Mother's Day 2021: Where To Get The Best Food Freebies And Deals

Mother's Day is just around the corner and there are, of course, freebies and deals that you'll want to take advantage of. Whether you want to give mom a break by taking her out to lunch or you'd like to give her the gift of a well deserved night out with a gift card to a restaurant, there are a ton of great options this year. You might even want to double up on some of the gift card deals to keep one for yourself.

While dining out is certainly an option at many restaurants, there are also plenty of to-go packages so you can enjoy your favorite dishes at home. From breakfast spreads to lunch or dinner options, there are plenty of businesses putting together to-go or delivery orders that can easily feed the whole family as you spend time together this weekend. So take a look through the offers — you just might see something special for mom that you and your family cannot pass up.

Restaurants to visit this Mother's Day

To start the day out right, head to Einstein Bros. Bagels. Participating locations are putting together Mom's Brunch Boxes, which include a variety of fresh baked favorites: one Farmhouse Egg Sandwich, two Bacon & Cheddar Egg Sandwiches, six fresh-baked bagels, one tub of plain shmear, four Twice-Baked Hash Browns, and four blueberry muffins. According to a statement send to Mashed, the whole thing will cost $29.99. It even comes with a free 16-ounce bottle of orange juice, perfect for mixing up mimosas. Between May 7 and 17, you can order the special box on the app for pickup. What's more, The Krazy Coupon Lady shares that Bruegger's Bagels will offer the same deal.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. will give moms a keepsake flask when you buy a Georgia Peach Tea for Two or a free mug when you get a Mama's Mule Madness drink. Fogo De Chao will give away $25 cards for two full churrascos to those who eat with them on May 9 or 10 — the card will have to be used on the next visit, though. Ruth's Chris Steak House will also give mothers a $25 credit for a future trip when they eat there on Mother's Day.

Custom pizzas at Pieology are buy one get one free on May 9, and moms who dine at Shoney's buffet will get a free slice of strawberry pie. Smoothie King and Noodles & Company will both offer free delivery, as long as you spend at least $10 at Smoothie King or enter the code HORIZON when you order from Noodles & Company.

Gift card deals for Mother's Day 2021

If your family prefers to pick up a gift card to treat mom at a later date, then there's likely a chain that she loves offering a pretty sweet gift card deal. Many resturants are offering a $10 bonus gift card when you buy a $50 gift card online (via The Krazy Coupon Lady). Those participating in this deal include Bonefish Grill, Cheesecake Factory, Chili's, and Carrabba's Italian Grill. You'll need to make your purchase by Mother's day for the Cheesecake Factory deal, and the $10 gift card at Bonefish Grill is only redeemable between May 17 and July 18.

Other discounted gift card deals include Pieology, Macaroni Grill, and Red Lobster. At Pieology, a $5 bonus gift card will be given to those who by a $25 gift card in person at their local stores. (The additional $5 is only valid through July 31st, though.) Macaroni Grill will offer 25% off of all e-gift cards bought between May 3 and Mother's Day when the code TREATMOM is used at checkout. Finally, Red Lobster will award $10 off of orders that are $30 or more between July and August to those who also purchase a $50 gift card.

Retail Me Not shares that those who dine at Cracker Barrel can get a $10 bonus gift card when they order an All-Day Pancake Breakfast Family Meal Basket or Sunday Homestyle Chicken Family Meal Basket for Mother's Day weekend. The card is redeemable in the gift shop between May 8 and June 13.

However you celebrate Mother's Day, now you can make sure it includes delicious food for the whole family.