Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free (or Nearly Free) in Phoenix

5 & Diner
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There's nothing wrong with getting a great deal, especially when you have kids. There are some terrific choices for restaurants in the Greater Phoenix area where you can go and take advantage of a "Kids Eat Free" program. 

Kids Eat Free (or Almost Free) in Greater Phoenix

All programs, details, and prices subject to change without notice. Please call the restaurant in advance to verify their promotion requirements, including the hours available.

5 & Diner

Kids age 12 and under can order a meal from the Kids Menu for $.99 (99 cents), one per each paid adult entree. Monday through Friday, all day long. Paradise Valley, Peoria, and Mesa locations. The Surprise restaurant has the same offer, but only on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Scottsdale offers the deal only on Thursdays. The original Phoenix 5 & Diner does not participate.


Each kid 12 and under accompanied by an adult paying for an entree can order a Kids meal for $.99 (99 cents) on Wednesdays. One 99¢ kid's meal per adult entree. Most locations participate, but not all.

Arriba Mexican Grill

New Mexico Cuisine. On Sundays, kids eat free from Kids' Menu when accompanied by an adult ordering an entrée. One child per adult.

charr - an AMERICAN BURGER bar

Buy one adult entree and get a kids entree free on Tuesdays, from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. For kids age 10 and under when dining in and ordering off the children's menu. Phoenix.

Chase's Diner

Every day, each child 12 and under may have an order from the Kids' Menu for half price, one child per adult who purchases a full price sandwich or platter. Kids Meals come with a beverage and are regularly priced at either $2 or $3.


All day on Tuesdays. Each child 10 years old and under gets a free meal from the Kids' Menu when accompanied by a paying adult ($8 or more). Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, Chandler. 

David Hamburgers and Mexican Food

All day on Sunday, kids age 12 and under eat free when ordering from the kid's menu with least one paid adult. Scottsdale.


On Tuesdays up to two kids (10 and under) per adult eat free when they order from the Kids' Menu, drinks and dessert not included.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

On Sunday, one free kid's meal from kids menu per paid adult meal of equal or greater value, kids ages 12 and under. Dine in only, not valid with other discounts or offers. Free ice cream every day. Phoenix, Mesa, Scottsdale.

Garcia's Mexican Restaurant

Kids eat free or for $.99 (depending on location) on Sundays, all day, for each kid 12 and under. One child per paying adult purchasing an entree. All Phoenix area locations except Tempe/Warner participate.


Kids eat free on Saturdays, all day, for each kid 12 and under accompanied by a paying adult. Phoenix, Mesa, Peoria, Tempe.

Johnny Rockets

On Wednesday kids 12 and under receive a free kids meal with the purchase of each adult entrée and drink at regular menu price. Gilbert location only.

Lakeside Bar and Grill

Kids age 10 and under eat free (order from the “Guppie Menu”) all day on Tuesday, one child per each adult entree. Not valid with any other discount/special/coupon. Dine in only. Offered October through May. Peoria. 

Manuel's Fine Mexican Food

On Wednesdays, one child (12 and under) for each accompanying paying adult eats free. Adult entree must be more than $7. All locations participate.

NYPD Pizza

Every Wednesday and Sunday after 4 p.m. kids 10 & under receive a Kids' Meal (includes beverage and ice cream) with the purchase of a Medium Pizza, Pasta Entrée, Hero or Large Salad.

Rainforest Cafe

Each child 10 and under accompanied by a paying adult gets a kids meal for $2.99 after 5 p.m. on Wednesdays. Arizona Mills in Tempe.


On Monday kids 12 and under eat free with each adult dine-in entrée purchase. One child per adult. Tempe.

Ruby Tuesday

Every Tuesday from 5 p.m. to close one child eats free per paid adult entree. Phoenix, Tempe.

Rumbi Island Grill

Kids under 12 eat free after 4 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays. One child per paying adult, child orders from the kid's menu. Chandler, Mesa.

Shane's Rib Shack

On Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to 8 pm. kids ages 10 and under eat free, one kid's meal per paid adult. Westgate Entertainment District, Glendale location only.

St. Francis

Children 10 and under eat free, selecting from children's menu, all day every day when accompanied by a paying adult. This restaurant was featured on Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives on the Food Network.

Uncle Bear's Bar and Grill

Every Wednesday all day. Kids 10 and under old get a free meal from the Kids Menu with a paid adult meal.

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