Friday is Veterans Day and area restaurants will be honoring those who have served and are serving our nation. 

Granite State restaurants are saying “thank you” to the troops for Veterans Day with a little something special.

Time.com has compiled a list of national chains that are offering up free food and drink to those in the service. The following restaurants offering up freebies can be found in New Hampshire. These deals are subject to participation and in almost all cases, proof of service (military ID, or showing up in uniform) is required to take advantage of these special offers.

Applebee’s:
Vets and active members of the military get a choice of 7 different free meals on Nov. 11, plus a $5 coupon valid on a return visit (Nov 12-27).

Buffalo Wild Wings:
Show proof of military service and you’ll get a small order of wings and fries for free on Veterans Day.

Chipotle:
Buy one burrito, bowl, salad, or order of tacos and you’ll get another one free if you have military ID, from 3 p.m. until closing time on Veterans Day.

Denny’s:
Get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam breakfast from 5 a.m. until noon at participating Denny’s locations on November 11.

IHOP:
Show proof of military service and get a free a FREE short stack of Red, White & Blue Pancakes.

Longhorn Steakhouse:
Customers with military ID can enjoy a free dessert or appetizer on Veterans Day, and the entire table gets a 10% discount on the bill.

Red Lobster:
On November 10 and 11, customers with military ID get a choice of free appetizer or dessert.

Red Robin:
Get a free Red’s Tavern Double Burger plus unlimited steak fries with a military ID on November 11.

Ruby Tuesday:
Show military ID for a free appetizer (value up to $10) on November 11.

(If you know of a local business honoring our troops with deals, let us know!)

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