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50 Kid-Friendly Restaurants and Family Eats You Must Try!

Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants in and near Los Angeles 2024

(Updated for 2024) Eating out with your family can be a stressful experience, especially when you have young children. You want to make sure that your kids are enjoying their meal, that the restaurant is clean and safe, and that you have plenty of options to choose from. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! In this comprehensive guide, we’ve compiled a list of 50 family-friendly restaurants that you must try. From fast-food chains to dine-in restaurants, we’ve got it all. Each one offers something unique and delicious for your family to enjoy. Whether you’re looking for a budget-friendly option or want to splurge on a special night out, there’s something for everyone. So, let’s get started and explore some of the best family foods the country has to offer!

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40+ Kid-Friendly Restaurants and Family Eats That You Must Try!

189 The Grove Dr. Suite Z80

Los Angeles, CA 90036


Maggiano's Little Italy at The Grove serves fresh, scratch-made Italian food inspired by Nonna's classic recipes. At this restaurant, you can either order from the kid's menu for the kids or go family-style.

You can find Cheese Flatbread Pizza, Cheese Ravioli, Ziti Pasta, Lasagna, Spaghetti Meatball, Breaded or Grilled Chicken, and Mac 'N Cheese on the kid's menu. All kids' meals include beverages, choice of lemon cookies or vanilla ice cream,

The family-style is perfect for parties of four or more and lets you enjoy four courses of your favorite Maggiano's items. It is recommended that you reserve a table online.

11623 Santa Monica Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90025

(310) 479-1955

Cafe 50's is extremely family-friendly and has an amazing menu that even your picky eaters would love. Cafe 50's is great for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. On the menu, you can find a variety of sandwiches, hamburgers, appetizers, salads, soups, and awesome sundaes, and other yummy desserts. You can even find toys to purchase at this restaurant.

On the weekends, you can usually find a magician who goes to the tables and performs a trick or two for the kids. Kids also get a balloon and sometimes a little toy while dining at the restaurant.

3050 North Coolidge Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90039


Spoke Bicycle Cafe started as a proof of concept in early 2015 as the first combination bike shop-cafe in Los Angeles. The owners started out as an event space and bike shop with refreshments on the weekends in the spring of 2015, and in 2017 expanded to a full-service restaurant with vibrant food choices, nano-batch locally roasted coffee, refreshing drinks, and more.

They are located at the end of a dead-end street that butts up against the LA River Bike Path in Elysian Valley, also known as Frogtown, a unique neighborhood with very limited commercial businesses. The patio is big enough for endless running around and there’s a kids’ area with games and books.

At the Café the vegan-friendly menu features breakfast all day, sandwiches, salads, and locally roasted coffee. On the kid's menu, you can find kid-size beef or veggie burger and fries, and grilled cheese and fries.

11712 San Vicente Blvd.

Los Angeles 90049


Pizzana’s is a family-friendly pizza place with delicious pizza, salads, antipasti, wood-fired vegetables, and seasonal specials that are informed by Italian tradition with a Los Angeles sensibility. Leave room for dessert because the neopolitan ice cream terrine or salted caramel panna cotta are must-haves at Pizzana. Reservations are available online.

40+ Kid-Friendly Restaurants and Family Eats That You Must Try!

8500 Beverly Blvd, Suite 112

Los Angeles, CA 90048


Nestled at the edge of Beverly Hills and West Hollywood, Yardbird offers a unique culinary experience inside the Beverly Center! Yardbird is famous for its Chicken & Waffles, which are cooked for 27 hours to perfection.

On the kid's menu, you can find Drumsticks, Crispy Chicken Biscuit, Little Burger, Grilled Shrimp, and of course Macaroni & Cheese. All food on the kid's menu includes one sweet tea or lemonade and a scoop of homemade ice cream.

Yardbird is open Monday through Friday from 3 pm to 10 pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 10 pm. You can make a reservation online or by calling 323.250.8034.

