Nobody should have to pay for food on their birthday! So we've compiled a list of all the places that you can get free food just for being born. There are also places to get free food on Veterans' Day, Valentine's Day, and other special days! 1. APPLEBEE'S tealingshare.com Listen up, Applebee's fans: Joining your favorite eatery's EClub entitles you to a special bday present! All you need to do is visit Applebees.com, plug in your email address, and you'll receive an email on your special day with a coupon for a free dessert. 2. NOODLES AND COMPANY denverpost.com After signing up for emails, Noodles and Company, customers can score a free bowl of noodles on their day of birth. We love that they offer every dish is two sizes: regular and small. 3. PLANET SMOOTHIE buzzfeed What's better than a refreshing smoothie for your bday? Not much, except maybe getting one for free! Sign up for Planet Smoothie's Official Birthday Club to get your hands on a complimentary sweet treat! 4. STARBUCKS businessinsider.com If you're not already a Starbucks card holder, we suggest you sign up ASAP. Insiders get tons of rewards and it's free and easy to get started. Not only will you receive a 15 percent off coupon for any online purchase after you've enrolled, you can collect points, redeemable for free treats throughout the year. Oh and, you'll also get a free drink on your bday—can't forget that part! 5. AU BON PAIN mudman.co.th Put your wallet away and get a free salad or sandwich on your birthday. To score the freebies, sign up for Au Bon Pain's email club. 6. BONEFISH GRILL lasvegashappyhour.net After you sign up for BFG emails and become a special insider, you'll be able to score delicious freebies throughout the year, including a free appetizer on your birthday. (Drool!) 7. JAMBA JUICE westfieldairports.com Heck, yeah you can still be healthy on your birthday! Whether you're trying to stick to a diet or don't want to be bloated later in your bday dress, you can head to Jamba Juice and enjoy a free, low-cal smoothie—guilt free! 8. SUBWAY gfarma.news When you join Subway's Eat Fresh Club you'll get a free lunch on your special day. Fun fact: The sandwich chain just announced that calorie counts will soon be on display in all 27,000 of its U.S. stores by mid-April! We're loving their healthy initiative! 9. DUNKIN DONUTS townnews.com Sip on a free, beverage of any size to celebrate your birthday when you're a "DD Perks" member. Can't make it to DD on your actual birthday? No problem. You can cash in anytime during your birth month. 10. EINSTEIN BROS BAGELS einsteinbros.comAfter joining The Einstein Bros "Shmear Society," you can enjoy a free egg sandwich with any purchase on your big day! 11. MCDONALD'S Pinterest.com When you participate in McDonald's Birthday Club Program, your little one can receive a meal on his or her special day at participating restaurants! And speaking of Ronald's greasy grub, check out our exclusive guide, Every Menu Item at McDonald's—Ranked! 12. PANERA wixstatic.com When you sign up for a MyPanera card, you can enjoy a free pastry, coffee, or another treat on your special day. Freebies vary by location. 13. CHILI'S publicbroadcasting.net Join "My Chili's Rewards" and blow out your candles with a free (but very caloric) dessert on your birthday. Bonus: After signing up, reward members also get free chips and a choice of guac, salsa or queso with a purchase of an adult entrée. 14. P.F. CHANG'S malloftheemirates.com Create a P.F. Chang's Preferred account to get your hands on a complimentary appetizer or dessert of your choice during your birthday month. 15. DENNY'S marketingland.com Drop by any Denny's Restaurant on your birthday and they'll treat you with a free Grand Slam breakfast. A valid ID with your date of birth is required in order to receive this, so don't leave home without it! 16. PINKBERRY slcairport.com Register a Pinkcard, Pinkberry's loyalty, and gifting program, or download the Pinkberry app to get a free yogurt on your birthday. 17. IHOP eonline.com It's a special day, so you should indulge in something you wouldn't normally eat. And if you're a breakfast fan, the best place to really wile out is at iHop. When you join iHop's "Pancake Revolution" not only are you rewarded with free birthday pancakes, you'll get free pancakes every year on your anniversary of joining, too! 18. SMASHBURGER smashburger.com First, the good news: When you join the Smashburger's SmashClub, you'll receive a shake free of charge on your birthday. The bad news: None of them carry fewer than 810 calories (!!!) and many of them are made with heart-harming hydrogenated oils. This is definitely a once-a-year- indulgence and one you should share with a friend or two. 19. CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN taubman.com After you've signed up for CPK Pizza Dough Rewards, you'll be eligible to get a free dessert during your bday month. 20. DAIRY QUEEN wideopencountry.com When you're part of Dairy Queen's Blizzard Fan Club, you'll get an extra-special coupon for your birthday. Though DQ doesn't reveal what it is, rumor has it that will entitle you to a free medium Blizzard. If you're trying to shrink your love handles but still want to indulge on your special day, ask if you can size down to a mini or a small. 21. JERSEY MIKE'S SUBS stackpathdns.com Once you've signed up for Jersey Mike's email club, you can get your hands on a free sub and drink the week leading up your candles and cake day. 22. STEAK 'N SHAKE townnews.com As long as you include your birth date when you sign up for the ultra-exclusive Steak 'n Shake eClub, you'll get a little something extra on your special day. Though they don't reveal what's up for grabs on their site, our top-secret source says most locations dole out free burgers. 23. CUPS FROZEN YOGURT businessinsider.com Join the VIP list to get a free cup of Cups Froyo on your birthday. The flavors vary at all locations but be sure to add some toppings like walnuts, raspberries or unsweetened coconut sneak in some extra nutrition! 24. RUBY TUESDAY nrn.com Sign up to receive exclusive emails from Ruby Tuesday and get a free burger on your b-day. 25. ARBY'S businessinsider.com Get a free milkshake on your birthday when you register for Arby's emails—just stick to the small; they aren't quite as bad at Smashburger's but they're still pretty caloric and sugary! Credits: eatthis.com Share this story on Facebook with your friends.