2018 Veteran's Day Restaurants Offering Free Meals

Veterans Enjoy Free Meals on Veteran's Day at Restaurants Nationwide

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Veteran's Day in 2018 is on Sunday, November 11, but it will be observed on Monday, November 12.

Every year, restaurants all over the country say thank you to veterans and those serving in active duty, by offering free meals, desserts and coffee on Veteran's Day. The closer it gets to Veteran's Day the more restaurants will be added to the list, so do check back.

We hope that you enjoy this special day and can take advantage of these great offers:


Veterans and active duty military can enjoy a free full-size entrée from a selection of eight fan favorites. Choose from Fiesta Lime Chicken, Three-Cheese Chicken & Sundried Tomato Penne, Double Crunch Shrimp, Bacon Cheddar Cheeseburger, 7 oz. House Sirloin, Chicken Tenders Platter or the Oriental Chicken Salad. Required: Proof of military service, photo of you in your uniform, or wearing a uniform your required.

Bar Louie

Veterans and military personnel can get a free flatbread or burger on Sunday, November 11. Required: Valid military I.D. or other proof of service.

Fatz Southern Kitchen

Veterans and active military members can get 25 percent off their meal for the entire month of November. On Monday, November 12, all Veterans and active military members can get a free Calabash Chicken Basket. Required: Must show military ID for discount. Discount is not applicable on $8.88 menu items or with other coupons.



Veteran's and active duty members can get a free breakfast, lunch or dinner on Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11. Required: Military ID or honorable discharge card.

Golden Corral

Military Appreciation Day is Monday November 12. Veterans can enjoy the free Veteran's Day buffet and beverage. Any person who has served in the US Military (retirees, veterans, active duty, National Guard or Reserves) is eligible.

All Golden Corral locations will be participating. No identification is required.

Max & Erma's

On Veterans Day, Monday Nov. 12, veterans and active military personnel can enjoy a free cheeseburger, endless french fries and a fountain drink. Required: Proof of military service.


Veterans and active duty personnel get a a free 6 oz. frozen yogurt. Required: Valid military ID or wear your uniform.

Paciugo Gelato Caffe

Paciugo will thank our nation's veterans and troops on Veterans Day with a free 12 oz Gelatte on Monday, November 12. Required: Proof of military service.

Red Robin

All veterans and active duty military guests get a free Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries. Required: Military ID, proof of service or wear your military uniform.


On Monday, November 12, all veterans and active duty military members will be treated to a free Shoney's All-American Burger. Required: Provide proof of military service.


On Veterans Day, Monday, November 12, active duty and retired members of the military get a free lunch. Menu selection includes a a six-ounce Tri Tip Steak, single Malibu Chicken or a half dozen Fried Shrimp entrée with a choice of side dish. Required: Proof of service includes a U.S. military-issue or veterans group identification card, appearance in uniform or a photo of the person in uniform.

Spaghetti Warehouse

Friday, November 10th to Sunday, November 12th, Spaghetti Warehouse Restaurants Inc. offers veterans and active duty military personnel a special buy one entrée, get one free coupon offer. The coupon is available online on Spaghetti Warehouse's website, its Facebook page and it can be downloaded or presented from a mobile phone.

TGI Fridays

Veterans and active duty military service members are invited on Saturday, November 11, to a free lunch menu item up to $12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time. This also includes their Big Ribs entrée in the half-rack portion. Guests can also get a $5 coupon for their next meal at Fridays. Offer is limited dine-in only. Required: Proof of military service.

Travel Centers of America

Veterans Day, November 12, all CDL drivers who are Military Veterans eat free (up to $15) at participating full-service restaurants.

Required: Proof of service.

Tucanos Brazilian Grill

Monday, Nov. 12, all active duty, reserve and retired military and veterans receive a complimentary Churrasco meal. Also, get 10 percent off the entire bill for veterans and troops who dine with their families during select days.

Check the Details Before You Go

To insure that you will have a good, hassle-free time, we recommend that you check the websites of the restaurants that you plan to go to for information on dates, times and participating locations. Pay attention to the small print about what kind of military identification you need to bring, since most restaurant do require it. Also, most of the restaurants offering the free meals are for dine in only, will not give out rainchecks, and do not cover tipping. Just make sure to read the small print, or call the restaurant with your questions before you go.

Happy Veterans Day and Thank You.