Category Archives: Veterans Day FREE Meals & Deals

Golden Corral FREE Veterans Military Monday Meal

Once again this year, Golden Corral is offering a free buffet dinner, including beverage and dessert, to all veterans and current military personnel. Golden Corral’s Military Appreciation Night FREE Veterans Day dinner will be offered on Monday, November 14 from 5:00-9:00PM. For 2016, Military Appreciation Monday will be held on the Monday following Veterans Day.

This will be Golden Corral’s 17th annual military appreciation dinner. The free meal is available to any person who has served in the US Military (retirees, veterans, active duty, National Guard or Reserves.) No identification is required to receive this special meal deal.

Personally, I think this is a wonderful gesture and a great way to say “thanks!” to the brave men and women who protect and serve our country. Don’t miss the Golden Corral Military Appreciation Night: Monday, November 14, 2016. Available at participating restaurants nationwide.

Claim Jumper FREE Military Monday Meal

Claim Jumper will be serving a free lunch or dinner to all veterans on Monday, November 14.. Choose from 9 delicious meals:

– Chicken Pot Pie
– Jambalaya Pasta
– Chinese Chicken Salad
– Classic Cheeseburger
– Roasted Tri-Tip & Grilled Shrimp
– Simply Grilled Chicken Breast
– Atlantic Salmon
– Country Fried Steak
– Black Tie Chicken Pasta.

Again, note this event will be held on the Monday AFTER Veterans Day (November 14.) To receive your free Claim Jumper meal, simply show proof of military service such as your U.S. Uniform Services Identification Card, U.S. Uniform Services Retired Identification Card, current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), Veterans Organization Card (i.e., American Legion and VFW), DD214, Citation or Commendation, photograph of yourself in uniform, or simply wear your uniform. This special promotional offer valid on November 14 during regular business hours at participating restaurants.

Thank you, Claim Jumper, for serving our military men and women this Veterans Day!

Veterans Day FREE Meals @ 101 Restaurants

Once again this year, many restaurants will be offering FREE or discounted breakfasts, lunches, and dinners to our military service men and women on or around Veterans Day. Please bookmark this site, then share with your military friends and family members. As always, be sure to CALL AND CONFIRM PARTICIPATION with your local restaurant since these promotions can and do vary by location.

For Veterans Day 2016, we have 103 confirmed offerings: 101 free food & drink + 1 free haircut and 1 free oil change! We made our goal. THANK YOU for your help!

54th Street Grill – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans and active military members can enjoy a free lunch or dinner entrée of your choice. Value of free meal up to $12.00.

Ameristar Casinos – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Several Pinnacle Entertaimnent casino locations will be serving free buffet meals to current service members and veterans on Veterans Day. This includes Ameristar casinos in Black Hawk, CO; East Chicago, IN; Council Bluffs, IA; Vicksburg, MS; Kansas City, MO; and St. Charles, MO.

Applebee’s – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Military veterans and active-duty service members will be able to eat free at any Applebee’s across the U.S. on Veterans Day. Guests can choose from 7 delicious entrées on the Thank You Meal menu: Butcher’s Meat + Potatoes, Oriental Chicken Salad, Fiesta Lime Chicken, Chicken Tenders Platter, Double Crunch Shrimp, Three-Cheese Chicken Cavatappi, or an American Standard All-In Burger. As a bonus, receive a $5 coupon that may be redeemed between November 12-27.

Applebee’s Canada – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans and active-duty Canadian Armed Forces members will be able to eat free at any Applebee’s across Canada on Remembrance Day. Guests can choose from 7 delicious entrées on the Thank You Meal menu: Butcher’s Meat + Potatoes, Oriental Chicken Salad, Fiesta Lime Chicken, Chicken Tenders Platter, Double Crunch Shrimp, Three-Cheese Chicken Cavatappi, or a Bacon Cheddar Cheeseburger. Please bring proof of service: permanent ID card for active personnel, temporary ID card for reservists, veteran’s card, a photograph of you in uniform, or just wear your uniform.

Arby’s – Friday, November 11, 2016 – A free Classic Roast Beef Sandwich can be yours on Veterans Day. Offer valid for veterans and active military service members. Not all locations/regions are participating, so be sure and call ahead to confirm with your local restaurant before heading out. Please wear your uniform or provide valid proof of military service.

Back Yard Burgers – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Vets and active duty service men and women will receive a free Back Yard Classic Burger on Veterans Day. These are large burgers with all the extras. Please attend in uniform or show proof of your military service.

Bakers Square – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Enjoy a free breakfast on Veterans Day. Vets and active duty service members can choose 3 Buttermilk Pancakes, 3 Slices of French Toast, or a Belgian Waffle. Please show proof of military service to take advantage of this offer.

