20 Restaurants That Offer Keto Birthday Freebies

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Keeping it keto this year? Here’s where to get low carb birthday freebies!

sipping keto pink drink from starbucks cup

Happy birthday to you! 🎉

Do you know what’s even more fun than celebrating your birthday? Getting keto freebies because of your birthday! There are tons of restaurants that offer birthday incentives when you sign up for their rewards programs, and we’ve rounded up the BEST ones that offer a FREE birthday experience.

Put away those wallets and check out our favorite keto birthday freebies below! 

Starbucks Keto Frappuccino

1. Get a FREE Starbucks beverage of your choice.

When it comes to birthday freebies, Starbucks is hard to beat! On your special day, you can get ANY handcrafted drink on the menu, ANY size, and with ANY additions you’d like for FREE. So size up to a Venti (or a Trenta for cold drinks), add shots of espresso, sugar-free flavorings, and heavy cream. You’ll receive an email for the free birthday drink reward a couple of days before your birthday, but keep in mind the reward expires the day after your birthday—so use it while it’s hot!

How to get the freebie: Join Starbucks Rewards for exclusive perks like mobile order & pay, free in-store refills on coffee, free reward when you reach 100 stars, and your free birthday drink or treat! To get the bday freebie, you’ll need to make at least one star-earning transaction.

Hip Tip: Not sure what you should get? Check out how to order keto at Starbucks like a pro!

The Dutch Bros. Rewards App which can be used to get a birthday freebie.

2. Sip on a FREE Dutch Bros Coffee drink.

All Dutch Bros. locations offer a free drink to rewards members for their birthdays. You can score a drink up to 32 oz., just be prepared to show photo ID! For more details on their birthday perk, ask your local Dutch Bros. store for more information.

How to get the freebie: Join the Dutch Bros. Rewards program and download the free app. You’ll receive a FREE drink just for signing up and you’ll also receive a FREE drink up to 32 oz. on your birthday. Have your ID ready when you go to pick up your freebie.

scrambled eggs, bacon, and sausage on white plate

3. Hungry? Fill up with a FREE Denny’s Grand Slam.

At Denny’s, you can build your own keto Grand Slam for FREE and load up on eggs and breakfast meats (just be sure to nix the carby pancakes and potatoes if you want to stay low carb). This is only valid on your actual birthday, though, so make sure to go when it counts! It’s a $5.99 value!

How to get the freebie: Join Denny’s Rewards, and not only do you get a free Grand Slam on your birthday, you’ll also receive a 20% off your first check just for signing up! *If you don’t sign up in time, you may be able to get away with showing your ID to get your free Grand Slam.

Moe's Queso

4. Have a fiesta with a FREE Moe’s Southwest Grill burrito.

Walk into Moe’s so you can pretend that the “Welcome to Moe’s!” greeting is really them shouting, “Happy Birthday!” 😆 Oh, and while you’re there, get yourself a FREE burrito for your birthday!

You should receive an email for this offer three days before your birthday, and it will expire one week following your special day. Skip the tortilla, rice, and beans, and load up on yummy keto veggies instead!

How to get the freebie: Join Moe’s Rewards where you’ll not only get a free birthday burrito, you’ll also have access to earn rewards points and get an offer for free queso just for signing up!

Dipping Buffalo Wild Wings original wings into bleu cheese

5. Stay wild with a FREE Buffalo Wild Wings snack-sized order of wings.

Get a FREE snack-size order of wings, perfect as a mid-day meal! Go for keto-friendly dry seasonings, like Buffalo, Lemon Pepper, or Dessert Heat. They also have a Chipotle BBQ seasoning which is low-carb, but watch out for added sugar. This birthday freebie is good seven days before your special day and seven days after!

How to get the freebie: Join Buffalo Wild Wings Blazin’ Rewards to keep track of points you accumulate. Then redeem for free food and receive your free 6-piece birthday wings offer!

 Hip Tip: Check out all the keto orders at Buffalo Wild Wings.

A keto birthday freebie at Red Robin

6. Bite into a FREE Red Robin burger & bottomless side salad.

This is one low carb birthday freebie you won’t want to miss! At Red Robin, you’ll be served a FREE burger with a bottomless side salad! 🤤 They’ll gladly wrap any burger in lettuce as well for a ketofied version. This free burger offer is available for use any day during your birthday month!

How to get the freebie: Join Red Robin Royalty for benefits like $20 towards your 6th visit (within the first 5 weeks of joining), military discounts, teacher rewards, every 10th item FREE, a FREE burger reward with every Gourmet Burger Bar purchase, other exclusive surprise rewards, and a FREE burger on your birthday! That’s a LOT of free burgers!

The Ruby Tuesday Garden Bar

7. Drool over a FREE Garden Bar at Ruby Tuesday.

The birthday freebie at Ruby Tuesdays is a free dessert, but if you’re keeping it keto this year, you can substitute it with a FREE Garden Bar at Ruby Tuesday. You can redeem this freebie up to seven days before and fourteen days after your birthday!

