Veterans Day Free Meals and Discounts.

Veterans Day Free Meals and Discounts.

  • November 8th, 2018
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Below you’ll find a list of both this year and last year’s restaurant offers for veterans.


One of 8 entrées to choose from for a free meal. Military ID or proof of service required.  Get more information and check out all of Applebee’s locations on their website.

BJs Restaurant and Brewhouse
Free entree, up to $12.95 value. Offer valid to all active duty military and veterans, with proof of service. Guests over the age of 21 are also invited to raise a glass to veterans for just $6 each.

Boston Market
Buy one individual meal with a drink and get a second free at all U.S. locations; coupon (but no I.D.) is required and available at BostonMarket.com. Available for all veterans, service members, and their families. No ID required.

Buffalo Wild Wings
Free order of traditional or boneless wings and a side of fries to veterans and current military members. Dine-in only. Bring proof of military service.

California Pizza Kitchen
Choose a pizza, full-size salad, or pasta from the special Veterans Day Menu. Dine-in only. Please come in uniform or bring your military I.D. or other proof of service.

Free meal from a select menu. Dine-in only and participating locations only. Proof of military service required. (Please verify participation in advance).

Buy-one/get-one free burrito, bowl, salad or order of tacos. Offer valid for all U.S. military (active-duty, Guard/Reserve, and retired military), military spouses with ID, and veterans. For in-restaurant orders only; offer not valid for online, mobile, fax, or catering orders.

Chuck E. Cheese
One free personal 1-topping pizza to military veterans at all U.S. restaurants.

Cici’s Pizza
Free pizza buffet with Military ID.

Corner Bakery Café
Free Choose Any Two combo with proof of service.

Cotton Patch Café
Free meal for current and former military members. Choices include full-size chicken fried steak or chicken fried chicken. Proof of service required. You can learn more on Cotton Patch Cafe’s site, as well as seeing where your nearest location is.

Cracker Barrel
Complimentary slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola® Cake.

Free Build Your Own Grand Slam® on Nov. 10, from 5 a.m. to noon for all active, inactive, and retired military personnel. Participating locations only. Please call ahead.

Dunkin’ Donuts
Free donut to Veterans and active duty military at participating restaurants nationwide.

El Chico
Free entrée up to $15.

Famous Dave’s
Free 2 Meat Combo served with choice of side and cornbread muffin – for veterans and current military members. Bring proof of service. Participating locations only.

Free spaghetti with marinara or meat sauce. Please bring proof of military service.

Firebird’s Grill
Buy one get one free (Free entree equal to or less than your purchase).

Fox & Hound
Free Sandwich or Entree (up to $12) for active duty military and veterans with ID or proof of service. Dine-in only and at only at participating locations.

Gatti’s Pizza
Veterans and active military members with ID will receive a free buffet or a free medium 1-topping pizza for carryout.

Golden Corral
The 18th annual Golden Corral Military Appreciation dinner is available to any person who has ever served in the United States Military. If you are a veteran, retired, currently serving, in the National Guard or Reserves, you are invited to participate in Golden Corral’s Military Appreciation dinner.

Grub Burger Bar
Free entree for active, inactive, and retired military personnel. Proof of military service is required.

Hooters invites all veterans and current servicemen and women to enjoy a free meal from a select menu. Requires drink purchase. Only valid at participating locations.

Free Red, White and Blue pancakes. Participating locations only. Please call ahead to verify participation.

Joe’s Crab Shack
Free appetizer with coupon, up to $13 value, with purchase of adult entrée.

Krispy Kreme
Available only at participating Krispy Kreme stores. Offer available to all active-duty, retirees, & veterans. Be sure to call ahead to verify your local Krispy Kreme is participating.

Little Caesars Pizza,
Free pizza or $5 HOT-N-READY Lunch Combo to all US Armed Forces veterans and active military members between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM. With proof of military service, at participating stores nationwide. Call ahead to verify participation.

Logan’s Roadhouse
Free entrée from select menu for veterans and active duty military personnel. Call your local Logan’s Roadhouse for details and to verify participation.

