With this year marking the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, organizations are doubling their efforts on Veterans Day to celebrate and commemorate those who serve and have served in the armed forces.
Here are some restaurant deals dedicated to saluting veterans and active-duty military personnel.
Chick-fil-A. Chick-fil-A will hold its "Military Appreciation Night" 5 - 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, welcoming active and retired military personnel and their families to enjoy a free meal. The event will include family-friendly activities and entertainment. Multiple locations around Atlanta. chick-fil-a.com
Krystal. Krystal will offer all active and retired military members a free chicken or sausage biscuit before 11 a.m. Nov. 11. From 11 a.m. to close, Krystal will offer $0.50 Pups and Corn Pups to all customers. Multiple locations around Atlanta. krystal.com
Der Biergarten. Active and retired military personnel with ID will receive 50 percent off their bill Nov. 12. 300 Marietta St, Atlanta. derbiergarten.com
Johnny's Hideaway. Active and retired military personnel will receive $11 off their bar tab. 3771 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. www.johnnyshideaway.com
Ray's Restaurants. Current or former military personnel will receive a 20 percent discount, which can apply to one guest. Locations in Sandy Springs, Alpharetta and Downtown Atlanta. www.raysrestaurants.com
Saltwood Carcuterie & Bar. Current or former military personnel will receive 25 percent off their bill. Discount applies to one guest. 1065 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. www.saltwoodatlanta.com
Smokebelly BBQ. Active and retired service members can receive a complimentary appetizer with the purchase of an entree. 128 E Andrews Drive NW, Atlanta. smokebellybbq.com
The Big Ketch. Active and retired service members can receive a complimentary appetizer with the purchase of an entree. 3279 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. thebigketch.com
Willy's Mexicana Grill. Veterans and active military can receive 20 percent off their meal Friday, Nov. 11, and every Monday in November. Multiple locations around Atlanta. www.willys.com.
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks. Veterans can receive a complimentary lunch or dinner entree at any participating restaurant. 190 Marietta St., Atlanta. www.mccormickandschmicks.com