Active-duty military members and veterans will be honored at restaurants across the country next week with free and discounted meals.

Veterans Day
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Here are some deals for veterans and active-duty military members. 

(Note: Not every restaurant in a chain may be honoring the deals, so be sure to check with local restaurants to confirm which deals are available before you go. Most offers are dine-in only and can’t be used with any other discount or coupons. Prices may vary with location.) 

  •  54th Street Grill & Bar: Active-duty service members and veterans who dine-in at 54th Street Grill & Bar can get a free entree up to $12 on Veterans Day.
  • Applebee’s: Veterans and active-duty service members can select a free meal from a limited menu on Veteran’s Day.  
  • Baker’s Square: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free meal on Veterans Day.
  • Bandana’s Bar-B-Q: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free meal on Veterans Day.
  • BJ’s Restaurant: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free entrée up to $14.95 on Veteran’s Day by presenting a military ID or proof of service.
  • Black Angus Steakhouse: Black Angus is offering veterans and active-duty military a certified Angus beef top sirloin steak, mashed potatoes, broccoli and a non-alcoholic beverage for $9.99 on Veterans Day.
  • Bob Evans: Veterans and active-duty military members can get free select menu items for free on Veterans Day.
  • Buffalo Wings & Rings: Active-duty members and veterans can get five free boneless wings with a choice of sauces plus a free non-alcoholic beverage on Monday.
  • California Pizza Kitchen: CPK will offer a special Veterans Day menu from which active-duty military members and veterans can choose a free entrée.  
  • CentraArchy Restaurants: Restaurants owned by CentraArchy – California Dreaming, New York Prime, Chophouse ’47, The Tavern at Phipps, Carolina Roadhouse, Joey D’s Oak Room, Gulfstream Cafe, Chophouse New Orleans – are offering a free entrée to veterans and active-duty military service members.
  • Chili’s Grill & Bar: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free meal on Veterans Day.
  • The Chop House: Active-duty service members and veterans can get 50 percent off any dine-in lunch or dinner entree.
  • Cicis Pizza: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free pizza buffet meal on Veterans Day.
  • City Barbeque: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free sandwich, two sides and a regular beverage on Veterans Day.
  • Connors Steak & Seafood: Connors Steak & Seafood locations in Alabama, Florida and Tennessee are offering 50% off any dine-in lunch or dinner entree to all active-duty and retired service members.
  • Cotton Patch Cafe: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free chicken-fried steak or chicken-fried chicken on Veterans Day.
  • Country Cookin: Active-duty, Reserve, retired, and honorably discharged members of the U.S. military can get a free salad bar or $5 off any entrée on Veterans Day.
  • Cracker Barrel Old Country Store: Veterans receive a free Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake dessert or Crafted Coffee beverage on Veterans Day.
  • Cumberland Farms: Active-duty service members, Reserve, National Guard and veterans can get a free coffee on Veterans Day.
  • Drake’s: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free meal on Veterans Day.
  • Famous Dave’s: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free two-meat combo on Veterans Day.
  • Farmer Boys: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free Big Cheese cheeseburger on Veterans Day.
  • Firebirds: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free meal on Veterans Day.
  • Fogo de Chão: Veterans receive 40% off on Veterans Day weekend – Nov. 9-11. Their guests receive 10% off.
  • Furr’s Fresh Buffet: Veterans eat for free on Veterans Day.
  • Green Mill Restaurant and Bar: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free dine-in lunch or dinner meal on Veterans Day.
  • Golden Corral: Golden Corral offers a free dine-in dinner for veterans, retirees, and active-duty members on Veterans Day from 5 p.m.- 9 p.m.
  • Grub Kitchen & Bar: In addition to its year around 10% discount for active-duty military, Grub Kitchen & Bar is offering active-duty service members and veterans a free meal on Veterans Day.
  • Hamburger Stand: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free hamburger, small fries, and a small Pepsi on Veterans Day.
  • Hometown Buffet: Veterans get a free buffet meal plus a free bottled beverage at participating locations.
  • Houlihan’s: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free meal from a select menu on Veterans Day.
