As a way to say “thanks,” many restaurants and businesses offer Veterans Day deals and discounts. Here is a list of Veteran’s Day deals, and information about a free documentary movie screening and book for Vietnam vets. I will update the list with more deals as I hear about them. If you want to add to the list, please leave me a comment. Note: The list below is for 2016. FOR VETERAN’S DAY MEALS AND DEALS in Nov. 2017, click HERE.
Little Caesars: One free HOT-N-READY Lunch Combo offered to all veterans and active duty military members all day long on Veteran’s Day (Nov. 11). No ID required. Offer is valid at all 50 Utah Little Caesars locations. Combo includes four slices of Detroit-style deep dish pizza with pepperoni and one Pepsi-Cola® 20oz. product. No ID needed.
Dunkin Donuts: One free coffee or donut (any variety) for all active duty or retired military personnel all day long on Veteran’s Day (Nov. 11). No ID required. Offer is valid at participating Dunkin Donut locations throughout Utah.
Wingstop: One free 6-piece Boneless Wings combo for all veterans, active duty and reserve military service members on Veteran’s Day (Nov. 11). No ID required. Offer is valid at participating Wingstop locations in Taylorsville and West Jordan. The Boneless Combo includes 6 Boneless Wings, a regular homemade side, dipping sauce, and a 20 oz. drink.
Red Robin: All active duty or retired military personnel can enjoy one free Double Tavern Burger and Bottomless Fries all day long on Veteran’s Day (Nov. 11). No ID required. Offer is valid at participating Utah Red Robin locations.
Sizzler: One free lunch and beverage for all active duty or retired military personnel on Veteran’s Day (Nov. 11). No ID required. Offer is valid at participating Utah Sizzler locations.
Applebee’s, Nov. 11: A free meal to military veterans and active-duty service members on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. There will be a special menu of seven entrées to choose from. All current and former military personnel will also receive a $5 coupon to be redeemed on additional food and beverage offerings or for a later time. Military ID or proof of service required. Locations.
California Pizza Kitchen, Nov. 11. Choose a pizza, full size salad, or pasta from the special Veterans Day Menu. Dine-in only. Please come in uniform or bring your military I.D. or other proof of service. Find a location near you.
Denny’s, Nov. 11, 2016. Free Build Your Own Grand Slam® on Nov. 11, from 5 a.m. to noon for all active, inactive, and retired military personnel. Participating locations only. Please call ahead. Locations.
Golden Corral, Nov. 14, 5pm – 9pm: The 15th annual Golden Corral Military Appreciation dinner will is available to any person who has ever served in the United States Military. If you are a veteran, retired, currently serving, in the National Guard or Reserves, you are invited to participate in Golden Corral’s Military Appreciation dinner. For more information visit http://www.goldencorral.com/military.
LongHorn Steakhouse. Free appetizer or dessert (no purchase required, no restrictions). Additional 10% off for guests that dine with Veterans on November 11. Offer good for Veterans and active-duty military members. Proof of service required. Visit their site to find a location near you.
Olive Garden, Nov. 11, 2016. Free entrée from a special menu. Entrées are served with unlimited soup or house salad and garlic breadsticks. Offer good for veterans and active duty military; proof of service required. Locations.
Outback Steakhouse, Nov. 11, 2016. Outback Steakhouse is honoring America’s military veterans by offering active duty military and veterans a free Bloomin’ Onion and a non-alcoholic beverage. This offer is available to Military Personnel and veterans with ID. Also receive 15% off your purchase from Nov. 12-Dec 31, 2016. Locations.
Red Lobster, November 10 – 11, 2016. Free Appetizer or Dessert during the week of Veterans Day with military ID or proof of service. Vets may choose from a select list of appetizers and desserts. Find a location near you.
Ruby Tuesday’s, Nov. 11, 2016. Free appetizer (up to $10) at participating locations, proof of service required. More info. Locations.
T.G.I. Friday’s, Nov. 11, 2016. Free lunch for all current military members and veterans from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Valid ID or proof of service required. Dine-on only at participating locations. Be sure to contact your local T.G.I Friday’s for details. More info. Locations.
Village Inn, Nov. 11, 2016. Free INN-credible V.I.B. breakfast for veterans and active duty military. Valid on 4 INN-credible items: Cheese Omelette, Strawberry Crepe, Hickory-Smoked Bacon or French Toast. Call ahead to verify participation of your local Village Inn. Locations.
Wienerschnitzel, Nov. 11, 2016. A complimentary Chili Dog, small fries and 20 oz. drink is redeemable at participating Wienerschnitzel locations on Friday, November 11 only, with valid military ID or by wearing a military uniform. Contact your local Wienerschnitzel Locations to verify participation.
FREE MOVIE: Produced as a gift to all Vietnam Veterans, the feature documentary “The Journey Home” will be screened at no cost, with special invitation to Vietnam Veterans and their families at the following:
Ogden Screening: November 8 and 9
Time 5:30 PM
Location The Junction Megaplex
2351 Kiesel Avenue, Ogden
Salt Lake City Screening: November 8
Time 4-6 PM, Veterans Service Providers Fair (Oak Room)
6:30-8:30 PM Remarks, movie The Journey Home
and special Pinning Ceremony for all Vietnam Veterans
Location Salt Lake Community College, Student Union Bldg
4600 South Redwood Road, Salt Lake City
University of Utah Screening and Panel Discussion: Nov. 11
Location S.J. Quinney College of Law
383 University St. E, Salt Lake City (U of U campus)
After the screenings, all veterans and their families (even if their loved one is deceased) will be given a copy of the documentary together with the book A Time to Honor: Stories of Service, Duty and Sacrifice. This gift is in recognition of the service and sacrifice Vietnam Veterans rendered 50 years ago, and in acknowledgment of the “welcome home” they never had during the nation’s divisive and hostile time. This Vietnam 50th Commemorative Gift is given with gratitude from the State of Utah, Miller Family Foundation, Merit Medical and Questar Corporation. The national edition and production of the book and documentary was entirely funded by Founding Partners/Executive Producers Al and Kathleen Gardner of Arizona, and Joe and Kathleen Sorenson of Utah. Information: www.vietnam50gift.com and www.remembermyservice.com