Halloween is fast approaching and if you're planning on taking the kids trick or treating on Thursday, Oct. 31, you may want to take your little ghouls and goblins out to a restaurant for some special treats too.

Many national chain restaurants are offering free meals, discounts, and deals. Here are just a few listed below. Remember, to check with your local restaurant to make sure they are participating. After all, we want this to be a treat, not a trick!

Chuck E. Cheese: Children get 50 free tickets when they drop by wearing their Halloween costumes and play "All You Can Play."

McAlister’s Deli: Children 12 and under can get a free meal with the purchase of an adult meal. Up to two kids' meals with the purchase of an adult entrée. Participating locations are posted on McAlister’s Facebook events page.

Sonic: Grab a .50 cent corn dog all day on Halloween at participating Sonic locations.

IHOP: From 4 to 10 p.m., children 12 and under get a free kids meal entrée with each purchase of an adult entrée until Nov. 3, 2019.

Wendy’s: Purchase a Boo Book you'll receive 5 coupons for a free Frosty Jr for only $1. Proceeds from your purchase are donated to the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

Papa John’s: If you have a monster appetite on Halloween check out their spooky deals.    

Chipotle: It’s Boorito time again this Halloween! Go to any participating Chipotle in costume and get a burrito, bowl, salad or order of tacos for only $4, beginning at 3PM until the witching (closing hour).

Papa Murphy’s – Order up a Jack-o-lantern pizza with cheese and pepperoni for only $9.

Cici’s Pizza: Purchase an adult entree and drink to receive a free kids buffet for kids 10 and under.

Edible Arrangements: Stop by your store in costume for a free Halloween treat.

And for Adults Only:

On The Border: Treat yourself to a Hallow’rita With a candy corn Meltdown. Just $5. Now until Nov.3.

Chili’s: Enjoy the scary-good $5 Fangtastic 'Rita all day long on October 31.

Happy Halloween everyone!