As a mom, I know that life can get hectic and you don’t have time to make dinner for your family. Going out can get expensive especially if you have a large family. Luckily, there are quite a few restaurants where kids eat free.
This can help save your sanity on those busy nights and still help you stick to a budget.
I have compiled a kids eat free list list of all of the national restaurants that offer promotions. I highly recommend that you check out the website or call ahead to make sure that your location offers the deal before you go.
Some will vary by state/location so make sure to check before you drive all the way there. I have categorized the list by day of the week so you can easily look up your options.
I have also included some restaurants that offer very cheap kid’s meals because they are still a great bargain even if they aren’t free.
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Kids Eat Free Monday
- Chili’s: My Chili’s rewards loyalty members can receive emails and texts for a free meal for kids 12 and under with the purchase of any regular entree.
- TGIFriday’s: Mondays & Tuesdays—Kids eat free, though offers vary by location. Call ahead or check with server for specific details
- Which Wich Superior Sandwiches: Mondays & Saturdays—Kidswich meals are $0.99 with the purchase of a 7″ small Wich
- Brewzzi: Kids 12 and under eat free: Up to two free kids menu meals with an adult food purchase of $12 or more.
- Buffalo Wings and Rings: Kids eat free Mondays from 5-10pm
- Fuddrucker’s: Kids eat for $1.99. every Monday from 4 pm to close with adult purchase at participating locations.
- Spaghetti Warehouse: One kids entree for $1.99 when you buy one adult entree. Kids must be 10 or younger, and there’s a limit of 2 kids per adult.
- Romano’s Macaroni Grill: All day on Mondays and Tuesdays, kids ages 12 and under can eat free with the purchase of an adult entrée
- Woody’s BBQ: Kids 10 and younger (or 12 and younger by location) eat free on Monday’s with the purchase of an adult entree.
- Texas Land & Cattle: Every Monday from 6PM-8PM come enjoy Kids Night. Enjoy a delicious relaxing meal while your kids have tons of fun! We have arts, crafts, movies and great food.
Kids Eat Free Tuesday
- Cookout: Free kids meal with purchase of Cookout Tray.
- Johnny Rocket’s: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 to 8 p.m., buy an adult entrée and drink and get a free kids meal.
- Chick-fil-a: Kids eat free between 5:30-7:30 p.m. with the purchase of an adult combo meal. NOTE: some locations charge $0.99 per kids meal.
- Chevy’s Fresh Mex: Kids eat free all day. One free kids’ meal for each paying adult.
- Beef O’ Brady’s: Kids 12 and under eat free from 4-8pm with adult entree purchase.
- Golden Corral: Kids 3 and under can eat for just $1.99.
- Famous Dave’s: Kids can eat for free (or for .99 at some locations) all Tuesday at Famous Dave’s.
- Fazoli’s: 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
- Uno Chicago Grill: Tuesdays—Get 1 free kids meal or gluten-free pizza with the purchase of an adult entree.
- Ponderosa Steakhouse: Kids eat free from 4pm to close. You can get up to 2 free kids’ meals with each adult entree purchased.
- Norm’s Restaurants: Kids eat free with adult entree purchase.
- Moe’s Southwestern Grill: Kids eat free all day. One free kids’ meal for each adult meal purchased.
- Red Brick Pizza: Kids 10 and under get free kid’s cheese pizza with adult entree purchase.
- Lone Star Steakhouse: Kids eat free all day. 2 kid’s entrees with each adult entree
- IKEA: Kids eat free at some locations. Check with local store for qualifying ages and participation.
- Genghis Grill: Kids 11 and under eat free. One free kids meal per adult bowl purchased
- Denny’s: Days and restaurant participation may vary by location. Offer is valid at participating restaurants for up to two free kid’s entrées from the kid’s menu per one adult entrée purchase of $6.00 or more.
- Bob Evans: Free Kids’ Meal with every Adult meal purchased after 4pm.
- Black Eyed Pea: Kids 12 and under eat free. One item from the kids menu is free with each purchased adult entrée from 5 pm to close.
- Bennigan’s: Kids 12 and under eat free with the purchase of an adult entree after 4pm.
- Backyard Burgers: Buy one adult combo meal and get a kids meal free for kids 12 and under from 4 pm to close.
- Eat Here Now: Kids 10 and under eat free all day. Up to $8 value limit 1 child per adult.
- Texas Roadhouse: Between the hours of 4-9pm, kids ages 12 and under enjoy a free kids meal, one per paying adult.
- Carrows: from 11am to 10pm, kids 10 and younger can eat for free after 4 pm. For each adult meal purchased, receive two kid’s meals for free.
- CiCi’s Pizza: Kids can enjoy the pizza buffet for .99 with purchase of an adult buffet plus a large drink. Limited Time Offer.
- Cody’s Original Roadhouse: Monday and Tuesday with the purchase of an adult entree. Kids must be 10 or younger.
- Marie Callender’s: One free kid’s meal for each adult entree you purchase
- Ruby Tuesday: One kid’s entree with an adult entree purchase after 5pm.
