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Now updated for Veterans Day Free Meals in 2018!

Here is your guide to all the great Veterans Day free meals! We thank you for your service. Below are all the popular restaurants and other retailers that are giving away free meals, discounts, and other freebies to veterans on Veterans Day (Sunday, November 11, 2018).

Applebee's Veterans Day Free Meal (Sunday, November 11, 2018)

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  • On Monday, November 12, 2018, from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Golden Corral will be giving out Veterans Day free meals and a beverage to any person who has ever served in the U.S. military or is on current active duty. This includes retirees, veterans, National Guard, and Reserves.

    Details of the Free Golden Corral Military Buffet

    All Golden Corral locations will be participating and no identification is required to get your free dinner buffet and beverage.

    Over the last 17 years, Golden Corral served over 5.4 million veterans a Veterans Day free meal!

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    Screenshot of the O'Charley's logo

     © O’Charley’s

    Veterans and active duty military can stop into an O’Charley’s location and get a free meal from their Veterans Day Thank You Menu on both Sunday, November 11 and Monday, November 12.

    Details of the O’Charley’s Free Veterans Day Meal

    This deal is available only at participating O’Charley’s restaurants. Additionally, O’Charley’s provides a 10% discount for veterans all year long.

    Be sure to bring military ID or proof of service for this free meal in case you’re asked for it.

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    Picture of the Dunkin' Donuts logo

     © DD IP Holder LLC

    To show their support, Dunkin’ Donuts is giving away free donuts to active duty military and veterans on Sunday, November 11, 2018.

    This free Veterans Day donut is limited to one per customer while supplies last, but no purchase is required and you just need to show military ID.

    It’s possible that not every Dunkin’ Donuts location is participating, so be sure to call ahead to double-check.

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    Picture of the Village Inn logo

     © Village Inn

    Village Inn will be giving veterans and active military their choice of a free breakfast any time of day on Veterans Day. Choose four V.I.B. INN-credibleitems to create your own breakfast.

    Grab your military proof before you head out to the Village Inn near you.

    This offer is not valid at all locations, so be sure to check ahead of time. Also, it’s for dine-in only, gratuity and tax are not included, add-on items are not included, it isn’t valid with any other offers, promotions or discounts, and only one offer is valid per person.

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    Screenshot of the California Pizza Kitchen logo

     © California Pizza Kitchen, Inc.

    California Pizza Kitchen is having a Veterans Day free meal as well, and both veterans and those in active military duty can take advantage.

    Stop by a participating California Pizza Kitchen location on Sunday, November 11, 2018, to choose a pizza, salad, or pasta from their special Veterans Day Menu when you dine-in.

    You’ll need come in uniform or bring your military ID or another proof of service in order to redeem this offer.

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    Carrabba's logo

     © Bloomin’ Brands, Inc.

    Veterans and active military can visit Carrabba’s on Veterans Day to get a free appetizer.

    This free Veterans Day offer is valid on November 11 only. You might need to bring proof of service to get the free food, which might include military ID or wearing your uniform.

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    The Cracker Barrel logo

     © CBOCS Properties, Inc.

    On Veterans Day, Cracker Barrel is giving veterans a Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake dessert…for free!

    You can pick the cake or have a Crafted Coffee, like the Goo Goo Latte or Vanilla Latte.

    All 640+ locations are participating in this Veterans Day free food offer this year.

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    Picture of the White Castle logo

     © White Castle Management Co.

    White Castle is giving out a free Breakfast Combo or Castle Combo Meal (numbers 1-6) to any veteran or other military member who comes in on Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11th or the day after on Monday, November 12th.

    Proof of military service is requested but might not be required. Every White Castle location is participating except for Las Vegas.

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    Screenshot of the Buffalo Wild Wings logo

     © Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc.

    Buffalo Wild Wings is having their annual Veterans Day free food deal on Veterans Day, which is Sunday, November 11. All day, veterans and active duty military get a free order of small boneless or traditional wings, and a side of fries.

    This offer is valid at participating Buffalo Wild Wings locations and is for dine-in only. Beverages, taxes, and gratuity are not included in this offer.

