Veterans Day free meals and discounts

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MANCHESTER, NH – On Veteran’s Day area restaurants – and one salon chain – say thank you to those who have served our country and those who are currently serving by offering free meals and discounts. Many restaurants on the list are national chains, so it is best to call ahead to verify locations, times, and participation.

Editor’s note: If you know of a discount we missed, email and we’ll add it to the list.

Applebee’s – free meal from a select menu, beverage and gratuity not included. Military ID or proof of service required.

Aroma Joe’s – All Veterans and Active Duty Military can get up to a 24oz drink for free.

Buffalo Wild Wings Free Wings – All day long on Monday, November 11, veterans and active-duty military who dine-in at their local B-Dubs can receive a free one order of traditional or boneless wings and a side of fries. At participating U.S. locations only.

Cafe la Reine – Free coffee for all active-duty and retired veterans.

Carrabba’s Italian Grill – All active and retired veterans receive a free appetizer at participating locations November 9- November 15.

Chili’s – choice of any lunch combo, or your choice of a dinner meal from a select menu, including any full-size flatbread. Offer only available at participating Chili’s, dine-in, beverages and gratuity not included. Veterans and active duty military must show proof of military service.

Chipotle – Offering a buy one get one free (BOGO) burrito, bowl, salad or taco on Veterans Day from open to close. Offer valid for all active duty military, reserves, national guard, military spouses and retired military with valid ID.

Cracker Barrel is offering veterans and active military a free slice of double chocolate, Coca-Cola cake.

Cumberland Farms – Free coffee on Nov. 11 for veterans, active-duty, reserve, National Guard or honorably discharged military personnel.

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. Please call ahead.

Dunkin’ Donuts –On November 11, Veterans and active duty military can enjoy a free donut at Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants nationwide, no purchase necessary.

Friendly’s – free dine-in breakfast, lunch or dinner from select menus for veterans and active military, with a valid military ID or honorable discharge card.

The Friendly Toast– Free meal on Monday, November 11th for veterans and active-duty military personnel.

Great Clips has two offers for veterans and those actively serving; get a free hair cut on Nov. 11 or drop into a salon and get a card to come back for a free haircut. Civilians who get a haircut on Nov. 11, will be given a card for a free haircut to give to a veteran or someone currently serving in the military. The free haircut card may be used until Dec. 31.

IHOP– participating IHOP Restaurants offering free Red, White and Blue pancakes. At some locations, the Red, White and Blue pancakes will be featured as part of a free combo plate including eggs, bacon and hashed browns, for veterans and active military.

Great Clips – Anyone can come into a U.S. Great Clips salon on Veterans Day (Nov. 11) to purchase a service and pick up a free haircut card, which can be gifted to a veteran.

Little Caesars -free $5 HOT-N-READY lunch combo from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at participating Little Caesars Pizza locations for veterans and active military. Must present a valid military ID.

Longhorn Steakhouse -receive a complimentary Texas Tonion appetizer and a non-alcoholic beverage for veterans and current service members.

Margarita Mexican Restaurant – All veterans and active-duty military personnel receive one free entree for you and one for your guest. Valid at participating locations in CT, MA, ME, NH, & NJ on 11/11/19.

Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub –On 11/11 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Veterans and active military can receive a free lunch from their 9 Real Size Entrées for $9.99 menu with the purchase of any entrée.

Olive Garden – receive a free meal including entrees, freshly baked garlic breadsticks and a choice of unlimited soup or salad for all veterans and military active duty.

Outback Steakhouse – get a Free Bloomin’ Onion® and a beverage on Veterans Day. Must have valid identification. There is also a military discount of 15% off the total check from November 12 thru December 31, 2015, valid for military members and their families.

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

Ruby Tuesday is offering veterans and members of the military a free appetizer on Nov. 11. Proof of service required.

Starbucks is giving active duty service members, veterans and military spouses a free, tall (12 fl oz) hot brewed coffee on November 11.

Texas Roadhouse – Free lunch free entrée and soft drink/tea from our Veterans lunch menu.

T.G.I. Friday’s – Free lunch for all current members of the military and veterans from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Valid ID or proof of service required. Dine-in only at participating locations.

Uno Pizzeria and Grill is offering veterans a free entree or individual pizza. Military ID required.

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