||Free birthday dessert with
purchase of an entree (kid's meals excluded from
sign up for their email club. On
your birthday, you'll receive a coupon that is
good for 30 days. Choose from dessert
shooter, brownie bite or equivalent as
||Sign up for the Arby's
Extras club and a week before your
birthday, they'll send you a coupon for a free
12oz. shake with any purchase (excluding value
menu items). Expires seven days from send
|Sign up for Pretzel
Perks program and a week before your
birthday they'll send you a 'Buy one pretzel
item, Get any pretzel item Free' coupon.
Expires 14 days from date sent.
|Become a member
of Aveda.com and get an exclusive offer on your
birthday every year. Simply provide your email
address and birthday when you register.
There is a separate paid program "Aveda
Pure Privilege," which requires a $10 sign
up. In return, you'll receive a birthday
gift valued at $20 plus the opportunity to earn
points and special offers.
|One free mini
Pizzokie. Sign up for the BJ's
email list here and you'll receive the
birthday offer via email.
|Free classic burrito...with the
purchase of a large drink. Valid on any
chicken, carnitas or veggie Baja, Mexicano or
Ultimo Burrito. Must join the Club Baja
program. Must present coupon at redemption
time along with ID. Coupon is valid one
week before and one week after your
ounce scoop of ice cream (or 3oz. swirl of soft
serve at locations that have it). Join the
birthday club and they'll send you a coupon a
week before your birthday. You'll have
about 10 days to use if from the time it was
|User submission from Karin
"Ben and Jerry’s has a mailing list (the ChunkSpelunker)
you can sign up for, and you get a free
scoop. They send you a coupon before your
birthday that you print and use within two weeks
following your birthday."
note: verified, a totally free single
scoop and another coupon for $3 off an ice
cream cake! Valid one week before and
one week after your birthday.
||Sign up for the
"Chef's Table" and you'll also get a
complimentary Benihana Birthday Dinner
certificate, maximum value of $30 (excludes
alcoholic beverages, gratuity and tax) that will
be emailed to you for use during the month of
your birthday. Dinner also includes a big
bowl of ice cream with cherry and candle!
Description from certificate:
your Benihana $30 Birthday Certificate, good
towards your meal when you come celebrate with
Here's what you
need to know! The certificate is only valid
during dinner hours Mondays through Thursdays
for use by the recipient, toward the
recipient's meal only (it's YOUR certificate
after all). It cannot be combined with any
other offer, promotion or discount which
includes the Monthly Chef's Specials, Endless
Sushi and Happy Hour..
You must present
this printed certificate with the bar code
visible along with a valid photo ID prior to
placing your order with the server."
|User submission from Daniel
(05/23/2011): "Big Al's Beaverton will give you one
of their sugar shack desserts if you tell them
it is your birthday. You can either get it in
the restaurant or at the snack bar."
You can also sign up for 105.1 the Buzz
Freeloaders and they'll email you a coupon
for a free dessert. The free dessert offer
is valid for 30 days after your birthday.
|$5.00 reward. Sign up for
Cafe Rewards program and during your
birthday month you'll have $5 loaded onto your
account. When paying your bill, just give
the cashier the phone number you used to sign up
and the reward will be taken off the bill.
submission from Emily (07/17/12): "You get $5 off
your cut on the day of your birthday, just
show ID -- they do female hair too!"
Update from Melissa (08/12/12): "I
went to Bishops Barbershop in Sellwood on my
birthday and not only do you get $5 off of a
cut but $10 off of color as well."
||Free steak dinner.
Join the BA Prime Club and they'll send you a
free dessert just for joining and then you'll
receive a coupon good for a free steak dinner on
Update from reader Frank
(04/24/13): "Now it’s only a
coupon for a giant “cowboy cookie” on your
birthday. No more free steak dinner."
Update from reader
Christine (08/21/13): "Black
Angus - I just received my email for my birthday
steak dinner (must still purchase a second one
to get it). I have been signed up for several
years, so I don't know if maybe the new email
members only get the cookie."
