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Kids Eat Free In Orange County

Save a few bucks on dinner next time you eat out with this list of kids eat free in Orange County restaurants. We’ll add new locations frequently so check back often to see what’s new in your area.

Kids Eat Free

Sunday

Back Bay Bistro – The Back Bay Bistro at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina serves Sunday Family Pasta Night and kids eat free beginning at 4:00 p.m. One free children’s meal per adult entrée purchase.

Denny’s offers free kids meals with the purchase of an adult entrée. Guests can get up to two kids meals with an adult purchase of $6.00 or more. Free days and participation may vary by location. 

Dickey’s BBQ Pit – Dickey’s BBQ Pit offers delicious BBQ’d meats and delicious sides like creamy macaroni and cheese and baked potato casserole. Kids 12 and under eat free all day every Sunday. One free kids meal per check with an adult purchase of $12 or more.

Hooters – Kids eat free all day Sunday at participating Hooters West Coast locations. Up to two children can eat free per adult purchase. Kids choices include mini burgers, grilled cheese, wings, fish and chips, and chicken tenders all served with fries. Must purchase a kids beverage to receive the free kids meal.

House of Blues Anaheim – Kids under 12 eat free on Saturday and Sunday from 11 – 4 with the purchase of an adult entrée. Free items must be selected from the Kids Eat Free menu and include pizza, chicken tenders, mini cheeseburgers, grilled cheese, hot dogs, and mac & cheese. 

IHOP – Participating IHOP restaurants offer kids eat free every day for kids 12 and under from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. with the purchase of an adult entrée at the regular price.

Legends Sports Bar – Kids 12 and under eat free every day at Legends. One free kids meal per each adult entrée purchase.  

Loaded Café – Kids 12 and under eat free every day at the Long Beach and Santa Ana locations from 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. with an adult entrée purchase.  Coupon is available on the website and must be presented at the time of purchase.

Red Table – At Red Table in Huntington Beach, kids get a free order of buttered noodles with the purchase of a regular priced adult entrée.


Monday

Claim Jumper – Kids eat free Monday through Friday from 11 to 4 with the purchase of an adult entrée. Available for dine in and carry out orders. 

Denny’s offers free kids meals with the purchase of an adult entrée. Guests can get up to two kids meals with an adult purchase of $6.00 or more. Free days and participation may vary by location. 

IHOP – Participating IHOP restaurants offer kids eat free every day for kids 12 and under from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. with the purchase of an adult entrée at the regular price.

Legends Sports Bar – Kids 12 and under eat free every day at Legends. One free kids meal per each adult entrée purchase.

Loaded Café – Kids 12 and under eat free every day at the Long Beach and Santa Ana locations from 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. with an adult entrée purchase.  Coupon is available on the website and must be presented at the time of purchase.

Macaroni Grill – At participating Macaroni Grill locations, kids eat free all day on Monday and Tuesday. One free kids meal per adult entrée purchase.

Norm’s – Participating Norm’s locations offer one free kids entrée with each paid adult entrée for kids 10 and under from 2:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m. every Monday.

Pitfire Pizza – At Pitfire Pizza in Costa Mesa, kids 10 and under eat free all day Monday with the purchase of an adult entrée. Kids can choose from mini pizzas or mini mac and cheese.

Red Table – At Red Table in Huntington Beach, kids get a free order of buttered noodles with the purchase of a regular priced adult entrée.

Romano Cucina –Every Monday, guests can receive one free kids entrée for every paid adult entrée. Kids can choose from delicious pasta selections or garlic bread pizza.


Tuesday

2nd Floor Gallery Bar & Grill – Kids eat free every Tuesday. One free kids entrée with a paid adult entrée. 

Claim Jumper – Kids eat free Monday through Friday from 11 to 4 with the purchase of an adult entrée. Available for dine in and carry out orders.

Denny’s offers free kids meals with the purchase of an adult entrée. Guests can get up to two kids meals with an adult purchase of $6.00 or more. Free days and participation may vary by location. 

Famous Dave’s BBQ – Famous Dave’s BBQ in Irvine offers a kids eat free promotion all day on Tuesdays. One free kids meal for kids 12 and under per purchase of an adult entrée at the regular price.

IHOP – Participating IHOP restaurants offer kids eat free for kids 12 and under from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. with the purchase of an adult entrée at the regular price.

Legends Sports Bar – Kids 12 and under eat free every day at Legends. One free kids meal per each adult entrée purchase.

Loaded Café – Kids 12 and under eat free every day at the Long Beach and Santa Ana locations from 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. with an adult entrée purchase. Coupon is available on the website and must be presented at the time of purchase.

Macaroni Grill – At participating Macaroni Grill locations, kids eat free all day on Monday and Tuesday. One free kids meal per adult entrée purchase.

Marie Callender’s – Kids 12 and under eat free at Marie Callender’s all day every Tuesday and Saturday with the purchase of one adult entrée. (Garden Grove offers Kids Eat Free on Tuesday’s only)

Red Table – At Red Table in Huntington Beach, kids get a free order of buttered noodles with the purchase of a regular priced adult entrée.

Ruby’s Diner – Ruby’s offers a free kids meal  for kids 12 and under on Tuesday Family Night from 4:00 p.m. to closing time. One free kids meal per adult entrée purchase.


