Kids Eat Free in Grand Rapids + West Michigan

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My husband and I love to eat out on nights when things are busy or we just want to taste something new (and not have to clean up the mess!). Now, though, with three kids tagging along, the restaurant budget is blown with just one meal. Grand Rapids families love “kids eat free” restaurants so we’ve put together a list for you for those nights when you just want to eat out without breaking the budget.

We’ve researched restaurants in the Grand Rapids area that offer free or cheap kids’ meals. Terms and conditions apply and are subject to change. Please verify with the restaurant before you go.

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MONDAY

  • Big E’s Bar & Grill | Minion Monday: Kids eat free with purchase of adult entrée; two kids per one adult.
  • The Blue Moose Sports Pub | Kids Meals only $2.50 when you dine in.
  • Crust 54 (S. Washington location only)| Dine-in from 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM, purchase any 9” or larger pizza at menu price, and receive a free 5” thin crust 1 topping kids pizza for each child 8 and under.
  • Fuji Buffet Grill | All day, kids eat buffet for $2.99. Limit two kids per one adult buffet.
  • Main Street Pub (Allendale and Wyoming) | Kids eat free.
  • Russ’ | Kids eat for only $2.49 every night. For children 10 and under with the purchase of an adult meal.
  • Social Kitchen and Bar | Kids eat free with purchase of an adult entree.

TUESDAY

  • Applebee’s | Kids eat for $1.99 or $2.99 (based on menu choice).
  • Bob Evans (Cascade and Gaines locations only) | Kids 12 and under can eat free with each paid adult meal from 4:00 PM till close.
  • Crust 54 (S. Washington location only)| Dine-in from 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM, purchase any 9” or larger pizza at menu price, and receive a free 5” thin crust 1 topping kids pizza for each child 8 and under.
  • Denny’s (Grand Rapids, Kentwood, Wyoming) | Kids eat free from 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM with purchase of adult entrée. Restrictions may apply.
  • Fazoli’s (Grand Rapids and Jenison) | For each adult entrée purchased receive up to three kids’ meals at only $0.99 each from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM.
  • Fuji Buffet Grill | All day, kids eat buffet for $2.99. Limit two kids per one adult buffet.
  • IHOP (Cascade, Comstock Park, Grandville) | Kids eat free from 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM. One kid per one adult.
  • Maxine’s Family Restaurant | One free kids meal for every adult meal purchased 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM.
  • MidiCi | Free kid’s cheese pizza with adult entrée.
  • Peppino’s Sports Grille (Kentwood) | One free kids meal with the purchase of each adult entrée; 4:00 – 10:00 PM.
  • Pizza Ranch One child 10 & under eats free per paying adult from 4:00 PM –  8:00 PM.
  • Russ’ | Kids eat for only $2.49 every night. For children 10 and under with the purchase of an adult meal.
  • Social Kitchen and Bar | Kids eat free with purchase of an adult entree.

WEDNESDAY

  • Bagger Dave’s | Kids 12 and under eat for only $2.95 when you dine in.
  • Buffalo Wild Wings (All 5 greater Grand Rapids locations) | Kids eat for only $2.49 when you dine in.
  • Crust 54 (S. Washington location only)| Dine-in from 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM, purchase any 9” or larger pizza at menu price, and receive a free 5” thin crust 1 topping kids pizza for each child 8 and under.
  • Fuji Buffet Grill | All day, kids eat buffet for $2.99. Limit two kids per one adult buffet.
  • Logan’s Roadhouse  | For guests 12 and under; one kids meal per adult entrée purchase.
  • Maxine’s Family Restaurant | One free kids meal for every adult meal purchased 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM.
  • Rise Pies | Free kids pizza with adult pizza or salad purchase.
  • Russ’ | Kids eat for only $2.49 every night. For children 10 and under with the purchase of an Adult Meal.
  • The Score Restaurant and Sports Bar | In winter (once outside seating is closed), kids 12 and under eat free 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Two kids meals free with the purchase of one adult meal, excludes specials.
  • Social Kitchen and Bar | Kids eat free with purchase of an adult entree.

THURSDAY

  • Crust 54 (S. Washington location only)| Dine-in from 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM, purchase any 9” or larger pizza at menu price, and receive a free 5” thin crust 1 topping kids pizza for each child 8 and under.
  • Fuji Buffet Grill | All day, kids eat buffet for $2.99. Limit 2 kids per adult buffet.
  • Maxine’s Family Restaurant | One free kids meal for every adult meal purchased 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM.
  • Rainbow Grill (Hudsonville and Grandville) | $1.00 Kids meals on Thursdays for kids 10 and under from 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM.
  • Russ’ | Kids eat for only $2.49 every night. For children 10 and under with the purchase of an Adult Meal.
  • Social Kitchen and Bar | Kids eat free with purchase of an adult entree.

FRIDAY

  • Maxine’s Family Restaurant | One free kids meal for every adult meal purchased 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM.
  • Russ’ | Kids eat for only $2.49 every night. For children 10 and under with the purchase of an Adult Meal.
  • Social Kitchen and Bar | Kids eat free with purchase of an adult entree.

SATURDAY

  • Cheshire Kitchen | From 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM kids eat free; one child per one adult.
  • Russ’ | Kids eat for only $2.49 every night. For children 10 and under with the purchase of an adult meal. 
  • Steak ‘n Shake | For every $9.00 spent receive one free kid’s plate, dine-in only, for kids 12 and under. Excludes drinks and shakes.

SUNDAY

SPECIAL OCCASION

If there is a snow day you can treat yourself and the kids to a breakfast out at Grand Coney Diner, Red Geranium Cafe, or The Omelette Shoppe for a Kid’s Eat Free special. Limit two kids per adult.

We try to include as many ‘Kids Eat Free (or cheap)’ restaurants as we can, but it’s impossible to find them all. If you know of one and think it should be included in this list, please let us know in the comments below!

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