Veterans Day discounts on Meals

Applebee’s – November 11, 2022 (2554 Sunrise Drive)

Veterans and active-duty military can select a free meal from a limited menu on Veterans Day. Proof of service required.

Beef ‘O’ Bradeys – November 11, 2022 (2599 Wabash Ave.)

Free meal with purchase of equal of greater value.

Bob Evans – November 11, 2022 (3050 Adlai Stevenson Drive)

There’s plenty to look forward to if you’re near a Bob Evanslocation on Veterans Day. The chain is offering seven homestyle menu items for Veterans for free on November 11, including country fried steak and crispy fried chicken.

Buffalo Wild Wings  – November 11, 2022 (4420 Wabash Ave., 2808 N. Dirksen Parkway)

All day on Veterans Day, Veterans and active-duty military who dine in or call for takeout at their local B-Dubs can receive a free order of boneless wings and a side of fries. At participating U.S. locations only.

California Pizza Kitchen – November 8-10, 2022

Veterans and active-duty military with a valid ID can grab a free meal and non-alcoholic drink from a pre-selected menu at California Pizza Kitchen for dine-in or takeout. California Pizza Kitchen will be donating 20% of all sales from November 8 at November 10 to Disabled American Veterans.

Caribou Coffee – November 11, 2022

Free small brewed coffee for Veterans, active-duty military and their spouse.

Casey’s General Store – November 11, 2022

Casey’s is providing free coffee on Veterans Day across its more than 2,200 locations.

Chick-fil-A – November 11, 2022

Some participating Chick-fil-A locations may offer specials or discounts. Check your local Chick-fil-A to confirm.

Chili’s Grill & Bar – November 11, 2022 (2891 Veterans Parkway)

All Veterans and active-duty military personnel can choose a complimentary meal from a select menu on Veterans Day.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store – military family appreciation month/November 11, 2022 (5975 S. Sixth St., Lincoln)

During military family appreciation month, Cracker Barrel will offer in-store specials on Veterans Day for Veterans and promotions throughout November to support military families in partnership with Operation Homefront. On Veterans Day, Veterans can receive a free slice of double fudge Coca-Cola cake with their meal.

Dunkin’ Donuts – November 11, 2022 (102 Chatham Road, 2730 S. Sixth St., Lincoln, Jacksonville)

On Veterans Day, Veterans and active-duty military can enjoy a free donut at Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants nationwide, no purchase necessary.

The Farmhouse Restaurant – November 11, 2022 (in Harvest Market, 3000 Veterans Parkway)

Free choice of hamburger, french fries and a drink;

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers – November 11-30, 2022 (3205 Clear Lake Ave., 3784 Wabash Ave.)

On Veterans Day, receive a card for a free Freddy’s Original Double combo meal. Card is valid through November 30.

Golden Corral – November 14, 2022 (1038 Le June Drive)

Military Appreciation Night will be held on Monday, November 14 from 5pm – close. Golden Corral will once again be honoring our military heroes with a free “thank you” meal.

Hooters – November 11, 2022 (3241 Horizon Drive)

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 a special Hooters Veterans Day Menu (available for dine-in only). The Hooters Veterans Day Menu includes five of Hooters’ most popular entrées:

  • Buffalo Chicken Salad
  • Buffalo Chicken Sandwich
  • Grilled Chicken Sandwich
  • Hooters Burger
  • 10-Piece Boneless Wings

Huddle House – November 11, 2022 (Williamsville)

Huddle House is offering a free MVP breakfast platter to all active military members and Veterans with proper ID on Veterans Day.

Hy-Vee Free Breakfast – November 11, 2022

Enjoy a free curbside pickup breakfast for Veterans and active military members on Veterans Day 6 – 10 a.m. Plus, get 15% off groceries when shopping Aisles Online or in stores.

IHOP – November 11, 2022 (2600 Sunrise Drive, 4001 Wabash Ave.)

Veterans and active-duty military can get free Red, White and Blueberry pancakes at any IHOP on November 11. This offer is only valid if you dine in with proof of service.

Krispy Kreme Free Doughnut & Coffee – November 11, 2022 (2301 W. Monroe St.)

On Veterans Day, a doughnut and coffee will be on the house.

Little Caesars – November 11, 2022 (1614 S. MacArthur Blvd.)

On Veterans Day, Veterans and active-duty military can get a free Lunch Combo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Little Caesars. Only select Little Caesars are participating, so make sure you call ahead to your local one before you head over.

Logan’s Roadhouse – November 11, 2022

On Veterans Day, all active-duty military and Veterans are invited to enjoy a free meal from the American roadhouse menu in honor of Veterans Day. This offer is available 3 – 6 p.m. at all Logan’s Roadhouse restaurants nationwide.

Mission BBQ – November 11, 2022 (2401 Wabash Ave.)

Veterans and active duty military will receive a free sandwich on Veterans Day.

