Businesses around East Texas are using Veterans Day as a way to say “Thank You” to the men and women who are serving or have served in the armed forces. Some of these promotions include:
- Denny’s will give a free “Build your own Grand Slam” from 5 a.m. to noon to active, inactive and retired military personnel.
- IHOP will offer veterans and active duty military free red, white and blue pancakes.
- Aspen Creek Grill will offer veterans and active duty military a free lunch from a selected menu from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 10 and 11.
- BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse will offer a complimentary entree up to $12.95 by presenting a military ID or proof of service on Nov. 10 and 11.
- Little Caesars will offer a free $5 lunch combo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to active duty military and veterans.
- Applebee’s will offer veterans a free meal on Veterans Day to veterans and active duty military.
- Buffalo Wild Wings will give one small order of wings and a side of fries for free.
- Strada Caffé will give all veterans a free brewed or iced coffee.
- Red Lobster will offer a free appetizer or dessert from a limited menu to all veterans, active duty and reserve military.
- Chuck E. Cheese’s will give one free personal one-topping pizza to veterans.
- Texas de Brazil will offer a 50 percent discount on checks with up to two veterans on a check, and 20 percent off the check for up to six guest at the table during dinner.
- Outback Steakhouse will give a free Bloomin’ Onion and beverage on Nov. 11. On Nov. 12 through Nov. 16 they will give a 20 percent discount off the check to active duty military and veterans. On Nov. 17 there will be a 10 percent discount off the check.
- Starbucks will give a free tall coffee to veterans, active duty military and their spouses.
- Texas Roadhouse will offer a free lunch to active duty, retired or former U.S. military from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- On the Border will offer a free meal combo to retired and active members of the military.
- Cicis Pizza will give a free pizza buffet to those with a military ID.
- Cracker Barrel will give veterans a complimentary slice of double chocolate fudge coca cola cake.
- Dunkin’ Donuts will give a free donut to veterans and active duty military.
- Olive Garden will give active duty military and veterans a free meal.
- Mercado's will offer veterans a free soft drink and choice of an enchilada dinner, taco dinner, tamale dinner, chimichanga dinner or chalupa dinner.
- Posados Cafe will offer veterans a free soft drink and choice of an enchilada dinner, taco dinner, tamale dinner, chimichanga dinner or chalupa dinner on Nov. 11
- Ken's Pizza will offer a free pizza lunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Golden Corral Military Appreciation Night 5 to 9 p.m. The 17th annual Golden Corral Military Appreciation dinner is available to anyone who has ever served in the United States military.
- Cotton Patch Café will give veterans a free meal from 2 to 8 p.m.
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