11 Mother’s Day Deals You Need to Share With Any Amazing Mom You Know

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She raised you, gave you guidance and helped you deal throughout your rebellious teen years. No, not Oprah… I am talking about your mom.

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and it’s time to start planning mom’s special day.

For those of you frantically asking Google or Siri “When is Mother’s Day?” I’ll save you the headache: It’s Sunday, May 14.

But it wouldn’t be a Mother’s Day here at The Penny Hoarder without a list of places offering great deals so you can celebrate mom without going broke.

11 Penny Hoarder-Approved Mother’s Day Deals

1. Free Chili Dog and Fries at Wienerschnitzel


Moms eat free at Wienerschnitzel on Sunday, May 14. This deal includes one free chili dog, small fries and a small soda. Sorry, cheese is extra, and you cannot get a strawberry lemonade or shake as your drink.

There are 358 of these hot dog shops in the U.S., with locations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah and Washington.

2. Free Entree at Hooters


Celebrate Mother’s Day at participating Hooters locations nationwide Sunday, May 14, and mom will get a free entree from a special Mother’s Day menu with any drink purchase.

The special menu features 10-piece boneless and traditional wings, grilled or Buffalo chicken sandwiches and salads, and Hooters burgers.

Items may vary by location. Some locations will also give mothers a coupon for their next visit that can be redeemed May 15-June 9.

3. $5 Off at Boston Market

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Treat your mom to some rotisserie chicken and mac and cheese with $5 off any family meal purchase for four or more people at Boston Market on Sunday, May 14. Family meals include an entree, four pieces of cornbread and choice of four sides.

Also, any guest who dines at Boston Market on Mother’s Day will receive a coupon for a free cookie. Unfortunately, you can’t just jump back in line to get your free sweet — this coupon is only valid May 15-31.

4. 2-Course Dinner at Macaroni Grill for $14.99

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On Saturday, May 13 and Sunday, May, 14, Macaroni Grill is offering a two-course meal for $19.99 per person. Each meal includes an entree and dessert.

Macaroni Grill is also offering 25% off e-gift cards May 8-14. Simply order an e-gift card, and use promo code MOM17 to get the discount.

Wait! You can save even more by stacking these deals.

Buy your e-gift card now, and use it on your Mother’s Day dinner at Macaroni Grill — you’ll essentially get the two-course meals for $14.99 each.

You’re welcome.

5. 3-Course Brunch at Mimi’s for $18.99

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Enjoy an appetizer, entree and dessert for just $18.99 at Mimi’s on Wednesday, May 10 (Mother’s Day in Mexico) and Sunday, May 14. There are six entrees to choose from, including slow-roasted turkey, a mushroom Brie burger and shrimp brochette skewers.

Mothers also receive a free take-home gift and a coupon for a free entree on their next visit.

6. Outback Mother’s Day Menu from $18.99

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Outback will have a Mother’s Day menu available May 12-14. Prices start at $18.99, but they could vary by location.

The deal comes with an entree, two sides and a slice of chocolate, raspberry or salted-caramel cheesecake. Entree choices include filet mignon, Parmesan-herb crusted salmon, bone-in ribeye and slow-roasted prime rib.

7. Free Slice of Pie at Shoney’s With Meal Purchase

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Shoney’s is hosting its annual Mother’s Day buffet featuring coconut shrimp and Southern-style vegetables for only $12.99 (prices may vary by location).

Shoney’s is also giving moms a free slice of strawberry pie with the purchase of the buffet meal or an entree.

8. Free Spaghetti and Meatballs from Spaghetti Warehouse

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With the purchase of any Mother’s Day meal Sunday, May 14, Spaghetti Warehouse will give you a free spaghetti and meatballs meal to take home to mom.

If you live in Houston, Texas, or Columbus, Ohio, you’re out of luck — these locations are excluded from the deal.

9. Free Combo Meal at PDQ


On Sunday, May 14, moms receive a free combo meal with the purchase of any kids meal at PDQ. You can find your nearest PDQ restaurant here.

10. $25 Gift Card From Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse

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Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse is running a tasty deal for all the steak-loving moms out there. Just take mom out to Ruth’s Chris on May 13 or 14, place an order that includes at least one entree, and she’ll get a $25 dining card for her next visit.

There are a few stipulations on this deal. Dining cards are valid for dinner (after 4 p.m.) only and are not valid on takeout. You also cannot use these cards on $9 Sizzle, Swizzle & Swirl happy hour food. Finally, the dining card is valid from May 15 through June 2.

11. Moms Eat Free at Beef ‘O’ Brady’s

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On Mother’s Day, Beef ‘O’ Brady’s is feeding mom for free. All you have to do is buy a meal, and Beef’s will comp mom’s meal of equal or lesser value. There is one caveat, though: The deal is only good for up to $10. So if mom gets a $15 meal, you’ll be on the hook for the remaining $5.

Jacquelyn Pica, editorial intern at The Penny Hoarder, and Justin Cupler, assistant editor, teamed up to create this post.

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