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Military Veterans Day Discounts for 2022


November 4, 2022

You and your family have sacrificed a lot for the country. Restaurants and stores that offer military Veterans Day discounts are trying to say “thank you” for these sacrifices. Of course, a free cup of coffee or a store discount is small compared to your service, but it’s a nice gesture, and you’ve more than earned it! 

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We’ve compiled a list of what stores give military discounts, as well as restaurants that offer Veterans Day food discounts. Many companies don’t announce their discounts until a few days before the holiday, so it’s always good to ask! In some cases, discounts may vary by location, so that’s another reason to call ahead. 

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Top Military Veterans Day Discounts from Partners

Apparel & Accessories


  • adidas – 40% Off
  • HEYDUDE  – Extra 25% Off
  • Merrell – 20% Off
  • Tieks – $100 Gift Card | Treat her to new luxury flats, $100 Off until 11/13


Health & Beauty


Technology & Office

  • Apple – Save 10% | Current & Veteran Members of the US Military, National Guard, and Reserve are eligible for special pricing. Plus, enjoy a special Apple Fitness+ offer
  • HP – Up to 76% Off
  • Origin PC – 5% Off for Military
  • Verizon Fios – Starting at $34.99/month

Sports & Outdoors

Exercise & Fitness

  • – Get 15% Off
  • FitBit – 35% Off Devices! Special discounted prices for Veterans, Active Military and Families – take charge of your health with the latest from Fitbit. Ends 11/25
  • Inside Tracker – Save 30%
  • Therabody – 20% Off regular-priced Theragun for Military




  • BarkBox – FREE 2X Upgrade – Get a double stuffed Thanksgiving box ($35 value)

Meal Delivery

Delivery Services


  • Acorns – Get a $30 Bonus Investment

Remember, it doesn’t have to be Veterans Day for you to take advantage of good military discounts. Your wallet gives you access to the discounts you deserve today and every day! 


Military Veterans Day Discounts from Retailers

Many retailers offer military discounts for current and former service members as a way of saying thank you all year long! Some also offer special Veterans Day retail discounts. And some do both! Let’s look at some popular retailers and see what they have offered for military discounts. 


Kohl’s offers a weekly in-store discount for service members – 15 percent every Monday. In past years, they have also announced a special, additional Veterans Day discount. Last year, it was 30 percent. Meanwhile, Kohl’s has cashback offers for all members on Shop. 


Cabela’s offers 5 percent off for veterans and military service members every day. Some restrictions apply. For example, it can’t be used on alcohol, gift cards, and some vehicles. 


Last year, Walgreens offered a 20 percent Veterans Day discount to veterans, military members, and their families. This year, they did a similar offer for The Fourth of July. Walgreens has nearly 100 discounts (for anyone, not just military members) on Shop. 

Bass Pro Shops

Like its sister store, Cabelas, Bass Pro Shops offers a daily 5 percent discount for veterans and military service members. It’s available online and in person. Some restrictions do apply. For example, it can’t be used on alcohol, gift cards, and vehicles. Meanwhile, Bass Pro Shops has a wealth of offers for all on Shop, including discounts on hunting, fishing, and camping gear.

Discount Tire

Discount Tire offers a year-round five percent discount for veterans and service members through Founded by a Korean War veteran, Discount Tire offers its discount online. Discount Tire also offers free air checks and more – including access to the military discount – through Shop.


Walmart considers itself the largest private employer of veterans in the United States, with an estimated 100,000 employees who previously served their country in the military. You’ll find dozens of Walmart offers for all members on Shop.


Target traditionally offers a military discount of 10 percent every year around Veteran’s Day. In 2022, they also expanded that discount program to Independence Day. Typically, the discount is offered online and in-store and can be used up to twice during the sale period. Meanwhile, if you are planning to use Target Photo or Target Optical, you’ll find cashback offers for members on Shop.

buybuy BABY 

Military families are often growing families. That means lots of baby supplies are in order! Buybuy BABY isn’t offering a Veterans Day discount this year, but its sister store, Bed Bath & Beyond, is offering a Veterans Day promotion. Meanwhile, you can also find member offers from buybuy BABY on Shop, including cash back on furniture, car seats, and more. 

Bed Bath & Beyond

We have verified that Bed Bath & Beyond is offering a 25 percent discount on November 11-13 for military families. Meanwhile, members can also find lots of Bed Bath & Beyond discount offers on household goods on Shop. 

Academy Sports and Outdoors

Academy Sports and Outdoors has 10% off for military families and first responders. This year they are continuing their Veterans Day discount of 10% for military members. You can also find their additional offers for members on Shop.


Veterans Day Free Meals & Restaurant Deals

Many restaurants offer discounts and freebies on Veterans Day for veterans and military members. Some restaurants extend deals to military family members. Here’s our alphabetized list of restaurants offering Veterans Day meals or free items.

Most restaurants require proof of military service to receive a discount or freebie. It’s also always a good idea to call ahead to make sure the location in your neighborhood is participating in the Veterans Day deal. 

  • 54th Street Grill – Veterans and Active Duty get $10 off any entree with proof of service. Dine-in only. 
  • 7-Eleven – Free coffee or Big Gulp® on Veterans Day.
  • 110 Grill – Complimentary lunch from a special menu for veterans and active-duty military from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with proof of service. No purchase necessary.
  • Applebee’s – Free meal from a select menu. Military proof of service required. Participating locations only.
  • Aroma Joe’s – Free 24 oz. drink for veterans.
  • Bagger Dave’s Burger Tavern – Free Great American Cheeseburger + Fries for military, veterans, and first responders. Dine-in only, proof of service required.
  • Baker’s Square – Free 2-2-2 meal for all veterans and current military members with proof of service. Dine-in or pick-up. Participating locations only.
  • Bandana’s BBQ – Free Budget Buster Meal for all active duty and veteran military members. Open 11 am to 9 pm.
  • Bar Louie – Free Flatbread or Burger with proof of service. Offers, dates, times, prices, details, and availability are subject to change and may vary by location.
  • Ben’s Soft Pretzels – Free soft pretzel for current and former military members.
  • Biggby Coffee – Free brewed Coffee, up to 24 oz.
  • BiBiBop Asian Grill – Free Bowl on Veteran’s Day. Dine-in only.
  • Billy Sims Barbeque – Veterans and active-duty military get a FREE pulled pork or chicken sandwich along with a regular side and drink.
  • BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse – On Veterans Day, all service members can enjoy a complimentary meal plus a free Dr. Pepper by presenting a military ID or proof of service.
  • Black Angus Steakhouse – Veterans Day All-American Steak Plate for just $11.99. Includes an 8 oz. Certified Angus Beef® Top Sirloin, mashed potatoes, broccoli with garlic butter and a non-alcoholic beverage. Available for restaurant dining and takeaway orders. Must show proof of military service or military ID to receive an offer.
  • Black Rock Bar & Grill – FREE steak dinner for veterans and active-duty military with proof of service. Dine-in only.
  • Bob Evans – Free meal for veterans and active duty military. Choose from one of 10 items from a special menu available all day.
  • Bombshells Restaurant & Bar – Free entrees for veterans and active duty service members. Accompanying family members receive a 20% discount.
  • Boston Market Veterans Day Deal – Buy one individual meal with a drink and get a second free at all U.S. locations. Available for all veterans, service members, and their families. Coupon required.
  • Brickhouse Tavern & Tap – 20% Off your meal for parties up to 4. Dine-in only, alcohol and merchandise sales excluded.
  • Bruegger’s Bagels – Free medium fresh-brewed hot or iced coffee with breakfast.
  • Bubba Gump Shrimp – 20% off a meal for current and former military members with proof of service. Dine-in only. 
  • Buehler’s Grocery – Free 6-pack of glazed donuts for veteran military members.
  • Casey’s – Free coffee. $1 will be donated for every online or in-app purchase of a large pizza and two-liter Pepsi brand drink, up to $50,000 total.
  • Cattlemen’s Steakhouse – Free 8 oz Sirloin Steak Dinner on Veterans Day. Call your local Cattlemen’s for details and to verify participation. Proof of service required.
  • Chili’s – Complimentary meal from a select menu for veterans and active-duty military.
  • Chipotle – Buy-one/get-one free burrito, bowl, salad or order of tacos. Offer valid for all U.S. military (active-duty, Guard/Reserve, and retired military), military spouses with ID, and veterans. In-restaurant orders only.
  • Cici’s Pizza – Free adult buffet with Military ID. Dine-in only.
  • Claim Jumper – Free entrée from a select menu with proof of service. Available only at select locations, so call ahead. Dine-in only.
  • Coco’s Restaurant – Buy one, get one free at all locations for veterans and active-duty military members. Dine-in or take-out only. Not valid with delivery orders.
  • Cotton Patch Café Veterans Day Deal – Free meal for current and former military members. Choices include full-size chicken fried steak or chicken fried chicken. Proof of service required.
  • Country Kitchen – Free Country Scramble at participating locations.
