Silhouette of veteran US Army Colonel Chaplain carrying hat and saluting with an American flag flying behind him.(Photo: Thinkstock, Getty Images)

More than 20 Knoxville eating places will honor veterans this week with reductions and/or free meals choices. Retail shops, museums and different places additionally will provide particular offers for Veterans Day.

More: Four East Tennessee Veterans Day occasions to happen this weekend


Participating Applebee’s eating places are providing veterans and active-duty army a free meal from a restricted menu on Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11. Proof of service required. Visit to discover a location close to you.


All collaborating Krystal places will give a free sausage biscuit to all army personnel, lively or retired, with a army ID or in army uniform from 6-11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11.

No different buy is important, and the free biscuit is out there each in-store and through the drive-thru. Free sausage biscuits might be obtainable in any respect collaborating places, whereas provides final. Visit to discover a location close to you.


O’Charley’s will provide veterans and active-duty service members a free $9.99 entree at any collaborating location on Nov. 11.

O’Charley’s gives a 10 % army low cost all yr lengthy.

Visit to discover a location close to you.

Main Event

Main Event leisure, 9081 Kingston Pike, is providing a free meal from a choose menu, and $10 FUNcard to all active-duty army and veterans on Saturday, Nov. 11. 

The menu consists of rooster tenders with fries, bacon cheddar burger with fries, wings with fries, Cobb salad, Southern fried rooster sandwich, Teriyaki salmon and/or grilled high sirloin with fries.

The provide is out there from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. with legitimate army identification or proof of service. Limit one provide per individual per middle. 

An International House of Pancakes (Photo: File photograph/USAToday Network)


All active-duty and retired veterans are being supplied free Red, White, & Blue Pancakes on Friday, Nov. 10 on the International House of Pancakes. The provide is for dine-in company solely and is proscribed to 1 per visitor. 

Military ID or proof of service required. Visit for a location close to you.

Cracker Barrel 

Cracker Barrel is providing all army veterans a complimentary slice of its Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake on Saturday,  Nov. 11.


From 6-11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, Shoney’s will provide a free breakfast bar to all veterans and army personnel.

The breakfast bar options an array of meals decisions, together with pancakes, contemporary fruit, biscuits, sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs, gravy and extra.

The provide is for dine-in prospects solely and restricted to 1 breakfast bar per army service member. No different buy is important, however company can select so as to add a beverage. Tax and gratuity is just not included on this free provide.

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Duck Donuts (Photo: Duck Donuts)

Duck Donuts

The first Monday of every month Duck Donuts, 6104 Kingston Pike, will give a 50-percent-off low cost to “local heroes,” together with docs, nurses, army, police, firefighters and EMS. Identification is required.

Duck donuts creates made-to-order donuts starting with a freshly cooked old school donut.


All lively and inactive army personnel with legitimate army identification will obtain a free build-your-own Grand Slam breakfast at Denny’s on Friday, Nov. 10

The Gland Slam features a selection of things that embrace buttermilk or hearty wheat pancakes, two eggs cooked to order, bacon strips and hash browns.

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Dunkin’ Donuts (Photo: Jim Scherer, AP)

Dunkin’ Donuts

One free doughnut might be given to all veterans and lively army providers on Nov. 11 in any respect collaborating Dunkin’ Donuts places.

No buy is important. Proper army ID is required. Limit one per buyer.

Dunkin’ Donuts can be making a $10,000 donation to Homes For Our Troops, a privately funded nonprofit group that builds and donates specifically tailored customized houses nationwide for severely injured post-9/11 veterans. Visit for extra data.

Golden Corral

From 5-9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, all collaborating Golden Corral eating places will provide a free “thank you” dinner to army veterans and active-duty members. 

Visit to discover a location close to you.

Texas Roadhouse

Veterans and lively army personnel can choose from a particular menu of 10 free entrees and a beverage from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 11, at collaborating Texas Roadhouse places. Proof of service comparable to discharge papers, army or VA card is required.

Participating eating places within the space embrace 11001 Turkey Drive; 3071 Kinzel Way; 120 Morrell Road; 1019 Parkway, Gatlinburg; 3786 Parkway, Pigeon Forge; 180 Collier Drive, Sevierville; and 334 Fountain View, Alcoa.

Red Robin

All veterans and active-duty army to go to a collaborating Red Robin will obtain a free Red’s Tavern double burger and bottomless steak fries on Saturday, Nov. 11. Visit to discover a location close to you.

Wild Wing Cafe

On Nov. 11, all collaborating Wild Wing Cafe places will provide a complimentary meal to all army veterans and lively responsibility. Choose from any Awesome Salad, Wild Wrap, Beefy Burger or Chicken Sandwich. Proof of army service required.

