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[Quote=403Forbidden]I was wondering if we could start a list of all the restaurants that give free meals
to people on their birthdays. My birthday is coming up hehehe. These are the ones
that I know about:

Todai Seafood Buffet
Rubios Mexican

Any others?!?!?!

edit: ok guys here is a compilation of all the deals. Sorry for not doing this sooner but I was incapaciated for awhile

(credit to hulagirlTs for her hard work compiling this)
ALFY'S PIZZA - free mini pizza
ALL-AMERICAN CAFÉ - free dessert
APPLEBEES - free dessert
AUSTIN GRILL - free meal (register first)
BAKERS SQUARE - free pie
BANDIDO'S [IN] - free entrée
BASKIN ROBBINS - free ice cream treat
BENIHANA'S JAPANESE RESTAURANT - Benihana birthday cert is only good M-Th. Also, there is NO requirement to bring 3 guests on the certificate. http://assets.fbmta.com/clt/bnhn/lp/bdy/4/11_b.gif (thanks, PrinceK)
BENNIGANS - free dessert + song
BERN'S [TAMPA, FL] - free meal
BILL KNAPP'S [MI & OH] - gives adults a % discount equal to age; plus a free bday cake (w/purchase of a meal) during the week of your B-day
BOB'S BIG BOY - free hot fudge ice cream
BUFFALO WILD WINGS (BW3) - free dozen hot wings
BURGER KING - free kids meal to all kids club members
CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN - free kids meal during the month of their birthday (register first)
CAPTAIN DIZZY'S CAR WASH - free car wash
CARROWS - free cake
CATTLEMEN'S - free dessert and cowboy hat
CHARLIE BROWNS RESTAURANTS [NJ] - free meal for "Handshake Club" members
CHARLIE'S SEAFOOD [NE] - free meal
CHEVY'S - free dessert and sombrero
CHILI'S - brownie ala mode (YMMV)
CHIPS N GIGGLES - free meal
CLAIM JUMPER - Free Dessert
DENNY'S - free meal (said to be only kids under 10 now)
DUKE'S CHOWDER HOUSE [SEATTLE, WA] - b1g1 coupons (register first)
EINSTEIN'S - free meal
EL Chicos - free dessert
FAMOUS DAVE'S BARBEQUE - free meal (w/advance signup)
FUNNY BONE COMEDY CLUB [PITTSBURGH, PA] - free cake (party of 5 min.; 2 drink min.)
GOLDEN CORRAL - free meal to Birthday Club members (not just kids!) during month of birthday
GRILLFISH - free meal
HANA JAPAN [DUBLIN, CA] - free meal
HARD ROCK CAFÉ - free dessert
HOMETOWN BUFFET - free birthday cake
HOOTERS - free song + tshirt
IHOP- free meal
JOE'S CRAB SHACK - free cake
JT WHEATFIELDS [BUFFALO, NY] - free coupon in phone book
KRISPY KREME - free dozen donuts + travel mug of coffee (register first)
LOMBARDI'S IN BALLARD [SEATTLE, WA] - free meal w/another during month of birthday (register first)
LOTUS - free meal
LUTHERS BBQ - free stuff (varies) for "Great Rewards" members
MACARONI GRILL - free dessert + OPERA-style "Happy Birthday" song
MAGGIANOS - $10 Off purchase of $20 (sign up in advance)
MARIE CALENDERS - free dessert
MAX AND ERMA [OH] - free $5 dessert
MOONIES DINER - free meal
MUCKLESHOOT CASINO [SEATTLE, WA] - free sushi dinner + player's club points
NITTY GRITTY [MADISON, WI] - free drink + souvenir glass
OKAYAMA RESTAURANT (in Japan Town) [SAN JOSE, CA] - free meal
OLIVE GARDEN - cake (some say free, most say $$)
ONAMI [WEST COVINA, CA] - free dinner WITH 3 other people paying
OUTBACK - free dessert + song
PANCAKE HOUSE [WINNIPEG, CAN] - free entrée Reported DEAD
PARADISO'S - free meal
PERKIN'S - free stack of pancakes
PF CHANGS - free cake or cheesecake
PONCHO'S - free meal, dessert & picture
PROVINO'S ITALIAN RESTAURANT - free $10.99 meal and ice cream dessert
Radisson (on Portage Ave at Smith St) [WINNIPEG, CAN] - free entree in their 12th floor restaurant
REAL SEAFOOD COMPANY [ANN ARBOR] - free meal and dessert
RED LOBSTER - free slice of cake + song

Red Robin, if you sign up in advance, you get a B1G1 Free Burger coupon 1 week before your BDay that is good for 14 days. Also, a few days after signing up, you get a $3 off coupon.