9108 W. Pico Blvd.,

Los Angeles, CA 90035


The Milky Way is Steven Spielberg's Mom's Restaurant, and it is a must-visit with your family. The restaurant is very charming and, in a way, historic. Bernie and Leah (Spielberg) Adler opened the doors to Milky Way restaurant in 1977. Their vision was to offer fine kosher food to the Jewish community at a time when such a thing didn’t exist in Los Angeles. The restaurant soon became known in the global Jewish communities, and even among the general public too!

The restaurant is a favorite brunch hangout for families on Sundays. We highly recommend trying Cheese Blintz, French Toast, and Eggs Benedicts.

Various Locations

Buca di Beppo Italian restaurant celebrates recipes handed down from generation to generation by Italian immigrants. The dishes are served family-style, meant to be shared by the entire table. On the menu, you can find a variety of pizzas, pasta, chicken, and even seafood. They also have a great kid's menu if you don't want to go family-style.

On the kid's menu, you can find Macaroni & Cheese, Cheese Pizza, Spaghetti with Meatball, Pepperoni Parmigiana Pizza, Fettuccine Alfredo, and Chicken Parmigiana.

Buca di Beppo usually offers Daily Meal Deals. Reservations are highly recommended and are available online.

40+ Kid-Friendly Restaurants and Family Eats That You Must Try!

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You can't go wrong at Cheesecake Factory. Any dish you choose, you will be guaranteed a delicious meal.

The Kids' Menu is designed for kids 10 and younger. On the kid's menu you can find Grilled Chicken, Corn Dogs, Sliders, Flatbread Pizza, Pasta, Mac & Cheese and more. Each entrée is served with your choice of soft drink, milk, apple juice, or lemonade.

For desserts, kids can choose from Kids' Scoop of Ice Cream, Kids' Mini Hot Fudge Sundae or Kids' Strawberries.

Reservations are recommended and are available online. But walk-ins are welcomed too.

Various Locations

Outstanding pizza made from hand-stretched dough and wood-fired to perfection is a given at Pitfire Pizza, but the menu goes beyond--think healthful salads, sandwiches, pasta, and seasonal vegetables.

The kid's menu includes cheese pizza, pepperoni pizza, mac n cheese, spaghetti and meatball, and pasta. Pitfire Restaurants are open every day for lunch and dinner.

40+ Kid-Friendly Restaurants and Family Eats That You Must Try!

4666 Hollywood Blvd.,

Los Angeles, CA 90027

(323) 409-0404

Kismet Rotisserie makes one of the best-slow-cooked rotisserie chicken in town. The bird is beautifully cooked and is so tasteful. The chefs also offer a flavorful chicken soup punched up with ginger, lemon, chiles, and star anise, which is highly recommended.

On the kid's menu, you can find Kids Chicken Pita, Kids Chicken Plate, and Kids Veggie Pita that either come with hummus or tahini.

The restaurant is casual and offers sitting on the sidewalk patio. This is a great restaurant for a quick bite. There’s plenty of street parking on Hollywood Blvd and the surrounding side streets.

Various locations

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ is the ideal spot for an amazing family dining experience! With a personal grill installed at every table, everyone instantly becomes an expert cook. At this restaurant, they offer an A la Carte menu and you can share the food.

They also offer a kid's menu with two combo options: Combo 1 is ready to eat and includes Japanese Chicken Karaage, Fried Cheese Wonton, White Rice, Corn, Edamame, and Tomatoes. Combo 2 is ready to grill and includes Yaki-Shabu Beef, Chicken Breast, White Rice, Corn, Edamame, and Tomatoes. Kid's combos are for kids under 12.

189 The Grove Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90036

American Girl offers brunch, lunch, and dinner at American Girl Cafe with selections that appeal to girls and grown-ups alike—plus, they offer special seats just for doll friends. On the menu, you can find Mac & Cheese, Chicken Tenders, Avocado Chicken BLT Salad, Cheeseburger, and more.

Reservations are limited and are available online.

