Where Kids Can Eat Free South of Boston

Where Kids Can Eat Free South of Boston

I don’t know about you, but there are definitley sometimes in which I don’t feel like cooking, but don’t want to pay a fortune for the four of us to go out to eat. I knew there were some places around where kids could eat free down here on the south shore, but wasn’t sure which places had offers. I decided to make a list of all of the places I could find so that I could refer back to it when I needed it. If you live south of Boston, I hope you find this helpful.

Sunday:

  • Dine at SKY in Norwood with your family on Sundays (3pm-9pm), and for each entree ordered from their regular dinner menu, each child under the age of 10 eats for free* from their kids menu (one child per adult).
  • The Charlie Horse West Bridgewater Children under 12 pay a penny for every pound that they weigh on Sundays from noon-9pm with adult purchase!
  • Dickey’s Barbecue Pit (Seekonk): 1 Free Kid’s Meal for kids 12 & under per paid adult meal of equal or greater value. Dine-in only.
  • Chili Head BBQ (West Bridgewater): From noon until 9 pm, kids eat free (Kid’s Meal) with the purchase of an adult entree. Dine-in only. One kids meal per one adult entree.
  • Zendo Bistro (in the Hingham Shipyard): Kids 3-12 years old eat free with an adult meal purchase.
  • Healthy Grille (Dartmouth) – Kids eat free on Sundays 12-8 with an entree purchase of $10.99 or more.

Monday:

  • Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill at Patriots Place: Monday nights kids under 12 eat free with a parent!
  • The British Beer Company Restaurant and Pub Kids eat free all day on Monday with the purchase of an adult entree. They have locations in Pembroke, Sandwich and Plymouth.
  • The Halfway Cafe (Canton, Holbrook & Dedham): Kids eat free every Monday and Tuesday after 4 pm. Valid for dine-in only, one free kids meal with every adult entree of $9.99 or more that is purchased. Offer is for kids 12 and under and their kid’s meal must be ordered off the kids menu!
  • Finna’s Tavern (Kingston): Kids eat free with an adult purchase on Mondays and Tuesdays!
  • The Fresh Catch (Mansfield): Kids eat free with an adult purchase Mondays from 4-6 pm.
  • Scorpio’s Italian Eatery & Pizzeria (Attleboro): On Mondays & Tuesdays, get one free kid’s meal per adult entree purchase!

Tuesday:

  • South of Blues Depot East Bridgewater Kids 12 and under eat free on Tuesdays with the purchase of an adult entree.
  • Owen O’Leary’s (Brockton): Tuesday, after 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. is kids’ night. Children under 11 years old eat for free with the purchase of an adult entree (good for a two children per adult ratio)
  • Bugaboo Creak Braintree Kids eat free on Tuesdays after 4 pm with purchase of an adult meal.
  • The Halfway Cafe (Canton, Holbrook & Dedham): Kids eat free every Monday and Tuesday after 4 pm. Valid for dine-in only, one free kids meal with every adult entree of $9.99 or more that is purchased. Offer is for kids 12 and under and their kid’s meal must be ordered off the kids menu!
  • IKEA (Stoughton): Kids eat free on Tuesdays!
  • HomePlate (Taunton). Kids eat free all day!
  • UNO Chicago Grill: Kids eat free on Tuesdays. Get one free kid’s meal with each adult entree!
  • Pipers Restaurant and Bar (Wareham): One free kid’s meal per adult meal purchase!
  • Moe’s Southwest Grill (Plymouth and Hanover): After 5PM you can get one free kid’s meal per adult entree purchase!
  • Brazil Grill (Brockton): Kids eat free every Tuesday from 4pm-10pm with adult meal purchase.
  • Carter’s Sports Grill (Canton): Kids eat free on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4pm-7pm. One free kids meal off the new kids menu with the purchase of an adult entree!
  • Ruby Tuesday (Taunton): One free kid’s entree with one adult entree purchase after 5 PM.
  • IHOP (Plymouth): Kids eat for free from 4 – 9 pm, limited to one child per adult.
  • The Village Manor (Dedham): Kids Eat Free (1 kid’s meal for each entree ordered)!
  • Plaza Azteca Hingham: Kids eat free on Tuesdays.
  • Scorpio’s Italian Eatery & Pizzeria (Attleboro): On Mondays & Tuesdays, get one free kid’s meal per adult entree purchase!

