Veteran’s Day 2022 will be celebrated on Friday, November 11. As is the case in previous years, several businesses and organizations offer discounts and specials for active-duty military and veterans to thank them for their service. Here’s a sampling of some of the many restaurants offering free items on Veteran’s Day*:
54th Street Grill & Bar – Free entrée valued at up to $12.
7-Eleven – Free coffee or Big Gulp.
Applebee’s – Free meal from a limited menu. Proof of service is required.
Bar Louie – Free craft burger or flatbread of your choice.
BIBIBOT Asian Grill – Free bowl.
Bob Evans – Choose from one of seven homestyle menu items for free.
Buffalo Wild Wings – Three free tenders and a drink at participating locations with valid ID.
California Pizza Kitchen – Free meal and non-alcoholic beverage from a pre-selected menu with a valid ID.
Casey’s General Store – Free coffee.
Denny’s – Free Build Your Own Grand Slam breakfast from 5 a.m. until noon.
Chili’s Grill & Bar – Complimentary meal from a select menu.
Dunkin’ Donuts – Free donut.
Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers – Get a card for a complimentary Freddy’s Original Double combo meal. Valid through November 30.
Hard Rock Café – Free Legendary Steak Burger plus 15% discount off other items.
Houlihan’s – Get a free entrée from a select menu with proof of Veteran status or active service in the military.
IHOP – Free Red, White and Blueberry pancakes at any IHOP with proof of service.
Ikea – Get a free meal; military ID required.
Krispy Kreme – Get a free donut and coffee.
Lamar’s Donuts – Free donut and coffee.
Lion’s Choice – Free original roast beef sandwich.
Olive Garden – Free entrée from a special menu.
Outback Steakhouse – Free Bloomin’ Onion and Coca-Cola.
Perkins – Free Magnificent Seven Breakfast Meal.
Pie Five Pizza – Free personal pizza at participating locations.
QuickTrip – Free Big Q or coffee with military ID.
RA Sushi – Free shareable meal with dine-in.
Red Robin – Free Red Robin Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries with proof of service between November 1 and 14.
Smashburger – Free Double Classic Smash.
Starbucks – All active-duty, reservists, veterans, and military spouses get a free tall coffee.
Taco Johns – Free small beef #1 combo meal when ordered from Taco John’s app.
Wendy’s – Free small breakfast combo with military ID.
White Castle – Several free meal options including a Free Breakfast Combo or Castle Combos numbers one through six.
In addition to restaurant offers, there are also discounts available for retail, services, and activities. For a complete list of deals and offers available to veterans and active-duty service members, visit the Veteran’s Administration website here.
*Additional offer restrictions may apply.