2020 Veterans Day Free Meals and Restaurant Deals and Discounts

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Soldiers from the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) place U.S. flags at headstones as part of Flags-In at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, May 21, 2020. (Elizabeth Fraser/U.S. Army)

The following is a list of Veterans Day discounts at restaurants for 2020. Visit often as the list is now being updated as new discounts come in.

All of the discounts have been confirmed, either through press release or direct communication with the company. Check out all the other discounts being offered this Veterans Day.

Keep in mind that most businesses require proof of military service. What identification do you need to prove that you're a veteran? Click here for a few common options.

Not all franchise locations participate in their national chain's Veterans Day programs -- be sure contact your nearest establishment to make sure they are participating.

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2020 Veterans Day Restaurant Discounts:

54th Street Grill -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free meal up to $12 on November 11. Dine-in only.

7-Eleven -- Active-duty, retired, veteran, guard, reservists and family members get a free coffee or Big Gulp on November 11. (7-Eleven app and Veterans Advantage membership required.)

Abuelo's Mexican Restaurant -- Veterans and active-duty military can choose one free entrée from the Veterans Day menu on November 11 at select locations.

Ahipoki -- Veterans and active-duty military receive 50% off poke bowls at all locations across Arizona and California on November 11. Dine-in or take out.

Applebee's -- Veterans and active-duty military receive a free meal from a special menu on November 11. Dine-in only.

Army & Air Force Exchange Service -- On November 11, MILITARY STAR cardholders will receive various deals, including 15% off food orders at participating Exchange restaurants. And Exchange Expresses and participating restaurants will be serving free coffee on November 11.

Aroma Joe's Coffee -- Veterans get a free 24oz drink on November 11.

Aspen Creek Grill -- Veterans and active-duty military get a complimentary meal from a special menu from 11 a.m. to close on November 11.

Bagger Dave's -- Active, non-active, reservists and retired personnel get a free Great American Cheeseburger and fries on November 11. Dine-in only.

Bakers Square -- Active-duty military and veterans receive a free Rise & Shine breakfast on November 11, as well as a 20% off the entire check coupon valid for their next visit from November 12 through 30. Valid for dine-in and pick-up orders only. Online orders use promo code VETSRISE when placing order for pick-up.

Bandana's BBQ -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free Budget Buster Meal on November 11

Bar Louie -- Active or retired military get a free craft burger or flatbread of your choice on November 11. Dine-in only.

Beef 'O' Brady's -- Veterans eat free on November 11 at participating locations with the purchase of equal or greater value up to $10.

Ben's Soft Pretzels -- Veterans and active military get a Free Jumbo Soft Pretzel on November 11 at participating locations.

BIBIBOP Asian Grill -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free bowl on November 11. In-store only.

Biggby Coffee -- Veterans and active-duty service members receive a free brew up to 24 oz. on November 11.

Billy Sims Barbecue -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free pulled pork or chicken sandwich, one regular side and a regular drink on November 11. Offer good for dine-in and carry-out only.

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse -- On November 11, all current and former military members receive a free entree up to $14.95 plus a free Dr. Pepper beverage. Dine-in only.

Black Angus Steakhouse -- On November 11, veterans get the All-American Steak Plate for $10.99. This deal is available for restaurant dining and takeaway orders.

Bob Evans -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free meal from a select menu on November 11. Dine-in only.

Bombshells Restaurant and Bar -- Veterans and active-duty military get free meals and soft drinks on November 11. Accompanying family members will receive a 20% discount. The free offer and discount are not eligible for take-out.

Brick House Tavern + Tap -- Veterans get 20% off on November 11. Dine-in only.

Bruegger's Bagels -- Veterans get a free medium fresh-brewed hot or iced coffee with your breakfast November 11.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. -- Military personnel and their families receive 20% off on November 11. Dine-in only.

Buffalo Wild Wings -- Veterans and active-duty service members get a free order of 10 boneless wings and fries on November 11. The offer is available for dine-in or takeout.

Calhoun's -- Veterans get a free meal on November 11. Dine-in only.

California Pizza Kitchen  Veterans and active military get a complimentary meal from a select menu. Dine-in and walk-in takeout only. 

