This post has been updated for 2017. Many of these deals are posted nationally so please call ahead to verify your location in participating. 

Tuesday, November 11th, 2017 is Veteran’s Day and a number of restaurants are participating by giving Veterans, retirees, and in some cases, spouses a free meal or appetizer. Please contact your individual location to confirm that they are participating in these specials before ordering anything. Unless otherwise noted, these specials are for November 11th, 2017.


Free Thank You Meal menu.  See menu options here.

Buffalo Wild Wings

Free small traditional or boneless wings and a side of fries. See their website for full offer details and restrictions.

Chicken Salad Chick

Free regular chick for all veterans.


Free meal from a select menu. Drink not included. Call your local location to confirm participation.

Chuck E. Cheese

A free personal one-topping pizza. See their website for full offer details and restrictions.


Free lunch to retired and active military. 11am-3pm. Entree up to $20 value. Must show active or retired military ID. One per person. Participating locations only.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

Complimentary Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake dessert. See their website for full details.

Dickey’s BBQ

Free classic sandwich, side and Big Yellow Cup. To receive the free meal, guests must either show their military ID or be in uniform. Please call your local location to confirm participation.

Dollar General

11% discount in-store and online with promo code VET17 on Saturday.

Dunkin Donuts

Free donut. While supplies last.

Home Depot

10% discount.


Free entree from special menu with drink purchase. Menu includes: • 10-Piece Traditional Wings • 10-Piece Boneless Wings • Hooters Burger • Buffalo Chicken Salad • Buffalo Chicken Sandwich


Free red, white, and blue pancakes for veterans. Offer only valid 7AM-7PM.

Little Ceasars

Free $5 Hot-and-Ready combo. Please call ahead to verify your location is participating. Full details available on their website.

LongHorn Steakhouse

Service members receive a free Texas-tonion and non-alcoholic beverage.


10% discount.


First 6 ounces are free. See their website for full details.

Olive Garden

Complimentary entree from the following menu: Venetian Apricot Chicken, Sausage & Peppers Rustica and Spaghetti with Meat Sauce. All entrees come with complimentary breadsticks and a choice of homemade soup or salad. Additionally, any other diners with the veteran will receive 10% off their meal. 

Outback Steakhouse

Free Bloomin’ Onion and regular beverage when you show a military ID.

Panera Bread Company (Slidell)

Free bagel with cream cheese and a drink–soda, coffee tea only–no barista drinks.

Red Robin

Free Red’s Tavern Double burger and bottomless steak fries. See their website for more details.


Free tall brewed coffee for veterans, active duty military, and spouses.

Sticks-n-Bones BBQ

Veterans get 50% of their meal. Some restrictions may apply. Ask server for details.


Through Saturday, 10% discount on in-store and online purchases for veterans, active military, spouses and dependent children. Register for this discount at (coupon will be emailed to you momentarily)

Texas Roadhouse

Free lunch and choice of Coca Cola product or iced tea. Lunch from a special menu.

Toys R Us

Save 15% off your ENTIRE in-store regular-priced purchase at ToysRUs! This offer includes all active military personnel, retirees, reservists and dependents with military ID. Limit 1 coupon per person and some exclusions do apply.

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