By Daisy Finch
Veterans Day is a time to honor, remember and celebrate our military heroes—past and present. Among the festivities and celebrations, area restaurants and establishments are dishing out deals for our veterans November 11.
There’s no need to rough it at this camp-inspired restaurant! Camp Social recognizes military personnel and first responders with a 20 percent discount—not only on Veterans Day, but every day.
Camp Social, 6107 N. Seventh Street, Phoenix, 480.750.0506, campsocial.com.
Dave & Buster’s
Hit up the Million Dollar Midway and enjoy delicious food from the American-style restaurant at Dave & Buster’s, right in the heart of Tempe Marketplace. Veterans and active military will get a 10 percent discount on November 11, with valid ID. They can also be dressed in uniform.
Dave & Buster’s, 2000 E. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, 480.281.8456, daveandbusters.com/tempe.
All active and retired military will score a free pizza or salad with a valid ID or uniform. No purchase necessary. This fast-casual pizzeria makes customizable pizzas and salads from scratch and can be found at 16 different Valley locations.
Visit firedpie.com for a list of locations.
A Valley tradition, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria is offering 15 percent off pizza for Veterans Day at each of its six locations. With its brick-oven style of cooking and fresh ingredients, Grimaldi’s should be on your “must” list.
Visit grimaldispizzeria.com for a list of locations.
Kneaders Bakery & Cafe
National French Toast Day is November 28, and Veterans Day is November 11, so why not combine the two and celebrate? Kneaders Bakery & Cafes are offering all active and retired military personnel free chunky cinnamon French toast, topped with strawberries, whipped cream and homemade caramel syrup on Veterans Day.
Visit kneaders.com for a list of locations.
Luci’s Healthy Marketplace, Luci’s at the Orchard, Pomelo at the Orchard, Splurge at the Orchard
Each of these locations is taking 10 percent off any purchase for active and retired military personnel in uniform or carrying their ID on Veterans Day. Try these unique cafés and shops, which offer everything from ice cream to healthy food items.
Luci’s Healthy Marketplace, 1590 E. Bethany Home Road, Phoenix, 602.773.1339, lucishealthymarketplace.com.
Organ Stop Pizza
Nothing says Veterans Day like a musical tribute to our homeland heroes. A free, patriotic concert celebrates those who serve and have served from 1:30 to 3 p.m. In between songs, the organist will demonstrate Organ Stop Pizza’s Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ. No food service will be offered, other than beverages and ice cream. They will be available to purchase at menu pricing. Organ Stop Pizza only accepts cash/checks.
Organ Stop Pizza, 1149 E. Southern Avenue, Mesa, 480.750.0506, organstoppizza.com
Original Breakfast House
Don’t feel like making breakfast on Veterans Day? Original Breakfast House has you covered! Active military and veterans can eat free from a selected menu, or receive an $11 discount on any menu item. There will also be live music, and free donuts and coffee.
Original Breakfast House, 13623 N. 32nd Street, Phoenix, 602.482.2328, originalbreakfasthouse.com.
Veterans will receive 10 percent off their meals on November 11 at this cozy breakfast and lunch spot, perfect for brunches and people with big appetites.
The Place, 5171 W. Bell Road, Glendale, 602.896.9929.
Ready to play pool and grab a drink with your friends? Rack Scottsdale will be having a two-for-one deal on all beers November 10 and November 11 for Veterans Day.
Rack Scottsdale, 3636 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.476.1035, rackscottsdale.com.
Pollack Tempe Cinemas
Pollack Tempe Cinemas will show Kelly’s Heroes and Top Gun to thank and honor the military. Both shows are free for veterans and active military personnel, and general admission is $3.50. Enjoy these American cinematic classics and celebrate our heroes.
Pollack Tempe Cinemas, 1825 E. Elliot Road, Tempe, 480.495.3806, pollacktempecinemas.com.
Want to celebrate Veterans Day with a parade or ceremony? Check out the celebrations around the Valley.