Debbie's Deals: Where kids eat free in the Denver metro area, sorted by day of week

DENVER - Dozens of restaurants offer free (or cheap) meals for kids to get families to eat out.

Each one of these restaurants was verified in August 2016, but please call your local restaurant before you go to make sure the deal has not changed.

Also please remember to tip your server for the free meals, in addition to the final check amount.

If you see a restaurant I missed, please email me: debbie@thedenverchannel.com

 

Weekdays:

Kids eat free every night at IHOP from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. until September 25. Check with your local location here.

Kids eat free at some Denny's locations Monday through Friday from 2-10 p.m. This was confirmed with the Denver location (303-744-7344) and Lakewood location (303-988-2025). Some locations give families two free kids meals for each adult entree purchased, others only do one free kids meal for each adult entree purchased. Check with your local restaurant for its rules.

 

Mondays:

Kids eat free all day on Mondays and Tuesdays at Village Inn. I confirmed this deal with two locations in Denver, but check with your local location. Thanks to Christina for this tip.

The Garlic Knot on Colorado Blvd in Denver (720-542-3528) has a kids deal all day on Mondays. For every adult entree you buy, one kid eats free. The Thornton location (303-280-2070) says for every $10 you spend, a child 12 and under eats free from the kids menu. Check with your local location for its rules. Thanks to Lin for this tip!

Kids eat free at El Parral restaurants in Greenwood Village (303-649-9140) and Centennial (303-798-4586) all day on Mondays. Families get one kids meal per paying adult.

Kids eat free after 11 a.m. on Mondays at Gunther Toody's. It's one free kids meal per adult meal purchased. I checked with the Littleton location (303-932-1957), but they told me it's the same deal at each location.

Mici's Handcrafted Italian lets kids eat free after 4 p.m. on Monday nights. It's one free kids meal per adult entree. Dine-in only. Mici's has two locations: Downtown Denver on Stout Street (303-629-6424) and Cherry Creek North on 2nd Avenue (303-322-6424).

The Yard House in Lakewood (303-278-9273) offers free kids meals all day on Mondays. They offer parents two free kids meals for each adult entree purchased. NOTE: This offer is only available at the Lakewood location, not the Denver (303-572-9273) and Lone Tree (303-790-7453) locations.

Cinzzetti's lets kids eat free on Mondays and Tuesdays from 5-9 p.m. Two kids eat free for each adult buffet purchased. Cinzzetti's is located in Northglenn, 303-451-7300.

Kids eat free at Beau Jo's in Denver (303-758-1519), Boulder (303-554-5312) and Evergreen (303-670-2744) after 5 p.m. on Mondays. It's one free kids meal for each adult entree purchased. Dine-in only. (Note, kids eat free on Tuesdays at the Beau Jo's in Arvada and on Thursdays at the Beau Jo's in Fort Collins. The Idaho Springs location does not have a kids eat free special.)

Larkburger has a deal for families on Mondays. Get one free kids meal for each adult entree purchased ($9 minimum). At some locations the deal starts at 3 p.m., other locations have the special all day. Call your location for details on their offer. Thanks to Nanette for this tip.

Kids eat free after 4:30 p.m. at Kobe-An in Cherry Creek. Get one kids meal for each paying adult. 303-989-5907.

Kids eat free at Merle's in Littleton after 5 p.m. on Mondays. It's two free kids meals per adult meal. 303-797-6008.

Kids eat for a penny at several Ajuua locations on Mondays. The website says the deal is offered on Mondays at both locations in Aurora and North Denver. The offer is for kids 10 and under. (One penny kids meal for each adult dinner entree purchased.) It appears the offer is not valid in Niwot.

Kids eat free at Modmarket on Sundays and Mondays from 5 p.m. to close at the Broomfield location (303-997-7305). Check with your local location for their deal. Thanks to Nanette for this deal.

