Although they may try, your kids can’t live on candy alone this Halloween. Fuel them for their long night of house hopping ahead with free food from one of these restaurants.


Kids in costume eat from the Kid’s menu for free on Halloween. Just make sure to call ahead to make sure your local Applebee’s is participating in this ghoulish give-away.

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Because your kids definitely need ice cream before gorging on candy, hit up Baskin-Robbins on October 31 where all regular and kid-sized scoops are just $1.50.


Grab dinner at Bertucci’s before releasing the kids to run free around the neighborhood. Kids under 12 years old wearing a costume can get a free kids meal with the purchase of an adult entree. Offer is good through November 1.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

Purchase an adult entrée for yourself and your kids eat free. Use promo code “Kid Halloween” to score the deal. You can also grab your best-good friend Jenny and enter to win the Forrest Gump look-alike contest now through October 31.


Chipotle gets that Halloween isn’t just for the short set and that big kids love to celebrate, too. As part of the company’s annual Boorito offer, anyone who comes by in a costume between 3 p.m. and close can score a $3 burrito, bowl, salad or order of tacos.


Kids can design their very own Scary Face Pancake for free on October 31 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. They can load it up with toppings like strawberries, whipped cream, mini oreos and candy corn.

Krispy Kreme

Grab your costume and head to Krispy Kreme for a free doughnut. And check out their specialty spooky holiday Spider Web, Mummy and Jack-o-Lantern to get in the spirit. Offered at participating locations.

McAlister’s Deli

Check to see if your local McAlister’s Deli is offering free kids meals to kids in costume with purchase of an adult entrée.

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Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub

Costumed kids under 10 can eat free with purchase of an adult entrée.

Outback Steakhouse

Kids can score a free dirt cup for dessert when they order a Joey Meal for dinner on Halloween.

Sonic Drive-In

Swing by Sonic’s drive-thru for 50-cent corn dogs all day for all ages on Halloween.




Meghan is a full-time writer exploring the fun facts behind food. She lives a healthy lifestyle but lives for breakfast, dessert and anything with marinara. She’s thrown away just as many meals as she’s proud of.