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June 9, 2021

150+ Top Restaurants Offering Veterans Day Free Meals This Year: The Ultimate Guide (2021)

Last updated on June 15, 2021

This post is your ultimate guide to 150+ top restaurants offering veterans and active duty military personnel with Veterans Day Free Meals in 2021!

If you’re a veteran or active duty military member looking for free meals on Veterans Day 2021, this post is for you.

Listed below you’ll find a ton of great restaurants, in alphabetical order, that are offering Veterans Day Meals for Free to Veterans and Military Personnel this Veterans Day (Thursday, November 11, 2021).

Free Meals for Military on Veterans Day

This mega list of Free Meals for Military on Veterans Day 2021 will continue to be updated as we learn of more Veterans Day discounts, free meals, and other ways businesses and organizations are giving back to veterans and their families.  

Click any of the logos below to check your participating location before attempting to receive your free meal this Veterans Day. 

It’s highly recommended that you bring a valid military or veteran ID card with you to claim your free offer.

List of 150+ Places to Get Veterans Day Free Meals for Veterans and Military Troops

99 Restaurant & Pub – November 11, 2021

99 Restaurant and Pub Veterans Day Free Meal

99 Restaurant and Pub offers free Veterans Day lunch. This Veterans Day, November 11 from 11am-5pm, veterans and active military are invited to get a free lunch.

54th Street Grill & Bar – November 11, 2021

54th Street Grill and Bar Veterans Day Free Meal

Veterans and active duty military receive a free meal valued up to $12.00 value with proof of service. Dine-in only.

7-Eleven – November 11, 2021

7 Eleven Veterans Day Free Meal

Veterans and active duty military can get a free coffee or Big Gulp on Veterans Day 2021 with the 7-Eleven 7REWARDS Mobile App.

Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant November 11, 2021

Abuelo s Mexican Restaurant Veterans Day Free Meal

Veterans and active-duty military can choose one free entrée from the Veterans Day menu on November 11 at select locations.

Ahipoki Bowl November 11, 2021

Ahipoki Bowl Veterans Day Free Meal

50% off poke bowls for active military & veterans.

  • Valid at all Ahipoki locations in Arizona & California.
  • 50% off of any bowls for all veterans & active duty military with proper ID.
  • Not valid with any other offer.
  • Dine in or take out only.

Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza – November 11, 2021

Anthonys Coal Fired Pizza Free Meals for Military on Veterans Day

Veterans and active military personnel receive a free 12-inch cheese pizza. Dine-in or takeout.

Applebee’s Free Veterans Day Meal – November 11, 2021

Applebees for Veterans Day

Veterans and active-duty military receive a free meal from a limited menu at participating Applebee’s on November 11. Dine-in only. Visit Applebee’s website for details. 

Aroma Joe’s November 11, 2021

Aroma Joe s Veterans Day Free Meal

On Veterans Day (11/11), all Veterans and Active Duty Military can get up to a 24oz drink for free

Arooga’s November 11, 2021

Aroogas Veterans Day

Active Duty military and veterans with a valid ID can choose a free item from a special menu on 11/11/2021 at participating locations. Menu include Arooga’s Buffalo Pretzel, Chopped or Caesar Salad, Cheeseburger, Grilled Cheese & Bacon with Creamy Tomato Basil Soup, Spicy Italian Wrap, Boneless Wings and Original Boli.

Aspen Creek Grill November 11, 2021

Aspen Creek Grill Veterans Day

On Nov. 11th, all veterans and active duty military can select from a complimentary menu from 11 am to close.

Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar November 11, 2021

Bad Daddy s Burger Bar Veterans Day Free Meal

From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m on 11/11, Veterans & Active Duty servicemen and women receive a free BD’s All American Burger & side with valid Military ID. In person only.

Bagger Dave’s November 11, 2021

Bagger Dave s Veterans Day Free Meal

Active, non-active, reservists, retired personnel, and first responders with proof of military identification get one Great American Cheeseburger and fries

Bakers Square – November 11, 2021

Bakers Square Veterans Day Free Meal

Veterans get a free Rise & Shine breakfast on Veterans Day; this meal includes two eggs with seasoned hash browns or fresh fruit, plus your choice of toast, buttermilk pancakes, English muffin, bakery muffin or biscuit. Veterans will also receive a 20% off coupon for a future dining experience between November 12 and November 30.

