Veterans Day 2017 Free Meals & Treats

Happy Veterans Day to all of the men and women who have and are currently serving around the world. As a special Thank You, several local businesses have created free specials, treats and discounts at the following locations:


Fazoli’s: Free spaghetti with meat or marina sauce Friday through Sunday. The chain also is rolling out a new 10% military discount.

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. The deal varies by location.

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill: Free meal from a special menu Saturday at any of the nearly 1,800 locations.

Bakers Square: Free breakfast Saturday with choice of buttermilk pancakes, three slices of French toast or a Belgian waffle.

Buffalo Wild WingsFree small order of traditional or boneless wings with a side of fries.

Cicis PizzaFree adult buffet Saturday.

Cracker BarrelFree slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake.

Dunkin’ DonutsFree doughnut of choice, while supplies last.

Famous Dave’sFree two meat combo.

Hy-VeeFree breakfast 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at participating supermarkets with in-store dining.

Krispy Kreme:One free doughnut and a small cup of coffee at participating locations. No ID is required.

Little CaesarsFree Hot-N-Ready lunch combo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Macaroni GrillFree Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs and Spaghetti.

O’Charley’s: Free meal from the “$9.99er Menu.” Plus get a $5 off $20 voucher for your next visit. Offers may vary by location. O’Charley’s offers a 10% military discount year-round.

Olive GardenFree meal from a select menu.

Orange Leaf YogurtFree frozen yogurt up to 11 ounces.

Outback SteakhouseFree 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.

Perkins: Free Magnificent Seven meal.

Pie Five PizzaFree customized pizza.

Red LobsterFree appetizer or dessert.

Red RobinFree Red’s Tavern Double Burger with bottomless fries.

Ruby Tuesday: Free appetizer up to $10.

Starbucks: Free tall coffee for any veteran, active duty military and military spouse Saturday. Unrelated to the Veterans Day deal, Starbucks has a buy one holiday drink, get one free deal 2 to 5 p.m.Thursday through Monday.

Texas RoadhouseFree meal from a special menu and choice of non-alcoholic drink

Village Inn: Free “INN-Credible V.I.B.” breakfast.

Great ClipsVeterans 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.

Bed Bath & Beyond25% off entire purchase through Sunday, in-store only.

Dollar General11% discount in-store and online with promo code VET17 on Saturday.

Home Depot10% discount Saturday.

LIDS25% off online and 50% off custom embroidery in-store Saturday. A military ID is required.

Lowe’s10% discount.

TargetThrough Saturday, 10% discount on in-store and online purchases for veterans, active military, spouses and dependent children. Register for this discount at

Walgreens20% off eligible regular-price items Saturday for all veterans, military and their families with Balance Rewards card and proof of military service.

Carnival Cruise LineThrough Tuesday, Carnival has a special booking promotion for active and retired military personnel that provides a $50 on-board credit per cabin plus a two-category upgrade and reduced deposits from $99 per person, which can be combined with Early Saver rates.

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