Honoring America's Veterans

Published On: Nov 12 2012 06:43:20 AM EST

Today is the national observance of Veterans Day.

November 11th is the actual holiday.  It coincides with the anniversary of the end of World War I. 

The holiday honors all armed services veterans.

Here in Central Florida several local restaurant are saying thanks to veterans for their service by offering free meals to current, retired and former military members.

Bar Louie - free lunch or dinner, up to an $11 value.

BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse - complimentary lunch entree or a one topping mini or individual pizza

California Pizza Kitchen - pizza and a non-alcoholic beverage

Golden Corral - free meal to any veteran who has served in the United States military or is a current active duty service member

Longhorn Steakhouse - free appetizer and drink

Outback Steakhouse - free Bloomin' Onion and a Coca Cola

Texas Roadhouse - complimentary lunch from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

T.G.I. Fridays - free lunch

The website militarybenefits.info has these tips before you head out to your favorite restaurant.