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Check Out These Veterans Day Freebies And Discounts

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In honor of Veterans Day, restaurant chains and retailers on Nov. 11 are offering all sorts of discounts and freebies for active-duty military, veterans, and reservists.

Here's a sample of retail discounts, courtesy of the Henry Daily Herald:

-Home Depot - 10 percent off up to $500 on a single-receipt purchase.


-Cost Plus World Market - 20 percent off everything in the store (except alcohol).

-Bed Beth & Beyond- 20 percent off your entire in-store purchase.

-B&Bs for Vets offers veterans a free night at a Bed and Breakfast. Click here to find a participating B&B near you.

A website called The Military Wallet has a complete rundown of restaurants where those who've served can get served a free meal on Veterans Day. Here's just a taste:

• Applebee’s. Free meal from special menu. Beverage and gratuity not included.

• BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse. Complimentary lunch, up to $9.95.

• California Pizza Kitchen. Choose a pizza, full size salad, or pasta from the special Veterans Day Menu.

• Carraba’s. Free appetizer of your choice.

• Chick-fil-A. Free Entrée with beverage. ID required. Participating locations only.

• Chili’s. Free lunch combo during lunch hour, or free meal from special menu during dinner hour. Participating locations only.

• Denny’s. Free Build Your Own Grand Slam, from 5 a.m. to Noon. Participating locations only.

• Einstein Bros Bagels. Free coffee at participating locations.

• Friendly’s. Free breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Participating locations only.

• Hooters. Free meal, up to $10.99 value, with any drink purchase.

• IHOP. Free Red, White and Blue pancakes or Red, White and Blue pancakes combo plate including eggs, bacon and hashed browns. 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. At participating locations only.

• Krispy Kreme. Free doughnut and small coffee. Available only at participating Krispy Kreme stores.

• On the Border. Free Choose 2 or Choose 3 Combo.

• Outback Steakhouse. Free Bloomin’ Onion and a non-alcoholic beverage. Also receive 15% off your purchase from Nov. 12-Dec 31, 2014.

• Red Robin. Free Tavern DoubleTM burger with Bottomless Steak Fries®. Participating locations only.

• Shoney’s. Free All-American Burger.

• Sizzler Restaurants. Free lunch served until 4pm. Choice of 3 entrees, and a free coffee, tea, or fountain drink.

• Starbucks. Free tall brewed coffee for active duty, veterans, and their spouses. Participating stores only.

• TGI Friday's. Free lunch, 11am-2pm, participating location only.

• The Olive Garden. Free entrée with proof of service.

• Uno Chicago Grill, Nov. 11, 2014. Free individual pizza or entrée with the purchase of a pizza or entrée of equal or greater value. Tell the staff you are there that day to support Fisher House, and a portion of your party’s check will go to benefit the Fisher House Foundation.
For a full list of restaurants, click here.