To honor their service for Veterans Day, many local restaurants on Monday will offer free meals to veterans and active duty military.

Most locations require that active, retired or former military personnel provide proof of service, such as a military or VA card, or discharge papers.

The growing list of locations offering free food on Sunday and Monday includes:

Applebee's: Veterans will be able to choose from a special Veterans Day menu that includes steak, cheeseburgers, chicken tenders, salad, pasta, chicken and shrimp. The deal is dine-in only, and beverages and gratuity are not included.

York County locations: 101 N. Northern Way, Springettsbury Township.

Chili's: Veterans and active-duty military will get to choose among several meals: Oldtimer with Cheese, Chicken Crispers, Margarita Grilled Chicken, Classic Turkey Toasted Sandwich, Lighter Choices Grilled Chicken Salad, soup and salad combo, any flatbread (full size), any 9-inch pizza during lunchtime.

York County locations: 1295 Carlisle Road, West Manchester Township; 3001 Concord Road, Springettsbury Township; 400 Eisenhower Drive, Hanover.

Denny's: Veterans and active military will receive all-you-can-eat pancakes from 6 a.m to 2 p.m. Monday.

York County locations: 1199 Loucks Road, York City.

Friendly's: Veterans and active military will get a free Big Two Do Breakfast and coffee during breakfast hours.

York County locations: 423 Loucks Road, Manchester Township.

Hoss's: Veteran's will receive a free meal that includes the choice of sirloin, chicken parmesan, tilapia, soup and salad bar, fried shrimp, meatloaf, grilled or fried chicken tenders, or a steak-tip bowl. All of these are served with soup, salad, dessert bar and a beverage.

York County locations: 2175 White St., West Manchester Township; 3604 E. Market St., Springettsbury Township.

Little Caesars: Veterans and active military will receive a free order of Crazy Bread.

York County locations: 2058 S. Queen St., York Township; 2701 Eastern Blvd., Springettsbury Township; 320 E. Philapdelphia St., York City; 854 U.S. 15, Dillsburg; 2165 York Crossing Drive, West Manchester Township.

LongHorn Steakhouse: Veterans will receive free Texas Tonions and non-alcoholic beverages.

York County locations: 2901 Concord Road, Springettsbury Township.

Olive Garden: Veterans will be able to choose a free entree from a special menu. All entrees will include freshly baked garlic breadsticks and a choice of unlimited soup or salad.

York County locations: 1340 Kenneth Road, West Manchester Township; 10 Wilson Ave., Hanover.

Outback Steakhouse: Veterans and active military will receive a free Bloomin' Onion and beverage.

York County locations: 2496 E. Market St., Springettsbury Township.

Red Lobster: Veterans will receive a free appetizer.

York County locations: 2555 E. Market St., Springettsbury Township.

Sheetz: Veterans will receive a free 6-inch turkey sub and 20 oz. fountain drink.

York County locations: 4025 W. Market St., West Manchester Township; 3998 E. Market St., Springettsbury Township; 2721 S. Queen St., York Township; 1191 Carlisle St., Hanover; 1841 Baltimore Pike, Hanover.

TGI Friday's: Veterans will receive a free lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday. They may choose a meal from the lunch menu.

York County locations: 1411 Kenneth Road, West Manchester Township.

Texas Roadhouse: Veterans and active military will be able to choose a free entrée from a menu that includes steak, country fried chicken, country fried sirloin, pulled pork, pork chop, cheeseburger, BBQ chicken sandwich, pulled pork sandwich, grilled chicken salad or chicken critter, and a choice of side dishes and a drink.

York County locations: 1510 Mt. Zion Road, Springettsbury Township; 179 Eisenhower Drive, Hanover.