McNuggets
McDonald’s 20-for-$5 McNuggets meal may be the best deal in fast food.
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  • McDonald’s 20-for-$5 McNuggets meal is one of the best deals in fast food, offering a Costco-style discount in bulk.
  • Unfortunately, the deal is not available nationwide, so it may take some legwork to find a McDonald’s location that still offers it.
  • It’s worth it, though.

Hidden on many McDonald’s restaurants’ menus is a deal so good, it’s not even on the board above the register.

It’s the 20-piece McNugget for $5.

No commercial runs to announce its presence. It was last promoted way back in 2014. Perhaps the current price is just a mistake, an oversight from a leftover promotion that was never deactivated from the registers.

The price is not offered at all restaurants, and McDonald’s has confirmed to Business Insider that it is not a national deal. However, franchisees have latitude to set their own prices and run their own promotions at their restaurants.

Whatever its cause, it’s an unparalleled deal. It’s a mountain of nuggets for only a little bit more than a non-meal burger or sandwich,…