    Proof of military service is required, which can include a permanent or temporary military ID card, DD214, or veteran’s card. You may also come wearing your military uniform or bring a photo of you wearing it.

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    Screenshot of the Little Caesars logo

     © Little Caesar’s

    Veterans and active military members can visit Little Caesars on Sunday, November 11th, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM for a free $5 Lunch Combo.

    This Veterans Day free meal includes four slices of Little Caesars Detroit-style DEEP!DEEP!™ Dish pizza, plus a 20 oz Pepsi product.

    You don’t need a coupon to redeem this free meal for Veterans Day but you do need to present proof of service, which can include an ID card with veteran designation, a DD-214 form, or a current military-issued ID card.

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    Screenshot of the Bonefish Grill logo

     © Bloomin’ Brands Inc

    In honor of Veterans Day, Bonefish Grill is giving out a free Bang Bang Shrimp appetizer to veterans and military members on Sunday, November 11, 2018.

    To get this offer, make sure you visit Bonefish Grill with your proof of service, like your military ID. This deal is dine-in only.

    It’s possible that not all locations are participating, so be sure to contact your local Bonefish Grill before heading out so you can verify that they are.

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    Screenshot of the Menchie's logo

     © Menchie’s

    This is the sixth Veterans Day that Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt has given out free 6 oz. cups of frozen yogurt to veterans and active duty military.

    This offer is valid all day long at participating Menchie’s locations, and you need to show military ID to receive this Veterans Day freebie.

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    Screenshot of the LaMar's Donuts logo

     © LaMar’s Donuts

    Veterans and active military personnel can visit a participating LaMar’s Donuts and Coffee location to get a free donut and 12 oz. coffee on Sunday, November 11.

    No coupon or purchase is necessary. Just bring military ID with you to redeem this free Veterans Day offer.

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    Screenshot of the Cicis Pizza logo

     © CICI ENTERPRISES, LP

    Any active or retired military member with proof of service can get a free adult buffet at Cicis on November 11 for Veterans Day. This includes pizza, salad, desserts, and more.

    Make sure to mention this Veterans Day free food offer when you visit your local Cicis on Sunday the 11th.

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    Screenshot of the Perkins Restaurant logo

    © Perkins

    Any veteran can visit a Perkins Restaurant on Sunday, November 11, for a free breakfast for Veterans Day.

    This Veterans Day free meal includes a Magnificent 7 breakfast, which consists of two eggs, two strips of bacon, and three pancakes.

    It’s possible that not every Perkins location is participating, so be sure to call ahead of time to make sure.

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    Screenshot of the MOD Pizza logo

     © MOD Pizza LLC

    On November 11, MOD Pizza is giving out free pizza or salad to veterans and active military members.

    This Veterans Day free food offer is valid all day on Sunday the 11th and is valid at all 385+ MOD Pizza locations.

    Military ID is required when you get your complimentary Veterans Day pizza at MOD Pizza.

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    Screenshot of the Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers website logo

     © Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

    Visit a Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers near you this Veterans Day, November 11, to get a free combo meal card.

    You must be a veteran or active duty military to pick up the card but it can be redeemed by anyone through November 30, 2018.

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    Screenshot of the Back Yard Burgers logo

     Back Yard Burgers

    This Veterans Day, Back Yard Burgers is handing out free burgers to veterans and anyone actively serving in the military.

    Check with your local Back Yard Burgers before heading out on Sunday the 11th to be sure that they’re participating, too. You’ll need to come wearing your uniform or have valid military ID.

    Back Yard Burgers offers a 20% discount to service men and women all year as well.

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    Picture of the Sizzler logo

     © Sizzler

    Participating Sizzler locations will be serving veterans and active military members a Veterans Day free meal until 4:00 PM on Sunday, November 11, 2018.

    You’ll get to choose from a 6 oz. Tri Tip Steak, single Malibu Chicken, or Half Dozen Jumbo Crispy Shrimp. Individuals will also receive a free side and a coffee, tea, or fountain drink.

    Bring proof of service such as your U.S. military-issue or veterans group ID card, Current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), a photograph of yourself in uniform, or wear your uniform to your local Sizzlers.

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    Screenshot of the Chuck E. Cheese’s logo

     © CEC Entertainment, Inc.