LongHorn Steakhouse
Free appetizer or dessert (no purchase required, no restrictions). Additional 10% off for guests that dine with Veterans on November 11. Offer good for Veterans and active-duty military members. Proof of service required.

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants
Veterans will be able to choose a complimentary lunch or dinner entrée from a special menu. Veterans must provide proof of military service. No ID needed for Gold Star Family members (parents or spouse). Be sure to contact your local McCormick & Schmick’s as this is valid at participating restaurants only. Space is limited and reservations are highly recommended.

Mimi’s Café
Veterans or active duty military personnel can select a free item from a special menu. Drink purchase required and proof of Military ID.

Olive Garden
Free entrée from a special menu. Entrées are served with unlimited soup or house salad and garlic bread sticks. Offer good for veterans and active duty military; proof of service required.

On The Border
Veterans and current service members will receive a free choose 2 or choose 3 “Create Your Own Combo”. Dine-in only, proof of service required.

Outback Steakhouse
Free Bloomin’ Onion and a non-alcoholic beverage. This offer is available to Military Personnel and veterans with ID. Also available 10% OFF Heroes Discount is open to servicemen and women, police officers, firefighters, and first responders, with corresponding state or federal service ID  through Dec 31, 2018. You can find an Outback near you with the restaurant’s locator tool, as well as checking out their Operation Homefront initiative.

Red Lobster
Free Appetizer or Dessert with military ID or proof of service. Vets may choose from a select list of appetizers and desserts.

Red Robin
Free Red’s Tavern Double and Bottomless Steak Fries for all Red Robin guests with a military ID or proof of service.

Romano’s Macaroni Grill
Free Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs & Spaghetti entrée for current and former military.

Ruby Tuesday’s
Free appetizer (up to $10) at participating locations, proof of service required.

Free All You Care To Eat, freshly-prepared Breakfast Bar for veterans and active duty service members. Dine-in only, from 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Proof of Service required.

Sizzler Restaurants
Free lunch served until 4 pm. Choice of 3 entrees, and a free coffee, tea, or fountain drink. Not valid for salad bar or gratuity. Valid with proof of military service. Dine-in only at participating locations.

Spaghetti Warehouse
Buy one entrée, get one free. Coupon Required (available on their website and FaceBook page). Choose any of 11 Original Recipe Spaghetti entrées and receive a second entrée free. Friends and relatives are encouraged to treat a veteran to a meal.

Free Tall Brewed Coffee for “active duty service members, reservists, veterans and military spouses.” Starbucks is also donating $5 for each Veterans Day Starbucks Card or eGift purchased to help support programs that direct veterans to use their skills, experience, and commitment to help create positive change in their communities: Team Rubicon, Team Red, White & Blue, and The Mission Continues.

Texas Roadhouse
Free meal from special menu. Includes sides and a soft drink, coffee, or tea. Proof of service required. Dine-in only. You can access more info and find locations on Texas Roadhouse’s website.

T.G.I. Friday’s
Free lunch menu item up to $12 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. local time for all current military members and veterans. These guests will also receive a $5 coupon for their next meal at Fridays. Valid ID or proof of service required. Dine-in only at participating locations. Be sure to contact your local T.G.I Friday’s for details.

Twin Peaks
Free appetizer (up to $10) at participating locations, proof of service required.

White Castle
Free All You Care To Eat, freshly-prepared Breakfast Bar for veterans and active duty service members. Dine-in only, from 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Proof of Service required.

Most companies require some form of military ID or proof of military service. These include:

  • A Military ID Card (active/reserve/retired)
  • VA-issued Veterans ID Card or a VA Health Care ID card
  • Current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES)
  • Drivers License with Veterans Designation
  • Photograph in uniform, wearing your uniform (if your service permits)
  • Veterans Organization Card (e.g., American Legion and VFW)
  • DD214, other discharge paperwork, or another form of identification
  • Other restaurants and companies may go by the honor system.

Always call ahead to verify locations, times, and participation. Many of the listed companies are franchises and may have different policies.

Source (visit for daily updates): http://themilitarywallet.com/veterans-day-free-meals-anddiscounts/