Veterans Day deals, free meals and discounts provided by companies to veterans and active duty servicemembers on November 11. Some deals may be available before and after Veterans Day.
To receive most of the deals listed below you will need to present some form of military ID. These can include a Military ID Card (active/reserve/retired), Current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), a driver’s license with a veterans designation, photograph in uniform, be wearing your uniform (if your service permits), a veterans organization card (such as the American Legion, VFW or DAV), your DD Form 214 or discharge paperwork, or other form of identification.
It’s always important to call ahead, or go online, to verify that the location you intend to patronize is participating in the deal for that day.
Select a tab below to view deals offered on Veterans Day, 2016.
54th Street Grill
Free entree to veterans and active duty military.
Free meal to military veterans and active duty servicemembers. Seven entrees to choose from, beverage and gratuity not included.
BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse
Active duty military and veterans receive a complimentary entree under $12.95.
Free select menu items for veterans and active duty personnel. A 10% discount will also be offered from November 12 through December 31.
California Pizza Kitchen
Veterans and active duty military receive one free entree from a select menu. Dine-in only.
Free entree and 25% off for accompanied family and friends at participating restaurants including New York Prime, California Dreaming, The Tavern at Phipps, Chophouse New Orleans, Carolina Roadhouse, Joey D’s Oak Room, Chophouse ’47, Gulfstream Café, & Burro Loco.
Chevy’s Fresh Mex
From 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., all active and retired military personnel can select one complimentary item from a special menu.
Chipotle Mexican Grill
Buy-one-get-one (BOGO) on burritos, bowls, salads and taco orders from 3:00 p.m. to close on Veteran’s Day. Offered to all active duty military, reserves, national guard, military spouses, retired military with a valid U.S. military ID and veterans with ID.
Free sandwhich platter.
On Monday, November 14, receive a free meal from a select menu. Dine-in only. Reservations recommended.
Complimentary slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake.
From 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. active and retired military personnel can select one complimentary item from a special menu.
Veterans and active military receive free breakfast, lunch or dinner.
On Monday, November 14th, 2016 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Golden Corral offers a free sit-in “thank you” dinner for retirees, veterans, active duty, National Guard or Reserves.
Veterans and active duty military receive 50% off all food and non-alcoholic beverages.
Free entree for veterans or active military from a select menu.
Hurricane Grill & Wings
Veterans and active duty military personnel receive a complimentary entrée and non-alcoholic beverage from a select menu.
Veterans and active duty military receive free Red, White and Blue pancakes from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants
On Sunday, November 6, receive a free meal from a select menu at participating locations. Recommended to call ahead to confirm and make reservations.
Free 6 oz. frozen yogurt for all veterans.
Free entrée, with purchase of any non-alcoholic beverage, from a special all-day ‘Veterans Day’ menu. Available to all veterans and active duty military.
Veterans and active duty military receive a free sandwich and a slice of cake (while supplies last).
Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub
From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. veterans and active duty military receive a free lunch entree from a select menu with the purchase of another entree.
Veterans and active duty service members receive a free meal.
On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina
Veterans and active duty military receive a free meal, no purchase required.
Free Primanti Bros sandwich from 4 p.m. until closing at participating locations. Dine in only.
Red Hot & Blue
Free entree with the purchase of two drinks and a second entree of equal or greater value (up to a maximum value of $10), and proof of military service. At participating locations.
Novemeber 10 and 11, veterans, active duty and reservists receive a free appetizer or dessert from a limited menu.
Veterans and active duty military receive a free Red’s Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries. No purchase necessary.
Rock & Brew
Veterans, active duty, military and first responders receive a complimentary pulled pork sandwich.
Free All-American Burger to veterans and active duty servicemembers.
Veterans and active duty military receive a free lunch and beverage from a limited menu.
November 11 – 13, buy one entree, get one free, for all veterans and active duty military.
Tap House Grill
Free meal for veterans, active, inactive and retired military personnel. Dine-in only.
Free lunch for veterans from a select menu, plus soda or tea/coffee. Dine-in only.
Free menu item from a Veterans Day menu for veterans and active duty military.
Free chili dog, small fries and small pepsi for all veterans and active duty military.
Veterans and active duty military receive a complimentary appetizer.
American Family Care
Free flu shots on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11.
Army Corps of Engineers
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is waiving day use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at the more than 2,800 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11.
Bed and Breakfast Inns
Free one night stay at participating Bed and Breakfasts. See website for details.
Brides Across America Free Wedding Gown Events
Free wedding dress for military and first responders. See website for details.
Free Car Wash
All veterans, service personnel get a free car wash at participating locations. See website for details.
Free haircut or haircut card for veterans on November 11. Customers who come in for a haircut at any Great Clips salon will receive a free haircut card redeemable by all current and past members of the military including active, inactive, retired, disabled and reserve members from any branch. The free haircut cards are redeemable until Dec. 31, 2016. While supplies last. See website for details.
25% off your online purchase by entering promo code MILITARY at checkout.
Main Event Bowling
Free bowling from open to 3 p.m. on Friday, November 11th.
Free basic oil change for veterans and active duty military personnel.
Rack Room Shoes
10 percent discount off entire purchase for military personnel and their dependents.
Seaworld Parks & Entertainment
Complimentary admission and discounts available at multiple parks, restrictions apply. See website for information.
Save $500 – $700 on select mattresses through November 14, 2016.
Participating Sport Clips locations will offer free haircuts to all active duty military and veterans. See website for details.
US Forest Service and US National Park Service
Waiving fees for all visitors at most day-use recreation sites. See website for details.
On Friday, November 11, customers with a Walgreens Balance Rewards card and valid military ID or proof of service will receive 20% off regular price eligible store items at any Walgreens or Duane Reade drugstore nationwide.
The first 1,000 eligible service members who complete the online military appreciation form and place a fully refundable $75 deposit will receive a complimentary three-day, two-night vacation for up to four people at Westgate Town Center Resort from May 5-7, 2017. In addition to the 1,000 complimentary vacations, Westgate Resorts will offer a special 25 percent savings on Veteran’s Day for rooms across their entire portfolio of 28 properties for all U.S. military veterans. See website for details.