DFW Restaurants Offering Free Meals and Special Deals on Veteran's Day

Thank You to Those Who Served in the Military

As a special thank you, some DFW area restaurants are offering free meals to DFW veterans this Veteran's Day. Veterans Day is usually observed on November 11 each year. However, if November 11 falls on a Sunday, then Veteran's Day is observed on the following Monday.

Be sure to bring proof of your military service when visiting a restaurant for your free or specially priced meal.

If you see someone in uniform today, please tell them "thank you."

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Applebee's Neighborhood Grill

Vets and active military can enjoy a free signature entree on November 11 which includes cheeseburgers, shrimp, and even a 7-oz house sirloin steak. Bring US uniformed services ID card or US uniformed services retired ID card or current LES (Leave and Earnings Statement). Beverage and gratuity not included.

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Bread Winners Bakery & Cafe

Photo Credit: Gangway Advertising
3301 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75204, USA
+1 214-754-4940

To show their gratitude and respect to those who have served our Country, Bread Winners Bakery & Cafe would like to invite active Military personnel and retired Veterans to join them on Veterans Day at any of their 4 locations. Those who have served in any branch of the Armed Forces can show a Military ID to receive a complimentary entree. This offer is for dine-in business only and not valid on to-go orders.

Uptown | 3301 McKinney Ave. | Dallas, Texas 75204 | 214.754.4940
NorthPark Center | 8687 N. Central Exp, Dallas, Texas 75225 | 469-232-9798
Park Cities | 5560 W. Lovers Lane in Inwood Village | Dallas, Texas 75209 | 214.351.3339
Plano | 4021 Preston Rd. in Lakeside Market | Plano, Texas 75093 | 972.312.9309

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Chili's Bar and Grill

5288 S Hulen St, Fort Worth, TX 76132-1912, USA
+1 817-572-1195

Chili’s is offering all military veterans past and present their choice of one of 7 meals. This offer is available from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. at participating Chili’s in the U.S. only. Dine-in from limited menu only. Beverages and gratuity not included. Veterans and active duty military simply show proof of military service.

Chili’s is a proud supporter of 100,000 Jobs Mission, which is committed to helping transitioning service members and other veterans lead successful lives after military service by bringing their meaningful skills to the workplace. To learn more, visit JobsMission.com.

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2201 N Lamar St, Dallas, TX 75202, USA
+1 214-979-9464

Vets and active duty can enjoy some wings at DFW Hooter's locations. Drink purchase required. Dine in only.

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Norma's Cafe

Courtesy of Norma's Café - Jennifer Keith
1123 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208-5128, USA
+1 214-946-4711

To show Norma’s Cafe’s appreciation and respect for all who have served our country, the Cafe is celebrating Veteran’s Day by offering its annual FREE BREAKFAST to all veterans and current military members on Nov. 11, as well as donating proceeds from sales of the Norma’s Cafe Commemorative Cup to military organization, Defenders of Freedom.

All day on Veteran’s Day, Norma’s Cafe will offer a complimentary breakfast from the special Veteran’s Day Menu insert, including nothing short of a hearty spread of eggs, omelets, pancakes, breakfast tacos and more.

In addition, throughout the month of November, guests who purchase a beverage will receive their drink in the Norma’s Cafe Commemorative Cup, adorned with camouflage and an American Flag to show support to our troops. A portion of proceeds from all beverages sold in the commemorative cup at Norma’s Cafe will support Defenders of Freedom and its efforts to help veterans returning from duty transition to civilian life. A photo of the cup is attached for your reference.

As a side note, the restaurant will also be running its annual postcard writing campaign for the troops during the month of November, where guests have the opportunity to write handwritten notes to troops overseas who are unable to be home for the holidays. Postcards are mailed out the beginning of December.

Two locations in Dallas and one in Frisco.

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Texas Roadhouse

5250 Endicott Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76137, USA
+1 817-831-8811

Active, former or retired military can enjoy a free meal at Texas Roadhouse. Please show your server proof via military ID cards, VA cards or discharge papers.

Valid November 11 only.

Choose from 10 meals plus sides (chicken fried sirloin and 2 sides, grilled chicken salad, all-American Cheeseburger and fries).

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On The Border

4411 Bryant Irvin Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76132, USA
+1 817-900-8190

Veterans can bring military service proof such as a U.S. Uniform Services ID Card, a U.S. Uniform Services Retired ID card, Current Leave and Earnings Statement, Veterans Organizations Card, DD214, or Citation/Commendation and get a free create-your-own-combo meal.

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Olive Garden

925 Alta Mere Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76116, USA
+1 817-732-0618

On Veteran's Day veterans and current military members enjoy a free entrée.

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TGI Friday's

1713 N Market St, Dallas, TX 75202, USA
+1 214-744-2936

For all active military and veterans, enjoy a free meal. Offer good on November 11 only.

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