Here is link:


RICE & COMPANY [PITTSBURGH, PA] - free meal for Robinson Rewards Club members
ROCK BOTTOM - free appetizer for Mug Club members
ROUND TABLE - free personal pizza
RUBIO'S MEXICAN - (many say invalid)
SCALINI'S ITALIAN RESTAURANT [ATLANTA, GA] - up to 10.95 off pasta specialties
SHEPARD'S BUFFET [CLEARWATER BEACH, FL] - free dinner buffet w/3 other paid customers
STEAK AND ALE - free mini choco cake
STEAK-N-SHAKE - free dinner for "birthday club" kids
TACO BELL - free combo meal of your choice
TGI FRIDAYS - Free Birthday Dessert
THE 99 [BOSTON, MA] - free meal
THE LOFT [FL] - free meal
THE PALM - 3lb lobster (must be a member/register first)
THE PARADISO [GRAND FORKS, ND] - free entrée + sombrero & song
THE VINE TAVERN - free meal
TODAI SEAFOOD BUFFET - Free Meal or voucher for Meal Next Visit
TONY ROMA'S - free dessert
UP THE CREEK [MARYVILLE, TN] - free meal and dessert
VACCARO'S ITALIAN PASTRY SHOP [MD/DC AREA] - free dessert and drink
WENDY'S - free kids meal to all kids club members
Z' TEJAS - $15 coupon for the month of your birthday (register first)
ZIO'S - free dessert

ARIZONA SNOW BOWL [FLAGSTAFF, AZ] - free skiing/riding (if they are open)
Auto Zone - Free oil change
BEAR MOUNTAIN OR SNOW SUMMIT - free skiing/riding
BELLEAYRE MOUNTAIN - free skiing/riding
DAVE AND BUSTERS - $5 game card credit
Hallmark - 20% off coupon for one item
HARKINS - free movie
HOLLYWOOD VIDEO - free video rental
safeway GROCERY STORE - free movie rental
SCRUB-A-DUB - free car wash
VARIOUS STRIP CLUBS - free lap dances
WHITEHALL JEWELERS - free $50 gift certificate

Original thread Please maintain the quick summary as you discover things are no longer valid and as new places are discovered. I am obviously too lazy to do so myself.

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I've removed the info above.  Just as an FYI, quoting personal info probably shouldn't be done either

MVP9596 (Jun. 01, 2015 @ 9:42a) |

Oh, I know that, and I frequently point out to mods some "quoted" posts that they have forgotten to edit when they have ... (more)

NantucketSunrise (Jun. 01, 2015 @ 3:32p) |

You can sign up now to get all these deals next year when your birthday comes around again.

NantucketSunrise (Aug. 17, 2015 @ 1:47a) |

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January 2014

Recently I gathered up some of the other threads on this topic - check them out, too, if you are interested in birthday freebies.

Plenty of Free on your birthday


Freebies Birthday Thread - USA Birthday Freebie Listings For: Babies, Childern, Adults - Add yours here!

BIRTHDAY FREEBIES - Freebie Meals, Store Discounts & More - Adults, Kids & Pets - USA/CANADA - 2009-2010

Restaurants that give FREE Meals on your Birthday (and other B-DAY deals) !! <from archives>

Birthday Freebies

Restaurants that give FREE Meals on your Birthday (and other B-DAY deals) !! UPDATED

some of these threads are old, some are recent.
not every offer listed is still current.

Obviously, threads on this topic should not be "archived", and the topic really should have its own "free stuff" stickied thread at the top of the Free Stuff forum, so people don't keep reinventing the wheel.

I tried to ask for that, but it didn't work:

Do you think that the "on your birthday: free food and stuff" thread should be un-archived/made a current FW thread?

***AUTOZONE is no longer giving free oil changes on birthdays***

Acme Markets / Albertsons and possibly others, Free Birthday cake for first birthday, must bring proof of child being 1 yr old, ex: birth certificate.

THE PALM - note that not only club registration is needed, but also at least 500 club points ($500 in lifetime purchases) to get the free lobster.

Seattle Needle Revolving Restaurant - Free desert
iHOP (Seattle) - No free meal
iHOP (Orlando west-Winter Garden) No free meal,no cheap promos ie 99 cent pancakes EVER

Here is updated information as of 5/30/06:

Birthday Freebies for Adults:

Abbotts Frozen Custard - Locations: NY, FL, MA
Free Treat - Register Online

USA - Applebees Restaurant
Free Dessert and song - all ages

USA - Arby's
Birthday Discount

USA- Atlanta Bread Company
Free cookie, no purchase required. Must sign up for e-mail club.

USA - Austin Grill
Free Meal - Register online thru E-Club - for kids and adults - Locations Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C.

USA - BD's Mongolian BBQ
Free Stir Fry - Register Online

USA - Bailey's Pub & Grill / Fox & Hound Restraunt
Receive by Email: Buy 1, Get 1 Free Entree Coupon, Expires 07 days of birthday - Join Email Club

USA - Baskin Robbins Birthday Club
Join the Baskin-Robbins Birthday Club on our website and get a coupon for a FREE 2.5 oz ice cream scoop and a coupon for $3.00 off of an ice cream cake for your birthday! - All Ages, Coupon Expires 05 days after Birthday - Hit "Store Locator" At top of page for one near you.

USA - Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream
Free Ice Cream - Register Online - Several Locations
This is now - http://www.benjerry.com/contact-us/chunk-spelunker/index.cfm

USA - Bennigan's Restaurant
Buy 1 Entree, Get 1 Entree FREE and Brownie Ice Cream Dessert Free - Register Online

USA - Buca di Beppo (Italian)
From my last birthday: 'Simply bring in a copy of this email, purchase any entree and receive a complimentary dessert from our
selection of taste-tempting treats.' Set about a week before your birthday and good for a month. - Register Online

USA - Caribou Coffee
Free drink (excluding bottled drinks) - Register for e-mail club or use this coupon.

USA - Carrow's Seafood Restraunt
Free Cake - Register Online

USA - Charlie Brown's Steakhouse - 53 Locations: NJ, NY, PA
$10 coupon with purchase of 2 entrees (good for a month or two). Join Handshake Club.

