It’s time to pay a small honor to America’s heroes (well we should every day!), and the Vet’s day free meal is one way the hospitality industry contributes.
Compiled from various web sources, be sure to check ahead of time with your local outlet to avoid disappointment. Some of these offers are nationwide, and some are only regional. Most require miltiary ID of some kind.
On Monday, November 11, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Golden Corral will be giving out Veterans Day free meals to any person who has ever served in the U.S. military or is on current active duty. This includes retirees, veterans, National Guard or Reserves.All Golden Corral locations will be participating and no identification is required to get your free dinner buffet and beverage.
Stop into a participating Applebee’s on Monday, November 11, 2013 to get your Veterans day free meal. You’ll be able to choose a meal from a limited Veteran’s Day menu that includes steak, cheeseburgers, chicken tenders, salad, pasta, chicken, and shrimp. You can see the complete menu by using the link above. This deal is dine-in only and beverages and gratuity are not included.You’ll need to bring in one proof of military service such as a U.S. Uniform Service ID card, U.S. Uniform Services Retired ID card, current Leave and Earnings statement, photograph in uniform, be wearing your uniform, a veterans organization card such as American Legion or VFW, or a DD214. Find an Applebee’s near you and call ahead to find out if they are participating in the Veterans Day free meal.
Visit Chili’s on Monday, November 11, 2013, to get your Veterans Day free meal if you are a veteran or on active military duty. You’ll get to choose between these free meals:
- Oldtimer with Cheese
- Chicken Crispers
- Margarita Grilled Chicken
- Classic Turkey Toasted Sandwich (full)
- Lighter Choices Grilled Chicken Salad
- Soup & Salad Combo
- Any Flatbread (full size)
- Any 9″ Pizza
- Any Lunch Combo during lunchtime
You’ll need to show proof of military service to get your Veterans Day free meal. Find a Chili’s near you so you can stop in and get your free meal.
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.Find an Olive Garden near you.
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. Find a Krispy Kreme near you to take advantage of this Veterans Day freebie
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.
T.G.I. Friday’s will be having free lunch for all veterans on Monday, November 11, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at participating locations. Be sure to contact your local T.G.I Friday’s for details.
Stop by Denny’s on Monday, November 11, 2013 and all active, non-active, and retired military personnel can get free all you can eat pancakes from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. All Denny’s locations are participating in this promotion and you’ll just need to bring a valid military ID along with you.
LongHorn Steakhouse is giving away free Texas Tonions and non-alcoholic beverages to veterans who stop into their local Longhorn Steakhouse on Monday, November 11 through Thursday, November 14, 2013.
Stop into a Little Caesar’s near you and get a free order of Crazy Bread for Veterans Day 2013. This is valid for veterans as well as active military members.
Veterans can stop by Red Lobster and get a free appetizer Monday, November 11 through Thursday, November 14, 2013.
Champps is giving veterans and active duty military a free burger and waffle fries all day on Monday, November 11, 2013There will be seven burgers to choose from – Champps Cheeseburger, Carolina, Shroom, The Guac, Firehouse, Chipotle BBQ, and Bleu.This offer is for dine-in only and only at participating locations so be sure to call ahead.
Participating Sizzlers will be serving veterans and active military members a Veterans Day free meal until 4:00 p.m. on Monday, November 11, 2013.
Some other non-food benefits:
- Free Haircuts at Great Clips – Veterans and active/inactive/retired military members can stop into Great Clips on Monday, November 11 and get a free haircut or pickup a free haircut card to use before the end of the year. Anyone can stop in to get their haircut and receive a free haircut card they can give to a veteran. These cards will also be available on their Facebook page.
- Free Car Washes – Veterans and active service members can get a free car wash at participating car washes on Monday, November 11, 2013.
- Free Haircuts at Sports Clips – Veterans and active duty U.S. service members can stop into participating Sports Clips on Monday, November 11, 2013 to get a free haircut.
Veteran’s Day Free Meals