Fall 2023: Seasonal Fast-Food Restaurant Specials and Menu Items

Fall 2023: Seasonal Fast-Food Restaurant Specials and Menu Items

Pumpkin Spice and Other Fall Flavors Have Arrived at Your Favorite Fast-Food Franchises

Pumpkin spice and other fall flavors have already arrived at fast-food franchises. For many people, fall is their favorite time of year. After all, who doesn’t love that first pumpkin spiced latte or doughnut of the season? Not only do customers go crazy for the seasonal menu items, but franchise owners can enjoy increased traffic and sales. 

Pumpkin spice products have become a $500+ million industry, with fast-food restaurants like Dunkin’ and Starbucks competing to be the first to release their fall menu items. Looking to satisfy your pumpkin spice fix? Check out the fast-food franchise offerings below. 

Fall 2023 Seasonal Fast-Food Restaurant Specials and Menu Items


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7-11 wasted no time rolling out its new fall menu. The convenience store franchise released its pumpkin spice latte and pumpkin coffee on August 1. 

16 Handles

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16 Handles is falling into the new season with seasonal options. The “Oh My Pumpkin Pie” flavor (above) is available at participating locations for a limited time and consists of hints of cinnamon, clove, ginger, and nutmeg. On October 16, all locations will offer the new Graham Cracker flavor and S’mores Twist.

Another Broken Egg Cafe

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Another Broken Egg Cafe is looking to spice up your breakfast this fall 2023. The breakfast franchisor is offering the Pumpkin Waffle and Pumpkin Spice Cold Brew. At test locations only, guests can also enjoy Pumpkin Spiced Pancakes (above), which are layered and topped with whipped cream, caramel sauce, biscotti crumbles and crispy sage and served with two eggs and bacon or sausage.

Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii

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Participating Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii locations are spicing up fall with new menu options. Items in the Aloha Autum Collection include the Island Pumpkin Spice Latte, Iced Pumpkin Lava Late, and Caramel Apple Mana.

Beans & Brews Coffeehouse

Beans & Brews Coffeehouse Is getting in on the fall 2023 fun with pumpkin spice menu options. Seasonal items include the pumpkin pie fritalia latte, which is made with real pumpkin and spices, topped with whipped cream, and sprinkled with nutmeg and cinnamon; and the caramel apple energy drink, which contains apple flavor blended with or without plant-based energy. 

Beyond Juicery + Eatery

fall 2023: fast-food menu items

In celebration of autumn, Beyond Juicery + Eatery released a new seasonal menu. For a limited time, fans can enjoy the brand’s Almond Butter Pumpkin Smoothie, Honeycrisp Bliss Smoothie, Caramel Apple Acai Bowl, Rustic Maple Bacon Salad (above), and Maple Bacon BBQ Wrap.

Bob Evans Restaurants

fall 2023: fast-food menu items

While pumpkin gets a lot of love during the fall, caramel apple shouldn’t be forgotten! For fall 2023, Bob Evans Restaurants has released the Caramel Apple Breakfast menu to put a twist on classic options. This seasonal menu includes Caramel Apple Farmer’s Choice, Caramel Apple Hotcakes, and Caramel Apple French Toast. The restaurant franchise is also offering the Appleberry Splash, an iced drink that mixes real pomegranate with 100% apple juice.

Caribou Coffee

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Caribou Coffee is falling into the new season with an extensive pumpkin spice menu featuring 15 beverages. These seasonal drinks include pumpkin espresso shaker, hot and iced pumpkin lattes, nitro pumpkin latte, pumpkin white mocha, pumpkin chai, iced pumpkin chai, and pumpkin blended crafted press.  


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Carvel is introducing its new pumpkin cheesecake lineup starting August 28. These seasonal offerings combine Carvel’s pumpkin soft serve with cheesecake. At participating locations, fans can enjoy pumpkin cheesecake soft serve, pumpkin cheesecake scooped, pumpkin cheesecake sundae dasher, and pumpkin cheesecake flying saucer.  

