National restaurant chains are offering Mother’s Day freebies that include a free dessert or free entree. Here’s a list, alphabetically, of more than 60 US restaurant chains offering meal deals to give mom the chance to avoid cooking and cleaning on Mother’s Day.
NOTE This list is from 2014.
See the 2017 list of Mother’s Day Freebies and deals on sister website NYC on the Cheap.
Keep in mind that most offers are dine-in only, can’t be used with other coupons or discounts, and don’t include gratuity. Participation and prices may vary by location, and unless otherwise noted, the Mother’s Day discount is only on Mother’s Day 2014, Sunday, May 11. Reservations are recommended, and remember to tip well, because the kitchen staff and servers have moms, too.
American Steakhouse – Free dessert
Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar – Moms eat free with the purchase of greater or equal value and a maximum discount $16. One offer per table. Not valid on Sunday Funday Wing Specials.
Baskin-Robbins – Special ice cream cakes just for Mom can be purchased either in-store or through Baskin-Robbins’ online cake ordering site.
Beef ‘O’ Brady’s – Complimentary meal valued at $10 at participating Beef ‘O’ Brady’s. Dine-in only.
Blue Moon Mexican Cafe – Mother’s Day Brunch, 11 am – 3 pm. $18.95 per adult, $9.95 per child. Dinner menu also served 12 noon – 10 pm. Flowers for the moms.
Bob Evans – Rise & Shine Breakfast, $7.99. Blackened Sirloin 3-course Steak Dinner, $10.99.
Bob’s Burgers and Brew – Mother’s Day Brunch begins at 9 am. $19.95 adults, $14.95 seniors and children 6-12, children 5 and under free.
Bonefish Grill – Opening early at 10 am. Featuring Imperial Sea Bass stuffed with shrimp, scallops and lump crab.
Boston Market – Buy any Individual Meal, get one Individual Meal FREE for mom.
Brick House Tavern + Tap – Free brunch for all mothers with reservation. 11 am – 2 pm.
Brio Tuscan Grille – Get a $10 bonus card to use May 12-31 if you eat here on Mother’s Day.
Brixx Wood Fired Pizza – 1/2 priced bottles of wine Saturday & Sunday
Brown’s Chicken – Mother’s Day Special includes 16 pcs. of Brown’s Chicken, 2 large mashed potatoes, 2 large cole slaw, 8 biscuits. $34.99 with this coupon.
Bugaboo Creek Steak House – Mother’s Day Menu, $24.99. Choice of Slow Roasted Prime Rib, Blue Cheese Bacon Filet, Cedar Plank Salmon or Pancetta Rubbed Half Roasted Chicken. Includes soup or salad, two sides and dessert. Reservations recommended.
Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop – Kids get special coloring pages that include a voucher moms can redeem for a FREE 9” sandwich or salad from May 11-17.
Carrows Restaurants – Holiday Ham Dinner $9.99, Holiday Turkey Dinner $9.99, Holiday Ham & Turkey Dinner $11.99, Shrimp Scampi Pasta $11.29, 8 oz Prime Rib $11.99. Serving May 6-12.
Charlie Brown’s Steakhouse – All moms receive a $10 voucher for a future visit.
Corner Bakery Cafe – Receive a free Baby Bundt Cake with any in-cafe order May 10-12. One per customer, while supplies last.
Country Buffet – Special Mother’s Day menu includes traditional ham and Prime Rib entrees and a special dessert from Friday, May 9 (3:30 pm – close) through Sunday, May 11 (11 am – close). Also available at corporate siblings Fire Mountain and Old Country Buffet.
Dairy Queen – Any mom who gives birth on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 11, 2014 can email a copy of her baby’s birth certificate to DairyQueen@piersongrant.com by noon Eastern Time on Saturday, May 31, 2014 to receive a gift card for a free DQ Cake. Requests must include the mother’s full name, email, phone number and complete mailing address.
First Watch – Free box of Chocolates.
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar – Mother’s Day Brunch, $39.95 per guest, 10:30 am to 2 pm. Featured Cocktails, $8.95: Mary En Fuego, Bacon & Blue Cheese Bloody Mary, Sonoma Sparkler.
Flippers Pizzeria – FREE Cherry Cheesecake or Fudgie Dark Chocolate Cake dessert. Dine-in only.
HomeTown Buffet – Special Mother’s Day menu, including traditional ham and Prime Rib entrees and a special dessert served all weekend, May 9-11. In addition, all restaurants will be distributing a Two Can Dine for $15.99 coupon for a future visit, with the purchase of two beverages. Coupons can be redeemed from May 12-23. Also available at corporate sibling Ryan’s.
Hooters – The Mother’s Day deal includes a complimentary entrée up to $10 with any drink purchase at any of the 345 Hooters locations across the U.S.
Humperdinks – Three Course Mimosa Brunch Special, $19.99. Includes starter, entree choice, dessert, coffee, juice or Mimosa. Entrees include Eggs Benedict, chicken & waffles, breakfast tacos, omelets and more. Full menu and child’s menu also available.
Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse – Get a $25 Dining Card to enjoy on a future visit. 3-course brunch menu and kids brunch menu available at most locations. 11 am – 2 pm.
K&W Cafeteria – Mother’s Day special includes baked ham, two vegetables, fresh baked bread, scratch-made desserts and beverage for $7.99.
Ker’s WingHouse Bar & Grill – Free dessert on Mother’s Day with purchase of entree. Dine-in only.
KFC – Free family-sized double chocolate chip or sweet lemon cake with the purchase of a 10-piece meal or larger, through May 25.
Long John Silver’s – Moms eat Free with this coupon. Purchase a meal at regular price and receive any meal or basket of equal or lesser value for free. Does not include Thick-Cut Cod, Catfish or Combos.
Morton’s The Steakhouse – Steak and Lobster special on Sunday only.
Outback Steakhouse – $5 off 2 entrees with this coupon.
Pollo Tropical – Specially priced dinner for two for $9.99. Requires that you text “MOM2014” to 52198 to get discount.
Roy Rogers – Free combo meal for Mom with purchase of kid’s meal. May 9-11 at participating locations only.
Roy’s – Two-course Mother’s Day brunch featuring Roy’s Lobster Vol-au-Vent. $33.95. Plus, receive a $20 Dining Card for your next visit.
Shoney’s – Free strawbery pie dessert.Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill – Special $15 three-course menu, plus a BOGO/buy one get one free entrée coupon to use during next visit.
Spaghetti Warehouse – Coupon for FREE 15-Layer Lasagne on next visit.
Starbucks – Buy one get one free Teavana Oprah Chai Tea Latte while supplies last. Also available at Teavana Fine Teas + Tea Bar
Stevi B’s Pizza – Moms eat free on Mother’s Day with this coupon.
Texas Steakhouse & Saloon – Texas Surf & Turf, $18.99. Moms will receive a voucher for a complimentary entree on her next visit. Complimentary entree is up to $10.TGI Fridays – 1/2-Priced bottles of wine all weekend.
White Castle – Cravers can buy a Sack of 10 Original Sliders for just $2.50 – that’s only 25 cents per Slider. You must purchase online at whitecastle.com and use the promo code MOM to get the special price.
Wienerschnitzel – .61 cent hot dogs.
Happy Mother’s Day.