Restaurant Chains Offering Free Meals and Discounts for Veterans Day 2022

America will celebrate Veterans Day on Friday, November 11th this year, and many restaurant chains will be offering discounts and free meals to veterans and active duty military in appreciation for their service.

To help get the word out, RestaurantNews.com has rounded up a list of these restaurant offerings. Unless otherwise noted, these offerings are valid only on Veterans Day, November 11th. Be sure to check back often as we will continue updating the list.

Keep in mind, most Veteran appreciation offers:

Require proof of military service
Are dine-in only
Do not include alcohol
Can not be used with other coupons or discounts
Do not include gratuity

Also, for some restaurant chains, participating locations may vary. Check with your local restaurant for further details.

54th Street
Veterans and Active Duty will receive $10 off any entrèe on Veterans Day. Offer valid Friday 11-11-22 only. Can’t be used in combination with a reward or other discount, including 54 funds.

99 Restaurants
Purchase any entrée on Veterans Day and receive a free lunch from 99’s special Veterans Day Menu.

Another Broken Egg Cafe
Veterans and active or retired military members can enjoy a free Patriot French Toast Combo & Coffee this Veterans Day, 11/11/22. Dine-in only at participating cafes. Limit one per person.

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill + Bar
All Active Duty Military, Veterans, Reserves, and National Guard will recieve a omplimentary full-size entrée from an exclusive menu. And when dining at Applebee’s on November 11, these special guests will receive a $5 bounce back card to redeem for dine-in, To Go or delivery within three weeks. Options include: 6 oz. Top Sirloin, Double Crunch Shrimp, Fiesta Lime Chicken, Chicken Tenders Platter, Classic Bacon Cheeseburger, Oriental Chicken Salad, and Three-Cheese Chicken Penne.

Bob Evans Restaurants
Veterans and active duty military guests can choose one of the following farm-fresh dishes when they dine in: Country Biscuit Breakfast, The Classic Breakfast, Banana Berry Oatmeal, Sunrise, The Mini Sampler, Brioche French Toast, Sausage Gravy & Biscuits, Buttermilk Hotcakes, Bowl of Rolled-Oat Oatmeal, and Down-Home Country-Fried Steak.

Bombshells Restaurant & Bar
All Bombshells Restaurant & Bar locations in Texas will provide free entrees for veterans. Other items will be discounted 20%. In addition, families accompanying veterans as well as active servicemembers and accompanying families will receive a 20% discount on entrees and other items on Veterans Day. Alcoholic beverages are excluded

Calhoun’s
Veterans and active military can enjoy a free lunch on Veterans Day from 10:45am – 4pm.

California Pizza Kitchen
Veterans and active military members can select complimentary items from a special CPK menu, including a choice of one of CPK’s California-inspired pizzas, pastas or entrée salads and a beverage. While supplies last, CPK will also provide an exclusive buy one, get one free pizza, pasta, or salad offer good for a return visit from November 12 through November 21.

Charleys Cheesesteaks
Vets and service members can present proof of service at any Charleys Cheesesteaks restaurant to receive a free Gourmet Fries. Just mention the offer and show proof to receive your offer. This offer is available in-store only and cannot be redeemed online or through the Charleys Rewards app. No purchase is necessary for at most Charleys Cheesesteaks restaurants. However, Charleys Cheesesteaks on military bases require the purchase of a cheesesteak and drink to receive a free Gourmet Fries.

Chelo’s Hometown Bar & Grille
Free meal on November 11th. Choices include Clam Cakes & Chowder, Grilled Chicken Salad, 1/3 lb. Cheese Burger, Turkey Burger, Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Roast Beef Sandwich, Chicken Delight, 5 Cheese Mac & Cheese, Spaghetti & Meatballs or Famouse Fish & Chips.

Claim Jumper Steakhouse & Bar
Free dine in meal for all veterans and active military members. The free meal options include BBQ Chicken Salad, Classic Cheeseburger, Black Tie Pasta, Meatloaf & Mashed Potatoes, Grilled Shrimp, Country Fried Steak, and Southern Fried Chicken.

