On your birthday, you can rack up some serious freebies from businesses in Sarasota, Bradenton and Venice including lots of restaurants
5550 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; 941-379-2260; applebees.com
4301 Cortez Road, Bradenton; 941-792-1234; applebees.com
4329 South Tamiami Trail, Venice; 941-497-7740; applebees.com
At any Applebee’s, you get a free dessert if you’re signed up for the chain’s E-Club. Good thing there’s a ton in Sarasota-Manatee — we didn't have room to mention them all.
3971 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota; 941-924-9090; bonefishgrill.com
8101 Cooper Creek Blvd., Sarasota; 941-360-3171; bonefishgrill.com
7456 Cortez Road W., Bradenton; 941-795-8020; bonefishgrill.com
When you sign up to be a Bonefish Grill Insider, you get a free dessert.
Buffalo Wild Wings
5235 University Parkway, Sarasota; 941-351-8584; buffalowildwings.com
4120 W. 14th St., Bradenton; 941-345-4883; buffalowildwings.com
Not just on your birthday, but in the two weeks around your birthday, you get a free small order of wings.
3701 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota; 941-210-3964; dennys.com
610 44th Ave. W., Bradenton; 941-752-5977; dennys.com
1763 Tamiami Trail, Venice; 941-497-5082; dennys.com
Without signing up for any pesky emails, you can get a free Grand Slam on your birthday — and they're open 24 hours.
Moe's Southwestern Grill
4005 Clark Road, Sarasota; 941-929-0630; moes.com
8192 Tourist Center Drive, Sarasota; 941-351-7979; moes.com
You'll get a free burrito on your birthday when you sign up for Moe's mobile app.
1395 Main St., Sarasota; 941-954-1395; firstwatch.com
3706 Cattlemen Road, Sarasota; 941-894-3765; firstwatch.com
4324 53rd Ave. E., Bradenton; 941-932-4507; firstwatch.com
When you sign up for Frist Watch's Sun eClub and show up on your birthday, you'll get a free entree.
4900 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota; 941-923-3136; olivegarden.com
4420 14th St. W., Bradenton; 941-756-2370; olivegarden.com
You can get unlimited Olive Garden bread sticks on your birthday and a free dessert when you're a member of their eClub.
140 University Town Center, Sarasota; 941-702-9491; sephora.com
It's not just about the food — when you're signed up for Sephora's Beauty Insider email list, you'll get a free gift during your birthday month.
Steak 'n Shake
4297 Cattlemen Road, Sarasota; 941-378-4405; steaknshake.com
106 Cortez Road E., Bradenton; 941-755-3673; steaknshake.com
If you sign up for the Steak 'n Shake email club before your big day, you can get a free double-steak burger and cheese fries.
140 University Town Center Drive, Sarasota; 941-893-3935; victoriassecret.com
8201 S Tamiami Trail A-36, Sarasota; 941-923-6406; victoriassecret.com
Stop by Victoria's Secret on your birthday, and you'll get $10 off any purchase of $10 or more.