Veterans Day 2019 – Benefits for Vets in Ohio and Indiana      

Veterans Day 2019 – Benefits for Vets in Ohio and Indiana      


To all of our active-duty military and veterans, we thank you for your service! We are grateful for you every day and we are proud to recognize you on Veterans Day.

We’ve compiled the following list of organizations that are participating in Veterans Day with special offers just for active-duty military and veterans. Make sure to bookmark this page, as we will be updating it as new offers are announced.

Make the most of your Veterans Day

Before you head out on Veterans Day, here’s some advice to make the most of your Veterans Day benefits in Ohio and Indiana.

  1. Make sure you bring proof of service. Many locations will accept a military ID, DD-214, or other proof.
  2. Call ahead to ensure the location you are planning to visit is in fact participating in the Veterans Day offering. Almost all offers state that they are available “at participating locations”, so please call ahead and verify their participation. You may also want to ask what proof of service they require.
  3. Look into the details of the offer. Some are for limited times, some are valid all day, and some require a coupon. We’ve included the details and links to each offer below where available.

We appreciate you so much, and hope you feel the appreciation of our entire nation on Veterans Day! Thank you for your service!

Veterans Day 2019 Restaurant Offerings in Ohio and Indiana

Veterans and active-duty military receive a free meal from a limited menu at participating Applebee’s on November 11. Dine-in only. Visit Applebee’s website for details.

Bob Evans Restaurants
Free meal for veterans and active duty service members. Choose from a limited menu.

Chili’s Grill & Bar
All Veterans and active-duty military personnel can get a free meal, at all participating Chili’s Grill and Bar restaurants. Please call ahead to your local Chili’s restaurant if you have any questions about your Veteran’s Day meals. Visit Chili’s website for details.

Cicis Pizza
Free Unlimited Buffet with valid Active Duty or Retired Military I.D. AND coupon. Coupon can be found at

Cracker Barrel
All U.S. Military Veterans and active-duty military receive a complimentary Pumpkin Pie Latte (available iced or hot) or a slice of our Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola® Cake at all Cracker Barrel locations.

Denny’s – 5:00 AM to Noon
Free Build Your Own Grand Slam from 5:00 am to noon for all Veterans and Military Personnel. Dine-in Only. Must show valid military ID or DD214.

Free donut for veterans and active-duty military, no purchase necessary. Limit one per customer. Offer available in-store only. Not available for orders placed using On-the-Go Mobile Ordering through the Dunkin’ Mobile App.

Famous Dave’s
Free 2 Meat Salute. One 2-Meat Salute per Veteran or active military with valid identification. Only the Veteran or active military person is eligible for the free entrée. Must show proof of service to receive discount. Dine-In only. Ribs may be excluded from this offer, depending on location.
Please call ahead to your local Famous Dave’s if you have any questions about your Veteran’s Day Discount.

Golden Corral – 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Military Veterans, retirees, and active-duty members are being offered a free sit-in “thank you” dinner on Monday, November 11, 2019, from 5 pm -9 pm. For more details visit the Golden Corral website.

Little Caesars Pizza – 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Veterans and active-duty military with valid ID will receive a free lunch combo between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm. Please call ahead to your local Little Caesars Pizza if you have any questions.

Pilot Flying J – Nov. 8 through 11
Free coffee and breakfast item (PJ Fresh breakfast sandwich, breakfast pizza, or breakfast grill item) Nov. 8-11 for active-duty and retired military veterans. Valid at participating locations only. Offer must be redeemed within the Pilot Flying J app.

Red Lobster
Veterans and active-duty military personnel can choose a free appetizer or dessert from a special menu.  Guests must show valid military ID or proof of service.

Red Robin
Free Tavern double burger with Bottomless Steak Fries for vets and active duty.

Texas Roadhouse – 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Veterans and active military receive a free lunch on November 11, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call your local Texas Roadhouse for details.


Veterans Day 2019 Other Offerings in Ohio and Indiana

Dayton Dental Collaborative – Veterans Appreciation Day – Nov. 15, 2019
Complimentary same-day dentistry for all veterans in need. Open to all non-active duty military starting at 8:00 am. First come first serve or call 937-435-5163 or email to reserve an appointment.

Great Clips – November 11, 2019
Veterans and current military members can visit a participating U.S. Great Clips salon on November 11 to receive either a free haircut that day or the free haircut card to use at a later date (redeemable until Dec. 31, 2019).

Newport Aquarium – Cincinnati, OH – Military Appreciation Week, Nov. 11-17, 2019

Free Admission for Active & Retired Military!
Newport Aquarium honors all the men and women who’ve served our country by offering them free admission from November 11 to 17. If you’re an active or retired member of the military, a disabled veteran, military reservist, or anyone who has ever served in the Armed Forces, just show your Military I.D.* at the Newport Aquarium ticket window to receive your free admission.

Military Discount for Family Members
Family members can receive our military discount of $3 off adult tickets and $2 off child tickets.

*To receive discounts you can show a Military I.D. card, VA membership or healthcare card, a state verified veteran status logo on your driver’s license or state I.D., discharge papers or any other proof of military service.

Planet Fitness – Nov. 8-15, 2019
All veterans and active military personnel are invited to work out and relax at any Planet Fitness in the United States from November 8-15, 2019 in honor of Veterans Day.

Please feel free to bring a workout buddy at no additional charge, and relax after your workout with free HydroMassage and chair massages

Any proof of military service is accepted, along with a photo ID.

Target is offering a 10% military discount on a purchase made in-store and online at from Nov. 3-11, 2019.

In order to take advantage of this offer, you must click here to verify your eligibility and receive your discount coupon (verification begins Oct. 31, and coupon can be redeemed starting Nov. 3.)

Offer is valid for a single use at Target and from November 3rd-11th.

Learn more here:

Apply for your discount here: