What would be a military frequent flyer blog without detailing out all the places that you can get a discount this weekend. Most of these are for free or discounted stuff on Monday, 11 November, but several are good in the days prior to that. I have highlighted those. This year’s list comes from an organization I belong to – The American Legion. The full list is found here and I have synopsized below. Please don’t forget to tip your server based on the full price.
54th Street Family Grill – Veterans eat free
Another Broken Egg Café – Free French toast combo and coffee
Applebee’s – free meal from a select list
Aspen Creek Grill – free meal from special menu
Bagger Dave’s – free cheeseburger and fries
Bandana’s Bar-B-Q – free meal
BJ’s Restaurant Brewhouse – free entrée up to $14.95 and free Dr Pepper (OK< someone needs to tell me what’s up with the Dr. Pepper as part of the offer)
Black Angus Steakhouse – Top Sirloin dinner for only $9.99
Bob Evans – variety of free meals for breakfast, lunch, or dinner
Brick House Tavern + Tap – veterans get 20% off their meal
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. – military get 20% off food and retail purchases
Burnt Wood Tavern – eat free on Veterans’ Day
Calhoun’s – free meal on Veterans’ Day
California Pizza Kitchen – free pizza, pasta, or salad and drink. Also a BOGO coupon for a return visit
Cattleman’s Steakhouse – 8 oz. steak dinner on the house
CentrAarchy Restaurants (California Dreaming, Carolina Roadhouse, Chophouse ’47, Chophouse New Orleans, Gulfstream Café, Joey D’s Oak Room, New York Prime, The Tavern at Phipps) – free entrée at any of their restaurants
Chili’s – free meal from a select menu
City Barbeque – free sandwich, two sides, and a beverage
Cotton Patch Café – free chicken fried steak or fried chicken
Country Cookin – free salad or $5 off any entree
Country Kitchen – free scramble
Cracker Barrel – complimentray pumpkin pie latte or slice of double chocolate fudge cola cake
Crooked Pint Ale House – free meal
Golden Corral – free dinner buffet and beverage from 5-9 on Monday, no ID required
Green Mill Restaurant & Bar – free meal
Gordon Biersch – free meal from a select list. They will also donate to a veterans’ charity for every pint of Veterans IPA you order
Kolache Factory – free sausage and cheese kolache
Little Caesars – free $5 lunch combo
Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que – free dessert and 20% off the entire month of November
Mission BBQ – free sandwich and cake. This is one of my favorite places to eat. Go there at noon to see something special.
O’Charley’s – free meal from special menu
Olive Garden – free meal from special menu
Outback – free bloomin’ onion and beverag
Red Robin – free Tavern Double Burger and fries
Red Lobster – complimentary appetizer or dessert
Scooter’s Coffee – free drink any size
Shoney’s freee All You Care to Eat breakfast
Texas Roadhouse – from 11-4 on Monday get a free lunch from select menu
Yard House – complimentary appetizer
Aquarium of the Pacific – free admission, friends and family can get discounted tickets at the MWR
Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham, Ala. – veterans and dependents get free admission
City Museum, St. Louis – free admission
Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, Va. – free admission all weekend staring Friday. Includes dependents
Country Music Hall of Fame, Nashville, Tenn. – free admission Saturday through Monday including up to three family members
George Washington’s Mount Vernon, Vernon, Va. – free admission
Harley-Davidson Museum, Milwaukee, Wis. free admission, including family (up to 4 kids), Saturday through Monday
Knotts’s Berry Farm, Buena Park, Calif. – free admission and discounted tickets for the family from November 3-21 and December 2-19 On a personal note, Knotts has been a leader in free veterans admission and offering this for over 25 years, I remember taking my daughter when she was only two.
National Park Service – free admission including family for any National Park
Newseum, Washington, D.C. – free admission including one guest from Saturday through Monday
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Tacoma, Wash. – free admission and half off for family Saturday through Monday
Sedgwick County Zoo, Wichita, Kan. free admission including family
South Shore Line, Northwest Indiana into Chicago free ticket including up to 3 kids from 8-11 Nov.
Sunset Zoo, Manhattan, Kan. – free admission on Saturday
World of Coca-Cola, Atlanta – free admission and 4 half price tickets for friends or family from 1-11 Nov.
Amazon Prime – a year of Prime at a $40 discount. I personally jumped on this one.
American Family Care – free flu shots on Monday
Great Clips – free haircut on Monday or a free haircut cards good until 31 Dec.
Just Tires – free tire installation with purchase of tires. Must schedule by 11 Nov. for service by 16 Nov.
Kohl’s – get a 15% discount every Monday (I didn’t know that!) and double to 30% off on 11 Nov.
Publix – 10% off groceries on 11 Nov.
Planet Fitness – free workout for you and a buddy 8-15 Nov. includes free hydromassage.
Sleep Number – $100 off select smart beds and bases
SpartanNash – get an 11% discount on 10-11 Nov.
Target – 10% off 3-11 Nov.
True Rest Float Spa free float on the 11th of every month
Tuft & Needle – $175 off Mint and Hybrid mattresses trough 11 Nov.
Some that are not shown on the American Legion site:
Bed, Bath, and Beyond – Save 25% 9-11 Nov.
Let me know if you find any others.
I think that’s the longest list we’ve ever had! Remember to go to the individual websites for details. Get out and enjoy the long weekend, you deserve it.