30 Places to Get Free Food or Beverage on Your Birthday

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Free food always tastes better. Sign up for these offers and eat for free, or receive a free beverage, on your birthday.

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    A&W Mug Club

    Homemade Soda Black Cow Ice Cream Float
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    Join the A&W Mug Club mailing list and you'll get a free A&W Root Beer Float on your birthday.

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    Backyard Burgers

    Homemade hamburger with minced beef and lettuce on sesame roll
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    Sign up for Backyard Burgers' Clubhouse, and get a free burger on the spot, plus a surprise on your birthday.

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    Barnes and Noble

    Kim Fields Book Signing
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    If you sign up your kids for the Barnes and Noble Kids' Club, they'll receive a free cupcake on their birthday.

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    bd's Mongolian Barbeque

    Mongolian Beef
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    Register for bd's Mongolian Barbecue's Club Mongo, and you'll receive a free meal (most likely a stir-fry) on your birthday.

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    Black Angus

    Sliced Steak Ribeye with french fries
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    Join the Black Angus Prime Club, and receive a free steak dinner the first year of membership (with the purchase of an entree).

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    Dunkin' Donuts

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    Sign up for Dunkin' UpDDate, and get a free beverage at sign-up, plus another one on your birthday.

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    Firehouse Subs

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    Firehouse Subs

    Just show your ID, and you'll get a free sub on your birthday.

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    Ham and Cheese Sandwich
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    Join HoneyBaked Rewards, and get a free Ham Classic sandwich on your birthday. Simply choose your location to find the store nearest you, and follow the prompts to sign up.

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    Salmon plate
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    Sign up for Houlihan's e-mail club and get a free entree on your birthday.

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    IHOP in Taos
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    Join the IHOP Pancake Revolution, and you’ll receive three free meals: one for signing up, one on your birthday, and another on the date you signed up.

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    Moe's Southwest Grill

    Chicken wrap
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    Sign up to receive the Moe's newsletter, and you'll receive a coupon for a free burrito on your birthday.

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    Red Lobster

    Surf and turf: dinner of steak, lobster tail
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    Join My Red Lobster Rewards, and choose from 3 temptingly delicious rewards each time you reach 125 points — you'll get 75 points just for joining!

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    Red Robin

    Red Robin Restaurant

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    Become a Red Robin eClub member, and get a free burger on your birthday.

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    Ruby Tuesday

    Ruby Tuesday
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    Get on the So Connected e-mail list, and you'll receive a coupon for a sweet treat on your birthday.

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    Scholtzsky's tuscan sandwich


    Join the Bun and Fun eClub, and get a free small sandwich on your birthday (good at participating locations).

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    Inspire Brands Inc To Acquire Sonic Restaurant Chain For $2.3 Billion
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    Sign up for My Sonic (Sonic's official fan club) and you'll receive a birthday coupon for either a regular order of tots, a medium fountain drink, or a regular cream slush.

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    Customer Behind Starbucks Sign in London
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    Register your Starbucks Card and get a free drink or food reward on your birthday.

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    T.G.I. Fridays

    Appetizer sampler platter
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    Enroll in the Fridays Rewards program, and you'll receive free food (apps like chips and salsa) with every visit, as well as lots of other great perks.

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    Bob Evans

    Bob Evans Restaurant Entrance
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    Sign your child up for the Bob Evans Kids' Times Birthday club, and he or she will receive a free kids' meal on their birthday (for ages 12 and under).

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    Sonic Drive-In Restaurant
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    Become a member of the Sonic Birthday Club, and your child will receive a coupon for a free Wacky Pack Kids' Meal on his or her birthday and a $1.99 Wacky Pack Kids' Meal on their half birthday.

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    Baskin-Robbins 70th Birthday Celebration
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    Sign up for the Baskin-Robbins Birthday Club, and you'll receive a coupon for a free 2.5 oz. scoop of ice cream on your birthday.

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    Ben and Jerry's

    Ben & Jerry's

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    Sign up for Chunk Mail, and stay abreast of everything Ben and Jerry's (and perhaps some free birthday ice cream).

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    ice cream scoop
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    Become a Fudgie Fanatic, and get a free cup or cone on your birthday.

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    Dairy Queen

    A S'mores flavored blizzard

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    Sign up for the Blizzard Fan Club, and you’ll receive a buy-one-Blizzard-get-one-free coupon on your birthday.

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    Grand Slam Breakfast - Pancakes, Bacon and Eggs
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    At Denny's, you'll receive a free Grand Slam on your birthday.

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    Famous Dave's

    Baby Back Pork Ribs With Baked Beans
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    Join the P.I.G. Club (Pretty Important Guest), and get free food on your birthday. It's for all ages, so be sure to sign up all of your family members.

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    Marble Slab Creamery

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    Sign up for Slab Happy Rewards, and you'll receive free ice cream just for signing up, as well as a $5 birthday reward among other perks.

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    Marie Callender's

    Key lime tart
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    Sign up for the Marie Callender's E-Club, and get a free slice of pie and $5 off an entree on your birthday. Kids and adults are eligible for a freebie.

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    Orange Julius

    Orange Julius
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    Join the Julius League and get a buy-one-get-one-free voucher just for signing up.

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    Qdoba Mexican Grill

    Qdoba Mexican Grill exterior and logo.
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    Register for the Qdoba rewards program ​and you'll receive points with every purchase that accumulate towards free food.