Kids love eating out and it’s a nice break for parents and caregivers to have someone else take on the meal (and clean-up) for the night. However, taking the family out to eat is usually one of the very first things families end having to cut out of the budget to save money. Turns out, a family dinner can still be enjoyed provided it doesn’t happen every night and if families work to maximize savings in other areas.
Many restaurants offer days where kids’ meals are free with paid adult customers. If you want to take the family out for dinner, find a restaurant that offers a kid-friendly deal and go when the food is free for the little ones. Be sure to check with your local restaurant to be sure they participate in the deal.
Click through for the 7 restaurants where kids eat free…
7 Restaurants That Your Kid Gets to Eat at For Free 1 of 8
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Applebee’s 2 of 8
At Applebee's, the one child can eat free on Mondays with a paying adult. Additional kids without an adult counterpart will cost $1extra each. Kid-friendly menu choices are available including cheeseburgers, chicken fingers, or mac and cheese meals.
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Chic-fil-A 3 of 8
A free kids' meal is available on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7:30pm with each paid adult meal.
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Dennys 4 of 8
Kid meal deals vary by locations but many have at least one day a week where kids 10 and under can eat for free. Two free kids' dinners are offered with each paying adult diner.
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Golden Corral 5 of 8
Golden Corral restaurants offer Monday night kid meal deals. For every adult meal purchased, two kids' meals are allowed. Kids must be 10 and under and those under the age of 3 can eat free every day of the week.
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IHOP 6 of 8
Many IHOP restaurants offer free kid meals for those 12 an under with each paying adult. This deal is good every day but only between the hours of 4pm and 8pm.
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Red Robin 7 of 8
Kids can eat free every Tuesday night with one free kid meal for every adult entree.
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T.G.I. Fridays 8 of 8
On Mondays and Tuesdays, kids can eat for free if they are 3 years old and younger.
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