How to get the freebie: Join Ruby Tuesday’s Rewards and you’ll not only get a coupon for a free dessert or garden bar on your birthday, but you’ll also get that freebie just for signing up!

The backyard burgers keto birthday freebie

8. Back Yard Burgers gives out BOGO meals for their birthday freebies.

This year the birthday freebie from Back Yard Burgers is a BOGO combo meal. To keep it keto, choose the Back Yard Classic Burger and ask for it without the bun, condiments, or fries. You’ll receive a juicy 1/3 lb. patty worth sinking your teeth into.

How to get the freebie: Join the Backyard Burgers Clubhouse to get a free Classic Backyard Burger upon sign up and receive a coupon for a BOGO combo meal on your birthday!  Plus, you’ll score deals throughout the year!

A keto Firehouse Sub order

9. Enjoy a keto sub at Firehouse subs.

We love the birthday freebie at Firehouse Subs! On your special day, you get a FREE medium sub with any purchase. If you’re living a low carb lifestyle, we’ve created a handy guide to eating keto at firehouse subs. Essentially, you’ll be ordering your sub without the bun and without sugary or high carb condiments.

How to get the freebie: Join the Firehouse Rewards program to earn points and get a free medium sub on your birthday! 

Person making a Low Carb bowl at Genghis Grill

10. Create a low-carb bowl at Ghengis Grill.

Spice things up on your birthday thanks to Ghengis Grill. The restaurant gives you a FREE birthday bowl with the purchase of any other bowl. Luckily, Ghengis Grill is on board with the keto lifestyle. They have their very own low carb guide and a nutrition menu to help you choose low carb options. 🙌

We recommend choosing steak, shrimp, or chicken. Use a base of cauliflower rice or cabbage with garlic water or asian chili as your sauce. For spices, use cayenne or dragon salt and then add low carb veggies like bamboo shoots, squash, zucchini, or green peppers.

How to get the freebie: Join the Ghengis Rewards program to earn points, get exclusive deals, and receive a FREE birthday bowl with the purchase of any bowl on your birthday!  You’ll need to be a registered member for at least 30 days to score the keto birthday freebie.

atlantic salmon at houlihans which can be bought using the houlihans birthday reward

11. Score a free entree at Houlihan’s.

Houlihans hands out free entrées on your birthday (purchase may be necessary). There is a lot of information online about the low carb options at Houlihan’s. We recommend you shoot for the Filet Mignon or the Atlantic Salmon (plain, with dill caper sauce, or with asparagus).

If in doubt, use the Houlihans nutrition menu to calculate your carbohydrates.

How to get the freebie: Sign up to be a Houlihan’s Privileged Guest. You’ll get $10 off just for signing up plus you’ll get a free entree on your birthday.

a HuHot Grill keto bowl with zucchini noodles

12. Snag a BOGO deal at HuHot Mongolian Grill.

HuHot Grill hands out a Buy One, Get One bowl deal to rewards members for their birthday. We love this grill because they are low carb friendly. An easy way to make sure you’re ditching the high carb content is to create a bowl on their website. The restaurant will provide the exact nutrition for your selection!

To keep your meal keto, choose grilled meat over breaded, pick the zucchini noodles, stick to low carb vegetables, and choose a sauce like garlic oil. As far as birthday freebies go, this one is a pretty fantastic deal!

How to get the freebie: Sign up for HuHot Rewards. You’ll get a $5 bonus just for signing up plus you’ll get a BOGO deal on your birthday.

woman holding a Menchie's low carb frozen yogurt, one of the birthday freebies available to mySmileage Rewards members

13. Get a FREE $5 low carb froyo from Menchie’s.

Frozen yogurt might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of keto. However, Menchie’s offers several low carb and no sugar added options that have 5g of net carbs or less. Enjoy their carbolite no-sugar-added flavors like cookies ‘n cream, strawberry shortcake, German chocolate cake, peanut butter, and more!

See their nutrition guide to see all your options.

How to get the freebie: Sign up for mySmileage Rewards. You’ll get a $5 froyo on your birthday, 25 bonus smiles just for signing up, 10 extra smiles if you visit within 7 days of registering, a $5 froyo every time you reach 50 smiles.

qdoba queso

14. Score a birthday freebie at Qdoba.

Qdoba has a rewards program you can join and depending on which tier you’re at, you can score a pretty good birthday freebie. Word on the street is that the lower Foodie tier gets a free queso (ditch the chips to keep it low carb) while the Chef tier receives a free entree.

Use our handy Qdoba keto dining guide to help you order a meal that fits your low carb lifestyle. You can also reference Qdoba’s dietary preference guide which lets you know what items are keto-friendly.

