veterans day freebies in san antonio

San Antonio area veterans and active duty military personnel can enjoy free and cheap meals on Veterans Day at many restaurants across the area. It’s a small way of showing how thankful we all are for your service.

Note that some restaurants may be offering their Veterans Day freebies on the actual holiday (Monday, November 11, 2019), while other deals may last longer. Also, to ensure you get your Veterans day freebies bring your military ID or other proof of service with you as most restaurants will require it.

Here are all the restaurants we know are offering Veterans Day free and cheap meals in San Antonio:


Applebee’s: Veterans and active duty military can enjoy a free meal at the popular chain on Monday, November 11. Drink and tip not included in this offer.

Bar Louie: All day on November 11, veterans and active military members can come by for a free burger or flatbread up to $15.

BJ’s: Get a free meal up to $14.95, as well as a free Dr. Pepper when you dine in with your military identification.

California Pizza Kitchen: This pizza restaurant is offering a limited menu of pizza, salad, and pasta for free to veterans. You can also receive a card good for buy one get one free when you return November 12-20.

Chili’s: On November 11, Chili’s is offering a free meal to veterans including a choice of burgers, pasta, and more options.

Cici’s Pizza: Veteran’s can receive a free buffet when dining in on.

Cracker Barrel: Veterans and active duty satisfy their sweet tooth with a free Pumpkin Pie Latte or a slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola cake on Sunday, November 11.

Denny’s: Visit Denny’s on Veteran’s Day for a build-your-0wn Grand Slam for free.

Dick’s Last Resort: Veteran’s can get a free meal with the purchase of a separate adult entree.

Dunkin’ Donuts: On Monday, November 11, Dunkin’ Donuts is giving veterans and active duty military a free donut of their choice with no purchase necessary. Limit one per customer, while supplies last. This includes the Boerne location for those out northwest.

Fogo de Chao: This is a good one for groups! Veterans receive half-off their meal, and three guests can receive 10% off as well.

Golden Corral: Stop in between 5 to 9 pm on Monday, November 11 for free Military Appreciation dinner to all who have served in the US military. Not valid on takeout.

HopDoddy Burger Bar: HopDoddy is offering a free burger for any veteran or active military on Monday, November 11th.

Houlihan’s: Military, past and present, get a free meal from a limited menu offered.

Joe’s Crab Shack: On Monday, receive 20% off your entire order.

Little Caesar’s: Veterans get a free Hot-N-Ready lunch, which includes pizza and a soda.

Main Event: On Monday, November 11, veterans and active-duty military can enjoy a complimentary 30-minute arcade time card and can choose one entree from a select menu featuring burgers, salads, wings, and more.

Menchie’s: Military gets the first 6 ounces of yogurt for free.

Mod Pizza: When dining in, get a free MOD-sized pizza or salad after purchasing one of an equal or lesser value.

Pilot Flying J: Pilot Flying J is offering those who have served a free breakfast from November 8-11. Simply redeem an offer in the myPilot app to enjoy a free Pilot Coffee of any size with the choice of a PJ Fresh breakfast sandwich, breakfast pizza, or breakfast grill item from any of the Pilot and Flying J Travel Centers in North America.

The Rustic: Veterans can get a free Rustic Burger on Veteran’s Day.

Twin Peaks: Twin Peaks is providing veterans with a limited menu of free entrees all day on Monday.

Smoothie King: on November 11, receive a free 20 ounce smoothie of your choosing.

54th Street Bar and Grill: Veterans and active duty military who dine in can get a free entree up to $12.


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