Houston 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.)

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Frugal families need a special treat every once in a while. Take advantage of a night out at one of many restaurants in Houston where kids can eat free or at a discount. These are some of the top spots in the area to grab a bite with kids in tow each day of the week. Be sure to check with the restaurant first to verify the promotion, and be mindful of age, time, and menu restrictions. If you're looking for more options beyond Houston, see our nationwide list of 50 places where kids eat free.

Skip ahead to check out the restaurants nearest you:

Happy face pancake from IHOP in Brighton, MA
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IHOP

Many locations in the Houston area.

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.

Marvino's
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MARVINO'S ITALIAN KITCHEN

24002 Northwest Fwy
Cypress, 77429
(832) 220-7200

When:Monday
Ages: 12 and under
Details: Receive one free kids' meal with purchase of an adult meal and drink at Marvino's.

Abe's Cajun Market & Cafe
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ABE'S CAJUN MARKET & CAFE

1080 Clear Lake City Blvd., Suite D
Houston, 77620
(281) 480-2237

When:Monday after 5 p.m.
Ages: 11 and under
Details: At Abe's Cajun Market & Cafe, each free kids' meal comes with an entree, one side, and a drink.

Alicia's Mexican Grille
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ALICIA'S MEXICAN GRILLE

Many locations in the Houston area.

When:Monday
Ages: Not specified
Details: Receive one free kids' meal with an adult entree and beverage purchase all day at Alicia's Mexican Grille.

Pallotta's Italian Grill
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PALLOTTA'S ITALIAN GRILL

27606 Interstate 45
Oak Ridge North, 77385
(281) 364-9555

When:Monday
Ages: 10 and under
Details: Receive one free kids' meal per adult entree purchased all day at Pallotta's. The deal includes a fountain drink or iced tea and vanilla ice cream.

Texas Roadhouse - Katy
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TEXAS ROADHOUSE

20840 Katy Fwy
Katy, 77449
(281) 829-2400

When:Monday 4-10 p.m.
Ages: 12 and under
Details: Monday is Legendary Kids' Night at this Texas Roadhouse location. Children can receive a free kids' meal with the purchase of an adult entree, and participate in games, face painting, and more.

Del Pueblo Mexican Restaurant
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DEL PUEBLO MEXICAN RESTAURANT

13235 Jones Road
Houston, 77070
(281) 970-1600

When:Monday and Tuesday after 4 p.m.
Ages: 10 and under
Details: Take advantage of kids-eat-free nights at Del Pueblo to dive into delicious Tex-Mex cuisine. One child eats free per adult entree ordered.

The Backyard Grill
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THE BACKYARD GRILL

9453 Jones Road
Houston, 77065
(281) 897-9200

When:Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday
Ages: 12 and under
Details: The Backyard Grill offers a variety of kids' specials throughout the week: On Mondays, kids' meals are only 99 cents; on Wednesdays, kids eat dinner for free with an adult entree purchase; and on Saturdays, kids eat free for breakfast with an adult entree order.

Boudreaux's Cajun Kitchen
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BOUDREAUX'S CAJUN KITCHEN

Many locations in the Houston area.

When:Tuesday
Ages: 12 and under
Details: Known for its Cajun comfort food, Boudreaux's is the place to go for jambalaya, gumbo, po' boys, and fried gator. Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult item priced at $9.55 or more.

Ikea Houston
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IKEA

7810 Katy Fwy
Houston, 77024
(888) 888-4532

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

Logan's Roadhouse
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LOGAN'S ROADHOUSE

12950 Northwest Fwy
Houston, 77040
(713) 895-7500

When:Wednesday
Ages: 10 and under
Details: At Logan's Roadhouse, kids can enjoy all-American favorites such as popcorn shrimp, corn dogs, ribs, and more. All kids' meals come with a choice of one side and drink. And don't forget about the free hot dinner rolls.

La Finca Mexican Restaurant
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LA FINCA MEXICAN RESTAURANT

6734 Westheimer Lakes
Katy, 77494
(281) 693-2303

23930 Westheimer Pkwy
Katy, 77494
(281) 693-0140

When:Wednesday after 4 p.m.
Ages: 10 and under
Details: Another Tex-Mex option in Houston, La Finca offers free kids' meals with purchase of an adult entree.
Orleans Seafood Kitchen
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ORLEANS SEAFOOD KITCHEN

20940 Katy Freeway G
Katy, 77449
(281) 646-0700

When:Wednesday
Ages: 12 and under
Details: This New Orleans-themed restaurant serves authentic food from the bayou, including fresh seafood. Receive one free kids' meal per entree purchase of $6.49 or more.

Stadia Sports Grill
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STADIA SPORTS GRILL

11200 Broadway, Suite 947
Pearland, 77584
(713) 436-3300

9595 Six Pines Dr., Suite 1110
Woodlands, 77380
(281) 298-1818

1853 Pearland Pkwy, Suite 135
Pearland, 77581
(832) 486-9611

When:Wednesday
Ages: 10 and under
Details: Enjoy a cold pint, delicious food, and maybe a game or two at Stadia Sports Grill and take advantage of the kids-eat-free special.
Luby's
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LUBY'S

Many locations in the Houston area.

When:Wednesday and Saturday 11 a.m. to close
Ages: 10 and under
Details: For cafeteria-style, home-cooked classics like roast chicken and chopped steak, head to Luby's. Children eat for free during lunch and dinner two days a week at select locations. Kids' meals include an entree, two sides, Jell-O, and a drink.

iT'Z Houston
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IT'Z HOUSTON

18355 Tomball Pkwy
Houston, 77070
(832) 678-2151

When:Thursday
Ages: 12 and under
Details: Every day at It'z, kids can enjoy bowling, arcade games, rock climbing, bumper cars, and more. On Thursdays, they can also eat free from the pizza buffet. Limit two free child buffets per one paid adult.

Rio Ranch Restaurant
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RIO RANCH RESTAURANT

9999 Westheimer Road
Houston, 77042
(713) 952-5000

When:Friday and Saturday
Ages: 12 and under
Details: Located inside the Hilton hotel, this ranch-style steakhouse is classy and family-friendly. On weekend nights, kids eat free from the children's menu (limit two kids per adult entree).

Steak 'n Shake
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STEAK 'N SHAKE

Many locations in the Houston area.

When:Saturday and Sunday
Ages: 12 and under
Details: Kids eat free all weekend at participating Steak 'N Shake locations. Get one free kids' plate for every $9 you spend (dine-in only).

Dickey's Barbecue Pit Miami
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DICKEY'S BARBECUE PIT

Many locations in the Houston area.

When:Sunday
Ages: Not specified
Details: If you're in the mood for barbecue, Dickey's is the place to be on Sundays. Kids get a free meal from the children's menu, including a drink, with the purchase of an adult meal.

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