Rock Coffee Bar
|User submission from Nicole
(08/14/13): "Birthday freebie alert:
black rock cafe will hook you up with a free
coffee on your special day."
||Free dessert. Sign up
for the Buffalo
Circle and they'll send you the coupon via
email. Choose rich and creamy Chocolate
Fudge cake or a scoop of ice cream with
chocolate or caramel topping. Coupon good
one week before and one week after your
|User submission from
"During your birthday month you get a credit of
$5 if you pick up a Burgerville Rewards Card and
register it online.
Details on their website:
My boyfriend signed up a few days before his
birthday. They told him he will get the $5
credit next month because they only credit the
cards once a month and that day had already
note: verified, $5 for whatever you want
on the menu!
|Free meal on your birthday
(as long as you bring another dining
patron). Bring your ID.
||Free sundae treat on your
birthday. Just inform the server.
Please note that this sundae is *tiny* -- just a
mini-scoop of ice cream with some chocolate
fudge and whip cream in a very small cup!
Glenn Golf Course (Newberg)
|Free round of golf for the
birthday guest -- as long as you bring three
other paying golfers. Call ahead to book a
tee time, must have four total in your group to
get your free birthday round of golf!
|Free birthday meal -- buy
one, get one free of equal or lesser
value. Dine in only. Valid with
photo ID. Not valid with other
offers. Located in Bethany Village Center.
reader 12/11: "We went to Chen's
Dynasty for the one-for-one (equal or lesser
than value) recently and the only requirement
was the ID, no emails, no coupons. But do make
a call to the restaurant just to be sure. The
food was in good serving size too! Nice!"
||Free birthday entree.
Sign up for the Compadres
Club and they'll send you a coupon good
for a free entree with no other strings
attached! Maximum value of $12.
Voucher is valid approximately 2 weeks before
and 2 weeks after your birthday.
Update from reader Serena 09/08/10: "I signed my
boyfriend up for the free Chevy's entree and
they emailed him a coupon for it. We just went
to Chevy's yesterday and they honored the free
||$25 birthday reward.
The catch? You must pay a one-time $25
enrollment fee into the 'Landry's Select
Club.' Once you sign up, you'll
immediately receive $25 back as a welcome reward
to use on your next visit, and then you'll enjoy
all the other perks of membership. This
includes priority seating, a $25 reward for
every $250 you spend, special offers, AND the
card is good at over 300 locations (including
the Chart House, McCormick & Schmick's,
Landry's Seafood restaurants and more).
||Sign up for the birthday
club and receive a coupon via email that gets
you one free Creation -- buy any Creation, get a
second Creation of equal or lesser value for
free. They'll send it a week before your
birthday and you'll have a total of 14 days to
||Two free tickets for a
regular show. Join the birthday club
online and they'll email you an during your
birthday month that will allow you and a guest
in for free. Limit one coupon per party,
may not be combined with any other offer."
|Cost Plus World Market
|Sign up for the
free World Market Explorer Rewards Program and
receive "a birthday surprise"...which ends up
being a coupon good for 15% off furniture &
decor and a coupon good for 10% off food and
non-alcoholic beverages. As a member,
you'll receive exclusive savings and earn Coffee
and Gourmet Rewards
In Country Diner
"The Cruise In
Country Diner at the corner of River and
Farmington in Hillsboro offers a free hot
fudge sundae to anyone on their birthday!"
||Sign up for the Blizzard
Fan Club and you will receive a coupon via
email for a free mini, small or medium Blizzard
treat when you buy a medium size Blizzard
treat. Expires two weeks after your
||$5 on your
card. Join the Pita Points Reward Program
and on your birthday receive $5 added directly
into your Pita Points account to use as you
* As of
late December 2009 all Portland-area Daphne's
restaurants have been shut down.
|Sign up for their Raving
Fan eClub and you'll get a coupon good for 2
free chicken soft tacos. Then, when your
birthday nears you'll get a coupon good for a
free premium shake, in which you'll have about 2
weeks to redeem it from the time you receive the
The Original Grand Slam breakfast is free on
your birthday, just show proof of ID.
|Free drink on your
birthday, just let em' know and show your
ID. Valid for all locations, verified by
three POTC submissions.
Castle's Wunderland Cinema & Nickel Games
|Sign up for Club
Wunderland and you'll receive a special
offer during your birthday month. This
offer is only for those ages 15 and under.
||Buy one entree, get one for
1/2 off. Join the P.I.G.
email club and they'll send you this
special birthday offer via email. Get 50%
off an entree when an entree of equal of
greater value is purchased; lesser value entree
will be discounted. Voucher is valid one
week before and one week after your birthday.