    In honor of Veterans Day this November 11, Chuck E. Cheese’s is giving out one free personal 1-topping pizza to all active duty, national guard, and retired military members.

    This Veterans Day free meal offer is valid at participating storesnationwide. Military ID is required.

    Chuck E. Cheese’s has offers for military families all year round, too.

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    Screenshot of the Country Kitchen logo

     © Country Kitchen

    This free Veterans Day meal is on Monday, not Sunday.

    Active duty military and veterans can stop by a participating Country Kitchen location on November 12, the day after Veterans Day, to get a free Country Scramble.

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    Picture of the Friendly's logo

     © Friendly’s Ice Cream, LLC

    Friendly’s is giving veterans and active military a free Veterans Day breakfast, lunch, or dinner (dine-in only) on Sunday, November 11.

    If breakfast is chosen, you’ll get a Big-Two-Do meal with coffee. Lunch or dinner includes an All-American Burger served with fries and a beverage.

    You’ll need to present your military ID or honorable discharge card to get this Veterans Day freebie at a Friendly’s near you.

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    Picture of the Primanti Bros logo

     © Primanti Bros.

    On Sunday, November 11, veterans and active duty military get a free classic Primanti Bros. sandwich at all locations.

    This Veterans Day free meal does not include additional items like slides, desserts, and beverages. It’s dine-in only and also doesn’t include a tip.

    Proof of service is required, such as DD214, US Uniform Services ID Card, wearing uniform, Current Leave and Earning Statement, etc.

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    Picture of the K&W Cafeterias logo

     © K&W Cafeterias, Inc.

    This free Veterans Day meal is on Monday, not Sunday.

    Anyone with a valid military ID can have a free meal at K&W Cafeteriasthis Veterans Day.

    This offer is valid from 11:00 AM to closing on November 12. What’s included is a meal, two vegetables, bread, and a refillable drink.

    Contact a K&W Cafeterias location near you to make sure they’re participating.

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    Picture of the Wienerschnitzel logo

     © The Galardi Group Inc

    Wienerschnitzel sells millions of hot dogs every year, and for Veterans Day this November 11, eligible customers can have a chili dog and small fries absolutely free, plus a 20 oz drink.

    There are hundreds of locations but not all of them may be participating, so be sure to contact your local Wienerschnitzel to double-check.

    This Veterans Day free food is for both active military members as well as veterans who can provide military ID or who show up in their military uniform.

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    Screenshot of the Peet's Coffee & Tea logo

     © Peet’s Coffee & Tea

    Troops and veterans can grab a free small cup of coffee or tea at Peet’s Coffee & Tea on Sunday, November 11.

    Check with your local Peet’s Coffee & Tea to see if they’ll be participating.

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    Picture of the Chicken Salad Chick logo

     © Chicken Salad Chick

    This Veterans Day free meal is on Monday, not Sunday.

    On November 12, participating Chicken Salad Chick location is giving out a free Chick Special and regular size drink in honor of Veterans Day.

    Veterans and active-duty military can take advantage of this Veterans Day free meal if they can show proof of service. This can include a VA card, DD214 card, or military ID.

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    Screenshot of the Sagebrush Steakhouse logo

     © Sagebrush Steakhouse

    All Sagebrush Steakhouse locationsare honoring veterans and active military this year with a free meal on Sunday, November 11.

    Options include Signature Grilled Chicken Salad, Hand Breaded Chicken Tenders, 6oz Texas Sirloin, Blackened Tilapia, Super Cheezy Chicken, Sirloin Tips, Steakhouse Burger, and Philly Steak & Cheese.

    Military identification is required and the meal does include a non-alcoholic beverage. This is dine-in only.

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    Screenshot of the CentraArchy Restaurants logo

     © CentraArchy

    All CentraArchy Restaurants will be honoring veterans and active military members this year with a free meal on Veterans Day, Sunday, November 12.

    Restaurants include New York Prime, California Dreaming, The Tavern at Phipps, Chophouse New Orleans, Carolina Roadhouse, Joey D’s Oak Room, Chophouse ’47, and Gulfstream Café.

    Individuals will need to provide proof of service for this free, dine-in only meal.

