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By Alessandra Bulow

The only thing better than a deliciously juicy burger is one that's topped in creamy, melted cheese.

Although National Burger Day (which happens every year on May 25) celebrates the mighty burger in all of its many forms, the cheese-topped variety is worthy of its own food holiday.

In honor of National Cheeseburger Day on Sept. 18, here's where to get $1 cheeseburgers and more great deals on this classic American meal.

BurgerFi

Buy one cheeseburger and get a second one for $1. Sept. 18.

Burger King

Download the chain's app to get a bunch of cheeseburger deals. Order a cheeseburger, small fries and a small drink for $3.49. Buy one Whopper and get one free. Get a Double Cheeseburger Meal for $3 that includes a double cheeseburger, small drink and small fries. Or for $4, get two Bacon Cheeseburger meals (burgers, fries and drinks) or two Whopper Jr. sandwiches with fries. Through Oct. 20.

Burger Theory

Located inside 26 Holiday Inn hotels across the country, this mini burger chain is giving away up to 10,000 free cheeseburgers. No hotel stay is needed and this is the only cheeseburger deal that doesn't require a purchase. Sept 18.

The Habit Burger Grill

Make a donation to the No Kid Hungry fundraising campaign to eliminate childhood hunger and get a coupon for a free cheeseburger. Through Sept. 26.

IHOP

Even the pancake chain is getting in on the action for National Cheeseburger Day — it was briefly known as IHOb (International House of Burgers) in the summer of 2018, after all. Order an Ultimate Steakburger and get two freebies: a stack of two pumpkin spice or buttermilk pancakes, plus another side. Sept. 18.

McDonald's

Download the chain's app to get a sandwich for $1, including Big Macs, Quarter Pounders and any other cheeseburgers. Through Sept. 30.

Red Robin

Buy any beverage and get a Gourmet Cheeseburger and Bottomless Steak Fries for $5. Sept. 18.

Ruby Tuesday

This chain is making people work a little harder for its special freebie. First, become a "So Connected" member at Ruby Tuesday's website — it's basically a version of their rewards program. Then, order an entree to eat at the restaurant and get a free cheeseburger, as long as it's priced under $10 on the menu. Sept. 18 and 19.

Sonic

The burger chain isn't offering a special cheeseburger deal on Sept. 18, but that's because they're already half-price on Tuesdays. Sept. 18 and every Tuesday from 5 p.m. to close.

Wayback Burgers

Buy one Cheeeesy Burger (nope, that isn't a typo) on the chain's app, and get a second one for free. That's a lot of cheeeese. Sept. 18.

Wendy's

There are a few cheeseburger deals available through the chain's app right now. One is to buy anything and get a free Dave's Single cheeseburger through Sept. 18. Another is to get a Jr. Bacon Cheeseburger for $1 through Sept. 23. There's also a deal to get Dave's Double Combo (a cheeseburger, drink and fries) for just $5 through Sept. 23.

White Castle

Buy anything on the menu and receive one free cheeseburger slider. Sept 18.