Free meals on Veterans day
Published: March 28, 2013 03:21PM
Updated: November 9, 2012 04:20PM

National restaurant chains are saying “thank you” to U.S. veterans and active military by offering them free meals on Nov. 11 and Nov. 12 All the offers require either a current military identification, VA card, discharge papers or other proof of military service. Here are the specials :

Applebees • Free meal on Sunday, Nov. 11. Seven entrees from which to choose. For locations, visit:

Chili’s • Free meal, Sunday, Nov. 11. Offer good from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Seven meals from which to choose. Dine-in only. Beverages and gratuity not included. For locations, visit:

Einstein Bros. Bagels • On Sunday, Nov. 11, veterans can get a free signature or classic bagel at participating stores. The offer is good from 5:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. or until supplies last. For locations, visit

Texas Roadhouse • On Monday, Nov. 12, all veterans — including all active, retired or former U.S. military — can get a free lunch, including a 6-ounce sirloin with sides and drink. The offer is good from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at participating stores. For locations, visit