Red Robin is honoring veterans on Veterans Day with a completely free Red's Tavern Double burger and Bottomless Steak Fries meal.
Lots of other restaurants usually give out free food on Veterans Day too, like Chili's, T.G.I. Friday's, Texas Roadhouse, Red Lobster, Outback Steakhouse, IHOP, Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Denny's, Golden Corral, BJ's Restaurant, and O'Charley's.
If you're looking for other ways to save money on Veterans Day, see my list of Veterans Day Freebies and Discounts.
Who's Eligible for the Red Robin Veterans Day Free Food
Both active military members and veterans can get Red Robin's free Veterans Day meal.
These are the only eligible customers, which means family members, guests, co-workers, friends, and anyone else who eats with the military members will have to pay regular price for their food.
What You Need to Take With You to Red Robin
Restaurants like Red Robin that are giving out Veterans Day free meals need to verify that their customers are in fact military members so that everyone who comes in can't pretend to be a veteran just to get free food.
Unlike previous years where military ID was required, before going to Red Robin for this deal in 2020, you need to sign up for their rewards program: Red Robin Royalty.
When you set up your account, make sure you select Yes to the question “Are you associated with the Military” so that you can get your Veterans Day free meal and other military offers.
Red Robin Veterans Day Restrictions
Red Robin is having their Veterans Day burger and fries deal over the course of a few weeks to alleviate indoor dining crowds. As long as you were a rewards member by November 5, you can get the free meal anytime between November 12 and November 30.
This means that this Veterans Day free meal deal isn't actually valid on Veterans Day the 11th, so you can't come in before or after those dates and expect to take advantage of the offer. Neither can you get a voucher or gift card for use on another day.
You can make a to-go or dine-in order, but this offer is valid only at participating Red Robins locations. Check with your local Red Robin ahead of time if you want to be 100% sure that they're giving out free food on Veterans Day in 2020.
Depending on your location, the free meal deal might include the Red’s Tavern Double, Pig Out Tavern Double, Haystack Tavern Double, or Cowboy Ranch Tavern Double.
Not all customers who eat at Red Robin on Veterans Day can get the free burger and fries. This offer is valid for military members only. This is why you need to make sure to answer the military question when signing up for Red Robin Royalty or risk having to pay the full price for your meal.