Cicis Pizza

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At Cicis, guests can enjoy Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Rolls for a limited time. The seasonal treat consists of pumpkin spice-infused icing as well as hints of cinnamon, clove and nutmeg.


From September 2 – October 31, Cinnaholic is launching its new fall 2023 menu. Offerings on the menu include the pumpkin cheesesteak roll, cinnamon toasty roll, pumpkin bread, and pumpkin cookies.

Clean Juice

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At Clean Juice, guests can choose if they’re Team Pumpkin or Team Apple or get the best of both. Items on the juice franchise’s fall 2023 menu include The Pumpkin One Smoothie, The Pumpkin One w/ Cold Brew Smoothie, The Autumn Bowl Salad, The Apple Cider One Refresher, The Fall Acai Bowl, The Apple Crisp Asai Bowl, and The Apple Pie Toast.


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From September 4 – November 26, Culver’s is offering autumn-flavored ice cream flavors. These options include the Pumpkin Pecan Fresh Frozen Custard, Salted Caramel Pumpkin Concrete Mixer, and Pumpkin Spice Shake.

Dairy Queen

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In honor of fall 2023, Dairy Queen is rolling out the DQ Fall BLIZZARD Menu. Guests can enjoy the ice cream franchisor’s Pumpkin Pie Blizzard Treat, Snickerdoodle Cookie Dough Blizzard Treat, Caramel Fudge Cheesecake Blizzard Treat, OREO Hot Cocoa Blizzard Treat, REESE’S Peanut Butter Cup Pie Blizzard Treat, Choco Dipped Strawberry Blizzard Treat, and Royal REESE’S Fluffernutter Blizzard Treat.

Duck Donuts

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Who doesn’t love a donut during the fall? Duck Donuts is offering the Sweet as Pie Box through November 26, and the donuts featured include Apple Pie, Pumpkin Roll, and Peanut Butter Pie.


fall menu 2023

Dunkin’ rolled out its pumpkin spice menu before the colors of the leaves began to change. Since August 16, fans have been enjoying the doughnut and coffee brand’s pumpkin spice signature latte, nutty pumpkin coffee, pumpkin swirl, pumpkin munchkins, pumpkin doughnut and pumpkin muffin. To get Gen-Zers excited for the new season, Dunkin’ has also partnered with actor Ben Affleck and rapper Ice Spice for the new Ice Spice Munchkins drink.

Dutch Bros Coffee

Fall 2023 just got sweeter at Dutch Bros Coffee. Pumpkin fans can enjoy the coffee brand’s caramel pumpkin coffee. For more health-conscious guests, there is a sugar-free option.

Eggs Up Grill

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Through November 22, guests can have a fall-tastic breakfast at Eggs Up Grill. The breakfast franchisor’s new fall 2023 menu includes Pumpkin Praline Pancakes (above), an Apple Cider Mimosa, the S’mores Cold Brew Latte and Chicken Fried Steak Benedict.

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

fall 2023: fast-food menu items

Pumpkin is all the rage at Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers. For a limited time, guests can enjoy the Pumpkin Pie Concrete and Pumpkin Pie Shake.

Häagen-Dazs Shops 

fall 2023: fast-food menu items

Through November 14, Häagen-Dazs Shops is bringing back its Pumpkin Spice Shake. This autumnal treat features Dulce de Leche ice cream and is blended with pumpkin, topped with whipped cream, and dusted with pumpkin pie spices.

Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream

Who says you can’t enjoy ice cream after summer is over? Not Handel’s. Seasonal options on its menu include pumpkin ripple (above), pumpkin pecan, pumpkin pie, and pumpkin cheesecake chunk.

Hungry Howie’s

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Participating Hungry Howie’s locations are bringing back Pumpkin Spice Howie Bread as an addition to the brand’s Howie Bread lineup. The seasonal treat is available through November and contains 16 pieces of oven-baked bread sticks with pumpkin spice and a side of white icing.


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IHOP is launching its pumpkin spice menu starting August 28 at participating locations. In addition to the brand’s signature pumpkin spice pancakes, its seasonal menu includes a pumpkin spice cold foam cold brew. 


