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Establishments in the area offer free meals to veterans this weekend

Some businesses want to show their appreciation to those who have served our country this Veteran's Day, and they're doing that by offering free meals.

Primanti Brothers Restaurant and Bar is offering a free classic 'Almost Famous' sandwich to all veterans and active duty military all day on Sunday, November 11th.  "We're entering the season of thanks," says Toni Haggerty, "And there is no more important group of men and women who deserve the recognition."

Covelli Enterprises will salute those in uniform Monday, November 12th by providing free meals at Erie Panera Bread bakery cafes and O'Charley's to all veterans and active military personnel. At Panera, the complimentary 'You-Pick-Two' meal will be available, dine in only, from 11am-4pm.  At O'Charley's, service members can choose either a $9.99 entree or $10 toward any entree of choice.  Owner Sam Covelli says, "This is our chance to give something small back to those who have given so much and sacrificed so greatly for us and our freedom". 

More locations include:

Applebee’s
Veterans and Active Duty Military can select a free meal from a limited menu on Veteran’s Day. Provide proof of service required. Read more: https://militarybenefits.info/veterans-day-discounts-sales-deals-free-meals/#ixzz5WIgsF6bd

Back Yard Burgers
Military veterans with valid ID, and active duty service members in uniform, can enjoy a free ‘Classic Burger’ on Veterans Day 2018.

Bar Louie
Vets and active military receive a free flatbread or burger on Sunday, November 11th.

Bob Evans
Bob Evans Restaurants are offering free select menu items to Veterans and Active Duty Military on Veterans Day, Sun., Nov. 11.

Buffalo Wild Wings Free Wings
All day long on Sunday, 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.

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.

The Chop House
On Sun., Nov. 11th and Mon, Nov. 12th veterans with military ID or in uniform get 50% off any dine-in lunch or dinner entree. 

Chuck E. Cheese
To thank service members past and present, on Veteran’s Day on Nov. 11, Chuck E. Cheese’s will be offering one free personal pizza to all active and retired military members at participating stores nationwide. Promo code #5500.

Circle K
November 11, 2017, participating Circle K convenience stores will offer a free Polar Pop to military Veterans.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
Veterans receive a complimentary Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola® Cake dessert or Crafted Coffee beverage. Plus an opportunity for guests to make purchases that support Operation Homefront.  Veterans Day only.

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

Eat’n Park
All active and former United States military personnel will receive a special 10% discount for the entire month of November. 

Famous Dave’s
On Nov. 11 and Nov. 12, in honor of Veteran’s Day all former and current military personnel will receive a free two meat Combo.     

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill
On Monday, November 12 dine with a veteran or active duty service member and their lunch or dinner is free.

Fox & Hound
With a valid military ID receive a free meal (up to $12 value) on Nov. 7.

Golden Corral
On Monday, November 12th, 2018 from 5 PM to 9 PM, Golden Corral offers a free sit-in “thank you” dinner for Military veterans, retirees, and active duty members.

Hoss's Family Steak & Sea House
On Mon. Nov. 12th from 11am-9pm, Veterans and active duty military can eat at the soup, salad and dessert bar for free. Must show proof of military status and valid I.D. is required.

IHOP
All active duty and retired Veterans are invited to come in and enjoy Free Red, White, & Blue Pancakes Friday, November 10.       

Krispy Kreme Free Doughnut & Coffee
On Veterans Day, a free doughnut and small coffee will be given to anyone who identifies themselves as a veteran or active military personnel (no ID required)

Little Caesars Pizza
On Saturday, November 11, from 11am to 2pm, veterans and active military members can receive a free $5 HOT-N-READY® Lunch Combo.

LongHorn Steakhouse
This Veterans Day LongHorn Steakhouse will offer a free appetizer or dessert (no purchase required, no restrictions) to anyone showing proof of military service. In addition, 10% off the parties’ bill.

Max & Erma’s
On Veterans Day, participating Max & Erma’s locations are celebrating veterans and active military personnel with a free cheeseburger, endless fries and a fountain drink.

Menchie’s Free Frozen Yogurt
On Veterans Day, all Veterans and military personnel with a military ID or dressed in uniform will receive a free six ounce frozen yogurt any time of day on Veterans Day 11.11.  Show a valid ID or be in uniform to receive.

Old Country Buffet
Mon., Nov. 13, veterans may eat for free. Offers valid at participating restaurants.

Olive Garden Free Meal
On Veterans Day, Olive Garden restaurants will offer a free entrée from a special menu to active-duty military and veterans. The special menu features six of Olive Garden’s most popular items. Entrées are served with unlimited soup, salad and garlic bread sticks.

Outback Steakhouse Free Bloomin’ Onion® and a beverage
All active, retired military and veterans get a free Bloomin’ Onion® and a beverage on Veterans Day. Must have valid identification. Additionally, November 12 through November 16, military members will receive 20% off their check and, beginning November 17, Military, Fire and Police heroes will receive 10% off their check.

P.F. Chang’s
Get a free appetizer w/ entrée purchase. 11/11 only. All veterans & active duty military. Show military ID to redeem

Perkins Restaurant & Bakery
Get free Magnificent Seven® meal to U.S. Military both past and present on Veteran’s Day, November 11.

Quaker Steak & Lube
On Saturday, November 11, veterans and those currently serving in the armed forces can receive a complimentary or discounted meal of their choice. Show proof of service to your server to receive this offer.

Red Lobster
On Sunday and Monday, November 11th and 12th to thank Veterans, active duty military and reservists, Red Lobster will offer a free appetizer or dessert from their select Veterans Day menu. To receive offer, show a valid military ID. 

Ruby Tuesday
This Veterans Day, all former and active duty service members of the military can enjoy a free appetizer.

Sheetz
On Sunday, November 11, veterans and active duty military can enjoy a free 6 inch turkey sub and a regular size fountain drink at any location. Plus a free car wash.

Starbucks
On Veterans Day, active duty service members, reservists, veterans and military spouses are invited to enjoy a free Tall Brewed Coffee.

TGI Fridays Free Lunch
Guests who show valid military ID can enjoy a free lunch menu item up to $12. This offer is valid on Saturday, November 11th, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time.

Tap House Grill
On Veterans Day, all active, inactive and retired military personnel can get a complimentary meal (dine in only) plus discounts on beer and cocktails.

Texas Roadhouse
On Sunday, November 11th, select from a free special veterans lunch menu including a beverage and sides.


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