On your birthday, there are many restaurants which will give you a tasty treat. Some restaurants might give you a free appetizer or dessert while other restaurants might give you a free beverage or a complimentary meal. Browse our list to see which restaurants will give you a tasty treat for your birthday, and what that tasty treat might be.
Pick a Restaurant:
A&W – Sign up for A&W’s Mug Club, and celebrate your birthday with a free root beer float.
Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza – Sign up for Anthony’s Coal Fired Club, and get a complimentary dessert. Torta al Cioccolato has now been added as an option for the dessert.
Applebee’s – Sign up for Applebee’s E-Club, and get a free dessert. However, instead of the dessert, you could get a free app or entree depending on the franchise location you visit.
Arby’s – Sign up for Arby’s email list, and receive a coupon emailed to you a week before your birthday for a free birthday milkshake. This coupon is valid for 7 days. It is also required that you make any purchase in order to get the shake.
Auntie Anne’s – Sign up for Auntie Anne’s Pretzel Perks, and get a free classic pretzel. This birthday perk expires after 14 days. You must show the birthday coupon in the Rewards section of your My Pretzel Perks app to the crew member at a participating Auntie Anne’s location to redeem your birthday perk and receive your free classic pretzel.
Baja Fresh – Sign up to be a member of Baja Fresh Rewards, and they will send you a coupon for a free burrito with the purchase of a large drink for your birthday. In order to be eligible for this coupon, you must sign up for the rewards program at least four days prior to your birthday.
Baskin Robbins – Sign up to be a part of the Baskin Robbins Birthday Club, and get a free scoop of ice cream on your birthday. The coupon for the free 2.5-ounce scoop will be sent via email. Excludes all Waffle Cone varieties and toppings. Add your family members’ birthdays to your account and Baskin Robbins will also send you a coupon for a free birthday scoop to share.
Benihana – Sign up to for Benihana’s “the Chef’s Table”, and get a a complimentary $30 Benihana Birthday Certificate. The certificate is valid to use at any point during the month of your birthday. It can be redeemed during dinner hours only, Monday through Thursday after the initial purchase of any adult teppanyaki entrée.
While you’re at it, sign up for the Kabuki Kids Program. This program is just for children ages 12 and younger. Members receive a special email certificate for their birthday that entitles them to the free souvenir mug of their choice with the purchase of any Kabuki Kids meal. The child’s parent/legal guardian must register for him/her.
Bertucci’s Brick Oven Pizza – Sign up for Bertucci’s Dough Nation E-Club, and get a special birthday gift. It might be a dessert of some kind.
Bojangles – Sign up to become a member of Bojangles’ E-Club, and get a Free Bo-Berry Biscuit® with purchase every year on your birthday. A Bo-Berry Biscuit is a biscuit with blueberries mixed in and topped with sweet icing.
Bonefish Grill – Sign up to be a Bonefish Grill Insider, and get a an offer of a free Bang Bang Shrimp appetizer for your birthday. This offer is valid for 30 days after your birthday.
Boston Market – Sign up for Boston Market Rotisserie Rewards, and get a free birthday offer. I’ve heard of people getting free desserts or free appetizers on their birthday.
Buca Di Beppo – Sign up for Buca Di Beppo’s E-Club, and get a free $20 birthday gift emailed to you. In order to get the $20 off, there is a minimum purchase of $40. In addition, you will get one of their famous sundae’s on your birthday. The sundae is valid for dine-in only.
Buffalo Wild Wings – Sign up for Buffalo Wild Wings Blazin’ Rewards, and you will get a free snack size portion of wings. No purchase is required, and you can enjoy the wings at any time during your birthday month.
BurgerFi – Sign up for BurgerFi Rewards, and you will receive a free birthday shake. This reward will be valid for 30 days.
California Pizza Kitchen – Sign up with CPK Rewards, and get a free dessert for your birthday.
Cheesecake Factory – Go to the Cheesecake Factory on your birthday, and get a complimentary birthday sundae.
Chick-fil-A – Sign up to become a member of Chick-fil-A One, and receive a coupon for a milkshake. I’ve also heard of people getting choices of cookies, coffees or ice cream cones.
Chili’s – Sign up for My Chili’s Rewards, and get a free dessert on your birthday.
Chipotle – Sign up for Chipotle Rewards, and get a free special treat on your birthday. Who knows, it might even be your favorite burrito.
