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Looking for Veteran's Data freebies? Check out our complete list of restaurants offering free meals and discounts for Active Duty and Retired military this Veteran's Day weekend. Getty Images

Looking for Veterans Day freebies? Check out our complete list of restaurants offering free meals to active duty and retired military member's this Veteran's Day weekend.

Veterans Day is observed in the United States on Nov. 11 each year, but with the date falling on a Saturday this year, many businesses are offering free Veterans Day meals and discounts on more than just Saturday alone. Though the majority will offer free meals on Saturday, some restaurants will have specials on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

For every military veteran who is active duty, retired or reserve, there are a plethora of free meal deals being offered this holiday weekend. Be sure to check out our complete Veteran’s Day free meal list below. As a reminder, when you go to redeem your free meal, be sure to arrive in uniform or bring proof of service such as a retired or active duty military ID.

Veterans Day 2017 Free Meals: Complete List Of Restaurants Offering Military Freebies

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Hundreds of restaurants are offering free meals and discounts for active and retired military on Veteran's Day weekend. Texas Roadhouse

Restaurants Offering Free Veterans Day Meals All Weekend

  • BJ’s Restaurant - (Nov. 10 -11) enjoy a complimentary entree under $12.95. Guests over age 21 will can also receive an alcoholic beverage for $6.
  • IHOP - (Nov. 10 -11) Free Red, White, & Blue Pancakes Friday, Nov. 10.
  • Aspen Creek Grill - (Nov. 10 -11) Free meal from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. both days.
  • Fazoli’s - (November 10th - 12th) free spaghetti with marinara or meat sauce.
  • Spaghetti Warehouse Buy 1 Get 1 Free Meal - (Nov. 10 - 12) Receive a special “buy one entree, get one free” coupon.

Restaurants Offering Free Veterans Day Meals On Friday, November 10, 2017

  • Chicken Salad Chick - receive a Free Chick Meal and a drink. Offer includes 1 scoop or sandwich, plus one scoop, side, or cup of soup.
  • Denny’s All You Can Eat Pancakes - free Build Your Own Grand Slam breakfast on Friday, Nov. 10, from 5 a.m. to noon.
  • Farmer Boys - free big cheese cheeseburger.
  • Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - lunch or dinner is free (free entree equal to or less than your purchase).
  • 54th Street Grill & Bar - free meal up to $12.00.

