Kids Eat Free Deals: The Ultimate List for Chicago’s West Suburbs

Have something in your family you’d like to celebrate? Home-cooked dinner not in the cards tonight? Look no further! Local restaurants have kids eat free promotions every day of the week. This is a great way to dine out together without breaking the bank.

Most restaurants require the purchase of an adult entree to score the deal. Even though we’ve recently verified restaurants’ offerings and restrictions, things change. It’s always a good idea to call ahead and confirm that the deal is still on.

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Where Kids Eat Free in Chicago’s West Suburbs for 2020


Where Kids Eat Free on Monday

Brook’s Kitchen and Tap
1919 S. Meyers Road
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
(630) 613-9588
Free kids meal (up to $7) per adult entree for children 12 and under on Mondays.

Buffalo Wings and Rings
1279 Rickert Drive
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 548-5021
Kids 10 and under eat free with a $10 minimum adult purchase on Mondays.

Colonial Cafe
1101 S. Washington Street
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 420-7722
Kids eat free with purchase of adult entree after 3:00 pm on Mondays. Balloon artist from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Not valid with any other discounts.

Drake Oak Brook Hotel – Colonial Room
2301 York Road
Oak Brook, IL 60523
(630) 571-0000
One free entrée for kids 10 and under with every adult (or child 11 and over) entrée Monday-Thursday.

Ellyn’s Tap and Grill
940 Roosevelt Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
(630) 942-0940
Free kids meal per adult entree for children 12 and under on Mondays.

Flat Top Grill
305 Yorktown Shopping Center
Lombard, IL 60148
(630) 652-3700
One free entree for kids 10 and under with every adult (or child 11 and over) entree on Mondays.

Fogo de Chao
Locations in Rosemont and Naperville
Children 6 and under always eat free for lunch and dinner. Children 7–12 years old are half-price every day.

Fox & Turtle
Located inside the Itasca Country Club
400 E. Orchard Street
Itasca, IL 60143
(630) 773-1801
On Mondays after 4:00 pm, up to 2 kids under 12 years old eat free from the kids menu with each adult entree purchase. Offer valid on dine-in only.

Francesca’s Fiore
7407 W. Madison Street
Forest Park, IL 60130
(708) 771-3063
One free kids meal, including a drink and gelato, with the purchase of an adult entree for kids 12 and under on Mondays.

Friaco’s Mexican Restaurant
Locations in Joliet and Lisle
One free kids meal with the purchase of an adult entree for children 12 and under on Mondays.

IHOP
Locations in Aurora, Bridgeview, Bolingbrook, Orland Park, Addison, Oswego, Joliet, New Lenox, and Hillside
One free kids meal per adult entree for children 12 and under from 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm every day. Promotions may vary by location.

Lavergne’s Tavern
6546 Windsor Avenue
Berwyn, IL 60402
(708) 956-7405
One free kids meal per adult entree for children 12 and under on Mondays

Square Celt Alehouse & Grill
39 Orland Square Drive
Orland Park, IL 60462
For every adult full-priced entree purchased, receive one kids meal free from 3:00 – 7:00 pm. This deal is good Mondays through Thursdays.

Quigley’s Irish Pub
43 E. Jefferson Street
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 428-4774
One free kids meal per adult entree on Mondays. Excludes burger specials. May not apply on holidays.

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Trattoria 225
225 Harrison Street
Oak Park, IL 60304
(708) 358-8555
Two free kids meals per adult entree on Mondays.


Where Kids Eat Free on Tuesdays

Bulldog Ale House
Locations in Bolingbrook, New Lenox, and Villa Park
One free kids meal with a regular-priced adult entree on Tuesdays. Dine-in only.

Denny’s
Locations in Aurora, Mokena, Batavia, Bolingbrook, Carol Stream, Oakbrook Terrace, Hickory Hills, Melrose Park, Franklin Park, Oak Park, Orland Park, and Willowbrook. Other locations may offer this deal, but call to confirm as the promotion varies.
Two kids 10 and under eat free with the purchase of one adult entree; from 4:00pm to 10:00pm only.

Drake Oak Brook Hotel – Colonial Room
2301 York Road
Oak Brook, IL 60523
(630) 571-0000
One free entrée for kids 10 and under with every adult (or child 11 and over) entrée Monday-Thursday.

Evviva!
1017 Front Street
Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 241-9955
One free kids meal per adult entree for children 10 and under on Tuesdays.

Fogo de Chao
Locations in Rosemont and Naperville
Children 6 and under always eat free for lunch and dinner. Children 7–12 years old are half price every day.

HB Jones
551 S. York
Elmhurst, IL 60126
(630) 782-5669
One free kids meal with an adult entree for children 12 and under on Tuesdays.

IHOP
Locations in Aurora, Bridgeview, Bolingbrook, Orland Park, Addison, Oswego, Joliet, New Lenox, and Hillside
One free kids meal per adult entree for children 12 and under from 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm every day. Promotions may vary by location.

