It's no secret that kids are expensive -- and keeping them full is one of the biggest costs parents face.
So how about a break every once in a while? If you want to take your family out without breaking the budget, here are some restaurants where kids eat free!
Important note: Offers may vary by location, so make sure to check with your local establishment for the details.
10 places kids eat free
Get a great meal and a great deal on Tuesday nights when the Italian restaurant offers family night -- with kids meals as cheap as 99 cents each! Find a location in your area and get more details about the chain's other deals here.
Read more: The Free & Cheap List
2. Firehouse Subs
Firehouse offers a wide variety of hot subs, cold subs, calorie-conscious subs, salads and more. Plus, on top of supporting first responders, the sub shop offers Kids Eats Free nights! Check your local location for details.
Each Applebee's franchise determines the details of its kid-friendly discounts and offers -- with some offering free kids meals, while others offer kids menu items for under $1. Check your local listings for details and find an Applebee's near you here.
Enjoy breakfast for dinner or a variety of other meals at Denny's, and if you want to get the best bang for your buck, head there on a Tuesday between 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. and your kids eat free! Find a Denny's in your area here.
5. Pizza Hut
If you're noticing a trend here, you're on to something. If there's a "best" night to plan your family outing, it's Tuesday. Every Tuesday, you can get up to two free personal pan pizza for kids 10 and under! And what kid doesn't like pizza?!
6. Buffalo Wild Wings
Each location chooses which night it offers kids eat free deals -- so make sure to check with locations in your area.
7. Ruby Tuesday
Well, this one makes sense... Every Tuesday from 5 p.m. to close, Ruby Tuesday offers free kids meals with the purchase of an adult entree. Find one in your area here.
Not only has IHOP brought back its all-you-can-eat pancakes deal, but it also offers kids-eat-free deals! The offer is available at different times at participating locations, so check with your local IHOP ahead of time.
Welcome to Moe's! Each location offers a kids eat free deal on a day of its choosing -- and you can find a Moe's near you here.
Every Tuesday starting at 4 p.m., kids 12 and under eat free at Bennigan's! Find a location near you.
On Tuesdays between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., kids get a free kid's meal! Find a Chick-fil-A near you.
12. Cici's Pizza
If you hate spending money on the little amount your toddler will eat at a restaurant, head to Cici's! Kids three and under eat free every day -- and adults can enjoy the endless pizza buffet for just $5! You can also sign up for the rewards program to get special offers.
Good news: you can go out to eat and save on a night other than Tuesday! On Mondays and Tuesdays from 4 to 9 p.m., kids 12 and under eat for just 99 cents!
There's nothing like wings and football! Although you have to wait six months for the football, on Sundays kids eat free all day at Hooters! Find one near you.
15. Red Robin
Get a good all-American meal while your kids eat free on Mondays! See a list of locations here.
16. Steak 'n Shake
If you're looking for a deal on the weekend, Steak 'n Shake offers a free kids meal with every $9 purchase on Saturdays and Sundays.
17. TGI Fridays
Kids eat free on Mondays and Tuesdays! Find a location near you.