Here’s our annual roundup of Veterans Day deals. Veteran’s Day this year is Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. Many chain restaurants have free entrees or other deals to salute our military.
To qualify you will need evidence of service such as a military ID, Veterans Organization Card (i.e., American Legion and VFW), a photo of yourself in uniform, or just wear your uniform.
Here are the deals that EatDrinkDeals has confirmed with the national chains, with links to the chain websites that have more information. Stay tuned as we confirm more deals this week.
Applebee’s has a free steak or other entree for veterans and active duty personnel on Veterans Day. This is during normal business hours on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. Choose from an Applebee’s Signature entree such as a 7 oz House Sirloin, Fiesta Lime Chicken or Bacon Cheddar Cheeseburger. Beverages not included. You’ll need evidence of service such as a military ID, Veterans Organization Card (i.e., American Legion and VFW), a photo of yourself in uniform, or just wear your uniform. More details at the Applebee’s website: http://www.applebees.com/menu/vetsday
Champps Americana has a free burger for vets on Veterans Day. Kobe burger and Pepperjack Bacon burger not included in the free offer. More information on the Champps Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Champps?sk=wall&filter=2
Chili’s has a free meal for vets on Veterans Day from 11 am to 5 pm. Choose from any lunch combo. For a complete menu and other details see the Chili’s website: http://www.chilis.com/documents/veteransdaymenu2011.jpg
Golden Corral has their annual free dinner buffet for active duty personnel and veterans on Monday, Nov. 15, 2011.
Hooters has free wings for vets on Veterans Day. Get 10 free wings with purchase of a drink. Valid at participating locations only; for a list of locations and more info, see the Hooter’s website: http://www.hootersveteransday.com/register.aspx
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants have their 13th annual Veterans Appreciation Event on Sunday, November 13, 2011, at participating restaurants across the country. On Nov. 13, veterans will be able to choose a complimentary lunch or dinner entrée, such as Parmesan Crusted Tilapia, Roasted Cedar Plank Salmon and Crispy Fried Shrimp. Reservations recommended. More details on the McCormick and Schmick’s website: http://www.mccormickandschmicks.com/featured-promotion/Veterans-Appreciation-Event.aspx
Mimi’s Cafe has a coupon for $10 off a $20 check on Veteran’s Day. Military ID and coupon required. You can get your coupon from this Mimi’s website:http://enterprise.fishbowl.com/shared/images/27917287438/27917287438_20111109093060.jpg
O’Charley’s has a coupon for half off on Veteran’s Day. Military ID and coupon required. You can get your coupon from this O’Charley’s website: http://www.ocharleys.com/eclub/webversion/Coupon_VeteransDay.html
Olive Garden has a free entree for the military on Veterans Day. Choose from Seafood Alfredo, Chicken Parmigiana or other enrees. Menu and more details at the Olive Garden website:http://www.olivegarden.com/Menu/Specials/
Outback Steakhouse has a free Bloomin Onion and beverage. This deal is good all week, from Nov. 7-11, 2011. More details at the Outback website: http://www.outback.com/companyinfo/veteransday.aspx
Texas Roadhouse has a free lunch for the military on Veterans Day. Choose from Sirloin Steak, Fried Chicken, Pulled Pork and other entrees. Also comes with a free beverage. Served only at lunchtime. More details on the Texas Roadhouse website: http://www.texasroadhouse.com/landing-pages/veterans-day
T.G.I. Friday’s has a buy one get one free offer on Veteran’s Day. Veterans and active military personnel who buy one entrée on Nov. 11 get one free. More details on the TGI Fridays Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TGIFridays?sk=app_257201634332827
UNO Chicago Grill has a 19.43% discount for the military all week. Good on purchases of food and non-alcoholic beverage beverages from Nov. 7, 2011 through Nov. 11, 2011. Uno says 1943 is the year UNO invented deep dish pizza, so that is why they are offering 19.43% off. Offer good for all military for veterans and active duty military. ID or proof of service required. More details on the Uno Chicago Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/UnoChicagoGrill?sk=app_142479139186668
Wendy’s has a Veterans Advantage program where you can get coupons and other specials via email. Register to get special offers for hamburgers, chicken sandwiches, salads, Frosty and other menu items. Special coupons are distributed to Veterans Advantage members for patriotic holidays, including Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day, Patriot Day and Veterans Day. More details on the Wendy’s website: http://www.aboutwendys.com/Responsibility/Veterans-Advantage/