Kids Eat Free (or Low Cost)

Enjoy this listing of kid-friendly restaurants and places where kids eat free (or low-cost).  It is being updated all the time so check back often. We cannot guarantee all free offerings are still current.

Call or check with restaurants before ordering to be sure! 

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SUNDAY

GAME ON SPORTS BAR & GRILLE
15532 WC Commons Way, Midlothian, VA 23113  Phone: 804.794.9500
Sunday 11am to 10pm: Kids 12 and under eat free, Get one free item per Adult Entree/Burger/Sandwich/Hot Dog. Dine-in only. Must order from kids menu. May not be combined with any other offers or promotions.

MEXICO RESTAURANT
- Innsbrook location only, 4040 Cox Road,  Glen Allen, VA  Phone: 804.290.0400 
On Sunday & Monday kids eat free from the kid menu with the purchase of an adult entree.

LEGEND BREWING COMPANY
321 West 7th Street, Richmond, VA 23220  Phone: 804.232.3446
Every Sunday with the purchase of an adult meal between 12:00 and 5:00pm, get an item from the “Fairie Tales Menu” free. There will also be balloons, coloring activities and stuff for your kids to do too! For Mom and Dad 12:30 to 4:00 is Happy Hour with seafood and other specials and you can wrap the day up with Bluegrass beginning at 6:30.

QDOBA Mexican Grill
- Willow Lawn location, 4501 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA  Phone: 804.340.0930
- 9460 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA   Phone: 804.935.5680
Kids receive a free entree on Sundays with the purchase of a full size adult entree.  Limit one child per paying adult. No valid with any other offers or discounts.  Child must be 12 and under and present.

MOE’S SOUTHWEST GRILL
- 7011 Three Chopt Rd, Richmond, VA 23226  Phone: 804.288.9060
- 7225 Bell Creek Road, Mechanicsville, VA 23111  Phone: 804.730.4566
- 10839 West Broad Street, Glen Allen, VA 23060   Phone: 804.762.4545
Kids meals are $.99 on Sundays for children 12 and under with the purchase of an adult entree $5.00 or more.  Some restrictions apply (dine in only, no coupons).

STEAK ‘N SHAKE
4511 S. Laburnum Avenue, Henrico, VA 23231  Phone: 804.236.2031
Kids eat free on Sundays.

MONDAY

MEXICO RESTAURANT
- Mechanicsville location only, 7162 Mechanicsville Turnpike, Mechanicsville, VA  Phone: 804.559.8126  
After 5pm kids receive a free kid’s entree for every adult entree purchased.
- Innsbrook location only, 4040 Cox Road,  Glen Allen, VA  Phone: 804.290.0400
On Sunday & Monday kids eat free from the kid menu with the purchase of an adult entree.

TAZIKI’S MEDITERRANEAN CAFE
Innsbrook, 4024 Cox Rd, Glen Allen, VA 23060 Phone: 804.747.8294
Kids eat free every Monday 5pm-close.  With each purchase of a regular entree, receive one free child’s entree.  For kids 12 and under.

AWFUL ARTHURS SEAFOOD COMPANY
- 1300 Sycamore Square, Midlothian, VA 23113, 804.893.3006
– 6078 Mechanicsville, Mechanicsville, Virginia 23111, 804.559.4370
After 4pm, kids eat free with adult meal purchase.

GOLDEN CORRAL
- 2501 Conduit Road, Colonial Heights, VA 804.529.4581
– 11 South Providence Road, Richmond VA 804.320.5078
Kids 3 & under eat free with adult purchase all day.