- Atlanta Bread Co.: Purchase one adult meal and receive one free kid’s meal from 4 pm to close
Kids Eat Free Wednesday
- Zaxby’s: .99 cent kid’s meals with adult entree.
- Tijuana Flats: Kids eat free on Wednesday nights with adult purchase
- Firehouse Subs: Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult combo from 5pm-8pm
- Gatti Town: Kids 10 and under get free kid’s buffet with the purchase of adult buffet at regular price.
- Qdoba Mexican Grill: Sundays or Wednesday—Kids eat free on Sundays or Wednesdays. Participation and day of participation varies by location.
- Luby’s Cafeteria: Kids under 10 eat for $2 after 4:30 pm.
- Damon’s: 1 free kids meal with adult entree purchase.
- Jason’s Deli: Kids 12 and under eat free with purchase of adult meal. Limit 2 kids meals per adult meal.
- Zarda Bar-B-Q: Kids eat free all day.
- East Coast Wings: Kids eat free on Wednesday nights. One per each adult.
- Friendly’s: Kid’s meals for just $1.99 all day on Wednesdays.
- Logan’s Roadhouse: Buy one adult entree and get one free kid’s meal. The offer is valid for kids 10 and younger, and can’t be combined with other coupons or offers.
Kids Eat Free Thursday
- C.B. & Potts: Kids eat free all day
- The Chartroose Caboose: Kids eat free all day with purchase of an adult meal of at least $8.
- Old Country Buffet: Two kids’ buffets for $1.99 each with the purchase of an adult buffet. For children ages 11 and under.
- Fire Mountain: Two kids’ buffets for $0.99 each with the purchase of an adult buffet. For children ages 11 and under.
- Captain D’s: 2 kids’ meals free with each adult meal purchased
- Piccadilly: All day kids meals $.99 and Kids Big Meals are $1.99.
- Salsarita’s: Kids eat free all day with a paying adult.
- Red Robin: Kids eat for $1.99 with an adult entree.
- Mellow Mushroom: Receive two kids meals for free when a large specialty pizza is purchased.
Kids Eat Free Friday
- Shoney’s: Kids under 4 eat free all day (with paying adult).
Kids Eat Free Saturday
- Shari’s: Kids eat free from 4-9 p.m
- Steak ‘n Shake: Saturdays & Sundays—Free kid’s entrée for every $9 purchased.
- Salsarita’s: Free Kids meal with adult entree purchase.
- Maggiano’s: Kids under 5 eat free.
- Wild Wok: Kids age 9 and under eat for $1.99.
Kids Eat Free Sunday
- White Castle: Kids eat free from 4-8 p.m. with purchase of an adult meal over $4.
- Blue Mesa Grill: Kids 5 and under eat free with the purchase of adult brunch from 9 am to 3 pm
- Dickey’s Barbecue Pit: Kids 12 and under eat free. One free kids meal for every adult meal purchased.
- Magganio’s: Kids 5 and under eat free.
- Arriba Mexican Grill: Kids eat free all day on Sundays. One free kids’ meal per paying adult.
- Planet Sub: Kids eat free all day. One free kids’ meal for each paying adult.
- Go Roma’s: Kids 12 and under eat free all day. 2 kids per adult entree.
- Hooter’s: Kids eat free 11am-11pm.
- Sunset Grill: Kids eat free all day
- Souper Salad!: Kids 4 and under eat free. Kids 5-12 eat for $2.49. 2 kids per adult entree.
- Zapata’s Mexican: Kids eat free all day.
- Tony Roma’s: Kids 12 and under eat free with a purchase of an adult entree.
- Baja Fresh: Buy an adult entree and drink and get a free kid’s meal
- Moe’s Southwest Grill: from 4 pm to close, buy one adult entree and get one free kid’s meal
Kids Eat Free Everyday
- Bruster’s Real Ice Cream: Kids under 40 inches receive a free baby cone
- Cici’s Pizza: Kids 3 and under eat free. Ask server for specific details
- Culver’s: Kids 12 and under receive a free custard with the purchase of a meal.
- Double Dave’s Pizza: Free kids buffet with purchase of an adult buffet
- On the Border:Kids receive a free sundae with meal purchase.
- McAlister’s Deli: Kids’ meals for $0.99 all day at select locations.
- O’Charley’s: When one adult meal is purchased, O’Charley’s gives one free kid’s meal. Valid all day every day. Your kids need to be 10 or younger to qualify for the promo.
- Golden Corral – Kid’s Meals are $2.99 for ages 12 and under all day (ages 3 and under are free everyday).
- Pinchers: Kids eat free everyday with each adult entree purchase of at least $13.99. Kids must be 12 and under and order from kids menu.
There are a lot more places out there that offer up kids eat free promotions so make sure you do a quick Google search to find some local places to get even more options.
As always, call ahead and make sure that they are still offering the deal because some locations may do it on a different night.
If you know of any other restaurants that have a kids eat free deal, leave it in the comments below and I will add it to the list.