“Kids Eat Free Guide” For Area Restaurants

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No one wants to sit at home every night, and we all love to come home to a clean kitchen!  Here is a list of places in town that make eating out easier AND more affordable.  All restaurants were called for verification, but policies do change. Note that specials and age requirements vary per restaurant. When in doubt, phone first!  Contact Us if you find more deals or changes to current policies. Enjoy!

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Mondays:

  • Fox Run Restaurant and Lounge. Free kids meal (from the kids menu) with purchase of each adult meal. Offer good for Kids 12 and under and can not be combined with any other offer or discounts. Good all day on Monday’s 1130 Legacy Pointe Drive (north of Scheels in the strip mall) 217-679-7249
  • Godfather’s Pizza. Mondays 5:00 – 8 p.m. Kids 10 and under eat free from the buffet; drink included. One free child per paying adult. Valid at Springfield, Chatham, Decatur and Mt. Zion locations
  • IHOP. Kids eat free Mondays and Tuesdays from 4:00 – 10:00 p.m. with adult purchase. Two locations: 2600 Sunrise Drive, Springfield. 217-789-4467. Also 4001 Wabash Avenue, Springfield. 217-698-4467.
  • Mario’s Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria on Clear Lake Avenue and their location at Piper Glen. Kids eat free with an adult paying entree. 3073 East Clear Lake Ave, Springfield. 217-523-2211 and 2841 Mansion Rd Springfield, IL 217-483-6888
  • McAlister’s Deli Kids eat free from 5:00-8:00pm at both locations: 3130 S. Dirksen Parkway 217-210-0780 and  2917 West Iles (near Toys R Us)  217-210-0695.
  • O’Charley’s One child meal per adult meal free all day, everyday. For Kids 10 and Under.  4241 Conestoga Drive, Springfield 217-787-2809

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Tuesdays:

  • Bob Evans. (Conestoga Ave) One free meal per adult entree.  Activities are from 5:30-7, however kids eat free all night long ages 12 and under.  Enjoy various games, characters, and activities.
  • Chili’s. All Day Kids under 12 ordering from the kids menu with the purchase of an adult entree eat free on Tuesdays.  Dine in only.  Never pay for chips and salsa if you check in on Foursquare!  2891 S Veterans, Springfield. 217-546-8505.
  • Denny’s. Tuesdays & Saturdays 4:00 -10 p.m.  Kids 12 & under eat free with adult purchase. 2905 Stevenson Dr. 529-6842; 2599 W. Wabash, Springfield. 217-698-1049
  • IHOP. Kids eat free Mondays and Tuesdays from 4:00 – 10:00 p.m. with adult purchase. Two locations: 2600 Sunrise Drive, Springfield. 217-789-4467. Also 4001 Wabash Avenue, Springfield. 217-698-4467.
  • Pizza Ranch at 1001 Lejune Dr, Springfield. One child per paying adult eats free Tuesday evenings.
  • Pizza Hut on 6th St Kids enjoy free buffet with paying adult.
  • Texas Roadhouse. Tuesday is Kids Night for Activities including a Free Ice Cream Sundae Bar, Face Paint, Contests such as peanut stomps, mashed potato or applesauce eating contests and appearances by Andy Amaradillo.  Springfield location 217-698-5700.
  • O’Charley’s One child meal per adult meal free all day, everyday. For Kids 10 and Under.  4241 Conestoga Drive, Springfield 217-787-2809

Wednesdays:

  • Dublin Pub: All day. Kids meal free with with paying adult entree.  1975 West Wabash, Springfield. Phone: 217-793-6871.
  • The Barrel Head: Kids Eat free on Wednesdays with adult meal purchase. 1577 Wabash Ave, Jerome. 217-787-2102
  • The Brickhouse: Kids eat free on Wednesday with adult entree purchase.10 and under. 3136 W. Iles, Springfield. Phone: 217-546-BRIK.
  • O’Charley’s One child meal per adult meal free all day, everyday. For Kids 10 and Under.  4241 Conestoga Drive, Springfield 217-787-2809

Thursdays:

  • Market Grille at HyVee on MacArthur: Kids eat free at the dine in restaurant on Thursday evenings. For every adult entree purchase in the Market Grille a child ages 6-12 eat free.  The kids ages 5 and under will be free. Knee-high buffet just for kids with all of your kids favorites so they can serve themselves!  There is also a craft activity.   2115 S MacArthur Blvd, Springfield 217-726-1011.
  • O’Charley’s One child meal per adult meal free all day, everyday. For Kids 10 and Under.  4241 Conestoga Drive, Springfield 217-787-2809

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Saturdays:

  • Denny’s. Tuesdays & Saturdays 4:00 -10 p.m.  Kids 12 & under eat free with adult purchase. 2905 Stevenson Dr. 529-6842; 2599 W. Wabash, Springfield. 217-698-1049 
  • O’Charley’s One child meal per adult meal free all day, everyday. For Kids 10 and Under.  4241 Conestoga Drive, Springfield 217-787-2809
  • Qdoba Mexican Grill Kids kids eat free all day on the weekends with the purchase of an adult entree and a drink. 2320 Wabash Ave., Springfield. 217-698-7111 qdoba.com
  • Steak n’ Shake. Kids Eat for Free with the purchase of an adult meal over $9 on the weekends.  All Springfield locations.  217-787-0392

Sundays:

  • Casa Real 3100 W White Oaks Drive (off of Wabash/Rt 4) Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult meal. 
  • Engrained Brewing Company. All children 12 and under eat free  with an accompanying adult meal purchase, from 4pm-close (9pm), excluding kid’s salmon. engrainedbrewing.com
  • Hickory River Smokehouse  Sunday All Day is Family Day. One Kids Meal Free with purchase of a dinner plate and drink.  Dine in only. 2343 N. Dirksen Parkway 217-528-2271
  • O’Charley’s One child meal per adult meal free all day, everyday. For Kids 10 and Under.  4241 Conestoga Drive, Springfield 217-787-2809
  • Qdoba Mexican Grill Kids kids eat free all day on the weekends with the purchase of an adult entree and a drink. 2320 Wabash Ave., Springfield. 217-698-7111 qdoba.com
  • Steak n’ Shake. Kids Eat for Free with the purchase of an adult meal over $9 on the weekends.  All Springfield locations.  217-787-0392
  • Xochimilco.  Kids eat free on Sundays.  Two Area Locations. xochimilcorestaurant.com/

If you have discovered a “Kids Eat Free” or super-savings deal at an area restaurant, please email us so we can add to our list.

 

 

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