The nation celebrates Veteran's Day today, honoring the nearly 5 million active-duty and retired military nationwide. Restaurants and bars across the Las Vegas valley pay tribute to the military with food and drink deals that include free meals, discounts and more. One buffet attracted 4,500 last year with its free deal. Here's a look at 39 ways members of the military can score deals all day long.
1. BLT Burger
Address: Mirage, 3400 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Deal: Any veteran or member of the active military receive a 50 percent discount for parties of two or less, or 25 percent discount for parties of three or more.
2. Garden Buffet
Address: South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Deal: Veterans and their guests land a free buffet during breakfast, lunch or dinner from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Garden Buffet. Last year, 4,500 took Garden Buffet up on the offer.
3. - 18. Station Casinos
Deal: All Feast and Festival Buffet locations are offering a free buffet meal to veterans today. Wildfire Casinos are offering 50 percent off meals at all Wild Grill locations and the Brewer's Café to active and veteran military. Feast Buffets are located at Boulder Station, Green Valley Ranch, Palace Station, Red Rock Resort, Santa Fe Station, Sunset Station and Texas Station. Festival Buffets are located at Fiesta Henderson and Fiesta Rancho. Wild Grills are located at Wildfire Boulder, Wildfire Casino & Lanes, Wildfire Rancho, Wildfire Sunset and Wildfire Valley View; Brewer's Café is located at Barley's Casino & Brewing Co. A military ID and Boarding Pass must be presented to the cashier. While the free buffet is available for breakfast, lunch or dinner, there is a limit of one buffet per veteran or military guest.
19. - 24. Krispy Kreme
Deal: Krispy Kreme will honor all veterans and active duty military personnel with a complimentary doughnut and regular coffee available at all Las Vegas locations today. Veterans and active duty military personnel who arrive in uniform or present appropriate military ID will enjoy Krispy Kreme's Original Glazed doughnut and one of three Krispy Kreme coffee blends. Krispy Kreme also offers a 10 percent military discount throughout the year at all locations around the Las Vegas Valley including: Castle Walk Food Court inside Excalibur, Circus Circus, Craig Road, Rainbow Springs and Silverado Ranch.
25. Einstein Bros. Bagels
Deal: Active duty, inactive and retired military personnel land a free bagel and shmear, or any other topping, from 5:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
26. - 34. Caesars Entertainment
Deal: Military personnel, past and present, may present their government-issued military identification cards to the restaurant cashiers to take advantage of the Buffet of Buffets offer. The complimentary passes may be obtained at any Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas buffet on Nov. 11 and are active for 24 hours from the time issued at Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace with a $15 upgrade for breakfast, $20 for lunch and $25 for dinner, Paradise Garden Buffet at Flamingo, Flavors at Harrah's, Emperor's Buffet at the Quad, Le Village Buffet at Paris Las Vegas, Spice Market Buffet at Planet Hollywood Resort, Carnival World Buffet at the Rio and Village Seafood Buffet with a $15 upgrade charge per visit.
35. Park on Fremont
Address: 506 Fremont St.
Deal: Park on Fremont is offering all former and active military members an all-day 20 percent discount.
Address: 5651 S. Grand Canyon Drive
Deal: Veterans receive a free 6 ounce cup of frozen yogurt.
37. PBR Rock Bar & Grill
Address: Miracle Mile Shops, 3663 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Deal: Former and active duty military members receive a 20 percent discount on their total dining bill.
38. Cantina Laredo
Address: Tivoli Village, 430 S. Rampart Blvd.
Deal: Cantina Laredo offers a complimentary entrée (up to $15 value) to all veterans and active duty military. Offer valid at lunch or dinner with proof of military service.
39. Braddah's Island Style
Address: 2330 S. Rainbow Blvd.
Deal: Any veteran or active duty personnel land a free lunch or dinner all day when they show their military ID.