Blog: Veterans Day Freebies
By Jim Donovan
In honor of Veterans Day many restaurants are offering specials for veterans and active members of our military. I’ve posted a sampling of the deals that I was able to confirm below. Be sure to share this with your family and friends.
Applebees – Veterans and active duty military receive a free meal from a limited menu. http://www.applebees.com/veterans-day-menu
Bob Evans – Free All-You-Can-Eat hotcakes
California Pizza Kitchen – Veterans and active military receive a free pizza
Champps Americana – A choice of seven burgers served with Champps’ signature waffle fries, all for free to veterans and active duty military on Monday, November 11, 2013.
Chili’s – Veterans and active duty get a free entree all day from a limited menu. http://www.chilis.com/Documents/VeteransDayMenu2013.pdf
Denny’s – This Veterans Day from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., Denny’s will be offering free all-you-can-eat pancakes to all active, inactive and retired military personnel with valid ID.
Einstein Bros. Bagels – Active, inactive and retired military personnel receive a free Signature or Classic Bagel and Shmear (or any other topping) http://www.einsteinnoah.com/financial-media/press-release/?id=1871805
Golden Corral – Free dinner for military retirees, veterans, active duty, National Guard and reserves are all welcome. http://www.goldencorral.com/
Hooters –Veterans and active duty military receive a free meal. http://news.hooters.com/press-release/local/hooters-offers-free-meal-military-veterans-day
Krispy Kreme – On November 11, 2013, Krispy Kreme is honoring all veterans and active military personnel with a free doughnut and free small coffee for Veterans Day at Krispy Kreme at participating US locations. No purchase necessary.
Little Caesars – Veterans and active military members get a free order of Crazy Bread. http://littlecaesars.com/AboutUs/IntheNews/News/tabid/206/Token/Info/ArticleID/22/Default.aspx
Olive Garden – All veterans and current service members get a free meal from a limited menu. Family dining with them will also receive 10% off their meal. http://www.olivegarden.com/menu/specials/
On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina – FREE, OTB’s “Create Your Own Combo menu,” the restaurant’s best-seller featuring more than 150 possible dinner combinations, on Monday, November 11, 2013. To receive the free meal, guests will need to provide proof of military service, which include U.S. Uniform Services Identification Card, U.S. Uniform Services Retired Identification Card, Current Leave and Earnings Statement, Veterans Organization Card, DD214, Citation or Commendation.
Outback Steakhouse – All active and former service members receive a free Bloomin’ Onion and a beverage. Outback is also offering active and former service members 10% off their meals Nov. 12 through Dec. 31.
Paciugo’s Gelatto Caffe’ – in the Christiana Mall will offer of a free 12 oz. Gelatte to veterans and active duty military service members on Monday, November 11, 2013 while supplies last. There is a limit of one Gelatte per military service member. Military guests will need to provide proof of military service.
Red Robin – Veterans and active duty military get a free Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries. http://www.redrobin.com/
Starbucks – Former and active duty service members and their spouses get a free tall brewed coffee
Texas Roadhouse – Texas Roadhouse locations nationwide will offer veterans a free lunch from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Offer is good for active duty, retired or former U.S. military. http://www.texasroadhouse.com/landing-pages/veterans-day-2013
TGI Fridays – Veterans and active duty military get a free lunch from a select menu from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. http://www.tgifridays.com/veteransday