Colonial Cafe is one of 20 restaurants where kids eat free.

1. Colonial Cafe

8.1
8 W Gartner Rd #104 (at Washington), Naperville, IL
Diner · 24 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The most impressive dish is the “Colonial Kitchen Sink,” a sundae served in a sink-shaped dish. Kids ages 10 and under eat free on Mondays beginning at 4:30pm with purchase of as many adult entrées. Read more.

Friaco's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina is one of 20 restaurants where kids eat free.

2. Friaco's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina

4405 Fox Valley Center Dr (IL-59), Aurora, IL
Mexican Restaurant · Fox Valley · 21 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: This cantina serves up hearty portions of Mexican classics such as fajitas and carnitas. Niños 12 and younger can enjoy their own combos or chicken fingers for free, one per adult entrée, on Mondays. Read more.

Mia Figlia is one of 20 restaurants where kids eat free.

3. Mia Figlia

7.7
5304 W Devon Ave (at Central Ave.), Chicago, IL
Italian Restaurant · Edgebrook · 12 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: Popular menu items include pasta with slow-cooked pork, roasted butternut squash and sundried tomato, and osso bucco (braised veal shank). When grownups buy an entrée on Mondays, the kids eat free. Read more.

Morretti's is one of 20 restaurants where kids eat free.

4. Morretti's

1799 S Busse Rd, Mt Prospect, IL 60056, Mount Prospect, IL
Bar · 2 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: Kids 12 and younger can sauce and cheese their pizzas at the table. Mondays after 4pm, one child eats free with each purchase of an adult entrée. Read more.

Rocks is one of 20 restaurants where kids eat free.

5. Rocks

1301 W Schubert Ave (at N Lakewood Ave), Chicago, IL
Bar · North Side · 38 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The kids menu features mini burgers and mac and cheese, and each meal comes with tater tots. Your child eats free on Mondays after 5pm while you enjoy a burger and half-price beer. Read more.

Flat Top Grill is one of 20 restaurants where kids eat free.

6. Flat Top Grill

8.5
30 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL
Gluten-free Restaurant · The Loop · 106 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: There’s something here for everyone, from your vegan brother-in-law to your gluten-free little one. Kids 10 and under build their stir-fries for free on Mondays; those 4 and under eat free every day. Read more.

Park 52 is one of 20 restaurants where kids eat free.

7. Park 52

5201 S Harper Ave, Chicago, IL
American Restaurant · Hyde Park · 17 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The kids’ menu features chicken, mac and cheese and other classics. Little diners often go for the sliders with fries. A kid age 10 or under eats free with an adult entrée on Thursdays from 5–7pm. Read more.

Avenue Ale House and Rooftop Cafe is one of 20 restaurants where kids eat free.

8. Avenue Ale House and Rooftop Cafe

7.5
825 S Oak Park Ave (btwn Van Buren St & Harrison St), Oak Park, IL
Bar · 37 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The kids’ menu features mac and cheese, chicken strips and hot dogs and a side (choose the barbecue-rubbed sweet potato). Kids ages 12 and under, two per adult meal, chow down free every Wednesday. Read more.

Celtic Knot Public House is one of 20 restaurants where kids eat free.

9. Celtic Knot Public House

8.6
626 Church St (btwn Orrington Ave & Chicago Ave), Evanston, IL
Pub · 31 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The Knot serves up smaller portions of bangers and mash and fish and chips for the 12-and-under set, which eats free on Wednesdays with the purchase of an adult meal (one kid per adult). Read more.

Bakin' & Eggs is one of 20 restaurants where kids eat free.

10. Bakin' & Eggs

8.6
3120 N Lincoln Ave (btwn W Barry Ave & W Belmont Ave), Chicago, IL
Breakfast Spot · Lakeview · 97 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: It’s hard to go wrong with bacon, whether in a flight (five strips each coated with a different glaze) or in a creamy potato soup. Little brunch-lovers eat free on Thursdays with adult entrees. Read more.

