The following list was sent to us by one of our good friends, Chip Beazley, of Alabama.
We take pride the members of the Law Office of Robert B. Goss, P.C. https://www.attorneyforveterans.com are all military veterans or the spouse of a veteran.
As such we wish each and every active duty, veteran, and their family members our thanks and hope the list below allows you to enjoy Veteran’s Day.
The Law Office of Robert B. Goss, P.C. https://www.attorneyforveterans.com, salutes all veterans and thanks you for your sacrifice.
Updated: Oct. 25, 2014. Veterans Day is soon approaching and there are many restaurants and companies who want to thank our veterans by providing them with discounts or a free meal. To those companies offering veterans a free meal or discount, the military community gives a collective thanks!
• Proof of Military Service. Most companies require some form of military ID. These include: a Military ID Card (active/reserve/retired), Current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), Drivers License with Veterans Designation, Photograph in uniform, be wearing uniform (if your service permits), Veterans Organization Card (e.g., American Legion and VFW), DD214, discharge paperwork, or other form of identification. Other restaurants and companies may go by the honor system.
• Participation. Second, always call ahead to verify locations, times, and participation. Many of the listed companies are franchises and may have different policies. We will do our best to keep this page updated as we find new info.
• Applebee’s – free meal, Nov. 11, 2014: Last year, Applebee’s served over one million free meals to military veterans and active servicemembers. Applebee’s is again offering a free meal to military veterans and active-duty service members on Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. There will be 7 entrées to choose from, beverage and gratuity not included. Military ID or proof of service required. .
• BJs Restaurant and Brewhouse, Nov. 11, 2014. Complimentary lunch entree, up to $9.95 value. Offer valid to all active duty military and veterans, with proof of service. .
• Bob Evans, Nov. 11, 2014. Free All you can eat hotcakes. For active duty military and veterans with ID or proof of service. Locations: http://www.bobevans.com/Restaurant/Locate.
• California Pizza Kitchen, Nov. 11, 2014. 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. Find a location near you: http://www.cpk.com/locations/.
• Carraba’s, Nov. 11, 2014. Free appetizer of your choice for active duty servicemembers and veterans. Military ID or proof of service required. Locations: https://www.carrabbas.com/locations/.
• Cattlemens Steakhouse, Nov. 11, 2014. Free 8 oz Sirloin Steak Dinner and beverage on Veterans Day. Proof of service required. Locations: http://www.cattlemens.com/locations.htm.
• Charlie Brown’s Steakhouse, Nov. 11, 2014. Free meal for active and former military members with ID or other valid proof of service. Find a location near you: http://charliebrowns.com/homepage/wheres-charlie/.
• Chili’s – free meal, Tuesday, Nov. 11 2014. Chili’s is offering all military veterans past and present their choice of one of 7 meals during the dinner hour, or any lunch combo during lunch. Offer only available at participating Chili’s in the U.S. only. Dine-in from limited menu only; beverages and gratuity not included. Veterans and active duty military simply show proof of military service. Visit their website to find locations: http://www.chilis.com/%28X%281%29S%28rqq2gh45j3frgs3huyx1cbec%29%29/EN/Pages/locationsearch.aspx?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1.
• Cotton Patch Café, Nov. 11, 2014. Free meal for current and former military members. Choices include full-size chicken fried steak, or chicken fried chicken. Proof of service required. Locations: http://www.cottonpatch.com/locations/index.htm.
• Country Cookin, Nov. 11, 2014. Free meal for current and former military. Proof of service required. Locations: http://www.countrycookin.com/visit-country-cookin.php.
• East Coast Wings, Nov. 11, 2014. Free Appetizer or Desert. Proof of service required. Locations: http://eastcoastwings.com/locations/.
• Einstein Bros Bagels, Nov. 11, 2014. Free coffee at participating locations. Available to all active duty members and veterans with ID or proof of service. Locations: http://www.einsteinbros.com/locator.
• Fatz Eatz & Drinkz, Nov. 11, 2014. Free meal for current and former military members, up to $13.00 value. Proof of service required. Locations: https://www.fire-ice.com/locations/.
