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Veterans Day 2018: Meal Deals Sunday and Monday


This Veterans Day, veterans and active-duty military can take advantage of an extra day of deals.

As they do each year, restaurants are saluting veterans by offering free food and meal deals.

Thanks to the federal holiday falling on Sunday, it’s officially observed Monday. This leads to a split with some businesses showing their appreciation Sunday and others Monday.

Proof of service such as a military ID is typically required and a few businesses will allow dressing in uniform as a form of identification. Discharge papers, VA cards and veteran organization membership cards also can be used to prove service at most businesses.

Deals are available at participating locations and offers can vary. Check with your closest location to confirm. The businesses listed here have more than 20 locations. Many smaller chains and individual restaurants also will offer deals and the easiest way to find specials is by checking social media.

Sunday free meals and discounts

Applebee’s Neighborhood GrillFree meal from a special menu Sunday.

Back Yard Burgers: Free Back Yard Classic Burger Sunday.

Bakers Square: Free Veterans Day Breakfast Sunday plus get a 20 percent off coupon for a future visit.

Bar LouieFree flatbread or burger Sunday.

Bertucci’s: Free small cheese pizza Sunday and Monday.

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse: Free meal up to $12.95 and free Dr. Pepper beverage Sunday. Also in November, military personnel can also reserve a Pizookie through the Buy a Hero a Pizookie Program.

Bob EvansFree meal from a special menu available all day Sunday at all locations.

Bonefish GrillFree Bang Bang Shrimp appetizer Sunday.

Boston MarketBuy one individual meal and a drink, get one individual meal free with a coupon posted at www.bostonmarket.com Sunday or Monday. This deal is not only for veterans.

Buffalo’s Café50 percent discount for veteran and military Sunday.

Buffalo Wild WingsFree small order of traditional or boneless wings with a side of fries Sunday.

Buffalo Wings & RingsFive free wings and a free beverage Sunday.

California Pizza Kitchen: Free meal from special menu Sunday. Get a buy-one-get-one free card to use Nov. 12-18.

Cheddar’s Scratch KitchenFree appetizer or dessert Sunday.

ChevysFree three-item combo 3 p.m. to close Sunday.

Chili’sFree meal from special menu Sunday.

Chipotle: Buy-one-get-one free deal Sunday.

Chuck E. Cheese’s: Free personal one-topping pizza Sunday.

CicisFree adult buffet Sunday.

City BarbequeFree sandwich, two sides and a regular beverage Sunday.

Cotton Patch Cafe: Free Chicken Fried Steak or Chicken Fried Chicken Sunday.

Cracker Barrel: Free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake or a Crafted Coffee beverage.

Creamistry: 50 percent off any single item Sunday and Monday.

Daphne’s: 10 percent discount Sunday.

Duffy’s Sports GrillFor Veterans Day, the Florida-based chain is extending its regular active-duty military discount to veterans. From 5 p.m. to close Sunday, veterans get 40 percent off food purchases.

Dunkin’: Free doughnut Sunday. No purchase required.

East Coast Wings + Grill: Free meal from special menu Sunday.

El FenixFree meal from special menu Sunday.

El ToritoFree three-item combo 3 p.m. to close Sunday.

Famous Dave’s: Free two meat lunch combo Sunday and Monday.

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill: Veterans and active duty service members get a free lunch or dinner Monday with purchase of another entrée.

Fogo de Chão: 50 percent off meal Veterans’ Day weekend Friday through Sunday and 10 percent off for up to three guests’ meals.

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & SteakburgersVeterans and active military who visit a Freddy’s restaurant Sunday get a free combo meal card good through Nov. 30.

Freebirds World BurritoVeterans and active military get a buy-one-get-one free deal on full-size entrees Sunday.

Friendly’sFree Big-Two-Do breakfast or free All-American Burger meal for lunch or dinner.

GetGo Cafe + MarketsFree coffee or fountain drink, excluding made-to-order and packaged beverages Sunday. Also available for first responders.

Glory Days GrillFree appetizer or a regular order of boneless or grilled wings Sunday and Monday for veterans.

Green Mill: Free menu item for lunch or dinner Sunday.

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria15 percent off Sunday and Monday. Not valid in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

Grub Burger Bar: Free entrée Sunday. Plus, offers ongoing 10 percent discount throughout the year.

Hickory TavernFree Tavern Burger with the purchase of a beverage Sunday.

Hooters: Free meal from a special menu Sunday.

Houlihan’s Restaurant + BarFree meal from special menu Sunday. Plus, the chain has a 15 percent military discount every day of the year.

Huddle HouseFree order of Sweet Cakes through Monday.

Hurricane Grill & WingsFree meal Sunday.