777 S. Alameda St.,

Los Angeles, CA 90021

Smorgasburg is the largest weekly open-air food market in America with attracting 50,000 people each weekend to eat from a hundred local vendors. Expect more than 75 food and retail stalls, plus the return of the "I Love Micheladas beer garden" for local brews, micheladas, and more. Smorgsburg LA is open every Sunday from 10 am-4 pm at ROW DTLA. The entry is free and is family-friendly. The market is open rain or shine.

40+ Kid-Friendly Restaurants and Family Eats That You Must Try!

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Dave and Buster's is a great choice if you want to watch sports and have lunch while the kids are playing in the arcade, All Dave and Buster's have a massive menu. On the menu, you can find a variety of appetizers, wings and tenders, burgers, steak, chicken dishes, ribs, and more. On the kid's menu, there are kid's pizza, kid's cheeseburger, pretzel dogs, mac & cheese, and crispy chicken bites.

There is no admission fee to the arcade. You only pay for the games using a game card. On Wednesdays, you can enjoy 1/2 price games all day. To find a Dave and Buster's near you, click here.

9960 S. Santa Monica Blvd.

Beverly Hills, Ca 90212

Nerano is the best place to be for a Sunday brunch with the entire family. Here, the Chef has prepared a beautiful, and delicious family menu for your Sunday brunch. You can choose a family-style Spaghetti with Pomodoro Sauce, Bolognese Sauce, or Aglio Olio e Pepperoncino. The kids menu for ages 10 and younger includes Margherita Pizza, Spaghetti al Pomodoro, Penne al Burro, or Garganelli alla Bolognese. They even have Cotoletta di Pollo, which is crispy baked chicken tenders.

For dessert, you must try Nocciolino (Guanaja Dark Chocolate Mousse, Crunchy Hazelnut, Gelato Gianduja, Toarched Italian Meringue), or Torta All’Olio Rosmarino (Olive Oil Rosemary Cake, Fior di Latte Gelato), which are both so heavenly.

133 N. La Cienega Blvd.

Beverly Hills, CA 90211


800 S. Figueroa Los Angeles, CA 90017 213-228-4300

Fogo de Chao greets you with an authentic fogo de chão – the type of ground fire originally used in the process of cooking meat in Southern Brazil. This is an all-you-can-eat steakhouse and a very unique and fun experience both for adults and kids.

Food is served by Gaucho staff carrying huge skewers of meat, chicken, or port that they slice right at your table. Kids would love using the card system to let the staff know whether they want more food or not.

The restaurant offers over sixteen different varieties of meat, an enormous gourmet salad bar, and seafood. Children ages 7 to 12 are half-price, and kids 6 and under are free.

Reservations at both restaurants are highly recommended. You can reserve tables indoors or outdoors.

The Original Farmers Market

6333 W 3rd St.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

(323) 938-4127

When farmers first parked trucks at Farmers Market, Blanche Magee thought they might like to have lunch, so she filled a picnic hamper and started feeding them. Today, folks still line up for outstanding roast or corned beef, tempting turkey, and marvelous ham platters. Magee’s horseradish is homemade and fantastic, too, and the coleslaw is equally good. You can order food from Magee’s Kitchen and find a table in the outdoor courtyard at The Original Farmers Market for lunch or dinner. After you finish your food, head on to the Grove for a free trolley ride and some shopping.

The Original Farmers Market

6333 W 3rd St.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

(323) 933-8446

Du-pars has been around almost as long as the Market itself. Some believe the phrase comfort food was created to describe this beloved diner. It’s open 24 hours so you can satisfy your Du-pars craving anytime, day or night. Their massive menu will surely satisfy anyone’s Palate.

Kids can have breakfast with Santa at Du-par’s every year during the holiday. They also have Christmas Tea Party on the holidays.