MOD Pizza – November 11, 2022

Sign up to receive a buy-one-get-one-free MOD-size pizza or salad with military ID by November 8, and MOD will send you a coupon on Nov. 9 to redeem on Veterans Day.

O’Charley’s – November 11, 2022

Veterans can get a free meal—a $10 value—at participating O’Charley’s locations on November 11 if they show military ID. O’Charley’s offers a special “Veterans Thank You Menu” that you can choose from. Just check beforehand to see if your nearby O’Charley’s is participating.

Olive Garden – November 11, 2022 (2991 Veterans Parkway)

(2991 Veterans Parkway) This Veterans Day, Olive Garden is offering Veterans and active-duty service members a free entree from a special menu. All entrees include Olive Garden’s famous breadsticks and choice of soup or salad.

Outback Steakhouse – November 11, 2022 (2590 Wabash Ave.)

This Veterans Day, all military Veterans and active service members can enjoy a free bloomin’ onion and Coca-Cola.

QuikTrip (QT) – November 11, 2022

On Veterans Day, enjoy a free Big Q or coffee. Current and former military, show ID at checkout.

Red Lobster – November 11, 2022 (2590 Wabash Ave.)

In honor of Veterans Day, and to thank veterans, active-duty military and reservists for their service, Red Lobster is offering guests a free Walt’s Favorite Shrimp, Fries, and Coleslaw, featuring six hand-breaded, butterflied and lightly fried shrimp, served with cocktail sauce, as well as crispy French Fries and Coleslaw.

The offer is available for dine-in and To Go orders placed in-restaurant between 11:00am and 4:00pm local time on Friday, November 11, 2022. Guests only need to show a valid military ID or proof of service to redeem this offer.

Red Robin – November 11, 2022

One free Red’s Tavern Double with Bottomless Steak Fries for Veterans and active duty military on Fri., November 11. Dine-in only.

Smashburger – November 11, 2022

Veterans and active-duty military get a free double classic smash on Veterans Day.

Smokey Bones – November 11, 2022 (2660 S. Dirksen Parkway)

On Veterans Day, military may select one of these three entrées without any substitutions:

  • Meatloaf entrée with fries, baked beans, roasted corn or coleslaw
  • 8-piece boneless wings with fries, baked beans, roasted corn or coleslaw.
  • Pulled pork sandwich with fries, baked beans, roasted corn coleslaw.

Smoothie King – November 11, 2022 (4313 Yucan Drive, 605 W. Jefferson St.)

Free 20-ounce smoothie with a military ID on Veterans Day.

Starbucks – November 11, 2022 (all corporate owned locations at 745 Adlai Stevenson Drive, 2003 W. Monroe St., 3200 Clear Lake Ave., 3190 S. Dirksen Parkway, 2728 N. Dirksen Parkway, 3412 Freedom Drive, Lincoln)

On Veterans Day, active-duty service members, Reservists, Veterans and military spouses are invited to enjoy a free tall (12-ounce) hot brewed coffee at participating Starbucks stores. And new this year, Starbucks is expanding this offer to include a free tall (12-oz) iced coffee.

Texas Roadhouse – November 11, 2022 (2540 W. Iles Ave.)

On November 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Veterans can drive into the parking lot of their closest Texas Roadhouse and pick up a meal voucher with a valid military ID or proof of service. NOTHING BUNDT CAKES also will be on site handing out individual, Bundtlet cakes; and

Wendy’s – November 11, 2022 (2901 Lindbergh Blvd., 2700 N. Dirksen Parkway)

Wendy’s nationwide are offering a free small breakfast combo with a valid military ID on Veterans Day. Breakfast combo available from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m. No purchase is necessary.

Veterans Day discounts on haircuts

Great Clips – November 11, 2022

Veterans and active-duty military can visit a U.S. Great Clips salon on November 11 to receive either a free haircut that day or a free haircut card to use at a later date. Visit the Great Clips website for details.

Sports Clips – November 11, 2022

Some locations will be offering free haircuts to Veterans and active-duty service members on November 11. Visit the Sports Clips website for details and participating locations.

Veterans Day discounts in retail & services

Bed Bath & Beyond – November 11, 2022

For active-duty U.S. military, Vets and Spouses, Bed Bath and Beyond is offering 25% off any in-store purchase on November 11, 2022. Call or visit your nearest location for details.

Hyvee (Midwest) – November 11, 2022

Free buffet breakfast for Veterans and active-duty military members. Many stores will also offer planned programs, displays, entertainment or other activities in addition to breakfast. Please contact your nearest location for details.

Target – November 2022

Target is offering all U.S. active-duty military personnel, Veterans and their families a 10% discount off the guest’s full basket. To receive the offer, guests must first demonstrate eligibility by registering at After eligibility has been verified, an exclusive, one-time use 10% Target Circle offer will be available for the guest to use in-store or online.

Walgreens – November 11-14, 2022

Military, Veterans and their families receive 20% off eligible, regular-price purchases in-store when using my Walgreens membership.


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