How to get the freebie: Sign up for Qdoba Rewards. Earn points with every purchase and redeem them for free food! Plus, get your birthday freebie each year.

which wich cloud bread sandwich

15. We love the birthday freebies at Which Wich. They give out free 7″ wiches!

Which Wich is one of the best fast food restaurants for those on keto. On your birthday, the restaurant will give you one regular 7″ wich for free and they offer a variety of keto-friendly sandwich options. You can have your sandwich lettuce-wrapped, placed in a bowl, or put on keto Cloud bread for an extra charge. This is one of the best birthday freebies on the list! So yummy!

How to get the freebie: Sign up for Vibe Club Rewards. You’ll snag the opportunity to earn points, get a free wich every 75 points, a free drink for joining, plus a FREE regular 7″ wich on your birthday! 

Meat on a stick from Tucanos Brazilian Grill

16. Grub a FREE birthday meal at Tucano’s Brazilian Grill.

Meat eaters will enjoy this keto birthday freebie! Tucano’s Brazilian Grill has a loyalty club that you can join. Members receive a free birthday meal each year. Keep it low carb by choosing an entrée that is free of breads, starches, and heavy sauces.

How to get the freebie: Sign up for Club Tucanos. You’ll get the opportunity to earn points that can be redeemed for free food items. You’ll also receive exclusive deals and the free birthday meal offer that is valid for 30 days.

a platter of meat at Texas de brazil which was bought using birthday freebies

17. Receive a free birthday surprise from Texas de Brazil.

Fill up on high-quality meats at Texas de Brazil. Each year, they offer you anniversary and birthday freebies. The offer may change from year to year, but in the past they have offered up to $20 off your meal. It’s worth signing up to see what you get as it just might be low carb!

How to get the freebie: Sign up for the Texas de Brazil eClub. You’ll receive $20 off a dinner for two just for signing up. You’ll also receive a birthday freebie and an anniversary offer every year! You can also show the birthday offer on their website to score $20 off your meal

a fish entree, the keto birthday freebie at Tony Romas

18. Snag a free birthday entrée from Tony Roma’s.

This popular restaurant often offers a free birthday entrée when you sign up for their emails. They offer many main dishes that are low carb like grilled steak, fish, and chicken. If you want to stay keto on your big day, just make sure to avoid the carb-heavy sides and sauces that may come with your dish.

How to get the freebie: Sign up for the Tony Roma’s Email Club to receive an offer for a free entrée (usually with purchase). In the past, the offer was valid to use during your birthday month only.

famous dave's BBQ meat which is one of the birthday freebies that are low carb

19. Still hungry? End your day with a FREE Famous Dave’s entrée.

Got a craving for BBQ? Famous Dave’s will treat you to a FREE entrée on your birthday from their mouth-watering menu! Many items will be slathered in sugary BBQ sauce, so you’ll want to go for options like the naked ribs, roasted chicken, or burgers without the bun.

Birthday freebies can vary between locations, so you may want to call and see what the birthday offer is near you. For participating locations, your birthday reward will be available one week before and one week after your birthday.

How to get the freebie: Join the Famous Nation E-mail Club to get a free burger or sandwich when you sign up and complete your profile, along with a coupon for a free meal emailed to you for your birthday! You can also join the rewards program and get a $5 offer just for signing up!

A cup of coffee from dunn brothers, one of the restaurants that has keto birthday freebies

20. Get a $5 credit at Dunn Brothers Coffee.

Treat yourself to a free coffee on your birthday. Dunn Brothers Coffee gives their Rewards members a $5 credit to use on their birthday. That’s plenty to snag yourself a completely free and keto-friendly cup of coffee!

How to get the freebie: Download the Dunn Bros. Coffee Rewards App and create an account. You’ll receive a $3 credit the first time you use the app and you’ll earn $2 for every $30 you spend. When your big day rolls around, you’ll get a birthday freebie of a $5 credit!

Stay keto with our helpful low-carb dining guides and restaurant tips!

About the writer:

Kara is a writer and photographer from the Midwest. Her creative work has appeared in various publications over the past decade.

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Comments 8

  1. Debbie Creagh

    Thank you for this birthday information! I am reaping the rewards from joining last year! Now I can add more freebies. Love all that you do!


    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Yay! You’re so welcome, Debbie! Glad you can grab more freebies! Thanks a bunch for your kind words! We truly appreciate YOU! ๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ™Œ

  2. Andrea Y

    Thank you for the birthday wishes! I just might have to take a run to Starbucks! Hmmmm now what’s for dinner. ๐Ÿ˜

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      You’re SO very welcome, Andrea Y! ๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿฅฐ Enjoy your day!

  3. Rhonda

    Thank you very much!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      You’re welcome, Rhonda!

  4. theworleygirlsmom

    Thank you for this list! ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Jessica (Hip Sidekick)

      You’re very welcome! ๐Ÿฅฐ

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