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


 


Anthony's HomePort Seafood
11/20
135 Lake St. S.
Kirkland, WA 98033
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The first of Anthony’s HomePort restaurants, this Kirkland location comes with a lakeside view. More...

Bennett's Pure Food Bistro Northwest
13/20
Dining Room at Bennett 7650 SE 27th St.
Mercer Island, WA 98040
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Upscale neighborhood bistro "on the island" serves Northwest-inspired cuisine. More...

Buca di Beppo Italian
11/20
701 Ninth Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98109
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Mama mia! This fun, festive Italian restaurant is noted for its huge portions. More...

Cafe Flora Vegetarian
12/20
2901 E. Madison St.
Seattle, WA 98112
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Inventive vegetarian cuisine that won’t leave you wondering: where’s the meat? More...

California Pizza Kitchen Pizza
12/20
595 106th Ave. NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
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All ages enjoy the wood-fired pizzas with eclectic and traditional toppings. More...

California Pizza Kitchen Pizza
12/20
Northgate Mall
401 NE Northgate Wy.
Seattle, WA 98125
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California Pizza Kitchen captivates hungry shoppers in Northgate Mall. More...

California Pizza Kitchen Pizza
12/20
Park West Plaza
150 Andover Park W.
Tukwila, WA 98188
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Wood-fired pizzas and much more at affordable prices. More...

Chinook's at Salmon Bay Seafood
12/20
Fishermen's Terminal
Seattle, WA 98119
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Fresh fish lands daily at this family-friendly seafood spot that's a cornerstone of Fishermen's Terminal. More...

Dick's Drive-In Burgers
Quick Bite
115 Broadway E.
Seattle, WA 98102
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Vintage drive-in and a mecca for satisfying classic burgers and shakes. More...

Dick's Drive-In Burgers
Quick Bite
111 NE 45th St.
Seattle, WA 98105

Old-school Americana eating served up in drive-in and burger form. More...

Dick's Drive-In Burgers
Quick Bite
9208 Holman Rd. NW
Seattle, WA 98117

A favorite outpost of the vintage drive-in synonymous with burgers. More...

Dick's Drive-In Burgers
Quick Bite
500 Queen Anne Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98109

Low prices and late nights, plus Seattle's favorite vintage burger traditions in Queen Anne. More...

Dick's Drive-In Burgers
Quick Bite
12325 30th Ave. NE
Seattle, WA 98125
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Seattle mainstay for burgers and fries and old-fashioned fun. More...

Endolyne Joe's American
11/20
9261 45th Ave. SW
Seattle, WA 98136
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West Seattle neighborhood spot serving comfort food favorites all day. More...

The 5 Spot American
11/20
1502 Queen Anne Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98109
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Regional American comfort food served in diner-style environs with a friendly neighborhood feel. More...

Ivar's Salmon House Pacific Northwest
12/20
401 NE Northlake Way
Seattle, WA 98105
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Where Seattle-ites honor local traditions and dine on a signature chowder or perhaps something cooked on the alderwood plank grill. More...

La Medusa Italian
12/20
4857 Rainier Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98118
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Destination-worthy Italian restaurant with a warm neighborhood feel. More...

Luna Park Cafe American
10/20
2918 SW Avalon Way
Seattle, WA 98126
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Classic 50s-style food dished up in a family-friendly café. More...

Maggiano's Little Italy Italian
12/20
Across from Bellevue Square Mall
10455 NE Eighth St.
Bellevue, WA 98004
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Family-friendly Italian restaurant with an elegant old-world feel. More...

Original Pancake House Coffee Shop
Quick Bite
130 Park Place Center
Kirkland, WA 98033
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Huge pancakes and breakfast favorites dished up all day. More...

Pagliacci Pizza Pizza
Quick Bite
550 Queen Anne Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98109
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Creative and classic pizzas on Queen Anne. More...

Pagliacci Pizza Pizza
Quick Bite
4529 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
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University District branch of Seattle's longtime favorite, family-owned pizzeria. More...

Pagliacci Pizza Pizza
Quick Bite
426 Broadway Ave. E.
Seattle, WA 98102
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A favorite local pizza chain dishing up East Coast-style pies. More...

Pagliacci Pizza Pizza
Quick Bite
Bellevue Square Mall
563 Bellevue Sq.
Bellevue, WA 98004
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A local, family-owned chain serving East Coast-style pizza. More...

P.F. Chang's China Bistro Chinese
12/20
Alderwood Mall
3000 184th St. W.
Lynnwood, WA 98037
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Trendy-chic décor and Chinese fare draw hungry shoppers at Alderwood Mall. More...

Portage Bay Cafe Northwest
12/20
University Inn
4130 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
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Enjoy an organic, family-friendly brunch at this University District spot. More...

Red Mill Burgers Burgers
Quick Bite
1613 W. Dravus St.
Seattle, WA 98109
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A “special sauce” gives the burgers their distinctive flavor. More...

Red Mill Burgers Burgers
Quick Bite
312 N. 67th St.
Seattle, WA 98103
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Classic joint serving ever-popular burgers, onion rings and shakes in Phinney Ridge. More...

Skillet Diner American
13/20
1400 E. Union St.
Seattle, WA 98122
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A favorite Seattle food truck put down roots at this table-and-chair restaurant. More...

Steelhead Diner American
13/20
Dining Room at Steelhead Diner, Seattle, WA Pike Place Market
95 Pine St.
Seattle, WA 98101
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Located in Seattle's Pike Place Market, this seafood restaurant has its soul in New Orleans. More...

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