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11 Restaurants Where Kids Eat For Free!

It's always a treat to turn off the oven and take the family out to dinner. The only downside, however, is being forced to pay full price for your child's smaller portions. Wouldn't it be great if kids could dine out for less or, even better, for free? Say no more! These restaurants offer discounted or free meals to their tiny diners. Location participation, however, does vary, so call ahead before taking advantage of these delicious deals.

  • Applebee's: When an adult orders a meal, a child can dine for $1 at select locations.
  • Baja Fresh Mexican Grill: Kids' meals are free with each adult meal purchased.
  • Buffalo Wings & Rings: On Mondays, kids can eat all the chicken wings they want without spending a dime.
  • Chili's: Depending on the location, kids under the age of 12 can eat for free with the purchase of an adult meal.
  • Cici's Pizza: Every day, kids 3 and under can enjoy the Cici's buffet for free. Participating locations also offer free dining to kids under 12 years old on certain weeknights.
  • Denny's: On Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 to 10 p.m., kids 10 and under can eat for free. The deal, however, is limited to two free entrees for each adult entree purchased.
  • Fuddruckers: At select locations, kids can enjoy a free meal with the purchase of an adult one.
  • Golden Corral: Children under 3 years old dine for free every day. Children between 4 and 10 years old, however, can eat for free on Monday nights.
  • Johnny Rockets: Select locations allow children to eat for free on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 to 8 p.m., with the purchase of an adult entree.
  • Moe's Southwest Grill: Every Sunday after 4 p.m., kids' meals are free with the purchase of an adult item.
  • Piccadilly: On Saturdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., kids get an entree, two sides, dessert, and a drink for less than $1.
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Tisha218 Tisha218 3 years

too bad only Denny's is in Canada...

SaraLuey SaraLuey 3 years

Hmmm... these all look like places in the U.S. Are there any Canadian restaurants that offer free meals for kids that anyone knows of?

Bethany79499 Bethany79499 3 years

Piccadilly still exists somewhere? I thought they all closed down last year.
ETA: I am an idiot; wrong Piccadilly. Ignore me.

AllisonBonar AllisonBonar 3 years

In Raleigh, kids eat free on Tuesdays at Moe's.

KristaBlaisdell KristaBlaisdell 3 years

I don't think it's all year long, but right now, Noodles and Company offers a $1 Wisconsin Mac and Cheese with the purchase of a regular entree. On Monday only.

StaciaWenckus StaciaWenckus 3 years

IHop, kids eat for free, one free kid's meal per adult meal, all week long after 4pm.

JaymeWarren JaymeWarren 3 years

On Saturday's and Sunday's at Steak 'n Shake you get a free kids meal for every $8 spent

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