USA - Chevy's Mexican Restaurant
Free Gift - 35 locations

USA - Chili's
Free Dessert and Happy Birthday Song - participating locations

USA - Cold Stone Creamery Birthday Club
Free hand-made small/medium bowl of Ice Cream - Several Locations - All Ages - Join online

USA - Dairy Queen
Free Ice Cream Cone coupon by Email - Ages 16 and Under "Click Join DQ Crew" to register

Dairy Queen Blizzard Fan Club - register and get a B1G1F coupon and then get another B1G1F coupon (for Blizzard) about 1 week before your BDay: http://www.blizzardfanclub.com then JOIN at bottom right

USA - Damon's Steakhouse
Buy 1, Get 1 Free Entree, Birthday song and More! - Register Online

USA - Daphne's Greek Cafe
Join their eClub and get a free plate on your birthday as well as other discounts - Register Online

USA - Devon Seafood Grill (Chicago IL, Hershey PA, Milwaukee WI, and Philadelphia PA; Oakbrook IL and Kendall FL coming in summer 2012); also sister restaurants Chequers (Atlanta GA) and Bristol (Creve Coeur MO, Kansas City MO, Leawood KS, and O'Fallon MO)
A $15 welcome offer for your next visit and a complimentary entree (up to $25 [dine-in only, one per table, excludes Saturdays]) on your birthday
http://www.devonseafood.com/ (pick your location then "EMAIL SIGN-UP" or may sign up in person at restaurant; offer comes by mail)

USA - Famous Daves BBQ
Free Gift (maybe a piece of birthday cake, an appetizer, some ribs. Special offers and more - Join P.I.G. (pretty important guest) Club. participating restaurants - Click Join Pig Club at bottom of page.

USA - Firehouse Subs
Free Sub on Birthday, Register Online under "Ecrew" - Several Locations

USA - Friendly's Restraunt Birthday Club
Free ice cream cone with any purchase on their birthday! (Age 13 ) - Must join at website, Located in: CT, DE, FL, MA, MD, MASS, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, PA, RH, SC, VT, VI.

USA - Fuddruckers Restraunt
Free Sundae - Show ID - NOT at the ABQ, NM location

USA - Ghirardelli Chocolate
Birthday gift and special offers by email - Been around since 1852

USA - Glory Days Grill
Free Sundae on Birthday, Special offers - Locations: FL, MD, VA

USA - Gold Star Chili eClub
Buy 1, Get 1 Free Cheese Coney, special offers - Join Email Club

USA - Golden Corral
Free Meal - Locations: PA, WV, OH, KY, IN

USA - Gordon Biersch Restaurant & Brewery
Free entree with the purchase of another entree (requires e-mail sign-up).

USA - Hard Times Cafe
Buy 1, Get 1 Free appetizer on birthday, Special Offers, special invite to VIP beer events and more. - Locations: Maryland and Virginia

USA - Hollywood Video Birthday Club
Come in for a FREE Hollywood Film Library rental on your birthday! If we don't already know, just tell us when you check out that you're celebrating a birthday. Free birthday rentals extend to everyone else on your membership account, too. Next time you're in, just ask a Guest Service Representative if all members' birth dates are in our computer. - Driver's License/State ID Required.

Hooter's in AZ, NM, CO & MN
With e-mail club, "your age is your discount" (also receive a coupon for a free appetizer for initial sign-up).

USA - Houlihan's
Free entree of your choice with birthday email (no other purchase required), free appetizer or dessert (seems to vary based on year) on signup anniversary. ID not requested at some locations, YMMV on no ID.

USA - Hungry Howies
Free Medium One Topping Pizza w/ $5 Order

USA - International House Of Pancakes (IHOP)
Free Sundae - Show ID
Free Rooty Tooty Fresh & Fruity Breakfast if you sign up for the Pancake Revolution! (New)

USA - Islands Restaurant
Free burger or entree of your choice and a slice of Kona Pie on your birthday - register online

USA - Joe's Crab Shack
Free Gift on your Birthday - Register Online

USA - Krispy Kreme
half dozen doughnuts on your birthday and coffee mug. Participating locations - Register thru Friends of Krispy Kreme

USA - Landry's Seafood House
Free appetizer with purchase of entree. Must sign up for e-mail club.

USA - Macaroni Grill
Free Dessert and Song - Show ID

USA - Maggiano's Little Italy
Birthday Gift and offers

USA - Marble Slab Creamery
Free regular cone, no purchase required. Must sign up for e-mail club.

USA - Muer Restraunts
Register online for Friends Dining Club, Receive 2 Birthday offers and 1 Anniversery offer Read Terms & Conditions. Locations go to: http://www.muer.com/locations/locations.html Charleys Crab, The Grand Concourse, Big Fish Seafood Bistro, Meriwether's, The Gandy Dancer, River Crab, Chuck & Haroids Cafe

USA - Noodles & Company
Free noodle dish, no purchase required. Must sign up for e-mail club.

USA - O' Charley's
Free Dessert and song - Let your waitress know.

USA - On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina
Free Appetizer - Register Online thru Club Cantina

USA - Outback Steakhouse
Free Blooming Onion - W/Photo ID

USA - Pappadeaux Seafood
Free appetizer w/ purchase of entree. Must sign up for e-mail club.

