Birthdays are one of the highly anticipated events in a person’s life thus it is often celebrated with family and friends. Unfortunately, birthday celebrations can also mean spending too much cash especially if the celebrant will hold the event in a posh, expensive, and well-known restaurants.
While it is the norm to spend and go all-out on birthdays, there are several fast food and chain restaurants that celebrants can opt to go because of the various birthday treats they offer. From birthday freebies to extravagant performances by the crew, these little somethings can help make birthdays memorable and fun without breaking the bank account.
Here is a list of chain restaurants that offer a variety of birthday promos to be enjoyed by family, friends, and the celebrant for free.
1) Applebee’s Birthday Freebie
At Applebee’s, birthday celebrants get free appetizer and a free entrée when they join the restaurant’s Email Club. If the celebrant visits the restaurant on the exact day of his birthday, he can get a free dessert too.
2) Baskin Robbins Ice Cream Birthday Treat
Simply join the much-coveted Birthday Club and get a free 2.5 ounces ice cream on the celebrant’s birthday. What more, a special discount will also be offered on birthday cakes and the treats don’t end there as Birthday Club members may also get additional freebies for the rest of the year.
3) Bertucci’s Birthday Surprise
Hit two birds with one stone by inviting the whole gang to eat at a great Italian chain restaurant without spending anything on the birthday cake! Sign up and join the restaurant’s Fire Insider Club via email and on the day of your birthday, you will get a free birthday cake and a whole lot more! These treats include a coupon to get yourself free dessert off their menu.
4) Bruegger’s Bagels Birthday Treat
Sign up, become a member, and subscribe to their mailing list to enjoy a free bagel with a choice of cream cheese, either lox, scallion, and the like! Once you are a member of the eClub, you will also get a birthday coupon good for discounted menu items.
5) California Pizza Kitchen “Kids Eat Free” Birthday Treat
Register online and be a member of the CPKids Birthday Club to avail of a free kid’s meal on their birthday. A choice between crunchy pizza or delicious pasta with a selection of drinks like juice, milk, or soda plus a sweet CPKid’s sundae for dessert.
6) Chevy’s Fresh Mex Reward Surprise
Get a Real Mex Real Rewards card from the restaurant, register online, and start enrolling to the Rewards Program to avail of a $12.99 meal of single entrée or at least small plates. Create an account in advance to start accumulating points to get a free meal once a certain amount of points have been achieved.
7) Dickey’s Barbeque Pit Birthday Surprise
Sign up to become a member of the Big Yellow Cup Club and get a huge barbecue sandwich on your birthday. What more, if you bring the emailed coupon, you will get a free ice cream for yourself and the kids for any in-house dining purchases. On Sundays, all kids eat for free in honor of family day.
8) El Pollo Loco “Eat Free on Your Birthday” Treat
Get tons of free chips and a whole serving of guacamole once you sign up for the El Pollo Loco “Loco Rewards” card. Make sure to register at least ten days before your birthday to get the free meal or free value menu on your exact natal day. However, as there are several locations, ensure to call in first to check which freebies they give aways to avoid any confusion on your part.
9) Krispy Kreme Donuts Birthday Bonanza
Sign up to the e-club or mailing list of the food chain and get a free ANY doughnut after. As there are over 50 flavors to choose from, have fun selecting and trying the most unique tastes such as the chocolate glazed or the most appropriate “birthday cake” batter doughnut.
10) Melting Pot Birthday Treat Surprise
Register for the “Club Fondue” email list and get six pieces of chocolate-dipped, fresh strawberries with a single purchase. What more, every new member gets a welcome voucher to enjoy the sophisticated birthday treat and similarly, the exact voucher will be given a few days before your birthday to get more free strawberries.
Birthdays don’t need to expensive in terms of food, place, and company. Celebrating it with the people that mean most to you and getting a few freebies may sound simple and easy but sometimes, these are the only things in life that we need in order to be truly happy.