Spice Seafood & Wine Bar
|User submission from Pam
(09/03/13): "Five Spice
restaurant in Lake Oswego offers a free entrée
(on the date of your birthday only). Sign up
for the email newsletter and they’ll send you
a coupon for a free birthday entrée. Most
entrees are between $25 and $30. Excellent
never floated before, this is your time to try
it out! Schedule a float a week before,
during, or a week after your birthday and
receive 50% off a float session (90
minutes). Regular pricing is $50 per
session. Call 503-384-2620 for more
Update from reader Julie (12/28/12):
"When I called Float On last year about the half
price birthday float, they told me it was only
for people who had floated there before.
Wouldn't hurt to double check in case it's
changed or that person was confused, but that
was my experience."
Update from reader Christine (08/21/13):
"Float On - My husband signed me up for their
email list when he tried them out recently and
they just emailed me 50% off for my birthday.
Might still qualify as having visited before,
even though it was just my husband, but thought
I would let you know."
||Free 1/3 pound burger with
purchase of another Fuddruckers entree of equal
or higher value; essentially this is a 'buy one
/ get one' free type of offer. You must
sign up for the Fudds Club online and a few days
before your birthday you'll receive the email
coupon. Offer expires 30 days from date
Bistro and Brewpub
from Debbie (08/02/11):
"Green Dragon on SE 9th (&
Hawthorn) gives you a free t-shirt and beer on
note: Green Dragon is owned by Rogue
Brewery, which has other locations
around the state that may offer this same
birthday perk; please call ahead to verify.
|User submission from Alan
"Free meal on your birthday. Just show
ID. Has to be on your birthday though, and
they’re only open from 6 to 6."
Town / Old Country Buffet
|Sign up for their
eClub and you'll get a coupon to buy one adult
dinner buffet meal, get one dinner free (with
purchase of a drink). Good for one week
before and one week after your birthday.
movie! Must be a member, just select any
movie (yes, even the new releases), take it to
the check-out and the Hollywood system should
automatically identify your free rental based
upon the date of birth in the system.
note: good luck finding any Hollywood
Videos still open.
|One free birthday
buffet any day during the month of your
birthday, with a catch: you must be a
member of the Incredible John's VIP Club, which
costs $5 for an annual membership. You
must sign up in person for the VIP club and
sorry, the free birthday buffet cannot be
redeemed on the date of VIP card purchase.
House of Pancakes (IHOP)
|Free Rooty Tooty Fresh 'N Fruity
entree from regular menu or menu item of equal
or less value. Sign up online for the Pancake
Revolution eClub and receive your coupon
via email. Free menu item expires 14 days
from date the email is sent. Certificate
is only valid and available for redemption at
the restaurant you specify when you first sign
up (the location address will be printed on the
|Subscribe to the Izzy's
E-Grill Rewards Club and receive one free
buffet when someone in your party buys one of
equal or greater value. Expires two weeks
after your birthday.
|Jack in the
coupon to receive a free birthday dessert
of mini churros, New York Cheesecake or
Chocolate Overload Cake.
|Receive any16 ounce size smoothie
for $2 with the email coupon. Sign up
online to join the Jamba Juice email list and
they'll send you the coupon on your
birthday. Coupon is valid for one week
after the email is sent.
||Sign up for the Connect
club and receive an email coupon good for
a free appetizer (value up to $8.19) with the
purchase of an adult entree. Offer only
valid 14 days from date sent. Located in
Vancouver, WA along the Columbia River by the
||Free doughnut! Sign
up for the 'Friends of Krispy Kreme' club and
they'll send you an email containing your coupon
good for a free doughnut and a small coffee or
fountain drink. Coupon is valid one week
before and one week after your birthday.
|User submission from Chelsea
(02/06/2013): "Montage in Portland will
give you a free baked Alaska dessert on your
birthday. Nearly scared me half to death
when it showed up in front of me."
