Restaurant Chains Offering Free Meals and Discounts for Veterans Day 2023

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Restaurant Chains Offering Free Meals and Discounts for Veterans Day 2023

America will celebrate Veterans Day on Saturday, November 11th this year, and many restaurant chains will be offering discounts and free meals to veterans and active duty military in appreciation for their service.

To help get the word out, has rounded up a list of these restaurant offerings. Unless otherwise noted, these offerings are valid only on Veterans Day, November 11th. Be sure to check back often as we will continue updating the list.

Keep in mind, most Veteran appreciation offers:

  • Require proof of military service
  • Are dine-in only
  • Do not include alcohol
  • Can not be used with other coupons or discounts
  • Do not include gratuity

Also, for some restaurant chains, participating locations may vary. Check with your local restaurant for further details.

54th Street
Veterans and Active Duty will receive $10 off any entrèe on Veterans Day. Offer valid Saturday 11-11-23 only. Can’t be used in combination with a reward or other discount, including 54 funds. Dine-in Only. Proof of service is appreciated. Discount Code: Veterans Day.

50% off a poke bowl.

American Steakhouse
10% discount off meal.

Andy’s Frozen Custard
Free regular size one-topping sundae.

Another Broken Egg Cafe
Free Patriot French Toast Combo and coffee.

Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza & Wings
Free 12″ Cheese Pizza

All Active Duty Military, Veterans, Reserves, and National Guard will recieve a omplimentary full-size entrée from an exclusive menu. Options include: 6 oz. Top Sirloin, Classic Bacon Cheeseburger, Chicken Tenders Platter, Double Crunch Shrimp, Fiesta Lime Chicken, Oriental Chicken Salad, and Three-Cheese Chicken Penne. Additionally, on November 11 when dining in-restaurant, Applebee’s will honor these special guests with a $5 Bounce Back Card to redeem for dine-in, To Go, or delivery within a three-week redemption window.

Au Bon Pain
Free breakfast sandwich and small coffee.

Bad Daddy’s
Bad Daddy’s will honor all active and retired military personnel by offering a FREE All American Burger + a small side of fries, chips or tots from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11. Guests must show ID to redeem the offer.

Bakers Square
Free 2-2-2 Breakfast.

Bar Louie
This Veteran’s Day, Bar Louie is inviting all active and retired military, and veterans to enjoy a complimentary Bar Louie Craft Burger on the house! Available all day and late-night, veterans and active-duty military can enjoy a complimentary selection of a Bar Louie craft burger favorite such as the Bourbon BBQ Burger, GastroBurger and more on Saturday, November 11th. Recipients must show a valid military ID to redeem the offer. Offer valid for dine-in only at participating locations. Additional exclusions may apply. Please see your local Bar Louie for details.

bb.q Chicken
25% off to all U.S. military veterans and active duty service members (with valid ID) all day on Saturday, Nov. 11, in-store only, at participating locations.

Becks Prime
Free burger.

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s
Veterans eat free with purchase of equal or greater value up to $12.

Bill Grays
Veterans can enjoy a free World’s Greatest Cheeseburger, regular fries, and soda.

Bill Miller Bar-B-Q
Free combo meal #1-#4 from 10:30am until close.

Billy Sims BBQ
Free pulled pork sandwich, one regular side and a regular drink.

Biscuit Belly
On November 10th, free meals to veterans all day. Take your pick from these mouthwatering biscuit sandwiches: Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Biscuit Sandwich; or a Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Biscuit Sandwich; or a Chicken Biscuit Sandwich.

Free biscuit of choice.

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse
Free Chocolate Chunk Pizookie with an $11.95 purchase – But that’s not all – Veterans will also receive a complimentary appetizer on their next visit with a $14.95 purchase.

Black Angus Steakhouse
Free steak meal from 12pm to 3pm. Plus, the whole table receives their 15% off Heroes Discount.

Bob Evans
Veterans and active duty military guests can choose one of the following farm-fresh dishes when they dine in: Country Biscuit Breakfast, Sunrise, The Classic Breakfast, The Mini Sampler, Brioche French Toast, Sausage Gravy & Biscuits, Buttermilk Hotcakes, Banana Berry Oatmeal, or Bowl of Rolled-Oat Oatmeal, and Down-Home Country-Fried Steak.

