65 "Kids" restaurants in Philadelphia.
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.
Hungry Pigeon is an all-day spot in Queen Village where you’ll go for breakfast, stick around until lunch, and consider coming back for dinner.
Spuntino is a neighborhood pizza place in Northern Liberties that makes some of the best Neapolitan pies in the area.
SOMO SoPhi is a two-level American restaurant near the stadiums with tons of outdoor seating.
Honey’s is a cash-only spot in Grad Hospital that serves breakfast all day.
Olly is an American bar and restaurant in Queen Village that’s a good alternative to a sports bar.
Sulimay’s is a classic diner in Fishtown that you wish you lived within walking distance of.
Mayflower is a small, cash-only bakery in Chinatown with 90-cent chicken curry turnovers that you need to try.
It might not be the best cheesesteak in the city, but Tony Luke’s does have one of the better ones.
The Center City location of Davio’s is the original one, and it’s a mix between a fancy Italian restaurant and a kitschy steakhouse.
Pho Ha Saigon is a very large, very casual Vietnamese spot in South Philly, right by the stadiums.
Oregon Diner has a full bar and is open 24/7. For late night food after an Eagles game, there’s nowhere better (or cheaper).
Popi’s is an Italian spot in South Philly that might as well be a prom venue.
A La Mousse is a French-Asian bakery with delicious (and very pretty) desserts.
Federal Donuts is a donut and fried chicken shop on South Street from the people behind Zahav.
Ishkabibble’s is a cheesesteak spot with two different locations on South Street.