Where can Kids Eat Free in New Jersey?

Here's our list of super kid friendly restaurants and eateries for North Jersey


Looking to take a break from cooking while saving money too? Visit these restaurants for kids eat free days and nights (or kids eat really cheap)! Skip the cooking and clean up and have some family fun at these locations throughout New Jersey. There is something for everyone. Adults can enjoy full breakfast, lunch or dinner entrees with kids eating free!  There's something almost every day of the week.

Generally, kids eat free ages 12 and under, and in most cases require the purchase of an adult entree.  Locations vary.  This list is subject to change. Please call ahead to confirm. If we are missing any of your favorites, please email us at enews@njkidsonline.com.

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Applebees - most locations
Tuesdays - Kids eat free

Bel Posto - Hackensack - 201.880.8750
Sundays - kids 6 & under eat free, Sunday nights

Buffalo Wild Wings
Tuesdays - Kids eat free Tuesday nights - Parsippany, Secaucus Locations
Wednesdays - Kids eat free Tuesday nights with paid adult entree of $6.79 or more - Rockaway, Watchung Locations

Calandras Mediterranean Grill - 118 US Hwy 46 E, Fairfield 973-575-6500
Sundays - Two children (under 13) eat free from the children’s menu, all bottles of wine are half price, and a magician performs table-side.

Cheeseburger in Paradise
Tuesdays - Kid's Eat Free! Get a free kid's meal with purchase of an adult entree. Dine-in only

Chevy's - Clifton, Linden, Brick
Tuesdays - Kids eat free all day Tuesday
Kids eat free also with a good report card.

Chili's
Thursdays - Kids eat free

Denny's
Tuesdays - Kids eat free night
Kids eat free on their birthday!

Elysian Café - Hoboken, 201-798-5898
Tuesdays- 5pm to 8pm kids under 12 eat free with purchase of an entree. Two children per adult.

Franklin Steak House
Wednesday's - Kids eat free - Nutley location

Friendly's - most locations
Monday thru Friday - Kids eat free breakfast with paying adult.
Tuesdays - Kids eat cheap $2.00 Tuesdays
Wednesdays - Kids eat free with paid adult meal Wed nights 5-9pm - North Brunswick, Northfield

Ho-Ho-Kus Inn - 1 East Franklin Turnpike, Ho-Ho-Kus, 201-445-4115
Mondays - Children 10 and under receive a free children’s entree with each adult entree purchase from the dinner menu. Tavern entrees not included.

Horizon Diner - 726 Route 17 N, Ramsey, 201-825-1774
Saturdays and Sundays - Kids eat free from the kid’s breakfast menu, 6am to 12pm
Wednesdays and Saturdays- Kids eat free from the kid’s menu, 5pm to 9pm
Applies to kids 12 and under, one free entree with each adult entree purchased.

IHOP - days vary by location
Fridays - Kids eat free after 4pm.
Monday thru Friday 4-10pm - kids eat free with 1 paid Adult meal. That includes breakfast, lunch and dinner

IKEA - Paramus, Elizabeth
Tuesdays - Get up to two kid’s meals with purchase of one adult entree. Kids 12 and under.

Jalapeno’s Mexican Bar and Grill - Glen Rock, 201-445-5566
Sundays - One free kid’s meal per adult entree from 4pm to 9pm.

Johnny Rocket's
Tuesdays and Thursdays - Kids eat free.

Maywood Inn's Twin Door Tavern
Wednesdays - Kids Eat Free Night

Moe's
Sunday's - Kids eat free with each paid adult's meal - Edgewater Location
Tuesdays - Kids eat free after 4pm with paid adult's entree - Parsippany, Branchburg Locations

Moonshine Modern Supper Club - Millburn 973-218-6042
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday - Free Kids Entree with purchase of an Adult Entree all-day

Morris Tap & Grill - Randolph 973-891-1776
Monday - Friday 4-6pm - Kids eat free off of children's menu with purchase of each adult entree

Mount Holleran Towne Tavern - Parsippany 973-794-3366
Sunday & Wednesday - Kids eat free with paid adult meal of $9.95 or more.

Montville Inn - Montville, 973-541-1234
Tuesdays - Kids eat free from 12pm to 9pm. Every two children under 12 accompanied by one adult will receive a complementary kid’s meal, including beverage and a scoop of gelato for dessert.

Mother’s Ale House - Wayne, 973-633-7400
Tuesdays - Kids eat free from the kid’s menu with purchase of one adult entree; 6pm to 8pm. Balloon artist.

Otaiko Hibachi and Sushi Lounge - South Cove Commons in Bayonne, 201-339-3399
Mondays and Tuesdays - Children 10 and under eat free from the children’s menu with the purchase of two adult entrees of $35 or more.

Public House - 1081 US 46, Clifton, 973-473-8184
Saturdays - Kids under 12 eat free from the kid’s menu with purchase of regular priced entree; sandwich or burger.

Que Pasta - Saddle Brook, 201-712-1900
Fridays- Kids eat free. Choose from the kid’s menu. One entree per paying adult per kid’s meal.

Rocca - Glen Rock, 201-670-4945
Sundays and Wednesdays - Kids eat free. Does not apply to holidays or with other offers.

Rosalitas
Wednesdays - Kids eat free

Red Robin
Wednesdays - Kids meal is $1.99 - not free, but cheap!

Ruby Tuesdays
Tuesdays of course! Kids eat free.

Smashburger - select locations
Tuesdays - Kids eat free (Florham Park, Glen Ridge, Hackensack, Morris Plains, Newark, Paramus, Parsippany, Totowa, West Caldwell

TGIF
Tuesdays - Kids eat free
Wednesdays - Kids eat free with paid adult entree on Wednesday nights

Tiffany's, Morris Plains, 973.290.9777
Mondays - Kids Eat Free and get a free silly bandz with each kid meal

Toro Loco - South Orange
Mondays and Tuesdays - Kids eat free.

Vermont Pancake House - Succasunna (Roxbury Mall) 973-584-2929
Thursdays, 5:30 - 7:30 pm - 1 Kid Eat Free with purchase of adult meal

Verona Inn Tavern - Verona, 973-239-0544
Mondays - Free kid's dinner with the purchase of each adult entree

Disclaimer: Check with establishment, information subject change since date of publication.