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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RP = Red Plum
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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10 Mobile apps that give free food

Put your mobile phone to work and download 10 mobile apps that give free food from popular restaurants around town.  While it’s not the healthiest option, lets confess now… everyone loves a free donut!  Just embrace the free and enjoy these apps and the freebies they come with.

If free fast food isn’t your thing, make sure you check out the Starbucks app.  Everyone loves coffee (or knows someone who does).


Snag a free Sonic Slush when you download their Sonic Drive-In App and create an account.  Click Redeem in the app and show the coupon to the carhop to get your free drink.

krispy kreme app

Krispy Kreme

Get the new Krispy Kreme app called Hot Light and after you join their rewards program through the app you get a completely free donut!  You can also earn points from purchases to earn future freebies too.

Dunkin Donuts

Download the “New DD App” for increased functions over the older Dunkin Donuts App.  When you create a new DD Perks account you’ll get a coupon for a free drink of your choice!  There are other coupons in the app off products and drinks.  You can also pay with the app and use the app to keep track of rewards points.


After you create an account inside the McDonald’s app you’ll find a number of current offers.  There are several BOGO offers for breakfast and regular menu items.

chick fil a one app


If you are a Chick-fil-A regular, then you need to start using the Chick-fil-A One app!  While you don’t get rewards on sign up, you do earn free “treats” quickly when you place your orders through the app.  Plus you get to always skip the line and have food ready for you as soon as you get to there.

Tropical Smoothie

Get $4 in free credit towards anything on their menu when you download their app.  Sign up through this link first then download the app to get the credit.  You can also get your own referral link to share with friends and earn free food when they download the app too!


Get regular offers in the Moes Rockin Rewards app, plus earn points towards free food.  Start off with 50 free points when you use code Jenny5914 when you sign up.  You’ll also get a free cup of queso when you sign up and a free burrito on your birthday.


Get signed up and download the 7-11 app to get food and drink offers the next time you’re driving around.  After creating an account I had 4 offers.

qt app freebies


Another great gas station app, QT offers coupons and freebies numerous times a month through their app.  Immediately after downloading, you’ll have a coupon for a free drink and within a few days I had a free hotdog, 50% off pizza and a number of others.  This is perfect to have when we travel.


Get occasional offers through the Starbucks app, but also an easy way to pay and keep track of gift card balances. While there are no immediate freebies, if you are regularly in the store it could be worth it.

Other Apps to Check out:

Auntie Anne’s– Earn points toward free pretzels
Firehouse Subs– Free Large Drink with sub purchase plus more

 Do you have any other favorite restaurant apps?  I’d love to keep adding to our freebies!!

    • mommalana

      Hardee’s. Check in to earn points for great coupons on their food and drinks.

    • alt0182

      the McDonald’s app also has special deals by market. for instance, when our local team won the superbowl anyone with an app got a free large sandwich. right now, every time our local baseball team hits a double you get a free mcdouble burger. there’s 162 games per season, and they hit an average of 2 doubles per game.

    • sheryb

      Chicken Salad Chick Craving Credits is a good one for racking up credits and getting free food. I also use my Panera app for ordering and picking up the food quickly and getting discounts and sometimes free food. Scholotzky’s Lotz 4 Me app gives discounts and free food at times and also allows me to earn 7 punches in order to get $7.00 off my next order. While the McAlister’s Deli app doesn’t give great discounts, it does enable one to order and pick up very quickly. “Membership” also gives a birthday treat that is usually a specific dollar amount off from a meal (I think typically, $5.00 off).

    • Liz

      Auntie Annie’s is a good app – there is always some kind of freebie or deal. plus you get points towards free pretzels and get a free pretzel during your birthday month.

    • tori729

      Also Firehouse Subs you can earn points on each purchase as well.

    • Sarah W

      Zoe’s Kitchen also has an app which gives you a reward after every purchase.

    • Lauren Williams

      With the Chick-fil-A app you can also have them scan your QR code at the register inside or at the drive through. That adds your purchase to your “total spent” and gets you closer to the treats. Now you can also link your CFA calendar card to the app, so you can use those coupons without having to carry around the card.

    • Alan

      Not to be a big downer, but is your privacy worth a free donut, or a free burger on your birthday? They are tracking you, selling your info and who knows what else they will do with your info.

    • Elizabeth Cypres Brown

      Bojangles, Groucho’s Deli, and My CiCi’s all have rewards you can earn through the app.