Birthday plans? Save money and get these free specials just for having been born! Signing up just takes minutes. Please note that the offers below might change in time or vary by location. This list was created by an SDBM intern scouring the internet and making phone calls to confirm local specials. Consider this as a list in progress:
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Applebees – Free dessert shooter (five choices) – Sign up for their e-mails.
Arby’s – Sign up and get coupons year round, including on your birthday.
Baker’s Square – Free slice of pie – Sign up for their e-Club. Also, their first email to you will include a coupon for a Free Entrée with the purchase of another adult entrée and two drinks!
Baskin Robbins – Sign up for their Birthday Club for a free ice cream treat.
Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream – Register online and you can get free ice cream!
Benihana’s Japanese Restaurant – Join the Free Benihana Chef’s Club, and you’ll receive a $30 gift certificate for use during your birthday month!
Bennigan’s – Sign up for their Bennigan’s Club and get a coupon for a free entree plus a free dessert.
Black Angus Steakhouse – Receive a complimentary dessert for joining the BA Prime Club and a free steak dinner for your birthday!
Boat House Restaurant (Harbor Island) – Receive a free prime rib dinner to honor your birthday. Call restaurant for details and designated day to cash in!
Boston Market – Birthday club is going to be new-and-improved. Stay tuned.
Buca di Beppo – Sign up for the Buca eClub and you receive a special offer for joining, a free birthday dessert and a treat on the date of your anniversary. Plus, you will receive ongoing money-saving coupons and special offers.
Burger King – Free kids meal to all kids club members. Join the BK Kids Club.
California Pizza Kitchen – Adults receive a small sundae. Kids ages 10 and under can join the CPKids Birthday Club Meal, dessert and a drink on day of chice during their birthday month.
Carrows – Get a free dessert now for joining.
Cheesecake Factory – Pay for dessert, but they sing and write name on the plate with chocolate syrup.
Chili’s – Free Birthday dessert with purchase of an entree or a free chocolate shake (see your local Chili’s). Sign up on thier E-mail Club for a welcoming gift of free Chips and Queso.
Claim Jumper – Your local CJ might give adults a free mud pie for dessert – yum! Children 12 years of age and under can join the Little Jumper’s Birthday Club and receive a complimentary gift just for joining and for their birthday a special certificate for a complimentary Little Jumper’s meal.
Cold Stone Creamery – Join the Cold Stone Birthday Club and get a free creation, and great offers, as well – so worth it!
Daphne’s Greek Café – Join the Pita Points Reward Program and just by enrolling, Daphne’s will offer you a FREE Birthday Plate.
Famous Dave’s Legendary Pit Bar-B-Que – Adults get a choice of food and children 12 and under get a FREE kids meal. Good for one week before and one week after birthday.
Dairy Queen – Free ice cream coupon in e-mail for kids 16 and under. They also have a Blizzard Club for adults with the same offer.
Denny’s – Free meal & sundae to kids under 10 as long as you sign up ahead of time.
Denny’s – Parents can fill out an application to enroll their children aged 10 and younger in Denny’s Birthday Club to receive a FREE kids entrée and sundae on the day of their birthday. Also, check locations, as many offer kids eat free days from 4-10pm.
Fuddruckers – Free brownie on birthday. Sign up for the Fudds Club for great deals.
Golden Spoon – Join the e-Club and receive a free yogurt on your birthday, special offers, and more.
Hard Rock Cafe – Free sundea or if you are a 21 y.o. or over kid you might get a free shot from the bar!
Hometown Buffet – Join the Mega Bar Meal club and get not only a BOGO free meal on your birthday and anniversary, but a free meal just for signing up!
Island’s – Join the Islands Restaurant Tiki Club to receive coupons & special offers throughout the year. You’ll also receive an Islands Restaurant coupon for a free gift on your birthday.
Krispy Kreme – Free dozen glazed donuts! You will need to sign up ahead of time.
Macaroni Grill – Free chocolate cake plus an OPERA-style “Happy Birthday” song on weekends.
Marble Slab Creamery – Kids up to age 12 can join the Marble Slab Kids’ Club and get a free ice cream cone on their birthday.
Marie Calender’s – Free slice of pie on your birthday as well as wedding anniversary. Also, join their e-Club.
Mimi’s – Join Mimi’s E-Club for BOGO breakfast offer and valuable coupons sent right to you on special occasions and for your birthday!
Noodles & Company - Become a member of their Noodlegrams (receive email updates) and be treated to a FREE birthday dish at your preferred location.
Old Spaghetti Factory – Children aged 12 and younger get a FREE meal for free when you sign them up for the Old Spaghetti Factory’s KIDS Club. All entrees include a soup or salad, a beverage, and a scoop of spumoni or vanilla ice cream.
On The Border – Free appetizer if you sign up
Outback Steakhouse – Free dessert or appetizer
Orange Julius – Free drink when you join the Orange Julius Quench Club
Pearl Hotel – Free entree on your birthday
Quizno’s – Join their mailing list and get a freebie on your birthday
Red Lobster – Free slice of cake if you join their Overboard Club
Red Robin – Free hamburger if you sign up for e-Club, plus a free gift just for signing up!
Rubio’s Fresh Mexican Grill – Join Rubio’s Beach Club online and receive a FREE birthday meal. The offer expires two weeks from date sent.
Smoothie King – Join Smoothie King’s online Kingdom and receive a FREE 20oz smoothie.
Sonic – Sign your kids up for Sonic’s Wacky Pack Kids Birthday Club and they will receive a coupon for a FREE Wacky Pack kid’s meal during the week of their birthday.
Souplantation BOGO-free Buffet – Join their online Club Veg and get a FREE meal when you purchase another.
Starbucks – Get a free drink on your birthday! All registered Starbucks Card holders get a handcrafted birthday beverage of their choice.
Taco Bell – Join the GenXmex Birthday Club, you’ll be mailed a gift certificate for a free Combo Meal during the month of your birthday!
TGI Friday’s – Free birthday cocktail, champagne or dessert/also get a free appetizer just for signing up!
Tony Roma’s – Go in and sign up for free ribs on your birthday. Be sure to sign up early as it tales 6-8 weeks to process your registration.
More Kids’ Birthday Freebies
* IKEA of San Diego – The first Tuesday of each Month, they offer free birthday parties for KIDS 12 years old and younger. For more information call 619.563.4532. ext. 1330 to reserve a spot.
* Geoffrey’s Birthday Club – Fun for kids 2 through age 10. They will receive a birthday card and a special gift in the mail, and some nice treatment when they go into a Toys ‘R’ Us store, as well. Click here for more.
* Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Baby’s First Circus Program – As parents of newborns (up to 12 months old and living in the continental United States) can receive a free ticket to the Circus. No expiration date! You’ll also be able to print a very special commemorative certificate that you can personalize with your child’s name.
Suggestion: Call to confirm the promotion before you head out and sign up for those that have email promotions as much in advance as possible, so your information is in the restaurants’ systems with plenty of time! If you have anything to add or any comments, please email Contact@SanDiegoBargainMama.com.