Restaurant & shopping deals are plentiful on Veterans Day.
Some are for everybody.
Most are for veterans & military, with identification. A few include first responders.
We’re adding other deals, so please return to this page
Some deals are valid prior to and after Veterans Day — including some valid any day.
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Veterans Day deals and freebies
Restaurants & food deals
- Dunkin’ offers veterans and active duty military a FREE donut November 11
- Pollo Tropical offers 1/2-price Cuban pressed sandwiches for active-duty & veterans, valid at participating restaurants November 11 with orders in-store or drive-through, not valid with online orders
- regular deal — 2nd Tuesdays Pollo Tropical offers active-duty military and veterans free chicken platter with two sides
- city of Hollywood is offering veterans free vouchers for dining at 1 of several participating restaurants. Free meals are offered November 8 to November 14, RSVP @ 954-921-3404 or acquire voucher @ Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Administration Office, 1405 S. 28th Avenue, Hollywood 33020; at restaurant, military ID & voucher are required, gratuities are not included & encouraged
- TooJay’s offers free entree from among select items for active-duty & veterans with proof November 11 at participating restaurants for take-out or dine-in, coupon required
- Denny’s: All veterans get a FREE Build Your Own Grand Slam breakfast from 5 a.m. to noon. Hours vary by location. Dine-in only. Available for active, non-active or retired military personnel with a valid Military ID or DD 214
- Doris Italian Market offers 5% discount November 11 for active-duty & veterans, stores in Pembroke Pines, Sunrise, Coral Springs, Boca Raton & North Palm Beach, 954-572-5269
- Buffalo Wild Wings: The restaurant is offering a FREE order of 10 boneless wings and fries for all past and present armed services members this Veterans Day. The offer is available for dine-in or takeout and proof of service must be shown for redemption
- Carrabba’s Italian Grill offers service members, veterans & first responders 10% off every day with valid ID
- Bonefish Grill offers 10% off for all service members, veterans & first responders’ every day with valid ID
- Chili’s: The popular restaurant is offering a special menu for veterans to eat for FREE from a select menu. For more information, click here
- Cracker Barrel: All military veterans will receive a FREE a slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake, while dining at the restaurant on Veterans Day.
- Golden Corral: For the safety of its honored guests and communities, the chain’s Military Appreciation Event will look a little different this year. Active or former military members who have served in the U.S. Military can pick up a promotional card during the month of November redeemable for a FREE “Thank You” Meal from Nov. 1 to May 31, 2021. For more information, click here.
- Little Caesars: Veterans and active military get a FREE $5 HOT-N-READY Lunch Combo, which includes four slices of DEEP!DEEP! Dish pepperoni pizza and a 20-ounce Pepsi product. The offer is available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- McCormick & Schmick’s: Veterans Day is an opportunity for the fine dining restaurant to honor those who have served our country. Veterans of the U.S. Military, National Guard, Gold Star Parents and Gold Star Spouses are invited to enjoy a select half priced entrée on Nov. 8. For more information, click here.
- Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt: Veterans receive their first 6 ounces of frozen yogurt and toppings for FREE on Veterans Day at the yogurt shop. If you swirl more than 6 ounces, just pay the difference.
- Outback Steakhouse: Active military and veterans receive a FREE Bloomin’ Onion and Coke product on Veterans Day.
- Red Lobster: In honor of Veterans Day, Red Lobster is offering a FREE appetizer or dessert to veterans, active duty military and reservists. Customers only need to show a valid military ID or proof of service to redeem this offer
- Red Robin: This generous Veterans Day offer of a FREE Tavern Double Burger and bottomless fries is back for 2020. However, this year, you must be a member of its loyalty club and registered by Nov. 5. Get all the details in our post about Red Robin’s Veterans Day offer.
- Starbucks: On Veterans Day, the ubiquitous coffee chain is offering veterans, military service members and their spouses a FREE tall hot brewed coffee.
- Weinerschnitzel: Veterans can enjoy a FREE chili, small fries and small Pepsi. Just show a proper ID.
- Wendy’s: FREE small breakfast combo
Shopping, entertainment & services
- Publix offers 10% off November 11 for veterans, active military personnel, and their families, some exceptions apply, information online
- Tentative, we’re verifying — Florida State Parks offer free entry for everyone on Veterans Day, except Skyway Pier State Park
- Walgreen’s offers 20% off November 11-15 in-store purchases for veterans, military & their families with Balance Rewards card or myWalgreens and proof of service, information online
- Big Lots is offering 10% off any time online and in stores for active duty and veterans who are members of Big Rewards program, information online
- Dollar General: Veterans, active duty military members, members of the National Guard and Reserve and their immediate family members will receive 11% off on qualifying purchases in all store locations or online by using promo code MILITARY11
- Car Wash: Grace For Vets is coordinating a FREE car wash for veterans and military personnel on Nov. 11, thanks to participating car wash locations across the country. For participating locations, click here
- Great Clips: Veterans and active duty personnel can get a FREE haircut on Nov. 11 or pick up a card for complimentary cut for a later date (valid through Nov. 11.) Others who get a service on Veterans Day will get card to give a veteran for a complimentary cut. Review our post here.
- National Parks: Veterans Day is among Free Entrance Days at National Parks . The free admission deal is not limited to veterans; the National Park Service invites all visitors to remember our veterans by visiting any National Park Service site for free on Veterans Day
- Sport Clips: The salon is offering FREE haircuts to active duty U.S. service members and veterans on Veterans Day, with valid proof of service. To find a participating location, click here.
- Target: November 1-11, active-duty military personnel, veterans and their families receive 10% off. Some exclusions apply. To receive the offer, you must first demonstrate eligibility by registering here. After eligibility has been verified, an exclusive, one-time Target Circle offer will be available for the customer to use in-store or online
- Vet Tix: The non-profit organization provides free entertainment and event tickets to military members and veterans. This year, they are hosting their own virtual entertainment event, Support Vet Tix 2020, on November 21, 2020. The family-friendly program is free and available to anyone in the world
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