By Lorra B.
Today we honor all those who serve this great nation of ours – past, present and future. Thank you for your selfless service and many sacrifices…sacrifices that most will never fully understand.
Veterans, today we honor you!
The following is a list of deals and steals was compiled by WTHR News. We hope you take advantage of the various places of business who wish to honor you.
Applebee’s – Applebee’s is offering a free meal to all veterans and active duty military personnel on Veteran’s Day. See the menu here.
Bob Evans – Bob Evans Restaurants are offering free select menu items to Veterans and Active Duty Military on Veterans Day, Friday Nov. 11, 2016. In addition to the meal, Bob Evans will offer a 10% discount from November 12 – December 31 for both dine-in and carryout meals. Read more here.
Chili’s – Chili’s is offering a free meal from a special menu of five choices, and is available for not only veterans but also active duty military members.Read more here.
Chipotle – Chipotle plans to honor veterans and active military personnel with a buy-one-get-one (BOGO) deal on Friday Nov. 11. All active duty military, reserves, national guard, military spouses, and retired military will receive a free burrito, burrito bowl, order of tacos, or salad when they purchase an entree and show a valid US military ID or veterans ID at Chipotle locations nationwide. The deal is good from 3pm (local time) to close. Read more here.
Chuck E. Cheese – Chuck E. Cheese is offering multiple deals involving pizza and tokens. Read more here.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store – Cracker Barrel will offer veterans a complimentary piece of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake for desserton Nov. 11 at all Cracker Barrel Old Country Store locations to thank them for their service and sacrifice. They will also be accepting donations for Operation Homefront.
Denny’s – Denny’s offers a free “Build Your Own Grand Slam” on Nov. 11 from 5 a.m. to noon for active duty, retired and other veterans. Includes four breakfast items such as buttermilk pancakes, eggs cooked to order, bacon strips, seasonal fruit or hash browns. Show a military ID. Available at participating locations.
Famous Dave’s – Get a free Two Meat BBQ Salute, your choice of two from ribs to cod, on Nov. 11.
Golden Corral – Golden Corral will be offering a free “thank you” dinner on Monday Nov. 14. Any person who has served in the US Military (retirees, veterans, active duty, National Guard or Reserves) is eligible. Learn more here.
Hooters – Hooters is offering a free meal to all active duty and retired military on Nov. 11. Click here to read more.
IHOP– IHOP will be serving free Veterans Day Pancakes on Friday, Nov. 11. This year IHOP will be honoring veterans and active military men and women with a free stack of Red, White, and Blue pancakes. To donate and read more, click here.
Krispy Kreme – Krispy Kreme offers veterans a free doughnut and a small coffee.
LongHorn Steakhouse – LongHorn Steakhouse will offer a free appetizer or dessert (no purchase required, no restrictions) to anyone showing proof of military service. In addition, LongHorn Steakhouse will offer 10% off for guests that dine with Veterans on November 11.
Max & Erma’s – Max & Erma’s will be offering a free burger, fries, and a drink at participating locations on Nov. 11.
Olive Garden – Olive Garden has a special menu features six of Olive Garden’s most popular items. Entrées are served with unlimited homemade soup or famous house salad and warm, garlic breadsticks. At participating locations only.
On the Border – On the Border will be serving free lunch to active and former military members.
Outback Steakhouse – Outback Steahouse is offering a free Bloomin’ Onion and beverage for military personnel. All military members and their families also get 15% off their entire check from November 12 to December 31, 2016.
Perkins – Vets get a free Magnificent 7 breakfast.
Red Lobster – Red Lobster will be having a free appetizer or dessert on Thursday, November 10 and Friday, November 11, 2016.
Red Robin – Red Robin is thanking veterans with a free Red’s Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries.
Ruby Tuesday – Free appetizer (up to $10) for vets, active duty and reserves.
Texas Roadhouse – Texas Roadhouse will have free lunch in honor of Veteran’s Day.
TGI Fridays – TGI Fridays is offering veterans a free lunch between 11 am and 2 pm on Nov. 11.
Twin Peaks – Twin Peaks is giving a free menu item to veterans on Nov. 11.
Cabela’s — Increased discount for military personnel as well as law enforcement, irefighters and Emergency Medical Service personnel.
Great Clips – Great Clips is offering a free haircut card to veterans who come in to a Great Clips salon. Veterans can choose to get a haircut that day or at a later date with the card. Read more here.
Home Depot — Home Depot offers a 10 percent discount to all veterans. Home Depot offers 10 percent discount year-round to for active duty and retirees.
Lowe’s – All veterans receive a 10% discount on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. The offer is available in stores only.
Meineke – Meineke will be offering a free basic oil change for veterans and active duty personnel on Nov. 11. Click here for more info.
National Parks – On Veterans Day, veterans will have free access to over 100 national parks that require entrance fees.
Rack Room Shoes – Military personnel and their dependents get a 10 percent discount off entire purchase Nov. 11.
Sport Clips – Participating locations are offering veterans and active duty service members free haircuts on Nov. 11.
Happy Veterans Day!