2020 Veterans Day Free Meals, Discounts, Sales and Deals


Applebee’s: Veterans and active duty military receive a free meal from a special menu.

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

Bubba’s 33: Offering a free lunch or rain check voucher between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Veterans and active service members can choose from list of six entrees. Proof of service required.

Cicis Pizza: Offering a free adult buffet for active duty and retired on Nov. 11. Must present active or retired military ID. Dine in only. Link to coupon here.

Cracker Barrel: Offers a free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake on Nov. 11, when dining at any Cracker Barrel location, available to active duty and other veterans.

Community Healthcare of Texas: holding a drive-thru hot chocolate bar from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Veterans will also receive a card and pin honoring service. Located at 6700 Sanger Ave in Waco.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit: Veterans can stop in-store at their local participating Dickey’s for a free Pulled Pork Classic Sandwich. To redeem, guests must present a military ID or valid proof of service.

Dunkin’ Donuts: Veterans and active duty military receive a free donut at participating locations.

Einstein Bros. Bagels: Veterans and active duty military get a free hot or iced medium coffee.

Famous Dave’s: Military personnel get a free Georgia Chopped Pork Sandwich + Side at participating location. Valid for dine-in, to go and online ordering. Not valid for call-in orders.

Logan’s Roadhouse: Logan’s Roadhouse is inviting all active duty and retired U.S. military personnel to enjoy a free meal between 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. from the American Roadhouse menu at participating Logan’s Roadhouse restaurants nationwide.

Little Caesars: Offering a free Hot-N-Ready Lunch Combo to active duty and other veterans, on Nov. 11, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time. The combo features four slices of their Detroit-style deep-dish pizza, with a 20-ounce Pepsi product. Present proof of service such as ID card, DD-214, or an ID card with veteran designation. More information here.

McDonald’s: Participating McDonald’s restaurants in Central Texas will offer a free Breakfast Combo Meal of choice to all Veterans and active duty servicemen and women showing proper military ID on Veterans Day from 6:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Pilot and Flying J Travel Centers: Offering one free breakfast combo and a free Pilot coffee of any size, at participating locations, from Nov. 9 through Nov. 15. Eligible are active duty and other veterans. The offer will be available through the Pilot Flying J app and can be redeemed at any participating U.S. Pilot and Flying J travel center.

Olive Garden: Veterans and current members of the military who dine in get a free entrée from a special menu.

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

Red Lobster: Offering a free appetizer or dessert on Nov. 11, to active duty and other veterans with a valid ID. The offerings include seven appetizer selections ranging from lobster and langostino pizza to mozzarella cheesesticks; and four dessert selections ranging from vanilla bean cheesecake to key lime pie. Find locations and information here.

Starbucks: Offers a free tall (12-oz) cup of coffee to active duty and other veterans, and military spouses on Nov. 11, at participating U.S. Starbucks stores.

Torchy’s Tacos: Offering a free taco and a non-alcoholic beverage on Nov. 11 to active duty and other veterans. Veterans can choose from a special menu of five different tacos, such as the Trailer Park Taco and the Fried Avocado Taco. The offer is available for dine-in and pick up orders placed by phone or in person. Military ID or other proof of service is required. For information, and to find one of the 80 locations nationwide near you, click here.

Taco Cabana: Veterans and active military members can order a two-enchilada or three-enchilada plate for 50% off the regular price.

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

Walk-On’s: Offering a free Classic Burger, Scholarship Burger, or Double Bacon Cheeseburger. Dine in only, must present military ID or be present in uniform. Limited offer while supplies last.

Wendy’s: Active military and veterans get a free small breakfast combo at participating locations from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Wienerschnitzel: Veterans and active duty military receive a free chili dog, small fries and a small drink at participating locations

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

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recreation areas: Fees are waived for day use on Nov. 11 at the more than 2,850 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide. The waiver covers fees for boat launch ramps and swimming beaches; it doesn’t apply to camping and camping-related services, or fees for specialized facilities such as group picnic shelters, or events. Visitors should contact USACE lake and river projects beforehand to make sure the recreation areas are open. The status of these areas is available here.

Army & Air Force Exchange Service: From Nov. 11 to Nov. 19, those who make in-store purchase at AAFES stores will get coupons for discounts on future purchases. They can be redeemed between Nov. 16 and Nov. 19 for: $20 off a purchase of $100 or more, and $50 off a purchase of $250 or more. AAFES is also offering deals for those using their Military Star card on Nov. 11: 10 cents off every gallon of fuel bought at Exchange Expresses; double rewards points online and in AAFES stores, earning four points for each $1 spent with the card; $10 off AAFES mall concession or kiosk purchases of $25 or more with the card, with coupon (see store for details); 15 percent off food orders bought with the card at participating AAFES restaurants. Also Exchange Expresses and participating restaurants will serve free coffee Nov. 11; and AAFES Redbox video rental locations will offer two movies for the price of one Nov. 6 through Nov. 13, using the promo code “HEROES1”.

Bed Bath & Beyond: Offering a one-time, 25 percent discount off entire purchase, from Nov. 11 to Nov. 14. Available to active military and other veterans; sign up online for the discount and the offer will be loaded to their “My Offers” wallet starting on Nov. 11. Can be used online or in store. Some exclusions from the discount. Validation through SheerID. Get more information and sign up here.

Big Lots: New 10 percent discount year-round for active duty and other veterans. Available to all Big Rewards members online and at all Big Lots stores nationwide.

Great Clips: On Nov. 11, visit a salon and get a free haircuts or a free haircut card that can be redeemed through Dec. 11. Retired and active duty service members are eligible. In addition, non-military customers who get a haircut on Veterans Day at a Great Clips salon will receive a free haircut card to give to a service member. Now through Nov. 6, people can nominate an active duty or retired service member to receive free haircuts for a year, plus a $350 gift card. Two people will be randomly selected through this social media campaign, instructions are available here. Great Clips has more than 4,400 salons throughout the U.S. and Canada. In the previous seven years Great Clips has offered this program, it has provided more than 1.6 million haircuts.

Sport Clips: Many locations will offer free haircuts to to active duty and other veterans on Nov. 11, with proof of service. Find a participating location here.

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