Restaurants, eateries, and even a big furniture mall are all offering a lot of delicious freebies to veterans and active military personnel. Most require a military i.d. so if you're a member of the military (past or present) bring yours with.

Most of these specials are for Veterans Day, specific days/time are noted.

  • Applebee's - A meal from a limited menu on Veteran’s Day.
  • Buffalo Wild Wings - One small order of traditional or boneless wings and a side of fries. (At participating U.S. locations only.)
  • Chuck E. Cheese - One free personal pizza.
  • Denny's - One free Build Your Own Grand Slam breakfast (Friday) until noon.
  • Chili's - One free meal on Veterans Day from a special Veterans Day menu.
  • Crackle Barrel - One complimentary Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola® Cake dessert.
  • Dunkin Donuts - One free donut.
  • Famous Dave's - One free two meat Combo.
  • Granite City - One complimentary lunch on Veterans Day from 11 AM - 3 PM.
  • Hooter's - One free meal.
  • IHOP - Free Red, White, & Blue pancakes (Friday only.)
  • IKEA - One free entree.
  • Little Caesars - One free $5 Hot-n-ready Lunch Combo from 11 AM - 2 PM.
  • Longhorn Steakhouse - One free appetizer or dessert (no purchase required, no restrictions) + 10% off the parties’ bill.
  • Olive Garden - One free entrée from a special menu.
  • Outback Steakhouse - One free Bloomin’ Onion and a beverage. (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. - militarybenefits.info)
  • Reb Lobster - One free appetizer or dessert.
  • Red Robin - One free dine-in Red’s Tavern Double Burger and bottomless steak fries.
  • Texas de Brazil - 50% off for up to 2 veterans and 20% off for up to 6 additional guests at the table during dinner.
  • Texas Roadhouse - One free special veterans lunch menu including a beverage and sides.
  • TGI Fridays - One free lunch menu item up to $12 (11 AM - 2 PM).

[H/T militarybenefits.info (2)]


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