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List of Birthday Freebies

on 2.25.2011 at 9:15am

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What better way to celebrate a birthday than with some great free things? A lot of companies offer freebies around your birthday and no matter what age you are, anything free is always great present. Here are some great birthday freebies I know of, if you know of any others leave them in a comment below to share with everyone. You may want to call ahead to make sure your location is participating.

***This deal is no longer available, but you can see the complete list of entertainment deals here.***

Also, check out all the comments below. Thanks to our readers, there is an even longer list of birthday deals below mine!

Free Dessert

Applebee’s – Free Dessert and Song
Bakers Square – Free Piece of Pie
Baskin Robbins – Free 2.5 oz. Ice Cream Scoop (must register)
Big Boy – Free Hot Fudge Ice Cream (must register)
Carrows – Free Dessert (must register)
Cattlemen’s – Free Dessert (must register)
Chevy’s – Free Dessert (must register)
Claim Jumper – Free Dessert (must register)
Cold Stone Creamery – Free Ice Cream (currently on hold)
Dairy Queen – Free Ice Cream Cone (must register)
Friendly’s – Free Offer  (must register)
Hard Rock Cafe – Free Dessert
Joe’s Crab Shack – Free Piece of Cake
Macaroni Grill – Free Dessert and Song
Marble Slab – Free Small Ice Cream and One Mix-In (register)
Outback – Free Dessert and Song
P.F. Chang’s – Free Dessert
Texas Roadhouse – Free Dessert or Appetizer (must register)
Zio’s – Free Dessert (must register)

Free Adult Meal

Bruegger’s – Free Bagel (must register)
Captain D’s – Free Adult Meal (must register)
Denny’s – Free Grand Slam
Firehouse Subs – Free Medium Sub w/ ID
Fuddruckers – Free Burger (must register)
Moe’s – Free Entree (must register)
Noodles and Company – Free Entree (must register)
Provinos – Free Birthday Dinner w/ ID
Red Robin – Free Burger (must register)
Ruby Tuesday – Free Burger (must register)
Tony Roma’s – Free Dinner (must register)
Qdoba – Free entree when you buy one (must register)

Free Kid’s Meal

Bob Evans – Free Kid’s Meal (must register)
Burger King – Free Kid’s Hamburger Meal (must register)
California Pizza Kitchen – Free Kid’s Meal (must register)
Captain D’s – Free Kid’s Meal (must register)
Claim Jumper – Free Little Jumper’s meal (must register)
Shoney’s – Free Kid’s Meal (must register)
Sonic – Free Wacky Pack (must register)
Taco Time – Free Kid’s Meal (must register)


Austin Grill – Special Reward on your birthday and anniversary (must register)
Desperados – $10 Gift Certificate (must register)
TGI Friday’s – Free appetizer (must register)
Lone Star Steakhouse – Gift on your Birthday (must register)
Marie Callender’s – $5 off your meal and piece of pie (must register)
Olan Meals – Free Photo Package (must register)
On the Border – Free appetizer (must register)
Red Lobster – Gift on your Birthday (must register)
Sephora – Free Gift (must register)
Starbucks – Free Drinks (must register)
Toy’s R Us – Birthday card and surprise gift (must register)

Discovery Cruise Line – Free 1 day cruise from Ft. Lauderdale to Grand Bahama Island. One birthday passenger travels free with each full-fare paying adult. Birthday passengers are required to pay $45 per person administration fee (must register)


    • Felicia

      It's not food, but ChuckeCheese offers 20 token FREE for a child with a birthday…you must be registered for this.

    • Cameinberg

      Kids can get a free birthday cupcake from Barnes and Noble's bakery on their birthday when you register for the Barnes and Noble Kid's Club.

    • wendy

      You can also get a free drink from Dunkin Donuts (have to register)

    • Kiki

      Awesome, thanks for the list! My b-day is coming up the end of March, can't wait for all the free goodies! :)

    • deb

      This is for your pets birthday. Sign up at PetSmart and they will receive a birthday card with a $3 coupon towards anything in the store!!

    • Bamacat

      If you have a Panera Bread member card and register it online, you will get a free pastry for your birthday, as well as other free food items all year long.

    • Noelle

      Don't forget Benihana! They have the best birthday program (The Chef's Table). You get a free meal, up to $30. Yum!

    • Stony

      Check out California Dreaming too. They offer free entree of your choice w no purchase. At least they did as recently as mid December 2010.

    • Chiefsangeleyes

      Ted's Montana Grill is great! They send constant coupons…birthday, anniversary, holidays!

