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List: Veterans Day freebies for current and former military members

Here's where you can get some free meals in Central Texas if you're a current or former military member.
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AUSTIN, Texas — Veterans Day is Wednesday, Nov. 11, and as a thank you to those who have served our country, businesses across Central Texas are offering some free food.

If you are a current or former military member, on Veterans Day you can show your military ID or other proof of service and score some free meals, snacks and drinks. 

Here's a list of places you can get free food on Veterans Day in the Austin area.

  • 7-Eleven
    Free coffee or Big Gulp 
  • 54th Street Grill
    Free meal up to $12 when they dine in
  • Applebee's
    Free meal from a special menu when they dine in
  • BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse
    Free entree up to $14.95 plus a free Dr. Pepper when they dine in
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
    Free order of 10 boneless wings and fries when they dine-in or order takeout
  • California Pizza Kitchen
    Complimentary meal up from a select menu for those who dine and do walk-in takeout
  • Chili's
    Free email from a select menu inside restaurants only
  • Cici's Pizza
    Free adult buffet
  • Dickey's BBQ Pit
    Free pulled pork classic sandwich in-store at participating locations
  • Dunkin' Donuts
    Free donut in-store at participating locations
  • Einstein Bros. Bagels
    Free hot or iced medium coffee
  • Hopdoddy
    Free classic burger with or without cheese for in-store dining or to-go orders
  • Kolache Factory
    Free kolache and a cup of coffee
  • Krispy Kreme
    Free donut of their choice and coffee
  • Outback Steakhouse
    Free Bloomin' Onion and Coca-Cola for dine-in or to-go orders
  • Perry's Steakhouse and Grille
    Complimentary dinner pork chip for dine-in when a guest purchases a dinner entree
  • Starbucks
    Free tall hot brewed coffee
  • Texas Roadhouse
    This restaurant will hand out dinner vouchers in its parking lots from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Veterans can then use their vouchers whenever they choose until June 2021.
  • Torchy's Tacos
    Complimentary taco and beverage from a special menu when they dine-ine and pick up orders placed on the phone
  • Wendy's
    Free small breakfast combo from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
  • Yard House
    Free appetizer

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