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Here’s a list of 100 ways to get free eats and treats by using an email address or smartphone. (Dreamstime)

Food tastes better when it's free. It just does.

Here's a list of more than 100 ways to get free eats and treats at regional or national chains by using an email address or smartphone. The best part is, once you sign up, the freebies and deals will keep on coming.

Applebee's: Free birthday special with signup

Arby's: Free Classic Roast Beef sandwich with drink purchase

Au Bon Pain: Free travel mug, anniversary and birthday free lunch

Auntie Anne's: Free pretzel after your first purchase with My Pretzel Perks mobile app

A&W: Free root beer float on your birthday by joining the Mug Club

Back Yard Burgers: Free Back Yard Classic Burger with Clubhouse sign up

Baja Fresh Mexican Grill: Free taco with purchase by joining reward club

Baskin-Robbins: Free regular scoop with app download

Beef O' Brady's: Free appetizer

Bertucci's: Free $5 off coupon

BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse: Free mini Pizookie or handcrafted soda

Black Angus Steakhouse: Free dessert and free birthday steak dinner

Blimpie: Free sub with purchases

Bob Evans: Free hotcakes

Bojangles: Half gallon of iced tea with purchase and a free Bo-Berry Biscuit with purchase on your birthday

Bonefish Grill: 50 percent off every fourth visit

Boston Market: $3 off your next purchase of $10 or more

Buca di Beppo: Free pasta dish

Buffalo Wild Wings: Free side item

Burger King: Free Whopper with purchase with app download

Captain D's: Free dessert once a week for a month with meal purchase

California Pizza Kitchen: Free small plate and birthday dessert.

Caribou Coffee: Free medium beverage with app download

Carl's Jr.: Free small fry and drink with burger purchase

Carrabba's Italian Grill: 50 percent off every fourth visit

Carvel: Free sundae and a free birthday treat

Checkers: Free fries

Cheddar's: Free queso and chips

Chevys: Free appetizer with entree purchases

Chili's: Free chips and salsa and beverage and birthday dessert

Cinnabon: Free Minibon Roll

Cold Stone Creamery: Buy-one,-get-one free coupon

Corner Bakery Cafe: Free sweet treat

Denny's: 20 percent off your next visit and birthday treat

Dairy Queen: Buy-one-get-one free coupon

Del Taco: Two free tacos and a free birthday shake

Dippin' Dots: Free birthday treat

Domino's: 20 percent off an order

Dunkin' Donuts: Free beverage with signup and another on your birthday

Dunn Brothers Coffee: $3 credit and $5 birthday credit with app download

Earl of Sandwich: $5 off next purchase

Einstein Bros.: Free bagel and schmear with purchase and a free birthday egg sandwich with purchase

Firehouse Subs: Free large drink with sub purchase

First Watch: Buy-one-get-one free coupon

Friendly's: Free scoop, 25 percent off next visit and free birthday sundae

Godiva: Free birthday treat

Gold Star Chili: Buy-one-get one free 3 Way

Great American Cookies: $3 off next purchase

Habit Burger & Grill: Free birthday treat

Hardee's: Free fry and drink with burger purchase

Hooter's: 10 free boneless wings and a birthday treat

Houlihan's: $10 off with signup and free birthday meal

IHOP: Free pancakes with signup and free meals on anniversary and birthday

Jamba Juice: $3 off next visit and a free birthday smoothie

Jersey Mike's: Free birthday sub and drink

Joe's Crab Shack: Free appetizer

Johnny Rockets: Free burger

Krispy Kreme: Free doughnut with app download

LaMar's Donuts: Free doughnut and coffee on next purchase

Logan's Roadhouse: $5 off $20 purchase

Longhorn Steakhouse: Free appetizer with entree purchase

Macaroni Grill: $5 off next visit

Maggiano's: $10 off next visit

Marble Slab Creamery: Free ice cream with app download and free $5 off on your birthday and anniversary

Marie Callender: 20 percent off next purchase

Mazzio's: $5 off and free birthday pizza

McCormick & Schmick: Free appetizer with entree purchase

McDonald's: Free medium fries on Fridays and other deals with app download

Melting Pot: Free box of chocolate-covered strawberries with $60 purchase

Mimi's Cafe: Free dessert or 2-pack muffins or croissants on birthday

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Moe's: Free queso

Mrs. Field's: 10 percent off next visit (scroll to bottom)

O'Charley's: Free appetizer

Olive Garden: Free appetizer or dessert with entree purchases

On the Border: Free queso or sopapillas

Outback Steakhouse: 50 percent off every fourth visit

Panera Bread: Free pastry

P.F. Chang's: 1000-point bonus (2,000 for free entree)

Perkins Restaurant & Bakery: 20 percent off and birthday treat

Pizza Hut: Free Cheese Sticks with your next order

Pizza Inn: Free Chocolate Pizzert or Pepperoni Twists with app download and free birthday dessert

Quiznos: $1 off with email signup, free 4" Sub with purchase app download

Red Lobster: Free appetizer or dessert with entree purchases

Red Robin: Free birthday burger

Rita's: Free birthday treat

Rubios: Free taco

Ruby Tuesday: Free appetizer with purchase, free burger or salad bar on your birthday

Sbarro: Free pizza slice with purchase

Schlotzsky's: Free small sandwich with app download

Smokey Bones: $5 off next visit

Sizzler: Free entree

Smashburger: Free entree and birthday shake

Smoothie King: $2 off with signup and on anniversary and birthday

Sonic Drive-In: Free cone with text signup

Sprinkles: Free birthday cupcake

Starbucks: Free drink for signup, on birthdays and free refills

Steak 'n Shake: Free milkshake with app download

Texas Roadhouse: Free appetizer

TGI Fridays: Free appetizer or dessert

Uno's: Free dessert with purchase

Village Inn: Free slice of pie with entree purchase

Waffle House: Free hash browns

Wendy's: Free single and deals with app download

Wild Wing Cafe: Free appetizer

Wingstop: Free order of fries

Yogurtland: Free frozen yogurt with signup and on birthday

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