By: Jon Corrigan
Veterans Day is tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 11.
As a way of saying “thank you” to veterans and active military members, a number of national chains are offering freebies and deals.
Reminder: Many offers require proof of I.D.
Check out some of the deals in Metro Detroit:
Applebee’s: Free meal from a special menu and get a $5 coupon that can be redeemed Nov. 12 to 27.
Bob Evans: Free meal from a special menu available all day. Military ID required.
Buffalo Wild Wings: Free small order of traditional or boneless wings with a side of fries.
Chili’s: Free meal from a special menu.
Chipotle: From 3 p.m. to close, all U.S. military, military spouses and veterans get a BOGO free burrito, bowl, salad or tacos.
Cracker Barrel: Free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake.
Denny’s: From 5 a.m. to noon, active, get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam.
Golden Corral: Veterans get a free beverage and buffet meal from 5 to 9 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14.
Great Clips: Veterans who go to Great Clips for a haircut on Nov. 11 will receive a coupon for a free hair cut valid through Dec. 31.
IHOP: Free red, white and blue pancakes from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Little Caesars: Free Hot-N-Ready lunch combo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Olive Garden: Veterans and active duty service members get one free entree.
Outback Steakhouse: Free Bloomin’ Onion and a beverage.
Red Robin: All veterans and active duty military get a free double burger and bottomless steak fries at participating restaurants nationwide.
Ruby Tuesday: Free appetizer up to $10.