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Where to Find Veterans Day Freebies and Discounts This Weekend
Applebee's, Dunkin' Donuts, Chipotle and more salute those who have served

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunday, November 11 is Veterans Day, and as America's veterans and active military members enjoy a day of rest and contemplation, there are several restaurants and retailers that are offering free or discounted items, meals and services across the country. This year, more than 40 restaurants are participating, including Olive Garden, IHOP, Chipotle and Buffalo Wild Wings. Some restaurants will offer free meals for veterans, while others do buy-one-get-one-free deals or free appetizers with the purchase of a full meal. Additionally, several retailers such as Lowe's, Home Depot, Costco, Great Clips and Under Armour will also observe the holiday by offering deep discounts to honor those who have served.

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Head to The Real Deal, for the full list of the restaurants, stores and dates for Veterans Day deals. And check out RetailMeNot's list of military discounts that are available all year long.

Here are several highlights for Veterans Day deals on meals, retailers and services.

Veterans and active duty military can enjoy a free meal for lunch or dinner.
When: November 11

BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse
Veterans and active duty personnel can enjoy a complimentary entrée up to $12.95 and get a free pint of BJ's handcrafted beer or soda.
When: November 10 and November 11

Buffalo Wild Wings
Buffalo Wild Wings is offering "Wings for Heroes" (one small order of wings with a side of fries) to veterans and active duty personnel.
When: November 11

Cracker Barrel
Veterans and military personnel can receive a free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake when they visit Cracker Barrel.
When: November 11

From 5 a.m. to noon, get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam.
When: November 12

Dunkin' Donuts
Grab a free doughnut—no purchase necessary.
When: November 11

Fogo de Chão 
Veterans and active duty personnel will receive 50% off their entire meal. (Up to three guests for each military veteran or personnel will also receive 10% off their meal.)
When: November 9 through November 11

Freebirds World Burrito
Freebirds World Burrito is offering veterans and military a buy one get one free deal on all full-size entrées. (Participants must show proof of Military ID)
When: November 11

Great Clips Free Haircut
On Veterans Day, customers who go to a U.S. Great Clips salon will receive a free haircut card to give to an active/inactive/retired military member.
When: Veterans can also visit any U.S. Great Clips salon on November 11 to get a free haircut that day or a free haircut card to use later. Haircuts are redeemable until December 31.

Home Depot
A 10% discount is offered to all military.
When: November 11

IHOP is offering free red, white, and blue pancakes with blueberries, strawberries and whipped ream to veterans and active duty personnel.
When: November 11

Krispy Creme
Military and veterans get one free donut and small coffee on Veterans Day.
When: November 11

Olive Garden
Veterans and active duty personnel can choose from six popular entrées from Olive Garden's menu for free.
When: November 11

Red Lobster
Veterans and active duty personnel can enjoy a free appetizer or dessert.
When: November 10 or November 11

Red Robin
Veterans and active duty personnel can enjoy a Red's Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries (dine-in only).
When: November 11

Toys R Us and Babies R Us
Customers with a valid military ID get 15% off in-store purchases.
When: November 4 through November 11

Under Armour
Get 10% off your purchases at Under Armour.
When: November 11

About RetailMeNot, Inc.
RetailMeNot, Inc. ( is a leading savings destination connecting consumers with retailers, restaurants and brands, both online and in-store. The company enables consumers across the globe to find hundreds of thousands of offers to save money while they shop or dine out. RetailMeNot, Inc. estimates that $4.8 billion in retailer sales were attributable to consumer transactions from paid digital offers in its marketplace in 2017, more than $560 million of which were attributable to its in-store solution. The RetailMeNot, Inc. portfolio of websites and mobile applications includes in the United States; in Canada; in the United Kingdom; and in France; and and in North America. As wholly owned subsidiaries of Harland Clarke Holdings, RetailMeNot and Valassis, a leader in intelligent media delivery, are partnering to connect retailers and consumers through meaningful digital, mobile and print promotions both online and in store.

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