25 Kids Eat Free (or Almost Free) Restaurants
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If you are looking for a way to save on eating out with kids in tow, be sure to check out the following list of restaurants where kids can eat FREE (or almost FREE)! Although this may vary by region, below is a list of 25 restaurants where kids can eat on the cheap (adult entree purchase may be required).
NOTE – Be sure to call the restaurant you plan on attending to verify details before packing up the kiddos and making a special trip as these promotions may vary greatly by region.
PLUS, you may want to download this new, highly rated Free Kids Eat Free – Restaurant Finder iTunes App! This app connects you to an ever-growing database of restaurants that offer discounted kids meals and Kids Eat Free specials near you.
You can find Kids Eat Free restaurants by city or zip, filter by mileage radius and day of the week, add specials you know about, verify offers that are correct, flag deals that are no longer available and more. Note that most of the offers in this application come from users like you, so be sure to share what you know in your area!
*Acapulco Restaurant Y Cantina
Every Tuesday, get one free kid’s meal from the kid’s menu per regular-priced adult entrée. Go here for details.
On Tuesdays or Wednesdays, Kids can eat for just $0.99 (possibly free) at participating locations. Be sure to contact your local restaurant as this promotion tends to vary greatly by region.
On Tuesdays from 4PM to close, buy one adult combo meal and get a kids meal Free for kids 12 and under.
On Tuesdays from 4PM-10PM, kids ages 12 and under eat free from the kids menu when an adult purchases a full-price entrée. Go here to view the Kid’s Menu in your area.
*Chevys Fresh Mex
Every Tuesday, for every regular-price adult entrée purchased, you will get one kid’s meal Free! Limited to kids 10 and under.
At participating locations (not all locations participate), kids can get a Free kids’ meal on Tuesdays for Family Fun Night from 5:30PM to 7:30PM (time may vary), as well as participate in Free activities. There is a limit of 1 free kid’s meal per adult combo meal purchased.
Kids 3 and under can eat Free from the Cici’s Pizza buffet every day at participating locations! Specific Cici’s Pizza locations may also offer where older kids can eat Free on certain nights, so be sure to check with your nearest location.
Kids can eat Free on Tuesday nights from 4PM to 10PM at participating locations (promotion day may vary by location). Limit 2 Free entrees per adult entree purchased. Go here for details.
*Dickey’s BBQ Pit
On Sundays, Kids 12 and under can get 1 Free Kid’s Meal per paid adult meal of equal or greater value. Valid for Dine-in only and not valid with other offers or promotions.
On Sundays, kids 12 and under can eat Free from 4PM to 9PM (days and time will vary). There is a limit of one free kids’ meal with each adult purchase. The kids’ meal at Firehouse Subs includes a sub or sandwich, beverage, oreo cookies and free fireman’s hat.
Kids can eat Free all day, every day – valid for dine in only. Price and participation may vary, so be sure to contact your local store for details.
*Gatti Town Buffet
Kids 10 and under can score a Free kids’ buffet with the purchase of an adult buffet each Wednesday. There is a limit of 1 child per adult.
On Tuesdays, Kids 12 and under can eat Free with the purchase of an adult full-price bowl.
Kids 12 and under can eat Free every weekday from 4-8PM (drinks not included). Limit one kids’ menu item per adult entree. This deal seems to vary widely based on location – please call your location before visiting!
On Tuesdays, Kids 12 and under can get up to two kids meals with purchase of one adult entree. Go here for more details.
Kids eat Free at Jason’s Deli all day on Sundays at some locations and on Mondays at others. The kids’ menu at Jason’s Deli includes sandwiches, wraps, hot dogs, salads, baked potatoes, pasta, pizza and macaroni and cheese.
*Lone Star Steakhouse
On Tuesdays (all day) at Lone Star Steakhouse, kids 12 and under can eat Free. This is limited to 2 children per each adult entree purchased and is dine-in only. The Lone Star Steakhouse kids’ menu includes a hot dog, grilled cheese, macaroni & cheese, cheeseburger, grilled chicken sandwich, chicken tenders and steak medallions.
Get one Free kid’s meal with the purchase of an adult entrée on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Go here for more details.
*Moe’s Southwestern Grill
On Tuesdays, Kids eat Free all day (limit 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 plus free chips and salsa.
*Perkins Restaurant & Bakery
Kids 12 and under can eat Free (limit one with purchase of adult entrée). Plus every day, kids ages 12 and under get free milk, soda, or juice, plus a free dessert with purchase of a kids meal. Go here to find a store near you.
Kids 12 and under eat for just $1.99 all day Thursdays and 11AM-4PM on Saturdays. Kids Meals include choice of entrée – like Chicken Tenders, Fried Fish or Small Chopped Beef – plus two sides, a drink and dessert (Jello, Pudding, or Cupcake). Go here for details.
On Tuesdays at participating locations, kids 10 and under can eat Free! Receive 2 free kids meals with the purchase of every one adult meal.
Every Tuesday from 5PM to close, Kids can eat Free at participating locations with adult entree purchase (limit 1). Go here for details.
*Steak ‘n Shake
On Saturdays and Sundays, kids can eat Free for dine in only. There is a limit of one kids’ combo for Free with a purchase of an adult entree of $9 or more (excluding drink or shake).