Applebee’s – Veterans and active-duty military receive a free meal from a limited menu on Nov. 11, according to Military.com.
California Pizza Kitchen – California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) salutes our nation’s armed forces by offering them a complimentary entrée from CPK’s special Veterans Day menu at all participating CPK locations nationwide. Participating guests will also receive a card to redeem a BOGO offer on pizza, pasta, or salad during a return visit Nov. 12-18.
Chili’s – Chili’s will offer a free meal to veterans from a special menu on Nov. 11.
Chipotle – Chipotle is offering buy-one-get-one (BOGO) for all active duty military, reserves, national guard, military spouses and retired military with valid ID, at all restaurants in the U.S. from open to close on Veterans Day. The offer is valid on burritos, bowls, salads and taco orders. To find a location near you click here.
Denny’s – On Nov. 12, America’s Diner is offering free build your own Grand Slams for dine-in guests only from 5 a.m. to noon at participating restaurants. Call the location near you to make sure they are participating in this offer.
Dunkin’ Donuts – America’s favorite Coffee shop is offering a free donut at participating locations, no purchase necessary. It is limited one per customer and open to veterans and active duty military personnel.
Fogo De Chão – Fogo De Chão is thanking veterans by offering them 50 percent off their meal starting on Nov. 9. In addition, up to three of their guests can also receive 10 percent off their meal. Don’t forget to make reservations at their locations.
Golden Corral – On Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, from 5 to 9 p.m., Golden Corral offers a free sit-in thank you dinner for military veterans, retirees and active-duty members.
Hooters: With a purchase of a beverage, veterans and active-duty military with military ID or proof of service can enjoy a free entrée from the special Hooters Veterans Day menu that includes the 10-Piece Traditional Wings, 10-Piece Smoked Wings, 10-Piece Boneless Wings, Hooters Burger, Buffalo Chicken Salad and Buffalo Chicken Sandwich.
IHOP: Active duty and veterans will get free pancakes.
Little Caesars – The third-largest pizza chain, Little Caesars is giving away free $5 Hot-N-Ready Lunch combos from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The meal includes four slices of DEEP!DEEP! Dish pepperoni pizza and a 20-ounce fountain drink. Only available at participating locations.
Olive Garden – Veterans and active-duty military can enjoy a free entrée from a special menu at participating locations.
On the Border – Military personnel with a valid military ID can get a free combo when they dine-in.
Red Lobster – The chain is offering a free appetizer or dessert to active duty military and reservists with a valid military ID on Nov. 11.
Red Robin – Veterans and active-duty military are invited to grab a free Tavern Double Burger with Bottomless Steak Fries Monday, Nov. 11, 2019.
Rubio’s Coastal Grill – On Nov. 11, 2019, Rubio’s Coastal Grill invites military and veterans to enjoy one free adult entree with the purchase of another adult entree.
Smoothie King – Military members can enjoy a free 20 oz. smoothie of their choice with proof of military ID.
Starbucks – The coffee chain will offer a free tall coffee to active duty military and veterans.
TCBY – Veterans and active military personnel with military ID or proof of service get their first 6 ounces of frozen yogurt for free.
Stores and Services
AMC – AMC Theatres is offering military members a free large popcorn to enjoy with their movie on Veterans Day weekend. The offer is available to active duty service members and veterans who purchase a military priced ticket using their AMC Stubs membership from Friday, November 8, to Monday, November 11.
Amtrak – According to the VA, veterans receive a 10 percent discount on the lowest available rail fare on most Amtrak trains.
Everyday California – For Veterans Day, La Jolla-based Everyday California is offering 15% off lessons, tours, and rentals, including kayak tours, SUP and surfing lessons, and gear for snorkling.
Goodyear – Goodyear Auto Service and Just Tire locations nationwide will offer military members free car care checks and free tire installation from Nov. 8 through the 16.
Great Clips – On Nov. 11, veterans and military members can visit Great Clips to either get a free haircut or a free haircut card to use at a later date. Non-military customers can purchase a service on Veterans Day and get a free haircut card to give to a veteran. The cards are redeemable until Dec. 31.
Home Depot – According to Military Benefits, the home improvement store will offer a 10 percent discount on Veterans Day. The store also offers the discount on Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day.
Hotel del Coronado – The iconic Hotel del Coronado is offering military a last-minute deal for a stay at their resort. Guests can book a resort view room for $169 per night and a partial ocean view room for $229 per night when they use the code BRAVE. Stays must be booked from Nov. 7 to Dec. 21, and blackout dates apply.
Kohl’s – This year, the store launched Military Mondays – a 15 percent discount for active-duty military and veterans. Also, Thursday, Nov. 7, through Monday, Nov. 11, Kohl’s is doubling its Military Monday discount.
Sea World – Through their Waves of Honor program, military personnel and up to three direct dependents may enjoy one complimentary admission per year to SeaWorld® in San Diego. Offer is available online and for visitation through December 31, 2019. This offer extends to any U.S. active-duty military member, activated or drilling reservist, or National Guardsman. Service members and their direct dependents will need to present a valid active military ID to participate.
State Parks – On Nov. 11, 2019, 144 State Parks will be free for veterans, active duty and reserve military. Click here for the full list.
Soapy Joe’s – Soapy Joe’s will provide all active duty military and veterans with free Magic Potion car washes ($20 value) at all 11 Soapy Joe’s locations in San Diego. Fill out an online form to receive the free car wash deal by email. Also, from Nov.4-11, Soapy Joe’s will provide the public with exclusive camouflage themed car fresheners.
Closures on Veterans Day
Government offices in the city, state and the federal level will be closed Monday in observance of the Veterans Day holiday.
City of San Diego – all administrative offices, libraries, recreation centers and city pools will be closed. Tecolote Nature Center will also be closed.
City-run facilities that will remain open Monday include Miramar Landfill, Chollas Vicente Reservoir, golf courses, Mission Trails Park and all skate parks.
County offices, libraries and animal shelters will also be closed Monday. Essential services, including sheriff’s and emergency animal control services, will be opened and staffed.
The city of Vista offices will remain open and operating under normal hours.
All County parks and campgrounds will remain open during normal business hours, except for Lakeside Community Center, Fallbrook Community Center and Spring Valley Community Center. The 4S Ranch recreation center office will be closed but the park will remain open.
Parking meters, parking restrictions and yellow zones won’t be enforced.
Transit – Metropolitan Transit System and North County Transit System buses, trains and trolleys will operate on a normal weekday schedule.
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