Kids eat free all day on Mondays, Tuesdays and Sundays at the Casa Caliente in Highlands Ranch, 720-379-7968. Parents must purchase a meal of $9.95 or above. Thanks to Aly for this tip.

Kids get the buffet for 99 cents all day on Mondays at CiCi's Pizza when a parent buys a buffet and drink at the Aurora location (303-597-0080) and the Westminster location (303-996-0853). As always, call your location before you go to make sure it's offering the same deal.

Some kids meals are 99 cents on Mondays at the Texas Roadhouse in Thornton (303-255-3454) and Northfield Stapleton (303-371-7427). It's one free kids meal per adult entree purchased. Dine-in only. NOTE, I called two other locations and they do not have a kids deal, so make sure you call your location for details. Thanks to Christina for this tip.

Get a kids meal for .99 cents all day on Mondays and Tuesdays at 3 Margaritas in Wheat Ridge (303-431-0305) and Lakewood (303-948-1454). Check with your location for their special. Thanks to Raquel for this tip.

Buffalo Wild Wings offers $1.99 (regularly $4.99) kids meals on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Thornton location (720-929-9464). The Highlands Ranch location (303-471-5492) and Westminster (303-465-2999) offer the deal just on Mondays. The Park Meadows (303-768-9464) location offers the deal on Mondays after 4 p.m. Call your local location for its deal.

 

Tuesdays:

Kids eat free on Tuesdays from 3:30- 9 p.m. at Pizza Ranch in Loveland (970-619-8787). One child eats free for each paying adult. Offer valid for children 12 and under. Thanks to Heather for this tip.

McAlister's Deli lets kids 12 and under eat free on Tuesdays from 5-8 p.m at some locations in Aurora and Fort Collins. Families get one free kids meal for each adult meal purchased. 303-750-0292 (Mississippi Ave. location)  970-282-3733 (Harmony Road, Fort Collins). The Salida Street location no longer has the offer.

Kids eat free at the Beau Jo's in Arvada from 4-close on Tuesdays. Up to two kids eat free for each adult entree. 303-420-8376 (Note, kids eat free on Mondays at the Beau Jo's in Denver, Boulder and Evergreen and on Thursdays at the Beau Jo's in Fort Collins. The Idaho Springs location does not have a kids eat free special.)

Kids eat free all day on Tuesdays at all the Colorado locations of Black Eyed Pea. Families get one free kids meal for each adult entree purchased. I verified this with the locations in Englewood (303-788-1350), Denver (303-691-3470) and Northglenn (303-450-6434).

Cinzzetti's lets kids eat free from 5-9 p.m. on Tuesdays and Mondays. Two kids eat free for each adult buffet purchased. Cinzzetti's is located in Northglenn, 303-451-7300.

Some Perkins restaurants offer kids eat free deals, but each restaurant has different days and hours. The Westminster and Arvada locations offer kids eat free on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 4-10 p.m. (Westminster: 303-452-6200, Arvada: 303-427-5740) Please call your location to find out their days and times.

Brewery Bar 3 in Lone Tree (303-708-9333) offers a kids eat free deal all day on Tuesdays. Brewery Bar 2 does not have a kids eat free deal. I was unable to reach the Brewery Bar in Aurora (303-699-1544).

Kids eat free all day on Tuesdays and Mondays at Village Inn. I confirmed this deal with two locations in Denver, but check with your local location. Thanks to Christina for this tip.

Kids 12 and under eat free all day on Tuesdays at Famous Dave's BBQ. Families get one free kids meal for each adult meal purchased. The deal is available in Aurora (303-396-6227), Thornton (303-280-6227) and Stapleton (303-399-3100).

Kids eat free at Cafe Chihuahua on Tuesdays from 4 to 6 p.m. It's one free kids meals per adult entree. Cafe Chihuahua is on Federal Blvd. in Denver. 303-934-4556.