Bombshells Restaurant & Bar
All Bombshells Restaurant & Bar locations in Texas will provide free entrees for veterans. Other items will be discounted 20%. In addition, families accompanying veterans as well as active servicemembers and accompanying families will receive a 20% discount on entrees and other items on Veterans Day. Alcoholic beverages are excluded.

Bonefish Grill
All veterans, active duty military, first responders and their families can enjoy a complimentary Bang Bang Shrimp starter and NA beverage.

Bravo Italian Kitchen
Complimentary plate of pasta.

Brick House Tavern + Tap
Veterans enjoy 20% off their meal when they dine-in this Veterans Day, November 11, 2023 from 11am – 3pm.

20% off entire order

Veterans and active military can enjoy a free lunch on Veterans Day from 10:45am – 4pm.

California Fish Grill
Veterans and active-duty military personnel will recieve a complimentary taco and soft drink. This no-purchase necessary special offer is valid at all 54 California Fish Grill locations across Arizona, California, and Nevada.

California Pizza Kitchen
Complimentary non-alcoholic beverage + choice of one entrée from their prix fixed menu. Salad options include The Original BBQ Chicken Chopped Salad, Thai Crunch, Classic Caesar, or Italian Chopped. Pizza options include The Original BBQ Chicken Pizza, Hawaiian, Mushroom Pepperoni Sausage, Pepperoni, or Five Cheese + Fresh To. Pasta options include Garlic Cream Fettuccine with Chicken, Kung Pao Spaghetti with Chicken, or Bolognese Spaghetti.

Carrabba’s Italian Grill
Complimentary appetizer or dessert, along with a non-alcoholic beverage, upon presenting your military ID.

Casa Ole
Free entree at participating restaurants.

Charleys Cheesesteaks
Vets and service members can present proof of service at any Charleys Cheesesteaks restaurant to receive a free Gourmet Fries. Just mention the offer and show proof to receive your offer. This offer is available in-store only and cannot be redeemed online or through the Charleys Rewards app. No purchase is necessary for at most Charleys Cheesesteaks restaurants. However, Charleys Cheesesteaks on military bases require the purchase of a cheesesteak and drink to receive a free Gourmet Fries.

Chelo’s Hometown Bar & Grille
Free meal on November 11th. Options include: Clam Cakes & Chowder (red and white chowder only), Grilled Chicken Salad, Honey Mustard Chicken Wrap, Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Chelo’s Famous Grilled Tuna & Swiss, 1/3 lb. Cheese Burger, Roasted 1/2 Chicken & Ziti, 5 Cheese Mac & Cheese, Spaghetti & Meatballs, or Chicken Finger Basket.

Chevy’s Fresh Mex
Free 2-Item Combo November 10th and November 11th, 2023.

Chicken Salad Chick
Free meal to all Veteran’s and active-duty Military on Veteran’s Day, November 11th. This offer is valid at all Chicken Salad Chick locations for service members in uniform or those with a valid military ID.

Chickie’s & Pete’s
Free order of Crabfries, plus everyday they offer 10% off for all active and retired service members.

All veterans & active military members can get a free meal on Veterans Day November 11, 2023 at all participating Chili’s Grill & Bar restaurants. Choices include Old Timer with Cheese, Chicken Bacon Ranch Quesadillas, Three-Piece Crispers with fries, or Chili or Soup with a side salad

Claim Jumper Restaurants
Free dine in meal for all veterans and active military members. The free meal options include BBQ Chicken Salad, Classic Cheeseburger, Black Tie Chicken Pasta, Meatloaf & Mashed Potatoes, Grilled Shrimp, Country Fried Steak, and Southern Fried Chicken.

Free Homestyle Breakfast

Cody’s Original Roadhouse
Free 8oz. Top Sirloin or 8oz. Chicken Breast with choice of side, Cody’s Bottomless Salad, and Sweet Yeast Rolls.

Colton’s Steak House & Grill
Free entree. Available for dine-in only from a select menu. Hours and participation may vary by location.

Copeland’s of New Orleans
Lunch, 50% off on handhelds, chicken dishes and seafood dishes. 11am to 4pm.

