10 Spots to Get Birthday Freebies & Specials In & Around Albany
Party like it's your birthday - because it is! Don't spend more money than you need to on your special day - instead, visit one of these restaurants, bars, or venues for birthday freebies and deals. Just remember to bring your ID!
Note: If you're planning to come with a group, be sure to make a reservation or contact the restaurant or venue ahead of time.
Celebrating a birthday? The Barnsider Restaurant in Albany offers 1/2 off on a birthday (ID required). You must choose from the dining room menu only, and your meal must be accompanied by another entree of equal or greater value. This special can't be combined with any other offers.
Bombers Burrito Bar
Probably the best known birthday freebie in the Albany area, Bombers Burrito Bar gives you a huge margarita on the rocks on your birthday (when you spend $20 or more). Bring the family and friends for this one, because you're definitely going to want to share. Bombers has local restaurants in Albany and Schenectady.
Here's a birthday freebie you might not have thought of: you can throw axes for free at Far Shot in Albany on your birthday. This offer is valid when you book a session with six or more people, and can't be combined with other promotions or offers. Get a group together for an ultra-unique birthday celebration this year!
If you're a beer person, you'll want to head to Wolff's Biergarten for "the boot!" You get two whole liters of celebratory beer served up in a glass boot.
The Rusty Nail
Love beer and chicken wings? Come to The Rusty Nail in Clifton Park on your birthday for some freebies! The restaurant will treat you to the number of chicken wings that's equal to your age, so if you turn 31, you can enjoy 31 of their chicken wings relative to your party size. You can also purchase a draft beer, soda, or festive cocktail of your choice and drink it in a special birthday cup that you can keep. This offer is only valid on your birthday.
Similar to The Rusty Nail, Bentley's Tavern in Malta also offers a chicken wings birthday freebie. Enjoy the number of chicken wings that's equal to your age, relative to the size of your party. In addition, if you purchase any of their draft beers, a blue Hawaiian birthday cocktail, or a fountain soda in a thirty-two ounce stadium cup, you get one free refill, and the cup is yours to keep. This offer is only valid on your birthday.
Located in Rensselaer, Casey's Restaurant is a neighborhood bar and restaurant that specializes in fresh seafood, steaks, and made-to-order pasta dishes. To celebrate customers' birthdays, their promotion includes up to $20 off your meal (please ask your server for details).
Peddlers Bar and Bistro
Head to Peddlers Bar and Bistro in Clifton Park and take advantage of their birthday special. If you celebrate your birthday with them the day before, day of, or day after, you'll receive up to $15 off. Just show your license!
Ben & Jerry's
If you sign up for the Flavor Fanatics ice cream rewards program at Ben & Jerry's, you'll receive a variety of benefits, including free ice cream for your birthday. Sweet! Find Ben & Jerry's right on Madison Avenue in Albany.
Join Red Robin's Royalty Rewards program and get a free burger for your birthday. The best part? You have the entire month of your birthday to go in and grab your burger - it doesn't have to be on your exact birthday. You can find Red Robin locations throughout the Capital Region.
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