Jimboy’s TacosFree meal up to $10 at participating locations Sunday.

Kolache Factory: Free kolache and a free coffee Sunday.

Krispy KremeOne free doughnut and a small cup of coffee Sunday. No ID is required.

LaMar’s Donuts: Free doughnut and 12-ounce coffee Sunday.

Little CaesarsFree Hot-N-Ready lunch combo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

Logan’s RoadhouseFree meal from special menu between 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

LongHorn SteakhouseFree appetizer or dessert Sunday.

Main Event: Free meal from special Veterans Day menu and $10 in arcade game play Sunday.

Margaritas Mexican Restaurants: Free meal Sunday.

Max & Erma’sFree cheeseburger, fries and fountain drink Sunday.

McCormick & Schmick’s: Free lunch or dinner from a special menu Sunday for vets and Gold Star Honorees, including parents and spouse.

Menchie’s Frozen YogurtFree six ounces of frozen yogurt Sunday.

Miller’s Ale House50 percent off meal Sunday.

Mimi’s Cafe: Free meal from special menu Sunday.

Mission BBQFree sandwich and cake Sunday.

MOD PizzaFree MOD-size pizza or salad Sunday.

Native Grill & Wings:Free menu item up to $11.99 Sunday.

Ninety Nine Restaurant & PubFree meal from special menu with purchase of another entree from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

O’Charley’s: Free meal from special menu Sunday and Monday.

Olive GardenFree meal from special menu Sunday.

On The Border: Free Create-Your-Own combo meal Sunday.

Outback Steakhouse: Free Bloomin’ Onion and non-alcoholic beverage Sunday, plus 10 percent off everyday.

Peet’s Coffee: Free small cup of coffee or tea Sunday.

Pluckers Wing BarFree meal, side and non-alcoholic beverage, up to $15, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday. Dine-in only.

Ponderosa and Bonanaza SteakhousesVeterans can choose a free buffet and beverage or 50 percent off a menu item. Some locations will honor veterans Sunday and other locations on Monday so check with your closest location.

PT’s Taverns: The chain will offer happy hour selections throughout the entire day to veterans and active-duty service members who present a valid military ID Sunday.

Primanti Bros.: Free classic sandwich Sunday.

Quaker Steak & LubeOffers vary by location.

Red LobsterFree appetizer or dessert Sunday and Monday.

Red RobinFree Red’s Tavern Double burger with Bottomless Steak Fries Sunday.

Rock Bottom Restaurants & Breweries: Vets eat free Saturday through Monday. Plus, each brewery will be brewing a limited-edition Veterans Day IPA and Saturday through Nov. 12, 25 cents from every pint will go to a local Veterans charity.

Romano’s Macaroni Grill: Free Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs and Spaghetti entrée Sunday.

Ruby TuesdayFree appetizer up to a $10 Sunday.

Scooter’s Coffee: Free drink of any size Sunday. Plus, stores will be taking donations for Wounded Warriors Family Support Sunday and Monday.

Shake ShackFree scoop of Shake Shack Custard at all locations Sunday.

SheetzFree six-inch turkey sub and a regular size fountain drink Sunday.

Sizzler: Free lunch from special menu until 4 p.m. Sunday.

StarbucksFree tall coffee for any veteran, active duty military and military spouse Sunday.

SweetFrog Frozen YogurtFree 12-ounce frozen yogurt Sunday.

Taco CabanaFree Brisket Taco Sunday.

Texas de Brazil: Two veterans dine for free plus 20 percent off for up to six additional guests on Sunday and Monday.

Texas RoadhouseFree lunch from a special menu Sunday. Hours may vary.

TGI FridaysFree meal up to $12 Sunday and Monday.

The Greene TurtleFree meal up to $12 Sunday.

Tijuana FlatsFree entree and drink Sunday with military ID. Dine in or take out. One per person.

TooJay’s: Free meal from a special menu Sunday.

Waffle HouseUse a printable coupon to get one free classic waffle through Nov. 30. The coupon’s fine print does not say it’s only for veterans and active military but does need to be printed. Find the coupon at www.wafflehouse.com/veteransdaycoupon.

Walk-On’s Bistreaux & BarFree classic burgers Sunday.

WawaFree hot coffee Sunday.

Wienerschnitzel: Free Chili Dog, small fries and a small drink Sunday.

Wild Wing Café: Free select meal at participating locations Sunday.

White CastleFree combo meal for veterans and active military members who dine in or go through the drive-thru Sunday and Monday.

World of BeerFree draught beer or $5 off check for all veterans. Offers vary by location.

Yard HouseFree appetizer Sunday.

Zoës Kitchen: Free meal Sunday and Monday with a valid military ID.