Cracker Barrel – Go to Cracker Barrel on your birthday, and get a free dessert.
Culver’s – Sign up for My Culver’s Rewards, and get a coupon for a free sundae on your birthday.
Dairy Queen – Sign up for the Dairy Queen Blizzard Fan Club, and get a coupon for a buy one get one free birthday Blizzard. This coupon is valid from 7 days before your birthday to 7 days after your birthday.
Del Taco – Sign up for Del Taco Raving Fan E-Club, and get a free premium shake on your birthday. Choose among Vanilla, Chocolate or Strawberry.
Denny’s – Sign up to be a member of Denny’s Rewards, they will send you a coupon for a free Build your own Grand Slam Breakfast on you birthday.
Donato’s Pizza – Sign for Donato’s Pizza Love Rewards, and get a coupon for some free pizza for your birthday. In order to get your birthday reward, read this excerpt from their website which explains:
A minimum of one purchase as a member must be made since your last birthday and the purchase must be at least one week prior to your birthday to qualify for a birthday reward. Birthday rewards vary depending on the number of purchases you have made since your last birthday. After four purchases, you will qualify for an upgraded birthday reward.
Dunkin’ Donuts – Sign up for DD Perks (Dunkin Donuts Rewards) and you will get a free birthday beverage. On the DD Perks sign up page, scroll all the way down to the bottom because there are some exceptions. You should also know that this free birthday beverage expires within seven days of your birth date.
Einstein Bros. Bagels – Sign up to be a member of the Einstein Bros. Bagels Rewards, and you will get a free egg sandwich on your birthday with a separate purchase. This is valid for 14 days.
El Pollo Loco – Sign up for El Pollo Loco Rewards, and get a free birthday meal. The birthday meal might consist of a 2-piece chicken meal or a Classic Chicken Tostada Salad.
Firehouse Subs – Sign up with Firehouse Rewards, and get a free medium sub for your birthday. You can redeem this offer on your birthday or six days thereafter.
Friendly’s – Sign up with Friendly’s BFF Club, and get a free medium sundae for your birthday.
Fuddruckers – Sign up with Fuddruckers Fudds Club, and get a free burger for your birthday. In order to get the free birthday burger, you would have to buy one.
Golden Corral – Sign up with Golden Corral Good as Gold Club, and get a coupon for a free buffet with the purchase of an adult buffet for your birthday.
IHOP – Sign up to be a member of the IHOP Rewards, and they will send you a coupon for free stack of pancakes on your birthday.
Jack in the Box – Sign up for the Jack in the Box email list, and you will get a coupon for two free tacos on your birthday. In order to get the two free tacos, you will have to purchase something. You also have to have a valid I.D. Furthermore, the coupon is only valid for the week of your birthday. You must also present this coupon when ordering.
Jersey Mike’s – Sign up for MyMike’s Rewards, and you will get a free birthday sub.
Jimmy John’s – Sign up for Jimmy John’s Rewards, and you will get an email on your birthday for a free sandwich.
Johnny Carino’s – Sign up for Johnny Carino’s Eclub, and you will receive a free dessert in your birthday month
Krispy Kreme – Sign up for Krispy Kreme Rewards, and get a free doughnut for your birthday.
Longhorn Steakhouse – Sign up for the Longhorn Steakhouse E-Club, and get a free dessert on your birthday with the purchase of an entree.
Maggiano’s Little Italy – Sign up for Maggiano’s Little Italy E-Club, and get a free birthday dessert.
McDonald’s – Sign up for the McDonald’s email newsletter, and you can get a happy meal for your child on his/her birthday.
Moe’s Southwest Grill – Sign up for Moe’s Southwest Grill Rewards, and get a free burrito on your birthday.
O’Charley’s Restaurant and Bar – Sign up for the O’Charley’s O’Club, and get a free slice of pie on your birthday.
Old Spaghetti Factory – Sign up for the Old Spaghetti Factory Family Club, and get a special birthday reward (free pasta classic entree). Free entrée vouchers are emailed ten days prior to your birthday. Furthermore, if you are a parent, sign your child up the OSF Kids Birthday Club. By signing up your child for the Birthday Club, he/she will receive a free kid’s meal on his/her birthday. He/She will also receive a free treat on his/her half birthday. The Kid’s Birthday Club is available for children 12 and under.
