KSDK. -- Veterans Day should be every day but since only one day is devoted to it we want to make sure you know about freebies.

Veterans Day is Friday, November 11 and a variety of restaurants and stores are offering free deals or discounts at participating locations. Make sure you carry your proof of service or valid military ID.

We'll continue to add to this list as we see more freebies so keep checking back with NewsChannel 5.

We thank you on Veterans Day and every day for your service to our country.

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Great Clips

Veterans who go to Great Clips for a haircut on Nov. 11 will receive a coupon for a free hair cut valid through Dec. 31.

Red Lobster

Veterans and active duty military, and reservists will get a free appetizer or dessert from November 10 - 11. Must show proof of service with military ID card.

Choose from one of the following special menu items:

Appetizers
• Sweet Chili Shrimp
• Mozzarella Cheesesticks
• Parrot Isle Jumbo Coconut Shrimp
• Seafood-Stuffed Mushrooms
• Lobster and Langostino Pizza
• Signature Shrimp Cocktail

Desserts
• Warm Chocolate Chip Lava Cookie
• NY Style Cheesecake
• Warm Apple Crostada
• Chocolate Wave
• Brownie Overboard
• Key Lime Pie

Rock & Brews St. Louis

Each person who presents a veteran, military, or first responders ID will receive a complimentary pulled pork sandwich on Friday, November 11th.

JCPenny

Offering a 5 percent discount from Nov. 10-13 to former and current military personnel and their immediate family with valid military or VA ID.

Outback Steakhouse

Outback is offering active and former service members a free Bloomin' Onion and a beverage along with 15% off their meals and their families' Nov. 12 through Dec. 31.

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews

All veterans and active duty military get a free Red’s Tavern Double Burger and bottomless steak fries at participating restaurants nationwide. Red Robin is also donating $10,000 to United Service Organizations.

Buffalo Wild Wings

Veterans and active duty military get a free small order of traditional or boneless wings with a side of fries.

Chipotle

From 3 p.m. to close, all U.S. military, military spouses and veterans get a buy one get one free burrito, bowl, salad or tacos.

Bob Evans

Free meal from a special menu available all day. Military ID required.

Mimi’s Café

Veterans and active duty military will receive a complimentary entrée from a special all-day ‘Veterans Day’ menu with the purchase of any non-alcoholic beverage on Friday, November 11. On Saturday, November 12 and Sunday, November 13 veterans and active duty military will receive their choice of breakfast, lunch or dinner entrees on the ‘Veterans Day’ menu for a special price of $5.99 with the purchase of any non-alcoholic beverage. Must show proof of military service.

Menu Includes:
• Grilled Chicken & Frites
• Chicken Chop Salad
• Brioche Cheeseburger
• Farmhouse Tacos

Golden Corral

Golden Corral will host Military Appreciation night with a free “thank you” dinner on Monday, November 14th from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The dinner is for Veterans, retirees, and active duty members. You must dine in to get the free meal. Must show proof of military service. More Details: Golden Corral

IHOP

Veterans and active duty military can enjoy free red, white and blue pancakes from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Little Caesars

Offering United States Armed Forces Veterans and active military a free Hot-N-Ready lunch combo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Applebee's

Free meal from a special menu and get a $5 coupon that can be redeemed Nov. 12-27.

Hooters

On Friday, November 11, all veterans and active-duty military can enjoy a free entrée from the Hooters ‘Veterans Day’ Menu by presenting a military ID or proof of service at any Hooters location nationwide.

Enjoy one of the following free menu items:

  • 10 Piece Boneless Wings
  • 10 Piece Traditional Wings
  • Buffalo Chicken Salad
  • Buffalo Chicken Sandwich
  • Hooters Burger

Must show proof of military service. More Details: Hooters

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

Veterans will get a free Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake dessert. Must show proof of military service. More Details: Cracker Barrel

Red Robin

All Veterans and active duty military members will get a free Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak fries on Veterans Day. No purchase is necessary. Must show proof of service. More Details: Red Robin

World Of Beer

All Veterans and active military can get a free select beer or $5 off your check at World of Beer locations. You must show your proof of service. More Details: World Of Beer

Olive Garden

On Friday, November 11 all Veterans and military duty will receive a free meal from a special ‘Veterans Day Menu.’ The special menu features six of Olive Garden’s most popular items. Entrees are served with unlimited homemade soup, salad, and breadsticks. Most show proof of service. More Details: Olive Garden

Chili’s

On Friday, November 11 all Veterans and military duty will receive a free entrée from a special Veterans Day menu.

The menu includes the following:

  • Oldtimer with Cheese
  • Soup & Salad
  • Chicken Crispers
  • Chipotle Chicken
  • Margherita Flatbread

Must show proof of service. More Details: Chili’s

Denny’s

All veterans and active-duty military are invited to Build Your Own Grand Slam at Denny’s on Veterans Day from 5:00 a.m. – noon. You must show proof of service. More Details: Denny’s

Build Your Own Grand Salem which includes four breakfast items:

  • New fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes
  • Eggs Cooked to Order
  • Sizzling Bacon Strips
  • Seasonal Fruit or Hash Browns

Krispy Kreme

Offering a free doughnut and small coffee to all those served or currently are serving on Veterans Day. A free doughnut and small coffee will be given to anyone who identifies themselves as a veteran or active duty military personnel (no ID required). Only at participating locations. More Details: Krispy Kreme

Longhorn Steak House

Get a free appetizer or dessert at Longhorn Steak House on Veterans Day plus 10% off bill for the entire table. Offer good for Veterans and active-duty military. More Details: Longhorn Steak House

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