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Sunday, May 1, 2016

Valley restaurants where kids eat free – or almost free!

18 Degrees Neighborhood Grill at the Ice Den
9375 E Bell Rd, Scottsdale
480-344-2653 • 18-degrees.com
Concept: Casual family dining and bar with high-def TVs throughout and a contemporary, lodge-like atmosphere overlooking the Coyotes ice rink. Menu emphasizes standard American favorites.
Offer: Kids eat free on Tuesdays with the purchase of any adult entrée.
Kids menu: Chicken fingers (all white meat), grilled cheese, hot dogs, kids burger, macaroni & cheese, mini cheese pizza with mozzarella and one topping. All kids menu items served with choice of fruit or fries.

Applebee’s
20 Valley locations • applebees.com
Concept: Casual dining.
Offer: Kids eat for 99 cents on Wednesday with purchase of adult entree.
Restrictions: Ages 12 & younger.
Kids menu: Chicken tenders, grilled cheese sandwich, macaroni & cheese, mini cheeseburger, grilled chicken sandwich.

Arriba Mexican Grill
6 Valley locations in Ahwatukee, Gilbert, Glendale, Goodyear, Phoenix and Scottsdale
arribamexicangrill.com
Concept: New Mexico cuisine.
Offer: 1 free kids meal per adult meal purchased each Sun.
Restrictions: Ages 10 & younger. Dine-in only. Not valid with other offers or coupons.
Kids menu: Bean burrito, mini chimis & taco, beef or chicken taco, cheese enchilada, grilled cheese, chicken strips, corn dog, cheese crisp, macaroni & cheese.

Black Bear Diner
6 Valley locations including Glendale, Goodyear, Chandler, Gilbert, BullHead City and Lake Havasu City
blackbeardiner.com
Concept: Comfort food and home-cooking
Offer: Kids eat free on Tuesdays.
Restrictions: Up to 3 kids meals per adult. Kids 12 and under only.
Kids menu: Mini volcano pancakes and mini corn dogs for little cubs. New York steak and shrimp & chips for big cubs.

Chase’s Diner
2040 N Alma School Rd, Chandler
480-855-3663 • phoenixmetro.com/chases_diner/
Concept: ’50s-style diner offering All-American fare.
Offer: 50% off any kids meal with the purchase of 1 adult entree, every day of the week during normal business hours.
Restrictions: Kids must be 12 or younger.
Kids menu: Eggs, toast, sausage, bacon, pancakes and waffles in the morning. Chicken fingers, cheeseburgers, corn-dog nuggets, grilled cheese and spaghetti w/meatballs during the day. Soft drink or milk can be swapped out for a kids’ shake for 79 cents.

Chelsea’s Kitchen
5040 N 40th St, Phoenix
602-957-2555 • chelseaskitchenaz.com
Concept: Arizona-style roadhouse on the canal serving comfort food: breakfast, burgers, salads, sandwiches, tacos, and specialty dishes.
Offer: 1 free kids meal with adult meal purchase 3-6pm daily. Beverage included.
Restrictions: Ages 12 & younger.
Kids menu: Macaroni & cheese, peanut butter & jelly sushi roll, grilled cheese sandwich, fish plate.

Chompie’s
3481 W. Frye Rd, Chandler • 480-398-3008
Paradise Valley Mall, Phoenix • 602-710-2910
9301 E Shea Blvd, Scottsdale • 480-860-0475
1160 E University Ave, Tempe • 480-557-0700
chompies.com
Concept: New York-style deli, restaurant and bakery.
Offer: 1 free kids meal per adult meal purchased ($8 or more) every Tues.
Restrictions: Ages 10 & younger. Dine-in only. Not valid on certain holidays or with any other offers, coupons or discounts.
Kids menu: Pancakes, challah French toast sticks, whole wheat French toast, scrambled egg with cheese, bagel & cream cheese, yogurt parfait, grilled chicken Caesar salad, grilled cheese, macaroni & cheese, hamburger, cheeseburger, kosher hot dog, chicken fingers, pizza bagel, grilled chicken strips.  Includes a choice of sides and a cookie.