2490 Fletcher Dr.

Los Angeles, CA 90039

Salazar is the ultimate destination for families, and even your furry friends, thanks to its laid-back ambiance and spacious outdoor patio, adorned with lush trees that provide a refreshing breeze. This family-friendly haven offers an extensive outdoor area where children have plenty of room to explore and play if they start to feel a bit restless. Although there isn't a dedicated kids' menu, Salazar's menu includes a variety of dishes that are sure to please little ones, such as quesadillas, guacamole, and crispy chips.

Various Locations

California Pizza Kitchen is an American casual dining restaurant chain that specializes in California-style pizza. They have a variety of family-style pizza, pasta, salads, chicken dishes, and more on their menu. They also offer family packages for 2 or 4.

On the Kid’s menu, you can find Build-Your-Own Kidz Pizza, Kids Curly Mac & Cheese, Kids Fusilli (different styles), Kids CPK Salad, Kids Grilled Chicken Breast, Kids Crispy Chicken, and Kids Pizza (different styles). They also have gluten-free and veggie menus.

445 Pacific Coast Highway

Santa Monica, CA 90402

(310) 393-8282

Nestled on a wide stretch of sandy beach, Back on the Beach Café offers appetizing meals with breathtaking views of the ocean, mountains, pier, and Catalina Island. Both indoor & outdoor seating is available. Reservations are only taken in person or by telephone.

The best thing about Back on the Beach Cafe is that you can enjoy your meal while the kids play in the sand if you are seating outdoor. This restaurant is right by Annenberg Beach House, so the kids can also play on Annenberg Beach playground.

40+ Kid-Friendly Restaurants and Family Eats That You Must Try!

1025 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, Ca 90401

(310) 899-1106

1121 S. Western Ave, Los Angeles, Ca 90006

(323) 734-2773

El Cholo is LA's very first Mexican restaurant. Since first opening their doors in 1923, El Cholo has operated as a family-owned business serving delicious Mexican food. On the adult's menu, you can find Enchiladas, Burritos, Tacos, Carne Asada and much more. The kid's menu features Burrito, Taquitos, Cheese Enchilada, Taco, Nachos, and even Chicken Nuggets.

El Cholo has different locations other than the two listed above, all with authentic Mexican ambiance. You can make reservations online for the Santa Monica location. The other locations take reservations by phone.

5100 York Blvd,

Los Angeles, CA 90042

(323) 999-7642

Experience the joy of dining at this relaxed and inviting Taiwanese eatery, which also happens to be a sister restaurant to the renowned Pine & Crane. A surefire hit with kids, this restaurant may not have a specialized children's menu, but it offers a delightful array of dishes that are bound to put a smile on their faces. From delectable shrimp wontons to mouthwatering thousand-layer pancakes featuring egg and cheese, not to mention the delightful desserts like fruit shaved ice and playful beverages like Japanese Calpico, there's something to delight every young palate. As an added bonus, the restaurant boasts ample space and a lively atmosphere, making it the perfect spot for a family outing.

5904 N Figueroa St.

Los Angeles, CA 90042

(844) 590-4344

Kitchen Mouse Cafe & Catering, nestled in the heart of Highland Park, is a true gem for families seeking vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free dining options. This family-friendly establishment goes above and beyond to cater to the diverse dietary needs of its patrons. Not only does it provide a welcoming space for kids, complete with a fenced play area, but it also offers a dedicated kids' menu featuring beloved classics like mac and cheese and delectable silver dollar pancakes.

5112 Hollywood Blvd.

Los Angeles 90027-6124


Carousel Restaurant traces its origins back to a humble Beirut sandwich shop, and in 1983, it found its home in Hollywood, shortly after its first-generation owners, Krikor and Vartouhi Tcholakian, made their way to the United States. Today, this beloved restaurant, which also boasts a location in Glendale, remains in the hands of the Tcholakian family, making it an ideal choice for those seeking a special dining experience.

Whether you're planning to dine for lunch or dinner, Carousel's Family Style meals, such as the Hollywood Feast, offer a fantastic way to enjoy generous portions and savor a diverse selection from the restaurant's menu. And for families that adhere to a plant-based diet, be sure to explore the Vegan Carousel Party for a delightful array of vegan options.

