Many people will head to New York City with their children, especially during the holiday season when they want to see holiday light displays or when they take their children to see a Broadway show. During your stay you will need to eat! There are many kid friendly restaurants in and around New York City. Their are also many different types of restaurants that you could choose from. Here is a small list of some very good restaurants that any child will love.
The Barking Dog – (212) 871-3900
With three locations around New York you are sure to find one close by. This restaurant has a canine theme that has doggy watering fountains outside. It has mostly American food and a great children’s menu.
Located on Broadway near 90th Street, this Italian restaurant features family style pasta at bargain prices, New York can be very expensive so this may be a very cost effective decision.
Jekyll & Hyde
With two locations this is the ultimate themed restaurant. Scary decor and creepy hosts are sure to please your older children. If you are planning to go to this restaurant get there early as there are usually long lines.
Located on Broadway and 51st street, this is another themed restaurant that your kids will love! Kid friendly menu and talking aliens and dancing martians! They also have an arcade and a gift shop.
Peanut Butter & Co.
If your kids love peanut butter this is the place to take them. With 20 different ways to enjoy peanut butter who could resist? Don’t forget to order a glass of Milk, you’ll need it!
Ellen’s Stardust Diner
Good food and fun! What more can you ask for? The outside of this diner looks like an old railroad car, and the theme inside takes you back to a 50’s diner. While you are sitting there waiting for your food to arrive the waiters and waitresses will break out singing your favorite songs from the 50’s while they are dancing on the counters and tables. The kids will think this is so cool and the adults will no doubt start singing along!
Alice’s Tea Cup
Located on the upper east side, this restaurant has an Alice in Wonderland theme, the decor of the restaurant comes straight from the classic story book. This restaurant is geared more to little girls. It’s a great place to have a Mother/Daughter afternoon of Tea and Scones.
Do your kids love Mac and Cheese? This restaurant located in the East Village will sure to be a hit! With many different varieties of baked Mac n Cheese to choose from or they can create their own! Eat in or Take out! This restaurant is very reasonably priced .
These are just some of the kid friendly restaurants that you can find in New York City. If your looking to make a memory that will last forever take your kids to one of the themed restaurants. If you want a quick bite at a reasonable price then take them to one of the restaurants that serves comfort food, what is better than peanut butter or mac n cheese! If you want good food at a reasonable price Carmine’s is my pick for the best Kid Friendly Restaurant in New York City.
Whatever you decide you will not be disappointed, wherever you go in NYC you are sure to find a fabulous Kid Friendly restaurant around any corner. Enjoy!