Restaurants Offering Free Veterans Day Meals On Saturday, November 11, 2017

  • Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar - free soft, buffalo or crab pretzel.
  • Bandana’s Bar-B-Q - eat free (up to a $10 value).
  • Baker’s Square Free Breakfast - get a complimentary breakfast on Veterans Day at participating locations. Choose from Buttermilk Pancakes, three slices of French Toast or a Belgian Waffle.
  • Back Yard Burgers - enjoy a free ‘Classic Burger’ on Veterans Day 2017.
  • Bar Louie - receive a free flatbread or burger
  • Billy Sims Barbecue - free Veterans Day meal and special collector's cup.
  • Black Angus Steakhouse - from open to 3 p.m., participating restaurants will offer a special $9.99 Certified Angus Beef® Top Sirloin Steak, mashed potatoes, broccoli and a beverage.
  • Bob Evans - free select menu items.
  • Bonanza Steakhouse - enjoy a free buffet (beverage not included), at all participating Bonanza Steakhouses.
  • Boston Market - BOGO, buy 1 get 1 free individual meal and drink with Coupon on Veterans Day.
  • Bruegger’s Bagels - Free Small Drip Coffee. No purchase necessary.
  • Buffalo Wild Wings Free Wings - receive a free small order of traditional or boneless wings and a side of fries. At participating U.S. locations only.
  • Burntwood Tavern - receive a free lunch or dinner.
  • Calhoun’s - Enjoy a free meal from a special menu on Veterans Day.
  • California Pizza Kitchen - free entree from a special Veterans Day menu including pizza, salads and pasta.
  • Cantina Laredo - receive a complimentary meal on Veterans Day.
  • Cattlemens Steakhouse - enjoy a complimentary 8 oz. Sirloin Steak dinner.
  • Chevys Fresh Mex - 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., get a complimentary Fresh Mex 3-Item combo.
  • Chuck E. Cheese - free personal pizza to all active and retired military members at participating stores nationwide. Promo code #5500.
  • Cicis Pizza - Free pizza buffet
  • Circle K - free Polar Pop
  • Cotton Patch Cafe - free Chicken Fried Steak or Chicken Fried Chicken
  • Cracker Barrel Old Country Store - receive a complimentary Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola® Cake dessert to veterans and an opportunity for guests to make purchases that support Operation Homefront. Veterans Day only.
  • Dunkin’ Donuts - enjoy a free donut at Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants nationwide, no purchase necessary.
  • El Chico Cafe - eat free on Veterans Day (Limit $15).
  • Famous Dave’s - receive a free two meat Combo.
  • FATZ Cafe - 9am-3pm, enjoy one of three free entrees.
  • Friendly’s Free Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner - free dine-in breakfast, lunch or dinner from select menus.
  • Gatti’s Pizza - a free buffet, or a free medium 1-topping pizza for carryout.
  • Glory Days Grill - Free appetizer or a regular order of boneless or grilled boneless wings
  • Green Mill Restaurant and Bar - free lunch or dinner dine-in meal at participating locations on Veterans Day.
  • The Green Turtle - enjoy a free meal on Veterans Day. Offer valid for any item up to $12 or $12 on a more expensive item.
  • Hamburger Stand - receive a free hamburger, regular fries and a small Pepsi. 11.11.17.
  • Hickory Tavern - 50% off of a special Veterans Day menu
  • Hooters Free Meal - free meal from their select Veterans Day menu
  • Houlihan’s - Receive a free entree from a select menu
  • Huddle House - Free order of Sweet Cakes
  • Hy-Vee Free Breakfast - free breakfast buffet
  • K&W Cafeteria - Free meal that includes a choice of entrée, two vegetables, bread and beverage.
  • IKEA Free Entree - free entree
  • Krystal - complimentary sausage biscuit during breakfast hours (6 a.m. – 11 a.m.).
  • Logan’s Roadhouse - drop on in for an American Roadhouse Meal on the house. Not valid in CA, NC, SC or Augusta, GA, locations. Veterans year round receive a 10% discount.
  • Little Caesars Pizza - 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., receive a free $5 HOT-N-READY® Lunch Combo.
  • Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que - complimentary dessert, and a 20% discount with proof of service. Veterans receive 20% off the entire month of November for ‘Military Family Month.’
  • Macaroni Grill - Free Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs & Spaghetti entrée
  • Main Event Bowling - free entree plus a $10 FUNcard from open to 5 pm. Offer also includes free shoe rental for veteran and four guests.
  • Margaritas Mexican Restaurant - complimentary entrees to all veterans and active members of the military, as well as their significant others this Veterans Day.
  • Max & Erma’s Free Cheeseburger Combo Meal with Dessert - free cheeseburger, endless fries and a fountain drink.
  • Menchie’s Free Frozen Yogurt - free six ounce frozen yogurt
  • Mimi’s Cafe - free select food items from a special menu on Veteran’s Day 2017. Drink purchase is required.
  • Mission BBQ - receive a free sandwich and slice of cake.
  • Native Grill & Wings - receive one free menu item (up to $11.99 in value).
  • Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub - free lunch from our 9 Real Size Entrées for $9.99 Menu with the purchase of any entrée.
  • O’Charley’s - free $9.99 entree at any location. O’Charley’s offers a 10 percent military discount all year long.
  • On The Border Free Entree - receive a free combo meal at OTB’s. The meal is from the "Create Your Own Combo menu,” which is a “choose 2” or “choose 3” menu.
  • Outback Steakhouse Free Bloomin’ Onion® and a beverage - get a free Bloomin’ Onion® and a beverage on Veterans Day. Additionally, Nove. 12 through November 16, military members will receive 20% off their check and, beginning Nov. 17, Military, Fire and Police heroes will receive 10% off their check.
  • Petro Stopping Centers - complimentary meal from a select menu that includes a beverage on Veterans Day, at any participating Country Pride or Iron Skillet restaurant nationwide.
  • Ponderosa Steakhouses - 4 p.m.-close on Veterans Day, all former and current military service men and women enjoy a free buffet (beverage not included) from participating Ponderosa locations. Contact your local Ponderosa for more details.
  • Price Chopper Supermarkets - 7a.m.–7 p.m., enjoy a free coffee & donut
  • Primanti Bros. - get a free classic sandwich anytime, all day.
  • Quaker Steak & Lube - receive a complimentary or discounted meal of their choice.
  • Recovery Sports Grill - enjoy a free meal.
  • Red Hot & Blue Restaurants - receive a free entrée with the purchase of a second entrée of equal or greater value (up to$10). Dine-in only. Print and present the coupon before ordering.
  • Red Lobster - free appetizer or dessert from their select Veterans Day menu.
  • Red Robin - free dine-in Red’s Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries.
  • Rib Crib - choose a free meal from RibCrib’s Menu of Honor that includes a choice of two meats and two sides, including their slow-smoked meats and award-winning St. Louis spare ribs.
  • Rock & Brews - all active duty military, veterans, and first responders get a complimentary meal.
  • Ruby’s Diner - enjoy a Ruby’s adult entrée on the house.
  • Ruby Tuesday - enjoy a free appetizer.
  • Sagebrush Steakhouse -11am-11pm, receive a complimentary meal from a select menu.
  • Shari’s Café - Free pancake breakfast
  • Shoney’s Offers Free All You Care to Eat Breakfast - 6 a.m. – 11 a.m., free All You Care To Eat breakfast.
  • Sizzler Free Lunch - free lunch and beverage before 4 p.m.
  • TA Stopping Centers - complimentary meal from a select menu that includes a beverage.
  • Tap House Grill - get a complimentary meal (dine-in only).
  • Texas Roadhouse - select from a free special veterans lunch menu including a beverage and sides.
  • Texas Steakhouse & Saloon - receive a complimentary meal from a select menu.
  • TGI Fridays Free Lunch - 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., free lunch menu item up to $12.
  • Village Inn Free Breakfast - get a free Inn-Credible V.I.B. breakfast.
  • White Castle - receive a free breakfast combo or castle combo meal #1-6.
  • Wienerschnitzel - free Chili Dog with a small fry and a small Pepsi.
  • Wild Wing Cafe - complimentary meal. A veteran may choose from any Awesome Salad, Wild Wrap, Beefy Burger or Chicken Sandwich.
  • World of Beer - free select draught beer (where legal) or $5 off their check.
  • Yard House - receive a complimentary appetizer. Dine in only.

Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017

  • Centraarchy Restaurants - free entrée. Includes California Dreaming, New York Prime, Chophouse ’47, The Tavern at Phipps, Carolina Roadhouse, Joey D’s Oak Room, Burro Loco, Gulfstream Cafe, Chophouse New Orleans.

Monday, November 13, 2017

  • Golden Corral - 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Golden Corral offers a free sit-in “thank you” dinner for Military veterans,

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

  • Country Cookin - receive a free meal on Tuesday, November 14 from 2 PM – 8 PM.