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Take advantage of these St. Louis-area freebies, deals for Veterans Day

Businesses in the St. Louis area are offering free items and specials on Nov. 11 to say thank you to vets for their military service.

ST. LOUIS — Veterans Day is Friday, Nov. 11, and many nationwide and St. Louis-area businesses are offering deals for veterans to thank them for their service.

Here are some freebies and specials to take advantage of if you're a veteran or active service member.

54th Street Grill – Veterans and active duty will receive $10 off any entrée on Veterans Day. Military, health care workers and first responders get 10% off their food bill every day on dine-in or to-go orders. You can also get the discount online with code THANKS10.

7-Eleven – This Veterans Day, 7-Eleven is offering a free quarter-pound hot dog in-store and via delivery through the 7NOW app, according to Military.com.

Amp Up Action Park: Veterans and military can get 20% off regular attractions and 10% off our already discounted bundles Friday. A 10% discount is also available every day.

Applebee’s – All veterans and active duty military will get a free entrée this Veterans Day at Applebee’s. Choose from seven options on a special menu.

Bar Louie – Active military and veterans can get a free craft burger of their choice when they dine at Bar Louie this Veterans Day. The offer may vary by location.

Brio Italian Grille – Brio is offering a free pasta entrée for lunch or dinner with a valid military ID. Click here for more information.

Casey’s General Stores – Stop by a Casey’s store on Veterans Day for a free coffee. Throughout November, Casey’s is also hosting a round-up campaign, where customers can round up their purchase to the nearest dollar to benefit nonprofits Children of Fallen Patriots and Hope For The Warriors.

Chicken Salad Chick – Veterans and active military can get a free Chick Special and a regular-sized drink on Nov. 11. Stop by in uniform or with a military ID to redeem in-store.

Cracker Barrel – With proof of military ID, get a free double chocolate fudge Coca-Cola cake while supplies last on Veterans Day. Use code VETSDAY22 when ordering online.

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Denny’s – Get a complimentary Grand Slam from 5 a.m. to noon at participating Denny’s locations when you show a valid military ID or a certificate of release or discharge.

Dunkin’ Donuts – All veterans and active military get a free donut of their choice Nov. 11 at participating Dunkin’ Donuts locations.

Eckert's – Eckert’s Farms is offering 20% off and a free 5-pound bag of apples. To redeem, show a military ID at checkout.

Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers – Veterans and active military personnel can visit Freddy’s on Veterans Day to receive a card for a free original double with cheese combo meal. The card can be redeemed for the meal through Nov. 30.

Gateway Harley-Davison, located at 3600 Lemay Ferry Road, is offering free haircuts for veterans, courtesy of Emily Kirk from Salon Shenanigans, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 11.

Granite City Food & Brewery – Veterans can enjoy free lunch on Nov. 11.

Great Clips – Veterans and active service members can visit a Great Clips salon on Nov. 11 and get a free haircut or a free haircut card to use for a future visit, redeemable through Dec. 9.

IHOP Red, white and blueberry pancakes are on the house for veterans and active military when they dine in from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Nov. 11.

Knead -- In honor of Veteran's Day and those who have served the United States, Knead Bakehouse + Provisions is giving out free Blueprint drip + iced coffee from 6 a.m. - 2 p.m. Friday. 

Kohl’s – Veterans, active military personnel and their immediate families get 30% off in-store on Veterans Day weekend, Nov. 11-13, with a valid military ID. Kohl’s also offers a 15% off in-store discount every Monday for active and former military.

Lion’s Choice – Enjoy a free original sandwich at all restaurant locations when you present a form of military ID on Nov. 11.

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MOD PizzaBuy one MOD-size pizza or salad, get one free on Nov. 11 in stores with proof of military service.

On the Run – Active military and veterans can stop by On the Run for a free large coffee on Veterans Day. Click here to find your nearest location.

Red Lobster – Veterans, active military and reservists can get free Walt’s favorite shrimp, fries and coleslaw between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Nov. 11 with proof of service.

Starbucks – Veterans, military service members and military spouses can get a free tall hot brewed or iced coffee on Nov. 11, according to Military.com.

The St. Louis Wheel – Veterans and active military ride for free on Nov. 11.

Sugarfire Smokehouse  Veterans can get a free pound of smoked chicken wings with a military ID from 1 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Nov. 11. The chicken wing offer is available for dine-in and pickup while supplies last.

Target – Military, veterans and their families can verify military status with the Target Circle app to get 10% off on two purchases.

Tommy’s Express Car Wash – Veterans can get a free “works wash” and $5 off a monthly membership for the works, ultimate or super wash. Tommy’s Express Car Wash is offering th deal at O’Fallon, Missouri, and Ballwin locations.

Walgreens – Military and veterans can get 20% off eligible regular-priced items with myWalgreens in-store Nov. 11-14.

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