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Restaurants where Kids Eat Free or Cheap

Our list of local Restaurants where Kids can eat Free

We love eating out but with a growing family and busy schedules, you could blow your budget quickly.

The great news is that we have a list of local restaurants that offer Kids Eat Free specials on Kids Meals. 

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If you need to know where Kids Eat FREE in Dallas, Plano, Frisco, and surrounding areas we know where to go if you’re looking to save while eating out in DFW. 

We’ve researched restaurants in the DFW area and around Plano that offer a Kids Eat free or a ‘Kids eat cheap’ deal too and Kid Friendly Restaurants to choose from.

Don’t forget to check out these great Local Breakfast and Brunch Places and the Best Restaurants with Patios.

After the end of every great Kids’ meal, you can head to one of 50 Great Ice Cream Shops and Fro-yo places nearby!

More: Plano Restaurants: The Ultimate Guide for Local Families 

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Where do Kids eat Free?


Kids eat free and at discounted prices at so many restaurants in Dallas, Plano, Frisco and the surrounding areas.

Check out our list below and email us if we are missing a favorite Kids eat Free deal.

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Usually, these Kids eat Free deals are for dine-in only and for kids under 12 with the purchase of an adult’s entree. However, some restaurants are now including curbside, delivery or pick up options too.

*As with everything, please call ahead to verify that information is still correct. Please verify these details with the restaurant before you go. They are subject to change at any time*

Plano Moms is not responsible for any unexpected costs or misinformation. Have fun and yum yum!!


Sunday

Blue Mesa Southwest Grill – their locally-famed brunch is free for Kids aged 5 and under, on Saturdays and Sundays, along with the purchase of an adult’s $24 all-you-can-eat buffet (including Mimosa’s!). Kids aged 6-11 can eat for $7.

Address: 8200 Dallas Pkwy, Plano TX

Modern Market Aiming for a healthy, fresh, and seasonal meal? From 5 pm – 9 pm, kids under 12 eat free (and get a drink too!) with the purchase of an adult entree from the menu.

Addresses: In Richardson, Plano

Dickey’s BBQ Pit – looking for BBQ? For ages 12 and under with the purchase of an adult entree, dine-in only. Only one kid per adult.

Addresses in Plano:

4032 Preston Road

1441 Coit Road, Ste A

J Theodore Restaurant and Bar If you’re looking for a french dining experience in Frisco. Children eat free from 2 pm to 8pm when you order an adult entree.

Address: 6959 Lebanon Rd, Ste 110, Frisco 75034

Freebirds World Burrito – a true Tex-Mex favorite with various locations around DFW. All-day, kids eat free (aged 12 and under) with the purchase of an adult entree: offer valid for 1 kid per adult. The kid’s menu includes burritos (obviously!) or a quesadilla and includes chips and a drink.

Address: 8240 Preston Rd Ste. 115, Plano, TX 75024


Monday

Cowboy Chicken Specializing in rotisserie at various locations, including curbside, delivery or pick up. You can get one free kid’s meal with the purchase of an adult entree for kids ages 10 and under, after 4pm.

Address: 4984 Main St, Frisco, TX 75033

Modern Market Aiming for a healthy, fresh and seasonal meal? From 5pm – 9pm, kids under 12 eat free (and get a drink too!) with the purchase of an adult entree from the menu. Dine-in only.

Addresses: In Richardson, Plano

Roman Cucina is another great Italian option, in Allen. Kids aged 12 and under, eat free with the purchase of a regular entree after 5 pm. Dine-in only.

Address: 201 E. Bethany Drive, Ste.1, Allen, Texas 75002

The String Bean – enjoy some good ‘ole American hometown food options. After 5 pm, kids eat free with the purchase of an adult entree. Ages 12 and younger. Dine-in only. All other days, kids’ meals cost $5, including drink.

Address: 1310 W Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080

Papa Lopez – the traditional Mexican cantina offers kids eat free options for dine-in customers only, a limit of 3 with the purchase of an adult entree.

Addresses: 6377 Custer Rd, Frisco TX 75035 

969 Sam Rayburn Tollway STE 120, Allen, TX 75013


Tuesday

Applebee’s Kids ages 12 and younger eat for $1.99 on Tuesdays with the purchase of an adult entrée. Offer limited to 2 kids per adult. Dine-in only. Kids’ meals start at $5.99 on other days, including a drink. 

Blue Mesa Kids aged 12 and under can eat for free from the kid’s menu (a $6.95 value) when an adult purchases an entrée.

Address: 8200 Dallas Pkwy, Plano, TX 75024

Genghis Grill The local Genghis Grill locations offer free kid’s meals with the purchase of an adult bowl entree, with a free drink too.

