Thank You Veterans. Here Are The Free Meals For You Today


You have tons of choices if you want to have dinner tonight!

Applebee's: Free meal from a special menu but offers can vary.

Bar Louie: Free burger or flatbread.

Beef 'O' Brady's: Free meal up to $10. No purchase required. 

Ben's Soft Pretzels: Free jumbo soft pretzel.

Biggby Coffee: Free hot brewed coffee up to 24 ounces.

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse: Free meal up to $14.95 and free Dr Pepper beverage.

Bob Evans: Free meal from a special menu.

Buffalo Wild Wings: Free order of 10 boneless wings and fries.

California Pizza Kitchen: Free meal from a special menu.

Carrabba’s Italian Grill: Free order of calamari with any purchase to all veterans, active military, police officers and firefighters with a valid ID through Wednesday. The chain also has an ongoing 10% discount for active and retired service members.

Casey's General Store: Free coffee.

Chicken Salad Chick: Free Chick Special and regular drink.

Chili's Grill & Bar: Free meal from a special menu.

Chopt Creative Salad Co.: 30% off military discount.

Cicis Pizza: Free adult buffet for veterans with military ID and a coupon posted at www.cicis.com/veteransday.

Country Pride: Free meal for veterans Wednesday.

Cracker Barrel: Free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake.

D'Angelo Grilled Sandwiches: 50% off entire order Wednesday for walk-in and carry-out orders. Not valid online, on lobster or gift cards. 

Denny's: Free "Build Your Own Grand Slam" from 5 a.m. to noon Wednesday. 

Dickey's Barbecue Pit: Free Pulled Pork Classic Sandwich.

Dunkin': Free doughnut of your choice.

Einstein Bros. Bagels: Free hot or iced medium coffee when veterans state that they are a veteran. 

Famous Dave's: Free Lunch Georgia Chopped Pork Sandwich with side.

Farmer Boys: Free Big Cheese for veterans.

Friendly's: Free All-American meal for lunch or dinner.

Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers: Free combo meal cards for veterans and active-duty military who visit a Freddy's location Wednesday. The cards are good through Nov. 30.

Golden Corral: Through Nov. 30, Golden Corral is handing out free meal and beverage cards to all active-duty military and veterans. The cards can be used once through May 31 for lunch or dinner Monday through Thursday.

Huddle House: Free MVP Breakfast Platter.

Iron Skillet: Free meal for veterans Wednesday.

Krispy Kreme: Free doughnut of choice and small hot or iced coffee.

Little Caesars: Free lunch combo between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Logan’s Roadhouse: Free meal between 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday from the American Roadhouse menu.

Love's Travel Stops and Country Stores: Purchase one roller grill item and get a second free and a fountain drink or coffee of any size for free. 

Menchie's Frozen Yogurt: First six ounces of frozen yogurt are free for veterans. 

Metro Diner: 50% off breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Nekter Juice Bar: Free 16-ounce Fresh Juice or Superfood Smoothie.

Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub: Free meal from a special Veterans Day menu with the purchase of another meal and proof of service from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday.

O'Charley's: Free meal from special menu Wednesday. Plus, the chain has a 10% military discount daily.

Outback Steakhouse: Free Bloomin’ Onion and Coke product Wednesday. Also, the chain has a daily heroes discount offering 10% off entire checks to all servicemen and -women, police officers, firefighters and first responders with a valid state or federal service ID.

Papa Gino's: 50% off whole pizzas for walk-in and carry out orders.

Pilot Flying J: Free breakfast combo, which includes coffee, for veterans and military on the Pilot Flying J app through Nov. 15.

Qdoba: 50% off any entree Wednesday. 

Red Lobster: Free appetizer or dessert.

Red Robin: This deal starts the day after Veterans Day. From Thursday through Nov. 30, veterans and active military who are current Red Robin Royalty members can get a free tavern burger served with bottomless fries.

Scooter's Coffee: Free drink in any size.

Smashburger: Free Double Burger with any purchase.

Smokey Bones: Free meal from a special menu. Plus, the chain has a 10% military discount daily.

Smoothie King: Free 20-ounce smoothie of choice.

Sonny’s BBQ: Free pork sandwich Wednesday, plus service people that stop by on Veterans Day will also receive a voucher for a free BBQ Egg Roll appetizer, redeemable with a valid military ID from Dec. 1-15.

Starbucks: Free tall hot brewed coffee for veterans, active service members and their spouses Wednesday.

Travelcenters of America: Free meals for veterans at participating Country Pride, Iron Skillet or a TA Petro quick service restaurants.

Taco John's: Free small beef #1 Combo Meal. Military personnel can redeem the offer in the Taco John’s app by entering the promo code VETERAN under the “More” tab.

TacoTime: Free meal up to $10.

Torchy's Tacos: Free taco and non-alcoholic beverage from a special Veterans Day menu.

Twin Peaks: Free meal from a special menu at corporate locations Wednesday.

Wendy's: Free small breakfast combo with valid military ID from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m. Hours can vary by location. Service members enrolled in the Veterans Advantage program can get a free breakfast sandwich with any breakfast purchase from Wednesday through Dec. 31. 

White Castle: Free combo meal or breakfast combo. 

Yard House: Free appetizer Wednesday.

Zaxby's: Free Boneless Wings Meal with proof of military service Wednesday.

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