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Best Miami/South Florida 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 Miami that can please both big and little diners.


Benihana Japanese
242 Miracle Mile
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Benihana presents a tabletop show starring knife-wielding chefs and more food than you can possibly eat. More...

Big Pink American
Dining Room at Big Pink, Miami Beach, FL 157 Collins Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Updated retro diner fare with a full bar from the Myles Restaurant Group. More...

Blue Collar American
Biscayne Inn
6730 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33138
Imaginative American comfort food dishes kicked up a notch and served at user-friendly prices. More...

Blue Marlin Fish House Seafood
Quick Bite
2500 NE 163rd St.
North Miami Beach, FL 33160
Located in Oleta River State Park, this outdoor fish house offers homey food and a time trip to Old Miami. More...

The Frieze Ice Cream
Quick Bite
1626 Michigan Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Ice cream parlor off bustling Lincoln Road continues to scoop locally made all-natural premium ice cream and sorbet. More...

Harry's Pizzeria Pizza
3918 N. Miami Ave.
Miami, FL 33127
Find pies with blistered wood-oven crusts topped with inventive ingredients at this pizzeria owned by celebrity chef Michael Schwartz. More...

Hungry Tarpon Seafood
77522 Overseas Hwy.
Islamorada, FL 33036
Water views and al fresco dining make this a favorite haunt with locals and visitors who want a hearty breakfast, fish sandwich or seafood dinner. More...

P.F. Chang’s China Bistro Chinese
Mary Brickell Village
901 S. Miami Ave., Ste. 104
Miami, FL 33130

Reinterpreted Chinese and Asian fusion fare for the diner with a middle-of-the-road palate and budget-conscious wallet. More...

Perricone's Marketplace & Cafe Italian
15 SE Tenth St.
Miami, FL 33131
Brooklyn-style Italian-American food in a breezy environment. More...

Rainforest Cafe American
Sawgrass Mills Shopping Mall
12801 W. Sunrise Blvd.
Sunrise, FL 33323
Huge portions served in an artificial rainforest environment. More...

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