Military & Veteran Discounts Guide 2018: The Ultimate List
The Dealhack Military Discount Guide is the result of our quarterly survey of brands that offer active military and veteran discounts.
2018 Veterans Day discounts, free meals, deals and sales. As Veterans Day approaches we will continually update this list as restaurant’s and companies announce their Veteran’s Day specials. Typically most announce a week or days before.
Veteran’s Day is officially Saturday, November 11, 2018.
2017 Free Meals List
At participating Applebee’s on 11-11-2016, Veterans and Active Duty Military can select a free meal from a limited menu for Veteran’s Day. Provide proof of service required.
Bar Louie Free Lunch or Dinner
On Wed., Nov. 11th, 2016 every Bar Louie location across the country will offer veterans and military personnel a free meal up to a $12 value when they show valid military I.D. or other proof of service.
On Veterans Day 11-11-16, Veterans and active military personnel will receive a choice of free select breakfast menu items (stack of hotcakes, Fresh Baked Brioche French Toast, Sunrise Breakfast, Country Biscuit Breakfast, Mini Sampler Breakfast) at its restaurants. All these honored servicemen and women need do is show proof of service, including U.S. Uniformed Services (current or retired) Identification Card, a current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), or a Veterans’ organization card (American Legion or VFW, for example). Guests wearing a military uniform on Veterans Day also are eligible.
All former and current military service men and women enjoy a free buffet (beverage not included) from 4pm – close on Nov. 11, 2016, at all participating Bonanza Steakhouses. Contact your local Bonanza for more details.
Carrabba’s Free Appetizer
All active and retired veterans receive a free appetizer at participating locations on Monday, November 9th through Sunday, November 15th.
Cheeseburger in Paradise
Receive a complimentary Veteran’s Burger with fries to veterans, active and retired military personnel on Veterans Day, 11.11.16. Dine in only, must purchase a beverage, and must present proof of service.
One free half pound sandwich platter will be given to each veteran for either dine-in or carryout orders on 11-11-2016. At participating locations only.
Cotton Patch Free Meal
Free meals to veterans of Veterans Day. Choice between a chicken fried steak or chicken fried sandwich.
Denny’s All You Can Eat Pancakes
On Wednesday, November 11th, all active, inactive and retired military personnel at all participating Denny’s restaurants nationwide will receive a free Build Your Own Grand Slam breakfast.
FATZ Cafe salutes our Veterans and Active Military with a free entrée on Veterans Day. On Nov. 11 from 11 AM to close present your Military ID and enjoy a free world famous Calabash Chicken meal.
Friendly’s Free Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner
Friendly’s is treating veterans and active military, with a valid military ID or honorable discharge card, to a free dine-in breakfast, lunch or dinner from select menus on Veteran’s Day, 11.11.16. The breakfast choice is their Big-Two-Do’s® array of breakfast options, and the lunch and dinner option is the All American Burger with fries and a beverage (soda, iced tea or hot beverage).
On Wednesday November 11, 2016, Golden Corral offers a free sit-in “thank you” dinner for Military veterans, retirees, and active duty members.
Green Mill Restaurant and Bar
Veterans and Active Duty Military will receive a free lunch or dinner dine-in meal at participating locations on Veterans Day Wednesday, November 11, 2016. Must show proof of service, and beverages and gratuity are not included in free meal.
Grub Burger Bar
Veterans, Retired Military, and Active Duty members with a military ID will receive 50% off of their meal, plus a free Caramel Apple shake for Veterans day this year on Wed. 11/11/2016.
Hoss’s Family Steak & Sea House Free Meal
Hoss’s is serving up their “American Value” meals absolutely free for veterans on Wed., Nov. 11th, from 11 A.M. to 9 P.M. Valid I.D. is required.
On Veteran’s Day, participating IHOP Restaurants around the nation will be honoring the brave men and women who have served, or are serving, in the United States Military by offering them free Red, White and Blue pancakes. At some locations, the Red, White and Blue pancakes will be featured as part of a free combo plate including eggs, bacon and hashed browns.
Free Crazy $5 HOT-N-READY Lunch combo from 11am-2pm at participating Little Caesars Pizza locations for US Veterans and Active Military on 11.11.2016. Must present a valid military ID.
