6 Places Kids Eat Free Around Columbia


6 Places Kids Eat Free Around Columbia | Columbia SC Moms Blog

What is better than a meal that you do not have to cook? A free one. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this list of restaurants that offer free meals for your little ones. 

1. Beef O’Brady’s

4561 Hardscrabble Road (Northeast Columbia)

Kids eat free every Tuesday 4-8 p.m. Kids meals are served with straight cut fries or your choice of broccoli, celery sticks, creamy coleslaw, rice, pub chips, or applesauce. Choose from milk, chocolate milk, juice or fountain drink. Each meal includes a treat. Entrée choices are grilled cheese, cheese or chicken quesadilla, mac & cheese, chicken nuggets or tenders, wings, and a cheese burger. 

2. Denny’s

342 Harbison Blvd (Irmo)

Kids eat free 4-10 p.m. on Tuesdays. Kids meals include a Jr. Grand Slam, French toast, pancakes, chicken on a stick, spaghetti, cheeseburger, chicken nuggets, and mac & cheese. Denny’s does say to check with your server because some restrictions may apply.

3. East Bay Deli

108 Sunset Court (West Columbia) 

Wednesdays 4-9 p.m., one free kids meal per one adult meal, ages 10 and under, special events once a month (balloons, face painters, characters, etc.). Kids meal options include hot dogs, sandwiches, chicken fingers, quesadillas, mac & cheese, pizza, and a burger with a cookie and drink.

4. Hudson’s Smokehouse Barbeque

4952 Sunset Blvd (Lexington)

Kids eat free on Wednesdays. Kids meal options include a trip to the buffet, corn dog, grilled cheese, and chicken tenders.

5. Ruby Tuesday

2504 Augusta Road (West Columbia)

You get one free kid’s entrée with the purchase of an adult entrée after 5 p.m. on Tuesdays. Entrée options for kids include the salad bar, pasta, mac & cheese, cheese pizza, popcorn shrimp, mini burgers with cheese, corn dogs, and chicken tenders. 

6. Sure Fire Tacos

916 Gervais Street (Downtown)

Kids eat free on Sunday (10 years and younger). You get a free kids meal with the purchase of a bowl, burrito, quesadilla or nacho & drink. Kids meals include cheese/chicken quesadilla and a soft taco. Each kids meal comes with rice, beans, and a drink. 

Want to find out more great places around Columbia where kids eat free? Check out our comprehensive guide and eat free every day of the week!

Where is your favorite place around town with a kids eat free deal?

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Born and raised in Mississippi but making Columbia her second home since 2008, Tabitha is a sociologist, doula, college instructor, and sorority house mom. She knows more details about pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding than most people care to talk about and loves her three chihuahuas (Toto, Gumbo, and Shrimp). She is currently working on her dissertation for her Ph.D. and dreams about the day when she will be finished. Tabitha crafts but not that great, and if she used Pinterest more, she could probably be on a Pinterest fails page somewhere. She’s an avid reader but mostly reads things related  to her dissertation these days. As a house mom, she never knows how her day will go when she wakes up, but she mentors and guides over 200 women on a daily basis and loves accompanying them on the path to full adulthood. She volunteers often and tries to make the world a better place. 


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