Bandana’s Bar-B-Q November 11, 2021

Bandanas Free Veterans Day Meal

Veterans and active duty get a free Budget Buster Meal on 11/11. 3oz. of signature BBQ served with one piece of Garlic Bread and your choice of two sides.

Bar Louie – November 10-12, 2021

Bar Louie Veterans Day

Active and retired military receive a free craft burger or flatbread of choice, with valid ID, at participating locations.

Bartaco November 9-11, 2021

Bartaco Veterans Day Free Meal

20% off food on Nov. 11 for all active duty and retired military.

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s – November 11, 2021

Beef O Bradys Veterans Day

Veterans get a free meal up to $10. No purchase required. 

Ben’s Soft Pretzels – November 11, 2021

Bens Soft Pretzels Veterans Day Free

Veterans get a free jumbo soft pretzel with military ID.

BIBIBOP Asian Grill November 11, 2021

BIBIBOP Asian Grill Veterans Day

BIBIBOP gives all Veterans and Active Duty Military a free bowl on Veteran’s Day.

Biggby Coffee November 11, 2021

BIGGBY Coffee Offers Veterans and Military a Free 24oz Coffee on Veterans Day

On November 11th BIGGBY COFFEE will be offering a free brew up to 24 oz. with military ID.

Billy Sim’s BBQ November 11, 2021

Billy Sim s BBQ Veterans Day Free Meal

Veterans and active military can enjoy a free pulled pork or chicken sandwich, 1 regular side and regular drink. Offer good for dine-in and carry-out only.

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse – November 11, 2021

BJs Free Veterans Day Meal

Veterans and active duty service members receive a free entree up to $14.95 and a free Dr. Pepper beverage. Dine in and takeout. Use offer code VETERAN at checkout.

Black Angus Steakhouse November 11, 2021

Black Angus Steakhouse Veterans Day Free Meal

Participating restaurants offer veterans and active military professionals an 8 oz Certified Angus Beef® Top Sirloin, Home-Style Mashed Potatoes, Broccoli with Garlic Butter and a Non-Alcoholic Beverage for $10.99. Dine in and takeout. Must show military ID.

Bob Evans – November 11, 2021 

Bob Evans Offers Veterans Free Meals on Veterans Day

A special menu of seven homestyle favorites is offered to veterans and active-duty military for FREE at local restaurants. Dine-in only. 

Brick House Tavern + Tap November 11, 2021

Brick House Tavern Tap Veterans Day Free Meal

20% off meal on Nov. 11 for veterans, one per check for parties up to 4. Not valid on alcohol.

Bruegger’s Bagels – November 11, 2021

Brueggers Bagels Veterans Day Free Meal

Active military members, reservists, veterans, and military spouses can stop into Bruegger’s Bagels for a free medium coffee on Veterans Day.

Bubba Gump Shrimp November 11, 2021

Bubba Gump Shrimp Veterans Day Free Meal

20% off meal on Nov. 11 for veterans, one per check for parties up to 4. Not valid on alcohol.

Buffalo Wild Wings – November 11, 2021

Buffalo Wild Wings Veterans Day Free Meal

Veterans and active duty military get a free order of small boneless wings and fries.

Calhoun’s November 11, 2021

Calhouns Veterans Day Free Meal

Veterans get a free meal on November 11. Dine-in only.

California Pizza Kitchen – November 11, 2021

California Pizza Kitchen Free Veterans Day Deal

Veterans and active duty service members receive a free entry on Veterans Day. Please visit their website for details.

Carolina Roadhouse– November 11, 2021

Carolina Roadhouse

Veterans and active military receive 50% off an entrée. Please visit their website for details.

Carrows Restaurants – November 11, 2021

Carrows Veterans Day Free Meal

Veterans and active duty military get a free slice of pie this Veterans Day at participating Carrows Restaurants. No purchase is necessary, and you’ll need to bring along your military ID.

Casey’s General Stores – November 11, 2021

Caseys General Stores Veterans Day Free Meal

Service members both past and present get a free coffee on November 11 across its over 2,200 locations.