Colton’s Steak House & Grill
Free entree valid for military veterans, active servicemen and women until 4pm. Available for dine-in only from a select menu. Hours and participation may vary by location. Offer not available in Kentucky locations.

Coolgreens
All veterans and active-duty military are invited to order their favorite or try a new sandwich, wrap, salad or bowl on the house. Up to $15 value.

Cotton Patch Cafe
Veterans and active-duty military can enjoy a free Chicken Fried Steak entree or Chicken Fried Chicken entree free to those who have served or are currently serving our country.

Country Kitchen
Free Country Scramble. Two fluffy pancakes alongside scrambled eggs mixed with diced ham and cheese.

Country Pride
Complimentary meal at participating restaurants inside TA, Petro and TA Express.

Cracker Barrel
Any U.S. Veteran or active-duty military can receive a complimentary slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake, in-store and online, with any purchase. To redeem the offer online, guests must add a slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake to their online order cart and enter code “VETSDAY22” at time of checkout.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
Dickey’s is giving away a free Pulled Pork Sandwich to military veterans in-store for carryout, in the Dickey’s app, or online at Dickeys.com using the code VETFREE all day. Dickey’s Veterans Day code is not valid with any other offer or discount. Limit one Pulled Pork Sandwich per customer. From November 11th through December 31st, bbqathome.com is taking 15% off all orders for veterans when they use the code VETERAN15. Barbecue At Home allows barbecue enthusiasts from all over the U.S. to have craft sausages, premium quality meats, and unique rubs and spices shipped right to their door.

Duffy’s Sports Grill
Free lunch on Veterans Day from 11am until 4pm.

Eat’n Park
All November long, former and current military members will receive 10% off for themselves and their entire party each visit (dine-in only).

Farmer Boys
Free Big Cheese.

Fox & Hound Bar + Grill
Free meal for all veterans and active military members. Options include Cheeseburger, Crispy Chicken Slider Trio, Drunkin Chicken Tenders, BBQ Chopped Salad and Boneless Wings.

Golden Corral
On Monday, Nov. 14, America’s #1 buffet and grill is inviting all U.S. service members, retired military and veterans of each branch of service to enjoy a free dinner buffet and beverage at their nearest Golden Corral from 5 p.m. to close. Guests can choose from over 100 items, including USDA grilled-to-order steaks, pork, seafood and shrimp alongside traditional favorites like pot roast, fried chicken, meatloaf, mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, fresh salads and more.

Grady’s BBQ
Free one meat sandwich for all veterans and active military members.

Green Mill
Free menu item. Free meal offer includes any single item from the menu for dine-in only.

Hamburger Stand
Present your military ID or wear your uniform on Veterans Day to receive a free Hamburger, Regular Fries and Small Pepsi.

Happy Joe’s Pizza & Ice Cream
Complementary Little Joe pizza of choice on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11. Offer is valid for dine-in where available or carryout at participating Happy Joe’s locations.

Hooters
On Friday, November 11, all veterans who present a military ID or proof of service and purchase a beverage at any participating Hooters location nationwide will receive a free entrée from the Hooters Veterans Day Menu (available for dine-in only). The Hooters Veterans Day Menu includes five of Hooters’ most popular entrées including: Buffalo Chicken Salad, Buffalo Chicken Sandwich, Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Hooters Burger, and 10-Piece Boneless Wings.

Huddle House
Saluting those who are serving or have served in the military with a Free MVP Breakfast Platter. The MVP Breakfast Platter may be customized with these offerings and enjoyed any time of day: two eggs in any style, choice of Applewood bacon (three strips) or country or turkey sausage (two patties), crispy hash browns or fresh fruit, agolden waffle or old-fashioned buttermilk pancake, choice of homestyle grits and toast or biscuit with sausage gravy.

IHOP
Free Red, White & Blueberry Pancakes are on the house for veterans and active duty military from 7am – 7pm.

Jeremiah’s Italian Ice
All former and active military personnel can receive a free small treat.

Johnny Rockets
All active-duty military members and veterans will receive a free single burger of their choice.

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