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Veterans Day 2017: List of freebies and deals

Posted at 10:09 AM, Nov 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-11 09:04:32-05

On November 11, the country will honor those who have served in the armed forces.

Dozens of businesses around the country will also be giving out freebies and discounts to honor veterans. Most businesses require valid military ID or proof of service.



Free meal available.

BJ’s Restaurant

Free entree under $12.95 on Friday and Saturday. Guests over age 21 can also receive an alcoholic beverage for $6. 

Bob Evans Restaurants

A choice of six free meals on Saturday

  • Stack of Hotcakes (Buttermilk or Multigrain) 
  • Fresh Baked Brioche French Toast 
  • Country Biscuit Breakfast 
  • Mini Sampler Breakfast 
  • Farm Boy Sandwich 
  • Country Fried Steak Dinner

Bonefish Grill

Receive a complimentary Bang Bang Shrimp appraiser at all Bonefish Grill locations.

Boston's on The Beach

Free meals (up to $20) for service members from 11 am to 11 pm.

Brooklyn Water Bagel

Get a free hot coffee.

California Pizza Kitchen

Free pizza and beverage on Saturday and Sunday.


Buy one, get one free burrito, bowl, salad or taco on Tuesday, November 7th, from 5 p.m. to close. 

Cici's Pizza

Free pizza buffet on Saturday.


Free 'Build Your Own Grand Slam' on Friday, Nov. 10 from 5 a.m. to noon.

Duffy's Sports Grill

Active Duty Military discount offering 40% off food purchases all day.

Dunkin’ Donuts
Free donut on Saturday.

Grimaldi's Coal Brick-oven Pizzeria
In recognition of the Veterans Day Holiday, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria to offer a special 15% discount to all veterans and active military.


Free meal with a purchase of a beverage on Saturday.

Hurricane Grill & Wings

Complimentary entree (pick from 10 Boneless Wings, Yuengling® Beer-Battered Fish & Chips, Teriyaki Beef Bowl, Single Storm Cheeseburger, Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad, Chicken Tender Sandwich, and BLT Chicken Tacos) and non-alcoholic beverage.

Kabuki Sushi-Thai-Tapas

10% of the bill.

Little Caesars Pizza

Free $5 Hot-n-Ready lunch combo on Saturday from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Macaroni Grill

Free Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs & Spaghetti on Saturday.

Menchie’s Free Frozen Yogurt

Free six-ounce frozen yogurt on Saturday.

Mimi’s Cafe

Free select menu items on Saturday with drink purchase. 

Outback Steakhouse

Free Bloomin’ Onion and drink on Saturday. Also, November 12 through November 16, military members will receive 20% off their check and, and beginning November 17, military, firefighters and law enforcement will receive 10% off their check.

Pollo Tropical
Pollo Tropical® is offering all veterans 50 percent off any items on Veterans Day - Saturday, November 11.  The discount applies to anything on the menu, there are no restrictions and no coupon is required. 

Prosecco Cafe

10% off the bill.

Red Lobster

Free appetizer or dessert on Satuday.

Red Robin

Free Red’s Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries on Saturday.

Ruby’s Diner

Free entree on Veterans Day.

Spoto's Oyster Bar

10% off your lunch or dinner (happy hour not included)


Free tall brewed coffee on Saturday.  For every Starbucks VIA®  Instant purchase made on in the U.S., Starbucks will make a matching donation of Starbucks VIA®  Instant to the USO.

Texas Roadhouse

Free lunch, beverage and sides on Saturday.

TGI Fridays

Free lunch item up to $12 on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Vic & Angelo's (Palm Beach Gardens)

10% discount on bill.


Express Car Wash

One from wash for all Veterans and Military Service Personnel from 8 am to 8 pm on Saturday. (West Boca Location).

Flourish Massage

10% discount on foot massages or 15% off the bill.

Great Clips Free Haircut

On Veterans Day, customers who come in for a haircut at any U.S. Great Clips salon will receive a free haircut card to give to an active/inactive/retired military member of any branch, including the National Guard. Veterans can also visit any U.S. Great Clips salon on November 11 to get either a free haircut that day or to pick up a free haircut card to use later. Haircuts are redeemable until Dec. 31.

Home Depot

A 10% discount is also offered to all other military veterans on Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day and Veterans Day.

Lowes Home Improvement

Lowes offers 10% off to all veterans and active duty service members every day by signing up for a MyLowes card (not a credit card). We list Lowes here since this is a recent change where Veterans Day used to be one of the few days a year when the 10% discount was offered.  

Onessimo Fine Art

10% off purchase.

Polished Nail Spa

10% of the bill.

Revolution Dating

25% off membership packages for veterans and first responders.

Studio E Gallery

10% off purchase.

Under Armour 10% Off plus Free Shipping

Get 10% off. Offer valid for Military, Veterans & First Responders Click for Details.


Offering a 20% discount to all Veterans, Active duty military, and their immediate families, on Veterans Day 2016. Must present a Walgreens Rewards card and valid Military ID or proof of service to receive the discount on eligible items.


SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment

Veterans Discount Veterans and Active Duty military receive location-based discounts or free admission. Veterans promotion includes SeaWorld Orlando, SeaWorld San Antonio, SeaWorld San Diego, Busch Gardens Tampa, Busch Gardens Williamsburg, and Sesame Place Langhorne. The program does not include Discovery Cove® in Orlando or Aquatica, SeaWorld’s WaterparkTM.

US National Park Service

Free Veterans Day Admission The U.S. National Park Service is waiving fees at most of its day-use recreation sites over the Veterans Day holiday weekend. Go online to find a national forest or grassland near you.