2017 Veterans Day deals in West Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Saturday is Veterans Day, and to show appreciation for those who have or are currently serving our country, a number of businesses and restaurants are them offering freebies, deals or discounts..

The below list includes information from many national restaurant chains located in Michigan. To make sure your neighborhood location is participating, call ahead to check. Generally, proof of service, whether it’s a valid military ID or uniform, is accepted.

All offers are valid on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, unless otherwise noted. It’s important to read the fine print, so check out the “details” links with each listing for restrictions. If you know of an offer that is not listed, email ReportIt@woodtv.com with a link that confirms the offer.

BUSINESSES AND ORGANIZATIONS:

C-SNIP
Pet owners with a military ID can get their pet spayed/neutered at a discounted rate. Dogs are $45 and cats are $20.

Grand Rapids Children’s Museum
Military families receive free admission with military ID on Friday, Nov. 10 through Sunday, Nov. 12. | grcm.org

Great Clips
Veterans and active duty military personnel can receive a free haircut or pick up a free haircut card to use on another day. Additionally, anyone else who gets a haircut on the 11th can pick up a free haircut card to give to a veteran, redeemable through Dec. 31. | greatclips.com

Meineke
Free basic oil change for veterans and active-duty military personnel at participating locations. | meineke.com

SpartanNash
All SpartanNash grocery stores (Family Fare, D&W and Forest Hills Foods) are offering an 11 percent discount for veterans and active-duty military with military ID. Some items are excluded from the discount; check the website for details. | spartannash.com

Walgreens
Walgreens is offering 20 percent off regular priced merchandise to veterans, active-duty military and immediate family when using a Balance Rewards card. Some restrictions apply; check website for details. | walgreens.com 

RESTAURANTS:

Applebee’s
Veterans and active-duty military personnel will receive a free meal off a special menu in addition to a $5 coupon to be used on a future visit. | Details

Bar Louie
Veterans and active-duty military personnel can receive a free flatbread or burger. | Details

Ben’s Soft Pretzels
Veterans receive a free, half-pound soft pretzel in locations inside Meijer in Standale, Knapps Corner and Grand Haven.

Bob Evans
Veterans and active-duty military personnel can order a free meal off a special menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. | Details

Bonefish Grill
Veterans and active-duty military personnel can receive a free order of Bang Bang Shrimp by showing valid military ID. | Details

Boston Market
Buy one drink and meal, get one meal free Friday through Sunday with special coupon. | Click or tap here for coupon 

Buffalo Wild Wings
Participating locations are offering a free small order of regular or boneless wings with fries to veterans and active-duty military personnel when they dine in. | Details

Chuck E. Cheese
Veterans and active-duty military personnel will receive a free personal pizza. Use offer code 5500. | Details 

Cracker Barrel
Free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca Cola Cake for veterans and active-duty military personnel. | Details 

Denny’s
Veterans and active-duty military personnel with military ID can receive a free Build Your Own Grand Slam breakfast between 5 a.m. and noon on Friday, Nov. 10. | Details

Dunkin’ Donuts
Veterans and active-duty military personnel can receive one free doughnut. | Details

Fazoli’s
Veterans and active-duty personnel can receive a free order of spaghetti with marinara or meat sauce on Friday, Nov. 10 through Sunday, Nov. 12. | Details

Golden Corral
Veterans and active-duty military personnel can receive a free meal on Monday, Nov. 13. | Details

Grand Rapids Pizza & Delivery (G.R.P.D.)
Veterans and active-duty military personnel with proof of service can receive a free 10-inch personal pizza or specialty sub and soft drink. | Details

Herb & Fire Pizzeria
DetailsVeterans and active-duty military personnel receive a free one-topping pizza. |

Hooters
Veterans and active-duty military personnel can receive a free entree from a select menu. | Details

Houlihan’s
Veterans and active-duty military personnel can receive a free entree from a select menu. | Details

IHOP
Veterans and active-duty military personnel can receive a free Red, White and Blue pancakes meal on Friday, Nov. 10. | Details

Krispy Kreme
Veterans and active-duty military personnel can receive a free small coffee and doughnut. | Details 

Little Caesars
Veterans and active-duty military personnel can receive a free Hot-N-Ready lunch combo between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. | Details

Logan’s Roadhouse
Veterans and active-duty military personnel can receive a free meal from a special menu between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. with proof of military service. | Details

LongHorn Steakhouse
Veterans will receive a free dessert or appetizer plus 10 percent off the bill. | Details

Mazzo (downtown Grand Rapids)
Free Salted Caramel Budino dessert to veterans with valid military ID from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. | Restaurant website

McDonald’s
Free Extra Value Meal for veterans and active-duty service members with military ID and public service workers at participating restaurants.

Olga’s Kitchen
Veterans and active-duty military personnel will receive a free The Original Olga sandwich. | Details

Olive Garden
Veterans and active-duty military personnel can get a free entree from a special menu. | Details

On The Border
Veterans and active-duty military personnel can get a free Choose 2 or Choose 3 combo meal with rice and black beans. | Details

Outback Steakhouse
Veterans and active-duty military personnel can get a free Bloomin’ Onion and Coca-Cola beverage. From Nov. 12-16, military members can get 20 percent off their bill. | Details 

Red Lobster
Veterans and active-duty military personnel can get a free dessert or appetizer from a special menu. | Details

Red Robin
Veterans and active-duty military personnel can receive a free Red’s Tavern Double Burger and fries. | Details

Starbucks
Veterans and active-duty military personnel and their spouses can get a free tall brewed coffee. | Details 

Texas Roadhouse
Veterans and active-duty military personnel can receive a free entree from a select menu and a non-alcoholic drink. | Details

TGI Fridays
Veterans and active-duty military personnel can receive a free lunch (up to $12 value) between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. | Details

Uccello’s Ristorante
Veterans receive 25 percent off all year with military ID. | Details

Vitale’s Hudsonville
Veterans and active-duty military personnel can get a free 14-inch one-topping pizza and a 20 oz. pop at Vitale’s in Hudsonville between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday. The offer is takeout only. | Vitale’s website