On Veterans Day all veterans and active duty military can eat free at many restaurants. Military ID or proof of service is usually required and it's a good idea to call ahead to make sure the deal is on at that specific restaurant. A partial list:

--Applebee's: Veterans and active duty military get a free meal from a limited menu.

--Bonefish Grill: Veterans and active military get free Bang Bang Shrimp appetizers.

--Buffalo Wild Wings Free Wings: Veterans and active military get a free small order of 10-12 traditional or boneless wings and a side of fries.

--Chipotle: Veterans and active military get a buy one get one free discount for a small burrito, bowl, or salad from 3pm to close.

--Chuck E. Cheese's: Veterans and active military get one free personal 1-topping pizza.

--Denny's: Veterans and active military get free Build Your Own Grand Slam breakfasts to 12.

--Dickey's Barbecue Pit: Veterans and active military get a free meal which includes a sandwich, side and a Big Yellow Cup, up to a $12 total value.

--Dunkin' Donuts: Veterans and active military get a free donut (one per customer while supplies last), but no purchase is required.

--Famous Dave's: Veterans and active military get a free two meat BBQ Salute Combo (Dine-in only, does not include beverage).

--IHOP: Veterans and active military get free Red, White and Blue pancakes. Also, select IHOP restaurants will also offer a combo of two eggs, hash browns and choice of two bacon strips or pork sausage links as part of the Red, White & Blue Pancake promotion.

--Little Caesars Pizza: Veterans and active military get a free $5 HOT-N-READY® Lunch Combo.

--Olive Garden: Veterans and active military get a free entrée from a special menu.

--Outback Steakhouse: Veterans and active military get a free Bloomin' Onion and a beverage. There is also a military discount of 15-percent off the total check from valid for military members and their families.

--Red Lobster: Veterans and active military get a free appetizer or dessert from their select Veterans menu.

--Red Robin: Veterans and active military get a free dine-in Red's Tavern Double  Burger and Steak Fries.

--Texas Roadhouse: Veterans and active military get to select from a free special veterans lunch menu including a beverage and sides. (Dine-in only)

Thank you for your service.