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An American flag hangs on the back of a participant during the Chicago Honor the Fallen Ruck March, May 22, 2015. (U.S. Army photo/Sgt. 1st Class Michel Sauret)
An American flag hangs on the back of a participant during the Chicago Honor the Fallen Ruck March, May 22, 2015. (U.S. Army photo/Sgt. 1st Class Michel Sauret)

The following is a list of Veterans Day discounts on restaurants for 2017. Visit often as the list is now being updated as new discounts come in.

All of the discounts have been confirmed, either through press release or direct communication with the company. Check out all the other discounts being offered this Veterans Day.

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

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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2017 Veterans Day Restaurant Specials:

54th Street Grill -- Veterans and active duty military get a free entree on November 11.

Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza -- Veterans and active military get a complimentary small order of meatballs with ricotta cheese 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 pretzel from a fixed menu on November 11.

Back Yard Burgers --On November 11, active duty service members and veterans get a free Back Yard Classic Burger.

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

Bandana's BBQ -- Veterans and active duty military eat free (up to $10) on November 11.

Bar Louie – On November 11, veterans and active military personnel get a free flatbread or burger.

Ben's Soft Pretzels -- Veterans receive a free Jumbo Soft Pretzel at participating locations on November 11.

Billy Sims Barbecue -- Veterans and active military get a free meal and a collector's cup on November 11.

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse -- All service members can enjoy a complimentary entree up to $12.95 by presenting a military ID or proof of service on November 10 and 11.

Black Angus Steakhouse -- This Veterans Day, Black Angus Steakhouse will offer veterans and active military professionals a special $9.99 Certified Angus Beef Top Sirloin Steak, served with home-style mashed potatoes, broccoli with garlic butter and a beverage. Offer is valid from open to 3pm on November 11 at participating locations, with a military ID.

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

Bombshells Restaurant and Bar -- Veterans get free meals, their families get a 20% discount on meals, and active duty military get a 20% discount on meals on November 11, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 AM.

Bonanza Steakhouses -- Veterans and active duty military get a free buffet on November 11.

Brann's Steakhouse & Grille -- Veterans and active duty military get a free 6 oz sizzling sirloin with 2 side choices on November 11.

Bruegger's Bagels -- Veterans and active duty military members get a free small drip coffee on November 11 at participating locations.

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.

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 free entrée from a special menu on November 11.

Cantina Laredo -- Veterans and active duty military get a complimentary meal up to $20 on November 11.

Cattlemens -- Active, inactive, and retired military personnel get a complimentary 8 oz. Sirloin Steak dinner on November 11.

CentraArchy Restaurants -- Veterans and active duty service members get a free entrée on November 12.

Charlie Brown's Steakhouse -- Veterans and active duty military get a free lunch from a special menu from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. on November 10.

Chevys Fresh Mex -- On November 11 from 11am-10pm, veterans and active military personnel get a complimentary Fresh Mex 3-Item Combo.

Chicken Salad Chick -- On November 10, veterans and active duty military receive a free Chick Meal and a drink.

Chipotle-- Active duty, National Guard, and retired military, military spouses with ID, and veterans get a buy-one-get-one (BOGO) deal from 5 p.m. to close on November 7.

Chuck E. Cheese's -- Military veterans get one free personal 1-topping pizza on November 11.

Cicis Pizza -- Get a free pizza buffet with Military ID on November 11.

Circle K -- Participating locations will offer a free Polar Pop to military veterans on November 11.

City Barbecue -- Veterans and active duty military get a free sandwich, two sides and a regular beverage, applicable on either dine-in or carryout orders on November 11.

Claim Jumper -- On November 13, veterans get a complimentary meal from a special menu.

Coffee Beanery -- Veterans and active duty military get a free tall cup of coffee all day on November 11 at participating locations.

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

Country Cookin -- Veterans receive a free meal from 2 pm – 8 pm on Tuesday, November 14.

Cracker Barrel -- Veterans get a complimentary slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake on November 11.

Denny’s -- Active, inactive and retired military personnel get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam on November 10, from 5 a.m. to noon.

Dunkin' Donuts -- Veterans and active duty military get a free donut on November 11 at participating locations.

Eat'n Park -- All active and former military personnel will receive a 10% discount for the entire month of November at all locations.

El Chico -- Veterans and active duty military get a free entree on November 11.

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 current military personnel will receive a free Two Meat Salute.

Farmer Boys -- Veterans and active duty military receive a free Big Cheese cheeseburger on November 10.

FATZ Cafe -- Veterans and active military get a free Calabash Chicken entree on November 11 from 9 am to 3 pm.

Fazoli's -- Active, inactive and retired military personnel get a free spaghetti with marinara or meat sauce from November 10 through 12.

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill -- Active duty military and veterans get a free lunch or dinner entrée on November 10 at participating locations.

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

Furr's Fresh Buffet -- On November 11, veterans will enjoy a 15% discount with valid military ID or uniform. On November 13, veterans may enjoy a free buffet and non-bottled beverage.

Gatti’s Pizza -- Veterans and active military members will receive a free buffet or a free medium 1-topping pizza for carryout on November 11.

Glory Days Grill -- Veterans get a free appetizer or a regular order of boneless or grilled boneless wings on November 11.

Gold Star Chili -- Veterans and active duty military receive a complimentary meal on November 11.

Golden Corral -- Golden Corral Restaurants' Military Appreciation Night free dinner will be available on November 13, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Military retirees, veterans, active duty, National Guard and Reserves are all welcome.

Gordon Biersch -- Veterans receive a free entrée from a select menu at any location on November 10 and 11.

Granite City Food & Brewery -- Veterans and active duty military receive a complimentary lunch on November 11 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.

