Dining Deals

Houston Eateries Offering Free Meals and Specials This Veterans Day 2019

Veterans can dig into a free burger from The General Public.
Veterans can dig into a free burger from The General Public. Photo by James Coreas

These Houston eateries are honoring the U.S. military this Veterans Day, offering freebies and specials to veterans and active-duty members on Monday, November 11 (and some all weekend long).

Bombshells Restaurant & Bar, multiple locations
All nine Bombshells Restaurant & Bar locations in Texas will provide meals and soft drinks for veterans and active service members for free and at a 20-percent discount for accompanying family members on Veterans Day. Veterans and active service members of any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces are asked to present military ID. Bombshells will also set a "Missing Man Table" in each location. The table, which grew out of concern for Vietnam War POW/MIAs, is a place of honor set up in U.S. armed forces dining facilities in memory of fallen, missing, or imprisoned military.

Bowl & Barrel, 797 Sorella
All U.S. veterans with military ID will receive a free hour of bowling at Bowl & Barrel on Veterans Day.

Brennan’s, 3300 Smith
To show appreciation to all those who served, Brennan’s is offering a complimentary Sarge’s SOS appetizer for all veterans who dine at the restaurant on Veterans Day this year. The special features Texas Akaushi ground beef, house cream gravy and Texas toast garnished with chipped beef.

Brick House Tavern + Tap, multiple locations
To celebrate Veterans Day, Brick House Tavern + Tap is offering veterans 20 percent off their entire meal for parties up to four. This offer is for active and retired military with a valid Military ID.

The Butler House, 23931 Gosling
This Spring-area spot is offering veterans a free entree, plus a 15-percent discount for their families (must present military I.D.).

Carrabba’s Italian Grill, multiple locations
Carabba’s is saluting our brave veterans from Friday, November 8 through Monday, November 11, offering a free order of calamari with any purchase to all veterans, active military, police officers and firefighters with a valid military ID. All restaurants will also offer 10-percent off to all active and retired service members anytime they visit.

Dish Society, multiple locations
To honor those who serve and have served in our nation’s military, Dish Society always provides 20 percent off food purchased by and for our military veterans and active members, including on Veteran’s Day (must show military ID to receive discount). The promotion is available at all five locations at San Felipe, Memorial Green, the Heights, Downtown in Finn Hall and at LaCenterra in Katy.

Fajita Pete’s, multiple locations
In honor of Veterans Day, all active or retired military can enjoy a free Amigo Taco plate, including two chicken or beef tacos with rice and beans.

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Feges BBQ's Patrick Feges is a veteran himself. Stop in for a free meal on Veterans Day.
Photo by Robert Jacob Lerma
Feges BBQ, 3, Greenway Plaza Suite C-210
To honor all soldiers who protect our country (including owner Patrick Feges), Feges invites all veterans and active military members for a FREE meal this Veterans Day (breakfast or lunch). Reminder: Veterans also get 10 percent off year-round

The General Public, 797 Sorella
The General Public will offer a free General Public Burger with military ID for all U.S. veterans on Veterans Day.

Genghis Grill, multiple locations
Now through Veterans Day, Genghis Grill is raising money for educational scholarships for families of America’s fallen and disabled service members. Guests can donate $3 or more to Folds of Honor and show their support for our country’s heroes by signing a symbolic folded flag and pinning it to the wall.

Grimaldi’s, multiple locations
Grimaldi’s honors those that serve our country by offering a 15 percent discount year-round for all active duty and retired military personnel; and for this Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, the pizzeria will increase its military discount to 25-percent.

Jax Grill, 6510 South Rice, 1613 Shepherd
Jax Grill is offering a free Jax Burger Combo for veterans, reserve and active duty personnel at both locations. The combo features a Jax Burger, french fries and a non-alcoholic beverage. Available for dine-in only.

Loch Bar and Ouzo Bay, 4444 Westheimer
On Monday, November 11, all Atlas Restaurant Group restaurants (including Ouzo Bay and Loch Bar) will be offering a 50-percent discount on all menu items to active duty and military veterans with proper I.D. Guests can choose from signature items like Ouzo Bay’s savory Australian lamb chops and locally-raised lamb shanks or selections from the in-house fish market like the light and delicate Aegean Bronzino, the classic Atlantic Sea Bass, and buttery Hawaiian Kona Kampachi. Attending military personnel can also dive into delights at next door at Loch Bar, which boasts one of the largest raw bars in Houston and an expansive whiskey list of more than 300 labels.

Logan’s Roadhouse, multiple locations
All active duty and retired U.S. military personnel are invited to enjoy a free meal from of the American Roadhouse menu in honor of Veterans Day. The offer is available from 3 to 6 p.m. at all Logan’s Roadhouse restaurants nationwide.

Main Event, multiple locations 
On Monday, November 11, the entertainment destination invites all active-duty and retired U.S. military personnel to visit their nearest center for free food and fun. All military personnel will receive 30 minutes of game play that can be used on more than 100 interactive video games. Honored guests can also enjoy a free entrée from a special menu featuring the Bacon & Cheddar Burger, Jumbo Wings & Fries Combo. Ultimate Sausage & Pepperoni Pizza and more.

McDonald’s, multiple locations
McDonald’s restaurants across the Greater Houston Area will honor military servicemen and servicewomen with a free Extra Value Meal this Veterans Day. Veterans and current members of the military are invited to enjoy their free meal by visiting participating restaurants and showing their Military ID.

The Rustic, 1836 Polk
The Rustic will offer a free Rustic Burger for all U.S. veterans with military ID on Veterans Day.

The Palm, 6100 Westheimer
The Palm will offer a 50-percent discount on entrees to all active duty military and veterans, from steaks to lobsters and special seasonal dishes like the Braised Beef Short Rib with black truffle butter.

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille, multiple locations
On Sunday, November 10, Perry's is offering a complimentary three-course Pork Chop Sunday Supper Special to veterans and active military from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. when accompanied by a guest who purchases an entrée or Sunday Supper Special. Reservations and each U.S. active or former Military I.D. are required.

Pluckers Wing Bar, multiple locations
The sports bar and wing restaurant will be providing free meals to veterans and active-duty military on Veterans Day at all locations. With a valid military ID, guests can enjoy a complimentary entree, side, and a non-alcoholic beverage from Pluckers’ extensive menu (up to $15) when dining at the restaurant. Dig into eats like Spicy Ranch, Fire in the Hole and Ginger Peach Sriracha wings, Holy Macaroni and the Bypass Burger, topped with bacon, cheddar, grilled onions and jalapeños.

Smashburger, multiple locations
In honor of Veterans Day, Smashburger will offer vets and active duty military a free Double Burger on November 11 with any purchase. The offer is available to all active and former military personnel, military( ID required).

Taco Cabana, multiple locations
In honor of two special military holidays happening in November, Taco Cabana will host a Military Appreciation Weekend to celebrate the Marine Corps Birthday and Veterans Day. From Saturday, November 9 through Monday, November 11, all active duty and retired military personnel can receive a free Chicken Fajita, Steak Fajita or Brisket Taco (all tacos served with no toppings).

The Union Kitchen, multiple locations
The Union Kitchen is offering a free entree for veterans, reserve and active duty personnel at all locations. Entree options include The Union Burger, Country Fried Chicken, Fish & Chips and Parmesan Crusted Chicken. Available for dine-in only.
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