Wednesday:

  • Barrett’s Ale House (Bridgewater, Fall River and North Attleboro): Kids (10 and under) eat free all day with the purchase of an adult meal.
  • Jerry Remy’s (Fall River): 1 Free kids meal with each adult entree purchased!
  • Slap-Shotz Family Sports Pub in Raynham: On Wednesday nights, kids eat free with the purchase of an adult meal.
  • Mamma Mia’s (Carver or Plymouth): Free slice of pizza for kids with the purchase of an adult entree.
  • Carter’s Sports Grill (Canton): Kids eat free on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4pm-7pm. One free kids meal off the new kids menu with the purchase of an adult entree!
  • Fay’s Restaurant (Dartmouth): Kids under 12 eat free when accompanied by an adult spending $10 or more.

Thursday:

Saturday:

Various:

  • 99 Restaurants: Kids eat free the day after a Red Sox Win (with the purchase of an adult entree)!
  • Margarita’ Mexican Restaurant in Weymouth: Kids eat free everyday with the purchase of an adult meal.
  • Waterford’s Restaurant & Pub in Dedham: Children age 10 & under eat free from their Kid’s Menu Sunday – Thursday 4-6 pm!
  • Abby Park (Milton): Kids Eat Free! Monday-Friday from 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Children MUST be accompanied by an adult who purchases an entree. Limit one child per adult.
  • New Tokyo (Plymouth): Wednesday-Friday: kids ages 4-12 get one free kid’s meal with each purchase of combination entree! Hibachi entree only.

Do you have any restaurants to add to the list?

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117 comments

  1. Alissa Apel

    How fun! We have some restaurants here to where kids can eat free. The trouble is, is that Mica eats as much as I do. Isaak still eats kid dishes though.

  2. Ashley Gill

    This list is seriously awesome! With 2 children, my husband and I find all the delicious places where kids can eat free, so this list will make it all a little easier on me! Thank you!

  3. Ellie

    Friendlys ( I know!) kids eat free Monday after a Patriots win. The one in Norwood is really pretty good.

  4. maria s.

    I wish we had this many places near us that let kids eat free! There are so many on this list.

  5. toughcookiemommy

    I would love to head to Boston to sample the cuisine. I have heard great things about the food there.

  6. Theresa

    You have a lot of places that kids can dine free! We only have a few and they are places the girls aren’t too fond of. *sigh*

  7. Sarah Bailey

    What a fantastic list, it is amazing the amount of places that offer a kids meal for free! x

  8. Amber NElson

    I plan on going to Boston one day. This is a great list to have.

  9. Joely Smith

    I had NO idea there were so many places where kids can eat free! I think my kids were no longer kids by the time places started offering this. You have provided an amazing list here – very helpful to those with kids.

  10. MJ. L

    What a great list of places kids can eat free! More places should do this since going out to eat gets so expensive sometimes!!

  11. moesly15

    This is a great list of places to eat free if you live south of the city. Best list I’ve ever seen. Can you do one for the northerners?

  12. Liz Mays

    I can’t believe how many options there are. Boston is where to be with kids!

  13. jmanandmillerbug

    Wow – this is a great list! I don’t know of many places where I live that let kids eat free! I wish we had more places around that did this.

  14. musingmainiac

    What a great list! I should do one for up here in Maine. I wish we had some of your cool restaurants here!

  15. Jeanette

    WOW! This is a great list! I don’t live there I will have to see if some of these places (or others) do the same thing here!

  16. JessicaACassidy (@wifetoalineman)

    Wow! This will help parents save money. I should check our restaurants here in Buffao if they have those kind of freebies.

  17. Jennifer

    This is so great for any parents in that area. I have kids with friends, and they’re always looking for places to offer freebies to kids.

  18. Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle

    That is so great! I need to find a list like this for my area. This is going to be really useful for a lot of people.

  19. aimee (@HouseofFaucis)

    I always seek out places where kids can eat free or at a discounted price. My kids are such small eaters that I hate to waste money and food.

