By Josh Bootsma
LANSING, Ill. (November 10, 2021) – As a way to say thank you for freedom, some businesses are giving veterans and active military servicepeople a meal or item for free this Veterans Day. Below is a list of some restaurants that offer special deals for veterans on November 11, according to militarybenefits.info. Small local businesses may offer special deals as well, and veterans and active servicepeople are advised to call a business if interested.
Veterans Day deals
Applebee’s: Veterans and active military can select a free meal from a limited menu.
Buffalo Wild Wings: Veterans and active military can dine-in or call for take-out and receive a free order of boneless wings and side of fries.
Chili’s Grill & Bar: Veterans and active military can choose a complimentary meal from a select menu.
Denny’s: A free build-your-own Grand Slam Breakfast will be offered to veterans and active military from 5 a.m. – noon.
Dunkin’ Donuts: One free donut will be given to veterans and active military members.
Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana: Veterans and active duty can receive a free Legendary Burger. At the casino’s Fresh Harvest cafe, veterans and active duty will receive one free meal.
Hooters: Veterans can receive 10 free boneless wings with the purchase of any 10 wings.
IHOP: Veterans and active military can receive free red, white, and blue pancakes from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Olive Garden: A free entree from a special menu — along with unlimited breadsticks — is available for veterans and active military members.
Smashburger: Veterans and active military can receive a free double classic smash burger.
Starbucks: A free tall coffee is available for veterans, active military, reservists, and military and veteran spouses.
Wendy’s: A valid military ID will result in a free small breakfast combo.
Read about more free food for veterans at militarybenefits.info.