Kid-Friendly Restaurants: Chicago
You’ve been to the zoo, the beach, the pool… the kids are starting to go stir crazy. Here is your guide to our most kid-friendly restaurants from dining activities like letting your little ones make their own pizzas to kids’ menus across our Chicago restaurants!
Antico Posto (Oak Brook)
Antico Posto provides its young diners an interactive kid-friendly menu. Favorites include Three-Cheese Ravioli, Brick Oven Pizza, Gnocchi, and more for $6.95, plus tax (gratuity not included).
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Beatrix – River North, Streeterville, Fulton Market & Oak Brook
Beatrix menu includes kid-friendly favorites including the Crispy Chicken Tenders, Penne Pasta, and Prime Burger served with a choice of fresh-squeezed juice.
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Big Bowl – Chicago, Lincolnshire, Schaumburg
Our kids’ menu includes favorites from the grown-up menu like stir-fry vegetables with noodles, homemade chicken bites, chicken pad thai, and many other choices.
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Bub City – Rosemont
The kids’ menu options include Phoebe’s Classic Mac ‘n’ Cheese, BBQ Sandwich, Lil Joe’s Chicken Bites, Fried Chicken Sandwich, Cheeseburger and Grilled Cheese. Each kids’ meal comes with a choice of waffles fries or tots, choice of drink and a cup of soft-serve ice cream for dessert — all for $7.95, plus tax (gratuity not included)!
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Kids can take part in an authentic Spanish dining experience with tapas and paella, and even complimentary pintxos to start the meal. The dishes are created with similar ingredients and preparation to the main menu, but without the more exotic and spicy flavors that our adult guests enjoy.
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Di Pescara (Northbrook)
Di Pescara’s Mini Minnow Menu comes complete with games, mazes, and things kids love to eat, like Chicken Fingers, Burgers and Grilled Cheese. For the more adventurous palates, there are kid-sized portions of Chicken Parmesan and Crispy Fish Tenders.
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Ema’s Mediterranean menu includes a kid-friendly version with options like Greek Spaghetti, Kefta Kebab, Hummus & Vegetables, all served with a choice of beverage & frozen greek yogurt for $9.95, plus tax (gratuity not included).
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With 14 restaurants in one, Foodlife is the ultimate dining destination for all ages. Whether you’re craving Mac & Cheese and Ribs, Stir-Fry, Sushi or a classic Chicago Dog with fries finding fresh, fast choices in one convenient place has never been easier.
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Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
Joe’s offers an entertaining activity menu that includes kid-friendly entrée and side options, a beverage and a brownie sundae. Entrée options include Mini Cheeseburgers, Crispy Fried Shrimp, Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Baked Chicken Tenders or Mac & Cheese each priced at $8.95, plus tax (gratuity not included). For smaller diners with larger appetites, the menu offers Colossal Lump Crab Cake or Petite Filet Mignon for $16.95, plus tax (gratuity not included). Side options include French Fries, Sweet Potato Fries, Sweet Corn, Jennie’s Mashed Potatoes, Broccolini or Sliced Apples. Available at lunch and dinner.
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L. Woods (Lincolnwood)
L. Woods’ kids’ menu includes an assortment of kid-friendly options including Barbecue Chicken, Macaroni & Cheese, Oven-Dried Tomato & Pesto Flatbread, and more!
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Mon Ami Gabi – Chicago & Oak Brook
Kids’ menu favorites with a French twist, including Mac ‘n Cheese, Steak & Frites, Chocolate Mousse and more. Chicago’s location also offers a special Sunday Brunch menu for kids, complete with Crème Brûlée French Toast, Banana Foster Waffles and more.
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Navy Pier – Chicago
Lettuce Entertain You at Navy Pier has plenty of kid-friendly options including Big City Chicken, Frankie’s Pizza by the Slice, Ozzie’s Pops & Pretzels, and Big Bowl Chinese Express.
Quality Crab & Oyster Bah
Kids age 12 and under eat FREE during Happy Hour at Quality Crab & Oyster Bah, Monday – Thursday from 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM and Friday & Saturday from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Quality Crab & Oyster Bah’s kids’ menu includes entrees for $5.95, plus tax (gratuity not included) and includes mac n’ cheese, cheeseburgers, fish & chips and more all served with their choice of fries or steamed broccoli. If your child has their first oyster, they get to feel like a star! After ringing a cowbell and a restaurant wide round of applause, their name will be hung on a plaque in the dining room.
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R.J. Grunts has free stroller valet, smaller kids’ portions served on old-fashioned cafeteria trays with crayons and animal crackers and a dozen flavors of hand-dipped milkshakes. The family-friendly spot is also located steps from the Lincoln Park Zoo.
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For kids 12 and under, Saranello’s has kids’ menu including Pizzas and Chicken Fingers, and housemade Cheese Ravioli and Spaghetti for pasta lovers. Kids’ meals all come included with a beverage and ice cream.
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Stella Barra Pizzeria – Chicago
Kids can make their own pizzas at the pizza bar with our chefs for $4.95 plus tax, (gratuity not included), choosing red or white sauce and any toppings they’d like. Once the chefs pop it in the oven, it will be delivered right to your table. Kids’ pizza making is available Monday – Friday from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Joining us for brunch? Kids 10 & under can enjoy the Weekend Brunch Buffet (and special pancake bar!) for FREE!
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Summer House Santa Monica – Chicago
Summer House Santa Monica’s menu focuses on feeding kids the food they love, made from scratch with all-natural ingredients. Offering Farm-Fresh Scrambled Eggs, Silver Dollar Pancakes, Pasta with Turkey Meatballs, Quesadillas and more, there’s something to satisfy all of our littlest guests.
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Tokio Asian Fusion (Schaumburg)
Try out Tokio Asian Fusion‘s interactive kids’ menu! With bite-sized portions of Tokio Asian Fusion‘s famous dishes like the Ramen Burger and Hand Rolled Maki, your little ones can enjoy them too. Move past the same old chicken tenders with our Sweet and Sour Chicken Bites with white rice. Click here to learn more about Tokio Asian Fusion’s new kids’ menu!
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Wildfire – Chicago, Glenview, Lincolnshire, Oak Brook, Schaumburg
Kids 12 and under will enjoy kid-friendly main courses such as Chicken Fingers & Fries, Macaroni & Meatballs, Cheese Pizza, Kids’ Filet & Mashed Potatoes, and more. All kids’ items are served with applesauce, fountain beverage, juice or milk.
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Wow Bao – Lakeview, Gold Coast & Michigan Avenue
If dining in at the Michigan Avenue, Gold Coast and Lakeview locations, kids aged 10 and under can order the smiley face-shaped Lil’ Bunz Meal, which includes two mini Teriyaki Chicken Bao and a Ginger Chicken Potsticker on a bed of lettuce and Jasmine white rice.
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