107 "Kids" restaurants in New York.
You say your kid is well-behaved, but what you mean is mostly well-behaved. And that’s all right, because we’ve found restaurants that can handle an occasional tantrum. These spots are casual, friendly, and won’t treat you like a pariah if someone at your table throws some spaghetti at the waiter.
Vezzo is an Italian spot in Murray Hill that serves very good, cracker-thin pizza.
Favela Grill is a Brazilian spot in Astoria that’s a good option for group dinners, especially on weekends when there’s live music.
If you want to eat Tibetan food in Elmhurst, head straight to Lhasa Fresh Food and order some momos and thenthuk.
The original location of Taco Mix in East Harlem makes the best al pastor tacos in NYC.
If you’re in a rush to eat in the Theater District, getting Indian food at Utsav is a great option.
Fifth Hammer is one of the best places to drink with a group in LIC.
Mikkeller is a famous Danish brewery with a great taproom attached to Citi Field.
Frangos is a Portuguese counter-service spot in the East Village that’s all about peri peri sauce.
The Grand Delancey is a beer bar in the bottom of Essex Market on the LES and it’s a great place to bring a group.
Landmark Diner is a time capsule in Soho that you should rely on for cheap eggs and pancakes.
Of course the UES has an Emmy Squared now, and the pizza here is just as good as it is at their other locations.
Queens Brewery is a massive brewery and beer bar in Ridgewood where you can bring your own food and play cornhole.
Izzy’s is a casual kosher BBQ spot in Crown Heights that makes smoky brisket you’ll want to eat on a quarterly basis.
Evil Twin’s Ridgewood tap room is a great place to have a birthday party or hang out with your friends and their toddlers on a weekend afternoon.
Golden Diner is a little spot in Two Bridges that serves modern diner classics. It’s worth planning lunch here a week in advance.