Veterans Day 2019: Where veterans can eat free in Baton Rouge on Nov. 11


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BATON ROUGE, La. (WVLA/WGMB) — On Nov. 11, veterans across the Capital City are invited to enjoy a free meal at various restaurants as a show of appreciation for their service to our country.


Another Broken Egg Café is offering active and retired military a free Patriot French Toast Combo and coffee on Nov. 11.

IHOP – Active duty and retired veterans receive a free breakfast on Nov. 11.

McDonald’s locations throughout Greater Baton Rouge will honor veterans, active duty and military reserve force members with a free sausage biscuit extra value meal breakfast (includes hashbrown and coffee). Valid between 5 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

Shoney’s will offer a free, all you care to eat, freshly prepared breakfast bar from open until 11 a.m. for military.


Little Caesars – On Monday, Nov. 11 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., veterans and active military members can receive a free Lunch Combo, which features four slices of Little Caesars deep dish pizza and a 20-ounce drink.

Texas Roadhouse invites veterans and active members of U.S. military to enjoy free lunch. Guests have the option of one of 10 entrees from the special Veteran’s Day menu, including a 6 oz. sirloin and two homemade sides plus a choice of any Coca-Cola product, tea or coffee during lunch. Proof of service includes military or VA card, or discharge papers.


Applebee’s – Veterans and active duty military can get a free meal from a menu of eight entrees: Classic Bacon Cheeseburger, 6 oz. USDA Select Top Sirloin, Chicken Tenders Platter, Double Crunch Shrimp, Fiesta Lime Chicken, Oriental Grilled Chicken Salad, Oriental Chicken Salad, or Three-Cheese Chicken Penne.

Chili’s – Veterans receive a complimentary meal from special entrée choices including: Chicken Crispers, Margarita Grilled Chicken, Bowl of Chili or Soup & Salad, Chicken Bacon Ranch Quesadillas, Just Bacon Burger, Oldtimer with Cheese, or Cajun Chicken Pasta.

CiCi’s Pizza – Active duty or retire military get a free unlimited buffet on Nov. 11.

Cracker Barrel – On Nov. 11, all U.S. military veterans and active duty military will receive a complimentary Pumpkin Pie Latte (iced or hot) or a slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca Cola Cake.

Pluckers Wing Bar is offering free meals to veterans and active-duty military at all locations. With a valid military ID, guests may enjoy a complimentary entree, side and a non-alcoholic beverage (up to $15) while dining in the restaurant.

Texas de Brazil – Veterans and active duty personnel will receive 50 percent off regular dinner pricing on Nov. 11.

For families who would rather stay at home and cook, Winn-Dixie is offering all veterans and active service men and women an 11% discount on all qualifying purchases. See store associate for details.

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