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Applebee's // For the 11th year in a row, Applebee's will serve one million free meals to veterans and active duty military. Choose from a full-size entree of the classic bacon cheeseburger, 6-ounce USDA Select Top Sirloin, chicken tenders platter, double crunch shrimp, Fiesta lime chicken, oriental grilled chicken salad, or three-cheese chicken penne. Multiple locations, applebees.com.
Bubba's 33 // The San Antonio (7518 NW Loop 410) and Universal City (3136 Pat Booker Road) locations of Bubba's will offer veterans a choice of six entrees, including a classic cheeseburger, Bubba’s bacon burger, Buffalo chicken sandwich, grilled chicken salad, chicken tender salad or 12-inch pepperoni pizza plus a choice of any Coca-Cola product, sweet tea/ice tea or coffee during lunch, for all active, retired or former U.S. military. Open-4pm, must show proof of service (military or VA card or discharge papers).
Dunkin' // The doughnut brand formerly known as Dunkin' Donuts will offer one free donut to veteran and active duty personnel on November 11. No purchase is necessary. Multiple locations, dunkindonuts.com.
Fast Eddie's // Spend the afternoon working on your aim with free pool at Fast Eddie's from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Must show valid ID. 7616 Culebra Road, Suite 103, (210) 390-5212.
Genghis Grill // On Veterans Day, all Genghis Grill locations will donate 10 percent of sales to Folds of Honor, a nonprofit that provides educational scholarships for families of America’s fallen and disabled service members. Multiple locations, genghisgrill.com.
Houlihan's // Veterans can choose from a special Veteran's Day menu of seven entrees on Sunday. The restaurant also offers 15 percent off for military during the year. 14601 I-35 N, Live Oak, (210) 651-4744.
McDonald's // Veterans and active duty military personnel can redeem a free Extra Value Meal (like the Quarter Pounder with Cheese, Big Mac or Filet-o-Fish, and comes with medium fries and your choice of soft drink), or a Breakfast Extra Value Meal (like the Egg McMuffin or Sausage Burrito, with a hash brown and a small McCafé coffee) with proper ID during Veterans Day. Multiple locations, mcdonalds.com.
Mimi's Cafe // Veterans and active duty military can choose from a special menu of slow-roasted turkey, brioche cheeseburger, Asian chicken salad, brioche French toast, breakfast tacos or four buttermilk griddlecakes with purchase of any non-alcoholic beverage and military ID. 17315 I-10 W., (210) 877-5792.
Pluckers Wing Bar // Veterans and active duty military with valid ID will receive a complimentary entree, side and non-alcoholic beverage (a total value of up to $15) when dining at the wing shop from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Not applicable for Killeen location. 14881 I-35 N., Selma, (210) 655-9464.
Shake Shack // For veterans and active duty military with a sweet tooth, the global burger brand is offering one free scoop of Shake Shack custard (in-shack only). 7427 San Pedro Ave., Suite 107, (210) 277-4770.
Texas Roadhouse // For the eighth year in a row veterans and all active, retired or former U.S. military can choose one of 10 entrees for lunch, including a 6-ounce sirloin and two made-from-scratch sides plus a choice of any Coca-Cola product, sweet tea/ice tea or coffee during lunch. Proof of service includes military or VA card, or discharge papers. Multiple locations, texasroadhouse.com.
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