Restaurants in Dallas-Fort Worth Where Kids Eat Cheap
Words The Editors
Published April 2017
Updated May 7, 2019
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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.

TUESDAY
Cici’s Pizza | Pizza
Locations in Collin, Dallas and Tarrant counties
Kids 3 and younger eat for $.99 on Tuesdays after 4pm, and kids ages 4–10 eat for under $4 every day. Drinks charged separately. Prices and days vary by location.

Hat Creek Burger Company | American
Multiple locations
Burgers are half off on Family Night after 5pm. Deal from $2.99.

WEDNESDAY
Buffalo Wild Wings | American
Locations in Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant counties
Kids 12 and younger make selections from the kids’ menu for $1.99 with the purchase of an adult meal. Times vary by location. Dine-in only for Collin County locations.

THURSDAY
El Chico Café | Mexican
Locations in Collin, Dallas and Tarrant counties
Kids 12 and younger eat for $0.99 from the Little Amigos menu with purchase of an adult entree. Dine-in and takeout. Details vary by location.

VARIOUS DAYS
AREPA TX | Latin
5940 Royal Lane, Dallas; 214/396-8866
Kid’s menu from $5. All ages.

Blatt Beer & Table | American
7859 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas; 469/372-2080
Kids’ meals from $4. Ages 12 and younger.

Celebration Restaurant | American
4503 West Lovers Lane, Dallas; 214/351-5681
Kids’ meals from $5.95. Ages 10 and younger.

Cristina’s Fine Mexican Restaurant | Mexican
Locations in Collin, Tarrant and Denton counties
On Mondays and Tuesdays kids age 12 and younger eat for under $2. Two discounted kids’ meals with purchase of an adult meal all day. Dine-in only. 

Crossroads Diner | Breakfast
17194 Preston Road, Suite 101, Dallas; 214/346-3491
Kids’ meals from $4.99. All ages.

IKEA | Swedish
7171 Ikea Drive, Frisco; 888/888-4532
1000 Ikea Way, Grand Prairie; 888/888-4532
Kids meals start at $2.99. Age 12 and younger.

Kenny’s Burger Joint | American
1377 Legacy Drive, Suite 120, Frisco; 214/618-8001
5809 Preston Road, Suite 588, Plano; 972/378-0999
Kid’s meals from $5.99. Age 12 and younger.

Keller’s Drive In | American
6537 E. Northwest Highway, Dallas; 214/368-1209
10554 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas; 214/357-3572
10266 Garland Road, Dallas; 214/319-6060
Kids’ meals from $0.85. All ages.

Lakewood Smokehouse | American
1901 Abrams Road, Dallas; 972/677-7906
Kids’ meals from $5.99. Ages 12 and younger.

Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar | American
Locations in Collin, Dallas and Tarrant counties
Kid’s meals from $5.25. Ages 12 and younger.

Maple Landing | American
Kids 15 and under eat for $4. Entrees include fries.
5855 Maple Ave., Dallas; 214/612-6473

McAlister’s Deli | Deli
Locations in Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant counties
Kids’ meals cost $1.99 when you dine in or $2.99 for takeout, all day, every day. Ages 12 and younger. Details vary by location.

Pakpao Thai | Asian
1628 Oak Lawn Ave., Suite 120, Dallas; 214/749-7002
7859 Walnut Hill Lane, Suite 150, Dallas; 214/484-8772
Kid’s meals from $5. Age 12 and younger.

Samee’s Pizza Getti | Italian/French
Kids age 12 and under eat for $4.95.
561 E. Interstate 30, Rockwall; 972/722-5835

Shady’s Burger | American
Kids’ meals from $5. All ages. Details might vary by location.
Multiple locations

Señor Locos | Mexican
701 W. Parker Road, Plano; 214/501-4258
On Monday and Tuesday, get up to two kids’ meals for $2, all day. Age 12 and younger.

Souper! Salad! | Buffet
Locations in Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant counties
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Buffet costs $4.99 for ages 3–12 and is free for ages 2 and younger. All day, every day. Drinks not included. Details vary by location.

Spaghetti Warehouse | Italian
1815 N. Market St., Dallas; 214/651-8475
Kid’s meals from $4.49. Age 10 and younger.

Spoons Cafe | American
100 E. Louisiana St., McKinney; 972/548-6900
Kids’ meals from $4.95. Age 12 and younger.

Start | American
Locations in Dallas county.
Kids’ meals from $5. All ages. Details might vary by location.

Starwood Café | American
Locations in Collin, Denton and Tarrant counties
Kids’ meals from $4.95. Age 12 and younger.

The Crab Station | Seafood
9780 Walnut St. Suite 270, Dallas; 972/889-3888
2625 Old Denton Road, Suite 572, Carrollton; 972/242-2889
Kids’ meals from $3.99. All ages.

Torchy’s Tacos | Tex-Mex
Locations in Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant counties
Kids’ meals from $4.25. All ages.

Texas de Brazil | Brazilian
Locations in Dallas and Tarrant counties
Kids age 2 and younger eat free with purchase of an adult meal. Kids ages 3−5 eat for $5. Kids ages 6–12 eat for half price. All day, every day. Weekend lunch from 11:30am–3:30pm includes drinks and dessert (Addison only). Details vary by location.

Whistle Britches | American
2405 Dallas Parkway, Plano; 214/299-5971
Kids’meals from $3. Age 12 and younger.

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

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