Summer and smoothies and deals oh my!

June 21 marks the first day of summer. Kids are celebrating because school is out, everyone’s celebrating the warmer weather, and restaurants are celebrating because families are heading out for summertime staples like ice cream, hot dogs and cocktails.
June 21 is also National Smoothie Day.  polled 1,070 U.S. adults via Google Surveys to find out which smoothie ingredients were the most popular. Fruit had 47% of votes, yogurt had 19%, peanut butter had 12%, leafy greens (kale and spinach) had 10%, chocolate chips/powder had 7% and seeds and nuts had 5%. provided a list of deals to celebrate the  first day of summer and National Smoothie Day:

Bahama Breeze: The Rummer Solstice lineup (available all day and night June 21) features $5 Legendary Island CocktailsSee details.

Bertucci’s: Kids eat free every weekday this summer through Aug. 23 with any adult entree purchase of $10.99 or more. Dine-in customers only.

Black Angus: Celebrate summer with 99-cent DoorDash delivery. Must place an order of at least $15. At participating locations only. Delivery zones determined by DoorDash. Valid through June 30.

Bojangles’: Get any size Legendary Iced Tea for $1 through late July.

Burger 21: For summer only, enjoy Orange Dream, Lemon Burst and Peach Pie shakes.

Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen: Various summery drinks are $5.99 for a limited time. Options include the Tito’s Watermelon Vodkarita and the Watermelon Texas Frozen Swirl.

Dairy Queen: Through June, get two cheeseburgers for $4 or two double cheeseburgers for $5. Available at participating locations only.

Dave & Buster’s: Enjoy half-price games 10 a.m. to noon. D&B announced the special on their Facebook page.

DoorDash: Starting June 17, DoorDash will give away 25,000 free Oldtimers with Cheese (with $0 delivery fee) at more than 1,000 Chili’s restaurants. Use promo code OLDTIMER when you order. See details.

Eddie V’s: Now through July 28, enjoy the Sparkling Sounds of Summer event. For $25, get a Lobster Tasting Trio and choice of featured Champagne or wine. See details.

Edible Arrangements: The gourmet fruit basket delivery company (which also serves to-go treats out of their brick-and-mortar locations) is celebrating Smoothie Week with $1.99 smoothies from June 17 to 23. Plus, enjoy buy-one-get-one-free summer fruit cups 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Huddle House: Use this printable coupon until June 21 to get a $6.99 Smokehouse Breakfast Platter.

Jamba: Stop by a Jamba store on June 21 between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. for a free small smoothie. Plus, get your summer off to a healthy start with the new Vanilla Blue Sky smoothie, which contains milk, vanilla coconut milk, bananas, pineapples … and algae.

On the Border: Try the new $2 Summerita – made with house sour, gold tequila and triple sec. Available until June 23.

Panera Bread: Enjoy seasonal limited-time menu items, such as the Summer Strawberry Caprese Salad and Frozen Caramel Cold Brew. These items will run through summer only.

Planet Smoothie: Get a free 16-oz. Mediterranean Monster Smoothie on June 21, no purchase necessary, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. See details.

Red Mango: Get 50% off any smoothie on June 21.

Rita’s Italian Ice: Try the new Apple Berry Blue Italian Ice flavor.

Smoothie King: Starting June 11, purchase any three Pure Recharge smoothies and scan your Healthy Rewards app by June 30. You’ll get a free 20-oz. smoothie loaded into your app. See details.

Starbucks: Enjoy this specialty drink through the end of August: Summer Cold Brew with Salted Cream Cold Foam.

Texas Steakhouse and Saloon: Use this printable coupon to get a free kids meal with minimum $10 purchase, now through June 30.

Tim Hortons: For summer only, enjoy the Churro Donut and Churro Tidbits.

Walmart: The retailer is running specials on picnic foods, grilling meats and more. Specials vary week by week, but you can get $10 off your first online grocery order, in addition to any savings you find.

Wayback Burgers: Celebrate the first day of summer on June 21 with a free shake. In-store only, no purchase necessary.

Wienerschnitzel: Through June, enjoy the Chilli Cheese Lover’s Deal: a Chili Cheeseburger, Chili Cheese Fries and a Chili Cheese Dog, all for $4.99.

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