Cattlemens Steakhouse – November 11, 2021

Cattlemens Steakhouse Veterans Day Free Meal

Service members both past and present get a free coffee on November 11 across its over 2,200 locations

City BarbequeNovember 11, 2021

City Barbeque Veterans Day Free Meal

All military members and veterans can visit City Barbeque on November 11, for Veterans Day to get a free sandwich platter. This Veterans Day free food offer includes not only a free sandwich but also two sides and a regular drink.

Charleys Philly SteaksNovember 11, 2021

Charleys Philly Steaks Veterans Day Free Meal

Active-duty military and veterans get a free Cheesesteak on November 11. Free small or regular cheesesteak at domestic non-AAFES locations. In-store only. 

Chelo’s Hometown Bar & GrilleNovember 11, 2021

Chelos Hometown Bar Grille Veterans Day Free Meal

All veterans with a valid military ID get a free meal from a Veterans Day Menu on November 11. Dine-in only.

Chicken Salad ChickNovember 11, 2021

Chicken Salad Chick Veterans Day free Meal

On November 11, all Chicken Salad Chick locations are giving out a free Chick Special and regular size drink in honor of Veterans Day. Veterans and active-duty military can take advantage of this Veterans Day free meal. Proof of service is required, so you can come in uniform or bring a valid military ID or DD214. It’s for dine-in or takeout.

Chili’s Grill & Bar  November 11, 2021

Chilis Logo

All Veterans and active duty military personnel can get a free meal from a special menu on Veteran’s Day, Wednesday, November 11, 2021, at all participating Chili’s Grill and Bar restaurants. Available for in restaurant only. Please call ahead to your local Chili’s restaurant if you have any questions about your Veterans Day meals. Visit Chili’s website for details. 

Chipotle – November 9, 2021

Chipotle Veterans Day Free Meal

In honor of those who serve, Chipotle Mexican Grill offers our country’s heroes a special thank you with a buy-one-get-one offer from 5 p.m. to close on the Tuesday before Veterans Day. Valid only on November 9, 2021.

Cicis Pizza – November 11, 2021

Cicis Pizza Veterans Day Free Meal

Veterans and active duty military receive a free adult buffet with military ID and a coupon posted on the website.

The Chop House  November 11, 2021

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Veterans and active military receive a 50% discount off any entrée with a valid military ID on November 11. 

Claim Jumper – November 11, 2021

Claim Jumper Veterans Day Free Meal

Veterans receive a free entrée from a special menu at participating locations on November 9. Dine-in only.

Coco’sNovember 11, 2021

Cocos Veterans Day Free Meal

On November 11, veterans and active-duty service members get a free slice of pie, along with a “Buy One, Get One” free deal at all locations. The offer is valid for dine-in or take out orders; online and delivery not included.

Coffee BeaneryNovember 11, 2021

Coffee Beanery Logo

Participating Coffee Beanery locations will be giving veterans and active duty military a free tall cup of coffee all day long on November 11. Military ID is required to get the free coffee.

Colton’s Steak HouseNovember 11, 2021

Coltons Steak House Veterans Day Free Meal

Veterans eat free from a special menu on November 11 from 11am to 4pm. Available for dine-in only. Not available in Kentucky locations.

Cotton Patch Cafe  November 11, 2021

Cotton Patch Cafe Veterans Day Free Meal

All Veterans and active military members are being offered a free Chicken Fried Steak or Chicken Fried Chicken FREE on November 11.

Country Kitchen – November 11, 2021

Country Kitchen Veterans Day Free Meal

Active and retired military receive a free country scramble with a valid ID. Please visit their website for details.

Cousins Subs – November 11, 2021

Cousins Subs Veterans Day Free Meal

Free regular side with purchase of a 7.5-inch sub. The side can be a free chocolate or vanilla shake or float, fries, chips or Wisconsin Cheese Curds.

Cracker Barrel – November 2021

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Cracker Barrel will donate a $10 Cracker Barrel gift card to Operation Homefront for each Country Fried Turkey Family Meal Basket sold in the month of November (up to $50,000)*, and the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Foundation will make an additional $50,000 donation to Operation Homefront – totaling up to $100,000 to support military families this holiday season. Additionally, on Veterans Day – Wednesday, Nov. 11, Cracker Barrel will offer all U.S. military veterans a complimentary slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola® Cake when dining at any Cracker Barrel location nationwide.

