Thank you to all the Veterans not just today but everyday! It would be impossible to ever fully express the deep gratitude we have for the men and women who serve in our Armed Forces but on Veterans Day it is even more important to recognize their sacrifice.
Restaurants and businesses are are offering free meals, treats and special discounts to veterans and active-duty military personnel Wednesday to show their appreciation.
Target military discount:Target is offering a 10% military discount Sunday through Veterans Day. Here's how to sign up.
7-Eleven: Veterans with a Veterans Advantage account can link their account to the convenience store chain's 7Rewards loyalty program to get special offers including a free cup of coffee for Veterans Day. Learn more at www.7-eleven.com.
Applebee's: Free meal from a special menu but offers can vary.
BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse: Free meal up to $14.95 and free Dr. Pepper beverage.
Buffalo Wild Wings: Free order of 10 boneless wings and fries.
California Pizza Kitchen: Free meal from a special menu.
Carrabba’s Italian Grill: Free order of calamari with any purchase to all veterans, active military, police officers and firefighters with a valid ID through Wednesday. The chain also has an ongoing 10% discount for active and retired service members.
Chili's Grill & Bar: Free meal from a special menu.
Cracker Barrel: Free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake.
Denny's: Free "Build Your Own Grand Slam" from 5 a.m. to noon Wednesday.
Dickey's Barbecue Pit: Free Pulled Pork Classic Sandwich.
Dunkin': Free doughnut of your choice.
Einstein Bros. Bagels: Free hot or iced medium coffee when veterans state that they are a veteran.
Golden Corral: Through Nov. 30, Golden Corral is handing out free meal and beverage cards to all active duty and veterans. The cards can be used once through May 31 for lunch or dinner Monday through Thursday.
Krispy Kreme: Free doughnut of choice and small hot or iced coffee.
Landry’s, Inc.: The company with more than 60 brands – including Morton’s The Steakhouse, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouses, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., and Rainforest Cafe – is offering military veterans and active members 20% off Wednesday for up to four people. Excludes Golden Nugget restaurants and McCormick & Schmick’s locations.
Little Caesars: Free lunch combo between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday.
Love's Travel Stops and Country Stores: Purchase one roller grill item and get a second free and a fountain drink or coffee of any size for free.
Menchie's Frozen Yogurt: First six ounces of frozen yogurt are free for veterans.
Outback Steakhouse: Free Bloomin’ Onion and Coke product Wednesday. Also, the chain has a daily heroes discount offering 10% off entire checks to all servicemen and women, police officers, firefighters and first responders with a valid state or federal service ID.
Qdoba: 50% off any entree Wednesday.
Red Lobster: Free appetizer or dessert.
Red Robin: This deal starts the day after Veterans Day. From Thursday through Nov. 30, veterans and active military who are current Red Robin Royalty members can get a free tavern burger served with bottomless fries.
Smashburger: Free Double Burger with any purchase.
Starbucks: Free tall hot brewed coffee for veterans, active service members and their spouses Wednesday.
TacoTime: Free meal up to $10.
Twin Peaks: Free meal from a special menu at corporate locations Wednesday.
Wendy's: Free small breakfast combo with valid military ID from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m. Hours can vary by location. Service members enrolled in the Veterans Advantage program can get a free breakfast sandwich with any breakfast purchase from Wednesday through Dec. 31.
Yard House: Free appetizer Wednesday.