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These Texas restaurants and businesses are offering Veterans Day freebies

It's a way of saying thank you to our veterans and active-duty military members.

HOUSTON — Veterans Day is Wednesday, Nov. 11, and a number of Houston-area 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.

California Pizza Kitchen

On Veterans Day, all veterans and active military can enjoy a free entrée. For full details and to see the special menu, visit cpk.com/Vets_Day_2020 

Red Lobster

Veterans and active duty military members get a Free appetizer or dessert. See special Veterans Day menu here.


To those who serve, we want to say thank you. Today, we show our gratitude by offering a meal on us to all active and former military - from our family to yours! Full details at: ch1l.is/veteransday


Veterans, military service members and military spouses get a free tall hot brewed coffee on Veterans Day at participating Starbucks. Limit one per customer. Starbucks is also donating 25 cents for every hot brewed coffee sold on Nov. 11 to organizations that support the mental health and well-being of the military community.

Brennan’s of Houston

Brennan's is offering a free Sarge's "SOS" appetizer to all veterans on Veteran's Day. 


Einstein's is offering a free, fresh-brewed hot or iced coffee with a breakfast on Veteran's Day.

Logan’s Roadhouse

All active duty and retired U.S. military personnel get a free meal between 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. from the American Roadhouse menu at participating locations on Veterans Day. Menu varies by location.

Perry's Steakhouse & Grille

U.S. veterans and active military can enjoy a free dinner-sized Perry's Pork Chop for dine-in when accompanied by a guest(s) buying a dinner entrée(s) for dine-in service only from 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. on Veterans Day. Military ID and reservations required. (*Not available for private dining. Tax and gratuity is not included.)

Torchy’s Tacos

U.S. veterans and active U.S. military with an invitation to enjoy a free meal with a complimentary taco and drink. Visit link for more info.  

Dine-in and pick-up orders placed by phone or in-person only; offer not available for online orders or delivery. Must present military ID or proof of service. Tax and gratuity not included. Cannot be combined with other offers.

Buffalo Wild Wings

On Veterans Day, all active and retired military members can enjoy 10 boneless wings and fries for free.

Cracker Barrel

On Veterans Day, all U.S. veterans and active-duty service members are able to get a free slice of double chocolate fudge Coca-Cola® cake while eating at Cracker Barrel.  


Veterans and active service members dine for free. Anyone with a veteran gets a 20 percent discount.  

Kolache Factory

All customers who provide a government-issued military ID or DD 214 on Veterans Day receives a free breakfast: 1 kolache (any kind) + 1 cup of fresh-brewed coffee (any size).

Smoothie King

Get a free 20 oz. smoothie with a military ID. Offer may vary at military base locations.

Outback Steakhouse

This Veterans Day all military veterans, active servicemen and women can free Bloomin' Onion and Coca-Cola.

The Rustic

On Veterans Day, the Rustic is offering up a Rustic Burger for free as a 'thank you.'

Whiskey Cake

Get a free slice of whiskey cake for our veterans on Veterans Day. 

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