Known as “The Cradle of Naval Aviation” we have a proud military heritage here in Pensacola, Florida and we’d like to take this opportunity to thank all those who have served. In honor of Veterans on Veterans Day (Saturday, November 11, 2017), many local businesses including popular restaurants and retailers are providing free meals and special discounts to veterans and their families. Check out the great list of offers below and don’t forget to come out and enjoy the 2017 NAS Pensacola Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show on Friday and Saturday!
Applebee’s – Join us on Veterans Day this year as we honor our Veterans and Active Duty military with a free meal. Participating restaurants only. Entrée selection may vary by location. Proof of military service required. Dine-in only.
BJ’s Restaurants & Brewhouse – BJ’s will be giving free meals to veterans both the day before and the day of Veterans Day, valued up to $12.95. Plus $5 BJ’s beers for everyone. A military ID or other proof of service is required.
Bonefish Grill – In honor of Veterans Day, Bonefish Grill is giving out free Bang Bang Shrimp appetizers to veterans and military members on Saturday, November 11, 2017. To receive this offer, make sure you visit Bonefish Grill with your proof of service, your military ID or you can wear your military uniform.
Buffalo Wild Wings – Buffalo Wild Wings is having their annual Veterans Day free food deal on Veterans Day, which is Saturday, November 11. All day, veterans and active duty military get a free order of wings and a side of fries. This offer is valid at all Buffalo Wild Wings locations and is for dine-in only. Beverages, taxes, and gratuity are not included in this offer. Proof of military service is most likely required but you might check with your local restaurant before heading out just to be sure.
Carrabba’s Italian Grill – If you are a veteran or active military member, you can stop by a Carrabba’s near you and get a free appetizer of your choice on Saturday, November 11. There’s no purchase necessary or coupon required, simply bring military ID or come in your uniform.
Cici’s Pizza – Anyone with an active or retired military ID can get a free buffet at Cicis on November 11 for Veterans Day. This includes pizza, salad, desserts, and more. Make sure to mention this Veterans Day free food offer when you visit your local Cicis on Saturday the 11th.
Chili’s – Join us on Veterans Day as we honor our Active Military Personnel and Veterans with a free entrée. Offer valid from select menu at participating locations on Saturday, 11/11 only.
Chuck E. Cheese’s – Chuck E Cheese’s is proud to salute the men and women of our armed forces and their families. This Veteran’s Day, Chuck E. Cheese’s will thank veterans for their service by offering one free personal 1-topping pizza to military veterans at all U.S. restaurants. The Veteran’s Day offer is good on Nov. 11, 2017 for retired service members with valid Military ID or proof of military service. Promo code #5500.
Cracker Barrel – This year on Veterans Day, Cracker Barrel is giving veterans a Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake dessert… for free!
Denny’s – Our nation’s veterans have made immeasurable sacrifices to protect our lives and freedom. Denny’s wants to honor them this Veterans Day. Denny’s invites veterans in on the day before Veterans Day, on Friday, November 10 for a free Grand Slam breakfast. This free meal deal is valid is from 5:00 AM to noon. All Denny’s locations are participating in this promotion and you’ll just need to bring a valid military ID along with you. This is for dine-in only.
Dollar General – Veterans, active military members, and their families will get 11% off their in-store or online purchase at Dollar General on Veterans Day.
Dunkin’ Donuts – To show their support, Dunkin’ Donuts is giving away free donuts to active duty military and veterans on Saturday, November 11, 2017. This free Veterans Day donut is limited to one per customer while supplies last, but no purchase is required and you just need to show military ID.
Fazoli’s – If you’re a veteran, you can stop into your local Fazoli’s on Veterans Day to get free spaghetti with meat sauce or marinara. Not all locations are participating. Proof of military service is required before you can get your free Veterans Day food, so make sure you bring valid military ID or wear your uniform on Saturday, the 11th.
IHOP – This Veterans Day, we’re celebrating Vets and Active Duty Military with a FREE short stack of our Red, White & Blue Pancakes on Friday, November 10th. It’s our honor for us to serve you. Offer only valid for Veterans and Active Duty Military. Available at participating restaurants only. Military ID or proof of service is required. Some restrictions may apply. See restaurant for details.
J.C. Penny – Take an additional 10% off your in-store JCPenney order November 8-12. It can be combined with other offers taking place that week too. A military or VA ID is required.
