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Freebies for veterans on Veterans Day

A number of local restaurants and businesses are honoring veterans by offering free food and services today. Here is a list:

Free meal at The String Bean

The folks at The String Bean will buy an entrée (up to $11) for every veteran that walks in with a uniform, military I.D or proof of service. Dine-in only.

When: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Tuesday, November 11

Where: The String Bean, 1310 West Campbell, Richardson, TX 75080

Info: 972-385-3287,

Free hair cut at Great Clips

Active, inactive or retired military member of any branch, including the National Guard, with proof of military service can go to any U.S. Great Clips salon on Veterans Day and receive either a free hair cut that day or a free hair cut card redeemable through December 31, 2014. Limit one card per customer while supplies last.

When: Tuesday, November 11 (Card valid through December 31, 2014)

Where: All participating U.S. Great Clips locations


Veterans eat free at Rodizio Grill

Rodizio Grill will provide all service men and women with a complimentary Full Rodizio lunch or dinner for every adult Full Rodizio purchased. The Full Rodizio dinner includes unlimited authentic Brazilian appetizers, salad bar items and grilled items including several cuts of meats, pineapple and vegetables. Cost: $31 to $50

When: Rodizio Grill, Tuesday, November 11 through Thursday, November 13

Where: 5400 Green Park Drive, Irving, TX 75038

Info: 972-550-8888, Reservations are encouraged and can be made online at

Discount at Cabela’s

Cabela’s Hometown Heroes event offers a 10 percent discount off everything in the store and 5 percent discount off firearms to all veterans and active duty military and reserve. Discounts also apply to law enforcement, firefighters and EMS personnel. To get discount, show service identification to any cashier upon checkout.

When: Tuesday, November 11

Where: 12901 Cabela Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76177


Free meal at California Pizza Kitchen

All veterans and active military receive a free entrée from special Veterans Day menu, which may vary by location. Must be in uniform or show your military ID or other proof of service. Dine-in only.

When: Tuesday, November 11

Where: Particiapting California Pizza Kitchen locations


Free cookies at DoubleTree by Hilton

Local hotel staff will hand out chocolate chip cookies at Klyde Warren Park, 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, in Dallas from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. In addition, veterans and active duty military are welcome to stop into any DoubleTree by Hilton hotels in Dallas to receive a free chocolate chip cookie, with or without a reservation

When: Tuesday, November 11

Where: Participating DoubleTree by Hilton


Free buffet and beverage at Golden Corral

Golden Corral will serve free dinner buffets with beverage on Monday, November 17, to any person who is or has served in a U.S. military branch, including the National Guard and Reserves – identification is not required. While only current and former military qualify for the free meal, everyone is encouraged to come out and show support for our veterans.

When: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Monday, November 17

Where: Participating Golden Corral locations


Please feel free to comment below with any other deals available to veterans on Veterans Day.

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