Stores and restaurants on Long Island are offering discounts for military...

Stores and restaurants on Long Island are offering discounts for military members and veterans on Veterans Day. Credit: Howard Simmons

Long Island stores and restaurants are offering veterans, active military members and their families special deals and discounts this Veterans Day to thank them for their service. Military ID may be required.

AMC Theatres Military members can enjoy a free large popcorn with their movie at AMC Theatres Nov. 8-11. This offer is available to active-duty service members and veterans who purchase a ticket using their an AMC Stubs membership;

Applebee's: Active military members and veterans receive one free meal per person on Veterans Day at the chain restaurant's participating locations (call ahead to confirm your local restaurant is participating). Deal is for dining in only; drinks are not included;

Buffalo Wild Wings: Get a free order of 10 boneless wings and fries on Veterans Day. The offer, valid for past and present military members, is offered for dine-in and takeout;

BJ's BJ's offers all military personnel a discount off their new membership plus a $10 coupon,

California Pizza Kitchen Veterans and active military get a complimentary entree and beverage when they dine in Nov. 11;

Chili's Veterans and active-duty service members get a free meal from a select menu on Nov. 11. Available for in-restaurant only;

Costco Active duty military, veteran and retired military members, as well as their spouse or a dependent can join Costco as a new member and receive a $20 Costco Shop Card. Visit and click the link for "Military Membership Promotion."

Dunkin’ Donuts Veterans and active military members can get a free doughnut of their choice on Nov. 11 at participating Dunkin’ restaurants nationwide, no purchase necessary;

Great Clips On Nov. 11, veterans and active military members can visit a U.S. Great Clips salon in Carle Place and East Meadow and receive a free haircut that day or a free haircut to redeem Nov. 12-Dec. 10. Nonmilitary customers who get a haircut on Veterans Day at Great Clips salons can get a free haircut card to give to an active service member or veteran;

Home Depot: Military personnel and veterans are eligible for a 10% discount on regularly priced merchandise for in-store purchases at participating locations;

Hon. Joseph Colby Town of Oyster Bay Golf Course The Town of Oyster Bay will honor veterans and active duty military personnel with a free round of golf at the Hon. Joseph Colby Town of Oyster Bay Golf Course, at 1 South Woods Road in Woodbury on Nov. 11. Must present proof of town residency. Reserve a tee time at

Hooters Active-duty military and veterans get a free entree from the Hooters Veterans Day Menu with purchase of a beverage on Nov. 11. Dine-in only;

IHOP Veterans and active-duty military get free red, white and blueberry pancakes on Nov. 11 at participating locations. Dine-in only;

Long Island Aquarium Veterans get free admission and their families get admission at half price on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Must present valid ID and veteran must be present to receive this offer. Not available to purchase online, 431 E. Main St., Riverhead, 631-208-9200,

Office Depot and Office Max Veterans and military will get 25% off qualifying regular and sale-priced purchases in stores only Nov. 11-13;

Red Lobster Members of the reserve forces, active military and veterans, active-duty military and reservists get a free appetizer or dessert from a special menu on Nov. 11. Dine-in only;

Smokey Bones Military service members and veterans can choose one of three meals for free on Nov. 11. Offer includes a free eight-piece boneless wings with fries, baked beans, roasted corn or coleslaw; pulled pork sandwich with fries, baked beans, roasted corn or coleslaw; or four wings with fries, baked beans, roasted corn or coleslaw. Dine-in only. 5012 Express Drive S., Ronkonkoma;

Staples Offers 25% off all in-store purchases to active-duty personnel, reservists, veterans and their immediate families at all U.S. locations Nov. 7-13. Some exclusions apply;

Starbucks Military service members, veterans and military spouses receive a free tall (12-ounce) hot-brewed coffee on Veterans Day at participating stores on Nov. 11;

Tanger Outlets Military, first responders, educators and health care workers can get special savings offers at participating stores displaying the Hometown Hero decal in the storefront window. The list of savings can be found at

Target The retailer is offering military members a 10% discount on purchases in-store and online Nov. 1-Nov. 11. Guests must register in advance at,

Vanderbilt Museum The museum offers veterans and active military personnel and their families free general admission Nov. 13-14 plus guided mansion tours and planetarium shows, 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport,

Wendy's Active-duty military and veterans get a free breakfast combo on Nov. 11 at participating locations from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m.;

White Castle is offering a free combo meal or breakfast combo meal to all veterans and active military members who dine at any one of the restaurants nationwide on Nov. 11;

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