Many restaurants offer senior discounts, but don’t advertise it. The best advice we can give is to always ask. The worst they can say is no. The best thing that can happen? Savings! Here is a list of national chains we know offer discounts to senior citizens. There are a few tricks you need to know. So read through this list thoroughly or better yet, print it out. You never know when it may come in handy. Again, wherever you go to eat, always ask. Bon appetit!
Applebee’s gives a 10% discount (reduced from 15%) to seniors age 60 and over who have the Applebee’s Golden Apple Card.
Arby’s gives 10% off for ages 55+.
Back Yard Burgers has a 10% senior discount for your order at participating locations, reasonably certain the age is 55 and over.
Burger King has a 10% discount for ages 60+, and additional discounts on coffee and soft drinks. As of Oct. 2015, though, Burger King may be like Denny’s, i.e., some stores give discounts and some don’t.
Chili’s is 10% off for ages 55+.
Denny’s gives 10% off for age 55+. They will make it 20% off if you are an AARP member. As of 2014, each franchise owner was making his/her own decisions regarding this, so your results may vary.
Dunkin’ Donuts does 10% off for ages 55+. Or a free donut (doughnut) when buying coffee.
IHOP is 10% off for ages 55+.
Jack in the Box has a 20% beverage discount for seniors age 55 and over. Though again, as of August 2013, the Jack-in-the-box discount may not be a sure thing.
KFC will give you a free small drink with a meal if you are 55+, although again, it’s reported some KFC’s will and some won’t.
Long John Silver’s has various discounts for 55+. Depends on location, so your results may vary.
McDonald’s has discounts on coffee and soft drinks for the 55+ crowd.
Outback Steakhouse has a 15% senior discount, age demarcation unknown.
Roy Rogers Restaurants gives a 10% discount for seniors, age demarcation unknown.