Veterans Day should be every day. But since only one day is officially devoted to those who serve, we want to make sure you know about freebies.

We thank you on Veterans Day and every day for your service to our country.

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1. Red Lobster
Veterans and active duty military, and reservists will get a free appetizer or dessert from November 10 - 11. Must show proof of service with military ID card.

Choose from one of the following special menu items:
• Sweet Chili Shrimp
• Mozzarella Cheesesticks
• Parrot Isle Jumbo Coconut Shrimp
• Seafood-Stuffed Mushrooms
• Lobster and Langostino Pizza
• Signature Shrimp Cocktail

• Warm Chocolate Chip Lava Cookie
• NY Style Cheesecake
• Warm Apple Crostada
• Chocolate Wave
• Brownie Overboard
• Key Lime Pie

2. Golden Corral
Golden Corral will host Military Appreciation night with a free “thank you” dinner on Monday, November 14th from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The dinner is for Veterans, retirees, and active duty members. You must dine in to get the free meal. Must show proof of military service. More Details: Golden Corral

3. Hooters
On Friday, November 11, all veterans and active-duty military can enjoy a free entrée from the Hooters ‘Veterans Day’ Menu by presenting a military ID or proof of service at any Hooters location nationwide.

Enjoy one of the following free menu items:

  • 10 Piece Boneless Wings
  • 10 Piece Traditional Wings
  • Buffalo Chicken Salad
  • Buffalo Chicken Sandwich
  • Hooters Burger

Must show proof of military service. More Details: Hooters

4. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
Veterans will get a free Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake dessert. Must show proof of military service. More Details: Cracker Barrel

5. Red Robin
All Veterans and active duty military members will get a free Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak fries on Veterans Day. No purchase is necessary. Must show proof of service. More Details: Red Robin

6. World Of Beer
All Veterans and active military can get a free select beer or $5 off your check at World of Beer locations. You must show your proof of service. More Details: World Of Beer

7. Olive Garden
On Friday, November 11 all Veterans and military duty will receive a free meal from a special ‘Veterans Day Menu.’ The special menu features six of Olive Garden’s most popular items. Entrees are served with unlimited homemade soup, salad, and breadsticks. Most show proof of service. More Details: Olive Garden

8. Chili’s
On Friday, November 11 all Veterans and military duty will receive a free entrée from a special Veterans Day menu.

The menu includes the following:

  • Oldtimer with Cheese
  • Soup & Salad
  • Chicken Crispers
  • Chipotle Chicken
  • Margherita Flatbread

Must show proof of service. More Details: Chili’s

9. Denny’s
All veterans and active-duty military are invited to Build Your Own Grand Slam at Denny’s on Veterans Day from 5:00 a.m. – noon. You must show proof of service. More Details: Denny’s

Build Your Own Grand Salem which includes four breakfast items:

  • New fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes
  • Eggs Cooked to Order
  • Sizzling Bacon Strips
  • Seasonal Fruit or Hash Browns

10. Krispy Kreme
Offering a free doughnut and small coffee to all those served or currently are serving on Veterans Day. A free doughnut and small coffee will be given to anyone who identifies themselves as a veteran or active duty military personnel (no ID required). Only at participating locations. More Details: Krispy Kreme

11. Longhorn Steak House
Get a free appetizer or dessert at Longhorn Steak House on Veterans Day plus 10% off bill for the entire table. Offer good for Veterans and active-duty military. More Details: Longhorn Steak House

12. Starbucks
Any veteran, active-duty military, and military spouse will be treated to a free tall coffee on Veterans Day.

13. IHOP — Free stack of red, white and blue pancakes to all veterans and active duty military. Available from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

14. SportClips — SportClips will offer free haircuts to all active duty military and veterans with valid ID. Click here for participating locations and more info.

15. The Melting Pot

All military service members and their guests can take 20% off their bill.

16. Twin Peaks

In honor of the holiday, diners with valid military I.D. can choose free food item from the Annual Veterans Day Appreciation Menu.