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    Screenshot of the Baker's Square website logo

     © American Blue Ribbon Holdings, LLC

    Bakers Square is honoring veterans this year on Sunday, November 11, with a free breakfast for anyone who can show military ID or other proof of service.

    Options for this free Veterans Day food at Bakers Square include: Three Buttermilk Pancakes, Three Slices of French Toast, or One Belgian Waffle.

    See where a Bakers Square is near you, and also consider contacting them before you head out on the 11th; it’s possible that not all locations are offering this Veterans Day food.

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    Picture of the Tap House Grill logo

     © Taphousegrills.com

    Another place veterans, active, and inactive military personnel can receive a complimentary meal on Veterans Day is Tap House Grill.

    This is for dine-in only and includes all Tap House Grill locations plus their Half Day Brewing Co locations.

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    Screenshot of the Tijuana Flats logo

     © Tijuana Flats

    Veterans and active military members can get a free meal at Tijuana Flats on Sunday, November 11.

    Stop into your local Tijuana Flats to get your no strings attached Veterans Day free meal, but be sure to call ahead since it’s possible that not all locations are participating.

    Military ID is necessary, and the offer is valid for dine-in and take-out only (not online or UberEats orders).

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    Picture of the grub burger logo

    © GBB Hospitality

    Any active, former, or retired military member can get a complimentary entree at any Grub Burger Bar locationon Sunday, November 11, for Veterans Day.

    You must be able to show your military ID before you can take part in this Veterans Day free meal offer from Grub Burger Bar.

    Grub Burger Bar also provides a year-round 10% discount for veterans who present a valid military I.D. or wear their uniform at the time of purchase.

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    Screenshot of the Carlo's Bakery logo

     © Carlo’s Bakery

    Visit any Carlo’s Bakery on November 11 to get a free cannoli — plain or chocolate. Just show your military ID or other proof of service.

    Veterans and active military can take advantage of this offer at any Carlo’s Bakery location in the US.

    This offer cannot be combined with any other offer or promotion and is only available while supplies last at each location.

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    Screenshot of the Bandana's Bar-B-Q logo

     Bandanas Bar-B-Q

    On Sunday, November 11, veterans and active military eat free at Bandana’s Bar-B-Q.

    This free Veterans Day food offer is valid for meals up to $10. Proof of service is necessary, so be sure to bring your military ID or some other proof with you when you visit your local Bandana’s Bar-B-Q.

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    Screenshot of the Bruegger's Bagels logo

     © Bruegger’s

    Active military members and veterans can stop in to Bruegger’s Bagels for a free drip coffee of any size on Monday, November 12, in honor of Veterans Day.

    No purchase is necessary to get your free coffee. However, this deal is only valid at participating locations, and a valid military ID is required.

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    Screenshot of the Chevy's Fresh Mex logo

     © Chevys Fresh Mex

    Active and retired military personnel can visit any Chevys Fresh Mex restaurant from 3 PM to close on November 11 to get a free 3-item combo meal. This offer is also valid at all El ToritoAcapulco, and El Torito Grill Mexican restaurants.

    You can create your own Veterans Day meal with these options: Tacos, Enchiladas, Flautas, Tamales, and Chile Relleno.

    However, At El Torito Grill, the complimentary meals will consist of a choice between the following items: Two-Item Combo, Fajita Salad, Mesquite Grilled Chicken Tostada, and Carnitas Yucatán.

    To qualify for this offer, you must be wearing your military uniform or bring some other form of military identification.

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    Picture of the Charlie Brown's logo

     © Charlie Brown’s

    This Veterans Day free meal is on Monday, not Sunday.

    Every Charlie Brown’s location is giving out a free lunch to veterans on the day after Veterans Day, Monday the 12th.

    Bring valid military ID with you in case your location requires it. Feel free to call ahead before you head out to see what qualifies as proof of service.

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    Screenshot of the Farmer Boys website logo

     © FarmerBoys.com

    This Veterans Day free meal is on Monday, not Sunday.

    If you’re a veteran or active military member, stop by a Farmer Boys the day after Veterans Day, on Monday the 12th, for a free Big Cheese cheeseburger.

