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Thank You! Free Meals, Deals, & Discounts to Honor Veterans Day

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In appreciation of Veterans Day on Thursday, November 11, businesses all over will honor active-duty and retired military with free meals and amazing deals! Check out our list of Veterans Day discounts throughout Southern California.

7-Eleven – Veterans get a free Quarter-Pound Big Bite 100% all-beef hot dog on November 11. Available in-store and via delivery through the 7NOW app.

Applebee's – Active-duty military, veterans, Reserves, and National Guard receive a free meal when dining in from a special menu on November 11. And when dining in on November 11, military guests will receive a $5 Bounce Back Card to redeem for dine-in, Applebee's To Go, or delivery within a three-week redemption window.

California Pizza Kitchen – On November 11, veterans and active-duty military can receive a complimentary non-alcoholic beverage and a choice of one entrée from a special menu.

Chili's – Veterans and active-duty service members get a free meal from a select menu on November 11. Available for in-restaurant only.

Chuck E. Cheese – On November 11, active-duty military, National Guard, and veterans get a free personal 1-topping pizza with valid military ID or proof of military service. Not available for delivery.

Famous Dave's – Veterans and active-duty military get a free Lunch Georgia Chopped Pork Sandwich and choice of side on November 11. When ordering online, use code ‘VETERAN’ to receive the discount. Must present valid proof of service at pickup. Not valid for Call-In Orders or Delivery.

Hooters – Active-duty military and veterans get a free entrée from the Hooters Veterans Day Menu with the purchase of a beverage on November 11. Dine-in only.

Peet's Coffee – Active-duty military, reserves, national guard, veterans, and military spouses get a complimentary drip of coffee or tea all day on November 11.

Red Lobster – Veterans, active-duty military, and reservists get a free Walt's Favorite Shrimp, Fries, and Coleslaw on November 11. The offer is available for dine-in and takeout orders placed in-restaurant between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm local time.

Starbucks – As with previous years, Starbucks will offer a free tall (12oz) hot brewed coffee for veterans, military service members, and military spouses on November 11. As a new addition in 2022, Starbucks is expanding this offer to include a free tall (12oz) iced coffee.

TGI Fridays – Veterans and active-duty military personnel get a free lunch on November 11 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm from a select menu at participating locations. Dine-in only.

Wendy’s – Active-duty military and veterans get a free breakfast combo on November 11 at participating locations from 6:30 am to 10:30 am.

Wienerschnitzel – Veterans and active-duty military receive a free Chili Dog, small fries, and a small drink at participating locations on November 11.

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