  20. Pam

    We were the same way. Our kids hated leftovers, too, so taking extra home just meant that I had to eat it.

  21. Michelle Liew

    This is a boon for parents! Great and helpful info!

  22. Jessica Beal Harlow

    This is a great list to have handy! There are definitely nights that this Mom just needs a night off from cooking and finding a kid-friendly restaurant that has free kid’s meals is a big deal. It can cost us big money for a dinner out with a family of 6 so a free meal is always welcome!

  23. crystal

    I could use a night off now and then. Now there’s no reason not to get out once in a while.

  24. Shaylee

    Wow what a great list! I had no idea so many places offered free childrens meals!

  25. Jen V

    I have never been to Boston, but will have to keep these restaurants in mind if we do ever travel there. We have a family of 6 so eating out is expensive. I love it when restaurants offer free meals to kids.

  26. Megan Elford

    Oh my goodness, this is an awesome list! We only have one more child that’s still under 12, but do we ever appreciate the free meal for her when we can get it. It makes such a big difference, especially when you’re on a budget!

  27. Annie {Stowed Stuff}

    What an amazing list! I love SKY in Norwood too! I’m totally pinning this! Thanks!

  28. Danielle

    I love when restaurants to the “kids eat free” thing. My son hardly ever eats when we’re at a restaurant, but we still order something for him just in case. With the “kids eat free” specials I don’t have to worry about wasting any money on food he may not eat!

  29. Lisa Nolan

    This is quite a list! I wish someone would make one for our county! Great job! Kids eating free is at the top of my list!

  30. Elizabeth @ Being MVP

    Wow what a great list of restaurants! I really want to visit Boston some day.

  31. Jason Young

    What an awesome list. I’ll have to bookmark this for when i bring to kids to Boston.

  32. sicorra

    Love the list of places for kids to eat for free. It is always nice for families to be able to find ways to save money while still being able to take their family out for meals. And many times kids eat so little, that it feels like it doesn’t make sense to pay for a full meal for them anyways.

  33. sippycupmom

    What a great resource! I’m always looking for places where kids eat free.

  34. Pam

    I love finding restaurants where kids eat free. It really helps when you just don’t want to cook.

  35. rachellemama

    This is a great list! Gotta love finding places the kiddos can eat free!

  36. bismah2010

    This is a really awesome list with so much assortment of foods! I would never have thought that there were so many places that offered the kids eat free option.

  37. Amy Desrosiers

    What an amazing list that actually benefits me! I just wish there were some for Fridays because that is when I would need it the most.

  38. Kristen from The Road to Domestication

    WOW! I had no idea that so many places would allow kiddos to eat free! This is amazing!

  39. Erin (@SugarCrumbs)

    I love that there are still restaurants that let kids eat free! Such an awesome thing!

  40. tamaralikecamera

    GREAT list! We’re not South of Boston but we live in MA and do pass through quite a bit through the city or Cape Cod or just for exploring.

  41. Jennifer

    This is a great resource! I love when restaurants do kids eat free nights. I never used to think about or plan around kids eat free nights, but now that I have 3 kids, it’s totally on my radar. Thanks for taking the time to put this list together.

  42. Jeanine

    Wow! This is an amazing list! I hope to visit down there some day so this will be great to know. Such a great list you’ve compiled… theres a lot!

  43. Shann Eva

    This is awesome . I’ll have to check for some of these in my area.

  44. Liz Mays

    Oh my gosh, Dickey’s has the discount? I love that place so much! Their food is awesome!

  45. twolittlecavaliers

    What a fantastic list! I bet that families with kids are so appreciative of restaurants that offer kids eat free. It allows families to go out as a family and try new things without breaking the bank. Plus it gives mom or dad a night off from the kitchen!

  46. Terri Ramsey Beavers

    I didn’t know there were so many places kids could eat free. We only had one restaurant in our parts where they could but it closed down and now there’s no where where they can eat free.

  47. lisamc7

    This is a great list! I love that you laid it out by day.

  48. Heather

    Wow there are lots of great deals in Boston. Love that.

  49. Brett Martin

    What a great list! I wish I was closer to Boston so I could take advantage of these great deals.

  50. Michelle

    This is a great resource for families. I sure wish I’d thought of looking for places that weren’t going to break the bank when my daughter was young and I was too exhausted to cook a nice dinner.

