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Senior Discounts at Restaurants: Where to Dine Out for Less at 50+

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Does dining out at a discount sound too good to be true? Then you’re in luck. Senior discounts at restaurant chains can range from a free beverage with a meal to 20% off any menu item. Especially with an AARP membership, those discounts can start as early as age 50.  

To help you save money, assembled this list of dining discounts for seniors, with sections for restaurants, coffee and breakfast, and even dessert.

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Important Notes

Note that franchised restaurants are independently run, so discounts may vary. Just ask about that location’s senior discount before ordering. As one of our readers notes, senior discounts often don’t happen automatically; you might have to ask for them. So speak up!

Although this list is as up-to-date as possible, senior discounts are subject to change. Always ask about the current state of the discount to be sure. And don’t miss the rest of our senior discount guides for more savings on groceries, travel, movies and shopping.


Age 50+

The following restaurants offer 10% discounts for AARP members. AARP membership costs $12 to $16 a year. In some cases, not all locations participate.

  • Bonefish Grill
  • Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
  • Carrabba’s Italian Grill
  • Chart House
  • Claim Jumper Restaurant & Saloon
  • Landry’s Seafood
  • McCormick & Schmick’s
  • The Oceanaire Seafood Room
  • Outback Steakhouse
  • Rainforest Cafe
  • Saltgrass Steak House


Age 55+

Varies by location. Often 10% off or a free drink.

Bob Evans
Senior menu has reduced prices.

Varies by location. A free coffee or drink with purchase, or 10% off menu items.

Varies by location, but reportedly 10% off.

55+ menu has discounted prices. AARP members get 15% off at 50.

10% off any “Senior Platter.”

Jack in the Box
Varies by location. Up to 20% off.

Free small drink with a meal purchase.

Long John Silver’s
Varies by location. 10% to 20% off for AMAC members.

Varies by location. Often discounts on coffee and other beverages.

Papa John’s
Check your local store. Discounts of 25% and 40% reported with promo codes.

Perkins Restaurants
Fifty-Five Plus menu offers discounted prices.

10% discount or a free drink.

Steak ‘n Shake
Varies by location. Reportedly 10% off Monday and Tuesday.

Varies by location. 10% off or a free drink reported.

Age 60+

Varies by location. Discounts of 5% to 15% reported if you ask.

Varies by location. Ask your server.

Burger King
Varies by location. Often 10% off.

10% off meals, free coffee at breakfast, free small sundae during non-breakfast hours.

Golden Corral
Senior’s buffet has slightly discounted prices. Some locations offer 10% off any meal.

O’Charley’s Restaurant
Varies by location. Often 10% off.

Varies by location. Often 10% off or a free beverage.

Varies by location. Often 10% off any regular-price menu item.

Age 65+

Boston Market
Varies by location. Often 10% off any menu item.

Varies by location. Often 10% off or a discounted drink.

Taco Bell
5% off regular-price items.


Coffee & Breakfast

Age 50+

Dunkin’ Donuts
Free donut with the purchase of a large or extra-large coffee for AARP members.

Krispy Kreme
Varies by location. Often 10% off.

Age 55+

Einstein’s Bagels
Varies by location. Often 10% to 15% off.

Discounted rates on 55+ menu items.

Tim Horton’s
Varies by location. Often a coffee discount.

Age 60+

Waffle House
Varies by location. Often 10% off menu items on Monday.



Age 50+

SweetFrog Premium Frozen Yogurt
15% off for AARP members.

Age 55+

10% off.

Dairy Queen
Varies by location. Often 10% off or a free small drink.

Age 60+

Ben & Jerry’s
10% off.

Mrs. Fields Cookies
Varies by location. Often 10% off.


Did we miss any of your favorite senior discounts at restaurants? If so, share them in the comments below. If you believe any of this information is inaccurate, let us know that as well.

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    1. Bakers Square 10% off but only if you ask.
      China Buffet 10% off or with their discount coupons in your local newspaper. Surprise Az is a great buffet

    2. DEL TACO has always offered a discount for seniors, at least in Redding, Ca…however, I have to ask for the discount or it won’t happen

    3. Ronald Dumont says:

      By the way JackintheBox and Whataburger give Senior discounts also!

    4. Denny’s will only honor the 10% discount on the 55 + items on the menu, will not honor the discount on the regular menu. I found out today when I paid my check. So this should be changed on your page. I am in the Valdosta, Ga. area.


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