Thank you! Where to get Veterans Day deals

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Businesses around Austin and across the country are sending a message to veterans this Veterans Day — thank you. There are a number of places offering special deals or free food for those who served.


  • Denny’s will give a free Build Your Own Grand Slam Nov. 10
  • IHOP offers free Red, White & Blue pancakes on Nov. 10. For every stack of those pancakes someone else buys before Nov. 30, $1 will go toward the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation.
  • BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse offers a free entree under $12.95 on Nov. 10-11
  • Outback Steakhouse will give members of the military a free Bloomin’ Onion and beverage on Nov. 11. From Nov. 12-16, they can also get 20 percent off their check. Fire and police officers can get 10 percent off. Customers can also donate to Operation Homefront on their bills, or Outback/MillerCoors will donate for them if they buy certain alcoholic beverages.
  • Applebee’s will give veterans a free meal off a special menu on Nov. 11
  • Olive Garden has a free meal for veterans Nov. 11
  • Red Robin gives veterans a free Red’s Tavern Double Burger with bottomless steak fries Nov. 11
  • Red Lobster will hand out a free appetizer or dessert on Nov. 11
  • Starbucks will give veterans a free coffee Nov. 11. In a separate deal from Nov. 9-13, people can buy one coffee and get one free — so they could hand the extra one out to member of the military if they wish
  • Golden Corral offers a free dinner on Nov. 13 from 5-9 p.m.


  • Topgolf will offer military members as well as police, fire and EMS a complimentary lifetime membership. It will also have 10 percent off games, and 20 percent off all other memberships on Nov. 11.
  • RideAustin will let people choose to ride with one of its veteran drivers from Nov. 9-12, and will donate $1 from each ride to a local veterans organization

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