Kids Eat Free and Cheap – The Ultimate Guide for Cincinnati

Did you know you can find a restaurant offering kids eat free deals every day of the week in Cincinnati?! You just have to know where to look (hint: the answer is here)!

Be sure to save the list below for those nights you want to save some money, don’t feel like cooking, or just want to go out to eat (or all 3!).

Our List of Kids Eat Free Cincinnati

While we carefully researched the restaurants and deals below, they are always subject to change (and individual locations can vary) – so please check the restaurant’s website or give them a call to verify the deal before you go.

Do you know of any restaurants that offer kids eat free meals or great family meal deals? Shoot us an email and let us know!

Also, if you find out that one of the deals we have listed is no longer valid, please let us know so we can remove it. Thank you!

Chili’s
My Chili’s Rewards members can receive Free Kids Meal rewards offers that can be redeemed in-restaurant or online.
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Fricker’s
Kids 10 and under eat free with an adult entree and child beverage purchase.
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Buffalo Joe’s
Kids eat free with purchase of an adult entree.
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Buffalo Wings & Rings
Kids 10 and under eat free with a paying adult ($5 minimum purchase) at participating locations.
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Frisch’s
One free Kids Mini Meal (for kids 12 and under) per adult purchase of $6.98 or more at participating locations. Dine-in only.
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LaRosa’s Pizzeria
This one is a cheap family meal: LaRosa’s offers a “All You Can Eat Spaghetti” deal on Mondays and Tuesdays (dine in only). It’s $6.19 for each adult, $1.99 for kids ten and younger. The adult meal comes with refillable breadsticks and salad, the kid’s meal comes with one meatball, Go-Gurt, and a choice of milk or juice.
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The Old Bag of Nails Pub
One free kid’s meal with each purchase of an adult entree $6.99 or higher.
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Quaker Steak & Lube
All day, $1.99 Kids’ Lube Cruiser Meals with adult entree purchase at participating locations.
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Bob Evans
4pm to close, children may receive one free kids meal with each adult entree purchase. Dine in only.
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Denny’s
Kids eat free from 4-10pm. Participation varies per location – please reach out to the Denny’s you plan to visit for their exact days and times.
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Frisch’s
One free Kids Mini Meal (for kids 12 and under) per adult purchase of $6.98 or more at participating locations. Dine-in only.
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Gold Star Chili
Kids eat free on Tuesdays at all 75+ area Gold Star locations throughout the Greater Cincinnati and Dayton regions. Gold Star says, “Gold Star Chili has expanded its popular Kids Eat Free program on Tuesdays to now include drive-thru and carry out orders. For each adult order of $8 or more from 4 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday nights, customers can receive a free kid’s meal. This deal will extend to drive-thru and carry-out orders for as long as COVID-19 restrictions are in place so that guests can enjoy this great deal in a way that is best suited for their family’s needs.”
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Hofbrauhaus Newport
Kids eat free the second Tuesday of every month with the purchase of an adult entree!
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Joella’s Hot Chicken
Enjoy Joella’s Hot Chicken with a free kids’ meal every day on Tuesday with the purchase of an adult meal (up to 2 free kids’ meals per 1 adult purchase). A kids’ meal is: one jumbo tender or one big wing, one Southern side, and a drink.

LaRosa’s Pizzeria
This one is a cheap family meal: LaRosa’s offers a “All You Can Eat Spaghetti” deal on Mondays and Tuesdays (dine in only). It’s $6.19 for each adult, $1.99 for kids ten and younger. The adult meal comes with refillable breadsticks and salad, the kid’s meal comes with one meatball, Go-Gurt, and a choice of milk or juice.
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Laszlo’s Iron Skillet
Kids eat free!
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Ruby Tuesday
One free kid entree per adult entree purchase from 5pm – close. Participation varies per location.
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Tom & Chee (West Chester) (not sure if this is still valid – stay tuned)
Free kids meal with the purchase of a full melt or entree salad.
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Buffalo Joe’s
Kids eat free with purchase of an adult entree.
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Frisch’s
One free Kids Mini Meal (for kids 12 and under) per adult purchase of $6.98 or more at participating locations. Dine-in only.
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LaRosa’s Pizzeria
This one is a kids eat cheap deal (too fun to skip this deal!): LaRosa’s offers a “Kids Make-n-Bake” on Wednesdays. Kids get to assemble their own pizza at their table for $3.99. Includes one topping, a choice of Go-Gurt or a Chocolate Chunk Cookie, and a choice of milk or juice.
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Denny’s
Kids eat free from 4-10pm. Participation varies per location – please reach out to the Denny’s you plan to visit for their exact days and times.
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Frisch’s
One free Kids Mini Meal (for kids 12 and under) per adult purchase of $6.98 or more at participating locations. Dine-in only.
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Izzy’s
Kids ages 14 and under eat free all day Saturday. One Free Kids Meal per paying adult. Dine-in only. At participating locations: Elm Street, Florence, Forest Park, Red Bank, and Western Hills.
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Aladdin’s Eatery and Lounge, Over the Rhine (OTR) “kiddos eat free at Aladdin’s Eatery + Lounge OTR every Sunday!” with the purchase of an adult entree. (I checked with them on August 2, 2020 and this is still valid; be aware it’s for OTR location only though)
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Dicky’s Barbeque Pit
Their homepage says “Kids Eat Free Every Sunday… Now available for carryout, delivery, curbside with code **KEFOLO** at checkout”
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While we carefully researched the restaurants and deals, they are always subject to change (and individual locations can vary) – so please check the restaurant’s website or give them a call to verify the deal before you go.