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

Greene Turtle -- Veterans and active duty military receive a free meal up to $12 on November 11.

Hamburger Stand -- Veterans and active duty military get a free hamburger, regular fries and a small Pepsi on November 11.

Hickory Tavern -- Veterans and active duty military get 50% off food and non-alcoholic beverages from a fixed menu on November 11.

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 and active duty military get a free meal from a select menu on November 10.

Houlihan's -- Active military and veterans receive one free entrée from a select menu on November 11.

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

IHOP -- On November 10, participating restaurants offer veterans and active duty military free Red, White and Blue pancakes.

IKEA -- Veterans get a free entrée on November 11.

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant -- Active duty military and veterans get a complimentary burger on November 10 and 11.

JJ’s Red Hots -- Veterans and active duty get a free meal including unlimited hot dogs, sausages, sides and non-alcoholic drinks all day on November 11.

Joe's Crab Shack -- Veterans receive a free appetizer at participating locations on November 11.

Krispy Kreme -- Veterans and active duty military get a free doughnut and small coffee on November 11 at participating locations.

Krystal -- Participating locations will provide a free sausage biscuit to each person who presents a military ID from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 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 -- Veterans and active duty military get a free entree from a special menu on November 11 from 11-4.

LongHorn Steakhouse -- On November 11, all veterans will receive a free appetizer or dessert plus 10% off their parties' bill.

Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ -- During the month of November, active duty and veteran military personnel get 20% off. On Veterans Day, active duty military and veterans get a complimentary dessert on top of the 20%.

Macaroni Grill -- Veterans and active military receive a free Mom's Ricotta Meatballs + Spaghetti on November 11.

Main Event -- Veterans and active duty military play and eat for free on November 11 from open to 5 pm.

Margaritas Mexican Restaurant -- Veterans and active duty military will receive two complimentary entrees on November 11, one for themselves and one for their significant others at participating locations.

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

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants -- Veterans and Gold Star honorees (parents and spouse) can enjoy a free entrée from a special menu on November 5.

Menchie's --  Veterans and active military personnel get their first 6 ounces of frozen yogurt for free on November 11.

Mimi’s Cafe -- Veterans or active duty military personnel can select from a special menu on November 11 for free. Drink purchase required.

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

Native Grill & Wings -- Veterans and active duty service members receive any menu item up to $11.99 for free on November 11.

Ninety Nine Restaurant and Pub -- On November 11 from 11 am to 4 pm, veterans and active military get a free meal with purchase of an entree.

NORMS -- Veterans and his or her Wingman (or Wingwoman) are invited to receive 50% off any NORMS meal – including appetizer, soup, salad, entrée, beverage, and dessert on November 11.

O'Charley's – Veterans and active duty service members get a free $9.99er entree on November 11.

Old Country Buffet -- On November 11, veterans will enjoy a 15% discount with valid military ID or uniform. On November 13, veterans may enjoy a free buffet and beverage.

Olive Garden – Active duty military and veterans get a free meal on November 11.

On the Border -- Active and retired members of the military get a free combo meal on November  11.

Outback Steakhouse – All active and retired service members a free Bloomin' Onion and a beverage on November 11. Additionally, November 12 through November 16, military members will receive 20% off their check and, beginning November 17, military will receive 10% off their check.

Pancho's Mexican Restaurant -- Veterans and active duty service members will receive a 25% discount on their bill, excluding alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages on Saturday, Nov. 11 and Monday, Nov. 13.

Ponderosa Steakhouse -- Veterans and active duty military get a free buffet on November 11.

Quaker Steak & Lube -- On November 11, veterans and current service members can receive a complimentary or discounted meal of their choice.

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

Red Lobster -- Veterans, active duty military and reservists get a free appetizer or dessert from a limited menu on November 11.

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

RibCrib -- Veterans and active military personnel receive a free meal from a special menu on November 11.

Rock & Brews -- Veterans and active military personnel receive a complimentary meal on November 11.

Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery -- Veterans receive a free entrée at any location on November 11.

Ruby’s Diner -- Veterans and active duty military receive a free Ruby's adult entrée on November 11.

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

Ryan's -- On November 11, veterans will enjoy a 15% discount with valid military ID or uniform. On November 13, veterans may enjoy a free buffet and beverage.

Sagebrush Steakhouse -- Veterans and active duty military receive a free meal from a select menu on November 11.

Shari's Cafe and Pies -- Current and former military get a free pancake breakfast all day on November 11.

Shoney's -- Veterans and active duty service members get a free All You Care To Eat breakfast from 6am – 11am on November 11.

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

Spaghetti Warehouse -- From November 10 through November 12 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.

Sticky Fingers -- Veterans and active military get a free pulled pork sandwich with baked beans and cole slaw during lunch on November 11.

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

Texas de Brazil -- Texas de Brazil offers 50% off for up to 2 veterans and 20% off for up to 6 additional guests at the table during dinner 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.

Texas Steakhouse and Saloon -- Veterans and active duty military get a complimentary meal from a select menu on November 11.

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

Travel Centers of America -- On November 11, veterans and active military receive a complimentary meal from a select menu including a beverage.

Twin Peaks -- Veterans, active duty military and reservists will eat for free from a select menu on November 13

Village Inn -- Veterans and active military personnel receive a free Inn-Credible V.I.B. Breakfast on November 11.

White Castle -- Veterans and active duty military receive a free combo meal on November 11.

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

Wild Wing Cafe -- Veterans eat for free from select items on November 11 at participating locations.

World of Beer – All veterans and current service members receive a free select draught beer or $5 off your check on November 11.

Yard House -- Veterans and active duty military receive a complimentary appetizer on November 11.

Yogurtology -- Veterans and active duty military get a free 5 oz frozen yogurt on November 11.

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