25 Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free in the Philadelphia Area

Enjoy the good stuff - for free! - at these area spots.
Enjoy the good stuff - for free! - at these area spots.
1/5/24 - By Maureen Rayburn

Not only does the Philly area have loads of options for fun family adventures, it's also a haven for food freebies and discounts for kids. Whether you're visiting the city or the suburbs, you will find chain restaurants and local spots that offer a break on the bill for kiddos. Want to plan an itinerary for the day or weekend? Check out our events calendar or head to a nearby museum, choose a restaurant near your activity, and you're on your way! Don't forget to confirm these deals with the restaurants before you head out.

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Restaurants Where Philly Kids Can Eat Free on Monday

Arirang Hibachi Steakhouse—Langhorne

Hibachi dinners, sushi, and traditional Japanese foods are the specialty at Arirang Hibachi Steakhouse, which offers free meals for kids 10 and under on Mondays and Tuesdays, with the purchase of an adult entree. Dine in only, not available on holidays.

Buena Onda Baja Taqueria—​Radnor, Philadelphia

Taco bowls, burritos and other Mexican favorites like the classic taco can be found at Buena Onda. Kids under 12 eat free on Monday with an adult purchase of $10 or more.

Pudge's Steaks and Hoagies—Blue Bell

On Mondays, kids 10 and under receive a free kids meal with the purchase of one adult meal. Choose from such popular kid fare as chicken fingers, hot dogs, grilled cheese, or spaghetti and meatballs.

Restaurants Where Philly Kids Can Eat Free on Tuesday

Miller's Ale House—Springfield, Langhorne, Philadelphia, and Willow Grove
​For a tavern atmosphere with a family-friendly focus, check out Miller's Ale House. With every adult meal of $10 or more, kids get a free meal on Tuesdays. Dine-in only; limit two per table.

The Continental Tavern—​Yardley
​Located in the historic district of Yardley, The Continental Tavern offers kids under 10 a free meal every Tuesday with the purchase of an adult entree. Dine in only.

Restaurants Where Philly Kids Can Eat Free on Wednesday

Barnaby's of America—West Chester, Aston, and Havertown
​With four locations throughout Delaware County, Barnaby's makes it easy for kids to score a freebie in the middle of the week. At all three locations, kids under eat free on Wednesdays after 3pm. One kids' meal per adult entree.

The Great American Pub—Conshohocken, Wayne, and Phoenixville

With a variety of traditional pub foods, like burgers and fish and chips, alongside a wide variety of Italian food, sandwiches, and other kid-friendly items, the Great American Pub should appeal to the whole family. Kids eat free on Wednesday night, with two free kids meals per paying adult.

Henning's Market—Harleysville

Wednesdays are Family Night at The Henning's Fresh Market Buffet. Kids age 4 to 10 eat free, up to two kids per paying adult. Offerings include meatloaf, macaroni and cheese, pizza, chicken tenders, and a whole lot more.

IKEA—​South Philadelphia and Conshohocken
Kids eat free on Tuesdays at IKEA. Get two kids' entrees free with the purchase of an adult entree. A perfect excuse to get some shopping done!

Restaurants Where Philly Kids Can Eat Free on Saturday

Pop Shop—​Collingswood
Go for an all-around win at the Pop Shop, where kids can not only get a free breakfast, they also get to wear their PJs! 

Restaurants Where Philly Kids Can Eat Free on Sunday

J.B. Dawson's—Langhorne

Kids eat free at J.B. Dawson's on Sundays, one child's meal per adult entree purchased. 

Restaurants Where Philly Kids Can Eat Free All Week

Termini Bros—​Philadelphia, PA 
This South Philly classic has been crafting Italian desserts for three generations. As if that weren't sweet enough, every day of the week Kids under 12 get a free cupcake with qualifying purchase, available at their flagship location only.

Bruster's Ice Cream—​Various locations throughout the area
Okay, so this isn't really a free meal offer. But let's face it, free ice cream might be even better. Bruster's offers kids under 40" a free baby cone. Every. Single. Day.


IHOP is known for its delicious breakfasts, but take the kids between 4 p.m. and 10 p.m., and they'll get a free meal with the purchase of an adult meal. Photo courtesy of IHOP

National Restaurant Chains that Offer Free Meals for Kids

If none of the above strike your fancy, check out the plethora of restaurant chains in the area. Many of them offer free kids' meals throughout the week, and some of them provide a "Kids' Club," where parents can sign up for discounts and special offers.

Applebee's

TGI Friday's

Denny's

IHOP​ 

Perkins

Ruby Tuesday's

Outback Steakhouse

Friendly's

Chick-fil-A

Moe's Southwest Grill

Red Robin

Uno Chicago Grill

Updated December 2023 by Alyce Wilson.

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