In Honor of Veterans Day, Check Out This List for Free/Discounted Meals

November 11 is recognized as Veterans Day and we honor those in the military. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

Companies all over observe this day and offer special discounts and freebies to the men and women who made the sacrifice to fight for this country. Check out the list of stores honoring veterans or active members today and tomorrow. Don’t forget to bring proof of services such as a military ID or uniform.


The restaurant chain is welcoming all active-duty and veteran military members to visit their local Applebee’s to enjoy a complimentary entree from a selection of items.

Bed Bath & Beyond:

Veterans, active-duty military members, and their spouses can get 25% off their entire in-store purchase on Nov. 11.

Buy Buy Baby:

Service members and veterans get 25% off their entire purchase from Nov. 11 through Nov. 14.

Bj’s Restaurant and Brewhouse:

Bj’s Restaurant and Brewhouse will be celebrating the country’s veterans and active-duty member with a free meal valued at up to $14.95 and a free fountain beverage.

Buffalo Wild Wings:

BWW is honoring America’s heroes with a free order of 10 boneless wings and fries.

California Pizza Kitchen:

California Pizza Kitchen is honoring veterans and active-duty military with a complimentary meal on Nov. 11. CPK’s Veteran’s Day menu includes a choice of one entrée (pizza, pasta, and salads are all available) and a beverage.


Caesars Rewards is offering up to 40% off for veterans and active-duty military who book future travel on from Nov. 4 to Nov. 15.

Chili’s Grill & Bar:

Chili’s is offering service members a free meal from a selected menu on Nov. 11.

Cici’s Pizza:

Free adult buffet for veterans with military ID and coupon available here.

Cracker Barrel:

The restaurant chain will be celebrating Veterans Day by offering a free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola cake.


Veterans can enjoy a free “Build your Own Grand Slam” from 5 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Nov. 11.

Dickey’s BBQ Pit:

Veterans can get a free pulled pork classic sandwich at participating locations on Nov. 11.

Dollar General:

Service members and their family members get 11% off total purchase in-store or online on Veterans Day.


Veterans and active-duty military service members will receive a free donut at participating locations

Golden Corral:

From Nov. 1 until Nov. 30, Golden Corral will be giving free meal and beverage cards to all active duty members and veterans. The voucher can be redeemed once through May 31 during lunch or dinner on Mondays through Thursdays.


Kohl’s is doubling its Military Monday discount of 15% to offer all active and former military personnel, veterans and their families 30% off purchases from Nov. 7 through Nov. 11.

Krispy Kreme:

The doughnut shop will be honoring veterans on Nov. 11 by giving them a free doughnut and small coffee, hot or iced.

Little Caesars Pizza:

Veterans and active military members can receive a free Lunch Combo, which features four slices of Little Caesars popular Detroit-style DEEP!DEEP! Dish pizza, paired with a 20-ounce Pepsi product on Wednesday, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Logan’s Roadhouse:

All active duty and retired military personnel are invited to enjoy a free meal from the American Roadhouse menu in honor of Veterans Day. This offer is available from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at all Logan’s Roadhouse restaurants nationwide.

Office Depot:

All active-duty and retired military personnel get 25% off in-store purchases between Nov. 11 and Nov. 13. This coupon and military ID required.

Omaha Steaks:

Omaha Steaks is offering all military personnel, veterans, and their families free shipping on Veteran’s Day on select packages in addition to the 10% discount offered every day.

Outback Steakhouse:

Veterans can enjoy a free Bloomin’ Onion and Coca-Cola beverage on Veterans Day. Outback Steakhouse will also be offering 10% off to all service members, police officers, fire fighters and first responders with valid ID.


Service members can enjoy some Mexican fare on Veterans Day with 50% off any entrée.

Red Lobster:

Veterans, active-duty military, and reservists can get a free appetizer or dessert from their select Veterans Day menu.

Sandals Resorts:

In addition to the year-round discount of 10% off on all Luxury Included Vacations across the Caribbean, during the month of November military members and veterans are eligible to receive a $250 spa credit or a Catamaran Cruise for up to five people for Beaches bookings.


Veterans, military service members, and military spouses get a free tall (12-oz) hot brewed coffee at participating stores on Nov. 11.


Veterans, active-duty military members, and their families can get 10% off in-store or online order. Customer must first register at to confirm eligibility.

Under Armour:

Service members and their families are eligible for 40% off all purchases at, Under Armour stores, and Under Armour Factory House between Nov. 5 and Nov. 11.


Source: NBC