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Student & Military Discounts at Restaurants

Military and student discounts on restaurants

Save Money Going Out to Eat at These Restaurants That Offer Military & Student Discounts

Going out to eat is a great way to spend time with family and friends. However, going out to eat can get pricey fast. Luckily, you can find student and military discounts to save a little bit of money on your bill when you do go out to eat.


Arby’s is an American fast food restaurant that focuses on roast beef sandwiches, fries, and more. They have a 10% student discount with ID, and you might be able to find a military discount at some locations.

Buca di Beppo

Buca di Beppo is an American restaurant chain that specializes in Italian-American food. They offer a 10% student discount. You might also be able to get a free lunch on Veterans Day.

Buffalo Wild Wings

Buffalo Wild Wings is an American casual dining restaurant and sports bar franchise with things, chicken tenders, and appetizers. They offer 10% off as a student discount or a military discount. Just show your ID.

Burger King 

Burger King is an American-based multinational chain of hamburger fast-food restaurants known for their Whopper. You can get a 10% student discount off their purchases with a student ID. Some participating Burger Kings do offer a 10% military discount.

Chick Fil A

Chick Fil A is an American fast food restaurant chain specializing in chicken sandwiches. You can get a 10% student or military discounts at participating locations.


Chipotle is a Mexican fast food restaurant with burritos, bowls, tacos, and salads. Show your student ID for a free drink. They don’t seem to have a current military discount but sometimes offer Veterans Day deals.

Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf 

Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf is an American coffee shop chain with coffees, teas, and pastries. They have a 10% student discount with ID verification through Student Beans.


Dominos is a fast food pizza place with delivery and take out options. They offer a 35% student discount with UNiDays.

Dunkin’ Donuts 

Dunkin’ Donuts offers coffee, donuts, and quick breakfasts. They have a 10% student discount with your student ID. You might also be able to find a 10% military discount at some locations or a free donut deal on Veterans Day.

Firehouse Subs 

Firehouse Subs is a sandwich shop specializing in premium subs, sub sandwiches, and salads. You can get a 10% off student discount with a valid student ID.


IHOP is an American multinational pancake and breakfast restaurant specializing in American breakfast foods. They offer a 10% student discount or a 20% military discount at the owner’s discretion.

Papa John’s 

Papa John’s is an American pizza restaurant. You can get 10-20% off a pizza or a side.


Shoney’s is a family-oriented chain restaurant serving all-American diner-style food. They offer a 15% student discount at participating locations and a 15% military discount at all company-owned Shoney’s and participating franchises locations.

Waffle House

Waffle House is a restaurant chain offering American diner food and all-day breakfasts. They offer a 10% student discount on waffles and coffee. Some Waffle Houses also have a military discount.


As you can see, there are quite a few food choices where you can get a little discount on your food. Make sure to use these when you visit these places.





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Julie Provost is a freelance writer, and blogger. She lives in Tennessee with her National Guard husband and three boys.