Cotton Patch Cafe
Free Cotton Patch Cafe Chicken Fried Steak or Chicken Fried Chicken with military ID. In addition, the Texas-inspired restaurant will donate $1 to Homes For Our Troops for every Chicken Fried Steak and Chicken Fried Chicken sold on Veterans Day. This deal is available during store hours for dine-in only at all Cotton Patch Cafe locations.

Cousins Subs
Enjoy a free 7.5″ sub at any location on Saturday, Nov. 11.

Cowboy Chicken
10% discount.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
Complimentary slice of Coca Cola Cake.

Davanni’s Pizza and Hot Hoagies
Free solo 1-item pizza, plus regular pop.

Friday, November 10, 2023, free Original Grand Slam from 5 a.m. (store open) to noon.

Dick’s Last Resort
Free entree, up to $25.99

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
This year on Veteran’s Day, Saturday, November 11th, the world’s largest barbecue brand is treating military veterans across the country to some free, pit-smoked barbecue. Any military veteran, with proof of service, will be offered a FREE Pulled Pork Sandwich in-store for carryout.

Duffy’s Sports Grill
Veterans eat free on Veterans Day from 11am until 4pm.

Duke’s Seafood
Free 6oz bowl of Duke’ Award Winning Clam Chowder. November 11th & 12th, 2023.

Veterans and Active Military will get a free donut this year.

East Coast Wings + Grill
On Saturday, November 11th, veterans will be offered a free meal from a featured Veterans menu. Meal includes a soda fountain drink or tea and available for dine-in only. Options include: Five Boneless Wings + Side, Five Bone-in Wings + Side, Cheeseburger + Side, or the ECW+G Buffalo Chicken Salad.

Eat’n Park
All November long, veterans and their families will receive 10% off (dine-in only).

El Chico Cafe
Free entree of choice.

El Fenix
On Saturday, November 11, veterans and active military who visit El Fenix can eat for FREE. The oldest restaurant in Dallas will offer an Enchilada Plate with a choice of two cheese, chicken or beef, or the Taco Plate that includes two chicken or beef tacos. Both include rice and beans. This deal is available with a valid military ID at all El Fenix locations and is dine-in only.

El Torito
Free 2-Item Combo on November 10th and 11th, 2023.

The all-American restaurant serving scratch dishes, local craft beers, small-batch whiskeys and signature cocktails is offering a complimentary Eureka! American Cheeseburger to all active and retired military members, no proof needed, all day on November 11. The delicious burger made with American Swiss, grilled red onion, butter lettuce, house pickles, tomato, and special sauce atop a buttery brioche bread is perfectly paired with a local brew to celebrate the brave.

Extreme Pizza
Buy any pizza, and get a second one 50% of (of equal or lesser value). This offer expires November 12th, 2023.

Famous Dave’s
Free Georgia Chopped Pork Sandwich and choice of a side.

Farmer Boys
Free Big Cheese. The “go to” for cheeseburger lovers. A 1/4 lb. 100% USDA fire-grilled pure beef patty, American cheese, crisp lettuce, freshly sliced tomato, dill pickles, diced onion, and house-made 1000 island dressing on a locally baked premium brioche bun.

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers
All Veterans and active military personnel who visit Freddy’s on Veterans Day will receive a free Freddy’s Original Double with Cheese combo meal card. No purchase is necessary to receive this special offer. Cards may be redeemed through November 30, 2023.

Freebirds World Burrito
Free burrito to any active military member or veteran who visits their local Freebirds on Veterans Day, November 11, 2023.

From 11am – 3pm on Saturday, November 11th, Friendly’s will be offering Veterans a FREE lunch. Veterans get a free All American Cheeseburger and drink of choice with an active Military ID.

Frisch’s Big Boy
Free Big Boy, fries, and drink.

Glory Days Grill
50% off entree.

Gold Star
Complimentary meal of choice (up to $12 off their order with proof of service). Dine-in, carry out or drive-thru, and lunch or dinner.