USA - Qdoba Mexican Restaurant
Buy 1, Get 1 Free entree right before your birthday. Must sign up for our email club. - Several Locations

USA - Quiznos Subs
Birthday Gift - Register Online

USA - Red Lobster
Free ice cream sundae and special gift when you register online for the Overboard Birthday Club - Show ID

USA - Red Robin
Free Hamburger and Fries on your Birthday - Register online - Adults and Childern

USA - Rockfish Restaurant
Free Item near Birthday - Locations: Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, North Carolina

USA - Rubio's Mexican Grill
Free meal up to $7, no purchase required. Must sign up for e-mail club.

USA - Ruby Tuesday
Sign up for "So Connected" email offers and receive a free burger on your birthday.
[edit Jan 2013: For the Ruby Tuesday birthday offer, my relative in Nov 2012 got an email for a free burger as he always has, while his wife in Jan 2013 got an email giving her a free dessert only - a choice of two free cupcakes or a brownie.]

USA - Ruby's Diner
Free Sundae/Shake for 2 weeks after your birthday with a coupon they email if you belong to their eClub (check for a location near you)

USA - Steak and Ale
$10.00 off 2 Adult Entrees, Birthday gift and Anniversery plus coupons - Register Online

USA - The Melting Pot (A fondue restaurant)
Free fondue for two coupon by e-mail for signing up to their list, as well as on your birthday and anniversary.

USA - TGI Friday's
Free Appetizer - Register Online

USA - Texas Roadhouse
Join Texas Roadie VIP and Receive a coupon for a Free Dessert on your Birthday - Show ID

USA - The Fox and Hound / Bailey's Pub & Grille
Get a Free appetizer just for joining, a Free entree all year long! http://www.fishbowl.com/clt/ttlentmnt/lp/join/v3/join.asp

USA - Tony Roma's Restraunt Birthday Club
FREE dinner. Join at least 2 weeks before your birthdate.

ALABAMA- Catfish Country.
Wetumpka, Alabama
free seafood buffet on birthday. Must show ID proof
Catfish Country website

CALIFORNIA- Acapulco Mexican Restaurant (1 location in Oregon)
'Exclusive Birthday Offer" Used to be a free meal for the birthday person, not sure if it's sill like that though

CALIFORNIA - Cosmo's Italian Kitchen (South Orange County)
'As our gift to you to celebrate your birthday, we're giving you a FREE entree when you purchase another of equal or greater value.' (mine was good for the two weeks before my birthday) - Sign up on line to become a Cosmo's Paisano Club member

Birthday Freebies for Children:

For childern Ages 12 and Under (Parents MUST sign up for them) - Free or Discounted - Listings are Locally, Nationwide, Worldwide:

ARIZONA - Bookman's Book Store Kids Club
offers a 10% discount on books for children enrolled in the Kids Club. They also send a $5 Bookmans' Gift Certificate to the birthday child around their birthday.

Austin Grill
Free Meal - Register online thru E-Club - for kids and adults - Locations Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C.

Baskin Robbins Birthday Club
Join the Baskin-Robbins Birthday Club on our website and get a coupon for a FREE 2.5 oz ice cream scoop and a coupon for $3.00 off of an ice cream cake for your birthday! - All Ages, Coupon Expires 05 days after Birthday - Hit "Store Locator" At top of page for one near you.

Free Meal on Childs Birthday - for listings click on link above

Bob Evans Restraunt Birthday Club
Free Meal on Birthday and Kids Membership Club - Restaurants in 13 states. Must join online. Ages 12 and Under.

Boston Market Birthday Club
Free kid's meal, drink, and dessert, Must join Birthday Club Website. Age 12 and Under.

Brighams Ice Cream & Restaurants
Free Meal and Sundae - Register Online - Ages 11 and Under - 26 Locations: MA, CT

CONNECTICUT - Taco Loco Mexican Restraunt
Free Dessert, Register online - Location: 3170 Fairfield Ave - Bridgeport, Connecticut 06605 - Tel (203) 335-8228

Cactus Willies Birthday Club
Free Meal - Register Online - 6 Locations: MD, PA

California Pizza Kitchen
FREE Kids meal and drink for kids on their birthday! ** 10 and Under ** - Register Online - Located in Several States.

Captain D's Birthday Club
FREE Birthday Card, Kids meal & Treat! - Sign-up under "Agent Signup" - located in several states.

Cold Stone Creamery Birthday Club
Free Ice Cream Scoop - Several Locations - All Ages - Join online

Culvers Restaurant
Free Gift - Check for Restaurant Participation before going. - Locations: Midwest USA

Dairy Queen
Free Ice Cream Cone coupon by Email - Ages 16 and Under "Click Join DQ Crew" to register

Denny's Restaurant
Yep, they started it back again - Free Kids Meal and Sundae from Kids Menu, Ages 10 and Under - To join Birthday Club - Go to website, Print and Fill out form and send it by regular Snail Mail.

East of Chicago Pizza
Free gift - Ages 12 and under - Parent must Register online - Locations: OH, IN, VA, FL, SC

Eat'n Park Restaurant
Free Gift on Birthday and Anniversery - 30 Locations East of Ohio

FLORIDA - Abbotts Custard
Free Treat - Register Online - 33 Locations

FLORIDA - Galaxy Skating Centers
Free Admission - Register at either location ask for "Birthday Club Entry Form" - 2 Locations: Davie and Ft Laurderdale

Firehouse Subs
Free Sub on Birthday, Register Online under "Ecrew" - Several Locations

FLORIDA (only has locations in Lakeland & St. Petersburg): Texas Cattle Company
Free 18oz T-Bone steak meal on your birthday; can upgrade to the 24oz porterhouse steak for ~$7.95 tax IIRC
Great steak, heading their now since today is my birthday (Oct. 26) - at least fot 3 1/2 hours more.

