In Honor of the 100th Anniversary of Veterans Day, Check Out This List for Free/Discounted Meals

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November 11 is recognized as Veterans Day and we honor those in the military. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. 

Companies all over observe this day and offer special discounts and freebies to the men and women who made the sacrifice to fight for this country. Check out the list of stores honoring veterans or active members today and tomorrow. Don’t forget to bring proof of service such as military ID or uniform. 


Buffalo Wild Wings: Their “Wings for Heroes” means you’ll receive one small order of wings with a side of fries on Nov. 11.

Eat’n Park: For the entire month of Novemeber, active and former United States military personnel will receive a special 10{cf74dfb42c160c86fab84d92af628b92d0859125321fa10dc87be72131d49b21} discount.

Famous Dave’s: Get a free 2 Meat Combo served with one side item and corn bread muffin on Nov. 11.

Fogo de Chão: Veterans Day Weekend (Nov. 9-11), Veterans receive 50{cf74dfb42c160c86fab84d92af628b92d0859125321fa10dc87be72131d49b21} off.

Golden Corral: Golden Corral honors military and vets on November 12th from 5-9 PM. To date, Golden Corral restaurants have served over 5.1 million free meals and contributed over $12.9 million to Disabled American Veterans. 

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurants: Only at participating locations will offer veterans and active duty military a complimentary free entrée from a Veterans Day menu, on November 12th.

Houlihan’s Restaurants: Participating locations will honor America’s veterans and active-duty military on Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11, 2018 with a complimentary entrée.

Huddle House: Free order of Sweet Cakes to all active military members and veterans with proper I.D. from Nov. 9-12.

IHOP/IHOB: Free red, white, and blue pancakes with blueberries, strawberries, and whipped cream.

Krispy Creme: Military and Veterans get 1 free donut and small coffee on Veterans Day.

Kwikfill: November 10th – 12th veterans receive free coffee at Kwik Fill coffee locations

Little Caesars Pizza: Grab your free pizza or $5 HOT-N-READY Lunch Combo on Veterans Day.

Luna Grill: From Sat., Nov. 10 through Mon., Nov. 12, military service men and women and veterans will receive their choice of a complimentary signature wrap, plate or gourmet salad when they purchase a meal.

Max & Erma’s: Get a free Best Cheeseburger in America Combo, including seasoned fries and a drink. Dine-in only. 

Olive Garden: Choose from 6 popular entrees from Olive Garden’s menu for free on Veterans Day.

Outback Steakhouse: “Military Mates” and their families can get a free bloomin onion and drink.

Red Lobster: Get your free appetizer or dessert on Nov. 11th.

Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery: Saturday through Monday all Veterans will enjoy a free entrée. November 10th through November 17th .25 cents will be donated back to the community for every Veterans day IPA sold.

Romano’s Macaroni Grill: Macaroni Grill offers military and veterans a free Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs & Spaghetti entrée.

Shane’s Rib Shack: Military personnel and Veterans will receive a complimentary sandwich, regular side, and 20-oz beverage at participating Shane’s Rib Shack locations. Offer valid November 8th through November 10th.

Spaghetti Warehouse: Buy 1 Get 1 Free Meal
Receive a special “buy one entree, get one free” coupon offer. This BOGO offer can be redeemed from Friday, November 9 through Sunday, November 11.

TGI Fridays: Get a free lunch menu item up to $12 from 11 a.–2 p.m. Guests will also receive a $5 coupon for their next meal at Fridays. Offer for dine-in only. 

Thornton’s: Free cup of coffee to our servicemen and women with a military ID starting 11/9 through Veterans Day Weekend (11/11).

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Happy Veterans Day!