Taking the kids out for dinner for FREE is a total win on those nights when you just can’t bear the idea of cooking but need to stick to that budget. Plenty of restaurants offer freebies for the kiddos, and below we’re sharing our top picks for places kids can eat for free in the Austin area.

Here’s the Do512 Family staff picks for free kids’ meals:

Sunday:

Mama Fu’s Asian House
Kids 12 & under get a free kid’s meal per adult meal purchase, all day on Sundays, dine-in only. The little ones can use those chopsticks to work on hand-eye coordination as they enjoy a variety of tasty Asian dishes.

Olive & June
Every Sunday, they serve a rotating selection of seasonal dishes, served in addition to its regular dinner menu. Kids 12 years old and under eat for free from 5 – 9 p.m., with the purchase of an adult fixed price Sunday dinner meal.

Gusto Italian Kitchen + Wine Bar
During Family Night, 4-10 p.m. on Sundays, kids can select an item off the kids’ menu for free, with the purchase of an adult entrée.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
Kids 12 & under eat free all day with $10 purchase.

Modern Market
Kids 12 & under get one free kid’s meal with purchase of adult meal on Sundays & Mondays from 5 p.m. – close.

Iron Cactus
Kids ages 4 & under eat brunch for free on Sundays (10 a.m. – 3 p.m.).

Jim’s
Kids eat free Sunday & Monday 5-9 p.m. with the purchase of an adult entree at all 3 locations.

Steak ‘n Shake
Get 1 free kids plate for every $9 spent on Saturday & Sundays. Dine in only.

yum! Mama Fu’s on Sundays


Monday:

Cafe Mueller at HEB
Enjoy meal time before or after you do your grocery shopping at this HEB. Kids eat free all day in the Cafe on Mondays with the purchase of an adult meal over $8.

Modern Market
Kids 12 & under get one free kid’s meal with purchase of adult meal on Sundays & Mondays from 5 p.m. – close.

Casa Chapala
Kids eat free all day with the purchase of an adult entrée.

Frisco
Kids eat free after 5 p.m. with purchase of adult meal every Monday and Wednesday night.

Romano’s Macaroni Grill
Kids 12 and under eat free all day on Monday & Tuesday with purchase of adult entrée.

Jim’s
Kids eat free Sunday & Monday 5-9 p.m. with the purchase of an adult entree at all 3 locations.

Buffalo Wings & Rings
Kids eat free on Mondays at the Round Rock location.

Cafe Hornitos
Kids eat free on Mondays with 1 adult entree.

Zuzu’s Handmade Mexican
Choose 2 free items from the kid’s menu with each adult platter purchase. Dine in only. Not valid with any other offers. (Excludes the kids’ pizza and roast chicken) 5 p.m. to close.


Tuesday:

Kerbey Lane
On Tuesdays, kids eat free all day with the purchase of an adult entrée. Kids love the breakfast-all-day options on the menu. Mmmmm…pancakes.

Ikea
If you’re in the Round Rock area and have some shopping to do on a Tuesday, stop by the IKEA cafe where you can get two free kids’ meals per adult entrée purchased.

Pluckers
Kids 10 and under eat free all day at all locations. You can get up to two free kid’s meals with the purchase of every adult meal.

3 Train Pizza
Kids under 12 get a free kids’ slice of cheese pizza with the purchase of any pizza, giant slice, stromboli, salad pocket, or calzone on Tuesdays starting at 5 p.m.

Romano’s Macaroni Grill
Kids 12 and under eat free all day on Monday & Tuesday with purchase of adult entrée.

Zuzu’s Handmade Mexican
Choose 2 free items from the kid’s menu with each adult platter purchase. Dine in only. Not valid with any other offers. (Excludes the kids’ pizza and roast chicken) 5 p.m. to close.

Central Market Cafe
Kids 10 & under eat free with adult entree after 5 p.m.  at the North Lamar location.

Kids can’t resist free pancakes (and more) from Kerbey Lane Cafe on Tuesdays


Wednesday:

Slab BBQ
From 4 p.m. – close, all the little homies ages 12 & under eat for free on Wednesday Family Nights.

GattiTown  & GattiLand Round Rock
Free pizza? The kids are totally down with this one. Kids ages 10 and under can get a free buffet with the purchase of an adult buffet at regular price.

Luby’s
Most Luby’s locations apply. Double-check with your local Luby’s to be 100% sure. Kids 12 and under eat free with the purchase of an adult meal all day on Wednesday and Saturday. Limit one kid’s meal per adult meal purchased. Dine-in only. Excludes breakfast and all-you-can-eat.

Mt. Playmore
Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult meal (one kids meal per adult entrée).

Frisco
Kids eat free after 5 p.m. with purchase of adult meal every Monday and Wednesday night.

Zuzu’s Handmade Mexican
Choose 2 free items from the kid’s menu with each adult platter purchase. Dine in only. Not valid with any other offers. (Excludes the kids’ pizza and roast chicken) 5 p.m. to close.


Thursday:

Noble Sandwich Co.
Every Thursday, kids ages 12 and under eat free at all locations with the purchase of an adult meal (dine-in only). Includes an item off the kids menu and a fountain drink.

Zuzu’s Handmade Mexican
Choose 2 free items from the kid’s menu with each adult platter purchase. Dine in only. Not valid with any other offers. (Excludes the kids’ pizza and roast chicken) 5 p.m. to close.

Sandwiches and more for kids on Thursdays at Noble Sandwich Co.


Saturday:

Zen Japanese Food
At the Anderson Lane and Guadalupe locations, kids ages 10 and under eat free all day on the weekend. When you buy any BYOB, Ultimate Bowl or Big Salad, you can get a free Little Budha Bowl for the kids when you dine-in.

Steak ‘n Shake
Get 1 free kids plate for every $9 spent on Saturday & Sundays. Dine in only.

Opal Divine’s
Kids eat free on Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Everyday:

Blue Star Kitchen + Bar
Kids 12 & under get one free item from the kids menu with each adult purchase of full priced entree or entree equivalent, add-ons & beverages additional. (through August 31, 2018 only)

Santa Rita Cantina
Kids 12 & under get one free item from the kids menu with each adult purchase of full priced entree or entree equivalent, add-ons & beverages additional. (through August 31, 2018 only)

The Salt Lick
At both the Round Rock and Driftwood locations, kids 3 & under eat free with the purchase of an Adult Family Style meal.

McAlister’s Deli 
While not free, this one’s a great deal to mention. Kid’s meals are only $1.99 every day.


Do you have favorite places to go for kids eat free deals? Let us know in the comments below.