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Restaurants in Dallas-Fort Worth Where Kids Eat Cheap

When the clock reads suppertime and you’re too tired to cook, pack up the kids and head to one of these local restaurants where kids eat for $5 or less. Looking for restaurants where kids eat for free? See our Kids Eat Free list.

Updated February 2020.

MONDAY 

Cristina’s Fine Mexican Restaurant | Tex-Mex
Kids age 12 and younger eat for under $2. Dine-in only. Deal also offered on Tuesday. Number of discounted kids meals varies by location.
Multiple locations; cristinasmex.com 

Señor Locos | Tex-Mex
Kids meals from $2.99all day. Age 12 and younger. Deal also offered on Tuesday.
701 W. Parker Road, Plano; 214/501-4258; senorlocostexmex.com 

TUESDAY 

Hat Creek Burger Company | Burgers
Burgers are half off on Family Night from 5–9pm. Deals from $2.25.
8185 Walnut Hill Lane, Suite 1400, Dallas; 469/206-3305
3318 Lakeview Parkway, Rowlett; 469/443-0731; hatcreekburgers.com  

THURSDAY  

El Chico Café Tex-Mex
Kids age 12 and younger eat for 99 cents from the Little Amigos menu with purchase of an adult entree, all day. Dine-in only. Details vary by location.
1111 N. Interstate 35 E., DeSoto; 972/228-2133
503 Interstate 30, Rockwall; 972/771-8814; elchico.com  

EVERY DAY   

The Biscuit Bar | Breakfast
Kids meals from $4.50. Ages 12 and younger.
6501 Hillcrest Ave., Dallas; 469/498-5974; thebiscuit.bar  

Blatt Beer & Table Burgers
Kids meals from $4. All ages.
7859 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas; 469/372-2080; blattbeer.com  

Bread Winners Café | American
Kids meals from $5. All ages. Details might vary by location. 
Multiple locations, breadwinnerscafe.com 

Chipotle Tex-Mex
Kids meals from $3.95. All ages.
Multiple locations; chipotle.com  

The Crab Station | Seafood
Kids meals from $3.99. All ages. Details vary by location. 
Multiple locations; crab-station.com  

El Fenix Tex-Mex
Kids meals cost $4.99. Age 12 and younger.
Multiple locations; elfenix.com  

Hook Line & Sinker | Seafood
Kids meals from $3.75. Age 12 and younger.
3103 Lemmon Ave., Dallas; 214/965-0707; hookline-sinker.com 

Keller’s Drive-In | Burgers
Menu options from $2.50. Details vary by location.
10226 Garland Road, Dallas; 214/319-6060
10554 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas; 214/357-3572
6537 E. Northwest Highway, Dallas; 214/368-1209  

McAlister’s Deli Deli
Kids meals cost 99 cents when you dine in and $2.99 for takeout. Age 12 and younger. Details vary by location.
Multiple locations; mcalistersdeli.com 

Original Chop Shop | Healthy
Kids meals from $5. All ages. Details might vary by location.
Multiple locations, originalchopshop.com  

Original Pancake House | Breakfast/Brunch
Kids 12 and younger eat from $3.19.
Multiple locations; ophdfw.com

Pakpao Thai | Asian
Kids meals from $5Age 12 and younger. Details vary by location.
1628 Oak Lawn Ave., Suite 120, Dallas; 214/749-7002
7859 Walnut Hill Lane, Suite 150, Dallas; 214/484-8772; pakpaothai.com  

Pints & Quarts | American
Kids meals start at $3.95. All ages.
3102 Oak Lawn Ave., Suite 110, Dallas; psandqsdallas.com

Rosa’s Café | Tex-Mex
Kids meals cost $3.99. All ages. Prices might vary by location.
Multiple locations; rosascafe.com 

Samee’s Pizza Getti Italian
Kids eat for $4.95. Age 12 and younger.
561 E. Interstate 30, Rockwall; 972/722-5835; sameespizzagetti.com 

Shady’s Burgers | Burgers
Kids meals from $5. All ages. Details might vary by location.
9661 Audelia Road, Dallas; 469/726-2920
2701 Custer Parkway, Suite 915, Richardson; 214/484-2689; shadysburgers.com 

Snuffer’s | Burgers
Kids meals cost $4.79. Age 12 and younger.
Multiple locationssnuffers.com

Sonny Bryan’s Smokehouse | American
Kids meals from $4.99. Age 10 and younger.
Multiple locations; sonnybryans.com 

Start | American
Kids meals from $3. All ages. Details might vary by location.
4814 Greenville Ave., Dallas; 214/265-1411
4023 Lemmon Ave., Dallas; 214/599-7873; startrestaurant.net  

Souper! Salad! | Buffet
Buffet costs $4.99 for kids ages 3–12 and is free for kids age 2 and younger. Drinks not included. Details vary by location.
1017 N. Central Expressway, Suite 250, Plano; 972/422-7022; soupersalad.com 

Spoons Cafe | American
Kids meals from $4.95. All ages.
100 E. Louisiana St., McKinney; 972/548-6900; spoonscafe.com 

Starwood Cafe | Breakfast/Brunch
Kids meals from $3.95All ages. Details vary by location.
Multiple locations; starwoodcafe.com 

Tacodeli | Tex-Mex
Kids meals starting at $2.15. All ages.
8442 Parkwood Blvd., Plano
2401 Preston Road, Plano; tacodeli.com

Thai Box Asian
Kids meals from $4.25. All ages.
4816 Belt Line Road, Addison; 972/233-3269; thaiboxusa.com  

Torchy’s Tacos Tex-Mex
Kids meals from $2.50. All ages. Details might vary by location.
Multiple locations; torchystacos.com 

Tropical Smoothie Cafe | Sandwiches
Smoothies from $2.99; entrees a la carte from $3.49. Smoothies are discounted when added to entrees. All ages.
4560 W. Mockingbird Lane, Suite 118, Dallas; 214/351-7037; tropicalsmoothiecafe.com  

Twisted Root | Burgers
Kids meals starting at $4. All ages.
Multiple locations, twistedrootburgerco.com   

Velvet Taco | Tex-Mex
Kids meals starting at $3. All ages. Details might vary by location.
Multiple locations; velvettaco.com 

Which Wich | American
Kids meals from $3. Age 12 and younger.
Multiple locations; whichwich.com

Whiskers Fish & Burgers | American
Menu items starting at $3.75.
1702 Singleton Blvd., Dallas; 214/939-3474; whiskersfishandburgers.com 

Whistle Britches | American
Kids meals from $3. Age 12 and younger.
Multiple locations; whistlebritcheschicken.com 

Yolk | Breakfast/Brunch
Kids meals from $4. Age 12 and younger. 
1722 Routh St., Dallas; 214/855-9655
8315 Westchester Drive, Dallas; 469/351-0344; eatyolk.com 

Zoës Kitchen | Mediterranean
Kids meals from $3.99. All ages. Details might vary by location.
Multiple locations; zoeskitchen.com

*Please note: All offers are subject to change; please call ahead for details.

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