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Veterans Day freebies for active and retired members of the armed services

Some offers are at participating businesses only, so consider calling ahead to make sure the offer is valid at your nearby location.
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Veterans Day Honoring All Who Served

DALLAS — Veterans Day is Wednesday, Nov. 11, and a number of businesses are offering free food or drinks as a way to thank those who have served.

On Veterans Day, current or former military members can show their military ID or other proof of service and score some free meals, snacks and drinks.

Some offers are at participating businesses only, so consider calling ahead to make sure the offer is valid at your nearby location.

Here's where you can get free food in the Dallas-Fort Worth area:

  • 7-Eleven
    Free coffee or Big Gulp 
  • 54th Street Grill
    Free meal up to $12 when you dine in
  • Applebee's
    Free meal from a special menu when they dine in
  • BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse
    Free entree up to $14.95 plus a free Dr. Pepper, dine in or take out
  • Bowl & Barrel
    Free burger for veterans with a valid ID
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
    Free order of 10 boneless wings and fries when they dine-in or order takeout at participating locations
  • California Pizza Kitchen
    Complimentary meal up from a select menu for dine in or walk-in takeout
  • Chili's
    Free email from a select menu inside restaurants only
  • Cici's Pizza
    Free adult buffet at participating locations. Drink is not included
  • Dickey's BBQ Pit
    Free pulled pork classic sandwich in-store at participating locations
  • Dunkin' Donuts
    Free donut in-store at participating locations
  • Einstein Bros. Bagels
    Free hot or iced medium coffee
  • Golden Corral
    Restaurants will hand out free meal and beverage cards during the month of November. These can be redeemed through May 31 for lunch or dinner, Monday through Thursday
  • Hopdoddy
    Free classic burger with or without cheese for in-store dining or to-go orders
  • Kolache Factory
    Free kolache and a cup of coffee
  • Krispy Kreme
    Free donut of their choice and coffee
  • Logan's Roadhouse
    Free meal from the American Roadhouse menu between 3 and 6 p.m. at participating locations
  • Outback Steakhouse
    Free Bloomin' Onion and Coca-Cola for dine-in or to-go orders
  • Perry's Steakhouse and Grille
    Complimentary dinner pork chip for dine-in when a guest purchases a dinner entree
  • Pie Five Pizza
    Free personal pizza in-store only at participating locations
  • Starbucks
    Free tall hot brewed coffee
  • Texas Roadhouse
    This restaurant will hand out dinner vouchers in its parking lots from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Veterans can then use their vouchers whenever they choose until June 2021.
  • The Rustic
    Free Rustic burger
  • Torchy's Tacos
    Complimentary taco and beverage from a special menu when they dine-in and order takeout over the phone
  • Twin Peaks
    Veterans can choose between free chicken tenders, Carolina pulled pork sandwich, cheeseburger or the wedge
  • Wendy's
    Free small breakfast combo from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
  • Yard House
    Free appetizer