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Veterans Day 2017: Deals for active-duty and retired military

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Businesses are honoring servicemen and women with deals on food and more for Veterans Day.

According to, dozens of restaurants are offering deals to veterans. The deals may vary by location. 

  • Applebee's - Free entree for veterans with proof of service on Saturday 
  • BJ's - Free meal on Friday and Saturday for active duty military and veterans
  • Carrabba's - Free appetizer for veterans and active military on Saturday with the purchase of an entree and Coca-Cola beverage. The deal must be mentioned
  • Chick-fil-A - Free chicken sandwich to military personnel on Saturday starting at 10:30 a.m. 
  • Chili's - Free entree for veterans and active military on Saturday at participating locations 
  • Denny's - Free "Build Your Own Grand Slam" from 5 a.m. until noon on Friday at valid locations with military identification
  • Dunkin' Donuts - Free donut for veterans and active-duty military on Saturday with military identification  
  • Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers - Free combo meal card to be given out to veterans and active duty military on Saturday 
  • Golden Corral - Free "thank you dinner" on Nov. 13 for active military and veterans
  • Hooter's - Free meal for veterans and active-duty military on Saturday with proof of service
  • IHOP - Free order of Red, White & Blue pancakes for veterans and active-duty military on Friday from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. at participating locations
  • Little Caesars - Free lunch combo on Saturday between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Proof of service is required and orders must be placed before 2 p.m.
  • Lucille's Smokehouse Bar B Que - 20 percent off the entire month of November plus a free dessert on Veteran's Day 
  • Mimi's Cafe - Free entree for veterans and active-duty military on Saturday with the purchase of a beverage and proof of service
  • Olive Garden - Free entree from special menu to active-duty military and veterans on Saturday
  • Outback Steakhouse - Free Bloomin' Onion and beverage on Saturday with military identification. Plus, a military discount of 15 percent off from Nov. 12 through Dec. 31. 
  • Red Lobster - Free appetizer or dessert on Saturday for active military or veterans with military identification or proof of service
  • Red Robin - Free Red's Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Fries for veterans and active duty military with proof of service 
  • Slot Burger - 50 percent off for veterans from 8 a.m. on Saturday until midnight
  • Squeeze In - Free meal to military members on Friday and Saturday
  • Wienerschnitzel - Free chili dog, small fries and a small Pepsi to veterans and active-duty military on Saturday

Other deals: 

In addition to free and discounted meals, veterans and active-duty military can take advantage of free rides from the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada on Saturday. Those who have served or are currently serving can take a free ride on any RTC fixed-route service from 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. with identification when boarding. 

Branded One CrossFit is proving free memberships to service members with disabilities. The gym is located on 2055 East Windmill Lane. 

The VA of Southern Nevada is hosting a car show on Friday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at 6900 North Pecos Road. The event will also offer a free barbeque.

Marvel Avengers Station will offer free entrance for veterans on Saturday with military identification. 

All Remedy's and Distill locations will offer a free appetizer and beer with a valid military identification. 

Axe Monkeys Axe Throwing will allow all veterans to throw axes, Chinese stars, or spears for free on Veterans Day at the facility. Veterans will also receive a free meal. The company is also offering discounts for family members. 

Lovo Cigars will give a 20 percent discount to all active, retired and disabled military at the location at the Container Park. The offer is valid through Sunday. 

Wag N' Wash is offering 10 percent off retail and 50 percent off any self-wash for pets on Saturday. 

The Source dispensaries are offering a 20 percent discount from Friday until Sunday to veterans and active-duty military. 

Triple Dare Running Company is offering 50 percent off races. Proof of service is required and the deal is applicable to all races. Anyone wanted to redeem the deal can contact the company for a code. 

Topgolf is offering a complimentary lifetime membership, along with 10 percent off gameplay and 20 percent off all other memberships to all military, police, fire and emergency medical service personnel on Saturday. 

Terrible Herbst is providing a free basic car wash at any full service or exterior location to all veterans and service personnel on Saturday. Veterans and military personnel can also take their vehicles into an oil change center for a complimentary inspection and $7 off any oil change service. 

Deals at casinos: 

The Plaza will host a veterans awards ceremony on Saturday at 2 p.m. The property will also offer several deals including a complimentary pair of tickets to see Scintas perform on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. The tickets are available at the box office. In addition, free entry to a special slot tournament will take place on Saturday as well as various food and drink specials. 

Boyd Gaming properties including the Aliante, The Orleans, Gold Coast, Suncoast, Sam's Town and the Cannery will offer a complimentary buffet to active-duty military and veterans on Saturday. The company is also offering a "Buy a Vet a Bud or Bud Light" promotion where guests can purchase a beer at a participating casino bar until Saturday and write a personal thank you message that will be delivered to a military member. 

Stations Casinos is offering a complimentary buffet to the active, inactive or retired military on Friday. To redeem the offer, swipe the Military Boarding Pass at a kiosk to receive the voucher. Fiesta Henderson invites all resident to write a thank you note to veterans and place it on a wall displayed at the property. Additionally, the company is offering various deals every Monday in November to thank military personnel. The deals include buffet and bowling coupons, discounts at retailers and more. 

Rampart Casino is offering a complimentary buffet on Saturday for veterans with valid military identification. 

The Studio B Buffet at the M Resort will offer a free brunch or seafood buffet on Friday from 11 a.m. until 8:30 p.m. to all active-duty military or veterans. Valid military identification is required to redeem the deal. 

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