Friendly's Restraunt Birthday Club
Free Kids Meal and ice cream cone on their birthday! - Ages 12 and Under - Must join at website, Located in: CT, DE, FL, MA, MD, MASS, NH, NJ,NY, NC, OH, PE, RH, SC, VT, VI.

GEORGIA - Atlanta Thrashers
Free ticket voucher, Free applebee's sundae, membership card, discounts & more! - Fill out "Rookie Membership Form" (Free) and mail.

Kiddie Kandids Photography
Free Birthday Portrait - Register Online - Location: Nationwide

Luby's Restaurant
Register Online - Free Kids Meal - Ages 10 and under - 129 Locations: TX, AK, AZ, LA

MASSACHUSETTS - Cabot's Ice Cream & Restaurant Birthday Club
Free Sundae coupon by Email - Ages 13 and Under - Parent must register child online - Location: 743 Washington Street, Newtonville, MA 02460

MICHIGAN - Bavarian Inn Restaurant
Free Dinner and Special Birthday Surprises - Register Online - Ages 12 and under - Location: 713 South Main Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734 - 1-800-228-2742

MICHIGAN - Fairlane Town Center Mall Kids Club
Birthday & Stores in mall Offers Ages 12 and Under

MICHIGAN - La Senorita Mexican Restaurant
Free dinner from our Children's Menu, a free soft drink and the choice of a free birthday cake or a Little Amigo Sundae! - 12 and Under - Register online. 5 Locations in Mid-Michigan

MICHIGAN - Redwood Lodge (Flint, MI)
Free meal (up to $20) on your birthday. Must register for their Pub Club in person in advance of your birthday. Awarded National Brewpub of the year in 2009 (Great American Beer Fest, Denver)
Redwood Lodge

MICHIGAN - Zehnder's Birthday Club
FREE World Famous Family Style Chicken Dinner or 3-piece luncheon during the month of your birthday - (You must be a registered member of Zehnder's Birthday Club at least 60 days prior to your birthday to participate in the current year.) - Located in Frankenmuth, MI

Max and Erma's Restaurant Birthday Club
Free $5.00 Dessert - Register online

MISSOURI - Andy's Frozen Custard
Join "The Yum Squad" and receive a free cone on your birthday.

MISSOURI - Minsky's Pizza
Join "Minsky's for Life" and receive a free small pizza on your birthday (dine-in only).

MISSOURI - eggtc
Join eggtc. for Lifeand receive FREE menu items on your birthday, and throughout the year.

MISSOURI - Kansas City Area : sign up for the Osteria Il Centro VIP Diner's club.
Sign up for FREE menu items throughout the year.

NEW YORK - Abbotts Custard
Free Treat - Register Online - 33 Locations

NORTH CAROLINA - Gate City Lanes
Free Bowling

NORTH CAROLINA - North Gate Mall Kids Club
Free Birthday Meal, Freebies & Discounts thru mall merchants, a carousel ride and more! - Register in person at Mall Customer Service Counter. "Little Shoppers Club" - Ages 10 and Under - 1058 West Club Boulevard, Durham, NC

NORTH CAROLINA - Wilmington Symphony
The WSO Birthday Club, open to youths aged 14 and under, now has over 500 members and continues to grow. Club members attend special dress rehearsals, are given backstage tours, receive special children's concert programs and a birthday card signed by the conductor and concert master. - Fill out form and mail in.

OHIO - Johnny Toys
Register Online for Johnny's Toys Birthday Club membership is for children in the greater Cincinnati, Ohio area. When you become a member of the Johnny's Toys Birthday Club, your child will receive a personal birthday card from Johnny's Toys. Their birthday card will include a real key, which invites them to open the magic castle door at one of Johnny's Toys 4 convenient locations. Inside the castle your child will find a FREE birthday gifts! *** Ages 10 and Under *** - Serving Cincinnati, Ohio Area

OHIO: meijer Birthday Club
Free Pepsi 12-Pack Coupon - Childern Must get parents permission, Read rules before applying - Must Register 3 weeks before Birthday **Metro Toledo, Ohio Residents Only**

OREGON - Comedy Sportz
Two free tickets to ComedySportz just for being born! We'll send you a card in your birthday month and you'll get to see a show with a pal for free. Limit of two members per address and/or per family. Register Online - We reserve the right to change the program at any time, and it's pretty likely to get changed in 2006. Located in Portland, OR

Outback Steakhouse
Free Blooming Onion - All Ages

Perkin's Family Restaurants
Free Kids meal with purchase of Adult Entree - Register Online

Pizza Ranch
Free Kid's Meal Certificate, mailed to the birthday boy or girl just prior to their birthday. visit your local Pizza Ranch and ask for a Birthday Club form. Ages 11 and Under. Locations: IL, IA, MI, MN, NE, ND,SD, WI

Price Chopper Supermarkets
FREE Birthday cake to celebrate your child's first birthday! - Register Online - ** Ages 2 Years and Under ** The Baby Club will mail your FREE Birthday Cake coupon by the 1st of the month of your child's birthday. For example, if your child was born on April 15, 2002 and turns one year old on April 15, 2003, your coupon will arrive by April 1, 2003. NOTE: Only good in States: CT, MASS, NH, NY, PE, VT

Five locations in DFW. Join the THE CHILEHEADS CLUB
Enjoy free Sunday Brunch. Blue Mesa offers a huge variety of tastes on Sunday brunch - from breakfast favorites like omelets made-to-order, waffles and eggs benedict, to enchiladas, tacos, Adobe Pies, salads, grilled meats and fish, desserts and much more. Your brunch also includes champagne and Mimosas!

