20 Restaurants Where Veterans Can Grab a Free Meal This Veterans Day

Are you a veteran with an appetite for a good deal?

With Veterans Day quickly approaching (November 11), there’s a multitude of businesses that are offering promotions to former servicemen and active-duty military. There’s free haircuts (at Great Clips), 10% discounts (Home Depot, Lowe’s, and Rack Room Shoes), as well as plenty of other amazing offers.

That’s enough to keep your wallet full; but what about your stomach? Well, there are plenty of mega-chain restaurants (think favorites like Starbucks, Olive Garden, IHOP) that are joining into the mix by offering FREE meals to veterans. Just be sure to show up with your military ID or dressed in uniform and you’ll receive these amazing promotions.

Here are 20 meal freebies that you sure won’t want to miss this Veterans Day:

  1. Chili’s: Free meal offered from a special menu

  2. Denny’s: Free build-your-own Grand Slam Breakfast (from 5:00 a.m. to noon)

  3. Bob Evans: Free all-you-can-eat hotcakes

  4. Golden Corral: Free buffet offered (from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.)

  5. California Pizza Kitchen: Free entrée offered from a special menu

  6. Cheeseburger in Paradise: Free All-American Burger and fries

  7. Texas Roadhouse: Free lunch offered from a special menu

  8. Friendly’s: Free Big Two Do breakfast or All-American Burger meal (lunch or dinner)

  9. Hooters: Free entrée offered (up to $10.99) with any drink purchase

  10. Handel’s Ice Cream: Free single-scoop ice cream cone

  11. IHOP: Free Red, White, and Blue pancakes (from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.)

  12. LaMars Donuts: Free 12 oz. coffee and a donut

  13. On the Border: Free “create your own combo” meal

  14. Olive Garden: Free entrée offered from a special menu

  15. Shoney’s: Free All-American Burger

  16. Starbucks: Free tall coffee for veterans, active military, as well as their spouses

  17. TGI Fridays: Free lunch (from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.)

  18. Tim Hortons: Free donut

  19. Krispy Kreme: Free small coffee and a donut

  20. Applebee’s: Free meal offered from a special menu (beverages and gratuity not included)

With a list so long, hopefully, you’ll be able to find a great deal/free meal in your area!

For more on this and other Veterans Day discounts, visit http://www.military.com/veterans-day/veterans-day-military-discounts.html.