Larry’s Diner
24522 Lockport Street
Plainfield, IL 60544
(815) 436-3055
Kids under 10 eat free with a paying adult. Offer valid all day.

Main Event
28248 Diehl Road
Warrenville, IL 60555
(630) 393-9400
Kids 12 and under enjoy one free kids meal when you purchase a food item for $8.99 or more. Valid all day, every Tuesday.

Miller’s Ale House
Locations in Lombard, North Riverside, Orland Park, and Aurora
One free kids meal with a regular-priced adult entree for children 12 and under on Tuesdays. Dine-in only.

Mojo’s East Coast Eats
2758 Maple Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 796-2832
Maximum of two kids eat free meals with an adult full sandwich order. For children 12 and under on Tuesdays. Dine-in only. Child must be present.

Pepe’s Mexican Restaurant
1270 E Chicago Avenue
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 420-0732
One kids meal for every adult entree purchased on Tuesdays. Adult must also purchase a beverage.

Salerno’s Pizzeria
Locations in Western Springs and Hodgkins
One free kids meal with the purchase of an adult entree on Tuesdays. Dine-in only.

Stix & Stones
505 Village Center Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
(630) 861-0626
One free kids meal for children 12 and under when dining in on Tuesdays after 4:00 pm. Limit two kids per one paying adult.

Square Celt Alehouse & Grill
39 Orland Square Drive
Orland Park, IL 60462
For every adult full-priced entree purchased, receive one kids meal free from 3:00 – 7:00 pm. This deal is good Mondays through Thursdays.

Umai Aji-Ya
760 N. Rte 59, Suite 112
Naperville, IL
(630) 423-7724
Kids eat free on Tuesdays.

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Where Kids Eat Free on Wednesday

Arrowhead Restaurant & Bar
26W151 Butterfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60189
(630) 653-5800
One free kids meal with every adult food purchase of $12 or more for children 12 and under on Wednesdays.

Chicago’s Home of Chicken and Waffles II
543 Madison Street
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 524-3300
One free kids meal with each adult meal purchase for children 12 and under on Wednesdays. Dine-in only.

Drake Oak Brook Hotel – Colonial Room
2301 York Road
Oak Brook, IL 60523
(630) 571-0000
One free entrée for kids 10 and under with every adult (or child 11 and over) entrée Monday-Thursday.

Fogo de Chao
Locations in Rosemont and Naperville
Children 6 and under always eat free for lunch and dinner. Children 7–12 years old are half price every day.

IHOP
Locations in Aurora, Bridgeview, Bolingbrook, Orland Park, Addison, Oswego, Joliet, New Lenox, and Hillside
One free kids meal per adult entree for children 12 and under from 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm every day. Promotions may vary by location.

Square Celt Alehouse & Grill
39 Orland Square Drive
Orland Park, IL 60462
For every adult full-priced entree purchased, receive one kids meal free from 3:00 – 7:00 pm. This deal is good Mondays through Thursdays.

Zoup!
1001 75th Street
Woodridge, IL 60517
(630) 324-9999
Kids eat free every Wednesday with the purchase of an entrée. Child must be 12 or younger. In-store only. Not valid with any other offers or coupons.


Where Kids Eat Free on Thursday

Drake Oak Brook Hotel – Colonial Room
2301 York Road
Oak Brook, IL 60523
(630) 571-0000
One free entrée for kids 10 and under with every adult (or child 11 and over) entrée Monday-Thursday.

Fogo de Chao
Locations in Rosemont and Naperville
Children 6 and under always eat free for lunch and dinner. Children 7–12 years old are half price every day.

IHOP
Locations in Aurora, Bridgeview, Bolingbrook, Orland Park, Addison, Oswego, Joliet, New Lenox, and Hillside
One free kids meal per adult entree for children 12 and under from 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm everyday. Promotions may vary by location.

Square Celt Alehouse & Grill
39 Orland Square Drive
Orland Park, IL 60462
For every adult full-priced entree purchased, receive one kids meal free from 3:00 – 7:00 pm. This deal is good Mondays through Thursdays.


Where Kids Eat Free on Friday

Fogo de Chao
Locations in Rosemont and Naperville
Children 6 and under always eat free for lunch and dinner. Children 7–12 years old are half price every day.

IHOP
Locations in Aurora, Bridgeview, Bolingbrook, Orland Park, Addison, Oswego, Joliet, New Lenox, and Hillside
One free kids meal per adult entree for children 12 and under from 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm every day. Promotions may vary by location.


Where Kids Eat Free on Saturday

Denny’s
Locations in Aurora, Mokena, Batavia, Oakbrook Terrace, Hickory Hills, Melrose Park, Oak Park, and Willowbrook. Other locations may offer this deal, but call to confirm as the promotion varies.
Two kids 10 and under eat free with the purchase of one adult entree; from 4:00pm to 10:00pm only.

