Kids Eat Free: 24 Orlando Restaurants with Free Meal Deals for Families

The only thing better than a good meal is a free good meal! Photo by the author
The only thing better than a good meal is a free good meal! Photo by the author
1/14/24 - By Charlotte B

There are some Orlando restaurants where kids eat free, which make things easier on your wallet and sanity, providing peace of mind when food is left on the plate. Here's a roundup of Orlando restaurants where kids eat free (or get cheap kids meals) with purchase. Bon appetit!

This list is accurate as of published date, but call ahead to verify that the specials haven't changed. Find more free and budget-friendly fun in Orlando with our Guide of Free Things to Do With Kids in Orlando!


Dickey’s Barbecue Pit restaurants Where Kids Eat Free In Orlando
Kids eat free on Sundays at Moe's Southwest Grill. 

Orlando Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free – Sunday

1. Dickey's Barbecue Pit - Multiple Locations

Kids eat free with any $12 purchase on Sundays. Use code KEFOLO when redeeming this deal, in order to enjoy the most delicious barbecue dishes.

2. Moe’s Southwest Grill – Multiple Locations

With more than 10 locations around Central Florida, there’s sure to be a Moe’s nearby. On Sundays, get a free kid's meal with the purchase of an adult entrée. Kids can choose between a kid-sized burrito, kids quesadilla, or taco, accompanied by a cookie and drink. Don’t forget to add a cup of Moe’s famous queso dip!

Orlando Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free – Monday

3. Arooga's Grille House & Sports Bar - Winter Park

Each Monday, Arooga’s Grille House offers free kids meals with purchase of an adult entrée. Several options are available for kids, including sliders, quesadilla, chicken fingers, grilled cheese, pasta, pizza, and wings. Offer is available for dine-in only.

4. Bento - Multiple Locations

Bring the kids to Benton on Monday for a free kids meal with the purchase of a signature roll, bowl, or box (valued at $12.50 or more)

5. TJ’s Seafood Shack – Oviedo

Kids eat free on Mondays with purchase of adult entrée at TJ’s Seafood Shack. Kids meal options include popcorn chicken or fish sandwich, as well as universal favorites like chicken tenders, corn dog, grilled cheese, and more.

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Orlando Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free – Tuesday

6. Beef O’ Brady’s – Multiple Locations

All day Tuesdays, kids ages 12 and under eat for just $3.49. Offer is available for dine-in only. The kids menu features favorites such as mac & cheese, chicken nuggets, quesadillas, served with a side, drink, and a treat.

7. Bob Evans - Multiple Locations

On Tuesdays after 4pm, kids eat free at Bob Evans with purchase of an adult meal. There's plenty of these Orlando restaurants that serve fun kids meal options like Little Piggy Hotcakes, Tic-Tac-Toast, Turkey Lurkey, and more.

8. Cariera's Fresh Italian – Winter Garden

Every Tuesday from 4-9pm is kids night at Cariera’s Italian restaurant. Kids meals are just $5 and a balloon artist makes fun creations for the kiddos. The kids menu includes Italian specialties such as chicken parmesean, cheese ravioli, pasta, and of course, pizza.

9. Gator’s Dockside – Multiple Locations

Tuesday is Family Night at participating Gator’s Dockside locations. Kids eat free with a paying adult, on Tuesdays from 5:30-8:30pm. Participating Central Florida locations include Baldwin Park, Clermont, Eustis, Hunt Club, Hunter’s Creek, Lake Mary, SODO, St. Cloud, Waterford Lakes, Windermere, and Winter Springs.

10. Graffiti Junktion – Orlando & Lake Eola

Kids under 10 eat free every Tuesday from 5-8pm at Graffiti Junktion. Kids can choose from a hamburger, chicken tenders, grilled cheese, or hot dog, served with fries, tater tots, or applesauce.

11. Main Event - Orlando

Spend a family fun day at Main Event, which features an arcade, bowling, laser tag, and more. On Tuesdays, kids 12 and under eat free with purchase of menu item of $8.99 or more. Kids meals include chicken dippers, sliders, and pizza.

12. Miller’s Ale House – Multiple Locations

Kids eat free on Tuesdays at Miller’s Ale House locations around Central Florida. Get one free kid's meal with the purchase of $10 or more (excluding alcohol). Limit of two kid’s meals per table.

