This Saturday is Veteran's Day. Each year we thank both veterans and active duty for their service to our country. Sometimes the best way to say "thanks" is with free chow. Restaurants all over Missoula are offering up some sort of deal for Vets and Active Duty. And, since Veteran's Day falls on a Saturday this year, you can spend the whole day wandering around town claiming your freebies. You earned it.

Here are the Veteran's Day deals I found for places around Missoula:

Applebee’s Veterans Day Free Meal 

Stop into participating Applebee’s to get your Veterans Day free meal.

Outback Steakhouse Free Bloomin’ Onion & Beverage

Stop into any Outback Steakhouse to get a free Bloomin’ Onion and nonalcoholic beverage. This offer is for all military personnel that has a military ID. Plus 10% off your bill

Free Veterans Day Pancakes at IHOP 

This year IHOP will be honoring veterans and active military men and women with free stacks of Red, White, and Blue pancakes. The pancakes are buttermilk pancakes with glazed strawberries, blueberry compote, and a whipped topping.

Cracker Barrel Veterans Day Free Dessert 

On Veterans Day, Cracker Barrel is giving veterans a Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake dessert …for free!

Buffalo Wild Wings Veterans Day Free Wings and Fries 

Buffalo Wild Wings is having its annual Veterans Day free food deal  All day, veterans and active duty military get a free order of small boneless or traditional wings and a side of fries.

Noodle Express

Noodle Express in Missoula is offering up a FREE large noodle bowl for vets

Winco Foods

Stop in to get a free doughnut, while you do your grocery shopping

Thomas Meagher Bar 

Vets can get themselves a FREE pint of beer or well drink at TMB downtown

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