    Farmer Boys has locations across California and Nevada. You have to visit the store to receive the free meal; you can’t order over the phone.

    Valid proof of military service is required in order to get this free Veterans Day meal.

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    Screenshot of the Glory Days Grill logo

     © Glory Days Grill

    With proper ID, veterans can enjoy a free appetizer or an order or boneless wings at Glory Days Grill on Sunday the 11th and Monday the 12th; veterans can get the free meal both days.

    This Veterans Day offer can be had with any valid form of military ID.

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    Picture of the Max & Erma's logo

     © Glacier Restaurant Group

    Max & Erma’s will be honoring veterans and active military personnel by giving out a free Best Cheeseburger in AmericaEndless Seasoned Fries, and a fountain drink on Veterans Day.

    This offer is valid only for participating Max & Erma’s, so be sure to contact your local restaurant before heading out.

    This is for dine-in only and you have to show proof of military service.

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    Screenshot of the logo for The Green Turtle

     © The Greene Turtle

    The Greene Turtle will be honoring past and present members of the military with a free entree from a special limited menu on Sunday, November 11.

    This Veterans Day free meal is available from 11:00 AM to close, is dine-in only, is valid for any mean up to $12, does not include gratuity, tax, or a drink, and is only valid at participating The Greene Turtle locations.

    The Greene Turtle also offers military members a year long 15% discount at participating locations.

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    Picture of the Cotton Patch Cafe logo

     © Cotton Patch Cafe

    Cotton Patch Cafe is giving out free Veterans Day meals to veterans and active military on November 11, 2018.

    You can get a free Chicken Fried Steak or Chicken Fried Chicken as long as you bring along a form of military ID to your local Cotton Patch Cafe on Veterans Day.

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    Screenshot of the 54th Street logo

     © Kellan Restaurant Management Group

    54th Street Grill will be having a free meal up to a $12 value for veterans and active military on Veterans Day. Proof of military service is required.

    Find out where a 54th Street Grill is near you.

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    Screenshot of the Texas Corral logo

     © Texas Corral

    Veterans and active duty service members can eat free at Texas Corralon Sunday, November 11, 2018.

    This Veterans Day free meal includes your choice of the following from this special Veterans Day menu: 6oz Sirloin Steak, Country Fried Chicken, Cowboy Pork Chop, Fajitas, Smokey Roasted Chicken, BBQ Pulled Pork, Bacon Cheddar Burger, Fried Catfish, and a few other Texas Corral favorites.

    All entrees are served with iced tea, lemonade, or coffee.

    Visit your local Texas Corral for this Veterans Day free meal and be sure to come in uniform or bring along your U.S. Uniform Services ID Card, U.S. Uniform Services Retired ID Card, DD214, Current Leave and Earnings Statement, Veterans Organization Card, or a photograph of you in uniform.

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    Screenshot of the TooJay's website logo

     © TooJay’s Management L.L.C.

    Vets and active military members get free food at TooJay’s when they choose from a special Veterans Day menu on November 11.

    The special menu includes the following: Shepherd’s Pie, Open Faced Turkey Sandwich, Chopped Sirloin, Fish and Chips (lunch portion), Stuffed Chicken Breast, Choose Too Half Sandwich and Soup, Create Your Own Omelette, Broiled Cod with Lemon Dill Butter, Chicken Caesar Salad, Patty Melt, Deli Dogs, Portobello Parmesan, and Live and Onions.

    You can redeem this offer at TooJay’s when you present your military ID. No other offers can be used at the same time, and this is for dine-in only. Check with your local TooJay’s to see if they’re participating.

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    Screenshot of the Fatz Southern Kitchen logo

    Fatz

    This free Veterans Day meal is on Monday, not Sunday.

    Veterans and active duty military can stop into their local Fatz on Monday, November 12, and get a free World Famous Calabash Chicken Basket.

    No other purchase is required. However, be sure to bring along your military ID.

    Fatz is also giving retired and active service members 25% off their entire meal during the whole month of November.

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    Picture of the Green Mill Restaurant and Bar logo

     © Green Mill Restaurant & Bar

    This Veterans Day free offer from Green Mill is for veterans who show proof of service.

