These retail stores & restaurants are offering Veterans Day discounts

Veterans Day is Friday, Nov. 11

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Veterans Day is approaching and several retail chains are offering discounts to veterans and active-duty military members.

The stores say it’s their way of saying thanks and honoring those who served and currently serve.

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7-Eleven

Get a free Quarter-Pound Big Bite 100% all-beef hot dog on Veterans Day. Available in-store and via delivery through the 7NOW app. Download the app and sign in or register.

Academy Sports + Outdoors

Veterans and active-duty service members can get 10% off their entire purchase online or in-store from Oct. 23 through Nov. 13.

Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza

Veterans and active-duty military receive a free 12-inch cheese pizza on Veterans Day.

Applebee’s

Veterans and active-duty military can select a free meal from a limited menu on Veterans Day. Proof of service required.

Arooga’s

Active-duty military and Veterans with a valid ID can choose a free item from a special menu on Veterans Day at participating locations. The menu includes Arooga’s buffalo pretzel, chopped or caesar salad, cheeseburger, grilled cheese and bacon with creamy tomato basil soup, spicy Italian wrap, boneless wings and original boli.

Bar Louie

On Veterans Day, Louie Nation is offering a free craft burger or flatbread of your choice to all active-duty military and Veterans.

Bed Bath & Beyond

For active-duty U.S. military, Vets and Spouses, Bed Bath and Beyond is offering 25% off any in-store purchase on November 11, 2022. Call or visit your nearest location for details.

Beef O’Brady’s

A free meal for Veterans with a purchase of equal or greater value up to $10 on Veterans Day.

Bob Evans

There’s plenty to look forward to if you’re near a Bob Evans location on Veterans Day. The chain is offering seven homestyle menu items for Veterans for free on November 11, including country fried steak and crispy fried chicken.

Buffalo Wild Wings

All day on Veterans Day, Veterans and active-duty military who dine in or call for takeout at their local B-Dubs can receive a free order of boneless wings and a side of fries. At participating U.S. locations only.

California Pizza Kitchen

Veterans and active-duty military with a valid ID can grab a free meal and non-alcoholic drink from a pre-selected menu at California Pizza Kitchen for dine-in or takeout. California Pizza Kitchen will be donating 20% of all sales from November 8 at November 10 to Disabled American Veterans.

Charley’s Philly Steaks

Veterans and active-duty military get free Gourmet Fries in-store with no purchase necessary on Veterans Day. In addition, Charleys’ locations on military bases are offering free gourmet fries with the purchase of a cheesesteak and drink for all customers.

Chick-Fil-A

Some participating Chick-fil-A locations may offer specials or discounts. Check your local Chick-fil-A to confirm.

Chili’s Grill & Bar

All Veterans and active-duty military personnel can choose a complimentary meal from a select menu on Veterans Day.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

During military family appreciation month, Cracker Barrel will offer in-store specials on Veterans Day for Veterans and promotions throughout November to support military families in partnership with Operation Homefront. On Veterans Day, Veterans can receive a free slice of double fudge Coca-Cola cake with their meal.

Denny’s

On November 11, Denny’s will be offering any Veterans or active-duty military with a valid ID a free Build Your Own Grand Slam breakfast from 5 a.m. until noon.

Dollar General

Veterans, active-duty military and their immediate families get 20% off Nov. 10-12 on qualifying, in-store purchases.

Duffy’s Sports Grill

Veterans and active-duty service members eat free on Veterans Day.

Dunkin’ Donuts

On Veterans Day, Veterans and active-duty military can enjoy a free donut at Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants nationwide, no purchase necessary.

Firebirds

Complimentary meals to active-duty military and Veterans on Veterans Day.

Fogo de Chão

Veterans receive 50% off, and their guests (up to three) receive 10% off on Veterans Day.

Friendly’s

Friendly’s is treating Veterans and active military, with a valid military ID or honorable discharge card, to 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 Veterans Day. The burger can be upgraded to a cheeseburger for free.

Golden Corral

Military Appreciation Night will be held on Monday, November 14 from 5pm – close. Golden Corral will once again be honoring our military heroes with a free “thank you” meal.

Great Clips

Veterans and active-duty military can visit a U.S. Great Clips salon on November 11 to receive either a free haircut that day or a free haircut card to use at a later date. Visit the Great Clips website for details.

Hooters

On Friday, November 11, all Veterans who present a military ID or proof of service and purchase a beverage at any participating Hooters location nationwide, will receive a free entrée from a special Hooters Veterans Day Menu (available for dine-in only).

Houlihan’s

Receive a free entrée from a select menu on Veterans Day with proof of Veteran status or active service in the military.

Hurricane Grill & Wings

All Veterans and active-duty military receive a complimentary entrée on Veterans Day at participating locations.

IHOP

Veterans and active-duty military can get free Red, White and Blueberry pancakes at any IHOP on November 11. This offer is only valid if you dine in with proof of service.

Ikea

Enjoy a free meal at Ikea on Veterans Day. Military ID required.

Insomnia Cookies

Veterans and active military can enjoy a free six-pack in-store with any purchase on Veterans Day (just show military ID in-store to redeem).

Jet’s Pizza

On Veterans Day, Veterans and active-duty personnel can order 50% off menu-priced pizzas with a military ID. Pick up orders only. Not available online.

Joe’s Crab Shack

On Veterans Day, all Veterans can enjoy 20% off. Valid for parties up to four.

Ker’s WingHouse Bar and Grill

Veterans and service members can get a free meal from a select menu on Veterans Day.

Kohl’s

Get 30% off in-store purchases from Nov. 11-13.