Crooked Pint Ale HouseNovember 11, 2021

Crooked Pint Ale House Veterans Day Free Meal

Another way veterans can get a free meal on Veterans Day in 2020 is from Crooked Pint Ale House. We recommend contacting a Crooked Pint Ale House location near you to confirm that they’re participating there before you head out. A 10% discount is also available all year long.

D’Angelo Grilled Sandwiches – November 11, 2021 

DAngelo Grilled Sandwiches Veterans Day Free Meal 1

50% off entire order on Veterans Day for walk-in and carry-out orders. 

Denny’s – November 11, 2021

Dennys Logo
Dennys Logo

All Veterans and active duty service members with a valid military ID or DD 214 receive a free Build Your Own Grand Slam at participating Denny’s locations on November 11, 2021, from 5 am to noon. (Not all locations are participating; verify with your local restaurant.)

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit – November 11, 2021

Dickeys Barbecue Pit Veterans Day Free Meal

All Veterans and active duty military members receive a free Pulled Pork Classic Sandwich.

Dunkin’  November 11, 2021

Dunkin Veterans Day Free Meal

Veterans and active duty military will receive a free donut of their choice, no purchase necessary, at participating locations. Please visit their website for details.

East Coast Wings + GrillNovember 11, 2021

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Veterans get a free meal on November 11. Dine-in or pick-up takeout.

Einstein Bros. Bagels – November 11, 2021

Einstein Bros. Bagels Veterans Day Free Meal

All Veterans get a free hot or iced medium coffee on Veteran’s Day. 

El Chico – November 11, 2021

El Chico Veterans Day Free Meal

Veterans and active-duty military get a free entree on November 11.

Famous Dave’s  November 11, 2021

FD Logo BottleCap RUSTIC RED

Military personnel and Veterans are being offered a free meal on November 11th at participating locations only. Valid for dine-in, to go and online ordering. Use code VETERAN for online orders. Not valid for call-in orders. Proof of military service is required. Please call ahead to your local Famous Dave’s for details.

Farmer Boys – November 11, 2021

Farmer Boys Veterans Day Free Meal

All Veterans and active duty military receive a Free Big Cheese.

Fatz CafeNovember 11, 2021

Fatz Cafe Veterans Day Free Meal

Veterans can stop into their local Fatz on November 11th, and get a free Calabash Chicken/Fries Basket. No other purchase is required to redeem this Veterans Day free meal. However, be sure to bring along your military ID.

Fazoli’s – November 11, 2021

Fazolis Veterans Day Free Meal

Fazoli’s is offering free spaghetti to veterans and military members on Veterans Day. Must show proof of U.S. Military ID, discharge card, or uniform.

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill  November 11, 2021

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill Veterans Day Free Meal

Dine with a Veteran or active duty service member and the Veteran/service member meal is FREE, at participating locations. Please visit their website for details.

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers – November 11, 2021

Freddys Frozen Custard Steakburgers Veterans Day Free Meal

Veterans and current military personnel who visit Freddy’s on Veterans Day receive a Free Combo Meal Card, to be used by 11/30/2021. Please visit their website for details.

Friendly’sNovember 11, 2021

Friendlys Logo

Friendly’s is giving veterans and active military a free Veterans Day lunch or dinner (dine-in only) on November 11. Eligible customers will receive a free All-American Burger (with or without cheese) served with fries and a drink. You’ll need to present your military ID or honorable discharge card to get this Veterans Day freebie at a Friendly’s near you. It’s possible that not all locations are participating, so you might call ahead of time to confirm.

Frisch’s Big Boy – November 11, 2021

Frischs Big Boy Veterans Day Free Meal

Veterans and active duty military members can get a free meal up to $10.

Fricker’sNovember 11, 2021

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Veterans get 10 free wings on November 11. Dine-in only.

Food CityNovember 11, 2021 

Food City Logo

Veterans and active-duty military get a free meal from the Deli Hot Bar on November 11.

Fox & HoundNovember 11, 2021

Fox and Hound Logo

Veterans get a free meal on November 11. Dine-in only. Not available at Schaumburg and Arlington Heights locations.