The Melting Pot in Littleton (303-794-5666) offers a kids eat free deal on Tuesdays from 5-7 p.m. and Sundays from 2:30-4:45 p.m. One child eats free for each adult 4-course meal purchased. The Louisville location (303-666-7777) no longer has the kids deal.

Kids eat free all day on Tuesdays, Mondays and Sundays at the Casa Caliente in Highlands Ranch, 720-379-7968. Parents must purchase a meal of $9.95 or above. Thanks to Aly for this tip.

Kids eat free at some Atlanta Bread Company locations on Tuesdays. For each adult meal purchased, children 12 and under get a free kids meal, cookie and a drink. This offer is not valid at the Denver location, but it is valid at the Aurora (303-341-6200) and Northglenn (303-452-8222) locations.

The Lone Star Steakhouse has a kids eat free deal on Tuesdays. Kids 12 and under eat free all day when an adult buys a meal. I verified this with the Thornton location (303-252-0770) and Littleton location (303-932-1718). Check with your location to determine its rules.

Kids eat free all day at the original Pasquini's on South Broadway (303-744-0917) on Tuesday.

They also eat free all day at the Tony P's at 17th and Clarkson (303-662-8888) on Tuesdays. However, at Tony P's, families get two kids meals per adult entree.

Kids eat free at the Bagel Deli on Hampden (303-756-6667) on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4 p.m. to close. It's one free kids meal for each adult entree purchased.

Kids eat free on Tuesdays after 4 p.m. at Lil' Ricci's Pizza in Highlands Ranch (303-471-0070), Golden (303-215-1618) and Parker (303-220-7422). Get one free kids meal for each adult entree purchased. Thanks to Stephanie for this tip!

Some locations of a Taste of Philly have a kids deal on Tuesdays. Get one free kids item per adult combo meal purchased. The offer is good at the Highlands Ranch (720-482-2438) and Lakewood (303-235-9999) location. Please call your location before you go!

Get a kids meal for .99 cents all day on Mondays and Tuesdays at 3 Margaritas in Wheat Ridge (303-431-0305) and Lakewood (303-948-1454). Check with your location for their special. Thanks to Raquel for this tip.

Kids meals are $2.50 off all day on Tuesdays at the Rockyard Brewery in Castle Rock. 303-814-9273. Thanks to Katie for this tip.

Get $2 off kids meals and appetizers at the Rib City on Broadway in Littleton (303-798-1670) and on Kipling in Littleton (303-948-6100) on Tuesdays after 4 p.m. The Arvada location (303-422-6400) does not have a kids deal.

 

Wednesdays:

Kids eat for 99 cents all day on Wednesdays at Applebee's. The offer is for kids 12 and under. I confirmed that deal is available at the Glendale, Aurora and Centennial locations, check with your local restaurant before you go.

Great Scott's Eatery in Denver (303-428-3558) and Broomfield (303-469-5291) lets kids eat free on Wednesdays from 2-10 p.m. It's one free kids meal for each adult entree purchased.

Kids eat free at the Bagel Deli on Hampden (303-756-6667) on Wednesdays and Tuesdays from 4 p.m. to close. It's one free kids meal for each adult entree purchased.

Buffalo Wild Wings offers $1.99 kids meals on Wednesdays and Mondays in Thornton (720-929-9464). However, the Park Meadows (303-768-9464) and Westminster (303-465-2999) locations only have the deal on Mondays. Call your local location for its deal.

Kids eat for $2.99 all day on Wednesdays at bd's Mongolian Grill. Verified by the Denver location, 303-571-1824. Thanks to Susan for this tip.

 

Thursdays:

Kids eat free at the Beau Jo's in Fort Collins after 4 p.m. on Thursdays. It's one free kids meal for each adult entree purchased. 970-498-8898. (Note, kids eat free on Mondays at the Beau Jo's in Denver, Boulder and Evergreen and on Tuesdays at the Beau Jo's in Arvada. The Idaho Springs location does not have a kids eat free special.)

