Tampa, Florida -- Monday is Veterans Day and restaurants, theme parks and stores around the area are offering discounts for the men and women who have served.
See also: Veteran's Day events around Tampa Bay
Some of the discounts that can be found on November 11 include:
- Busch Gardens/Sea World - 50% off single-day admission for qualified service members and veterans.
- Legoland - Free admission for veterans every day through November 17. There is also discounted ticket prices for up to six accompanying guests.
- Florida Aquarium - Two free admission for veterans, active-duty military, drilling reservists or National Guardsman. Also, up to four family members can get half-price admission.
- MOSI - All active and retired military personnel, EMTs, firefighters, first responders and police officers receive admission to MOSI for only $5.
- Tampa Museum of Art - Veterans, active-duty military, reservists and their families receive free admission.
- Great Clips - Customers who come in on November 11 will get a free haircut card to give to an active/inactive/retired military member.
- IKEA - Free Entree for Veterans November 9-11. Valid for active, reserve or retired service members
- National Parks - free entrance to national parks to everyone (not just veterans) this weekend, November 9-11.
- Carabba's - Free appetizer for all active and retired Veterans.
- Golden Corral - Free buffet and beverage for veterans from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on November 11.
- Applebee's - Free signature entree for veterans and active-duty military November 11.
- Hooters - Free meal (up to $10.99 value) to veterans and active-duty military November 11.
- TGI Fridays - Free lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for veterans and active-duty military on November 11.
- Lee Roy Selmon's - Offering a free appetizer to all U.S. Veterans and active U.S. military members with a minimum $10 purchase.
- Sweet Tomatoes - Veterans and military personnel receive a BOGO or 50% off single dinner all weekend long (Saturday-Monday.) Must be in uniform or have a military ID.
- Bob Evans - Veterans and active military receive free all-you-can-eat hotcakes on Veterans Day.
- Boston Market - free whole chicken with purchase of family meal.
- Chili's - Veterans & active-duty receive a free meal from a special Veterans Day menu on Nov. 11th.
- Denny's - All-you-can-eat pancakes for active, inactive and retired military personnel from 6:00am-2:00pm on Nov. 11th.
- Einstein Bros. Bagels - Free bagel and schmear (or any other topping) to all active, inactive and retired military personnel on Nov. 11th from 5:30am-5:00pm.
- Olive Garden - Free meal from special menu for all veterans and active-duty military on Nov. 11th.
- Outback Steakhouse - Free Bloomin' Onion & beverage for military personnel and veterans. Also, 10% off entire check from Nov. 12-Dec. 31.
- Red Lobster - Free appetizer from a list of 10 options from Nov. 11-14.
- Spaghetti Warehouse - Buy one lasagna or original recipe spaghetti entrée get one free on Sunday & Monday, Nov. 10 & 11.
- Panera- Panera Bread is offering a free You Pick Two to all active military and veterans on Monday.
All discounts require proof of military service.