Admin note: not yet verified.
||Free dessert. Sign up
for "Get the Dish" email club and a week before
your birthday you'll receive a coupon for free
Romano's Macaroni Grill locations have closed in
Oregon; the closest location is in Lynnwood, WA.
|User submission from Evalyn
good and clean sushi buffet
restaurant. You get a free meal on
your b-day with one paying adult. No
need to sign up for anything, just present
cheesecake. Just show your ID and inform
slice of pie and $5 off entree coupon.
Join the online E-Club and they'll send you an
email containing your birthday voucher.
The nice part is that the coupon is good for
about 4 weeks.
note: All Marie Callender's locations in
the Portland, OR metro area are now closed.
|Receive a voucher good for
$5.00 to spend towards a meal, plus receive a
free birthday sundae. Must print and bring
entire email with bar code; present to server
before ordering. Offer is valid 1 week
prior through 2 weeks after your birthday.
Sign up for the McGrath's e-Club to get started.
Update from reader Alex 11/11: "Just a heads
up. I recently got the McGrath's
birthday offer and it's only good for $5 off
entree. Sign up for Moe's
E-World and they'll send you a coupon on
your birthday. This is not a buy-one,
get-one free, this is truly a birthday freebie
for one complimentary entree, excluding
fajitas. The only Oregon location is in
Wilsonville. Once you open up the email to
view the birthday voucher and print it, you will
only have one week to use it before expiration.
entree. Join the Noodlegram and they'll
send you a free bowl voucher good for your
birthday. This is not a buy-one, get-one
free, this is truly a birthday freebie.
Our coupon expired at the end of the month, but
doublecheck the expiration date when you get the
email. Maximum discount is $9.00.
Pizza & Taproom
|Submission from Lexi
(04/28/13): "If you sign up for
Beer Tour card (must be at least 21)
they credit your account with a free medium
pizza on your birthday."
Admin note: The program fine print states:
"If you have registered your World Beer Tour
card, provided us with your birthdate during
that registration, and made one visit to one of
our locations in the 12 month period prior to
your birthday, we will automatically upload a
Birthday Value to your card. The Birthday Value
will be subject to the terms and conditions set
forth below governing redemption of rewards. Our
current Birthday Value is worth $15 towards the
purchase of food!"
|The restaurant has a Kid's
Club for 10 years and younger to get a free
kid's meal on their birthday. Join the
recently said that he received an email coupon
good for a free birthday meal, but the only
way to get this is to sign up as a member of
the KINK FM Community. Click
here and select "KINK Community" to
Update from reader Brian (07/08/13):
"Please note, Kink.fm no longer emails a voucher
for a meal at the Spaghetti Factory – instead,
they sent me a voucher for a free flower at
Lubliner Florest (in the Wells Fargo Center in
downtown Portland, redeem certificate up to 30
days after bday)."
|Join their Cantina
Club online and get a coupon just for
joining. Then, a week before your
birthday, they'll send you a coupon good for a
free bowl of original queso or a Brownie Sundae
with the purchase of one or more entrees.
Coupon is valid for 14 days from the date sent.
|Sign up for their Julius
League club and get a "Buy One, Get One Free"
coupon good for a 20 oz. Julius Fruit Drink or
Premium Fruit Smoothie.
||Free dessert. Just
show your ID and inform your server.
|Free pastry -- like a cookie,
scone, cinnamon roll, etc. The free
birthday pastry is loaded onto your rewards
card, so in order to take advantage of this
freebie you'll need to first go into a Panera
Bread location, get the card, then
go to this web site to register it with
your birthday. The reward is typically
valid up to two weeks after your birthday, so be
sure to use it sooner rather than later.
|Free cookie dough.
Must sign up for their eClub. During your
birthday month, you'll receive an email for the
free cookie dough with the purchase of any
|Join the Papa's
birthday club here and they will mail you
a postcard for your birthday good for $10 off
your next visit to Papa's Pizza Parlor.
The birthday card is valid during the month of
your birthday and can be used for lunch or
|Submission from Serena:
"Get an emailed coupon for a free entree on the
day of your birthday with ID (with sign up for
email newsletter). If you don't sign up
for newsletter you can still go in on your
birthday and they give you a free birthday
note: POTC-verified. Free
entrée voucher is sent 7 days before your
birthday. You can use the voucher the day
before, the day of, or the day after your
birthday. No other purchase is
necessary. Be sure to sign up on the web
||Free slice of cake.
