Veterans Day freebies and special deals

Veterans Day freebies and special deals
Several businesses across the Lowcountry are offering special deals and freebies to active military service members and veterans. (Source: Pixabay)

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Veterans Day is Sunday, November 11. It’s a day to honor military veterans.

Veterans Day originally celebrated the armistice of the first World War. Since then, it has evolved to include those who served in all wars.

Many local and national businesses honor those who served and those still serving with specials, discounts, and deals. This year, the national holiday will be celebrated on Sunday and Monday, November 12.

There may be rules and restrictions. Check with each establishment for details. Valid Military ID required.


Huddle House – Free order of Sweet Cakes to all active military members and veterans.



Diamondjacks Casino Hotel (Bossier City) – T-shirt giveaway with Military ID. Free lunch buffet with Military ID 11:00am-2:00pm.

Grub Burger Bar (Shreveport) – A complimentary entrée, no purchase necessary to all active, inactive, and retired military personnel.


Applebee’s – A free, full-size entrée from a selection of eight fan favorites.

Bob Evans – A free meal will be offered to all veterans and active duty members, there will be six different entrees to choose from for this meal. Dine-in only.

Buffalo Wild Wings – Free small boneless or traditional wings and fries for all veterans or active-duty service members. Dine-in only.

Chili’s – Choose a free entrée from a list of seven for all veterans and active military members.

Cracker Barrel – Complimentary crafted coffee, traditional espresso beverage (iced or hot) OR a slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola® Cake for all veterans and active duty military.

Dunkin’ Donuts – Free donut to veterans and active-duty military.

Hooters – All veterans who purchase a beverage will receive a free entrée from the Hooters Veterans Day Menu. Dine-in only.

Joe’s Crab Shack – 20% off.

Little Caesars Pizza – Free $5 HOT-N-READY Lunch Combo. 11:00am-2:00pm

Logan’s Roadhouse – Our military eats free from out American Roadhouse Meals menu. Beverage not included. 3:00pm -6:00pm

Longhorn Steakhouse – Free appetizer or dessert to anyone with proof of military service.

On the Border – Enjoy a Free Create-Your-Own Combo 2 Meal.

Red Lobster – A free appetizer or dessert to veterans, active-duty military & reservists. Valid on November 11-12.

Starbucks – A free tall (12oz) hot brewed coffee for veterans, active-duty service members, and spouses.

Texas Roadhouse – Enjoy a free lunch from the special Veterans Day menu for active, former, or retired military only. Lunch time.



Horseshoe Bossier City – Complimentary Meal at the The Spread Buffet for Veterans & Active Duty Personnel 11:00am-4:00pm.


Denny’sTheir offering free breakfast for all veterans, active and retired military personnel on November 12 from 5:00am-noon.

Golden CorralAll Military veterans, retirees and active duty members get a free meal from 5pm to 9pm.

IHOP – Free Red, White & Blueberry Pancakes for Veterans & Active Duty Military 7:00am-7:00pm.

Ruby Tuesday – Free appetizer for all veterans & active duty members.

Outback Steakhouse – Free Bloomin’ Onion and beverage for all active, retired military veterans. Must have valid identification. Military members will get 20% off their check from November 12 through November 16.

Texas Steakhouse & Saloon – All active duty military personnel and veterans can choose from a select menu from 11am to 10pm.

To see more restaurants deals from across the nation, click here.

There are several fun events around the Ark-La-Tex this weekend for the whole family. Click here.

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