This year on your birthday, you should have your cake and eat it, too (for free!). Because when your birthday rolls around, wouldn’t it be great to enjoy a day filled of complimentary goodies? If you’re ready to treat yourself in 2022, then check out these popular Canadian establishments that will help you celebrate by forking over delicious freebies on your special day.
What better way to celebrate another trip around the sun than with a scrumptious buffet? Simply sign up for the Mandarin Dish and receive a free buffet meal coupon (valid with three paying adults, so be sure to bring some friends along for the feast).
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South Street Burger
Who doesn’t love a good, juicy burger? If you live in Ontario or Calgary and birthday is right around the corner, be sure to sign up for the South Street Burger birthday club and receive a free, mouth-watering 4oz burger on your special day.
Marble Slab Creamery
Sign up for the “Marble Mail” club (at least 48 hours before your birthday) and you’ll not only receive a sneak peek at new offerings and upcoming promotions, you’ll also receive a special surprise on your birthday — let’s go out on a limb and guess it will involve ice cream!
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Montreal-based bagel lovers can download the Kettleman’s app to score a free surprise on their birthday (because what better way to start the day than with a freshly baked Montreal bagel?).
Members of Baskin-Robbins’ “Club 31” will receive a free scoop of ice cream to enjoy on their birthday.
Not only will signing up for Boston Pizza’s “My BP” allow for easier home-delivery when ordering nation-wide, you’ll also receive a free dessert on your birthday.
If you subscribe to the newsletter of this franchise restaurant — with locations across the country — you can expect a special birthday treat, with the eatery’s website promising that “Madame Cora would like to wish you happy birthday in her own special way.”
You’ll be celebrating your birthday with a free dessert (up to a maximum value of $10) when you sign up for Olive Garden’s eClub and dine at the restaurant.
Joining IHOP’s “Pancake Revolution” e-club will not only gift you with a free birthday meal, but you’ll also receive free goodies on the day you sign up — and on each anniversary of the day you signed up.
Birthdays are a big deal at Swiss Chalet. Sign up for their newsletter, Rotisserie Mail, and get a free birthday coupon (plus a complimentary entree for signing up).
Joining the Starbucks Rewards program will get you “a free beverage or treat” on your birthday (conditions apply). Expect to see an email a few days before your big day to remind you to drop by and pick up your birthday gift.
With locations throughout Canada, Joey’s promises “Joey’s Birthday offers” when you sign up for the restaurant’s “Mariner’s Club.”
Fans of froyo won’t want to pass up this deal: sign up for Menchie’s “MySmileage” program and receive a $5 once-a-year coupon that can be used 15 days before or 15 days after one’s birthday.
Join Montana’s “Grill Lover’s Club” and receive all manner of special offers, including a sign-up gift just for joining, as well as 10 per cent off and free dessert on your birthday.
Milk tea lovers can reap a free drink on their birthday from The Alley when they download the app to their smartphones at locations across Ontario, Quebec, Alberta and British Columbia.
Denny’s is ready to get your birthday off to an appetizing start by offering a free Grand Slam breakfast. Note: bring your ID, because they’ll be checking to make sure it’s your birthday.
There are many perks involved in joining Red Robin’s “Royalty” program, including receiving every 10th item you order for free — and a free birthday burger for those celebrating in British Columbia.
Wok of Flame
This Brampton, Ontario, restaurant offers one free meal on the day of your birthday, but you’ll need to present ID to prove it.
Sign up for the Jack Astor’s VIP club and you’ll be treated with a free dessert on your birthday at locations across Ontario.
Bubble tea lovers nationwide can enjoy a free birthday drink the week of their birthday when they sign up for Chatime Rewards.