Veterans Day is Monday, November 11, 2019. Many businesses recognize the service and sacrifice of veterans by offering a free meal or menu item, or some other type of discount or free product.
If you or a family member are a member of the military, please scroll through this list and see if there’s a free restaurant meal or other deal you can take advantage of. And please share this list with anyone who might benefit from it.
For the most part, these freebies and deals are for both veterans and active-duty military members. Most — but not all– take place on Monday, November 11, 2019. Scroll through carefully because some deals are offered the weekend before Veterans Day.
You’ll want to click the links to find out whether you qualify for the deal, and what kind of ID is required. Please also verify that the location nearest you is participating.
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The list below is organized like this: Restaurant and food deals and freebies first, then other free items (like haircuts, golf, and museum tickets), then Atlanta events like the Veterans Day Parade.
This is a growing list, so bookmark it and check back!
Free meals and menu items
All active and retired military service members can enjoy a free Patriot French Toast Combo & Coffee on Monday, November 11th.
Locations at Perimeter, Peachtree Battle, Johns Creek, Alpharetta, Vinings Jubilee, and Roswell. Search locations.
Free meal from a special menu on Monday, November 11th, 2019. Dine-in only. Proof of service required.
Monday, November 11th, veterans and active military members can enjoy a complimentary meal from the Veterans Day menu at all participating California Pizza Kitchen locations. You can choose from complimentary pizza, pasta, or full size salad and beverage by showing proof of service.
You’ll also receive a card for a BOGO free pizza, pasta, or salad — redeemable from November 12 to November 20.
From Friday, November 8th, to Monday, November 11th, firefighters, police officers, veterans and active military will receive a free order of Calamari with any purchase. You must present valid ID. Carrabba’s also offers a 10 percent discount to active military and veterans throughout the year.
Chicken Salad Chick locations will be offering a free Chick Special and Regular Drink to any veteran or active military service member that comes in on Monday, November 11th, 2019. There are multiple locations around metro Atlanta. Find a location.
On November 11th, 2019, veterans eat free from a special menu at Chili’s. Valid ID is required. There are multiple Atlanta locations.
Show your military ID on November 11, 2019 for a buy-one-get-one-free entree. The BOGO deal is dine-in only.
City Barbeque is treating veterans and troops to a free meal on the house on Monday, November 11th, 2019. Get a free sandwich, two sides and a regular beverage. There are locations in Decatur and Suwanee.
On Monday, November 11th, 2019, military veterans will receive a complimentary crafted coffee or a slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake. Dine-in only.
Free Build Your Own Grand Slam Breakfast for all U.S. veterans on Monday, November 11th, 2019, from 5 a.m. to 12 p.m. Active, non-active or retired military personnel with a valid military ID or DD 214. Dine-in only.
On Monday, November 11th, 2019, veterans and active duty military will get a free donut of their choice. No purchase necessary. The first 50 veterans and active military members at participating Dunkin’ restaurants will also receive a thank you card written by members of the community.
The steakhouse chain is offering a 50% Veterans Day discount for all veterans and active duty military. Up to three guests can receive 10% off.
The offer is valid Friday – Monday (November 8-11) on Veterans Day weekend. Valid ID required. This discount is available at all locations.
There are locations at Perimeter and Buckhead.
Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers will be giving out free combo meal cards, good through November 30th, 2019, to any veteran or active-duty military personnel who visits a Freddy’s restaurant on Monday, November 11th, 2019. There are multiple locations around metro Atlanta, all of them outside the Perimeter.
Golden Corral’s annual Military Appreciation Night is Monday, November 11th, 2019, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Anybody who has served in the military is eligible for a free meal.
On November 11th, all military personnel can enjoy a FREE entree at any Grub Burger Bar location, with a valid military ID. View 4 Atlanta area locations.
Houlihan’s Restaurants offers a year-round discount of 15 percent to active-duty military and veterans. But on Veteran’s Day, they are eligible for a complimentary meal from the Veteran’s Day Menu, which includes the Houlihan’s Burger, Veggie Burger, Heartland Grilled Chicken Salad (grilled or fried), Fish and Chips, Brentwood Chicken Sandwich (grilled or fried), Southwest Grilled Chicken Wrap, Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo and a 5-oz. Petite Top Sirloin.
The offer is good for dine-in only on Monday, November 11. Read more here.