Cici’s Pizza Buffet

1011 S Gilbert Rd, Mesa • 480-545-2866
2270 N 75th Ave #101, Phoenix • 623-247-4992
cicispizza.com
Concept: All-you-can-eat pizza, pasta and salad.
Offer: 1 kids buffet free with paying adult and purchase of a drink all day, Mon.

Connolly’s Sports Grill
2605 W Carefree Hwy, Phoenix
623-879-5997 • connollysgrill.com
Concept: Sports grill.
Offer: 1 free kids meal with adult meal purchase 4-10pm Tues.
Restrictions: Ages 10 & younger.
Kids menu: Mini corn dog, chicken bites and fries, chicken crisp and fries, burger and fries, chicken sandwich and fries, macaroni & cheese.

Cucina Tagliani

17045 N 59th Ave #101, Glendale • 602-547-2782
8349 W Bell Rd, Peoria • 623-412-2670
cucinatagliani.com
Concept: Pasta and pizza.
Offer: 1 free kids meal with adult meal purchase Sun-Thurs.
Restrictions: Ages 10 & younger. Must have a (free) Tagliani Rewards Card.
Kids menu: Choice of cheese, pepperoni, sausage, chicken or bacon pizza; chicken strips, pick-a-pasta (choose one pasta, one sauce and one item), macaroni & cheese.

Denny’s
30 Valley locations • dennys.com
Concept: Casual family dining.
Offer: Up to 2 free kids entrées from the kids’ menu per 1 regular adult entrée purchase Tues 4-10pm (times offered vary by location).
Restrictions: Ages 10 & younger. Dine-in only. Beverages not included.
Kids menu: Chicken nuggets, hot dog, hamburger/cheeseburger, spaghetti, pizza, macaroni & cheese, grilled cheese. Breakfast options include include chocolate chip pancakes, softball pancake or build-your-own Jr Grand Slam.

Dickey’s Barbeque Pit
7337 E Shea Blvd, Scottsdale • 480-368-5569
1914 S Power Rd, Mesa • 480-361-8053
dickeys.com
Concept: Slow-cooked barbecue “served fast.”
Offer: 1 free kids meal per adult meal purchase each Sun. Includes a roll, side, fountain drink and free soft-serve ice cream (for adult and child).
Restrictions: Ages 12 & younger. Dine-in only. Not valid with any other offers or coupons.
Kids menu: Chicken nuggets, barbeque sandwich, child-size “Dickey’s Plate.”

Dilly’s Deli

3330 S Price Rd, Tempe • 480-491-1196
414 W University Dr, Tempe • 480-929-0111
14202 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale • 480-596-3354
2895 Alma School Rd, Chandler • 480-722-0645
dillysdeli.com
Concept: Sandwich shop.
Offer: 1 free kids meal with each adult meal Sat & Sun.
Restrictions: Ages 12 & younger.
Kids menu: Half grilled cheese or pb&J, comes with chips, cookie and small drink

Dos Gringos
8000 S Priest Rd, Tempe • 480-753-4577
1361 N Alma School Rd, Chandler • 480-855-3303
1958 S Greenfield Rd, Mesa • 480-633-5525
dosgringosaz.com
Concept: Mexican.
Offer: 1 free kids meal with purchase of meal priced at $7.99 or higher daily.
Restrictions: Dine-in only. Not offered at the Scottsdale location.
Kids menu: Bean and cheese burrito, cheese crisp, cheese quesadilla, steak or chicken taco, nachos, macaroni & cheese, cheeseburger with tater tots. All kids menu items come with soft drink and a scoop of ice cream.

Fat Willy’s
1762 S Greenfield Rd #111, Mesa • 480-926-8500
9937 E Baseline Rd #101, Mesa • 480-380-6307
2662 E University Dr #102, Mesa • 480-615-0500
4850 S Gilbert Rd, Chandler • 480-883-1356
fatwillysaz.com
Concept: Family sports grill.
Offer: 1 free kids meal with purchase of adult meal 2-10pm every Tues.
Restrictions: Ages 12 & younger. Excludes items on JV menu.
Kids menu: Grilled cheese, kids burger/cheeseburger, grilled chicken sandwich, peanut butter and jelly, hot dog basket, turkey wraps, macaroni & cheese, pasta, chicken fingers, quesadilla, cheese crisp, wing basket, teriyaki chicken breast, grilled chicken salad.

