Saturday, November 11 is Veterans Day and many business are thanking veterans and active duty military for their service with freebies and other deals. As you read through this list, you'll notice some deals are available now, some on Friday, but most are on Saturday. Make sure you visit the business on the correct day.
As always, you should call your location before you go to make sure they are participating in this special. You should also be prepared to show military ID to get the special offer.
And thank you for your service.
Veterans & active duty military get a free entree from a limited menu at Applebee's on Saturday. Drink and gratuity not included. Military ID required.
Military members get a free Bloomin' Onion and drink on November 11.
Visit November 12 to November 16 and military members get 20% off.
Red Lobster is offering a free appetizer or dessert to veterans, active duty and reservists on November 11.
Any Veteran, active duty military and military spouse who visits Starbucks on Nov. 11 will be treated to a free tall coffee.
Java on the Creek
Java on the Creek near Ft Logan Cemetery in Denver is offering veterans, active, retired, guard and reservists who present an ID card a free 16 oz. coffee on Saturday. Their owner, Johnny Marshall, is an Army veteran. Thank you Johnny for this deal and your service.
The Post Brewing Company
The Post Brewing Company is offering a free 2-piece chicken meal and beer to veterans this Saturday during brunch, from 9am to 3pm, in Lafayette, Longmont & Rosedale and from 4pm to close in Boulder. Thanks to Leah for this tip.
Red Robin is offering veterans and active duty military a free Red Tavern's double burger and fries on Saturday. Dine-in only. Military ID required.
On the Border
On the Border is offering active and retired military members, with ID or proof of service, any two or three items to create their own combo on Saturday.
Quaker Steak & Lube
Veterans and active duty military get a free entree from a limited menu at Quaker Steak & Lube on Saturday.
T.G.I. Fridays is offering veterans and active duty military a free lunch on Saturday from 11a.m. to 2 p.m. Military ID required.
Gunther Toody's is giving veterans and active military a free Big Bopper breakfast from 6am to 11am on Saturday. Thanks to Tara for this tip.
Mimi's Cafe is offering a free entree when you buy another entree and two drinks and show this coupon. Offer valid through November 11.
Hooters is offering veterans a free entree from a limited menu, with the purchase of a drink, on Saturday.
Active duty and former service members get a free appetizer at Ruby Tuesday on November 11 with military ID.
Einstein Bros Bagels
Einstein Bros Bagels is offering veterans, active duty military and first responders a free bagel and smear, with purchase on Saturday and Sunday, 11/11 and 11/12.
Active, former and retired military get free lunch from a select menu on Saturday at Texas Roadhouse. See the menu here.
Bonefish Grill is offering active and retired service members with valid military ID a free order of Bang Bang Shrimp on Saturday.
Veterans and active military get a free $5 lunch combo at Little Caesars on November 11.
Abrusci's Fire & Wine
Abrusci's in Lakewood is offering veterans 50% off their meal 11/8-11/11. You'll need military ID to received this special. One discount per customer. Thank you to Eve for this tip and her service.
Veterans and active duty military get a free classic roast beef on Saturday. Limit one per person. Must be in uniform or have military ID.
Veterans and active personnel get a free donut and 12 oz. coffee on Saturday at LaMar's.
Texas de Brazil
Texas de Brazil is offering 50% off for up to two veterans per table on Saturday for veterans and active duty military. Other guests at the same table will receive 20% off. Not valid at lunch. Military ID required.
Buy one meal and a drink and get the second meal for free on Saturday & Sunday with this coupon.
Joe's Crab Shack
Joe's Crab Shack is offering veterans a free appetizer on Saturday with purchase of an entry. Note, I was sent a coupon for this deal via email, so please check that they'll honor this offer without a coupon.
Carrabba's is offering veterans and active duty military a free appetizer when you buy and entree and a Coke on Saturday, Nov. 11.
Village Inn is offering veterans and active duty military a choose your own, 4-item breakfast on Saturday.
Veterans and active duty military get a free pint of craft beer Friday through Sunday, 11-10 to 11-12.
Freddy's Frozen Custard and Steakburgers is offering veterans and active-duty military a free combo meal coupon on November 11 that can be redeemed through Nov. 30.
Some locations are giving veterans and active duty military a free, medium Blizzard on Saturday. Must be in uniform or bring proof of service.
On Friday and Saturday, veterans and active service members get a free wich with the purchase of any favorites wich and military ID.
C.B. & Potts
C.B. & Potts is offering veterans and active military a free entree when you buy a second entree and two beverages. Offer valid on November 11 and 12. Dine-in only.
Veterans get a free meal on Saturday at Chilis. This year's email about the deal did not mention if the offer was from a limited menu, but it typically is.
Ameristar Casino Veterans and active duty personnel get a free lunch at the Centennial Buffet at Ameristar Casino Black Hawk on FRIDAY, November 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Veteran's card or military ID required. Thanks to Kerry for this tip.
Dave & Busters
Veterans get 10% off food and games at Dave & Busters every day with valid military ID.
Colorado Parks & Wildlife
Active duty and veterans get free admission to Colorado's State Parks on Saturday, November 11. See other benefits available for veterans here.
The 101st Army Concert Band is performing a free concert at Union Colony Civic Center in Greeley on Saturday. However, tickets are required. You can get up to four tickets per person at the UCCC ticket office in person.
Cost Plus World Market
Veterans get 25 percent off their entire purchase at Cost Plus World Market from Nov. 9 to 12. In store only. Military ID required.
Hearing Associates Hearing Associates in Aurora is offering veterans and active duty military a free cleaning and check of their current hearing aids on FRIDAY, November 10. Veterans will also be given a new battery pack. Colorado Family Dentists Colorado Family Dentists is offering free dental care to military, veterans and their immediate family on FRIDAY, November 10. Patients will be seen from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. It's first come, first service and you'll need military ID. Greeley History Museum Veterans and active duty military get free admission to the Greeley History Museum on FRIDAY, November 10. No coupon needed, but proof of service is required.
*NOTE: I am still adding items to this list, so please check back later in the week. As always, if you see a deal for Veterans Day, please email me with proof from a website or email. My email address is Debbie@TheDenverChannel.com. (If you see a typo, let me know that, too!)