TEXAS - KTRE Channel 9 Birthday Club
Get Free certificate for Chick-fil-A Meal and get name announced on Ktre Channel 9 on air. Must register at least 2 weeks before birthday to be approved for that year. Must be from the East Texas viewing area to apply - Read club rules for additional info.

USA - Barnum & Bailey Circus
Get a FREE ticket to Barnum & Bailey Circus for your baby *** up to 12 months *** when you register for the Baby's First Circus program website.

USA - Glory Days Grill
Free Sundae on birthday, special offers - Join Email club - Locations: FL, MD, VA

USA - Gold Star Chili eClub
Aduly buy Entree and Birthday Kid (10 and under) gets free Meal - On Tuesdays Kids (10 and under) eat Free & Gold Star Kids will also receive a free toy surprise and an opportunity to register to win great monthly prizes including gift certificates to Montgomery Cyclery, K*B Toys, and Media Play, passes to local attractions such as the Museum Center, the Cincinnati Zoo, the Beach, Mighty Ducks games, movie premiers, and fun prizes such as CD players, games and T-shirts. Click "Gold Star Kids" on website for more info - Join Email Club - Locations: Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana

USA - Johnny Carino's
Birthday Discount

USA - Mc Donalds / Mickey D's
The Ronald McDonald Birthday Club is for childern Ages 10 and under. During the month of his or her birthday, the child receives a special note from Ronald McDonald, as well as a coupon for a free meal at McDonald's. To join the club, please fill out an entry form at a participating McDonald's restaurant (Most Mc Donald's Playlands are in this program)

USA - O' Charleys
Free Dessert - no age limit - 240 locations in Midwest

USA - Red Robin
Free Hamburger on your Birthday - Register online - Adults and Childern - expires 05 days of your birthday.

USA - Sonic America's Drive-In Birthday Club
Register Online - Your child will receive a birthday greeting for a FREE Wacky Pack kids' meal during the week of his or her birthday and occasional additional special offers via email. - Locations: Nationwide

USA - toys r us
Sign up for the Toys "R" Us Geoffrey Birthday Club online and make your child's day *** Ages 10 and younger ***. Your little one will receive a surprise birthday card, gift, and a call from Geoffrey!

TEXAS - casa Chapala
Free Meal - Register Online or bring photo id into restraunt - 2 Locations

TEXAS - Dallas & Houston
10% off bill a sake/tea gift set special cake a coupon for 10% off future visit

WASHINGTON - Alfy's Pizza
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Thanks to 403Forbidden, the original OP for starting it to begin with!

Benihana birthday cert is only good M-Th. Also, there is NO requirement to bring 3 guests on my certificate.


For west coasters, Rubios is a good one since you can get $7 worth of good food to go.

BTW, today I received a great B-day freebie from SportClips via email. Free MVP haircut certificate, $24 value. I wasn't expecting it but I assume I signed up on their email list somewhere along the line. Thought I would share since all the birthday boys are probably here foraging for free food!

CHILI'S - free song ... WTF! LOL!

BD's Mongolian BBQ gives a free meal (one bowl)
DSW gives you $5 off purchase
Victoria's Secret gives $10 off purchase of $10 or more
Rock Bottom used to give a free appetizer via postcard but I think now they just put it on your mug club card

Ruby Tuesday free Burger and fries.

I sign up for this all the time, it's cool, but most only give desserts and I'm not a dessert type, but the ones that give burgers, etc. AWESOME!

Great list - Thanks OP!

I think the Fuddruckers burgers are the best birthday freebie that I've gotten, but the burgers at Red Robin are so terrible that I won't even eat a free one. FWIW, the one time that I did go to Red Robin on my b-day, they gave me free ice cream (and of course fries) in addition to the free burger. The atmosphere isn't as bad as Fuddruckers, but the burgers are terrible. I'll try Ruby Tuesday next year.

Chevys and Black Angus will email you free dinner certificates once you register your birthday on their site. Just enjoyed a free $19.95 steak dinner yesterday, and plan to go to Chevys this week too, on the house.

Moe's Southwest Grill will email you a coupon - it's a little different every year. This year was a free burrito.

Re: Red Lobster - I went in today for my 45th birthday today for lunch. The manager laughed at me.

hard2hold said:   Re: Red Lobster - I went in today for my 45th birthday today for lunch. The manager laughed at me.

Happy Birthday!

PrinceK said:   Benihana birthday cert is only good M-Th. Also, there is NO requirement to bring 3 guests on my certificate.


