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Top Kid-friendly Restaurants in Boston

Traveling with your entire family is always fun. But when you have toddlers or underage kids, finding the perfect places to dine can be a challenging task. Whether you live in Boston, or are visiting the city for a vacation, this list of child-friendly restaurants will always come in handy.


Friendly’s is the true family restaurant in Boston and originally started off as an ice cream parlor in 1935. The place is literally meant for families with kids who enjoy usual delicacies like pancakes, burgers, wraps, salads, fries and more importantly ice creams in different flavors. The place promises good food and a friendly experience. Friendly’s outlets are scattered across the town and situated close to popular shopping areas and business districts.

Mr. Bartley’s Burger Cottage

Mr. Bartley’s Burger Cottage has kid-friendly menu that allows your kid to enjoy their food, without lightening your pockets. The place also has some excellent burger and fries combos for adults. The place opened back in 1960 and has been on the receiving end of the “Best of Boston” award for several years.

Full Moon

This award-winning family dining restaurant has recently completed 15 years of service and is one place that your kids will certainly enjoy going to. Opened by sisters and mothers of young kids, Sarah and Cary Wheaton in 1997, the Full Moon has also been a proud winner of several “Best of Boston” awards and has a dollhouse and a play kitchen where kids can have fun. The aim of the restaurant owners is simple – to make Full Moon every parent’s choice of restaurant to take their kids to.

Quincy’s Place

The family ice cream parlor and candy shop that your kid will drag you to, Quincy’s Place is located in Market Street. The place also serves sandwiches and toasts the way kids like them, and it also has a special birthday party menu you can ask for when you want to throw a party for your little one here. Being close to Faneuil Hall Marketplace, this is one restaurant you will not regret going to with your kids.

Pizzeria Regina

One of the oldest pizza outlets in Boston, Regina Pizzeria opened in 1926 and likes to be known as Boston’s original pizzeria. The outlets of this pizza delivery chain are scattered across the region. If your kids enjoy pizza (what a dumb question!) a trip to Regina’s Pizzeria in the North End is worth the trouble.


Among the few kid-friendly restaurants in Boston, Durgin Park is a place both kids and adults will love visiting. This is where you can experience a bit of Old Boston, while enjoying a wide selection of comfort food and regional delicacies like clam chowder and more. For a real taste of American food in Boston, a visit to Durgin-Park is recommended.

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