Taco Bell is giving away free breakfast burritos in San Antonio

Taco Bell is giving away free burritos this week. 

Taco Bell is giving away free burritos this week. 

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The bells are ringing over at Taco Bell to alert the hungry and tired masses that breakfast is back. To celebrate, they're giving away free toasted breakfast burritos at restaurants nationwide on Thursday, October 21, from 7 to 11 a.m. while supplies last.

San Antonio is a city that generally rejects the concept of burritos entirely, instead falling firmly in the taco camp. However, a toasted and cheap burrito is an undeniable guilty pleasure that even the proudest taco-loving San Antonians indulge in from time to time. There's no shame in it (at least not when it's free). 

The fast food chain wants to ensure fans are prepared for their free burrito.

Devoted freebie followers can take several steps leading up to burrito day to build excitement, including downloading a bed time story called "Sleep Tight, Get That Bite: A Taco Bell Bedtime Story for Adults." Burrito lovers can also sign up to receive a pre-recorded wake up call the morning of the deal to remind them.

Simply text "Wake Up" to 1-866-WAKEUP3.

The returning breakfast menu includes Cheesy Toasted Breakfast Burritos, with eggs, nacho cheese and sausage, and the Hash Brown Toasted Breakfast Burrito, which has a choice of bacon or sausage, eggs, three-cheese blend and a hash brown. For a little more sustenance, you can also opt for the Grande Toasted Breakfast Burrito, which has a double serving of scrambled eggs, a three-cheese blend, potato bites, tomatoes, and your choice of bacon or sausage. 

If you usually spend your mornings in the drive-thru of your local taqueria, this free opportunity is your chance to switch it up. 

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