UPDATED: Several establishments, including area businesses and restaurants, are offering a variety of deal, discounts and freebies for veterans who have served — or are serving — our country in celebration of Veterans Day on Nov. 11, 2014. Please be sure to take verification of your service with you when visiting these establishments. Notice: please check location for specials. Not all locations may participate in the Veterans Day program.
Applebee’s Free Meal – On Tuesday, November 11th, from open to close, veterans and active duty military can choose from a free signature Thank You Meal menu that includes some of Applebee’s favorite items, including a 7 oz. House Sirloin, The American Standard All-In Burger, Three-Cheese Chicken Penne, Fiesta Lime Chicken, Double Crunch Shrimp, Chicken Tenders Platter or Oriental Chicken Salad. Must present valid Veteran’s form of identification or be in uniform.
Boston Market – Stop into any Boston Market on Veterans Day and show your military ID and receive a free whole chicken with the purchase of a family meal.
California Pizza Kitchen – On Tuesday, November 11, all veterans or active duty military personnel will be able to select 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.
Carrabba’s Free Appetizer – All active and retired veterans receive a free appetizer at participating locations November 8th through November 11th, 2014.
Chili’s Free Meal – Veterans and active-duty military receive a free meal from a special Veterans Day menu. Must show proof of military service.
Chuck E. Cheese’s – All U.S. Armed Forces veterans and active-duty military get 20 free tokens upon a visit to Chuck E. Cheese’s from Sunday, November 9, through Saturday, November 15. Military ID or proof of service is required, but no coupon is needed.
EL FENIX – Veterans eat free from a special Veterans menu. Dine in only. Must show proof of military service. Offer valid 11/11/14.
Hooters Free Meal – Hooters invites all veterans and current servicemen and women to a free meal, up to $10.99 in value with any drink purchase, by presenting a military ID or proof of service at any Hooters location across the country. Offer valid 11/11/14.
Krispy Kreme Free Doughnut & Coffee – Offering a free doughnut and small coffee to all those served or currently are serving on Veterans Day. A free doughnut and small coffee will be given to anyone who identifies themselves as a veteran or active duty military personnel (no ID required). Only at participating locations.
Pie Five Pizza – On Veterans Day active duty, reserve and retired military receive a free individualized pizza. Must show valid ID.
Olive Garden Free Meal – All veterans and military active duty will receive a free meal from a special menu on Veterans Day.
On The Border Free Entrée – This Veterans Day, all veterans and active duty military will receive, for free OTB’s “Create Your Own Combo menu,” on Tuesday, November 11, 2014.
Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt – All veterans, retired and active-duty military personnel receive a free cup of froyo, up to 11 ounces, on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11. To claim the offer, customers should provide proof of military service, such as a military ID card, uniform photo, honors, badges, or come dressed in their military uniform.
Outback Steakhouse Free Bloomin’ Onion® and a beverage – All active, retired military and veterans get a Free Bloomin’ Onion® and a beverage on Veterans Day. Must have valid identification. Plus, all military personnel get 15% off from November 12 thru December 31, 2014.
Red Lobster Free App – Monday, Nov. 10 to Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 service members past and present receive a complimentary appetizer from a special menu. Proof of service required.
Texas Roadhouse Free Lunch – Select from a free special veterans lunch menu including a beverage and sides on Nov. 11, 2014. Select locations open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for special lunch hours.
Travel Centers of America Free Meal – On Veterans Day, all CDL drivers who are Military Veterans eat free at participating full-service restaurants with proof of service. Must present valid ID.