Veterans Day Military Discounts: Restaurants

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The following is a list of Veterans Day discounts on restaurants for 2015. Please check back frequently as the list is updated daily.

All of the following discounts have been confirmed for 2015, either through press release or direct communication with the company.

Keep in mind that most businesses require proof of military service, which can include a VA Universal Access Card, Military I.D., DD-214 (Discharge Papers), Veterans Service Organization Card (VSO's include groups like the VFW, DAV, AmVets, MOAA, FRA, and the American Legion), or in some cases businesses will accept a picture of the veteran in uniform.

Note: Not all franchise locations participate in their national chain's Veterans Day programs -- be sure contact your nearest establishment to make sure they are participating.

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2015 Veterans Day Restaurant Offerings:

54th Street Grill -- Veterans and active duty military get a free meal (up to $12) on November 11.

Applebee’s -- Veterans and active duty military receive a free meal from a limited menu, on November 11.

Arooga’s -- Veterans and active duty military get a free meal from a fixed menu on November 11.

Bakers Square-- Veterans and active duty military get a free breakfast from a set menu on November 11.

Bar Louie – On November 10 and 11, veterans and active military personnel get a free meal up to a $12 value.

BJ’s Restaurant -- Active duty military and veterans receive a complimentary entree under $12.95 on November 11.

Bob Evans -- Veterans and active military personnel receive a free breakfast from a select menu on November 11.

Bonanza Steakhouses -- Active duty and retired military get a free buffet on November 11, 4 pm to close.

Buffalo Wild Wings -- Veterans and active duty military personnel receive one small order of wings and a side of fries for free on November 11 from 4:00 pm-7:00 pm.

Burntwood Tavern -- Veterans and active military get a free lunch or dinner on November 11.

Calhoun's -- Veterans and active duty military get a free meal on November 11.

California Pizza Kitchen – Veterans and active military receive a complimentary entrée from a special menu on November 11.

California Tortilla -- On November 11, active duty and retired military get a free taco all day long.

Carlo’s Bakery -- Veterans and active service members get a free large cannoli on November 11.

Carrabba’s -- All veterans and active duty service members get a free appetizer November 9 through 15.

Cattlemens -- Active, inactive, and retired military personnel get a free Small Sirloin Steak Dinner on November 11.

CentraArchy Restaurants -- Veterans and active duty service members get a free entrée and 25% off to their accompanied family and friends on November 11 at participating restaurants.

Charlie Brown's Steakhouse -- Veterans and active duty military eat for free on November 11 from a special menu. Veterans also receive a $10 coupon for a future visit.

Cheeseburger in Paradise -- Active and retired military personnel receive a complimentary burger with fries on November 11.

Chicken Salad Chick -- On November 11, veterans and active duty military receive one sandwich or scoop of their choice of chicken salad, one side, a pickle spear and a cookie.

Chili’s -- Veterans and active military service members get a free entrée from a limited menu on November 11.

Claim Jumper -- On November 9, all Claim Jumper locations will provide veterans with a complimentary meal from a special menu.

Cotton Patch Café -- Veterans and active duty military get a free chicken fried steak or chicken fried chicken on November 11.

Country Cookin -- Veterans and active duty military personnel receive a free meal from 2 pm – 8 pm on Tuesday, November 10.

Cracker Barrel -- Veterans get a complimentary Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake dessert during lunch and dinner on November 11.

Denny’s -- Active, inactive and retired military personnel get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam on November 11, from 5 a.m. to noon at participating locations.

El Fenix -- Active duty and retired military members get a free meal from a select menu on November 11.

Famous Dave’s -- On November 11, former and active military receive a free One Meat Salute at participating locations.

FATZ Café -- Veterans and active military get a free World Famous Calabash Chicken meal on November 11.

Figaro’s Pizza -- Veterans and active duty service members get a complimentary medium 1-topping pizza on November 11.

Fire and Ice -- Veterans and active duty get a free lunch or dinner on November 11.

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill -- Active duty military and veterans get a free lunch or dinner entrée on November 11.

Friendly’s -- Friendly’s is treating veterans and active military to a free breakfast, lunch or dinner from a limited menu on Veterans Day, November 11.

Golden Corral -- Golden Corral Restaurants' Military Appreciation Night free dinner will be available on November 11, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Military retirees, veterans, active duty, National Guard and Reserves are all welcome.

Gordon Biersch -- Veterans and active military personnel receive a free appetizer on November 11.

Green Mill Restaurant and Bar -- Veterans and active duty military get a free lunch or dinner on November 11.

Greene Turtle -- Veterans and active duty military receive a free meal from a select menu on November 11 at participating locations.

Hale and Hearty Soups -- Veterans and active duty service members get a complementary Small, Medium or Large cup of soup on November 11.

Honey Baked Ham -- Veterans and active duty personnel get a free, all-American meal on November 11 at participating locations.

Hooters -- Veterans and active duty military get a free meal from a select menu at participating locations on November 11.

Hoss's Steak and Sea House -- Veterans get a free meal from a select menu on November 11, from 11 am to 9 pm.

Hurricane Grill and Wings -- Veterans and active duty personnel get a free meal on November 11 from a limited menu.

Hy-Vee -- Veterans and active duty military members get a free breakfast buffet on November 11.

IHOP-- On November 11, participating IHOP Restaurants offer veterans and active duty military free Red, White and Blue pancakes from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

IKEA -- Veterans get a free entrée from November 8 through 11.

