Here are places in Portland, Oregon, that give away free birthday food, discounted meals or other freebies. Some places require an ID for date verification and have specific redemption dates. Several of them also require you to sign up by email in advance to receive and print a coupon or voucher.
"Yeahhh, free stuff for my birthday!"
|Place||Birthday Deal||Stipulations||Portland Locations||Latest Test Date That It Still Works|
|ComedySportz Arena||Two free tickets to a comedy improv show.||Sign up for their Birthday Club on Facebook. They'll send you an email the month before your birthday.||1963 NW Kearney||7/14/11|
|Denny's||Free Grand Slam breakfast. (Value $5-6)||Must show ID to wait staff, valid on birthday only.||12201 N Center Ave; 425 NE Hassalo St; 10428 SE Stark St; 8787 SW Scholls Ferry Rd.||6/25/11|
|Famous Dave's||Get a free birthday rib meal with purchase of another of equal or lesser value. (Value $15)||Join the P.I.G. Club and receive an email a week before your birthday. Good for 30 days.||9911 NE Cascade Pkwy|
|Hawthorne Cutlery and Gifts||Free knife sharpening on your birthday.||3208 SE Hawthorne Ave (503-234-8898)|
|IHOP||Free meal on your birthday.||Sign up yourself and family members for the Pancake Revolution and receive an email print out before your birthday.||4931 Southeast 82nd Ave; 9840 NE Cascades Pkwy.|
|Jack in the Box||Free dessert like mini-churros, chocolate cake, NY cheesecake. (Value $1-2)||Print Free Dessert coupon and take to any Jack in the Box. Must show ID, valid on birthday only, no purchase necessary.||921 SE Powell Blvd; 7921 NE Luther King Blvd; 2260 NW Wilson St; 2714 NE 57th Ave; 4242 SE 82nd Ave; 500 SE 105th Ave; 12444 NE Airport Way; 10500 SE 82nd Ave.||6/25/11|
|Noodles & Company||Free noodles entree. (Value $6-7)||Join the Noodlegrams E-Club for an email coupon that's good one week before and after your birthday.||100 NW 10th Ave. at Couch.|
|Pizza Schmizza||25% off pizza coupon for your birthday.||Sign up for the E-Club to receive an email coupon one week before your birthday. Coupon good for 30 days.||About a dozen locations in Portland.|
|Red Robin||Free gourmet burger or other sandwich. (Value $9-10) Plus, get a free small sundae, if you go on your birthday. (Value $3-4)||Get a free Red Robin Royalty Bottomless Rewards card (available at any Red Robin), register it online and present it with your food bill. Deal good throughout the month of your birthday.||1139 NE Grand Ave (Lloyd Center); 9880 SE Washington St (Mall 205); 10005 NE Cascades Pkwy, Ste A (PDX airport).||6/27/11|
References for some of these freebies and discounts, plus more birthday goodies outside of Portland, can be found at the following links: