National restaurants are notorious for offering some of the best birthday freebies. In fact, you can go all day without spending a dime thanks to those special deals. Just remember, you may want to pack some extra bucks to cover gratuities at any of the places where you choose to indulge.
Start your day at Denny’s and get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam breakfast when you sign up for their loyalty program.
IHOP gives those celebrating a birthday a free Rooty Tooty Fresh N’ Fruity stack of pancakes when you sign up for their club.
Krispy Kreme gives E-club members a free doughnut on their birthday.
Get a free birthday drink at Starbucks when you sign up for the rewards program. You will need to register with an existing gift card in order to sign up.
Waffle House offers members of their Regulars Club a free classic waffle.
Buffalo Wild Wings will give you a free snack-size wings on your birthday when you sign up for Blazin’ Reward.
Sign up for the Firehouse Subs Rewards program and get a free medium sub the week of your birthday.
Jersey Mike’s rewards program MyMike’s gives birthday revelers a free sub.
Bonefish Grill will give you a free appetizer of Bang Bang Shrimp on your birthday, which is big enough to be an entree or great for sharing. You will need to sign up with Bonefish Grill Insider ahead of time.
Moe’s Southwest Grill has a free birthday burrito and cup of queso for people who sign up.
Texas Roadhouse has a free birthday appetizer with the purchase of an entree when you join their e-club.
Join the Baskin-Robbins Birthday Club and receive a coupon for a birthday deal which includes a 2.5 oz scoop and $3 off an ice cream cake.
Chili’s also provides a free birthday dessert when you sign up for My Chili’s Rewards.
Great American Cookies offers a free cookie with the purchase of a soda on your birthday when you sign up for Cookie Mail.
Sign up for the e-club at Olive Garden and get a free dessert, valued at up to $10.
Papa John’s has a free birthday dessert when you sign up for Papa Rewards.
Get a free cookie from Subway when you sign up for the MyWay Rewards program.
Applebee’s has a special offer referred to as a “birthday surprise” when you sign up for their mailing list.
Auntie Anne’s gives you a free pretzel when you sign up for and download their app. You will also receive a free pretzel when you first download the app and make a purchase of $1 or more.
Chick-fil-A has a membership program that allows you to earn a birthday reward.
Smoothie King offers a free smoothie coupon on your birthday.
Sign up with Sonic and receive a free slush or tots on your birthday. Kids can get a free child’s meal as well.
Zaxby’s gives members a free Nibblers when they join.