Where Kids Eat Free in Northwest Arkansas

Kids Eat Free, sponsored by Second ElmSometimes a mama just needs a break from the kitchen. Use the Kids Eat Free list to find a fun place to eat without breaking the bank. Click here to get the expanded, printer-friendly version of this list.

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We compiled a list of the restaurants we know about, but we’d also like to hear from you.

If it’s not listed below, please tell us about your favorite Kids Eat Free restaurants around town. We’d also like to hear about those places that offer “kids eat almost-free” meals (as in super cheap). Click the words “post a comment” at the bottom of this post and share your favorites with everyone! Or you can email us at mamas@nwamotherlode.com.

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A word of caution, though! The hours and times of the following Kids Eat Free restaurants could change, so make sure to check with them first! We’ve linked to each restaurant so you can double-check. Also, keep in mind that these offers are typically contingent upon an adult meal purchase.

Where kids eat free every day:

The Catfish Hole, Fayetteville (kids under 4)

Grub’s Bar & Grille, Fayetteville, all day for kids under 12 (with purchase of a kids’ drink)

JJ’s Grill, Fayetteville and Rogers, all day for kids under 12

Ron’s Hamburgers & Chili, Lowell, 4 to 8 p.m.

Boar’s Nest BBQ, Fayetteville and Rogers. Kids eat free every day, all day. 12 and under. 1 kid’s meal per adult meal purchase.

Where kids eat free on Mondays:

Hog Haus, Fayetteville, weekdays, 3 to 7pm (1 kid’s meal per paid adult meal)

Flying Burrito, Monday-Wednesday, all day

Slim Chickens, Fayetteville (College and Joyce locations only), all day

Las Palmas, Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers and Tontitown, 5 to 9 p.m.

Bliss Cupcakes, with cupcake purchase, kids 10 and under get a mini cupcake, frosting shot, or candied pretzel free

Village Inn, Fayetteville and Bentonville, one free kid’s meal with each adult entree. FYI, kids don’t eat free on Wednesdays at Village Inn, but you can score some FREE PIE that day after 10 a.m. with any purchase (such as coffee or a soft drink).

Colton’s Steakhouse & Grill, Fayetteville and Rogers, 4 to 10pm (12 and under, TWO free kids’ meals per adult meal)

Wagon Wheel Country Cafe, Springdale. One free kid’s meal with an adult purchase. 4-8 p.m.

Mojitos, Fayetteville, all day (12 and under, 1 kids meal per adult meal)

Where kids eat free on Tuesdays:

Hog Haus, Fayetteville, weekdays, 3 to 7pm (1 kid’s meal per paid adult meal)

Flying Burrito, Monday-Wednesday, all day

Denny’s , Fayetteville, Springdale, Bentonville, 4 to 10pm (1 kid’s meal for 10 and under with each adult entree)

AQ Chicken, Springdale, 4pm to close (10 and under, 2 kids’ meals with each adult meal)

Applebee’s, 5 to 9pm (12 and under, 1 kid’s meal per adult meal)

Atlanta Bread Co., Fayetteville and Rogers, 4 to close (12 and under) Note: At the Fayetteville location, kids receive free face painting and balloon animals during the kids eat free time.

Village Inn, Fayetteville and Bentonville, one free kids meal with each adult entree. FYI, kids don’t eat free on Wednesdays at Village Inn, but you can score some FREE PIE that day after 10 a.m. with any purchase (such as coffee or a soft drink).

Mojitos, Fayetteville, all day (12 and under, 1 kids meal per adult meal)

Where kids eat free on Wednesdays:

Hog Haus, Fayetteville, weekdays, 3 to 7pm (1 kid’s meal per paid adult meal)

Uncle Maddio’s Pizza, Rogers, all day (for every 9-inch or larger pizza ordered, kids 12 and under get a free 6-inch pizza)

Flying Burrito, Monday-Wednesday, all day

Noodles Italian Kitchen, Fayetteville, after 4 p.m.

Firehouse Subs, MLK in Fayetteville, Rogers, Bentonville, after 4 pm, with adult meal purchase (mention at counter)

Panda Express, Fayetteville, Bentonville, Rogers. Free kid’s meal with an adult purchase from 5-8 p.m. Plus each location will have fun activities for the kids to enjoy during this time.

Where kids eat free on Thursdays:

Hog Haus, Fayetteville, weekdays, 3 to 7pm (1 kid’s meal per paid adult meal)

AQ Chicken, Springdale, 4pm to close (10 and under, 2 kids’ meals with each adult meal)

Mariachi’s Mexican Grill at the Northwest Arkansas Mall, Fayetteville. 3-9 p.m. Kids 12 and under eat free with each adult meal purchases (includes kid drink).

Where kids eat free on Fridays:

Hog Haus, Fayetteville, weekdays, 3 to 7pm (1 kid’s meal per paid adult meal)

Where kids eat free on Saturdays:

Steak ‘N Shake, Fayetteville and Rogers, all day (1 kid’s meal per $8 spent, dine-in only)

Where kids eat free on Sundays:

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, Fayetteville, Springdale, Lowell, Rogers, Siloam Springs, all day (12 and under, 1 kid’s meal per adult meal)

Mama Fu’s Asian House, Bentonville, all day

Slim Chickens, Rogers location, all day

Arvest Ballpark, during select home games, with free Naturals Kids Club membership (Click here to see when the Naturals will be playing home games on Sundays)

Steak ‘N Shake, Fayetteville and Rogers, all day (1 kid’s meal per $8 spent, dine-in only)

Where kids’ meals are very cheap:

Backyard Burgers, 99-cent kids meals (up to 2) w/adult combo purchase, after 4 p.m.

Penguin Ed’s Bar-B-Q, 99-cent kids meals, Tuesdays

Sassy’s Red House BBQ, kids 12 and under one kid meal for 99 cents with each adult meal purchased (Regularly $3.99)

Qdoba Mexican Grill, Fayetteville, Kids’ meals $1.50 on Saturday and Sunday

Flaps Down Grill, Springdale (inside the Springdale Airport), All-You-Can-Eat pancakes for kids 12 and under on Sundays: $2.99 Note: Flaps Down Grill also offers free plane rides for kids at lunchtime every third Saturday of the month.

Zaxby’s, all locations, Thursdays, buy an adult meal and get a kid’s meal for 99 cents (up to 2) Note: Family Night, all locations, $20 for four meal deals and six cookies, 5 to 8pm.

Buffalo Wild Wings, Fayetteville, Springdale, Bentonville. $1.99 kid’s meals (dine-in only, 12 and under, includes drink) with adult meal purchase.

Golden Corral, Fayetteville. Tuesdays, 4-9 p.m. 1/2 price kids buffet (includes drink) $2.99 per child for each adult meal purchase.

Ginger Rice and Noodle Bar, Fayetteville. Every day from 3-6 p.m. the entire purchase is 20% off (no specific kids menu).

The Grove Local Pub & restaurant, Rogers. Kids’ meals are $4 every day (includes drink).

Kids Eat Free, sponsored by Second Elm

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