Flavors of Louisiana
13025 W. Rancho Santa Fe Blvd., Avondale
623-935-2357 • flavorsoflouisianacajun.com
Concept: Authentic Southern Louisiana Cooking
Offer: Kids eat free on Mondays with the purchase of an adult entree.
Restrictions: 12 and younger. Dine-in only.
Kids Menu: Catfish strips, popcorn shrimp, po’ boys, tilapia strips.

Gallagher’s Food and Fun
6 Valley locations • gallaghersaz.com
Concept: Full-service restaurant with neighborhood tavern feel.
Offer: 1 free kids meal per adult entrée purchase of $7.95 or more each Tues.
Restrictions: Ages 12 & younger. Dine-in only.
Kids menu: Chicken tenders, mini cheeseburger, hot dog, grilled cheese, cheese crisp, cheese or pepperoni pizza, macaroni & cheese and quarter rack of ribs.

Garcia’s
6 Valley locations • garciasmexicanrestaurants.net
Concept: Traditional Mexican cuisine.
Offer: kids meals are $.99 on Sun.
Restrictions: Ages 12 & younger. Dine-in only.
Kids menu: Chicken strips, burro, tacos, mini tacos & chimis, grilled cheese, cheese crisp, macaroni & cheese, cheeseburger.

Golden Corral
7 Valley locations • goldencorral.com
Concept: All-you-can-eat buffet.
Offer: Kids 3 and younger eat free everyday. Includes drinks.
Restrictions: 1 free kids meal with 1 paying adult.
Kids menu: All food offered with adult buffet.

Humble Pie
2333 N 7th St, Phoenix • 602-229-1289
21050 N Tatum Blvd Phoenix • 480-502-2121
6149 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale • 480-556-9900
6501 E. Greenway Pkwy, Scottsdale • 480-998-2199
humblepieusa.com
Concept: Gourmet pizza.
Offer: 2 kids eat free for each adult minimum order of $10 each Sun.
Restrictions: Ages 12 & younger. Dine-in only.
Kids menu: Cheese pizza, chicken strips & fries, macaroni & cheese, spaghetti & meatballs, noodles with tomato sauce or butter.

IHOP
24 locations Valleywide • ihop.com
Concept: 24-hour full-service restaurant best known for pancakes and other breakfast specialties.
Offer: 1 free kids meal per adult purchase 4-10pm daily. Offer varies by location.
Restrictions: Ages 12 & younger. Dine-in only.
Kids menu: Large variety of breakfast items, fresh fruit, fish, cheeseburger, grilled cheese, chicken strips.

IKEA Tempe Restaurant

2110 W IKEA Way, Tempe
480-496-5658 • ikea-usa.com
Concept: American food and Swedish specialties.
Offer: 1 free kids combo meal (valued at $2.49) on Tues 11am-close.
Restrictions: Ages 12 & younger.
Kids menu: Macaroni & cheese, chicken tenders or meatballs with a side (veggies, fries or mashed potatoes) and a drink.

Lakeside Bar and Grill
9980 W Happy Valley Parkway #1101, Peoria
623-566-1470 • lakesidebarandgrillaz.com
Concept: Sophisticated atmosphere with pet-friendly outdoor patios located just minutes from Lake Pleasant. Serves American, Italian, Mexican and seafood.
Offer: Kids eat free all day Tuesday from the “guppy” menu.
Restrictions: 10 and younger, only with purchase of an adult entree.
Kids menu: Kraft cheese and macaroni, pasta marinara, corn dogs, chicken tenders and hamburgers. Includes bottomless soda, tea or lemonade.

Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon
1743 E. Camelback Rd, Phoenix
602-265-7827 • lonestarsteakhouse.com
Concept: Texas-style steakhouse.
Offer: 1 free kids meals per adult entrée purchase each Tues.
Restrictions: Ages 12 & younger. Dine-in only.
Kids menu: Hot dog, grilled cheese, macaroni & cheese, cheeseburger, grilled chicken sandwich, chicken tenders, steak medallions.