2421 Michigan Ave.,

Santa Monica, CA

(310) 310-3616

Tucked away within Santa Monica’s historic Bergamot Station, you can find a variety of wood-grilled California meats and fish, handmade pastas, playful salads and veggie dishes featuring the most beautiful peak-season produce at Birdie G's. The comforting, seasonal menu pulls influences from various regions across the United States and Eastern Europe.

On the kid's menu, you can find “sloppy Jeremy,” thick toast paved with beef-strawberry Bolognese; a colorful blend of farmers market greens called the Healthy Yucky Green Salad; and a pizza Margherita made on matzo with Bianco DiNapoli tomatoes, mozzarella and fresh basil.

Reservations are highly recommended and can be made online.

1014 Wilshire Blvd.

Santa Monica, CA 90401

(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 satisfy every kid at this restaurant. Options like pb&j on brioche and Mary’s organic chicken fingers will have you sneaking bites from your little ones.

They also offer family-size breakfast & lunch for 4, super fun baking activities, and boxed lunches.

8512 Santa Monica Blvd.

West Hollywood, CA 90069

(424) 527-0131

If your child doesn't get excited by a giant 12-foot hotdog, it might be time to test their enthusiasm at Tail O' The Pup. This historic hotdog stand in West Hollywood has recently been resurrected, and it's a must-visit for families. The revamped establishment now features an air-conditioned interior, two vibrant patios, and the iconic dog-shaped stand out front. The menu is a child's dream, offering everything from corn dogs to chili fries to irresistible soft-serve ice cream. And for the little ones looking for a whimsical twist, make sure they try "The Puppy Dog" – a classic hot dog served in an adorable puppy-shaped bun.

40+ Kid-Friendly Restaurants and Family Eats That You Must Try!

17300 Pacific Coast Hwy

Pacific Palisades, CA 90272


Gladstones is the perfect beachside restaurant for a weekend family hangout! This Malibu historic beach-side dining features the freshest seafood, a beautiful indoor dining area, a magnificent outdoor patio, and timeless California sunsets.

Menu highlights are fresh California seafood, steaks, and weekend brunch, with happy hour Monday through Friday 3 pm-7 pm. On the kid's menu, you can find fish and chips, Gladstone cheeseburger, linguine pasta, chicken fingers, roasted chicken, mini ice cream sundae, and unlimited refill drinks.

No reservations are needed for patio seating but recommended for the dining room.

28128 Pacific Coast Hwy

Malibu, CA 90265


Paradise Cove Beach Cafe is another restaurant where the kids get to play while you are dining. They have a huge breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu. Favorites for breakfast fare the Cinnamon French Toast, Apple Pie Pancakes, Malibu Country Breakfast, and BBQ Pulled Pork Benedict. On lunch and dinner menus from Tacos and Coconut Shrimp, to gigantic iced seafood towers and Kobe beef BBQ ribs, they have it all.

On the kid's menu, you can find Buttermilk Pancakes, Eggs any style,and Cinnamon French Toast, all served with hot chocolate or milk for breakfast which is served daily till 11 am.

The lunch/dinner kid's menu offers Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Kids Slider Burgers, Chicken Fingers, Fish 'n Chips, Yo' Lil Weeny Hot Dogs, Linguine Pasta, Mac & Cheese, Uno Taco de Pollo, All kids meals are served with golden fries, choice of milk, apple juice, or a soft drink, plus a big scoop of Haagen-Dazs ice cream. The kids would also love their milkshakes.

You can dine right on the beach while your kids play in the sand while watching the seagulls. This restaurant tends to get very busy on the weekends, so we highly recommend reservations ahead of time.