Cantina Laredo -- Veterans and active-duty military get a complimentary meal up to $20 at participating locations on November 11. Not valid with online orders.

Carrows -- Veterans get a free meal and slice of pie on November 11. Purchase one entree and receive one of equal or lesser value at no charge.

Casey's General Stores -- Service members both past and present get a free coffee on November 11 across its over 2,200 locations.

CentraArchy Restaurants -- Veterans and active-duty military members get an entree from the full menu at any location for half price on November 11. Guests are encouraged to make reservations.

Charleys Philly Steaks -- Active-duty military and veterans get a free Cheesesteak on November 11. Free small or regular cheesesteak at domestic non-AAFES locations. In-store only. 

Chelo's Hometown Bar & Grille -- All veterans with a valid military ID get a free meal from a Veterans Day Menu on November 11. Dine-in only.

Chicken Salad Chick -- On November 11, veterans and active-duty military will receive a free Chick Special and Regular Drink.

Chili's -- Veterans and active-duty service members get a free meal from a select menu on November 11. Available for in-restaurant only.

Chop House -- On November 11, active-duty and retired service members get 50% off any dine-in lunch or dinner entree.

Cicis Pizza -- Active and retired military get a free adult buffet on November 11. Dine-in only. Coupon required.

Claim Jumper -- Veterans receive a free entrée from a special menu at participating locations on November 9. Dine-in only.

Coco's -- On November 11, veterans and active-duty service members get a free slice of pie, along with a "Buy One, Get One" free deal at all locations. The offer is valid for dine-in or take out orders; online and delivery not included.

Colton's Steak House & Grill -- Veterans eat free from a special menu on November 11 from 11am to 4pm. Available for dine-in only. Not available in Kentucky locations.

Connors Steak & Seafood -- On November 11, active-duty and retired service members get 50% off any dine-in lunch or dinner entree.

Cotton Patch Cafe -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free scratch-made Chicken Fried Steak or Chicken Fried Chicken Entrée on November 11.

Country Kitchen -- Active and retired military get a free Country Scramble on November 11 at participating locations. Dine-in only.

Cracker Barrel -- Veterans get a complimentary slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake when dining at any location on November 11.

Crooked Pint Ale House -- Veterans get a free meal on November 11 at participating locations.

Denny's -- Veterans and military personnel get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam on November 11, from 5 a.m. to noon. Dine-in only.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit -- Veterans get a free Pulled Pork Classic Sandwich in-store at participating locations on November 11.

Dunkin' Donuts -- On November 11, veterans and active-duty military receive a free donut at participating locations. Offer available in-store only.

East Coast Wings + Grill -- Veterans get a free meal on November 11. Dine-in or pick-up takeout.

Eat'n Park -- All former and current military personnel and their families will receive a 10% discount for the entire month of November. Dine-in only.

Einstein Bros. Bagels -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free hot or iced medium coffee on November 11.

El Chico -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free entree on November 11.

Famous Dave's -- Military personnel get a free Free Georgia Chopped Pork Sandwich + Side at participating locations on November 11. Valid for Dine-In, To Go, and Online Ordering. Not valid for call in orders.

Farmer Boys -- Veterans and active-duty military receive a free Big Cheese cheeseburger on November 11 at participating locations.

Fatz Cafe -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free Calabash Chicken Basket on November 11. Dine-in only.

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill -- Dine with a veteran or active-duty service member on November 11 at participating locations and their lunch or dinner is free. Dine-in only.

Fogo de Chão -- Veterans and active-duty personnel get 50% off their entire meal on November 11. In addition, each veteran or active-duty guest will receive 10% off the meals of up to three additional guests.

Food City -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free meal from the Deli Hot Bar on November 11.

Fox & Hound -- Veterans get a free meal on November 11. Dine-in only. Not available at Schaumburg and Arlington Heights locations.

Freddy's Frozen Custard and Steakburgers -- Veterans and current military personnel get a free combo meal card on November 11 that can be used until November 30, 2020.

Fricker's -- Veterans get 10 free wings on November 11. Dine-in only.

