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Kids Eat Free

Going out to eat can be a fun and convenient way to spend time with the family- but it can be pricey.  Check out this IC Guide to find places that offer kids eat free or cheap kids meals so that a night out doesn’t break the bank.  Always make sure to call beforehand to check the location’s participation.

Click on the days of the weeks for more details for each day! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Kids Eat Free Monday

Books & Brews

Grab a book or board game and settle in for a meal in this fun hybrid bookstore and brew pub.
The Deal: Kids eat free with purchase of an adult meal.

Locations (with Monday special):

  • 5836 Crawfordsville Rd., Speedway, 317-991-5816
  • 13230 Harrell Pkwy., #100, Noblesville, 317-770-8119
  • 65 Boone Village, Zionsville, 317-344-0365 
MCL Restaurant & Bakery

MCL is a family-owned and -operated cafeteria style restaurant serving traditional comfort food, including world famous pies, fried chicken and carved slow roasted beef.
The Deal: Up to two complimentary kids meals per adult meal purchased.

Locations: Find one near you.

Mexico City Grill

Mexico City Grill has been serving authentic Mexican food in Indianapolis since 2001. The restaurant is also equipped with a full bar, making it a blast on game days with friends.
The Deal: Kids eat free with purchase of adult entree.

Location: 8028 S. Emerson Ave, Indianapolis, 317-884-4901

Rusty Bucket

This casual tavern chain with a sports-bar atmosphere serves comfort-food favorites & a long beer list.
The Deal: Grab a Bucketeer Bookworm Bookmark Tracker and record five books for a free kids meal.

Location: 1130 West 86th Street, Indianapolis, 317-566-3463

Flamme Burger

Featuring an open kitchen layout with a true wood-burning oven, Flamme Burger provides diners with an innovative dining option with fresh, high-quality raw ingredients, classic cooking techniques and distinctive interior design.
The Deal: Kids eat free with purchase of adult meal.

Locations:

  • 8487 Union Chapel Road, Suite 560, Indianapolis, 317-436-1929
  • 6850 Whitestown Parkway, Whitestown, 317-436-1335
Oasis Diner

This historic diner in Plainfield serves up good old fashioned diner food, including on of Indy’s top 10 tenderloin sandwiches.
The Deal: Kids 12 and under eat free from 5-9pm.

Location: 405 West Main Street, Plainfield, 317-837-7777

Golden Corral

Golden Corral is an American family-style restaurant chain serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, and featuring a large all-you-can-eat buffet
The Deal: Kids 3 and under eat free.

Locations:

  • 6102 West 38th Street, Indianapolis, 317-293-6560
  • 10220 East Washington Street, Indianapolis, 317-890-0270
  • 160 South Marlin Drive, Greenwood, 317-865-9082
  • 2224 Hadley Road, Plainfield, 317-839-7357

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Newk’s Eatery

Newk’s boasts a range of fresh food options all made with fresh ingredients.
The Deal: Kids eat free after 4 pm, with purchase of an adult meal.

Location: 9510 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, 317-848-5900

Sun King Brewing

With three kid-friendly facilities and food from Oca by Goose the Market, Sun King remains one of the favorite breweries in Indy.
The Deal: Free kids’ menu item for 12 or under with regular menu item purchase

Locations:

  • 135 N College Ave Indianapolis, 317-602-3702
  • 351 Monon Blvd Carmel, 317-843-6250

 

Kids Eat Free Tuesday

Books & Brews

Grab a book or board game and settle in for a meal in this fun hybrid bookstore and brew pub.
The Deal: Kids eat free with purchase of an adult meal.

Location (with Tuesday special): 61 West City Center Drive, Carmel, 317-740-0350

317 Burger

Funky American eatery with outdoor seating offering innovative burgers, poutine and craft brews.
The Deal: Kids eat free with purchase of adult entree.

Location: 915 E Westfield Blvd, Indianapolis, 317-251-1317

C.R. Heroes Family Pub

At C.R. Heroes, meals are always made to order and completely fresh, utilizing the highest quality ingredients. Meat is always fresh, never frozen.
The Deal: Kids eat free after 5 pm with an adult purchase of $8 or more.

Location: 10570 E. 96th Street, Fishers, 317-576-1070

Detour American Grille and Bar

Enjoy a family-friendly atmosphere featuring a kids play room and 35+ plasma TVs. Grab a delicious burger, seafood tacos, fresh salads, and other home-made items!
The Deal: Kids eat free with purchase of adult meal.

