Here’s a list of popular eateries who welcome senior diners with perks like discounts, memberships and menus for seniors.
Grab and Go
Get in and get out at these fast food, drive-thru and quick pick restaurants.
- Arby’s: Diners age 55 and older may receive 10% off their order or a free drink with purchase.
- Backyard Burger: Seniors may receive a free drink with purchase.
- Ben & Jerry’s: Seniors age 60-plus may receive 10% off.
- Burger King: Seniors over 60 may take 10% off their purchase, plus additional discounts on coffee and soft drinks.
- Captain D’s Seafood: Diners age 62 and older may take advantage of the “Happy Wednesday Offer”, which includes a choice of eight different meals and a drink for under $5.
- Dairy Queen: Varying by location, diners age 55 and older may receive a 10% discount or free small drink.
- Dunkin’ Donuts: AARP members may receive a free donut with the purchase of a large or extra-large beverage.
- Einstein’s Bagels: Seniors age 60 and older may enjoy 10% off.
- Golden Corral: Seniors may enjoy the Senior Early Bird Special, which costs $8.99, including drink, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.
- Hardee’s: Diners age 52 and older may enjoy 69-cent coffee, as well as 10% off meals, in many locations.
- Jack in the Box: Seniors may enjoy up to 20% off their order.
- KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken): Depending upon location, seniors may receive up to 10% off their order or a free small drink with a meal purchase.
- Sonic: Diners age 60 and older may enjoy a complimentary soft drink.
- Taco Bell: Diners age 65 and older may receive a free small drink and 5% off their meal.
- TCBY: Diners age 55 and older may receive a 10% discount.
- Whataburger: Diners age 55 and older may pick up a free small coffee or 16-ounce drink with the purchase of an entrée.
Enjoy eating comfort food and signature meals at these classic locations.
- Applebee’s: Seniors may grab a Golden Apple card for up to 15% off their purchase.
- Chili’s: Seniors age 55 and older may receive a 10% discount.
- Denny’s: Seniors may dine between 2 and 10 p.m. for 15% off regular menu items (excluding kids’ menu or alcohol). Check out the 55-plus menu options.
- El Pollo Loco: Diners 60 years of age or older may receive a 10% discount.
- Fazoli’s: Become a member of Club 62 for access to a variety of senior-priced meals, including pasta with side salad every Wednesday for about $4.
- Friendly’s Restaurant: Seniors may enjoy freebies like complimentary coffee at breakfast or small sundae any other time of day, plus 10% off other menu items.
- IHOP: Check out a special menu dedicated to seniors age 55 and older.
- Shoney’s: Some locations may offer a specially priced menu, while others may offer a 10% discount for those 60 and older.
- Steak ‘n’ Shake: Seniors may take advantage of a 10% discount.
- Waffle House: Senior diners age 60 and older may enjoy 10% off every Monday.
Nice Night Out
While maybe not fancy per se, you can certainly expect cloth napkins and cocktail menus at these establishments.
- Bubba Gump Shrimp Company: AARP members may receive 10% off.
- Carrabba’s Italian Grill: AARP members may receive 10% off.
- Chart House: AARP members may receive 10% off.
- Landry’s, Inc. Restaurants: Diners with an AARP card may receive 10% off.
- Oceanaire Seafood Room: AARP members may receive 10% off.
- Outback Steakhouse: AARP members may receive 10% off.
- Perkins: Look for the Fifty-Five Plus menu for special portions and pricing.
- Ponderosa Steak House: Don’t miss the menu times exclusively for diners age 60-plus.
- Rainforest Café: AARP members may receive 10% off.
- Saltgrass Steak House: Diners who present their AARP card may receive 10% off.
The discounts and other perks described above are subject to change, and may not be valid at all locations or may vary by location. Please contact your local establishment to confirm what discounts or other perks are offered.
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