Veterans Day is here! We at HMB want to show our gratitude for the brave servicemen and women in America by providing a list of Veterans Day Freebies. Both active-duty and retired military personnel should qualify for these offers, but it’s probably best if you check the terms and conditions before heading out.
You should also keep in mind that many of these companies are franchises that may have different policies, so you may want to call ahead. And of course, always bring proof of your military service.
Editor’s Note: All promotions below are valid November 11, 2019 unless otherwise stated. For most of these deals a military ID must be presented.
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Veteran’s Day Freebies & Deals
- 7-Eleven: Free coffee or big gulp.
- 54th Street Grill: Veterans and active duty military eat free (up to $12, dine-in only) on Veteran’s Day.
- Academy Sports+Outdoors: Through November 11th, active military and veterans get 10% off
- Amazon: A year worth of Prime membership, originally $119 will be $79 for active and retired military members
- AMC Theaters: Free Large Popcorn w/ Military Movie Ticket Purchase
- Another Broken Egg Cafe: Another Broken Egg Cafe has a free Patriot French Toast Combo and Coffee for the military. Good only at participating cafes; must show Military ID; valid 11/11/2019 only while supplies last.
- Applebee’s: Veteran’s and active duty military can get a free meal when they show proof of military service. Limit 1 meal per veteran or active duty military. Dine-in only, not valid with other coupons or discounts. Menu vary by location.
- Aspen Creek Grill: Entree from Special Lunch Menu (from 11am-3pm): Free
- B & Bs: Free Bed & Breakfast Stay on an around Veterans Day
- Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar:Valid for all active, former, and retired members of the military, on Veterans Day you can get a free Bad Daddy’s All American Burger with a side. Make sure to bring your ID card, or discharge papers as proof.
- Baker’s Square: Veterans are being offered free Rise & Shine with two eggs, choice of seasoned hash browns or fresh fruit, along with their choice of toast, buttermilk pancakes, English muffin, bakery muffin or biscuit
- Bar Louie: Veterans and Active Duty military will get a free Burger or Flatbread up to $15 on Veterans Day. Please provide valid military ID.
- Bartaco: 20% Off Entire Bill
- BJ’s Restaurant: On Veterans Day, all service members can enjoy a complimentary entree up to $14.95, plus a free Dr Pepper, by presenting a military ID or proof of service. In addition, if you are Current or Retired Military, you can claim a free Pizookie® by Pizookie®. If you wish to help military heroes enjoy a free Pizookie®, contribute in restaurant during the month of November.
- Black Angus Steakhouse: Veterans and active-duty military will receive an ” All American Steak Plate” for only $9.99. Military ID or other proof of service required
- Bob Evans: They are offering the choice of one of five free meals to veterans and active duty military personnel on Veterans Day. Guests wishing to enjoy one free meal on Veterans Day must provide proof of service.
- Boston Market: Buy any Individual meal and a drink, get another individual meal free.
- Bruegger’s Bagels. Free bagel with cream cheese.
- Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.: Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. has 20% off for veterans and active duty military for food and retail purchases on Veterans Day.
- Buffalo Wild Wings:Buffalo Wild Wings has a complimentary order of small wings with a side of fries for active and retired armed services members on Veterans Day.
- Burntwood Tavern Lunch or Dinner: Free
- Calhoun’s Meal from Special Menu: Free
- California Pizza Kitchen: Active military members and veterans will be receiving a free meal at all participating California Pizza Kitchen locations nationwide. Participating guests will also receive a card to redeem for a buy one, get one free pizza, pasta, or salad during a return visit November 12-20.
- Cantina Laredo Entree (up to $20): Free
- Cattlemens Steakhouse 8oz. Sirloin Steak Dinner: Free
- CentraArchy Restaurants: Free entree for the military on Veterans Day. Any U.S. veteran or active duty military member is invited to enjoy a free entree Sunday, November 11, at any CentraArchy restaurant location.
