Your birthday is a very special occasion and one worth celebrating, and there are fewer better ways to celebrate than free stuff! That’s right, taking the time to head to your favorite restaurant or coffee shop for a birthday freebie is more common than most assume, especially if you know where to head to!

Any of the following establishments will offer you some sort of freebie on your special day. Some may require you to sign up for a rewards program or email list, but we’ll be sure to make that clear so you can get on top of it before your birthday!

Applebee’s Free Birthday Meal

To get yourself a nice birthday treat at Applebee’s, it’s just a case of signing up for their Eclub. It’s a very straightforward form that will get you plenty of rewards down the line, including a free dessert on your birthday.

Chili’s Free Birthday Meal

To get a nice birthday treat at Chili’s simply join their email list and you will receive a birthday brownie! Not only that, but for signing up for the app you get points that entitles you to free chips and salsa/guacamole!

Denny’s Free Birthday Meal

The best part about Denny’s birthday freebie is you don’t even need to sign up for anything. Just present valid ID on your birthday to receive a free Grand Slam meal, meaning you can wolf down two eggs, two slices of crispy bacon, two fluffy pancakes and two sausages free of charge!

Starbucks Birthday Freebies

Starbucks Rewards is even easier to join these days thanks to the app, so be sure to download it prior to your birthday so you can benefit from a special birthday treat. Unsurprisingly, it’s a free coffee, but as you get a host of other rewards for joining the program it may be worth keeping!

This is especially true of you visit Starbucks frequently, and the app is also great for accumulating money off deals, placing your order ahead, and even paying by phone.

Krispy Kreme Birthday Freebies

If a free donut and coffee sounds good on your birthday, then be sure to join the Krispy Kreme eClub to receive just that. As it can be done via their handy app, there’s very little effort involved, except going to pick up your freebies!

Baskin Robbins Free BirThday Meals

Free birthday ice cream? Where do we sign up! Well, at the Baskin Robbins email club to be precise! It will only take a few minutes and after that it’s just a case of waiting for the big day, heading out to your local Baskin Robbins and getting that free ice cream!

Ben & Jerry’s Birthday Perks

More free ice cream? It must be a birthday then! That’s right, as if one free ice cream wasn’t enough, you can enjoy a second ice cream on your birthday curtesy of Ben & Jerry’s! You will need to join the eClub, which again can be done via the app, which we recommend because you get a freebie for signing up as well!