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Fogo de Chao
Locations in Rosemont and Naperville
Children 6 and under always eat free for lunch and dinner. Children 7–12 years old are half price every day.

IHOP
Locations in Aurora, Bridgeview, Bolingbrook, Orland Park, Addison, Oswego, Joliet, New Lenox, and Hillside
One free kids meal per adult entree for children 12 and under from 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm every day. Promotions may vary by location.

Steak ‘n Shake
Locations in Aurora, Bolingbrook, Darien, Downers Grove, Frankfort, Joliet, and Tinley Park
One free kid’s plate for every $9 spent on an adult meal. Excludes drinks and shakes. Dine-in only for children 12 and under on the weekends.


Where Kids Eat Free on Sunday

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
1242 West Boughton Road
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
(331) 318-7113
One free kids meal with the purchase of a $10 adult meal for children 12 and under on Sundays. Dine-in only.

Fogo de Chao
Locations in Rosemont and Naperville
Children 6 and under always eat free for lunch and dinner. Children 7–12 years old are half price every day.

Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse
70 Yorktown Center
Lombard, IL 60148
(630) 953-3400
One kids meal for every adult entree for children 12 and under on Sundays.

IHOP
Locations in Aurora, Bridgeview, Bolingbrook, Orland Park, Addison, Oswego, Joliet, New Lenox, and Hillside
One free kids meal per adult entree for children 12 and under from 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm every day. Promotions may vary by location.

Il Poggiolo Ristorante
8 E. First Street
Hinsdale, IL 60521
(630) 734-9400
Kids eat free pasta on Sundays. Restrictions may apply.

Jersey Mike’s
Elmhurst and Oakbrook Terrace locations only
One free kids meal with the purchase of a sandwich on Sundays.
Please note that the Aurora, Downers Grove, Frankfort, Franklin Park, Geneva, Glen Ellyn, Joliet, Naperville, Romeoville, and St. Charles locations do not offer a regular kids eat free deal. However, some noted that if you sign up for the Jersey Mike’s reward program, MyMike’s, the company periodically sends out kids eat free coupons.

The Melting Pot
Locations in Downers Grove and Naperville
One free children’s entree per adult entree purchased for kids 12 and under on Sundays. Not valid on holidays.

Osteria Ottimo
16111 South LaGrange Road
Orland Park, IL 60462
(708) 403-3366
One children’s entree per adult entree purchased, ages 12 & under.

Pinstripes
7 Oakbrook Center
Oak Brook, IL 60523
(630) 575-8700
Kids 12 and under receive a 1/2 price kids meal with the purchase of one adult meal from 5:00pm to close.

Steak ‘n Shake
Locations in Aurora, Bolingbrook, Darien, Downers Grove, Frankfort, Joliet, and Tinley Park
One free kid’s plate for every $9 spent on an adult meal. Excludes drinks and shakes. Dine-in only for children 12 and under on the weekends.

Tap House Grill
1243 South State Street, Suite 109
Lemont, IL 60439
(630) 257-5992
Kids eat free from 4:00 – 9:00 pm, dine-in only.

Wheatstack
5900 S. Route 53
Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 968-1920
One free kids meal per adult meal on Sundays.


If you know of any additional Kids Eat Free promotions, comment below — and be sure to check out our top tips  for families in our area, too!

About the Author

Kristen Sheehan
Kristen is a Burbank native who settled with her family in New Lenox in 2016. Kristen and her husband have three amazing children – two daughters, ages seven years and 20 months, and a four year-old son. She also has a furry shih-tzu baby, who is 11 years old. The kids are active and energetic, but Kristen enjoys providing a mix of structured play/activities and downtime at home. She is passionate about keeping her family healthy and happy. During the winter, Kristen likes to go sledding and skating – as well as experiencing indoor play spaces. During the summer, she loves getting outside with her family – playgrounds, festivals, fairs, picnicking, bike riding, and trips to the zoo. Her kids love helping in the kitchen, and Kristen enjoys cooking and baking with them!

9 Comments on "Kids Eat Free Deals: The Ultimate List for Chicago’s West Suburbs"

  1. María Mossi | July 21, 2016 at 7:19 pm | Reply

    Wonderful list!

  2. I thin kids eat free at Harry Carays in Lombard on Sundays

  3. Stapleton Granny | March 15, 2018 at 8:46 pm | Reply

    I’m visiting my son’s family in Aurora of 5 next week for 10 days…no cooking necessary thanks to you!! I’m putting all this on an excel spreadsheet. Going to hit the libraries for their events, too.

  4. Barone’s in Glen Ellyn kid’s eat free on Sundays

  5. Ariadna Galvan | March 22, 2019 at 9:52 am | Reply

    I think kids eat free in Chilis on Tuesdays.

  6. McMaes Tavern and Grill kids eat free on Thursdays!

  7. Slim Chickens in Bolingbrook on Sundays

  8. Red Arrow Tap Room in Naperville on Sundays

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