To celebrate Veterans Day, several restaurants are offering deals and freebies for veterans and current military personnel.
Here are some of the restaurants offering deals this year. Please note that for most of these offers, proof of service or military ID is required. It is also encouraged to call ahead to make sure a specific location is honoring the deal, as deals and discounts are subject to change.
Note: This list will be updated as more deals come through.
Buffalo Wild Wings
Buffalo Wild Wings is offering veterans and active military members a free order of 10 boneless wings and fries on Nov. 11.
California Pizza Kitchen
Chili’s is offering veterans and active military members a free meal from a special menu on Nov. 11.
Cracker Barrel is offering veterans a complimentary slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake on Nov. 11.
Cubby’s, with several locations in Utah, is offering a free meal for veterans on Nov. 11, according to its Instagram account.
Denny’s is offering a free Build Your Own Grand Slam to all veterans and active military members on Nov. 11. The deal is for dine-in only, and runs from 5 a.m. to noon. Proof of military service is required.
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
Dickey’s is offering a free pulled pork sandwich for veterans and active military members on Nov. 11. The deal is valid In-store, and online or through the app with the code “vetfree.”
Famous Dave’s BBQ
Famous Dave’s BBQ is offering veterans and active military personnel a free Georgia Chopped Pork Sandwich and a side. The deal is available all day long, and customers can use the code “Veteran” for online checkout.
Golden Corral is holding its annual military appreciation night from 5 p.m. to close. The event is on Nov. 11 and includes a free meal for all veterans.
IHOP is offering a free stack of red, white and blueberry pancakes to veterans and active duty military from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Nov. 11. Proof of service is required.
Krispy Kreme is offering veterans a free coffee and doughnut on Nov. 11.
Little Caesars is offering all veterans and active military members a free lunch combo on Nov. 11. The deal is available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and proof of service is required.
Maverik Adventure’s First Stop is celebrating Veterans Day with a special star-shaped raised doughnut with vanilla icing and red and blue stripes, according to an email sent to the Deseret News. The chain is also offering a $2 Veterans Day bundle that includes a doughnut and any size hot beverage (the deal excludes maple bacon doughnuts and fritters).
Red Lobster is offering a free appetizer or dessert to veterans, active duty and military reservists on Nov. 11, according to an email sent to the Deseret News. Guests must show a valid military ID or proof of service to redeem the offer.
Smashburger is offering veterans a free classic Smashburger on Nov. 11.
Starbucks is offering veterans a free, tall (12-ounce) hot brewed coffee on Nov. 11.
Tucano’s Brazilian Grill
Tucano’s Brazilian Grill is offering veterans a free Churrasco meal with the purchase of another adult Churrasco meal on Nov. 11.
Note: Veterans and active military members who are dining-in alone will receive a half-priced meal.
Wienerschnitzel is offering veterans and active-duty military a free chili dog, small order of fries and a small Pepsi on Nov. 11.
Wendy’s is offering those who have served or are currently serving in the military a free breakfast combo, according to an email sent to the Deseret News. The deal is valid with a military ID or Veterans Advantage card on Nov. 11, from my 6:30-10:30 a.m., according to a news release. Breakfast hours may vary by location.