Long Island Restaurants Where Kids Can Eat Free
Who says nothing is for free anymore? Not these kid-friendly Long Island restaurants, where kids can eat FREE and you can relax. It's ideal for families with picky—or not-so-picky—eaters who want to enjoy a nice meal without the aggravation of paying for food that goes untouched.
From pizza to pasta, fast food to waitress service, and pub fare to ethnic dishes, check out these locations in Nassau and Suffolk counties the next time your family is looking for a stress-free dinner. Promotions change, so be sure to check first before you go.
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Restaurants on Long Island Where Kids Can Eat Free
1. Dickey’s Barbeque Pit — Lawrence
305 Rockaway Turnpike
Kids 12 and younger eat free with the purchase of a $10 adult entree on Sundays. Dickey's offers mac and cheese, chicken nuggets, and tacos. This promotion is available for delivery and carry-out.
Kids can dive in to free dinner specials at Hurricane Grill & WIngs across Long Island.
2. Hurricane Grill & Wings — Lindenhurst, Manorville, Port Jefferson Station
The Florida-based chain boasts more than 30 sauces and rubs for its famous wings. In Lindenhurst, kids 12 and younger eat free on Saturdays with the purchase of an adult meal. In Port Jefferson Station, kids eat free on Sundays; and in Manorville, kids eat free on Mondays and Tuesdays.
3. J&R's Steak House — Islip
116 Main Street
Kids 10 years and younger eat free Sunday through Thursday. Menu options include burgers, chicken fingers, ribs, hot dogs, grilled cheese, and chicken.
4. Miller’s Ale House — Commack, Deer Park, Lake Grove, Levittown
Kids eat free all day on Tuesdays with the purchase of an adult entree. Kids can choose from spaghetti and meatballs, fried shrimp, mini burgers, hot dogs, cheese quesadillas, and more.
5. Moe’s Southwest Grill — Throughout Long Island
On Sundays, kids 12 and younger can enjoy a free kids' meal with the purchase of an adult meal from 5 to 9 pm in the dining room. Tacos, burritos, and quesadillas are on the menu. Available at most Moe’s locations in Nassau and Suffolk counties.
6. Zim Zari California Coastal Grill — Massapequa
4964 Merrick Road
Children 12 and younger eat free on Sundays with the purchase of an adult entree at this Baja-style surf shack that features a menu with a Mexican flare.
Photos courtesy of the restaurant
A version of this article was originally posted in 2017. It was updated by Kristen Markel in January 2022.