9 Places to Score Free Food and Drinks on Mother’s Day Weekend

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Mother’s Day is just a few days away — Sunday, May 12. So if you want to treat Mom right, consider taking advantage of one of these deals that are available this weekend.

As always, call ahead to your nearest location to confirm it’s participating in these offers.

For more offers you can take advantage of this weekend, check out “13 Restaurant Chains Offering Gift Card Freebies This Spring.”

If you still need to get a gift, check out “10 Mother’s Day Gifts Any Woman Would Love.” Just be sure to order ASAP and make sure you or Mom will receive the gift on time.

The Cheesecake Factory

Email Mom a $50 gift card and receive a free bonus $10 gift card. This offer is available now through Sunday.

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Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que

On Sunday, all moms will receive a free $10 bonus gift card, which is valid May 14-July 14.

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Miller’s Ale House

Mom will get a free glass of wine or sangria with the purchase of an entree on Sunday. In addition, she’ll get a bonus card good for $10 off $30 on her next visit. The bonus card is valid through Dec. 31.

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Ruth’s Chris Steak House

All moms who dine at the restaurant on Saturday or Sunday will receive a free $25 gift card, which is valid May 13-June 30.

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Moms get free frozen yogurt — the first 6 ounces of an order, or a small cup or cone — on Sunday.

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Texas Steakhouse & Saloon

Take Mom to this restaurant on Sunday, and she’ll earn a free entree on her next visit. Or, if you prefer, buy Mom a $50 gift card online and get a free $10 bonus voucher.

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The Spaghetti Warehouse

Moms who visit on Sunday will receive the gift of a free take-home Spaghetti & Meatballs with the purchase of a Mother’s Day Meal. You will need to present the coupon on the restaurant’s website to claim the deal.

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Tim Hortons

On Sunday, select U.S. Tim Hortons locations will offer Mom a free “Mom-sized” iced coffee — 52 ounces — made with Tim Hortons Premium Blend. The freebie is available on a first come, first served basis until supplies run out. The chain notes that you also qualify if you are “Mom” to a dog.

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Moms get a free chili dog, small fries and small soda on Sunday.

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Do you plan to take advantage of any deals this Mother’s Day weekend? Let us know which ones — comment below or over on our Facebook page.

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