Lots of restaurants will be offering free meals to Veterans on Friday, November 11th for Veterans Day. Here are some tasty suggestions from the folks at CheapoLife and y'all. Many of the restaurants on the list have locations right here in Central Texas!  If you decide to go we recommend you call the location of your choice to confirm participation as offers may vary from store to store. Let's check out a few!

Applebee's - Veterans and active duty with proof can receive a free meal from a limited menu.

Buffalo Wild Wings - Veterans can receive a small order of wings and fries with proof of military service.

Bob Evans – Veterans and active duty military personnel can score a free breakfast, lunch, or dinner. This offer is good all day on Veterans Day with proof of military service.

Chili's - Active duty and veterans receive a free meal from a limited menu with proof of service.

Chipotle - Buy a small burrito and get one free after 3 p.m. for veterans, active duty and military spouses.

Chuck E. Cheese’s –  Vets and current military service members can get a free Individual Thin & Crispy Pizza on Veterans Day. Proof of service is required.

Cracker Barrel –After you’ve had your Veterans Day meal, head to Cracker Barrel for free dessert! Vets enjoy a complimentary slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake at select locations. Bring your Military ID or other proof of service.

Denny's - All veterans and active duty military can build their own Grand Slam from 5 a.m. to Noon on Veterans Day. Proof of service is necessary.

Golden Corral - This one's pretty sweet. Veterans, retirees and active duty members get a free sit-in 'thank you' dinner between 5-9 p.m.

Hooters – Veterans and active military personnel can receive a free meal with purchase of a drink. Offer is good for lunch or dinner. Not every location is participating, so be sure to call ahead of time. Be sure to bring a valid military ID.

IHOP – International House of Pancakes is offering free Red, White, and Blue Pancakes to all veterans from 7am to 7pm.  Valid military ID is required. Not all locations are participating, so be sure to confirm with your local restaurant.

Krispy Kreme – Veterans and active military personnel can get a free breakfast: a doughnut and a small coffee. This offer is for dine-in only. Not every store is participating, so please call ahead before you visit them.

Olive Garden - Veterans can receive a free entree from a limited menu, which features six Olive Garden favorites.

Red Robin - Active duty and veterans get a free Tavern Double Burger and bottomless steak fries with proof of service.

Texas Roadhouse - Every Texas Roadhouse is offering free lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on November 11. There are 10 menu items and a free beverage to choose from.

There are dozens of other places with free Veterans Day offers! Check out the complete list here, and thanks to all the men and women who serve our country!