Veterans Day 2014 Freebies Applebees
Veterans Day 2014 Freebies and Deals (CREDIT: Anthony92931/Wikimedia Commons)

Restaurant chains and other businesses around the United States are celebrating Veterans Day 2014 in a big way with freebies and deals for veterans and active military members.

The following restaurants are just a handful of the chains participating, according to ABC News:


Service members get a free “Thank You” meal when you dine in at Applebee’s. Guests will need to provide proof of their service.

California Pizza Kitchen

California Pizza Kitchen is offering a complimentary entrée from a special Veterans Day Menu at all participating restaurants in the U.S. to active and retired members of the United States Military on Tuesday.


Active-duty and retired military are invited to Hooters to dine for free on Tuesday: get a free entree by presenting a military ID or proof of service.

Outback Steakhouse

On Tuesday, Outback is honoring all active and retired military personnel with a free Bloomin’ Onion and a beverage. You must show a valid military ID at participating restaurants.

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