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Veterans Day 2017 is finally here, and if you’re a military veteran or active military personnel, there are a number of discounted and free dining options for you this year.
Restaurants nationwide are celebrating those who have served with freebies and discounts. Read on to learn more about the Veterans Day dining options:
Applebees: Veterans and active-duty military can eat one of seven entrees for free on Veterans Day.
Bob Evans: On Saturday, veterans and active-duty military can choose one free entree from a special menu.
Boston Market: Buy one individual meal and drink, and get the second one free Saturday and Sunday at participating locations only. A military ID isn’t required, but you’ll need to get a coupon from www.bostonmarket.com.
Buffalo Wild Wings: Buffalo Wild Wings is offering a complimentary order of wings and a side of fries to veterans and active-duty military.
California Pizza Kitchen: California Pizza Kitchen is offering a free entree to all veterans and active duty military. Specifically, you can choose a complimentary pizza, pasta, or salad from the special California Pizza Kitchen Veterans Day menu which can be accessed here.
Cracker Barrel: One free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake if you’re eating at Cracker Barrel on Sunday. (Must show proof of military ID).
Denny’s: 5am to noon on Friday, active, inactive, and retired military personnel can get a free “Build Your Own Grand Slam” at participating Denny’s locations. For more details, click here.
IHOP: On Friday, veterans can get a free stack of Red, White, and Blue Pancakes. Proof of service necessary.
Outback Steakhouse: Outback Steakhouse is offering military personnel a free Bloomin’ Onion and beverage with their order, only on Saturday November 11. Military members will also receive 20% off their check from November 12-16. To check participating locations, click here.
Red Lobster: Red Lobster will be offering a free appetizer or dessert to veterans, active-military duty, and reservists with a valid military ID on Saturday, November 11. Appetizers include sweet chili shrimp, mozzarella cheese sticks, parrot isle jumbo coconut shrimp, seafood-stuffed mushrooms, lobster and Langostino pizza, and signature shrimp cocktail. The desserts include vanilla bean cheesecake, key lime pie, warm apple crostada, chocolate wave, and brownie overboard.