Here is a list of businesses offering Veterans Day specials – list is nationwide, so your area may or may not have all them.
• Free haircut. Veterans who visit Great Clips shops on Nov. 11, get a free haircut or a card for a free haircut to redeem by Dec. 31st.
• Free meals. At Hooters, the freebie meal on Veterans Day can be worth up to $10.99, with any drink purchase. Applebee’s, Chili’s and California Pizza Kitchen all offer free meals from a special menu to vets and active military.
• Free buffets. Golden Corral is serving free dinner buffets (with beverages) from 5 P.M. to 9 P.M. on Monday, Nov. 17, at all restaurants, to anyone who is serving or who has served in the military. That same date, Bonanza Steakhouses also will offer free buffets for vets and active military.
• Free burgers. Shoney’s offers its signature All-American Burger, free, to vets or active duty military all day on Veterans Day. Or, you can head to Red Robin and get a Red’s Tavern Double burger with Bottomless Steak Fries, on the house. Max & Erma’s offers a free cheeseburger combo and dessert to vets and active military.
• Free coffees. Starbucks is offering a free, tall brewed coffee on Tuesday to all U.S. military veterans and active duty service members — and their spouses.
• Free pancakes. IHOP offers vets and active military free Red, White and Blue pancakes from 7 A.M. to 7 P.M. on Tuesday. Bob Evans also has all-you-can-eat hotcakes on Veterans Day for veterans and active military.
• Free ice cream cones. Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream and Yogurt shops are giving away free single scoop ice cream cones to all veterans and military personnel on Nov. 11.
Free exercise. 24-Hour Fitness offers free use of the health club to vets and active military through Nov. 11th.
• Free appetizers. Red Lobster, Nov. 10 through Nov. 13, is offering free appetizers to veterans and active duty military.
• Free craft beers. Restaurants owned by CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries (including Gordon Biersch Brewery, Rock Bottom, Old Chicago Pizza and ChopHouse & Brewery) offer a free craft beer to active and retired military on Tuesday.
•Free doughnuts & and coffee. Krispy Kreme will give a free doughnut and small coffee to anyone who identifies themselves as a veteran or active duty military on Veterans Day.
• Free game tokens. Chuck E. Cheese will give 20 free tokens to U.S. military vets and active-duty military through Saturday, Nov. 15.
• Free junk hauled away. Disabled veterans get free junk removal, courtesy of JDog Junk Removal & Hauling when they book on Veterans Day.