Veterans Day is just around the corner, on Wednesday, November 11, and there's no shortage of Valley restaurants that are gearing up to honor our veterans in the best way possible — with free and discounted food. From pizza to BBQ, coffee and special menus, these restaurants have plans to thank veterans for their service to our country. All you need is a current military ID (or in some cases a uniform or VA card) to cash in on these special deals.
Located in North Phoenix, 32 Shea will offer all active or retired military men and women a free small coffee drink of their choice all day on November 11. Individuals must present a non-expired military ID to redeem this offer. Visit 32 Shea online or on Facebook for more details as well as its full menu of coffee offerings.
With locations in Scottsdale and Gilbert, Barrio Queen will offer current and retired military servicemen and women a free three-taco plate on Wednesday, November 11. A non-expired military ID or VA card are required for the free tacos. For additional information, visit Barrio Queen online.
Blue Wasabi Sushi & Martini Bar
Blue Wasabi in Gilbert is offering veterans or active duty military personnel and one guest half-off all food and drinks in honor of Veterans Day. A military ID or VA card is required. Additional information can be found online.
Cibo e Vino
Veterans will be honored at Cibo e Vino in Scottsdale with a free meal with the purchase of an entrée. Menu items at Cibo e Vino include Italian flatbread, made with marinara, salami, capicola, sausage, pepperoni, romano, fontina, and basil. For additional information, visit the restaurant at its website or Facebook page.
Chompie’s will thank servicemen and women with a U.S. military ID all year by offering 20 percent off a single entrée. The deal is for dine-in only and is not valid with any other promotional gift cards or coupons. For additional information, including Chompie's locations, visit the bagel shop online.
Claim Jumper's locations in Tempe, Phoenix, and Avondale will thank U.S. veterans and active military personnel with a free meal today, Monday, November 9. Verification of service is required. Claim Jumper will have a special menu available to veterans,including chicken pot pie, meatloaf supper, roasted tri-tip and grilled shrimp, a classic cheeseburger, country fried steak, and other classic dishes. For additional details, visit Claim Jumper online.
On Wednesday, Eklectic Pie will offer a free seven-inch pizza with unlimited toppings to veterans who show a military ID. Eklectic Pie's massive list of toppings include artichokes, pepperoncinis, roma tomatoes, mushrooms, pepperoni, BBQ pulled pork, bacon, pineapple, pears, walnuts, Balsamic fig vinaigrette, and many others. There is a limit of one pizza per person. For more information including the full menu, visit Eklectic Pie online.
Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que
Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que in Phoenix will extend a thank you to veterans between 11 a.m. and 10 p.m. by offering a free "Two Meat Salute" to former and current military personnel. The deal is available for dine-in only, and there are four locations of Famous Dave's across the Valley. Additional details can be found on Famous Dave's website.
Fired Pie is offering all active or retired military personnel a free entrée on Wednesday, November 11. The offer is limited to one pizza or salad per person who present a valid military ID or are dressed in uniform. No additional purchase is necessary. There are nine Valley locations of Fired Pie, a list of which can be found on its website.
Infusion Coffee & Tea
Veterans and active military men and women who present a valid military ID on November 11 will receive a free coffee or tea drink of their choice this Wednesday. For additional information as well as its location, visit Infusion Cafe online or call 480-968-2533.
Kelly’s at SouthBridge
This Wednesday, Kelly's at SouthBridge will honor veterans by offering them 20 percent off their total bill. Kelly's at Southbridge offers dishes such as bruschetta, salads, sandwiches, burgers, and other entrées. Visit the restaurant online for additional information on its Veterans Day deals.
Nook Kitchen in Arcadia will offer a complimentary pizza to all active or retired military veterans who have a valid ID. For more information, visit Nook Kitchen online.
Original Breakfast House
Veterans and active duty military members with ID will eat free from a special menu at The Original Breakfast House on Wednesday. From 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., guests may choose from creamed chipped beef on toast, pulled pork hash and eggs, pork chops and eggs, pumpkin pecan pancakes, and other items. Selections from the regular Original Breakfast House menu are also available at $10 off the regular price. For additional details, including the full Veterans Day menu, visit The Original Breakfast House online.
Organ Stop Pizza
Organ Stop Pizza is set to honor veterans with a concert that will place "an emphasis on patriotic music" by Organ Stop's Wurlitzer theater pipe organ. The eatery also will offer beverages and ice cream for purchase at normal menu pricing. Doors will open at 1:15 p.m., with the concert lasting from 1:30 to 3 p.m. RSVP by visiting Organ Stop Pizza online, or by calling 480-813-5700 ext. 945.
Men and women with a valid military ID will receive 50 percent off any pizza from Papa Murphy's on Wednesday. The deal is valid for any size pizza, excluding mini-murph, sides, and desserts. Visit Papa Murphy's website to find a location.
The Post at Crowne Plaza Phoenix Airport Hotel
To support active and retired military personnel, the Crowne Plaza Phoenix Airport Hotel will offer a complimentary lunch for those with a valid ID. Crowne Plaza's restaurant, The Post, will offer dishes such as a Jack Daniel's burger or portabello wrap. Lunch hours are 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. For additional information, visit The Post online.
Starting at 5:30 p.m, Sassi will offer veterans and active duty personnel of the U.S. military a complimentary three-course meal. Chef Chris Nicosia's special Veterans Day menu will include an Italian chopped salad, chicken marsala or beef short ribs, and a flourless chocolate cake for dessert. Dinner will cost $39 for any non-military guests who may also attend. To reserve a seat in advance, visit Sassi online.
Bring a valid military ID to Sprinkles Cupcakes in Scottsdale on Wednesday and receive a buy one get one free deal for any cupcake in the shop. Visit Sprinkles online for more information, including a list of available flavors.
This Wednesday Tilted Kilt in Tempe and downtown Phoenix will offer 10 percent off the tab for veterans with proper military ID. For more information as well as the location of participating restaurants, visit Tilted Kilt online.
The Wing Counter
This Veterans Day, all active and retired military personnel will receive a half-dozen wings free from The Wing Counter provided they present a valid military ID. The Wing Counter such serves specialties as spicy buffalo, honey mustard, and mango habanero wings For additional information, visit The Wing Counter online.
Zappone's Italian Bistro
Veterans will eat free at Zappone's Italian Bistro this Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Any entrée on Zappone's menu will be available. Men and women must show a valid military ID to redeem their free meal. For additional information, visit Zappone's online.