Freebies and deals for Veterans Day

Veterans Day is a day to honor members of the military past and present. And, what better way to show appreciation for their service than with dozens of businesses giving free food and services all day?

A good meal or sweet treat is easy for veterans on Friday. As always, please call the location ahead of time to make sure they are participating and usually any DD214 or military ID will suffice.

Vets and active members of the military get a choice of seven different free meals on November 11, plus a $5 coupon valid on a return visit from November 12 to 27.

BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse
Show a military ID and you'll get a free entrée (value up to $12.95) on Veterans Day.

Boston Market
Active or retired military and their families can get a free brownie or cookie with any purchase on November 11, no ID required.

Buffalo Wild Wings
Show proof of military service and you'll get a small order of wings and fries for free on Veterans Day.

California Pizza Kitchen
Customers with military ID get a complementary entrée at participating CPK locations on Veterans Day, including a choice of pizzas, salads, and pasta dishes.

All US Veterans and Active Duty Personnel can enjoy a free meal all day on 11/11.

Get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam breakfast from 5 a.m. until noon at participating Denny's locations on November 11.

Great American Car Wash
Veterans will receive a free basic car wash on November 11th from 8:30am - 2pm.

Show military ID or proof of service on November 11 and you'll get a free entrée-choices include 10-piece wings, Hooters Burger, and Buffalo Chicken Salad.

Show proof of military service and you're welcomed to a free order of red, white, and blue pancakes from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at participating IHOPs on November 11. The pancakes come with strawberries (red), whipped cream (white), and blueberry compote (blue). Some locations are offering an alternate freebie, with a combo order of two eggs, hash browns and choice of two bacon strips or pork.

Mimi's Café
Customers with military ID can get a free entrée for breakfast, lunch, or dinner on November 11.

Olive Garden
Veterans and active military can select a free entree from a special menu, with unlimited soup or salad and breadsticks included.

Red Lobster
On November 10 and 11, customers with military ID get a choice of free appetizer or dessert.

Red Robin
Get a free Red's Tavern Double Burger plus unlimited steak fries with a military ID on November 11.

Through 4 p.m. on Veterans Day, guests with military ID get free lunch, including a choice of three entrées and coffee, tea, or fountain drink.

TGI Fridays
From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on November 11, customers with military ID can order a lunch menu item worth up to $12, free of charge.

Customers with military ID get a free chili dog meal (with small fries and 20-ounce drink) on Veterans Day.

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There are also discounts and free services for current and former military members.

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