July 13 is National French Fry Day and locals share their favorite places to get them in East Texas.

Whether it's official National French Fry Day or NOT, there's no denying this "side dish" is a beloved staple for East Texans. However, the special day does give us a good reason to stop by and get some.

And yes, we know there are some special deals available tomorrow. For example, if you order on the app, McDonald's is giving away large orders of their world-famous French fries. And at Wendy's, again, if you have the app, you can get free fries to dip in your frosty with select purchases that will be offered every day this week. Take a look at the details on those deals and others here.

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OK, but National French Fry Day or not, recently locals were quick to respond to the question: Where is your favorite place in East Texas to get French fries any day of the year?

Another thing that we all know East Texas does very well? FOOD. And of course, that also goes for French fries in all of their delicious manifestations. We've put together a quick list of some of the best places to enjoy French fries in East Texas. Sure, you can get them as a side dish.

But let's be honest. Sometimes we don't even need the burger or steak or whatever comes with them. Some of these fries are SO good, they become the MAIN dish we're craving.

Let's take a look at some of the top recommendations for French fries according to East Texans:

Locals Share Favorite Places for French Fries in East Texas

Sometimes we don't even need the burger or steak or whatever comes with them. Some of these fries are SO good, they become the MAIN dish we're craving.

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