Where to Eat Free on Your Birthday

where to eat free on your birthday

Eat Free On Your Birthday!

Many restaurants offer free meals or treats for the birthday girl/boy. Sweet! Take a look at the huge list of restaurants below and pick your favorite restaurant/s. Many will require you to sign up for the restaurant’s email list or e-club. Follow the directions for sign up and enjoy your free meal on your birthday. Enjoy!

And Happy Birthday!

***NOTE*** Offers can vary by location, call ahead to make sure the offer is valid.

Restaurants with Free Birthday Meals & Treats

A&W All American Food
FREE Root Beer Float
Sign up for the Mug Club to get a free root beer float on your birthday.
(scroll down to the bottom of the page to get to the sign up)

aw mug club


FREE dessert
Sign up for email club to get a free dessert.

applebees eclub


Free shake
Sign up for Arby’s Extras and look for a free shake coupon emailed to you for your birthday.
Bonus: Sign up and get a Free Roast Beef Classic with a purchase of a drink.

Au Bon Pain Cafe

Free lunch
Sign up for Au Bon Pain eclub and get a FREE birthday lunch.

au bon pain eclub


Auntie Anne’s Pretzels
Free classic pretzel
Sign up for My Pretzel Perks loyalty program.

Baja Fresh Mexican Grill
Free Burrito
Sign up for Club Baja, Baja’s email club.
* New members must join the club at least 7 days prior to their birthday to receive a birthday coupon.

baja eclub


Baskin Robbins
Free 2.5 oz ice cream (any flavor in a cup or a cone) and a birthday cake discount
Join the Birthday Club and get an email with coupon for the free 2.5 oz. ice cream.

Ben and Jerry’s
Free ice cream
Be a Chunk Spelunker, 🙂 how? by signing up for Ben and Jerry’s emails.

Free $30 birthday certificate
Register for The Chef’s Table and receive the Birthday Certificate.

benihana the chefs table


A coupon for any free dessert from their menu when you
sign for Bertucci’s email club.

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse
Free pizookie cookie with vanilla ice cream on top or a handcrafted soda when you sign up for BJ’s premium rewards program. For refreshments, choose from root beer, black cherry, orange cream or vanilla cream.

Black Angus Steakhouse
Free steak dinner on your first birthday as a Prime Club Member. (Also get a free dessert just for joining.)

FREE Bo-Berry Biscuit®
Sign up for the E-Club to receive the free biscuit every year on your birthday.

Bonefish Grill
Free dessert from their menu when you become a BFG Insider.

Boston Market
Free dessert with your purchase
Sign up for Boston Market VIP Club.

Bruegger’s Bagels
A free bagel of your choice with any kind of cream cheese (choices include lox, scallion, and more) when you sign up for their e-club online. Post sign-up you will receive a birthday coupon over email.

Buca di Beppo
Sign up for the Buca e-club and enjoy a $20 birthday gift choose from 3 Buca small pasta dishes: Spaghetti Marinara, Fettuccini Alfredo, or Baked Ziti.

Buffalo Wild Wings
Free free snack-size order of traditional or boneless wings with your choice of sauce
Join the Buffalo Circle email list. You can redeem your freebie during a two-week window around your birthday.

buffalo circle sign up


California Pizza Kitchen
Free dessert
Join the CPK Rewards and grab your freebie during your birthday month.

Capital Grille
Free Chocolate Expresso Cake
No email sign up required.

Carraba’s Italian Grill
Free appetizer or dessert
Join the Amici Club and enjoy your freebie with the purchase of an entree.

Free ice cream cone
Join Fudgie Fanatics email list.

Free small milkshake when you sign up for “The Flavorhood” exclusive email list.

The Cheesecake Factory
Let your server know it’s your birthday and receive a small cup of ice cream accompanied by singing!

Chevy’s Fresh Mex
$12.99 meal of your choice (can be a single entrée or small plates) when you sign up for their Real Mex Rewards. Sign up in advance because your reward card will earn points that allow for your free meal.

Free dessert
Sign up for My Chili’s rewards.

my chilis rewards


Free birthday “treat” (a choice of cinnabon stix, cinnasweeties or cinnabon bites)
Sign up for Club Cinnamon to receive your birthday freebie.

