Restaurants where kids eat free In San Antonio

Restaurants where kids eat free In San Antonio

The cost of dining out adds up quickly when you’ve got kids. But that doesn’t mean your family can’t enjoy a fun and delicious dining experience in San Antonio.

Many restaurants offer specials for kids and their cost-conscious parents. Even better, your kids can eat for free if you know where and when to take them.

We’ve compiled some delectable San Antonio restaurant options that will help you save money when going out with the entire family. They each feature specials where kids can eat for free.


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Denny’s has been a popular American dining spot for more than 60 years. They offer great tasting meals every day of the week at all hours.

Because it’s always open, you can always rely on Denny’s when the kids get hungry, even if they get the munchies past their bedtime!

Luby’s Cafeteria

Luby’s Cafeteria opened in San Antonio in the 1940s. Since then it has grown to become one of the most popular restaurants for parents and their kids who are looking for good food at affordable prices.

Free Kids Combos: All day Wednesday and Saturday from 11am to close.

Luby’s offers customer favorites like certified Angus chopped steak; roast chicken, fried fish, and mashed potatoes.

Earl Abel’s Restaurant

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San Antonio residents have enjoyed Earl Abel’s Restaurant for more than 78 years. It’s known for its stick to your ribs home-style cooking and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus.

Favorite dishes include biscuits, omelets, seafood, and chicken fried steaks. Earl Abel’s Restaurant also serves heart-healthy food items that include Mahi Mahi and spinach and Greek salads.

Kids eat for free between Monday and Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. and all day long on Tuesday.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

When you’re in Texas, you’ve got to have some barbecue! For some of the best, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit offers slow-smoked meats that are carefully prepared on-site. They use only the highest quality meats and provide some of the best-tasting barbecues in the San Antonio area.

On Sundays, kids can each get a free meal for every adult meal you buy at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit.

These San Antonio restaurants give you a wide range of options for enjoying a meal out with the family. They let you enjoy a variety of great food while staying within your budget.

Get to know these restaurants so that you know exactly where to go the next time you and your kids are looking for a place to share a great family meal in the Alamo City!

*Updated May 2020. Originally published in June 2017.