Restaurants offer free items for Veterans

7:29 AM, Nov 12, 2012   |    comments
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More than a dozen restaurants are honoring veterans for Veterans Day by offering free food.

Those restaurants say it's a way to honor our military veterans for their service and sacrifice. All veterans have to do is show a military ID or proof or service.

Below is a full list of participating restaurants and free items they're offering on Veterans Day and Monday.

Krispy Kreme: Free doughnut on Veterans Day, proof of service required

Applebee's: Free signature meal on Veterans Day
Proof of service accepted: DD-214, state-issued military ID card, or proof membership in a veteran service organization will be accepted.

TGI Friday's: Free lunch on Veterans Day.
Proof of service accepted: Active Duty ID card, Retired ID card, DD-214, VA ID card or veteran's designation on your driver's license.

Arby's: Free Classic Roast Beef Sandwich on Veterans Day for veterans and active military with ID.

Olive Garden: Free meal for active duty and veterans on Veterans Day with ID.

Chili's: Free meal (choice from six options) with valid military ID or proof of service.

Texas Roadhouse: Free lunch on MONDAY, NOV. 12 from 11 am until 2 pm with valid military ID or proof of service.

Shoney's: Free breakfast or lunch buffet on MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12 all day with military ID or proof of service.

Little Caesar's: Free Crazy Bread on Veteran's Day with military ID, DD-214 or veteran's designation on your DL.

Outback Steakhouse: Free Bloomin' Onion and a Coke on Veterans Day with proof of service.

Golden Corral: Free dinner on Veterans Day with proof of service.

Travel Centers of America: Free meal on Veterans Day with proof of service.

Mimi's Cafe: Free lunch or dinner on Veterans Day with proof of service. (Reservists are specifically included in this.)

Red Robin: Free Red's Tavern Double burger on Veterans Day with military ID.

Denny's: Free all-you-can-eat pancakes on Veterans Day with proof of service.

There may be other locations offering free items, but this is a list we could confirm.

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