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Sacramento restaurants, coffee shops serve up free fare to veterans Wednesday

The names of California's Vietnam War veterans are seen through the American flag.
The names of California's Vietnam War veterans are seen through the American flag. bnguyen@sacbee.com

Men and women who have served in the military can partake of free meals or a cup of joe on Veterans Day.

Restaurants in the Sacramento area are offering everything from pancakes to pizzas on Wednesday. Here’s a list:

Applebee’s: A free entrée from a limited menu.

Olive Garden: A free meal from a special menu

Denny’s: Build your own Grand Slam breakfast from 5 a.m. to noon.

IHOP: Free pancakes with toppings from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Starbucks: A free tall coffee

Peet’s: A free coffee or tea.

Applebee’s: Pick a dish off the Thank You Meal Menu.

Hooters: Free meal.

Golden Corral: Free “Thank You” meal.

Red Robin: Free double burger and bottomless steak fries.

Panera Bread: Free meal off special menu.

In addition to these free offers, Great Clips is giving patrons a free haircut card to give to a veteran they know.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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