Glory Days Grill – November 11, 2021

Glory Days Grill

With proper ID, veterans can enjoy a free appetizer or an order of boneless or grilled boneless wings at Glory Days Grill on November 11. This Veterans Day free meal is available at Glory Days Grill restaurants in Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, and West Virginia. Any valid form of military ID is acceptable.

Gold Star Chili November 11, 2021

Gold Star Chili Veterans Day Free Meal

Veterans and active-duty military receive a free 3-Way & drink on November 11. This offer is valid for dine-in, carry out or drive-thru.

Golden Corral – November 11, 2021 – November 30, 2021

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Active and former military members who have served in the US Military can pick up a promotional card during the month of November, redeemable for a FREE thank you meal. Promotional cards can be redeemed through May 31, 2021. Please visit their website for details.

Gordon BierschNovember 11, 2021

Gordon Biersch Veterans Day Free Meal

Gordon Biersch restaurants will thank active duty service members and veterans with a free meal this Veterans Day on November 11. The Veterans Day free food offer includes any of these choices: Beer-Battered Fish & Chips, BBQ Chicken Pizza, Marzen BBQ Burger, or Top Sirloin. Eligible guests should come in uniform or bring military ID to get the free meal. It can’t be used with any other offer and it’s for dine-in only.

Green Mill – November 11, 2021

Green Mill Veterans Day Free Meal

Veterans and active duty military personnel receive a free menu item, with proof of service, at participating locations. Some restrictions apply. Please visit their website for details. Veterans also save 10% every day!

Greene TurtleNovember 11, 2021

Greene Turtle Veterans Day Free Meal

Veterans get a free meal on November 11.

GrillsmithNovember 11, 2021

Grillsmith Veterans Day Free Meal

Veterans and active-duty military get a complimentary entrée on November 11.

GrubNovember 11, 2021

grub logo

Any active, former, or retired military member can get a complimentary entree at any Grub location on November 11, for Veterans Day. You must be able to show your military ID or come wearing your uniform before you can take part in this Veterans Day free meal offer from Grub. Grub also provides a year-round 10% discount for veterans who present a valid military I.D. or wear their uniform at the time of purchase.

Gulfstream Cafe – November 11, 2021

Veterans and active military receive 50% off an entrée. Please visit their website for details 

Hamburger Stand – November 11, 2021

Veterans and active duty military receive a free hamburger, regular fries and small Pepsi with a valid ID or by dining in uniform. Please visit their website for details.

Hooter’sNovember 11, 2021

Active-duty military and veterans get 10 free boneless wings with any 10 purchased on November 11. Dine-in only.

HopDoddy Burger BarNovember 11, 2021

On November 11, veterans and active-duty service members get a free Classic Burger (with or without cheese). This offer is redeemable for in-store dining or to-go orders placed by phone. 

Houlihan’s – November 11, 2021

Veterans, active duty military and military families get $10 off a $30 food purchase at participating locations on November 11. This offer is valid for in restaurant dining or for carryout. Orders made via houlihans.com or a third-party delivery service are not eligible. Contact your nearest location for details.

Huddle House – November 11, 2021

Huddle House is offering veterans and active duty military members with I.D. a FREE MVP Breakfast Platter. 

Hurricane Grill & WingsNovember 11, 2021

Another free Veterans Day meal can be had on November 11 at Hurricane Grill & Wings. Veterans and active duty military can stop in to pick from a special menu. This free meal deal can’t be used with any other coupons and requires military ID or another proof of service. Check with your local Hurricane Grill & Wings to see if they’re participating.

Hy-Vee – November 11, 2021

Veterans and military personnel receive a free breakfast from 6am to 10am on Veterans Day 2021.

IHOP – November 11, 2021

Free Red, White and Blue pancakes. Veterans and Active/Reserve service members are invited with family and friends to make to-order breakfast at IHOP on Thursday, November 11, which includes a free pancake offer till 7 p.m.

J. Christopher’sNovember 11, 2021

Veterans get a free meal at participating locations on Thursday, November 11. Dine-in only.

Joella’s Hot ChickenNovember 11, 2021

Veterans, active-duty military and reserves get a complimentary meal consisting of two Jumbo Tenders, a made-from-scratch Southern side, a Dippin’ sauce and a drink on November 11. Dine-in or pick-up only.

Joe’s CrabshackNovember 11, 2021

Veterans receive 20% off at participating locations on November 11. Dine-in only.