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Jamba is offering the taste of fall with its new seasonal offerings. These include the new pumpkin smash bowl (above) and pumpkin smash smoothie, the peanut butter & banana waffle parfait, strawberry banana granola parfait, and peaches ‘n cream smoothie. 

Juice It Up!

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Through January 2, Juice It Up! is including the Horchata lineup on its menu. The new lineup includes the Horchata Smoothie, PB Horchata Smoothie, and Strawberry Horchata Smooth. Rewards members have exclusive access to the new Pumpkin Chai and Pumpkin N’ Spice Smoothies.

Just Salad

fall 2023: fast-food menu items

Starting September 14, Just Salad is celebrating fall 2023 with a new seasonal menu. Salad options include Autumn Caesar, Buffalo Cauliflower, Cilantro Lime Chicken, and Farmer’s Basket. Guests can also try the salad brand’s seasonal soup called Spiced Pumpkin Bisque (above).

Krispy Kreme

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In addition to its pumpkin spice original glazed doughnut and pumpkin spice cake doughnut, Krispy Kreme is releasing the new pumpkin spice maple pecan doughnut and pumpkin spice cheesecake swirl doughnut. To top it off, Krispy Kreme’s pumpkin spice coffee and pumpkin spice latte are also on the menu. 

Nation’s Giant Hamburgers

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Pumpkin spice milkshakes are all the rage at Nation’s Giant Hamburgers. From Sept. 5 – Nov. 30, fans can enjoy the 16 oz. shake for $4.95 at all of the brand’s locations. 

Nékter Juice Bar

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Who says pumpkin spice is basic? Not Nékter Juice Bar. The juice franchise added the taste of fall to its menu. The Pumpkin Pie Smoothie contains vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and superfoods and is made with housemade cashew milk, banana, pumpkin puree, dates, agave nectar, and pumpkin spice. The Pumpkin Chia Parfait contains housemade cashew vanilla chia pudding, housemade pumpkin cashew mousse, hempseed granola, fresh apple, and pumpkin spice.

Peet’s Coffee

Peet’s Coffee is entering fall 2023 early with new seasonal coffee and food options. Its new k-cups include vanilla, hazelnut mocha and caramel brulée in addition to pumpkin spice. Customers can also enjoy a pumpkin spice latte and a chicken & waffles sandwich.

Perkins Restaurant & Bakery

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Starting September 6, Perkins Restaurant & Bakery is rolling out its fall 2023 menu. Guests can enjoy the bacon, steak, and broccoli skillet, maple bacon pancake platter, pumpkin spice pancake platter, pumpkin cream cheese mammoth muffin, and pumpkin pie.

PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans

fall 2023: fast-food menu items

PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans is looking to satisfy your coffee cravings all fall 2023. Seasonal options on their menu include the Pumpkin Late, Pumpkin Sweet Cold Foam, and S’mores Velvet Ice.

Playa Bowls

fall 2023: fast-food menu items

In honor of fall 2023, Playa Bowls is releasing limited time menu options. These items include Pumpkin Protein Bites, Pumpkin Sweet Cream Cold Brew, Pumpkin Pie Smoothie, Jack-O’-Lantern Acai Bowl, and Apple Turn Up Acai Bowl.

Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard

To extend its Cold Brew Frozen Coffee lineup, Rita’s added pumpkin flavor. Other flavors include Mocha and Original Cold Brew.  


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Starting in-store on September 8 and available on the app on September 15, Robeks is releasing two Perfect Pumpkin Smoothies. The Perfectly Pumpkin Smoothie blends pumpkin puree, banana, almond butter, and nonfat frozen yogurt. The Perfectly Pumpkin Plus Smoothie builds on the Perfectly Pumpkin Smoothie with an immunity-enhancing blend and an energy infusion.


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Pumpkin cookies, anyone? The Salata salad franchise is bringing back its pumpkin puff cookie on September 19, and it will remain on the menu through the end of the year. Guests can order the seasonal item individually or as a tray.

