Are There Free Meals for Veterans?

Are There Free Meals for Veterans?

Are There Free Meals for Veterans?

Several national restaurant chains make free meals available to veterans on Veterans Day, which is November 11 in the United States. In 2014, these restaurants included Starbucks, Hooters, Friendly's, Olive Garden, Krispy Kreme, Chili's, IHOP and TGI Fridays. Active military personnel are also offered free meals on Veterans Day.

Some of the free meals available to veterans and active military personnel in 2014 included an All American Burger and fries at Cheeseburger in Paradise, a single-scoop ice cream cone from Handel's Ice Cream and, at Hooters, any entree up to the value of $10.99 with the purchase of a drink as of 2015. Some restaurants, such as TGI Fridays and Denny's, made specific meal times free.