Joey D’s Oak Room – November 11, 2021

Veterans and active military receive 50% off an entrée. Please visit their website for details.

Juice It Up! – November 11, 2021

Veterans and military members get a free 20-ounce classic smoothie.

King’s Family RestaurantNovember 11, 2021

Active and retired military members get a free meal from a select menu on November 11.

Kolache Factory – November 11, 2021

Veterans and active duty military receive a free kolache and cup of coffee. Please visit their website for details.

Krispy Kreme DonutsNovember 11, 2021

Veterans and active-duty military can start their 2021 Veterans Day off with a free breakfast at Krispy Kreme that includes a doughnut of choice and a small coffee. No purchase, ID, or coupon is necessary.

Kwik FillNovember 11, 2021

Veterans receive a free coffee on November 11.

LaMar’s Donuts – November 11, 2021

Veterans and active duty military get a free donut and 12 oz. coffee (in store) at participating locations. Please contact your nearest location for details. 

Little Caesars – November 11, 2021

Veterans and military personnel can get a free lunch combo between 11am and 2 p.m. on Veterans Day 2021.

Logan’s Roadhouse – November 11, 2021

Veterans and active duty service members receive a free meal Veterans Day between 3pm-6pm from the American Roadhouse meals menu at participating locations. Please visit their website for details.

Longhorn SteakhouseNovember 11, 2021

LongHorn Steakhouse is giving away free appetizers and desserts to veterans and active service members who stop in to Longhorn Steakhouse on Thursday, November 11, 2021. Plus, eligible customers get 10% off the total meal price. 

Lucille’s BBQ  – November 11, 2021

Veterans and Active Duty Military receive a Free Lucille’s Original Pulled Pork Sandwich on 11/11/2021. Must show proof of service. During the month of November, dine at any Lucille’s location to round up your bill to the nearest dollar where your generous donations will support Operation Homefront’s Holiday Meals for Military.

Luna Grill – November 11-13, 2021

Luna Grill (locations in California and Texas) is offering veterans and active duty military members with a free meal with the purchase of a meal. Offer valid from November 11-13, 2021.

Macaroni Grill – November 11, 2021

Veterans and active duty military members receive a FREE Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs & Spaghetti combo meal. Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs & Spaghetti features house-made beef, veal, pork and ricotta meatballs sprinkled with romano cheese, topped with imported Pomodorina sauce and served over imported, bronze-cut spaghetti. All veterans and active military must present their military ID or other proof of service while dining-in or carrying-out. Offer not valid for delivery orders.

Max and Erma’s – November 11, 2021

Veterans and active military receive a free Best Cheeseburger in America with endless fries, fountain drink and a chocolate chip cookie, at participating locations with a valid ID. Please visit their website for details.

McCormick & Schmicks – November 8, 2021

Veterans, National Guard, Gold Star parents and Gold Star spouses can enjoy a half-priced entrée from a special menu on Sunday, November 8, 2021 at McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants. Please contact your nearest location for details. 

McDonald’s – November 11, 2021

All veterans and active duty military visiting showing valid ID at participating McDonald’s restaurants will receive a free Breakfast Combo Meal from 6:30am – 10:30am central. 

McGrath’s Fish HouseNovember 11, 2021

Veterans and active-duty military get a free meal on November 11 from a select menu. Not available online.

Menchie’s  November 11, 2021

All Veterans who visit Menchie’s on Veterans Day receive their first 6oz of froyo for FREE. 

Minsky’s Pizza – November 11, 2021

Veterans and active duty receive a complimentary small gourmet pizza or BYO pizza with up to 4 toppings, with valid ID and on dine-in only. Please visit their website for details.

Mission BBQ – November 11, 2021

Veterans and active duty military personnel receive a free sandwich on Veterans day. Please visit their website for details.

Nekter Juice Bar – November 11, 2021

Veterans and military personnel receive a free 16-ounce Fresh Juice or Superfood Smoothie.

New York Prime – November 11, 2021

Veterans and active military receive 50% off an entrée. Please visit their website for details.

O’Charley’s – November 11, 2021

Offering a a free meal from the Veterans Thank You Menu, or $10 off any meal on the regular menu, on Thursday, November 11. Additionally, O’Charley’s provides a 10% military discount all year long.