Coldstone Creamery
Buy 1, Get 1 Free ice cream
Sign up for My Cold Stone Club and receive the BOGO coupon.

Corner Bakery Café
Free Pastry (a fresh baked pastry, cookie, dessert, bar or slice of cake)
Sign up for Corner Bakery eCafe.

Cracker Barrel
Free dessert
No sign up necessary, just tell your server it’s your birthday.

Free sundae when you join Culver’s club.

Dairy Queen
Free Blizzard
Sign up for the DQ Blizzard Fan Club and get a coupon for a free blizzard.

Del Taco
A free premium milkshake (choose from strawberry, chocolate or vanilla) when you sign up for their fan club online. You will receive a coupon for your milkshake and it will tell you the closest location near yo

Free “original grand slam.”
No sign up required. Valid ID must be present. 

Dickey’s Barbeque Pit
A big barbecue sandwich if you sign up with the “Big Yellow Cup Club.” Bring the email coupon with you to the restaurant. Free ice cream is also available for adults and children with any dine-in purchase – plus, a free kids meal every Sunday.

Dippin’ Dots
Free Dippin” Dots
Sign up for Dot!Crazy email & Rewards Club.

dippin dots sign up


Dunkin’ Donuts
Free medium beverage of your choice
Sign up for DD Perks Reward Program.

Einstein Bros. Bagels
Free bagel of your choice
Sign up for their e-club online.
You will receive a coupon for a birthday bagel and just bring it into the store.

El Pollo Loco
Free chips, guacamole when you sign up for Loco Rewards.
New members must join My Loco Rewards at least 10 days prior to their birthday to receive a birthday reward. Free meal, free value menu or treat may vary depending on location.

Famous Dave’s
Get a free dessert or 50% off an entrée when you join the Famous Dave’s P.I.G. Club.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse
Free box of chocolate truffles.

Firehouse Subs
Free Medium Sub
sign up for Firehouse Rewards before your birthday

Friendly’s Ice Cream
Free Happy Endings Sundae
Join the BFF Club.

Frost Gelato
Enjoy a “frostbite” — a gelato hand-dipped in chocolate. Just present a valid state ID. Gelato flavors range from espresso to stracciatella to peppermint!

Buy 1 Get 1 Free Birthday burger
Sign up for Fudd Club.

Great American Cookies
Get a free cookie surprise when you sign up for “Cookie-mail.”

Honeybaked Ham
Join HoneyBaked Rewards and receive a special offer on your birthday.

10 Free boneless chicken wings
Sign up for Hooter’s eClub emails.

hooters eclub sign up


Free entree
Sign up for the e-mail club.

Free Birthday meal
Sign up for the IHOP’s Pancake Revolution.

Ike’s Place
Get a free sandwich when you dine in on your birthday.

Jack in the Box
2 Free Tacos with a purchase
Sign up for their emails or text messages to get your coupon.

jack in the box birthday tacos


Jamba Juice
Free Small Birthday Smoothie
Sign up for Jamba Insider.

jamba juice bday freebie

Jersey Mike’s Subs
Get a free sub and regular sized drink when you sign up for their email club.

Joe’s Crab Shack
Free appetizer when you join Joe’s Catch e-mail club.

Johnny Rockets
Free hamburger
Sign up for Rocket e-club.

rocket eclub

Krispy Kreme Donuts
Free doughnut
Sign up for the Friends of Krispy Kreme e-club.

Lone Star Steakhouse
Free appetizer of your choice
Sign up for their e-club. Bring the coupon you receive over email to the restaurant with you.

Longhorn Steakhouse
Free dessert
Sign up for a “Longhorn Account.”

Marie Callender’s
FREE slice of pie and $5.00 off an entree
Sign up for the Marie Callender’s E-Club.

Indulge in a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream with your choice of caramel or chocolate syrup with whipped cream, crushed nuts and a cherry on top!

Receive a kid’s “Happy Meal” on your kid’s birthday when you participate in McDonald’s “Birthday Club Program.” This offer is only for participating regional stores, so check with your local store.

Melting Pot
Suck on 6 chocolate-dipped strawberries with a purchase after signing up for “Club Fondue.” You will receive a welcome voucher within 24 hours after signing up with a coupon and minimum purchase requirement to enjoy the strawberries! The same voucher will be sent in advance of your birthday.

