Birthday Freebies!

This article from Delish recently crossed our path recently, and we wanted to take things a step further before sharing... All of the places from this list that have locations in Wilmington are outlined!


Applebee's 5120 New Centre Drive (28403) Free dessert & "Happy Birthday" song

Arby's 5020 Market Street (28405); 1502 Shipyard Blvd (28401); 5108 S College Rd (28412) Free milkshake

Auntie Anne's Pretzels Locations within Walmart and Independence Mall Free classic pretzel

Baskin Robbin's Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt 3809 Oleander Drive (28403) Free scoop or soft serve, $3 off an ice cream cake

Buffalo Wild Wings 140 Hays Lane (28411); 206 Old Eastwood Rd (28403); 5533 Carolina Beach Rd (28412) Free dessert *when you join their email list

Carrabba's Italian Grill 15 Van Campen Blvd (28403) Free dessert with the purchase of an entree *when you join the Amici Club

Chili's Bar & Grill 819 S College Road (28403) Free brownie sundae & "Happy Birthday" song

Cinnabon Inside the Independence Mall Free cinnabon stix, cinnasweeties or bites, a minibon *when you sign up for Club Cinnamon

Cold Stone Creamery 951 International Drive (28405) Free ice cream in a waffle cone *when you become a member of My Cold Stone Club

Cracker Barrel 21 Van Campen Boulevard (28403) Free dessert

Dairy Queen 5901 Oleander Drive (28403); 1517 Dawson Street (28401); Independence Mall (28403) Coupon for a free mini, small, or medium blizzard

Denny's 1201 S College Road (28403) Free Grand Slam breakfast & "Happy Birthday" song

Dunkin Donuts Several Locations from Porter's Neck, to downtown, to Monkey Junction Free medium beverage *when you sign up for DD Perks program

Great American Cookies Independence Mall Free cookie surprise *when you sign up for Cookie-mail

Hooter's 5112 Market Street (28405) Free wings (10) & "Happy Birthday" song

IHOP 53355 Market Street (28405); 5628 Carolina Beach Road (28412) Free Rooty Tooty Fresh 'N Fruity breakfast

Jersey Mike's Several Locations between Porter's Neck, to Southgate, to Leland Free regular sub & 22 oz. fountain drink

Krispy Kreme 2822 S College Road (28412) Free donut & small coffee or fountain drink

Longhorn Steakhouse 925 International Drive (28405) Free dessert *when you sign up for a Longhorn account

Moe's Southwest Grill 1427 Military Cutoff Road (28403); 4401 Oleander Drive (28403) Free burrito *when you sign up for Moe's eWorld coupons

Olive Garden 5307 Market Street (28405) Free appetizer or dessert *when you join their e-club

On The Border 1128 Military Cutoff Road (28405) Free dip or dessert & "Happy Birthday" song

Outback Steakhouse 302 S College Road (28403) Free kid-size vanilla sundae with chocolate syrup

Panera Bread 1156 Military Cutoff Road (28405); 3506 Oleander Drive (28403) Free pastry

Papa John's Several Locations between Porter's Neck, Monkey Junction 10 Bonus Points *for loyalty program members, redeemable for free garlic knots, cheese sticks, or giant cookie

Planet Smoothie 1427 Military Cutoff Road (28403) Free smoothie *when you sign up for the Birthday Club

Red Robin 905 International Drive (28405) Free gourmet burger & "Happy Birthday" song

Ruby Tuesday 1138 Military Cutoff Rd (28405); 3524 Oleander Drive (28403) Free burger

Sonic 4206 Market Street (28403) Free regular cream slush, medium tater tots, or medium drink

Starbucks Several Locations between Mayfaire, Carolina Beach, and Leland Free beverage or treat, plus a coupon for 15% off online purchase

Subway Several Locations between Porter's Neck, Monkey Junction, and downtown Free 6" sub & drink

TCBY 3804 Oleander Drive (28403) Free frozen yogurt *when you join myTCBY e-club

Waffle House Several Locations between Porter's Neck, Monkey Junction, and Leland Free waffle *when you join the Regulars Club

Wendy's Several Locations between Porter's Neck and Monkey Junction Free frosty *when you join MyWendy's email list

Zaxby's 6811 Gordon Road (28411); 4409 S 17th Street Extension (28412) Free meal deal & birthday nibbler *when you join the Zax Mail Club


If you prefer, there are some regional establishments that offer a birthday deal too! Fox & Hound, Tropical Smoothie Cafe, Firehouse Subs, and Zoe's Kitchen are among the generous Wilmington restaurants to check out on your next b-day!

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Posted in Events In Our Area, Local Business Profile, Team Gale on May 17, 2017