Honoring Our Brave: Full list of Veterans Day 2018 freebies, discounts

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Yesterday was Veterans Day, but today, Monday, Nov. 12,  is the day it’s being federally observed. Restaurants, stores and other establishments all across the country and Northeast Ohio are still thanking our military. Many are offering special discounts, free meals or free admission to veterans and members of the military.

***Most businesses require proof of military service, and the deals include participating locations only. It’s recommended you call specific locations to make sure they are taking part in the promotions.***

— Boston Market: Veterans and active military can buy one individual meal and drink and get one free on Nov. 11 and Nov. 12.
— Buffalo Wild Wings: Active and retired armed services members receive a free small traditional or boneless wings and a side of fries for dine-in.
— Burntwood Tavern: All veterans and active duty military will receive a free lunch or dinner on Monday, November 12, at all Burntwood Tavern, M Italian and Rose Italian Kitchen locations.
— California Pizza Kitchen: Veterans and active duty members of the U.S. military will get a complimentary entrée from a special menu on Veterans Day. Participating guests will also receive a card to redeem for a buy one, get one free offer on pizza, pasta, or salad during a
return visit Nov. 12-18.
Denny’s: Active and inactive military personnel can enjoy a free Build Your Own Grand Slam from 5 a.m. until noon on Nov. 12.
— Famous Dave’s: On Nov. 11 and Nov. 12, all former and current military personnel can get a  Free 2 Meat Salute.
— Fast Eddie’s Kitchen & Bar: Radio stations AM 1420 The Answer and 95.5 The Fish are partnering with the restaurant and Bullington Capital Management on Nov. 12. Bob Frantz Authority will broadcast live from 9 to 11 a.m. at Fast Eddie’s Kitchen & Bar at the Shoppes at Parma, and WFHM 95.5 The Fish afternoon drive host Joe Cronauer will broadcast live from 3 to 6 p.m. During both broadcasts, veterans and active duty military will be treated to a free meal.
–Firebird’s: Dine with a Veteran or Active Duty Service Member on Nov. 12, and their lunch or dinner is free.
— Golden Corral:  Golden Corral will host a Military Appreciation Night Nov. 12 from 5 to 9 p.m. during which veterans or active military receive a free “thank you” dinner.
— Hard Rock Rocksino: Free breakfast and lunch for active military or veterans on Monday, Nov. 12.
— Panera: Veterans and active military members get a free You Pick Two meal on Nov. 12 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in observance of Veterans Day.
Pilot Flying J: From Nov. 10 to Nov. 12, active and former military personnel can get a free breakfast, including a free Pilot coffee of any size with a choice of a PJ Fresh breakfast sandwich, packaged pastry item or a Cinnabon Center of the Roll with a coupon from the myPilot app.
— Red Lobster: Active military and veterans can get a free appetizer or dessert on Nov. 11 and 12.
— Sammy’s Beach Bar and Grill in Cleveland International Airport by Gate A1: On Monday, November 12, U.S. active duty military and military veterans with ID can enjoy a complimentary Budweiser BBQ Cheddar Burger at participating Sammy’s Beach Bar & Grill locations.
— White Castle: Veterans and active military can get a free combo meal for dine-in or drive-thru on Nov. 11 and Nov. 12.

Retailers/Other Services

— AT&T: Discounts on wireless, TV and internet are currently available for active and retired military members. Click here for more. 

Humane Society of Summit County: For the entire month of November, adoptions will be completely fee-waived for adopters that provide a valid military identification, with application approval.
–Hyatt: Veterans or those serving in any official government-sponsored branch of the United States armed services and their immediate family members can get between 10 and 15 percent their stay at any participating Hyatt-branded hotel with the offer code MILVET.

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