San Antonio 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.)

Young boy eating a hamburger
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THE BEST PRICE IS FREE

Sometimes any excuse to get the kids out of the house is a good one, but when free food is involved, there's no excuse necessary. San Antonio has many restaurants that offer free or discounted meals for children. Check out our list of the top spots to grab a bite in the area with kids in tow each day of the week. 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 more options beyond San Antonio, see our nationwide list of 50 places where kids eat free.

Skip ahead to check out the restaurants nearest you:

Acadiana Cafe
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ACADIANA CAFE

1289 SW Loop 410
San Antonio, 78227
(210) 674-0019

When: Every day
Ages: 6 and under
Details: At this family-style Cajun seafood spot, children can get one free meal from a select kids' menu for each adult entree purchased ($5.78 and over).

Babe's Old Fashioned Food
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BABE'S OLD FASHIONED FOOD

Many locations in the San Antonio area.

When: Every day
Ages: Not specified
Details: When you're craving a simple burger and fries, head to Babe's Old Fashioned Food. Kids eat for free all day, every day, but be sure to check with your preferred location first, as exclusions apply.

Tiago's Cabo Grille
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TIAGO'S CABO GRILLE

8403 TX-151 #101
San Antonio, 78245
(210) 647-3600

When: Monday
Ages: 10 and under
Details: Enjoy tasty Mexican fare with the whole family.: Kids eat for free at Tiago's Cabo Grille with the purchase of an adult entree.

Buffalo Wings & Rings San Antonio
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BUFFALO WINGS & RINGS

203 N. Loop 1604 W.
San Antonio, 78232
(210) 403-9464

When: Monday
Ages: 10 and under
Details: With two outdoor patios and 40 flat-screen TVs, Buffalo Wings & Rings is the perfect spot to take the kids to eat for free and catch some "Monday Night Football."

Sea Island Shrimp House
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SEA ISLAND SHRIMP HOUSE

Many locations in the San Antonio area.

When: Monday
Ages: 12 and under
Details: While it has only "shrimp" in the name, this restaurant offers a variety of fresh, fried, and grilled seafood options. Kids can get a free meal with an adult entree purchase.

The Rickshaw Cafe
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THE RICKSHAW CAFE

8202 N. Loop 1604 W., Suite #122
San Antonio, 78249
(210) 561-2700

When: Monday and Tuesday 3-10 p.m.
Ages: 10 and under
Details: If you're in the mood for Chinese, start the week at Rickshaw Cafe. One child per adult can eat for free.

Fuddruckers
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FUDDRUCKERS

Many locations in the San Antonio area.

When: Monday and Tuesday 4 p.m. to close
Ages: Not specified
Details: It may not be free, but a kids' meal for 99 cents is still a great deal. Fuddruckers offers the discounted meals at select locations with an adult purchase.

Big Bob's Burgers
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BIG BOB'S BURGERS

447 W. Hildebrand Ave.
San Antonio, 78212
(210) 734-2627

When: Tuesday 5 p.m. to close
Ages: Not specified
Details: The only downside of bringing kids to eat for free at Big Bob's Burgers is trying to steer them away from the ice cream and deep-fried Twinkies.

Cafe Vida
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CAFE VIDA

2711 Treble Creek
San Antonio, 78258
(210) 408-9021

When: Tuesday 4-9 p.m.
Ages: 12 and under
Details: With the purchase of one adult meal, one child eats free at Cafe Vida. Kids' meals are served with a side of chips or fresh fruit, along with a beverage.

Center Court Pizza & Brew Stone Oak
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CENTER COURT PIZZA & BREW

20711 Wilderness Oak #113
San Antonio, 78258
(210) 497-5152

When: Tuesday and Thursday
Ages: Not specified
Details: Twice a week, kids eat free all day at Center Court Pizza & Brew. Let them enjoy the pizza while you enjoy the brew.

Rome's Pizza
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ROME'S PIZZA

Many locations in the San Antonio area.

When: Tuesday and Wednesday 4-8 p.m.
Ages: 9 and under
Details: Rome's Pizza hosts Kids' Night twice a week, serving cheese or pepperoni pizza, spaghetti and meatballs, and penne pasta for free, although a drink is not included.

Logan's Roadhouse
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LOGAN'S ROADHOUSE

92 NE Interstate 410 Loop
San Antonio, 78216
(210) 348-6405

5423 TX-1604 Loop
San Antonio, 78254
(210) 647-5500

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.

Luby's
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LUBY'S

Many locations in the San Antonio 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.

Cerroni's Purple Garlic
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CERRONI'S PURPLE GARLIC

1017 Austin Hwy.
San Antonio, 78209
(210) 822-2300

When: Wednesday and Saturday
Ages: 10 and under
Details: Kids can enjoy a free meal with the purchase of one adult entree at Cerroni's Purple Garlic. The restaurant also has a patio and a sandbox.

Steak 'n Shake
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STEAK 'N SHAKE

Many locations in the San Antonio 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).

Jim's Restaurants
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JIM'S

Many locations in the San Antonio area.

When: Sunday and Monday 5-9 p.m.
Ages: Not specified
Details: Craving breakfast for dinner? Jim's offers a full breakfast menu 24 hours a day (at most locations), as well as a regular dinner menu. Kids can choose a free meal from a variety of items including silver dollar pancakes with bacon and spaghetti with meat sauce.

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