These 33 Restaurants Will Give You Free Food on Your Birthday
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These 33 Restaurants Will Give You Free Food on Your Birthday
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We looked at some of our favorite chain restaurants across the country and realized that many of them have rewards programs that help you to celebrate your birthday with some freebies. Want free coffee, bagels, ice cream, appetizers, and burgers on the anniversary of your birth?! Well, you can get them!

These 33 Restaurants Will Give You Free Food on Your Birthday

These 33 Restaurants Will Give You Free Food on Your Birthday
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We looked at some of our favorite chain restaurants across the country and realized that many of them have rewards programs that help you to celebrate your birthday with some freebies. Want free coffee, bagels, ice cream, appetizers, and burgers on the anniversary of your birth?! Well, you can get them!

Applebee’s

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If you sign up for Applebee’s email list, you’ll get a free dessert on your birthday. Nothing says “happy birthday” quite like a Triple Chocolate Meltdown.

Auntie Anne’s Pretzels

Auntie Anne’s Pretzels
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If you join Auntie Anne’s My Pretzel Perks, you’ll get a free signature or classic pretzel for up to 30 days after your birthday. Unfortunately, a lemonade and cheese sauce will still cost you extra.

Baskin-Robbins

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Everyone knows that ice cream is the perfect cake accompaniment on your birthday. Get a free scoop of any flavor of your choosing from Baskin-Robbins as a member of the aptly-named Birthday Club.

Bruegger's Bagels

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Start your birthday off right by getting a free bagel and your choice of cream cheese from Bruegger’s Bagels. All you have to do is sign up for its eclub.

Buffalo Wild Wings

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If you join the Buffalo Circle email list, you’ll get a free dessert of your choice on your birthday. You’ll also get exclusive updates on all things happening at your local B-Dubs, if you’re in to that sort of thing.

Carrabba’s

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As a member of this Italian chain’s Amici Club, you can get a free appetizer or dessert during your birthday month. From personal experience, I can also tell you that if you just tell your waiter it’s your birthday, you’ll get a little dessert.

Cheesecake Factory

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If you love a free bowl of ice cream and getting sung to at the Cheesecake Factory, then go on your birthday! All you have to do is tell your waiter and provide I.D.

Cracker Barrel

Cracker Barrel
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Tell your waiter at the Cracker Barrel that it’s your birthday, and you’ll get a fun, free dessert. You don’t have to sign up for anything; Cracker Barrel is just that kind.

Dairy Queen

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You know what’s even better than a classic Dairy Queen Blizzard? A free Blizzard. Sign up for the DQ fan club and get a coupon for a free Blizzard on your b-day.

Denny’s

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You can start your birthday in a real special way by getting a free Grand Slam from your local Denny’s. All you need to do is present a valid I.D. to get a big ol’ stack of pancakes, sausage, bacon, and eggs.

Dunkin’ Donuts

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If you need to fuel your birthday with a hot cup of coffee, Dunkin’ Donuts has your back. Sign up for the DD Perks Rewards Program and get a free medium beverage of your choice on the anniversary of your birth.

Hooters

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Want to indulge your inner teenage boy? Sign up for the Hooter’s e-club and get 10 free wings on your birthday.

IHOP

IHOP
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The Pancake Revolution sounds like a new pro-breakfast political party, but it’s just the IHOP rewards program. If you join the revolution, you’ll get a free stack of Rooty Tooty Fresh ‘N Fruity Pancakes every year on your birthday.

Krispy Kreme

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Happy birthday to you! Celebrate with a delicious, fresh doughnut as a member of the Krispy Kreme e-club.

McDonald's

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OK, so technically this is for your kids, but if you sign up for McDonald’s email newsletter, your progeny will get a free Happy Meal on their birthday. You don’t have to tell them, though.

Olive Garden

Olive Garden
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You already get unlimited breadsticks and salad from Olive Garden during a regular visit; how could that get any better? With a free dessert! Join Olive Garden’s eClub and get exactly that.

Outback Steakhouse

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Get a free small vanilla sundae with your Bloomin’ Onion and steak on your birthday; just talk to your server. If you do sign up for Outback’s rewards program, you’ll get a free full dessert or appetizer on your birthday.

Panera

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Join the MyPanera rewards program and get a free pastry, dessert, or café item on your birthday. Picking which free item to get is the hardest part about birthdays at Panera.

P.F. Chang's

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As a member of P.F. Chang’s preferred club, you’ll get the free dessert of your choice on your birthday. Yay free lava cake!

Pizza Hut

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Sign up for Hut Rewards at Pizza Hut and get a free order of cinnamon sticks on your birthday, because let’s be real: Those things are better than most cake.

Qdoba Mexican Grill

Qdoba Mexican Grill
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A birthday burrito has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? Join Qdoba Rewards and get a free Mexican meal on your birthday from Qdoba.

Quiznos

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Join the QClub and then celebrate your birthday with a free cookie from Quiznos. They’re served warm! Who doesn’t love that?

Red Lobster

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If you love a birthday surprise, head over to Red Lobster. Members of their Fresh Catch Club get a free, seafood surprise on their birthday. What a mystery!

Red Robin

Red Robin
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You know what’s better than a burger during your birthday month? A free burger during your birthday month! Members of Red Robin’s Royalty program get one of 24 free signature burgers.

Ruby Tuesday

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If you’re so connected to Ruby Tuesday, you can get a free burger or a free garden bar entrée on your birthday. We know which we would pick!

Sbarro

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You can get yourself a New York slice on your birthday as a member of the Slice Society. Yum!

Sonic

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As a member of the MySonic rewards program, you get a free, surprise birthday treat. It’s chosen at random, so be prepared for whatever comes your way!

Sprinkles Cupcakes

Sprinkles Cupcakes
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No birthday would be complete without cake! Members of Sprinkles Birthday Club can get a free cupcake on their birthday.

Starbucks

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Get your caffeine fix on your birthday as a member of Starbucks Rewards. You can get the free beverage of your choice on your birthday, so go ahead and order that extra shot (or three) of espresso.

Steak N’ Shake

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Do you want a double steak-burger and fries on your birthday? The answer is probably yes, and if it is, be sure to sign up for the eClub at Steak N’ Shake.

TGI Friday’s

TGI Friday’s
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Thank goodness it’s your birthday! As a member of the Friday’s rewards program, you can enjoy a free dessert or appetizer on the anniversary of your birth.

Waffle House

Waffle House
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You should be able to spend your birthday at Waffle House and get free waffles, right? Thankfully, if you go to this chain, that is exactly what will happen as a member of the Waffle House Regulars Club.

Wendy's

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A Frosty makes every day better, and it will make your birthday better, too. As a member of the MyWendy’s email list, you can get a free Frosty on your birthday at participating Wendy’s locations.