122 "Kids" restaurants in New York.
You say your kid is well-behaved, but what you mean is mostly well-behaved. And that’s all right, because we’ve found restaurants that can handle an occasional tantrum. These spots are casual, friendly, and won’t treat you like a pariah if someone at your table throws some spaghetti at the waiter.
Chong Qing Lao Zao in Flushing specializes in Chongqing-style hot pot made with beef tallow and Sichuan peppers
Xiang Hot Pot is a hot pot restaurant in Flushing’s New World Mall that serves one of their broth options with an edible butter sculpture of a bear.
If you’re looking for a fun, all-you-can-eat hot pot and karaoke experience in Sunset Park, check out this Chinese restaurant on 53rd Street.
Lan Ting Hot Pot BBQ is a two-floor Chinese restaurant you should keep in mind for a group dinner in Sunset Park.
Ray’s is a classic, cash-only spot in the East Village that serves soft serve, fried Oreos, and milkshakes all year round.
The LES location of Peppa's Jerk Chicken serves Jamaican food that's just as delicious as what you'll find at their other spots in Brooklyn.
Roberta’s is a pizza place in Bushwick that kickstarted a Neapolitan pie movement in NYC and then started selling frozen pizzas nationwide.
L’ito’s is an all-day Italian-American takeout spot by the Manhattan Bridge in Chinatown with a great Italian combo.
Shelsky’s in Cobble Hill is a classic Jewish appetizing and deli spot, with some of the chewiest and best bagels in Brooklyn.
Ling’s is an iconic food cart on Canal Street in Chinatown that’s been making spherical dough puffs since 1982.
Make My Cake is a bakery in Harlem where you can pick up custom cakes and plenty of other desserts that will make your friends like you more.
Caffè Panna is an Italian ice cream spot in Gramercy that makes some of the best dessert in the city.
Royal Crown Bakery on Staten Island sells Italian cookies, cakes, and pastries, as well as to-go lunch stuff like sandwiches with sweet soppressata.
The Richmond Town location of this nearly century-old Staten Island ice cream chain has a bunch of picnic tables where you can eat a sundae.
Red Hook Lobster Pound is a casual seafood spot right near the Red Hook ferry dock that makes great lobster rolls.