Scooter’s Coffee

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Fall and coffee just go together. All season long, guests can enjoy Scooter’s Coffee’s pumpkin caramelicious (above), pumpkin spice latte, pumpkin cold foam, pumpkin spice cake bites, pumpkin caramelicious muffin, autumn caramel crunch, and maple waffle sandwich.

Shipley Do-Nuts

Through Nov. 30, Shipley Do-Nuts’ pumpkin spice lineup is on the menu. These seasonal offerings include the Pumpkin Spice Iced Yeast Do-Nut, Pumpkin Spice Buttermilk Cake Do-Nut, Pumpkin Spice Buttermilk Cake Cinnamon Sugar Do-Nut and Pumpkin Spice Iced Buttermilk Cake Do-Nut.   

Smokey Bones

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From September 5 to October 30, Smokey Bones is spicing up its fall 2023 menu with new cocktails. The drinks include Oh, Deer!, which blends Jägermeister, Aperol, and pineapple juice; Bonita AppleBomb, which is a mix of Crown Royal Regal Apple, rich caramel syrup, and pure apple juice and includes a caramel apple lollipop; and Getting Toasty, which is crafted with High West Bourbon, toasted marshmallow syrup, and chocolate bitters and is completed with a graham cracker rim and marshmallows.

Smoothie King

fall menu 2023

Starting August 29, Smoothie King is releasing five limited-time pumpkin smoothies. These smoothies include Pumpkin Power Meal, Pumpkin Slim-n-Trim, Pumpkin Vegan, Pumpkin Coffee High Protein, and Pumpkin D-Lite.


fall menu 2023

Two decades ago, Starbucks introduced the world to the pumpkin spice latte. The autumn staple is back on the coffee brand’s fall 2023 menu. Guests can also enjoy Starbucks’ Iced Pumpkin Cream Chai Tea Latte, Iced Apple Crisp Oat Milk Shaken Espresso, Apple Crisp Oat milk Macchiato, Baked Apple Croissant and more.

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

To commemorate fall 2023, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf released a new lineup of seasonal drinks. Through October 31, guests can indulge in the Pumpkin Latte, Iced Latte & Ice Blended drink, Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew, Salted Caramel Mocha Latte, Iced Latte, and Ice Blended drink, Valencia Orange Cream Cold Brew Tea, and Pumpkin Old-Fashioned Donut.

Tim Hortons

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In celebration of fall 2023, Tim Hortons released a seasonal menu. The menu includes the Pumpkin Spice Iced Capp, pumpkin spice donut, pumpkin spice muffin, Maple Cinnamon Sugar Iced Latte, Spiced Apple Cranberry Refresher, and Peach Refresher.


fall 2023: fast-food menu items

Just in time for fall 2023, TOUS les JOURS has released two seasonal beverages. In addition to the return of the fan-favorite Pumpkin Pie Macchiato, the French-Asian bakery café franchise has added the Butter Pecan Latte to the fall menu.

Vitality Bowls

fall 2023: fast-food menu items

In honor of fall 2023, Vitality Bowls is offering the flavors of the season. Due to popular demand, Chia Seed Pudding has been added to the menu. Looking for something to pair with it? Look no further than the Chia Meets Açaí Bowl (above).

Wayback Burgers

fall 2023: fast-food menu items

Wayback Burgers has announced a limited time menu of nostalgic fall flavored items. Through November 25, fans can enjoy the burger franchise’s Sweet Bourbon Bacon Burger (above), Apple Pie Milkshake, and Funnel Cake Sticks.


fall 2023: fast-food menu items

Starting September 12, Wendy’s is giving fans their pumpkin spice fix. The popular fast-food chain is adding the Pumpkin Spice Frosty and Pumpkin Spice Frosty Cream Cold Brew to its menu.

Ziggi’s Coffee

fall menu 2023

Craving pumpkin spice flavored coffee and food options? Look no further than Ziggi’s Coffee’s fall menu. Seasonal favorites include pumpkin pie latte, gluten-free pumpkin bread, chocolate chip pumpkin bread, maple waffle breakfast sandwich, and cinnamon roll cake pop. 

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