Birthday Freebies

Updated 3/2/2020

Celebrate being one year older with free stuff on your birthday and birthday coupons. We've compiled a list of restaurants that will give you a free birthday meal or treat, and what stores give you a gift on your birthday. Remember that the majority of these offers are available when you join an email list or rewards program. So, be sure to sign up in advance to receive them in time for your birthday.

Furthermore, do you know someone who loves a good deal? Why not make their birthday extra special when you send them a gift card. They can combine the offers listed along with your gift card for ultimate birthday savings. Note that the offers listed below are subject to location participation so feel free to reach out to your local store to confirm. Another great resource to check out is for a larger collection of everyday freebies across the web.

Birthday Freebies Food

  1. Applebee’s
    Free birthday dessert with the purchase of an entree
  2. Arby’s
    Free 12 oz. milkshake with any purchase
  3. Au Bon Pain
    Free sandwich or salad
  4. Auntie Anne’s Pretzel
    Free pretzel
  5. Bakers Square
    Free slice of pie with any adult entree purchase
  6. Baskin Robbins
    Free 1.5 oz scoop of ice cream or a swirl of soft serve
  7. Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream
    Free scoop of ice cream + $3.00 off an ice cream cake
  8. Benihana’s
    Free $30.00 gift certificate with the purchase of a 2nd adult entree
  9. bd’s Mongolian Grill
    Free stir-fry meal
  10. BJ’s Restaurants
    Free dessert 

  11. Black Angus Steakhouse
    Free BOGO steak dinner (up to $19.99)
  12. Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits
    Free biscuit with purchase
  13. Boston Market
    Free dessert with purchase of any create your plate meal
  14. Bonanza Steakhouse
    BOGO coupon for 1 free steak or buffet
  15. Bonefish Grill
    Free Bang Bang Shrimp or dessert
  16. Brio Tuscan Grille
    Free filet and crab shrimp cake
  17. Bruegger’s Bagels
    Free bagel with cream cheese with the purchase of a drink
  18. Bruster's
    Free BOGO coupon for a waffle cone
  19. Buca di Beppo
    $20 off any 2 kinds of pasta or entrees
  20. Buffalo Wild Wings
    Free snack-size wings

  21. Caribou Coffee
    Free medium drink
  22. Carrabba's Italian Grill
    Free dessert with purchase of an entree
  23. Chevys
    Free entree
  24. Chili's
    Free brownie sundae
  25. Cinnabon
    Free Mochalatta chill
  26. Coldstone Creamery
    Free BOGO coupon for a Coldstone Creation
  27. Corner Bakery Cafe
    Free bakery sweet
  28. Country Buffet
    Free BOGO coupon for an entree
  29. Country Kitchen
    Free dinner entree for up to $8.00
  30. Dairy Queen
    BOGO coupon for a free mini, small or medium Blizzard

  31. Denny's
    Free Grand Slam breakfast
  32. Dippin' Dots
    Free small cup of Dippin' Dots
  33. Einstein Bros Bagels
    Free breakfast sandwich with the purchase of a drink 
  34. Friendly's
    Free single cone with any purchase
  35. Fuddruckers
    Free 1/3 lb burger with the purchase of an entree
  36. Gordon Biersch
    BOGO coupon for a free entree
  37. Hometown Buffet
    BOGO adult dinner buffet
  38. Hooters
    10 free wings
  39. Houlihan's
    Free item for up to $15.00
  40. IHOP
    Free Rooty Tooty Fresh 'N Fruity pancakes
  41. Jack in the Box
    Free dessert coupon
  42. Jamba Juice
    Free Jamba juice or smoothie

  43. Jersey Mike's 
    Free regular sub and 22 oz fountain drink
  44. Joe's Crab Shack
    Free appetizer
  45. Johnny Rockets
    Free hamburger with the purchase of any entree and drink 
  46. Krispy Kreme
    Free donut and a free small coffee or fountain drink
  47. LongHorn Steakhouse
    Free dessert
  48. Maggiano's Little Italy
    Coupon for $10.00 off a $30.00 purchase
  49. Marie Callenders
    $5.00 coupon and a free slice of pie
  50. Moe's Southwest Grill
    One free entree (excludes fajitas) and free chips with salsa
  51. Noodles & Company
    Free bowl of soup
  52. O'Charley's
    $5.00 coupon with a $20.00 purchase
  53. Old Country Buffet
    Free BOGO adult dinner buffet