Little Caesars Pizza is offering all veterans and active military members a free HOT-N-READY Lunch Combo on Monday, November 11th, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This includes four slices of Detroit-style DEEP!DEEP!™ Dish pizza, paired with a 20-ounce Pepsi product. No coupon required, but you have to show proof of service.
All active duty and retired U.S. military personnel are invited to enjoy a free dine-in meal from of the American Roadhouse menu on Monday, November 11th, 2019. This offer is available from 3 pm to 6 pm at all participating Logan’s Roadhouse restaurants. There is a location in McDonough.
Veterans of the U.S Military, National Guard, Gold Star Parents, and Gold Star Spouses can enjoy a free entrée on Sunday, November 10th, 2019.
There is a location in downtown Atlanta at 190 Marietta Street.
On Monday, November 11th, all veterans and active duty military will receive six ounces of yogurt for FREE when they present their valid military ID or proof of service at the time of purchase. Find the closest Menchie’s.
O’Charley’s offers veterans and active duty service members a free meal on Monday, November 11th, 2109, as well as a military discount of 10% all year. Anyone who donates $5 on their dine-in check, through November 11th, to go to The Folded Flag Foundation, will receive a $5 voucher for a future meal.
On Monday, November 11th, 2019, active and retired members of the military can receive a free meal that includes two items served with rice and beans. They can choose the two items from a list of eight items: house salad, chicken tortilla soup, seasoned ground beef enchilada with chile con carne, spinach and mushroom enchilada with sour cream sauce, cheese and onion enchilada with chile con carne sauce, chicken tinga enchilada with green chile or sour cream sauce, seasoned ground beef taco, and shredded chicken tinga taco.
From November 8th through 11th, 2019, all active-duty and retired military veterans get a free breakfast, incuding a free Pilot Coffee of any size, with a choice of one free PJ fresh breakfast sandwich, breakfast pizza or breakfast grill item. You’ll need to redeem the offer in the Pilot Flying J app.
Veterans and active duty personnel can get a free Tavern Double Burger with Bottomless Steak Fries on Monday, November 11th.
Veterans, active duty military and reservists get a free appetizer or dessert on Monday, November 11th. There are 7 appetizers and 5 desserts to choose from.
Participating locations offer military personnel and veterans a free sandwich, regular side and 20-ounce beverage of their choice from November 11th to 13th. Here’s a list of participating locations.
On Monday, November 11th, 2019, military personnel can get a free 20 oz. smoothie of their choice with proof of military ID.
Sonny’s BBQ is offering veterans and active military members, with valid ID, a free Pulled or Sliced Pork Big Deal Combo on Monday, November 11th, 2019.
On Monday, November 11th, 2019, all veterans, active service members, and their spouses, will receive a free cup of coffee at participating stores.
50% off an entree with military ID.
Located at 656 N. Highland Avenue, in the Poncey Highland neighborhood of Atlanta.
On Monday, November 11th, 2019, get six free wings or nuggets with your favorite made-from-scratch sauce, with the purchase of a drink. Please bring proof of service. Participating locations only. Follow above link for locations.
Other Freebies and discounts
Military members (active duty, reserves, and retirees) can visit World of Coca-Cola free of charge year-round, but Veterans Day is extra special.
From Friday, November 1, to Monday, November 11, members of the Armed Forces may purchase up to four half-price general admission tickets for their friends and family to join them in visiting the attraction.
Tickets may be purchased with a valid Armed Forces ID card at the ticket booth.
On Veterans Day — Monday, November 11, 2019 — all vets can play golf for FREE at any of Georgia’s eight State Park Golf Courses.
Vets and their families can also get free admission to the Hardman Farm Historic Site.
FREE admission for everyone, at all National Parks on Monday, November 11, 2019.
There are 11 National Parks in Georgia, plus three National Heritage Areas. Three are within an easy drive of Atlanta. Click here for a list and details.
Free haircuts for veterans and active duty military on Monday, November 11, 2019.
Many Sport Clips locations will offer free haircuts to active-duty U.S. service members and veterans on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, 2019, with valid proof of service.
Free 60-minute float to any active-duty military member or veteran. In fact, they float free on the 11th of every month! There is a location in McDonough.
Free car care checks and free tire installation for military members. Car care check includes checks on tires, brakes, alignment, battery, wiper blades and shocks and struts. More information at GoodyearAutoService.com/military and JustTires.com/military.
Get a 10% military discount on in-store or Target online purchases from November 3 to November 11, 2019. Click here to get more information and to receive your discount coupon.
Veterans Day Events