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The Master List of Kids Eat Free (and Almost-Free) Restaurant Deals

 Kids eat FREE at ALL of these restaurants! This is a massive list!

This list was last updated in February 2018. As always, these deals may vary by region/store. Check with your local stores ahead of time to see if they participate.

Kids Eat Free

Atlanta BreadAtlanta Bread: Tuesdays 4pm – close—One free kids meal per adult purchase.

backyardBackyard Burgers: Tuesdays—Buy one adult combo meal and get a kids meal free for kids 12 and under from 4 pm to close.

Baja FreshBaja Fresh: Sundays—Free kids meal with an entree and large drink purchase.

Beef ‘O’ Brady’sBeef ‘O’ Brady’s: Tuesdays from 4-8 p.m.— Kids ages 12 and under can get anything off the kids’ menu with the purchase of an adult entrée.

bennigansBennigan’s: Tuesdays after 4pm—Kids 12 and under eat free with the purchase of an adult entree.

blackBlack Eyed Pea: Tuesdays—Kids 12 and under eat free. One item from the kids menu is free with each purchased adult entrée from 5 pm to close.

bluemesaBlue Mesa Grill: Sundays—Kids 5 and under eat free with the purchase of adult brunch from 9 am to 3 pm. Check individual locations for participation.

bobevansBob Evans: Tuesdays—Free Kids’ Meal with every Adult meal purchased after 4pm.

brustersBruster’s Real Ice Cream: Daily—Kids under 40 inches receive a free baby cone.

Captain D’sCaptain D’s: On Tuesdays and Thursdays—Kids can eat for free. Limit of 2 free kids meals per adult entree purchased.

Chick-fil-AChick-fil-A: Tuesdays between 5:30-7:30 p.m.—Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult combo meal. NOTE: some locations charge $0.99 per kids meal.

ciciCici’s Pizza: Daily—Kids 3 and under eat free. Ask server for specific details.

culvers_logoCulver’s: Daily—Kids 12 and under receive a free custard with the purchase of a meal.

dennysDenny’s: Tuesdays—Kids eat free from 4-10 pm. Restrictions may apply. Ask your server for details.

DICKEY'S BARBECUE LOGODickey’s Barbecue Pit: Sundays—Kids 12 and under eat free. One free kids meal for every adult meal purchased.

doubleDouble Dave’s Pizza: Daily—Free kids buffet with purchase of an adult buffet. Qualifying age varies by locations, so call ahead or check with your server.

firehouseFirehouse Subs: Wednesdays—Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult combo. Participating restaurants only. Varies by location.

Freebirds World BurritoFreebirds World Burrito: Tuesdays from 10:30am – 9pm—Kids 11 and under get a free burrito or quesadilla meal with the purchase of an adult entrée.

Fricker’sFricker’s: Daily—Kids can eat free all day, every day – valid for dine in only.

gattitownGatti Town: Wednesdays—Kids 10 and under get free kid’s buffet with the purchase of adult buffet at regular price. Limit 1 child per adult.

Genghis GrillGenghis Grill: Tuesdays—Kids 12 and under can eat Free with the purchase of an adult full-price bowl.

Godfather’s PizzaGodfather’s Pizza: Tuesdays—Kids aged 10 and under can eat for free from 11am-2pm and 5pm-8pm at the buffet.

Golden Corral LogoGolden Corral: Mondays—Kids 10 and under eat free from 5-9 pm. Two kids per adult. Kids 3 and under are always free.

ihopIHOP: Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday—Kids 12 and under eat free from 4-8 pm. One kids’ menu item per adult entree. Drinks not included.

ikeaIKEA: Tuesdays—Kids eat free at some locations. Check with local store for qualifying ages and participation. There are also specials throughout the year. Check the store page for your local store to see current specials.

Jason's DeliJason’s Deli: Wednesdays—Kids eat free all day. One free kids’ meal per paying adult.

Jose Pepper'sJose Pepper’s: Sundays—Kids eat free all day at Jose Pepper’s.

LoneStarSteakhouseLone Star Steakhouse: Tuesdays—Kids eat free all day. One child entree with each paid adult entree. Not valid in Orlando, FL.

lubysLuby’s Cafeteria: Wednesdays—Kids eat for free after 4 pm with every adult entree purchase.

maggianosMagganio’s: Saturdays—Kids 5 and under eat free. Check with your local restaurant for participation.

