Eating out in Boston with kids is so simple! This city packs in a lot and you won’t have any bother finding a tasty place that will satisfy the adults and keep the younger ones happy too! Here’s our Best Restaurants in Boston for Kids.
#1. Dine at Quincy Market
There’s always lots happening at Quincy Market and with more than 50 food stalls serving everything from Boston’s famous Clam Chowder to kid-pleasing pizza and hot dogs, you’re to find something everyone will enjoy! Mingle with the locals at one of the communal tables or head outside in the fine weather and find a bench to dine on. The kids will have fun watching the various live acts and street performers.
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#2. Good Ole American Restaurant
If you’re looking for simple tasty food, generous portions, good prices and great service try Joe’s American Bar & Grill on Newbury. The kids menu is very reasonable and includes burgers, chicken, fish and pasta. Grown-ups are catered for too with a delicious choice of seafood, salads and steaks. Terrific service.
#3. Delicious Pizza Lunch
Regina Pizzeria in Fenway is a great place to stop for a casual lunch and to sample Boston’s most popular pizza steaming hot and fresh from the brick oven. These guys have been serving Boston locals since 1926 so you just know they’re doing something right!
#4. Seafood Special
If you’re dying to try some of Boston’s famous grilled lobster or creamy clam chowder, give Jasper White’s Summer Shack a try! Situated near Fenway on Dalton Street, this casual and fun seafood restaurant serves a delicious selection of cherrystone clams, buffalo shrimp and crab cakes. And don’t worry if the kids aren’t fans, their cute kids menu includes fried chicken, cheeseburgers and pastas too!
#5. Political Gourmet Burgers
‘The Hilary Clinton’ or ‘The Hashtag’ anyone? A Cambridge favourite since 1960, Mr. Bartley’s Gourmet Burgers are named after political figures and local celebrities, so reading the menu is very entertaining. The sweet potato fries are awesome, and while the frappes are more like milkshakes they were voted best in Boston and are super tasty! A children’s menu is also available.
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#6. Play and Dine
The philosophy of Full Moon is simple, “Parents should be able to eat too.” With this in mind the owners created a tasty and healthy child-friendly menu as well as a full-scale play area where restless kids can take a break but are in eye-sight of their parents. For adults, the menu changes seasonally and has plenty of delicious choices.
#7. Best Boston Cream Pie
Everything looks so good at the Flour Café and Bakery and the great atmosphere makes it such a fab place to go with kids! Absolutely delicious sandwiches and salads but, my gosh, the pastries, cakes and tarts are to die for! Treat yourself to the best Boston Cream Pie in the city!
#8. Boston Sandwiches
Looking for a quick bite and tasty sandwich, head to Sam La Grassa’s on Province Street. Always super speedy with a friendly service, there’s a huge choice of delicious meats, salads and sauces all served on the freshest bread. The pastrami, chipotle chicken and corned beef are all highly recommended. Yummy potato salad too!
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Over to you now! Which Boston restaurants would you recommend for kids? We’d love to hear your suggestions, so please let us know below.