Here's a few companies that like to give some sweet birthday gifts. Fair warning though, some of them might expire sooner or later, and most of them require some or other sort of membership to their rewards program
Applebee’s - Get a “birthday surprise” by signing up for their mailing list. From what I've seen this is a free appetizer, free entree, or free dessert with purchase.
Arby’s - Arby’s offers a free birthday shake with any purchase. Also, when you sign up you’ll get a coupon for a free Roast Beef Classic with purchase of a drink.
Auntie Anne’s - You get free birthday pretzel when you sign up for and download the Auntie Anne’s Perks app. You’ll also get a coupon for a free pretzel when you first download the app after you make any purchase.
A&W - You get a free A&W root beer float when you join the A&W Mug Club!
Baskin-Robbins - If you join the Baskin-Robbins Birthday Club you will receive a coupon for a free 2.5 oz scoop.
Ben & Jerry’s - You get a free birthday scoop coupon if you sign up for their newsletter.
Bonefish Grill - You get a free appetizer of Bang Bang Shrimp (yum) or Jen’s Jamaican Coconut Pie if you are a Bonefish Grill Insider.
Buffalo Wild Wings - Get a free snack-size wings on your birthday if you're a member of Blazin’ Rewards.
Caribou Coffee - As a member of Caribou Perks you get a free birthday drink of any size. Get a free medium beverage upon sign up as well.
Chick-fil-A - Members of the Chick-fil-A One membership program get a birthday reward. This could be a free cookie, fry, etc.
Chili’s - My Chili’s Rewards members get a free dessert on their birthday.
Culver’s - You get a free birthday treat when you're a member of MyCulver’s, and a free scoop when you join.
Dairy Queen - Fan club members get a BOGO coupon on their birthday.
Del Taco - Del Taco “Raving Fan” club members get two free tacos and a premium milkshake on their birthday.
Denny’s - You get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam breakfast on your birthday when you sign up for their loyalty program.
Dippin’ Dots - You get free Dippin’ Dots on your birthday when you join the Dot Crazy Email Club.
Dunkin’ - Get a free beverage of your choice at Dunkin’ when you join DD Perks.
Dutch Bros. - Get a free birthday drink when you sign up for their loyalty program.
Einstein Bros. Bagels - Get a free egg sandwich with purchase on your birthday.
Firehouse Subs - Firehouse Rewards members get a free medium sub on their birthday week.
IHOPI - HOP reward members get a free “Rooty Tooty Fresh N’ Fruity” stack of pancakes.
Jamba Juice - Jamba Juice gives a free birthday smoothie.
Jersey Mike’s - MyMike’s reward members get a free sub on their birthday!
Krispy Kreme - Krispy Kreme offers E-Club members a free doughnut and coffee on their birthday.
Moe’s Southwest Grill - Moe’s Southwest Grill will gives a free birthday burrito and cup of queso for rewards members.
Olive Garden - Gives eClub members a free dessert (up to $10) on their birthday.
Papa John’s - Get a free dessert for your birthday as a member of Papa Rewards.
Panera Bread - Get a free pastry on your birthday as a rewards member.
Red Robin - E-Club members get a free burger on their birthday.
Ruby Tuesday - Receive a free birthday burger or Garden Bar entree worth up to $11.00 when you sign up for their "So Connected" email club.
Sonic - Birthday club members get a free slush or tots on their birthday. Kids can receive a free kids meal if they join the birthday club.
Starbucks - Get a free birthday drink (any size) when you sign up for their rewards program.
Steak ‘n Shake - Steak ‘n Shake's E-Club gives a free birthday specialty milkshake to their members.
Subway - Join Subway MyWay Rewards and 20 points added to your account on your birthday. 20 points will get you a free 21-ounce fountain drink (20 points), a free bag of chips (15 points) or two free cookies (10 points each).
Waffle House - Waffle House gives Regular’s Club members a free classic waffle.
Dave & Buster’s - Dave & Buster’s Rewards gives $5.00 in free gameplay for your birthday.
IKEA - Join the IKEA Family and get a birthday discount and gift each year. I have heard of this being a $15.00 off birthday discount and a free entree and cake from the IKEA restaurant.
Sephora - Sephora gives their rewards program members a free sample product on their birthday.