Where Kids Eat Free (Or Almost Free) in the Heartland

child-eating-881200_960_720Raise your hand if you like saving a little green?

We at Heartland Weekend know we aren’t the only ones.

Turns out that old cliche “there’s no such thing as a free lunch” isn’t always true.

So we’ve put together a comprehensive list of where you can score a free meal, or nearly free, for your kids in the Heartland.

Did we miss one? Let us know by emailing your favorite deal to news@kfvs12.com.

  • Applebees’s
    • Kids eat free all day on Tuesdays at all Heartland locations (Cape Girardeau, Sikeston, Carbondale, and Marion) with the purchase of an adult entree
  • Beef ‘O’ Bradys
    • Cape Girardeau: Purchase an adult entree and you child eats free on Tuesdays between 4 and 8 p.m.
    • Perryville: Kids eat free on Tuesdays after 5 p.m.
  • Bob Evans
    • At Paducah and Marion locations kids eat free on Tuesdays after 4 p.m. with the purchase of an adult meal
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
    • Sikeston: Kids can eat for $1.99 on Wednesday between 4 to 8 p.m.
  • Cici’s
    • Kids 3 and under eat free anytime!
  • Culver’s
    • Each Kids’ Meal comes with a certificate for a free scoop of Fresh Frozen Custard
  • Denny’s
    • Cape Girardeau: Kids eat free on Tuesdays from 4 to 10 p.m.
  • El Sol
    • Monday special: Kids eat free from the kids menu. Offer valid for one kid per paying adult.
  • Fazoli’s
    • At all Heartland locations (Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Marion) kids’ meals are $0.99 on each from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesdays. Offer valid for up to two kids meals per adult entree.
  • Firehouse Subs
    • Cape Girardeau: Kids eat for free from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, as long as you get an adult combo meal
    • Paducah: Get a free kids meal all day on Wednesdays with the purchase of an adult combo meal
  • Pizza Inn
    • Jackson: Kids eat free from 4 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays
    • Sikeston: Kids 10 and below can eat for .99 on Tuesdays
    • Paducah: Kids eat free all day on Thursdays
  • McAlister’s Deli
    • Cape Girardeau: Tuesdays after 5 p.m. kids eat free, as long as you buy an adult meal
    • Carbondale: Mondays after 5 p.m. up to 2 kids eat free with the purchase of an adult entree
    • Marion: Kids eat free after 5 p.m. on Tuesdays and all day on Sundays
    • Paducah: Kids eat free after 5 p.m. on Tuesdays and Sundays
  • O’Charley’s
    • Cape Girardeau: Kids eat free all day everyday with the purchase of an adult entree.
  • Qdoba Mexican Grill
    • Cape Girardeau: Kids eat free on Wednesday evenings
  • Simply Swirled
    • Cape Girardeau and Jackson: On Tuesdays from 5-8 p.m., kids 12 and under get a free 6 oz cup with any regular purchase.
  • Steak ‘n Shake
    • Kids ages 12 and younger can enjoy their favorite Kids Plate for FREE any time of the day, any day of the week with a qualifying $9 purchase.
  • Texas Roadhouse
    • Cape Girardeau: On Tuesdays from 4 to 9:30 p.m., kids eat free with the purchase of an adult entree