Old Chicago November 11, 2021

Active or retired military get a free individual specialty or 3-topping pizza on November 11. Offer available for dine-in and takeout. Offer not valid on online ordering or any third-party services.

Olive GardenNovember 11, 2021

Olive Garden is having a Veterans Day free meal for all active-duty military and military veterans on Thursday, November 11, 2021.

On The BorderNovember 11, 2021

Veterans and active duty military members get one free Pick 2 Combo meal. This deal is for dine-in only and you might need to bring a military or veteran ID.

Outback SteakhouseNovember 11, 2021

Stop into any Outback Steakhouse on Thursday, November 11, 2021, to get a free Bloomin’ Onion and Coca-Cola product. This offer is for all military personnel that has a military ID.

Perry’s Steakhouse and Grill  November 11, 2021

Veterans and active military enjoy a complimentary dinner pork chop for dine-in when accompanied by a guest purchasing a dinner entrée. Please visit their website for details.

Pie Five PizzaNovember 11, 2021

Veterans and active duty military personnel get a free personal pizza. This Veterans Day free meal is valid in stores only and requires military ID or some other proof of service.

Pilot Flying JNovember 11, 2021

In honor of Veterans Day, a free breakfast combo is available for all US military veterans who visit a Pilot Flying J location from November 9 through November 15. This Veterans Day free food offer includes a free Pilot coffee of any size and one free breakfast offering, such as the french toast sausage, egg, and cheese sandwich. You must have the Pilot Flying J app to redeem this offer.

Primanti BrosNovember 11, 2021

Veterans and active-duty military get a free Classic Sandwich on November 11. Dine-in or order online using code THANKSVETS.

Quaker Steak & LubeNovember 11, 2021

Veterans get a free meal up to $15 at participating locations on November 11. Dine-in only.

Red Lobster – November 11, 2021

Veterans and active duty military can receive a free appetizer or dessert from a select menu on Thursday, November 11, 2021, with a valid military ID or proof of service. The offer will be available for dine-in only. Please contact your nearest Red Lobster for details. 

Red Robin – November 11, 2021

Veterans and active duty military who are Red Robin Royalty members are being offered a free Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries anytime between Nov. 11-30 for dine-in or to-go. Visit the Red Robin website for details. 

Rock & BrewsNovember 11, 2021

Veterans and active military personnel receive a free pulled pork sandwich or salad on November 11. Dine-in only.

Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery – November 11, 2021

Veterans and active duty service members receive a free meal Veterans Day at participating locations. Military ID or dining in uniform. Other restrictions may apply. Please visit their website for details.

Romano’s Macaroni GrillNovember 11, 2021

For Veterans Day, Romano’s Macaroni Grill is offering free Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs & Spaghetti meals to vets and active military on November 11. All locations are participating in this offer except Puerto Rico, airport, and international locations. You can get this Veterans Day free meal offer after presenting military ID or some other proof of military service.

Ruby TuesdayNovember 11, 2021

Active-duty military and veterans get a free sandwich with fries or tots on November 11. Available for dine-in or call-in to-go orders.

Sagebrush Steakhouse November 11, 2021

Veterans and active-duty military receive a free meal on November 11. Dine-in only.

Scooter’s Coffee – November 11, 2021

One free drink (any size) for veterans and active duty military personnel. 

Shari’s/Coco’s  – November 11, 2021

2021 Veterans Day Free Pie Slice and “Buy One, Get One” offer on Thursday, November 11 at locations throughout the Pacific Northwest.

SheetzNovember 11, 2021

On November 11, 2021, veterans and active-duty military personnel get a free half turkey sub and a regular size fountain drink. Sheetz locations that offer car washes will also provide a free car wash to veterans and active-duty military.

Shoney’s – November 11, 2021

Veterans and active duty military members get the free breakfast bar from open to 11am. 

Smashburger – November 11, 2021

Veterans and military personnel receive a free Double Burger with any purchase.

Smokey Bones – November 11, 2021

Veterans and military members get a free meal from a special menu. Plus, Smokey Bones offers a daily 10% military discount.

Smoothie King – November 11, 2021

Veterans, military members, and spouses receive a free 20-ounce smoothie of choice.

Snarf’s Sandwiches November 11, 2021

Veterans and active-duty military get a free 7-inch non-specialty sandwich on November 11. In-store only.

