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Food stamps: Where you aren’t allowed to use SNAP benefits and EBT cards

Most grocery stores will accept food stamps, or SNAP benefits, but it can be confusing where some places do not accept EBT cards.

fast food that can be purchased with food stamp snap benefits and an EBT card

While the majority of stores qualify, others do not and some specifically do not qualify online.

The Restaurant Meal Program is only available in certain states to certain populations currently receiving benefits.

Most places do not allow you to use your SNAP benefits to purchase a hot meal from a restaurant, unless you fall under this program.


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What is the Restaurant Meal Program for food stamp recipients?

This program is designed to help people who do not have access to ways to prepare their food eat.

This includes elderly, disabled, and homeless people who don’t have the ability or the means to cook their own food.

Not all states participate.

Under the program, restaurants must offer the meals at a discounted price for those with an EBT card for food stamps.


Some will see a minimum of $95 more dollars as emergency SNAP is extended

Which restaurants participate in the program and accept food stamps?

Door Dash does not accept SNAP benefits.

Dominos has two locations in California and Arizona that will take food stamps.

Starbucks does not accept EBT cards at their locations, but some stores that are inside grocery stores will.

Burger Kings only accept benefits in Arizona and California.

CiCi’s Pizza accepts food stamps in Arizona.

Pizza Hut, Little Caesars, and Denny’s accept SNAP benefits in California.

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