On Sunday, May 14, millions of Americans are expected to treat their moms to a special meal — whether it’s a fancy dinner or a take-out brunch order. But some restaurants are going the extra mile, using the opportunity to give out free entrees, desserts or coupons to moms.
Here are some of the best freebies your mom can get this Mother’s Day:
Beef ‘O’ Brady’s: Moms who dine at Beef ‘O’ Brady’s on Mother’s Day will eat for free — up to a $10 value — at participating locations.
Fogo de Chao: The Brazilian steakhouse chain is giving out a gift card for a complimentary meal, redeemable through July 13. The deal is only valid on meals from Sunday to Thursday.
Hooter’s: Perhaps not the most conventional of destinations for a Mother’s Day brunch, Hooter’s is giving moms a free entree at participating locations. Moms can select from traditional wings, boneless wings, a chicken sandwich, chicken salad or a Hooter’s burger. Additionally, moms will receive a coupon for their next visit — good through June 9.
Macaroni Grill: Any mother who dines at the restaurant over Mother’s Day weekend can get a coupon for a free appetizer — good until May 31.
The Melting Pot: The fondue restaurant is offering free “MOMosa” drinks for parties with at least three other guests at their table. The deal varies based on the location.
Mimi’s: On top of a special menu for brunch, mothers who dine at the restaurant will get a free entree for their next visit. The coupon for a free entree for moms can be used through May 28 — which coincides with Mother’s Day in France.
Ruth’s Chris: Each mom who dines at Ruth’s Chris this Mother’s Day will receive a $25 gift card, valid until July 2 at participating locations. The gift card can’t be used for takeout, and must be used to purchase an entree item.
Shoney’s: Any mom who eats at the southern restaurant chain on Mother’s Day can get a free slice of strawberry pie.
Spaghetti Warehouse: At locations in New York, Tennessee, Texas and Ohio, Spaghetti Warehouse is offering a free spaghetti and meatballs meal to take home with the purchase of a separate Mother’s Day meal.
Sub Zero Ice Cream: At participating locations this Mother’s Day, moms can get a free small ice cream with the purchase of another one.
Wienerschnitzel: Moms can eat free this Mother’s Day at Wienerschnitzel. The deal is good for one chili dog, small fries and a small soda. The company asks for proof of “mom-bership” for interested mothers.