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By Nancy and Dawn Clement


August 13, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) – Free is cool! For a short time Cali Comfort  Restaurant in Spring Valley is offering a special deal: Kids eat free every Friday for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This special will only be available until August 21, so mark your calendar to be sure you do not miss out. Some other restaurants that offer Kid’s Eat Free meals are in the list written below; many of them are located in East County.


Be sure to check out the websites and call to make sure the specific restaurant you want is still participating before you load the kids in the car and head out to eat.


Applebees – Kids eat free on Mondays. You get one free kid’s meal for each adult entree purchase, additional kids meals are only $1.00 each,

Bennigan’s – Kids eat free on Tuesdays with the purchase of one adult entrée,

Chevy’s Fresh Mex – Kids eat free all day on Tuesdays when you purchase a regular price entree,


Chick-fil-A – Tuesday is Family Fun Night from 5:30 – 7:30 and one there is a free kid’s meal with the purchase of an adult meal,


Cici’s Pizza – Kids 3 and under can eat free every day. Check out their website to find the days when older kids can eat free as that varies at each location,


Coco’s Restaurant & Bakery – Kids 10 and under eat free on Tuesdays and Wednesdays after 4pm and you must purchase one adult meal for every free kid’s meal,


Carrow’s Restaurant –Wednesdays and Thursdays is when kids 10 and under can eat free, there is a limit of a kids meal for every adult meal purchased,


Denny’s – Each location has a different kids can eat free policy from 4pm to 10pm, so check out their website to see which night this is offered at the location you prefer,

Fuddruckers –Almost free on Mondays and Tuesdays, kids 12 and under can eat from the kids menu for only .99 from 4pm to 9pm,

Hooters – Sundays kids eat free all day long,

IHOP – Seven days a week, kids 12 and under eat free from 4pm – 8 pm. Kids can select 1 free kid’s menu item with an adult entree purchased , there is a cost for each kids drink,


Islands Restaurant – Kids eat free on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from items listed in the kid’s menu,


Marie Callender’s – On Tuesdays and Saturdays kids eat free, you get one free kid’s meal with each adult entree purchased.


Rock Bottom Cafe –Kids 12 and under can eat free from the kids menu on Mondays and Tuesdays. You must purchase one adult meal from the lunch or dinner menu.


Ruby’s Diner – On Tuesday kids 12 and under eat after 4pm, there is one free kid’s meal for each adult meal purchased.


Tony Roma’s – Kids 12 and under eat free at Tony Roma’s on Tuesdays.


Think of all the money you will save while treating your family to a nice meal. If you have a favorite Kids-Eat-Free restaurant not on this list, please e-mail with the info and we will add it.

Editor's note: If you miss the kids-eat-free specials at Cali Comfort, bring in this coupon special for East County Magazine Readers! 







You can find more money-saving coupons in our "Hot Coupons" section by clicking the Hot Coupons button at the top left of the page.


Nancy Clement is an East County Realtor®, mortgage broker and freelance writer and can be reached at 619-563-4184 or Dawn Clement is a stay-at-home mother of three, a freelance writer, and creative shopper.

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