Boo about only M-TH!! Good deal though, 4 of us went last year and even though the birthday person's dinner was under $30, they went ahead and took a flat $30 off our total bill

hard2hold said:   Re: Red Lobster - I went in today for my 45th birthday today for lunch. The manager laughed at me. did you go to their website and join the overboard club? they email coupons.

hard2hold said:   Re: Red Lobster - I went in today for my 45th birthday today for lunch. The manager laughed at me.
It's because you are so old

At Sephora, join as a Beauty Insider (free) and receive a free gift within 14 days of your birthday. Currently, a 6 oz Philosophy Vanilla Birthday Cake 3-in-1 or Jack Black skincare items.

remove Bill Knapps. they've all been closed for almost a decade.

ALSO remove Redwood Lodge in Flint, MI. they no longer have the "pub club" or the free birthday meal promo.

If you sign up for the unknowns, just consider those a birthday surprise.

Atlanta Bread Company - free cookie when u signup and also on bday.
Au Bon Pain - SIGNUP=free travel mug BDAY=unknown
Backyard Burgers - SIGNUP=free burger BDAY=unknown
Bahama Breeze - unknown
Bar Louie SIGNUP=$10 off BDAY=free dessert
Beef O'Bradys SIGNUP=free app w/entree purchase BDAY=free dessert w/entree purchase
Bertucci's - SIGNUP=$5 off $30 BDAY=free dessert w/ $25 purchase
Biggby Coffee - free birthday treat
Biscuitville - unknown
BJ's Restaurant - bday=free pizookie dessert
Blue Mesa Grill- SIGNUP=free app BDAY=free sunday brunch
Bonefish Grill - unknown
Boston's Gourmet Pizza- SIGNUP=free app BDAY=free dessert
Brio Italian- $10 off bday meal
Buca Di Beppp - small app for bday
Burritoville - unknown
Carrabba's - SIGNUP=free app BDAY=$10 off
Champps Americana- SIGNUP=free app or cheeseburger BDAY=unknown
Cheeburger Cheeburger SIGNUP=free half shake w/entree BDAY=BOGO
Claim Jumper - Free Entree on Bday!
Corner Bakery - SIGNUP=free cookie BDAY=unknown
Cozymels - SIGNUP=free queso BDAY=half off fajitas for up to 4 people
Dunkin Donuts - Signup= Free medium beverage Bday=Free medium beverage
Elephant Bar - Signup = $5 coupon BDAY=unknown
Fazoli's - free bday dessert
Flat Top Grill - Free bday stirfry meal
Genghis Grill - Free birthday bowl
Gordon Biersch- BOGO entree
Home Run Inn- Bday-Buy a drink & get free personal cheese pizza
Hu Hot Grill - free mongolian grill bowl
Jason's Deli- $5 off Bday
Jersey Mike's - Free regular sub & 22 oz drink!
Kona Grill - free Bday entree
KooKooRoo - SIGNUP=free entree BDAY=unknown
Logan Roadhouse - SIGNUP=$5 off $20 BDAY=free nutter butter fudgeslide with entree purchase
Macallister's Deli - Bday=$5 off
Maggie Moos - Signup=BOGO Bday=free kid's cone
Milios- unknown
Mimi's Cafe - SIGNUP=free breakfast BDAY=free entree with $20 purchase
O'Charleys - SIGNUP=free app BDAY=$5 off $20
Old Chicago - Free dessert.
Pepe's- Bday=BOGO
Pick up Stix- Free cream cheese wontons
Pizza Fusion-unknown
Pizza Inn - unknown
Ponderosa - SIGNUP=bogo BDAY= unknown
Potbelly - Unknown
Qdoba - BOGO
Raising Canes - SIGNUP=free combo box BDAY=unknown
Red Lobster - $5 off 2 adult entrees
Rita's Water Ice - SIGNUP=bogo BDAY=unknown
Ryan's- SIGNUP=$3 off with drink purchase BDAY=unknown
Schlotzskys - Bday=free small sandwich
Sizzler - unknown
Souper Salad - Free birthday meal
Spicy Pickle - Free sandwich on bday
Stoney River- Signup=$20 coupon Bday=Email that wishes you a Happy Birthday
Sweet Tomatoes / Souplantation Bday=BOGO w/2 drink purchase
Ted's Montana Grill - free cookie & ice cream dessert on bday.
Texas Roadhouse - free app or sidekick of ribs
Texas Steakhouse - SIGNUP= $5 off $25 BDAY=free dessert
Timber Lodge Steakhouse - $10 off birthday meal.
Uncle Julios - unknown
Uno's Chicago Grill- Bday=BOGO
Village Inn - SIGNUP=Get free entree with entree and 2 drink purchase BDAY=unknown
Weathervane - $10 coupon on bday
Wendy's - $1 off premium combo
Which wich - SIGNUP=Free sandwich with drink purchase BDAY=Free sandwich.
Wingstop - BDAY =Free large fries
Yoshinoya- unknown
Zaxby - SIGNUP=Free meal deal BDAY=Free nibbler
Zoe's Kitchen-Bday=BOGO

mario badescu gives you a $10 gc for your birthday

Thanks headlyone and choowee.

Here are the top 10 national restaurant deals as ranked by me. You must signup ahead of time. Current as of March 2011. All the deals work if you are flying solo except for Texas de Brazil.

