Kids Eat Free or Discounted | In & Around Cedar Rapids

Discovering dining options where kids eat for free or at a discounted rate can be a lifesaver for families looking to enjoy a meal out without breaking the bank. In and around Cedar Rapids, there are several restaurants that offer such deals, providing both delicious food and savings for parents. From casual eateries to family-friendly establishments, these spots cater to young appetites while offering a budget-friendly dining experience for the whole family to enjoy.

*While we do our best to ensure these are accurate, please call the restaurant ahead of going*
Last Updated: 2/20/2024


Barrel House
102 2nd Street SE, Cedar Rapids

$3 kids’ meals with adult entree purchase, limit 2 | all day

Barrel House
295 Tower Terrace Rd, Marion

$3 kids’ meals with adult entree purchase, limit 2 | all day

Moe’s Southwest Grill
1121 Blairs Ferry Road, Cedar Rapids

Kids eat FREE with the purchase of an adult entree | all day


Your Pie
2791 7th Ave. Suite 500, Marion, IA

1/2 price kids’ meals

Texas Roadhouse
2605 Edgewood Road SW, Cedar Rapids, IA

$1.99 kids’ meals


Shuey’s Restaurant & Lounge
1158 Club Road NE, Cedar Rapids, IA

FREE kids’ meal with adult entree purchase | all day (12 & under)

Carlos O’Kelly’s
2635 Edgewood Road Southwest, Cedar Rapids, IA
3320 Armar Drive, Marion, IA

1/2 price kids’ meals

Perkins Restaurant & Bakery
315 Collins Road NE, Cedar Rapids, IA
3310 Southgate Ct SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 

FREE kids’ meal with adult entree purchase

Villa’s Patio
433 7th Ave, Marion, IA

Kids’ tacos for $1.00

The Fun Station
200 Collins Rd NE, Cedar Rapids, IA

FREE personal cheese pizza with the purchase of admission after 4:00 pm


Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers
2745 Blairs Ferry Road Northeast, Cedar Rapids, IA

FREE kids’ meal with the purchase of an adult combo meal | 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Applebee’s Grill + Bar
303 Collins Road N.E., Cedar Rapids, IA
2645 Edgewood Road, Cedar Rapids, IA

Kids’ eat for $0.99

Tommy’s Restaurant
393 Edgewood Rd NW, Cedar Rapids, IA

FREE kids’ meal with the purchase of an adult entree


Hu Hot
4444 1st Ave NE, Lindale Mall, Cedar Rapids

Ages 0-3 eat FREE | Ages 4-10 eat for $5.99

Pizza Ranch
2450 Westdale Dr. SW, Cedar Rapids

Ages 0-4 eat free | Ages 5-8 eat for $4.99 | Ages 9-12 eat for $6.99

Pizza Ranch
6095 Carlson Way, Suite D, Marion

Ages 0-4 eat free | Ages 5-8 eat for $4.99 | Ages 9-12 eat for $6.99

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