What could be better than celebrating the promise of America with free (or almost free) food?

We found a number of restaurants offering special giveaways on the Fourth of July, similar to what many did on Tax Day in April. Deals include half-priced meals, free kids combos, an extra appetizer or free coffee.

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To cash in on most of these, you'll have to bring in relevant coupons. Check out the details on these cheap eats below:

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  • Starbucks Coffee

    As part of an effort to get Americans to start talking about the upcoming elections, Starbucks is <a href="http://www.starbucks.com/indivisible" target="_hplink">giving away free tall </a>brewed coffees on July 4th.

  • Pizza Hut

    Buy a large pizza from Pizza Hut on July 4th and get a free order of pizza rolls after<a href="http://camphutlovers.pizzahutsocial.com/" target="_hplink"> signing up for their email program.</a>

  • Jamba Juice

    Buy any drink and get another one free with <a href="http://www.jambajuice.com/summerbogo" target="_hplink">this coupon</a> at Jamba Juice, now through July 4th at participating stores in New York, New Jersey or California.

  • Hardee's and Carl's Jr.

    Starting 11 a.m. on July 4, the first 50 people dressed up as Spiderman will receive a <a href="http://www.hardees.com/spidermaneatsfree" target="_hplink">a free cheese bacon thickburger</a> at Hardee's and Carl's Jr. locations.

  • IKEA

    Children under age 12 can eat for free at participating IKEA restaurants. Check <a href="http://www.ikea.com/ms/en_US/IKEA_Food/index.html?icid=us%3Eic%3Eespot%3Ekids_eat_free%3Emga%3Eclick_here_for_details" target="_hplink">here</a> for details.

  • BJ's

    BJ's will have <a href="http://www.bjs.com/about/news/content/item1,324.shtml?sc_cid=EE20120625" target="_hplink">free food samplings</a> at their Open House event, which lasts though Sunday, July 8th.

  • Chilli's

    Order an entree at Chilli's and receive a free appetizer of queso and chips through July 4th when you bring in their coupon. To have the printable offer sent to your email, click "get offer" on the promotion <a href="https://www.facebook.com/Chilis" target="_hplink">posted on their Facebook page. </a>

  • Caribou Coffee

    Get two medium drinks for $4 on July 4th at Caribou Coffee locations <a href="http://view.cariboucoffee-email.com/?j=fe6215747d6506787d14&m=fef010797c640d&ls=fdf51276756c007a75127377&l=fe8c1570726c007a7d&s=fe20137073630c7b701074&jb=ffcf14&ju=fe1f15747c6d067a7c1675" target="_hplink">with this coupon</a>. Save your receipt from that day and receive half off on a food purchase later in the week.

  • Boston Market Meal

    On July 4th, Boston Market is offering 50 percent off a family meal with <a href="http://bostonmarket.com/home?page=specialCoupons&promoCode=33488" target="_hplink">this printable coupon. </a>

  • Applebee's

    You can bring your kids to Applebee's to get up to two free kids meals with an adult order on July 4th,<a href="http://www.mamacheaps.com/2012/07/applebees-kids-eat-free-on-4th-of-july.html" target="_hplink"> according to Mamacheaps.com.</a> But make sure to call your local Applebee's to see if it's participating in this deal before dropping in.