Vets Eat Free at Applebee’s and Golden Corral

October 21, 2009 By
Posted in Veteran Benefits

In recognition of your service to our country, all veterans and active duty military personnel are invited to eat free at Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar Restaurants this Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov.11, 2009.

As you may recall, Applebee’s launched a pilot program last year on Veterans Day offering free entrees to military service personnel and veterans. Because the response was so overwhelmingly positive, Applebee’s is extending the invitation throughout the country this year. We would appreciate your help in spreading the word.

Please help us share details across your various communication channels. All U.S. veterans and active duty military with proof of current or former military service will eat free at all Applebee’s nationwide on Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009. Proof of service includes: U.S. Uniform Services Identification Card, U.S. Uniform Services Retired Identification Card, Current Leave and Earnings Statement, Veterans Organization Card, photograph in uniform or wearing uniform. For additional details, visit:

Golden Corral’s 9th annual Military Appreciation Monday dinner will be held on Monday, November 16, 2009, from 5 to 9 pm in all Golden Corral restaurants nationwide.

The free dinner meal is a special “thank you tribute” to any person who has ever served in the United States Military. If you are a veteran, retired, currently serving, in the National Guard or Reserves, you are invited to join us for Golden Corral’s Military Appreciation Monday dinner.

To date, Golden Corral restaurants have provided over 2.2 million free meals and contributed over $3.3 million to the Disabled American Veterans organization.

To locate a Golden Corral near you, visit For more information or to see if you qualify click HERE.

3 Responses to Vets Eat Free at Applebee’s and Golden Corral

  1. Thanks CJ, I have both near me….two days of free food. Yum Yum.

  2. I served two tours in Vietnam and it does my heart good to see that there are some who realize what all of us then and now offered by serving our country. Jerry Lee Valentine 173rd Abne Bgd. 92nd AHC
    8/68- 10/70

  3. Dear Sirs,
    I flew as a Door Gunner with 7th Armored Squadron 1st Air Cav.
    164th Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade
    ” Memories never Die & Brothers are Forever ”
    Sp-4 Wendell Wayne Love, Door Gunner
    C Troop 7th/1st Air Cav. A.R.P.
    BlackHawk Squadron, Slicks
    Vinh Long 1969-1970

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