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


 


Bollywood Theater Indian
Quick Bite
2039 NE Alberta St.
Portland, OR 97211

A Northwest take on Indian street food. More...

The Country Cat Southern
13/20
7937 SE Stark St.
Portland, OR 97215
Menu
Carnivorous delights and more are served at this down-home eatery in the up-and-coming Montavilla neighborhood. More...

Foster Burger Burgers
12/20
5339 SE Foster Rd.
Portland, OR 97206
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First-rate burgers served on fluffy brioche buns. More...

Gino's Italian
13/20
8057 SE 13th Ave.
Portland, OR 97202
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A family-friendly Italian-American restaurant in the Sellwood neighborhood. More...

Hoda's Middle Eastern Cuisine Lebanese
12/20
3401 SE Belmont St.
Portland, OR 97214
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Family-owned and family-friendly, this Lebanese restaurant anchors a lively southeast block. More...

Life of Pie Pizza Italian
13/20
3632 N. Williams Ave.
Portland, OR 97227

Satisfying artisan pizza without a two-hour wait. More...

McMenamins Kennedy School Brewpub
11/20
5736 NE 33rd Ave.
Portland, OR 97211

Your grade school lunch was never this entertaining. More...

Mother's Bistro & Bar American
13/20
212 SW Stark St.
Portland, OR 97204
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Enjoy cooking just like mom's at this popular downtown destination. More...

The Old Spaghetti Factory Italian
10/20
0715 SW Bancroft St.
Portland, OR 97201
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The original location of a national chain; large portions of Italian-American food are the norm. More...

Pastini Pastaria Italian
11/20
1426 NE Broadway
Portland, OR 97232
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Fast, pleasant, pasta-oriented Italian fare served at the original outpost of this small Portland-based chain. More...

Salt & Straw Ice Cream
Quick Bite
2035 NE Alberta St.
Portland, OR 97211

Joyfully inspired ice cream scooped in northeast Portland. More...

Salvador Molly's Eclectic
12/20
1523 SW Sunset Blvd.
Portland, OR 97201
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Enjoy dining without borders in a fun setting. More...

Screen Door Southern
13/20
2337 E. Burnside St.
Portland, OR 97214
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Hands-down, this is where to find the best Southern cooking in Portland. More...

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