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Houston Eateries Offering Free Meals and Specials This Veterans Day

Hopdoddy will offer 50 percent off to all parties joined by a veteran, active or inactive member of the armed forces this Veterans Day.
Photo courtesy of Hopdoddy Burger Bar
Hopdoddy will offer 50 percent off to all parties joined by a veteran, active or inactive member of the armed forces this Veterans Day.
These Houston restaurants and sweet shops will be honoring the U.S. military this Veterans Day (Sunday, November 11), offering freebies and specials to veterans and active-duty members:

Ambrosia, 2003 Lexington
Ambrosia is offering a free menu item from its "raw & rare" offerings (salmon crudo, gulf catch tiradito tostada, ribeye tataki or ginger miso wedge salad) with purchase to veterans with military card.

Bernie’s Burger Bus, 2200 Yale, 5407 Bellaire, 2643 Commercial Center
On Veterans Day, veterans will receive a complimentary milkshake with purchase. The offer is valid for U.S. military veterans who show their military ID. Limit one per customer.

Bombshells Restaurant & Bars, multiple locations
On Monday, November 12, Bombshells will provide free meals and soft drinks for veterans of any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces and a 20-percent discount on meals and soft drinks for accompanying family members. Veterans and active service members are asked to present military ID.

Dish Society, 5740 San Felipe, 23501 Cinco Ranch, 12525 Memorial
To honor those who serve and have served in our nation’s military, the local farm-to-table chain Dish Society always provides 20 percent off food purchased by and for our military veterans and active members on Veteran’s Day. Please show military ID to receive discount. The promotion is available at all three locations at San Felipe, Memorial and in Katy.

Freebirds World Burrito, multiple locations
Freebirds will be offering a BOGO free special to all guests with a valid military I.D. in honor of Veterans Day. The promotion includes buying one full entrée and getting the second free.

Grimaldi's, multiple locations

On Monday, November 12, Grimaldi's Pizzeria is offering 15-percent off to any veteran or active-duty military personnel. The offer is good at all five Houston-area locations.

Hopdoddy Burger Bar, 4444 Westheimer, 5510 Morningside, 142 Vintage Park
Hopdoddy will give back to the brave men and women that represent our country’s armed forces this Veterans Day. Every Hopdoddy location will give 50-percent off to all parties joined by a veteran, active or inactive member of the armed forces.

Hooters, multiple locations
With the purchase of any beverage at more than 300 participating Hooters restaurants nationwide, military veterans who present a military ID or proof of service will receive one free entrée from the Hooters Special Veterans Day Menu. The special menu features six of Hooters’ most popular entrées, including the ten-piece traditional, smoked and boneless wings, plus a burger, buffalo chicken salad and buffalo chicken sandwich (dine-in only).

HS Green, 5092 Richmond
HS Green is serving free entrees to Veteran's on Monday, November 12. The offer is valid for one entree for every veteran with a government id.

Huddle House, multiple locations
From Friday, November 9 through Monday, November 12, active military members and voters with proper ID will receive a free order of Sweet Cakes during their visit.

McDonald's, multiple locations
Participating McDonald’s restaurants in the Greater Houston Area will honor military servicemen and servicewomen with a free Extra Value Meal this Veterans Day (the offer is valid both Sunday, November 11 and Monday, November 12). Veterans and current members of the military are invited to enjoy their free meal by visiting participating restaurants and showing their Military ID.

click to enlarge Vets and active duty military can get a free sweet treat at Ooh La La Dessert Boutique. - PHOTO BY KIMBERLY PARK
Vets and active duty military can get a free sweet treat at Ooh La La Dessert Boutique.
Photo by Kimberly Park
Ooh La La Dessert Boutique, 23920 Westheimer, 20155 Park Row, 770 West Sam Houston Parkway North
Ooh La La bakeries will offer a complimentary single-serving dessert of his or her choosing to any veteran or active member who visits one of the bakeries with military ID this Saturday. Offer available at all locations.

Peli Peli, 5085 Westheimer, 110 Vintage Park, 23501 Cinco Ranch
Peli Peli will be offering a "Buy One Entree, Get One Entree Free" promo for Veterans (active and non-active) this Sunday, November 11 and Monday, November 12. Limit one per table.

Perry's Steakhouse, multiple locations
As a token of appreciation for U.S. active and former military on Sunday, November 11, veterans who dine at any of the 13 Perry’s Steakhouse locations accompanied by at least one paying guest per veteran will receive the three-course pork chop Sunday Special for free. The dinner features a choice of salad, followed by the slow-roasted, caramelized pork chop and the decadent dessert trio.

Pluckers Wing Bar, 1400 Shepherd, 10407 Katy
Pluckers Wing Bar will be celebrating Veterans Day at all locations (except Killeen) from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Veterans and active duty military who bring in a valid military ID can enjoy a free meal that includes a complimentary entree, side, and non-alcoholic beverage (up to $15) when dining at the restaurant.

Russo’s New York Pizzeria, multiple locations
Russo's is offering a Buy-One-Get-One Free Giant Slice for Veterans all day at each of its 48 locations nationwide.

Shake Shack, 5015 Westheimer, 6205 Kirby
The burger shack will be treating all veterans and active duty military with a free scoop of Shake Shack Custard (in-shack only) at all locations excluding stadiums, ballparks, and airports.