Veterans Day Discounts, Deals, and Freebies

We owe so much to our nation’s Veterans, and some restaurants and organizations are showing their respect and appreciation with special discounts and freebies on November 11th.

Have we missed any specials for Vets and Active Duty service members? If so, please let us know and we’ll update our list! Email and we’ll update our list!



Applebees:  offering a free meal to military veterans and active-duty service members on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015. There will be 7 entrées to choose from, beverage and gratuity not included. Military ID or proof of service required.

California Pizza Kitchen: Choose a pizza, full size salad, or pasta from the special Veterans Day Menu on November 11th. Dine-in only. Please come in uniform or bring your military I.D. or other proof of service.

Carraba’s: Free appetizer of your choice for active duty service members and veterans. Military ID or proof of service required Monday Nov. 9 – Sunday Nov. 15, 2015.

Cheeseburger in Paradise: Free All-American Burger with fries with purchase of beverage and military ID or proof of service on November 11th. Available to active military or veterans. Beverages and gratuity not included, dine-in only, and participating locations only.

Chili’s: Chili’s is offering all military veterans past and present their choice of any lunch combo, or your choice of a dinner meal from a select menu, including any full-size flatbread on November 11th. Offer only available at participating Chili’s in the U.S. only. Dine-in from limited menu only; beverages and gratuity not included. Veterans and active duty military simply show proof of military service.

Denny’s: Free Build Your Own Grand Slam® on Nov. 11, from 5 a.m. to noon for all active, inactive, and retired military personnel. Participating locations only. Please call ahead.

Friendly’s: Free breakfast, lunch, or dinner with ID. Dine-in only on November 11th. Limited to one per person. Offer available for active military and veterans with ID or discharge papers. Participating locations only.

Golden Corral: The 15th annual Golden Corral Military Appreciation dinner will is available to any person who has ever served in the United States Military November 11th from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. 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.

Great Clips: On Nov.11, customers who stop in for a service at any Great Clips salon in the United States can receive a free haircut card to give to a veteran.  In addition, veterans can come into any U.S. Great Clips salon on Nov.11 and receive a free haircut that day or receive a free haircut card to be used before the end of the year.  The free haircut cards are redeemable by all current and past members of the military including active, inactive, retired, disabled and reserve members from any branch. The free haircut cards are redeemable until Dec. 31, 2015
Free haircut cards are given away while supplies last. US Salons only.

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 on November 11th. With proof of military service, at participating stores nationwide. Call ahead to verify participation.

LongHorn Steakhouse: Complimentary Texas Onion and non-alcoholic beverage on November 11th. Offer good for Veterans and active-duty military members. Proof of service required.

Max & Erma’s: Participating Max & Erma’s locations are offering military members and veterans a free Best Cheeseburger in America Combo, which includes tortilla soup or side Caesar salad, seasoned fries, and chocolate chip cookies on November 11th. Dine-in only. Call ahead to verify participation. ID or proof of service required.

National Parks: Receive free admission to all of our national parks on Wednesday, November 11th in honor of Veterans Day.  Be sure to check out the National Park Service site for park locations.

Olive Garden: Offer good for veterans and active duty military on November 11; proof of service required.

On The Border: Veterans and current servicemembers will receive a free choose 2 or choose 3 “Create Your Own Combo” November 11th. Dine-in only, proof of service required.

Outback Steakhouse: Outback Steakhouse is honoring America’s military veterans by offering active duty military and veterans a free Bloomin’ Onion and a non-alcoholic beverage November 11. This offer is available to Military Personnel and veterans with ID. Also receive 15% off your purchase from Nov. 12-Dec 31, 2015.

Red Lobster: Free Appetizer or Dessert during Monday, November 9 through Thursday, November 12, 2015 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 November 11.

Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill: Free meal from special Veterans Day menu at participating locations only on November 11.

Texas Roadhouse: Choose from one of 10 free meals, plus sides and a soft drink, coffee, or tea. Offer good for All veterans – including all active, retired or former U.S. military November 11. ID Required. Dine-in only. Call ahead to verify times and locations.

T.G.I. Friday’s: Free lunch for all current military members and veterans on November 11th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Valid ID or proof of service required. Dine-on only at participating locations. Be sure to contact your local T.G.I Friday’s for details.

Village Inn: Free breakfast any time of day (choice of buttermilk pancakes, French toast, or a Belgian waffle) on November 11th. Wednesday is also Free Pie day, and veterans will be able to receive a free slice of pie. Veterans who visit on Veterans Day will also receive a “Thank You for Your Service Card” valid for 20% off their total bill on their next visit. Participating locations only. Please call ahead.