One method for receiving free Golden Corral coupons is to sign up for the company's Good as Gold Club. Another method involves looking through websites that specialize in coupons and coupon codes, such as Groupon. Customers can also eat for free if they are part of the military and go on a military appreciation day or if they schedule group rates in advance, notes Golden Corral.
Customers who sign up for the Good as Gold Club receive a free gift on their birthday and news on specials and new menu items, notes Golden Corral. To sign up, customers must enter their name, email, ZIP code, birthday and preferred location.
As of 2015, Groupon offers an $18 coupon for two Groupons for $15 worth of breakfast or lunch, notes the website. Customers can purchase the Groupon directly from the company's website.
Golden Corral periodically hosts a military appreciation night where any person who has served in the military a free meal. This includes retirees, active duty, veterans and members of the National Guard and Reserves, notes Golden Corral.
Restaurants offer different group rates across the nation for parties of 25 or more. Customers can use a tool on the website to view specific information for each restaurant.