TUESDAY

MCDONALDS
Many local McDonalds restaurants offer family nights on Tuesday from 5pm-8pm, were kids meals are only $1.69.  They are:
- 11125 Midlothian Tpk
- 1778 Parham Rd
- 11280 Patterson Ave
- 7527 Staples Mill Road
- 8060, 7118, 9751, and 11218 W Broad
- 11311 Nuckols Rd
- 25011 Sheila Ln

APPLEBEE’S
- 11780 W. Broad Street,Richmond,VA 23233 Phone: 804.364.5001
- 9601 W Broad St, GlenAllen,VA 23060 Phone: 804.747.0583
- 5400 West Broad Street,Richmond,VA 23230 Phone: 804.673.1721
- 10151 Brook Road, GlenAllen,VA 23059 Phone: 804.266.6095
- 900 Moorefield Park Drive,Richmond,VA 23236 Phone: 804.330.3954

Applebee’s offers kids eat half price with the purchase of an adult entree every Tuesday Night from 5pm-9pm. Kids must be 12 and under.  Must order from Kid’s Meal Menu. Dine-in Only.

JOHNNY ROCKETS
- 11680 West Broad Street, Richmond VA, 23233  Phone: 804.360.9602
- 7300 Hancock Village Drive, Chesterfield, VA  Phone: 804.739.7174
Kids eat free every Tuesday from 4pm to close.

MCALISTER’S DELI
 - 15600 WC Commons Ways, Midlothian VA 23113  Phone: 804.378.0110
- 1300A Gaskins Road, Richmond VA 23238  Phone: 804.750.1440
- 11530 West Broad Street, Short Pump VA  Phone: 804.360.7325
On Tuesdays receive a free kids meal with every adult entree purchased between 5pm – 9pm.

MEXICO RESTAURANT
-Woodlake location only, 12031 Southshore Pointe Road, Midlothian, VA  Phone: 804.763.5640
Kids eat for free with the purchase of an adult meal.
- Forest Hill location only, 7001 Forest Hill Avenue, Richmond, VA  Phone: 804.320.1069
On Tuesdays kids complete meal is free from the kid’s menu with the purchase of an adult entree.
-Sandston location only, 5213 Williamsburg Road, Sandston, VA 23150   Phone:  804.226.2388
Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult entree.

CHICK-FIL-A 
- Chick-fil-A at Willow Lawn -1601 Willow Lawn Drive, Richmond, VA 23230   Phone: 804.282.9674
Family Nights on Tuesday nights from 5-8 PM. Bring your child in and receive a 4-piece kids nuggets for $1.25. They usually have a kid-friendly activity going on each week during that time.
- Chick-fil-A at White Oak Village - 4443 South Laburnum Ave, Richmond, VA 23231 Phone: 804.236.4601
Tuesday nights are Family Night where kids eat free from 5-7pm with the purchase of adult combo meal (dine-in only).  They also offer themed nights with stilt walkers, balloon artists, face painters, etc.
- Chick-fil-A at Virginia Center Marketplace - Virginia Center Marketplace, 10176 Brook Road Glen Allen, VA 23059   Phone: 804.627.0497
Kid’s Eat Free at Chick-fil-A at Virginia Center Marketplace every Tuesday from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Kid’s 10 and under can make their own Ice Cream Sundaes at the “Toppings Bar” and will receive a 4-Nugget Kid’s Meal with the purchase of an Adult Combo Meal, all for FREE! Child must be present to receive a FREE Kid’s Meal!

LEDO PIZZA
- 4030 Gathering Place, Glen Allen, VA 23060  Phone: 804.726.5336 (only)
- 4925 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23230   Phone: 804.864.5336
Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult entree on Tuesday nights, but you must mention it to your server.    Dine-In only.  12 and under.  Limit one per paying adult.  See the restaurant for more details.

JOE’S INN, BON AIR
2616 Buford Road, Bon Air, VA 23235, 804.320.9700
Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult entrée.

BOB EVANS
8700 Midlothian Tpke, Richmond VA 804.330.2628
Kids eat free – one child per adult 12 and under. 4pm-closing.

GENGHIS GRILL
-11849 W. Broad Street, Henrico, VA 23233, 804.360.4306
-11500 Midlothian Tnpk, Midlothian, VA 23235, 804.420.8888
One free kids bowl with purchase of adult meal.

