Debbie Lord, Cox Media Group National Content Desk
Restaurants across the nation are honoring veterans and active duty military members this weekend with deals on meals including free lunches and special items.
Most restaurants require a military identification for the deals. Note that offers may not be available at all locations. Some locations do not participate in the promotions. Check with your local restaurants before you go.
Here are a few deals from some nationwide restaurants.
Applebee’s: Veterans and active duty military can select a free meal from a menu of seven items on Saturday with proof of service.
Aspen Creek Grill: Free lunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday when you order off a special menu.
Back Yard Burgers: All veterans and active duty military who present their military ID or who are in uniform will receive a free Back Yard Classic Burger.
Baker’s Square: Veterans and active duty military can get a choice of a free breakfast of pancakes, French toast, or a Belgian waffle on Saturday.
California Pizza Kitchen: California Pizza Kitchen restaurants are offering veterans and active duty personnel complimentary entrées from a special Veterans Day menu.
Chicken Salad Chick: Veterans will receive a free Chick Meal (including one scoop or sandwich, plus one scoop, side, or cup of soup) and a drink on Friday.
Chuck E. Cheese: Retired or active duty military with a valid ID can get a free individual one-topping pizza (using promo code #5500).
Denny’s: Active duty and military veterans can get a free “Build Your Own Grand Slam” from 5 a.m. to noon on Friday.
Farmer Boys: Farmer boys is offering a free Big Cheese cheeseburgers on Friday.
Fazoli's: Get free spaghetti with meat or marina sauce Friday through Sunday.
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill: Veterans and active duty service members get a free entrée when they eat-in with someone who purchases a meal Friday.
Golden Corral: The Golden Corral restaurant chain hosts a “military appreciation dinner” on Nov. 13 from 5 to 9 p.m. The free sit-down dinner is available for anyone who has ever served in the U.S. military (retirees, veterans, active duty, National Guard or Reserve).