There’s nothing better than free or cheap tasty food for the little ones! This list features Cedar Valley favorites that offer reduced prices for kids!

List created by Macaroni Kid Cedar Falls – Waterloo; see more information at the bottom of this article.

Here’s the list!



100 Plaza Drive, Elk Run Heights
Kids 2 and under eat FREE EVERY DAY

Pablos Grill

310 Main Street, Cedar Falls 319-277-8226
Kids meals are available for $2.99

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Amigos Mexican Restaurant

5809 University Ave, Cedar Falls 319-277-1121
1415 E San Marnan Dr, Waterloo 319-232-6999
Kids (ages 12 and under) eat free all day Sunday with adult purchase.

Blue Iguana Mexican American Cantina

250 Westfield Avenue (bottom floor of the Courtyard by Marriott), Waterloo (319) 888-7245
Kids (ages 12 and under) eat free all day Sunday with adult purchase

Greenhouse Kitchen

1730 West Ridgeway Avenue, Waterloo
917 West 23rd Street, Cedar Falls
Bring the Family in for KIDS EAT FREE at either Greenhouse Kitchen Waterloo or Cedar Falls All Day Sunday! Receive one FREE Kids Salad, Burrito, Rice Bowl, or Quesadilla for every Adult Meal purchased. Open Sundays until 8:00 pm – offer applies to Dine-in Only.

Okoboji Grill

1749 Golf Course Blvd, Independence 319-334-6576
Kids (ages 12 and under) eat free all day Sunday with adult purchase

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Rockin 5K BBQ & Shack

112 N. Madison St, Manchester 563-927-8211
Kids (ages 12 and under) eat FREE on Mondays

Zs Restaurant and Lounge

3937 W. Airline Hwy, Waterloo 319-234-8717
Kids eat free from 5-9 pm Monday nights (1 free kids meal per adult entree).


Chad’s Pizza

909 W 23rd St, Cedar Falls 319-277-2800
Kids eat free on Tuesdays

Doughy Joey’s Peetza

126 Brandilynn Blvd, Cedar Falls 319-277-2800
Kids eat free on Tuesdays with the purchase of a medium or large pizza

Mama Nick’s Pizzeria

1934 Washington St., Waterloo 319-233-3323
Kids eat free on Tuesday evenings with an adult purchase. Must be present to receive a free meal.

Newton’s Paradise Cafe

128 E 4th St, Waterloo 319-234-0280
Kids eat free on Tuesdays from 5-9 pm

Pump Haus 

311 Main St, Cedar Falls 319-277-8111
Kids eat free on Tuesdays (2 free kids meals with the purchase of one adult entree). Plus, all kids’ meals come with a PH Frisbee, kids’ placemat, and a sucker.

Sasquatch Jacks

118 10th St SW, Waverly
Kids eat free on Tuesday evenings with an adult purchase.

Your Pie

126 E. Ridgeway, Waterloo 319-252-4471
Kids (ages 12 and under) get $3.14 kids meals on Tuesdays. (In-store only)

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Cedar Falls Family Restaurant

2627 Center Street, Cedar Falls 319-266-6705
Kids meals are $0.99 all day (7 am-8 pm) for breakfast, lunch, or dinner on Wednesdays (with adult purchase, limit 1 per adult entree)

Hwy 63 Diner

3030 Marnie Ave, Waterloo 319-232-0635
Kids (ages 12 and under) get a FREE meal from the Kids’ Menu with the purchase of an adult entree. (One kid’s meal per adult entree).

Urban Pie

200 State Street, Cedar Falls
Kids 10 & under receive a free pizza with the purchase of a regular pizza on Wednesdays from 5 pm-close


Have you heard of Macaroni Kid? “Macaroni Kid Cedar Falls-Waterloo has all of the kid-friendly events and activities in the Cedar Valley, making it a one-stop place for parents to plan their family fun events each week. Macaroni Kid Cedar Falls-Waterloo is not just a list of activities though, it also includes a weekly newsletter featuring crafts, recipes, reviews, giveaways, and articles for parents!”

They made this great list of restaurants! View the full list at cedarfalls.macaronikid.com.

*List last Updated 11/5/19 – businesses can change these offers at any time, please be sure to check before visiting the location*

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