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Best Hartford 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 Hartford that can please both big and little diners.


A.C. Petersen Farms Diner
Dining Room at A.C. Petersen Farms, West Hartford, CT 240 Park Rd.
West Hartford, CT 06119
A.C. Petersen Farms is a West Hartford landmark known for its treats made with rich, homemade ice cream and for family-friendly meals. More...

The Cheesecake Factory American
Blue Back Square
71 Isham Rd.
West Hartford, CT 06107
Even though the enormous menu is an impediment, you definitely want to get to dessert at this family dining hot-spot in Blue Back Square. More...

The Corner Pug English
Dining Room at The Corner Pug, West Hartford, CT 1046 New Britain Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06110
Elmwood neighborhood's English-style pub for a quick bite, happy hour or a sit-down lunch, dinner or Sunday brunch. More...

The Elbow Room American
Dining Room at The Elbow Room, West Hartford, CT 986 Farmington Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06107
Downtown West Hartford's landmark eatery offering comfort food and a "see and be seen" bar scene. More...

Flatbread Company Pizza
Quick Bite
The Shoppes at Farmington Valley
110 Albany Tpke.
Canton, CT 06019
Flatbread's unique, oblong pizzas are topped with healthy, locally grown ingredients and pair well with the freshest regional microbrews. More...

Plan B Burger Bar Tavern Burgers
138 Park Rd.
West Hartford, CT 06119
Expect a diverse lineup of handcrafted burgers and other comforting fare to pair with a big list of craft beers and bourbons. More...

Pond House Cafe Eclectic
Dining Room at Pond House Cafe, West Hartford, CT 1555 Asylum Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06117
Eclectic fine dining in the middle of Elizabeth Park. More...

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