Veterans Day is Monday, Nov. 11, and in honor of all men and women who have served, many restaurants and retailers are offering freebies, deals, and discounts.

Thanks to the website here is a list of restaurants offering the best deals and free meals this Veterans Day. Note: Be sure to call or check with your local restaurant or business to see if they’re participating and what proof of service is required.

  • Applebee’s: Veterans and active-duty service members get a free meal with proof of military service. Valid for dine-in only.
  • Chili’s: Veterans and active-duty military get a free entree on Veterans Day. Choose from a special Veterans Day menu with seven choices.
  • Hooters: Veterans and active-duty military with military I.D. or other proof of service can enjoy a free entree from a special Veterans Day menu with a purchase of a beverage.
  • On The Border: Veterans and active-duty military members can design a free Create Your Own Combo meal with a choice two select menu items plus Mexican rice and beans. Military ID required; at participating locations.
  • Outback Steakhouse: All servicemen and women, police officers, and first responders get 10% off their check all year round.
  • Texas Roadhouse: Active, retired, and former military members can choose a free meal from a special menu.
  • Orange Leaf: Veterans and active-duty military service members will be treated to a free frozen yogurt when they show military I.D.
  • TCBY: Vets get a free first six ounces of frozen yogurt at participating locations only. Proof of service may be required, so make sure to call ahead to find out whether your nearest TCBY is participating and what kind of proof of service is needed.

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