November 11th is Veteran’s Day and if you or someone you know has served or is actively serving in the military there are many free offers available to show our appreciation. Below are the best free deals on food, beverages and more we could find.

Free offers for Veteran’s Day:

  • Boston Market: Buy one individual meal, get a second free Friday through Sunday at participating locations. No military ID required. Coupon required from
  • Denny’s: From 5 a.m. to noon Friday, active, inactive and retired military personnel get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam at participating locations.
  • IHOP: Get a free stack of Red, White and Blue pancakes or a patriotic pancake combo from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at participating locations. Deal varies by location.
  • Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill: Free meal from a special menu Saturday at any of the nearly 1,800 locations.
  • Bob Evans: Free meal from a special menu available all day Saturday at all locations.
  • Bruegger’s Bagels: Free small drip coffee.
  • Buffalo Wild Wings: Free small order of traditional or boneless wings with a side of fries. Military ID required.
  • Carrabba’s Italian Grill: Free appetizer.
  • Chili’s: Free meal from a special menu.
  • Chuck E. Cheese: Free personal one-topping pizza to veterans, active duty personnel and eligible dependents with military ID, proof of service and promo code 5500. The chain also has daily military discounts.
  • Cicis Pizza: Free adult buffet.
  • Circle K: Free Polar Pop with the Veterans Day deal on the convenience store chain’s mobile app and with military ID.
  • Cracker Barrel: Free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake.
  • Dunkin’ Donuts: Free doughnut of choice, while supplies last.
  • Hooters: Free meal from special menu.
  • Little Caesars: Free Hot-N-Ready lunch combo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • LongHorn Steakhouse: Free appetizer or dessert. Plus guests dining with veterans will receive 10% off their meals.
  • Max & Erma’s: Free Best Cheeseburger in America meal for veterans and active military. Meal includes 1/2-pound cheeseburger, endless seasoned fries and a fountain drink.
  • Olive Garden: Free meal from a select menu.
  • Outback Steakhouse: Free Bloomin’ Onion and non-alcoholic beverage.
  • Panera Bread: Free breakfast sandwiches until 10 a.m. Saturday at participating locations. After 10 a.m., military members get a coupon for a free pastry to use on a future visit.
  • Starbucks: Free tall coffee for any veteran, active duty military and military spouse Saturday.
  • Ponderosa Steakhouse: Free buffet.
  • Red Lobster:Free appetizer or dessert.
  • Red Robin: Free Red’s Tavern Double Burger with bottomless fries.
  • Ruby Tuesday: Free appetizer up to $10.
  • TGI Friday’s: Free lunch menu item up to $12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Plus get a coupon for $5 off next meal.
  • White Castle: Free breakfast combo.
  • Krispy Kreme: Free Doughnut (any variety) and a Small Coffee to all Veterans at participating Krispy Kreme locations. No purchase necessary. A free doughnut and small coffee will be given to anyone who identifies themselves as a veteran or active duty military personnel (no ID required).

Other notable freebies:

  • Great Clips: Veterans and active duty get a free haircut on Veterans Day or pick up a free haircut card to use through Dec. 31. Also non-veterans who get a haircut Saturday get a free haircut card to give to a veteran.
  • Meineke: Free basic oil change Saturday.

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