Visit a website, fill in a few details and get free food — all in less than a minute. It sounds too good to be true, but it’s a reality at many restaurants.
Many chain restaurants have e-club offers that can save you up to $10 — or even more — simply for giving up your email or cellphone number.
If you are wary of spam coming into your email, set up a separate account just for these freebies. Then, start signing up.
Following are 23 great deals you can score today.
Sign up for the email list at Arby’s, and you’ll get a free Roast Beef Classic with the purchase of a beverage.
Register for the email list at Bakers Square, and you’ll get a free entree with the purchase of one entree and two drinks.
Sign up for the Black Angus Prime Club and get a free dessert, plus a free steak dinner on your birthday.
Buca di Beppo
Sign up for the Buca di Beppo e-club, and you’ll get free pasta.
California Pizza Kitchen
Register for CPK Rewards, and get a free small plate, plus a free dessert on your birthday.
Become a member of the Flavorhood at Checkers, and you’ll land a coupon for a free order of large fries with any purchase.
Join the Blizzard Fan Club at Dairy Queen, and you’ll receive a coupon for a buy-one, get-one free Blizzard treat.
Become a member of the Raving Fan e-club at Del Taco, and you’ll enjoy two free grilled chicken tacos, plus a complimentary premium shake on your birthday.
Give Houlihan’s your email address, and you’ll score $10 off, plus a free entree on your birthday.
Join the Pancake Revolution at IHOP, and you’ll get a free full stack of Rooty Tooty Fresh ‘N Fruity Pancakes. You’ll also get that free meal on your birthday and on each anniversary of your signing up.
Joe’s Crab Shack
Surf over to sign up for the Joe’s Catch e-club at Joe’s Crab Shack, and you’ll get a free appetizer.
Saddle up for the Steakholders Club at LongHorn Steakhouse, and you’ll get a free appetizer with the purchase of an entree.
Join the Mimi’s e-club, and receive a free two-pack of croissants or muffins.
Become a member of the Olive Garden e-club and enjoy a complimentary appetizer or dessert when you order two adult entrees.
On The Border
Join the On The Border Club Cantina, and get a free bowl of queso or sopapillas — plus a free bowl on your birthday and the anniversary of your signing up.
Maggiano’s Little Italy
Sign up for the e-club at Maggiano’s Little Italy, and you’ll receive $10 off your next visit.
Catch the wave with Rubio’s Beach Club, and you’ll savor the flavor of a free taco.
Sign up for So Connected with Ruby Tuesday, and you will receive a free appetizer when you join, plus a free burger or Garden Bar entree on your birthday.
Join Sizzler’s Real Deal e-club, and you’ll get a free entree.
Join the Texas Roadhouse email list, and you’ll enjoy a free appetizer.
Join this restaurant’s Fridays Rewards, and you’ll get “free food like chips and salsa with every Fridays visit,” according to the chain’s website.
Sign up for the Village Inn e-club, and you’ll enjoy a slice of pie on the house with an adult entree purchase.
Wild Wing Cafe
Get a free appetizer when you join the Wild Wing Cafe’s Wild Card Loyalty Club.
Do you know of other restaurants that offer free food merely for signing up with them? Share your favorites in the comments below or on our Facebook page.
This post was updated by Money Talks News staff to reflect deals available as of May 2018.