Golden Corral
Celebrate Veterans Day with annual Military Appreciation Night on Monday, November 13th. A tradition that started 23 years ago, Golden Corral is excited to serve a complimentary “thank you” meal to all active-duty military personnel, National Guard, reserves and veterans of all branches of service. All Golden Corral stores across the nation will be thanking our active military and veterans for a FREE redeemable dinner (buffet & beverage) on Monday, 11/13 starting at 5 PM to closing. Visit your local Golden Corral with your family, friends, loved ones, & coworkers to honor our military. Disclaimers: Available for dine-in only / No military identification required / Free dinner not available for spouse or family members.

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
20% off all dine in and carry out orders with military ID.

Grady’s BBQ
Free one meat sandwich for all veterans and active military members.

Green Mill
Veterans and active-duty military can choose from a free: Small 2-Topping Deep Dish Pizza, Desert Fire Pasta, Millhouse Club, or Cobb Salad with Chicken. Dine-in only.

Complimentary Entrée for all veterans and military personnel. Dine in only. This offer is good on Saturday, November 11th, 2023 for active, non-active, and retired U.S. members. One offer per valid identification. Offer is good for any entree priced $52 or less.

Gunther Toody’s
All active and retired military personnel with a valid ID will enjoy our classic Big Bopper.

Hacienda Mexican Restaurant
Free large Wet Burrito for Dine-in or Carryout. 10% military discount available all year.

Hamburger Stand
Present your military ID or wear your uniform on Veterans Day to receive a free hamburger, regular fries and small soda.

Happy Joe’s Pizza & Ice Cream
Happy Joe’s will be thanking all that serve and served in the United States Armed Forces by offering a FREE lunch buffet with a drink. The buffet will feature all Happy Joe’s specialty pizzas, dessert pizzas, a salad bar, and a hot entrée with vegetables. This includes veterans, active duty, and retired military personnel.

Hat Creek
All veterans will get a FREE Big Hat Burger with valid military ID on Veteran’s day.

Hickory Tavern
Hickory Tavern is putting the FREE in freedom as it is set to honor veterans and active-duty military this Friday, November 10, 2023 with a complementary meal from its recently-revitalized menu, which includes a Freedom Burger, which honors and supports veterans year-round. Veterans and active-duty members will receive a free meal of equal or lesser value with purchase of another meal. Dine-in only, limit of one free meal per U.S military service member.

On Saturday, November 11, all veterans who present a military ID or proof of service and purchase a beverage at any participating Hooters location nationwide will receive a free entrée from the Hooters Veterans Day Menu (available for dine-in only). The Hooters Veterans Day Menu includes five of Hooters’ most popular entrées including: 10-Piece Boneless Wings, Hooters Burger, Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Buffalo Chicken Sandwich, and Buffalo Chicken Salad.

Hoss’s Family Steak & Sea
20% off your meal and beverage.

Huddle House
On November 10, active duty, retired military, and veterans may visit any participating Huddle House to enjoy a Free MVP Breakfast Platter meal. Guests are required to present a proper military I.D. to receive their Free MVP. This delicious meal is a Huddle House favorite with numerous customizable platter combinations with delectable items including eggs, bacon, hashbrowns, grits, a waffle and a buttermilk pancake.

Hurricane Grill & Wings
Enjoy a free entree from a special Veterans Day menu.

Free Red, White & Blueberry Pancakes are on the house for veterans and active duty military.

Imo’s Pizza
20% off for all Veterans.

In-N-Out Burger
Enjoy a complimentary meal.

Island Fin Poké Co.
On Saturday, November 11th, the brand will express its deep gratitude to all veterans and active members by offering them a free poké bowl.

Jeremiah’s Italian Ice
All former and active military personnel can receive a free small treat.

Joe’s Crab Shack
20% off meal when dining-in this Veterans Day, November 11, 2023 from 11am – 3pm.

Juice It Up!
This year, the leading smoothie, superfruit bowl and raw juice chain will be offering veterans and active service members a free Medium Classic Smoothie! The offer is available in-store only and requires proof of service.

K&W Cafeterias
50% off for veterans, value up to $12.99.

Kings Family Restaurant
On Monday, November 13th, free meal for all veterans and active military members. The free meal options include Double Down Breakfast, Biscuits & Sausage Gravy Breakfast, Classic Burger, and Kings Meatloaf Dinner.


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