National Pasta Day: Delicious Deals From Olive Garden, Bertucci’s, Noodles & Company and More

It’s National Pasta Day today, a time to really use your noodle.

While some believe explorer Marco Polo brought pasta to Italy from China in the 13th century, there’s evidence of noodles in the Mediterranean predating the Roman empire.

The New World has certainly embraced pasta in a big way: Americans consume 2.7 million tons of it every year, according to the National Pasta Association.

Below, enjoy a bounty of National Pasta Day deals. And be sure to check out National Pizza Month deals from Domino’s, Pizza Hut, and more.


A plate of Bertucci's Nonna's Sunday Gravy

Bertucci’s is offering Nonna’s Sunday Gravy throughout October.


This New England-based Italian eatery is celebrating both National Pasta Day (Oct. 17) and World Pasta Day (Oct. 25) with Nonna’s Sunday Gravy, a homemade ragu of handcrafted meatballs and Italian sausage drizzled over spaghetti and topped with Parmesan and pecorino cheese.

It’s available for $15 at participating Bertucci’s

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