Free Ice Cream AND Donuts?! 8 Restaurant Apps That Give You Free Food

September 17, 2016
by Teyonna Edwards
Editorial Intern
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Who doesn’t love free food?

Seriously. If you don’t, please reassess your life.

There are many ways to get food freebies, but this is one of the easiest: Many restaurants are willing to give you free food and deals just for downloading their apps.

Here are a few of my favorites…

8 Restaurant Apps That Give You Free Food

These free apps are available for iPhone and Android and will reward you with a coupon for a delicious treat in less than a minute!

1. Dairy Queen

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Get a coupon for a free small Blizzard by downloading the DQ app.

2. Sonic

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Get a free medium Slush when you download the app and create an account.

3. Marble Slab and MaggieMoo’s

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Download the Slab Happy Rewards app to get one free ice cream.

4. California Pizza Kitchen

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Download and join the Pizza Dough Rewards program (available for iPhone and Android) to get a free small plate.

At my server’s suggestion, I downloaded it the last time I went to CPK —  and immediately received my freebie!

5. Krispy Kreme

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Register for the rewards program through the app to earn a free glazed donut.

6. Baskin Robbins

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Get a free regular scoop of your favorite Baskin Robbins flavor when you download the app.

7. Panera Bread

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Sign up for MyPanera through the app and receive a free pastry.

8. Chili’s

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Download the app and join the rewards program to automatically get 60 points, enough for a free chips and salsa appetizer.

Make sure to give it a day for the points to show up on your account.

Pro tip: You can usually get the same appetizer for free if you sit at a table in the bar area.

Want more ways to score some more free food? Check out these awesome restaurant loyalty programs. And don’t forget about free food on your birthday

Your Turn: What’s the best food freebie you’ve earned from an app? 

Teyonna Edwards is an editorial intern at The Penny Hoarder. Her hobbies include reading, traveling, and pretending she knows what she’s doing.

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