Bar Louie – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Bar Louie is offering vets and active military personnel a free lunch or dinner on Friday! Order anything on the menu with value up to $12.00. Valid military ID is required to take advantage of this offer.

Between the Buns – Friday, November 11, 2016 – This independent bar & grill in Osceola, Indiana invites veterans and active military members to join them for a free meal on Veterans Day. Choose any menu item up to $9.00 value. Please bring your valid military ID.

Bevricks Char House Grille – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Here’s another independent restaurant honoring our veterans and active military members. If you’re near Metter, Georgia, stop in on Veterans Day for a free buffet meal. Please show military ID or other proof of service.

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans and active military members can choose a free meal of their choice up to $12.95 value on Veterans Day. Valid at participating locations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, and Washington.

Black Angus Steakhouse – Friday, November 11, 2016 – A free Certified Angus Beef Top Sirloin steak dinner will be served to veterans and current military service members. Includes mashed potatoes, fresh broccoli with garlic butter, and warm molasses bread. Offer available in the restaurant or bar. Excludes beverage. Valid proof of military service is required.

Bob Evans – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans and active duty military personnel will receive a free breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Choose a Stack of Hotcakes, Brioche French Toast, Country Biscuit Breakfast, Mini Sampler Breakfast, Farmboy Sandwich, or Country Fried Steak Savor Dinner. This offer is available all day on Veterans Day. Please show proof of military service.

Bonanza Steakhouse – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Bonanza presents their annual Military Appreciation Celebration. Past and present military members will receive a free buffet lunch or dinner. Not all locations are participating, so please call ahead to confirm before heading out.

Bonefish Grill – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Everyone loves Bonefish Bang Bang Shrimp! Get a free order on Veterans Day by showing your valid military ID. Offer available to veterans as well as active military personnel.

Buehler’s Fresh Foods – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Buehler’s is an independent chain of grocery stores across Ohio. They are offering a free breakfast meal and coffee for veterans from 7:00AM to 11:00AM. You can choose any breakfast meal from the menu.

Buffalo Wild Wings – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans and active duty military are invited to enjoy a free small order of 10-12 boneless or traditional wings and a side of fries. Dine-in only. The “Wings for Heroes” promotion is available all day, so it’s ready when you are. Valid military ID or proof of service is required.

Calhoun’s – Friday, November 11, 2016 – This popular Knoxville and East Tennessee group of restaurants is offering veterans a free meal from their special Veterans Day menu. Please bring your military ID or other proof of service.

California Pizza Kitchen – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Free Veterans Day lunch or dinner for veterans and active military personnel. Offer includes pizza, full-sized salad or a pasta entrée from the special Veterans Day Menu. Just show up in uniform or bring your valid military ID.

Cantina Laredo – Friday, November 11, 2016 – This popular chain of upscale Mexican restaurants is offering a free lunch or dinner to veterans and active duty military members. Value up to $15.00. Please show proof of military service.

Caribou Coffee – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans enjoy a free small brewed coffee on Veterans Day. Just stop in and show your valid military ID. Also, vets can receive a brewed coffee for just $1.50 with any purchase until November 30.

Carrows Restaurants – Friday, November 11, 2016 – For Veterans Day dessert, enjoy a free slice of pie. Offer valid for veterans and active military service members. Valid military ID or other proof of service is required.

Cattlemens Steakhouse of California – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans enjoy a free 8 ounce Sirloin Steak Dinner and non-alcoholic beverage. Includes salad bar, bread, backed potato, and beans. Restaurant opens at 4:00PM. Proof of military service required.

CentraArchy Restaurants – Friday, November 11, 2016 – This group of restaurants in the southeastern U.S. is offering a free entrée to veterans and active military personnel. Valid military ID is required. Excludes A.Q. items and Porterhouse. In addition, accompanied friends and family members receive 25% off. Participating restaurants include California Dreaming, New York Prime, Chophouse ’47, The Tavern at Phipps, Carolina Roadhouse, Joey D’s Oak Room, Burro Loco, Gulfstream Café, and Chophouse New Orleans.

Charlie Brown’s Steakhouse – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans and active military personnel are invited to enjoy a free lunch on Veterans Day. Your choice of entrées from the special Veterans Day Appreciation Lunch Menu. Valid military ID or a photograph of you in uniform is required.

Cheeseburger in Paradise – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Enjoy a free Veterans Burger with fries. Dine-in only. Offer valid for both active and retired service members who present valid military ID.

Chevy’s Fresh Mex – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Active and retired military personnel are invited to receive complimentary lunch or dinner from Chevy’s special Veterans Day menu. Enjoy Chipotle Chicken Enchiladas, Mesquite-Grilled Fajitas, Surf N’ Turf, plus much more. Be sure to show up in uniform or bring valid military ID.

