South Sound Kids Eat Free or Cheap

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Here’s the Sounds Fun Mom round up of places kids can eat free or cheap around the South Puget Sound!

Most of these came straight from suggestions on the SFM Facebook page. Really, it’s the coolest Facebook page around!

Several others came from the in the know folks at ParentMap. If you’re closer to Seattle, ParentMap has a great list of Seattle area spots.

Disclaimer Alert: Restaurant policies can change at ANY TIME, and there is no way I’m going to be able to verify this list more than monthly, so please, please call first and check. I will feel super sad if I hear that I ruined Timmy’s birthday or Sally’s lunch with grandma.

Here, There and Everywhere

Trapper’s Sushi 

Kids 10 and under eat free with adult purchase on SundaysCheck out the Trapper’s Facebook page for specials.

Taco Del Mar

Kids eat free with adult entree purchase on Sundays. These are independent franchises, so call first to confirm. They also have a Kid’s club and Kids can get coupons on their birthday.


Many IHOPs offer DAILY kids eat free specials. At some, this is only after 4PM. At others, it is all day, and yes, there are some not participating at all, so find the location nearest you and call first. Offer is free kids meal with adult meal purchase and kid’s drink purchase.


Kids eat free on Tuesdays from 4-10 with adult purchase. Special cannot be combined with other offers.

Farrelli’s Pizza

Locations in Lacey, Tacoma, Sumner, Parkland, and DuPont. Every Monday kids get a free kids’ meal with an adult purchase of $10.  Additional family specials on their site.

The Ram

Kids eat for $1  on Mondays with adult entree purchase. This was true at all the locations I called, but check yours before heading out (I know; I’ve said that already).

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit 

Locations in Bonney Lake, Puyallup, and Auburn. On Sundays, get One free kid’s meal for ages 12 and under per paid adult meal of equal or greater value. Dine-in only. Not valid with other offers or promotions. Dickey’s also offers free ice cream for all, all day, every day, with purchase.

Old Country Buffet

Locations in Kent, Federal Way, Puyallup, and Tacoma. Thursdays from 5:00pm-8:00pm are Family Night, where  kids eat for only 99 cents. Reader Shelley says there are also games and balloons for kids!

**Most family friendly chains offer a loyalty program where kids (and sometimes adults) can get special offers and coupons, usually on your birthday or anniversary. This can be a great way to score a free or cheap kid’s meal. Check with your favorite restaurant for details!

South King County

Black Bear Diner, Federal Way

Kids get a free sundae with a cub meal after 11AM daily

The Rainforest Cafe, Tukwila/Southcenter

Kids eat for $2.99 on Wednesdays after 5 PM with adult entree purchase

Ikea, Renton

Kids’ meals are free on Tuesdays! On Mondays, breakfast is free for everyone until 11 am. The adult meals are low priced, too! Reader Deanna shares that this is ending on June 30! Say it ain’t so! :(

Pierce County

The HarmonTacoma

Kids eat free with adult purchase on Sundays

Mis Tres AmigosLakewood

On Mondays, kids eat free with each adult meal purchase of $9.99 or more on Mondays. Thanks to reader, Julia!

Mrs.Turner’s, Puyallup

Kids eat free Tuesday nights 4-close with adult purchase 701 E Main, Puyallup, WA 98372-3363, 253.848.7761

Cattin’s Family Dining, Puyallup

Kids eat free all day Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday with adult purchase (two free kids meals per adult meal purchase)

Trapper’s Sushi, Puyallup

Kids 10 and under eat free with adult purchase on SundaysCheck out the Trapper’s Facebook page for specials.

Mis Tres Amigos, Puyallup

On Mondays, kids eat free with each adult meal purchase of $9.99 or more on Mondays. Thanks to reader, Julia!

Spiros, Gig Harbor

Kids get a free app plate and a free plate of pasta every day!

Kitsap Peninsula

I’m sure there most be some choices in this area….let me know if you find any!

Thurston County

Izzy’s, Olympia

Izzy’s has multiple kids’ programs.  Thanks, ParentMap!

Mayan Family Restaurants

Kids eat for .99 with adult purchase on Wednesdays and Sundays after 3. They have multiple locations, and I wasn’t able to reach all of them as of this posting. Once again….call first to check!  Thanks, ParentMap!


I would love to add more to this list!  So if you know of more great family friendly places where kids can eat free to cheap, shoot an email to, post on the Sounds Fun Mom Facebook page, or leave a comment right here!