  • Country Pride – Complimentary meal at participating Country Pride and Iron Skillet restaurants nationwide.
  • Cracker Barrel – Complimentary slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake. Dine-in only.
  • Denny’s – Free Build Your Own Grand Slam® from 5 a.m. to noon for all active, inactive, and retired military personnel. Participating locations only. 
  • Dickey’s Barbecue Pit – Free Pulled Pork Classic Sandwich at participating locations.
  • Dunkin’ Donuts – Free donuts to veterans and active-duty military at participating restaurants nationwide.
  • Einstein Bros. Bagels – Free hot or iced coffee of any size with purchase for veterans with military ID.
  • Famous Dave’s – Free Georgia Chopped Pork Sandwich + Side for veterans and current military members with proof of service. Participating locations only. Dine-In, to go, and online ordering.
  • El Chico Café – Free entrée up to $20 at participating locations.
  • Firebirds – Dine with a Veteran or Active Duty Service Member and their lunch or dinner is free.
  • Fogo de Chão – Active-duty military and veterans enjoy 50% off their meal plus an additional 10% off for up to three guests.
  • Fricker’s Restaurants – 10 Free Wings (boneless or traditional), with ID. Dine-in only.
  • Friendly’s – Free All-American Burger (with fries and a beverage) during lunch or dinner with proof of service at participating locations. Dine-in only.
  • Frisch’s Big Boy – Free meal up to $10, at participating locations. Dine-in, drive-thru, and carryout.
  • Glory Days Grill – Free appetizer or an order of boneless or grilled boneless wings. Dine-in only and only at participating locations.
  • Golden Corral Military Appreciation Night – Open to veterans, active-duty service members, reservists, and National Guardsmen from 5 PM – close.
  • Green Mill – Veterans and active duty military receive a free meal on Veterans Day. Proof of military service required. Dine-in Only.
  • Greene Turtle – Free entree and drink from special Veterans Day menu with valid ID. Participating locations only.
  • Grub Burger Bar – Free entree for active, inactive, and retired military with proof of service. (Excludes Wagyu.)
  • Hamburger Stand – Free regular burger, small fries, and small drink with proof of service.
  • HomeTown Buffet – Free meal for current and former military members.
  • Hooters – All military dine free from a select Veterans Day menu with beverage purchase. 
  • Hopdoddy Burger Bar – Free Classic Burger (with or without cheese) to all Veterans and active military service members with proof of service. In-store dining or to-go orders placed by phone.
  • Houlihan’s – $10 off $30 food purchase at participating locations. Dine-in or take-out only.
  • Huey Magoo’s – Free meal with the purchase of a meal and two beverages.
  • HyVee  – Free breakfast buffet to all veterans and active-duty military members. Select locations, so call ahead.
  • IHOP – Free Red, White and Blue pancakes from 7 am – 7 pm. Participating locations. Call ahead.
  • Iron Skillet / Country Pride  – Complimentary meal at participating restaurants nationwide.
  • Joe’s Crab Shack – 20% Off on Veterans Day. Applies to parties up to 4 or less with valid ID.
  • Krispy Kreme – Free donut of choice and small brewed coffee for current and former military members.
  • Little Caesars® Pizza – Free pizza or $5 HOT-N-READY Lunch Combo to all US Armed Forces veterans and active military members with proof of service. Participating stores only. Call ahead.
  • Margarita’s Mexican Restaurant – Active Duty Military personnel receive 50% off their entree. Dine-in only.
  • Max & Erma’s – Free Best Cheeseburger in America Combo with proof of service. Dine-in only. Call ahead to verify participation.
  • Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt  – Free first 6 ounces of froyo for veterans and active military.
  • Mimi’s Café – 20% off for veterans and their families (up to 6 guests per party) with proof of service. Does not include alcohol. Dine-in or take-out only.
  • Mission BBQ – Free sandwich and cake for active-duty military members and veterans at participating locations. While supplies last.
  • MOD Pizza – Coupon Required. Sign up to receive your buy-one, get-one-free MOD-size pizza or salad. 
  • Nekter Juice Bar – Free 16 oz juice or smoothie with proof of service.
  • Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub – Free entrée from a special Veterans Day menu with the purchase of any other entrée. From 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. Dine-in only.
  • O’Charley’s – Free meal from the “Veterans Thank You Menu” for veterans and active duty service members. Participating locations only. 
  • Old Country Buffet – Free meal for current and former military members.
