Dining With Denise Neil

Wichita restaurants will salute veterans with free food on Wednesday

On the Border is offering free Create-Your-Own-Combo meals to veterans on Wednesday.
On the Border is offering free Create-Your-Own-Combo meals to veterans on Wednesday. On the Border

Wednesday is Veterans Day, and, per tradition, many local restaurants plan to offer free or discounted meals to veterans and active duty military.

Keep in mind that all the specials require a military ID.

Applebee’s, many Wichita locations: Free meal from special menu

Bonefish Grill, 10250 E. 13th St.: Free Bang Bang shrimp appetizer

BJ’s Brewhouse, 7960 E. Kellogg: Free meal that’s $12.95 or less

Buffalo Wild Wings: Free small order of traditional or boneless wings with side of fries from 4 to 7 p.m.

Carlos O’Kelly’s: Free dessert and card good for free entree on a future date

Carrabba’s, 3409 N. Rock Road: Free appetizer through Friday

Chili’s, several Wichita locations: Free meal from special menu

Chick-fil-A, 10515 W. 21st St., 7990 E. Central: Free Chick-fil-A sandwich

Cracker Barrel, 995 E. 61st St. North: Free slice of double chocolate fudge Coca-Cola cake

Granite City, 2244 N. Webb Road, 2661 N. Maize Road: Free lunch from a special menu and a Coca-Cola served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Denny’s, 4024 E. Harry, 5700 W. Kellogg, 8030 E. Kellogg: Free build-your-own Grand Slam breakfast offered from 5 a.m. to noon

Fazoli’s, 8520 W. Central, 3553 N. Rock Road: Free build-your-own pasta bowl

Firebird’s Wood Fired Grill, 10096 E. 13th St.: Free meal for veterans who bring a paying guest

Fox & Hound Bar & Grill, 1421 N. Waterfront Parkway: Free meal up to $10

Freddy’s Frozen Custard, several Wichita locations: Free menu item cards, which are valid through Nov. 30, will be distributed.

Golden Corral, 11006 E. Kellogg, 616 S. Ridge Road Circle: Free meal from 5 to 9 p.m.

Hooters, 3151 N. Rock Road: Free meal from special menu

IHOP, several Wichita locations: Free stack of red, white and blue pancakes

Jimmie’s Diners, 3111 N. Rock Road, 1519 S. George Washington Blvd.: 25 percent off meals for people in uniform; 10 percent discount with military ID

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

La Mar’s, 3301 E. Harry, 10051 W. 21st St. North, 3130 N. Rock Road: Free doughnut and 12-ounce coffee

Little Caesars Pizza: Free pizza or $5 Hot-n-Ready Combo offered from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Logan’s Roadhouse, 353 S. Rock Road, 2424 N. Maize Road: Free dessert

Longhorn Steakhouse, 2720 N. Maize Road, 440 S. Towne East Square Drive: Free Tonion appetizer and a non-alcoholic beverage

McAlister’s Deli, 7130 W. Maple, 306 N. Rock Road: Free entree, drink and dessert

Newport Grill, 1900 N. Rock Road: 25 percent off the bill

Northrock DQ Grill & Chill, 3248 N. Rock Road: Free lunch from special menu

Red Robin, 9990 E. 13th St.: One free Tavern double burger and bottomless fries

Olive Garden, 323 N. Rock Road, 2641 N. Maize Road: Free meal from a special menu plus 10 percent off for family members dining with military member or veteran

On the Border, 2347 N. Maize Road, 1930 N. Rock Road: Free Create Your Own Combo meal

Orange Leaf, several Wichita locations: Free 11-ounce cup of frozen yogurt

Outback Steakhouse, 2020 N. Rock Road, 233 S. Ridge Road: Free Bloomin’ Onion and a beverage

Paradise Donuts, 3107 W. Central, 10607 W. Maple: Free traditional doughnut and small coffee

Pie Five Pizza, 334 S. Ridge, 2755 N. Maize Road, 2035 N. Rock Road: Free pie

Red Lobster, 555 S. West St., 333 S. Towne East Square Drive: Free dessert or appetizer from special menu Monday through Thursday

Starbucks, several Wichita locations: Free tall coffee

Texas Roadhouse, 6707 W. Kellogg: Free lunch from a special menu from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

TGI Friday’s, 2441 N. Maize Road: Free lunch from select menu from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Twin Peaks, 8310 E. 21st St., 7325 W. Taft: One free menu item from special menu

Village Inn, 7020 W. Central, 1685 S. Rock Road, 3535 S. Meridian: Three free pancakes, three slices of French toast or a Belgian waffle for free

Whole Foods, 1423 N. Webb Road: Free slice of pizza

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