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7 Food Freebies in April

Devour these food deals this month.

April is always packed with free-food offers, thanks to a variety of edible rewards handed out to tax filers on April 15. Stay tuned for our annual round-up of Tax Day Freebies and Deals coming later this month.

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In the meantime, there’s a buffet of food freebies to eat up -- from sweet treats to fuller meals for you and the kids. All of the following food deals are free of charge. That’s right. You don’t have to buy anything to get something for free with our list. Dig in!

Free kids' meal. Every Tuesday during the month of April, Ikea will be serving free kids' meals to children 12 and under at participating locations during normal store hours. Parents can choose from one of four meal options that range from 370 to 650 calories per meal. A beverage is also included.


Free cupcake. Got a sweet tooth? Sprinkles cupcake shops will be handing out free cupcakes on Monday, April 13 marking their 10-year anniversary. Find a Sprinkles shop in your area here.

Free ice cream cone. Ben & Jerry's celebrates 37 years in business by hosting its annual free cone day on Tuesday, April 14. Customers will receive one free ice cream cone of any flavor from noon to 8 p.m.

Free $10 gift card at Bonefish Grill. Spring has finally sprung and participating Bonefish Grill restaurants are offering free $10 gift cards to help kick-off the season. To redeem the coupon, you'll need to print it out or pull it up on your smartphone and present it to your server. Offer expires on Monday, April 20 and is good for dine-in only. Some dishes from the restaurant's IN + ON bar menu can be purchased for $10 or less, including their mac-and-cheese bites and lobster street tacos.

Free soft pretzel. In honor of National Pretzel Day, Pretzelmaker customers who can recite a tongue-twister phrase at one of the snack food chain’s participating locations on Sunday, April 26 will receive a free soft pretzel (standard salted or unsalted).

Free ice cream cone. On Thursday, April 30, Carvel celebrates Free Cone Day by giving customers one free junior ice cream cone in its fresh vanilla, chocolate or Nutella flavors at participating locations from 3 to 8 p.m. On this day, customers will also be encouraged to purchase a $2 coupon book worth $20 in savings to help benefit the American Red Cross.

Free snack at 7-Eleven. On your next visit to 7-Eleven, score a free two-pack of Doritos Loaded. Download the convenience store chain's app and register to receive a special barcode that you must scan at checkout to get your free snack. Offer expires on Thursday, April 30. Supplies are limited.

Happy eating!