Everyone seems to be eating out more often, and the cost of that can add up. Choosing a restaurant adults can enjoy that has free food for kids specials is a good choice now and then to save a little money. These four San Antonio restaurants cater to that idea, with free meals for kids on certain days or every day of the week. So check out the menus and save a little money when you take the family out to eat after a long day at work.
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Kids under 6 eat free every day off of the kids menu with each purchase of an adult meal. Since the under-6 crowd might not be too interested in the authentic Cajun food Acadanina cooks up, like crawfish etouffee, gumbo, red beans and rice, and catfish, they can choose from a chicken fillet, corn dog, peanut butter, and jelly or a hot dog on a bun. Kids from 6 to 12 have the added choices of popcorn shrimp or catfish fillets, but those meals are not free.
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At EZ's Brick Oven & Grill adults will find a broad menu that includes South Texas chili; pork belly burgers; a wide selection of pizzas and calzones; burgers, veggie burgers and chicken-based sandwiches; meal-size salads; and entrees like grilled salmon, rainbow trout and basil chicken pasta. Children 12 and under get a free meal on Wednesdays with an adult purchase from 5 p.m to closing.
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Luby's Cafeteria prides itself on "real food for real people" like blackened tilapia, chicken fried steak, roast beef, fried chicken and Luby's famous macaroni and cheese. One child age 10 or under eats free at Luby's for each purchase of an adult meal. Choices of entrees and sides vary daily for free kids meals. These are offered for dine-in only. Check your Luby's location for the days and times it offers free kids meals.
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Rome's Pizza has received a boatload of Reader's Choice and Pizza Today Hot 100 awards for its pizza. It serves up both traditional and gourmet pizza, along with calzones, subs, meatball sandwiches, gyros, and hummus wraps. It has a limited but traditional pasta menu and a wide offering of salads and appetizers. Kids can choose from cheese or pepperoni pizza, spaghetti and meatballs, and Alfred penne (chicken optional). Kids 9 and under can eat free on Tuesdays and Wednesdays with each adult purchase from 4 to 8 p.m.; this is a dine-in only offer.