Guide to Kids Eat Free Nights in Columbus


Don’t you just love Kids Eat Free Nights? It’s a night off from cooking, plus a good deal. We’ve made it super easy to find a list of daily Columbus Kids Eat Free nights. Additionally, we’ve added nights where restaurants offer discounts on kids meals. In most cases, these are dine-in only offers and require the purchase of an adult meal. These deals could change at any time, so consider calling to confirm before you load the kids and go! As of 2021, these establishments have verified the deals even if information is not listed on their website!

Restaurants that offer kids eat freeds Click On the Restaurant’s name below and it will take you to its website for more information!


  • Rusty Bucket– Enroll your child in the Rusty Bucket program Bucketeer Bookworms.  Once they read 5 books, they record it on a bookmark provided by Rusty Bucket and earn a free kid’s meal.  You can pick up the bookmarks at Rusty Bucket.
  • Old Bag of Nails– print off this coupon HERE before your visit for a free kids meal with the adult meal purchase of $6.99 or higher.
  • Submarine House (Hilliard)- Kids eat free! This deal is offered every day from 4-8 p.m. (must purchase an adult meal too)
  • Paulie Gee’s (Short North) – Kids get a free cheese, pepperoni or vegan kids pie with the purchase of any regular menu pizza.



  • Las Margaritas  – Kids eat free: 12 and under (Canal Winchester and Westerville Locations) 
  • Carsonie’s (Upper Arlington)- Kids eat free (2 kids per one adult entree)
  • Don Tequila (Powell)- Free kid meal for children 7 and under with the purchase of an adult meal.
  • Buffalo Wings & Rings (Lewis Center and Broad Street locations)- Kids eat free
  • Frisch’s Big Boy (at participating locations)- Enjoy one free Kids Mini Meal (for children 12 and under) per adult purchase of $6.98 or more. Dine-in only and offered all day.
  • Villa Nova  (Worthington) – Kids eat cheap: kids meals are $1.99/3.99 (dine-in only)





  • Don’t forget about the daily deals listed above from Rusty Bucket, The Submarine House, and Old Bag of Nails!

What restaurants would you add to our list of Columbus Kids Eat Free Nights?


  1. Great compilation! Carsonie’s Stromboli and Pizza Kitchen in Upper Arlington has a Kids Eat Free night on Mondays! AND a balloon artist who walks from table to table making balloon creations for the kids. 🙂


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