Current and former U.S. military members can get eat FREE on Memorial Day at several national restaurant chains, including Hooters and McCormick & Schmick’s. Just show a valid military ID, or arrive in uniform, to get the free entree, salad and other items.
Unless otherwise specified, the free offer is valid only on Monday, May 30th, and only for eat-in meals, and tax and gratuity are not included. .
Here’s the list of military freebies we’ve collected from various sources, including several with no locations in NYC or the Tri-State area, because we have followers everywhere:
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill: Bring a veteran or active-duty member of the military to lunch or dinner on Memorial Day (Monday, May 30) and the individual with military ID eats for free.
Hooters: Get a free entrée—a burger, buffalo chicken salad, or 10-piece wings, among other options. The Hooters Memorial Day deal includes the location in NYC Times Square.
- Hooters also recognizes troops throughout the year with a 20 percent military discount every Tuesday and a 10 percent military discount every other day of the week, also with a valid military ID. The discount and valid days are at participating Hooters location and m vary by location.
McCormick & Schmick’s: Active-duty military and veterans are welcomed to a free entrée for dinner or lunch on Monday, May 30. The options include buttermilk fried shrimp, parmesan crusted chicken, tender beef medallions, or beer battered fish and chips.
MOD Pizza: Show military ID and you’re entitled to a free salad or 11-inch pizza on Memorial Day.
Ninety Nine Restaurants: Veterans and active military get a free entrée off the $9.99 menu on Memorial Day, with the purchase of any meal.
Pie Five Pizza: With military ID, you’ll get a free personalized pizza on Memorial Day.
free All-American Burger with fries The All-American Burger is a freshly prepared, grain-fed, 100% ground beef, cooked-to-order.Get a
Twin Peaks: All vets and active military get a free meal from a special menu on Memorial Day.
Many restaurant chains also let you eat free on your birthday. See the NYCONTHECHEAP Birthday Freebies page for the list.