  51. Rosey

    This is an extensive list. You were nice to put it together, and you’re lucky to have so many options!

  52. socialite123l

    Its great of all these place to be offering free dining for Kids. I like that families will get the chance to have a great meal together without breaking the bank

  53. Stace Werner

    I am going to send this link to my sister. She is taking my niece all around Boston at the beginning of next year. Perfect!

  54. Valerie

    It is always great when kids eat free. Any way to save money!

  55. Maureen

    What a great list! If we ever get to Boston, we will be sure to come back to this list!

  56. danavento

    Great list for parents. Always nice to know.

  57. Simply Stacie

    It’s great that so many places offer a kids eat free option. If I ever make it to Boston it’s good to know where these places are. Thanks for the list.

  58. Karlyn Cruz

    You have so many more choices than we do here in NE Oklahoma. We have maybe six places that offer kids eat free menus.

  59. Mykidsguide

    What a list. I know of a few restaurants here where the kids could also eat for free. I have to check all of them and make a list, too.

  60. Chubskulit Rose

    Wow that’s a lot! Over here in my neck of the woods, only Ponderosa offer a free meal for kids on certain time of day.

  61. Amber Edwards

    I seriously love when so many places offer “kids eat free” options! We took advantage of the IHOp kids eat free promo a lot this summer. It’s always a great deal!

  62. lisa

    It’s really cool that there are places near you where kids eat for free every night of the week. I’m not sure if there are any places near me that do this.

  63. espacularaiesa1

    That is a spectacular list. I am impressed with how many offer meals for kids. I think that makes the choice to eat out easier.

  64. leechrista

    That is one extensive list you’ve put together of restaurants where kids eat free in Boston. We had a Tony Keith’s here in Orlando for about 2 months and it shut down. That was odd.

  65. Courtney

    That’s an incredible list! So awesome. I had no idea so many places did this.

  66. Valerie Remy-Milora (@vremilora)

    Wow that is a pretty comprehensive list of options! Boston definitely is kid friendly and that also means mommy friendly since mommy gets a break!

  67. crystal

    So thankful for this list! I love going out to eat, but with a family of five it can really add up!

  68. janeanedavis

    It is great to find places where kids eat free. It is nice to have the treat of a meal out and save money.

  69. mburbage

    Ooo That’s awesome that kids can eat free at places! I wonder if its like that here, I should really check it out

  70. victoria

    What a great list of places to eat. i bookmark this and i will tell to my hubby so we can eat there if we are in Boston.

  71. Claudette Esterine

    Wow, so many choices! Not sure we have half as much here in my city!

  72. Elizabeth L

    What a thorough and fantastic list. I love the place that charges a penny pound (child’s weight). What a fun idea.

  73. Carol Bryant

    That is a great list of places to eat – we do a lot of pet friendly traveling and take out – great list here for us to keep handy.

  74. Dogvills

    I love it when kids get to eat free. This is a great list of restaurants. I have to check our local restaurants if there are days when kids get to eat for free.

  75. Elizabeth O.

    It’s nice that there are restaurants that offer free food for kids. They don’t normally eat a lot anyway.

  76. Sabrina @ Dinner, then Dessert

    This list will come in handy the next time we’re in the Boston area! Thanks!

  77. ronleyba (@ronley_ph)

    This is one awesome list. Truly love this. Thanks for sharing.

  78. Annemarie LeBlanc

    Thanks for this list! I love that most of them offer a free kids meal. Once in a while I am too tired to cook and I agree that dining out can be expensive. However, if we really do our research, we can find a great deal in our local restaurants!

  79. Allison

    Wow! What an awesome list you put together! Now wanna create one for NYC? I WISH there were this many place nearby me that did free stuff for kids meals, my son was just telling me that they do this at IHOP though.

  80. Debbie L

    We are always looking for Kids Eat Free times at our local restaurants. Saves us lot of cash and makes it possible for us to go out to eat more times.

  81. kwhiz84

    I have been craving french fries with this pregnancy and those fries look amazing!!

  82. Amber C.

    What a great list! I love when restaurants have free kids meals!

