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Local restaurants serve up free meals to veterans November 11
Local restaurants serve up free meals to veterans November 11

Some West Michigan restaurants are honoring miliatry members  this Veterans Day by serving up free meals.

Lakeshore Partnership is also offering a free meal to veterans at 19 of its local McDonald’s restaurants.  Military identification is preferred, but not required.  Participating locations include:

  • 5371 Lake Michigan Dr., Allendale
  • 3917 Alpine Ave. NW, Comstock Park
  • 6564 Airline Rd., Fruitport
  • 1617 S Beacon Blvd., Grand Haven
  • 1120 W Leonard, Grand Rapids
  • 1130 W Fulton St., Grand Rapids
  • 1240 S Division, Grand Rapids
  • 1190 Washington, Holland
  • 762 Cabill Dr., Holland
  • 4596 32nd Ave., Hudsonville
  • 160 Chicago Dr., Jenison
  • 1865 Baldwin Rd., Jenison
  • 1696 Sternberg Rd., Muskegon
  • 500 E Division St., Rockford
  • 450 W Division, Sparta
  • 406 W Savidege St., Spring Lake
  • 2652 S Alpine Ave., Walker
  • 3030 Walker Ave., Walker
  • 8531 Homestead Dr., Zeeland              


The Gilmore Collection is also offering free dinner Monday, November 11 to all active service military, veterans and first responders, with the purchase of a second entrée.  Active military, veteran or first responder ID is required.

“Veterans have made the most vital commitment to their community and country, and we owe a great debt to them,” said Greg Gilmore, CEO of the Gilmore Collection. “We are thankful every day for the service of our veterans, and we look forward to serving them on their day of recognition.”

Participating Gilmore Collection restaurants include:

  • Mangiamo! (1033 Lake Dr. SE, Grand Rapids)
  • Blue Water Grill (5180 Northland Dr., Grand Rapids)
  • The Kirby House (2 Washington, Grand Haven)
  • Bostwick Lake Inn (8521 Belding Rd. NE, Rockford)
  • Red Jet Café (1431 Plainfield Ave. NE, Grand Rapids)
  • Rose's On Reeds Lake (550 Lakeside Dr. SE, East Grand Rapids)
  • Flat River Grill (201 East Main, Lowell)
  • The B.O.B. (20 Monroe Ave. NW, Grand Rapids)

A variety of businesses are offering deals and freebies this Veterans Day.  To see the complete list, visit the WZZM 13 homepage here.