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Best Maryland Suburbs (DC) 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 the Maryland suburbs of DC that can please both big and little diners.

 


a.k.a. Friscos American
12/20
4632 Wedgewood Blvd.
Frederick, MD 21703
Menu
Generous portions of salads, sandwiches and potatoes make this eatery a local haunt. More...

All Set Restaurant & Bar American
13/20
Dining Room at All Set Restaurant & Bar, Silver Spring, MD 8630 Fenton St.
Silver Spring, MD 20910

New England-inspired seafood-focused restaurant with an active bar scene in Silver Spring. More...

BGR The Burger Joint Burgers
Quick Bite
Dining Room at BGR The Burger Joint, Bethesda, MD 4827 Fairmont Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814
Menu
Hustle + bustle = burgers and rings at this Bethesda joint. More...

The Big Greek Cafe Greek
Quick Bite
8223 Georgia Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Greek food at budget prices. More...

Black Hog BBQ & Bar Barbecue
14/20
Dining Room at Black Hog BBQ & Bar, Frederick, MD 118 S. Market St.
Frederick, MD 21701
Menu
This place serves some of the best barbecue in the metro area. More...

Black Market Bistro American
12/20
4600 Waverly Ave.
Garrett Park, MD 20896

A hidden gem suitable for the whole family offering American fare in Garrett Park. More...

Buca di Beppo Italian
12/20
Kentlands
122 Kentlands Blvd.
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Menu
Family-style eating with outsize portions makes for a memorable night out. More...

Cafe Deluxe American
13/20
4910 Elm St.
Bethesda, MD 20814
Menu
The casual American food appeals to the whole family. More...

Cheeburger Cheeburger Burgers
Quick Bite
Fallsgrove Village Center
14921 Shady Grove Rd.
Rockville, MD 20850
Menu
Hot, happy hamburger heaven. More...

Clyde's Tower Oaks Lodge American
13/20
Dining Room at Clyde 2 Preserve Pkwy.
Rockville, MD 20852
Menu
Clyde's puts on an Adirondacks' show with all the mountain trappings. More...

Copper Canyon Grill Contemporary
13/20
Dining Room at Copper Canyon Grill, Gaithersburg, MD Rio Center
100 Boardwalk Pl.
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Menu
Contemporary American food with plenty of favorites for the whole family. More...

Crepes-A-Go-Go Crêpes
12/20
Kentlands
514 Main St.
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Menu
Fun, fast food eating with continental flair. More...

Don Jorge's Restaurant Tex-Mex
13/20
108 E. Diamond Ave.
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Latin American and Tex-Mex fare served in a dressy setting. More...

Eggspectation American
12/20
923 Ellsworth Dr.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Menu
Someplace to cluck and crow about. More...

Family Meal American Regional
14/20
Dining Room at Family Meal, Frederick, MD 880 N. East St.
Frederick, MD 21701
Menu
All-American food with a Voltaggio twist. More...

First Watch American
12/20
100 Gibbs St., Unit D
Rockville, MD 20850
Menu
All-American fare that will start your day well, and lunchtime gets you through until dinner. More...

Founding Farmers MOCO American
14/20
Dining Room at Founding Farmers MOCO, Potomac, MD 12505 Park Potomac Ave.
Potomac, MD 20854
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Authentic American food, farm-fresh and farmer-friendly. More...

Franklin's Restaurant, Brewery & General Store American
12/20
5123 Baltimore Ave.
Hyattsville, MD 20781
Menu
Family fun is the main game here, especially in the adjacent gift shop. More...

The Habit Burger Grill Burgers
Quick Bite
Dining Room at The Habit Burger Grill, Rockville, MD 895 Rockville Pike, Ste. A
Rockville, MD 20852

Topnotch burgers and shakes and a friendly crew in Rockville. More...

matchbox american kitchen + spirits American
13/20
Dining Room at matchbox american kitchen + spirits, Rockville, MD Congressional Plaza
1699 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
Menu
Casual American food and pizzas plus notable desserts to round out the meal. More...

Mrs. K’s Restaurant & Wine Bar American
14/20
Dining Room at Mrs. K’s Restaurant & Wine Bar, Silver Spring, MD 9201 Colesville Rd.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Menu
A DC landmark, the site of family celebrations, cozy Americana. More...

Not Your Average Joe's American
13/20
Kentlands
245 Kentlands Blvd.
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Menu
The quintessential American bistro with above-average food. More...

The Orchard American
13/20
45 N. Market St.
Frederick, MD 21701
Menu
Pleasant, family-friendly destination reminiscent of the casual '60s. More...

Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar Latin American
14/20
11333 Woodglen Dr.
Rockville, MD 20852
Menu
Snappy Latin flavors and an extensive rum list. More...

Parkway Deli & Restaurant Deli
Quick Bite
8317 Grubb Rd.
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Home-style food to eat in or take out. More...

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers American
12/20
20001 Century Blvd.
Germantown, MD 20874
Menu
Hefty burgers, icy shakes and hot fries equal family-friendly eats. More...

Silver American
13/20
7150 Woodmont Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20185

An American brasserie from the Silver Diner family. More...

Silver Diner American
13/20
Federal Plaza
12276 Rockville Pk.
Rockville, MD 20852
Menu
The Silver Diner group ushers in a brave, new world of diner food. More...

Spice Xing Indian
14/20
Dining Room at Spice Xing, Rockville, MD Rockville Town Square
100 Gibbs St., Unit B
Rockville, MD 20850
Menu
Enchanting setting for contemporary and traditional Indian dishes. More...

Stanford Grill American
14/20
2000 Tower Oaks Blvd.
Rockville, MD 20852

American food, professional service and a retro-modern setting. More...

Summer House Santa Monica American
14/20
Dining Room at Summer House Santa Monica, North Bethesda, MD Pike & Rose
11825 Grand Park Ave.
North Bethesda, MD 20852

Attractive beach-like setting with Cal-friendly foods in North Bethesda. More...

Ted's Bulletin American
14/20
220 Ellington Blvd.
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

American comfort food in a very busy setting in Gaithersburg. More...

Uncle Julio's - Bethesda Row Tex-Mex
12/20
4870 Bethesda Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814
Menu
The noisy atmosphere doesn't distract from the goodies served up in freshly baked tortillas. Try the soft tacos for lunch. More...

Urban Bar-B-Que Company Barbecue
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Urban Bar-B-Que Company, Rockville, MD 2007 Chapman Ave.
Rockville, MD 20852
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Barbecue destination for smoky beef brisket, ribs and more. More...

Urban Bar-B-Que Company Barbecue
13/20
Rock Creek Village Shopping Center
5566 Norbeck Rd.
Rockville, MD 20853
Menu
Barbecue of all kinds plus assorted sandwiches in this kid-friendly place. More...

Wild Tomato American
14/20
7945 MacArthur Blvd.
Cabin John, MD 20818

Casual, all-American restaurant in an upscale suburb. More...

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