Veterans Day 2017: Free meals and deals for veterans and military members

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Veterans Day is this Saturday, November 11. Be sure to take advantage of these amazing deals if you are a veteran or active duty military member. If you know someone who is a veteran, let them know about these offers and be sure to thank them for their service.

Tuesday, November 7th

Offering a buy one get one free (BOGO) burrito, bowl, salad or taco. Available from 5 p.m. to close. Offer valid for all U.S. military (active-duty, national guard, and retired military), military spouses with ID, and veterans.

Friday, November 10th


All active, inactive, and retired military personnel at all participating Denny’s restaurants nationwide will receive a free Build Your Own Grand Slam breakfast from 5 a.m. to noon. Diners must show ID to receive this offer.

All active duty and retired Veterans are invited to come in and enjoy Free Red, White, & Blue Pancakes.

Saturday, November 11th

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

Baker’s Square 
Veterans and active duty get a complimentary breakfast. Only available at participating locations.

Bar Louie 
Veterans and active duty military receive a free flatbread or burger. 

California Pizza Kitchen 
All veterans or active duty military personnel will be able to select a free entree from a special Veterans Day menu including pizza, salads, and pasta. Come in uniform or bring your military ID or other proof of service.

Chuck E. Cheese 
One free personal pizza to all active and retired military members at participating stores nationwide.

Cicis Pizza 
Free pizza buffet if you show a valid Military ID.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
Veterans receive a complimentary Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake dessert to veterans and an opportunity for guests to make purchases that support Operation Homefront.  

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

Famous Dave’s 
All former and current military personnel will receive a free two meat Combo.


Hooters Veterans Day free meal from their select Veterans Day menu by presenting a military ID or proof of service at participating Hooters locations.

Little Caesars Pizza 

From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. veterans and active duty military members can receive a free $5 HOT-N-READY Lunch Combo.

Margaritas Mexican Restaurant 
Margaritas is offering complimentary entrees to all veterans and active members of the military, as well as their significant others this Veterans Day.

Outback Steakhouse 
All active, retired military and veterans get a free Bloomin Onion and a beverage. Must have valid identification. Additionally, November 12 through November 16, military members will receive 20% off their check. 

Ponderosa Steakhouses 

From 4 p.m to close, all former and current military service men and women enjoy a free buffet (beverage not included) from participating Ponderosa locations. Contact your local Ponderosa for more details.

Quaker Steak & Lube 

Veterans and those currently serving in the armed forces can receive a complimentary or discounted meal of their choice. Show proof of service to your server to receive this offer.

Red Lobster 
Free appetizer or dessert from their select Veterans Day menu. To receive the offer, show a valid military ID.

Red Robin 

All Veterans and Active Duty Military get a free dine-in Red’s Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries.

Ruby Tuesday 
All former and active duty service members of the military can enjoy a free appetizer.

Texas Roadhouse
Select from a free special veterans lunch menu including a beverage and sides.

TGI Fridays 
Guests who show valid military ID can enjoy a free lunch menu item up to $12. Only avail bile from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

White Castle
Military veterans and active duty military who show proof of service can visit a participating White Castle location, and receive a free breakfast combo or castle combo meal numbers 1-6.

Monday, November 13th

Golden Corral
From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Golden Corral offers a free sit-in “thank you” dinner for Military veterans, retirees, and active duty members.

Milwaukee County Parks is offering military Veterans and active servicemembers free greens fees at four golf courses and free admission to The Domes, this Saturday as well. 

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