Johnny Carino’s -- Veterans and active duty military get a free meal with their choice of unlimited soup or salad from a Veterans Day Menu on November 11.

Krispy Kreme -- Krispy Kreme is offering a free doughnut and small coffee to all veterans on November 11 at participating locations.

Krystal -- Active and retired military receive a free Krystal Chicken or Sausage Biscuit from 6 AM to 11:00 AM on November 11.

LaMar’s Donuts -- Veterans and active duty military get a free donut and 12 oz. coffee at participating locations on November 11.

Little Caesars -- Veterans and active military members receive a free $5 Lunch Combo from 11:00a.m. to 2:00p.m. on November 11.

Logan’s Roadhouse -- In addition to the 10% military discount offered every day, military and former military guests will also receive a free dessert on November 11.

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants -- On November 8, participating McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants will offer a complimentary entree to veterans from a special menu.

Max & Erma's – On November 11, participating Max & Erma’s locations are offering veterans and active military personnel a free Best Cheeseburger in America Combo meal.

Menchie's --  All active and retired military personnel will receive a free 6 oz. frozen yogurt on November 11.

Mission BBQ -- Veterans and active duty military get a free sandwich and a slice of cake on November 11.

MOD Pizza -- Veterans and active duty military get a free individual, artisan-style pizza or hand-tossed salad on November 11.

O’Charley’s – Veterans and active duty service members get a free $9.99 meal on November 9, as well as free pie on November 11.

Old Country Buffet -- Current and former service members receive a free lunch at participating locations from 11 am until 2 pm on November 11.

Olive Garden – On November 11, all veterans and current service members get a free meal from a limited menu. Family members dining with them enjoy 10% off of their meals.

On the Border -- Veterans and active duty military can enjoy a free meal from the “Create Your Own Combo menu” on November  11.

Orange Leaf -- Veterans and active duty military get a free cup of froyo on November 11.

Outback Steakhouse – All active and former service members receive a free Bloomin’ Onion and a beverage on November 11. Outback is also offering active and former service members 15% off their meals Nov. 12 through Dec. 31.

Primanti Bros. -- Veterans and active duty military get a free sandwich from 4 pm to close on November 11.

Pizza Schmizza -- Veterans and active duty service members get a free slice of pizza on November 11, between 1 and 4 p.m.

Ponderosa Steakhouse -- Active duty and retired military get a free buffet on November 11, 4 pm to close.

Red Hot & Blue -- Veterans receive a free entrée with the purchase of a second entrée on November 9, 10 and 11. Coupon required.

Red Lobster -- Veterans, reserve and active-duty military personnel receive a free appetizer or dessert from a limited menu from November 9 through November 12.

Red Robin – Veterans and active duty military get a free Red’s Tavern Double Burger with Bottomless Steak Fries on November 11.

Rock and Brews -- Veterans and active military personnel receive a complimentary pulled pork sandwich with a side choice throughout the day on November 11.

Ruby Tuesday -- Veterans, active duty and reserve service members get a free appetizer on November 11.

Ryan’s -- Current and former service members receive a free lunch at participating locations from 11 am until 2 pm on November 11.

Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza & Grill -- Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza & Grill is offering the choice between complimentary hummus served with grilled herb flatbread or garlic cheese bread on November 11.

Shoney's -- Shoney's will offer a free All-American Burger to veterans and active duty service members on November 11.

Sizzler -- Sizzler offers active duty and veteran military members a free lunch and beverage from a limited menu on November 11 until 4 p.m.

Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill -- Veterans and active duty get a free meal from a select menu on November 11.

Snuffers Restaurant & Bar -- On November 11, all active duty and retired military members receive a complimentary cheeseburger.

Spaghetti Warehouse -- From November 9 through November 11 buy one entrée and get the second entrée free. Coupon required.

Starbucks -- Veterans, active duty service members and spouses get a free tall coffee on November 11 at participating locations.

Station Casinos -- Veterans and active military get a free buffet meal on November 11 at all Feast and Festival Buffet locations.

Sticky Fingers -- Veterans, active, inactive or retired servicemen and servicewomen get a free entrée up to a $12.99 value on November 11. In addition to the free meal, veterans who dine-in get a coupon valued at $10 to be used on their next visit.

Tap House Grill -- Active, inactive and retired military personnel get a complimentary meal on November 11.

Texas Roadhouse -- Texas Roadhouse locations nationwide will offer veterans a free lunch on November 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Offer is good for active duty, retired or former U.S. military.

TGIFridays -- Veterans and active duty military get a free lunch from a select menu on November 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tijuana Flats -- Veterans and active duty military get a free entree on November 11.

Tim Hortons Café & Bake Shop -- Active duty military and veterans receive a free donut all day long on November 11.

Tony Roma’s – Veterans and active military personnel receive a complimentary half rack of Baby Back ribs on November 11.

Twin Peaks -- Active duty and veterans get a free menu item from their Annual Veterans Day Appreciation Menu on November 11.

Uno Pizzeria & Grill – Veterans and active military get a free entrée or individual pizza with an entrée or pizza purchase of equal or greater value on November 11.

Village Inn -- Veterans and active military personnel receive a free breakfast on November 11 from a select menu at participating locations. Village Inn is also providing a “Thank you For Your Service Card valid for 20% off on the next visit.

Wienerschnitzel -- Veterans and active duty military receive a free Chili Dog and a small Pepsi on November 11.

World of Beer – All veterans and current service members receive a free select draught beer on November 11.

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