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Best St. Louis 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 St. Louis that can please both big and little diners.


 


Baileys’ Range American
13/20
920 Olive St.
St. Louis, MO 63101

Eclectic burgers, boozy shakes and house-made condiments elevate this downtown establishment above your typical burger joint. More...

Blueberry Hill American
11/20
Dining Room at Blueberry Hill, University City, MO 6504 Delmar Blvd.
University City, MO 63130
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The legend lives! The memorabilia-filled saloon yields food, fun, music and a round of darts. More...

Cafe Ventana Coffeehouse
Quick Bite
3919 W. Pine Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108
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A coffeehouse hangout with pillowy beignets and specialty cocktails served morning, noon and night. More...

Carl's Drive In Burgers
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Carl 9033 Manchester Rd.
Brentwood, MO 63144
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Topnotch flat-grilled hamburgers worth waiting for in this wee spot. More...

Companion Bakehouse Bakery
Quick Bite
8143 Maryland Ave.
Clayton, MO 63105
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When you're craving carbs, this is your companion. More...

Corner Pub & Grill American
12/20
13645 Big Bend Rd., Ste. 101
Kirkwood, MO 63122
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Burgers are what this popular Kirkwood pub does best. More...

Corner Pub & Grill American
12/20
Fountains Plaza
15824 Fountains Plaza Dr.
Chesterfield, MO 63017
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Burgers are what this popular Chesterfield pub does best. More...

Crown Candy Kitchen Ice Cream
11/20
1401 St. Louis Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63106
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A legendary sweet spot in a neighborhood that’s on the upswing. More...

Cyrano's Desserts
11/20
603 E. Lockwood Ave.
Webster Groves, MO 63119
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A dessert venue gets its groove on during happy hour, too. More...

Fitz's American Grill & Bottling Works American
11/20
6605 Delmar Blvd.
University City, MO 63130
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The restaurant home of the local root beer maker provides both show and chow. More...

The Fountain on Locust American
11/20
3037 Locust St.
St. Louis, MO 63103
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St. Louisans are sweet on this Midtown Art Deco soda fountain. More...

Lester’s American
12/20
Dining Room at Lester’s, St. Louis, MO 9906 Clayton Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63124
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Lester’s covers all the bases with its mix of sports, food and atmosphere. More...

Lily's Mexican
Quick Bite
4601 S. Kingshighway Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63109

Way beyond tacos, here's a spot for adventurous families. More...

Mai Lee Vietnamese
12/20
Meridian Shopping Center
8396 Musick Memorial Dr.
Brentwood, MO 63144
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This family-run Vietnamese favorite offers one of the biggest menus around. More...

Mi Ranchito Mexican
12/20
887 Kingsland Ave.
University City, MO 63130
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Real Mexican, not fast food, in The Loop. More...

Milagro Modern Mexican Mexican
13/20
Shoppes in Olde Webster
20 Allen Ave.
Webster Groves, MO 63119
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An upscale Webster Groves restaurant elevating Mexican food beyond the average taco. More...

Olympia Kebob House & Taverna Greek
11/20
1543 McCausland Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63117

Everyone’s part of the big, happy, Greek family at this High Pointe hangout. More...

Onesto Pizza & Trattoria Italian
12/20
5401 Finkman St.
St. Louis, MO 63109
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This South City Italian trattoria is up to its elbows in dough. More...

Pastaria Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Pastaria, Clayton, MO 7734 Forsyth Blvd.
Clayton, MO 63105
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Gerard Craft’s Italian restaurant in Clayton hits its mark. More...

Pi Pizzeria Pizza
13/20
Dining Room at Pi Pizzeria, St. Louis, MO 6144 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63112
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This pizzeria in The Loop has figured out the equation for success. More...

Red Kitchen & Bar American
13/20
Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch
315 Chestnut St.
St. Louis, MO 63102
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Creative hotel dining in a modern downtown restaurant and lounge. More...

Rooster Crepe.Sandwich.Cafe. Crêpes
12/20
1104 Locust St.
St. Louis, MO 63101
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Elegant savory and sweet crêpes in a bistro-like storefront. More...

Seamus McDaniel's American
11/20
1208 Tamm Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63139
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An American favorite with neighborhood folks from 2 to 92. More...

Uncle Bill's Pancake & Dinner House Breakfast
10/20
3427 S. Kingshighway
St. Louis, MO 63139
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A late-night/early morning St. Louis destination beckons South City revelers, families and shift workers. More...

Woofie's Hot Dogs
Quick Bite
1919 Woodson Rd.
Overland, MO 63114

This West County joint is the place for hot dogs. More...

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