Tasty Orlando Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free

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

Dining out with kids can be challenging —whether they are picky eaters or just pick at the food, it’s a gamble whether they eat at all. However, there are some Orlando restaurants that make things easier on your wallet, providing a little peace of mind when food is left on the plate. Here's a roundup of Orlando restaurants offering free kids meals (or 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 Orlando Free Things to Do With Kids Guide!

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

Orlando Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free –Sunday

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit – Ocoee & Orlando

Get your barbecue fix! Kids 12 and under eat for free every Sunday at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit. Get one free kids meal per check, with a minimum purchase of $10. Kids meal options include choice of meat or sliders, side, drink, and a roll. For a limited time, this deal is available for delivery and carryout as well, using code KEFOLO at online checkout.

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

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.

Fuddruckers – Apopka & Orlando

Not technically free, Fuddruckers offers $1.99 kids meals every Monday from 4pm to close. This deal is offered with purchase of adult meal. Kids have a choice of hamburger, hot dog, or chicken tenders, served with fries or applesauce, drink, and a cookie.

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

Beef O’ Brady’s – Multiple Locations

All day Tuesdays, kids ages 12 and under eat for just $2.99. 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.

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.

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.

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.

Graffiti Junktion – Multiple Locations

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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

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.

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.

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).

Homers and Hoagies – Winter Springs

Kids eat free every Monday through Thursday. This sports cafe is located at Sports Heaven Orlando, which features batting cages, basketball courts, practice turf fields, and more. Offer includes one free Little League meal with purchase of an adult meal. Options include chicken tenders, grilled cheese, PB&J, or deli sandwich, plus chips, Cracker Jack popcorn, and a prize.

IKEA – Orlando

Sign up for a free IKEA Family card and kids ages 12 and under eat free with purchase of adult entrée on select dates. Kids entrees include meatballs, chicken tenders, and mac & cheese.

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
Gator Week at Wild Florida
Wild Florida - 9:00 AM Pick
Ecology in Action Day
Lake Lorna Doone Park - 10:00 AM Pick
Story Time at Wycliffe Discovery Center
Wycliffe Discovery Center - 11:00 AM Pick
Family Sunset at the Zoo
Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens - 5:00 PM Pick
SeaWorld Electric Ocean
Seaworld Orlando - various times Pick
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