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6 Food Freebies and Deals in August

Free coffee. Free desserts. Free kids’ meals. Free lunch. Don’t miss out.

Although summer is winding down, that hasn’t stopped some restaurants and food establishments from serving up delicious freebies and discounts this month.

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From sweet treats to lunchtime meals to family-friendly discounts, here are five food and drink deals you don’t want to miss:

Free coffee. On Saturday, August 1, Xtra Mart convenience stores in the Mid-Atlantic and New England are giving away a free cup of coffee of any size to customers at participating locations all day long.

Free root beer float. In honor of National Root Beer Float Day, participating A&W restaurant locations will be offering patrons a free root beer float from 2 p.m. to close on Thursday, August 6.


Free chocolate chip cookie. Got a sweet tooth? Great American Cookie Company will be dishing out one free chocolate chip cookie per customer on Sunday, August 9 through Saturday, August 15. You must fill out this form and present it in-store to receive your sweet treat.

Free flatbread sandwich. Grab a free grilled flatbread sandwich and a side of baby carrots at Corner Bakery through Thursday, August 13 at participating locations. In order to score this deal, you must fill out this form and then select a date to visit your local restaurant. An e-mail confirmation will be sent that you'll need to present at purchase. There’s a limited number of freebies per location, so act fast.

Free kids’ meals with purchase. At participating Chevy’s Fresh Mex restaurants, parents can score two free kids’ meals for their children (age 10 and under) with the purchase of a regular-price adult entrée. Offer is valid every Tuesday throughout the month of August.

Families visiting a participating Shoney’s restaurant can get a free meal for each child age 10 and under with the purchase of an adult entrée or buffet Monday through Friday all month long.


Free chicken sandwich. Customers who visit a participating Chick-fil-a restaurant during the month of August can score a free Chick-fil-a Deluxe or Spicy Deluxe sandwich. To get this freebie, you must register online for a Chick-fil-a 2015 calendar card. With the card, you can access an online schedule of other exclusive offers throughout the year.

Happy eating and drinking!