S-T-R-E-T-C-H That Dollar!
In these tough times when anything free is slowly becoming extinct, there are still a group of restaurants dedicated to serving free meals to kids. Most of these eateries offer free food to kids with some restrictions.
Offers may vary by location and season or days. Offers are subject to change; be sure to verify information before planning a trip.
Barra Barra Saloon
Old Town: 4016 Wallace St.
Kids 10 and under eat free every day with a paying adult - includes any kids menu item, milk or water, and a healthy side dish!
Allied Gardens/Del Cerro: 5351 Adobe Falls Road
Complimentary kid’s meal with purchase of an adult entrée every Wednesday.
Dickey's Barbecue Pit
Kids under 12 eat free every Sunday. Includes one kid's meal per check with a $10 purchase. Valid for dine-in and for delivery and carryout orders for a limited time. Use code KEFOLO at online checkout.
La Mesa: 5024 Baltimore Drive.
While not completely free, all kid's menu items are just $1 on Wednesdays with each adult entrée.
Poway: 14122 Midland Rd.
Kids eat free (10 and under) with each paid adult entree on Tuesdays from 5 pm-closing.
Kids (12 and under) eat free on Tuesdays and Saturdays with each paid adult entrée.
Kids eat free all day, every Thursday with purchase of one adult entrée. Offer only valid on Mendo Kids Menu. Offer not valid at all Mendocino Farms locations.
Carlsbad: 5630 Paseo Del Norte, #130 D
Tuesdays after 4 pm, kids (12 and under) get a free meal with each paid adult entrée.
Updated: July 2021