This Friday, restaurants everywhere are rolling out Veterans Day freebies and deals for our fine servicemen and -women.
If you're a veteran or active-duty service member, get in on the free-grub action with the list below. And thank you for serving our country!
Fine print: All deals are valid on Friday, Nov. 11, unless otherwise noted. Military ID or proof of service required. Call individual locations to verify special offers.
If you know of any other Veterans Day specials, feel free to add them in the comments!
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Applebee's: Free meal, seven to choose from.
BJ's Restaurant: Free lunch entrée or a one-topping mini-pizza for dinner.
Chili's: Free meal from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven to choose from.
Hooters: 10 free wings with drink purchase.
Krispy Kreme: Free doughnut. Call to verify whether your location is participating.
McCormick & Schmick's: Free lunch or dinner on Sunday, Nov. 13. Space is limited, and reservations are highly recommended.
Outback Steakhouse: Free Bloomin' Onion and a Coke from now through Friday. See outback.com/troops for more details.
Subway: Free 6-inch sub. Call to verify whether your location is participating.
T.G.I. Fridays: Buy one entrée, get one free from Nov. 11 to 14.
And a couple of local spots:
Lucca Cafe, Irvine: Free lunch and soft drink or coffee from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations are recommended.
Avalon Bagels to Burgers, Yorba Linda and Placentia locations: Free meal and a drink. Also, for every $5 gift card that customers purchase that day, the restaurant will donate $5 to the NAMES Foundation, which provides phone cards for service personnel overseas.