Veterans Day Discounts
Learn more about Veterans Day discounts.
Each year, in honor of Veterans Day, a number of restaurants and businesses around the country offer free or discounted goods, services, and meals to both veterans and active-duty service members. In 2015, the following restaurants and businesses are offering discounts*:
Beginning November 8:
- McCormick & Schmick's: Free lunch or dinner from special menu.
Beginning November 9:
- Carraba's: Free appetizer of your choice.
- Red Lobster: Free Appetizer from a select list of appetizers.
- Spaghetti Warehouse: Buy one entree, get one free. Coupon Required (available on their website and FaceBook page).Choose any of 11 "Original Recipe" Spaghetti entrees and receive a second entree free. Friends and relatives are encouraged to treat a veteran to a meal.
Beginning November 10:
- Country Cookin': Free meal for current and former military.
- Bar Louie: Free entree from select menu. Dine-in only.
Beginning November 11:
- 54th Street Grill: Free meal, up to $12 value.
- Applebees: Free meal from special menu. Beverage and gratuity not included.
- Bob Evans: All you can eat hotcakes.
- Bonanza Steakhouse: Free Veterans Day buffet.
- Brann's Steakhouse & Grill: Free 6 oz sirloin and two sides.
- Buehler's Grocery: Free breakfast menu meal, 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.
- Buffalo's Cafe: Free meal.
- Calhoun's Restaurant: Free meal from select menu.
- California Pizza Kitchen: Choose a pizza, full size salad, or pasta from the special Veterans Day menu.
- Cattlemens Steakhouse: Free 8 oz sirloin steak dinner.
- CentraArchy Restaurants: Free meal at participating restaurants, including Burrito Loco, California Dreaming, Carolina Roadhouse, ChopHouse New Orleans, ChopHouse '47, Gulfstream Cafe, Joey D's Oak Room, and New York Prime.
- Cheeseburger in Paradise: Free All-American Burger with fries with purchase of beverage. Dine-in only
- Chick-fil-A: Free entree with beverage. ID required.
- Chili's: Free lunch combo during lunch hour, or free meal from special menu during dinner hour.
- City Barbeque: Free sandwich platter at participating locations. Proof of service required.
- Claim Jumper: Free entree from select menu, with official proof of service. Dine-in only.
- Cotton Patch Cafe: Free meal. Proof of service required.
- Denny's: Free Build Your Own Grand Slam, from 5 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
- Fatz Eatz & Drinkz: Free meal. Proof of service required.
- Fox & the Hound: Free Sandwich or Entree (up to $10). Dine-in only.
- Friendly's: Free breakfast, lunch, dinner.
- Golden Corral: 15th annual Golden Corral Military Appreciation dinner, 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm.
- Green Mill: Free menu item for lunch or dinner.
- Hoss's Family Steak and Sea House: Free meal from the "American Values" menu, 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
- Hurrican Grill & Wings: Free meal from special menu.
- Little Caesar's Pizza: Free pizza or $5 HOT-N-READY lunch combo, 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
- LongHorn Steakhouse: Complimentary Texas Tonion and non-alcoholic beverage.
- Max & Erma's: Free "Best Cheeseburger in America" combo.
- Menchie's: Free 6 oz. frozen yogurt.
- Mission BBQ: Free sandwiches to active duty military members and veterans.
- MOD Pizza: Free pizza or salad. Dine-in only.
- The Olive Garden: Free entree with proof of service.
- On the Border: Free Choose 2 or Choose 3 combo.
- Orange Leaf: Free frozen yogurt (up to 11 0z.).
- Outback Steakhouse: Free Bloomin' Onion and a non-alcoholic beverage. Also receive 15% off your purchase from Nov. 12-Dec 31, 2015.
- PDQ Tenders: PDQ Free 3 piece Tenders or Sandwich. PDQ also offers 50% off the entire order for all active/retired military personnel on the first Monday every month.
- Perkin's Restaurant & Bakery: Free Magnificent Seven meal at participating. Beverage not included.
- Pinnacle Entertainment (Casino Chain). Select locations are offering a free buffet meal.
- Primanti Bros.: Free Sandwich from 4 p.m. to close.
- Red Robin: Free Tavern Double burger with bottomless steak fries.
- Rock & Brews: Free pulled-pork sandwich with a side.
- Sammy's Woodfired Pizza & Grill: Free garlic cheese bread or hummus with grilled herb flatbread. Dine-in only.
- Sheetz: Free lunch. Free car wash also available at participating locations.
- Shoney's: Free All-American Burger.
- Sizzler: Free lunch served until 4 p.m. Choice of 3 entrees, and a free coffee, tea, or fountain drink.
- Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill: Free meal from special Veterans Day menu.
- Starbucks: Free tall brewed coffee for active duty, veterans, and their spouses.
- Tap House Grill: Free meal for service members and veterans with proof of service
- Texas Roadhouse: Free lunch from special menu. Dine-in only.
- TGI Friday's: Free lunch, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Tony Roma's: Free half rack Baby Back Ribs at select Florida locations.
- Travel Centers of America:> Free meal for CDL holders who are also veterans. Proof of service required.
- Tubby's Sub Shops: Free small grilled steak n' cheese or Tubby's Famous sub. Take-out only.
- Twin Peaks Restaurants: Free meal.
- Village Inn: Free breakfast any time of day (choice of three menu items). Veterans will also receive a "Thank You for Your Service" card valid for 20% off their total bill on their next visit when they dine at Village Inn on Veterans Day.
- Wienerschnitzel: Free hot dog & small soft drink.
In addition to the restaurants listed above offering free food, veterans may also receive the following "freebies" on Veterans Day*:
- Free Car Wash: Visit GraceforVets.org for a list of participating car washes.
- Free Haircut: Great Clips is offering a free haircut. Non-veterans can get a coupon to give to a veteran.
- Free Haircut: Sport Clips is offering a free haircut.
- Free Night at a B&BGet a free night's stay at a Bed & Breakfast on Veterans Day. Visit B&Bs for Vets to see a list of participating B&Bs.
- Free Kindle Book: Operation Money: A Financial Guide for Military Service Members and Families by best-selling author, Jean Chatzky.
For more information on Veterans Day discounts, visit The Military Wallet.*Discounts only valid at participating locations. For more information on participating locations near you, please click here...