Jo Ann Fabric & Craft Stores – Past and present military members plus their dependents get 10% off their total purchase at Jo Ann’s every day of the year. This is valid not only for regularly priced items but also anything on sale or clearance.
Krystal – Veterans can stop in to get a free sausage biscuit during breakfast hours (6 AM to 11 AM) on Saturday, November 11.at participating Krystal locations. The offer is valid both in-stores and in the drive-thru. You will need to have proof of service, so don’t forget to bring it. It can be military ID or you can dress in your military uniform.
Little Ceasars Pizza – Free pizza or $5 HOT-N-READY Lunch Combo to all US Armed Forces veterans and active military members between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM on November 11, 2017. With proof of military service, at participating stores nationwide. Call ahead to verify participation.
LongHorn Steakhouse – LongHorn Steakhouse will give away a free appetizer or dessert with no purchase necessary and no restrictions to anyone with military ID. They’ll also give a 10 percent discount off dine-in tickets. You’ll need to bring proof of service with you for this freebie such as wearing your uniform or showing Military ID.
O’Charley’s – We support our troops. That’s why Veterans and active duty military can stop into an O’Charley’s location and get a free meal from their $9.99 menu on Saturday, November 11. Choices include the Famous Chicken Tenders & Fries, Honey Drizzled Southern-Fried Chicken, Homestyle Chicken Pot Pie, and more. This deal is available only at participating O’Charley’s restaurants. Additionally, O’Charley’s provides a 10% discount for veterans all year long. Bring military ID or proof of service for this free meal in case you’re asked.
Olive Garden – Olive Garden will offer a free entrée for a special menu to veterans as well as those on active-duty on Saturday, November 11. The entrees also include soup or salad and breadsticks. You’ll need to verify with Olive Garden that you currently are or used to be in the military. Proof of military service usually includes bringing your military ID, U.S. Uniform Services Retired ID Card, Current Leave and Earnings Statement, or Veterans Organization Card.
Outback Steakhouse – Stop into any Outback Steakhouse on November 11, 2017 to get a free Bloomin’ Onion and beverage. This offer is for all military personnel that have military ID. Outback Steakhouse is also giving out a military discount of 15% off the total check from November 12 to December 31, 2017, valid for anyone with a military ID.
Publix – As a small way to show our gratitude for your service, veterans, military personnel, and their families are invited to save 10% on groceries on November 11, 2017. This offer excludes prescriptions, alcohol, tobacco, gift cards, lottery tickets, postage stamps, and money services. Customer is responsible for all applicable taxes. Please present one of the following at purchase: Veteran ID card, military ID card, discharge document, or a driver’s license with veteran designation.
Rack Room Shoes – Military personnel and their dependents can show a valid military ID at Rack Room Shoes any Tuesday as well as on Veterans Day, Saturday, November 11, to receive 10% off their total purchase.
Red Lobster – Everyone who has served in the armed forces deserves our thanks. Active duty military, reserve, and military veterans can stop by Red Lobster and get a free appetizer or dessert on Saturday, November 11, 2017.
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers – On Veterans Day, we are honoring those who serve and have served with a FREE Tavern Double Burger with Bottomless Steak Fries. Stop in to a participating location and share your pics with #RRVetsDay.
Red Roof Inn – Retired and active military members can get 40% off the standard room rate when they make a purchase from November 1-22. The discount is valid for any stay through the end of February, 2018.
Texas Roadhouse – In honor of your service to our country, we are saying thank you with a free lunch from our special Veterans menu where Veterans can select from one of 10 free entrees, plus your choice of iced tea, sweet tea, soft drink or coffee. Active, former or retired military only. Please show your server proof of military service. Dine-in only on Saturday, November 11th, offer does not include beer and alcohol.
TGI Fridays – TGI Fridays will be having free lunch for all veterans and active-duty military on Saturday, November 11, 2017, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. This offer is valid at participating locations only, and is only valid after a military ID is shown for proof of service. Be sure to contact your local TGI Fridays for specific details.
Village Inn – Village Inn will be giving veterans and active military their choice of a free breakfast any time of day on Veterans Day. Choose four items from the V.I.B. menu to create your own breakfast. Grab your military proof before you head out to the Village Inn near you. This offer is not valid at all locations, so be sure to check ahead of time. Also, it’s for dine-in only, gratuity and tax are not included, add-on items are not included, it isn’t valid with any other offers, promotions or discounts, and only one offer is valid per person.