This Sunday is a very important day. November 11th is Veterans Day, which is a day to honor all past and current military members for everything they've done and continue to do for our country. Some local chain restaurants will be celebrating the holiday by dishing out some free meals to veterans and active-duty military. All you need to do is show up to the restaurant Sunday with your proof of service, and BOOM! Free food! Here are some of the restaurants that will be participating:

  • Applebee’s
    • Enjoy a free full-size entrée from a selection of eight menu favorites
  • Chili’s Grill & Bar
    • Choose a complimentary meal from a list of seven entrees
  • Dunkin’ Donuts
    •  Receive a free donut of your choice with no purchase necessary
  • Little Caesars Pizza
    • Get a free $5 HOT-N-READY Lunch Combo between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • IHOP
    • Get a free stack of red, white, and blue pancakes with blueberries, strawberries, and whipped cream on the day after Veterans Day, Monday, November 12th
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
    • Receive “Wings for Heroes” - one small order of traditional or boneless wings with a side of fries
  • Outback Steakhouse
    • Receive a free Bloomin' Onion and a beverage
  • Olive Garden
    • Get a free meal, which includes an entree from a special Veterans Day menu, plus unlimited soup or salad and garlic breadsticks
  • Red Lobster
    • Get a free appetizer or dessert on November 11th and 12th
  • Texas Roadhouse
    • Choose from 10 free lunch offers and a complimentary beverage (iced tea, soft drink, or coffee)
  • Red Robin
    • Get a free Red’s Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries when you dine-in
  • Vito’s on 42 - Cedar Rapids
    • Get a free order of chicken Alfredo or spaghetti with a loaf of homemade bread for free from open to close
  • Runt's Munchies - Cedar Rapids
    • Choose a free treat out of the "Case of Yum"
  • Edith Lucielle's Wing Shack and Bait Shop - Cedar Rapids
    • Receive a free pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. until noon

If you know of any local restaurants offering deals for Veterans this weekend, feel free to let us know in the comments!

[Veterans Advantage/Military Benefits]