Dining out with a family can get expensive. We’ve collected all the locations in Lake County where kids can eat FREE or at least really cheap!

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If you know of a place that offers this option and isn’t listed, please send us a message so we can add them. Offers and deals are subject to change at any time Please call the restaurant ahead of time to confirm the details. Little Lake County is not responsible for changed deals.

WHERE KIDS EAT FREE LAKE COUNTY

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Daily Kids Eat Free Deals

Smokin T’s BBQLong Grove (847) 726-0726
Kids 8 and under receive a $.025 kids meal with the purchase of an adult meal everyday at Smokin’ T’s BBQ. This offer applies to dine-in orders only.

IHOP – Buffalo Grove (847) 537-8631, Waukegan (847) 782-8800 and Vernon Hills (847) 247-9307.
Kids age 12 and younger eat free daily from 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. with the purchase of an adult entree. One free meal per adult entree, cannot be combined with coupons.

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Sunday Kids Eat Free Deals

The Lantern – Lake Forest (847) 234-9844
Kids up to age 11 eat free on Sundays after 4:00 p.m. Holly the Balloon Lady is there from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (Times subject to change depending on the time of year.)

Austin’s Saloon and Eatery – Libertyville (847) 549-1972
Sundays after 4:00 p.m., kids ages 12 and younger eat free with a paying adult.

Half Day Brewing Co. – Lincolnshire (847) 821-6933
Kids eat for free from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Dine in only. Limit two free kids meal per one paying adult.

Dickey’s Barbeque Pit – Gurnee (847) 596-7290
One free kid’s meal with $10 purchase per adult on Sundays. Dine-in only. 12 and under. Must order from Kid’s Meals. Not valid with other offers or promotions.

Gale Street Inn Mundelein (847) 566-1090
Kids 10 and younger eat free on Sundays with the purchase of an adult meal. Choose between grilled cheese or chicken tenders only.

Middleton’s on Main – Wauconda
Kids eat for 99 cents on Sundays from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. with an adult meal purchase at this Irish Gastropub. Magic Dave visits with magic and balloon twisting.

Pinstripes
Northbrook (847) 480-2323 and South Barrington (847) 844-9300
Kids eat half-price from 5:00 p.m-10:00 p.m. Limit two children per adult entree.

Steak ‘n Shake – Gurnee (847) 855-0520
Kids 12 and younger can eat free Saturday and Sunday, at participating locations, limited to one kid’s meal per each $9 order. Dine-in only. Kids plate does not include drinks or shakes.

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Monday Kids Eat Free Deals

Timothy O’Toole’s Pub – Gurnee (847) 249-0800
Kids eat free Monday night from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (4:00 -8:00 p.m. October – March) One free kids’ meal (up to a $7.00 value) with each adult meal purchase of $12.00 or greater.

Moretti’s – Fox Lake (847) 973-1800
Kids 12 and younger eat free on Mondays after 4:00 p.m. Limit two kids per paying adult.

O’Toole’s – Libertyville (845) 984-2599
Kids eat free Monday night from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (4:00 -8:00 p.m. October – March) One free kids’ meal (up to a $7.00 value) with each adult meal purchase of $12.00 or greater. Holly the Balloon artist is here from 5:00 -7:00 p.m.

RJ’s Eatery – Lindenhurst (847) 356-2300
Kids eat free on Mondays with the purchase of an adult entree – Dine-in only. (Gluten-free Menu available.)

Little Tails Bar & Grill Lake Forest (847) 235-2908
Kids eat free off the kids menu, with the purchase of an adult entree.

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Tuesday Kids Eat Free Deals

Mickey Finn’s Brewery  Libertyville (847) 362-6688
Kids eat free every Tuesday night from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. One kid’s meal per each paying adult meal, not valid with other offers, other exlcusions may apply.

O’Toole’s – Libertyville (845) 984-2599
Kids eat free from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (4:00 -8:00 p.m. October – March) One free kids’ meal (up to a $7.00 value) with each adult meal purchase of $12.00 or greater.

Timothy O’Toole’s Pub – Gurnee (847) 249-0800
Kids eat free from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (4:00 -8:00 p.m. October – March) One free kids’ meal (up to a $7.00 value) with each adult meal purchase of $12.00 or greater. Holly the Balloon Artist is here from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

O’Toole’s – Lake Villa
Kids eat free from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (4:00 -8:00 p.m. October – March) One free kids’ meal (up to a $7.00 value) with each adult meal purchase of $12.00 or greater.

Denny’s 
Gurnee (847) 855-1680, Highland Park (847) 433-3870, Vernon Hills (847)362-3590, and Waukegan (847) 473-1331.
Kids 10 and younger eat free Tuesday nights from 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (other nights possible at some locations). Up to two free kids’ entrees from kids menu per one regularly priced adult entree purchase of $6 or more, dine in only.

Stir Crazy – Northbrook (847) 562-4800
Children 10 and younger can receive a free kids menu meal with each adult meal purchased. Dine-in only.

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Wednesday Kids Eat Free Deals

O’Toole’s – Lake Villa
Kids eat free from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (4:00 -8:00 p.m. October – March) One free kids’ meal (up to a $7.00 value) with each adult meal purchase of $12.00 or greater. Holly the Balloon Artist is here from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Buffalo Wild Wings 
Gurnee (847) 855- 0887, Round Lake Beach (847) 546-8366, 
Vernon Hills (847) 680-3333,
Wednesday is Family Night at Buffalo Wild Wings. Kids meals are $2.99 with each adult meal purchase of $10 or more. Valid 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. some restrictions apply.

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Thursday Kids Eat Free Deals

JJ Twig’s Pizza and Pub Wauconda (847) 526-5444
Kids 12 and younger eat free with the purchase of an adult meal valued at $8 or more, dine-in only. Limit two free kids’ meals per visit. Cannot be combined with other offers.

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Saturday Kids Eat Free Deals

Steak ‘n Shake – Gurnee (847) 855-0520
Kids 12 and younger can eat free Saturday and Sunday, at participating locations, limited to one kid’s meal per each $9 order. Dine-in only. Kids plate does not include drinks or shakes.

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Please remember that these deals can change at any time Little Lake County is not responsible for expired information. Please call the restaurant before heading out. Also we would love to feature even more locally owned and operated places so if we missed your favorite please leave the information on the restaurant (day of the deal, restrictions etc) in the comments and we will add it.