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Where Kids Eat Free (Or Cheap)!

By Bridget Lukich, Macaroni Kid Johnson-South Indy Publisher February 15, 2017

Who doesn't love to eat out? No cooking! No cleaning! Everyone chooses what they want! You can eat out and stay on budget thanks to restaurants that cater to families by offering deals on kids meals. Here is a list of restaurants that offer kids meal deals in Johnson County/south side Indy:
Please note: While I will do my best to keep this list up to date, please confirm by calling the restaurant before you go.


Sunday

  • Steak 'n Shake - one free kid's meal for every $8 spent on adult meals

Monday

Tuesday

  • Ruby Tuesday - all area locations: kids eat free 5 to close (1 free kids meal per adult entree)
  • Bob Evans - all area locations: kids eat free 4 to 8 pm (1 free kids meal per adult meal) 
  • Chili's - Greenwood & Franklin: kids eat free all day
  • Penn Station - Greenwood & Franklin kids eat free after 5 pm with meal purchase
  • Denny's - Whiteland, Greenwood & South side: free kids meals on Tuesdays & Saturdays 4 - 10 pm

Wednesday

  • Dairy Queen - Whiteland location only: Family Fun Night offering $1.99 kids meals 4-9 pm and $5 Buck Lunch deal
  • Moe's Southwest Grill - Kids eat free with purchase of an adult entree. Franklin and Greenwood Place locations. 

Thursday

  • Johnny Carino's - Greenwood: kids eat free all day with adult meal purchase

Saturday

  • Denny's - Whiteland, Greenwood & south side: free kids meals with adult meal purchase on Tuesdays & Saturdays 4 - 10 pm
  • Steak 'n Shake - one free kid's meal for every $8 spent on adult meals


Macaroni Kid Johnson-South Indy publishes a free weekly e-newsletter that informs parents of family events and activities especially for kids in Johnson County, Indiana and south side Indianapolis. This includes the communities of Southport, Homecroft, Greenwood, Franklin, Center Grove, Whiteland, New Whiteland, Trafalgar, and surrounding areas.