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Once the kids are loaded up on candy on Halloween, skip making dinner and take them out to one of these spots for a freebie or great deal. Remember to keep them in their costumes!

Applebee’s

Dine in with the kids (go in costume!) to score up to two free kids’ meals with an adult entree purchase. Children ages 12 and under can choose any entree on the kids’ menu, in addition to a side dish and drink.

Baskin Robbins

Get a scoop of ice cream for $1.70 or two pre-packed quarts for $7.99 at participating shops. Taste the seasonal Flavor of the Month, the Candy Mashup. It’s a chocolate base loaded with Snickers, caramel cups and a salty caramel swirl.

Chevys Fresh Mex

Hit either the Linden or Clifton location, where kids eat free. Up to two kids meals with each adult entree. Your little ones can show off their costumes while they munch on their faves.

Chipotle

The Boorito is back! Any customer in costume can buy a $4 burrito from 3 pm to close. In-house orders only (excludes online, mobile, catering and delivery). Limit one per person.

CiCi’s Pizza

This deal is scary good. Take home two large one-topping pizzas for only $10 through November 3 with this coupon. Carryout only. Only in North Brunswick.

Houlihan’s

Hit any Houlihan’s around NJ with 12 and unders for a free meal. One freebie for every adult entree purchased.

IHOP

This breakfast gem’s Kids Eat Free deal is running all the way through November 3. From 4-10 pm, kids can score free grub with the purchase of any adult entree. Try Addams Family-themed meals like Wednesday’s Web-Cakes (buttermilk pancakes with icing, webbed chocolate syrup and violet whip) or Morticia’s Haunted Hot Chocolate. Dine-in only.

Joe’s Crab Shack

Bring in this flyer and suit the kids up in costume to nab this deal. Score one free kids meal with the purchase of an adult entree. Doesn’t include Kids Crab Fare or Upgraded Dessert.

Quaker Steak & Lube

Kids in costume (age 12 and under) will receive a free kid’s meal with the purchase of an adult entree (up to two max) at their local Lube in Brick, Edison or Pohatcong.

Shannon Rose Irish Pub

Kids eat free if they go in costume at both the Clifton and Ramsey locations.

Did we miss any deals you know about? Tell us about them in the comments.