Manuel’s

7 Valley locations • manuelsaz.com
Concept: Mexican cuisine.
Offer: 1 free kids meal per adult entrée purchase ($7 or more) all day Wed.
Restrictions: Ages 12 & younger. Dine-in only. Offer not valid at all locations, so call ahead to ask.
Kids menu: Mini tacos, cheese enchilada, chicken strips, hamburger, bean burro, cheese crisp, grilled cheese, rolled tacos, macaroni & cheese.

Mining Camp Restaurant
6100 E Mining Camp St, Apache Junction
480-982-3181
miningcamprestaurant.com
Concept: Family-style dining in a mining camp atmosphere.
Offer: Ages 4 & younger eat free every day.

My Big Fat Greek Restaurant

Valleywide (some locations do not offer kids eat free)
mybigfatgreekrestaurant.com
Concept: Greek cuisine.
Offer: 1 free kids meal per adult purchase Mon-Wed 4pm-close.
Restrictions: Ages 12 & younger. Dine-in only. Select locations.
Kids menu: Macaroni & cheese, spaghetti, kids pizza, cheeseburger, half a gyro pita, popcorn shrimp, chicken tenders.

NYPD Pizza
10 Valley locations in Avondale, Chandler, Gilbert, Glendale, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Surprise and Tempe
aznypdpizza.com
Concept: New York-style pizzeria.
Offer: 1 free kids meal with the purchase of a 14-inch pizza, pasta entrée, hero or large salad after 4pm Wed & Sun. 2 free kids meals for every 16-inch, 18-inch or Sicilian pizza purchased after 4pm Wed & Sun. Includes beverage (soft drink or iced tea) and ice cream sundae.
Restrictions: Ages 10 & younger. Dine-in only.
Kids menu: Fiori’s Famous Pizza Bites, macaroni & cheese, spaghetti with meatballs, spaghetti with marinara sauce, cheese ravioli. Includes soft drink and ice cream sundae.

Oggi’s
6681 W Beardsley Rd, Glendale
623-566-8080 • glendale.oggis.com
Concept: Pizza, pasta, sandwich, salad, burger and brewery.
Offer: 1 free kids meal with adult meal purchase 4-9pm each Sun & Tues.
Kids menu: Cheese pizza, Oggi stix, popcorn chicken, Bambino pasta, grilled cheese sandwich, macaroni & cheese, corn dog.

RigaTony’s
1850 E. Warner Rd, Tempe
480-899-1111 • rigatonys.com
Concept: New York’s Little Italy-style dining.
Offer: 1 free kids meal with each adult entrée purchase each Mon (excludes holidays).
Restrictions: Ages 12 & younger. Dine-in only.
Kids menu: Spaghetti, spaghetti & meatballs, pepperoni pizza, macaroni & cheese, cheeseburger, chicken fingers, cheese ravioli, fettucine Alfredo.

Rock Bottom
7640 W Bell Rd, Glendale • 623-878-8822
21001 N Tatum Blvd, Phoenix • 480-513-9125
rockbottom.com
Offer: 1 free kids meal with 1 paid adult meal all day Mon & Tues.  Beverage and sides included.
Restrictions: Ages 12 & younger.
Kids menu: chicken tenders, burgers, macaroni & cheese, fried steak, grilled cheese, make-your-own pizza

Rumbi Island Grill
885 N. 54th St., Chandler • 480-785-4537
1902 S. Val Vista Dr., Mesa • 480-539-5593
rumbi.com
Concept: Fresh and flavorful island food.
Offer: Kids eat free Mondays and Tuesday.
Restrictions: After 4pm, kids menu only. 1 kids meal per paying adult
Kids menu: Hawaiian teriyaki bowls, tiki burgers, crispy honey orange chicken with rice.

Rustler’s Rooste
8383 S 48th St Phoenix
602-431-6474 • rustlersrooste.com
Concept: Western steakhouse.
Offer: Once you pay a $6 annual fee to join the Kidz Slide Rider Club, kids eat free all year with each paid adult entrée, and an additional 50% off unaccompanied members.
Restrictions: Ages 12 & younger.
Kids menu: Cheeseburger, chicken fingers, ribs, 5-oz top sirloin, grilled cheese, spaghetti, hot dog, macaroni & cheese.