Chuck E. Cheese’s – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Who says Chuck E. Cheese’s is just for kids? Vets and current military service members can enjoy a free individual one topping pizza on Veterans Day. Valid proof of service is required.

Chili’s – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans and active duty military choose one free meal from the Veterans Day special menu: Margherita Flatbread, OldTimer with Cheese, Soup & Salad Combo (does not include Bottomless Express Lunch), Chipotle Chicken, or Chicken Crispers. Please provide proof of valid military service.

Chipotle Mexican Grill – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Not a free meal, but a Buy One Get One Free offer on Chipotle’s most popular menu items. Choose a burrito, bowl, salad, or order of tacos. Valid between 11:00AM and 3:00PM for veterans and active military personnel. Just present your valid military ID or a photo of yourself in uniform.

Claim Jumper – Monday, November 14, 2016 – Claim Jumper is offering a free lunch or dinner to all veterans. Choose from 9 delicious meals: Chicken Pot Pie, Jambalaya Pasta, Chinese Chicken Salad, Classic Cheeseburger, Roasted Tri-Tip & Grilled Shrimp, Simply Grilled Chicken Breast, Atlantic Salmon, Country Fried Steak, or Black Tie Chicken Pasta. Please note the date: this event will be held on the Monday after Veterans Day. Dine-in only. Valid military ID is required.

Coco’s Bakery Restaurant – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans and active military servicemembers will be treated to a free slice of pie on Veterans Day. Limit 1 slice per customer. Please bring your valid military ID or other proof of service.

Colton’s Steak House & Grill – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Stop by Colton’s from 11:00AM-4:00PM and enjoy a complimentary lunch or early dinner entrée. Choose a Mesquite Chicken Salad, Chopped Sirloin, Homestyle Chicken Tenders, any burger or sandwich, 6 Ounce Sirloin, or Country Fried Steak. Both vets and active military personnel are eligible to take advantage of this offer. Please bring valid military ID or other proof of service.

Cotton Patch Café – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans and active military personnel are invited to enjoy a free full size chicken fried steak or chicken fried chicken dinner. Available all day on Veterans Day. Please show valid military ID.

Country Cookin’ Restaurants of Virginia – Tuesday, November 15, 2016 – Veterans and current military members receive a free lunch or dinner on Veterans Day. Serving time will be 2:00-8:00PM. Valid proof of military service is required. Please note the date: this event will be held on the Tuesday AFTER Veterans Day.

Country Kitchen – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans and active duty military receive a free Country Scramble breakfast on Veterans Day. Not all locations are participating, so please call and confirm before heading over. Valid military ID is required.

Cracker Barrel – Friday, November 11, 2016 – After you’ve had your Veterans Day dinner, come to Cracker Barrel for free dessert! Vets enjoy a complimentary slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake. Be sure to bring your valid military ID or other proof of service.

Dairy Queen – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Select DQ restaurants are offering veterans and active military members a free medium Blizzard. Not all locations are participating, so be sure to call ahead and confirm this offer. Please dress in uniform or bring proof of military service.

Denny’s – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Come in from 5:00AM to noon and build your own free Grand Slam! Choose any 4 items from Denny’s extensive breakfast menu. This offer is valid for active, non-active, and retired military personnel.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Vets and active military are invited to enjoy a free sandwich, side item, and Big Yellow Cup drink. Value up to $12.00. Plus, everyone in the dining party will receive a free Big Yellow Cup. Please show valid military ID or other proof of service.

Durgin Park – Friday, November 11, 2016 – This Boston restaurant is offering veterans and active military personnel a free lunch or dinner on Veterans Day. Please wear your uniform or present valid military ID. Enjoy a complete 3 course meal with entrée, appetizer, and your choice of dessert. Available from 11:00AM-7:00PM.

Eat’n Park – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans and active military are invited to stop by for 3 free pancakes. No purchase is required. This offer is valid all day long. Please dress in uniform or show a valid military ID.

Einstein Bros. Bagels– Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans will be treated to a free Bagel and Schmear with any purchase. Valid military ID is required.

El Torito – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Active and retired military personnel are invited to enjoy complimentary lunch or dinner from El Torito’s special Veterans Day menu. Choose any of these 2-item combos: Carnitas Michoacan, Pollo Fresco en Adobo, Grilled Chicken Fajitas, Grilled Steak Fajitas, Chicken and Sour Cream Enchiladas, Street Taco Trio, or Carne Asada Burrito. Be sure to show up in uniform or bring valid military ID.

