For Veterans Day 2013 many restaurants are offering free meals on Monday Nov. 11. It may just be me, but I think that the list is longer this year.

To take advantage of the deals, be sure to have proof of service.

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Applebee's: A free meal from a special Veteran's Day menu on Monday Nov. 11. Proof of service is required.

Bar Louie: Free meal up to a $12 value on Sunday, November 10th and Monday, November 11th at all locations across the country. Military ID or proof of service required.

Bob Evans: Free all-you-can-eat hotcakes at its restaurants on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11. Offer good with a valid military ID or proof of service.

Cheeseburger in Paradise: Free All-American Burger with fries when you purchase of beverage. Available to active military or veterans with proof of service or military ID.

Chili's: A free meal from eight menu options if you are a veteran or active military duty with proof of service.

Denny's: Free all you can eat pancakes from 6 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11 for all active, retirees, and veterans with proof of military service. This offer is valid at all Denny's nationwide.

Golden Corral: A free dinner buffet and beverage from 4pm -9pm for veterans and active military with proof of service.

Krispy Kreme: Free doughnut and coffee to veterans and active military in uniform or with ID on November 11.

Little Caesars Pizza: Free order of Crazy Bread to veterans and active duty military who show ID on November 11.

Max & Erma's: A free Best Cheeseburger in America Combo, which includes tortilla soup or side Caesar salad, seasoned fries, and chocolate chip cookies. This offer is for dine-in only at participating restaurants. Call ahead to verify participation. ID or proof of service required.

O'Charley's: Free entree from the restaurant’s $9.99′er menu. This offer is for all active military and veterans with proof of service.

Olive Garden: Free entrée’ from a special menu on November 11 for veterans and active service members. Family members will receive a 10% discount on their

Outback Steakhouse: A free Bloomin' Onion and beverage for active military and veterans. Veterans will also get 10% off the total check from November 12 – December 31, 2013.

Red Lobster: Monday, Nov. 11 through to Thursday Nov. 14, 2013. Stop in for a free appetizer on Veterans Day with military ID or proof of service. Vets will have a choice of appetizers from a special group picked for this free offer.

Red Robin: A free Red's Tavern Double burger and Bottomless Steak Fries are offered to active and retired military personnel. You will need a valid military ID.

T.G.I Fridays: Free lunch from 11am-2pm only. You will need proof of military service.

Texas Roadhouse: Enjoy a free lunch, which will be served to active and retired veterans. Proof of service is required.