Friendly's -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free All-American meal for lunch or dinner, which consists of the All-American Burger, served with a side of fries and a drink on November 11. Dine-in only at participating locations.

Frisch’s Big Boy -- Veterans and active-duty military receive a free meal, all day, up to $10 at participating locations on November 11. This tribute is available at Frisch’s dine-in, drive-thru and carryout.

Glory Days Grill -- Veterans get a free appetizer or a regular order of boneless wings on November 11.

Gold Star Chili -- Veterans and active-duty military receive a free 3-Way & drink on November 11. This offer is valid for dine-in, carry out or drive-thru.

Golden Corral -- Golden Corral is handing out a free meal and beverage card between November 1 and 30, while supplies last. Military personnel can then redeem their card once for lunch or dinner Monday through Thursday from November 1 to May 31.

Gordon Biersch -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free entrée from a select menu on November 11. Dine-in only.

Green Mill Restaurant and Bar -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free menu item at participating locations on November 11. Dine-in only.

Greene Turtle -- Veterans get a free meal on November 11.

Grillsmith -- Veterans and active-duty military get a complimentary entrée on November 11.

Grub Burger Bar -- On November 11, active-duty military and veterans get a complimentary entree with a valid military ID. Dine-in only.

Hamburger Stand -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free hamburger, regular fries and a small Pepsi on November 11.

Hooters -- Active-duty military and veterans get 10 free boneless wings with any 10 purchased on November 11. Dine-in only.

Hopdoddy Burger Bar -- On November 11, veterans and active-duty service members get a free Classic Burger (with or without cheese). This offer is redeemable for in-store dining or to-go orders placed by phone. 

Hoss's Steak and Sea House -- Veterans who dine at any location on November 11 will receive 20% off their meal.

Houlihan's -- Veterans, active-duty military and military families get $10 off a $30 food purchase at participating locations on November 11. This offer is valid for in-restaurant dining or for carryout. Orders made via houlihans.com or a third-party delivery service are not eligible.

Huddle House -- Active military members and veterans get a free MVP Breakfast Platter on November 11 at participating locations.

Huey Magoo's -- Veterans and active-duty military members get a free meal for one when you purchase a meal for one and two beverages on November 11.

Hurricane Grill and Wings -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free entrée from a special menu at participating locations November 11.

Hy-Vee -- Veterans and active military members get a free curbside pickup breakfast November 11 from 6 - 10 a.m.

J. Christopher's --Veterans get a free meal at participating locations on November 11. Dine-in only.

Joe's Crab Shack -- Veterans receive 20% off at participating locations on November 11. Dine-in only.

Joella's Hot Chicken -- Veterans, active-duty military and reserves get a complimentary meal consisting of two Jumbo Tenders, a made-from-scratch Southern side, a Dippin’ sauce and a drink on November 11. Dine-in or pick-up only.

Juice It Up -- Veterans and active-duty military receive a free 20oz Classic Smoothie on November 11.

K&W Cafeterias -- Veterans and active-duty get a free dessert on November 11. Dine-in or take-out.

Kings Family Restaurant -- Active and retired military members get a free meal from a select menu on November 11.

Kolache Factory -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free kolache and a cup of coffee on November 11 from 6 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Krispy Kreme -- Veterans get a free doughnut of choice and coffee on November 11.

Kwik Fill -- Veterans receive a free coffee on November 11.

LaMar’s Donuts -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free donut and 12 oz. coffee at participating locations on November 11.

Little Caesars -- Veterans and active military get a free HOT-N-READY Lunch Combo at participating stores on November 11, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Logan's Roadhouse -- On November 11 between 3 and 6 pm, veterans and military personnel receive a free meal from a special menu.

Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ -- Active-duty personnel and veterans get a free Lucille's Original Pulled Pork Sandwich on November 11.

Luna Grill -- Veterans and active-duty service members get a "Buy One, Get One Free" deal from November 11 through 13, valid for dine-in or to-go orders. (Not valid online or delivery.)

Macaroni Grill -- Veterans and active-duty military receive a free Mom's Ricotta Meatballs + Spaghetti on November 11.

