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Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free in San Antonio

Having kids can be expensive- I should know- I asked my parents. While this guide is mostly for adults- we recognize that some of you are more adult than others with kids and all. So we have compiled a list of restaurants every day out of the week that San Antonio offers a ‘kids eat free deal,” some spots include adult drinks- so why not enjoy one of those while you’re there. Also, do keep in mind most restaurants free kids meal offer is with the purchase of an adult entree.

*** If you text 877-877 either “Food” or “Comida” you can find a place nearby that serving free lunch and or breakfast during the summer.***

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Sea Island- Every Monday all Sea Island locations are happy to offer a free kids meal with an adult purchase, call ahead for hours as they differ at each location. 

Tiago’s Cabo Grille- All day Monday from 11am-9pm Tiago’s offers free kids meal with adult purchase, but make sure to go during happy hour from 4-6 and so you can take advantage of all the specials at once. 

Urban Bricks- We all love being creative, don’t we? Your kids can build their own pizza’s (additional cost for extra toppings). All day kids under 12 have this option at any Urban Bricks location. 

Babe’s-  We’re all about Babe’s and their all day long kids (9 and under) get a free plate with an adult entree.

Beto’s Alt-Mex- Have you ever had “the best empanada in the free world”? Well at Beto’s you can along with a free kids meal from 3pm-6pm.

Paula Deen's Family Kitchen- All day Monday’s you and your kids can have what Paul Deen’s cookin! Check out her San Antonio location menu and plan your day out. 

Jim’s- One of the original breakfast places, you could never go wrong with my man, Jim. And we love Jim so much because his kid's meal offer is valid every Sunday and Monday night 5pm-9pm.


Center Court Pizza- The most amazing thing about this “kids eat free day” is an all-day happy hour for parents, along with awesome trivia night, who doesn’t enjoy trivia nights? With this all day offer your family day-out cannot go wrong.

Rome’s Pizza- Rome’s kids eat for free all day every single Tuesday AND Wednesday. Now you can have your pizza on Tuesday and choose pasta on Wednesday or double up on pizza- we’re not here to tell you how to live your life, we’re just here to offer you options.

Denny’s- Kids eat free every Tuesday from 4PM-10PM, don’t miss out on some breakfast favorites while you’re at it.  

Cafe Vida- Free kids meals FOR LIFE, duh. Every Tuesday from 4PM-9PM this healthy Latin-inspired restaurant will get your kids filled with nutritious ingredients and they will love it. 

The Cove- A.K.A sol food (sustainable, organic and local) which translates to healthier food for your family. This restaurant not only brings over 50 Texas Craft Brews but also has a playground. Kids eat free offer is valid from 5pm-10pm every Tuesday.

Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen- See Monday’s mention

Bob’s Burgers- Who doesn't love them some traditional Bob’s burgers? 5pm-10pm every Tuesday kids eat free with the purchase of an adult entree. 

Hurricane Grill & Wings- All day long from this tropical fused restaurant has their free kid's meal offer from 1PM-10PM

Nicha’s Comida Mexicana- When you are looking for one of the most authentic Mexican food restaurants in San Antonio, Nicha’s is the way to go. From 3:30pm-9pm their free kid's meal offer is valid, along with their happy hour that ends at 7pm.


EZ’s Brick Oven & Grill- Home of the brick oven pizza, where your kids can eat free with an adult purchase from 5pm-close.

Luby’s- Everyone loves a Luby’s cafe, even the little ones that run to nothing but the chocolate fountain. All day Wednesday and Saturday kids combos are free from 11am-close.

Choke Canyon BBQ- If you’re in the Stone Oak area just a reminder that BBQ never disappointed anyone. Here you’ll find free kids meals every Wednesday all day starting at 10:30am-9pm.

Rome’s Pizza- See Tuesday's mention  


Mellow Mushroom- Why would you not want to try the pizza here? I mean c’ mon it’s out of this world. Every Thursday Mellow Mushroom has an all-day special of the purchase of one large pizza and gets two free kids meals. 

Oaks Crossing Restaurant- These chef-inspired BBQ meals are not only healthy but also super yum. All day long from 11am-10pm Oaks has their free kids meal special with the purchase of a meal $8 dollars or more! AND its located inside an H-E-B? Can’t beat that.


Shoney’s- There would be no trouble in your kids not finding anything to eat here Shoney’s is known for their brunch buffet the only downside is no mimosas. Shoney’s offer is valid all day long from open to close.


Steak N Shake- If the name didn’t catch your attention then maybe the different milkshakes they offer should. Just don’t bribe your kids with a large one because that sugar rush will sneak up on you. Steak N Shake has an all-day offer of free kids meal with adult purchase, select locations may vary.

Freshii- For all the moms who prefer to eat healthy with your kids then this is the place for you. Every Saturday and Sunday kids eat free here at Freshii’s with the purchase of an entree.


Slim Chickens- Who on Earth could ever go wrong with good ol’ fried chicken? Team Chicken tenders for life and all day Sundays too. 

Freshii- See Saturday’s mention 

Jim’s- See Monday’s mention


IHOP- Who says breakfast for dinner every day is a crime? This time is limited from 4PM-8PM every day So splurge and have some brinner. 

Acadiana- Home to some of the city’s best Cajun food- get your fill and save a couple of bucks. 

HUHOT MONGOLIAN GRILL- Everyday HUHOT would love for you and your kids to come to visit and watch them cook a masterpiece. Kids under 3 free everyday 

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