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Where Can Veterans Eat Free on Veterans' Day?

A number of restaurants with Gwinnett locations are offering freebies to those who served our country in the military.

This Veterans' Day, a number of local restaurants are giving away free meals to our nation's bravest.

We've compiled a list of places with local restaurants that offer specials for Veterans. While Veterans Day is officially on Sunday, Nov. 11, it is being observed on Monday, Nov. 12. Each restaurant's participation may vary. Most require a form of military identification 

  • Applebee's - Free signature entree on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012.
  • Arby's - Free Arby's Roast Beef Sandwich
  • Chili's - On Sunday, Nov. 11, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., veterans and active-duty military can choose from seven free meals.
  • Denny’s - Free pancakes, Monday, Nov. 12 2012: Free all-you-can-eat pancakes from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, for all active, retirees, and veterans with a valid military ID or proof of military service. Offer available in every Denny’s nationwide.
  • Golden Corral - On Monday, Nov. 12, between 4 p.m. and 9 p.m., veterans get a free meal.
  • Little Caesars Pizza - Get a free order of Crazy Bread with valid ID Sunday.
  • Outback Steakhouse - Outback Steakhouse is honoring America’s military veterans by offering active duty military and veterans a free Bloomin’ Onion and a Coca-Cola product during the week leading up to Veteran’s Day until Nov. 11. This offer is available to Military Personnel with ID.
  • Texas Roadhouse - Every Texas Roadhouse location across the country will participate in a free lunch event to honor the men and women of our armed forces. Choose from one of 10 free meals, plus sides and a drink. Offer good for All veterans, including all active, retired or former U.S. military. ID Required.
  • T.G.I. Friday’s - Free lunch, Monday, Nov. 12, valid for all U.S. Military personnel and veterans. Must wear uniform (if permitted by your service) or present military ID or other proof of service. Only valid at participating locations for anyone with an old or current military ID.
  • The Olive Garden - Free entrée Sunday, Nov. 11, for veterans and active duty military, during regular business hours. Choose from a special menu; all entrées inlcude freshly baked garlic sticks and choice of soup or salad. Offer good in US and Canada, proof of service required.

Visit this website to find more restaurants. 

Do you know of any other local restaurants and businesses offering discounts to veterans? Let us know in comments below so we can get the word out to our local veterans.

Kiamesha Ausmore November 11, 2012 at 11:08 PM
Tijuana Flats are offer free entree with a purchase of an entree on Nov 11.
jon smith November 12, 2012 at 05:54 AM
this is false info Arbys and others are not do this
sam bowen November 12, 2012 at 12:27 PM
I would just like to say that This gesture of thanks from all these bussineses is humbling. We as the veterans do feel very honered to be remembred this way. I recived phone calls from people I know just to say thanks for my service. I have never felt so welcomed home. this is not how we were welcomed back from Viet nam. thank you all so much, It fills a big empty hole in my heart. I am proud to have served my country , One humble Vet. 101st Airborne Rangers. Sam B. Ruckersville
GHutch November 13, 2012 at 03:27 PM
Chick-fil-A Woodbrook gave free meals to veterans and all active military on Monday form 11-8. They also gave away Chick-fil-A for a year to one lucky veteran.
Jake Davis July 24, 2013 at 10:39 PM
Sam Bowen's facebook page states his birthday is 9/20/1955. That makes him 17 at the end of the Vietnam War (August 15, 1973) so there is no way he is a Vietnam Vet. Misrepresenting yourself as a Vietnam Vet is very disrespectful to those who actually have to live with the scars.

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