    • Couponpatsy

      Wish I would have know this Tuesday………..!!! LOL

      • dannysangel

        Still sign up for Captain D's.. Mine was last Sat & I didn't sign up til Tuesday but yesterday they sent me a belated birthday coupon.. i got the tilapia meal w/ potato and salad as a side and it was enough food to feed me for 2 days @ lunch!!

    • Gayla

      This is great. We have 4 birthdays coming up in the next 3 months! Love freebies.

    • DeezyJ

      What a great article, especially since today is my birthday! Thanks for posting and thanks for all of the great info you guys share! My new year's resolution was to try to stick to a budget and to start saving more money and I have been able to stick to it, thanks to all of your help. :)

    • Caroline34

      Wahoo! My birthday is in a week! :)

    • Rlguffey0525

      Sticky Fingers gives you a half rack of ribs on your birthday. Register on their website.

      • DonnaChas

        My husband will love this…his favorite place to eat but we rarely go there.

        I love this list, but how will we find it after it rolls off the home page….and we want to check six months from now?

        • Mary

          Copy & paste the information to a word document then save it.

        • Suzanne

          You can enter “birthday freebies” in the search bar at the top right of the home page and it will bring this post right up.

    • Dbrad38555

      You can also get a $5 gift card to Academy Sports and Outdoors. Must register.

    • Frugal Chick

      Chick-fil-A also gives you a FREE meal on the day of your Birthday with an ID. If it falls on a Sunday come in that Saturday or Monday. Not sure if all Chick-fil-A's do this I know the one in my area does.

      • tori729

        I called mine and they said they don't do anything for adults. I did get a free ice cream for my kid's birthday though.

    • Hilary

      I also got an email coupon from World Market for $10 and one from Jewelry Warehouse for $10. Also – free medium drink from Sonic (email) and Dunkin Donuts gives a free drink (postcard). Schlotski's gives a free small sandwich (email) Zaxby's sends a postcard to my son for a free kids meal on his birthday and I got a postcard for a free nibbler on mine.

    • tori729

      I got a free cookie from Bruegger's instead of a bagel. But it was the size of a bagel!
      My birthday is next week so I need to get on these deals!

    • Jenni L

      You can register on Genghis Grill's website for a free birthday bowl!

    • Amy S

      Kids get a free meal when they join Zaxby kid club

    • wow I totally forgot about Friendly's… that's the one thing I miss about living in the Northeast! Ok, that and Nick Tahoe's ;)

    • OH if you join the Barnes and Noble kid's club they get a free cookie that is HUMUNGA on their birthday! They email you a coupon that's good for a few weeks at least!

      And Benihana's has a birthday club, might be called the captain's table(?) that gives you great coupons for kids' and adults' birthdays.

    • Hilary

      IHOP email club gives you a free Rooty Tootie Fresh and Fruity (or equal value) when you sign up and on your birthday if I remember correctly.

    • Kim

      thanks…now i'm really looking forward to my birthday in 2 months! haha

    • Rachelns77

      Famous Daves, Tennessee locations give you a bogo up to $10 for your birthday must register for the PIG Club online or in stores and for signing up you should receive $10 off $20-$25.

    • Jenny D.

      yes, become a member at World Market Explorer – $10 gift coupon.I took last year a Carved wood pensil cup$7.00 and a nice bracelet $5.00.

    • Jenny D.

      And also do not forget chick fil A cow appreciation day – free meal ! Last year was on Jul 9th. you can go for lunch and for supper ( a lady told me she did that )

    • Angel

      Benihana is always a good oe as well. You receive a meal credit for $30

    • Snowski824

      Cold Stone canceled their program and sent us all an email letting us know that about a month ago. Brueggers was a free cookie last year and not a bagel. Sticky fingers is a 1/2 rack of ribs…it's the best.

    • Jordanavery

      Last year the Georgia Aquarium lets you in free on your birthday. You just show an id or birth certificate. Call the ticket office to confirm.

    • mrsmadayar

      I love birthday freebies. They were my introduction to couponing. When I was like 9 or 10 I signed my brothers & myself up with Shoney's & Baskin Robbins and I was hooked for life :)

    • Marciawells

      Fatz Cafe also offers a free meal for your birthday, but you have to fill out a card when you are there. you can get one from your server.

    • Girlnick

      Carrabba's also does free dessert on your birthday if you register.

    • Katp1024

      Also Academy Sports and Outdoors sends out a gift card if you register on their site. I think it was for $5!!!