By Michelle Smith, Contributor
In 2014, Americans purchased 9 billion burgers at restaurants, according to data from the NPD Group. Whether you're a fan of the classic beef patty or prefer your hamburgers vegetarian, the burger industry is booming -- and brimming with delectable options.
May is National Burger Month, with National Burger Day falling on May 28. Celebrate your love of this classic American dish with these summer deals.
National Burger Day 2016 Restaurant Deals
TGI Fridays: Get a Truffle Stacked Burger and Blackberry Margarita or other entree and beverage combo from the Dine & Drink Pairing Menu for $12. This promotion runs through June 19 at participating restaurants.
Steak 'n Shake: Get a Western BBQ 'n Bacon Double Steakburger with fries and a side for $4.99 with this printable coupon. Offer expires June 19.
Burger 21: Download the free B Loyal app by May 27 and get a free cheesy burger. Plus, you'll automatically be entered to win free cheesy burgers for a year. The winner will be announced on National Burger Day. The app is available from Google Play and the Apple app store.
Johnny Rockets: Enjoy a full night out. Buy a burger at a participating location and get a discounted movie ticket. Discounts and details vary depending on location.
LongHorn Steakhouse: Get a free appetizer or dessert when you purchase two adult dinner entrees using this coupon. Offer expires May 30.
Flemings: Get a $40 credit toward a $100 purchase if you make a reservation online and dine by June 16.
Restaurant.com: Spend $25 and receive a $25 gift certificate with this exclusive offer. Restaurant offers vary depending on location. Some purchase minimums might apply to redeem gift cards. Limit one per order.
Margaritaville Beach Hotel: Book a stay in Pensacola Beach in Florida and get the Beach Burger in Paradise Appetizer for two. Use promo code burger. Offer valid through May.
White Castle: The creator of National Hamburger Month and the nation's first fast food hamburger chain, White Castle is honoring its original four-item menu with a limited edition Coca-Cola glass for 95 cents with a beverage purchase, or $1.95 without. The glasses are available during National Hamburger Month while supplies last.
National Burger Day 2016 Cookout Deals
Omaha Steaks: Get free burgers and $1 shipping when you spend $59. Access this Omaha Steaks deal through this portal and order by June 2.
Butterball: Save $1 on frozen turkey burgers with this printable coupon.
Home Depot: Save up to 15 percent on grills and grilling supplies at Home Depot.
Home Decorators: Get 20 percent off all outdoor items until July 4 with this deal.
Bed Bath & Beyond: Save 20 percent on one item with this coupon. Offer expires May 30.
National Burger Month Freebie
Food & Wine: Count down to National Burger Day and keep track of all your burger-loving affairs with this free wallpaper.
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