Houston-area veterans and active military personnel can enjoy free meals on Veterans Day, as a special thank you for their service. You’ll also need to present a military ID or other proof of service to take advantage of these Veterans Day freebies.
Please keep in mind that these offers can vary by location with some of these restaurant chains, so always confirm with your local eatery before you go.
Here are lots of restaurants offering Veterans Day freebies and deals in Houston.
Applebee’s: Veterans and active-duty military can get a free meal from a special menu on Wednesday, November 11. This can vary by location, so check before you go. Proof of military service required. Drink and tip not included.
Bar Louie: From open to close on November 11, vets and active military can get a free burger or flatbread. Military ID required.
B&B Butchers & Restaurant: Get 20% off your meal!
BB Lemon: Take 20% off your meal this Veterans Day.
BJ’s: Enjoy a free meal up to $14.95 in value plus a free Dr. Pepper when you show your military ID.
Bombshells: Enjoy free meals and soft drinks if you’re a veteran or active service member. Additionally, accompanying family members can get 20% off their order.
Brennan’s: Brennan’s will be offering a complimentary Sarge’s SOS app for vets.
Buffalo Wild Wings: Vets can get a free order of 10 boneless wings and fries.
California Pizza Kitchen: Veterans can get a free meal from a special menu.
Carrabba’s: Vets can enjoy a free order of calamari with any purchase this Wednesday.
Chili’s: Veterans can get a free meal from a select menu offering choices of burgers, pasta, and more.
Cici’s: Craving some pizza? Cici’s is offering vets a free buffet on Veterans Day. See the coupon here.
Cracker Barrel: Vets and active duty can head over to Cracker Barrel for a free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca Cola Cake on November 11.
Denny’s: Veterans can build their own free Grand Slam meal on Veterans Day from 5 am to noon.
Dessert Gallery: Satisfy your sweet tooth with a free cookie or bar. No purchase necessary.
Dickey’s Barbecue: Enjoy a free pulled pork sandwich.
Dish Society: Get 20% off your order by showing a military ID.
Dunkin’ Donuts: Veterans and active-duty military can get one free donut of their choosing on Wednesday, November 11th.
Einstein Bros. Bagels: Get a free hot or iced medium coffee.
Golden Corral: Golden Corral will be handing out free meal and beverage cards to active duty and veterans that can be used through May 31.
Hopdoddy Burger Bar: Veterans and active-duty military will receive a free Classic Burger on November 11.
Kolache Factory: Get one free kolache of your choosing and a cup of brewed coffee.
Krispy Kreme: Choose a free donut and get a small hot or iced coffee as well.
Little Caesars: The pizza chain will be offering a free lunch combo to vets between 11 am and 2 pm on Wednesday.
Logan’s Roadhose: Get a free meal between 3-6 pm.
Mala Sichuan Bistro: Vets can get a complimentary appetizer with a $25 purchase.
Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt: Veterans can get their first 6 oz of frozen yogurt free.
Orleans Seafood Kitchen: Vets and active duty servicemembers can get 50% off their meal this Veterans Day.
Outback Steakhouse: Get a free Bloomin’ Onion and Coke product this Veterans Day.
Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille: Dine in for a free dinner-sized pork chop from 4 pm to close when accompanied by a guest who is purchasing a dinner entree.
Red Lobster: Get a free app or dessert.
Smashburger: You can get a free Double Burger with any purchase.
Smoothie King: Veterans can get a free 20 oz smoothie of their choice on Wednesday.
Starbucks: The coffee giant is offering a free tall hot brewed coffee for vets and active military and their spouses.
Torchy’s Tacos: Swing by for a free taco and non-alcoholic beverage from a special Veterans Day menu.
Twin Peaks: Vets can choose from a limited menu of free entrees all day at corporate locations.
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