Birthday bonanza: Check out the best freebies in town

Editor's note: This story was originally published on March 29, 2010. The specials mentioned may no longer be offered.

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Jim Biemick, owner of Biemer’s BBQ, 2120 W. Ninth St., is pictured with birthday freebies.

Readers sometimes ask us for a list of all the places in town that offer freebies for birthday patrons. Turns out, the list is surprisingly limited — at least compared to how many phone calls we made! Below you’ll find everything we found.

If you’ve got something to add to the list, please do in the comments below. If your birthday comes around and you've misplaced this list — you can always find it at or


Liberty Hall
Free movie ticket, large popcorn, large soda and video rental.

Biemer’s BBQ
Free regular-sized sandwich, fry and drink.

The Burger Stand at Dempsey’s Pub
Free side of any fries with a burger — regular, duck-fat or sweet potato.

Barrel House
Free VIP room.

Noodles & Co.
Free noodles with postcard from signing up at

McDonald Family Chiropractic
Free chiropractic adjustment.


Curtis McCoy, staffer at Liberty Hall, 644 Mass.


Aimee’s Coffeehouse

La Prima Tazza


Henry’s on Eighth


23rd Street Brewery

• Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, north and south

Bambino’s at the Grove

Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream

Bigg’s Barbeque

Carlos O’Kelly’s Mexican Café

Chili’s Grill & Bar

Cielito Lindo

Dondon Japanese Rice and Noodle Shop

Free State Brewery

Glory Days Pizza


Longhorn Steakhouse

Old Chicago

Salty Iguana Mexican Restaurant

Set ‘Em Up Jacks

Ten and The Jayhawker

Thai House

Tortas Jalisco

Tres Mexicanos Mexican Grill & Cantina


Did we miss something? Post more birthday freebies in the comments below...


Kimberlee Bourdon 8 years ago

Is the Noodles & Co. - Free noodles with postcard from signing up at really a birthday thing or can you get that anytime?

md_pinks 8 years ago

Tres Mexicanos gives you a free shot of Tequila and takes a poloroid of you to post in the restaurant. Its awesome

Michael Auchard 7 years ago

And it's not so much a shot, but a gallon in shot form.

Jason Barr 8 years ago

I heard Candle gives out lots of free stuff if it's your just gotta ask in a whisper...

megiddo 7 years, 2 months ago

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