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Businesses Offer Free Meals And Other 'Thank You' Gifts To Veterans On Nov. 11

Nov 10, 2015 07:57PM ● By Bill Gilman

Many local businesses like to provide veterans will some tangible form of a "Thank You" for their service to the country on Veterans Day.

For example, newly opened Wamesit Lanes is offering a free $5 game card to all veterans.

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2015 Free or Discounted Veterans Day Meals

Applebee’s – free meal, Nov. 11

There will be 7 entrees from which to choose. Beverage and gratuity not included. Military ID or proof of service required.

California Pizza Kitchen, Nov. 11

Choose a pizza, full size salad, or pasta from the special Veterans Day Menu. Dine-in only. Please come in uniform or bring your military I.D. or other proof of service.

Carraba’s, Monday Nov. 9 – Sunday Nov. 15

Free appetizer of your choice for active duty servicemembers and veterans. Military ID or proof of service required.

Chili’s – Free meal, Nov. 11

Chili’s is offering all military veterans past and present their choice of any lunch combo, or your choice of a dinner meal from a select menu. Beverages and gratuity not included. Veterans and active duty military simply show proof of military service.

Denny’s, Nov. 11

Free Build Your Own Grand Slam on Nov. 11, from 5 a.m. to noon for all active, inactive, and retired military personnel. Participating locations only. Please call ahead.

Golden Corral – Free meal, Nov. 11, 5pm – 9pm

The 15th annual Golden Corral Military Appreciation dinner will is available to any person who has ever served in the United States Military. If you are a veteran, retired, currently serving, in the National Guard or Reserves, you are invited to participate in Golden Corral’s Military Appreciation dinner.

Little Caesars Pizza, Nov. 11

Free pizza or $5 HOT-N-READY Lunch Combo to all US Armed Forces veterans and active military members between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM. With proof of military service, at participating stores nationwide. Call ahead to verify participation.

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants – free lunch or dinner, Sunday Nov 8

Veterans will be able to choose a complimentary lunch or dinner entrée from a special menu. Veterans must provide proof of military service. Be sure to contact your local McCormick & Schmick’s as this is valid at participating restaurants only. Also, space is limited and reservations are highly recommended.

Menchie’s, Nov. 11

All veterans and current servicemembers will receive a free 6 oz. frozen yogurt on Veterans Day.

Olive Garden, Free entrée, Nov. 11

Offer good for veterans and active duty military; proof of service required. Guests that dine with a Veteran also receive 10% off of their bill as well.

On The Border, Nov. 11

Veterans and current servicemembers will receive a free choose 2 or choose 3 “Create Your Own Combo”. Dine-in only, proof of service required. 

Outback Steakhouse, Nov. 11

Outback Steakhouse is honoring America’s military veterans by offering active duty military and veterans a free Bloomin’ Onion and a non-alcoholic beverage. This offer is available to Military Personnel and veterans with ID. Also receive 15% off your purchase from Nov. 12-Dec 31, 2015.

Red Lobster – Monday, November 9 through Thursday, November 12

Free Appetizer or Dessert during the week of Veterans Day with military ID or proof of service. Vets may choose from a select list of appetizers and desserts.

Red Robin, Nov. 11

Free Red’s Tavern Double and Bottomless Steak Fries for all Red Robin guests with a military ID or proof of service.

Texas Roadhouse, Nov. 11

Free lunch event to honor the men and women of our armed forces. Choose from one of 10 free meals, plus sides and a soft drink, coffee, or tea. Offer good for All veterans – including all active, retired or former U.S. military. ID Required. Dine-in only. Call ahead to verify times and locations.

T.G.I. Friday’s, Nov. 11

Free lunch for all current military members and veterans from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Valid ID or proof of service required. Dine-on only at participating locations. Be sure to contact your local T.G.I Friday’s for details.

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