• Fire & Ice Grill & Bar, Nov. 11, 2014. Free meal for military and veterans. Proof of service required. Locations: http://www.fatz.com/locations/.
• Friendly’s, Nov. 11, 2014. Free breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Breakfast offering is free a Big Two Do breakfast, which includes a coffee and the choice between French toast, buttermilk pancakes, or regular toast along with bacon or sausage links, and some eggs. Lunch or dinner includes an All-American Burger served with fries and a beverage. Offer available for active military and veterans with ID or discharge papers. Participating locations only. Locations: http://www.friendlys.com/locations.
• Golden Corral – Free meal, Monday Nov. 17, 2014 (5pm – 9pm): The 14th annual Golden Corral Military Appreciation Monday 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 Monday dinner. For more information visit http://www.goldencorral.com/military/.
• Special thanks to Golden Corral: To date, Golden Corral restaurants have provided over 4 million free meals and contributed over $8.7 million to the Disabled American Veterans organization. Amazing!
See more Military Discounts and Veterans Day Deals:
• Hooters, Nov. 11, 2014. Tuesday, Nov. 11, Hooters invites all veterans and current servicemen and women to enjoy a free meal, up to $10.99 in value with any drink purchase, by presenting a military ID or proof of service at any Hooters location across the country. Locations: https://www.hooters.com/locations.
• Hoss’s Family Steak & Sea House, Nov. 11, 2014. Free meal form the American Values Menu, Nov. 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Includes soup, salad, desert, and beverage. Dine-in only, valid ID or proof of service required. Locations: http://www.hosss.com/hours-locations.
• Krispy Kreme – Free doughnut and small coffee, Nov. 11, 2014. Available only at participating Krispy Kreme stores. Offer available to all active-duty, retirees, & veterans. Be sure to call ahead to verify your local Krispy Kreme is participating. Locations: http://locations.krispykreme.com/.
• Lone Star Steakhouse, Nov. 11, 2014. All veterans and active duty military will be eligible for a free Starter. ID or proof of service required. Please call ahead for verification. Locations: http://www.lonestarsteakhouse.com/FindRestaurant.
• LongHorn Steakhouse, Nov. 11, 2014. Complimentary Texas Tonion and non-alcoholic beverage. Offer good for Veterans and active-duty military members. Proof of service required. Visit their site to find a location near you: http://www.longhornsteakhouse.com/home .
• Max & Erma’s, November 11, 2014. Participating Max & Erma’s locations are offering military members and veterans a free Best Cheeseburger in America Combo, which includes tortilla soup or side Caesar salad, seasoned fries, and chocolate chip cookies. Dine-in only. Call ahead to verify participation. ID or proof of service required. More info: http://www.maxandermas.com/vetseatfree/. Locations: http://www.maxandermas.com/pressroom/
• McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants – free lunch or dinner, Sunday Nov 9, 2014: McCormick & Schmick’s is celebrating their 16th annual Veteran’s Appreciation Event on Sunday, November 9th. 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. For more information visit: M&S Veterans Appreciation Event: http://www.mccormickandschmicks.com/featured-promotion/Veterans-Day.aspx.
• Menchie’s, Nov. 11, 2014. All veterans and current servicemembers will receive a free 6 oz. frozen yogurt on Veterans Day. Locations: http://www.menchies.com/.
• Noah’s Bagles, Nov. 11, 2014. Free coffee for active duty and veterans. Proof of service required. Locations: http://www.noahs.com/locator.
• Outback Steakhouse – Nov. 11, 2014. 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, 2014. Locations: http://www.outback.com/locations.
• Perkin’s Restaurant & Bakery, Nov. 11, 2014. Participating restaurants are offering current servicemembers and veterans a free Magnificent Seven meal which includes two eggs, three buttermilk pancakes, and a choice of two bacon strips or two sausage links. Beverage not included. Call ahead to verify participation. ID or proof of service required. Locations: http://www.perkinsrestaurants.com/locations.