Wednesday

Claim Jumper – Kids eat free Monday through Friday from 11 to 4 with the purchase of an adult entrée. Available for dine in and carry out orders. 

Denny’s offers free kids meals with the purchase of an adult entrée. Guests can get up to two kids meals with an adult purchase of $6.00 or more. Free days and participation may vary by location. 

IHOP – Participating IHOP restaurants offer kids eat free for kids 12 and under from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. with the purchase of an adult entrée at the regular price.

Jimboy’s Tacos – At participating Jimboy’s Tacos locations, kids 12 and under eat free all day on Wednesday with the purchase of any adult entrée. Call ahead to see if the location near you offers the promotion.

Legends Sports Bar – Kids 12 and under eat free every day at Legends. One free kids meal per each adult entrée purchase.

Loaded Café – Kids 12 and under eat free every day at the Long Beach and Santa Ana locations from 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. with an adult entrée purchase.  Coupon is available on the website and must be presented at the time of purchase.

Red Table – At Red Table in Huntington Beach, kids get a free order of buttered noodles with the purchase of a regular priced adult entrée.

Slapfish – Every Wednesday, kids 12 and under eat free at participating Slapfish locations with the purchase of an adult entrée.

Sun Dried Tomato Café – The San Clemente at Talega location of Sun Dried Tomato Café offers free kids meals all day on Wednesdays with the purchase of an adult entrée.

Woody’s Diner – Kids 12 and under eat free from 4:00 p.m. to close with the purchase of an adult entrée at the Huntington Beach Warner location and the Sunset Beach  location.


Thursday

Claim Jumper – Kids eat free Monday through Friday from 11 to 4 with the purchase of an adult entrée. Available for dine in and carry out orders. 

Denny’s offers free kids meals with the purchase of an adult entrée. Guests can get up to two kids meals with an adult purchase of $6.00 or more. Free days and participation may vary by location. 

IHOP – Participating IHOP restaurants offer kids eat free for kids 12 and under from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. with the purchase of an adult entrée at the regular price.

Legends Sports Bar – Kids 12 and under eat free every day at Legends. One free kids meal per each adult entrée purchase.  

Loaded Café – Kids 12 and under eat free every day at the Long Beach and Santa Ana locations from 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. with an adult entrée purchase.  Coupon is available on the website and must be presented at the time of purchase.

Mama’s on 39 – At Mama’s on 39 in Huntington Beach, kids 12 and under eat free from the Lil Rascals menu all day on Thursday with the purchase of an adult entrée.

Red Table – At Red Table in Huntington Beach, kids get a free order of buttered noodles with the purchase of a regular priced adult entrée.

Wings N’ Things – Kids eat free all day on Thursday at Wings N’ Things with the purchase of any adult entrée. Drinks are also 10% off.


Friday

Claim Jumper – Kids eat free Monday through Friday from 11 to 4 with the purchase of an adult entrée. Available for dine in and carry out orders. 

Denny’s offers free kids meals with the purchase of an adult entrée. Guests can get up to two kids meals with an adult purchase of $6.00 or more. Free days and participation may vary by location. 

IHOP – Participating IHOP restaurants offer kids eat free for kids 12 and under from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. with the purchase of an adult entrée at the regular price.

Legends Sports Bar – Kids 12 and under eat free every day at Legends. One free kids meal per each adult entrée purchase.

Loaded Café – Kids 12 and under eat free every day at the Long Beach and Santa Ana locations from 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. with an adult entrée purchase. Coupon is available on the website and must be presented at the time of purchase.

Red Table – At Red Table in Huntington Beach, kids get a free order of buttered noodles with the purchase of a regular priced adult entrée.


Saturday

Denny’s offers free kids meals with the purchase of an adult entrée. Guests can get up to two kids meals with an adult purchase of $6.00 or more. Free days and participation may vary by location. 

IHOP – Participating IHOP restaurants offer kids eat free for kids 12 and under from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. with the purchase of an adult entrée at the regular price.

House of Blues Anaheim – Kids under 12 eat free on Saturday and Sunday from 11 – 4 with the purchase of an adult entrée. Free items must be selected from the Kids Eat Free menu and include pizza, chicken tenders, mini cheeseburgers, grilled cheese, hot dogs, and mac & cheese. 

Legends Sports Bar – Kids 12 and under eat free every day at Legends. One free kids meal per each adult entrée purchase.  

Loaded Café – Kids 12 and under eat free every day at the Long Beach and Santa Ana locations from 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. with an adult entrée purchase. Coupon is available on the website and must be presented at the time of purchase.

Marie Callender’s – Kids 12 and under eat free at Marie Callender’s all day every Tuesday and Saturday with the purchase of one adult entrée.

Red Table – At Red Table in Huntington Beach, kids get a free order of buttered noodles with the purchase of a regular priced adult entrée.


Kids Eat Cheap

Acapulco – Kids eat for $1 every Wednesday with the purchase of an adult entrée. One kids meal per regular priced adult entrée.

El Torito – Kids Eat for $1 every Wednesday with the purchase of an adult entrée.

Taco Mesa – Every Sunday at Taco Mesa, kids eat for a low $3.00 with the purchase of an adult entrée.


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Heidi Deal is the author of the Newcomers Handbook to Living In Los Angeles & Orange County, an expert at exploring all that Orange County has to offer, and a children’s book author specializing in history and human rights.