Kids Eat Free

Knoxville Kids Eat Free

Does your family enjoy eating out? Knoxville certainly has no shortage of great places to dine. For families with children, eating at a restaurant can be an expensive outing though. Here are some places in Knoxville that are helping to make dining out more affordable. Below you’ll find dozens of locations that offer discounted and even free meals for kids. Some places even provide activities and crafts for the kids to make your dining experience even more of a treat! {Also check out our newest on Weekly Restaurant Deals!}

Kids Eat Free in Knoxville

Monday 

Cancun Mexican Grill 

4100 Crippen Road 

Monday-Thursday: one free kid’s meal per adult meal purchased

Chuy’s Nacho Bar 

The bar has chips, salsa, meat, queso and beans

Every weeknight

Nacho bar is free 4-7pm

Earth Fare 

104 N. Forest Park Blvd. and 10903 Parkside Drive 

$3 kids meals every day

Golden Corral 

6612 Clinton Highway and 513 Winfield Dunn Parkway

Everyday: kids 3 and under eat free with the purchase of an adult entrée

La Parilla 

11639 Parkside Drive 

Monday: free kid’s meal with the purchase of an adult entrée 

Perkins 

All locations 

Monday-Friday: kids eat free all day with the purchase of an adult entrée 

Pero’s on the Hill 

7706 S. Northshore Drive 

Monday: $1 kid’s meal with adult entrée; $2 personal pizza for kids 

Shoney’s 

All Knoxville locations 

Kids 4 and under eat free with the purchase of an adult entrée every day 

S & S Cafeteria 

4808 Kingston Pike 

$0.99 kid’s meals every day; dine-in only

Texas Roadhouse 

3071 Kinzel Way 

Monday: $0.99 kid’s meal with the purchase of an adult entrée, craft/activity 

5:30-8:30pm  

Zaxby’s 

11636 Parkside Drive 

Monday: free kid’s meal with the purchase of an adult meal 


Tuesday 

Cancun Mexican Grill 

4100 Crippen Road 

Monday-Thursday: One free kid’s meal per adult meal purchased 

Carolina Ale House 

9045 Kingston Pike

$1 kid’s meal after 4pm 

Chick-fil-A Kingston Overlook 

Buy 1 adult meal and get one child’s meal free 

Themed events and activities 

5:30-7:30pm  

Chick-fil-A Turkey Creek 

10916 Parkside Drive 

Buy 1 adult meal and get one child’s meal free 

Themed events and activities 

5:30-7:30pm  

Chick-fil-A West Hills 

7520 Kingston Pike

Buy 1 adult meal and get one child’s meal free 

Themed events and activities  

5:30 – 7:30pm  

Chuy’s Nacho Bar 

The bar has chips, salsa, meat, queso and beans 

Every weeknight 

Nacho bar is free 4-7pm  

Denny’s 

800 Watt Road 

Kids eat free from 4-10pm  

Earth Fare 

104 N. Forest Park Blvd. and 10903 Parkside Drive 

$3 kid’s meals every day 

Fazoli’s 

9515 Kingston Pike 

3 kids’ meals for $0.99 each (12 and under) with the purchase of 1 adult entrée 

5-8pm  

Golden Corral 

6612 Clinton Highway and 513 Winfield Dunn Parkway

