• D. Hendricks

Here’s Your Veterans Day Free Meals and Restaurant Discounts

Veterans Day is right around the corner, and restaurants are showing their appreciation for those who have served with free meals and discounts.


The following discounts have all been confirmed, but please check back as the list is being updated as new deals arise.


It is important to note that in order to receive your discounts you will likely need to provide proof of your military service.


And not every franchise location is guaranteed to offer the discounts, so it’d be wise to call ahead before heading in to confirm the discount is available at your local establishment.


Via VAntage Point:

Bob Evans – November 11, 2021 Veterans and active-duty military receive a special menu of seven (7) homestyle favorites for FREE at local restaurants. Dine-in only. Visit the Bob Evans website for more details. The Chop House – November 11, 2021 Veterans and active military receive a 50% discount off any entrée with a valid military ID on November 11. Dine-in only. Please call ahead to your local Chop House if you have any questions about your Veterans Day Discount, or visit the Chop House website for additional details. Cotton Patch Café – November 11, 2021 All Veterans and active military members are being offered a Chicken Fried Steak or Chicken Fried Chicken FREE on November 11. Please call ahead to your local Cotton Patch Café if you have any questions about your Veterans Day Discount. IHOP – November 11, 2021 Veterans and active-duty military are being offered FREE red, white and blue pancakes on November 11. Lucille’s BBQ – November 11, 2021 Veterans and active-duty military receive a FREE Lucille’s Original Pulled Pork Sandwich and one side item on November 11. 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. McCormick & Schmicks – November 7, 2021 Veterans, Gold Star parents and Gold Star spouses can enjoy a half-priced entrée from a special menu on Sunday, November 7, 2021, at McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants. Please contact your nearest location for details. Red Robin – November 1-November 14, 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. 1-14 for dine-in or to-go. Visit the Red Robin website for details. Yard House – November 11, 2021 Veterans and active-duty military get a complimentary appetizer on November 11. Please visit the Yard House website or contact your nearest location for details. California Pizza Kitchen – November 11, 2021 Veterans and active military get a complimentary entrée and beverage when they dine in and show proof of service on November 11. In addition, all veterans who dine with California Pizza Kitchen will receive a BOGO, redeemable from November 12 through 20. Chili’s – November 11, 2021 Veterans and active-duty service members get a free meal from a select menu on November 11. Available for in-restaurant only. Denny’s – November 11, 2021 Veterans and active military personnel get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam on November 11, from 5 am to noon. Dine-in only. Golden Corral – November 11, 2021 Golden Corral is hosting their Military Appreciation Night on November 11 from 5 pm to close. This includes a free “thank you” meal when dining in. Mission BBQ – November 11, 2021 Veterans and active-duty military get a free sandwich on November 11. Shoney’s – November 11, 2021 Veterans and active-duty service members get a free All You Care To Eat, Freshly Prepared Breakfast Bar on November 11 until 11 am. Dine-in only. Texas Roadhouse – November 11, 2021 Texas Roadhouse will hand out dinner vouchers at the stores’ parking lots on November 11, from 11 am to 2 pm. Veterans and active-duty military can redeem their dinner vouchers when the restaurant opens for dinner, through May 30, 2022. Logan’s Roadhouse – November 11, 2021 Logan’s Roadhouse will be offering all Veterans a free American Roadhouse Meal From 3 pm to 6 pm on Thursday November 11. BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse – November 11, 2021 BJ’s is serving those who have served their country by once again teaming up with Dr Pepper®, offering a complimentary meal from a select menu and a Dr Pepper® beverage to all current military personnel and Veterans with proof of service. Red Lobster – November 11, 2021 Free Appetizer or Dessert for Veterans Day: In honor of Veterans Day, and to thank veterans, active duty military, and reservists for their service, Red Lobster is offering a free appetizer or dessert on Thursday, November 11. Olive Garden – November 11, 2021 Free entrée from a special menu for each Veteran and current member of the military. Simply show proof of military service. Dine-in only. All entrées include freshly baked garlic breadsticks, and your choice of homemade soup or famous house salad. Veterans Canteen Service – November 10, 2021 Veterans Canteen Service locations are honoring Veterans with a free coffee or fountain beverage. Buffalo Wild Wings – November 11, 2021 Veterans and service members get a free order of 10 boneless wings and fries. This offer is available for dine-in or takeout (online ordering excluded). Proof of service must be shown for redemption. Sheetz – November 11, 2021 Veterans will be offered a free lunch of half a turkey or ham sub, and a regular fountain drink. Plus a free $9 carwash. O’Charley’s – November 11, 2021 Veterans and service members receive a free meal from a special menu with proof of service.