Veteran's Day deals: Where to find free food around Orlando area

Veterans, active military receive discounts with valid ID

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Sunday is Veteran’s Day, and former and active military members receive the following discounts as thanks for their service. Be sure to have your ID ready to claim offers. All deals take place Sunday, Nov. 11, unless stated otherwise.

Applebee’s: Free meal from a limited menu for veterans and active-duty military.

Back Yard Burgers: Free Classic Burger for veterans and active-duty military.

Bar Louie: Free flatbread or burger for veterans and active military.

BJ’s Restaurant: Complimentary entree up to $12.95, plus a free Dr Pepper.

Bonefish Grill: Free Bang Bang Shrimp appetizer for all active and retired service members. 

California Pizza Kitchen: Free entree from a special Veteran’s Day menu including pizza, salads and pasta for all veterans or active-duty military personnel.

Chevys Fresh Mex: Complimentary meal of a three-item combo with a choice of tacos, enchiladas, flautas, tamales and chile relleno from 3 p.m. to close.

Chili’s Grill & Bar: Complimentary meal from a select menu for all veterans and active-duty military personnel.

Chipotle: Buy one, get one free burrito, bowl, salad or taco for all active-duty military, reserves, National Guard, military spouses and retired military.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store: Free double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola® Cake dessert or Crafted Coffee beverage.

Denny’s: Free Build Your Own Grand Slam breakfast Monday, Nov. 12, from 5 a.m. to noon for all veterans, active and retired military personnel.

Dunkin’: Free doughnut for veterans and active-duty military.

Golden Corral: Free, sit-in “thank you” dinner for military veterans, retirees and active-duty members  Monday, Nov. 12, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

Hooters: Free meal from a select Veteran’s Day menu.

IHOP: Free red, white and blue pancakes at participating restaurants for military members both active and veterans.

Joe’s Crab Shack: 20% off for all veterans.

Little Caesars Pizza: Free $5 HOT-N-READY® Lunch Combo for veterans and active military members Nov. 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Logan’s Roadhouse: American Roadhouse Meal on the house for veterans and active-duty with proof of service. Not valid in California, North Carolina, South Carolina or Augusta, Georgia, locations. Veterans year-round receive a 10% discount.

Macaroni Grill: Free Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs and Spaghetti for all veterans and active military.

O’Charley’s: Free meal from O’Charley’s “Veterans Thank You Menu” all day both Nov. 11 and 12 for all active and retired military service members.

Perkins: Free Magnificent 7 breakfast for military service members at participating locations.

Pilot Flying J: Using the Pilot Flying J app, active duty and retired military veterans can get a free Pilot coffee of any size with a choice of a PJ fresh breakfast sandwich, packaged pastry item or a Cinnabon Center of the Roll from Nov. 10–12.

Red Lobster: Free appetizer or dessert from a select Veteran’s Day menu for veterans, active-duty military and reservists.

Ruby Tuesday: Free appetizer for all former and active duty service members.

Sonny’s BBQ: Free pulled or sliced pork big deal combo for veterans and active military. Dine-in only.

Starbucks: Free, tall brewed coffee for active-duty service members, reservists, veterans and military spouses. 

Texas de Brazil: Two veterans dine complimentary, plus 20% off for up to six additional guests Sunday and Monday.

Texas Roadhouse: Free special veterans lunch menu including a beverage and sides.

TGI Fridays: Free entree Nov. 11 and Nov. 12 for veterans and active-duty military.

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