Here's an alphabetical, but maybe not a complete, list of Bangor-area restaurants offering free meals and other deals for veterans and active duty service members to salute them for Veterans Day on Thursday.

Veterans and active-duty military receive a free meal when dining in from a special menu for Veterans Day. Plus, you’ll receive a $5 bounce-back card to redeem for next time at Applebee's.

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Veterans and active-duty service members get a free order of 10 boneless wings and fries Thursday at Buffalo Wild Wings. The offer is available for dine-in or takeout.

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Veterans and active-duty service members get a free meal from a select menu Thursday at Chili's. Available for in-restaurant only.

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Veterans and active military personnel get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam for Veterans Day, from 5 a.m. to noon. Dine-in only at Denny's.

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On Thursday at Dunkin', veterans and active-duty military receive a free donut at participating locations.

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Veterans and active-duty military get free Red, White & Blueberry Pancakes at participating locations on Thursday. Dine-in only. (Closest IHOP location to Bangor/Brewer is Augusta).

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Veterans and active-duty military get a free Lunch Combo at participating Little Caesars stores on Veterans Day, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

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On Thursday, veterans can get a free meal, which includes an entrée from a special Veterans Day menu, plus unlimited soup or salad and garlic breadsticks. After all, this is Olive Garden.

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Smoke & Steel BBQ -Stillwater Avenue Bangor  As a tribute to Veterans, take in a  photo of someone who served and Smoke and Steel will display the pic on the Wall of Fame. (My photo goes on the ax-throwing wall. ) And all veterans get a complimentary meal tomorrow.

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Veterans, military service members and military spouses get a free tall hot brewed coffee at participating Starbucks on Thursday.

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Texas Roadhouse will hand out dinner vouchers at the stores’ parking lots tomorrow from 11 AM to 2 PM. Veterans and active-duty military can redeem their dinner vouchers when the restaurant opens for dinner, any time through May 30, 2022.

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At Wendy's, Active-duty military and veterans get a free breakfast combo Thursday at participating locations from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Bangor Area Breakfast Rotary will host a pancake breakfast that’s free for veterans from 7 to 10 a.m. at Jeff’s Catering on Littlefield Road in Brewer on Thursday. ($7 for adults and $4 for children)

And before or after eating:

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The Bangor-Brewer Veterans Day parade steps off at 10:15 AM Thursday. It will start at the intersection of State and Wilson streets in Brewer, and continue down Wilson Street, cross the Joshua Chamberlain Bridge, then turn onto Main Street in Bangor before ending at the corner of State and Exchange streets downtown.

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