I was thinking of places my husband could go on his birthday for a free meal or treat since his birthday is coming up. I found this great website listing what is available. I will also add one more website as locations and available restaurants my differ. Some are just for children and it may be a hassle, but we can't be too picky during this economic sadness!
Applebee's - Free dessert on your birthday
Arby's - You get a special offer for your birthday
Atlanta Bread Company - They have a VIP eClub that you can sign up for, gaining you a free cookie on your birthday.
Baskin Robbins - Get a free 2.5 oz. scoop if you sign up for their Birthday Club.
Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream - Become a Chunk Spelunker and you can get some free ice cream!
Buffalo Wild Wings - Free dessert with a $5 purchase. (click on the tree house in the upper left corner on their site!)
Burger King - Free kids meal to all kids club members.
California Pizza Kitchen - Free kids meal during the month of their birthday if you register first.
Captain D's - Join their D's Club and get a coupon for $3 off any meal, among other freebies (13 and older)
Cheesecake Factory - The birthday guest will be presented with a complimentary scoop of ice cream with a lit candle accompanied with a "Happy Birthday" song from our staff
Chili's - Free dessert if you join their club.
Coldstone Creamery - Join now and get a free creation on your birthday.
Cracker Barrel - Free dessert
Dairy Queen - Free ice cream coupon via 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.
Golden Corral - Free meal to Birthday Club members during the month of birthday (And many people say this isn't limited to just kids!)
Joe's Crab Shack - Free cake if you join their club.
Krispy Kreme - Free half dozen glazed donuts and a coffee mug with either coffee or soda in it! You might want to sign up ahead of time.
Logan's Roadhouse - Free song and slice of cheesecake.
Macaroni Grill - Free dessert plus an OPERA-style "Happy Birthday" song. Plus, join the Mac Pack for a free appetizer anytime!
Moe's Southwest Grill - Signup for their newsletter and get a coupon for a free burrito. They also have a birthday club for kids under 10 to get a free kid's meal on their birthday.
O'Charley's - You receive a gift for joining and on your birthday
Olive Garden - Free dessert if you sign up
On The Border - Free appetizer if you sign up.
Outback Steakhouse - Free dessert ---ask your server
P.F. Chang's - Free cake or cheesecake. Must sign up for their e-mail list.
Qdoba Mexican Grill - They will send you a voucher for free chips n' salsa just for signing up. Plus, you can look forward to a big surprise on your birthday. (Hint: It's fast, fresh and made right in front of you.)
Quizno's - receive a coupon for a FREE SAMMIE. Plus, tell us your birthday and get a FREE COOKIE that day.
Red Lobster - Free slice of cake if you join their Overboard Club.
Red Robin - Free Hamburger if you sign up for Eclub.
Ruby Tuesday - Just let us know the date and we'll send you the gift of a special offer to mark the occasion.
Ryan's - Join the Mega Bar Meal club and get not only a free meal on your birthday, but a free meal just for signing up!
Schlotzsky's - Get a free sandwich if you sign up ahead of time.
Sonic -Get a free Wacky Pack Kid's Meal on children's birthdays if you register here.
Taco Bell - Free combo meal of your choice: (not valid outside Alabama) CALL FIRST to be sure they will honor this at your location!
TGI Friday's - Free birthday dessert plus free appetizer just for signing up!
The Fox and Hound - Free appetizer just for joining plus free entree on your birthday.
Wendy's - Free kids meal on their birthday (plus, $1 off coupon for signing up on their website)
Zaxby's - Join their Z-Mail club and you'll get a coupon for a free meal, whether or not it's your birthday! Kids can sign up here for Zaxby's Kid Club and get not only a free meal, but a free cookie on their birthday!