Location: 10158 Brooks School Rd., Fishers, 317-669-9333

Fazoli’s

Fazoli’s is an Italian-American fast casual restaurant chain based out of Lexington, Kentucky.
The Deal: Get up to three kids meals for 99 cents each with purchase of one adult entree.

Location: Find one near you.

Hellas Cafe

Hellas has been proudly serving authentic Greek cuisine for over 20 years on the north side of Indianapolis.
The Deal: Kids eat free with purchase of adult entree after 3 pm.

Location: 8501 Westfield Blvd, Indianapolis, 317-257-6211

Mackenzie River Pizza Co

MacKenzie River Pizza Co aims to take menu creativity, freshness and selection to a whole new level.
The Deal: Free kids meal with purchase of adult entree.

Location: 4939 E. 82nd St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, 317-288-0609

MCL Restaurant & Bakery

MCL is a family-owned and -operated cafeteria style restaurant serving traditional comfort food, including world famous pies, fried chicken and carved slow roasted beef.
The Deal: Up to two complimentary kids meals per adult meal purchased.

Locations: Find one near you.

Penn Station

Enjoy fresh and hot grilled subs, hand cut fries, and fresh squeezed lemonade.
The Deal: Kids eat free for every sub, fries, and drink purchased.

Locations: Find one near you.

Perkins

North American casual dining restaurant chain that serves breakfast throughout the day.
The DealKids eat free with purchase of an adult meal.

Locations:

  • 250 Noble Creek Dr. Noblesville, 317-776-2800
  • 13316 Tegler Dr., Noblesville, 317-773-8210
  • 5033 Scatterfield Rd., Anderson, 765-642-2332
Rusty Bucket

This casual tavern chain with a sports-bar atmosphere serves comfort-food favorites & a long beer list.
The Deal: Grab a Bucketeer Bookworm Bookmark Tracker and record five books for a free kids meal.

Location: 1130 West 86th Street, Indianapolis, 317-566-3463

Uno Pizzeria and Grille

Family-friendly chain serving Chicago-style pizza along with pasta, steaks & burgers.
The Deal: Kids eat free with purchase of adult meal.

Location: 4740 East Southport Road, Southport, 317-791-8667

Denny’s

Denny’s is a full-service pancake house and fast casual family restaurant chain.
The Deal: Kids eat free with purchase of adult meal from 4:00-10:00pm.

Location: Find one near you.

Golden Corral

Golden Corral is an American family-style restaurant chain serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, and featuring a large all-you-can-eat buffet
The Deal: Kids 3 and under eat free.

Locations:

  • 6102 West 38th Street, Indianapolis, 317-293-6560
  • 10220 East Washington Street, Indianapolis, 317-890-0270
  • 160 South Marlin Drive, Greenwood, 317-865-9082
  • 2224 Hadley Road, Plainfield, 317-839-7357
Chili’s

Chili’s Grill & Bar is an American casual dining restaurant chain that features Tex-Mex-style cuisine.
The Deal: Kids eat free with purchase of adult entree.

Locations: Find one near you.

 

Scotty’s Brewhouse

Focusing on food, drinks, and atmosphere, Scotty’s is a local favorite – and growing!
The Deal: Kids eat for $2.

Locations: Find one near you.

Joella’s Hot Chicken 

“The place where hearts are always warm and the chicken is spiced just right.”
The
Deal: Get up to two kids’ meals free with purchase of adult meal from 5-7 pm.

Locations:

  • 4715 E. 96th St., Indianapolis, 317-663-8880 
  • 1072 Broad Ripple Ave., Indianapolis, 317-259-7161 
Punch Burger

Founded by a pair of Hoosiers on a mission to use local, grass-fed Angus beef, Punch Burger prides itself in high-quality and ethically-sourced meat.
The Deal: Free kids meal with the purchase of an adult meal. 

Locations:

  • 12525 Old Meridian St., Carmel, 317-564-0637
  • 137 E Ohio Street, Indianapolis, 317-426-5280
Sun King Brewing

With three kid-friendly facilities and food from Oca by Goose the Market, Sun King remains one of the favorite breweries in Indy.
The Deal: Free kids’ menu item for 12 or under with regular menu item purchase

Locations:

  • 135 N College Ave Indianapolis, 317-602-3702
  • 351 Monon Blvd Carmel, 317-843-6250

Kids Eat Free Wednesday

Books & Brews

Grab a book or board game and settle in for a meal in this fun hybrid bookstore and brew pub.
The Deal: Kids eat free with purchase of an adult meal.

