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Best Maryland Suburbs (DC) Kid-Friendly Restaurants


For restaurants' pint-size patrons, chicken fingers dipped in marinara can't taste any better than when there's butcher paper lining the table and a glass of crayons to color with. When the dough and toppings are put directly in your child's hands, pizza becomes an interactive sport. Okay, not all restaurants have to offer entertainment in this form or the extreme---television, clowns and video games---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 our kid-friendly restaurants in Maryland Suburbs (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...

Black Hog BBQ & Bar Barbecue
14/20
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

An especially delightful hidden gem---for the whole family. 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...

The Burger Joint Burgers
Quick Bite
4827 Fairmont Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814
Menu
Hustle + bustle = burgers and rings. More...

Cafe Deluxe American
13/20
4910 Elm St.
Bethesda, MD 20814
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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
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Hot, happy hamburger heaven. More...

The Cheesecake Factory American
12/20
White Flint Mall
11301 Rockville Pike
North Bethesda, MD 20895
Menu
An extensive menu hits all the bases and the cheesecakes, of course, are a highlight. More...

Chef Geoff's American
13/20
Dining Room at Chef Geoff 12256 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
Menu
Good old American cooking at Chef Geoff's. More...

Copper Canyon Grill Contemporary
13/20
Rio Center
100 Boardwalk Pl.
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
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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
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Fun, fast food eating with continental flair. 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
880 N. East St.
Frederick, MD 21701
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All-American food with a Voltaggio twist. More...

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

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

Matchbox Pizza
13/20
Dining Room at Matchbox, 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 Toll House American
14/20
Dining Room at Mrs. K 9201 Colesville Rd.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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A DC landmark, the site of family celebrations, cozy Americana. More...

Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar Latin American
14/20
11333 Woodglen Dr.
Rockville, MD 20852
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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...

Rio Grande Cafe Tex-Mex
12/20
4879 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...

Silver Diner Diner
Quick Bite
14550 Baltimore Ave.
Laurel, MD 20707
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Savor down-home cooking at this Laurel location 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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