Veteran’s Day Free Meals & Deals 2021

Veteran’s Day is Thursday, November 11th. Many restaurants and retail stores are offering free food and special discounts for this particular day. Some are offering more than one day. Please contact your nearest restaurant or retail store for more information, what is needed for proof of service and to ensure they are honoring their Veteran’s Day offers. Varies by location.  Click on each business name to be directed to their respective websites for info, locations and phone numbers. Offers are subject to change.

Applebee’s – Available on November 11, 2021 at participating Applebee’s® only. Beverages and gratuity not included. U.S. veterans and active duty military simply show proof of military service. Limit 1 meal per person. Dine-in only. Not valid with other coupons or discounts. Menu may vary.

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse – Valid for dine in Wednesday, 11/11/2021, only. Complimentary entrée up to $14.95 and FREE Dr. Pepper beverage. Offer cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts. Must present Military ID or other proof of service.

Brick House Tavern & Tap – 20% off meals with valid ID for dine in on November 11th.

Bubba’s 33: Sign up for emails HERE and get a FREE PIZZA!

Buffalo Wild Wings –  Join us on November 11 for dine-in or call your local sports bar for takeout and get a free order of 10 boneless wings + fries. Valid ID/paperwork (DD214/current LES) required.

Chili’s – Veterans and active duty members can enjoy a dine in meal for FREE on November 11th. There is a limited menu for this event so call to find out what the entrees are.

Cici’s Pizza is offering FREE Adult Buffet with proper military ID/paperwork (DD214 or current LES) on November 11th. Click for coupon HERE.

Cotton Patch Café – Free order of Chicken Fried Steak or Chicken Fried Chicken for veterans and active duty military members on November 11th. Proof of service required.

Cracker Barrel – Complimentary slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola® Cake for dessert or a Crafted Coffee with proof of military service on November 11th.

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Denny’s – Denny’s is inviting veterans and military personnel to get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam on November 11, from 5 a.m. to noon. Dine-in only.

Dunkin Donuts – Veterans and active duty members get a FREE donut of their choice, no purchase necessary. Offer available in-store only. Not available for orders placed using On-the-Go Mobile Ordering through the Dunkin’ Mobile App. Must show proof of military service.

Einstein Bros. Bagels – FREE hot or iced medium coffee to any active or retired veteran on Wednesday, November 11. There is one located in the Welcome Center in Fort Hood. Click HERE for directions and phone number to verify offer.

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers: Inform the cashier know you’re a veteran/active duty/retired and you’ll get a free combo meal comp card to use anytime between Nov. 11 – Nov. 30. No purchase is required to receive or redeem the special Veterans Day combo meal card.

Fogo de Chao – Fogo de Chão is offering veterans and active-duty personnel 50% off their entire meal on Veterans Day (Wednesday, Nov. 11) at all U.S. and Puerto Rico locations. In addition, each veteran or active duty guest will receive 10% off the meals of up to three additional guests.

Genghis Grill: On November 11th, a free small or regular bowl is offered to those who show proof of military service. Get the app to get special offers! Copy my code: Jennise5358, then click the link below to get all sorts of cool stuff – including a FREE Beverage just for downloading.

Golden Corral – On November 11th from 5pm til close, veterans and active duty members can receive a free “Thank You” meal. Dine-in Only. Limit one free meal per military affiliated person while supplies last. Military proof of service required.

IHOP – complimentary pancakes or breakfast combos between 7am – 7pm, to honor the service of our veterans and active military men and women on November 11th.

Jimmy’s Egg: Veterans get to enjoy a free traditional breakfast between 6am-8am or a free coffee (or a different beverage) with a cinnamon roll between 8am-2pm on November 11th.

Little Caeasar – Free pizza or $5 HOT-N-READY Lunch Combo between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM on November 11th.  Proof of military service required.

Longhorn Steakhouse – FREE Dessert or appetizer with meal purchase for veterans and active duty personnel on November 11th. There is also a 10% off discount that can be applied as well. Verify with your server or call ahead.

Olive Garden: Veterans and active duty members will get a free entrée from a selected Veterans Day menu for dine-in. Meals include freshly baked garlic breadsticks and choice of homemade soup or house salad.

Outback Steakhouse – FREE Bloomin’ Onion® and Coca-Cola® product to military veterans and active servicemen and women on November 11.

Pier 7 Juicy Seafood & Bar – FREE appetizer or dessert for Veterans! Dine-in only. Limit one per valid form of ID or DD214. Excludes raw oysters. While you are on their Facebook page, check out the latest events.

Red Lobster – Free Appetizer or Dessert with meal purchase on November 11th. Also, every Monday, veterans and active duty members receive 10% off their meals. Click HERE for more information and call to verify.

Red Robin – FREE Tavern Double Burger with bottomless Fries for veterans that have the Red Royalty Account. This offer can be used between Nov 11-14th. You can try to register now to see if you can get the free offer HERE.

Starbucks – Free tall (12oz) coffee for current & former military and spouses on November 11th – all day with proof of military ID/DD214.

Texas Roadhouse – Free dinner vouchers to current and former military members at their stores’ parking lots on November 11, from 11 am – 2 pm. Dinner vouchers are redeemable for a free in-store meal now through May of 2022.

Outback Steakhouse  –  FREE Bloomin’ Onion and Coke product for active and retired military November 11th.

Wendy’s: Veterans and active military can get a free breakfast combo on November 11th from 6:30 am 11am, with a valid military ID. Click HERE for more information.

Wendy’s Celebrates Veterans and Active U.S. Military Members with FREE Breakfast Combo Offer* on Veterans Day


7 Eleven is offering FREE coffee or BIG Gulp on Veteran’s Day. You must have the 7 Eleven app and register through the Veterans Advantage Website for verification. Click HERE for more information.


Academy Sports and Outdoors is offering 10% off til November 11th. Must show proof of military service.

Other retailers offering deals/ special discounts on Veteran’s Day:

Army & Air Force Exchange Military Star Members – 10 cents off every gallon of fuel purchased at Exchange Expresses, double rewards points on online and in-store Exchange purchases, $10 off Exchange mall concession or kiosk purchases of $25 or more (coupon required), and 15% off food orders at participating Exchange restaurant.

Dollar General – 11% off discount for active duty, retired and their families on November 11th.

Target – 10% off total purchase through November 11th. Go to to be verified to use the discount. This discount can be combined with store and manufacturer coupons.

Walgreen’s is offering 20% off discount on regular priced items. This discount is combinable with store and manufacturer coupons! For more info, go HERE.

Grace for Vets is offering FREE Car washes. Click HERE for locations.

Great Clips – Visit a U.S. Great Clips salon on Nov. 11 and receive either a free haircut that day or a free haircut card to use at a later date. If you are not military, you can purchase a service at a U.S. Great Clips salon on Veterans Day and get a free haircut card to give to a military service member you know.

Sport Clips – FREE haircuts to active duty U.S. service members and veterans on Veterans Day, November 11, 2021, with valid proof of service.

If you live outside the Central Texas area or out of state, check out the list of MORE restaurants and retail stores that are offering free food and discount on Veteran’s Day HERE.