Lot's of restaurants and retail establishments offer free meals and discounts to active and retired military men and women here are a few we've heard about, and a complete list of participating locations. Keep in mind that most businesses require proof of military service and not all franchise locations participate in their national chain's Veterans Day programs -- be sure contact your nearest establishment to make sure they are participating.

Applebee’s ... FREE Signature Entrée on Veteran’s Day. Dine in from limited menu only. Beverages and gratuity not included.

Denny’s ... FREE All-You-Can-Eat pancakes from 6 am to 2 pm. Bring valid military ID to a participating location.

Little Caesars Pizza ... free order of Crazy Bread for US Veterans on 11/11. Must present military ID. Valid at participating locations

Olive Garden ... get a free meal from their special menu. Family dining with them also get 10% off their meal. Dine in only. Proof of military service required.

Outback Steakhouse ... military who have ID will get a free Bloomin Onion and beverage on 11/11. See outback.com for more information.

Red Robin ... FREE Red's Tavern Double Burger. Provide your military I.D., proof of service, or wear your uniform at participating Red Robin restaurants. Dine in only.

Here is the complete list from Military.com