Address: In the Centre at Preston Ridge, Frisco TX

921 N Central Expy, Plano TX

Luna Grill offers great Mediterranean options and a free kids’ meal with a purchase of an adult entree after 4 pm, for ages 10 and under.

Address: 1419 E Renner Rd Suite 510, Richardson, TX 75082

Mama’s Daughter Diner 50’s themed Diner offering southern home cooking. Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult entree.

Address: 6509 W. Park Blvd, Plano TX 

Papa Lopez the traditional Mexican cantina offers kids eat-free options for dine-in customers only, a limit of 3 with the purchase of an adult entree.

Addresses: 6377 Custer Rd, Frisco TX 75035 

969 Sam Rayburn Tollway STE 120, Allen, TX 75013

Plucker’s great American fare and boneless wings in various locations. Kids eat free (aged 10 and younger) on Tuesdays up to 2 free kids meals per adult entree purchased, drink not included.

Address: various locations around DFW

Texadelphia Free kids meal with a purchase of an adult entree, all day for dine-in only. 

Address: 746 S Central Expy #100, Richardson, TX 75080


Wednesday

Cotton Patch Cafe is a favorite of ours. Kids 12 and under eat free per adult entrée (minimum $10). The Kids meal includes two sides, a drink and a cookie. Dine-in only. 

Address: In the Centre at Preston Ridge, Frisco TX

Le Peep Breakfast and Brunch in Plano. Receive up to 2 free kids meals per one adult entree for dine-in only. Ages 12 and younger.

Address: 3501 Midway Rd #120, Plano, TX 75093

Luby’s American Buffet. Kids eat free (10 and under) only after 4pm, with an adult meal purchased. One kid per adult.

Address: 5040 W Park Blvd, Plano TX

Thursday

Jason’s Deli free kids’ meal with the purchase of an adult meal from 5-10pm, for ages 12 and younger. Check your nearest location to confirm they are offering it.

Multiple locations in and around Plano.

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Saturday

Blue Mesa Southwest Grill – their locally-famed brunch is free for Kids on Saturdays and Sundays.

Address: 8200 Dallas Pkwy, Plano TX

Luby’s American Buffet. Kids eat free (10 and under) only after 4 pm, with an adult meal purchased.

Address: 5040 W Park Blvd, Plano TX


Multi-days

Cafe Brazil – not just famous for its coffee for the parents, but it’s ideal for Breakfast or Brunch. Sunday-Thursday, 5-10 pm. Kids 12 and under eat free with the purchase of an adult entree.

Address: 2071 N Central Expy, Richardson TX

Cici’s Pizza -Kids eat free with this all-you-can-eat pizza buffet. Contact the nearest location to you to check the days.

Chili’s – with multiple locations around Plano and surrounding cities. My Chili’s Rewards members get a free meal for kids 12 and under with the purchase of any regular entrée.

Chuys Tex-Mex restaurants around DFW. Monday-Friday, 4-7 pm. Combine nachos, free tacos, and a happy hour with a large Margarita menu. There is no better combo! 

The national chain, Denny’s, offers up to two free kid’s entrées from the kid’s menu per one adult entrée purchase of $6.00 or more with one free entree per kid. Offer valid for dine-in only. Restrictions may apply.

Address: various locations

McAlisters offers 99-cent kids meals every day for dine-in only. Includes a meal, a side, and a cookie

Check the location details before your visit as not all locations participate.


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Kids Eat Cheap Options Around Collin County

Head to the Boardwalk at Granite Park for these great choices.

Chip’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers offers a Kids menu for $5.99, including your choice of fruit or fries and a fountain drink with burgers.

The Biscuit Bar offers a Kids Menu for $4.50, served with tots or applesauce, milk or fountain drink, and a scoop of rainbow sherbet

Edith’s French Bistro: Both Plano locations offer a taste of France in its Kids Menu starting at $5 with an adult meal purchase.

The Union Bear offers a Little Bear’s Menu for kids for $7.99, including a choice of veggies, french fries, or fruit and drink.

Fork & Fire offers a Kids Menu starting at $8.


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George

Saturday 1st of April 2023

Mcalisters offers 99 cent kids meals everyday for dine in only. Includes meal, side, and cookie

AK

Tuesday 14th of September 2021

Jcs in McKinney no longer does kids eat free (just called today Sept 14, 2021)

Samantha Fennessey

Wednesday 26th of June 2019

Papa Lopez in Allen and Frisco offer kids eat free both Mondays and Tuesdays with adult meal purchase

Dana

Wednesday 19th of June 2019

Freebirds has free meals for kids on Sundays as well!

Peleg

Monday 8th of May 2017

Awesome! Thanks for sharing these great places that are providing free meals for kids.