23000 Pacific Coast Highway

Malibu, CA 90265

(310) 456-8850

A white-washed dining room and oceanside patio bar are home to Malibu Farm Restaurant & Bar. Featuring fresh organic local cuisine. Both the outdoor patio and elegant dining room offer beautiful views of the malibu pier and the ocean. Malibu Farm Restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch & dinner, and for brunch on weekends.

The Malibu Farm Cafe serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Step in, order at the counter, and grab a seat on the reclaimed wood picnic benches inside or sit on the deck and watch the surfers and dolphins at First Point. From there, you can take the kids to Malibu beach for a fun day at the beach.

3835 Cross Creek Road

Malibu, CA 90265

(310) 456-8377

Located on Malibu's Country Mart, John's Garden is just feet away from the shopping center's playground. This is a great spot to spend the day with the kids in the sun. The restaurant is right next to a kid's playground with swings, slides, and a sand area.

With fresh ingredients and quality service, they have the tastiest, healthiest options on their menu. On the menu, you will find a variety of fresh salads, soup, sandwiches, vegetarian sandwiches, vegetarian burgers, bowls, fresh juices, and smoothies.

For a quicker bite, you can get your food to go at Malibu Mutts Grill. Malibu Mutt’s is a low-key burger shack serving from a take-out window.

40+ Kid-Friendly Restaurants and Family Eats That You Must Try!

16350 Ventura Blvd.

Encino, CA 91436

(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 treats like homemade Oreos. They serve breakfast every day, lunch during the week, and an exciting brunch on the weekends.

Various Locations

(818) 814-8008

Explore the delightful world of family-friendly dining at Kura Revolving Sushi Bar, with multiple locations to choose from. At Kura, you can indulge in a sushi extravaganza that promises to be an absolute delight for every member of your family. The unique self-serve concept ensures that even the youngest diners can handpick their favorite dishes, all of which are promptly prepared upon your arrival. What sets Kura apart is its innovative approach to dining – it incorporates gamification elements that not only make sushi more appealing to kids but also reward them with both electronic and physical treats as they enjoy their meal.

Nestled into Topanga Canyon alongside a creek, Inn of the Seventh Ray is a very magical place. The atmosphere is very charming, and it feels like you’re in a fairy forest. Even though this restaurant is known for being one of the most romantic restaurants in LA, it is also a great spot for a family celebration such as birthdays, mother's day, or any special occasion.

The food is delicious, the service is impeccable, and the patio is exquisite. They also have three private gazebos that are available twice nightly. Reservations are needed and are available online.

Various Locations

(310) 953-4486

Discover a slice of Austin right here in LA at HomeState, with several convenient locations to choose from. HomeState brings the vibrant flavors of Austin to the West Coast, serving up a delectable array of breakfast tacos, migas, and queso that will transport your taste buds to the heart of Texas. Their menu boasts an impressive selection of tacos and shareable dishes, ensuring that there's something to satisfy every member of your family during a relaxed breakfast or lunch outing. With its laid-back ambiance, HomeState provides the perfect setting for kids to explore freely, whether they prefer to roam indoors or bask in the sunshine on the patio.

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Outback Steakhouse is an Australian-themed American casual dining restaurant chain, serving American cuisine. They are famous for their awesome steaks, but their menu is massive and includes chicken, ribs, seafood and their famous Bloomin' Onion, and many more. They also have a gluten-free menu.

On the kid’s menu (Joey Menu), you can find Grilled Cheese-A-Roo, Chicken Fingers, Boomerang Cheeseburger, mac-A-Roo ‘N cheese, Grilled Chicken on the Barbie, and Joey Sirloin, which come with a side of your choice: Steamed Veggie, Fresh Fruit, or Aussie Fires, and a choice of a beverage: a variety of beverages are available.

6600 Topanga Canyon Blvd. #125,

Canoga Park, Ca 91303

Kids Planet is an indoor playground and an organic family restaurant. The playground includes a wide variety of activities for children of all ages under 10 including zip line rides, bubble parties, dance parties, hide and seek, face painting, art sessions, and much more. The staff is ready to entertain the kids with supervised activities while parents sit and enjoy a nice meal.