Salty Senorita
8011 W Paradise Ln, Peoria • 623-979-GUAC (4822)
3636 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale • 480-946-SALTY (7258)
saltysenorita.com
Concept: Mexican cuisine.
Offer: One free kids meal per adult meal on Thursdays.
Restrictions: Ages 12 & younger.
Kids menu: PB&J, hot dog, grilled cheese, chicken fingers, macaroni & cheese, chicken tacos, cheesy fries. All kids meals come with a scoop of ice cream.

Social Box
1371 N. Alma School Road, Chandler
480-899-6735 • soboeatery.com
Concept: Extensive gourmet menu including Sunday brunch.
Offer: Kids eat free on Mondays.
Restrictions: 12 and younger only. 1 free kids meal per paying adult entree.
Kids menu: Silver dollar pancakes and Little American breakfast with hash.

Soi 4 Bangkok Eatery
Shops at Gainey Village
8787 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale
480-778-1999 • soifour.com
Concept: Healthy authentic Thai cuisine.
Offer: Children eat free with a paying adult on Tues.
Restrictions: Ages 10 & younger.
Kids menu: Tofu, egg and vegetable Pad Thai; chicken, egg and sweet radish rice noodle; grilled chicken with peanut sauce and vegetables; pineapple and pork fried rice; minced chicken omelet and rice.

St. Francis
111 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix
602-200-8111 • stfrancisaz.com
Concept: Ultra modern urban eatery in the heart of downtown Phoenix with an additional cafe and weekly open-air market offering many locally sourced ingredients.
Offer: Ages 10 & younger eat free all day, every day.
Restrictions: Purchase of 1 adult entree per kids meal required.
Kids menu: Almond butter and jelly sandwich, iron skillet pancakes, kids’ pizza, scrambled eggs & toast, fruit salad.

The Hungry Monk
1760 W Chandler Blvd, Chandler
480-963-8000 • hungrymonkaz.com
Concept: Casual dining.
Offer: 1 free kids meal with adult meal purchase of $7.99 or more each Mon.
Kids menu: Wings, chicken nuggets, burger, grilled cheese, mini corn dogs, macaroni & cheese.

The Pizza Buffet
3208 E Bell Rd, Phoenix
602-765-0058 • thepizzabuffet.com
Concept: All-you-can-eat pizza, pasta and salad.
Offer: 1 kids buffet free with paying adult and purchase of a drink each Mon & Tues.
Restrictions: Ages 11 & younger

TQLA
1840 S. Val Vista Dr, Mesa
480-813-8752 • tqla.com
Concept: The flavors of the Southwest and Mexico.
Offer: 1 kids meal free with paying adult each Monday.
Kids menu: Mac & cheese, cheese quesadilla, chicken strips and fries, bean and cheese burrito, Cheeseburger and fries. Soft drink and a scoop of ice cream are included.

Uncle Bear’s Bar and Grill
1980 W Germann Rd, Chandler • 480-722-1555
9053 E Baseline Rd, Mesa • 480-986-2228
21151 E Rittenhouse Rd, Queen Creek • 480-882-3177
13752 Grand Ave, Surprise • 623-544-8885
unclebearsbarandgrill.com
Concept: Pastas, pizzas, burgers, fajitas, barbeque.
Offer: 1 free kids meal with purchase of adult meal each Wed.
Restrictions: Ages 12 & younger.
Kids menu: Macaroni & cheese, spaghetti with meat sauce, grilled cheese sandwich, quesadilla, burger, chicken tenders with fries.

Valle Luna
1949 W. Ray Rd, Chandler • 480-786-3100
3336 W. Bell Rd, Phoenix • 602-993-3108
16048 N. Cave Creek Rd, Phoenix • 602-867-9100
valleluna.com
Concept: Sonoran-style Mexican food served in a family-friendly atmosphere.
Offer: Kids eat for $1.50 with the purchase of an adult entree.
Restrictions: Wednesdays only from 4pm to close. Dine-in only.
Kids Menu: Mini enchilidas, pollitos (breaded chicken), fish & chips, grilled cheese sandwiches. Includes 1 drink.

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