Krispy Kreme

On Veterans Day, a doughnut and coffee will be on the house.

Little Caesars

On Veterans Day, Veterans and active-duty military can get a free Lunch Combo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Little Caesars. Only select Little Caesars are participating, so make sure you call ahead to your local one before you head over.

Logan’s Roadhouse

On Veterans Day, all active-duty military and Veterans are invited to enjoy a free meal from the American roadhouse menu in honor of Veterans Day. This offer is available 3 – 6 p.m. at all Logan’s Roadhouse restaurants nationwide.

Macaroni Grill

This Veterans Day, all Veterans and active military receive a free mom’s ricotta meatballs + spaghetti with military ID.

Melting Pot

Veterans eat for free on Veterans Day at select Melting Pot locations with the purchase of regular-priced four-course meals. Veterans must show military IDs.

Menchie’s

Cool off with a free six ounces of frozen yogurt when you present your military ID on November 11.

Mission BBQ

Veterans and active duty military will receive a free sandwich on Veterans Day.

Metro Diner

Veterans and active-duty military will receive 50% off a meal of their choosing on Veterans Day.

Morton’s The Steakhouse

All current and former military members enjoy 20% off on Veterans Day. Valid for parties up to four. Must show valid ID.

Office Depot & Office Max

These stores are offering a 25% discount on qualifying purchases from Nov. 11-13.

Olive Garden

This Veterans Day, Olive Garden is offering Veterans and active-duty service members a free entree from a special menu. All entrees include Olive Garden’s famous breadsticks and choice of soup or salad.

Outback Steakhouse

This Veterans Day, all military Veterans and active service members can enjoy a free bloomin’ onion and Coca-Cola.

Perkins

Perkins is offering military members a free Magnificent Seven Breakfast Meal this Veterans Day.

Publix

Publix says on its website that veterans and active-duty military personnel can save 10% on groceries on Nov. 11.

Rack Room Shoes

20% off all purchases for Veterans and military on Veterans Day, 10% off purchases year round. Visit the Rack Room Shoes website for details.

Red Lobster

Red Lobster is offering guests a free Walt’s Favorite Shrimp, Fries, and Coleslaw. The offer is available for dine-in and To Go orders placed in-restaurant between 11:00am and 4:00pm local time on Friday, November 11, 2022. Guests only need to show a valid military ID or proof of service to redeem this offer.

Red Robin

One free Red’s Tavern Double with Bottomless Steak Fries for Veterans and active duty military on Fri., November 11. Dine-in only.

Rock & Brews

Rock & Brews is offering all active-duty military, Veterans and first responders a free pulled pork sandwich or strawberry fields salad on Veterans Day at participating locations nationwide.

Smashburger

Veterans and active-duty military get a free double classic smash on Veterans Day.

Smokey Bones

Free desserts on Veterans Day, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. for active-duty members and Veterans.

Smoothie King

Free 20-ounce smoothie with a military ID on Veterans Day.

Sonny’s BBQ

On Veterans Day, Veterans and active-duty military with valid ID will receive a free pulled or sliced pork sandwich plus a voucher for free BBQ egg rolls on a future visit. Dine-in or takeout only.

Sports Clips

Some locations will be offering free haircuts to Veterans and active-duty service members on November 11. Visit the Sports Clips website for details and participating locations.

Starbucks

On Veterans Day, active-duty service members, Reservists, Veterans and military spouses are invited to enjoy a free tall (12-ounce) hot brewed coffee or iced coffee at participating Starbucks stores.

Sun Viking Lodge (Daytona Beach)

Use promo code “hero” to receive 30% off your next booking with your military ID. Please visit website for details.

Target

Target says it is saying thanks to those who served and continue to serve by offering a 10% discount to all active-duty military, veterans and their families in stores and online From Oct. 30 to Nov. 12.

Texas de Brazil

Veterans receive 25% off dinner from November 9 to November 12.

Tijuana Flats

Active military and Veterans will receive 50% off all adult entrées with a valid ID on Veterans Day. The offer is valid for in-store and takeout orders. Orders may also be placed online on the Tijuana Flats rewards app.

Texas Roadhouse

On November 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Veterans can drive into the parking lot of their closest Texas Roadhouse and pick up a meal voucher with a valid military ID or proof of service.

Toojay’s

Veterans and active-duty military can eat free from a select Veterans Day menu on November 11.

Twin Peaks

All Veterans, active-duty military and reservists can eat for free from a select menu on Veterans Day.

Uno’s Pizzeria & Grill

On Veterans Day, all past and present military members get a free entrée or individual pizza with the purchase of a second of equal or greater value.

Walgreens

From Nov. 11-14, veterans, active-duty military and their families will get 20% off regular-price eligible store items.

Wawa

Free coffee for Veterans, active-duty military and family members on Veterans Day.

Wendy’s

Wendy’s nationwide are offering a free small breakfast combo with a valid military ID on Veterans Day. No purchase is necessary.

White Castle

White Castle is offering several free meal options for Veterans Day on November 11 for those with a military or Veterans ID, including a Free Breakfast Combo or Castle Combo Nos. 1 to 6.

WingHouse Bar and Grill

Show your military ID and get your choice of a free buffalo chicken sandwich, cheeseburger or boneless wings on Veterans Day.

Winn-Dixie

Winn-Dixie says it will salute military service members with an 11% discount on Veterans Day with valid documentation.

Yard House

Veterans and active-duty military will receive a complimentary appetizer on Veterans Day with a valid military ID. The offer is valid for dine-in only.

Zaxby’s

At participating locations only, all Veterans and current military get free boneless wings on Veterans Day.


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