Veteran’s Day Round Up ~ Freebies, Restaurant Deals + more!

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Thursday, November 8th, 2012 at 10:30 am

This Veterans Day (Sunday, Nov. 11) there will be a lot of great offers for our Veterans and active Duty Military.  Here is our list, which we will add to as more offers become available! Please call ahead to confirm the deal in your area.

Sunday, November 11:

Olive Garden – Complimentary entrée from a special menu featuring five unique dishes:
Unlimited Soup, Salad & Breadsticks
Grilled Sausage & Peppers Rustica
Seafood Alfredo
Chicken Parmigiana
Cheese Ravioli
Spaghetti with Meat Sauce
All entrées include freshly baked garlic breadsticks and choice of homemade soup or garden fresh salad

Red Lobster – Complimentary appetizer from nine available options
Buffalo Chicken Bites (new appetizer on Red Lobster’s menu)
Southwest Chicken Pizza (new appetizer on Red Lobster’s menu)
Sweet Chili Shrimp (new appetizer on Red Lobster’s menu)
Crispy Calamari & Vegetables
Lobster Artichoke Dip
Lobster Pizza
Lobster-Stuffed Mushrooms
Parrot Isle Coconut Shrimp
Wood-Grilled Shrimp Bruschetta

LongHorn Steakhouse – Complimentary Texas Tonion and non-alcoholic beverage

How to Redeem:
Veterans and active-duty military can simply show proof of service for dining specials, which includes U.S. Uniform Service Identification Card, U.S. Uniform Service Retired Identification Card, Current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), Veteran’s Organization Card (i.e., American Legion and VFW), DD214 Certificate, Veteran’s Identification Card (VIC), photographed in uniform or wearing uniform or their Canadian equivalents.
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Applebee’s is offering a FREE Signature Entree on November 11th to all Veterans and Active Duty Military.

-beverages and gratuity is not included.
-most have proof of military service (ID Card, Retired ID Card, LS, Veterans Organization Card, Photo of self in uniform, wearing uniform, DD214, and ciation or commendation.

Free Krispy Kreme doughnut and a small coffee.

Champps Americana- All Veterans and Active Military will receive a free burger. Proof of service required. Offer not valid for the Pepperjack Bacon Stack Burger or Kobe Burger. Dine in only, valid at participating locations.

Chili’s –offering all military veterans past and present their choice of one of 7 meals. This offer is available from 11am – 5pm on November 11, 2012 at participating Chili’s in the U.S. only. Dine-in from limited menu only; beverages and gratuity not included. Veterans and active duty military simply show proof of military service. Visit their website to find locations.

Hooters – free meal to military veterans all day on Veterans Day. Offer good for all veterans and active duty military personnel. Get 10 Free Wings – Boneless or Regular, drink purchase required. Offer valid at participating Hooters only; open to all active duty and military veterans with valid military ID or proof of military service.

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants – free lunch or dinner. Be sure to contact your local McCormick & Schmick’s as this is valid at participating restaurants only. Also, space is limited and reservations are highly recommended.

On the Border – Veterans and active duty military will receive a free entree certificate valid up to $10 valid 11/12/12-11/30/12.

Outback Steakhouse – a free Bloomin’ Onion and a Coca-Cola product during the week leading up to Veteran’s Day. This offer is available to Military Personnel with ID.

7-Eleven – Free small Slurpee. Offer good to all current and former military members. ID or proof of service required. Call ahead to make sure your local store is participating.

Travel Centers of America - FREE meal to CDL drivers (Veterans) up to $15 on Sunday 11/11

Monday, November 12th:

Denny’s has free all you can eat pancakes from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

T.G.I. Friday’s will serve free lunch for all veterans between 11 am and 2 pm. It’s always a good idea to call ahead to make sure your restaurant is participating and don’t forget your Military ID.

Golden Corral offers The 12th annual Golden Corral Military Appreciation Monday dinner will is available to any person who has ever served in the United States Military. If you are a veteran, retired, currently serving, in the National Guard or Reserves, you are invited to participate in Golden Corral’s Military Appreciation Monday dinner.

Little Caesars® Pizza – free Crazy Bread® with proof of military status or proof of service at participating stores nationwide. Call ahead to verify participation.

Red Robin – Free Red’s Tavern Double and Bottomless Steak Fries for all Red Robin guests with a military ID or proof of service.

Spaghetti Warehouse – Buy one entrée, get one free, coupon required. Choose any of 11 Original Recipe Spaghetti entrées and receive a second entrée free. This offer is open to everyone, not just veterans. Download the coupon here.


National Parks, Zoos, & More:

Awesome Deals:

For Teachers and Parents:

Thanks, Military Wives Saving for the acitivies & retail deals!

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