veterans day freebies dfw

On Veterans Day, many businesses across the Dallas-Fort Worth area are showing their appreciation for veterans and active duty military by offering freebies and special deals, like a free meal. We’ve compiled some of the best offers we’ve seen into this handy guide below.

Remember to have your military ID or proof of service on hand to take advantage of these deals.


Amberjax: On Monday, November 11th, vets can get a free crab cake mini appetizer.

Applebee’s: Vets and active duty military can get a free meal on Monday, November 11. Drink and tip are not included in this deal.

Bar Louie: All Monday, veterans and active military members can enjoy a free burger or flatbread valued up to $15.

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse: Enjoy a free meal up to $14.95 in value with a free Dr. Pepper. Dine-in only.

Buffalo Wild Wings: Get a free small order of wings (boneless or traditional) with a side of fries on November 11th. Participating locations only.

Cajun Place: Get a free meal from a special select menu on Veterans Day when you dine in.

California Pizza Kitchen: Choose from a special limited menu of pizza, salad, and pasta available free to veterans.

Cantina Laredo: Vets can get a free meal up to $20 in value all day November 11th.

Chili’s: Chili’s is offering a free meal with choices that include burgers, pasta, quesadillas, and other options.

Cotton Patch Cafe: Get a free chicken fried steak or chicken fried chicken along with a complimentary American flag pin this Veterans Day.

Cracker Barrel: Veterans and active duty military members can indulge with a free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca Cola Cake or free Pumpkin Pie latte on Monday, November 11.

Denny’s: Build your own free Grand Slam meal this Veterans Day.

Dick’s Last Resort: When you purchase one adult entree, you’ll get another complimentary meal on Monday.

Dodie’s Cajun Diner at the Harbor: Veterans can choose one free entree from a special select menu that includes Cajun Fish Tacos, BBQ Shrimp, Fried Shrimp Po’Boys, and more.

Dunkin’ Donuts: Get one free donut of your choosing this Veterans Day.

El Fenix: Enjoy a free taco and enchilada dinner plate all day November 11th.

Fajita Pete’s: Get a two taco plate (chicken or beef) with a side of rice and beans for free.

Fogo de Chao: Get 50% off your entire meal and a 10% discount for your entire table (up to 3 guests) from November 8-11 if you’re a veteran or active duty.

Golden Corral: Golden Corral is offering a free buffet and drink from 5-9 pm this Monday to anyone who has served in the US military.

Greenville Avenue Pizza Co.: Get one free slice of one-topping pizza.

Hooters: With the purchase of any drink, you can get a free entree from a menu that includes 10-piece wings, buffalo chicken salad or sandwich, and a burger.

Hopdoddy Burger Bar: Vets and active-duty military can get a free burger on November 11th.

Kolache Factory: Get a free sausage and cheese kolache and coffee until 2 pm.

Main Event: Get 30 minutes of free arcade play and a free entree from a special menu on Monday.

Olive Garden: Enjoy one free entree from a special menu along with unlimited breadsticks, soup, or salad.

On the Border: Enjoy a free combo plate with choices that include enchiladas, tacos, and more.

Pluckers Wing Bar: Enjoy a free meal (entree, side, and non-alcoholic drink) up to $15 in value.

Red Robin: Get a free Red’s Tavern Double Burger and bottomless fries all day Monday.

Shake Shack: Get a free scoop of Shake Shack Custard.

Texas Roadhouse: Enjoy a free lunch from a special select menu that includes grilled pork chop, 6 oz sirloin steak, cheeseburger, and more.

Twin Peaks: Make your pick from a limited menu of free entrees.


Know of any other Veterans Day freebies in DFW? Let us know by commenting below.