Hooray, it’s your birthday! Now, where to celebrate?
Check out this list of places that would gladly give you special treatment (read: FREE FOOD!) just for your natal day!
Here’s to happy tummies for you and the whole gang!
1) Flaming Wings
Flaming Wings offers some of the best wings and comfort food in town, at very reasonable prices. That should be a good enough incentive to grab a bite there on your birthday. And if you do, you’ll get their sinful Wicked Oreos for free with a minimum purchase of P300. Talk about an offer you can’t refuse.
Flaming Wings has branches at Katipunan, B.F. Homes, Taft Avenue, and Las Pinas
2) Vikings and Niu By Vikings
Birthday boys and girls can eat for free on their special day at famous buffet spot Vikings and its luxe sister Niu if they’re accompanied by one full-paying adult. Can’t make it on your birthday? You can still dine for free on any day during your birthday month as long as you’re with four full-paying adults. Just bring a government-issued photo ID with your birth date.
Vikings has branches at SM Mall of Asia By the Bay, SM Megamall, SM Lanang Premier, SM City Marikina, Vikings Jass Mall, SM North EDSA, SM City BF, and SM City Bacolod; Niu by Vikings is located at SM Aura Premier
You can get a slice of cake on the house with any purchase of their trademark handcrafted beverages if you’ve got a registered Starbucks card! It’s redeemable within 60 days from your birthday, so take advantage!
Click here to find a Starbucks branch near you
Got an intense craving for Japanese grub? Head to Yakimix on your birthday or up to seven days before or after your special day and eat one buffet meal for free. All you need is to bring along at least three full-paying adults. You should also bring a valid government-issued photo ID showing your birthday, and you’re required to fill out their information sheet.
Yakimix has branches of SM Mall of Asia, Greenbelt 3, Hobbies of Asia, TriNoma Mall, Robinsons Place Manila, SM North EDSA, The Podium, Alabang Town Center, and Bonifacio High Street
5) Kamayan, Saisaki, and Dad’s
This buffet triumvirate, well-loved for their huge assortment of dishes, has been known as a celebration place for years. You can have a free buffet meal here on your actual birthday (and three days before and after it) as long as you’re accompanied by one full-paying adult. You should also present a valid document with date of birth along with a photo ID. You'll also be asked to fill up their information sheet.
Kamayan, Saisaki, and Dad’s has branches at West Avenue in Quezon City, Padre Faura Street in Manila, Glorietta 3, SM Megamall, and along EDSA
6) Sambo Kojin
If you’re in the mood for 14 eat-all-you-can Japanese meals in a row, you’re in luck: You can dine at Sambo Kojin for lunch and dinner for free on your birthday and three days before and after that as long as you’re with one full-paying adult. Just present a valid government-issued ID stating your date of birth, and your tummy's good to go!
Sambo Kojin has branches at Eastwood City Walk, SM Southmall, SM Megamall, West Avenue in Quezon City, and along EDSA
7) Buffet 101
Get your fill of international comfort food at Buffet 101 on your big day! You can eat here for free on your birthday (and three days before and after it): Just present a valid government-issued ID showing your birth date. The catch: You have to be with three full-paying adults to avail of the promo. But that should be pretty easy, right?
Buffet 101 has branches at San Miguel by the Bay, Eastwood Mall, Robinsons Magnolia, and Glorietta 2
8) Grams Diner
It’s your birthday, and that means being able to eat anything you want, even breakfast dishes for dinner. You can eat anything on Grams Diner’s menu for free on your big day! Just present a valid government-issued photo ID showing your birthday to enjoy the treat.
Grams Diner has branches at ELJCC Bldg., Sgt. Esguerra Cor. Mother Ignacia Street, South Triangle, Quezon City; The Crossroads at 32nd Street, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig; Molito Commercial Complex, Alabang; and Rockwell
9) Food Club Manila
Can’t get enough of buffets? Here’s one more! Go on an eating spree at Food Club Manila on your birthday. All you need to bring are a full-paying adult and a valid government-issued ID showing your date of birth. If you can’t make it on your birthday, drop by two weeks before or after or on any day within your birth month and eat for free—you'll need four full-paying friends to avail of this. You’ll even get a happy song-and-dance number from it!
Food Club Manila is located at Unit E Bluebay Walk, Pres. Diosdado Macapagal Avenue Cor. EDSA, Pasay City
Throw a pizza party on your birthday with good ol’ Shakey’s SUPERcard! Card holders need only to present their card on their big day to get a free large pepperoni thin crust pizza. Available for dine-in and delivery.
Click here to find a Shakey’s branch near you
Images via Flaming Wings on Facebook, Vikings.ph, Starbucks.co.uk, Metrodeal.com, Sambokojin.com, Buffet101 on Facebook, GRAMS Diner on Facebook, Foodclubmanila.com.ph, Willflyforfood.net
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