Longhorn Steakhouse Free App
Receive a complimentary Texas Tonion appetizer and a non-alcoholic beverage on Nov. 11. Includes veterans and current service members.
Max & Erma’s Free Cheeseburger Combo Meal with Dessert
On Veterans Day, participating Max & Erma’s locations are celebrating veterans and active military personnel with a free three course combo.
McCormick and Schmick’s Free Entree
On Sunday, November 8th, 2015 enjoy a complimentary entree. All veterans must show official verification. Entrees must be enjoyed at the restaurant.
Veterans and active-duty military will get a free sandwich and cake (while supplies last)on Veterans Day 11/11/16.
O’Charley’s Free Meal
On Monday, November 9th, all veterans and all active-duty military personnel will have their choice of one of nine meals on the O’Charley’s “$9.99er” menu. Options include O’Charley’s Famous Chicken Tenders & Twisted Chips, Cowboy Sirloin, Homestyle Chicken Pot Pie and Santa Fe Tilapia, among others.
Olive Garden Free Meal
On Wednesday, November 11, 2016 all veterans and military active duty will receive a free meal including entrees, freshly baked garlic breadsticks and a choice of unlimited soup or salad.
On The Border Free Entree
This Veterans Day, all veterans and active duty military will receive a FREE meal at OTB’s on Wednesday, Nov. 11th, ’15. The meal is from the”Create Your Own Combo menu,” which is a “choose 2” or “choose 3” menu (valued up to $10.79).
Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt
All veterans, retired and active-duty military personnel receive one free cup of froyo, up to 11 ounces, on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11th, 2015. To claim the offer, customers should provide proof of military service, such as a military ID card, uniform photo, honors, badges, or come dressed in their military uniform.
Outback Steakhouse Free Bloomin’ Onion® and a beverage
All active, retired military and veterans get a Free Bloomin’ Onion® and a beverage on Veterans Day. Must have valid identification. There is also a military discount of 15% off the total check from November 12th thru December 31st, 2015, valid for military members and their families.
PDQ Fresh Tenders
Free 3 piece Tenders or Sandwich for all veterans or active duty military with ID or in uniform.
From 4pm-close, all former and current military service men and women enjoy a free buffet (beverage not included) from participating Ponderosa locations on 11/11/2015. Contact your local Ponderosa for more details.
Veterans and active duty military get a free sandwich from 4 PM to close on 11/11/15.
Red Lobster Free App
Service members past and present receive a complimentary appetizer or dessert from a special menu. Proof of service required. Valid Monday, November 9 through Thursday, November 12, 2015.
Rock & Brews
Veterans and active-duty members receive a FREE Pulled Pork Sandwich and side on November 11th. Dine in only, military or veteran ID required.
Shoney’s Offers Free All-American Burger
Shoney’s says ‘Thank You’ to America’s heroes by offering a Shoney’s All-American Burger and fries to all Veterans and Active Duty Military members on Veterans Day, 11 November 2015.
Spaghetti Warehouse Buy 1 Get 1 Free Meal
From Monday, Nov. 9 through Wednesday Nov. 11, 2015, Spaghetti Warehouse is honoring veterans with a special “buy one entree, get one free” coupon offer and is encouraging its guests to “invite a veteran to lunch or dinner.” This coupon will be available on the Spaghetti Warehouse website on Nov. 3, and can be printed or presented by mobile phone.
Veterans and active-duty military eat free on Veterans Day.
Select locations offer a free menu item for Veterans and active duty military from their annual Veterans Day menu on Wednesday 11/11/15. Present valid military ID to receive offer.
Village Inn Free Breakfast
All who have served get a free breakfast on Veterans Day, available all day long. Choose between Buttermilk Pancakes, three slices of French Toast or a Belgian Waffle. Village Inn is also thanking veterans with a “Thank You for Your Service Card”, which is a 20% discount off the total bill for the next time they visit a Village Inn. This year, Veterans Day falls on Free Pie Wednesdays, so be sure to get a slice (with any purchase) between 10am and 10pm.
One FREE Chili Dog and small Pepsi for all Veterans and Active Duty with a valid military ID, or for those wearing their military uniform, on Wednesday 11-11-2015.
Be sure to bring proof of service and read the official site details.
For a complete list of military discounts year round check out the Military Discounts page.