Coming up on Friday November 11th we will be honoring Veteran's on Veterans Day. They will be able to enjoy plenty of deals and free items here in Utica, Rome, and Syracuse. That’s the least we can do to thank the men and women who have served our country in the United States military. 

Military.com has the most complete list and you can access that by clicking HERE. Here's places of interest for our Central New York region:

***Note: Not all franchise locations participate in their national chain's Veterans Day programs -- be sure contact your nearest establishment to make sure they are participating.***

Applebee’s -- Veterans and active duty military receive a free meal from a limited menu, on November 11.

BJ’s Restaurant -- Active duty military and veterans receive a complimentary entree under $12.95 on November 11.

Bob Evans -- Veterans and active military personnel receive a free meal from a select menu on November 11.

Bonanza Steakhouses -- Active duty and retired military get a free buffet on November 11.

Buffalo Wild Wings -- Veterans and active duty military personnel receive one small order of wings and a side of fries for free on November 11 all day.

Chili’s -- Veterans and active military service members get a free meal from a limited menu on November 11.

Chipotle-- Active duty military, Reserves, National Guard, veterans and spouses get a buy-one-get-one (BOGO) deal from 3:00 p.m. to close on November 11.

Chuck E. Cheese’s -- Active and retired military members can enjoy a free individual 1-topping pizza on November 11.

Cracker Barrel -- Veterans get a complimentary slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake on November 11.

Denny’s -- Active, inactive and retired military personnel get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam on November 11, from 5 a.m. to noon.

Friendly’s -- Friendly’s is treating veterans and active military to a free breakfast, lunch or dinner from a limited menu on November 11.

Golden Corral -- Golden Corral Restaurants' Military Appreciation Night free dinner will be available on November 14, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Military retirees, veterans, active duty, National Guard and Reserves are all welcome.

IHOP-- On November 11, participating IHOP Restaurants offer veterans and active duty military free Red, White and Blue pancakes from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

LongHorn Steakhouse -- Active duty military, veterans and their families get a complimentary appetizer or dessert on November 11. Guests that dine with a veteran will also receive 10 percent off their meal.

Ninety Nine Restaurant and Pub -- On November 11 from 11 am to 4 pm, veterans and active military get a free lunch with purchase of an entree.

Olive Garden – Active duty military and veterans get a free entrée from a special menu on November 11.

Outback Steakhouse – All active and retired service members receive a free Bloomin’ Onion and a beverage on November 11. Outback is also offering active and former service members 15% off their meals Nov. 12 through Dec. 31.

Ponderosa Steakhouse -- Active duty and retired military get a free buffet on November 11.

Red Lobster -- Veterans, reserve and active-duty military personnel receive a free appetizer or dessert from a limited menu on November 10 and 11.

Red Robin – Veterans and active duty military get a free Red’s Tavern Double Burger with Bottomless Steak Fries on November 11.

Texas Roadhouse -- Texas Roadhouse locations nationwide will offer veterans a free lunch on November 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Offer is good for active duty, retired or former U.S. military.

World of Beer – All veterans and current service members receive a free select draught beer on November 11."

A very happy Veterans Day to the men and women who have served or continue to serve this great country of ours.


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