Restaurants are offering veterans free meals or treats on the day we honor their service to our country. Several of these are also valid for active-duty military. Thank you, ladies and gentlemen. Freedom is not free.

Applebee's: Free meal from a special menu and get a $5 coupon that can be redeemed Nov. 12-27.

Buffalo Wild Wings: Free small order of traditional or boneless wings with a side of fries.

Chicken Salad ChickVeterans get a free Original Chick meal, which includes a chicken salad scoop or sandwich, side, pickle and cookie, with a drink. No purchase necessary.

Chili's: Free meal from a special menu.

ChipotleFrom 3 p.m. to close, all U.S. military, military spouses and veterans get a buy one get one free burrito, bowl, salad or tacos.

Cracker Barrel: Free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake.

Denny's: From 5 a.m. to noon, active, inactive and retired military personnel get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam.

Golden CorralVeterans get a free beverage and buffet meal from 5-9 p.m. Nov. 14.

IHOPFree red, white and blue pancakes from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Little CaesarsFree Hot-N-Ready lunch combo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

LongHorn Steakhouse: Free appetizer or dessert, and veterans and their guests will receive 10% off their meal.

Olive Garden: Veterans and active duty service members get a free entree.

Outback SteakhouseFree Bloomin' Onion and a beverage. Outback also is offering active and former service members 15% off their meals and their families' Nov. 12 through Dec. 31.

Red LobsterVeterans, active duty military and reservists get a free appetizer or dessert with a valid military ID on November 10th and 11th.

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews: All veterans and active duty military get a free Red’s Tavern Double Burger and bottomless steak fries at participating restaurants nationwide.

Shoney'sFree all-American burger for veterans and active duty military service members at participating locations across the country. There is a limit of one per day per service member and is only available dine-in.