The following list was compiled through news releases sent to 10TV. If you have a business in central Ohio that is offering a deal for military service on Veterans Day, you can email the information to 10TV. Most businesses require a proof of military service to receive the discount. Participation may vary by location.
Many discounts are offered over a period of several days. Contact you local eatery/retailer for more details.
AARP: 20% membership discount.
Applebee’s: A choice of seven different meals on the house (beverages and gratuity not included).
Bar Louie: Free meal up to a $12 value
BJ's Brewhouse: Free lunch entree up to $9.95
Bob Evans: Choice of free menu item from Veterans Day menu
California Pizza Kitchen: A free entrée from special menu.
Carraba's: Free appetizer
Champps Americana: Free cheeseburger
Cheeseburger in Paradise: Free All American Burger and fries.
Chick-fil-A: Free meal
Chili’s: Free meals from a special menu.
City Barbeque: One free sandwich platter (any sandwich and any two sides).
Cracker Barrel: Free double chocolate fudge cake dessert.
Denny’s: Free build-your-own Grand Slam Breakfast from 5 a.m. to noon.
Einstein Bros Bagels: Free coffee
Friendly’s: Free Big Two Do breakfast or free All American Burger meal for lunch or dinner.
Gahanna Grill: 25% to veterans and their family or a friend.
Golden Corral: A “thank you” dinner and fundraiser will take place on Wednesday, November 11, and veterans and active-duty military are welcomed to a free buffet and beverage from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Goo Goo 3-Minute Express Wash: Free express wash
Graeter's Ice Cream: Free sundae
Great Clips: Free haircut
Handel’s Ice Cream: Free single-scoop ice cream cone.
Home Depot: 10% discount on purchases up to $2,000
Hooters: Free entrée (up to $10.99 value) with any drink purchase.
Howling Hound: Free dog tag replacment (Free anytime for all veterans)
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IHOP: Free order of Red, White, and Blue pancakes anytime between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Iron Grill BBQ & Brew (Graceland Plaza): 25% off meals to veterans and their families
JC Penney: 20% off in-store purchases
Krispy Kreme: Free small coffee and a donut.
LaMars Donuts: Free 12 oz. coffee and a donut.
La-Z-Boy Furniture Gallery: 5% off
Little Caesars: Free pizza or $5 hot-and-ready lunch combo
Longhorn Steakhouse: Free Texas Tonion and non-alcoholic beverage
Lowes: 10% discount on purchases up to $5,000
Max & Erma's: Free "Best Cheeseburger In America" combo. Dine-in only.
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants: Free entree
Moo Moo Car Wash: Free car wash
National Parks: Free for all, including non-veterans
O'Charley's: Free entree from the $9.99 price menu
Olive Garden: Free entrée from special menu.
On the Border: Free “create your own combo” meal.
Opa Grill and Tavern (18 S Sandusky St, Delaware, OH): offering any veteran with proof of military service a free Gyro
Outback Steakhouse: Free Bloomin' Onion and non-alcoholic beverage
Panera Bread: One free "You Pick 2"
Rack Room Shoes: 10% off
Red Lobster: Free appetizer or dessert
Red Robin: Free Red’s Tavern Double burger with Bottomless Steak Fries
Red Roof Inn: 15% discount
Ruby Tuesday's: Free appetizer
Sheetz: Free lunch
Shoney’s: Free All American Burger.
Skyward Grills at (2185 Riverside Dr, Upper Arlington, OH): free combo sandwich or salad, drink and side to any military veteran.
Sleep Number: Select mattress discounts
Sports Clips: Free haircut
Starbucks: Veterans and active military and their spouses each get a free tall coffee.
TA Shopping Centers: Veteran truckers get a free meal up to $12.99
TGI Fridays: Free lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Texas Roadhouse: Free lunch from special menu.
Tim Hortons: Free donut, anytime during the day.
Travel Centers of America: Veteran truckers receive a free meal up to $15 value
True REST Float Spa (393 W Olentangy St, Powell, OH): Free services to veterans. Call the spa at 614-798-TRUE to schedule a session.
Uno Chicago Grill: Free individual pizza or entree with purchase of pizza or entree of equal or greater value.
White Castle: Free breakfast slider and small coffee or soft drink
World of Beer: Free select draught
Wurst und Bier 110 (Hutchinson Avenue, Columbus, OH): A complimentary meal for Veterans Day.