Metro-East News

Here are some places veterans can eat free this weekend

Several national chains are offering free food to veterans and those in the military on Friday and Saturday. They include:

▪  Applebee’s: Veterans can choose one of seven meals for free on Saturday.

▪  Olive Garden: Veterans and current active duty military can eat free on Saturday.

▪  Denny’s: Veterans and military personnel can build a free grand slam between 5 a.m. and noon Friday.

▪  Hooter’s: Veterans and military personnal may order a free entree off a special menu.

▪  Outback Steakhouse: Offers a free Bloomin’ Onion and soda.

▪  Red Lobster: Active-duty military, reservists and veterans can choose a free appetizer or dessert on Saturday.

▪  TGI Fridays: Veterans can choose a half-rack of ribs or any entree up to $12 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday.

▪  Texas Roadhouse: Choose from 10 entrees and a tea, soda or coffee for lunch on Saturday for active, former or retired military. It’s dine-in only.

▪  Red Robin: Those with proof of service can have a free Red’s Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries.