Child Friendly Restaurants
5063 E Elliot Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85044
$$ Recommended New Editor's Pick Outdoor Seating
Caffe Boa, founded by Scott Rennard in 1995, has been a long-time Valley favorite with numerous positive reviews and awards. We offer only the highest quality of food with an emphasis on fresh, organic, and locally grown produce. Caffe ‘Boa’ in Portuguese means ‘Good.’ We strive to give you the best possible dining experience with exceptional food and service. We provide a full-service menu along with a wide selection of wines, beer on tap, specialty martinis, great bar happy hour Monday through Fridays 3:00-6:00 pm at our bar and much more.
2950 E Germann Rd, Chandler, AZ 85286
$$ Recommended New Editor's Pick Private Room
Craft beer isn’t just a trend to us. It’s a way of life. After 40 years of serving up the highest quality beers, great food and good times, the vibe at Old Chicago keep getting better. Since 1976, we’ve been committed to innovation and excellence in craft beer, pairing those picks with delicious dishes, and delivering to our guests genuine Chicago-style goodness. From our food and drink menus to our energetic staff and friendly atmosphere, Old Chicago is the place to discover unique specialty brews, enjoy delicious pizzas and unique entrées, while celebrating with friends.
5040 N. 40th St., Phoenix, AZ 85018
Located in the stylish meets traditional district of East Phoenix’s Arcadia, Chelsea’s Kitchen perfectly personifies it’s neighborhood’s dedication to quality and diversity. Head Chef Jay Boginske has created a menu that boasts intensely flavored dishes varying from mouth watering, but healthy Swordfish Tacos to Braised Short Ribs, better than your mama ever made. The restaurant solidifies it’s place in Arcadia’s always posh night life with it’s cozy but modern chic ambiance, featuring glowing candlelight, warm woods, and well chosen, new age artwork, all brought together seamlessly with contemporary furnishings, and edgy music.
11111 N. 7th St., Phoenix, AZ 85020
$$$ Top 10
For filling options for traditional American breakfasts, stacked sandwiches and hearty dinner entrees, Pointe in Thyme has all kinds of options for any meal of the day. Located in the Pointe Hilton hotel, this restaurant offers a setting rich in warm colors and deep wood accents. Pointe in Thyme is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
8383 S. 48th St., Phoenix, AZ 85044
A western-themed attraction and restaurant all in one can be found at Rustler’s Rooste, a kid-friendly, novelty steakhouse and brewery straight out of the Wild Wild West. Opened in 1971, Rustler’s Rooste is Arizona’s Legendary Cowboy Steakhouse, complete with 2 stories, live country music and a general store. They serve only the finest, choice-cut steaks as well as ribs, chicken, and seafood. With a large food and drink menu, this “beef and brew with a view” was named “Best Special-Occasion Restaurant” and “Best Kid-Friendly Restaurant” by Phoenix Magazine. Open every day from 5PM-10PM.
5402 East Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
$$ Top 10
Glowing amber chandeliers and a warm wood décor relax and comfort guests as they dine at Rita’s Kitchen, located in the luxurious Camelback Inn. The contemporary Southwestern flair extends to the menu, offering delightfully simple and deceptively delicious dishes such as seafood salads, shrimp tacos and grilled salmon filets. Executive Chef Geno Alvarez created his menu to accommodate a wide variety of guests, and such thoughtfulness is reflected in menu options such as the refreshing Herb Garden salad and classic Shrimp Cocktail, which can be precisely customized to fit each diner’s specific dietary needs. This restaurant is worth the trip ...
15301 N. Scottsdale Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85254
At Brio Tuscan Grille, “La Dolce Vita,” or “living the good life” is a priority! Specializing in steaks, house-made pastas and flatbreads, this restaurant offers generous portions served family-style, making it an excellent choice for large groups and private parties. The spacious dining room with large column archways represents the open Tuscan country, where villas were built purposefully to avoid the stresses of busy city life. Upon entering Brio Tuscan Grille, guests are encouraged to escape from the pressures of the day and celebrate with delicious flavors, fresh ingredients, and the company of friends and family.
8000 S. Arizona Grand Pkwy., Phoenix, AZ 85044
Guests of the Arizona Grand Resort, and all interested diners in the Phoenix area, are invited to check out The Lobby Grill located in the lobby of the resort. For those early risers, the restaurant serves breakfast, as well as Starbucks coffees and teas, at 6 AM, and for late evening snackers, dinners and desserts are conveniently served until 10 PM. Fitting right in at this spa and resort, The Lobby Grill allows guests to relax in its calm atmosphere, looking out onto the beautiful golf course, while also having the option of being entertained by watching the Chefs prepare ...
1003 East Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85014
Since 1958, Pancho’s Mexican Buffet has been serving up high-quality food and service for families across the country, ensuring that a great meal is never out of reach. Pancho’s gives diners the privilege of savoring their “all you care to eat” buffet in their well-appointed full-service dining room. Growing families make up the growing patchwork quilt of the Pancho’s dining family – one that continues to gather around the restaurant’s great spread of delicious delights every day.
61 E University Dr, Mesa, AZ 85201
$$ Recommended New Editor's Pick
Upscale, Independent, & Different Our venue combines imaginative, upscale cooking techniques to deliver you tastes and flavors that you typically won't get at home or even in an evil, soul-killing, chain restaurant. Set in a beautifully remodeled space, we are a ferociously independent operation. We pride ourselves in delivering our customers a dining & drinking experience that is decidedly different, fun, & memorable. We are located in the original Mesa square mile at the intersection of University Drive and Centennial right next to the Amphitheater and Mesa Marriott.
603 N 5th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85003
$$ Recommended New Editor's Pick
Cibo is a refreshing burst of Italy in the midst of the desert. The quaint trattoria offers authentic woodfired pizzas and an array of antipasti, under the talented hand of Chef Guido Saccone. The restaurant inhibits a restored craftsman bungalow, boasting an absolutely charming, casual setting. Tables pepper the house’s original rooms, while exposed brick walls, original windows, and built-ins lend a historic charm. A detached carriage house accommodates larger parties, while an outdoor patio offers a delightful setting for cooler evenings. Whether you’re drawn to the casual, charming setting or the authentic, flavorful pizza, Cibo is one restaurant that ...