Veterans Eat Free at These Restaurants on Veterans Day 2016

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Veterans Eat Free at These Restaurants on Veterans Day 2016

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America will celebrate Veterans Day on Friday, November 11th this year, and many restaurant chains will be offering discounts and free meals to veterans and active duty military in appreciation for their service.

To help get the word out, has rounded up a list of these restaurant offerings.  Unless otherwise noted, these offerings are valid only on Veterans Day, November 11th.  Be sure to check back often as we will continue updating the list.

Keep in mind, most Veteran appreciation offers:

  • Require proof of military service
  • Are dine-in only
  • Do not include alcohol
  • Can not be used with other coupons or discounts
  • Do not include gratuity

Also, for some restaurant chains, participating locations may vary.  Check with your local restaurant for further details.

54th Street
Free meal up to $12.  Dine-in only.

Abuelo’s will donate $1 from every order of Chile con Queso  to support Homes for Our Troops.  Monday, November 7 through Friday, November 11, 2016.

Acapulco Restaurant and Cantina
From 11am – 10pm, all active and retired military personnel can select one complimentary item from a special Veterans Day menu featuring: 2-item combo, Carnitas, Grilled Chicken Fajitas, Grilled Steak Fajitas, Mahi Mahi, Enchiladas Suizas, Asada Burrito or Tacos de la Calle.

American Steakhouse
10% off entree.

Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza
Complimentary small order of Meatballs with Ricotta Cheese.  In addition, Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza restaurants will be dropping off complimentary lunch to Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Centers in the brand’s regions throughout Florida, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts.

Free meal.  Choices include Butcher’s Meat and Potatoes, Oriental Chicken Salad, Fiesta Lime Chicken, Chicken Tenders Platter, Double Crunch Shrimp, Three-Cheese Chicken Penne or the American Standard All-In Burger.  All current and former military personnel will also receive a $5 coupon that can be redeemed between November 12 and November 27, 2016.

Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar
All veterans and troops will receive one complimentary item from a fixed menu including some of Arooga’s favorites such as their famous Crab Pretzel, Buffalo Pretzel, Arooga’s Chopped Salad, Blackened Chicken Caesar Salad,  Buffalo Chicken Flatbread, Wagyu Cheeseburger, Wagyu Grilled Dog, BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich, Grilled Cheese and Creamy Tomato Basil Soup, Spicy Italian Wrap or Sub, Original Boli, and, of course, their world famous boneless wings (10) tossed in any one of their more than 30 sauce creations.

Back Yard Burgers
Free Back Yard Classic Burger.

Bakers Square
Free breakfast.  Choose from three Buttermilk Pancakes, three pieces of French Toast or a Belgian Waffle.

Bandana’s BBQ
Free meal up to a $10 value.

Bar Louie
Order any limited additions food item and Bar Louie will donate 10% of the sales to Operation Homefront.  Up to a maximum $250 donation.

Baskin-Robbins will support America’s service members and military families by donating 11 cents from every ice cream scoop sold at Baskin-Robbins locations nationwide to the United Service Organizations (USO).

Becks Prime
Free burger.

Ben’s Soft Pretzels
Free pretzel for former service members.

Billy Sims Barbecue
Free pulled pork, a regular side and a collector’s cup. regular sides with this offer include Billy Sims Barbecue Beans, chips, mini corn on the cob, green beans, potato salad and cold slaw.

Free biscuit of your choice.

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse
Free entree under $12.95.

Black Angus Steakhouse
Free 7 oz. Top Sirloin steak dinner with home-style mashed potatoes and fresh broccoli.

Bob Evans
Free meal.  Choice of select lunch and dinner menu items, in addition to the following popular breakfast entrees (available all day): Stack of Hotcakes, Fresh Baked Brioche French Toast, Country Biscuit Breakfast, Mini Sampler Breakfast, Farmboy Sandwich or Country Fried Steak.  Bob Evans is also offering a 10 percent discount to all veterans and active duty military from November 12 through December 31, 2016, for dine-in and carryout purchases.

Bonanza Steakhouse
Free buffet.

Boston Market
All active duty or retired military personnel and their families can receive one free brownie or cookie with any purchase. No ID required.

Brann’s Steakhouse and Grille
Free 6 oz. Sizzling Sirloin with 2 sides.

Buffalo Wild Wings
Free small order of 10-12 traditional or boneless wings and a side of fries.

Free small custard.

Calhoun’s Restaurant
Free meal.

California Pizza Kitchen
Complimentary entree from a special Veterans Day Menu.  Pizza choices include: The Original BBQ Chicken, Hawaiian, Mushroom Pepperoni Sausage, Pepperoni, Five Cheese + Fresh Tomato and Untraditional Cheese.  Salad choices include Thai Crunch, Chinese Chicken, The Original BBQ Chicken Chopped, Classic Caesar and Italian Chopped.  Pasta selections include Garlic Cream Fettuccine with Chicken, Kung Pao Spaghetti with Chicken and Bolognese Spaghetti.  Offer not valid in Guam, the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas, airport, stadium, and university locations.

Carrabba’s Italian Grill
Through November 13th, all active duty and retired military personnel will receive a free appetizer.

Carrows Restaurants
Free slice of pie.

Complimentary Small Sirloin Steak Dinner.

Charlie Brown’s Fresh Grill
Free lunch for veterans from a Veteran’s Day Appreciation Lunch Menu – 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Cheeseburger in Paradise
Free Veterans Burger with fries.

Chelo’s Hometown Bar & Grille
Free meal.  Choices include Clam Cakes & Chowder, Grilled Chicken Salad, 1/3 lb. Cheese Burger, Turkey Burger, Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Roast Beef Sandwich 5 oz, Chicken Delight, Shepherd’s Pie, 5 Cheese Mac & Cheese or Fish & Chips.

Chevys Fresh Mex
From 11am – 10pm, all active and retired military personnel can select one complimentary item from a special Veterans Day menu featuring a 2-item combo: Carnitas Michoacan, Pollo Fresco en Adobo, Grilled Chicken Fajitas, Grilled Steak Fajitas, Chicken and Sour Cream Enchiladas, Street Taco Trio and Carne Asada Burrito.

Chicken Salad Chick
Veterans get a free Original Chick (a meal including a chicken salad scoop or sandwich, side, pickle and cookie), along with a drink (no purchase necessary).

Chickie’s & Pete’s
Free order of World Famous Crabfries.  Also, 10% off every day to active and retired military service members.

Chili’s Grill & Bar
On Friday, Nov. 11, Chili’s salutes all veterans and active military personnel with a free entree. Dine in guests will have the option to choose from a special Veterans Day menu at any participating Chili’s restaurant nationwide. The special menu includes an Oldtimer with Cheese, Soup & Salad, Chicken Crispers and a Chipotle Chicken or Margherita Flatbread.

Chipotle Mexican Grill
Buy-one-get-one offer, valid on burritos, bowls, salads and taco orders from 3:00 p.m. to close, local time.

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