Trattoria 225 is one of 20 restaurants where kids eat free.

11. Trattoria 225

7.5
225 Harrison St, Oak Park, IL
Italian Restaurant · 13 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: Try perfectly grilled octopus or baked clams with cherry peppers. Bambinos 10 and under peruse their own selection of pasta dishes and other choices on free Thursdays. Read more.

Benny’s Chop House is one of 20 restaurants where kids eat free.

12. Benny’s Chop House

8.4
444 N Wabash Ave (at E Illinois St), Chicago, IL
Steakhouse · Near North Side · 64 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: On Sundays from 4–7pm, for every adult entrée purchased, one child 12 or younger can indulge in a three-course meal of soup or salad; entrée of pasta, chicken or filet; and a brownie sundae. Read more.

Scoozi is one of 20 restaurants where kids eat free.

13. Scoozi

410 W Huron St (btwn Hudson & Sedgwick), Chicago, IL
Italian Restaurant · River North · 45 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: Expect a family crowd on Sundays, when kids ages 12 and younger eat free (two kids per adult entrée) from 4:30–8:30pm. From 4:30–6:30pm, budding chefs can don whites and make their own pizzas for free Read more.

Shaw's Crab House is one of 20 restaurants where kids eat free.

14. Shaw's Crab House

9.4
21 E Hubbard St (at N Wabash Ave), Chicago, IL
Seafood Restaurant · Near North Side · 173 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: A hearty brunch is served buffet style and includes both chilled and hot seafood, create-our-own omelets and a dessert room! Two kids 12 and younger eat free from 10am–1:30pm for each adult brunch. Read more.

Browntrout is one of 20 restaurants where kids eat free.

15. Browntrout

4111 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL
American Restaurant · North Center · 32 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: With the purchase of an adult entrée, Junior can indulge in earthy twists on kids’ favorites for free Wed-Sun from 5­–7pm. At the end of the meal, he’ll watch his fruit dessert get tossed tableside. Read more.

Chalkboard is one of 20 restaurants where kids eat free.

16. Chalkboard

4343 N Lincoln Ave (at Montrose Ave), Chicago, IL
American Restaurant · North Center · 9 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: With the purchase of an adult entrée, foodies ages 12 and under cozy up to free fried chicken, mac and cheese, veggies and fruit, Wednesdays through Mondays from 5–7pm (one child per adult entrée). Read more.

Trax Tavern & Grill is one of 20 restaurants where kids eat free.

17. Trax Tavern & Grill

833 Deerfield Rd #A, Deerfield, IL
Bar · 23 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The real star is on the kiddie menu: a pizza in the shape of Mickey Mouse’s head. On Mondays and Tuesdays, with the purchase of an adult entrée $10 or more, a child 12 or younger eats free from 4–7pm. Read more.

Dunlay's on the Square is one of 20 restaurants where kids eat free.

18. Dunlay's on the Square

8.4
3137 W Logan Blvd (at Kedzie Ave), Chicago, IL
American Restaurant · Logan Square · 99 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: One might not expect this bar to cater to families, but it does. Every day from 4:30­–6:30pm, kids 12 and younger eat free (chicken fingers, cheese pizzas and peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwiches). Read more.

19. Frasca Pizzeria & Wine Bar

9.1
3358 N Paulina St (at Roscoe St.), Chicago, IL
Pizza Place · Lakeview · 64 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: From 4:30–6pm, kids eat free and families reign. Running late? You’ll hardly break the bank after 6pm, when $5 buys a kids’-menu entrée, beverage and ice cream. Read more.

Globe Cafe & Bar is one of 20 restaurants where kids eat free.

20. Globe Cafe & Bar

1710 Orrington Ave (btwn Clark St. & Church St.), Evanston, IL
American Restaurant · 9 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: Up to four diners younger than 12 years old chow free on mac and cheese, a hot dog or chicken fingers with a bevvy, plus fresh fruit or fries, when Mom or Dad orders an entrée between 5:30–7pm. Read more.