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All the Places Veterans Can Eat & Drink Free on Veterans Day

Updated: Nov 07, 2016 2:39 PM UTC | Originally published: Nov 05, 2015

This list is from 2015. Check here for all the places veterans can eat & drink for free on Veterans Day 2016.

To thank members of the military past and present for their service, food and drink are on the house all over the country on Veterans Day 2015, which takes place on Wednesday, November 11. Before getting to the bars and restaurants offering freebies, let us also point out that they're not the only deals available to military service personnel.

Among the non-food freebies, Great Clips is giving anyone who gets a haircut on November 11 will receive a card that a veteran or active-duty military service member can later use for a free haircut; UFC Gyms are giving free gym access to those with military ID and their families from November 11 to 15; Meineke offers free oil changes with military ID on Veterans Day; and national park admission is free for everyone on November 11.

As for free food and drink, check out the list below. Unless otherwise stated, the offers are valid on November 11 only. In all cases, be sure to bring ID with proof of status as a current or former member of the military. Happy Veterans Day!

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