MacKenzie River -- Veterans and active military receive 25% off for their entire table on November 11 at participating locations. Use code THANKUVETS at checkout for discount to apply when ordering online. Available for delivery, dine-in or carryout.

Margaritas Mexican Restaurant -- Veterans and active-duty military personnel are invited to dine-in from November 10 through 15 and receive 50% off any entrée.

Max & Erma's – Veterans and active-duty military get a free Cheeseburger, Endless Fries, fountain drink and a chocolate chip cookie on November 11 at participating locations.

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants -- Veterans, National Guard, Gold Star parents and Gold Star Spouses can enjoy a half priced entrée from a special menu on November 8. Reservations are strongly recommended.

McGrath’s Fish House -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free meal on November 11 from a select menu. Not available online.

Menchie's -- Veterans who visit stores on November 11 get their first 6 oz of froyo free.

Metro Diner -- Veterans and active-duty military will receive 50% off a meal of their choosing on November 11.

Mimi's Cafe -- Veterans and their families get 20% off through November 13. Valid for up to 6 guests per party. Applies to dine-in or take-out orders. Not valid for delivery or online orders.

Mission BBQ -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free sandwich on November 11.

MOD Pizza -- Sign up to receive your buy-one, get-one free MOD-size pizza or salad by November 8. MOD will send you a coupon on November 9 to redeem on November 11.

Morton's The Steakhouse -- On November 11, current and former military members get 20% off. Dine-in only.

Ninety Nine Restaurant and Pub -- On November 11 from 11am-5pm, veterans and active-duty military get a free lunch. Show your military ID, purchase any entrée and you’ll receive a free lunch from a special menu. Dine-in only.

O'Charley's – Active-duty military and veterans can enjoy a free meal on November 11. Dine-in only.

Old Chicago Pizza and Taproom -- Active or retired military get a free individual specialty or 3-topping pizza on November 11. Offer available for dine-in and takeout. Offer not valid on online ordering or any third-party services.

Olive Garden -- On November 11, veterans and current members of the military who dine in get a free entrée from a special menu.

On the Border -- Active and retired military get a free Pick 2 Combo on November 11. Dine-in only.

Orange Leaf -- Veterans and active-duty military get half off a cup of froyo on November 11 at participating locations.

Outback Steakhouse -- Veterans and active-duty service members get a free Bloomin’ Onion and Coca-Cola product to on November 11. Offer available for dine-in or to-go (call-in orders only, not available online).

Perry's Steakhouse & Grille -- Veterans and active-duty military get a complimentary dinner pork chop for dine-in when accompanied by a guest purchasing a dinner entree on November 11.

Pie Five Pizza -- Active-duty military and veterans get one free personal pizza in stores November 11 at participating locations.

Pilot Flying J -- Veterans get a free breakfast combo at participating locations November 9 through 15 through a special offer in the app.

Primanti Bros -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free Classic Sandwich on November 11. Dine-in or order online using code THANKSVETS.

Quaker Steak & Lube -- Veterans get a free meal up to $15 at participating locations on November 11. Dine-in only.

Red Lobster -- Veterans, active-duty military and reservists get a free appetizer or dessert from a select menu on November 11. Dine-in only.

Red Robin – Veterans and active-duty military who are Red Robin Royalty members can redeem a free Tavern Double Burger with Steak Fries any time between November 12 and 30 for dine-in or to-go. The offer will be automatically uploaded to your dashboard.

Rock and Brews -- Veterans and active military personnel receive a free pulled pork sandwich or salad on November 11. Dine-in only.

Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery -- Active-duty service members and veterans get a free meal from a select menu November 11. Dine-in only.

Roy Rogers -- Veterans get a free Uncle Ralph's Brownie with any purchase on November 11 at participating locations.

Ruby Tuesday -- Active-duty military and veterans get a free sandwich with fries or tots on November 11. Available for dine-in or call-in to-go orders.

Sagebrush Steakhouse -- Veterans and active-duty military receive a free meal on November 11. Dine-in only.

Saxbys -- Saxbys is offering a free, any size Liquid Courage Dark Roast to all those who have served on November 11.

Scooter’s Coffee -- Veterans receive a free drink of any size on November 11 at participating locations.

