*All restaurants require a purchase of at least one adult entree, unless stated otherwise.
Al’s Cafe In the Village(Carlsbad)
Kids 10 and under eat for FREE daily (one per paid adult). Very informal cafe, but excellent American food. They have a dozen varieties of fresh fudge, too, WELL worth trying. 760. 729-5448
Children aged 10 years old or younger eat for FREE every day from 4pm-10pm. Denny’s kids menu offers mac ‘n cheese, chicken nuggets, pasta and pizza. Things do change, so call ahead to verify.
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Kids 10 and under eat for FREE (one per paid adult) Monday – Friday 4-10pm for kids 12 and under.
Barra Barra (Old Town San Diego)
Children age 10 and under eat FREE on Mondays. Located in the Fiesta De Reyes shopping and dining area of the Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, Barra Barra’s menu features classic recipes like chicken mole Oaxaca and Indian flat bread tacos.619-291-3200
Borrelli’s Pizza and Italian Food (Encinitas)
Children age 12 and under eat FREE on Monday. Menu include antipasto, mostaccioli, pizzas, salads and specialty sandwiches.760-436-1501
The Brew House at Eastlake (Chula Vista)
Children age 10 and younger eat FREE on Mondays and Tuesdays at this Chula Vista brewery/restaurant (2 children eat free, per one paid adult entree). Menu items include bratwurst sandwiches, turkey flatbread, Ahi tuna spring rolls, and baja fish tacos.619-656-2739
Chin’s (Miramar and Rancho Bernardo)
Children ages 10 and under eat FREE on Mondays and Tuesdays (up to 3 kids per party) with each paying adult. This special includes only the Miramar and Rancho Bernardo locations.
Hacienda Casa Blanca (El Cajon)
Children 10 years and younger eat FREE all day on Mondays. Located in downtown El Cajon, Hacienda Casa Blanca features authentic, home-cooked Mexican dishes including chicken mole, carne asada, tacos, and quesadillas.
Children under 12 eat for FREE with purchase one adult entree. Good for dine-in only.
Chicken Pie Diner (North Park)
Children ages 10 years and younger receive a FREE kid’s meal and drink on Tuesdays (adults must purchase an adult entree and a drink). This Poway restaurant dishes up their signature chicken pot pies, as well as homemade meat loaf dinners, chicken fried steak and club sandwiches.858-748-2445
Children age 10 years old or younger eat FREE every Tuesday and Wednesday after 4pm. Coco’s serves an American-style menu of burgers, salads, sandwiches and pizza. Most San Diego County Coco’s offer this deal on Tuesdays and Wednesday. However, things change, so call ahead to verify.
Coronado Brewing Company (Coronado)
Children 12 years and younger eat FREE on Tuesdays from 4-7pm. CBC serves up burgers, chicken tenders, pasta and salads. Two free kids meals with each adult entrée.
Children 10 years old and younger eat FREE on Tuesdays from 11am-2pm and 5-8pm from the Godfathers pizza buffet.
Children 10 and under (assumed) eat free at their Carmel Valley, Eastlake, Hillcrest, and Mission Valley locations. Website
Beach’N Diner (Coronado)
Children 12 and under eat FREE on Wednesdays after 4pm. This fifties-style diner located in Coronado serves up burgers, fries, shakes, and desserts.
Children 12 years old or younger eat FREE every Wednesday all day. Your little amigos will have their pick from the Kids Menu, which includes items like Mariachi-roni and Cheese, double-stacked grilled chicken quesadillas, and carne asada pizza.
Hooley’s Irish Pub (Rancho San Diego and La Mesa)
Children eat FREE on Wednesday nights at the Rancho San Diego and La Mesa locations. Hooley’s offers up burgers, fish and chips, chicken tenders and salads.619-670-7468 (Rancho San Diego),619-713-6900 (La Mesa)
Lil’ Piggy’s BBQ (Coronado)
Children eat FREE on Wednesdays at this BBQ house in Coronado Ferry Landing. The savory menu include signature items like Memphis Nachos, smoked chicken wings and Texas Potatoes.
Luc’s Bistro (Poway)
Children ages 12 and under eat FREE on Wednesdays nights from 5 – 9pm at this neighborhood bistro in Poway. The menu features gourmet comfort food, such as baked mac & cheese, Atlantic salmon panino, and a Meyer Ranch angus top sirloin wrap.858-748-9330
Hennessey’s Tavern (Gaslamp Quarter, Pacific Beach and Carlsbad)
Children 12 and under eat FREE.760- 729-6951
Pasha Mediterranean Café (Hillcrest)
Children 7 and younger eat FREE Monday – Thursday from 11am-7pm. Pasha features Mediterranean cuisine including sandwiches, salads, and fries.
Children eat FREE (plus drink!) on Fridays with the purchase of a full-size combo meal at the Oceanside location. Their heart-healthy menu features soups, salads, smoothies, toasted paninis, breakfast items and burritos loaded with veggies.760-724-7007
Zio’s (North Park)
At this North Park restaurant, up to 2 kids get a FREE kid’s meal with the purchase of one adult dinner entree and a beverage every Friday 5-9pm.619-280-9467
Children 12 and under eat FREE on Saturdays 11:30am-3pm. With 3 participating locations including Escondido, San Marcos and Old Town. Acapulco’s features Mexican classics like enchiladas, fajitas, quesadillas, and tacos.
Anita’s Restaurant (Oceanside)
Children 12 years and younger eat FREE on Tuesday after 3 pm and Saturday all day after 10:30 am. One meal per paid adult. d 12 and under get a free kids meal on Tuesdays after 3pm. Regular menu includes grilled shrimp and scallop fajitas, low- carb plates, chile relleno plates and fun creations, like Panchos Surprise. 760-757-7745
Children ages 12 years old or younger eat for FREE every Tuesday and Saturday. Marie Callender’s serves an American-style menu of burgers, salads, chicken strips and mac ‘n cheese. Most San Diego County Marie Callender’s invite your children to eat FREE on Tuesdays and Saturdays. However, things change, so call ahead to verify.
Pat & Oscar’s
Children 12 years and younger eat FREE on Tuesday and Saturday all day. Pat & Oscar’s features pizza, chicken, and salad. Most San Diego County Pat & Oscar’s invite children to eat FREE on Tuesdays and Saturdays. However, things change, so call ahead to verify.
Dickey’s Barbeque Pit
Kids 12 years-old or younger eat FREE
(with the purchase of just one adult). Dine in only. Not valid with other offers. National City.619.470.2227
Humphrey’s by the Bay
Kids 12 years-old or younger eat FREE (with the purchase of just one adult buffet per party) during Sunday brunch 10am-2pm at Humphrey’s by the Bay. During this Sunday tradition you’ll feast on made-to-order omelets and pasta, fresh seafood, warm waffles, fruit, cheese, salad and an array of hot breakfast and lunch items. The Shelter Island views and live jazz tunes paired with your delicious feast will remind you why Humphrey’s is a San Diego tradition.619.224.3577
Children 10 and under (assumed) eat free at their Carlsbad location. Website