Veterans Day: Discounts and Freebies

A big thanks to Willy Hughes, Commander of the Arlington Post 7511, who sent me this list.  I enhanced it a bit finding that the Outback, Red Robin, and Krispy Kreme also gave discounts.  None of you should go hungry on November 11th.  In addition, Cabelas is offering a veteran discount ranging from 10% to 25% so stop by and check them out as well.  I’m sure I am missing a few so watch the newspapers for more freebies.

Applebees – Veterans and active duty military receive a free meal from a limited menu, including Fiesta Lime Chicken and Bacon Cheddar Cheeseburger on Veterans Day (Nov. 11). Deal is good for dine-in only. Beverages and gratuity not included.

Champps – On Monday, Nov. 11, Champps will offer a free handcrafted burger with fries to veterans and active duty military.

Chili’s – Veterans and active duty can get a free entrée all daya special limited menu on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11. The menu includes Chicken Crispers, Margarita Chicken, andTurkey Sandwich.

Denny’s – Active, inactive and retired military personnel can get free all you can eat pancakes on Veterans Day nationwide with a valid ID.

Golden Corral – Corral Restaurants’ Military Appreciation Monday free dinner will be available on Monday Nov. 11, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Military retirees, Veterans, active duty, National Guard and Reserves are all welcome.

Grace for Vets – Car washes from around the world who join this program offer free car washes to veterans and service members on November 11.

Home Depot – Offers a 10 percent discount to all Veterans during Veterans Day, Memorial Day and Independence Day. Home Depot offers the 10 percent discount year round to for active duty and retirees.

Krispy Kreme —Veterans can start their Veteran’s Day off with a free breakfast at Krispy Kreme that includes a doughnut and a small coffee. No purchase is necessary.

Lowe’s – All Veterans receive the 10 percent discount on Veteran’s Day, Memorial Day and the Fourth of July. The offer is available in stores only.

Max and Erma’s – Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11, participating Max & Erma’s locations are saluting veterans and active military personnel with a free Best Cheeseburger in America Combo meal.

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants – On Sunday, November 10, participating McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants offer a complimentary entree to vets from a special menu on a space available basis, online reservations are highly recommended. Be sure to contact your local McCormick & Schmick’s to ensure they are participating.

Menchi’s – veterans will receive a free 6 oz. frozen yogurt on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013.

National Parks Veterans Day weekend (November 9-11) veterans will be invited to visit over 100 National Parks for free.

Olive Garden Olive Garden is having a Veterans Day free meal for all veterans on Monday, November 11, 2013.Veterans can choose a free entree from a special menu. All these entrees come with freshly baked garlic breadsticks and choice of unlimited soup or salad.

Outback Steakhouse – Stop into any Outback Steakhouse on November 11, 2013 to get a free Bloomin’ Onion and beverage. This offer is for veterans as well as active duty and retired military.  Outback Steakhouse is also giving out a military discount of 10% off the total check November 12 to December 31, 2013.

Red Robin – Veterans and active duty military can stop into their local Red Robin on Monday, November 11 to get a free Red’s Tavern Double burger and Bottomless Steak Fries.  Be sure to bring your military ID to take advantage of this Veterans Day freebie.