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LIST: Restaurants offering free food for veterans

(WSIL) -- List of known local restaurants offering free food or drinks to active service members and veterans on November 11.

Applebee's:
Free meal from a special menu but offers can vary.
When: November 11

Bob Evans:
Show proof of military service to get a free meal.
When: November 11

Buffalo Wild Wings:
Get a free order of 10 boneless wings and fries if you're a veteran or active-duty military personnel. You have to show proof of service, but you can get the meal to-go. 
When: November 11

Casey's:
Veterans get Free coffee. 
When: November 9 until November 15.

Chili's:
Veterans and active-duty personnel get a free entrée. 
When: November 11

Cracker Barrel:
Free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake.
When: November 11

Dunkin':
Members of the military past and present can grab a free donut today. No purchase is required. 
When: November 11

Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers:
Veterans and active-duty personnel can grab a card for a free combo meal. It will be good through November 30. 
When: November 11

Golden Corral:
Veterans can snag a card for a free meal and beverage, which can be redeemed anytime from November 1 to May 31 during lunch or dinner, Monday through Thursday. 
When: Pick it up from November 1 until November 30.

Krispy Kreme:
Free doughnut of choice and small hot or iced coffee.
When: November 11

Little Caesars:
Military service members past and present can snag a free Hot-N-Ready Lunch Combo. That'll come with four slices of the chain's Detroit-style Deep! Deep! Dish Pizza and a 20-ounce soda. 
When: November 11

Logan's Roadhouse:
All active-duty and retired military personnel can get a free meal off the American Roadhouse menu. 
When: November 11, 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.

McDonald's:
Active service members and veterans can get a free $2 Bundle meal.
When: November 11

O'Charly's:
Free meal from special menu. Plus, the chain has a 10% military discount daily.
When: November 11

Outback Steakhouse:
Veterans can get a Free Bloomin' Onion and Coke.
When: November 11

Pilot:
Veterans get a free breakfast combo any time they choose over the course of a full week. 
When: November 9 until November 15.

Red Lobster:
Veterans, reservists, and active-duty members of the military can get a free appetizer or dessert when they show proof of service. 
When: November 11

Smoothie King:
Get a free 20-ounce smoothie at any participating location across the country if you’re a veteran or active-duty service member.
When: November 11

Starbucks:
Active service members and veterans can get a free cup of hot brewed coffee for Veterans Day. 
When: November 11

Taco Johns :
Flash your military ID to get a free small Beef #1 Combo Meal. 
When: November 11

Travelcenters of America:
Free meals for veterans at participating Country Pride, Iron Skillet, TA, and Petro quick-service restaurants. 
When: November 11

Wendy's:
Active military and veterans get a free small breakfast combo.
When: November 11, 6:30 a.m. - 10:30 am

Dave Davis

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