Best Places to Get Birthday Freebies in Toronto

Birthday is a special time to celebrate. Who doesn’t like to celebrate this special occasion with some birthday freebies? Here is an exhaustive list of birthday freebies that are available to you, courtesy of the numerous restaurants and establishments that want to make your birthday a little bit extra special. Check out these places to find free food, drinks, desserts, coupons, samples, and more!


Using your Starbucks birthday freebie is one of the best ways to get a free Starbucks drink. By simply signing up for the Starbucks rewards program and making at least one purchase in the 12 months before your birthday, you will be eligible for a Starbucks birthday reward.

You can use your Starbucks birthday reward towards any handcrafted beverage, food item, or ready-to-drink bottled beverage.

Note that you can only redeem your birthday reward on the day of your birthday. As well, you must join Starbucks Rewards at least 7 days before your birthday.

Tim Hortons

Are you a Tim Hortons fan, or simply someone looking to collect some birthday freebies to celebrate your birthday? You can get a birthday treat at the iconic Tim Hortons!

By joining the Tim Rewards program, you can get a free beverage or breakfast sandwich on your birthday!

Note that you must register your birthday with your account at least 7 days prior to your birthday and make at least one transaction during the 12 months before your birthday to be eligible. Also, you can only redeem the free item on the day of your birthday.

Kettleman’s Bagel

Kettleman’s Bagel wants to make sure that your birthday is extra special.

If you download the Kettleman’s app and enter your birthday, you can get a free dozen bagels on your birthday! Note that you must download and register for the app at least 30 days before your birthday to be eligible.

What A Bagel

What a Bagel is another popular bagel shop in Ontario, Canada. You can get 6 FREE bagels when you buy 6 bagels at any What A Bagel location. You must bring a photo ID to verify your birthday.

Great Canadian Bagel

Join the Bagel Birthday Club and receive free half dozen bagels! The coupon will be delivered to you via mail.

Auntie Anne’s

Auntie Anne’s is a delicious pretzel store. It got its start in 1988 when Anne Beiler bought a stand in a Pennsylvania farmer’s market. After some experimentation, “Auntie” Anne created a masterpiece — the same freshly baked goodness you know and love today.

You can get a free Pretzel on your first birthday!


You can head to Denny’s for their free birthday breakfast!

You can choose to order the Original Grand Slam® and get two buttermilk pancakes, two eggs, two bacon strips and two sausage links. Or, you can pick any four items and make a Build Your Own Grand Slam®. In addition to the items included in the Original Grand Slam®, you can also choose from breakfast classics like toast, ham, potatoes, and more!

Let Denny’s spoil you on your birthday!

Perkins Restaurant and Bakery

In 1958, a humble pancake house was born. Through the years, Perkins has stayed true to their breakfast roots while welcoming American classics and homestyle plates.

If you sign up for an account, you can get a Magnificent Seven breakfast from Perkins Restaurant and Bakery. This huge meal includes 2 eggs, 3 pancakes, and 2 slices of bacon or sausage!

Gong Cha

Gong Cha is an international beverage franchise specializing in freshly prepared bubble tea. The company was originally established in 2006.

If you sign up for Gong Cha Rewards and provide your birthday information, you will receive a birthday offer. It usually is 50% off for any premium-quality bubble tea!

Fun Fact: Gong Cha is the act of offering tea to the Emperor in ancient China as a tribute. This tea consumed by Chinese Emperors is of the best quality collected throughout the kingdom.


Chatime is another popular bubble tea spot. If you sign up for their loyalty program, you will be eligible for a free birthday drink! Note that you must make a minimum purchase of $2.50 per year to obtain your eligibility.

Jugo Juice

Jugo Juice offers delicious and healthy smoothies to quench your thirst. By registering for their rewards program, you will be able to receive a FREE large smoothie on your special day!

Baskin Robbins

This is a nice one for all the ice cream fans out there. You can get a free 4-oz. scoop on your birthday when you opt-in to the Birthday Club. Note that you must download the Baskin-Robbins mobile app; the coupon for the free scoop will be distributed to you on the app.


DQ is another popular soft-serve ice cream and fast-food restaurant. Their rewards program has a nice name: the DQ® Blizzard® Fan Club. They claim to be “the sweetest club in the solar system”.

By signing up for the Fan Club, you will receive a nice birthday treat on your birthday. It is usually a BOGO coupon – buy one Blizzard and get one free! It is certainly a nice way to celebrate your birthday with your significant other, a close friend, or just double your own joy!

