To me, it may be the most important holiday we have. Veteran's Day is Sunday, November 11th. There are no words, medals, gifts, or free meals that will ever fill the debt of gratitude we owe the men and women who have served to keep our country great, but they can help show our thanks. Here is a list of businesses in Northern Colorado who are doing a great thing and offering thanks with free meals to our veterans this Veteran's Day.

Applebees - Applebees is offering a free signature entree on Sunday November 11th, 2012 at participating locations.  Must present valid Veteran’s form of identification.

Arby’s - Arby’s largest franchisee is offering a free roast beef sandwich at their 280 Arby’s restaurants on Monday, November 12, 2012. This offer is valid only at all participating Arby’s locations.

Chili’s - Sunday, November 11, 2012 from 11 am to 5 pm Veterans and active-duty military get a choice of 7 free meals. Must show proof of military service.

Denny’s - Get all you can eat pancakes for all active duty military and veterans with a valid ID on Monday, November 12, 2012.

Famous Dave’s - On November 11th, 2012 Famous Dave’s is providing a variety of free meals and discounts at participating locations to former and current military personnel. Offers vary by location.

Golden Corral - Get a Veterans Day free meal to any veteran who has served in the United States military or is a current active duty service member. All Golden Corral locations will be participating On Monday, November 12, 2012 from 4 PM to 9 PM. No identification is required to get your free Veterans day meal.

Hooters - On Sunday November 11th, 2012 receive 10 free boneless wings with the purchase of a drink for all veterans and active duty military. Military ID or proof of service required.

Little Caesars - Receive free Crazy Bread with valid ID Sunday, November 11, 2012.

Lone Star Steakhouse - Lone Star Steakhouse will be honoring veterans as well as active duty military members by giving them a free entree off their Stars & Strips menu.

Olive Garden - On Sunday, November 11, 2012 all veterans and military active duty will receive a choice of 1 of 5 entrees plus unlimited soup, salad and breadsticks.

On The Border - On 11/11/12 15% of purchases will be donated to Carry The Load plus veterans and active-duty will receive a free entrée certificate, valid up to $10 and good through 11/30/2012.

Outback Steakhouse - On November 11th and 12th, 2012 military personnel and veterans get FREE Bloomin’ Onion® and Coca-Cola®. Must have valid identification. Also, receive 10% off the entire guest check (excluding alcohol, taxes and gratuity) from November 13- December 31, 2012.

Red Lobster - Sunday, November 12, 2012 a free appetizer to all veterans and active-duty personnel.

Red Robin - Veterans and active duty military can stop into their local Red Robin on Monday, November 12 to get a free Red's Tavern Double burger and Bottomless Steak Fries.

TGI Fridays - On Monday, November 12 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm get a free Veterans Day lunch.

Texas Roadhouse - Texas Roadhouse will be giving away Veterans Day free meals for lunch on Monday, November 12, 2012 to active, former, or retired military.

A huge thank you to these great businesses for what they are doing to help us honor those men and women who have served. Please remember even if you are not a veteran to choose one of these places to eat next time you go out.

Also if you know of any restaurants who are participating in giving our veteran's free meals this weekend please let us know in the comment section below.

**DISCLAIMER** We do not guarantee any of these offers. The businesses listed have the right to refuse these offers, and it is always best to call ahead before going to these restaurants.