First off, we'd like to thank all veterans and active duty military for their service to our country.

As a sign of 'thanks', many restaurants in the Abilene area offer free (or discounted) meals for veterans and active military on Veterans Day, November 11th.

Just remember, most of these places (if not all) will require your military ID or another form of identification as proof of service. Also, most of these places offer the free meals or discounts dine-in only.

  • Chili’s – One free entree from their Veterans Day menu for veterans and active duty
  • Chipotle - Buy one get one free for veterans, active duty, reserves, national guard, and spouses
  • Olive Garden – Free entree from Veterans Day menu along with unlimited soup, salad, and bread sticks.
  • Outback Steakhouse – One free Bloomin’ Onion and a beverage for all active military and veterans.
  • Red Lobster – Free appetizer or dessert for veterans and active military (runs 11/11-11/12).
  • Texas Roadhouse – Free lunch for all veterans and active military.
  • Cotton Patch -Veterans and active duty military can get a free full size chicken fried steak or chicken fried chicken.
  • Red Robin - Veterans and active duty military get a free Red's Tavern Double burger and Bottomless Steak Fries.
  • IHOP - On Monday, November 12th veterans and active duty military will be honored with a free stack of Red, White, and Blue pancakes.
  • Cracker Barrel - Veterans and active duty will receive Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake dessert
  • Chuck E. Cheese's - One free personal pizza for all active duty and retired military
  • Wienerschnitzel - Chili dog, small fries, and 20 oz. drink for veterans and active duty personnel
  • Denny's - Free Build Your Own Grand Slam Breakfast from 5am-Noon on Monday, November 12th.
  • Dunkin' Donuts - Free donut of your choices for veterans and active duty
  • Hooters - Free entree from veterans menu with purchase of a drink for active duty and veterans.
  • Starbucks - Free cup of coffee for veterans, active duty, and their families.
  • Golden Corral - Free meal and beverage for veterans and active duty on Monday, November 12th from 5pm-9pm.
  • Buffalo Wild Wings - Free order of small boneless or traditional wings and side of fries for active duty and veterans.
  • Logan's Roadhouse - Free entree from special menu for veterans and active duty from 3pm-6pm

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