Sonny’s BBQ – November 11, 2021

Free pork sandwich Thursday, plus veterans and military members who stop by on Veterans Day this year will also receive a voucher for a free BBQ Egg Roll appetizer, redeemable with a valid military ID from December 1-15, 2021. 

Starbucks  November 11, 2021

Veterans, military service members, and military spouses receive a free tall hot brewed coffee at participating locations. Please visit their website for details.

Taco John’s – November 11, 2021

Veterans and military personnel get a free small beef #1 Combo Meal. Military personnel can redeem the offer in the Taco John’s app by entering the promo code VETERAN.

TacoTime – November 11, 2021

Veterans and military personnel receive a free meal up to $10.

Tap House Grill – November 11, 2021

Free meal for Veterans & active military on Veterans Day. Please visit their website for details.

TCBY – November 11, 2021

Veterans and military get a free six-ounce cup of frozen yogurt.

Texas CorralNovember 11, 2021

Veterans and active duty service members receive one free entree from a special menu along with any soft drink or coffee on Veterans Day, November 11, 2021. Must present proof of service such as a military or veteran ID.

Texas Roadhouse Veterans Day 2021 – November 11, 2021

Veterans and active duty service members receive a free meal Veterans Day at participating locations. Military ID or dining in uniform. Other restrictions may apply. Please visit their website for details.

Toojay’s – November 11, 2021

Veterans and active military members get free food at TooJay’s when they choose from a special Veterans Day menu on November 11. Must present a military ID or other proof of service. No other offers can be used at the same time and it isn’t valid for online orders (only dine-in and takeout).

Torchy’s Tacos – November 11, 2021

Veterans and active U.S. military members can enjoy a complimentary taco and non-alcoholic beverage from Torchy’s special Veterans Day Menu. The special Veterans Day offer is available to guests for dine-in and pick-up orders placed by phone or in-person. Offer not available for online orders or delivery. Must present military ID or proof of service. Cannot be combined with other offers. Find your nearest location HERE.

TravelCenters of America – November 11, 2021

Veterans and active duty service members receive a free meal Veterans Day at participating locations, with proof of military service. Please visit their website for details.

Twin Peaks – November 11, 2021

Veterans and active duty get a free meal from a special menu. 

The Rustic – November 11, 2021

This Veterans Day (11/11/2021), all veterans and active duty military members will get a FREE Rustic Burger at The Rustic. Must present a valid military or veteran ID. Follow along for Veterans Day deals and military discounts HERE.

Village InnNovember 11, 2021

Veterans and active military members get a free VIB breakfast on Veterans Day 2021. This offer is not valid at all locations, so be sure to check ahead of time. Also, it’s for dine-in and pick-up orders only, gratuity and tax are not included, Supreme items and add-ons aren’t included, it isn’t valid with any other offers, promotions or discounts, and only one offer is valid per person. Village Inn also provides a 10% military discount all year long.

WawaNovember 11, 2021

Get one free coffee of any size for all veterans, active military members and their families, all day, with no military ID required. This will take place on Thursday, November 11, 2021, at all of Wawa’s more than 900 stores throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, DC and Florida.

Wendy’s – November 11, 2021

Veterans and military personnel get a free small breakfast combo with valid ID from 6:30am to 10:30am. Hours can vary by location. 

White CastleNovember 11, 2021

White Castle is giving out a free Combo Meal (#1-#6) or a free Breakfast Combo Meal to any veteran or other military members who come in on Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11, 2021. A military ID is required to get the complimentary meal.

Wienerschnitzel – November 11, 2021

Veterans and active duty military get a free chili dog, small fries, and small Pepsi.

Yard House – November 11, 2021

Veterans and active duty military guests get a complimentary appetizer on November 11. Please visit the Yard House website or contact your nearest location for details. 

Yogurtology November 11, 2021

Veterans and active-duty military personnel get free 5 oz. servings of frozen yogurt at participating locations on November 11.

Zaxby’sNovember 11, 2021

Show proof of military status on November 11 and get free boneless wings at participating locations.

Ziggi’s CoffeeNovember 11, 2021

Active-duty military and veterans get one free 16 oz. drink on November 11. Offer not valid with mobile app, Alexa Skill or third-party delivery orders. 

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