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Here is a list of a few freebies or discounts today for Veterans and Active Duty.
Great Clips:Free haircut Wednesday for veterans and active duty or pick up a free haircut card. Also, non-veterans who get a haircut Wednesday get a free haircut card to give to a veteran.
Hair Cuttery:Through Nov. 15, veterans get a 10% discount on any haircut or salon service for a week.
Topgolf: Through its ongoing Heroes Program, active-duty military and veterans, get 10% off Topgolf gameplay, 20% discount on select monthly memberships and a 10% discount on events.
Veterans Day free food, meal deals
The following offers are available Wednesday unless otherwise noted. Most are for dine-in only and some require a mobile app.
7-Eleven: Veterans with a Veterans Advantage account can link their account to the convenience store chain's 7Rewards loyalty program to get special offers including a free cup of coffee for Veterans Day. Learn more at www.7-eleven.com.
Applebee's:Free meal from a special menu but offers can vary.
Bar Louie:Free burger or flatbread.
Beef 'O' Brady's:Free meal up to $10. No purchase required.
Ben's Soft Pretzels: Free jumbo soft pretzel.
Biggby Coffee:Free hot brewed coffee up to 24 ounces.
BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse: Free meal up to $14.95 and free Dr Pepper beverage.
Bob Evans: Free meal from a special menu.
Bonefish Grill:Ongoing 10% discount daily.
Buffalo Wild Wings: Free order of 10 boneless wings and fries.
California Pizza Kitchen: Free meal from a special menu.
Captain D's: 10% off meals for veterans.
Carrabba’s Italian Grill: Free order of calamari with any purchase to all veterans, active military, police officers and firefighters with a valid ID through Wednesday. The chain also has an ongoing 10% discount for active and retired service members.
Chili's Grill & Bar: Free meal from a special menu.
Chopt Creative Salad Co.:30% off military discount.
Country Pride: Free meal for veterans Wednesday.
Cousins Subs:Free regular side with purchase of a 7.5-inch sub. The side can be a free chocolate or vanilla shake or float, fries, chips or Wisconsin Cheese Curds.
Cracker Barrel: Free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake.
D'Angelo Grilled Sandwiches:50% off entire order Wednesday for walk-in and carry-out orders. Not valid online, on lobster or gift cards.
Denny's: Free "Build Your Own Grand Slam" from 5 a.m. to noon Wednesday.
Dickey's Barbecue Pit:Free Pulled Pork Classic Sandwich.
Dunkin': Free doughnut of your choice.
Einstein Bros. Bagels:Free hot or iced medium coffee when veterans state that they are a veteran.
Famous Dave's:Free Lunch Georgia Chopped Pork Sandwich with side.
Farmer Boys:Free Big Cheese for veterans.
Fazoli’s:Free spaghetti Wednesday.
Fogo de Chão: 50% off a veteran's meal Wednesday and 10% off for up to three guests’ meals.
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers:Free combo meal cards for veterans and active-duty military who visit a Freddy's location Wednesday. The cards are good through Nov. 30.
Friendly's:Free All-American meal for lunch or dinner.
Frisch's Big Boy:Free meal up to $10.
Golden Corral:Through Nov. 30, Golden Corral is handing out free meal and beverage cards to all active-duty military and veterans. The cards can be used once through May 31 for lunch or dinner Monday through Thursday.
Hooters:10 free boneless wings with the purchase of 10 wings.
Huddle House:Free MVP Breakfast Platter.
Hy-Vee: Free breakfast from 6 to 10 a.m.
Iron Skillet: Free meal for veterans Wednesday.
Juice It Up!:Free 20-ounce classic smoothie.
Kolache Factory:Free breakfast for veterans, which includes one free kolache of any kind and one cup of any size brewed coffee.
Krispy Kreme: Free doughnut of choice and small hot or iced coffee.
Landry’s Inc.:The company with more than 60 brands – including Morton’s The Steakhouse, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouses, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. and Rainforest Cafe – is offering military veterans and active members 20% off Wednesday for up to four people. Excludes Golden Nugget restaurants and McCormick & Schmick’s locations.
Little Caesars: Free lunch combo between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday.
Logan’s Roadhouse:Free meal between 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday from the American Roadhouse menu.
Love's Travel Stops and Country Stores:Purchase one roller grill item and get a second free and a fountain drink or coffee of any size for free.
Macaroni Grill:Free Mom's Ricotta Meatballs + Spaghetti.
Menchie's Frozen Yogurt: First six ounces of frozen yogurt are free for veterans.
Metro Diner: 50% off breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Mission BBQ:Free sandwich for veterans.
Nekter Juice Bar:Free 16-ounce Fresh Juice or Superfood Smoothie.
Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub:Free meal from a special Veterans Day menu with the purchase of another meal and proof of service from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday.
O'Charley's: Free meal from special menu Wednesday. Plus, the chain has a 10% military discount daily.
Outback Steakhouse:Free Bloomin’ Onion and Coke product Wednesday. Also, the chain has a daily heroes discount offering 10% off entire checks to all servicemen and -women, police officers, firefighters and first responders with a valid state or federal service ID.
Papa Gino's:50% off whole pizzas for walk-in and carry out orders.
Pilot Flying J:Free breakfast combo, which includes coffee, for veterans and military on the Pilot Flying J app through Nov. 15.
Qdoba:50% off any entree Wednesday.
Red Lobster:Free appetizer or dessert.
Red Robin:This deal starts the day after Veterans Day. From Thursday through Nov. 30, veterans and active military who are current Red Robin Royalty members can get a free tavern burger served with bottomless fries.
Scooter's Coffee:Free drink in any size.
Sheetz:Free 6-inch turkey sub, a regular fountain drink and a free car wash at Sheetz locations that have car washes.
Shoney’s: Free breakfast bar from open to 11 a.m.
Smashburger:Free Double Burger with any purchase.
Smokey Bones:Free meal from a special menu. Plus, the chain has a 10% military discount daily.
Smoothie King:Free 20-ounce smoothie of choice.
Sonny’s BBQ:Free pork sandwich Wednesday, plus service people that stop by on Veterans Day will also receive a voucher for a free BBQ Egg Roll appetizer, redeemable with a valid military ID from Dec. 1-15.
Starbucks:Free tall hot brewed coffee for veterans, active service members and their spouses Wednesday.
Travelcenters of America:Free meals for veterans at participating Country Pride, Iron Skillet or a TA Petro quick service restaurants.
Taco John's:Free small beef #1 Combo Meal. Military personnel can redeem the offer in the Taco John’s app by entering the promo code VETERAN under the “More” tab.
TacoTime:Free meal up to $10.
TCBY: Free six ounces of frozen yogurt.
TGI Fridays:Free select meal from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Torchy's Tacos:Free taco and non-alcoholic beverage from a special Veterans Day menu.
Twin Peaks:Free meal from a special menu at corporate locations Wednesday.
Wawa:Free coffee of any size to veterans, active military members and their families, all day Wednesday, with no military ID required.
Wendy's:Free small breakfast combo with valid military ID from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m. Hours can vary by location. Service members enrolled in the Veterans Advantage program can get a free breakfast sandwich with any breakfast purchase from Wednesday through Dec. 31.
Wienerschnitzel: Free Chili Dog, small fries and small Pepsi.
White Castle: Free combo meal or breakfast combo.
Yard House: Free appetizer Wednesday.
Zaxby's:Free Boneless Wings Meal with proof of military service Wednesday.
More deals:Local businesses and smaller chains may also offer discounts and freebies Wednesday.
Contributing: Ryan W. Miller, Wyatte Grantham-Philips and Curtis Tate, USA TODAY
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