Are you a veteran or know someone who served their country? Celebrate the contributions of veterans with some great deals and giveaways taking place throughout the Bay Area on Veterans Day with Military ID.
Don’t forget, all U.S. National Parks are free to everyone (not just veterans) on Veterans Day.
Veterans Day 2018 Freebies & Deals
Not all franchises will be participating, so we recommend you always contact your location before driving out just to make sure.
- Applebee’s – Vets and active service members get one of 8 entrées to choose from for a free meal. Bay Area Locations include 2770 Taylor (SF), Alameda, Pinole, San Rafael, Hayward, Redwood City, Walnut Creek, Vallejo, Fremont and more.
- BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse – Free entree (up to $12.95). Bay Area Locations include San Bruno, San Mateo, San Rafael, Concord, Newark, Dublin, Cupertino, Brentwood, San Jose and more)
- California Pizza Kitchen – A pizza, full-size salad, or pasta. Bay Area Locations include 53 Third St (SF), Emeryville, Corte Madera, San Mateo, Walnut Creek, Stanford, Stoneridge (Pleasanton), Valley Fair (Santa Clara) and more.
- Chili’s – Free meal from a select menu. Bay Area Locations include San Bruno, San Leandro, Concord, Union City
- Olive Garden – Free entree from special menu with unlimited soup, salad & breadsticks. Bay Area Locations include Stonestown Mall (SF), Hayward, Fremont, Vallejo, Milpitas, San Jose and more)
- Red Robin – Free Red’s Tavern Double Burger and unlimited steak fries.Bay Area Locationsinclude San Bruno, San Mateo, Concord, Santa Clara, Fairfield, San Jose and more)
- Starbucks – Veterans, active duty service members and military spouses, enjoy a free tall (12 fl oz) hot brewed coffee on Veterans Day (11/11) at any participating Starbucks® store. *Limit one per customer.
- Red Lobster
On Sunday and Monday, November 11th and 12th to thank Veterans, active duty military and reservists, Red Lobster will offer a free appetizer or dessert from their select Veterans Day menu. To receive offer, show a valid military ID. Bay Area locations in San Bruno, Fremont and Milpitas
- BJ’s Restaurant
On Veterans Day, all service members can enjoy a complimentary entree up to $12.95, plus a free Dr Pepper, by presenting a military ID or proof of service. In addition, if you are Current or Retired Military, you can claim a free Pizookie® by clicking claim free Pizookie®. If you wish to help military heroes enjoy a free Pizookie®, contribute in restaurant during the month of November. Bay Area locations in San Bruno, Cupertino, and San Mateo
Offering a buy one get one free (BOGO) burrito, bowl, salad or taco on Veterans Day from open to close. Offer valid for all active duty military, reserves, national guard, military spouses and retired military with valid ID. Bay Area locations everywhere.
- Dunkin’ Donuts
On November 11, Veterans and active duty military can enjoy a free donut at Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants nationwide, no purchase necessary. Bay Area locations – South San Francisco, Half Moon Bay, Walnut Creek, Fremont
- Hooters Free Meal
Hooters invites all veterans and current servicemen and women to a Hooters Veterans Day free meal from their select Veterans Day menu by presenting a military ID or proof of service at participating Hooters locations across the country on 11-11. Bay Area Locations in San Bruno, Dublin, Campbell, Rohnert Park
- Little Caesars Pizza
On Saturday, November 11, from 11am to 2pm, veterans and active military members can receive a free $5 HOT-N-READY® Lunch Combo. Bay Area locations in San Francisco, Daly City, El Cerrito, Emeryville, Alameda, Berkeley, Millbrae, Oakland, San Jose and just about everywhere.
- McCormick and Schmick’s Free Entree
Veterans and Gold Star families (parents and spouse) can enjoy a complimentary lunch or dinner at McCormick and Schmick’s on Sunday, November 11th, 2018. Bay Area locations in San Francisco and San Jose.
On Veterans Day, 11/11, Wienerschnitzel is offering a free Chili Dog with a small fry and a small Pepsi to Veterans and Active Duty Servicemembers. Bring your military ID or dress in a uniform. Bay Area Locations included El Cerrito, Alameda and San Jose
- Black Angus Steakhouse
11/12/18 participating restaurants will offer veterans and active military professionals a special $9.99 Certified Angus Beef® Top Sirloin Steak, mashed potatoes, broccoli and a non-alcoholic beverage. Bay Area Locations in San Lorenzo, Pleasant Hill and Dublin
- Denny’s All You Can Eat Pancakes
All veterans, active, and retired military personnel at all participating Denny’s restaurants nationwide will receive a free Build Your Own Grand Slam breakfast on Monday, Nov. 12, from 5 a.m. to noon. Diners must show ID to receive this offer.