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Tax Day Freebies and Deals in the Bay Area

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It’s Tax Day and it’s a bummer. I don’t know about you but I am definitely not getting a refund this year.

At least we have this list of free stuff and great deals. While it won’t make you feel 100% better, it might help a little bit.

(The following information comes from Funcheap SF, ABC 7 News, Mercury News)


Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt
Get a free small frozen yogurt at Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt on April 15, while supplies last. Limit one per customer.

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse: On Mondays (not just April 15) you can get half off any large deep-dish or tavern-cut pizza.

Boston Market

Get the $10.40 Tax Day meal special.

Corner Bakery Cafe
Get two entrées for $10.40, April 15-17, in-cafe only.

Firehouse Subs
BOGO sandwich deal – Get a free medium sub when you purchase a sub, chips and a drink, valid April 15 to April 17 with coupon.

Hot Dog on a Stick
Get a free Original Turkey or Veggie Dog on April 15.

Kona Ice
Kona Ice locations will be dishing up free shaved ice on April 15.

Get free froyo when you download the Menchie’s app by April 15.

Office Depot/Office Max

Shred up to five pounds of documents for free with a coupon. This offer lasts through April 27.

Pizza Hut: From now through Monday, you can buy a large two-topping pizza for $5.99. Carry-out orders only, and you must order online.

Planet Fitness

From tax to relax, Planet Fitness is offering free hydromassages from April 11-20.

You just need to bring a coupon, available on their website. You don’t have to be a member to enjoy it.

SAJJ Mediterranean: From now through Monday, customers get $5 off orders placed through the SAJJ Street Eats app.


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