BD Mongolian Grill/Hu Hot Grill/Genghis Grill - Free stir-fry bowl
Benihana - $30 off. Can only be used Mon-Thurs.
Caribou - any drink. good only on your birthday.
Claim Jumper - free entree up to $18 value.
Jersey Mike's - free regular sub and 22oz drink only on your birthday.
Kona Grill - free entree
Moe's Southwest Grill - free entree (excluding fajitas)
Noodles Company - Free noodles dish
Ruby Tuesday - Free burger and fries
Texas de Brazil - BOGO

Others that deserve consideration
Ben & Jerry's - free scoop of ice cream
Firehouse Subs - Free medium sub. Good only on your Bday - must show your ID.
Red Robin - you must go in to the restaurant to get a rewards card and sign up online for free bday burger & fries.
Schlotzskys - Free small sub. Coupon valid for 1 week and expires on Bday.
Spicy Pickle - Free entree. Coupon valid for 60 days.
Starbucks - you must register a gift card for free coffee on your bday

Also Red Robin requires a purchase of an entree after you activate the card to qualify for the free birthday burgers and fires. They have a promo now that when you activate the card you also get a free appetizer which expires in 14 days.

YMMV - The hunny & I went to Chili's for his birthday tonight. Someone at the table told the waitress that it was his birthday & he got a free brownie ala mode.

They even boxed it up for him to go.

eta: they even skipped the horrid singing

Some of you might want to check out this 2-day old post: http://www.mainstreet.com/slideshow/smart-spending/bargains/deals/best-birthday-freebies

alanmax said:   Also Red Robin requires a purchase of an entree after you activate the card to qualify for the free birthday burgers and fires. They have a promo now that when you activate the card you also get a free appetizer which expires in 14 days.
do you have to "birthday-activate" it every year?

knickdigger said:   alanmax said:   Also Red Robin requires a purchase of an entree after you activate the card to qualify for the free birthday burgers and fires. They have a promo now that when you activate the card you also get a free appetizer which expires in 14 days.
do you have to "birthday-activate" it every year?

That's a very good question. I don't know?

alanmax said:   ...Red Robin requires a purchase of an entree after you activate the card to qualify for the free birthday burgers....

Thanks for pointing this out, alanmax!

Thanks to you, I took a closer look at their sneaky Terms & Conditions:

Reward Redemption Order
1. Registration Reward
2. Surprise & Delight Rewards
3. 5 Visits in 5 Weeks, $20 Reward on 6th visit
4. Birthday Burger
5. Buy 9 items, Get the 10th item Free

Registration Reward
Upon registering a Red Royalty card at http://www.redrobin.com/redroyalty/ a free appetizer reward will be placed on the card. In order to receive the reward, the member must visit a Red Robin restaurant within 14 days and order the appetizer. If there is another reward available in addition to the Registration Reward, the Registration Reward will take priority and be redeemed first since it is a limited time offer.

Surprise & Delight Rewards
Occasionally throughout the year, members will receive email notification regarding Surprise & Delight Rewards that are available to them as a registered member. These rewards are limited time offers and can only be redeemed during a designated time frame. Because of their redemption restrictions, these types of rewards will take priority over any other reward except the Registration Reward.


Birthday Burger
During the month of the member’s birthday, a free burger will be placed on their Red Royalty card. In order to receive the reward, the member must visit during the month of their birthday and order any of Red Robin’s Gourmet Burgers. If the member visits and orders a burger, but also has the Registration Reward available, the Registration Reward will be redeemed first since it is a limited time offer. Since the burger was ordered during the month of the member’s birthday, it will remain on their Red Royalty card and be available for redemption during their next visit.

In short, it looks like I can't redeem my birthday burger until I get the "Registration Reward" and possibly their mysterious "Surprise & Delight Rewards" out of the way. (As you can probably infer, I have minimal interest in the free appetizer.)

Thanks again.

Today is my b-day, the terrific 50.
Found a great link

Enter your State.

irishangel160 said:   Today is my b-day, the terrific 50.
Found a great link

Enter your State.

Thanks. The website is a good idea but I was kind of disappointed with the results. For Illinois, the results I got were Red Robin which is outdated, Boston Market, Chuck E Cheese, Buffalo Wild Wings, Johnny Rockets, Ben & Jerry's, Denny's, Mimi's Cafe, Waffle House, and a bunch of IHOP locations. The national deals are all listed here already.

Claim Jumper birthday deal (free $18 entree) just died.
Now you have to pay $25 to join their club, getting a $25 entree in return and then get free birthday entree.
So basically BOGO...no deal.

It may sound like sour grapes but their food portions and quality have gone way down hill lately!
I think Landry's (the owner) has big $ problems and is taking it out on their restaurants.

Another one bites the dust!

Cold Stone is now B1G1 rather than 1 free on your birthday!

Sign up for Denny's reward program. Got a 20% off coupon as a welcome gift and an e-mail about free Build Your Own Grand Slam on my birthday (my birthday is this month). The free Grand Slam email didn't say I have to bring my e-mail in, just need to have ID.

Harkins Theater doesnt give free ticket on birthday

As a movie lover, this was the one thing i checked after i saw this list.

From their site:
Q: Does Harkins provide any free offers on my birthday?
A: Yes. At Harkins, we offer our guests a free medium sized popcorn on their birthday. Present your ID at the box office or to the Guest Services counter to receive your birthday coupon.

Rubio's gives you a $7.00 credit for your birthday when you join their e-mail club (sent a week ahead of time).

green bump.

My birthday's coming up. Time to register!

IHOP = free meal on birthday for signing up on website, plus free meal for signing up (printed copy of email and ID required)

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tiffanychen77 said:   It is regretful that I have just spent my birthday.It's too late.
  You can sign up now to get all these deals next year when your birthday comes around again.

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