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Eclipse restaurant deals and discounts

Posted August 21

Krispy Kreme Eclipse Doughnuts

With the solar eclipse on the horizon, multiple restaurants are offering deals and promotions to celebrate the big day.

If you hear of any other deals, please post them in the comments section.

Bubba’s 33

Located in Fayetteville, Bubba’s 33 is celebrating the eclipse by offering half-priced Sunshine Burgers all day Monday, 8/21. That makes the sale price of the burger, fries and a pickle $4.99. The Sunshine Burger is their signature 33% bacon grind patty along with American cheese, fried egg, Bubba's smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato and onion. The offer is valid from 4 pm to midnight on Monday, August 21. Bubba’s is located at 4195 Sycamore Dairy Road, Fayetteville, NC 28303.

Dairy Queen

Buy one DQ Blizzard and get-one for 99 cents from Monday, August 21 through through Sunday, September 3 at participating Dairy Queen and DQ Grill & Chill locations nationwide. See more details on their press release.


On Monday, August 21, Denny’s is recognizing the eclipse buy offering $4 All You Can Eat “Mooncakes.” These Mooncakes are buttermilk pancakes shaped like a moon. See more details at their website.

Dunkin' Donuts

Dunkin' Donuts is hosting #Eclipse Trivia this weekend on Twitter and the 1st person to respond to their trivia questions with the correct answer will win a gift card. See the details on their Twitter feed.

Great Outdoor Provision Company

Enter to win an Eclipse Package worth $500 and includes lots of items for viewing the eclipse. A winner will be selected on Monday, 8/21 in the morning and will need to pick up the package at Cameron Village. Register to win and see all the details about this giveaway at their website.

Harris Teeter

On Monday, August 21, Harris Teeter will have multiple deals to celebrate the eclipse including:

* Fresh Foods Market Take & Bake Cheese, Pepperoni or Supreme Pizza is $3.97 on August 21st only, Limit 2., while supplies last. VIC card required.

* Fresh Foods Market 12in. Message Cookies are $3.97 and 6ct. Cupcakes just $1.97 on August 21st only. Limit 2, while supplies last. VIC card required.

See the details on their Facebook page.

Hwy 55 Burgers Shakes & Fries

Get their "Fly Me to the Moon" Oreo shake for $1.99 this Monday, August 21. It is made with whole Oreos and usually costs more than $3 each. See the details at their Facebook page.

Krispy Kreme

Although this is not a deal, it is kind of cool and Krispy Kreme fans deserve to know about it. Krispy Kreme is putting a chocolate glaze on their Original Glazed Doughnuts to celebrate the eclipse. These eclipsed doughnuts will be available at participating locations on Monday, August 21 and during evening Hot Light hours Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 19-20. Note: Hot Light hours may vary during the weekend. See more details at their website.


Outback is offering a free Bloomin' Onion with any purchase on Monday, August 21 to celebrate the solar eclipse. To get the freebie, just say "Bloomin' Monday" when you place your order. Offer is valid with any purchase. One free onion per table. Not valid for Loaded Bloomin' Onion.

Pilot Flying J

Guests of Pilot and Flying J Travel Centers can receive a FREE standard size Milky Way candy bar or pack of Eclipse chewing gum when purchasing any beverage in-store (excluding alcohol). This offer is available in the myOffers section of the myPilot mobile app. The solar eclipse promotion is valid for customers in the U.S. from Aug 21 until Aug. 25. See more details at their website.


Shoney's is offering customers FREE eclipse glasses and a FREE MoonPie with meal purchase while supplies last on August 21, 2017. Shoney’s will prepare its guests with a FREE Eclipse Survival Kit – a pair of solar eclipse glasses and a complimentary Chocolate Double Decker MoonPie® with the purchase of any entrée, sandwich or buffet while supplies last at participating restaurants. Guests may also purchase the survival kit without meal purchase for $3.00.


Sheetz is hosting solar eclipse viewing parties at five of their locations in North Carolina on Monday, August 21 from 1:45 pm - 3 pm. They will be offering free food and drink samples and some protective glasses. Supply are limited. See more details on their Facebook page.

Participating Locations
Burlington Distribution Center
1737 Whites Kennel Rd
Burlington, NC 27215

Store #409, Greenville
650 Whitley Drive
Winterville, NC 28590

Store #602, Hickory
2387 Spring Road NE
Hickory, NC 28601

Store #620, Raleigh/Durham
7513 Ramble Way
Raleigh, NC 27616

Store #594, Winston-Salem
286 North Carolina Highway 801 N
Bermuda Run, NC 27006


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  • FlyingUnderTheRadar Aug 21, 9:10 p.m.

    I did pick up a pizza from Teeter!! And more free Bic pens with Sunday's new coupon!

  • straitlover1965 Aug 21, 12:31 p.m.

    barbiedoll1967, you're a better woman than me - I would have eaten the whole box, LOL!

  • barbiedoll1967 Aug 21, 11:17 a.m.

    Straitlover1965 - I would be more than glad to share with you. I bought a dozen!

  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Aug 21, 10:59 a.m.

    straitlover1965 - oh no! Good luck getting them today! Maybe barbiedoll1967 will share hers with us. ;-)

  • straitlover1965 Aug 21, 10:26 a.m.

    Well, no eclipse doughnut for me! I went to the KK and North Myrtle Beach Saturday night around 8:15, and it was a zoo!!!! No parking, drive thru wrapped around the bldg, and a line up of people out the door. Maybe the excitement will have work off today when I leave work so I can get one at the Peace St location. :)

  • barbiedoll1967 Aug 21, 8:31 a.m.

    Faye - I'll eat one for you!

  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Aug 21, 8:27 a.m.

    barbiedoll1967 - I was wondering what you thought about them. Enjoy one for me! :-)

  • barbiedoll1967 Aug 21, 7:02 a.m.

    I just ate one of the Chocolate Glazed doughnuts from Krispy Kreme. SO GOOD!

  • barbiedoll1967 Aug 18, 2:56 p.m.

    Straitlover1965 - beach and doughnuts! YUM

  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Aug 18, 2:31 p.m.

    straitlover1965 - perfect timing! The beach and a KK doughnut..... life is good. :-)