We love gifts and we want everyone to get the gift he/she really wants. While GiftSimple is the perfect tool to raise money for that big-ticket item, not all great things must cost a lot. And if it’s your birthday, you can get stuff for free! We’ve tweeted before about birthday freebies:
Here’s a more detailed post about birthday freebies at restaurants in and around San Francisco. And if you don’t live in San Francisco, don’t fret, some of the freebies are available nationwide! We’ll be posting about free stuff in other cities, so tweet us, write on our Facebook wall or comment below to suggest the next city! All promotions are subject to change so call ahead to double check the freebies are still being offered.
Hungry? Here are some local restaurant freebies for the birthday boy or girl:
Inkas Restaurant (3299 Mission Street): Dine in on your birthday and receive a free cookie.
Cybelle’s Front Room Restaurant (1385 9th Ave): Dine in on your birthday and receive a free dessert with candle.
Cafe Pescatore (2455 Mason St): Dine in on your birthday and receive a free dessert after your meal.
Uptown Joe’s (1500 Sutter St): Dine in on your birthday and receive a free dessert after your meal.
Little Henry’s (955 Larkin St): Dine in on your birthday and receive a free dessert after your meal.
Fresca Restaurant (3945 24th St): Dine in on your birthday and receive a free Dessert after your meal.
Jay’s Cheese Steak (3285 21st St): Dine in on your birthday and receive free French Fries.
Chevys Fresh Mex (3251 20th Ave): Dine in on your birthday and receive a free sundae after your meal.
Restorante Gondola (15 Columbus Ave): Dine in on your birthday and receive a free dessert after your meal.
Oriental Restaurant (1107 Market St): Dine in on your birthday and receive a 10% discount on your meal.
Venticello (1257 Taylor St): Dine in on your birthday and receive a free piece of tiramisu.
Check out Birthday Freebies for more restaurant deals in your local neighborhood.
Like chain restaurants? Here are some birthday freebies that can be found at restaurants in San Francisco and at locations nationwide.
Applebees: Free dessert and song
Arby’s: Free 12 oz shake
Aunt Annie’s: Free Pretzel with Pretzel Perks club membership
Baskin Robbins: Get a free ice cream treat when you sign up for their Birthday Club
Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream: Become a Chunk Spelunker and receive free scoop of ice cream!
Benihana: Join “The Chef`s Table” online club and receive a great gift on your birthday ($30 gift certificate.)
Carrabba’s: join AMICI club and receive a Free dessert
Chevy’s: Free dessert
Chili’s: Join Chips N Giggles for a free Brownie Sundae with your entree purchase
Coldstone Creamery: Join now for a free ice cream
Cracker Barrel: Free dessert
Dairy Queen: Free Blizzard
Del Taco: Free premium shake when you join the raving fan e-club, plus 2 chicken tacos for joining
Denny’s: Free Grand Slam
Dunkin’ Donuts: Free Medium Coffee card will be mailed to you when you sign up for perks
Fazolis: Free Dessert
Fudruckers: Join the Fudds Club for discounts and a free shake with purchase on your birthday
Great American Cookies: Free slice of cookie cake!
Hodaks: Free meal on your actual birthday
Hometown Buffet: Join the Mega Bar Meal club and get not only a free meal on your birthday, but a free meal just for signing up!
Hooters: 10 free wings!
Houlihan’s: Free entree up to $15
IHOP: Free Meal
Jack In The Box: Free dessert on your birthday, you have to register
Jake’s Steaks: Buy 1 dinner get 1 free during your birthday month
Joe’s Crab Shack: Free appetizer with purchase of 2 entree’s, join Joemail
Kobe Steak House: Free dinner anytime during your birthday month when you sign up for the rewards club
Macaroni Grill: Free dessert plus a song. If you join the Mac Pack you receive a free appetizer for your next visit
Maggiano’s Little Italy: join the e-mail list and receive free dessert redeemable during your birthday month
Maggie Moos: Free Ice Cream Cone
Mimis Cafe: Free entree with your purchase of an entree and 2 drinks
Noodles & Company: Sign up for their newsletter and they’ll send a coupon for a free meal for your birthday
O’Charley’s: Sign Up for the E-Club news and receive $5 off of your $20 purchase
Orange Julius: Free 20 oz Julius Fruit Smoothie
Outback Steakhouse: Free dessert or appetizer
P.F. Chang’s: Free cake or cheesecake via their e-mail list
Qdoba: Join the eClub for a free burrito
Quizno’s: Join their mailing list for a free cookie
Red Lobster: Free slice of cake if you join their Overboard Club
Red Robin: Free Gourmet Burger if you sign up for the E-club
Ruby Tuesday: Free Burger!
Schlotskys: free small or regular Sandwich
Smoothie King: Free 20 oz Smoothie, Join the Kingdom
Sonic: Sign up and receive your choice of Tots, a Cream Slush or a Medium Drink
Souper Salad: Join their Souper Salad Club and they’ll e-mail you a coupon for free lunch or dinner buffet
Starbucks: Free drink
Taco Bell: Free combo meal of your choice with photo id and proof of your birthdate
TGI Friday’s: Free dessert with the purchase of an entree when you sign up for Friday’s e-club. You also receive a free appetizer just for signing up!
The Drunken Fish: Coupon for a bottle of wine during your birthday and anniversary month
The Melting Pot: Free dessert coupon during your birthday month, plus extras throughout the year
Tony Roma’s: Free dinner or dessert on your birthday when you become a Roma’s Rib Expert
Uno’s Pizza: Sign up and get a free personal pizza on your birthday
Wendy’s: Receive a free treat on your birthday when register for Wendy Mail, plus a $1 coupon
Check out the blog My San Francisco Mommy for even more birthday freebies.
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