Everyday: kids 3 and under eat free with the purchase of an adult entrée  

IHOP 

313 Lovell Road 

Kids eat free 

4-8pm  

Moe’s Southwest Grill 

11322 Parkside Drive 

$0.99 kid’s meal with the purchase of an adult entrée  

Penn Station East Coast Subs 

All Knoxville locations 

Family Night: 2, 6 inch subs, 2 medium drinks, 1 fresh-cut fries for $12.99 

4pm-close  

Perkins 

All locations 

Monday-Friday: kids eat free all day with the purchase of an adult entrée 

Pizza Inn 

5420 Clinton Highway 

Free kid’s buffet with the purchase of an adult buffet  

Shoney’s 

All Knoxville locations 

Kids 4 and under eat free with the purchase of an adult entrée every day 

S & S Cafeteria 

4808 Kingston Pike 

$0.99 kid’s meals every day; dine-in only 

Texas Roadhouse 

120 Morrell Road 

Craft/activity for kids

6-8pm  

Texas Roadhouse 

11001 Turkey Drive 

$0.99 kid’s meal with the purchase of an adult entrée 

Craft and balloon artist 

5-8pm  

Uncle Maddio’s Pizza 

Knoxville Area Locations 

Free kid’s pizza with purchase of regular pizza  


Wednesday 

Barberito’s Southwestern Grille & Cantina 

215 Brookview Centre Way 

Free Kids Meal with purchase of adult entrée and drink  

Cancun Mexican Grill 

4100 Crippen Road 

Monday-Thursday: One free kid’s meal per adult meal purchased  

Chuy’s Nacho Bar 

The bar has chips, salsa, meat, queso and beans 

Every weeknight 

Nacho bar is free 4-7pm  

Earth Fare 

104 N. Forest Park Blvd. and 10903 Parkside Drive 

$3 kid’s meals every day 

El Metate 

4221 Sam Walton Way 

$1.99 kid’s meal with drink included 

Firehouse Subs 

All Knoxville locations 

Buy 1 medium sub combo and get 2 kids’ meals free 

4pm-close  

Golden Corral 

6612 Clinton Highway and 513 Winfield Dunn Parkway

Everyday: kids 3 and under eat free with the purchase of an adult entrée  

Jason’s Deli 

2120 Cumberland Drive and 133 N. Peters Road 

Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult entrée 

4pm-close

McAlister’s Deli 

All Knoxville locations 

2 free kids’ meals with the purchase of each adult entrée  

Craft/activity for kids until 8pm 

Kid’s meal deal 5 pm-close  

Perkins 

All locations 

Monday-Friday: kids eat free all day with the purchase of an adult entrée  

Qdoba Mexican Grill 

7339 Kingston Pike 

Wednesday, Saturday, & Sunday: $0.99 kid’s meal with the purchase of an adult entrée  

Shoney’s 

All Knoxville locations 

Kids 4 and under eat free with the purchase of an adult entrée every day  

S & S Cafeteria 

4808 Kingston Pike 

$0.99 kid’s meals every day; dine-in only


Thursday 

Cancun Mexican Grill 

4100 Crippen Road 

Monday-Thursday: One free kid’s meal per adult meal purchased  

Captain D’s Seafood Kitchen 

Knoxville Area Locations 

Two $0.99 kids meals with the purchase of adult entrée.  