  • Huddle House: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free order of Sweet Cakes from Friday through Veterans Day.
  • Hy-Vee Free Breakfast: Veterans can get a free breakfast buffet from 6 a.m.- 11 a.m. on Veterans Day.
  • IHOP: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free order of Red, White, & Blue Pancakes from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. on Veterans Day.
  • Joe’s Crab Shack: Veterans can get 20% off their check on Veterans Day.
  • Little Caesars Pizza: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free $5 Hot-N-Ready lunch combo meal on Veterans Day from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Logan’s Roadhouse: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free meal on Veterans Day from 3 p.m.-6 p.m.
  • Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que: Veterans can get a 20% discount on their check plus a complimentary dessert with proof of service.  
  • Luna Grill: Active-duty service members and veterans get a buy one, get one free meal from Saturday through Veterans Day.
  • Main Event Bowling: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free meal from a special menu on Veterans Day.
  • Manhattan Bagel Company: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free bagel and cream cheese on Veterans Day.
  • McCormick and Schmick’s: Veterans and Gold Star families (parents and spouses) can enjoy a complimentary lunch or dinner at McCormick and Schmick’s on Sunday.
  • Menchie’s Free Frozen Yogurt: On Veterans Day, active-duty service members and veterans can get a free six-ounce frozen yogurt any time of day on Veterans Day.
  • Mimi’s Cafe – Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free breakfast, lunch or dinner entrée from a select menu with the purchase of a beverage on Veterans Day.
  • Mission BBQ: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free sandwich and slice of cake (while supplies last) on Veterans Day.
  • O’Charley’s: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free meal from a select menu on Veterans Day.
  • Old Country Buffet: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free meal with the purchase of a beverage on Veterans Day.
  • Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt: Active-duty service members and veterans can get free frozen yogurt on Veterans Day.
  • Petro Stopping Centers: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free meal from a select menu at Country Pride of Iron Skillet restaurants on Veterans Day.
  • Pilot Flying J: Active-duty service members and veterans get a free breakfast, including a coffee, Friday through Veterans Day.
  • Red Lobster: Active-duty service members, reservists and veterans can get a free appetizer or dessert from select Veterans Day menu.
  • Red Robin: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free dine-in Red’s Tavern Double Burger and bottomless steak fries on Veterans Day.
  • Rodizio Grill: From Veterans Day through Nov. 14, veterans eat free with the purchase of at least one adult full Rodizio meal.
  • Ryan’s: Veterans can get a free meal on Veterans Day, along with a free bottled beverage.
  • Shane’s Rib Shack: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free sandwich combo meal at participating Shane’s Rib Shack locations Nov. 11-13.
  • Shoney’s: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free All You Care To Eat breakfast on Veterans Day from opening until 11 a.m.
  • Spaghetti Warehouse: Veterans can get a “buy one entree, get one free” deal from Spaghetti Warehouse. With this coupon, you can choose any one of the restaurant’s 11 Original Recipe Spaghetti entrées and receive a second entrée free.  
  • Tap House Grill: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free meal and a Sam Adams pint on Veterans Day while supplies last.
  • Texas Roadhouse: Active-duty service members and veterans can select a free entrée from a 10-entrée menu on Veterans Day from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Tucanos: Veterans can get a free Churrasco meal with the purchase of another adult Churrasco meal from Friday through Nov. 12.  
  • Village Inn: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free meal on Veterans Day.
  • White Castle: On Veterans Day, active-duty service members and veterans can get a free breakfast combo or a choice of a Castle combo meal from numbers one-six on the menu.
  • Wienerschnitzel: Active-duty service members and veterans can get a free chili dog with a small fry and a small Pepsi on Veterans Day.
  • Wild Wing Cafe: Veterans can get six wings or nuggets with choice of sauce with a purchase of a drink on Veterans Days.
  • Yard House: Active-duty service members and veterans will receive a complimentary appetizer on Veterans Day.