90+ Restaurants To Get Free Food Via App Or Email Signup

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If you’re anything like the average consumer, you spend thousands per year on restaurant dining. That’s a lot of cash that you could be using elsewhere!

Well, get this — you can actually score a ton of free food, just by using apps and email signups. Whether you’re trying to save a few bucks here and there, or just want to get the best deals on the meals you’re already paying for, here are 90+ places where you can get free food!

Delivery services

1. Postmates: With Postmates, you can order from hundreds of restaurants in your area. Sign up and get a $100 free delivery credit!
2. Doordash: When you sign up for Doordash, you’ll get $0 fee on your first delivery.
3. Grubhub: Try Grubhub. They offer $7 off orders of $12 or more to new customers.
4. Seamless: Already signed up for Grubhub? New Seamless customers will get $7 off orders of $12 or more. That’s more than 50%!

American Food

5. Applebee’s: Sign up for their email list and get a free appetizer with the purchase of your entrée.
6. Arby’s: Sign up for the Arby’s email list, buy a signature sandwich, and get your fries and soft drink free.
7. Backyard Burgers: Join the email list and get a free Backyard Classic burger.
8. Blimpie: When you join the Blimpie eClub, you’ll get a free regular sub with the purchase of a regular sub and drink.
9. Bojangles’: Join the email newsletter for this chicken joint and you’ll get a free half gallon of iced tea with any purchase. You’ll also get a free Bo-Berry Biscuit on your birthday.
10. Buffalo Wild Wings: Download the app to earn 10 points every time you check-in, 100 points with a $10 purchase. Then redeem your points for free food!
11. Burger King: When you download the app, you’ll receive $30+ in coupons.
12. Captain D’s: Get a free appetizer or dessert when you sign up for the company’s emails.
13. Champps Kitchen + Bar: Sign up for the MVP program to get $10 off your $30 purchase.
14. Checkers: After signing up for emails, get a free large fry with your first purchase.
15. Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen: Want free chips and homemade queso? Make sure to join the email list.
16. Chick-fil-A: Download the app to earn free food with purchases. Chick-fil-A also offers regular discounts and freebies through the app.
17. Chili’s: Sign up for a My Chili’s Rewards account to get FREE Chips & Salsa or a Non-Alcoholic Beverage every time you visit – plus a free dessert on your birthday.
18. Corner Bakery: Receive a free bakery treat when you sign up for this eClub.
19. Culver’s: When you sign up, get a buy-one, get-one-free value basket.
20. Denny’s: Download the app or join the eClub and get 20% off your next visit. You’ll also get a free Grand Slam on your birthday.
21. Earl of Sandwich: Get $5 off your purchase when you sign up for this rewards club.
22. Einstein Bros Bagels: Sign up for this email newsletter to get a free bagel and schmear, plus a free egg sandwich with purchase on your birthday.
23. Famous Dave’s: When you download their rewards app, you’ll get a free burger or sandwich.
24. Firehouse Subs: Sign up for this restaurant’s email list and get a free large drink with the purchase of any sub.
25. Hardee’s: When you sign up for Hardee’s emails, you’ll get a free small fry and beverage with the purchase of any 1/3 Thickburger.
26. IHOP: When you join MyHop rewards, you’ll get free pancakes, again on your birthday, and again on your anniversary of signing up.
27. Jack in the Box: Get 15% off your first in-app purchase.
28. Johnny Rockets: Want a free burger? Sign up for this restaurant’s newsletter!
29. KFC: Download the KFC app and get two free Hot Wings. You’ll also earn additional freebies as you make more purchases.
30. McDonald’s: Get tons of free food offers when you download the McDonald’s app!
31. Mimi’s Café: Grab a sweet treat on your birthday after you sign up for emails!
32. O’Charleys: Join the O’Club and get a free appetizer.
33. Panera Bread: Snag free breakfast by downloading the Panera Bread app (which will earn you more freebies as you use it). Registering for the MyPanera rewards program will also get you a free pastry.
34. Quiznos: Download the app for a free sub.
35. Raising Cane: Get a free box combo when you join the Caniac Club.
36. Red Robin: When you join Red Robin’s loyalty program, you’ll get a free burger with bottomless fries once during your birthday month.
37. Ruby Tuesday: Sign up for email rewards and get a free $10 appetizer with the purchase of one adult entrée, plus get a free burger or salad bar on your birthday.
38. Schlotzsky’s Deli: Get a free small classic sandwich when you sign up for rewards, plus get $7 off after your 7th visit.
39. Smashburger: Join the SmashClub and earn a free entrée with the purchase of a side or a drink when you sign up.
40. Sonic: After you create an account, you’ll get a free medium slushie, a coupon for a half-off Blast, and an offer for a $1.99 Wacky Pack.
41. Steak ‘n Shake: When you sign up for their eClub, you’ll get a free Double Cheese ‘n Fries, plus a free milkshake on your birthday.
42. Subway: When you download the Subway app, you can get a $6 credit. You can also earn a free Footlong sub during certain promotional periods.
43. TGI Friday’s: Get a free appetizer or dessert on your next visit when you sign up for emails.
44. Tilted Kilt: Join the Jilt Clan and receive a free pub pretzel, plus a free burger on your birthday.
45. Wendy’s: Download the app for BOGO food offers and dollar-off discounts.
46. Whataburger: Earn a free food item after five visits using the app.
47. Which Wich: When you sign up, you’ll enjoy a free drink, plus a free Wich on your birthday.
48. Wild Wing Café: Get a free appetizer when you sign up.
49. Wingstop: Enjoy a free order of fries when you join The Club.
50. Zaxby’s: Get a free sandwich meal when you join the Zax email club.