  83. Toni | BoulderLocavore

    You know we’ve never been to a ‘kids eat free’ place; why not, I wonder in looking at your list?! Must investigate locally to us.

  84. Tiffany Hathorn

    This is a great resource! I know that I purposely look for restaurants where kids eat free. Especially back when my son was smaller and didn’t eat as much.

  85. Samantha Pierce

    What a great list! I wish there were more places like this in my area.

  86. Ann Bacciaglia

    There are so many great places to choose from. When my kids were younger it was always so nice when the kids could eat free.

  87. gingermommyrants

    I always choose a restaurant that offers for kids to eat free. It is such a great savings.

  88. alexisakamom0616

    I love to find restaurant that do this. Rick hates when I do it .. lol

  89. Christie

    This list is so long and amazing! I’m saving for when we visit Mass. next year!

  90. traceyzimmer

    This is an awesome list you have compiled! A kid can do a lot of eating for free!

  91. Swa-Rai (@swaraimedia)

    Wow… You guys have a lot of options in Boston. I need to find more options here in Chicago.

  92. @SensiblySara

    I LOVE these kids eat free lists! You have FAR more options than we have in San Antonio!

  93. Lynndee

    What a list! If only we live close. I think there are restaurants here in the city where kids can eat free. I have to do some researching though.

  94. Gallivanting The Globe

    WOW! What an incredible list! I love that you broke it down by days! I’ll def refer to this whenever I’m in Boston!

  95. Shanéy Maharaj

    Awesome post, think many moms will need to bookmark this for future reference. Didn’t realise there’s soooo many places!

  96. mICKIk

    Margarita’ Mexican Restaurant sounds so good. Thanks for the great list; I never seem to be able to find these great deals on our own!

  97. klg1982

    What a great list. I will take advantage for this for sure.

  98. Tatanisha Pitts-Worthey

    Absolutely amazing! I have 3 kids and this would come absolutely handy when we’d go to Boston!

  99. Shannon P

    WOW! Those are a lot of places to visit for free food for my son!

  100. Annie

    Fantastic list! Eating out with kids gets pricey. I’m sending this to my NE friends.

  101. Daileo Paleo

    Thank you for this list!!! We are planning a trip to Boston soon with our toddler. The timing of this was perfect!

  102. Cara (@StylishGeek)

    I visit Boston at least twice a year and have been wanting to bring my family with me. Always wondering where to eat that’s kid friendly! Thanks for the suggestions! Very helpful!

  103. Stephanie Pass

    This is the kind of list I love to find! I love being able to find free kids meals when we go out.

  104. Claudia krusch

    Love the list! I am planning on visiting Boston in November, will definitely use it!

  105. Jamie

    Lots of great places, Thanks for sharing the list.

  106. Debbie L

    South Boston has a lot of places for kids to eat free. I need to check around our area….they may be more than I know.

  107. Manu Kalia

    I see a lot of best options for a kids meal. Good thing you shared this. Looking forward on trying some in the future

  108. Rachel @RunningRachel

    This is a great list! There are so many neat resturants to eat in Boston! thanks for sharing!

  109. Maria

    Kids eating for free? Sign me up! Would love to visit Boston with the family – great tips.

  110. Lisa Rios

    Amazing, it is always great when you have such free eating options for kids. This is such a great list to take a note so it could be so helpful when you cant cook at home or might even help when you are sick.

  111. CourtneyLynne

    Ok this list is epic for all moms in Boston!!! Who doesn’t like free?!?! Especially kiddo food hehe

  112. Krystal's Kitsch

    I wish we had a TOby Keith’s here! I bet I would really like it.

  113. maria s.

    We may be visiting family in Boston this month and I had no idea there were so many places where kids can eat free. I will bookmark this post to refer back to when planning our trip.

  114. Rebecca Swenor

    This is great information for those parents in the South Boston area for sure. It is always nice to save money when taking the family out to eat.

  115. Ms. Katrina

    What a great list for parents in the area who are looking to stretch a budget and still go out to eat every now and then.

  116. Camesha | Mama Motivator

    Wow. This is a pretty extensive list. I know about 3 places where my kids can eat free here in L.A. I need to do some more research! lol

  117. The Stay-at-Home Life

    This is a great list to help stay on budget!

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