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Erie Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free (Or Almost Free!)

Because who doesn't like a good deal?

By Kara Murphy January 16, 2022

Don't feel like cooking? We can't say we blame you! Erie restaurants are here to save the day! Here are some family-friendly restaurants in Erie, Pa., where kids eat free (or at a great discount!) So close up that kitchen and ake the family for dinner tonight in Erie  — without having to shell out too much for kid's meal chicken nuggets and macaroni. 

(Please note: Restaurants are always changing promotions! It's a good idea to call before you go to make sure the promotions listed here are still active. If you find something has changed, or have a restaurant to add, please email karam@macaronikid.com and we will update.)

Guide last updated: June 13, 2022


Everyday deals!

✅Golden Corral

Kids 3 and under are always free. 7500 Peach St., (814) 864-3488


Mondays

✅Perry's Pizza at Flagship Food Hall

Kids 12 and under can get a personal pizza free from Perry's Pizza in the Flagship Food Hall after 4 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays with a purchase from ANY food hall vendor. 22 North Park Row 

Dina's Authentic Dominican Kitchen at Flagship Food Hall

✅ 12 and under can get a free kids' la banderita with purchase from Dina's after 4 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays. Includes protein, rice and side.


Tuesdays

✅Bob Evans

Kids eat free on Tuesdays after 4 p.m. with purchase of adult entree. 2340 W. 12th St., (814)455-0118; 5739 Buffalo Rd, Harborcreek, (814) 898-1913

✅Max & Erma's

Kids eat free on Tuesdays with the purchase of an adult entree. 2078 Interchange Road, (814)860-3332

✅Odi's 12

Kids' meals are buy one get one free all day Tuesdays. 3702 W. 12th St., (814) 452-6347

✅Texas Roadhouse

Kids eat for $1.99 with purchase of an adult entree from 4 p.m. to close (some meals excluded), 7475 Peach St., (814)864-9494

✅Perry's Pizza at Flagship Food Hall

Kids 12 and under can get a personal pizza free from Perry's Pizza in the Flagship Food Hall after 4 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays with a purchase from ANY food hall vendor. 22 North Park Row

Dina's Authentic Dominican Kitchen at Flagship Food Hall

✅ 12 and under can get a free kids' la banderita with purchase from Dina's after 4 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays. Includes protein, rice and side.


Wednesdays

✅Applebee's

Small kid's meals are free and large kid's meals are 99 cents on Wednesdays, with the purchase of an adult meal. 7790 Peach St. (814)866-8210; 2911 W 12th St. (814) 838-1144; 4002 Buffalo Rd, (814) 898-0150


Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays

No specials yet, other than the everyday deals listed above. Know of one we're missing? Email karam@macaronikid.com and we will add!


Sundays

✅Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

Kids 12 and under eat free on Sundays, with purchase of a minimum $10 adult order. 3716 Liberty St., (814) 868-4227

✅Hibachi Japanese Steakhouse

Kids' meals discounted with purchase of adult entree. Two kids per adult entree. 3000 W. 12th St., (814) 838-2495