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Kids Eat Free or Cheap and Birmingham Deals for Things to Do with Kids

By Jess Searcy May 24, 2018

Kids eat free or cheap in the Birmingham area? Free days and deals at local attractions? You asked for it! Here it is, BUT we need your help!  These deals change so frequently, it was very hard for us to make the decision to release this information, PLEASE call ahead and let us know if you find a deal listed here is no longer valid or is changed.  This is the ONLY way we can keep up with this information.  But it is in high demand, so with YOUR HELP we can keep this guide up to date! WE ARE COUNTING ON YOUR HELP!


We're building this guide to help you find deals, discounts and freebies for your family from area restaurants and local attractions!  Check back often for new additions.  If you find something that should be included in this list or needs to be changed, please let us know at jesssearcy@macaronikid.com!


Please note: These kinds of deals change frequently and may be limited to certain times and ages of children.  ALWAYS call ahead before heading out the door!  Macaroni Kid South Birmingham is not notified of changes.

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Kids Eat Free and Cheap

Age limits and time restrictions may apply.  ALWAYS CALL AHEAD TO CONFIRM. (* = verified as of 2/22/2018 via website or phone call)



Everyday - unless noted on listing

Bruster's Ice Cream* - (Vestavia Hills, (205) 978-2347 and Oak Mountain/280 Area, (205) 408-8801) - free baby-sized cone for kids under 40" tall.  Free doggie sundaes for dogs.

O'Charley's* - (Alabaster, (205) 621-7453 and Homewood/Vestavia (205) 942-8001 - one free kids meal with adult entree purchased

Golden Corral* - (Pelham, (205) 682-0150) Hoover, (205) 822-8377) - kids three and under eat free


Monday

The Boot* - (Oak Mountain/280 Area location only, (205) 991-8388) 5 pm - 9 pm one free kids meal with purchased entree

Dale's Southern Grill* - (Hoover, (205) 987-4757) - free kid meal with purchase of adult meal

Firehouse Subs* - multiple locations - one free kids combo with purchase of each medium or large sub combo

IHOP - multiple locations - one free kids meal with purchase of adult meal

Moss Rock Taco's - (Hoover, (205) 783-1130) - 

Texas Roadhouse - (Pelham, (205) 985-7427) - 99 cent kids meals

Zaxby's - multiple locations - 99 cent kids meals (up to 2/paying adult)


Tuesday

Applebee's* - multiple locations - up to two 99 cent kids meals with the purchase of one adult entree

Baumhauer's Restaurant (Hoover, (205) 403-7474 and Oak Mountain/280, (205) 995-5151) - one free kids meal per adult with $10 minimum from main menu 

Beef O' Brady's - (Helena, (205) 624-2333 and Hoover, (205) 987-9464) - one free kids meal with purchase of adult entree

The Boot* - (Oak Mountain/280 Area location only, (205) 991-8388) 5 pm - 9 pm one free kids meal with purchased entree

Chick-fil-a - many locations - one free or 99 cents kids meal with purchase of adult meal

Chubbfather's - (Alabaster, (205) 685-0950) - kids eat free with purchase of adult meal (**this restaurant hosts "sensory friendly" dinner events, watch our calendar**)

Jason's Deli - several locations

Johnny Ray's BBQ* - (Chelsea, (205) 678-8418) - one free kids meal per adult entree purchased 

IHOP - multiple locations - one free kids meal with purchase of adult meal

Moe's BBQ - multiple locations - one free kids meal with purchase of adult meal

Moe's Southwest Grill - multiple locations - one free kids meal with purchase of adult entree

Pizza Hut - multiple locations - kids eat free buffet with adult purchase

Ruby Tuesday's - multiple locations - one free kids meal with purchase of adult entree

Subway - multiple locations - kids eat for $1 with ?

Texas Roadhouse - (Pelham, (205) 985-7427) - up to two free kids meals with purchase of adult entree

Vecchia Pizzeria (Hoover, (205) 637-3036) - one free kids meal per adult

Zaxby's - multiple locations - up to two 99 cents kids meals with purchase of adult meal


Wednesday

The Boot*  - (Oak Mountain/280 Area location only, (205) 991-8388) 5 pm - 9 pm one free kids meal with purchased entree

Buffalo Wild Wings* - (Alabaster location only, (205) 664-0040) - kids meals are $1.99 from 5 pm - 9 pm

Custom's Cafe* - (Hoover, (205) 987-0176) - one free kids menu item per adult menu item ordered.  Exciting bonus for kids now through the end of summer. Make a paper plane, fly it through the target and win a FREE Kid's Pass to McWane Science Center. (And we make sure they all win!)

Dave's Deli - (Hoover, (205) 822-8000) - one free kids meal per purchase adult entree

Firehouse Subs* - multiple locations - one free kids combo with purchase of each medium or large sub combo

IHOP - multiple locations - one free kids meal with purchase of adult meal

Jason's Deli - multiple locations - two free kids meals with purchase of adult meal

Lazy Boy BBQ - (Alabaster, (205) 624-2474) - kids eat free with purchase of adult meal

Logan's Roadhouse - (Hoover, (205) 682-9530 and Oak Mountain/280, (205) 981-9950) - one free kids meal per purchase of adult meal

Schlotzsky's Subs - (Hoover, (205) 991-0035) - 

Sonic - multiple locations - $1.99 "wacky packs"


Thursday

Captain D's - multiple locations - up to two free kids meals with purchase of adult platter

Johnny Ray's BBQ* - (Oak Mountain/280, (205) 968-8002) -  starting at 5 pm  one free kids meal per adult entree purchased

Roly Poly Sandwiches - multiple locations - free kids meals with adult purchase

Jason's Deli - Hoover location - one free kids meal per purchase of each adult meal, ages 12 and under


Friday

Heatherwood Hills Country Club (Hoover, 205-502-4441) - kids 5 and under eat FREE from 5pm-8pm


Saturday

McAlister's Deli - multiple locations -

Steak 'n Shake - (Alabaster, (205) 620-5233 and Hoover, (205) 982-5789) - Spend $9 on adult entree, get one free kids meal, dine in only


Sunday

Arby's - multiple locations - one free kids meal with purchase of adult meal at participating locations

Dave's Deli - (Hoover, (205) 822-8000) - one free kids meal per purchase adult entree

Steak 'n Shake - (Alabaster, (205) 620-5233 and Hoover, (205) 982-5789) - Spend $9 on adult entree, get one free kids meal, dine in only


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Local Attractions - Free and Cheap Days


Aldridge Gardens - FREE admission every day

Birmingham Botanical Gardens - FREE admission every day

Birmingham Museum of Art - FREE admission every day (donations welcome)

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute - FREE admission every Sunday (donation suggested/welcomed)

Birmingham Zoo - Half-price admission every Tuesday







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