  54. Olive Garden
    Free appetizer or dessert with purchase of two adult entrees
  55. On The Border
    Free dip trio or brownie sundae
  56. Orange Julius
    Free BOGO 20 oz Julius or premium fruit smoothie
  57. Outback Steakhouse
    Free dessert
  58. Panera Bread
    Free pastry
  59. Pinkberry
    Free small yogurt with toppings
  60. Planet Smoothie
    Free small smoothie 
  61. Ponderosa
    Free steak dinner
  62. Qdoba Mexican Grill
    BOGO free entree with coupon
  63. Red Lobster
    $5.00 off two adult entrees
  64. Rita's Italian Ice
    Free regular Italian ice

  65. Romano's Macaroni Grill
    Free dessert
  66. Ruby Tuesday
    Free burger
  67. Sbarro
    Free pizza slice with drink purchase
  68. Shoney's
    Free dessert with purchase of adult buffet or entree 
  69. Smashburger
    Free shake with the purchase of an entree
  70. Smokey Bones
    Free piece of cake
  71. Sonic
    Free regular CreamSlush, medium tater tots or medium drink 
  72. Sonny's BBQ
    Free Big Deal which includes a BBQ sandwich, fries and drink
  73. Spaghetti Warehouse
    Free spaghetti entree and spumoni sundae
  74. Starbucks
    Free drink
  75. Steak 'n Shake
    Free burger 

  76. TCBY
    Free small cup of frozen yogurt + $3.00 off cake or pie 
  77. Texas de Brazil
    $25.00 off the purchase of two dinners 
  78. Texas Roadhouse
    Free appetizer or sidekick of ribs
  79. T.G.I. Friday's
    Free dessert with the purchase of an entree
  80. Uno Pizzeria
    Free entree
  81. Waffle House
    Free waffle
  82. Wendy's
    $1.00 off a premium combo 

Free birthday stuff and birthday coupons

  1. Sephora
    Log in to your Insider account and choose a free birthday gift from Sephora.
  2. Kohl's
    You’ll get a birthday gift along with other perks when you become a Yes2You Member.
  3. Macy's
    Become a Star Rewards member at the most basic level (Bronze) and get 1% back in rewards, personalized offers, and a birthday surprise.
  4. American Eagle Outfitters
    Join aeo/connected to earn points every time you shop, get special offers, and a 15% off birthday coupon.
  5. Best Buy
    Free shipping, exclusive deals, early sales access, and a birthday gift can be yours when you become a My Best Buy member.
  6. DSW
    With DSW VIP rewards, get a birthday coupon for $5 off.
  7. Ulta
    Enroll in Ultamate Rewards and you automatically qualify for a free birthday gift. As a member, if you spend $500+ at Ulta in a calendar year you also receive a $10 birthday coupon.
  8. JCPenney
    JCP will send you a birthday gift along with special offers, coupons, and more when you enroll in JCPenny rewards.
  9. H&M
    H&M launched a loyalty program that lets you earn points for shopping, provides exclusive discounts, and includes a Birthday offer as one of the perks of enrollment.
  10. Anthropologie
    With AnthroPerks, you receive a special treat for your birthday along with early access to new apparel and other offers.


Birthday rewards for Kids

  1. Chuck E. Cheese
    There are a ton of perks with the More Cheese Rewards program, but the birthday freebies are noteworthy. Visit a Chuck E. Cheese location anytime during the week of your child’s birthday and get 20 minutes of unlimited gameplay. Plus, they send out a reward for their half-birthday.
  2. Build-A-Bear
    Join the Build-A-Bear Bonus Club for free and your child can receive a Birthday Treat Bear for as many candles that appear on their cake.
  3. American Girl
    If your child can’t get enough of those American Girl dolls, enroll in the AG Rewards club. You earn points with every purchase and your child receives a free birthday gift.
  4. The Children’s Place
    After you sign up for the My Place Rewards program, enroll up to 4 kids’ birthdays into the account and receive a 20% off birthday coupon along with other perks.
  5. Barnes and Noble
    With the Kids’ Club program at Barnes & Noble, you earn rewards on eligible products and your child gets a free cupcake from the café on their birthday.
  6. JCPenney Portraits
    Sign up for the Birthday Club and get special offers to save on a Birthday photoshoot.


Did we miss a birthday freebie? If so, let us know in the comments below