There are plenty of deals to be had on your birthday. Many of these places require proof that you were born on the current day.

Caveat: Many deals have not been confirmed. Please call ahead to confirm a deal, and remove the unverified label to help others in the future. Please also indicate if any purchase is required AND if the deal must be had on the actual day.

This page is organized according to what your day might look like, morning til late, to maximize the freebies.

Prepare in advance

  • Baskin Robbins offers a free cone on your birthday if you register online!

  • Body Shop: buy the $10 rewards card to get a free birthday gift (up to $10). It's a card that expires in one year.

  • The Works - Free burger -


  • Tucker's Marketplace: Buffet Food - you can get free plate of food on your birthday (they ask for I.D.) but they do charge you for the coffee and pop
  • Denny's: free Grand Slam breakfast


  • Boston Pizza: Sign up for newsletter - Get a coupon for a FREE starter and a coupon for FREE gourmet pasta
  • Wok of Fame: Free Lunch Buffet (they ask for ID)


  • Commensal Vegetarian Restaurant: 655 Bay Street (entrance on Elm). Come on your birthday at you'll get a free lunch or dinner if your friends spend a minimum of $30 at the buffet.
  • Casey's Bar & Grill: Free Birthday meal with a paying friend
  • Benihana: Free meal
  • Taco Bell: Free combo meal of your choice
  • Imperial Buffet: 3120 Dixie Road, Mississauga. Receive a free buffet dinner on your birthday with the purchase of two adult buffets and valid I.D.


  • Marble Slab: gives you free ice cream on your birthday if you sign up for the mailing list.
  • Jack Astor's: Sends you a coupon for a free dessert for your birthday if you're on their newsletter.
  • Ruth's Chris Steak House: FREE dessert on your birthday if you make an advance reservation.
  • Dairy Queen: free Blizzard
  • Cheesecake Factory: Free dessert
  • Cracker Barrel: Free dessert
  • Swiss Chalet: Register online and they email a printable free dessert coupon for the week before and after the big day
  • Pickle Barrel: Register online and receive an e-coupon about two weeks ahead of your birthday, valid until approx. one week after your birthday, for any size dessert
  • Dairy Cream: free funnel cake/Belgian waffle


  • Starbucks: Free drink if you register a card and enter your birthday online. They send a coupon in the mail
  • Booster Juice: free smoothie from your nearest location

Goods and Service

No Longer

  • Mandarin long since stopped offering their birthday deal. They now have no discounts, except for children and seniors at the buffet.
  • Rogers Video: free rental (defunct)

Road Trip

  •  Bushwood Golf Club: Free Round of Golf - 10905 Reesor Road, Markham. Sign up for Bushwood's eClub and get a free round of golf up to one week before or one week after your birthday.

Birthday stories...

  • Edit in YOUR stories of getting free stuff on your birthday from reading this wiki page and going out there to get it!