Tomorrow is Veterans Day, a federal holiday to commemorate and honor all those who have served in the US military. The holiday coincides with Armistice Day, which is celebrated in other parts of the world to honor the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I, ending hostilities at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918.
Many restaurants and stores offer freebies, discounts, and special offers on Veterans Day and throughout the week to honor those who have served and are currently serving. A list of a few offers from restaurants and retail stores are below, and you can see a full list here.
7-Eleven -- Active-duty, retired, veteran, guard, reservists and family members get a free coffee or Big Gulp on November 11. (7-Eleven app and Veterans Advantage membership required.)
Army & Air Force Exchange Service -- On November 11, MILITARY STAR cardholders will receive various deals, including 15% off food orders at participating Exchange restaurants. And Exchange Expresses and participating restaurants will be serving free coffee on November 11.
Black Angus Steakhouse -- On November 11, veterans get the All-American Steak Plate for $10.99. This deal is available for restaurant dining and takeaway orders.
Bob Evans -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free meal from a select menu on November 11. Dine-in only.
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. -- Military personnel and their families receive 20% off on November 11. Dine-in only.
Buffalo Wild Wings -- Veterans and active-duty service members get a free order of 10 boneless wings and fries on November 11. The offer is available for dine-in or takeout.
California Pizza Kitchen – Veterans and active military get a complimentary meal from a select menu. Dine-in and walk-in takeout only.
Chili's -- Veterans and active-duty service members get a free meal from a select menu on November 11. Available for in-restaurant only.
Cicis Pizza -- Active and retired military get a free adult buffet on November 11. Dine-in only. Coupon required.
Cracker Barrel -- Veterans get a complimentary slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake when dining at any location on November 11.
Einstein Bros. Bagels -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free hot or iced medium coffee on November 11.
Famous Dave's -- Military personnel get a free Free Georgia Chopped Pork Sandwich + Side at participating locations on November 11. Valid for Dine-In, To Go, and Online Ordering. Not valid for call in orders.
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill -- Dine with a veteran or active-duty service member on November 11 at participating locations and their lunch or dinner is free. Dine-in only.
Friendly's -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free All-American meal for lunch or dinner, which consists of the All-American Burger, served with a side of fries and a drink on November 11. Dine-in only at participating locations.
Golden Corral -- Golden Corral Restaurants' Military Appreciation Night free dinner will be available on November 11. Military retirees, veterans, active-duty, National Guard and Reserves are all welcome.
Houlihan's -- Veterans, active-duty military and military families get $10 off a $30 food purchase at participating locations on November 11. This offer is valid for in-restaurant dining or for carryout. Orders made via houlihans.com or a third-party delivery service are not eligible.
Little Caesars -- Veterans and active military get a free HOT-N-READY Lunch Combo at participating stores on November 11, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Logan's Roadhouse -- On November 11 between 3 and 6 pm, veterans and military personnel receive a free meal from a special menu.
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants -- Veterans, National Guard, Gold Star parents and Gold Star Spouses can enjoy a half priced entrée from a special menu on November 8. Reservations are strongly recommended.
Menchie's -- Veterans who visit stores on November 11 get their first 6 oz of froyo free.
Mission BBQ -- Veterans and active-duty military get a free sandwich on November 11.
O'Charley's – Active-duty military and veterans can enjoy a free meal on November 11. Dine-in only.
Pilot Flying J -- Veterans get a free breakfast combo at participating locations November 9 through 15 through a special offer in the app.
Red Lobster -- Veterans, active-duty military and reservists get a free appetizer or dessert from a select menu on November 11. Dine-in only.
Red Robin – Veterans and active-duty military who are Red Robin Royalty members can redeem a free Tavern Double Burger with Steak Fries any time between November 12 and 30 for dine-in or to-go. The offer will be automatically uploaded to your dashboard.
Shoney's -- Veterans and active-duty service members get a free All You Care To Eat, Freshly Prepared Breakfast Bar on November 11 until 11 am. Dine-in only.
Starbucks -- Veterans, military service members and military spouses get a free tall (12-oz) hot brewed coffee at participating stores on November 11.
Yard House -- Veterans and active duty military receive a complimentary appetizer on November 11.
Academy Sports + Outdoors -- Veterans, active-duty and reserve service members and their immediate family members get 10% off their entire purchase in-store and online from October 25 through November 11.
Big Lots -- In honor of Veterans Day, Big Lots announced they are offering a year-round 10% "Always On" discount for active military personnel and veterans who are members of the company's Big Rewards program.
buybuy BABY -- Veterans, active-duty military and spouses get 25% off their entire purchase in-store and online, November 11 to 14.
Enterprise Car Sales -- Active-duty military members, veterans and their dependents who purchase a used vehicle from Enterprise Car Sales are eligible to receive $300 off their vehicle purchase, November 1 through 30.
GM -- GM offers special savings for the military November 3 through 30.
Great Clips – On November 11, veterans and current military members can visit a Great Clips salon to receive either a free haircut or the free haircut card to use at a later date. Non-military customers can purchase a service on Veterans Day and get a free haircut card to give to a veteran you know. Haircuts are redeemable until Dec. 11.
Home Depot -- Home Depot offers a 10% discount to all veterans on November 11. Home Depot offers the 10% discount year round to active duty and retirees.
Mattress Firm -- From November 11 through 17, veterans and active-duty military members can take advantage of Mattress Firm’s Black Friday Sale and receive an additional 10% off their entire purchase, for total savings up to 60% off.
Office Depot and OfficeMax -- Veterans, active-duty military personnel, retirees, Reservists and their dependents get 25% off qualifying regular and sale-priced purchase November 11 through 13. This offer is valid in-store only.
Omaha Steaks -- Active-duty military, retirees, veterans, spouses and dependents get free shipping on select packages on November 11 in addition to its everyday 10% military discount. Available online and in stores.
Publix -- Veterans, active military personnel and their families save 10% on groceries on November 11.
Rack Room Shoes -- Military personnel and their dependents get a 20% discount off their entire purchase on November 11.
Staples -- Active-duty military personnel, reservists, retired or disabled veterans and their immediate families get a 25% discount November 8 through 14.
Target -- Active-duty military personnel, veterans and their families get a 10% military discount between November 1 and 11. After eligibility has been verified online, an exclusive, one-time use 10% Target Circle offer will be available to use in-store or online.
Walgreens -- Veterans, military and their families get a 20% discount on eligible regular priced items, November 11 through 15. This in-store offer is only valid in Walgreens or Duane Reade stores.
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