Chuy’s Nacho Bar 

The bar has chips, salsa, meat, queso and beans 

Every weeknight 

Nacho bar is free 4-7pm  

Earth Fare 

104 N. Forest Park Blvd. and 10903 Parkside Drive 

$3 kid’s meals every day  

El Chico 

116 Cedar Lane 

Thursday/Sunday: $0.99 kid’s meal with the purchase of each adult meal  

Golden Corral 

6612 Clinton Highway and 513 Winfield Dunn Parkway

Everyday: kids 3 and under eat free with the purchase of an adult entrée  

Perkins 

All locations 

Monday-Friday: kids eat free all day with the purchase of an adult entrée  

Shoney’s 

All Knoxville locations 

Kids 4 and under eat free with the purchase of an adult entrée every day  

S & S Cafeteria 

4808 Kingston Pike 

$0.99 kid’s meals every day; dine-in only  


Friday 

Chuy’s Nacho Bar 

The bar has chips, salsa, meat, queso and beans 

Every weeknight 

Nacho bar is free 4-7pm  

Earth Fare 

104 N. Forest Park Blvd. and 10903 Parkside Drive 

$3 kid’s meals every day 

Golden Corral 

6612 Clinton Highway and 513 Winfield Dunn Parkway

Everyday: kids 3 and under eat free with the purchase of an adult entrée  

Perkins 

All locations 

Monday-Friday: kids eat free all day with the purchase of an adult entrée  

Shoney’s 

All Knoxville locations 

Kids 4 and under eat free with the purchase of an adult entrée every day  

S & S Cafeteria 

4808 Kingston Pike 

$0.99 kid’s meals every day; dine-in only  


Saturday   

Earth Fare 

104 N. Forest Park Blvd. and 10903 Parkside Drive 

$3 kid’s meals every day  

Golden Corral 

6612 Clinton Highway and 513 Winfield Dunn Parkway

Everyday: kids 3 and under eat free with the purchase of an adult entrée  

The Original Louis Drive-In Restaurant  

4661 Old Broadway

Kids eat free Saturday lunch

11am-3pm  

Moe’s Southwest Grill 

9450 S. Northshore Drive and 1800 Cumberland Avenue 

$0.99 kid’s meal with the purchase of an adult entrée  

Qdoba Mexican Grill 

7339 Kingston Pike 

Wednesday, Saturday, & Sunday: $0.99 kid’s meal with the purchase of an adult entrée  

Shoney’s 

All Knoxville locations 

Kids 4 and under eat free with the purchase of an adult entrée every day  

S & S Cafeteria 

4808 Kingston Pike 

$0.99 kid’s meals every day; dine-in only  

Steak ‘n Shake 

500 E. Emory Road 

Saturday & Sunday: free kid’s meal with an adult purchase of $8 or more  


Sunday 

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit 

11483 Parkside Drive, Suite 202 

Free kid’s meal on Sundays 

Plus free ice cream every day  

Earth Fare 

104 N. Forest Park Blvd. and 10903 Parkside Drive 

$3 kid’s meals every day  

El Chico 

116 Cedar Lane 

Thursday/Sunday: $0.99 kid’s meal with the purchase of each adult meal  

Golden Corral 

6612 Clinton Highway and 513 Winfield Dunn Parkway

Everyday: kids 3 and under eat free with the purchase of an adult entrée  

Hot Rods ’50s Diner 

373 Hannum St, Alcoa 

Kids eat free with purchase of adult entrée

Moe’s Original Bar-b-que 

4405 Kingston Pike 

Kids eat free with purchase of adult entrée

Moe’s Southwest Grill 

1800 Cumberland Avenue 

$0.99 kid’s meal with the purchase of an adult entrée  

Nama 

506 S. Gay Street and 5130 Kingston Pike 

Kids eat free from the kids’ menu with the purchase of an adult entrée 

Noon-4pm  

O’Charley’s 

Knoxville Area Locations 

Kids Eat Free  

Pelancho’s 

1516 Downtown West Blvd. and 10721 Chapman Highway 

$0.99 kid’s meal with the purchase of an adult entrée  

Qdoba Mexican Grill 

7339 Kingston Pike 

Wednesday, Saturday, & Sunday: $0.99 kid’s meal with the purchase of an adult entrée  

Shoney’s 

All Knoxville locations 

Kids 4 and under eat free with the purchase of an adult entrée every day  

S & S Cafeteria 

4808 Kingston Pike 

$0.99 kid’s meals every day; dine-in only  

Steak ‘n Shake 

500 E. Emory Road 

Saturday & Sunday: free kid’s meal with an adult purchase of $8 or more  

Dine-in only  


Not Specific to a Day of the Week 

Baskin-Robbins

All Area Locations 

Kids and adults receive a free scoop of ice cream on your birthday, when you sign up for their Birthday Club.  

Chili’s 

Deals vary from week to week; join their email club to stay informed on their latest promotion including free meals for kids.

**Every effort has been made to bring you an accurate guide to Knoxville’s restaurants offering special deals for kids. Please note that restaurants frequently change their promotions and different locations will have different specials. Let us know if you have firsthand knowledge of changes or additions that need to be made to this list.**

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