Courtesy of themilitarywallet.com, the following Champaign-Urbana area establishments are offering the discounts for veterans on Thursday, Nov. 11, Veterans Day 2021.
Keep in mind, these discounts come from the corporate level and might not apply to local restaurants, so it’s always best to call ahead to verify them in advance. All are in effect on Nov. 11, with exceptions noted:
Applebee’s: Free meal from a select menu. Military ID or proof of service required.
Bob Evans: Free select breakfast, lunch and dinner items. For active duty military, retirees and veterans with ID or proof of service.
Buffalo Wild Wings: Free order of 10 boneless wings and a side of fries to veterans and current military members, with proof of service.
Casey’s General Stores: Free coffee.
Chili’s: Free meal from a select menu. Dine-in only. Proof of service required.
Cracker Barrel: Free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake.
Denny’s: Free build-your-own Grand Slam breakfast from 5 a.m.-noon for all active, inactive and retired military.
Dunkin’ Donuts: Free donut for veterans and active military.
Houlihan’s: $10 off a $30 food purchase. Valid for dine-in or carryout.
IHOP: Free Red, White and Blue pancakes from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Not all locations are participating.
Little Caesars: From 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free pizza or $5 Hot-n-Ready lunch combo for veterans and active military with proof of service.
Olive Garden: Free entree from a special menu, for veterans and active military, with proof of service.
Outback: Free Bloomin’ Onion and choice of Coca-Cola product. Also: 10 percent off to active military, police officers, firefighters and first responders with corresponding state or federal service ID.
Perkins: Free Magnificent Seven meal for veterans and active military with proof of service.
Red Lobster: Free appetizer or dessert with proof of service.
Smoothie King: Free 20-ounce smoothie with military ID.
Starbucks: Free tall (12-ounce) hot brewed coffee for veterans, active military and spouses.
Wendy’s: Effective 6:30-10:30 a.m., free small breakfast combo, valid for dine-in or drive-thru, with proof of service.
Also check out: What’s Open & Closed on Veterans Day in Champaign-Urbana