According to USA today, here are some deals for veterans before after or during Veterans Day.
Proof of service such as a military ID is typically required and a few businesses will allow dressing in uniform as a form of identification. Discharge papers, VA cards and veteran organization membership cards also can be used to prove service at most businesses.
For more information other then the list below, go here: USA Today Veteran Deals
BJs Restaurant and Brewhouse: Free entrée under $12.95 on Friday and Saturday. Plus, get a free BJ’s beer, which was donated by a community member. Learn more at www.bjsrestaurants.com/hero.
Boston Market: Buy one individual meal, get a second free Friday through Sunday at participating locations. A military ID isn’t required but to get this deal, you’ll need a coupon from www.bostonmarket.com.
Chicken Salad Chick: Free Chick Special and drink Friday.
Denny’s: From 5 a.m. to noon Friday, active, inactive and retired military personnel get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam at participating locations.
Farmer Boys: Free Big Cheese cheeseburgers Friday.
Fazoli’s: Free spaghetti with meat or marina sauce Friday through Sunday. The chain also is rolling out a new 10% military discount.
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill: Veterans and active duty service members get a free entrée when they dine with someone who purchases a meal Friday.
IHOP: Get a free stack of Red, White and Blue pancakes or a patriotic pancake combo from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at participating locations. The deal varies by location.
Spaghetti Warehouse: Buy any Original Recipe Spaghetti entrée, lasagne, grilled chicken alfredo, get one free Friday through Sunday with a coupon available at www.meatballs.com/veterans. No military ID required.
Veterans Day free meals, treats
America’s Dog & Burger: Free meals for veterans and active military with proper ID from Veterans Day through Nov. 18 at the Chicago regional chain.
Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza: Free small order of meatballs with ricotta cheese.
Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill: Free meal from a special menu Saturday at any of the nearly 1,800 locations.
Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar: Choice of pretzel including soft, crab or buffalo pretzel. This dine-in only offer is valid all-day Saturday at all locations, except for the Attleboro, Mass., location and at the Patchogue, N.Y., location, the special ends 4 p.m.
Back Yard Burgers: Free Classic Burgers Saturday for veterans and active duty personnel in uniform or with a valid ID. The chain also offers a 20% discount to service men and women year-round.
Bakers Square: Free breakfast Saturday with choice of buttermilk pancakes, three slices of French toast or a Belgian waffle.
Bar Louie: Free flatbread or burger Saturday. See location for more details.
Bob Evans: Free meal from a special menu available all day Saturday at all locations.
Bonefish Grill: Free Bang Bang Shrimp appetizer.
Boston’s Pizza Restaurant & Sports Bar: Through Sunday, guests can buy veterans and military personnel a pre-paid pint. Veterans and active military can go to their local Boston’s to redeem one of the paper pints through Sunday while supplies last.
Bruegger’s Bagels: Free small drip coffee.
Bubbakoo’s Burritos: Free meal.
Buffalo Wild Wings: Free small order of traditional or boneless wings with a side of fries.
Burntwood Tavern: Free lunch or dinner Saturday.
Calhoun’s: Free meal.
California Pizza Kitchen: Free entrée from a special Veterans Day menu at participating locations.
Cattlemens Steakhouse: Free 8-ounce sirloin steak dinner.
Chili’s: Free meal from a special menu.
Chuck E. Cheese: Free personal one-topping pizza to veterans, active duty personnel and eligible dependents with military ID, proof of service and promo code 5500. The chain also has daily military discounts.
Cicis Pizza: Free adult buffet Saturday.
Circle K: Free Polar Pop with the Veterans Day deal on the convenience store chain’s mobile app and with military ID.
Cracker Barrel: Free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake.
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit: Veterans get a free sandwich, savory side and a Big Yellow Cup from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday.
Dunkin’ Donuts: Free doughnut of choice, while supplies last.
East Coast Wings + Grill: Free meal from a select menu and fountain drink or tea.
El Fenix: Vets get a free meal from a special menu Saturday.