Famous Dave’s – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Famous Dave’s is offering a free Two Meat Combo lunch or dinner to all former and current military personnel. Choose your 2 favorite meats: Georgia Chopped Pork, Country-Roasted Chicken, Barbeque Chicken, Texas Beef Briske, Southside Rib Tips, Traditional Wing, Boneless Wings, Sweetwater Catfish Fingers, Chicken Tenders, or Hot Link Sausage. Served with corn bread muffin and your choice of 1 side item. Dine-in at participating locations only. Proof of military service required.

Fatz Eatz & Drinkz – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans and active duty enjoy a free Calabash Chicken entrée. This offer is Valid for lunch or dinner. Valid military ID or proof of service is required.

Fazoli’s – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Build Your Own Pasta Bowl with your choice of noodles, sauce, and toppings. Available for lunch or dinner to veterans and active military personnel.

Friendly’s – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Friendly’s is offering a free breakfast, lunch, or dinner to veterans and active military personnel. For breakfast, enjoy a Big Two Do with your choice of French toast, buttermilk pancakes, or regular toast with bacon or sausage and eggs. Coffee will also be served. For lunch or dinner, grab a free All American Burger with fries and your choice of beverage. Valid military ID is required.

Goodcents Deli & Subs – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Come into Goodcents on Veterans Day and receive a free 8″ Signature or Classic Sub. Limit 1 per customer. Dine-in only. Veterans and current members of the armed forces, please provide your military ID or other proof of service.

Great Clips – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Not a free meal, but a free haircut for veterans and active, inactive, or retired military personnel. Don’t need a haircut now? Get a haircut card instead that can be used through 12/31/2016. In addition, all customers on Veterans Day can get a free haircut card to give to their favorite vet or servicemember.

Green Mill – Friday, November 11, 2016 – This chain of Upper Midwest restaurants is offering veterans and current military personnel a free lunch or dinner entrée on Veterans Day. Dine-in only. No carryouts, please. Proof of military service is required. Not valid with any other discount or offer. Beverages and gratuity not included.

Golden Corral – Monday, November 14, 2016 – The 17th annual Golden Corral Military Appreciation dinner will be held from 5:00-9:00PM at all Golden Corral restaurants nationwide. This free “thank you” 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 Veterans Day dinner. Please note this event will be held on the Monday after Veterans Day.

The Greene Turtle – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans and active military service members are invited to enjoy a free lunch or dinner entrée from the special Veterans Day menu. Dine-in only. Valid military ID or other proof of service is required.

Hometown Buffet – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Enjoy a complimentary breakfast, lunch, or dinner buffet. All current and former military personnel are invited to attend. Includes choice of beverage. Valid military ID or separation papers are required to take advantage of this offer.

Hooters – Friday, November 11, 2016 – All veterans and active military personnel can receive a free meal with purchase of a drink. Choose 10 Piece Traditional Wings, 10 Piece Boneless Wings, Hooters Burger, Buffalo Chicken Salad, or a Buffalo Chicken Sandwich. Dine-in only. Available for lunch or dinner. Not all locations are participating, so be sure to call ahead before heading out. Valid military ID or other proof of service is required.

Hoss’s Family Steak & Sea House – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Both veterans and active military personnel enjoy their choice of 4 delicious meals. Includes soup, salad, bread, and dessert bar. Dine-in only. Valid proof of military service required.

Houlihan’s – Friday, November 11, 2016 – This popular restaurant in Eagan, Minnesota is offering veterans and active duty service members a free Prime Black Angus Burger and fries on Veterans Day. Dine-in only. Please show valid military ID or other proof of service.

Hurricane Grill & Wings – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans and active military personnel are invited to enjoy a free lunch or dinner from the special Veterans Day Menu. Your choice of Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad, Fish & Chips, Grilled or Crispy Chicken Sandwich, Beach Burger Sliders, BBQ Pulled Pork Quesadilla, Tacos, or 10 Wings. A beverage (non-alcoholic) is also included.

Hy-Vee – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Hy-Vee supermarkets will be serving their annual free Veterans Day breakfast to veterans. This promotion is available during breakfast hours, only at locations which feature a dining area. Please call your local Hy-Vee to confirm before heading out.

IHOP – Friday, November 11, 2016 – From 7AM-7PM, International House of Pancakes is offering a free stack of Red, White, and Blue Pancakes to all veterans and active service members. Some IHOP restaurants will also offer a Veterans Day combo of two eggs, hash browns and choice of two bacon strips or pork sausage links. Valid military ID is required. Not all locations are participating, so be sure to confirm with your local restaurant.

IKEA – November 7-11, 2016 – IKEA will be serving a FREE meal and beverage to all past and present military members. This promotion is valid FIVE days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Veterans Day Friday! Value of free meal up to $9.99. Offer may vary in IKEA Carson and IKEA Portland. Please present your valid military ID or other proof of service.

