Local Discounts and Deals for Veterans Day 2016


Veterans Day is on Friday, November 11, 2016, and many local restaurants and businesses are offering freebies or discounts to show appreciation to American Military Veterans. We have a list of many that are offering special deals for Veterans and active duty military. We will be updating the list as needed.

Two things to start… most companies will be requiring Veterans or even active duty members to show Military ID or proof of service. Next it is always smart to call ahead to make sure of the offer. Some of these listed are franchise restaurants and some locations may not be participating. We will be updating our list here as we get new information.

APPLEBEE’S – Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. There will be 7 entrées to choose from on a limited free menu. All current and former military personnel will also receive a $5 coupon to be redeemed on additional food and beverage offerings or for a later time. Military ID or proof of service required.

BUFFALO WILD WINGS – Veterans and Active Military members will receive a free order of wings and a side of fries. Dine-in only.

CHILI’S – All military veterans past and present will receive their choice of any lunch combo, or your choice of a dinner meal from a select menu. Dine-in from limited menu only; beverages and gratuity not included. Veterans and active duty military simply show proof of military service.

CHIPOTLE – Vets will get a “buy one, get on free” deal.

CLASSIC CAR WASH – FREE washes to all veterans on veterans day.

CRACKER BARREL – Free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola® Cake.

DENNY’S – Free Build Your Own Grand Slam® on Nov. 11, from 5 a.m. to noon for all active, inactive, and retired military personnel. Participating locations only.

GOLDEN CORRAL – (For Monday November 14, 5pm – 9pm) The 15th annual Golden Corral Military Appreciation 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 dinner. For more information visit http://www.goldencorral.com/military/.

HOOTERS – All veterans and current servicemen and women to enjoy a free meal from a select menu. Requires drink purchase.

HOPKIN’S ICEHOUSE – Hopkins will be offering Veterans 50% off meals at both Texarkana locations on Veterans Day

IHOP – Free Red, White and Blue pancakes from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. At participating locations only.

LITTLE CAESARS – Free lunch combo.

LONGHORN STEAKHOUSE – Free appetizer or dessert (no purchase required, no restrictions). 10% off for guests that dine with Veterans on November 11. Offer good for Veterans and active-duty military members.

NEW HAVEN & OAK GROVE GOLF COURSES – Friday, November 11, Veterans can play 18 holes for the price of 9. Call 870-774-5771 to book tee times.

OLIVE GARDEN – Vets receive a free entrée from a special menu. Entrées are served with unlimited soup or house salad and garlic breadsticks. Offer good for veterans and active duty military; proof of service required.

ON THE BORDER – Veterans and active service members will receive a free choose 2 or choose 3 “Create Your Own Combo”. Dine-in only, proof of service required.

ORANGE LEAF FROZEN YOGURT – (Richmond Road location) Free 8 oz. frozen yogurt and toppings for all Veterans and active duty personnel.

OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE – Outback is showing appreciation to America’s military veterans by offering active duty military and veterans a free Bloomin’ Onion and a non-alcoholic beverage. This offer is available to Military Personnel and veterans with ID. On top of that, Veterans will also receive 15% off your purchase from Nov. 12-Dec 31, 2016.

RED LOBSTER – (November 10 – 11 2016) Free Appetizer or Dessert during the week of Veterans Day with military ID or proof of service. Vets may choose from a select list of appetizers and desserts.

RUBY TUESDAY’S – Free appetizer (up to $10) at participating locations, proof of service required.

SCOTTIES – Free Entree for Veterans.

STARBUCKS – Active duty service members, reservists, veterans and military spouses are invited to enjoy a free Tall Brewed Coffee. Plus, now through November 11, for every Veterans Day Starbucks Card or eGift purchased, Starbucks will contribute $5 to help support programs assisting service members, military spouses, and veterans.

TEXAS ROADHOUSE – Free meal from a special menu. Includes sides and a soft drink, coffee, or tea. Proof of service required. Dine-in only.

Again, call ahead to verify that the location you choose to visit is honoring these offers, and bring Military I.D..

(themilitarywallet.com) (militarybenefits.info)


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