TGI FRIDAY’S
Hull Street
Offers free kids meals on Tuesday.

WEDNESDAY

RIVER CITY DINER
- The Shoppes at Bellgrade, 11430 West Huguenot Road  Phone: 804.897.9518
- Parham and I-95, 803 East Parham Road  Phone: 804.266.1500
Every Wednesday during business hours, 2 children under 12 years of age may order free from the kid’s menu when accompanied by an adult ordering from the sandwich or entrée selections.  Available at these two locations.

LEDO PIZZA
- 7052 Commons Plaza, Chesterfield, VA 23832  Phone: 804.425.1003
– 4925 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23230   Phone: 804.864.5336
Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult entree on Wednesday nights.  Dine-In only.  12 and under.  Limit one per paying adult.  See the restaurant for more details.

AW SHUCKS
1600 Pouncey Tract Road, Glen Allen, VA  23060
Wednesday nights are Kids Eat Free nights.  Kids each free with purchase of an adult entrée purchase.  For dine in only.

THURSDAY

Chick-fil-A at Virginia Center Commons Mall
Virginia Center Commons Mall, 10101 Brook Road, Glen Allen, VA 23059  Phone: 804.261.0515. 
Every Thursday from 5pm-8pm, Kid’s 10 and under will receive a FREE 4-Nugget Kid’s Meal with the purchase of an Adult Combo Meal.  Child must be present to receive free kid’s meal.

MEXICO RESTAURANT
Arboretum location only, 9111 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond, VA  Phone: 804.330.0046
On Thursday kid’s eat for .99 cents with the purchase of an adult meal.

Bruster’s Ice Cream
Every Thursday is Banana Thursday at Bruster’s! Bring your own banana and get 1/2 off a banana split. We give free baby cones to children under 40″ and free ‘doggie sundaes’ to your furry friend, so bring the entire family for some Bruster’s fun!

FUN FOR FAMILIES EVERY DAY

JOE’S INN BON AIR
2616 Buford Road, Bon Air, VA 23235  Phone:  804.320.9700
Joe’s Inn Bon Air has been voted a favorite in “Family Style” and is famous for it’s baked spaghetti but also has deli subs, pizza, fresh seafood, steaks, and big salads.  They offer breakfast seven days a week with a Sunday breakfast buffet.  The Kids Menu, for children 12 and under,  includes pasta, mac n’ cheese, spaghetti, burgers, and chicken tenders and they have coloring books and toys for children.  Joe’s Inn Bon Air also has a kid’s night on Wednesday with magician and juggler, Jonathan Austin.  If you can’t stay for lunch or dinner, they have a separate entrance for takeout – Joe’s Out Bon Air.  Menus are available online at www.joesinn.com.

THE DAIRY BAR RESTAURANT
1602 Roseneath Road, Richmond, VA 23230  Phone:  804.355.1937
The Dairy Bar is a family institution, serving Richmond for 62 years since 1946.  They have also been recognized as one of the 10 Best Places to Eat for Breakfast and Lunch. The Kids Menu includes chicken tenders, hamburgers, grilled cheese, and PB&J sandwiches, all served with smiley fries, a drink and ice cream treat (cup or cone).  Children can also enjoy coloring the cow logo placemats that adorn the walls of the restaurant, and on occasion scoop their own ice cream and watch as the shakes are being made.  The Dairy Bar Restaurant is non-smoking, handicap accessible, open Monday-Saturday 7am to 3pm and Sunday 9am to 2pm.

CHICK-FIL-A AT TUCKERNUCK PLAZA
9100 West Broad Street, Henrico, VA 23294  Phone: 804.273.0435
Family fun on Tuesday nights – story times and other kiddie fun.

SILVER DINER
Kids’ Night every Tuesday from 5pm-8pm.  Fun themes and different entertainers each week.