Happy Veterans Day 2020! Many South Jersey restaurants are offering discounts or freebies for veterans, and, in many cases, active-duty military today as a way of saying thanks for your service!

According to USA Today, proof of service such as a military ID is typically required and a few businesses will allow dressing in uniform as a form of identification. Discharge papers, VA cards and veteran organization membership cards also can be used to prove service at most businesses.

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The following offers are available Wednesday unless otherwise noted. Most are for dine-in only and some require a mobile app. You should check with your specific location to make sure all these discounts apply.

7-ElevenVeterans with a Veterans Advantage account can link their account to the convenience store chain's 7Rewards loyalty program to get special offers including a free cup of coffee.

Applebee'sFree meal from a special menu but offers can vary.

Bonefish Grill: Ongoing 10% discount daily.

Denny's: Free "Build Your Own Grand Slam" from 5 a.m. to noon Wednesday.

Dunkin': Free doughnut of your choice.

Friendly's: Free All-American meal for lunch or dinner.

Golden Corral: Through Nov. 30, Golden Corral is giving a free meal and beverage to all active-duty military and veterans.

McDonald's: Free breakfast sandwich, soft drink, tea or coffee for breakfast. Double cheeseburger, 6-piece Chicken McNuggets or Filet-O-Fish along with drink and small fry for lunch and dinner.

Outback SteakhouseFree Bloomin’ Onion and Coke product Wednesday. Also, the chain has a daily heroes discount offering 10% off entire checks to all servicemen and -women.

Red LobsterFree appetizer or dessert.

Red Robin From Thursday through Nov. 30, veterans and active military who are current Red Robin Royalty members can get a free tavern burger served with bottomless fries.

StarbucksFree tall hot brewed coffee for veterans, active service members and their spouses Wednesday.

Wawa: Free coffee for veterans, active duty and family members on Wednesday, 11/11.

Wendy's: Free small breakfast combo with valid military ID from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Source: USA Today