Krispy Kreme – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans and active military personnel receive a free breakfast: one doughnut and a small coffee. Dine-in only. Not all locations are participating, so please call ahead before heading out.

Krystal – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Come in during breakfast hours and receive a free Sausage Biscuit on Veterans Day. Offer valid from 6:00-11:00AM for veterans and current military service members. Not valid with any other offer or promotion.

Little Caesar’s Pizza – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Enjoy a free $5 Hot-N_Ready Lunch Combo: 4 slices of deep dish pizza plus a 20-ounce Pepsi beverage. Offer available during lunch hours only: 11AM-2PM. Not all locations are participating, so be sure to call and confirm. Please bring valid military ID or other proof of service.

Logan’s Roadhouse – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans and active military personnel may choose any free meal from the special Veterans Day menu: Grilled Meatloaf, Southern Fried Fish, 6 Ounce Choice Cut Sirloin, Chopped Steak, Logan’s Wood-Grilled Chicken, Hand-Breaded Chicken Tenders, or Wood-Grilled Salmon. Each entree includes one side item and your choice of garden or Caesar side salad. Not available at North Carolina; South Carolina; or Augusta, Georgia locations. Must provide proof of military service.

Longhorn Steakhouse – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Both veterans and active military personnel can enjoy a free appetizer or dessert. Valid proof of military service is required. Also, each person who dines with a military member on Veterans Day receives a 10% discount.

Max & Erma’s – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Max & Erma’s will be serving a free Best Cheeseburger in America 3-Course Combo for all past and present U.S. military members. Includes a 1/2 pound hand-crushed cheeseburger, endless seasoned fries, plus fountain drink. Dine-in only. Not all locations are participating, so call your local Max & Erma’s to confirm before heading out.

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants – Sunday, November 6, 2016 – McCormick & Schmick’s is celebrating their 18th annual Veteran’s Appreciation Event. This year, Gold Star Families (parents and spouses) are also invited to attend. Guests can choose a complimentary lunch or dinner entrée from the special Veterans Day menu: Salmon Rigatoni, Buttermilk Fried Shrimp, Cedar Planked or Grilled Salmon, Blackened Chicken Fettuccine, Parmesan Crusted Chicken, Beer Battered Fish & Chips, Skillet Bronzed Tilapia, Tender Beef Medallions, Romano Chicken Chopped Salad, or a McCormick’s Cheeseburger. This is a very popular event which fills up quickly. You’re asked to make your reservations before November 6th. Please show proof of military service.

McDonald’s – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Some McDonald’s restaurants are serving free meals on Veterans Day. Most locations are franchise restaurants, so promotions vary. In the Tampa Bay Florida area, McDonald’s will be serving a free Classic Big Mac Sandwich to vets and active military personnel. Across Southern California, free medium fries or a baked apple pie will be offered. Valid military ID or other proof of service is required. Be sure to call ahead to confirm participation.

Meineke Car Care Center – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Meineke is offering veterans and active military personnel a free Basic Oil Change. Includes up to 5 quarts of conventional oil and standard oil filter. Please bring valid military ID or other proof of service.

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans and active duty military members receive a free 6-ounce cup of frozen yogurt. Includes your choice of toppings. Offer valid all day on Veterans Day. Please dress in uniform or bring your valid military ID.

Mexicali Border Cafe – Friday, November 11, 2016 – This independent eatery in Bradenton, Florida is serving veterans and current military servicemembers a free lunch or dinner. This offer will be available all day from open to close. Beverage not included. Please bring valid military ID or proof of service.

Mimi’s Café – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans and active military personnel are invited to enjoy a free breakfast, lunch, or dinner at Mimi’s Café. Choices include Grilled Chicken & Frites, Chicken Chop Salad, Brioche Cheeseburger, or Farmhouse Tacos.

Noah’s Bagels– Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans will be treated to a free Bagel and Schmear with any purchase. Valid military ID is required.

O’Charley’s – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans and active duty military personnel can choose any item from O’Charley’s $9.99er menu at no cost. Enjoy Farmhouse Chopped Steak, O’Charley’s Famous Chicken Tenders & Twisted Chips, Caroline Chicken, Chicken Fried Steak, Bayou Shrimp Pasta, Homestyle Chicken Pot Pie, Honey-Drizzled Southern-Fried Chicken, Tuscan Chicken, or Santa Fe Tilapia. Please present valid military ID or other proof of service.

Olive Garden – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Olive Garden is offering a free entrée on Veterans Day to all veterans and active duty military members. Choose from a special menu of 6 popular Olive Garden meals. All entrees include garlic breadsticks and choice of unlimited homemade soup or garden-fresh salad.