Moe’s Southwestern Grill
Sign up to receive the Moe’s newsletter, and you’ll receive a coupon for a free burrito on your birthday

Morton’s Steakhouse
A free dessert and a $25 additional reward on your birthday when you sign up as a VIP member through Landry Select Club Cards.

Noodles & Company
Free dish of your choice when you sign up as a Noodlegram member and receive a coupon.

Not Your Average Joe’s
Enjoy any entrée & dessert of your choice from the menu when you sign up for their e-mail club. Once you are a member of the club please bring a copy of the birthday coupon with you – it is your meal ticket.

Olive Garden
Free appetizer or dessert
Join their e-club and receive a coupon for your freebie!

Orange Julius
Join the OJ Quench Club, and get a free treat on your birthday.

Outback Steakhouse
Get a kid-size vanilla sundae with chocolate syrup, no sign up necessary. If you do want to sign up for their rewards program you will receive a birthday coupon for a free dessert or “aussie-tizer” with your meal.

P.F Chang’s
Free small plate, dim sum item, or dessert
Sign up for P.F. Chang’s Preferred email list.

pf chang's preferred


Panera Bread
Free pastry, dessert or café item
Join MyPanera rewards.

Free frozen yogurt
Join Pinkberry Pinkcard Loyalty program.

pinkberry loyalty program


Pizza Hut
Free fresh, hot cinnamon sticks
Register for online ordering account.

Planet Smoothie
Feel refreshed with a smoothie
Sign up for Planet Smoothie’s Birthday Club.

planet smoothie bday club


Get a free order of “Birthday Bites,” also known as pretzel bites.

Qdoba Mexican Grill
Buy 1 Get 1 Free Burrito
Sign up for Qdoba Rewards.

Quiznos Sub
Your choice of a chocolate chip, cinnamon sugar or oatmeal cookie
Join the Q club online. You must present the email coupon in-store.

Red Lobster
Free surprise (chosen at random)
Sign up as a member of the Fresh Catch Club.
New members must join the club at least 7 days prior to their birthday to receive a birthday coupon.

Red Robin
Free burger (valid once during month or birthday)
Become a Red Robin eClub member.

red robin rewards


Rita’s Italian Ice
A birthday treat and a single scoop of ice, ice-cream or ice-custard.
Sign up for their birthday club and you will receive a coupon.

Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion
A free dessert and photo.

Rubio’s Fresh Mexican
Free taco
Sign up for their Beach Club emails. You will receive a coupon for the taco.

Ruby Tuesday
Free Burkger
Join So Connected.

ruby tuesday so connected


Free surprise
Join the Slice Society email club.

sbarro slice society

Shula’s Steak House
Free entrée from their menu
Sign up for Team Shula club.

Free Malibu chicken
Join the e-club. The e-coupon will indicate the birthday treat depending on your sizzler location.

Free small sandwich (at participating locations)
Join the Bun and Fun eClub.

Free shake
Sign up for the smashclub rewards. Smashclub coupon must be presented in-store.

Free Birthday treat
Set up a MySonic profile.

Sprinkles Cupcakes
Free cupcake
Sign up for “Sprinkles Birthday club” you will receive a code over email. Show the code at a store.

Free beverage of your choice
Sign up for the rewards program.

Steak N’ Shake
Dig into a double steak burger with cheese and a side of fries when you sign up for their exclusive e-club.

Stir Crazy
A stir fry of your choice from the menu when you join their e-club. After signing up, bring the coupon sent to your email to the restaurant.

Free frozen yogurt
Join myTCBY e-club.

Tasti D-Lite
Free medium tasti-cup or cone of ice cream
Sign up for Tasti Treatcard.

TGI Fridays
Free dessert
Sign up for their Stripes reward program.

Tony Roma’s
Free dinner entree up to $15.99 when you sign up for the eRewards club.

Waffle House
Free waffle
Join the Regulars Club.

Free frosty
Join Wendymail.

Free Justaburger
Sign up for Whatakids birthday sign up.

Free frozen yogurt
Join Real Rewards and sign up for their You Rule Club.

Enjoy a meal deal and a birthday nibbler
Join the Zax Mail Club.

Zoës Kitchen
Free birthday entree
Join Zoes’ email list.