BJs Restaurant and Brewhouse: Free entrée under $12.95 Friday and Saturday. Plus, get a free BJ’s beer, which was donated by a community member. Learn more at www.bjsrestaurants.com/hero.
Boston Market: Buy one individual meal, get a second free Friday through Sunday at participating locations. A military ID isn’t required but to get this deal, you’ll need a coupon from www.bostonmarket.com.
Denny's: From 5 a.m. to noon Friday, active, inactive and retired military personnel get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam at participating locations.
IHOP: From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, get a free stack of Red, White and Blue pancakes or a patriotic pancake combo at participating locations. The deal varies by location.
Veterans Day free meals, treats
Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza: Free small order of meatballs with ricotta cheese.
Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill: Free meal from a special menu Saturday at any of the nearly 1,800 locations.
Bob Evans: Free meal from a special menu available all day Saturday at all locations.
Bonefish Grill: Free Bang Bang Shrimp appetizer.
Buffalo Wild Wings: Free small order of traditional or boneless wings with a side of fries.
California Pizza Kitchen: Free entrée from a special Veterans Day menu at participating locations.
Carrabba’s Italian Grill: Free appetizer.
Chili's: Free meal from a special menu.
Chuck E. Cheese: Free personal one-topping pizza to veterans, active duty personnel and eligible dependents with military ID, proof of service and promo code 5500. The chain also has daily military discounts.
Circle K: Free Polar Pop with the Veterans Day deal on the convenience store chain’s mobile app and military ID.
Cracker Barrel: Free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake.
Dunkin' Donuts: Free doughnut of choice, while supplies last.
Duffy’s Sports Grill: 40 percent off food purchases.
Friendly's: Free meal from a special menu at participating locations.
Hurricane Grill & Wings: Free entrée and non-alcoholic drink from special menu.
Little Caesars: Free Hot-N-Ready lunch combo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
LongHorn Steakhouse: Free appetizer or dessert. Plus guests dining with veterans will receive 10 percent off their meals.
Olive Garden: Free meal from a select menu.
Outback Steakhouse: Free Bloomin' Onion and non-alcoholic beverage.
Perkins: Free Magnificent Seven meal.
Panera Bread: Free breakfast sandwiches until 10 a.m. Saturday at participating locations. After 10 a.m., military members get a coupon for a free pastry to use on a future visit.
Recovery Sports Grill:Free meal.
Red Lobster: Free appetizer or dessert.
Red Robin: Free Red's Tavern Double Burger with bottomless fries.
Ruby Tuesday: Free appetizer up to $10.
Sonny's BBQ: Offers vary by location. At some locations, veterans eat for half off and other locations will offer a free Big Deal Combo.
Starbucks: Free tall coffee for any veteran, active duty military and military spouse Saturday. Unrelated to the Veterans Day deal, Starbucks has a buy one holiday drink, get one free deal Thursday through Nov. 13 from 2 to 5 p.m.
TGI Friday's: Free lunch menu item up to $12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Plus get a coupon for $5 off next meal.
Thirsty Turtle Seagrill: 10 percent discount for veterans and active military Saturday at the Port St. Lucie and Juno Beach locations.
Tijuana Flats: Free meal.
TooJay's: Free meal from special menu.
Wawa: Free coffee, any size, all day Saturday for veterans, active military and family members.
Free meal Monday
Golden Corral: Free dinner buffet with beverage from 5 to 9 p.m. Nov. 13 for the chain’s annual Military Appreciation Night. Learn more at www.goldencorral.com/military.
Other Veterans Day freebies
Car wash: Get a free car wash at participating locations nationwide. Find a list of locations at www.graceforvets.org/veterans.
Great Clips: Veterans and active duty get a free haircut on Veterans Day or pick up a free haircut card to use through Dec. 31. Also non-veterans who get a haircut Saturday get a free haircut card to give to a veteran.
Hair Cuttery: For every haircut purchased by customers Saturday, a free haircut certificate will be donated back to a veteran in the same community. To distribute the free haircut certificates, Hair Cuttery is working with veteran's organizations.
Sports Clips: Through its Help A Hero campaign, participating stores offer free haircuts to service members and veterans with valid military identification. Stores also are collecting money for scholarships.
Westgate Resorts: The company is honoring U.S. military personnel and their families by giving away 1,500 free vacations. Beginning Friday at 9 a.m. EST, the first 1,500 eligible service members to complete the online military appreciation form at www.westgatesalutes.com and place a fully refundable $100 deposit can sign up for either one of 1,400 complimentary four-day, three-night vacations for up to four people at Westgate Town Center Resort & Spa, May 3-6, or one of 100 three-day, two-night vacations for up to two people at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, Dec. 8-10, 2017.