    Eligible customers can pick any one item from their menu (pizza is limited to a small 1-topping deep dish). This offer is for dine-in only.

    Contact your local Green Mill Restaurant & Bar to see if they’re participating.

    Green Mill also gives out a 10% discount to veterans all year long.

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    Screenshot of the City Barbeque logo

     © City Barbeque

    All military members and veterans can visit City Barbeque on Sunday, November 11 for Veterans Day to get a free sandwich platter and a drink.

    This Veterans Day free food offer includes not only a free sandwich but also two sides and a regular drink.

    Not all locations may be participating, so be sure to call ahead to your local City Barbeque to confirm that they are.

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    Picture of the Mission BBQ logo

     © Mission BBQ

    On Veterans Day, November 11, Mission BBQ locations will be giving away free sandwiches to all active-duty military and veterans.

    Military ID is not required.

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    Screenshot of the Crooked Pint logo

    Another place veterans can get free food on Veterans Day is Crooked Pint.

    Veterans can visit Crooked Pint for free food on Sunday, November 11. Visit their online menu to see their options.

    Be sure to contact your local Crooked Pint before you head out to make sure they’re participating in this Veterans Day free meal offer.

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    Picture of the Twin Peaks Restaurants logo

    This Veterans Day free meal is on Monday, not Sunday.

    Active and retired military members can visit Twin Peaks the day after Veterans Day, on Monday the 12th, for a completely free Veterans Day meal.

    This Veterans Day free meal is valid only the day after Veterans Day, from 11 a.m. through 11 p.m., and might be valid only at participating Twin Peaks locations.

    Eligible customers can pick anything from this special Veterans Day menu: Chicken Tenders, Philly Cheesesteak, Chicken Ranch, Cheeseburger, or Crispy Buffalo Chicken Salad.

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    Screenshot of the Romano's Macaroni Grill logo

     © Romano’s Macaroni Grill

    For Veterans Day, Romano’s Macaroni Grill is offering free Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs & Spaghetti meals to vets and active military for lunch or dinner on Sunday, November 11.

    The Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs & Spaghetti entree includes the following: house-made beef, veal, pork and ricotta meatballs sprinkled with romano cheese, topped with imported Pomodorina sauce and served over imported, bronze-cut spaghetti.

    All locations are participating in this dine-in offer and it’s valid for anyone who can present military ID or some other proof of military service.

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    Picture of the Logan's Roadhouse logo

    © Logan’s Roadhouse

    Logan’s Roadhouse serves veterans and military personnel a free entree from a special menu this Veterans Day in honor of their service. The free meal offer is valid from 3:00 PM to 6 PM.

    You get to pick anything from their American Roadhouse Meals menu, plus two side dishes of your choice. Beverages are not included.

    Proof of military service is required. Find a Logan’s Roadhouse near you to take advantage of this free meal — it’s not valid in CA; NC; SC; or Augusta, GA.

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    Screenshot of the Claim Jumper logo

     © Claim Jumper

    This year on the Monday after Veterans Day, on November 12, participating Claim Jumper locationsare offering a free meal for veterans.

    The menu includes Chicken Pot Pie, Hot Turkey Sandwich, BBQ Chicken Salad, Classic Cheeseburger, Meatloaf & Mashed Potatoes, Coconut Shrimp, Grilled Shrimp, Country Fried Steak, and Black Tie Chicken Pasta.

    Veterans must show official verification of their service to take advantage of this Veterans Day free meal, and this offer is valid for dine-in only.

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    Screenshot of the Rock & Brews logo

     © Rock & Brews

    Another place to get free food on Veterans Day is Rock & Brews. They’re giving veterans, active military, and first responders the choice of a complimentary Pulled Pork Sandwich with a side dish or a Strawberry Fields Salad.

    Some locations may not be participating in this deal, so be sure to contact your local Rock & Brews to check that they are. Proof of service is required.

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    Screenshot of the RibCrib logo

     © RibCrib

    For the last six years, RibCrib has been thanking veterans and active military personnel on Veterans Day with a free meal. They’re doing it again this year on Sunday, November 11.

    The eligible customers can choose food from RibCrib’s Menu of Honor.

    You might want to check with your local RibCrib’s before you head out on Veterans Day to be sure they’re participating in this offer.

