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Dining out is a treat, but it doesn’t have to break the bank. Because we love you as much as we love a great bargain (especially if it involves food), we’ve compiled a list of Pittsburgh eateries where children eat free or cheaply. We’ve even got a handy printable to stick on the fridge or keep in the car! Know of any restaurants we missed? Discover a meal deal below is incorrect or has expired? We need your help to improve and maintain this comprehensive list. Please leave suggestions in the comments and we’ll build this list together!

*This list is current as of July 1, 2016, but please call ahead to confirm restaurant participation, as conditions may be subject to change and meal deals may not be available at all locations.



Mondays: Children enjoy a FREE meal with the purchase of an adult meal, additional children are $1 each.


Backyard Burgers
Tuesdays: Children 12 and under eat FREE 4:00-close with purchase of one adult combo meal.

bd’s Mongolian Grill
Every day: Children 2 and under eat FREE all week.

Bob Evans
Tuesdays: Children eat FREE 4pm-close with purchase of adult meal.


Cadallac Ranch
Mondays: Children eat FREE with every adult entrée purchased and FREE SnoCones all day!

Cenci’s Wexford
Mondays: Children 10 and under eat FREE from the kids menu. No adult purchase required!

Sign up for their email club and they’ll email you kids eat FREE days. (Usually Mondays)


Tuesdays: Up to 2 FREE kids meals 4pm-10pm. per each adult entrée purchased.

Dive Bar & Grille
Thursdays: 1 FREE child’s meal with purchase of  each adult meal.

Double-Wide Grille
Sundays: Children 14 and under can eat for $1.99 after 4pm per 1 adult. (not available Memorial Day & Labor Day weekends)

Dunkin’ Donuts
Everyday: Many locations offer a FREE donut to children age 12 and under (no purchase necessary). Check location to make sure they offer this: North Versailles, Irwin and Murrysville do offer this!

Everyday: FREE baby food, bibs, crackers, celery and carrot sticks upon request.

Everyday: Kids 10 & under eat from the salad bar for half-price. Kid 5 & under eat from salad bar for FREE with an adult salad bar purchase

Everyday: All kids receive a FREE regular Smiley Cookie, Mini Smiley Cookie, or an Apple.

Sundays: Breakfast Buffet and Sunday Brunch are also FREE for kids 5 and under when an adult in their party has purchased the buffet. Like the salad bar, kids 10 and under can always enjoy the buffet for half-price.


Golden Coral
Everyday: Kids 3 and under eat FREE all day with adult meal purchase.


Tuesday: Family Night (second Tuesday of the month). Kids eat FREE with adult entree purchase. They also have Face Painting, Balloon Animals, Contests, Prizes and MORE!

Sundays: Kids 5 and under eat for FREE from 10-2pm


Mondays-Thursdays: Kids 12 & under eat FREE from 4pm-8pm with every adult purchase. Drinks are not included.

Tuesdays: Children eat FREE from 11am-8pm. Play area in cafeteria PLUS FREE organic baby food with any purchase.


Kings Family Restaurant
Mondays: Children 12 and under eat FREE all day.


Lone Star Steakhouse
Tuesdays: Children 12 and under eat FREE per each adult entrée purchased.

Market District
Tuesdays: Children 12 and under 2 FREE children’s meals from 4pm-8pm per 5.00 adult meal purchased.

Max and Erma’s
Tuesdays: Children 12 and under eat FREE with adult entree purchase
Wednesdays: FREE Cookie Day.


Olive Garden
Sign up for Olive Garden eClub & receive great coupons including kids eat for $1.00

OTB Bicycle Cafe
Sundays: Kids eat FREE with adult entrée purchase.


Penn Brewery
Tuesdays: Two Children 12 and under eat FREE per adult entrée.

Wednesdays and Saturdays: One FREE kid’s meal per each adult entrée.


Sundays: FREE kids meal with purchase of an adult meal. Child must also be present.

Quaker Steak & Lube
Everyday: Children 10 and under eat from the buffet for $3.99


Sundays: Children 12 & under eat FREE from the Minnow Menu.


Spaghetti Warehouse
Mondays: Kid’s Menu Meal for $1.99 with an adult meal purchase.

Steak n Shake
Saturdays and Sundays: One free kid’s meal for each $8 spent.


The Church Brew Works
Mondays: Children 12 and under eat FREE with the purchase of each adult entrée.

The Clubhouse
Wednesdays: MVP Members. Kids Nights! FREE kids meal (Limit 1) per adult meal. Dine-In Only.


Walnut Grill (Wexford)
Sundays:  Children 5 and under eat a FREE brunch with the purchase of adult brunch.
Mondays: Family Night-Children eat FREE with purchase of adult entrée. (Big screen movie plus other kids activities.)
Tuesdays: Children eat FREE with purchase of adult entrée. (no special activities).



  1. Hi. I went to Red Robin (Cranberry) last night with my 2 year old and the waitress said she’s never heard of kids eating for free. Maybe it’s only for specific locations.

    • Hi Meredith..Thank you so much for letting us know. After contacting Red Robin we have found out that this promotion has in fact expired. We will be sure to edit our listing and as always thank you for helping us keep this list up to date.

      • Bummer that it expired. But looking forward to trying the other options on your list. Thanks for putting it all together!

    • Hi Beth, I am so sorry the manager was so rude. Our apologies..We will be sure to change the day in our post! Thank you for helping us keep our guide up-to-date!

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