Famous Dave’s: Free two meat combo.
Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers: Free combo meal cards will be given out to veterans and active duty military Saturday.
Friendly’s: Free meal from a special menu at participating locations.
Green Mill: Free menu item for lunch or dinner
Hansel N’ Griddle: Free regular or special smoothie.
Hooters: Free meal from special menu.
Huddle House: Free order of Sweet Cakes, platter-size pancakes available in eight different flavor and topping combinations at all locations nationwide.
Hurricane Grill & Wings: Free entrée and non-alcoholic drink from special menu.
Hy-Vee: Free breakfast 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at participating supermarkets with in-store dining.
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant: Free burger Friday and Saturday. Dine-in only at all locations.
JJ’s Red Hots: Free meal including unlimited hot dogs, sausages, sides and non-alcoholic drinks all-day Saturday.
Little Caesars: Free Hot-N-Ready lunch combo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Logan’s Roadhouse: Free meal from special menu between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
LongHorn Steakhouse: Free appetizer or dessert. Plus guests dining with veterans will receive 10% off their meals.
Main Event: Free meal and $10 FUNcard. Locations open until 5 p.m. Saturday.
Mimi’s Café: Free meal from special menu.
Muscle Maker Grill: Free meal at participating locations.
O’Charley’s: Free meal from the “$9.99er Menu.” Plus get a $5 off $20 voucher for your next visit. Offers may vary by location. O’Charley’s offers a 10% military discount year-round.
Olive Garden: Free meal from a select menu.
On the Border: Free combo meal.
Outback Steakhouse: Free Bloomin’ Onion and non-alcoholic beverage.
Panera Bread: Free breakfast sandwiches until 10 a.m. Saturday at participating locations. After 10 a.m., military members get a coupon for a free pastry to use on a future visit.
Perkins: Free Magnificent Seven meal.
Pie Five Pizza: Free customized pizza.
Pizza Factory: Free mini one-topping pizza and regular-size soda for lunch.
Pizza Inn: Free adult buffet.
Primanti Bros.: Free classic sandwich.
Quaker Steak & Lube: Offers vary by location, and include free meals from select menus or up to a specified amount, or discounted meals.
Recovery Sports Grill:Free meal.
Red Lobster: Free appetizer or dessert.
Red Robin: Free Red’s Tavern Double Burger with bottomless fries.
Ruby’s Diner: Free meal from a select menu.
Ruby Tuesday: Free appetizer up to $10.
Rush Bowls: Free bowl or smoothie.
Scooter’s Coffee: Free cup of coffee at all locations.
Shoney’s: Free breakfast bar from 6 to 11 a.m.
Sizzler: Free lunch from a special menu until 4 p.m.
Snuffer’s: Free burger and order of small fries or onion rings.
Sonny’s BBQ: Offers vary by location. At some locations, veterans eat for half off and other locations will offer a free Big Deal Combo.
Starbucks: Free tall coffee for any veteran, active duty military and military spouse Saturday. Unrelated to the Veterans Day deal, Starbucks has a buy one holiday drink, get one free deal 2 to 5 p.m.Thursday through Nov. 13 from
Teriyaki Madness: Free bowl of choice to active and non-active military personnel and first responders at the 14 locations in the Las Vegas area.
Texas Roadhouse: Free meal from a special menu and choice of non-alcoholic drink.
TGI Friday’s: Free lunch menu item up to $12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Plus get a coupon for $5 off next meal.
The Gyro Shack: Free Original Gyro.
Tijuana Flats: Free meal.
Village Inn: Free “INN-Credible V.I.B.” breakfast.
Vitality Bowls: Free smoothies to veterans at all corporate and participating franchise locations.
Wawa: Free coffee, any size, all day Saturday for veterans, active military and family members.
White Castle: Free breakfast combo.
Wild Wing Café: Free salad, wrap, burger or chicken sandwich.
Wienerschnitzel: Free chili dog meal.
World of Beer: Free select draft beer or $5 off any food item. Offer varies by location due to state legalities.