Margarita's Mexican RestaurantMargarita’s Mexican Restaurant: Saturdays and Sundays—Get two complimentary kids meals (12 and under) per adult entrée purchased.

marieMarie Callender’s: Tuesdays—One free Kid’s Meal with each adult entree purchased.

moeslogoMoe’s Southwestern Grill: Tuesdays—Kids eat free all day. One free kids’ meal for each adult meal purchased. Choose from Power Wagon (hard or soft taco), Mini Masterpiece (cheese quesadilla) or Moo Moo Mr. Cow (burrito). Each kids’ meal includes a cookie and beverage.

ontheborderlogoOn the Border: Daily Kids receive a free sundae with meal purchase. Participation may vary.

perkinsPerkins: Tuesday—Kids eat free all day. Kids eat free at Ohio and Pennsylvania locations on Wednesday and Saturday from 4pm-9pm.

PicadillyPicadilly: Fridays—Kids under 6 eat free all day.

pizzahutPizza Hut: Tuesdays—Some participating locations offer an unlimited pizza buffet for just $6.99. Kids 10 and under eat free with the purchase of an adult buffet.

Planet SubPlanet Sub: Sundays—Kids eat free with adult meal purchase.

ponderosaPonderosa Steakhouse: Tuesdays—Kids eat free from 4pm to close. You can get up to 2 free kids’ meals with each adult entree purchased. Ask server for specific details.

qdobaQdoba Mexican Grill: Sundays or Wednesday—Kids eat free on Sundays or Wednesdays. Participation and day of participation varies by location.

Red RobinRed Robin: Mondays—Kids 10 and under eat free.

Rock Bottom CafeRock Bottom Cafe: Mondays and Tuesdays—Children aged 12 and under can eat free from the kid’s menu.

Ruby TuesdayRuby Tuesday: Tuesdays from 5 p.m. to close—Ruby Tuesday offers free kids meals with the purchase of an adult entree.

Salsarita's Fresh CantinaSalsarita’s Fresh Cantina: Thursdays—Kids eat free all day with a paying adult.

Shoney'sShoney’s: Fridays—Kids under 4 eat free all day with paying adult.

skylineSkyline Chili: Mondays—Kids 4 and under eat free from 4-9 pm. Check ahead for specific participating locations.

Slim ChickensSlim Chickens: Sundays—Kids aged 10 and under eat free.

SmashburgerSmashburger: Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday—Get a free kids meal with the purchase of a regular burger or salad after 4 pm. (Day various by region.)

Souper! Salad!Souper! Salad!: Sundays—Kids ages 4 and under eat for free.

steakSteak ‘n Shake: Daily—Free kid’s entrée for every $9 purchased. Participation varies by location.

TGI Friday'sTGIFriday’s: Mondays & Tuesdays—Kids eat free, though offers vary by location. Call ahead or check with server for specific details.

tonyromasTony Roma’s: Sundays—Kids 12 and under eat free with a purchase of an adult entree.

Tropical Smoothie CafeTropical Smoothie Cafe: Sundays—Kids eat free all day.

unoUno Chicago Grill: Tuesdays—Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult meal.

Kids Eat For Almost-Free

buffaloBuffalo Wild Wings: Wednesdays—Kids 12 and under can order from the Kids’ Menu for just $1.99 from 4-10 pm.

fazolisFazoli’s: Tuesdays—Get 2 kids’ meals for $0.99 each with the purchase of 1 adult entree. For children ages 12 and under. Offer valid from 5-8 pm each Tuesday at participating restaurants.

firemountainFire Mountain: Thursdays—Two kids’ buffets for $0.99 each with the purchase of an adult buffet. For children ages 11 and under. Participation varies by location.

fuddruckersFuddruckers: Mondays & Tuesdays—Kids 12 and under can order from the kids’ meal menu for $0.99 (drinks included) from 4-9 pm. Locations and participation may vary.

mcalistersMcAlister’s Deli: Daily—Kids’ meals for $0.99 all day at select locations. Call ahead for participation.

oldcountryOld Country Buffet: Thursdays—Two kids’ buffets for $1.99 each with the purchase of an adult buffet. For children ages 11 and under. Participation varies by location. Offer also available at participating HomeTown Buffet and Country Buffet locations.

ryansRyan’s: Thursdays—Two kids’ buffets for $1.99 each with the purchase of an adult buffet. For children ages 11 and under. Participation varies by location.

WhichWich-logoWhich Wich Superior Sandwiches: Mondays & Saturdays—Kidswich meals are $0.99 with the purchase of a 7″ small Wich. Kidswich meals include a Wich, treat, and drink. Valid for children ages 12 years and under at participating locations.

If you have any restaurants or details to add to this list, please leave a comment. Thanks!

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102 Comments

  1. Tamara says:

    Texas Roadhouse on Tuesdays..used to be kids eat free, but ours changed it a few months ago to $.99 kids meals. You get 2 per adult meal. Still a great deal and we absolutely love their food!

  2. Alicia says:

    Cafe Rio offers free Nino quesadillas 🙂

  3. Tammy says:

    Wednesday nights in MI
    Buffalo Wild Wings
    Kids meals 1/2 off
    They also do free prizes and face painting!!!

