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Best Austin Kid-Friendly Restaurants


Not all restaurants have to offer entertainment — television, clowns or video games, for example — to keep the youngsters happy. A warm waitstaff, a kitchen open to the flexible whims of a child's palate and a room of diners tolerable of tantrums all add up to a winning formula for feeding your children outside of the home. Take a look at these kid-friendly restaurants in Austin that can please both big and little diners.


 


Central Market Cafe American
Quick Bite
Central Park Shopping Center
4001 N. Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78756
Menu
Al fresco eats inspired by gourmet groceries. More...

The County Line on the Hill Barbecue
11/20
6500 W. Bee Cave Rd.
Austin, TX 78746

For classic barbecue with a view, climb the hill to the original County Line location. More...

Evangeline Cafe Cajun
12/20
Brodie Plaza
8106 Brodie Ln.
Austin, TX 78745
Menu
Laid-back South Austin spot for affordable, home-style Cajun classics and unique house specialties. More...

Mandola's Italian Market Italian
Quick Bite
The Triangle
4700 W. Guadalupe St., Ste. 12
Austin, TX 78751
Menu
Italian vino, homemade pasta, and gourmet imported groceries are featured at this counter service Italian café. More...

Phil's Ice House Burgers
Quick Bite
5620 Burnet Rd.
Austin, TX 78756
Menu
Creative burger baskets and a bustling playspace make for an always hopping roadside restaurant. More...

The Salt Lick Barbecue
13/20
18300 FM 1826
Driftwood, TX 78619
Menu
Texas barbecue doesn't get any better or more classic than The Salt Lick. More...

Shady Grove American
12/20
1624 Barton Springs Rd.
Austin, TX 78701

Party down on hearty Texas fare in a cool backyard setting. More...

Thai Fresh Thai
Quick Bite
909 W. Mary St.
Austin, TX 78704
Menu
The name speaks volumes: authentic Thai specialties with fresh, local ingredients. More...

Threadgill's American
11/20
301 W. Riverside Dr.
Austin, TX 78704
Menu
Austin's first theme restaurant dishes music and Texas home cooking. More...

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