9 a.m.: Free slice of strawberry pie. Shoney’s has been doing this for years on Mother’s Day — a free slice of strawberry pie for all moms who order a meal off of its menu or Mother’s Day buffet.
11 a.m.: Free Bundt cake. It’s free bottoms Up Bundt Cake, a Corner Bakery specialty. Bring in the printable coupon and Mom gets a six-pack of Bundts with the purchase of any lunch or dinner entree.
1 p.m.: Free lunch. You may want to double-check that Mom’s actually a fan of Hooters. As long as she orders any Hooters drink, Mom gets an entree worth up to $10.99 for free. This includes everything from the Shrimp and Spinach Salad to the Smothered Chicken Sandwich to the 10 piece Wings combo. Or a burger, of course.
2 p.m.: Free chocolate-dipped strawberry. Every mother gets one at McCormick & Schmick’s.
5 p.m.: Free appetizer. What’s dinner without a starter? At Spaghetti Warehouse, if you pre-register online, Mom gets a free one. You also can win a $100 Spaghetti Warehouse gift card by uploading a photo of Mom and explaining what makes her so special.
6 p.m.: Free dinner. Beef O’ Brady’s. the family sports pub chain, is offering a free meal — up to $10 in value — for Mom, with purchase of another meal of equal or greater value.
7 p.m.: Free frozen yogurt. Participating locations of Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt is offering free 8-oz. cups of frozen yogurt to all moms.
8 p.m.: Free Mexican dinner. Tijuana Flats, the Tex-Mex chain, is offering a free entree to all moms at participating locations. But you need to show the offer posted on its Facebook page to redeem.