13. Ruby Tuesday – Multiple Locations

Kids (12 and under) eat free after 5pm with the purchase of an adult entree every Tuesday!

Chevy's Fresh Mex. restaurants Where Kids Eat Free In Orlando
Kids ages 12 and under get great meal deals at Chevys Fresh Mex. 

Orlando Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free – Wednesday

14. Chevys Fresh Mex – Millenia

Kids ages 12 and under eat for just $1 every Wednesday, all day long at Chevys Fresh Mex. One discounted kids meal per each adult entrée purchased. Kids menu includes options such as tacos, corn dogs, quesadilla, pizza, and more.

15. Duffy’s Sports Grill – Altamonte, Lake Mary, Waterford Lakes

Kids eat free every Wednesday at Duffy’s Sports Grill. Kids can choose from mac & cheese, grilled cheese, hamburger, hot dog, pasta, or chicken tenders.

16. IKEA – Orlando

Sign up for a free IKEA Family card and get two free kid's entrees when you buy one adult entree every Wednesday. Kids entrees include meatballs, chicken tenders, and mac & cheese.

17. NYPD Pizza – Multiple Locations

Wednesday is Kids Night at NYPD Pizza locations! Kids 12 and under eat free and can make their own pizza. One child eats free per adult purchase of $10 or more.

18. Winter Garden Pizza Company —Winter Garden

Kids eat free with the purchase of adult entree on Wednesday nights from 5-8pm at Winter Garden Pizza Company. 

Orlando Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free – Thursday

19. Hurricane Grill & Wings – Longwood

Enjoy Family Fun Night at Hurricane Grill & Wings in Longwood, Florida every Thursday. From 6-8pm, kids eat free with adult purchase AND enjoy a tableside magic show!

Chili’s restaurants Where Kids Eat Free In Orlando
Raise your hand for My Chili's Rewards members who can receive free kids meal rewards!

Orlando Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free – More Deals

20. Chili’s – Multiple Locations

Become a My Chili’s Rewards member to receive free kids meal rewards. These meals are for ages 12 and under with the purchase of regular entrée. Kids can choose from the Pepper Pals menu, which includes pizza, burger bites, grilled cheese, and more, paired with a side and drink.

21. Brother Jimmy's – Orlando

Kids eat free every day with the purchase of any adult entree at Icon Park's Brother Jimmy's tasty spot.

22. Denny’s – Multiple Locations

Sign up for Denny’s rewards and kids can eat free with the purchase of adult entrée of $6 or more. Days vary by location. Rewards members also get birthday gifts and other deals throughout the year.

23. Firehouse Subs – Multiple Locations

Sign your kids up online to receive a free meal on their birthdays. Offer is valid on child’s birthday or within six days following. Kids choose from a free kids combo (with purchase of a sub sandwich, chips, and drink) or a free medium sub (with purchase of a sub, chips, and drink).

24. Woody's Bar-B-Q - Multiple Locations

Many Woody's locations host Kids Eat Free Nights! Children under 12 can order from the kids menu to receive their free meal with the purchase of an adult entree. Just check on individual locations. 

Unless noted, photos courtesy of the restaurants

Places featured in this article:

Dickey's Barbecue Pit Orlando - Lake Nona

Dickey's Barbecue Pit Orlando

Dickey's Barbecue Pit Ocoee

Moe's Southwest Grill - I-Drive

Moe's Southwest Grill - Narcossee

Moe's Southwest Grill - Conroy

Moe's Southwest Grill - Waterford Lakes

Moe's Southwest Grill - Lee Vista

Moe's Southwest Grill - Altamonte Springs

Fuddruckers - East Colonial

Beef O' Brady's - Oviedo

Beef O' Brady's - Apopka

Beef O' Brady's - St. Cloud

Gator's Dockside - Baldwin Park

Gator's Dockside - Hunt Club

Gator's Dockside - Hunter's Creek

Gator's Dockside - Lake Mary

Gator's Dockside - SODO

Graffiti Junktion - Thornton Park

Graffiti Junktion - Lake Nona

Graffiti Junktion - College Park

Graffiti Junktion - Curry Ford

Miller's Ale House - Altamonte Springs

Miller's Ale House - Hunter's Creek

Miller's Ale House - Lake Buena Vista

Chevys Fresh Mex Orlando

Duffy's Sports Grill - Waterford Lakes

Duffy's Sports Grill - Altamonte

NYPD Pizza Winter Garden