Quaker Steak & Lube

A free meal from a particular menu or a discounted meal might be supplied to army veterans and active-duty service members in any respect collaborating Quaker Steak & Lube places on Saturday, Nov. 11.

Proof of service is required. Visit for a location close to you.

Echo Bistro

Chef Seth Simmerman, proprietor of Echo Bistro and Wine Bar, is providing a free meal to army veterans Nov. 7-9. Guests of the veteran could order off the principle menu. Reservations are required by calling 865-602-2090.


Participating Hooter’s Restaurants are providing all veterans and present servicemen and girls a free meal on Saturday, Nov. 11, from their choose Veterans Day menu by presenting a army ID or proof of service. 

Visit to discover a location close to you.

Red Lobster

All active-duty army and reservists who go to Red Lobster on Saturday, Nov. 11, will obtain a free appetizer or dessert from a choose Veterans Day menu. Valid army ID required. Visit to discover a location close to you.


Carrabba’s Italian Grill will provide army personnel a free appetizer on Nov. 11. A army ID or carrying of the uniform is required.

Bang Bang Shrimp (Photo: particular to


Military personnel in uniform or with a army ID can get one free order of Bang Bang Shrimp at Bonefish Grill on Nov. 11. 

Backyard Burger

Veterans can get a free Back Yard Clbadic burger on Veterans Day at any collaborating Backyard Burger location. Visit to discover a location close to you.

Olive Garden

Active army and veterans can order a free entree from a particular menu at collaborating Olive Garden places on Nov. 11. Visit for a location close to you.

Retail shops with army reductions on 11/11

A.C. Moore: 15% off your complete common and sale value buy with legitimate ID day-after-day.

Bed Bath & Beyond: 25% off whole buy Nov. 9-12 in-store solely.

Dollar General: 11% low cost in-store and on-line with promo code VET17 on Saturday.

Home Depot: 10% low cost.

Jo-Ann Fabric: 10% low cost for army service members and their households yr spherical.

Lowe’s: 10% low cost.

Michaels: 15% low cost for army households day-after-day.

Old Time Pottery: 10% army low cost on a regular basis to lively, retired army and their speedy households.

Publix: 10% low cost for veterans, army personnel and relations Saturday.

Rack Room Shoes: 10% army low cost on Veterans Day in addition to each Tuesday.

Target: Through Saturday, 10% low cost on in-store and on-line purchases for veterans, lively army, spouses and dependent kids. To get this low cost, register at

Toys R Us: 15% off in-store purchases via Saturday.

Walgreens: 20% off eligible regular-price gadgets Saturday for all veterans, army and their households with Balance Rewards card and proof of army service.

Other army reductions

Zoo Knoxville offers veterans and lively army personnel free admission yr spherical, and the households of lively army members obtain 50 % off of their ticket value with their Military Dependent I.D. card. Info: 

The Museum of Appalachia will provide free admission to veterans and active-duty army personnel on Saturday, Nov. 11. Those should carry a legitimate ID. Info: 865-494-7680.

American Family Care will give all army veterans with correct identification a free flu shot on Saturday, Nov. 11. Visit to discover a location close to you.

The Museum of East Tennessee History, 601 S. Gay St., will give free admission to veterans and active-duty army on Friday, Nov. 10, and Saturday, Nov. 11. The museum is open from 9 a.m.-Four p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-Four p.m. Saturday. Info: 865-215-8824 or 

NASCAR SpeedPark Smoky Mountains, 1545 Parkway, Sevierville, will provide free admission to veterans and active-duty service members on Saturday, Nov. 11. Veterans and active-duty service members can even get a $2 low cost off of an infinite journey wristband. Military ID is required. Info:

Dollar General

Dollar General will present veterans and households an 11 % low cost on qualifying gadgets in retailer and on-line on Nov. 11.


Service members and households can save 10 % on most gadgets at Publix on Saturday, Nov. 11 Visit cost for extra data.

Frank’s Barbershop

Frank’s Barbershop, 304 S Northshore Drive, will present free haircut vouchers, scorching canines and root beer to veterans on Saturday, Nov. 11. To get the voucher, these should present their army ID. The voucher is sweet for one yr and might be redeemed in that time-frame. Hot canines might be served from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The occasion will go from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Info: 865-588-4001.

Studio Visage

Studio Visage, 1701 Downtown West Blvd., can have free hair minimize vouchers for veterans from eight:30 a.m.-Four:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11. The voucher is sweet for one yr and might be redeemed in that time-frame. Info: 865-693-7500.

Great Clips

Veterans can obtain free haircuts at Great Clips places on Veterans Day. If you already know a veteran, you may as well go to a Great Clips on Veterans Day and get a voucher to provide to a veteran for a haircut within the subsequent six weeks. Info: 

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