Area veterans can get everything from a free stack of hotcakes at Bob Evans and a bloomin' onion at Outback to a full meal at Applebees, Chili's and a number of others.
Most just require a valid military i.d. The businesses say these dedicated men and women have served us and now it's time to serve them for free on Veteran's Day. Here's the full list.
-Applebee's: Veterans can choose a free meal from a special Veteran's Day menu. Proof of service is required.
-Bob Evans: veterans and active military personnel will receive free all-you-can-eat hotcakes at its restaurants on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11. All these honored servicemen and women need do is show a valid military ID.
-Cheeseburger in Paradise: Free All-American Burger with fries with purchase of beverage and -military ID or proof of service. Available to active military or veterans. Beverages and gratuity not included, dine-in only.
-Chili's: Receive a free meal from eight menu options if you are a veteran or active military duty. Proof of service is required.
-Denny's: Free all you can eat pancakes from 6 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12 for all active, retirees, and veterans with a valid military ID or proof of military service. Offer available in every Denny's nationwide
-Golden Corral: Veterans and active military personnel will receive a free dinner buffet and beverage from 4pm -9pm
- Krispy Kreme: Free doughnut and a small coffee with valid military i.d.
-Little Caesar's: Free Crazy Bread® with proof of military status or proof of service at participating stores nationwide. Call ahead to verify participation.
-Lone Star Steakhouse: All veterans and active duty military will be eligible for a buy one get one free entrée. ID or proof of service required. Please call ahead for verification.
-LongHorn Steakhouse: With proof of service, veterans will receive a free beverage and a Texas Tonion appetizer.
-O'Charley's: Free entree from the $9.99'er menu for all active military and veterans with proof of service.
-Olive Garden: Veterans can choose a free entrée from a special menu, with breadsticks and unlimited soup or salad included.
-Outback: A free Bloomin' Onion and beverage is being offered to active and retired military. Veterans can also receive 10% off the total check from November 12 - December 31, 2013.
- Red Lobster: Monday, Nov. 11 - Thursday Nov. 14, 2013. Free Appetizer on Veterans Day with military ID or proof of service. Vets may choose from a select list of appetizers.
-Red Robin: A free Red's Tavern Double burger and Bottomless Steak Fries will be given to active and retired military personnel with a valid military ID.
- Sheetz- Free lunch choice with a valid military i.d.
-T.G.I Fridays: From 11am-2pm, veterans will receive a free lunch with proof of military service.