Veterans Day 2018: Free meals for veterans, military members

Andrew Cummings
November 13, 2018

In most cases, individuals will be required to present their military ID. Some restaurants are only offering the deal on Veterans Day, while others offer it for longer periods.

All veterans - including all active, retired, or former USA military - can choose one of 10 entrees.

Ruby Tuesday: Free appetizer for veterans and active military members.

PJ Whelihan's - three area locations - will say thank you to active military and veterans by offering a free 10-piece order of their wings on Monday.

All veterans - including active, retired or former USA military - can choose one of six entrees, including a Classic Cheeseburger, Bubba's Bacon Burger, Buffalo Chicken Sandwich, Grilled Chicken Salad, Chicken Tender Salad or 12-inch pepperoni pizza plus a choice of any Coca-Cola product, sweet tea/ice tea or coffee during lunch.

Golden Corral: Free meal from 5 p.m.to 9 p.m. on Monday when dining in. Here are a few of the Veterans Day offers. Additionally, military members will receive 10% off their check.

Chili's: Chili's is offering a free meal from a special Veterans Day menu to all veterans and active-duty military members on Sunday, Nov. 11.


Dunkin Donuts: Free Donut to All Veterans and Active Duty Military.

To show appreciation for veterans, several restaurants around Lexington are offering specials for free food items and meals.

New York Prime (Boca Raton) - Free entree offered Sunday for veterans and active-duty military service members. There will be 20 percent discount on meals for veterans' families and active-service military members.

TGI Fridays: Free entree November 11 and November 12 for veterans and active-duty military.

Pilot Flying J: Using the Pilot Flying J app, active duty and retired military veterans can get a free Pilot coffee of any size with a choice of a PJ fresh breakfast sandwich, packaged pastry item or a Cinnabon Center of the Roll from November 10-12. Offer valid for all active duty military, reserves, national guard, military spouses and retired military with valid ID.

Friendly's - Veterans and active military can receive a free breakfast, lunch or dinner.

MONDAY, NOV. 12 - All active, inactive and military personnel can enjoy a free Build Your Own Grand Slam from 5 a.m.to noon.


Lowe's: Veterans and active military get 10% off purchases Veterans Day and every day.

Menchie's Frozen Yogurt: Menchie's Frozen Yogurt will give veterans six ounces of frozen yogurt for free on Sunday, Nov. 11.

Texas Roadhouse: Free special veterans lunch menu including a beverage and sides. Just show your military ID. Some of the choices you will have are, Sweet Chili Shrimp, Seafood-Stuffed Mushrooms, Mozzarella Cheesesticks, Lobster and Langostino Pizza, Warm Apple Crostada, Brownie Overboard and more.

There are Shoney's locations in Morgantown, W.Va., and Dover, Ohio.

St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum - Veterans receive free admission on Sunday, as well as a discount for their immediate family members.

Krispy Kreme: Free small coffee and choice of doughnut.


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