Veterans Day 2016 is here and restaurants nationwide are once again offering free meals for veterans and active duty military people. So take your veteran out to breakfast, lunch or dinner today to any of the restaurants listed below. Veterans Day freebies are more than plentiful this year!

Restaurant deals for veterans

All the restaurants below are offering their deals to veterans and active duty military members unless otherwise indicated. You need to have your military ID with you to participate in the Veterans Day freebies of meals and deals.

Applebee's offers seven different complimentary meals for Veterans Day 2016, November 11. They are also offering a $5 coupon for a return visit to their restaurant for any day starting from November 12 to the 27.

Arooga's is offering several different menu items for their free meal deal on Veterans Day. This includes a BBQ pulled pork sandwich and boneless wings in all their locations.

Black Angus Steakhouse a top sirloin steak dinner is waiting today as their complimentary Veterans Day meal.

Bob Evans offers free breakfast all day long on this Friday holiday and the rest of the year you get 10% off your bill!

Bonefish Grill offers a complimentary order of their Bang Bang Shrimp.

Boston Market offers a free cookie or brownie to all military members past and present, along with their families too.

Buffalo Wild Wings offers a small order of wings and fries.

California Pizza Kitchen offers a free meal entree that includes pizza, salad and pasta dishes.

Charlie Brown's is giving away a free lunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on November 11.

Chevys offers up a special choice of free menu items like Mesquite Grilled Chicken, Chipotle Chicken Enchiladas and Steak Fajitas for Veterans Day 2016.

Chipotle offers a buy one get one free deal for their burrito, bowl, salad or tacos today.

Cracker Barrel offers their Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake for free on Veteran's Day to all active military members and veterans.

Denny's offers their famous Build-Your-Own Grand-Slam Breakfast for free from 5 a.m. until noon at the participating locations.

Fazoli's offers a free build your own pasta bowl.

Friendly's makes it easy with a choice of a free breakfast, lunch or dinner on Veterans Day.

Hooters offers a free entree like their 10-piece wings, Hooters Burger of Buffalo Salad.

Houlihan's offers you a buy one entree and get another free (up to $15 value) today, November 11.

Hurricane Grill and Wings offers a free an entree and a non-alcoholic drink on November 11.

IHOP offers their free Red, White and Blue Pancakes, with some locations offering an alternate free meal of eggs, bacon or pork and hash browns.

Little Caesars offers a free lunch combo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at participating restaurants on Friday November 11..

Logan's Roadhouse offers a free meal from a select choice of entrees for Veterans Day 2016.

Longhorn Steakhouse will take 10% off the bill for everyone at the table along with a free desert or appetizer for the active military member or veteran in your party on Veterans Day.

McDonalds offers a free meal, but only in certain areas of the country. They are offering a free meal for folks with a military ID in locations including Florida and the greater Philadelphia area for Friday, November 11, Veterans Day 2016.

Olive Garden offers a free entree from a special menu. This comes with unlimited salad or soup and bread sticks.

On the Border offers free combo meals on Veterans Day 2016.

Shoney's On November 10 and 11, customers with military ID get a choice of free appetizer or dessert.

Red Robin offers a free Red’s Tavern Double Burger, which comes with unlimited steak fries on Veteran's Day 2016.

Ruby Tuesday offers a free appetizer, which is valued up to $10, on November 11.

Sizzler offers a free lunch up until 4 p.m. on Veterans Day which includes one of three entrees for free, and coffee, tea or fountain drink.

TGI Fridays offers a free lunch up to $12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on November 11, on Veteran's Day.