lot more on the menu than pizza.

America's favorite pizza topping has its own big day.

Thursday, Sept. 20 is National Pepperoni Pizza Day, and as expected there are deals to whet your appetite.

The top deals are at Papa Murphy's and Pizza Hut.

However, the deals, available at participating locations, aren't as plentiful as they were for two larger pizza days, National Pizza Day in February and Pi Day on March 14.

The deals

Offers can vary by location. To be on the safe side, call ahead.

Cicis: With a coupon Thursday, medium  pepperoni pizzas for takeout are $3.99 each, limit three per order. Plus, through Sept. 30, get a $5 large one-topping pizza to go with an offer included in the MyCicis app.

Domino’s: Through Sunday, large two-topping carryout pizzas are $5.99 each through Sept. 23, the pizza chain announced in a news release.

Papa John's: For a limited time, save 25 percent off a regular-priced item with promo code PAPATRACK.

Papa Murphy's: Order a pizza online Thursday and get a free large Signature Pepperoni Pizza with promo code FREEPEP.

Pizza Hut: Get one medium pepperoni pizza for $1 when you buy a medium or large menu-priced pizza Thursday and promo code PEPPERONI2018.

Pizza Patrón: Through Dec. 1, get any three large pizzas for $6.99 each. Must purchase three large pizzas to get the deal at the Latin-inspired pizza chain.

PT’s Taverns: Classic pepperoni flatbreads will be $8 for National Pepperoni Pizza Day.

Round Table Pizza: Through Sept. 25, get 20 percent off a large or extra large pepperoni pizza with promo code PEPP.

Speedway: Get buy-one-get-one free pizza slices Thursday at the convenience store chain.

Urban Bricks: The growing pizza chain is selling its Urban Classic Pepperoni Pizzas for $4 Thursday.

More deals: Local and smaller restaurant chains may also offer specials. Check your favorite restaurant's social media page.

More: Best September deals: Your guide to the month's freebies and bargains

More: Get free Chick-fil-A nuggets with the chicken chain's app through Sept. 29

More: Wendy's offering free burgers through Sept. 30

Pizza sign-ups, rewards and more

Here's how to save year-round with pizza rewards programs and ongoing specials:

Blaze Pizza: Download the Blaze app and join the rewards program for discounts and freebies.

California Pizza Kitchen: Get a free small plate for signing up for CPK Rewards at www.cpk.com

Chuck E. Cheese’s: Join More Cheese Rewards and get a free personal one-topping pizza on your next visit, earn $10 after every three visits within one year with a $20 minimum spend, rewards for your child’s birthday and half-birthday and more. Sign up at www.chuckecheese.com/more-cheese-rewards.

Domino’s: With the mix-and-match special, choose two select menu items for $5.99 each. Earn points toward a free pizza with the Piece of the Pie Rewards program.

Donatos: Find special offers at www.donatos.com/offers.

Giordano's: Join the chain's G-Club at www.giordanos.com/join.

Godfather's Pizza: Join Godfather's Pizza Rewards and get a free one-topping pizza with the purchase of breadsticks or cheesesticks when you sign up. Offer varies by location. 

Hungry Howie's: Sign up for Howie Rewards at www.hungryhowies.com/howierewards.

Imo's Pizza: Get a free regular order of Provel Cheese Bites when you register for the chain’s rewards program at www.imospizza.com/rewards.

Jet's Pizza: Sign up for the e-club at www.jetspizza.com/eclub.

Marco's Pizza: Join the email club for discounts at www.marcos.com/email-club.

Mazzio’s Italian Eatery: Find coupons and deals at www.mazzios.com. Also get a $5 off $10 coupon for joining the email club.

Papa John's: With Papa Rewards, earn points toward free pizza, desserts and more. Sign up at www.papajohns.com/papa-rewards.

Pieology: Join Pieology's Pie Life rewards program at www.pieology.com/pie-life. Also sign up for emails to get a free Cinnamon Churro Pizza with a purchase.

Pizza HutFor a limited time, large two-topping pizzas are $7.99 each for delivery and carryout orders. Sign up for Hut Rewards to earn free pizza at www.pizzahut.com.

Pizza Inn: Earn freebies and get exclusive offers with Pizza Inn Rewards. Sign up at www.pizzainn.com/rewards.

Pizza Patrón: The Latin-inspired pizza chain has eight regular combos.

Pizza RanchFind deals and coupons at www.pizzaranch.com.

Round Table Pizza: Sign up for offers at www.roundtablepizza.com.

Sbarro's: Join The Slice Society and get a coupon within 24 hours for a free NY XL slice with purchase of a beverage. Sign up at www.sbarro.com.

Toppers Pizza: Find deals at www.toppers.com.

Uno Pizzeria & Grill: Join Uno's Insider Club for "deep savings and delicious rewards." Also get a free gift for signing up at www.unos.com.

Yard House: Pizzas are half-priced during traditional and late night happy hours. Happy hour days and times vary by location and are posted at www.yardhouse.com.

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Kelly Tyko is a consumer columnist and retail reporter for Treasure Coast Newspapers and TCPalm.com, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK. Read her Bargainista tips at TCPalm.com/Bargainista, follow her on Twitter @KellyTyko and email her at kelly.tyko@tcpalm.com. Sign up for her weekly newsletter at www.tcpalm.com/newsletters.