Veterans

November 7, 2012

Companies offer specials for veterans

Applebee’s, Nov. 11, 2012: Applebee’s is offering a free meal to military veterans and active-duty service members on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2012. There will be seven entrées to choose from, beverage and gratuity not included. Military ID or proof of service required.

 

California Pizza Kitchen, Nov. 11-12, 2012. Free meal and non-alcoholic beverage for veterans and active military with valid ID or proof of service.

 

Chili’s, Nov. 11 2012. Chili’s is offering all military veterans past and present their choice of one of seven meals. This offer is available from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at participating Chili’s in the United States only. Dine-in from limited menu only; beverages and gratuity not included. Veterans and active duty military simply show proof of military service.

 

Denny’s Veterans Day Appreciation Event, Nov. 12 2012. Free all you can eat pancakes from 6 a.m.-2 p.m., Nov. 12 for all active, retirees, and veterans with a valid military ID or proof of military service. Offer available in every Denny’s nationwide.

 

Famous Dave’s, Nov. 11 2012. Free or discounted meals on Veterans Day. Offer varies by location, please check the Famous Dave’s Veterans Day page or call your local restaurant for more information.

 

Golden Corral, Nov. 12: The 12th annual Golden Corral Military Appreciation Monday dinner is available to any person who has ever served in the United States military. If you are a veteran, retired, currently serving, in the National Guard or Reserves, you are invited to participate in Golden Corral’s Military Appreciation Monday dinner. For more information visit http://www.goldencorral.com/military.

 

Hooters, Nov. 11 2012. Hooter’s is serving up a free meal to military veterans all day on Veterans Day. Offer good for all veterans and active duty military personnel. Get 10 Free Wings – Boneless or Regular, drink purchase required. Offer valid at participating Hooters only; open to all active duty and military veterans with valid military ID or proof of military service.

 

Little Caesars(r) Pizza, Nov. 12, 2012. Little Caesars is honoring the men and women of the United States armed forces this Veterans Day by providing veterans and active military members with a free Crazy Bread(r) with proof of military status or proof of service at participating stores nationwide. Call ahead to verify participation.

 

LongHorn Steakhouse, Nov. 11, 2012. Complimentary Texas Tonion and non-alcoholic beverage. Offer good for Veterans and active-duty military members. Proof of service required.

 

Outback Steakhouse: A week of Free Bloomin’ Onions and Cokes Nov. 11-12, 2012. Outback Steakhouse is honoring America’s military veterans by offering active duty military and veterans a free Bloomin’ Onion and a Coca-Cola product during the week leading up to Veteran’s Day. This offer is available to Military Personnel with ID. Also receive 10 percent off your purchase from Nov. 13-Dec 31, 2012.

 

Red Lobster, Nov. 11, 2012. Free Appetizer on Veterans Day with military ID or proof of service. Vets may choose from a select list of appetizers.

 

Red Robin, Monday, Nov. 12, 2012. Free Red’s Tavern Double and Bottomless Steak Fries for all Red Robin guests with a military ID or proof of service. Red Robin is also partnering with Heinz for Veterans Day to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. Red Robin will also donate $10,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project.

 

Sizzler Restaurants, Nov. 12, 2012. Free lunch served until 4 p.m. Choice of three entrees. Valid with proof of military service.

 

T.G.I. Friday’s, Nov. 12, 2012. Free lunch, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. for all U.S. military personnel and veterans. Must wear uniform (if permitted by your service) or present military ID or other proof of service. Only valid at participating locations for anyone with an old or current military ID.

 

The Olive Garden, Nov. 11, 2012. Free entrée, offer good for veterans and active duty military during regular business hours. Chose from a special menu; all entrées inlcude freshly baked garlic sticks and choice of soup or salad. Proof of service required.

 

7-Eleven, Nov. 11. Free small Slurpee 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Offer good to all current and former military members. ID or proof of service required.

 

Other offers:

 

  • Home Depot 10 percent Veterans Day Discount – Home Depot is branching their military discount out to include all veterans for Veterans Day. Veterans can save 10 percent off all purchase up to $500.
  • Lowe’s 10 percent Veterans Day Discount – Lowe’s usual military discount of 10% off all purchases is extended to all veterans for Veterans Day weekend.
  • Jo Ann Fabric and Craft Stores – Jo Ann Fabric and Craft stores will be having Military Discount Days Nov. 8-12, 2012, where military members, past and present, along with military dependents, can get 20 percent off their total purchase.
  • Coco’s Bakery & Restaurant and Carrows Restaurants – Veterans and active duty military can get a free slice of pie with any purchase on Nov. 11, 2012.

 




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