One of the best things in the world for a poor college student is free food. Everyone knows about the Starbucks app, but did you know there are tons of restaurants that offer lesser known customer rewards programs?

Spoon has your back with the best places to rack up the points. Get rewarded with incredible deals for eating at your favorite spots.

1. Auntie Anne’s Pretzels 

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Cuisine: Soft pretzels with cold drinks and great dips

Locations: Across the US

Rewards Program: Get the Pretzel Perks card on their mobile app, which gives you a free pretzel for every 300 points earned. When you download the app, you also get rewarded with a free pretzel right away, and then you earn 10 points for ever dollar spent.

2. Black Angus Steakhouse

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Cuisine: Steak and seafood

Locations: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, New Mexico and Washington

Rewards Program: Join the Prime Club and receive a free dessert upon registering and a free steak dinner on your one year anniversary of joining. Plus, don’t forget about the deals and coupons that are sent straight to your email.

3. Caribou Coffee 

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Cuisine: Coffee, tea, blended drinks and light bakery items

Locations: Across the US

Rewards Program: Use your mobile app or Caribou Perks card to earn a free medium drink. The more you use your card, the more rewards you will receive, including discounts and free coffee.

4) Cinnabon 

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Cuisine: A wide Variety of cinnamon buns, coffee drinks and milkshakes

Locations: Across the US and select locations internationally

Rewards Program: Join Club Cinnabon for an immediate free minibon cinnamon roll. The club also sends you coupons regularly and a free birthday treat.

5. Cold Stone Creamery

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Cuisine: Ice cream, frozen yogurt, ice cream cakes and shakes

Locations: Across the US

Rewards Program: Join the My Cold Stone Club to receive emails with great coupons. Plus, you’ll receive a free birthday treat.

6. Corner Bakery Cafe

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Cuisine: Salads, soups, hot and cold sandwiches, breakfast, chili, pasta and bakery treats

Locations: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington D.C., California, Arizona, Texas, Florida, Illinois, Rhode Island, Georgia, Maryland, Colorado and Utah

Rewards Program: Join the eCafe email list to automatically receive a free bakery treat. You will also get regular free treats and discounts sent to your inbox.

7. Cups Frozen Yogurt 

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Cuisine: Frozen yogurt

Locations: California, New York, New Jersey, Florida and Texas

Rewards Program: Sign up for their VIP club to get free rewards, plus a free fro-yo on your birthday.

8. David’s Tea 

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Cuisine: Loose leaf tea and tea supplies

Locations: Across Canada, California, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Illinois and Connecticut

Rewards Program: Sign up for a Frequent Steeper Card to rack up points for free rewards. You can win free loose tea in addition to a free cup of tea for your birthday. Each dollar you spend equals one point, and once you hit 100 points, you can choose 2-oz. of any tea you want.

9. Fuddruckers

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Cuisine: Burgers, chicken sandwiches, salads and special exotic burgers made from buffalo, wild boar and elk

Locations: Across the US and select international locations

Rewards Program: Join the Fudds Club to receive special coupons and promotions, plus rewards for your birthday and anniversary of joining.

10. Godiva 

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Cuisine: Gourmet chocolates

Locations: Across the US and select international locations

Rewards Program: Join the rewards club to get a free piece of chocolate every month, a free gift every time you spend $20, special offers and discounts. Plus, you get free shipping.

11. Jamba Juice 

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Cuisine: Blended fruit and vegetable smoothies, fresh juices and light snacks

Locations: Across the US and Canada

Rewards Program: Join the Jamba Insider Rewards program to receive $3 off your first purchase. You can earn points for each visit, and for every 35 points you get a $3 credit. Plus you get a free smoothie on your birthday.

12. Moe’s Southwest Grill

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Cuisine: Tex-Mex burritos, tacos, salads and bowls made to order, free chips and salsa with every entree

Locations: Across the US

Rewards Program: By signing up for the eWorld online, you get access to new menu items and regular discount deals. You also get a free cup of queso just for signing up. Plus, you score a free burrito on your birthday.

13. Native Foods Cafe 

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Cuisine: Vegan comfort food (that even carnivores can enjoy)

Locations: California, Colorado, Oregon, Chicago and Washington D.C.

Rewards Program: Sign up for a rewards card and you’ll immediately receive a free drink. Once you register the card online, the rewards start pouring in. Scan your card at every visit to win more free treats, including a $10 credit during your birthday week.

14. Noodles and Company

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Cuisine: Pasta dishes from a variety of cultures, salads, soups and sandwiches

Locations: Across the US

Rewards Program: Join their online club to receive Noodle Grams emails with coupons, as well as news about your nearest Noodles and Company location.

15. &Pizza 

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Cuisine: Make your own gourmet pizza

Locations: Maryland, Washington D.C. and Virginia

Rewards Program: Join the rewards program to receive a $10 credit for every $100 spent. The more you spend, the more rewards you get, such as free birthday pizzas and free &Pizza gear.

16. Qdoba

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Cuisine: Tex-Mex style burritos, bowls, quesadillas, nachos, tacos and salads

Locations: Across the US

Rewards Program: Join the Qdoba rewards program and get a free drink or chips and salsa with your first purchase. Scan your rewards card at every visit, and after 10 purchases you get your next burrito on the house. You can also receive free birthday treats and special offers.

17. Rita’s Italian Ice

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Cuisine: Italian ice, custards, cream ice and milkshakes

Locations: Across the US

Rewards Program: Download the Rita’s rewards mobile app to track your purchases on a virtual punch card. For every seven ices purchased, you get the eighth one for free. You also get a special birthday treat and other great offers year round.

18. Salad Works 

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Cuisine: Create your own salads, sandwiches and soups

Locations: Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Missouri, Maryland, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia

Rewards Program: Join the Fresh Fan Club and swipe your card with every purchase. Every menu item has a point value, and you can choose to pay for salads, cookies or soups with your earned points.

19. Sweetgreen

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Cuisine: Gourmet salads and soups

Locations: New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C. and Los Angeles

Rewards Program: The mobile app allows you to pay as you go, and once you spend $100, you receive a $10 credit and a boost to the next status level, which offers additional rewards. You also receive a free birthday salad. But who wants a salad on their birthday…?

20. The Counter

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Cuisine: Create your own gourmet burgers with fries, boozy shakes, salads, sandwiches and desserts

Locations: California, Texas, New York, New Jersey, Florida, Virginia, Idaho and select international locations

Rewards Program: Sign up for the Culture Card to get a complimentary order of fries instantly. The card also gets you surprise rewards throughout the year, in addition to a birthday shake and dining credits based on their point system.

21. Whole Foods Market

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Cuisine: Organic and local produce and food store with prepared food section depending on location

Locations: Across the US and select international locations

Rewards Program: Use the rewards application to rack up points for free rewards.