Olive Garden – Sign up for Olive Garden’s E-Club, and get a free dessert on your birthday. The coupon that will be emailed to you is redeemable for 1 free dessert, up to a $8.50 max value.
On the Border Mexican Grill and Cantina – Sign up to be a member of On the Border Mexican Grill and Cantina’s Reward Program, and get a birthday coupon for a free brownie sundae or bowl of original queso with the purchase of an entrée.
P.F. Chang’s – Sign up for P.F. Chang’s Rewards, and get a free dessert for your birthday. The free dessert is available any time during your birthday month (this means that you can enjoy a tasty free dessert any time during your birthday month).
Panera Brothers – Sign up to be a member of the Panera Bread Rewards Program, and you will receive a free pastry, cookie or muffin on your birthday.
Pei Wei – Sign up for Pei Wei Rewards, and get a free small plate for your birthday. Your choices include Crab Wontons (2 piece), Traditional Edamame (small), Vegetable Spring Rolls (1 piece), or Pork Egg Roll (1 piece). Your Birthday Rewards are valid 14 days from the date you received your reward.
Pizza Hut – Sign up for a Pizza Hut online ordering account, and they will send you free fresh and hot cinnamon sticks on your birthday.
Quiznos – Sign up for Quiznos Tasty Points Loyalty, and you will receive 10 bonus points on your birthday.
Roman’s Macaroni Grill – Sign up for the Romano Macaroni Grill email list, and they will email you a coupon for a free dessert for your birthday.
Red Lobster – Sign up for My Red Lobster Rewards, and get a free dessert or appetizer.
Red Robin – Sign up for Red Robin Royalty, and get a free fire grilled burger on your birthday. The birthday reward is redeemable any day during your birthday month.
Ruby Tuesday – Sign up Ruby Tuesday So connected E-Club, and get your choice of either a free burger or free garden bar entree on your birthday. These each can be up to $11 in menu value.
Smokey Bones – Sign up for Smokey Bones E-Club, and get a free dessert on your birthday.
Sonic – Download the Sonic App, and get a coupon for a free small classic shake on your birthday.
Sonny’s BBQ – Sign up for Sonny’s ‘Q Crew Rewards, and get a free big deal combo for your birthday.
Starbucks – Sign up to become a member of Starbucks Rewards, and you will receive a complimentary handcrafted beverage or a complimentary food item or a complimentary ready-to-drink bottled beverage. To qualify for your Birthday Reward, you must join Starbucks Rewards at least seven (7) days prior to your birthday, provide your birthday in your account information, and make at least one Star-earning transaction prior to your birthday each year.
Steak ‘n Shake – Sign up for the Steak ‘n Shake E-Club, and you will get a free specialty milkshake for your birthday.
Subway – Sign up to become a member of Subway’s Email List, and get a free 6-inch sub and drink on your birthday.
Taco Bell – Sign up to become a member of Taco Bell Rewards, and get a free regular Mountain Dew Baja Blast® Freeze on your birthday. This gift is valid for only 14 days.
Texas Roadhouse – Sign up for the Texas Roadhouse VIP Club, and get a free meal or appetizer with the purchase of an entree. This deal is valid for 5 days before your birthday, on your birthday and 9 days after.
Thai Express – Sign up for Thai Express Rewards, and get a free birthday reward.
Tijauna Flats -Sign up for the Tijuana Flats Rewards Program, and get a free dessert on your birthday. You will get your free dessert reward 48 hours prior to your birthday, which expires in 14 days.
TGI Fridays – Sign up for Fridays Rewards, and get a free birthday dessert. You will be able to enjoy the free birthday dessert any time during the month of your birthday. There is up to $8 value on the dessert.
Uncle Julio’s – Sign up for Uncle Julio’s Loyalty Program, and reach the silver level of membership to get your birthday reward. Read the following excerpt from their website which will clarify things:
The first time you accumulate 250 points, you receive a $25 credit for your next visit and an additional $25 credit on/around your birthday.
Waffle House – Sign up for the Waffle House Rewards, and you will get a free waffle on your birthday.
Yardhouse – Visit Yardhouse on your birthday, and get a free mini dessert. In order to get the mini dessert, just let your waiter/waitress know that it is your birthday.
Zaxby’s – Sign up for the Zaxby’s Zax Club, and get a free Big Zax Snak on your birthday.
Did you know that many restaurants that send you coupons for birthday freebies, also give away certain FREE menu items on National Food Days? Click here to see a list of National Food Days!