Locations (with Wednesday special):

  • 9402 Uptown Dr Suite 1400, Indianapolis, 317-288-5136
  • 1551 N Green St Suite I, Brownsburg, 317-456-4216
  • 3808 Shelby St, Indianapolis, 317-438-5151
MCL Restaurant & Bakery

MCL is a family-owned and -operated cafeteria style restaurant serving traditional comfort food, including world famous pies, fried chicken and carved slow roasted beef.
The Deal: Up to two complimentary kids meals per adult meal purchased.

Locations: Find one near you.

Michaelangelo’s Italian Bistro

Michaelangelo’s Italian Bistro offers made-from-scratch Italian cuisine, as well as the popular build-your-own dishes.
The Deal: Kids eat free with purchase of adult meal.

Location: 550 Westfield Road, Noblesville, 317-773-6066

Moe’s Southwest Grill

With more than 20 incredibly fresh ingredients like all-natural chicken, grass-fed steak and organic tofu to create one-of-a-kind meals, Moe’s has everyone covered, from meat lovers to tree huggers to vegetarians and flexitarians.
The Deal: Kids eat free with purchase of adult meal after 4:00pm.

Locations: Find one near you.

Rusty Bucket

This casual tavern chain with a sports-bar atmosphere serves comfort-food favorites & a long beer list.
The Deal: Grab a Bucketeer Bookworm Bookmark Tracker and record five books for a free kids meal.

Location: 1130 West 86th Street, Indianapolis, 317-566-3463

Golden Corral

Golden Corral is an American family-style restaurant chain serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, and featuring a large all-you-can-eat buffet
The Deal: Kids 3 and under eat free.

Locations:

  • 6102 West 38th Street, Indianapolis, 317-293-6560
  • 10220 East Washington Street, Indianapolis, 317-890-0270
  • 160 South Marlin Drive, Greenwood, 317-865-9082
  • 2224 Hadley Road, Plainfield, 317-839-7357
Sun King Brewing

With three kid-friendly facilities and food from Oca by Goose the Market, Sun King remains one of the favorite breweries in Indy.
The Deal: Free kids’ menu item for 12 or under with regular menu item purchase

Locations:

  • 135 N College Ave Indianapolis, 317-602-3702
  • 351 Monon Blvd Carmel, 317-843-6250

Kids Eat Free Thursday

Barley Island Brewing Company

Humble hangout for house-brewed beers, pub-grub standards & occasional live music.
The Deal: Kids eat with with purchase of adult entree.

Location: 639 Conner Street, Noblesville, 317-770-5280

Books & Brews

Grab a book or board game and settle in for a meal in this fun hybrid bookstore and brew pub.
The Deal: Kids eat free with purchase of an adult meal.

Locations (with Thursday special):

  • 13230 Harrel Parkway #100, Noblesville, 317-770-8119
  • 65 Boone Village, Zionsville, 317-344-0365
Sun King Brewing

With three kid-friendly facilities and food from Oca by Goose the Market, Sun King remains one of the favorite breweries in Indy.
The Deal: Free kids’ menu item for 12 or under with regular menu item purchase

Locations:

  • 135 N College Ave Indianapolis, 317-602-3702
  • 351 Monon Blvd Carmel, 317-843-6250
Golden Corral

Golden Corral is an American family-style restaurant chain serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, and featuring a large all-you-can-eat buffet
The Deal: Kids 3 and under eat free.

Locations:

  • 6102 West 38th Street, Indianapolis, 317-293-6560
  • 10220 East Washington Street, Indianapolis, 317-890-0270
  • 160 South Marlin Drive, Greenwood, 317-865-9082
  • 2224 Hadley Road, Plainfield, 317-839-7357

Kids Eat Free weekends

Illinois St. Food Emporium

Neighborhood cafe that freshly makes food using local ingredients every day.
The Deal: Kids eat free with purchase of adult meal. Fridays.

Location: 5550 N. Illinois St. Indianapolis, 317-253-9513

Books & Brews

Grab a book or board game and settle in for a meal in this fun hybrid bookstore and brew pub.
The Deal: Kids eat free with purchase of an adult meal.

Locations: Kids eat free at all locations on Sundays. Find one near you.

Claddagh Irish Pub

The Claddagh Irish Pub is the perfect area for your dining, drinking or late night experience. Our dining rooms boast a feeling of the old Irish while blending perfectly with the bustling energy of Indy.
The Deal: Kids eat free with purchase of an adult meal. Sundays.

Locations:

  • 2539 Perry Crossing Way, Suite 150, Plainfield, 317-838-9917
  • 234 S Meridian Street, Indianapolis, 317-822-6274
Dickey’s Barbeque Pit

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit still slow smokes all meats on-site just the same way they did in 1941. The menu features beef brisket, pulled pork, St. Louis style ribs, polish sausage, spicy cheddar sausage, smoked turkey, and marinated chicken, with an extensive array of homestyle sides from jalapeño beans to macaroni and cheese.
The Deal: Kids eat free with purchase of adult meal. Sundays.