Shari's -- On November 11, veterans and active-duty service members get a free slice of pie, along with a "Buy One, Get One" free deal at all locations. The offer is valid for dine-in or take out orders; online and delivery not included.

Sheetz -- On November 11, veterans and active-duty military personnel get a free half turkey sub and a regular size fountain drink. Sheetz locations that offer car washes will also provide a free car wash to veterans and active-duty military.

Shoney's -- 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.

Smashburger -- On November 11, veterans and active-duty military get a free Double Classic Smash.

Smoothie King -- On November 11, veterans get a free 20 oz. smoothie.

Snarf's Sandwiches -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free 7 inch non-specialty sandwich on November 11. In-store only.

Sonny's BBQ -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free Pulled or Sliced Pork sandwich on November 11. Dine-in or takeout only. Not available for online orders. Service members who stop by on Veterans Day will also receive a voucher for a free BBQ Egg Roll appetizer, redeemable with a valid military ID from Tuesday, Dec. 1 to Tuesday, Dec. 15. Dine-in or takeout only.

Starbucks -- Veterans, military service members and military spouses get a free tall (12-oz) hot brewed coffee at participating stores on November 11.

Sticky Fingers -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free pulled pork sandwich and fries all day on November 11. Dine-in only.

Taco John’s -- On November 11, active, reserve, retired and honorably discharged members of the military get a free small Beef #1 Combo Meal at participating locations. Redeem the offer in the Taco John’s App.

Tap House Grill -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free meal on November 11. Dine-in only.

TCBY -- Veterans and active military personnel get their first 6 oz. of frozen yogurt for free on November 11 at participating locations.

Texas Corral -- Veterans and active-duty service members may choose one free entree from a special menu along with any soft drink or coffee on November 11.

Texas de Brazil -- Veterans receive 25% off dinner November 9 through 12 during dinner hours. Dine-in only. Reservations highly recommended.

Texas Roadhouse -- Texas Roadhouse will hand out dinner vouchers at the stores’ parking lots on November 11, from 11am to 2pm. Veterans and active-duty military can redeem their dinner vouchers when they choose in-store until June of next year.

Tijuana Flats -- On November 11, veterans and active-duty military receive 50% off their entrée. Visit in-store or order takeout online or through their app and use code HONR7553. Offer not available for delivery.

TooJay's -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free entrée from a special menu on November 11. The offer is valid for one person only for dine-in and takeout with coupon.

Torchy's Tacos -- On November 11, veterans and active-duty military get a complimentary taco and beverage from a special menu. Dine-in and pick-up orders placed by phone or in-person only. 

TravelCenters of America -- Active-duty military, veterans and reservists get a complimentary meal on November 11 at participating quick-service restaurants and at Country Pride and Iron Skillet locations nationwide.

Tucanos Brazilian Grill -- Veterans get a free Churrasco meal with the purchase of another Churrasco meal, November 9 through 11.

Village Inn -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free VIB breakfast on November 11. Valid for dine-in and pick-up orders only. Online orders use promo code VETSVIB when placing order for pick-up.

Wawa -- Veterans, active military members, and family members get a free cup of coffee on November 11.

Wendy’s -- Active military and veterans get a free small breakfast combo on November 11 at participating locations from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m. Not valid for mobile orders or at kiosk.

Wienerschnitzel -- Veterans and active-duty military receive a free Chili Dog, small fries and a small drink at participating locations on November 11.

Willy's Mexicana Grill -- Active duty and prior military get 20% off your meal through November 30. In-store only, not valid for online orders.

WingHouse Bar & Grill -- Show your military ID and get your choice of a free Buffalo Chicken Sandwich, Cheeseburger or Boneless Wings on November 11.

Yard House -- Veterans and active duty military receive a complimentary appetizer on November 11.

Yogurtology -- Veterans and active-duty military personnel get free 5 oz. servings of frozen yogurt at participating locations on November 11.

Zaxby's -- Show proof of military status on November 11 and get free boneless wings at participating locations.

Ziggi’s Coffee -- Active-duty military and veterans get one free 16 oz. drink on November 11. Offer not valid with mobile app, Alexa Skill or third-party delivery orders. 

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