Veteran’s Day Specials

Here’s a little shout out to my favorite veterans, my dad, brothers and currently deployed nephews… and all of the others who have sacrificed for our families and country. Here are 11 places veterans can enjoy a free meal on Veterans Day. There’s a little something for everyone; from Italian to Mexican or pizza to burgers. Veterans, thank you so much for your service. I appreciate you! And thanks to all of those restaurants that honor our Vets.


Applebee’s® is on a mission to serve our military heroes. All veterans and active duty military are invited to visit their local Applebee’s® on Veterans Day to enjoy a free full-size entrée from a selection of eight fan favorites.
Classic Bacon Cheeseburger | 6 oz. USDA Select Top Sirloin| Chicken Tenders Platter | Double Crunch Shrimp |Fiesta Lime Chicken | Oriental Grilled Chicken Salad |Oriental Chicken Salad |Three-Cheese Chicken Penne

Buffalo Wild Wings 

At participating locations, veterans can enjoy one small order of Traditional or Boneless Wings and a side of fries.
Dine-in only on November 11. No substitutions, upgrades or add-ons. Beverages, taxes and gratuity not included. Must present acceptable proof of military service.

California Pizza Kitchen

Enjoy any entrée from the menu below.

Choose a pizza: The Original, BBQ Chicken | Pizza Hawaiian |Mushroom Pepperoni Sausage |Pepperoni | Five Cheese + Fresh Tomato | Traditional Cheese

Or a salad: The Original BBQ Chicken Chopped | Thai Crunch | Classic Caesar | Italian Chopped

Or a pasta: Garlic Cream Fettuccine with Chicken | Kung Pao Spaghetti with Chicken | Bolognese Spaghetti

Dine-in only. No substitutions. Must be in uniform or show your military ID or other proof of service.


Chili’s is showing their gratitude with a complimentary meal as a small way to honor our veterans.You can choose from an entrée below.

Chicken Crispers® |Margarita Grilled Chicken| Bowl of Chili (or Soup & Salad) |Chicken Bacon Ranch Quesadillas |Just Bacon Burger |Oldtimer with Cheese |The Cajun Chicken Pasta

No substitutions. Must be in uniform or show your military ID or other proof of service.


Denny’s is showing their appreciation from 5 am – Noon on Veteran’s Day.

No substitutions. Must be in uniform or show your military ID or other proof of service.

Famous Dave’s

On Sunday, November 11 and Monday, November 12 in honor of Veterans Day, Famous Dave’s is honoring all former and current military personnel by offering a FREE 2 Meat Salute*.

Choose 2 different meats: Georgia Chopped Pork | Country-Roasted Chicken |BBQ Chicken | Sweetwater Catfish Fingers |Southside Rib Tips | Texas Beef Brisket |Hand Breaded Chicken Tenders

Served with choice of 1 side and a Corn Bread Muffin.

Dine-In on 11/11/18 or 11/12/18 only. Excludes Ribs. Not valid with any other offer or discount. Available at participating locations only. Applicable to all military personnel with valid photo identification and proof of military service (including U.S. Uniformed Services ID card, form DD-214 or current leave and earnings statement with photo ID). 

Golden Corral

Over the past 17 years, Golden Corral restaurants and their guests together have raised over 14 million dollars for Disabled American Veterans. Enjoy a meal on Monday, November 12th, 5 -9P.

Any person who has served in the US Military (retirees, veterans, active duty, National Guard or Reserves) is eligible.

On The Border

On The Border would like to thank active and former military members for their service on Sunday, November 11 with a free meal.

Enjoy a Free Create-Your-Own Combo 2 Meal. Choose any two items off the combo menu like tacos, enchiladas, empanadas, mini chimis and more! All served with Mexican rice and beans, plus endless chips & salsa.

Present proof of military ID or service.

Red Robin

Red Robin would like to thank you for your service this Veterans Day with a FREE* Red’s Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries.

Just show proof of service.


Veterans, active duty service members and military spouses, enjoy a free tall (12 fl oz) hot brewed coffee on Veterans Day (11/11) at any participating Starbucks® store.

Present proof of military ID or service.

Texas Roadhouse

Choose from 10 lunches including a 6 oz. Sirloin Steak | Grilled Pork Chop | Pulled Pork Dinner | Country Fried Chicken | Country Fried Sirloin | All-American Cheese Burger | BBQ Chicken Sandwich | Pulled Pork Sandwich | Grilled Chicken Salad | Chicken Critter Salad

Present proof of military ID or service.

Check with your local eateries to see if they support or offer these special discounts.



Here are 11 other deals for veterans (I’d be remiss if I didn’t include a few travel ones as well).

T-Mobile  Hello! Free Netflicks is included, as well as free and unlimited international texting and data.

Free Sea World |Busch Gardens |Others tickets Honoring Veteran’s Day – Free Access to all U.S. Military Records

Under Armour 15% off  Under Armour® now offers a 15%* Military discount off the entire purchase for Active Duty, Retirees, Veterans, Military Spouses, Military Family Members, as well as a 15%* You can receive your discount while shopping online by verifying your eligibility with This discount cannot be combined with other promotional codes or applied to our WWP Backpack Gift, UA Icon Customized Shoes, or any gift card purchases.

Buckle 10% discount and free shipping  Buckle offers a military discount. Active Duty and Veteran members of the United States Armed Forces, including National Guard and Reserves, their spouses and dependents, may receive a 10% discount at off their entire merchandise purchase – regular and sale. To qualify for this discount, complete the one–time verification process by selecting the “Military Discount” link on the shopping bag page. Some exclusions may apply.

Free entrance to national parks

Check out this Hyatt stay deal  Individuals who have served or are currently serving in any official government-sponsored branch of the United States armed services and their immediate family members can get between 10-15% off the Hyatt Standard Rate at any participating Hyatt-branded hotel in the United States when booking the Veteran and Military Rate with offer code MILVET*. This is the first-ever veteran and military discount to be offered by Hyatt hotels. A valid U.S. Military/Veteran ID or other documented proof of service is required at check-in, and military personnel, veterans and immediate family members who are World of Hyatt members will be eligible to earn World of Hyatt points for their stay.

The Hyatt House brand will also allow eligible military personnel, veterans and immediate family members to combine the Veteran and Military Rate with its upcoming holiday promotion, in which World of Hyatt members who stay for four or more consecutive nights at any Hyatt House hotel in the U.S. between November 1 and December 31, 2018 can earn 2,000 World of Hyatt bonus points. For full terms and conditions, please visit

Carnival Cruise is offering special savings and bonuses in November to members of the U.S. and Canadian Armed Forces.

Extra 10% off current Sandal Resort deals  As a member of the U.S. military, you will receive additional savings on our already amazing current promotions when you and your special someone purchase a Sandals Luxury All-Inclusive vacation on the world’s most breathtaking, romantic beaches in the Caribbean.

Great Clips is offering Vets, who visit a U.S. Great Clips salon on Nov. 11 a free haircut on that day or the free haircut card to use at a later date. Non-Vets, purchase a service at a U.S. great Clips salon on Veterans Day (Nov. 11) and get a free haircut card to give to a veteran you know.

Thank a vet this Veteran’s Day!

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