April Fool’s Day (Totally Not a Joke) Sales & Food Deals 2021

Hey! You’ve landed on last year’s April 1st sales post.  No worries.  Just click here for the 2022 post! click here for the 2022 post! 

There are no jokes, gags or pranks on this page.  Just honest-to-goodness specials that you need to see!

The list is divided into two parts – sales (mostly online) and food deals.  April 1st is also the first Thursday in April so it’s also NATIONAL BUIRRTO DAY so burrito-specific deals are found under the food deals as well.

Check back because I’ll be adding to this list all the way up to the morning of April 1st as new deals are announced!

April 1st Food Deals


Arby’s promises a serious deal on April 1st but you need to sign up to receive it!

El Pollo Loco

Buy-one-burrito, get-one free promotion Thursday, April 1 for National Burrito Day, with two free burritos offered for Loco Rewards members. The special one-day promotion can be redeemed with this coupon in restaurants or within the El Pollo Loco mobile app. To receive the second free burrito, good anytime in April, customers can join Loco Rewards prior to their National Burrito Day purchase by downloading the app and signing up.

Firehouse Subs

Firehouse Subs is taking its classic Firehouse Meatball® sub to the next level with the launch of the NEW Pepperoni Pizza Meatball Sub, featuring Italian meatballs in marinara, double the melted provolone cheese of a regular Meatball sub and crispy slices of zesty pepperoni nestled inside a toasted garlic bread sub roll.

From March 29 through April 4, the Pepperoni Pizza Meatball Sub will be exclusively available for Firehouse Subs rewards members only on the Firehouse Subs app for Rapid Rescue To Go® orders during the brand’s first-ever App-Only Access Week — an entire week before it becomes available for everyone else. Orders will be available for pickup and guests will receive double points on their entire purchase during this early-access period*. Starting April 5, this hot and hearty sub will be available for a limited time to all Firehouse Subs guests via dine-in, phone, carryout or third-party delivery orders.


If you signed up for IHOP emails by March 31st, check your inbox starting April 1st for FREE pancakes!


Click here to get $2 off burritos from March 31 – April 1 with this Rubio’s coupon!


April 1, 2021 Sales

e.l.f cosmetics

Choose 2 Free Gifts with orders $25+ PLUS Free Shipping on orders $15+


From April 1st through the 3rd, you can head there to get a MYSTERY COUPON valid for up to 50% off your entire purchase! Coupons are available while supplies last and are limited to one per customer.


Extra 15% OFF $40 Sitewide w/ code SPRING15 + Same Day Order Pickup!




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