Old Country Buffet – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Enjoy a complimentary breakfast, lunch, or dinner buffet. All current and former military personnel are invited to attend. Includes choice of beverage. Valid military ID or separation papers are required to take advantage of this offer.

On The Border – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans and active military personnel are invited to On The Border for a free Create Your Own combo meal. Choose your favorite soup, salad, tacos, tostadas, enchiladas, etc. Please bring valid ID or proof of military service. Be sure to call ahead and confirm participation since not all locations are participating.

Outback Steakhouse – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Outback Steakhouse is honoring America’s military veterans by offering active duty military and veterans a free Bloomin’ Onion and beverage. Then, enjoy Outback’s Military Mate 15% discount on meals from November 12-December 31, 2016.

Perkins Restaurant & Bakery – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Enjoy a free Magnificent Seven breakfast on Veterans Day. Includes 2 eggs served the way you like, 3 buttermilk pancakes, and your choice of 2 bacon strips or 2 sausage links. Offer valid for veterans and active service members. Please bring valid ID or proof of military service.

Petro Stopping Centers – Friday, November 11, 2016 – All CDL drivers who are also military veterans can eat free at over 170 participating Iron Skillet, Country Pride, and other full service restaurants located inside the Petro truck stops. Choose from several menu items, including beverage. You’ll need to show proof of your military service and your commercial driver’s license.

Pluckers Wing Bar – Friday, November 11, 2016 – This chain of eateries in Louisiana Texas is offering veterans and active military personnel a free meal on Veterans Day. According to their Facebook page, there doesn’t seem to be any restrictions on value or menu items. Be sure to ask before ordering. Please bring your valid military ID.

Ponderosa Steakhouse – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Ponderosa presents their annual Military Appreciation Celebration. Past and present military members will receive a free buffet lunch or dinner. Not all locations are participating, so please call ahead to confirm before heading out.

Red Lobster – Thursday/Friday, November 10-11, 2016 – Veterans and active military personnel enjoy a free appetizer or dessert. Choose Sweet Chili Shrimp, Mozzarella Cheesesticks, Parrot Isle Jumbo Coconut Shrimp, Seafood-Stuffed Mushrooms, Lobster and Langostino Pizza, or Signature Shrimp Cocktail appetizers. If dessert sounds better, enjoy a Warm Chocolate Chip Lava Cookie, New York-Style Cheesecake, Warm Apple Crostada, Chocolate Wave, Brownie Overboard, or a slice of Key Lime Pie. Proof of military service is required to take advantage of this offer.

Red Robin – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Free Red’s Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries for all veterans and active military personnel. Valid military ID or proof of service is required to get this deal. Participating restaurants only, so please call ahead and confirm before heading out.

Rib Crib – Friday, November 11, 2016 – All U.S. military men and women eat free on Veterans Day. Choose two meats, two sides, and a beverage from Rib Crib’s Menu of Honor. Please provide valid military ID or other proof of service.

Rock & Brews Restaurants – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans, active duty military, and first responders can enjoy a complimentary pulled pork sandwich. This offer is available from open to close on Veterans Day.

Ruby Tuesday – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans and active military servicemembers can enjoy a free appetizer on Veterans Day. Choose from several great menu selections. Valid military ID or other proof of service is required. Not all locations are included, so be sure to call ahead and confirm participation at your local restaurant.

Ryan’s – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Enjoy a complimentary breakfast, lunch, or dinner buffet. All current and former military personnel are invited to attend. Includes choice of beverage. Valid military ID or separation papers are required to take advantage of this offer.

Shari’s Café & Pies – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Vets and active military personnel can treat themselves to a FREE slice of pie this Veterans Day. Just stop in and choose your favorite! Be sure to bring your valid military ID or proof of service.

Sheetz – Friday, November 11, 2016 – This chain of convenience stores is providing a FREE 6″ turkey sub and 20 ounce fountain drink to all veterans and active military service members. Valid at locations in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Ohio and North Carolina. Please bring your valid military ID or proof of service.

Shoney’s – Friday, November 11, 2016 – A free All American Burger will be offered to all veterans and active duty military members for lunch or dinner. Dine-in only, no carryouts. Valid military ID or proof of military service is required.

Sizzler Steakhouse – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Come to Sizzler on Veterans Day and receive a free lunch, served until 4:00PM. Choose from a 6 ounce Tri Tip Steak, Malibu Chicken, or Half Dozen Fried Shrimp. Your choice of beverage (coffee, iced tea, or fountain drink) is also included. Offer valid for both veterans and current military personnel. Please show up in uniform or bring your valid military ID.

T.G.I. Friday’s – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans and active military personnel can receive a free lunch priced at $12.00 or less on Veterans Day from 11:00AM-2:00PM. Not all locations are participating, so be sure to call and confirm before heading to the restaurant.