• Pinnacle Entertainment (Casino Chain), Nov. 11, 2014. Select locations are offering a free buffet meal for current military members and veterans. ID or proof of service required. More info and locations: http://investors.pnkinc.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=876020.
• Red Hot & Blue, Nov. 10-12, 2014. Free Entrée with purchase of another entrée of equal or greater value. Coupon. Proof of Service required. Website.
• Red Lobster – Monday, Nov. 10 – Thursday Nov. 13, 2014. Free Appetizer on Veterans Day with military ID or proof of service. Vets may choose from a select list of appetizers. Find a location near you: http://www.redlobster.com/.
• Rib City (St. Louis, Missouri), Nov. 11, 2014. 50% Military Appreciation Meal Discount everyday to all Veterans and Active Duty Military. Eat in or carry out. (Des Peres and Cottleville, MO) More info: http://www.ribcitystlouis.com/discount.html.
• Shoney’s, Nov. 11, 2014. Free All-American Burger to veterans and active duty servicemembers. Dine-in only, Proof of Service required. More info: http://www.shoneys.com/restaurant-news-shoneys-offers-free-all-american-burger-to-all-veterans-and-troops-on-veterans-day/. Locations: http://www.ribcitystlouis.com/discount.html.
• Sizzler Restaurants, Nov. 11, 2014. Free lunch served until 4pm. Choice of 3 entrees, and a free coffee, tea, or fountain drink. Valid with proof of military service. Dine-in only, not valid for salad bar or gratuity. Locations: https://www.sizzler.com/locations.
• StarBucks, Nov. 11, 2014. Free tall brewed coffee for active duty, veterans, and their spouses. Participating stores only. Please call ahead.
• Texas Land and Cattle Steak House, Nov. 11, 2014. Free appetizer or shared plate for current servicemembers and veterans. ID or proof of service is required. Locations: http://www.texaslandandcattle.com/find-a-txlc-location/.
• Tim Hortons, Nov. 11, 2014 – all US locations are offering a free donut to all active duty servicemembers and veterans. No purchase necessary. Proof of service required. Locations: http://www.timhortons.com/us/en/locations/locations.php.
• Travel Centers of America, Nov. 11, 2014. Free meal for CDL holders who are also veterans. Participating locations only; proof of service required. More info: https://www.facebook.com/TravelCentersOfAmerica/photos/a.260648329755.138810.252336509755/10152840769059756/.
• Uno Chicago Grill, Nov. 11, 2014. Free individual pizza or entrée with the purchase of a pizza or entrée of equal or greater value. Available for all active duty and veterans. No coupon necessary; proof of service required. Don’t forget to tell the staff you are there that day to support Fisher House, and a portion of your party’s check will go to benefit the Fisher House Foundation, an awesome military charity. Find a location near you: http://uno.know-where.com/pizzeria/.
• 54th Street Grill, Nov. 11, 2014. Free meal, up to $12 value, valid for current and former service members (more info: http://promotions.54thstreetgrill.com/Veterans). Proof of service required. Locations: http://www.54thstreetgrill.com/54-bar-grill-locations.html.
• More Veterans Day Discounts! Please click – Retail and Regional Discounts to see more Veterans Day deals, including free National Park Admission, Amusement parks, and retail and regional discounts.
• Bed and Breakfast for Vets • In the sixth year of the program, B&Bs for Vets has organized over 300 (and counting) participating Bed and Breakfasts and Inns across the US and Canada which will be offering veterans a free night’s stay on November 10th and Nov. 11th. This offer is available to both active duty military members and veterans with ID, but space is limited. Each Inn and B&B has at least one room available for this promotion and reservations must be made directly through the participating Inns and B&Bs. For more information visit B&Bs for Vets: http://www.betterwaytostay.com/bbs-for-vets/.
VetTix – Free Event Tickets for Military and Veterans. VetTix is an excellent organization that offers free tickets to current and former military members to concerts, shows, sporting events and more. You can learn more here: http://themilitarywallet.com/vet-tix-veteran-tickets-foundation/.
Home Depot and Lowe’s Military Coupon Updates Update: Home Depot and Lowes 10% Military Discount Available Everyday.
