SWFL Veterans Day freebies and deals for vets and active duty military

Sunday, Nov. 11 is Veterans Day, and many restaurants in Southwest Florida area are offering deals and discounts to those who have served our country as well as active military.

Take a look at some of the offers below. Keep in mind that some may ask for proof of service, such as a military ID.

*Locations with an asterisk have multiple locations.

Coffee and Doughnuts:

Dunkin’ Donuts: Free doughnut.*

Krispy Kreme: Free doughnut and coffee.*

Starbucks: Free tall coffee for veterans and spouses Sunday and Monday.*

WaWa: Free any size coffee.*


Applebee’s: Free meal off a select menu.*

BackStreets Sports Bar: Free 12 inch cheese pizza, free drink (915 SE 47th Terrace, Cape Coral)

Buffalo Wild Wings: A free order of small traditional or boneless wings and a side of fries (dine-in only)*

California Pizza Kitchen: Free entree off of a select menu.*

Chili’s: Free meal from a select menu.*

Chipotle Mexican Grill: Buy-one-get-one offer, valid on burritos, bowls, salads and taco orders.*

Ford’s Garage: 20% off an entree.*

Hooters: Free entrée with the purchase of a beverage. Dine-in only, select menu.*

The Lodge: 20% off an entree (2278 First St, Fort Myers)

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt: Free 6-ounce frozen yogurt.*

Mission BBQ: Free sandwich, side and drink (12984 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers)

Nevermind Awesome Bar: 50% off burgers (927 Cape Coral Pkwy E, Cape Coral)

Olive Garden: Free meal off of a select menu.*

Rusty’s: $10 ribs, 75 cent wings (Cape Coral, Island Park and Estero)*

Society: 30% off the bill. (13499 Bell Tower Dr E-518, Fort Myers)

Texas Roadhouse: Free lunch 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.*

Red Lobster: A free appetizer or dessert on Nov. 11 and 12.*

Red Robin: Free Red’s Tavern Double burger with Bottomless Steak Fries on Veterans Day, at participating locations.*

The Standard: 10% off everyday for veterans and law enforcement (1520 Broadway, Fort Myers)

TGI Fridays: Free meal up to $12.*

Tijuana Flats: Free Entrée.*

World of Beer: Free select draft beer or $5 off your check.*


Edison and Ford Winter Estates: Free admission + one guest free admission. (2350 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers)

Sponge Spa Car Wash: Free car wash.*

Reporter:Allison Gormly
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