Texas Roadhouse – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Free lunch for veterans and active military on Veterans Day. Choose from 10 free meals plus your choice of beverage: iced tea, sweet tea, soft drink, or coffee. Valid military ID required. No coupons or other discount offers will be accepted on this day.

Tijuana Flats – Friday, November 11, 2016 – This chain of Mexican restaurants will be serving free lunch or dinner to vets and active military service members on Veterans Day. Locations in Florida, Georgia, Indiana, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.

TravelCenters of America – Friday, November 11, 2016 – All CDL drivers who are also military veterans can eat free at over 170 participating Iron Skillet, Country Pride, and other full service restaurants located inside the TA truck stops. Choose from several menu items, including beverage. You’ll need to show proof of your military service and your commercial driver’s license.

Turkey Hill – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Active, inactive, and retired military personnel are invited to stop by for a free 16-ounce coffee or cappuccino. As a bonus, receive a free Ultimate Wash service at locations with car wash facilities. Offer available at Turkey Hill convenience stores in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana.

Twin Peaks – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Free lunch or dinner for veterans and active military service members. Choose any item from their special Veterans Day menu. Please bring your valid military ID.

Village Inn – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veterans and active military personnel can choose a free Inn-credible V.I.B. Breakfast on Veterans Day. Includes a cheese omelette, strawberry crepe, hickory-smoked bacon, plus French toast. No purchase is necessary. Be sure to bring valid military ID or proof of military service.

Waffle House – Friday, November 11, 2016 – Enjoy a free waffle on Veterans Day. You will need to present this coupon to your server. Valid for one free Classic Waffle. Additional toppings are available at extra cost. If you can’t make it on November 11, this offer is available from now until Thanksgiving Day.

White Castle – Friday, November 11, 2016 – A free Breakfast Combo or Castle Combo Meal #1-6 will be given to all veterans and active military personnel on Veterans Day. Please call ahead to make sure your local White Castle is participating in this promotion.

Wienerschnitzel – Friday, November 11, 2016 – This distinctive German restaurant will offer veterans and active military members a free chili dog, small fries, plus a 20-ounce drink. Just show up in uniform, show your military ID, or provide other proof of military service.

Be sure to thank these fine restaurants for offering free meals on Veterans Day. Please share this list with your friends and family members. Most of all, THANK YOU to the brave military men and women who serve our country. You’re the best!

Applebee’s FREE Veterans Day Meal

UPDATED NOVEMBER 1, 2016

Applebee’s will again be offering a FREE Veterans Day meal this year! All veterans and active duty military personnel eat FREE at Applebee’s on Friday, November 11. Choose from these delicious Thank You Meal menu favorites:

– Butcher’s Meat and Potatoes
– Oriental Chicken Salad
– Fiesta Lime Chicken
– Chicken Tenders Platter
– Double Crunch Shrimp
– Three-Cheese Chicken Penne
– American Standard All-Burger

To receive your free Applebee’s lunch or dinner on Veterans Day, simply show proof of military service such as your U.S. Uniform Services Identification Card, U.S. Uniform Services Retired Identification Card, current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), Veterans Organization Card (i.e., American Legion and VFW), DD214, Citation or Commendation, photograph of yourself in uniform, or simply wear your uniform. This special promotional offer valid on November 11 during regular business hours at participating restaurants.

Thank you, Applebee’s, for serving our military men and women this Veterans Day!

Applebee’s Canada FREE Remembrance Day Meal

UPDATED NOVEMBER 1, 2016

Applebee’s Canada will again be offering a FREE Remembrance Day meal this year! All veterans and active duty Canadian Armed Forces personnel eat FREE at Applebee’s on Friday, November 11. Choose from these delicious Remembrance Day Menu favorites:

– Butcher’s Meat and Potatoes
– Oriental Chicken Salad
– Fiesta Lime Chicken
– Chicken Tenders Platter
– Double Crunch Shrimp
– Three-Cheese Chicken Penne
– Bacon Cheddar Cheeseburger

To receive your free Applebee’s lunch or dinner on Veterans Day, simply show proof of military service such as your temporary ID card for reservists, veteran’s card, a photograph of you in uniform, or you can wear your uniform. This special promotional offer is available on November 11 at these Applebee’s Canada locations: Calgary, Alberta; Brandon, Manitoba; Winnipeg, Manitoba; Regina, Saskatchewan; Ajax, Ontario; Barrie, Ontario; Brampton, Ontario; Cambridge, Ontario; Mississauga, Ontario; Windsor, Ontario; Thunder Bay, Ontario and Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Thank you, Applebee’s, for serving our military men and women this Remembrance Day!

