Where Do Kids Eat Free (On Fridays or Other Days)? Solved

It’s finally the weekend! Feeling like Firehouse Subs, Cici’s Pizza, or IHOP for dinner? Although Friday is one of the most difficult days to find free kids’ meals, we’ve created the list of restaurants where kids eat free on Fridays (and every day), as well as places where kids eat free other days of the week. Keep in mind, it’s a good idea to check with your local restaurant to make sure the same deals are available at your location.

Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free on Fridays

Firehouse Subs

  • The deal: Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult meal; age restrictions and purchase requirements may vary by location.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: The deal is typically offered on Fridays; times may vary by location.
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find a Firehouse Subs

McAlister’s Deli

  • The deal: Kids eat for free or for a discounted price (typically about $1.50); age restrictions and purchase requirements may vary by location.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: The deal is typically offered on Fridays; times may vary by location.
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu (Note: Specific menu options vary by location.)
  • Find a McAlister’s Deli

Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free Every Day

Cafe Rio

  • The deal: Free kid’s quesadilla for children six and under; dine-in orders only.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: Every day
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find a Cafe Rio

Carrows Restaurant

  • The deal: Kids under 10 eat free with the purchase of an adult dinner entree.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: Every day after 4 p.m.
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find a Carrows Restaurant

Chili’s

  • The deal: Kids under 12 eat free with the purchase of an adult entree; corporate-owned locations only
  • Days and times the deal is valid: Every day
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find a Chili’s

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Cici’s Pizza

  • The deal: Kids under three eat free with the purchase of an adult buffet.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: Every day
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find a Cici’s Pizza

DoubleDave’s Pizzaworks

Fricker’s

  • The deal: Kids under 10 eat free with the purchase of a children’s beverage and an adult meal; dine-in only.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: Every day
  • Source: The Specials page of the Fricker’s website
  • See the menu
  • Find a Fricker’s

Golden Corral

Holiday Inn

  • The deal: Up to four kids ages 12 and under eat free at any Holiday Inn onsite restaurant (valid for registered guests only; does not apply to room service).
  • Days and times the deal is valid: All day, every day
  • Source: The Kids page of the Holiday Inn website
  • Menus for Holiday Inn onsite restaurants vary by location.
  • Find a Holiday Inn

IHOP

  • The deal: Get one free item from the kids’ menu with the purchase of an adult entree; only available at certain locations.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: Every day from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find an IHOP

Moe’s Original Bar B Que

  • The deal: Kids eat free; may vary by location.
  • Days, times the deal is valid (a few examples by location):
    • Bangor, ME: Free kid’s meal when dining in with every adult meal.
    • Hoover, Vestavia, and Trussville locations in Alabama: Kids under 10 eat free after 5 p.m. with the purchase of an adult meal.
    • Eagle, CO: Free kid’s meal when dining in with the purchase of an adult meal.
    • Hendersonville, NC: Kids under 10 eat for free after 4 p.m..
    • South Portland, ME: Free kid’s meal for those under 12 with every adult meal when dining in.
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find a Moe’s Original Bar B Que

O’Charley’s

  • The deal: Kids 10 and under get one kid’s menu entree for free with the purchase of an adult entree; may vary by location.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: All day, every day
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find an O’Charley’s

Quizno’s

  • The deal: Free kid’s meal with the purchase of an adult meal; only available at some locations.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: All day, every day (at participating locations).
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find a Quizno’s

Shoney’s

  • The deal: Kids under four eat free with the purchase of an adult entree.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: All day, every day
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find a Shoney’s

Steak ‘n Shake

Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free Most Days

Brother Jimmy’s BBQ

  • The deal: Kids eat for free with the purchase of a full-price adult meal; varies by location.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: Weekday evenings
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find a Brother Jimmy’s

Cafe Brazil

  • The deal: Kids 12 and under get a free kid’s entree with an adult entree purchase.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: Sundays through Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find a Cafe Brazil

Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free on Mondays

Cody’s Original Roadhouse

  • The deal: Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult meal; limit two free kids’ meals per paying adult.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: Mondays and Tuesdays
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find a Cody’s Original Roadhouse

Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free on Tuesdays

Cody’s Original Roadhouse

  • The deal: Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult meal; limit two free kids’ meals per paying adult.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: Mondays and Tuesdays
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find a Cody’s Original Roadhouse

Denny’s

  • The deal: Kids eat free when ordering off the kids’ menu.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: Tuesdays and Saturdays from 4 to 10 p.m.
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find a Denny’s

Fazoli’s

  • The deal: Up to three kids 12 and under can eat for $0.99 each with the purchase of an adult meal; options are pizza or pasta. Available at participating locations only.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: Tuesdays from 5 to 8 p.m.
  • Source: Customer service
  • Find a Fazoli’s (select a location to see its menu)

IKEA

  • The deal: Kids 12 and under eat for free with the purchase of an adult entree; not available at all locations.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: Tuesdays
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find an IKEA

Marie Callender’s

  • The deal: One free lower-priced kids’ meal (beverages not included) per adult entree; dine-in only at participating locations.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: Tuesdays and Saturdays
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find a Marie Callender’s

Ruby Tuesday

  • The deal: Kids 10 and under eat for free with the purchase of an adult entree.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: Tuesdays after 5 p.m.
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find a Ruby Tuesday

Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free on Wednesdays

El Torito

  • The deal: Get one free kid’s meal with the purchase of an adult entree.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: Wednesdays
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find an El Torito

Logan’s Roadhouse

  • The deal: Kids 12 and under eat free with every adult entree purchase; not available in CA, NC, SC or Augusta, GA.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: Wednesdays
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find a Logan’s Roadhouse

Luby’s

  • The deal: One free kid’s meal for children 10 and under with each adult meal purchase.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: Wednesdays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to closing
  • Source: The Luby’s Kids’ Meals page.
  • See the menu
  • Find a Luby’s

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PepperJax Grill

  • The deal: Kids under 12 eat for 99 cents with the purchase of an adult entree; dine-in only.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: All day on Wednesdays
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find a PepperJax Grill

Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free on Thursdays

Wahoo’s Fish Tacos

  • The deal: Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult meal; may vary by location.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: Thursdays after 4 p.m.
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find a Wahoo’s Fish Tacos

Fryn’ Pan Family Restaurant

  • The deal: Kids eat free at participating locations; must be a member of the Fryn’ Pan VIP Club to receive the promotion.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find a Fryn’ Pan

Tomatina

Piccadilly

  • The deal: Kids meals are $1.99 with the purchase of an adult entree.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: The deal is available all day on Thursdays and on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find a Piccadilly

Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free on Saturdays

Luby’s

Denny’s

  • The deal: Kids eat free when ordering off the kids’ menu.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: Tuesdays and Saturdays from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find a Denny’s

Marie Callender’s

  • The deal: One free lower-priced kids’ meal (beverages not included) per adult entree; dine-in only at participating locations.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: Tuesdays and Saturdays
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find a Marie Callender’s

Piccadilly

  • The deal: Kids meals are $1.99 with the purchase of an adult entree.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: The deal is available all day on Thursdays and on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find a Piccadilly

Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free on Sundays

Arriba Mexican Grill

Blue Mesa Grill

D’Amico & Sons

  • The deal: Kids under 10 eat free at Minnesota locations with the purchase of an adult meal.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: Every Sunday after 2 p.m. at Minnesota locations
  • Source: The D’Amico & Sons’ Kids Eat Free page.
  • See the menu
  • Find a D’Amico & Sons

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

Hooters

  • The deal: Kids under 10 eat free with the purchase of an adult entree; may vary by location.
  • Days and times the deal is valid: Sundays between 11 a.m. and 11 p.m.
  • Source: Customer service
  • See the menu
  • Find a Hooters