Locations:

  • 8624 Pendleton Pike, Indianapolis, 317-836-0980
  • 6200 U.S. 6, Portage, 219-764-9892
  • 2551 East Main Street Suite 100, Plainfield, 317-839-7100
Grand Junction Brewing Co.

Family-friendly pub serving sandwiches, flatbreads and beer brewed on-site in an 1800s building.
The Deal: Free kids meal with purchase of adult entree and mention of this offer. Sundays.

Location: 110 S Union St., Westfield, (317) 804-5168

Granite City

From the beer to the food, the more than 70 items on the Granite City menu are prepared each day from scratch.
The Deal: Kids eat free with a purchase of an adult meal. Sundays.

Locations: 150 W. 96th St., Carmel, 317-218-7185

Grindstone Charley’s

Grindstone Charley’s menu features USDA choice hand cut steaks, antibiotic-free chicken, hand-crafted burgers, artisan salads & sandwiches, scratch made soups, along with an interesting, everyday wine & cocktail selection.
The Deal: Kids eat free with purchase of adult entree. Sundays.

Location: 5383 West Rockville Road, Indianapolis, 317-243-8760

Michaelangelo’s Italian Bistro

Michaelangelo’s Italian Bistro offers made-from-scratch Italian cuisine, as well as the popular build-your-own dishes.
The Deal: Kids eat free with purchase of adult meal.

Location: 550 Westfield Road, Noblesville, 317-773-6066

Steak ‘n Shake

Steak ‘n Shake is a classic American brand famous for the original Steakburger and hand-dipped milkshakes. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night.
The Deal: Kids eat free with purchase of adult meal over $9. Saturdays & Sundays.

Locations: Participating locations only. Find one near you.

Denny’s

Denny’s is a full-service pancake house and fast casual family restaurant chain.
The Deal: Kids eat free with purchase of adult meal from 4:00-10:00pm. Saturdays.

Location: Find one near you.

Golden Corral

Golden Corral is an American family-style restaurant chain serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, and featuring a large all-you-can-eat buffet
The Deal: Kids 3 and under eat free.

Locations:

  • 6102 West 38th Street, Indianapolis, 317-293-6560
  • 10220 East Washington Street, Indianapolis, 317-890-0270
  • 160 South Marlin Drive, Greenwood, 317-865-9082
  • 2224 Hadley Road, Plainfield, 317-839-7357

Kids Eat Free everyday

Chef Mike’s Charcoal Grill

Chef Mike’s Charcoal Grill is a family restaurant featuring charcoal grilled burgers, steaks, chops, and seafood. Enjoy gourmet food while watching a sporting event with family & friends.
The Deal: Kids 5 and under eat for 99 cents with purchase of an adult meal.

Locations: 7102 Woodland Drive, Indianapolis, 317-295-9490

Tucanos Brazilian Grill

Enjoy excellent Brazilin Cuisine! Tucanos offers churrasco-style dining, where fresh meats and vegetables are grilled and brought directly to your table by meat servers.
The Deal: Kids 6 and under eat free with paying adult.

Locations:

  • 13225 Levinson Ln., Noblesville, 317-770-6988
  • 4130 W Jefferson Blvd Suite I-15, Ft. Wayne, 260-436-4433
Golden Corral

Golden Corral is an American family-style restaurant chain serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, and featuring a large all-you-can-eat buffet
The Deal: Kids 3 and under eat free.

Locations:

  • 6102 West 38th Street, Indianapolis, 317-293-6560
  • 10220 East Washington Street, Indianapolis, 317-890-0270
  • 160 South Marlin Drive, Greenwood, 317-865-9082
  • 2224 Hadley Road, Plainfield, 317-839-7357

Jim Dandy

This beloved family diner serves breakfast lunch and dinner.
The Deal: Kids under five eat free.

Locations:

  • 80 W. McKenzie Rd., Greenfield, 317-462-2800
  • 203 W. Jefferson St, Tipton, 765-675-6199
  • 2301 E. Conner St, Noblesville, 317-773-3288
O’Charley’s

American food with a Southern accent. And did we mention free rolls?
The Deal:
One free kids meal with the purchase of a regular entree.

Locations: Find one near you.

 


Please note: This list only contains Kids Eat Free promotions that we could confirm via website or by phone. As offers and participation are subject to change, please call the restaurant and location you plan to visit before you go! 

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