In honor of our nation's finest this Veteran's Day, numerous restaurants and businesses across West Texas are offering free meals and other discounts to veterans.

  • Applebee's
    Free "thank you" meal to all service members with proof of service.
  • Bed, Bath & Beyond
    Veterans, active duty, Reserves, Guard and spouses get 20 percent off their entire purchase Nov. 7 through 11.
  • BJ's
    Free entree under $12.95, with Military I.D.
  • Chik-fil-a
    Free meal to all veterans and active duty military. ID required.
  • Chili’s
    Free dinner during dinner hour or any lunch combo during lunch (beverages and gratuity not included).
  • Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
    Free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake to all veterans and active duty military.
  • Dollar General
    Active duty service members, veterans and their family get an 11% discount on qualifying purchases on Nov. 11.
  • Denny’s
    Free Build Your Own Grand Slam breakfast from 5 a.m. until noon for all active, inactive and retired military personnel.
  • Golden Corral
    Free 'thank you' dinner to any person who is serving or has ever served in the United States Military.
  • Hooters
    Free entree from a select menu for all active duty and retired military. Requires a drink purchase, and military ID or proof of service.
  • IHop
    Free Red, White and Blue pancakes from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • JCPenney
    Current and former military personnel and their family members receive an extra 5% off in stores Nov. 4 - 11.
  • Krispy Kreme
    Free doughnut and small coffee to all active-duty, retirees, and veterans.
  • Little Ceasars
    $5 Lunch Combo between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. with proof of military status or proof of service.
  • Lowe's
    All veterans receive a 10 percent discount on Nov. 11.
  • Meineke
    On Nov. 11, all veterans will receive a free basic oil change at participating locations.
  • Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt
    Free 6 oz. frozen yogurt. Must show valid ID or be in uniform.
  • Olive Garden
    Free entrée, garlic sticks and choice of soup or salad from a special menu to all veterans and active duty military during regular business hours. Proof of service required.
  • Outback Steakhouse
    Free Bloomin' Onion and a non-alcoholic beverage to all active and retired military with valid military ID. Outback Steakhouse is also giving out a military discount of 15 percent off the total check Nov, 12 to Dec. 31, 2015.
  • Red Lobster
    Free appetizer or desert from select list to all veterans — active duty and reservists.
  • Starbucks
    Free, tall brewed coffee to all veterans and active duty service members and their spouses.
  • Twin Peaks
    Free menu item from special menu.
  • Texas Roadhouse
    Free lunch. Choose from one of 10 free meals, plus sides and a soft drink, coffee, or tea.
  • Village Inn
    Free breakfast from a select menu, and a free slice of pie for all veterans and active duty military with military ID or proof of service.
  • Wienerschnitzel
    Free hot dog and small soft drink.

[HT: KSII]