Veteran's Day 2012 Restaurant Deals and Freebies


Today is Veteran’s Day. Tomorrow the post office will close, the banks will be closed, and schools everywhere will take part in special programs to honor our nation’s vets. My girls are making cards right now.

Make a card, call a family member, thank someone in the military — there is a lot of sacrifice in what they do, and today is a special day set aside to honor them.

Several restaurants and retailers will also be thanking active and retired military with free meals and products. For most offers, you will need proof of service (military ID or Veteran’s Affair card), but check with your location for participation and details.

Here are free offers from 15 of our favorite restaurants:

  • Applebee’s 1 of 15
    Active and retired military will receive a free meal from their Signature Entree menu all day on 11/11.
  • California Pizza Kitchen 2 of 15
    California Pizza Kitchen
    Today and tomorrow, active and retired military will receive a free meal from CPK.
  • Champps Americana 3 of 15
    Champps Americana
    Military and vets will receive a free meal on 11/12 in honor of Veteran's Day.
  • Cheeseburger in Paradise 4 of 15
    Cheeseburger in Paradise
    Receive a free meal on 11/12 with your military ID.
  • Chili’s 5 of 15
    Today only, active and retired military will receive a free meal.
  • Denny’s 6 of 15
    Join Denny's for breakfast tomorrow, with your military ID, and receive free pancakes from 6am-2pm.
  • Golden Corral 7 of 15
    Golden Corral
    Golden Corral has been hosting a Military Appreciation Dinner for more than 10 years. Bring your military ID for a free dinner tomorrow 4-9pm.
  • Lone Star Texas Grill 8 of 15
    Lone Star Texas Grill
    Receive a free entree on 11/12 with your military ID.
  • O’Charley’s 9 of 15
    Active and retired military will receive a free meal from the $9.99 menu on 11/12.
  • Olive Garden 10 of 15
    Olive Garden
    Free entree today only for active and retired military.
  • Outback Steakhouse 11 of 15
    Outback Steakhouse
    Bring your military ID for a free Bloomin' Onion & Coke today and tomorrow.
  • Red Lobster 12 of 15
    Red Lobster
    Get a free appetizer today only, with your military ID.
  • Red Robin 13 of 15
    Red Robin
    Active and retired military will receive a free Red's Tavern Double and Bottomless Steak Fries on 11/12.
  • Texas Roadhouse 14 of 15
    Texas Roadhouse
    Join Texas Roadhouse for lunch tomorrow 11am-2pm, and military service members eat free.
  • TGI Friday’s 15 of 15
    TGI Friday's
    Enjoy free lunch on 11/12, when you bring your military ID.

Find details and even more Veteran’s Day deals at Military Wallet!
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