This Veterans’ Day there are a ton of great deals and freebies for active, inactive and retired military personnel.
Note: Store locations can often opt out of special promotions. We recommend checking with the location of any of these businesses to confirm they are participating in the promotions.
Here are a few deals for active, inactive and retired military personnel:
Applebee’s: Free “Thank You” meal from a special menu.
California Pizza Kitchen: At participating locations, receive a complimentary entree from a special Veterans Day menu.
Carraba’s: Free appetizer of your choice.
Chick-fil-A: Get a free meal at participating locations.
Chili’s: During lunch, get any lunch combo for free. For the dinner menu, the free meal is one of seven on a special menu.
Cracker Barrel: Free Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake dessert. Bonus – If you’re not a vet, purchase the dessert (as well as by purchasing some other retail items), and the restaurant will donate 10% of proceeds to the USO.
Denny’s: Free Grand Slam breakfast from 5am-noon at participating locations.
Dunkin’ Donuts: Participating locations are offering up a free medium hot or iced coffee.
Einstein Bros. Bagels: Free coffee at participating locations.
Famous Dave’s: Free meal from a selected menu, all day at participating Utah locations
Golden Corral: On November 17 from 5-9pm (take note! It’s on a different day than everything else), get a free “Thank You” dinner at the buffet.
Great Clips: Stop by and get a free haircut if you’re a vet, or get a card to redeem for a free cut by December 31. Bonus – if you’re not a vet, you can still get a free haircut card to give to a vet when you purchase a trim for yourself.
Hooters: With the purchase of a drink, you can get a free entree.
IHOP: Get a free plate of Red, White, and Blue pancakes from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Ikea: Free meal for veterans Nov. 9 – Nov. 11.
Krispy Kreme: Free doughnut and small coffee.
Loveland Living Aquarium: Free for vets and immediate family members Nov. 11. from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Olive Garden: Free entree from a special menu.
Orange Leaf: Free cup of frozen yogurt Nov. 11.
Outback Steakhouse: Free Bloomin’ Onion and drink.
Perkin’s: Get a free Magnificent Seven meal at participating locations only.
Red Lobster: Through November 13, get an appetizer for free.
Red Robin: Get a Red’s Tavern Double Burger with fries on the house.
Ruby Tuesday’s: Free appetizer at participating locations.
Starbucks: For both vets AND their spouses, pick up a free, tall brewed coffee all day long.
T.G.I. Friday’s: Free lunch from 11am-2pm.
Village Inn: Free breakfast Nov. 11.