Just show your ID and inform your server.
Maker / Pretzel Time
small size of pretzel bites. Sign up for
their Fan club and about a week before your
birthday you'll get the coupon via email.
10/28/11 from reader Gary: no more
locations in the Portland area!
||Free entree with one entree
purchase. Join the Qdoba Rewards club and
they'll send you a buy one/get one free coupon
on your birthday. Good for one week before
and one week after your birthday.
||Free cookie. Sign up
for their mailing list and they'll send you a
coupon for a free cookie on your birthday.
|Get a free Mile High Mud Pie on
your birthday with the purchase of one adult
lunch or dinner entree. Expires 14 days
from the date the email is sent. You must first
be a member of the MVP club. Sign
up here and you'll also receive a Buy
One/Get One free burger certificate that is
valid for up to two weeks after you sign up.
|User submission from Jamie
"Free Meal. If
you sign up for the birthday club at The Red
Coach Restaurant, a few weeks before you
birthday they send you a coupon for a free
Karl's Special: 1/3lb Burger, fries and a
Sign up for the birthday club on their web site.
||Join the Fresh Catch Club
and they'll send you an email coupon good for $5
off two adult entrees. Expires 30 days
from the date the email is sent.
||Free burger off their menu,
valid for the entire month of your
birthday. You must be a member of their
Red Royalty Club program. Just go into any
Rod Robin restaurant and ask for the free
card. You'll then have to go online and
register the card number to your name and input
your birthday date. When it is the month
of your birthday, order your burger and give the
server your card -- the freebie will
automatically be loaded on it.
07/11/2012: Reader Carol emailed
the following - "Red Robin's loyalty card will
credit the burger for the whole month of your
birthday, but if you don't use it, it will
expire at the end of your birth month."
|User submission from Hannah
"Guests that come in to celebrate their birthday
(or anniversary) receive a complimentary piece
of homemade apple strudel."
||Special offer. Must
join the Rock Rewards loyalty program by
visiting the restaurant and picking up a
card. You'll have to register the card
online to receive benefits.
& Public House
from Carmen (08/22/2011)
Rogue Nation and receive a 32oz. beer and
a t-shirt on your birthday for free! No
Brewery has other locations around the
state that may offer this same birthday perk;
please call ahead to verify.
||Join the 'So Connected'
club and they'll send you coupon good for a
handcrafted birthday burger!
Valid approximately one week before and one week
after your birthday.
So much for the free burger; now what they'll
send you is a coupon good for a free dessert
Blondie For One or two Gourmet Cupcakes with the
purchase of an adult entree.
Salt Grotto |
Special: Free session on your birthday
(ID required as proof). Located in the
Pearl, see page under "Specials." Call
Update from reader Beth
(05/30/13): The Salt Grotto is
|Get a free birthday gift
like Philosophy's shampoo, shower gel or bubble
bath. Must sign up for the free 'Beauty
Insider' rewards program online. Retail
locations at Washington Square, Clackamas Town
Center, Vancouver Mall and downtown
Restaurant and Pies
from Jacobie (06/22/11): "Shari's will
give you a free slice of pie on your birthday.
May have to show ID."
update (05/14/12): Shari's now
has their own
email club, sign up online and get these
now and receive a FREE slice of pie! Pie
Club Members are the first to learn about new
and featured dishes, tasty promotions and
special events happening at their favorite
Shari's Restaurant. Members also receive PIE
on their birthday to celebrate that special
day!" Free slice of pie coupon
expires approximately 4 weeks after birthday.
Indoor Racing Center
from reader Jeff (09/10/13):
"VIP members who pay the $30 starting and $10
yearly renewal and with a valid license or of
passed the driving classes are able to retain
this deal...for one free birthday race session
on or up to a week after your birthday."
|Sign up for the 'Sonic
Cruisers Club' and during your birthday month
you'll receive a coupon good for medium tots, a
14 oz. CreamSlush treat or a medium soft
drink. You'll have approximately 30 days
to use it from the date it was sent.
Mountain Casino gives you a free gift during
the month of your birthday. Must be a
registered member of their Coyote Club, and
the free gift will be based on your level of
107.5 or 105 radio station gives you a free
buffet to Spirit Mountain Buffet."
