Deals: Here’s where military veterans can eat free on Veterans Day

Veterans Day is Saturday, and a variety of restaurants and stores are offering free deals or discounts at participating locations. Make sure you carry your proof of service or valid military ID.

 

Friday, Nov. 10, 2017

Denny’s: All active, inactive, and retired military personnel at all participating Denny’s restaurants nationwide will receive a free Build Your Own Grand Slam breakfast on Friday, Nov. 10, from 5 a.m. to noon. Diners must show ID to receive this offer.

IHOP: All active duty and retired Veterans are invited to come in and enjoy Free Red, White, & Blue Pancakes Friday, November 10.

Friday and Saturday Nov. 10-11, 2017

BJ’s Restaurant: All veterans and active military can enjoy a complimentary entree under $12.95 on Friday and Saturday November 10-11/2017. Guests over age 21 will can also receive an alcoholic beverage for $6. Please present your military ID to receive this offer.

Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017

Applebee’s: Veterans and Active Duty Military can select a free meal from a limited menu on Veteran’s Day. Provide proof of service required.

Bob Evans: Free select menu items to Veterans and Active Duty Military on Veterans Day, Sat., Nov. 11.

California Pizza Kitchen: On Veterans Day, all veterans or active duty military personnel will be able to select a free entree from a special Veterans Day menu including pizza, salads and pasta. Please come in uniform or bring your military ID or other proof of service.

Chuck E. Cheese: To thank service members past and present, on Veteran’s Day on Nov. 11, Chuck E. Cheese’s will be offering one free personal pizza to all active and retired military members at participating stores nationwide. Promo code #5500.

Cicis Pizza: Free pizza buffet if you show a valid Military ID.

Circle K: Participating convenience stores will offer a free Polar Pop to military Veterans.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store: Veterans receive a complimentary Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake dessert to veterans and an opportunity for guests to make purchases that support Operation Homefront. Veterans Day only.

Dunkin’ Donuts: Veterans and active duty military can enjoy a free donut, no purchase necessary.

Little Caesars Pizza: Veterans and active military members can receive a free $5 HOT-N-READY Lunch Combo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Macaroni Grill: Free Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs & Spaghetti entrée to all veterans and active military.

Main Event Bowling: Veterans and active duty military members can enjoy a free entree plus a $10 FUNcard from open to 5 p.m. Offer also includes free shoe rental for veteran and four guests.

Outback Steakhouse: All active, retired military and veterans get a free Bloomin’ Onion and a beverage. Must have valid identification. Additionally, November 12 through November 16, military members will receive 20% off their check and, beginning November 17, Military, Fire and Police heroes will receive 10% off their check.

Red Lobster: To thank Veterans, active duty military, and reservists, Red Lobster will offer a free appetizer or dessert from their select Veterans Day menu. To receive offer, show a valid military ID.

Red Robin: All Veterans and Active Duty Military get a free dine-in Red’s Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries.

Ruby Tuesday: All former and active duty service members of the military can enjoy a free appetizer.

TGI Fridays: Guests who show valid military ID can enjoy a free lunch menu item up to $12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time.

Texas Roadhouse: All veterans - including all active, retired or former United States military - can choose one of 10 entrees, including a 6-ounce sirloin and two made-from-scratch sides plus a choice of any Coca-Cola product, iced tea or coffee during lunch. Guests must show proof of service such as military or VA card, or discharge papers.

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