- Charlie Brown’s Steakhouse: Lunch (from 11am-3pm): Free
- Chili’s Grill & Bar: All veterans and active duty military personnel can choose a complimentary meal from a select menu on Veterans Day 2019.
- Chipotle: Chipotle Mexican Grill has a buy-one-get-one promotion on Veterans Day.
- Cicis Pizza: Cicis is offering veterans and active duty military a free adult buffet.
- Claim Jumper Restaurant: Free entree up to $15 for veterans and active military.
- Coolgreens: Free entree for all veterans with their military ID
- Cotton Patch Cafe: Veterans and active duty may enjoy a free Chicken Fried Steak or Chicken Fried Chicken on Veteran’s Day.
- Country Kitchen: Country Kitchen is offering a free Country Scramble to active military and veterans on Veterans Day. One free Country Scramble per qualified guest. Dine-in only. Cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts.
- Cracker Barrel Old Country Store: Veterans receive a complimentary Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola® Cake dessert or Crafted Coffee beverage. Plus an opportunity for guests to make purchases that support Operation Homefront. Veterans Day only.
- Crew Carwash: Car Wash: Free (Share that you’re a veteran and would like the free car wash)
- Dairy Queen. Free medium Blizzard Treat. Limit one per customer.
- Denny’s: From 5 am until noon on November 11th, active military and veterans can receive a free Grand Slam Breakfast
- Dick’s Last Resort: Veterans and active duty military can get a free meal with the purchase of an adult entree at regular price on Veterans Day
- Dunkin’ Donuts: Free donut of choice for veterans and active military on November 11th
- East Coast Wings + Grill: All military veterans and active duty personnel with valid military ID can receive a free meal from a special Veterans Day menu at East Coast Wings + Grill on Veterans Day. Dine-in only.
- Famous Dave’s: Two Meat Lunch Combo: Free
- Farmer Boys: All military veterans and active duty personnel with valid military ID can receive a free Big Cheese burger at Farmer Boys on Veterans Day. Dine-in only.
- Fatz Southern Kitchen: Veterans and active duty military get a free World Famous Calabash Chicken Basket at Fatz on Veterans Day. Also, get a 20% discount off entrees for any visit between Nov 1 – 30.
- Fazoli’s: Vets and active duty military can get a free Spaghetti with Meat or Marinara sauce on Veterans Day.
- Firebirds Wood Fired Grill: Military get BOGO on the Monday after Veterans Day. Veterans and active military get a free entree with the purchase of another meal.
- Fogo de Chao: All weekend from November 8 – 11, veterans and active duty get 50% off their meal, plus 10% off for up to three guests.
- Friendly’s: Free Big-Two-Do Breakfast all day long for Veterans and active military
- Golden Corral: On Monday, November 12th, 2019 from 5 PM to 9 PM, Golden Corral offers a free sit-in “thank you” dinner for Military veterans, retirees, and active duty members.
- Gordon Biersch: Veterans are offered a free entree from a special “Veteran Day” menu that consists of a 7 oz. Top Sirloin, Beer-Battered Fish & Chips, Cajun Pasta and the Marzen BBQ Burger. Guests must be in uniform or provide Military ID.
- Grace For Vets: Free Car Washes
- Great Clips: On November 11th, those who have served or are currently serving in the military can receive a free hair cut as well as a card for a future haircut by December 31st.
- Green Mill Restaurant & Bar: Free meal for veterans
- Grub Burger Bar: Past and present military get a complimentary entree on 2019. Grub provides an ongoing year round discount for veterans by offering a 10% percent off any purchase with a valid military I.D. or uniform.
- Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream: Single Ice Cream Cone: Free
- Hickory Tavern: Veterans and active-duty military get a free ‘Merica’s Burger with purchase of a beverage on Veterans Day. Must present military ID. Dine-in only. Not valid on to-go or online orders. May not be combined with any other offers or discounts.
- Honey Baked Ham: Sandwich & Drink: Free
- Hooters: Past and present military members will receive a free entree when they purchase a drink on November 11th
- Houlihan’s: All military members – both active-duty and veterans – will receive a free and complimentary meal on Veterans Day. Guests must come with proof of duty by an I.D., photo in uniform, earning receipt or any other form of proof.
