Veterans Day Free Meals & Restaurant Discounts

Veterans Day Free Meals & Restaurant Discounts

To honor members of the military, these restaurants are offering veterans free meals on or around Veterans Day, November 11. (Unless otherwise noted)

7-Eleven – 7-Eleven is offering a free Quarter-Pound Big Bite 100% all-beef hot dog, available in-store and via delivery through the store’s app. 

Applebee’s — On November 11, active-duty military, veterans, reserves and National Guard that dine in-restaurant get a complimentary full-size entrée from a special menu. They will also receive a $5 Bounce Back Card to redeem for dine-in, To Go, or delivery within a three-week redemption window.

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse — On November 11, veterans with a valid military ID can dine in and enjoy a free Chocolate Chunk Pizookie® with any $9.95+ purchase. In addition, veterans who spend more than $14.95 for dine in or takeout will receive a bounce back coupon for a free appetizer to redeem between November 12 and December 31, 2023.

Black Angus Steakhouse — Current and past members of the military get a free meal on November 10 from 12pm to 3pm with ID. This deal is not available to-go.

Bob Evans – Veterans and active-duty military get a free meal from a select menu on November 11. Dine-in only.

Bonefish Grill — Active-duty service members and veterans get a complimentary order of Bang Bang Shrimp with a soft beverage on November 11 with valid ID.

Buffalo Wild Wings — Veterans and active-duty service members get a free order of 10 Boneless Wings and Fries on November 11 with valid ID. Only available for dine-in. Buffalo Wild Wings GO locations will be included for walk-in/order at the counter only. 

Charleys Philly Steaks – Charleys Philly Steaks is offering free gourmet fries to veterans and active military, according to an email sent to the Deseret News. The deal is valid in-store only.

Chili’s — Veterans and active-duty service members get a free meal from a select menu on November 11 with proof of service. Available for in-restaurant only.

Cracker Barrel – Cracker Barrel is offering veterans a complimentary slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake. 

Denny’s – Denny’s is offering a free Build Your Own Grand Slam to all military personnel. The deal is for dine-in only, and runs from 5 a.m. to noon.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit – Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is offering veterans and active military a free pulled pork sandwich. The deal can be accessed in-store or online with the code “VETFREE.”

Dunkin’ — Veterans and active-duty military get a free donut of their choice on November 11 at participating locations. Offer available in-store only

Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers — Veterans and active-duty military personnel who visit on November 11 will receive a free Freddy’s Original Double with Cheese combo meal card that can be redeemed through November 30.

Golden Corral — Golden Corral is hosting their Military Appreciation Night on November 13 from 5pm to close. This includes a free “thank you” meal when dining in.

IHOP – IHOP is offering free red, white and blue pancakes from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The deal is only available for dine-in.

Johnny Rockets – Johnny Rockets is offering a free burger to active-duty military members and veterans.

Krispy Kreme – Krispy Kreme is offering veterans a free doughnut plus a small hot or iced brewed coffee. The deal is available in-store only. 

Little Caesars  – Little Caesars is offering all veterans and active military a free lunch combo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The combo includes four slices of pizza and a 20-ounce Pepsi product.

Olive Garden – Olive Garden is offering veterans and active-duty military members a free meal from a special menu, per Axios. 

Outback Steakhouse – Outback Steakhouse is offering military personnel a free Bloomin’ Onion appetizer and drink, per USA Today.

Menchie’s – All veterans and military personnel with a military ID or dressed in uniform will receive a FREE, six ounce frozen yogurt any time of day. The CEO of Menchie’s (a veteran himself) has a very personal connection with the holiday!

Pilot Flying J — Service members and their families get a free meal at participating locations November 10 to 12 through a special offer in the app.

Red Lobster — Veterans, active-duty military and reservists get free printed meal vouchers for Veterans Shrimp & Chips from 11:00am to 4:00pm local time on November 11. Guests need to show a valid military ID or proof of service. The voucher can be redeemed beginning November 13 through December 10 for dine-in only.

Red Robin – Veterans and active-duty military get a complimentary Red’s Big Tavern Burger on November 11 with valid ID. Dine-in only, not valid for online or to-go orders. The free meal also comes with an endless side of steak fries.

Sizzler — On November 11, participating locations are offering a free lunch to active-duty military and veterans until 4:00pm. Choose between a free Half Dozen Crispy Shrimp, Malibu Chicken, or 6oz Tri-Tip Steak entree.

Smashburger – Smashburger is offering veterans a free burger or sandwich. The offer is valid in-store only.

Smoothie King — Active-duty military and veterans get a free smoothie from one of three red, white, and blue smoothies at participating locations on November 11 with a valid ID.

Starbucks — Starbucks is honoring those who have served with a free tall (12-ounce) hot or cold brewed coffee for veterans, military service members and military spouses who visit participating U.S. stores on November 11.

Texas de Brazil – Veterans receive 15% off 

Tucanos Brazilian Grill – Tucanos Brazilian Grill is offering veterans a free Churrasco meal with the purchase of another adult Churrasco meal through Nov. 12. (Note: Veterans and active military members dining alone will receive a half-priced meal).

Wendy’s – Free Breakfast Combo with ID from 6:30-10:30 am

Wienerschnizel – Get a FREE Chili Dog, small fries, and Small Pepsi with proof of service.


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