Kids eat free (or very cheaply!)
by Melissa Brodsky
It can be expensive to take a family of four or more out to dinner. But sometimes the family cook needs a little break!
We’ve compiled a list of chain restaurants that will cook for you and feed your kids for free – or at least very cheaply!
Applebees: Kids eat free on Mondays. Enjoy a free kids meal with every adult meal purchased.
Bennigans: All day on Tuesday, kids 12 and under eat free. One free kids meal with every adult meal purchased.
Buffalo Wild Wings: Mondays from 5-8pm, kids under 12 eat for 99 cents.
Champps: Tuesdays, kids 12 and under eat off the kids menu for free.
Chick-Fil-A: Tuesday is Family Fun Night from 5:30-7:30. You’ll receive one kids meal for every adult meal purchased. Not all restaurants participate.
Denny’s: Monday through Friday from 4-10pm, kids 10 and under eat for free at participating restaurants. You get 2 kids meals for every one adult meal purchased.
Friendly’s: Tuesdays, kids eat free. Big kids meals (12 and over) are discounted.
Fuddruckers: Mondays and Tuesdays, kids 12 and under eat for 99 cents from 4-9pm. This includes their drinks. This offer is NOT available at all locations.
Hooters: Kids eat free, all day long on Sunday.
IHOP: Kids 12 and under eat free EVERY DAY from 4-8pm. The drink is not included.
Lone Star Steakhouse: On Tuesdays, with every adult meal you’ll receive two free kids meals.
Pizza Hut: Daily, kids 3 and under get the lunch buffet free.
Ponderosa: Kids eat free from 4pm to close.
Marie Callenders: Tuesdays and Saturdays. With the purchase of every adult meal, a kid eats free.
Qdoba: Wednesdays at some and Sundays at other participating restaurants, kids 12 and under eat free.
Rainforest Cafe: Kids eat for $1.99 on Wednesdays.
Rio Wraps: Kids 12 and under can get a free meal with the purchase of an adult Rio Classic, Deli, Unwrapped or Low Carb meal on Mondays.
Steak and Shake: Saturdays and Sundays, kids eat free. One kids combo with the purchase of and adult entree excluding drinks and shakes.
Texas Roadhouse: Every Tuesday, kids 12 and under eat free.
Tropical Smoothie Cafe: Sunday, kids eat free at participating locations.
A few restaurants offer free kids meals daily: Dennys, IHOP, KC Masterpiece and Pizza Hut are just a few.
Check out the KidsEatFree app, it’s 99 cents and locates all the restaurants in your area where kids can eat free!
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