Mom deserves the best on her special day, but that doesn't mean you can't eat out in economical ways. Restaurant chains across the country are offering all sorts of dining deals for you to take advantage of this year.
Bonefish Grill: Purchase $50 in gift cards, and get a free $10 bonus card. Stores will open an hour early on Mother's Day (10 a.m.) for any Bonefish fanatics.
Boston Market: Buy any individual meal, and get one individual meal for Mom free. (Valid with any Individual Meal, Whole Sandwich, Whole Sandwich Combo, Salad Bowl or Market Bowl. )
Carrabba's Italian Grill: Mothers receive $10 off any entrée on their next visit with the purchase of an additional entrée.
Dairy Queen: Any mom who gives birth on Mother's Day can email a copy of her baby's birth certificate to DairyQueen@piersongrant.com by noon Eastern Time on Saturday, May 31 to receive a free DQ cake. Requests must include the mother's full name, email, phone number and complete mailing address.
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse: Go for a prix-fixe bunch menu for $40 per adult and $20 for kids, and moms will leave with a $25 dining card valid for a future visit.
Hooters: Moms eat free (a complimentary entrée up to $10 with any drink purchase) at this chicken wing favorite.
KFC: Snag a free family-sized cake (in rich double chocolate chip or sweet lemon) with the purchase of a 10-piece meal or larger.
Olive Garden: For every $50 in gift cards purchased, receive a $10 bonus card to redeem with two adult entrees. (Bonus card redemption dates: June 30 - August 10, 2014.)
Roy's Restaurant: After dining on a $34 prix-fixe brunch, moms get a $20 dining card for their next Roy's visit. Offer not available at Hawaii or Pebble Beach locations.
Roy Rogers: Get a free combo meal for Mom with the purchase of a kid's meal.
Seattle's Best Coffee: Score a $2 coupon plus an iced coffee recipe to surprise Mom with breakfast in bed by going here.
Starbucks: Buy one, get one free Teavana Oprah Chai on Mother's Day at the coffee chain.
TGI Fridays: This oughtta get Mom excited: Friday's is discounting wine to half-priced bottles.