Where to get birthday specials in Baton Rouge

The best thing about getting older? All those birthday freebies

It’s January, which means another year’s worth of birthday lunches, dinners and parties to plan. We’ve compiled a list of some of the local restaurants and bars offering dishes and drinks on the house for those celebrating their special day. Whether you’re celebrating in January or December, save this checklist to map out where you want to go on your day—and maybe your friends’ birthdays, too. After reading the list, ask yourself: Don’t you wish it could be your birthday every day?

Note: All offers had been verified as of press time, but call the businesses before visiting in case of changes. 

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  • Ambrosia Bakery*: Chocolate or almond cupcake
  • Another Broken Egg*: Jumbo-sized pancake
  • Ava Street Café: Fried Oreo ice cream or fried Red Velvet Oreo ice cream
  • Bao Vietnamese Kitchen: Thai tea
  • Beausoleil: Bread pudding or pot de crème
  • Bin 77: Bread pudding, brulee cheesecake or brownie
  • BJ’s Brewhouse*: Pizookie ice cream and cookies
  • Blend: Choice of glass of Champagne, flourless chocolate torte or warm pumpkin bread
  • Boil & Roux: Free dinner entree for those who celebrate in a party of 10 or more
  • BRQ: Choice of jumbo slice of carrot or chocolate cake
  • The Bullfish*: Choice of entree
  • Burgersmith: Bowl of ice cream
  • Caliente Mexican Craving: Choice of flan, chocolate cake, fried ice cream, sopapillas or a cast-iron apple pie
  • Canefield Tavern: Tiramisu
  • Capital City Grill*: Caramel macchiato bread pudding topped with chantilly sauce and caramel sauce
  • Cocha: Dessert choice; changes with seasonal menu
  • Copeland’s and Copeland’s Cheesecake Bistro*: Choice of entree
  • Don Jose’s Grill: Vanilla ice cream
  • Don’s Seafood: Complimentary $10 gift card plus your choice of brownie a la mode, cheesecake, white chocolate bread pudding, turtle cheesecake or cobbler a la mode
  • Eliza Restaurant: Choice of banana pudding, brownie a la mode, strawberry shortcake or bread pudding with whiskey cream sauce
  • French Market Bistro: Slice of Louisiana Lust, a chocolate chip, frangelico and pecan pie served warm with chocolate glaze and an a la mode option
  • Galatoire’s Bistro: Choice of chocolate espresso creme brulee, profiteroles, elderflower berry trifle, chocolate pecan pie a la mode or bread pudding
  • Geisha Sushi: Ice cream sundae
  • Gino’s: Homemade Italian cheesecake
  • The Gregory: Bananas foster bread pudding
  • Hello Sushi: Choice of appetizer or dessert 
  • Juban’s: Choice of creme brulee, bread pudding or glass of Champagne
  • La Divina: Bambino-sized gelato
  • Las Palmas: Serving of ice cream
  • Lava Cantina: Cinna-bites
  • Les Amis Bake Shop*: Rewards program members receive 15%-20% off their purchase
  • Little Village: Frangelico mousse
  • Louisiana Lagniappe: Entree
  • Mansurs on the Boulevard: Bread pudding
  • Mason’s Grill: Hot fudge brownie sundae with four scoops of ice cream, whipped cream and chocolate syrup
  • Mike Anderson’s: Slice of lemonade pie, a mixture of housemade lemonade and whipped cream frozen in a graham cracker crust.
  • Monjunis: Bread pudding
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes*: A bundtlet, the miniature-sized bundt cake, in your choice of flavor
  • Phil’s Oyster Bar: Choice of bread pudding, chocolate eclair or homemade pie
  • Portobellos*: $10 gift card plus a free entree when you dine with a party of four or more
  • Rico Louisiana Latin Cocktails & Cuisine: Choice of dessert
  • Roberto’s River Road Restaurant: Bread pudding
  • Rock N Pops: $2 birthday cake popsicle
  • Rock N Sake: Slice of cake
  • Roman’s Cafe: Baklava
  • Ruffino’s: Chocolate sin cake or cotton candy
  • Serop’s: Baklava
  • Superior Grill: $1.99 birthday sopapilla
  • Thai Kitchen: Fried banana with homemade coconut ice cream
  • Tio Javi’s: Sopapilla
  • TJ Ribs: Brownie ice cream sandwich
  • Tsunami: Mochi drizzled with chocolate and berries
  • Umami: Fried cheesecake
  • The Velvet Cactus*: Ice cream
  • Zorba’s: Choice of baklava, doukissa or kataifi

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This article was originally published in the January 2018 issue of 225 Magazine.