Wahoo's Fish Tacos lets kids eat free on Thursdays after 4 p.m. However, each location has a slightly different deal. I verified this offer with the Highlands Ranch location (720-344-6049) and Denver location (303-574-0466) Please call your location before you go for details.

Kids eat for $1 at C.B. & Potts all day on Thursdays. Kids get one discounted meal for each adult meal purchased. I confirmed the deal at restaurants in Westminster (303-451-5767) and Greenwood Village (303-770-1982). Check with your local restaurant before you go.

 

Fridays:

I did not find any kids eat free deals on Fridays.

 

Saturdays:

Kids eat free at all Tavern restaurants locations during brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. One child can get the brunch buffet for free from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for each adult brunch purchased. Under 12 only please. I confirmed this deal with the downtown Denver location (303-299-0100), but they said it was available at all locations.

Some Perkins restaurants offer kids eat free deals, but each restaurant has different days and hours. The Westminster and Arvada locations offer kids eat free on Saturdays and Tuesdays from 4-9 p.m. (Westminster: 303-452-6200, Arvada: 303-427-5740) Please call your location to find out its days and times.

Kids eat free at most Denny's locations on Saturdays and Tuesdays from 4-10 p.m.  However, check with your local restaurant for their rules. Some locations give families two free kids meals for each adult entree purchased, others offer one free kids meal for each adult entree purchased.

Uno Chicago Grill offers free kids meals all day on Saturdays at its Denver location (303-371-1555).  It's one kids meal for each adult meal purchased. Kids 12 and under please.

Kids eat for free at Lansdowne Arms Bistro & Pub in Highlands Ranch (303-346-9136). The offer is good all day on Saturdays and Sundays.

Casey's Bistro & Pub lets kids eat for $2 all day on Saturdays and Sundays. Get one discounted kids meal for each adult entree purchased. Casey's is in Denver, 720-974-7350.

 

Sundays:

Kids eat free at Modmarket on Sundays and Mondays from 5 p.m. to close at the Broomfield location (303-997-7305). Check with your local location for their deal. Thanks to Nanette for this deal.

Get one free kids meal for each paying adult at the The Shack in Littleton (303-795-7241) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays. Thanks to Joe for this tip.

Kids eat free all day on Sundays at Quaker Steak and Lube in Westminster (303-460-9464). It's one free kids meal per adult entree purchased.

Kids 12 and under eat free all day on Sundays at GB Fish & Chips. The Edgewater/Sloans Lake location confirmed the deal (303-232-2128), but said all the locations have the deal. Get one free kids meal for each adult half-meal purchased. Thanks to Christina for this tip.

The Melting Pot in Littleton (303-794-5666) offers a kids eat free deal on Sundays from 2:30-4:45 p.m. and Tuesdays from 5-7 p.m. One child eats free for each adult 4-course meal purchased. The Louisville location (303-666-7777) no longer has this special.

Kids eat free at all Tavern restaurants locations during brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. Two kids can each get the brunch buffet for free from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for each adult brunch purchased. Under 12 only please. I confirmed this deal with the downtown Denver location (303-299-0100), but they said it was available at all locations.

Kids eat free at Dickey's Barbecue Pit all day on Sundays. Get one small kids plate for each adult plate purchased. The folks at the Arvada location (303-847-0860) and the Louisville location (303-604-0222) said this offer was valid at all their locations, but call ahead and double check.

Kids eat free all day on Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays at the Casa Caliente in Highlands Ranch, 720-379-7968. Parents must purchase a meal of $9.95 or above. Thanks to Aly for this tip.

Kids eat for free at Lansdowne Arms Bistro & Pub in Highlands Ranch (303-346-9136). The offer is good all day on Saturdays and Sundays.

Casey's Bistro & Pub lets kids eat for $2 all day on Saturdays and Sundays. Get one discounted kids meal for each adult entree purchased. Casey's is in Denver, 720-974-7350.

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