What Restaurants Give Senior Discounts?

Written By: Elizabeth Kogut
Reviewed By: William Rivers
Published: August 3, 2021
Last updated: August 14, 2023

As many people know, senior discounts are widely available across a number of industries. While discounts for leisure purposes are commonplace to give seniors many opportunities to spend the rest of their years enjoying, there are a good number of famous restaurants and chains that offer senior discounts. 

Chances are, one of your favorite restaurants has a significant discount just waiting to be used. You may even be able to score yourself a free drink or other incentives when you choose to dine in any one of these senior-friendly places. 

Here’s a guide to some of the most popular restaurants that offer senior discounts:

  • Arby’s offers 10% off and a free drink (depending on the location) for those aged 55+
  • Burger King offers 10% off, with more discounts on other drinks for those aged 60+
  • Ben & Jerry’s offers 10% off in participating branches for those aged 60+ 
  • Applebee’s offers 10-15% off depending on the location for those aged 60+
  • Chick-fil-A offers 10% off, and a free small drink for those aged 55+
  • Bonefish Grill offers 10% off for those with AARP cards
  • Denny’s offers 15% off for those with AARP cards, and also has its own 55+ menu
  • El Pollo Loco offers 10% off for those aged 60+
  • Chili’s offers 10% off for those aged 55+
  • Bubba Gump Shrimp Company offers 10% off for those who are AARP members
  • Rainforest Cafe offers 10% off for those aged 50+ or who are AARP members
  • White Castle offers 10% off for those aged 62+ 
  • Dairy Queen offers 10% off, and a free small drink in some branches for senior citizens
  • Wendy’s offers 10% off for those aged 55+
  • Popeye’s offers 10% off, and a free small drink for those aged 55+

Outback Steakhouse offers 10% off for those with AARP cards

Frequently Asked Questions:

Are there national chain restaurants that offer senior discounts?

Yes, many chains like Denny's, IHOP, and Applebee's offer senior discounts, though the age requirement and discount amount can vary.

Do fast-food restaurants offer senior discounts?

Several fast-food chains, such as McDonald's and Wendy's, may offer senior discounts at participating locations.

How can seniors find out if a restaurant offers a senior discount?

Seniors can directly ask the restaurant about a senior discount or check on the restaurant's website for information about any available discounts.

Some fast-food restaurants like McDonald's also offer McDonald's senior discount.

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Elizabeth Kogut works as the editorial head of Senior Strong. Armed with her degree in Nursing from the University of Missouri, Elizabeth ensures that all the site’s content is relevant to seniors today. 
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