What Are Chick-Fil-A Thirty Count Thursdays? Is It Safe To Eat (The Whole Thing)?

Parents are always looking for affordable, safe, and healthy meals for their families. Jobs becoming more depending many parents have less time to cook at home and are looking for quick and easy meal solutions. Chick Fil-A-Thirty Count Thursdays seem like a great solution for families on-the-go, but is eating that much a good idea?

What Are Chick Fil A Thirty Count Thursdays?

Chick-Fil-A Thirty Count Thursdays were a promotion where customers could purchase 30 chicken nuggets for about $15 ($14.69 to be exact). The nuggets are fresh, never frozen, and made with 100% white meat chicken. They are hand-breaded and cooked to perfection! Chick-Fil-A Thirty Count Thursdays are available every Thursday from 10:30am-10:00pm.

The menu item was first introduced in 2018 as a rival to 20-, 40- and even 50-piece chicken nuggets offerings from competing fast food brands, like the KFC $10 Chicken Share.

This offering might seem to be a myth, but we can confirm through multiple sources that it did exist, even if it is no longer offered. These include from official Chick-Fil-A stores[1]Twitter: https://mobile.twitter.com/ChickfilAWilson/status/814241466612649986[2]Twitter: https://twitter.com/murrieta_moo/status/910950600770166785, local news sources[3]WKYC: https://www.wkyc.com/article/life/food/chick-fil-a-announces-new-menu-items-including-30-count-nuggets/95-588764326, and even an expired Chick-Fil-A website link: https://www.chick-fil-a.com/menu-items/30-ct-chick-fil-a-nuggets.

Are Chick-Fil-A Thirty Count Thursdays Safe?

Yes. The nuggets are cooked in fresh peanut oil and are trans-fat and gluten-free. They are also a good source of protein.

That said, this is a lot of food and a lot of calories (about 1000 calories before beverages and sauces) so it’s not something you’d want to eat regularly. This many nuggets are a treat or something you’d want to share with friends and family members (or likely both).

Are Thirty Count Thursdays Still A Thing?

No, Thirty Count Thursdays do not seem to be offered in 2022. This was a short-term promotion that stuck around for about 3 years.


Chick-Fil-A Thirty Count Thursdays were a great solution for families looking for an affordable, safe, and healthy meal option. The nuggets are made with fresh, never frozen, 100% white meat chicken and are cooked in fresh peanut oil. They are also trans fat and gluten free! So next time you’re on the go, be sure to swing by your local Chick Fil A and take advantage of this great deal!


1 Twitter: https://mobile.twitter.com/ChickfilAWilson/status/814241466612649986
2 Twitter: https://twitter.com/murrieta_moo/status/910950600770166785
3 WKYC: https://www.wkyc.com/article/life/food/chick-fil-a-announces-new-menu-items-including-30-count-nuggets/95-588764326