Here's where to land free meals, dining deals for Veterans Day

Now through Saturday, restaurants around the region are honoring those who've served.

click to enlarge Menu items at Duffy's, which observes Veterans Day with discounted food, include an ahi poke bowl. - Duffy's Sports Grill
Duffy's Sports Grill
Menu items at Duffy's, which observes Veterans Day with discounted food, include an ahi poke bowl.

For Veterans Day, a working roundup of restaurants offering free meals and dining deals to honor those who've served — both retired and active members of the military — now through Saturday.

All events take place on Nov. 11 unless otherwise noted. 

Bonefish Grill Complimentary Bang Bang Shrimp for active and retired military with valid military ID. A Bonefish signature and a guest favorite, the dish consists of crispy shrimp tossed in a creamy, spicy sauce. 5062 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg, 727-521-3434,

Boulevard Burgers & Tap House Active-duty military and veterans who dine in uniform or present an ID score a burger on the house. This promotion runs for two days. Nov. 10 & 11. 5905 Gulf Blvd., St Pete Beach, 727-201-4906,

Duffy's Sports Grill Forty percent off food purchases goes to vets and active-duty service members all day. For dine-in orders only, with proof of service. 1580 N. Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, 813-875-7340,

Feola's Italian Ristorante This eatery inside the Thunderbird Beach Resort has free food for veterans, plus active duty military personnel, in store. "We appreciate all that our veterans have done for us," said owner Sal Feola. To redeem the offer, IDs are required. 10700 Gulf Blvd., Treasure Island, 727-347-8415,

The Galley Available throughout the day, 25 percent off the bills of active and retired military. A military ID (or another form of proof of service) must be presented. 27 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg, 727-575-7071,

MidiCi The Neapolitan Pizza Company Craving pizza? A classic margherita pie with two toppings is available to active military and veterans at no cost. 2424 Tyrone Blvd. N. #524B, St. Petersburg, 727-302-0777,

Tijuana Flats Vets and active military snag one complimentary entree at all locations from this fast-casual Tex-Mex chain. Options include signature made-to-order tacos, burritos, nachos and salads. 10019 N. Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, 813-849-6900,

Urban Brew and BBQ Here, the new brunch menu is free for active-duty military personnel and veterans with ID. 10 a.m.-noon. 1939 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 727-822-8919,

Zoës Kitchen At checkout, flash a military ID to receive a free entree from the Mediterranean Zoës. Valid for veterans and active military. 942 S. Howard Ave., Tampa, 813-906-2090,

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