One of our favorite guides is back! We love to give our readers the skinny on where they can take the whole family to dinner without breaking the bank. We’re excited to share our 2017 roundup of places in Nashville for kids to eat free or cheap! Each year, we work hard to verify all of the information on this list, but of course prices can vary between locations. If you have any questions, be sure to call the restaurant first to make sure that they honor the deals listed below.
Applebee’s: Kids 12 and under eat FREE on a select day of the week. Day of the week depends on the location, and not all locations participate.
Bishops: Kids 5 and under eat FREE with purchase of an adult meal. Dine in only.
Blue Coast Burrito: Tuesday 5-9 pm Little Surfer Meals (entree, chips, salsa and drink) are $1.99 with adult meal purchase.
Bob Evans: Kids 12 and under eat FREE on Tuesdays after 4 p.m. with the purchase of an adult meal.
Burger Shack: Mondays 4pm-9pm, kids eat FREE with the purchase of an adult combo. 1 kids meal per adult.
Captain D’s Seafood Kitchen: Kids 12 and under can get a kids meal for $0.99 on Thursdays with the purchase of an adult meal. Also if you join their Kid’s Club, you get a FREE meal on your birthday!
Chick-fil-A: Kids eat FREE on Tuesdays between 5:30-7:30 p.m. with the purchase of an adult combo meal. Some locations charge $0.99 per kids meal.
Chili’s: If you sign up for their e-mail list, they send out various coupons. The two that apply to children are discounts on kid’s meals, or Family Nights that happen on Tuesdays and kids 12 and under can eat FREE.
Cici’s Pizza: Kids 4-10 years old eat for $3.39; kids 3 and under eat FREE every day.
Firehouse Subs: Kids eat FREE all day on Wednesdays. One free kids’ meal for each adult combo meal purchased. Not all locations participate.
Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes and Fries: Kids eat FREE on Monday nights from 5pm – close with the purchase of an adult meal.
IHOP: Kids 12 and under eat FREE every day from 4-8 p.m. One free kids’ meal for each paying adult; drinks not included.
Jamba Juice: Kids get FREE kid’s smoothies with any regular adult smoothie purchase on Tuesdays.
Jason’s Deli: Kids eat FREE on varying days of the week, depending on the location. Please call to confirm which day with the location nearest you!
Jersey Mike’s: Kids eat FREE with purchase of an adult meal on Wednesday nights 4pm-close.
Las Palmas: All school year, kids K-7th grade can bring in their report card with all As and Bs and get a FREE meal with the purchase of an adult meal!
Logans Roadhouse: Wednesday kids 12 and under eat FREE with the purchase of an adult meal.
Maggiano’s Little Italy: When a meal is ‘family style’, kids 4 and under eat FREE.
McAlister’s Deli: Kids meals are just $2.59 at some locations!
Mellow Mushroom (Franklin) – Kids eat FREE on Mondays.
Mirko Pasta Nashville: Kids FREE on Sundays with the purchase of an adult meal.
Moe’s BBQ: Kids 10 and under eat FREE on Tuesdays after 5 pm.
Nama Sushi: Kids 10 and under eat FREE on Sunday lunch with the purchase of an adult’s meal.
Nana’s Diner: Kids eat FREE on Tuesday nights from 5pm – 8pm with the purchase of an adult meal.
Noodles & Company: Kids meals are $5 and include two sides and a drink.
O’Charleys – Kids eat FREE with the purchase of an adult meal. Participating locations only.
Outlanders: Kid’s meals are $3.99 and come with fries, a drink and a mini ice cream cone.
Panera: Kid’s meals are $4.19 ($4.99 for the Mac and Cheese!)
Pizza Hut: Kids 10 and under get a FREE buffet meal on Tuesdays.
Ruby Tuesdays: Kids 10 and under eat FREE from 5 pm to close on Tuesdays.
Shoneys: Kids 4 and under get a FREE buffet meal with the purchase of an adult meal. Throughout the year, they will offer FREE meals for kids aged 10 and under, so be on the lookout!
Sonic: $1.99 kid’s meals on Wednesday nights with coupon and purchase of a combo meal.
Steak ‘N Shake: Kids 12 and under eat FREE with adult purchase of $9 EVERY DAY.
Taco Mamacita: On Mondays kids 12 and under eat FREE from the kids menu IF they are wearing a Taco Mamacita t-shirt.
The Local Taco: Kids meals for kids 12 and under: Meals are between $4.00-$6.00.
Toot’s: Up to two FREE hot dog/chip or fries basket with ice cream per every adult meal purchased.
WhichWich Superior Sandwiches: Kids wich comes with a drink and a rice krispie treat for $4.00.