Veterans Day 2015 Freebies
I think it is awesome that business are honoring our veterans by offering them freebies on Veterans Day!
Applebee’s: Vets and active-duty military can have their pick from a special menu with options like three-cheese chicken penne, 7-oz. sirloin, and double crunch shrimp, free of charge (beverage and gratuity are not included).
BJs Restaurant and Brewhouse: Free entree, up to $12.95 value. Offer valid to all active duty military and veterans, with proof of service
Bob Evans: Hotcakes, brioche French toast, and the country biscuit breakfast are among the options available to veterans and active-duty military in a special free menu.
Bonefish Grill: Customers with military ID get a free order of Bang Bang Shrimp on Veterans Day.
California Pizza Kitchen: A special Veterans Day menu that includes pizza, salad, and pasta is free for vets and active-duty personnel.
California Tortilla: Show a military ID and get one free taco.
Carrabba’s: Free appetizer of your choice.
Charlie Brown’s Steakhouse: Veterans and active-duty military get a free choice of entrees and a non-alcoholic beverage, plus a coupon good for a $10 credit on a future visit.
Cheeseburger in Paradise: An All American Burger with fries is free of charge to those with military ID.
Chili’s: Free meal all day from select menu.
Cracker Barrel: Grab a free dessert—the Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake—if you’re a veteran.
Denny’s: From 5 a.m. to noon, all veterans and active-duty personnel get a Build Your Own Grand Slam meal, with possibilities including pancakes, eggs, bacon, fruit, and hash browns.
Friendly’s: Participating locations are giving veterans and active military a free Big-Two-Do combo meal for breakfast, or free All American Burger with fries and a drink for lunch or dinner.
Golden Corral: From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., anyone who has ever served in the U.S. military is welcomed to a special sit-down dinner, free of charge.
Hair Cuttery: FREE haircut for a veteran in need with every adult haircut purchased on November 11th
Hooters: All veterans and active-duty military personnel get an entrée on the house.
Hurricane Grill & Wings: All veterans and active military get a free meal from a special menu, as well as a non-alcoholic beverage.
IHOP: From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., all veterans and active-duty military members are welcomed to one order apiece of Red, White & Blue Pancakes, which come with glazed strawberries (red), blueberry compote (blue), and whipped cream (white.)
IKEA: From November 8 to 11, show military ID in an IKEA cafeteria for a free entrée (value up to $9.99).
Krystal: Free breakfast, in the form of a chicken or sausage biscuit, is on the table for vets and active military from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m., and after 11 a.m. all customers get pups or corn pups for 50¢ apiece, with a portion of the proceeds going to the Armed Services YMCA organization.
Little Caesars: Vets and active military can help themselves to a free, $5 Hot-N-Ready lunch combo, including four pizza slices and a 20-ounce beverage, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at participating locations.
LongHorn Steakhouse: Show military ID and get a free Texas Tonion appetizer and non-alcoholic beverage.
McCormick & Schmicks: This seafood and steak chain is honoring veterans and active military not on Veterans Day but on Sunday, November 8, with a choice of free entrees including tender beef medallions, salmon rigatoni, or blackened chicken fettuccine.
Meineke: FREE oil changes with military ID on Veterans Day
Menchie’s: Free 6 oz. frozen yogurt.
National parks: FREE admission for everyone on November 11th
O’Charley’s: On Monday, November 9, veterans and active military can make a selection for free off the $9.99 menu, which includes chicken fried steak and bayou shrimp pasta. As for Veterans Day itself, customers with a military ID who purchase an entree get a free slice of pie for dessert.
On the Border: A free “Create Your Own Combo” featuring a selection of tacos, salads, enchiladas, and more (max value: $10.79) is available to all veterans and active military.
Olive Garden: Customers with military ID get a free entrée such as chicken parmigiana, lasagna, or cheese ravioli, with unlimited soup or salad and breadsticks, and family members joining a veteran or active military member at the table get 10% off on Veterans Day.
Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt: All vets and active-duty personnel get a free 11-ounce frozen yogurt.
Outback Steakhouse: Customers with military ID get a free Blooming Onion appetizer and free beverages on November 11, and all military and their families get 15% off the bill anytime from November 12 to December 31.
Panera Bread: Wear a uniform or show your military ID or discharge papers on Nov. 11 to receive a free “You-Pick-Two” meal at participating locations.
Peet’s Coffee: Complimentary drip coffee or tea is available to all vets and active-duty military on Wednesday.
Perkin’s Restaurant and Bakeries: Free “Magnificent Seven” meal, beverage not included.
Ponderosa Steakhouse: Both Ponderosa and its sister chain Bonanza Steakhouse offer free meals for veterans and active military from 4 p.m. until closing.
Red Lobster: From November 9 to 12, veterans and active military receive a complimentary appetizer or dessert.
Red Robin: Help yourself to a Red’s Tavern Double burger and bottomless steak fries if you’re a veteran or active-duty personnel.
Sheetz: In addition to a free six-inch turkey sub and regular-size fountain drink at Sheetz convenience stores, all veterans and current service members are welcomed to a free car wash at participating locations.
Shoney’s: The All-American Burger is free all day long for veterans and active-duty military. Plus, they offer a 15% discount to all of the brave men and women of the Armed Forces, Police, Fire Department and EMT Units.
Sizzler: Veterans and active military get free lunch—entrée and a beverage—at participating locations until 4 p.m.
Starbucks- Free tall brewed coffee for active duty, veterans, and their spouses.
Texas Roadhouse: Free lunch from special menu from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. dine-in only.
TGI Friday’s: Free lunch from select menu from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Twin Peaks: Take your pick of a free Philly cheesesteak or crispy chicken tender basket with military ID.
UFC Gym: FREE gym access to those with military ID and their families from November 11 – 15
Wayback Burgers: Get a free Wayback Classic Cheeseburger (or a Crispy Chicken Sriracha Sandwich at a couple of locations) if you’re a veteran or active-duty personnel.
White Castle: Get a free breakfast slider and a small coffee or other drink if you’re a veteran or active-duty military.
Wienerschnitzel: Each vet or active military member is welcomed to a free chili dog and a small Pepsi beverage.
I suggest you call ahead to verify locations, times, and participation. Proof of Military Service may be required.
*I’ll continue to add on to the list