Thursday, November 6, 2014

Specials for veterans on Veterans Day

JJ’s Red Hots, in Dilworth and Ballantyne, will give an unlimited free meal to veterans on Nov. 11, including a hot dog called "Red, White and You" with bacon, beans, onions and house barbecue sauce. But they don't have to have just that -- veterans and active duty military personnel can get "unlimited hot dogs, sausages, sides and non-alcoholic drinks."
“Our veterans and troops’ efforts are limitless so we felt they deserved the same,” said owner Jonathan Luther in a press release. 1514 East Blvd. and 15105 John J. Delaney Drive.

Brazilian restaurant Chima, whose rodizio dinners offer an array of meats and hot and cold dishes, served in all-you-can-eat, yet-upscale style, offers a free rodizio for veterans with the purchase of another rodizio ($52.50) on Nov. 10 and 11. Veterans are encouraged to make reservations, and bring a military ID. 139 S. Tryon St.; 704-601-4141.

On Nov. 11, Olive Gardens offer a free entrée from a special menu (seven of the chain's most popular entrees, plus unlimited soup or salad and breadsticks) to active-duty military and military veterans with proof of military service.

LongHorn Steakhouses offer a free Texas Tonion appetizer and non-alcoholic beverage of choice to active-duty military and military veterans with proof of military service.

At participating On The Borders (multiple locations), veterans with proof of service get a free create-your-own combo.

Participating Shoney’s offer a free All-American Burger (dine-in) all day to veterans with proof of service.

Texas Roadhouse restaurants in Concord, Gastonia, Hickory, Matthews and Rock Hill offer free lunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 11 to veterans and active members of the military, with proof of service.