20 Restaurant Chains That Offer Free Food for Your Birthday

Your birthday is a day to truly splurge, and many restaurants will help kick off the celebration by offering you gratis grub.

In fact, if your birthday wish is for free eats, you have an overwhelming number of options. To help whittle down the choices, we’ve selected the best. They all involve a free meal or dessert.

1. bd’s Mongolian Grill

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Join the bd’s Rewards program and get a free meal on your big day.

2. Black Angus Steakhouse

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Join the Prime Club and get a free steak dinner on your next birthday with the purchase of one dinner entree.

3. Country Kitchen

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Join the Country Kitchen E-Club, and you’ll receive a coupon good for a free meal on your birthday.

4. Firehouse Subs

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Join Firehouse Rewards, and you can celebrate on your birthday with a free medium sub.

5. Houlihan’s

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Join the restaurant’s email list and savor a free entree on your birthday.

6. Jersey Mike’s Subs

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Sign up for the Jersey Mike’s Subs Email Club, and you’ll get a coupon good for a free regular sub each year on your birthday.

7. Moe’s Southwest Grill

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Join the Moe Rewards program and bite into a free burrito on your birthday every year.

8. Red Robin

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Become a Red Robin Royalty member and get a free burger during your birthday month.

9. Ruby Tuesday

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Join the restaurant’s So Connected program, and you’ll get your choice of a gratis burger or free Garden Bar entree on your birthday.

10. Spaghetti Warehouse

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Join the Warehouse eClub and get a free Special Birthday Meal on your birthday.

11. A&W

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Join the Mug Club and get a free root beer float on your birthday.

12. Cold Stone Creamery

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Join the My Cold Stone Club Rewards program and get a buy one, get one free coupon for your birthday.

13. Del Taco

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Join the Raving Fan eClub and get a free regular-size Premium Shake on your birthday.

14. Dippin’ Dots

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Join the Dot Crazy! Email Club, and you’ll get free Dippin’ Dots on your birthday.

15. Friendly’s

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Join Friendly’s BFF Club and get a free sundae for your birthday.

16. Gigi’s Cupcakes

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Join Gigi’s Cupcakes’ rewards program and get a free cupcake on your birthday.

17. Planet Smoothie

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Join Planet Smoothie’s eClub and get a free smoothie for your birthday.

18. Sprinkles

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Sign up for Sprinkles Perks and get a free cupcake for your birthday.

19. Ted’s Montana Grill

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Sign up for the email list, and you’ll get a free dessert on your birthday.

20. Yogurtland

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Join the Real Rewards program and get a free birthday treat — from 3 ounces to 16 ounces, depending on your rewards membership level.

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