- Hurricane Grill & Wings: Free entree for veterans and active duty military.
- Hy-vee: Hy-vee is offering military members, active and inactive, a free breakfast buffet as a way to show their thanks.
- Ikea. Free choice of an entree with either soup or salad and a fountain drink from the Ikea Restaurant. Veteran’s Day Free Meal valid November 9-11, 2019.
- IHOP. Free pancakes.
- Jo-Ann Fabric: 15% Discount (extends to family members)
- Joe’s Crab Shack: Not including alcohol, Veterans are being offered 20% off at Joe’s Crab Shack on Monday, November 11, 2019.
- Juice It Up!: Get a free 20 oz Classic Smoothie for free. Come in uniform or bring military ID or other proof of service
- Knott’s Berry Farm: Past and present military members are offered free admission for themselves and a guest from November 3 – 21 and December 2 – 19.
- Kohl’s: For the first time ever, Kohl’s is offering 30% to non-Kohl’s Charge member. Veterans and active military will be receiving this offer through November 11th.
- LaMar’s Donuts: Free donut and 12 oz coffee for all verterans and active duty personnel.
- Little Caesars: Little Caesars are offering veterans and active military free $5 Hot-N-Ready Lunch Combo from 11 am to 2 pm on Veterans Day.
- Logan’s Roadhouse: Veterans and active military can enjoy a free meal off of the American Roadhouse Menu in honor of Veterans Day from 3 to 6 pm
- Longhorn Steakhouse. Free appetizer or dessert and 10% off total bill
- Lowe’s: 10% Discount.
- Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que: On Veterans Day (Nov. 11-12), active and former military can enjoy a complimentary dessert, and a 20% discount with proof of service. Veterans receive 20% off the entire month of November for ‘Military Family Month.’
- Mac’s Speed Shop: Mac’s Speed Shop will honor veterans with a free BBQ Combo Sampler. You need to show valid Veteran ID or Proof of Service. The offer is dine-in only.
- Macaroni Grill: Macaroni Grill has a free Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs + Spaghetti entrée for veterans on Veterans Day. All veterans and active military can enjoy this complimentary meal simply by presenting military ID or proof of service.
- Main Event: Veterans will get a free $10 play card and a free entree on Veterans Day.
- Max & Erma’s: Max & Erma’s has a free Cheeseburger Meal with endless fries and a fountain drink for veterans and active military on Veterans Day.
- McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & Steaks: Veterans and active military will be receiving free entree on Sunday, November 10th.
- Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt: Veterans and active duty military personnel can get up to six ounces of free frozen yogurt when providing military ID or proof of service.
- Michaels: 15% Discount for military families every day.
- Mimi’s Cafe: Veterans and activie duty military will receive a complimentary entrée from a select breakfast, lunch or dinner menu. The purchase of a beverage is required.
- Mission BBQ: Veterans and active duty personnel can get free sandwiches and cake from 11 am – 8 pm on Veterans Day.
- National Parks: Participating National Parks are offering free admission to active and previous military members
- Native Grill & Wings: Veterans and active duty service men and women get any one menu item for free all day on Veterans Day. Please bring retired or existing military ID to receive a free meal valid up to $11.99.
- Ninety Restaurant & Pub: Entrée from 9 Real Size Entrées for $9.99 Menu: Free w/ Entree Purchase
- O’Charley’s: Veterans can choose from a menu of “Thank You” meals on Veterans Day
- Olive Garden. Free entree from special menu
- On the Border : Free Combo Meal on Veterans Day
- Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt: Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt has free frozen yogurt for Veterans Day. On Sunday November 11, 2019, all veterans and active duty military are entitled to a free frozen yogurt with military ID.
- Outback Steakhouse: Receive 20% off of your entire check if you’re a veteran or active military member
- Peet’s Coffee. Free coffee/tea of any size.
