2012 VETERANS DAY FREE MEALS AND DISCOUNTS
Couple of Notes:
Proof of Military
Service. Most companies require some form of military ID. These include: a
Military ID Card (active/reserve/retired), Current Leave and Earnings Statement
(LES), Drivers License with Veterans Designation, Photograph in uniform, be
wearing uniform (if your service permits), Veterans Organization Card (e.g.,
American Legion and VFW), DD214, discharge paperwork, or other form of
identification. Other restaurants and companies may go by the honor
Second, always call ahead to verify locations, times, and participation. Many of
the listed companies are franchises and may have different policies. We will do
our best to keep this page updated as we find new info.
» Applebee’s – free meal, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012: Last year, Applebee’s served over one million
free meals to military veterans and active servicemembers. Applebee’s is again
offering a free meal to military veterans and active-duty service members on
Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. There will be 7 entrées to choose from,
beverage and gratuity not included. Military ID or proof of service required.
» Chili’s – free meal, Sunday, Nov.
11 2012. Chili’s is offering all military veterans past and present their choice
of one of 7 meals. This offer is available from 11am – 5pm on November 11, 2012
at participating Chili’s in the U.S. only. Dine-in from limited menu only;
beverages and gratuity not included. Veterans and active duty military simply
show proof of military service. Visit their website to find locations.
>Denny’s Veterans Day Appreciation Event, Nov. 12 2012. Free all you can eat
pancakes from 6 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12 for all active, retirees, and
veterans with a valid military ID or proof of military service. Offer available
in every Denny’s nationwide.
» Golden Corral – Free meal, Monday Nov. 12:
The 12th annual Golden Corral Military Appreciation Monday dinner will is
available to any person who has ever served in the United States Military. If
you are a veteran, retired, currently serving, in the National Guard or
Reserves, you are invited to participate in Golden Corral’s Military
Appreciation Monday dinner. For more information visit
» Hooters – Free Meal, Sunday,
Nov. 11 2012. Hooter’s is serving up a free meal to military veterans all day on
Veterans Day. Offer good for all veterans and active duty military personnel.
Get 10 Free Wings – Boneless or Regular, drink purchase required. Offer valid at
participating Hooters only; open to all active duty and military veterans with
valid military ID or proof of military service. For more information, visit,
» Krispy Kreme – Free doughnut, Nov. 11,
2012. Available only at participating Krispy Kreme stores. Offer available to
all active-duty, retirees & veterans. Be sure to call ahead to verify your
local Krispy Kreme is participating.
» Little Caesars® Pizza, Monday,
Nov. 12, 2012. Little Caesars is honoring the men and women of the United States
armed forces this Veterans Day by providing veterans and active military members
with a free Crazy Bread® with proof of military status or proof of service at
participating stores nationwide. Call ahead to verify participation. Find a
location near you.
» LongHorn Steakhouse, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Complimentary
Texas Tonion and non-alcoholic beverage. Offer good for Veterans and active-duty
military members. Proof of service required. Visit their site to find a location
» Outback Steakhouse – A week of Free Bloomin’ Onions and Cokes
Nov. 11-12, 2012. Outback Steakhouse is honoring America’s military veterans by
offering active duty military and veterans a free Bloomin’ Onion and a Coca-Cola
product during the week leading up to Veteran’s Day. This offer is available to
Military Personnel with ID. Also receive 10% off your purchase from Nov. 13-Dec
31, 2012. More information.
» Red Lobster – Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Free Appetizer on Veterans Day with military ID or proof of service. Vets may choose from a select list of appetizers. Find a location near you.
» Texas Roadhouse – free lunch, Monday Nov. 12, 2012. Every Texas Roadhouse location
across the country will participate in the free lunch event to honor the men and
women of our armed forces. Choose from one of 10 free meals, plus sides and a
drink. Offer good for All veterans – including all active, retired or former
U.S. military. ID Required. Find locations.
» T.G.I. Friday’s – Free Lunch, Monday Nov. 12, 2012. Valid for all US Military personnel and veterans. Must wear uniform (if permitted by your service) or present military ID or other
proof of service. Only valid at participating locations for anyone with an old
or current military ID. More details on TGIFridays.com.
» The Olive Garden, Free entrée, Nov. 11, 2012. Offer good for veterans and active duty
military, on Sunday, November 11th during regular business hours. Chose from a
special menu; all entrées inlcude freshly baked garlic sticks and choice of soup
or salad. Off er good in US and Canada, proof of service required. More