Chili’s FREE Veterans Day Meal

UPDATED NOVEMBER 1, 2016

Chili’s will offer a FREE lunch or dinner to all military veterans and current service members on Friday, November 11. Dine-in at Chili’s and receive your one of 9 meals, absolutely free. Choose Margherita Flatbread, OldTimer with Cheese, Soup & Salad Combo (does not include Bottomless Express Lunch), Chipotle Chicken, or Chicken Crispers. Beverages and gratuity not included.

To receive your free Chili’s meal on Veterans Day, simply show proof of military service such as your U.S. Uniform Services Identification Card, U.S. Uniform Services Retired Identification Card, current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), Veterans Organization Card (i.e., American Legion and VFW), DD214, Citation or Commendation, photograph of yourself in uniform, or simply wear your uniform. This special promotional offer valid on November 11 during regular business hours at participating restaurants.

Thank you, Chili’s, for serving our military men and women this Veterans Day!

Bar Louie FREE Veterans Day Meal

UPDATED NOVEMBER 1, 2016

Bar Louie is offering veterans and active military members a free lunch or dinner on Friday, November 11. Enjoy any food item on the menu up to $12.00 value. Beverages and gratuity are not included. Call ahead to make sure your Bar Louie location is participating.

To receive your free Bar Louie meal on Veterans Day, simply show proof of military service such as your U.S. Uniform Services Identification Card, U.S. Uniform Services Retired Identification Card, current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), Veterans Organization Card (i.e., American Legion and VFW), DD214, Citation or Commendation, photograph of yourself in uniform, or simply wear your uniform. This special promotional offer valid on November 11 during regular business hours at participating restaurants.

Thank you, Bar Louie, for serving our military men and women this Veterans Day!

Red Lobster FREE Veterans Day Appetizer Dessert

UPDATED NOVEMBER 1, 2016

This Veterans Day, active military personnel and veterans enjoy a free appetizer or dessert at Red Lobster seafood restaurants. For 2016, the deal is good both November 10 and November 11.

Available appetizers include Sweet Chili Shrimp, Mozzarella Cheesesticks, Parrot Isle Jumbo Coconut Shrimp, Seafood-Stuffed Mushrooms, Lobster and Langostino Pizza, or Signature Shrimp Cocktail appetizers. For dessert, enjoy a Warm Chocolate Chip Lava Cookie, New York-Style Cheesecake, Warm Apple Crostada, Chocolate Wave, Brownie Overboard, or a slice of Key Lime Pie.

To receive your free Red Lobster appetizer or dessert on Veterans Day, simply show proof of military service such as your U.S. Uniform Services Identification Card, U.S. Uniform Services Retired Identification Card, current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), Veterans Organization Card (i.e., American Legion and VFW), DD214, Citation or Commendation, photograph of yourself in uniform, or simply wear your uniform. This special promotional offer valid on November 11 during regular business hours at participating restaurants.

Thank you, Red Lobster, for serving our military men and women this Veterans Day!

California Pizza Kitchen FREE Veterans Day Meal

UPDATED NOVEMBER 1, 2016

California Pizza Kitchen will be serving a FREE Veterans Day meal on Friday, November 11. Choose any pizza, full-size salad, or pasta from the special Veterans Day Menu. Both veterans and active military personnel are eligible for this promotion.

To receive your free California Pizza Kitchen lunch or dinner on Veterans Day, simply show proof of military service such as your U.S. Uniform Services Identification Card, U.S. Uniform Services Retired Identification Card, current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), Veterans Organization Card (i.e., American Legion and VFW), DD214, Citation or Commendation, photograph of yourself in uniform, or simply wear your uniform. This special promotional offer valid on November 11 during regular business hours at participating restaurants.

Thank you, California Pizza Kitchen, for serving our military men and women this Veterans Day!

El Torito FREE Veterans Day Meal

UPDATED NOVEMBER 1, 2016

El Torito will be serving a complimentary Veterans Day lunch or dinner to active and retired military personnel. Choose any of these 2-item Mexican combos from El Torito’s special Veterans Day menu: Carnitas Michoacan, Pollo Fresco en Adobo, Grilled Chicken Fajitas, Grilled Steak Fajitas, Chicken and Sour Cream Enchiladas, Street Taco Trio, or Carne Asada Burrito.

To receive your free El Torito meal on Veterans Day, simply show proof of military service such as your U.S. Uniform Services Identification Card, U.S. Uniform Services Retired Identification Card, current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), Veterans Organization Card (i.e., American Legion and VFW), DD214, Citation or Commendation, photograph of yourself in uniform, or simply wear your uniform. This special promotional offer valid on November 11 during regular business hours at participating restaurants.

Thank you, El Torito, for serving our military men and women this Veterans Day!