The Best Family Friendly Restaurants in And Around Los Angeles!

Updated: Jan 11


Los Angeles is a fun place to live for families with kids, but when it comes to dining out, it can be hard to find a kid-friendly spot among all the hip restaurants. That is why we've put together a list of kid-friendly restaurants in and around Los Angeles for when you're looking to eat out with the kids.


Lemon Tree Family Restaurant

621 S Western Ave #111

Los Angeles, CA 90005

Tel: 213-380-0038

This shoe-free dining serves pizza, pasta and Korean cuisine in a playful, kid-friendly atmosphere. The 2000-sq.ft playground is thoughtfully designed for fun and safety of children up to 10-years-old. You can have a relax and comfortable dining while children are spending marvelous time at the playground, which includes a mini train, carousel, ball bit, jungle gym and more.


Clifton's Cafeteria

648 S Broadway

Los Angeles, CA 90014

(213) 627-1673

Clifton Cafeteria has been a family gathering spot for decades. Clifton is the culmination of five generations of dining innovation. Its restored historic dining hall, houses the original fantasy environment that helped inspire Walt Disney to create Disneyland nearly two decades later. With all the kitsch of the space, your little ones would love visiting the restaurant with a kid friendly menu.


The Crack Shack

10250 Santa Monica Blvd. Los Angeles, California

(424) 320-0046

At The Crack Shack, they aren’t clucking around when it comes to elevating the chicken and egg to its rightful perch at the top. The celebrity-chef Richard Blais has meticulously prepared a menu with blend of spices that will delight even your pickiest member of your family. They have crafted both the chicken and the egg for you to enjoy with reckless abandon and the assurance that you’re savoring every bite of locally raised, free-living chickens without a care or antibiotic in them—just as they should be.


Pitfire Pizza

2018 Westwood Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90025

Tel: (310) 481-9860

This kid-friendly restaurant with a cool décor has a broad selection of signature pizza pies, which you can order "as is", add additional toppings, or you can opt to create your own. There is also a good selection of salads, pastas, veggie sides, as well as sandwiches and specials on the menu. The kids' menu includes kid-sized pizzas, mini mac & cheese, and organic soft serve ice cream.


Button Mash

1391 Sunset Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90026

Tel: (213) 250-9903

Button Mash is all ages restaurant with a large collection of classic arcade games and pinball machines. They serve modern Asian food, and offer vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free food choices. There is no cover charge and all of the games accept Button Mash tokens.


Maggiano's Little Italy

189 The Grove Dr. Suite Z80

Los Angeles, CA 90036

Tel: (323) 965-9665

Maggiano's Little Italy serves fresh, scratch-made Italian food inspired by Nonna's classic recipes. Maggiano's is a hot spot for celebrities. Appearances by Beyoncé, Justin Bieber, the Entourage cast, and the Modern Family cast have made this location one-of-a-kind. The Menu offers "Meal for Two", which is perfect for families.


Au Fudge

9010 Melrose Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90096

Tel: (424) 288-4268

This hip Melrose restaurant caters to parents and children alike. There’s everything from a treehouse for children to a parents-only bar. They have a delicious all organic kids menu. You can also join weekend workshops from cooking to knitting, robot building to gardening.


El Cholo

1025 Wilshire Blvd.

Santa Monica CA, 90401

Tel: (310) 899-1106

This family friendly restaurant features authentic and traditional Mexican dishes, many of which have come from family recipes dating back to 1923. The menu offers classics such as famous green corn tamales, enchiladas, irresistible nachos and sizzling fajitas.​


Huckleberry Cafe & Bakery

1014 Wilshire Blvd.

Santa Monica, CA 90401

Tel: (310) 451-2311

All the products are almost exclusively organic and GMO free at Huckleberry. They get their dairy, eggs, poultry, beef, pork, vegetables, and grains from local growers and artisan producers. The all-day kid’s menu would even satisfy your young children at this restaurant. Options like pb&j on brioche and Mary’s organic chicken fingers will have you sneaking bites from your little ones.


Claudine Kitchen and Bakeshop

16350 Ventura Blvd.

Encino, CA 91436

Tel: (818) 616-3838

Claudine is a modern interpretation of the California café that is dedicated to serving food that has a story and that satisfies the simple pleasure of a great meal. Children will be mesmerized by the sweets display at Claudine Kitchen. Kids' options are many like Margarita pizza bread with burrata or Nutella and banana sandwich, and sweet treat like homemade Oreos. They serve breakfast everyday, lunch during the week and an exciting brunch on the weekends.


The Attic Restaurant & Playground

21050 Golden Springs Dr. #107

Diamond Bar, CA 91789

Tel: (909) 595-1688

​The Attic Restaurant & Playground is a full service restaurant with an indoor children's playground on site. The aim at the Attic is to provide an enjoyable and playful dining experience for the whole family. Many of the dishes are unique and hard to be found elsewhere. Quality, nutrition, cleanliness, and savor are top priorities at the Attic. The Attic prepares and serves food from the original ingredients that are mostly organic and all natural. The recipes fuse healthy and delicious food together. (worth the drive)


Mama D's Italian Kitchen

1125 Manhattan Ave.

Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Tel: 310-546-1492

At the Mama D’s Italian Kitchen, they combine love for Italian food with an unyielding passion to create an exceptional experience for everyone. This family-friendly Italian restaurant has a full menu that includes calamari fritti and bruchetta to start, as well as pizza and a wide array of pasta options. Children can make their own pizzas, customizing their own toppings, and also enjoy coloring at the table, and homemade cookies! (worth the drive)


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