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Best Tampa Bay 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 Tampa Bay that can please both big and little diners.


 


Bella's Italian Cafe Italian
14/20
1413 S. Howard Ave., Ste. 100
Tampa, FL 33606
Menu
"Restaurant Row" mainstay for Italian cuisine. More...

California Pizza Kitchen Pizza
12/20
International Plaza
2223 N. West Shore Blvd., #189
Tampa, FL 33607
Menu
While pizza with cross-cultural toppings is the main draw, the other dishes also merit attention at this Tampa location. More...

California Pizza Kitchen Pizza
12/20
Westfield Brandon
827 Brandon Town Center
Brandon, FL 33511
Menu
While pizza with cross-cultural toppings is the main draw, the other dishes also merit attention at this Brandon location. More...

Carrabba's Italian Grill Italian
10/20
700 N. Dale Mabry Hwy.
Tampa, FL 33609
Menu
Home-grown franchise with a menu that keeps changing, and includes take-out options. More...

Carrabba's Italian Grill Italian
10/20
3530 Tyrone Blvd. N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33710
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Home-grown franchise with an ever-changing menu, plus take-out options. More...

Casa Tina Mexican
12/20
365 Main St.
Dunedin, FL 34698
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A surprising, welcome venue: Mexican food in the middle of a Scottish community. More...

Chattaway Burgers
10/20
358 22nd Ave. S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33705
Menu
Tree-shrouded, casual neighborhood hangout offering the reliable Chattaburger. More...

The Cheesecake Factory Eclectic
12/20
International Plaza
2223 N. West Shore Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33607
Menu
Many variations of the namesake sweet plus a vast menu ranging from pastas to seafood and steaks. More...

Crabby Bill's Seafood
12/20
5100 Gulf Blvd.
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
Menu
One of the few remaining very-casual beach seafood spots. More...

Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q Barbecue
13/20
15412 N. Dale Mabry Hwy.
Tampa, FL 33618

Reliable barbecue chain with a few not-often-seen varieties adding interest to the mix. More...

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