Food's on the house for veterans this weekend

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HOLLYWOOD, Md. - In honor of Veteran's Day, many nation-wide restaurant chains and businesses are offering free meals and specials to the men and women who serve our county. Here's where active duty and retired veterans can find a free "thank you" this weekend. 

Friday, Nov. 10

Denny's - in observance of Veterans Day, participating Denny's locations nationwide will offer a complimentary Build Your Own Grand Slam® to service members. This diner classic includes a choice of delicious breakfast items such as two fluffy buttermilk or hearty wheat pancakes, two eggs cooked to order, two sizzling bacon strips or hash browns. The offer is valid from 5 a.m. to noon with a valid military ID.

IHOP - All active duty and retired Veterans are invited to come in and enjoy Free Red, White, & Blue Pancakes Friday, November 10. It’s our privilege to serve those who serve. $1 from the purchase of every Red, White & Blue Combo from November 1-30 goes to support Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation.

Saturday, Nov. 11

Applebee's - Veterans and active duty military can select a free meal from a limited menu on Veteran’s Day. Provide proof of service required.

Bob Evan's - Veterans and active duty military personnel will be able to select free breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu items at all Bob Evans restaurants.

Buffalo Wild Wings - All day long,veterans and active duty military who dine-in at their local B-Dubs can receive a free one small order of traditional or boneless wings and a side of fries. At participating U.S. locations only.

California Pizza Kitchen - All veterans or active duty military personnel will be able to select a free entree from a special Veterans Day menu including pizza, salads and pasta. Please come in uniform or bring your military ID or other proof of service.

Chevy's Fresh Mex - From 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Chevys Fresh Mex will offer a complimentary Fresh Mex 3-Item combo to all active and veteran military personnel.

Cici's Pizza - Free pizza buffet if you show a valid Military ID.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store - Veterans receive a complimentary Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola® Cake dessert to veterans and an opportunity for guests to make purchases that support Operation Homefront. Veterans Day only.

Dunkin' Donuts - Veterans and active duty military can enjoy a free donut at Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants nationwide, no purchase necessary.

Famous Dave's - In honor of Veteran’s Day all former and current military personnel will receive a free two meat Combo.

Friendly's - Friendly’s is treating veterans and active military, with a valid military ID or honorable discharge card, to a free dine-in breakfast, lunch or dinner from select menus.

Glory Day's Grill - Free appetizer or a regular order of boneless or grilled boneless wings for veterans

The Green Turtle - Veterans and Active Duty military enjoy a free meal on Veterans Day. Offer valid for any item up to $12 or $12 on a more expensive item.

Hooter's - Hooters invites all veterans and current servicemen and women to a Hooters Veterans Day free meal from their select Veterans Day menu by presenting a military ID or proof of service at participating Hooters locations. 

Little Caesar's Pizza - From 11am to 2pm, veterans and active military members can receive a free $5 HOT-N-READY® Lunch Combo.

Mission BBQ - Veterans and active duty will receive a free sandwich and slice of cake (while supplies lasts) on Veterans Day.

Olive Garden - Olive Garden restaurants will offer a free entrée from a special menu to active-duty military and veterans. The special menu features six of Olive Garden’s most popular items. Entrées are served with unlimited soup, salad and garlic bread sticks.

Outback Steakhouse - All active, retired military and veterans get a free Bloomin’ Onion® and a beverage on Veterans Day. Must have valid identification. Additionally, November 12 through November 16, military members will receive 20% off their check and, beginning November 17, Military, Fire and Police heroes will receive 10% off their check.

Red Hot & Blue - On Veteran's Day active duty, retirees and reservists receive a free entrée with the purchase of a second entrée of equal or greater value (up to$10). Proof of military service required. Dine-in only. Print and present the coupon before ordering.

Red Lobster - To thank Veterans, active duty military and reservists, Red Lobster will offer a free appetizer or dessert from their select Veterans Day menu. To receive offer, show a valid military ID

Red Robin - All veterans and active duty military get a free dine-in Red’s Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries on Veterans Day.

Ruby Tuesday's - This Veterans Day, all former and active duty service members of the military can enjoy a free appetizer.

Texas Roadhouse - On Saturday November 11th, select from a free special veterans lunch menu including a beverage and sides.

TGI Friday's - Guests who show valid military ID can enjoy a free lunch menu item up to $12. This offer is valid on Saturday, November 11th, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time.

Monday Nov. 13

Golden Corral - On Monday, November 13th, 2017 from 5 PM to 9 PM, Golden Corral offers a free sit-in “thank you” dinner for Military veterans, retirees, and active duty members.

The information above was compiled through the individual restaurant websites and

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