On The Border® Thanks Veterans and Troops More than 150 Ways with FREE "Create Your Own Combo" This Veterans Day

On The Border Extends its Veterans Day with a Give-Back Event Benefiting CARRY THE LOAD

October 29, 2013 // Franchising.com // Dallas, Texas – On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina® is saying "Thank You" more than 150 ways this Veterans Day, as all veterans and active duty military will receive, for FREE, OTB’s "Create Your Own Combo menu," the restaurant’s best-seller featuring more than 150 possible dinner combinations, on Monday, November 11, 2013.

In addition, On The Border will extend its giving with a give-back event on Veterans Day at participating locations benefiting CARRY THE LOAD, a non-profit organization that is restoring the meaning of Memorial Day by assisting and honoring our fallen heroes, veterans, active duty military, firefighters, law enforcement and rescue personnel, and their families. OTB will donate 15 percent of all eligible sales on Veterans Day from guests who bring in a give-back flyer.

"On The Border is humbled to say ‘Thank You‘ to those who have served our country," said Steve Clark, On The Border’s Chief Executive Officer. "On this day of honor and respect, we are proud to serve them at all On The Border restaurants in the U.S."

Veterans and active duty military will receive a Choose 2 or Choose 3 selection from our popular "Create Your Own Combo menu," which features the following:


  • Chicken Tortilla Soup
  • House Salad
  • Caesar Salad

Tacos (Soft/Crispy)

  • Seasoned Ground Beef
  • Slow-Cooked Pulled Chicken
  • Dos XX® Fish Taco<


  • Seasoned Ground Beef
  • Slow-Cooked Pulled Chicken
  • Guacamole


  • Seasoned Ground Beef
  • Slow-Cooked Pulled Chicken
  • Cheese & Onion
  • Green Chile Chicken


  • Beef Empanadas
  • Chicken Empanadas
  • Chicken Flauta
  • Pork Tamale
  • Cheese Stuffed Chile Relleno

*CYOC selections may vary regionally. Includes Mexican rice, choice of beans and bottomless chips and salsa.

To receive the free meal, guests will need to provide proof of military service, which include U.S. Uniform Services Identification Card, U.S. Uniform Services Retired Identification Card, Current Leave and Earnings Statement, Veterans Organization Card, DD214, Citation or Commendation.
The On The Border offer is valid for dine-in only, limit one Create Your Own Combo dinner per veteran or active duty military. Beverages, desserts and gratuity are not included. For more information, guests are encouraged to call their local On The Border restaurant. To find the closest restaurant, visit http://ontheborder.com/location-search.aspx.

About On The Border

On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina is a leading full-service restaurant that offers an extensive menu of great-tasting, classic and contemporary Mexican food, like sizzling mesquite-grilled fajitas, and margaritas as big and bold as the border itself. On The Border is owned by On The Border Acquisition LLC, with 158 restaurants in 36 states, Puerto Rico and three countries worldwide. Follow and ‘like’ On The Border on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OnTheBorderMexicanGrillandCantina, and @OnTheBorder on Twitter. For more information, visit www.ontheborder.com.


CARRY THE LOAD (CTL) is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. CTL exists to restore meaning to Memorial Day by honoring the sacrifices made by members of the military, first responders, law enforcement officers, firefighters and their families - especially those who have died or were wounded while carrying the load for their fellow Americans.

SOURCE On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

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