Kids Eat Free in Memphis at These Restaurants

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One may never realize how big of a strain a kid's meal could put on a dining-out budget until they have a child. After all, at a typical casual dining restaurant, a kid's meal might run anywhere from $3 to $6. But those few dollars add up. And if you have more than one child, your tab will grow really quickly. It is no wonder, then, that many restaurants have a day or time in which a child can eat free (or very cheaply) with the purchase of an adult's meal. This is a great way to get families in the door and it is also a great way for restaurants to fill up their tables on slow nights.

You'll find that most kids-eat-free nights take place earlier in the week and few, if any, on the weekend.

Below you will find a list of restaurants that offer free or very cheap kids meals in the Memphis area. Please understand that these were accurate as of this writing, but that days, times, and prices are subject to change at the restaurant's discretion. Always call ahead to confirm that the information has not changed.

  • Abner's Famous Chicken Tenders
    • 1100 North Germantown Parkway, Memphis
    • One free kid's meal with each adult meal purchased on Mondays.
  • Bruster's Real Ice Cream
    • All Memphis area locations
    • Children who are under 40 inches tall receive a free baby ice cream cone every day. Oh, and dogs get a free "doggie sundae" every day, too.
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
    • 3770 Hacks Cross Road, Memphis: Kids eat from the kids' menu for $0.99 on Sunday nights.
    • 3448 Poplar Avenue, Memphis: Kids eat from the kids' menu for $0.99 on Monday and Wednesday nights.
    • 7995 Craft-Goodman Frontage Road, Olive Branch: Kids eat from the kids' menu for $0.99 on Thursday nights.
    • 7188 Airways Boulevard, Southaven: Kids eat from the kids' menu for $0.99 on Wednesday nights.
  • Captain D's
    • Most Memphis area locations; call your preferred location for confirmation.
    • Up to two kids eat free with each adult meal purchase on Thursdays.
  • Central BBQ
    • 4375 Summer Avenue, Memphis
    • One free kid's meal with each adult meal purchased on Mondays and Tuesdays.
  • Danver's
    • All Memphis area locations
    • Kids (twelve and under) eat free on Tuesdays from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., up to two kids' meals with each adult meal purchased.
  • Fazoli's
    • 3587 Riverdale Road, Memphis
    • Kids eat for $0.99 on Tuesdays from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. with purchase of adult meal.
  • Holiday Deli and Ham
    • All Memphis area locations
    • Kids eat free from the kids' menu on Tuesday and Thursday evenings with an adult meal purchase. It is worth noting that their kids' meals are a great deal anyway, costing a mere $3.25 or less.
  • IHOP
    • Most Memphis area locations; call your preferred location for confirmation.
    • Kids eat free on Wednesdays from the kids' menu with the purchase of an adult meal.
  • Logan's Roadhouse
    • All Memphis area locations
    • Kids eat from the kids' menu for $2 on Mondays-Wednesdays. This deal is even sweeter because, on the same days, certain adult meals are two for $13.99.
  • Lone Star Steakhouse
    • 6365 Airways Boulevard, Southaven
    • Kids eat free from the kid's menu on all day on Tuesdays and from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays with the purchase of adult entree, up to two kids per adult meal.
  • McAlister's Deli
    • Most Memphis area locations; call your preferred location for confirmation.
    • Kids eat free from the kids' menu on Tuesday evenings with an adult meal purchase.
  • Perkins
    • 1571 Sycamore View Road, Memphis
    • 960 West Poplar Avenue, Collierville
    • 8472 North Highway 51, Millington
    • Note: Perkins on Sycamore View is currently offering one free kid's meal per adult entree and beverage purchase all day Monday-Friday.
    • Kids eat free from the kids' menu on Tuesdays from 4:00 to 10:00 p.m. Some locations also have a special kids eat free night on a Friday or Saturday from time to time. Contact your preferred restaurant for details.
  • Piccadilly
    • All Memphis area locations
    • Kids eat for $0.99 all day on Thursdays and from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays, up to two kids' meals with each adult meal purchased.
  • Pig-N-Whistle BBQ
    • 2740 Bartlett Road, Bartlett
    • Two kids eat free with each adult meal purchased on Mondays.
  • 6084 Kerr-Rosemark Road, Millington
    • Children ten and under eat free on Sundays; one child per couple.