Memorial Day 2021 Restaurant and Fast Food Offers for Military and Veterans

Memorial Day is a federal holiday dedicated to remembering those who died while serving in the U.S. military. However, it is also informally a day to celebrate active-duty military members and veterans.

Today, many restaurants offer military and veterans discounts to celebrate Memorial Day. Others offer deals and discounts all year round, but why not make the most of them today?

Memorial Day Restaurant and Fast Food Offers

  • Fogo de Chão
  • Golden Corral
  • Burger King
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Wendy's
  • Cracker Barrel
  • Denny's
  • IHOP
  • Outback Steakhouse

Fogo de Chão

Fogo de Chão, the Brazilian restaurant chain that offers guests all-you-can-eat meat, is celebrating Memorial Day by giving veterans and active-duty personnel 50 percent off their meals plus 10 percent off the meals of up to three guests.

Kona Grill

Kona Grill, which serves seafood and steaks, is giving veterans, military, first responders, and front-line workers 20 percent off all checks in-restaurant on Memorial Day.

Pie Five Pizza

This Memorial Day, fast-casual restaurant Pie Five Pizza is offering those with a valid military or veteran ID a free personal pizza.

Burger King

Burger King offers military members 10 percent off their orders, at participating restaurants.

STK Steakhouse

The modern STK Steakhouse will give veterans, active-duty military, and first responders 20 percent off the check for meals in-restaurant today.

Bonefish Grill

The seafood restaurant Bonefish Grill is offering service members and first responders 10 percent off all year round—but why not take advantage of the deal today?

Golden Corral

Golden Corral, the all-you-can-eat buffet and grill restaurant, offers military members a discount of between 10 and 20 percent, depending on location.

Chevys Fresh Mex

Chevys Fresh Mex, a chain of Mexican-style casual dining restaurants, offers a 20 percent military discount, though the offer varies by location.


Fast food restaurant Wendy's offers military deals on Memorial Day, (and other patriotic holidays such as Presidents' Day and Independence Day), through the WendyMail program created for VetRewards.

Buffalo Wild Wings

Buffalo Wild Wings, a restaurant and sports bar, offers those with a valid military ID a 10 percent discount, based on location.

Carl's Jr

Fast food restaurant Carl's Jr offers a 10 percent military discount at participating locations.

El Pollo Loco

El Pollo Loco offers police officers, firefighters, EMTs, federal law enforcement agents, and military personnel a 15 percent discount up to the value of $1.50.


Want to celebrate Memorial Day with pancakes? IHOP offers those with military ID a 20 percent discount, though the offer varies by location.

Cracker Barrel

Some Cracker Barrel restaurants offer military personnel 20 to 30 percent off but check with your local establishment for more information.

Outback Steakhouse

Outback Steakhouse offers active-duty service personnel, veterans, and family members a 10 percent discount all year round.

Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Cafe, the rock 'n' roll-themed restaurant chain, offers those with a valid military ID a 15 percent discount on food, non-alcoholic drinks, and retail.


Denny's, the diner-style restaurant chain, offers military members a 10 to 20 percent discount depending on the location.


Chick-fil-A, the restaurant that specializes in chicken sandwiches, offers a 10 percent military discount at participating locations.


Applebee's offers active-duty military and veterans a 10 percent discount at participating restaurants.

Military family
Stock image of a military family. Military members and veterans can enjoy deals and discounts on Memorial Day. Boris Jovanovic/Getty