Coffee/Beverage Restaurants

51. Au Bon Pain: Join the eClub and get a free travel mug, as well as discounted coffee.
52. Caribou Coffee: Get a free medium beverage when you sign up for Caribou Perks.
53. Dunkin’ Donuts: When you sign up for Dunkin’ Donuts Rewards, you’ll get a free beverage right away, as well as on your birthday each year.
54. Jamba Juice: Sign up for Jamba Insider rewards to get a $3-off coupon. Redeem the coupon for a regular smoothie, or get a kid’s smoothie for just $0.19.
55. Starbucks: Who doesn’t have this app already? Collect stars on purchases and earn free drinks. You’ll also get a free drink on your birthday.

Italian Restaurants

56. Buca di Beppo: Receive a free pasta meal when you join the restaurant’s eClub.
57. Noodles & Company: Download the Noodles Rewards app to earn free sides, drinks, entrees, and desserts.
58. Olive Garden: Sign up for Olive Garden’s eClub and get a free appetizer or dessert with the purchase of two adult entrees.

Mexican Restaurants

59. Acapulco: When you sign up for email updates, you’ll get a free appetizer with the purchase of an adult entrée.
60. Baja Fresh: When you join Club Baja, you’ll get $5 off your next order.
61. Chevy’s Fresh Mex: Join Chevys’ E-club and get a free appetizer with the purchase of an adult entrée.
62. Chipotle: When you make your first purchase as a rewards member, you’ll get a free order of chips and guac.
63. Chronic Taco: Download the app to receive 50 points. Points can be redeemed for 1 free taco or 2 orders of churro bites.
64. El Pollo Loco: When you join Loco Rewards, you’ll earn points for free food. El Pollo Loco also offers regular discounts and freebies to app members.
65. Moe’s Southwest Grill: Email subscribers get a free order for queso when they sign up, as well as a free burrito on their birthdays!
66. On the Border: When you join Club Cantina, you’ll get free queso or sopapillas.
67. Rubio’s Coastal Grill: Receive a free taco when you sign up for the Beach Club!
68. Taco Bell: Taco Bell’s app offers exclusive rewards and offers.
69. Taco Cabana: After your first purchase with the Taco Cabana app, you’ll get a free quesadilla.

Pizza

70. Blaze Pizza: Enjoy a free drink when you download the app. Earn loyalty points towards free pizza with drink purchases.
71. California Pizza Kitchen: When you sign up for California Pizza Kitchen Dough rewards, you can enjoy a free small plate. Plus, you’ll score a free dessert on your birthday.
72. Domino’s: Earn a free, medium 2-topping pizza when you make 6 orders of $10 or more with the app.
73. Papa Gino’s: Get a free 10” small cheese pizza when you join this restaurant’s rewards program.
74. Pizza Hut: Download the app to earn free pizza, wings, and desserts.
75. Pizza Inn: Sign up for emails to get a free medium chocolate chip Pizzert and a free dessert on your birthday.
76. Sbarro: When you join the Slice Society, you’ll get a free XL NY slice with the purchase of a beverage.

Snacks & Dessert Shops

77. Andy’s Frozen Custard: Get a free cone when you sign up and register your rewards card.
78. Auntie Anne’s: After your first purchase with the app, you’ll score a free pretzel!
79. Baskin-Robbins: When you download the Baskin-Robbins app, you’ll get a free scoop of ice cream!
80. Carvel: BOGO sundae coupons are available to those who sign up for the e-mail newsletter.
81. Cinnabon: Receive a coupon for a free Minibon roll when you join Club Cinnabon.
82. Dairy Queen: Sign up for the Blizzard Fanclub for a free Blizzard coupon.
83. Krispy Kreme: Get a free donut when you sign up for Krispy Kreme Rewards.
84. Marble Slab Creamery: When you sign up and make your first purchase, you’ll get $5 off.
85. Wetzel’s Pretzels: Get a free pretzel when you download the app, and earn points towards more freebies as you make purchases.
86. Yogurtland: Create a Real Rewards account and get a free 3-oz frozen yogurt.

Steak & Seafood Restaurants

87. Bahama Breeze: When you sign up for the eClub at Bahama Breeze, you’ll get a free appetizer, exclusive offers, and a birthday gift.
88. BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse: Rewards program members receive a free Pizookie (a delicious skillet cookie).
89. Black Angus: As an email newsletter subscriber, you’ll get a free dessert on your next visit, as well as a free steak dinner on your birthday.
90. Joe’s Crab Shack: When you sign up for Joe’s Catch email, you’ll get a free appetizer.
91. Longhorn Steakhouse: Receive a free appetizer with the purchase of one adult entrée when you sign up for this restaurant’s newsletter.
92. Red Lobster: With the restaurant’s app, you’ll earn points for every dollar you spend. Rewards start at 175 points, and you’ll get your first 75 just for downloading!
93. Sizzler: Get a free entrée when you sign up for the Real Deal eClub.
94. Texas Roadhouse: Sign up for their email list and get a free appetizer. You’ll also get a free appetizer or sidekick of ribs on your birthday.

Ready to Get a Bunch of Free Food?

As you can see, there are so many different perks and free food opportunities at most of your favorite restaurants.

Just keep in mind that some email offers arrive immediately, while others can take up to a week. And of course, every rewards program is different. Make sure you read all of the offer details in advance. If you’re not sure about a deal, just call your local restaurant and make sure they’ll honor it.

Whether you’re planning to cherry-pick a few deals from your favorite restaurants, or whether you’re hell-bent on snagging free food from all 90+ establishments, be sure to put those savings to good use!