Veterans Day Freebies & Discounts for Vets & Active-Duty Military
Happy Veterans Day 2020! Many South Jersey restaurants are offering discounts or freebies for veterans, and, in many cases, active-duty military today as a way of saying thanks for your service!
According to USA Today, proof of service such as a military ID is typically required and a few businesses will allow dressing in uniform as a form of identification. Discharge papers, VA cards and veteran organization membership cards also can be used to prove service at most businesses.
The following offers are available Wednesday unless otherwise noted. Most are for dine-in only and some require a mobile app. You should check with your specific location to make sure all these discounts apply.
7-Eleven: Veterans with a Veterans Advantage account can link their account to the convenience store chain's 7Rewards loyalty program to get special offers including a free cup of coffee.
Applebee's: Free meal from a special menu but offers can vary.
Bonefish Grill: Ongoing 10% discount daily.
Denny's: Free "Build Your Own Grand Slam" from 5 a.m. to noon Wednesday.
Dunkin': Free doughnut of your choice.
Friendly's: Free All-American meal for lunch or dinner.
Golden Corral: Through Nov. 30, Golden Corral is giving a free meal and beverage to all active-duty military and veterans.
McDonald's: Free breakfast sandwich, soft drink, tea or coffee for breakfast. Double cheeseburger, 6-piece Chicken McNuggets or Filet-O-Fish along with drink and small fry for lunch and dinner.
Outback Steakhouse: Free Bloomin’ Onion and Coke product Wednesday. Also, the chain has a daily heroes discount offering 10% off entire checks to all servicemen and -women.
Red Lobster: Free appetizer or dessert.
Red Robin: From Thursday through Nov. 30, veterans and active military who are current Red Robin Royalty members can get a free tavern burger served with bottomless fries.
Starbucks: Free tall hot brewed coffee for veterans, active service members and their spouses Wednesday.
Wawa: Free coffee for veterans, active duty and family members on Wednesday, 11/11.
Wendy's: Free small breakfast combo with valid military ID from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Source: USA Today