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Honoring our Veterans: List of Deals This Veterans Day

Veterans Day is reserved for veterans and people who have served in the U.S armed forces, and on the holiday restaurants and other establishments like to offer special discounted -- or even free -- deals to those who've served. We found great deals around San Diego County offering great freebies and discounts to our military in honor of Veterans Day.

Little Caesars

The third-largest pizza chain, Little Caesars is giving away free $5 Hot-N-Ready Lunch combos from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The meal includes four slices of DEEP!DEEP! Dish pepperoni pizza and a 20-ounce fountain drink. Only available at participating locations.


Chipotle is offering buy-one-get-one (BOGO) for all active duty military, reserves, national guard, military spouses and retired military with valid ID, at all restaurants in the U.S. from open to close on Veterans Day. The offer is valid on burritos, bowls, salads and taco orders. To find a location near you click here.

Dunkin’ Donuts

America’s favorite Coffee shop is offering a free donut at participating locations, no purchase necessary. It is limited one per customer and open to veterans and active duty military personnel.

California Pizza Kitchen

California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) salutes our nation’s armed forces by offering them a complimentary entrée from CPK’s special Veterans Day menu at all participating CPK locations nationwide. Participating guests will also receive a card to redeem a BOGO offer on pizza, pasta, or salad during a return visit Nov. 12-18.


Chili’s is offering complimentary meals as a way to say thank you. They are offering a free entrée from the list below:

  • Chicken Crispers
  • Margarita Grilled Chicken
  • Bowl of Chili or Soup & Salad
  • Chicken Bacon Ranch Quesadillas
  • Just Bacon Burger
  • Oldtimer with Cheese
  • Cajun Chicken Pasta 

It will be offered at all locations nationwide. Visit their website for more.

Fogo De Chão

Fogo De Chão is thanking veterans by offering them 50 percent off their meal starting on Nov. 9. In addition, up to three of their guests can also receive 10 percent off their meal. Don’t forget to make reservations at their locations.  

Red Robin

The burger chain is honoring all veterans and active duty military guests with a free Red’s Tavern double burger served with bottomless steak fries at participating restaurants nationwide.


On Nov. 12, America's Diner is offering free build your own Grand Slams for dine-in guests only from 5 a.m. to noon at participating restaurants. Call the location near you to make sure they are participating in this offer. 

Red Lobster

In honor of Veterans Day, Red Lobster is offering a free appetizer or a dessert to veterans, active-duty military and reservists on Nov. 11 and Nov. 12. Guests will be able to choose from the following special menu:


  • Sweet Chili Shrimp
  •  Mozzarella Cheesesticks
  •  Parrot Isle Jumbo Coconut Shrimp
  •  Seafood-Stuffed Mushrooms
  •  Lobster and Langostino Pizza
  •  Signature Shrimp Cocktail


  • Vanilla Bean Cheesecake
  • Key Lime Pie
  • Warm Apple Crostada
  • Chocolate Wave
  • Brownie Overboard

Hotel del Coronado 

The iconic Hotel del Coronado is offering military a last-minute deal for a stay at their resort. Guests can book a resort view room for $169 per night and a partial ocean view room for $229 per night when they use the code BRAVE. Stays must be booked from Nov. 7 to Dec. 21, and blackout dates apply. 

Soapy Joe's

Soapy Joe's will provide all active duty military and veterans with free Magic Potion car washes ($20 value) at all 11 Soapy Joe's locations in San Diego. Fill out an online form to receive the free car wash deal by email. Also, from Nov.4-11, Soapy Joe's will provide the public with exclusive camouflage themed car fresheners.  

AvaCare Medical

AvaCare Medical, which provides medical supplies and equipment online, is offering 10% discount for all veterans and their families members. To get the discount enter promo code VT10 at checkout on any order placed between Nov. 10-12.

The establishments above require a valid military ID to redeem offers. Click on their links for more information. 

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