Sacramento Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free


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

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If you've been paying for your kids' meals, you're doing it wrong. The Sacramento area has a wide variety of restaurants where kids can eat free depending on the day of the week. Take the pressure off your busy schedule (and your wallet) and treat yourself to dinner out with the family. 

Check out our list of the top spots to grab a bite to eat in Sacramento with kids in tow for each day of the week. Be sure to check with your local restaurant first to verify the promotion, and also be mindful of age, time, and menu restrictions. If you're looking for more options beyond the Sacramento area, see our complete list of 50 places where kids eat free.

Skip ahead to check out the restaurants nearest you:

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Many locations in Sacramento area.
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Availability:Every day
Ages: 10 & under
Details: Kids eat free at Denny's with the purchase of an adult entree and beverage. One coupon, per table, per visit. Limit two free kids' entrees from the kids menu per one adult entree and beverage. 

Texas West BBQ interior
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1600 Fulton Ave.
Sacramento, 95825
(916) 483-7427

Availability:Every day
Ages: 10 & under
Details: All day, every day, kids eat for only $1.99 at Texas West BBQ. Choose from a classic burger, barbecue ribs, mac 'n' cheese, and more. 

Kids' menu meat plate
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Many locations in Sacramento area.
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Ages: 12 & under
Details: Every Sunday at Dickey's, kids get one free meal with $10+ purchase per adult. They can choose the barbecue meat plate with a side, roll, and drink, the slider plate, chicken nuggets, or Texas Toast grilled cheese. 

Fish and chips
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2425 24th St. Suite B
Sacramento, 95818
(916) 451-4677

Availability:Sunday & Monday
Ages: 12 & under
Details: Kids eat for just $1 on Sundays and Mondays at Hoppy Brewing Company. Discount is valid on two kids' meals for every one adult entree. 

Kids' menu cheese pizza
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Many locations in Sacramento area.
See website for your closest listing.

Availability:Sunday & Monday after 4 p.m.
Ages: 10 & under
Details: Dine in on Sundays and Mondays at Strings Italian Cafe, and kids eat free with each adult entree purchased. 

Sandwich and fries from 33rd Street Bistro
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3301 Folsom Blvd.
Sacramento, 95816

(916) 455-2233

Availability:Monday 5 p.m. to close
Ages: 12 & under
Details: Kids can choose from a variety of menu items from the kids' menu including chicken quesadillas, grilled cheese, and more. Kids' entree is free with purchase of an adult entree.

Ikea meatballs, mashed potatoes, and vegetables
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700 Ikea Court
Sacramento, 95605
(888) 888-4532

Ages: 12 & under
Details: Get up to two kids' meals free with the purchase of one adult entree all day on Tuesdays at Ikea. Try the Swedish meatballs with mashed potatoes and seasonal veggies. 

Marie Callender's apple pie
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5525 Sunrise Blvd.
Citrus Heights, 95610
(916) 961-8571

Availability:Tuesday & Saturday
Ages: 12 & under
Details: Every Tuesday and Saturday, kids eat free at Marie Callender's. Get one meal from the kids' menu per adult entree purchased. Bonus: each kids' meal comes with a slice of pie!

Hacienda Del Rio patio
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702 Sutter St.
Folsom, 95630
(916) 351-1800

Availability:Tuesday 4:30-9:30 p.m.
Ages: Not specified
Details: Taco Tuesday just got a little better at Hacienda Del Rio. Kids eat free every Tuesday for dinner, but restrictions do apply. 

Family eating at Chevys Fresh Mex
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1309 Garden Hwy.
Sacramento, 95833

(916) 649-0390

Ages: 12 & under
Details: Every Wednesday, kids can eat for just $1 with the purchase of one adult entree at Chevys Fresh Mex. Plus, kids can play with their own tortilla dough ball and take home an avocado pit to grow their own tree. 

Mini cheeseburgers and fries
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2960 Del Paso Rd.
Sacramento, 95834
(916) 574-9074

Availability:Saturday & Sunday
Ages: 12 & under
Details: Receive one free kids' meal with purchase of each adult entree (for parties of 10 or less) at Malabar. Valid all day Saturday and during Sunday brunch and dinner. 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.