Ihalo Krunch

Ihalo Krunch strives to make your birthday a little sweeter. Swing by on your big day for a FREE ice cream cone. Note that a valid government-issued ID is required.

Holy Shakes

Love fancy milkshakes? Why not swing by Holy Shakes? If you drop by any Holy Shakes location on your birthday, you can get a FREE regular milkshake. Bring your friends, make it a party, and they also enjoy 10% OFF!

Marble Slab Creamery

Marble Slab Creamery offers delicious ice cream. Join Marble Mail for exclusive offers and the latest scoop on products and contests! Sign up 48 hours before your Birthday for sweet surprises in your mailbox.


You can sign up for Mandarin’s e-newsletter at least one day before your birthday and receive a birthday coupon. The coupon will entitle you to enjoy a free birthday buffet feast if you dine with 3 paying adults!

You can use the coupon up to one week before or one week after your birthday.


You can sign up for Panera’s MyPanera rewards program and score a free treat on your birthday! The most popular option seems to be a free pastry, but you could also score other free baked goods or a great discount!

Papa John’s

The Birthday Reward is an opportunity for Papa John’s to wish you a Happy Birthday during your birthday month with a free dessert.

Note that this offer is valid online only at participating U.S. restaurants only.

Ikkousha Ramen Chicken

Love ramen and birthday freebies? You are in luck! When you celebrate your birthday at Ikkousha Ramen chicken with a minimum order of 4 bowls of ramen, you can enjoy FREE handmade gyoza in the same amount as your age!

This offer is valid on the day before, the day after, and on your birthday.

Monga Fried Chicken

Join Monga Fried Chicken’s loyalty program and get a FREE birthday Baoger (a Chinese hamburger)! The birthday offer will be automatically loaded onto your account.

New York Fries

Join the Fry Society and enjoy a FREE regular fries on your birthday!

Mr. Sub

Mr. Sub, originally called Mr. Submarine before the 1990s, is a Canadian chain of over 200 submarine sandwich shops. The first store was opened in 1968 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

If you join Mr. Sub’s rewards program, you can get one FREE small Classic sub on your birthday.


The WORKS is a gourmet burger bistro in downtown Toronto. What does The WORKS give you for your birthday? An e-coupon for a FREE Tower of Rings with the purchase of a burger!

The coupon is valid for 21 days.

Montana’s BBQ & Bar

What do I get for my birthday at Montana’s? Make sure you sign up for Montana’s Grill Lover’s Club to receive a free ice cream and cookie treat when you celebrate your birthday at Montana’s. You will also save 10% on a minimum spend of $30!


Chick-fil-A’s birthday freebie changes depending on your membership tier. If you are a member of their rewards program, Chick-fil-A One®, you will receive their choice of Chocolate Chunk Cookie or Chocolate Fudge Brownie. Chick-fil-A One Silver Members will receive a dessert variety reward, which allows members to redeem a reward from their choice of a Chocolate Chunk Cookie, Chocolate Fudge Brownie, Small Milkshake, Small Frosted Lemonade, Small Frosted Coffee, Small Icedream® Cone or Small Icedream® Cup. Chick-fil-A One Red Members will receive their choice of either a grilled or regular sandwich or 8- and 12-count nuggets. Chick-fil-A One Signature Members will receive their choice of entrée.

You will receive your birthday reward on your birthday and the reward is valid for 30 days.

Pita Pit

If you join Pita Pit’s More! Rewards program, you will have 500 points (the equivalent of $5) added to your account on the day of your birthday.


Harvey’s operates the Burger Boss Club. You can get a special birthday gift (e.g., a free pie) if you become a member.

The Body Shop

The Body Shop runs the Love Your Body™ Club (LYBC). By joining, you can get a gift on your birthday – $10 to spend on whatever you want! The birthday reward will be valid for 1 month during the customer’s birthday month.

Note that you must have made a purchase or placed an order online using your LYBC account in the 12 months prior to your birthday to be eligible.


I love Sephora’s free birthday gifts. Sephora usually provides three gifts that you can choose from: a hair product, a skincare product, and a makeup product. You may also choose to receive points instead of gifts.


Aeroplan is the beloved loyalty program for Air Canada. You can receive 100 Aeroplan points for your birthday.


There you have it, the best places to get birthday freebies in Toronto. Have fun explore the city while picking up some free birthday gifts on your birthday!


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