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Veteran’s Day 2017: Free meals and deals to honor those who served our country


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Veteran’s Day is Saturday and businesses all over east Idaho are using the occasion to offer freebies and deals for our vets. This list will be updated as we learn of more offers and if you have any that we’ve missed, please email

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APPLEBEE’S: Locations in Rexburg, Idaho Falls, and Pocatello offering free meals to veterans and active-duty military. Proof of military service is required. We spoke with Gineff Anderson, manager of the Rexburg Applebees, for Halloween. In that interview, she told us about the veteran’s day deal for veterans.


BUFFALO WILD WINGS: veterans and active duty military will receive a free small order of traditional or boneless wings and a side of fries. This applies to the Idaho Falls and Pocatello locations.

DENNY’S: On Friday, November 10th from 5AM to Noon, Denny’s in Idaho Falls and Chubbuck will offer a free Build Your Own Grand Slam to service members with military ID.

DICKEY’S BARBECUE PIT: Veterans get a free sandwich, side and a Big Yellow Cup from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday.

FREDDY’S FROZEN CUSTARD & STEAKBURGERS:Free meal for vets on Saturday at Rexburg, Idaho Falls and Chubbuck locations.

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GOLDEN CORRAL:On Monday, November 13th, from 5 pm – 9 pm, Veterans can get a free “Thank You” Dinner.

GREAT CLIPS: Free haircut or a free haircut card for vets.

IHOP: Free red, white and blue pancakes for active military and retired vets, Friday, Nov. 10.

LITTLE CAESARS: Free lunch for vets and active military, Saturday, 11 am – 2 pm.

OLIVE GARDEN: Free meal from a select menu.

RED ROBIN:Saturday, November 11, Free Red’s Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries with proof of service.

STARBUCKS: Starbucks on 17th street in Idaho Falls is offering a tall, free, brewed coffee for vets on Saturday. Different Starbucks locations may be offering different promotions. Call to find out.

TARGET: Military personnel, vets and their families get 10% off in-store or online through veteran’s day.

TEXAS ROADHOUSE: Veteran’s day free lunch.

TOYS ‘R’ US: Through November 11th, 15-percent off in-store purchase with military ID and coupon.

Mrs. Powell’s Bakery and DeliThrough Nov. 11, all veterans get a free cookie and 50 percent off baked goods.

Apple Athletic ClubVeterans and their families get a free weekend through Nov. 12 with Military ID.

Vogue Beauty College & SalonVeterans get free haircuts from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 11.

Bill’s Bike & RunEvery veteran that stops by through Nov. 11, gets a free water bottle and a free pair of socks.

Famouse Dave’sOn Nov. 11, veterans will get a free lunch platter.

Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center Veterans can get a free breakfast on the morning of Nov. 11.