10 Restaurants That Give You Free Stuff For Your Birthday

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If you’re unusually hungry on your birthday, you’re in luck. There are plenty of restaurants willing to send a free treat your way. Your birthday only comes around once a year, so why not live it up with some freebies?

We’ve combed the web to find promotions that will help you save some cash on your special day. Here are 10 restaurants that will feed your tummy for free on your birthday.


1. Applebee’s

When you sign up for Applebee’s email list, you’ll get coupons for deals and birthday freebies. Email list members are eligible to receive a free dessert with an entrée purchase. Depending on the coupon, you might also get a deal for a free entrée.


2. Arby’s

Fans who are members of the Arby’s Extras Club will enjoy the icy deliciousness of a free 12-ounce shake with a meal purchase. Also, upon signing up for the list, you’ll get a coupon for a free roast beef classic with a drink purchase.


3. Dairy Queen

If you scream for ice cream, head on over to Dairy Queen for your birthday. When you sign up to become a member of the Blizzard Fan Club, the Queen will reward you with a coupon on your birthday and a surprise treat on the anniversary of signing up for their list. You also get a buy-one-get-one-free Blizzard coupon when you join.


4. Red Robin

Sign up for the Red Robin Royalty Club and receive a free birthday burger. The restaurant chain goes a step further by allowing you to choose from their selection of 24 different gourmet burgers. Note that you can only use this freebie once during your birthday month, so don’t try to sneak back for seconds.

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5. T.G.I. Friday’s

Celebrate your birthday like it’s a Friday night (unless it already is) when you visit T.G.I. Friday’s. Take a moment to sign up for the restaurant’s birthday club and you’ll get a free dessert to delight your taste buds.


6. IHop

Become a member of the Pancake Revolution and receive a free birthday meal from iHop. Birthday boys and girls get a free full stack of the oh-so-tasty Rootie Tooty Fresh ‘N Fruity pancakes.


7. Johnny Rockets

Are you looking to celebrate with a 1950s’ theme on your day? Then Johnny Rockets is the place to go. When you sign up for their e-club you’ll get a free hamburger upon sign up as well as on your birthday. What’s even better is that your food servers will even sing and dance for you if you tell them it’s your birthday.


8. Olive Garden

Join the Olive Garden eClub and receive a coupon for a free appetizer or dessert when your birthday comes around. You will also be eligible to receive this coupon upon signing up for the eClub. See the Olive Garden’s website for further details.


9. Red Lobster

Sign up for Red Lobster’s email list and get $5 off two adult entrees. Note that you have to sign up at least 7 days before your birthday to be eligible for this offer.


10. Starbucks

If you can’t go a few hours without coffee, you’ll want to sign up for the Starbucks email list. You might as well get rewarded for your caffeine habit. Members of My Starbucks Rewards loyalty program get a free beverage or snack item on their birthday.

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