(05/18/10): If you have a Starbucks
Rewards Card and register it with them; you get
a free drink on your birthday. Plus they
also give you two free hours of wifi use each
verified. Register your rewards card
online and to redeem your reward, just bring
your registered Starbucks Card or your Starbucks
mobile app to a participating store and let your
barista know you've got a free birthday reward
||Free meal with purchase of
another meal. Join the Club
Veg online and they'll send you a buy
one/get one free coupon for your birthday, which
is valid one week before and one week after your
birthday. No minimum beverage purchase
join the Club Carlos Kids Club and receive a
free Kids Meal for your birthday.
The Kids Club appears to have disappeared from
their web site.
||Mexican restaurant located
in Oregon City. Go to the website, fill
out the form and show up on your birthday with
your picture ID with your birth date on it and
show it to your server. They will treat you to
any meal on the menu.
|Taste of Asia
||User submission from
on Fourth Plain, ONLY ON YOUR BIRTHDAY you can
get a free Chinese buffet (they check I.D.)
with at least one other customer paying full
||Free dessert. Just
show your ID and inform your server.
* Please note that all TGI Fridays locations in
the Portland area have closed.
||Free chocolate fondue for
two. Join the Club Fondue and they'll send
you a coupon on your birthday--but note that the
coupon is only valid if you order entrees for
Update 07/11/2012: Reader Carol
emailed the following - "The Melting Pot: this
year they sent a coupon good for the dipped
||Update from multiple users
04/11: Todai is now closed! :-(
Free meal certificate for your next
visit. The catch is that you must visit
on your birthday, pay full price, then they'll
give you a voucher for a free meal on your
next visit. Todai's website also has an
eClub, but we are not certain as to the perks
or benefits you'll receive.
UPDATE 08/17/09 from a Todai
thought you should know that Todai has
reverted their birthday special to what it
used to be, so you are getting it ON your
birthday with at least one paid other person.
Just show your ID I just left there and
am stuffed to my eyeballs with
sushi! It's one of the best free
birthday deals around!"
|Free buffet on your
birthday....BUT, only valid if you bring 3
guests that pay full price. Bring your
ID and three good friends that don't mind that
they are paying!
Now closed as of the end of 2012.
|User submission from Emily
(07/17/12): "Sign up for free reward program and
you can get a
|free eye brow wax at
the Benefit Makeup bar ($20 value)
during the week of your birthday."
The program now says that you will receive a
gift on your birthday, but does not specify what
that might be.
Update from reader Reanna
(05/22/13): "Ulta no longer
offers the free brow wax :( "
|Free dinner on your
birthday... picture ID plus one friend required
for one free entree. Located near 33rd
& Hawthorne, this is 100% vegetarian with
some vegan options as well.
|Free entree of your choice.
Sign up for the Grill
Club and a week before your birthday,
you'll receive a coupon good for a free
entree. Expires 14 days from the date it
|Sign up for their e-Club
and receive a special offer on your birthday; we
signed up too late to find out what it is, but
we've heard that it is a buy one / get one free
offer with the purchase of two beverages.
After you first sign up, they'll send you a
coupon for a free slice of pie with the purchase
of an adult entree.
|Submission from user
you sign up for Weinerschnitzel's "Weiner
Lovers Club" they will e-mail you a coupon for
a free chili dog, then a week before your
birthday they email you a coupon for a free
corn dog. Coupon is good for two weeks."
Wienerschnitzel is located at:
8605 NE Andresen Road
|Sign up for 'WendyMail' and
within the week you'll receive a $1 coupon in
your inbox as well as another coupon on your
Linn Adult Community Center
|Free lunch on the first Wednesday
of your birthday month -- just show your
ID. Located at 1180 Rosemont Road in West
Linn. Keep in mind that if you are 50
years and younger, you might feel a little
a link to the Portland Tribune article.
|Ten free wings.
Join the Wingstop e-club online and they'll send
you a coupon on your birthday. The
restaurant is located on SE 82nd between Powell
08/22/12 update from user
Nicole: "Hello! Just registered with
Wingstop for my September birthday and wanted
to let you know they no longer do 10 free
wings, but have replaced it with free seasoned