  4. Suzy says:

    Daphne’s California Greek…Kids eat free on Sunday’s with purchase of adult entree.

  5. Katie says:

    You need to change this. Under the free places Golden Corral says kids 3 and under eat free. Then under almost free it says kids 3 and under can eat for $1.99.

  6. Vanessa says:

    99 bar n grill offers kids eat free every time the redsox win…. One free kid meal with every adult purchase…

  7. Laura says:

    Plucker’s – kids eat free on Tuesdays.

  8. Brittany says:

    I’ve worked for McAlisters deli for three years at three different locations and none of them have offered the .99 cent kids meals, BUT we do offer kids eat free all day on Saturdays and Sunday’s! One kids meal per kid, but every adult entree gets two free kids meals. Dine in and kids 12 and younger only.

  9. Q.Cumbers (buffet) in Edina Minnesota Monday after 4pm 2 kids per full paid adult eat for .99 ages 3-12

  10. Lyndsie says:

    Café brazil, monday through Thursday one kid per adult eat free drink included.

  11. Amy says:

    Pepperjax on Wednesdays. Kids meals discounted, I think 99 cents. Two per adult paid meal

  12. tiffany says:

    fire mountain has gone up to $1.99

  13. HALEY says:

    Kids meals 1.99 at Applebee’s on Tuesdays.

  14. Amy says:

    Does anyone know if Chili’s offers a free or discounted kid’s menu?

    • Sharon says:

      Yes they do – I believe it is Monday or Tuesday. Check with your location.

      Denny’s offers free kids meals (not drinks) M-Thurs

      • Andrea says:

        Chilis also offers free kids meals with purchase of adult entrees. Sign up for emails on their website. It is usually Sun-Wed. Also I receive free app coupons.

    • Sheri says:

      Our Chili’s kids-eat-free is on Tuesdays. They give two kids meals for each adult meal.. For our family of 7 (including a baby who doesn’t get a meal), that is a great deal! They also let us adults get the 2/$20 meal deal, so we can get our must-have chips and salsa included in that. So we end up with 2 adult entrees, two beverages – I need to get the blackberry iced tea 😉 – 4 kids meals – which include a ton of food – and bottomless chips & salsa for $25, before tax & tip. BTW – we always tip on the full bill. 🙂

    • Jodi says:

      Kids eat free on Tuesdays at Chilis’s

    • Ann says:

      Kids eat free on Tuesday. One for each adult entree ordered.

  15. Connie says:

    Ta Mollys in AR has $1.99 kids meals on Monday.

  16. Erica says:

    Our Ikea no longer does kids eat free

  17. Kristie says:

    Ruby Tuesday — Tuesday nights after 4 pm

  18. Crystal says:

    IHOP in Reynoldsburg, Ohio does not have free kids meals on Tuesday or any other day of the week. Just went there tonight with my granddaughter and the server looked at me like I just grew horns. Said no free meals ever. After viewing the fine print under the kids menu section, it say you cannot use coupons on kids meals either. :/

  19. Rachel says:

    On Tuesday’s kid’s eat free with the purchase of an adult entree at Ruby Tuesday.

  20. Janice says:

    J and S Cafeteria does 99 cent meals on Weds. in NC.

  21. Another great place for this is Cafe Rio – kids get a free kids quesadilla with orange slices. We take our four kids and split a salad and all eat for under $10!

  22. Alexis Austin says:

    Applebee’s has $0.99 kids meals on Tuesday’s with the purchase of an adult entree

  23. Josh says:

    Buffalo Wild Wings offers $0.99 for kids on Wednesdays, from 4pm-10pm, not on Mondays as this websites states.

  24. Mary says:

    The Tavern on Main in Lino Lakes/Centerville has kids eat free Mondays from 4-9pm! Great place!

  25. Kierra says:

    Chick-Fil-A kids eat free on Tuesdays

    • Meg says:

      Thanks for sharing! -Meg, MSM Team

    • Rachel Burgess says:

      Our Chick-fil-A in West St. Paul, MN has kids eat free on Mondays from 5-8pm. So perhaps it varies?
      And with the App, my husband and I get free “treats” which can be sandwiches–monthly! So everyone can eat free!
      At our location, you can even get the kids meals through the drive through (kids must be present, obviously).

  26. Brandon Hadley says:

    I think steak and shake is kids eat free daily now.

  27. Esther Ball says:

    Huddle House in GA – kids eat free Monday and Tuesdays with purchase of adult entree. I think it might be different days in other places, so check with your local Huddle House.

  28. chris gaeta says:

    hi love this website!

  29. Shawn Plummer says:

    Here’s an extensive list of restaurants that offer kids eat free deals across the United States. The list is updated regularly. Hope this helps your readers!

    https://www.thetravelingparent.com/Parenting-Blogs/post/kids-eat-free-restaurants

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