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More than 40 Bay Area Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free

You may not be dining at a table for two anymore, but with all of the Bay Area restaurants offering kids eat free deals, your bill will look like you are. So give your wallet (and your kitchen) a much-needed break and take the family out to one of these kid-loving locales.

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San Francisco

Blue Jay Cafe
919 Divisadero St.
415-926-8657
San Francisco, Ca
Online: bluejaysf.com
Everyday, kids eat free until 7 p.m.

Rigolo Cafe
3465 California St.
San Francisco, Ca
415-876-7777
Online: rigolocafe.com
Saturdays, kids eat for $1. (ok, ok, it’s not free, but close enough)

Pasta Pomodoro (Noe Valley Location Only)
4000 24th St.
San Francisco, Ca
415-920-9904
Online: pastapomodoro.com
Tuesdays, kids eat free.

Chevy’s 
201 3rd St. #1
415-543-8060
San Francisco, Ca
Online: chevys.com
Tuesdays, kids eat free—get two free kids’ meals with every one paying adult.

East Bay

Coco’s Bakery and Restaurant
20413 Hesperian Blvd.
Hayward, Ca
510-782-5686
Online: cocosbakery.com
Wednesdays and Thursdays, kids under 10 eat free after 4 p.m.

4391 Treat Blvd.
Concord, Ca
925-676-2262
Kids eat free all day, every day.

Fillipo’s
5400 College Ave.
Oakland, Ca
510-601-8646
Online: filippos.biz
Tuesdays, kids eat free. The free meal includes a drink and ice cream sundae.

Black Bear Diner
700 Bancroft Rd.
Walnut Creek, Ca
925-941-0000
Online: blackbeardiner.com
Teddy Bear Tuesday: Let your kiddo bring his or her favorite teddy bear and get a free kid’s meal.

Pasta Pomodoro
East Bay Locations: Rockridge, El Cerrito, Emeryville, Pleasant Hill
Online: pastapomodoro.com
Tuesdays, kids eat free.

Chevy’s
1890 Powell St.
Emeryville, Ca
510-653-8210
Online: chevys.com
Tuesdays, kids eat free.

Carrows
Locations: El Cerrito, Oakland, San Leandro, Castro Valley, Martinez, Pleasant Hill
Online: carrows.com
Every day, kids under 10 eat free after 4 p.m.

Simple Fondue
2300 First St.
Livermore, Ca
925-443-6638
Online: simplyfonduelivermore.com
Sundays, kids 12 and under eat free with each adult Fondue Sampler or Fondue Feast.

Casa Orozco    
7995 Amador Valley Blvd.
Dublin, Ca
925-828-5464

325 South L St.
Livermore, Ca 94550
925-449-3045
Online: casaorozco.com
Mondays, one free kids meal per adult entree (over $11.99 at lunch and $13.99 at dinner).

Dad’s Cafe   
3421 Deer Valley Rd.
Antioch, Ca
925-777-0791

1135 Second St. #A
Brentwood, Ca
925-308-7273
Online: dadscafeantioch.com
Monday through Friday, kids 9 and under eat free with purchase of an adult entree.

El Charro Mexican Food & Cantina
186 Maple St.
Livermore, Ca
925-371-8297
Online: elcharrolivermore.com
Tuesdays, kids eat free.

Knudsen’s Ice Creamery   
3323 Castro Valley Blvd.
Castro Valley, Ca
510-582-2775
Online: icecreamery.net
Mondays, buy one adult sundae get one kids’ sundae free. Wednesdays, buy one adult entree and get one kids’ meal free.

Tomatina
1338 Park St.
Alameda, Ca
510-521-1000

4590 Dublin Blvd.
Dublin, Ca
925-803-9997

1325 N. Main St.
Walnut Creek, Ca
925-930-9999
Online: tomatina.com
Thursdays, kids eat free after 4 p.m.

El Torito
5 San Leandro Marina
San Leandro, Ca
510-351-8825
Online: eltorito.com
Wednesdays, kids under 12 eat free.

Schooner’s Grille & Brewery  
4250 Lone Tree Way
Antioch, Ca
925-776-1800
Online: schoonersbrewery.com
Wednesdays, kids eat free with the purchase of an adult meal.

Marin

Sonoma Taco Shop
210 Northgate One
San Rafael, Ca
415-479-9066
Online: sonomatacoshop.com
Every day, kids eat free with the purchase of an adult meal.

Tomatina
5800 Northgate Mall #138
San Rafael, Ca
415-479-3200
Online: tomatina.com
Thursdays, kids eat free after 4 p.m.

Chevy’s
Vintage Oaks Center
128 Vintage Way, Novato
415-898-7345
Online: chevys.com
Tuesdays, kids eat free

Pasta Pomodoro
Strawberry Village
Mill Valley
415- 388-1692

Vintage Oaks Center
140 Vintage Way
Novato, Ca
415-899-1861
Online: pastapomodoro.com
Tuesdays, kids eat free

Finnegan’s Marin
877 Grant Ave.
Novato, Ca
415-899-1516
Online: finnegansmarin.com
Sundays, kids eat free after 5 p.m.

South Bay

Marie Callenders
751 East El Camino Real
Sunnyvale, Ca
408-245-3710
Online: mariecallenders.com
Tuesdays, kids under 12 eat free. Meal includes one entree from the kids’ menu and a slice of pie (any pie!).

El Torito
Locations: Burlingame, Foster City, Concord, Milpitas
Online: eltorito.com
Wednesdays, kids under 12 eat free.

Chevy’s
Locations: Emeryville, Richmond, Foster City, San Leandro
Online: chevys.com
Tuesdays, kids eat free.

Hobee’s
4224 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, Ca
650-856-6124

800 W. Ahwanee Ave.
Sunnyvale, Ca
408-524-3580
Online: hobees.com
Wednesdays, kids eat free after 4 p.m.

Sonoma Chicken Coop
200 E. Campbell Ave.
Campbell, Ca
408-866-2699
Monday and Tuesday, kids eat free.

5925 Almaden Expressway
San Jose, Ca
408-997-1272
Monday and Tuesday, kids eat free.

1735 E. Capitol Expressway
San Jose, Ca
408-223-2345
Online: http://www.sonomachicken.com/
Monday through Thursday, kids eat free.

Willow Street Pizza    
1072 Willow St.
San Jose, Ca
408-971-7080

20 South Santa Cruz Ave. #218
Los Gatos, Ca
408-354-5566

1554 Saratoga Ave.
San Jose, Ca
408-871-0400
Online: willowstreet.com
Tuesdays, kids eat free after 4 p.m.

On The Border
260 Ranch Dr.
Milpitas, Ca
408-935-6070
Online: ontheborder.com
Sundays, kids eat free.

Tomatina
3127 Mission College Blvd.
Santa Clara, Ca
408-654-9000

5245 Prospect Rd
San Jose, Ca
408-380-0040
Online: tomatina.com
Thursdays, kids eat free.

Ikea
1700 E Bayshore Rd. (This location only)
East Palo Alto, Ca
888-888-4532
Online: ikea.com
Tuesdays, kids eat free.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
Locations: San Bruno, Pinole, Castro Valley, Pleasant Hill, San Ramon, Concord, Pleasanton, Fremont, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Livermore, Brentwood, San Jose, Campbell, Vacaville.
Online: dickeys.com
Sundays, kids eat free.

While not free, check out these kid-friendly Bay Area dining spots by clicking here.

Know of any other restaurants to add to the list? Feel free to comment below on your favorite “kids eat free” spot in the Bay Area!

—Sabrina Blardone and Erin Feher

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