Home Depot Military Discount: The Home Depot(R) is offering all active duty personnel, reservists, retired military, veterans and their families a 10 percent discount off their purchases in honor of Veteran’s Day. The offer is valid on purchases of up to $2,000 for a maximum of $200 and is available at The Home Depot stores, The Home Depot Design Center locations, Yardbirds and EXPO Design Center(R) locations. The 10% military discount is available everyday for active duty and retirees, but not all veterans. Home Depot makes this offer available to all veterans on major military holidays, including Memorial Day, Veterans Day, and 4th of July. You can also find Home Depot discounts online: http://www.homedepot.com/c/Savings_Center?cj=true&AID=10383217&PID=2893190&SID=VetsDay&cm_mmc=CJ-_-2893190-_-10383217.
Lowe’s Military Discount: Lowe’s Companies, Inc. will offer all active, reserve, honorably discharged, retired military personnel and their immediate family members a 10 percent discount on in-store U.S. purchases made during the Veterans Day holiday. The discount is available on in-stock and special order purchases up to $5,000. To qualify, individuals must present a valid military ID or other proof of service. Excluded from the discount are sales via Lowes.com, previous sales, and purchases of services or gift cards. Like Home Depot, Lowes offers this discount daily to active duty military members, but not to veterans. However, they extend the offer to military veterans on military holidays. You can also find exclusive discounts at Lowe’s.com.
• Amazon.com – Free MP3 album download “Veterans Day Honor” Available at Amazon on Veterans Day. Download the album (album will be full price again starting Nov. 12).
• Amazon – More Veterans Day Offers on Amazon.
• Bed Bath and Beyond, Nov. 8-11. 20% off entire purchase during the Bed Bath and Beyond U.S. Armed Forces Appreciation Weekend. This is good for active duty, DoD, Guard, Reserves, retirees, veterans, and military spouses. In-store only. Some limitations apply.
• Big Lots, (Awaiting update – this is last year’s offer). – 10% off your entire purchase. Offer available to active duty, Guard/Reserve, veterans, retirees and their immediate family members, with valid ID. Please call ahead to verify.
• Dollar General, Nov. 11, 2014. 11% discount on entire purchase on Veterans Day. Offer good for all active-duty military, retirees, veterans, Guard/Reserve, & immediate family members. The coupon can be found in the store circular, or by asking an employe. Also good online from Nov 11, use Coupon Code OURHEROES. More info.
• Free Business Cards and Checks. Get 25 FREE Checks – Choose from 6 different designs or upgrade to premium checks and choose from many more designs. Bonus Offer – Get 250 Free Business Cards! FREE Checks & Business Cards offer.
• Free Car wash, Nov. 11, 2014. Thousands of car washes around the country are offering vets a free car wash on Veterans Day. Find a list at Grace for Veterans.
• Great Clips, Free Haircut, Nov. 11, 2014. Free Hair Cut to Veterans on Veterans Day and a coupon to anyone who is not a vet to give to a veteran. More info.
• Jos. A. Bank Specials: Veterans Day Sale- 1 Day Only! JoS. A. Bank Veterans Day Sale Orders.
• Meineke – Free Oil Change (Awaiting update – this is last year’s offer): Thank you to all veterans and active duty military members. Come on in this Veteran’s Day for a free oil change at participating Meineke locations.
• Sport Clips – Veterans Day. Sport Clips offers a Heroes discount which includes active and retired military. Please call ahead to verify participation. Find a location near you.
• The Buckle. 10% off clothing brands like OBEY, Fossil, Hurley, Puma, and Oakley for veterans, reservists, active duty personnel, and their dependents. Customers must create a Buckle account and log in before their military status can be verified. Discount Page.
• VA Loan Rates. VA Loans and mortgage rates are currently the lowest they have been in over 50 years.
• Walgreens and Duane Reade drugstores, Nov. 11, 2014. 20% off Walgreens and W Brand products, and 15% off eligible store items for active military and veterans with valid proof of service. Some exclusions may apply. Participating locations only.