  • Olive Garden – Free entrée from a special menu for veterans and active-duty military with proof of service. Entrées are served with unlimited soup or house salad and garlic breadsticks. 
  • Outback Steakhouse – Free Bloomin’ Onion and your choice of any Coca-Cola® product. Dine-in or to-go call-in orders only. 10% OFF Heroes Discount is open to servicemen and women, police officers, firefighters, and first responders, with state or federal service ID.
  • Parry’s Pizzeria & Taphouse – Free full-size entrée and fountain drink.
  • Perkins Restaurant & Bakery – Free Magnificent Seven meal for current military members and veterans with proof of service. Beverage not included. Call ahead to verify participation. 
  • Perry’s Steakhouse – Complimentary Pork Chop Dinner. Reservations and U.S. Military I.D. required. Each active or former military patron must be accompanied by at least one paying guest (purchasing dinner entrée). Dine-in only.
  • Pie Five Pizza – Free personal pizza at participating locations. Dine-in only.
  • Pilot Flying J – One free breakfast combo at participating U.S. Pilot and Flying J Travel Centers.
  • Publix – Military members, veterans, and their families save 10% on groceries on Veterans Day.
  • Primanti Bros – Free Sandwich for veterans and active-duty military at participating locations. Dine-In or order online.
  • Quaker Steak & Lube – Free entrée up to $15, plus a free non-alcoholic beverage. Plus, participating locations offer 25% off on Military Mondays.
  • Rapid Fired Pizza – Free dessert pizza or Cheezy Bread with purchase of an entrée.
  • Red Lobster – Free Walt’s Favorite Shrimp, Fries, and Coleslaw.
  • Red Robin – Veterans and active-duty military get a free Red’s Tavern Double. Dine-in only.
  • Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery – Free entree for active-duty military and veterans with military ID or in uniform. Other restrictions may apply.
  • Romano’s Macaroni Grill – Free Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs and Spaghetti for veterans and current military members with proof of service.
  • Ruby Tuesday – Free sandwich with fries or tots at participating locations with proof of service.
  • Schlotzsky’s – Free chips and small drink for veterans and active-duty service members with the purchase of an entree and proof of service. In-store only. 
  • Shari’s Restaurant – Free slice of pie, along with a “Buy One, Get One” free deal at all Shari’s and Coco’s locations. Buy one get one free entree of equal or lesser value; valid for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Limit one complimentary pie slice per entrée ordered. All offers are valid for dine-in or take-out orders. Online and delivery orders not included.
  • Shoney’s – Free All You Care To Eat Breakfast Bar for veterans and active duty service members. Dine-in only, from 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Proof of Service required.
  • Sizzler Restaurants – Free lunch until 4 pm at participating locations from a select menu with proof of service. Valid with proof of military service. Dine-in only at participating locations only
  • Smashburger – Free Double Classic Smash.
  • Smokey Bones – Free entrée on Veterans Day from a select menu. 10% Military Discount year-round.
  • Starbucks – Veterans, active duty service members, and spouses get a free tall (12oz) hot or iced coffee. Starbucks is also donating $200,000, split evenly between Team Red, White & Blue and Team Rubicon to support the veteran community.
  • Taco John’s – Free small Beef #1 Combo Meal. No purchase is necessary. No substitutions permitted.
  • TCBY – First 6 oz. of frozen yogurt for free.
  • Texas Roadhouse – Texas Roadhouse will distribute meal vouchers from 11 am – 2 pm. Vouchers can be redeemed for a dine in or carry out meal from a select menu. 
  • T.G.I. Friday’s – Free menu item from Veterans Day menu. Proof of service required. Dine-in only at participating locations. 
  • Travel Centers of America – All active-duty military, veterans and reservists enjoy a complimentary meal on Veterans Day at company-owned quick-service and full-service restaurants nationwide.
  • Uno Pizzeria & Grill – Free Entrée or individual pizza with an entrée or pizza purchase of equal or greater value.
  • Wendy’s – Free small breakfast combo at participating locations with proof of service. Offer valid in-restaurant or at the drive-thru. Not valid for mobile orders or at kiosks.
  • White Castle Veterans Day Deal – Free Breakfast Combo or Castle Combo for veterans and active duty military on Veterans Day with proof of service.
  • Wienerschnitzel Veterans Day Deal – A complimentary Chili Dog, small fries, and small drink at participating Wienerschnitzel locations, with valid military ID or by wearing a military uniform.
  • Wild Wing Cafe – Complimentary meal from Veterans Day menu with proof of service. Participating locations only.