15 Places Kids Eat Free in Houston

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Vacations can be expensive. Vacations with a family can be even more expensive. If you're Texas-bound with your kids in tow, one way to stretch your dollar is to take the family to restaurants where kids eat free in Houston. Getting a bite with family at these places won't take a bite out of your wallet.

Special offers can change frequently. Be sure to call ahead to make sure kids can still eat free at these Houston restaurants.

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Antonia's Cucina Italiana

A casual Northern Italian restaurant that offers special touches for birthdays. 

Kids eat free: 12 and younger. One free meal​ on Sundays and Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Ashiana Indian Restaurant

A business casual restaurant offering Indian cuisine including a tasting menu. 

Kids eat free: Six and younger. Daily with purchase of adult entrée.

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The Backyard Grill

American grill in a casual atmosphere. Includes entertainment for the children, sandboxes, and coloring contests.

Kids eat free: 12 and younger. Two free kids' meals with purchase of adult entrée on Wednesdays after 5 p.m.

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Candelari's

Authentic Euro-style pizza, pasta, and sub sandwiches. Happy hour prices from 3 pm. to 7 p.m. for adults. Cypress location only.

Kids eat free: 10 and younger. All day Wednesdays with purchase of adult entrée or pizza.

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Capone's Oven

A 1920's-style restaurant that specializes in gourmet, brick-oven pizzas. 

Kids eat free: Tuesdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with purchase of pizza or entrée.

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Catfish Willy’s

A casual seafood restaurant with a Southern flair, specializing in down-home favorites such as grilled catfish, gumbo, and crawfish.

Kids eat free: Thursday nights with the purchase of a combo meal.

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French Quarter Cajun Seafood

Cajun fare with a Big Easy flair in a casual setting.

Kids eat free: 12 and younger. One meal with the purchase of an adult entrée from Mondays to Thursdays from 4 to 9 p.m.

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Goose’s Acre Bistro & Irish Pub

Irish pub and restaurant transported straight from County Cork, Ireland.

Kids eat free: 12 and younger. Two children’s meals with purchase of one adult entrée on Sundays.

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IT’Z Houston

Buffet-style restaurant in a fun atmosphere that includes games and themed dining rooms. Games not included in the meal price.​

Kids eat free: 12 and younger. Two kids' buffets per one adult on Thursdays. Children 3 and younger always eat free.

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Little Bitty Burger Barn

A cozy burger joint with a casual atmosphere and a variety of all-American fare.

Kids eat free: One child eats free with the purchase of one adult entrée on Wednesdays from 5 to 8 p.m. While this promotion is no longer advertised, the restaurant almost always honors it when you ask. 

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Luby's

Cafeteria-style restaurant serving American favorites such as chicken-fried steak and mashed potatoes. 

Kids eat free: Free meal with the purchase of an adult entrée on Wednesdays and Saturdays after 11 a.m. Coupon from website required.

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Mama Juanita’s Mexican Restaurant

Tex-Mex restaurant with live entertainment on weekends.

Kids eat free: 12 and younger. Free meal with ​the purchase of an adult entrée on Sundays.

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Mazzei’s Gourmet Pizza

Casual dining with brick-oven and deep-dish pizzas with an emphasis on fresh ingredients. Closed Tuesdays.​

Kids eat free: Six and younger can get a free drink. 

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Pallotta’s Italian Grille

Italian cuisine in a casual atmosphere. 

Kids eat free: 10 and younger. One free kids' meal with ​the purchase of an adult entrée on Mondays. Includes drink and ice cream, but any add-ons (such as meat) do have a charge. 

 

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Thai Spice

Traditional Thai cuisine offering menu items as well as buffet. Free Wi-Fi available at all locations.

Kids eat free: Kids shorter than the cashier counter eat free daily. Includes buffet.