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Where to find birthday freebies in Portland

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Which flavors would you choose for your birthday dozen from Pip’s Original? | Photo by @makinnawagner

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Whether you’re the kind of person who likes to broadcast your birthday to the world or more of the ignore-it-until-it’s-over type, there’s a good chance you can appreciate a special treat to celebrate, well, you.

From bakeries to breweries, many businesses in Portland want to show you some love on your day with a free or discounted goodie. Use our list below to find a spot to treat yo’ self — or go wild and visit them all by using our map to plan your route.

🎁 Northeast Portland

Nico’s Ice Cream, 5713 NE Fremont St. | Wed.-Fri., 3-9 p.m.; Sat. + Sun., 12-9 p.m. | Ice cream parlor | One free ice cream cone with one topping (starting next week)

Pip’s Original Doughnuts & Chai, 4759 NE Fremont St. | Daily, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. | Cafe | A dozen free doughnuts on your birthday, or up to seven days after

Kulfi, 5009 NE 15th Ave. | TBA | Food carts | Free birthday pops when carts + a new brick and mortar on Northeast 15th Avenue open in spring

Petite Provence, 1824 NE Alberta St. | Sun.-Mon., 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tues.-Sat., 8 a.m.-8 p.m. | Restaurant | Free pavlova with your meal

🧁 Southeast Portland

Float On, 4530 SE Hawthorne Blvd. | Tues.-Sun., 7-12 a.m.; Mon., 6:30-12 a.m. | Spa | Schedule an appointment the week of your birthday to float for 50% off

FAT Cupcake, 6011 SE 72nd Ave. | Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-7 p.m. | Bakery | Free regular-sized, regular-priced cupcake (including seasonal cupcakes of equal value)

Rogue Eastside Pub & Pilot Brewery, 928 SE 9th Ave. | Sun.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m.; Fri. + Sat., 11 a.m.-11:30 p.m. | Pub | Free 32-oz beer if you join the Rogue Nation Citizens program at least one day before your birthday

Tita’s Kitchen, 7238 SE Foster Rd. | Daily, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. | Food truck | Free churro (filled with dulce de leche) or alfajores (cookie sandwich filled with manjar blanco, or dulce de leche)

Mando’s, 8218 SE Holgate Blvd. | Tues.-Sat., 1-8 p.m. | Food truck | Free meal of your choice (worth up to $16) after showing ID

The Waffle Window, 3610 SE Hawthorne Blvd. | Tues.-Sun., 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Mon., 8 a.m.-3 p.m. | Walk-up window | Join the Waffe Club to choose a free waffle of your choice on your birthday

🎈 Southwest Portland

Mama Mia Trattoria, 439 SW Second Ave. | Mon.-Fri., 4-9 p.m.; Sat. + Sun., 1-9 p.m. | Restaurant | Free birthday dessert with purchase of dinner

Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse, 930 SW Sixth Ave. | Times vary | Restaurant | Free birthday dessert after buying picanha and beef ribs

Urban Farmer Portland, 525 SW Morrison St. | Times vary | Restaurant | Free birthday dessert for Urban Farmer Portland newsletter subscribers

Portland City Grill, 111 SW 5th Ave. | Sun.-Wed., 4-9 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat., 4-10 p.m. | Restaurant | Free birthday dessert, no purchase required

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