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Veterans Day 2015: 25 Free Meals, Freebies, Deals & More!

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Veterans Day is an official US public holiday wherein the military is honored every November 11.

Every year, several companies and restaurants offer great deals to the military. They, however, require them to wear their uniform or present their military IDs to avail the freebies.


Participating Applebee’s restaurants invite veterans to dine in with them and get a free meal from their special menu.

California Pizza Kitchen

CPK has a treat for both veterans and active military personnel. They can get a free meal from their special menu for veterans – for dine-in only.


At their participating stores, veterans and active military can also get a free meal from them.

Cracker Barrel

Cracker Barrel would give veterans a complimentary slice of their Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake. They would donate 10% of the sales of the cake to the USO Transition 360 Alliance.

Dairy Queen

Selected DQ stores will be offering free $5 lunches.


Dell is offering an additional 15% discount on their products. Check their website here.

Golden Corral

Golden Corral hopes to give back to those who served the US Military by offering a free thank you dinner during their Military Appreciation Night.

Great Clips

Veterans can get a free haircut on Nov. 11!


Veterans and military personnel can also get a free meal from Hooters.


They’re offering free red, white, and blue pancakes from 7am to 7pm on Veterans Day.

Krispy Kreme

Veterans would get a free donut of their choice and a small coffee when they drop by at Krispy Kreme.


Lyft promises to give veterans a free ride to any employment event.


Meineke is offering free service of basic oil change.

Olive Garden

Veterans get a free meal while their family members can avail a 10% discount.

Outback Steakhouse

They’re honoring the military with a free Bloomin’ Onion and beverage. Military personnel can also get 15% off until Dec. 31.

Perkins Restaurant and Bakery

Veterans and active military personnel can get a free Magnificent Seven meal.


Those in the military can get free buffet from 4pm ’til their closing time.

Red Lobster

Veterans and active military members get a free appetizer or dessert from Nov. 9-12.

Red Robbin

They’ll offer free Red’s Tavern Double burger with bottomless steak fries.

Scotty’s Brewhouse

Free All-American Burger on Veterans Day!


Free tall brewed coffee for veterans. Free college tuition for children and spouses of their employees who were Military members.

T.G.I. Friday’s

The resto will serve free lunch to veterans and military personnel.

Twin Peaks Restaurant

They will launch a Military Appreciation Menu on Nov. 11.


Free service ride for veterans to any employment event.

World of Beer

Veterans and military personnel get a free beer on Veterans Day!

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