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Free meals, other deals for 2018 Veterans Day weekend

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Free meals, other deals for 2018 Veterans Day weekend

By Hannah Leavitt, | Posted - Nov. 9, 2018 at 5:13 p.m.

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SALT LAKE CITY — Veterans Day is Sunday, Nov. 11 and local businesses are participating by offering discounts and deals to veterans, active duty military and even their immediate families.

Here’s a list of participating locations and their deals. Be sure to bring military identification or proof of service. DEALS ONLY APPLY TO PARTICIPATING LOCATIONS. CALL YOUR LOCATION TO VERIFY YOUR DEAL BEFORE ARRIVING.


  • Applebee’s is offering a free meal for veterans and active duty military on Veterans Day.
  • Black Bear Diner has a free meal for veterans and active duty military with identification from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Sunday.
  • ‘Bout Time Pub and Grub offers a 15 percent discount on burgers and fries for $7 to veterans and active duty military.
  • California Pizza Kitchen is offering veterans a free meal Sunday.
  • Chili’s is offering a free meal of Chicken Crispers, margarita grilled chicken, a bowl of chili or soup & salad, chicken bacon ranch quesadillas, Just Bacon Burger, Oldtimer with Cheese or Cajun Chicken Pasta.
  • Cracker Barrel will give all military veterans a free slice of their Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake on Nov. 11. Dine-in only.
  • Denny’s offers a free Build Your Own Grand Slam from 5 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday.
  • Famous Dave’s offers a free 2 Meat Salute on Sunday, Nov. 11 and Monday, Nov. 12. You can choose two meats and the choice of a side and a cornbread muffin.
  • Golden Corral locations will host a military appreciation dinner on Monday for anyone who has served in the U.S. military.
  • IHOP will offer a free short stack of pancakes with strawberries and blueberries for veterans Sunday.
  • Krispy Kreme offers a free donut and small coffee for veterans on Sunday.
  • Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt will offer the first 6 ounces of frozen yogurt free for veterans Sunday.
  • Mimi’s Cafe is honoring veterans with a free entree with the purchase of a non-alcoholic beverage Sunday. The entrees include slow-roasted turkey, brioche cheeseburger, Asian chicken salad, brioche French toast, breakfast tacos or four buttermilk griddlecakes.
  • Olive Garden offers a free dine-in meal or a $5 take-home meal Sunday.
  • Outback Steakhouse will give a free bloomin’ onion and beverage to veterans and active duty military Sunday.
  • Pizza Pie Cafe will offers veterans a free meal Monday.
  • Red Lobster will offer a free appetizer or dessert Sunday and Monday.
  • Red Robin is offering all veterans and active duty military members a free Red’s Tavern Double Burger with bottomless steak fries Sunday. You can find participating Utah locations here.
  • Rodizio Grill has a buy-one, get-one-free meal deal for veterans Sunday.
  • Sizzler offers a free lunch for veterans Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. You can choose from a 6-ounce steak entree, single Malibu chicken entree or crispy shrimp entree with a beverage and a choice of side.
  • Starbucks will give away a free 12-ounce coffee for veterans and active duty military Sunday.
  • Texas Roadhouse will have a free lunch for veterans Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. More information and a full menu can be found here.
  • T.G.I. Friday’s is offering a free meal of anything on their menu up to $12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday and Monday.
  • Tucanos is offering a free churrasco meal with the purchase of an adult churrasco meal from Nov. 9-11.
  • Village Inn will offer a free INN-Credible V.I.B. breakfast for veterans and active duty military on Nov. 11.


Car washes — Various businesses throughout Utah are offering free car washes to veterans. The following car wash operations are participating in free washes for veterans this weekend according to Grace For Vets:

  • Auto Spa of Heber City - 191 N. Main Street, Heber City
  • Cache Car Wash - 1205 S. Main, Logan
  • Cache Car Wash - 3739 N. 80 East, Hyde Park
  • Fabulous Freddy’s Car Wash - 806 N. Bluff Street, St. George
  • Fabulous Freddy’s Car Wash - 134 S. River Road, St. George
  • Fabulous Freddy’s Car Wash - 1065 E. 9400 South, Sandy
  • Futura Car Wash - 3011 N. Fairfield, Layton
  • The Good Spray - 336 N. Main Street, Kaysville
  • The Good Spray - 1358 N. Highway 89, Farmington
  • Quick Quack Car Wash - 8 S. Highway 165, Providence
  • Quick Quack Car Wash - 950 W. Hill Field Road, Layton
  • Quick Quack Car Wash - 7610 Union Park, Midvale
  • Quick Quack Car Wash - 518 N. 400 West, Centerville
  • Supersonic Car Wash - 1625 N. Freedom Blvd., Provo
  • Supersonic Car Wash - 367 N. State Street, Orem
  • Supersonic Car Wash - 6100 S. Van Winkle Expressway, Murray
  • Supersonic Car Wash - 656 E. 10600 South, Sandy
  • Supersonic Car Wash - 612 N. State Street, Lindon
  • Supersonic Car Wash - 3851 Riverdale Road, Ogden
  • Supersonic Car Wash - 10640 S. 700 East, Sandy
  • Supersonic Car Wash - 705 E. 3300 South, Salt Lake City
  • Utah Auto Spa - 3151 S. Redwood Road, West Valley City
  • Wiggy Wash - 1662 W. 500 South, Springville
  • Wiggy Wash - 794 S. Main Street, Spanish Fork
  • Wiggy Wash - 255 Center Street, Orem
  • Wiggy Wash - 552 E. Kirby Lane, Spanish Fork Hogle Zoo will admit veterans, active duty military and their immediate families for free Sunday.

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium will admit veterans and their immediate families for free Sunday.

Tracy Aviary is offering $1 admission for veterans and their families on Monday. The $1 cost will go toward bird conservation.


  • Cost Plus World Market is offering 25 percent off your entire purchase from Nov. 9-12.
  • Great Clips offers free haircuts to veterans Sunday or a free haircut card to use at a later date. For non-veterans who purchase a service at Great Clips on Veterans Day, you’ll receive a free haircut coupon to give to a veteran you know.
  • Home Depot and Lowe’s offer 10 percent off your purchase on Sunday for active duty members, veterans and their immediate families.
  • Jiffy Lube will offer free oil changes to veterans and active duty military with identification.
  • offers a free Club O membership for veterans. More information here.
  • Sports Clips will offer free haircuts at participating locations. You can check their website to find the nearest participating location.
  • Tractor Supply has a deal Sunday where customers with a valid military ID or proof of military service will receive 15 percent off their entire purchase.
  • Under Armour offers 15 percent off for veterans, service members and first responders during Veterans Day weekend.


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