Sandwich in some time for savings Saturday.
Nov. 3 is National Sandwich Day and like other made-up food holidays, restaurants are celebrating with discounts.
According to a Jersey Mike's Subs Trend Tracker report, 98 percent of the nearly 53,000 people surveyed said they eat at least one sandwich a week and 39 percent said they eat three or more per week.
The survey also showed 76 percent of people crave subs for lunch and 20 percent said dinner was their preferred time.
Ranker, a crowd-sourced voting platform, found the top five sandwich chains based on votes were: Jersey Mike's, Firehouse Subs, Jimmy John's, Potbelly Sandwich Shop and Which Wich.
Here are the deals available Saturday at participating locations. To be on the safe side, check with your closest location before heading out.
Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop: Get a small Bobbie, the chain’s signature Thanksgiving-leftover style sandwich for $5 Saturday with the CAPAddicts awards app. According to the company, the app needs to be downloaded before Saturday to get the special offer.
Erbert & Gerbert's: From 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, all sandwiches are half off at participating locations. Offer valid on in-store and drive-thru orders. Limit one per customer per visit.
Jersey Mike's Subs: With a coupon, get $2 off any regular sub Saturday through Tuesday. The coupon will be sent to email club members and posted on the chain's Facebook page. Jersey Mike's has proclaimed November as “National Sub Month” and will run a social media contest Monday through Thursday each week and giving away prizes from gift cards to shirts.
Penn Station East Coast Subs: From 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday, six-inch subs are $3.99 for rewards members.
PT’s Taverns: Buffalo chicken bacon ranch sandwiches are $5 Saturday and for $2 more get sea salt French fries with it.
Quiznos: Get any 8-inch sub for $5 at participating locations with a coupon available at www.quiznos.com and in the chain’s app for Toasty Points members. For downloading the app and joining the program, get a free four-inch sub with any purchase. Sign up at www.quiznos.com/toastypoints.
Schlotzsky's: The chain has a buy-one-get-one free deal on all medium sandwiches Saturday. Choose to double the meat for $2 more.
Smashburger: While not a National Sandwich Day deal, the chain is selling its Smash Pass for $100 at www.smashburger.com/smashpass through Sunday. With the Smash Pass get a burger or a free entree every day from Monday through Feb. 14. Some exclusions apply.
Subway: Saturday also is World Sandwich Day and Subway is offering a way to give back. With every purchase made on the Subway app and website Saturday through Nov. 9, Subway will donate a meal to Feeding America. You can earn free subs and get other offers with the Subway MyWay Rewards program.
Urban Bricks: Order a half panini Saturday and the fast-casual chain will make it a whole panini.
Wawa: Hoagiefest continues for a limited time only at Florida Wawa locations. Juniors are $3, Shortis are $4 and Classics are $5.
More deals: Local restaurants and smaller chains may also have specials. Look on social media for promotions.
Most of these specials are ongoing offers and require signing up for email clubs or downloading and using smartphone apps. Participation varies by location.
Dairy Queen: For a limited time, download the Dairy Queen app and register for an account and get a free small Blizzard treat at participating locations. Limit one offer per person per visit. Not valid in Texas. There also are weekly exclusives through the app.
Kelly Tyko is a consumer columnist and retail reporter for Treasure Coast Newspapers and TCPalm.com, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK. Read her Bargainista tips at TCPalm.com/Bargainista, follow her on Twitter @KellyTyko and email her at email@example.com. Sign up for her weekly newsletter at www.tcpalm.com/newsletters.