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Going out to eat as a family presents many potential challenges.

Not only is it hard to come by an option that satisfies diverse palates, but it can be equally difficult to find budget-friendly options.

It is possible, though, to find something that fits the bill. Here is a list of 20 places in Utah that offer free or discounted food for kids.

Please contact your nearest location to confirm availability. If you are aware of additional Utah restaurants where kids eat free, please share that information in the comments section below.

Note: This article was updated Sept. 13, 2017.

Cafe Rio
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Deal: Kids age 6 and younger can receive a free quesadilla with the purchase of an adult meal. Just ask for a niƱo.

Offered: Every day

Tucanos Brazilian Grill
Associated Press

Deal: Kids age 6 and younger eat free.

Offered: Every day

Paradise Bakery & Cafe
Paradise Bakery & Cafe Facebook page

Deal: Get a free kids meal for children 12 and younger with the purchase of an adult entree.

Offered: Mondays and Tuesdays after 4 p.m.

Denny's
Associated Press

Deal: Kids 10 and younger eat free with the purchase of an adult meal. Up to two kids meals per adult entree.

Offered: Every day from 4-10 p.m.

Applebee's
Associated Press

Deal: Kids meals (for children 12 and younger) are priced $1.99-2.99, no adult entree purchase necessary.

Offered: Tuesdays

Culver's
Culver's Facebook page

Deal: Anyone, regardless of age, gets a free scoop of custard with the purchase of a kids meal.

Offered: Every day

Firehouse Subs
Associated Press

Deal: Kids 12 and younger get a free combo meal with the purchase of an adult combo meal.

Offered: All day Sundays and from 4-9 p.m. on Mondays

Carl's Jr.
Associated Press

Deal: Receive a free kids meal with the purchase of an adult combo meal.

Offered: Wednesdays

Golden Corral
Associated Press

Deal: Children 3 and younger always eat free.

Offered: Every day

IHOP
Associated Press

Deal: Get one free meal for a child 12 or younger with the purchase of an adult entree, drink not included.

Offered: Every day, 4-10 p.m.

Guadalahonky's
Guadalahonky's Facebook page

Deal: Get one free kids meal with purchase of an adult entree and beverage.

Offered: Mondays after 5 p.m. Not valid on holidays.

IKEA
Associated Press

Deal: Kids 12 and younger receive a free meal. Get up to two kids meals when buying one adult entree.

Offered: Tuesdays

Godfather's Pizza
M.O. Stevens

Deal: Kids age 10 and younger receive a free buffet meal with the purchase of an adult meal.

Offered: Tuesdays

Marie Callender's
Hcallas

Deal: Get one free kids meal for a child 12 or younger with the purchase of an adult entree. Mariecallenders.com
includes a downloadable coloring page that you must present to get the free meal.

Offered: Tuesdays and Saturdays

Chili's
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Deal: Receive promotional coupons via email for free kids meals through Chili's email club.

Offered: No set dates

Macaroni Grill
Romano's Macaroni Grill Hawaii Facebook page

Deal: Kids 12 and younger get one free kids meal with the purchase of an adult entree.

Offered: Mondays and Tuesdays

Rumbi Island Grill
Rumbi Island Grill's Facebook page

Deal: Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult entree.

Offered: Monday and Tuesday after 4 p.m.

Corner Bakery
Corner Bakery Cafe Utah's Facebook page

Deal: Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult entree.

Offered: Monday after 4 pm.

Garcia's Mexican Restaurant
Garcia's Facebook page

Deal: One kids meal with the purchase of an adult entree.

Offered: Tuesdays and Sundays

Buffalo Wild Wings
Buffalo Wild Wings Salt Lake Facebook page

Deal: Kids under 12 eat for under $5 per meal.

Offered: Every day