Tomorrow, Nov. 11, is Veterans Day. The day to honor the men and women who proudly served their country will be marked by parades.
It will also be marked by a special thank you from a number of the nation’s restaurant chains, which are offering free meals or discounts to veterans. Here, in order of an eating establishment’s generoisty, is a rundown.
Veterans and active duty military can select a free meal from a limited menu. Proof of service required. All current and former military personnel will also receive a $5 coupon that can be redeemed between November 12 and November 27, 2016.
All veterans and active duty personnel will receive a free Top Sirloin Steak Dinner, with home-style mashed potatoes, fresh broccoli with garlic butter, and sweet molasses bread.
Free select menu items will be offered to veterans and active duty military. In addition to the meal, Bob Evans will offer a 10% discount from November 12 to December 31 for both dine-in and carryout meals.
All former and current military service men and women enjoy a free buffet (beverage not included), at all participating resraurants. Contact your nearest Bonanza for further details.
California Pizza Kitchen
All veterans or active duty military personnel may select a free entree from a special Veterans Day menu that includes pizza, salads, and pasta. Please come in uniform or bring your military ID or other proof of service.
Veterans and active duty military receive a free meal on from a special Veterans Day menu. Must show proof of military service.
Hooters invites all veterans and current servicemen and women to enjoy a free meal from a special Veterans Day menu by presenting a military ID or proof of service.
A free entrée from a special menu will be offred to active-duty military and military veterans. The 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.
All active, inactive, and retired military personnel at all participating restaurants nationwide will receive a free Build Your Own Grand Slam breakfast on Friday, Nov. 11, from 5 a.m. to noon. Diners must show ID to receive this offer.
Discounts and Add-Ons
A free brownie or cookie will be offered with any purchase to all veterans, service members, and their families. No ID required
Buffalo Wild Wings
All veterans and active duty military can receive a free small order of traditional or boneless wings (10 to 12 count) and a side of fries.
50% off for parties of two or less, 25% off for parties of three or more at BLT Steak Atlanta, Charlotte, DC, New York City, and White Plains. 25% off at BLT Steak Las Vegas. 35% discount regardless of party size at BLT Steak Waikiki. Military ID required.
Miller’s Ale House
Veterans and active military receive 50% off their meal (alcoholic beverages, taxes, and gratuity exclysed). Valid Military ID, VA card or DD214 must be presented.