40+ Kid-Friendly Restaurants and Family Eats That You Must Try!

400 S Baldwin Ave Suite 2015

Arcadia, CA 91007

(626) 445-7232

Discover the ultimate family-friendly dining experience at Haidilao Hot Pot Arcadia. This Chinese hotpot chain takes extra steps to ensure that parents and children alike have an unforgettable time. Conveniently located within shopping malls, these outposts offer a unique and immersive dining adventure. The attentive servers go above and beyond, showering little ones with aprons to wear and providing them with a complimentary meal that includes favorites like dinosaur chicken nuggets, red bean bao, and a selection of fresh fruit for those under 5.

Dining at Haidilao Hot Pot is not just a meal; it's a captivating spectacle. During your dining experience, you'll be entertained as the staff showcases their noodle-dancing skills, making it an evening of delicious food and delightful entertainment.

416 E. Las Tunas Drive, Unit C

San Gabriel, CA 91776


My Little Paris is a family-friendly café with an indoor play space where parents can enjoy a delicious meal and children can play in a safe area. The restaurant features healthy and nutritious meals as well as French pastries and desserts. The play space provides a safe, clean and stimulating environment for active children to play in and explore.

5850 S. Eastern Ave.

Commerce, Ca 90040

(323) 725-1429

Mexico City-style lamb barbacoa at this popular restaurant makes for an excellent family night out. The large and relaxed dining room is well-suited for family gatherings, and the kid's meal is a three-course feast. Kids can choose from an entrée (lamb taco, cheese quesadilla, or lamb consommé), a side (fresh seasonal fruit, guacamole, a nopales salad, beans or yogurt), and a drink.

You can make a reservation by calling 323-725.1429.


Kitchen Mouse is a trendy cafe that serves lunch and breakfast. Along with gluten-free and vegan versions of local favorites like chilaquiles, breakfast tacos, Bahn mi, and more, the restaurant has a small kids area to keep the kids busy while you are eating.

2512 Pacific Coast Hwy,

Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

(310) 546-1492

At Mama D’s Italian Kitchen, they combine a 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 bruschetta to start, as well as pizza and a wide array of pasta options.

Children can make their own pizzas, customize their own toppings, homemade cookies, and also enjoy coloring at the table!

Restaurants With Unique and Fun Experiences

11022 Aviation Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90045


The Proud Bird Food Bazaar is a unique food hall with 6 culinary kitchens open for lunch and dinner. The menu is inspired by the melting pot of Los Angeles and features Asian, Italian, Bludso’s BBQ, Burgers and American cuisines. They offer Bludso’s famous, mouth-watering BBQ ribs, brisket and pulled pork.

The Proud Bird features memorabilia from the original Proud Bird throughout the property through interactive aviation exhibits. and a playground,

Reservations are not needed.

3655 Cahuenga Blvd,

Los Angeles, CA 90068

(323) 466-3438

1646 N Las Palmas Ave,

Los Angeles, CA 90028

(323) 851-3344

The famous Miceli’s Italian Restaurants in Hollywood and Universal City are home to the singing waiters and waitresses. They will serenade you with Italian arias, musical show tunes, classical standards all while you dine with your family.

Both Miceli's Locations open daily for lunch and dinner. On their massive menu, you can find a variety of pizzas, pasta, chicken dishes, seafood, and much more.

40+ Kid-Friendly Restaurants and Family Eats That You Must Try!

7001 Franklin Avenue

Hollywood, CA


The Magic Castle is an exclusive private clubhouse for members and guests of members. So if you know someone who is a member, you should really try to get invited. You and your kids would love the experience. The Magic Castle will only admit kids under 21 to the clubhouse for Saturday and Sunday brunch. All members and guests are required to follow a strict brunch dress code or you will not be allowed inside.

From the minute you put your feet inside through a secret door behind the bookcase to the roster of magical performances, you will feel the magic all around you.

