Veterans Day Freebies & Discounts - 2019

Restaurants and retailers want to say thank-you to veterans & military this Veterans Day - grab a free cup of coffee or a great meal as part of a day that celebrates you!

Free Meals

Below are restaurants with one or more NYC locations offering free meals for veterans & military on Veterans Day 2019. ID requirements and special menus may apply; click on the links for details and restrictions. Reminder: please tip your server!

Applebee's Veterans & military can order a meal from a special Veterans Day menu.

Chili's Veterans & military can order a meal from a special Veterans Day menu.

Denny's All active, non-active, and retired military personnel can get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam Breakfast from 5:00 AM to Noon.

Golden Corral Free meal and beverage for veterans & military.

Hooters Veterans & military can order a meal from a special Veterans Day menu.

IHOP Free breakfast combo or a free stack of Red, White, and Blueberry pancakes for veterans & military.

Little Caesar's Free Lunch Combo 11am-2pm for veterans & military, which features four slices of Detroit-style DEEP!DEEP! Dish pizza, paired with a 20-ounce Pepsi product.

Olive Garden Veterans & military can order a meal from a special Veterans Day menu.

White Castle Free Breakfast Combo or Castle Combo Meal for veterans & military.

Other Food/Drink Deals

Bruegger’s Bagels Free bagel and cream cheese for veterans & military, no purchase necessary. 

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Military personnel and their families receive 20% off on food and retail purchases.

Buffalo Wild Wings Veterans & military get a free order of small boneless or traditional wings and a side of fries.

Chipotle Mexican Grill Buy-one-get-one free for military & veterans, in-restaurant only. 

Dunkin' Donuts One free donut for veterans & military, no purchase or military ID required.

LongHorn Steakhouse Free appetizer and dessert for veterans & military, plus 10% off table's total check.

Outback Veterans & military receive 20% off their check.

Panera Bread  Veterans & military can enjoy a free pastry with any purchase.

Peet's Coffee Free cup of coffee or tea (any size) for veterans & military.

Red Lobster Free appetizer or dessert for veterans & military.

Smashburger Free Double Burger for veterans & military with any purchase. 

Starbucks Free coffee for veterans & military. 

Retail Deals

Amazon is offering $40 off one year of Prime memberships to all veterans and active duty military personnel from November 6-11. This offer is available to both new and current Prime members; if you already have a membership, this deal will extend your current membership by one year. 

Target is offering verified military members will receive a 10% off storewide coupon via email. To verify that you’ve served or are currently serving in the military, head to Target’s verification website and enter your information. The coupon can be used in stores and online at

Walgreens To honor the service and sacrifices of Americans who served in the armed forces, Walgreens is offering a 20% discount to all Veterans, active duty military personnel and their immediate family members. While you are there, get your free flu shot!

Other Deals

9/11 Memorial & Museum Veterans will receive free admission to the museum during a Salute to Service through Nov. 14, as well as half-price admission for up to two family members. The institution will host a series of events and programs for veterans, their families, and the visiting public.

NY Waterway is offering free ferry service on Veterans Day for veterans & military.

Third Root Yoga (Brooklyn) In honor of Veterans Day and to support the healing of all those who have served in the military, Third Root Community Health Center in Brooklyn will be offering free yoga classes to veterans on Monday, November 11. Simply come in for a class and tell us you're there for the Veterans Day offer!  

Vet Tix offers free tickets to local events for veterans today and year-round. Sign up HERE.