Restaurants, stores offering Veterans Day deals

Several restaurants and businesses across the United States are offering special Veterans Day deals to salute those who serve.

All of the deals below are available to active duty military members and veterans, unless otherwise noted. Proof of service is necessary to cash in on most of the deals.

Restaurants:

Applebee’s is offering a free meal from a limited menu all day Nov. 11. Learn more and see the menu.

Bar Louie is offering a free entree all day Nov. 11. Read more.

Bonefish Grill is offering free Bang Bang Shrimp all day on Nov. 11.

Boston Market is offering a free brownie or cookie with any purchase to active duty military members, veterans and their families. The deal is good all day Nov. 11. Find a location near you.

Buffalo Wild Wings is offering a free small order of 10-12 traditional or boneless wings and a side of fries. The deal is good all day Nov. 11. Learn more.

California Pizza Kitchen is offering a free entree from a limited menu all day Nov. 11. Learn more and see the menu.

Carrabba’s Italian Grill is offering a free appetizer. The deal is good from Nov. 7-13. Read more.

Chili’s is offering a free entree from a limited menu all day Nov. 11.

Chipotle is offering buy-one get-one-free burritos, bowls, salads, and tacos to veterans, active duty military and military spouses with ID. The deal is good from 3 p.m. to close on Nov. 11. Learn more.

Cracker Barrel is offering a free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake all day November 11. Learn more.

Denny’s is offering a free Build Your Own Grand Slam from 5 a.m. to noon Nov. 11. Learn more.

DT Kirby’s is offering any main menu item free with a purchase of any side and soft drink from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 11.

Freddy’s is offering a free combo meal. Active duty military members and veterans can get the meal on November 11, or pick up a coupon November 11 to use anytime before November 30.

Golden Corral is offering a free dinner from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 14. Learn more.

Hooters is offering a free dish from a limited menu all day November 11. You must purchase a drink to get the deal.

IHOP is offering free red, white and blue pancakes from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 11. Learn more.

Krispy Kreme is offering a free doughnut and small coffee to all veterans. Valid at participating locations only. Read more.

Little Caesars is offering a free $5 Hot-N-Ready lunch combo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 11.

LongHorn Steakhouse is offering a free appetizer or dessert to anyone showing proof of military service. No purchase is required. Guests dining with veterans will also receive 10 percent off.

Mimi’s Cafe is offering a free entree from a limited menu with the purchase of a non-alcoholic drink all day on Nov. 11.

Olive Garden is offering a free entree from a limited menu all day Nov. 11.

Outback Steakhouse is offering a free Bloomin’ Onion and beverage all day Nov. 11. They’re also offering active duty military, veterans and their families 15 percent off their checks from Nov. 12-Dec. 31. Read more.

Panera Bread is offering a free bagel with cream cheese and brewed coffee all day Nov. 11. Learn more.

Red Lobster is offering a free appetizer or dessert from a limited menu. The deal is good all day Nov. 10-11. Learn more and see the menu.

Red Robin is offering a free Red’s Tavern Double Burger with bottomless steak fries all day Nov. 11. Learn more.

Ruby Tuesday is offering a free appetizer (up to a $10 value) all day on Nov. 11.

Starbucks is offering a free tall coffee to veterans, active duty military and military spouses all day on Nov. 11.

Texas Roadhouse is offering a free lunch from a limited menu. The deal is good from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 11. Learn more and see the menu.

TGI Fridays is offering free lunch menu item to veterans and active duty military personnel who show their military ID from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., up to a $12 value. Find a location near you.

Village Inn is offering a free Inn-Credible V.I.B Breakfast Nov. 11. Learn more.

Services:

Great Clips is offering free haircuts to veterans and active duty military personnel all day Nov. 11. Get a haircut or pick up a free haircut coupon to use later. In addition, every civilian who gets a haircut Nov. 11 will be given a free haircut coupon to give to an active duty military member or veteran. The coupon is valid through Dec. 31 with proof of military service. Learn more.

Meineke is offering a free basic oil change all day Nov. 11. Participating locations only. Learn more.

Red Roof Inn is offering 15 percent off stays for the entire month of November. Learn more.

Shops:

Dollar General is offering an 11 percent discount on all qualifying purchases in store and online Nov. 11. The deal is good for active duty military members, veterans and their families. Learn more.

Gordmans is offering a $10 Gordmans Savings Card with any in-store purchase on Nov. 11. Veterans and active duty military will also get 15 percent off their entire purchase that day.

Lowe’s is offering a 10 percent discount to active duty military members, veterans and their families. The deal is good from Nov. 10-16. Read more.

Sleep Number is offering an additional $100 off all Sleep Number beds, plus 20 percent off bedding collection items. The deals are good from now until Nov. 14. Learn more.

Walgreens is offering a 20 percent discount all day Nov. 11. Customers must have a Balance Rewards card and only regular-price items are eligible for selection. Read more.

Activities:

The National Park Service is offering free admission to everyone, regardless of military status, on Veterans Day. Entrance fees, commercial tour fees and transportation entrance fees will be waived. Learn more.