Kids' Buffet includes Chicken Tenders, Mac & Cheese, Shoe-String Fires, Grilled Ham & Cheese Sandwiches, Roasted Baby Carrots, and more. See the full menu here. After your brunch, you can head down for the main show. There are usually two to three shows on Saturdays and Sundays so stick around to see all the shows, and then explore the castle.

633 W 5th St., 71st Floor

Los Angeles, Ca 90071

Enjoy the ultimate dining experience in the heart of downtown LA with 360º breathtaking views, a vibrant modern American cuisine prepared by Executive Chef Javier Lopez. Being able to dine so high up in the sky and see the city in its entirety is an experience that every LA local should experience at least once. You and your kids will definitely b

Window tables are not guaranteed, but if preferred, you should make a note when reserving a table and they will do their best to accommodate.

189 The Grove Dr.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

(323) 900-8080

Located atop the property’s double-decker trolley, Bistro 1759 is an all-new private dining experience where you can delight in a fabulous feast while riding through The Grove’s famed pedestrian street. Available for parties up to 10 you can take in The Grove from a stunning new vantage point as the Trolley gently coasts along the property’s beloved First Street past the iconic Park and Dancing Fountain.

The coveted experience lasts 90 minutes and hosts a four-course menu specially curated by Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill. With main menu classics such as Spicy Tuna on Crispy Rice, Wings & Oxtail Friend Rice, and chef-selected Sashimi Platters, along with child-friendly options like Kids Maki, Blue Ribbon Cheeseburger, and Ginger Bread Pudding, you can personalize menus to be served on the lively 90-minute journey. Reservation is a must.

1447 4th Street,

Santa Monica, CA 90401

(310) 260-1423

16226 Ventura Blvd,

Encino, CA 91436

(818) 788-7121

If you are looking for a fun dining experience with your family, look no further. At Benihana you will be seated at communal hibachi grill tables in groups, where your personal chef will perform the ancient art of Teppanyaki. Watch as they slice and dice, preparing a meal that will dazzle your eyes as well as your taste buds, whether you choose mouth-watering steak, tender chicken, or succulent seafood.

Your kids would love to see the chef making a choo choo train using their food. Kids' portions are available. You must make reservations. Reservations are available online, or you can call the restaurant directly.

40+ Kid-Friendly Restaurants and Family Eats That You Must Try!

7600 Beach Boulevard

Buena Park, CA 90620

(866) 439-2469

Pirates Dinner Adventure is one of the most popular attractions in Orange County, with live theater, food, and fun for the whole family. You will be entertained with an astonishing display of special effects, death-defying stunts, beautiful aerial artistry, swashbuckling swordplay, and a classic story of good vs. evil.

The adult meal consists of Quarter Roasted Chicken -or- Pork Loin, with Mashed Potatoes, and Roasted Vegetables. Child meal includes Hamburger Slider Mashed Potatoes, Mac ‘n Cheese, and Fruit (Melon Mix). Vegan and Gluten-Free meals are also available. For dessert, you will be served a Double Chocolate Cake topped with powdered sugar and raspberry sauce.

7662 Beach Blvd.,

Buena Park CA 90620

Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament is a family dinner theater featuring staged medieval-style games, sword fighting, and jousting. Queen Maria Isabella welcomes you to dine with her and her royal court.

Medieval Times’ noble guests feast on garlic bread, tomato bisque soup, roasted chicken, sweet buttered corn, herb-basted potato, the dessert of the Castle, coffee, and two rounds of select beverages.

Gluten-free meals available upon request include tomato bisque soup, hummus, carrot, and celery sticks, as well as the main course of roasted chicken, sweet buttered corn, and herb-basted potato. You receive your choice of fresh fruit or Italian ice for dessert.

The vegan meal includes a generous serving of hummus with carrot and celery sticks, a main course featuring three-bean stew with fire-roasted tomato and brown rice, and a choice of fresh fruit or Italian ice for dessert.

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