In honor of Veteran’s Day, many food franchises have expressed that to show their appreciation to our Veterans and Active Duty Service Members; they’d like to offer an excessive discount (many in the form of a free meal). We took the liberty of sharing some generous discounts offered to Veterans on November 11, 2013. All listings below require military I.D. or proof of service. A few are also noted to only be offered at select locations, so we suggest you kindly ask prior to ordering.

Ace Jiffy Lube - Veterans and Active Duty military receive a 50% discount on a Signature Service Oil Change.

Applebee’s – Free meal to Military Veterans and Active Duty Service Members.

Bed Bath & Beyond – Bed Bath & Beyond is offering Veterans 20% off their entire purchase on November 9, 10, and 11. This is good for Active Duty, DoD, Reserves, National Guard, Retirees, Veterans, and military spouses.

Chili’s – Free choice of 1 of 7 meals during dinner, or any lunch combo to Military Veterans and Active Duty Service Members.

Denny’s – Free All-You-Can-Eat pancakes from 6 a.m. – 2 p.m. for all Military Veterans, Retirees, and Active Duty Service Members.

Dollar General – Veterans, Active Military, members of the National Guard and Reserve and immediate family members get 11% off the total purchase

Golden Corral – Free Military Appreciation Dinner (4 – 9 p.m.) for Military Retirees, Veterans, Active Duty, National Guard, Reserves.

Great Clips – Customers who come in for a service can get a free haircut card to give to their favorite Veteran. Veterans can also receive a free haircut or get the free haircut card. Haircuts are redeemable until December. 31.

JCPenney – Veterans, Active Duty and family members receive an extra 20% off in stores Nov. 6-11 with coupon.

Krispy Kreme – Free doughnut and small coffee to Military Veterans, Retirees, and Active Duty Service Members.

Little Caesar’s Pizza – Free Crazy Bread to all Military Veterans and Active Duty Service Members.

Longhorn Steakhouse – November 11 – 14 – Free Texas Tonion appetizer and non-alcoholic beverage for Military Veterans and Active Duty Service Members.

Oklahoma City Zoo – Free admission to all Active Duty, Active Reserve, and Retiress and up to five guests receive free admission to the zoo.

Olive Garden – Free entrée (from a select menu) to include garlic breadsticks and choice of soup or salad. Plus, all current military members and their families will receive 10% discount throughout all of November in honor of their Military Family Appreciation Month.

Outback Steakhouse – Free Bloomin’ Onion and non-alcoholic beverage to Military Veterans and Active Service Members. Plus, 10% off your purchase from November 12 – December 31.

Red Lobster – Free appetizer (from a select list) for Military Veterans and Active Duty Service Members.

Sport Clips – Participating locations are offering Veterans and Active Duty Service Members free haircuts.

Starbucks – Former and Active Duty Service Members and their spouses get a free tall brewed coffee.

Stripes - Offering free sausage biscuit and a coffee to veterans until 10 a.m.

Subway – Free 6 inch sub or flatbread to Military Veterans and Active Duty Service Members at select locations.

Texas Roadhouse – (Beginning at 11 a.m.) Free lunch (choose 1 of 10 meals from a select menu) to Military Veterans and Active Duty Service Members.

Under Armor – Veterans and Active Duty Service Members get 15% off plus free shipping on all orders from now until Monday, November 11.

Walgreens – Walgreens is offering 15% off eligible store items and 20% of Walgreens, Nice! And W brand products . This discount is available to all Veterans and Active Duty Military personnel.