A whole lot of free food for veterans

So many restaurant chains are offering dining specials for veterans on Sunday and Monday, I’m not sure how a veteran is supposed to choose.

Following is a lengthy list of restaurants offering deals in honor of Veteran’s Day. Note that most of the deals are available to both veterans and active duty military personal who are either in uniform or have a military ID with them.

Applebee’s: Free meal from a menu of seven choices all day on Sunday. Beverage and gratuity not included.

Arby’s: Free roast beef classic sandwich all day on Monday.

BJ’s Brewhouse, 7960 East Kellogg Avenue: Free lunch entree from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday and Monday and a free one-topping mini or individual pizza after 4 p.m. on Sunday and Monday.

Chili’s, 7887 E Central, 10520 W Central and 2333 N. Greenwich Road: Free meal from a choice of seven entrees available from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

Denny’s, 5700 W. Kellogg, 4024 E. Harry, 8030 E. Kellogg: Free all-you-can eat pancakes from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday.

Famous Dave’s, 9719 East 21st Street N: Two meats, one side and a cornbread muffin free all day on Sunday.

Golden Corral, 11006 E. Kellogg, 616 South Ridge Road Circle: Free meal from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday.

Hooters, 3151 N. Rock Road: Ten free wings with drink purchase on Sunday.

Krispy Kreme, 7777 E. Central:  Free doughnut and small coffee.

Little Caesars, several Wichita locations: Free crazy bread on Monday.

LongHorn Steakhouse, 2720 N. Maize Road and 440 S. Towne East Mall Drive: Free  Texas Tonion and non-alcoholic beverage on Sunday.

Olive Garden, 323 N. Rock Road and 2641 N. Maize Road: Free entrée on Sunday from a list of entrees.

On The Border, 2347 N. Maize Road and 1930 N. Rock Road: On Sunday, Veterans get a certificate for a free entree (up to $10) that can be used Monday through Nov. 30.

Outback Steakhouse, 2020 N. Rock Road and 233 S. Ridge Road : Free Bloomin’ Onions and a Coca Cola on Sunday and Monday.

Red Robin, 9990 E 13th Street:  Free Red’s Tavern double burger and bottomless steak fries on Sunday.

Red Lobster, 555 S. West St. and 333 S. Towne East Drive: Free appetizer on Monday from a list of options.

Texas Roadhouse, 6707 W. Kellogg: Free meal from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday from a list of 10 meals.

T.G.I. Friday’s, 2441 N. Maize Road: Free lunch with purchase of another meal from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday.


Abuelo’s, 1413 N. Waterfront Parkway: The Mexican restaurant will donate $1 to Operation Homefront for every chile con queso appetizer sold today through Sunday.