It’s Veterans Day 2015 and this means that there are tons of restaurant deals, free meals and discounts for our men and women who have served our country. Veterans Day, also known as Remembrance Day, always falls on the 11th of November. This year, like others before, there are many freebies for veterans and active duty military personnel to thank them for their military service. Check out some of the deals below to see what you can expect for this year’s specials. And, don’t forget to bring military service proof like a U.S. Uniform Services ID Card, a U.S. Uniform Services Retired ID card, current leave and earnings statement, a Veterans Organizations Card, DD214, or Citation/Commendation.
Applebee’s: Applebee’s is offering a free entree to veterans. Check out their special, limited menu here. Beverages are not included.
Arby’s: Veterans get a free Roast Beef Classic Sandwich.
Ben & Jack’s Steakhouse: This steakhouse is having a post-parade dinner for 750 veterans and military leaders at the Veterans Unity Reception.
Bob Evans: Bob Evans is providing a free breakfast entree to veterans.
Bonefish Grill: Veterans get free Bang Bang Shrimp for the day.
California Pizza Kitchen: CPK is providing a special selection for veterans, who can order a free entree from the menu. Click here to check it out.
Carl’s Jr.: Save 10% with a valid military ID to get the military discount.
Cheeseburger in Paradise: Get a free hamburger and french fries.
Chili’s: Chili’s is offering a special menu, which will provide veterans with a free meal. Check out the menu here.
Cracker Barrel: Veterans get a free Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake for the day.
Dairy Queen: At certain locations, veterans will get free $5.00 lunches on Veterans Day from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Denny’s: Veterans get Free Build Your Own Grand Slam from 5:00 a.m. until noon.
Dunkin Donuts: For the day, veterans receive a free medium hot or iced coffee at Dunkin Donuts.
Famous Dave’s: Famous Dave’s offers a free meal at Famous Dave’s, which includes a One-Meat BBQ Salute, a corn muffin, and a side.
Friendly’s: Friendly’s is providing veterans with a free Veterans Day breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Golden Corral: There is a free thank you dinner on Veterans Day for Military Appreciation Night.
Hardee’s: Save 10% with a valid military ID to get the military discount.
Hometown Buffet: This year, veterans get a complimentary buffet from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Hooters: Veterans get a free menu item of their choice off of a pre-selected menu for the holiday.
IHOP: IHOP is providing vets with a free stack of Red, White, and Blue pancakes.
Krispy Kreme: Veterans receive a free breakfast that includes a doughnut and a small coffee.
Little Caesars: For the day, veterans get a free $5 Hot-N-Ready lunch combo. The combo includes a small deep dish pizza and a 20-ounce drink.
Max & Erma’s: This restaurant offers a three-course meal to veterans. They can eat free with the “Best Cheeseburger in America” three-course combo. This includes a soup or side salad, a six-ounce cheeseburger with french fries and a fresh-baked cookie.
McCormick & Schmidt: Veterans can pick their entrees off of a special menu, which can be see here.
Mohegan Sun: This year, veterans receive a free meal and various costumes fill up at the Mohegan Sun.
Olive Garden: Veterans eat special entrees for free and you can check out the menu items when you click here. Family members dining with them receive 10% off their meal as well.
On The Border: Get a free Create Your Own Combo meal. Click here to check out the combo choices.
Outback: Get a free Bloomin’ Onion appetizer and a beverage.
Panera: Panera is offering a free You-Pick-Two meal to veterans. Click here to get a better understanding.
Perkins: Perkins is giving out a free Magnificent Seven meal which includes two eggs, three buttermilk pancakes, and a choice of two bacon strips or two sausage links. Beverages are not included.
Ponderosa: From 4:00 p.m. until close, veterans receive a free buffet meal.
Red Lobster: Veterans get their choice of a free appetizer or dessert from November 9th through 12th. Click here for more details on the menu.
Red Robin: Red Robin offers a free Red’s Tavern Double burger with bottomless steak fries to veterans.
Ruby Tuesday: Veterans get a free appetizer, picking from Thai Phoon Shrimp, Shrimp Fondue, Spinach Artichoke Dip, Queso & Chips, Tempura Green Beans, Cheese Fries, Classic Quesadilla, Thai Spring Rolls, Fire Wings, Fried Mozzarella, Four Way Sampler, Big Dipper Sampler, Crispy Chicken Bites, Barbecue Chicken Flatbread, Shrimp Po’ Boy Flatbread, and 6-Cheese & Tomato Sauce Flatbread.
Shoney’s: Shoney’s is giving away free All-American Burgers to veterans with a coupon. Click here for the coupon.
Starbucks: Starbucks is giving out free tall hot brewed coffees to veterans, active-duty military, and their spouses.
Steak N Shake: Between 6:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., veterans will receive a free breakfast skillet and coffee.
Texas Roadhouse: Veterans get their choice of a free beverage and a free meal off of a selective menu. Click here to check out the list of free lunches offered by the restaurant.
TGIFridays: At participating locations, TGIFridays is offering a free lunch from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
White Castle: Veterans get a free breakfast slider with their choice of small coffee or small drink. For more information, click here.