- Pie Five Pizza: On Veterans Day, Pie Five will offer active or retired military and current or past members of the Armed Forces or Department of Defense a free personal pizza.
- Pilot Flying J: All active-duty and retired military veterans can get a free breakfast Nov. 8-11 with the Pilot Flying J app.
- Publix: Receive 10% off of your groceries if you are an active or inactive member of the military on November 11th
- Red Robin: All Veterans and Active Duty Military get a free dine-in Red’s Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries on Veterans Day 11/11.
- Red Lobster: Free appetizer or dessert for veterans or active duty military.
- Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery: Guests will be offered a free entree o veterans day with the options of the Bacon Cheddar Burger, Bacon Chicken Mac n’ Cheese, Chicken Fried Chicken and Kölsch-Battered Fish & Chips.
- Romano’s Macaroni Grill. Free Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs and Spaghetti
- Ruby Tuesday: Free burger/sandwich with fries or tots for veterans or active duty military.
- Shane’s Rib Shack: Participating Shane’s Rib Shack Locations, will provide military personnel and veterans with a free sandwich, regular side, and 20-oz. beverage of their choice.
- Shoney’s: Free All You Can Eat breakfast buffet open on Veterans Day from opening until 11 am
- Sizzler: Sizzler has a free lunch for active and retired U.S. military service members this Veterans Day. Good at participating locations from open until 4pm on Veterans Day
- SmashBurger: Free Double Cheeseburger w/ Any Purchase
- Smoothie King: Veterans and active-duty military receive a 20 oz. smoothie for free.
- Sonny’s BBQ: Sonny’s BBQ is offering free BBQ to veterans or active-duty military personnel on Monday, November 11, 2019. Get one free pork Big Deal combo per active military or veteran with a valid ID. Dine-in only.
- Spaghetti Warehouse: Saturday, November 9 through Monday, November 11, 2019, buy one lunch or dinner and get another free at Spaghetti Warehouse.
- Sports Clips: Haircut: Free
- Starbucks: Military and their spouses as well can receive a free tall hot brewed coffee on November 11th
- Subway. Free six inch sub
- Target: Veteran, active military, and their families will receive 10% off of their groceries through November 11th
- TCBY: Get free frozen yogurt for veterans on Veterans Day. Get a 6 oz froyo free with ID. Good for active military and veterans.
- Texas De Brazil: Receive 50% off dinner from November 11th until November 13th
- Texas Roadhouse: From 11am to 4pm receive a free meal from the Early Bird Menu for veterans and active military
- Texas Steakhouse: Veterans get a free meal from a special Veterans Day menu from 11 am to 10 pm. ID required.
- The Greene Turtle– Free entree up to $14 value
- TGI Friday’s. Free lunch up to $12 in value.
- Travel Centers of America: Free meal at select Iron Skillet or Country Pride Restaurants
- Tuscan Kitchen: Veterans and active military personnel, plus a guest can enjoy a free three-course meal from this artisan Italian restaurant.
- Twin Peaks: Free meals to the armed forces on Veterans Day. Choose from Chicken Tenders, Ol’ Fashioned BLT, Cheeseburger, and The Wedge salad.
- Village Inn: All veterans and active military visiting Village Inn will be honored with a free INN-credible V.I.B. where guests can choose 4 different items to create your own Village Inn Breakfast.
- Walgreens – Free flu shot, 20% off
- Waves of Horror: Free theme park tickets
- White Castle: Veterans and active duty military can get a free Combo #1 – #6 or any Breakfast Combo with a special Veterans Day coupon valid only on November 11, 2019. Present proof of service along with the coupon to get the deal.
- Wienerschnitzel: All veterans and active duty military in uniform or with valid military ID get a free Chili Dog, Small Fries and Small Pepsi.
- Yard House: Free appetizer for active and retired military personal on Veterans Day
Whether you’re a veteran or active-duty serviceman, you deserve to be honored. As long as you bring proof of your service to one of these businesses, you should be able to enjoy a well-deserved meal or service for free. Have a great Veterans Day! Check out more ways to Save Money, here on HMB!