Baltimore Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free


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(Some restaurants offer free meals on more than one day. Check the restaurant's details to see which other days of the week kids eat free.)

Little girl eating an ice cream cone outside
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Dinner with kids can be struggle, whether it's having the time to prepare a healthy meal at home or getting them to actually eat anything. Many restaurants in the Baltimore area offer a break, allowing kids to eat free or cheaply on certain days or all week long. Check out our list of the top spots to grab a bite in Baltimore with kids in tow. Be sure to check with the restaurant first to verify the promotion, and also be mindful of age, time, and menu restrictions. If you're looking for options beyond the Baltimore area, see our nationwide list of 50 places where kids eat free.

Carson's Creekside
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1110 Beech Dr.
Middle River, 21220

(410) 238-0080

When:Every day
Ages: 5 and under
Details: Kids 5 and under always eat free at Carson's Creekside with a paying adult. They can choose anything from the kids' menu, and meals include a beverage.

Fogo De Chão
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600 E. Pratt St.

(410) 528-9292

When:Every day
Ages: 6 and under (7-12 half price)
Details: Children 6 and under can enjoy the full churrasco (all-you-can-eat meat and salad bar) for free every day, while children ages 7 to 12 are half price.

Little boy eating pancakes at IHOP
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7925 Belair Road
Nottingham, 21236

(410) 661-3183

6820 Loch Raven Blvd.
Towson, 21286
(410) 769-8400

When:Every day 4-8 p.m.
Ages: 12 and under
Details: Children can choose from a variety of kids' menu items including pancakes, grilled cheese, and more. The meal is free with purchase of an adult entree.

Ice cream from Friendly's
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Many locations in the Baltimore area.

When:Monday to Wednesday 4 p.m. to close
Ages: Not specified
Details: All kids' meals are half price with the purchase of any adult entree at participating Friendly's locations in the Baltimore area. Each kids' meal comes with an entree, beverage, and ice cream. That's sure to make the kids happy.

Silver Spring Mining Co.
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Many locations in the Baltimore area.

When:Monday to Wednesday
Ages: 12 and under
Details: At all Silver Spring Mining Co. locations, kids eat for half price on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Kids' menu options include baby back ribs, chicken tenders, cheese pizza, and more. All meals come with a drink and choice of side.

Basta Pasta
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9629 Belair Road
Nottingham, 21236

(410) 513-7971

Ages: Not specified
Details: Take the family out for pasta, pizza, and seafood at Basta Pasta. While kids eat free, parents can simultaneously take advantage of half off wines all night on Mondays.

Lotsa Stone Fired Pizza
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319 York Road
Towson, 21204

(410) 705-4400

Ages: 12 and under
Details: Every Monday, you can get one free kids' meal with purchase of an adult entree valued at $5.29 or more at Lotsa. Like most kids-eat-free deals, this promotion is offered in-store only, so treat the kids to a pizza night out.

Ikea in Baltimore
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8352 Honeygo Blvd.
Nottingham, 21236
(888) 888-4532

Ages: 12 and under
Details: Get two free kids' meals at Ikea with purchase of one adult entree. Go with the classic Swedish meatballs with mashed potatoes and vegetables for a true Ikea experience.

Margherita pizza from Verde
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641 S. Montford Ave.
(410) 522-1000

Ages: 10 and under
Details: What's better than pizza? Free pizza. On Wednesdays, kids 10 and under can get a free Margherita pizza at Verde.

Charles Village Pub Towson
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19 W. Pennsylvania Ave.
(410) 821-8155

When:Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Ages: Not specified
Details: It's hard to find a spot with a kids-eat-free deal on the weekends, but at Charles Village Pub, kids eat free during the day with a paying adult. (A noteworthy special for adults: brunch with bottomless Bloody Marys, mimosas, and select draft beer from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

The Still
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2323 York Rd.
(410) 560-7900

When:Sunday 4-10 p.m.
Ages: 12 and under
Details: The purchase of one adult entree earns one free kids' meal at The Still. Kids can choose from grilled cheese, mini shepherd's pie, cheeseburgers, and more. Each meal comes with a side and a drink. participates in affiliate marketing programs, which means we may earn a commission if you choose to purchase a product through a link on our site. This helps support our work and does not influence editorial content.