On Veterans Day Friday, Nov. 11, Americans thank veterans and active servicemen and women for their service. Many restaurants and retailers offer discounts in celebration. Here's a list of national and local offerings for today and Monday.

Dock 86 in Little Canada offers specials on sofas, tables and mattresses.

Leo's Grill & Malt Shop in Stillwater offers a free meal today between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m.

Chipotle offers a BOGO on burritos, bowls, salads and tacos after 3 p.m. Friday.

Grand Casino Mille Lacs and Hinckley are offering a free buffet meal on Monday, Nov. 7 for active military and veterans. The casino changed their offer due to renovations..

Buffalo Wild Wings: On Friday, veterans and active duty military receive a free small order of 10-12 traditional or boneless wings and a side of fries.

Gordmans: Get a $10 Gordmans savings card with any purchase as well as 15% off on Friday, Nov. 11.

Crayola Experience at MOA and others: Free admission for vets and military members and 50% off for children, parents, dependents and grandparents.

Slumberland offers a 10% discount for Veteran's year round, but through Nov. 11 (and maybe into next week), the discount increases to 15%.

Mission Animal Hospital in Eden Prairie (952-938-1237) is offering free wellness checks, heart worm testing, core vaccinations and nail trims for dogs and cats of veterans Nov. 17th from 4-7 p.m. Mission is a nonprofit full-service animal hospital.

Several sources track the list of deals at the nation's restaurants and retailers on Veteran's Day. The list has a bent toward national chains, but it never hurts to ask a local restaurant or retailer for their Vet's Day specials.

Here's a link to the list from Time Money.

And here's another link from PR Newswire.

Thank you, veterans and active military members for your service. 

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