Veterans Day is a time to honor the brave men and women who have served our country in the military. If you’re looking for a thoughtful way to show appreciation, take your friend or loved one out to eat. Hundreds of restaurants offer special deals and discounts to veterans and active-duty military personnel on this special day.
Here are a few of the best Veterans Day restaurant discounts available in 2023:
Veterans and active-duty military get a complimentary lunch from a select menu at 110 Grill from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on November 10, 2023.
Veterans and retired or active-duty military members can get a free Patriot French Toast and Barista House Blend Coffee on Veteran’s Day at Another Broken Egg Cafe with a valid military ID.
Applebee’s is giving all veterans and active-duty military (including National Guard and reserves members) a free entree when they dine in on Saturday, Nov. 11. The Veteran’s Day menu includes Top Sirloin and Three-Cheese Chicken.
Bonus deal: All veterans and active military will receive a $5 Bounce Back Card to redeem for dine-in, to-go, or delivery orders within a three-week redemption window.
Veterans and service members with valid military ID can get a free order of 10 boneless wings and fries on Saturday, Nov. 11. Note: This deal is dine-in only.
All veterans and active-duty military can get a free drink and dine-in entree from a prix fixe menu at participating California Pizza Kitchen locations on Saturday, Nov. 11, with a valid military ID.
The company is also giving all veterans and active-duty military a BOGO pizza, pasta, or salad from Nov. 12 to Nov. 21.
Chili’s is giving veterans and active military a free entree (from a select menu) on Saturday, Nov. 11. Choices include the Oldtimer burger with cheese and the Chicken Bacon Ranch Quesadillas.
Anyone with a valid military ID or DD 214 can get a free Grand Slam breakfast at Denny’s on Veteran’s Day.
On Saturday, Nov. 11, Dunkin’ is offering one free doughnut of choice to all retired and active military.
Veterans and active-duty military can get a free All American Cheeseburger and drink of choice from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Veteran’s Day at Friendly’s Restaurants. Note: You must have a valid military ID to get this deal.
Active duty military and veterans can get 25% off their order on Friday, Nov. 10, and Saturday, Nov. 11, at Grimaldi’s Pizzeria.
Bonus: All military, veterans, and active-duty service members get 15% off every day of the year.
The International House of Pancakes (IHOP) is giving all retired and active-duty military a free Red, White, & Blueberry Pancakes entrée or Pancake Combo on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Krispy Kreme is giving veterans and active military a free doughnut-of-choice and small hot or iced coffee on Saturday, Nov. 11. Note: This deal is limited to one per guest.
All active and retired military can get a free Bloomin’ Onion and beverage with the purchase of an adult entree in-restaurant on Saturday, Nov. 11. What’s more? Veterans who come into the restaurant on Saturday will also get a $10 bonus (redeemable between Nov. 12 and Dec. 17.).
Starbucks is offering a free tall, 12-ounce hot or iced brewed coffee to veterans and active military on Saturday, Nov. 11. Spouces can also take advantage of this deal. Starbucks has also announced that it will donate $100,000 each to Team Red, White & Blue, and Travis Manion Foundation to support veterans and active service members.
Veterans and active-duty military can get a free lunch (from a select menu) on Saturday, Nov. 11, at participating Texas Roadhouse locations between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.