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    Screenshot of the Nekter Juice Bar website header text

     © NÉKTER JUICE BAR

    If you’re a veteran or active military member, you can stop in to Nekter’s on Veterans Day, November 11, for a free 16oz smoothie or juice.

    You can take advantage of this free Veterans Day offer at your local Nekter location but it’s possible that not all of them are participating, so you might call ahead of time to double-check.

    You need to bring proof of military service with you.

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    Screenshot of the Ben's Soft Pretzels logo

     © Ben’s Soft Pretzels

    This Amish-inspired soft pretzel bakery is offering veterans and active military a free Jumbo Soft Pretzel on Sunday the 11th.

    You should call ahead of time to see if your local Ben’s Soft Pretzels is participating in this Veterans Day offer.

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    Screenshot of the Margaritas Mexican Restaurant logo

     Margaritas Mexican Restaurant

    If you’re a veteran or active military member, feel free to visit Margaritas Mexican Restaurant on Veterans Day to get a free meal.

    This Veterans Day offer is valid at participating Margaritas Mexican Restaurants in CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, and PA.

    Your military ID is required in order to get the free meal on Sunday, November 11. The complimentary meal is for dine-in only and can’t be used with any other discount or offer.

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    Picture of the Country Cookin logo

     © Country Cookin

    This Veterans Day free meal is on the Tuesday after Veterans Day.

    Country Cookin will be offering free Veterans Day meals to veterans as well as active and reserved military members the Tuesday after Veterans Day on Tuesday, November 13, from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

    Orders can be taken from the special Troop Appreciate Tuesday menu, which includes Wrangler SirloinPub Style Fish & Chips, and Famous Chicken Strip.

    In addition to the entree, eligible customers also get Endless Salads & Sides and a beverage.

    Be sure to bring along your military ID to your local Country Cookin to take advantage of this Veterans Day free meal.

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    Veterans Day Free Meals That Require a Food Purchase (Veterans Day 2018)

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    These Veterans Day free meals or free food require a purchase.

    • Tubby’s – Buy one sub at Tubby’s and you’ll get another one free. Valid military ID is required.
    • Spaghetti Warehouse – On Sunday, November 11, Spaghetti Warehouse is allowing guests to present a coupon for a BOGO lasagna, grilled chicken alfredo, or spaghetti and meatballs, which is served along with sourdough bread and your choice of salad or soup. A coupon is required, which you can download through the link above starting Tuesday, November 6.
    • Uno Pizzeria & Grill – Uno Pizzeria & Grill thanks active and retired military members for their service by offering a free entree on Veterans Day, November 11, with the purchase of another. This deal does not require a coupon of any type, but you do need to show valid military or veteran ID.
    • Hooters – Veterans and active military can stop into Hooters on November 11 for a free meal with the purchase of a beverage. Military ID or proof of service is required.
    • Pancho’s – Pancho’s Mexican Restaurant in Summerlin, Nevada, is offering a 25% discount for all veterans and active duty military members who show valid military ID on Sunday, November 11.
    • Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza – Current and retired veterans will receive a complimentary small pizza with any purchase at Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza. This is available on both Sunday, November 11 and Monday, November 12.
    • Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. – Military personnel and their families get 10% off their meals not only on Veterans Day but every day of the year.
    • Boston Market – Get a second meal free this Veterans Day weekend (Nov 11-12) when you purchase an individual meal with a drink. This is valid for active and retired military, as well as their families. No military ID required but a coupon is needed, which you can get from the Boston Market website through the link above (starting November 5).
    • Fogo de Chao – Active duty military and veterans with proper ID can stop in to their local Fogo de Chao between Friday November 9 and Sunday November 11 to get 50% off their meal as well as 10% off up to three of their guest’s meals. This is valid at all US and Puerto Rico locations.
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    Local Veterans Day Free Meals (Veterans Day 2018)

    A family greeting veterans.

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    Below are even more Veterans Day free meals, but they’re valid at only one or two locations.

Looking for More Military Freebies Like These?Lots of military freebies are available all year round and Memorial Day is also a time where veterans can get free stuff.

You’ll also want to check out this list of current free samples you can request.