Chicago Family Dining / Kid-Friendly Restaurants

The next time you're looking for a great family friendly restaurant to take your whole gang, make sure you check our list to find a place that your family will enjoy. This is just a sample of our favorite family friendly places, and we'll be adding more. Please email us if you'd like to tell us about your favorite family dining spot!

All Aboard Dining
1510B West 75th St., Downers Grove
All Aboard Diner is a family owned, train-themed diner that delivers meals right to your table via train. Servers are dressed......
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Bakin' & Eggs
3120 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago
This family friendly locations offers daily specials, including Kids Eat Free on Thursdays. ...
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Big Jones
5347 North Clark Street, Chicago
Big Jones features Southern Coastal cooking focusing on local-grown, sustainable-farmed food....
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The Brown Cow Ice Cream Parlor
7347 W. Madison Street, Forest Park
Serving delectable treats with old fashioned charm in this circa 1913 movie theatre turned ice cream parlor. Featuring......
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Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
700 E. Grand Ave., Chicago
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. is located at the entrance to Chicago’s famous Navy Pier. ...
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Buzz Cafe
905 S. Lombard Ave, Oak Park
Buzz Café is a family-friendly community oriented cafe serving Oak Park. Located in the Oak Park Arts District, the Buzz Cafe......
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Capannari Ice Cream
10 S. Pine Street, Mount Prospect
Capannari Ice Cream opened it's doors in June, 2001 — the combined venture of Jim & Meg Capannari and Ken & Katie Dix. They......
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Cheesecake Factory
875 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago
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Cheesecake Factory
53 Woodfield Road Suite F-301, Schaumburg
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Cheesecake Factory
374 Old Orchard Shopping Center, Skokie
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Chevy's
1180 Plaza Drive, Schaumburg
Chevy’s brings the fiesta to your plate through their fresh Mexican entrées....
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Chick-Fil-A
15604 South La Grange Road, Orland Park
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Choo Choo Johnny's
3103 111th Street, Naperville
ALL ABOARD! To Choo Choo Johnny’s Eatery, a family-oriented restaurant with a theme that is popular among children and adults:......
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The Choo-Choo
600 Lee Street, Des Plaines
The Choo Choo restaurants is a vintage 50's style diner that delivers meals by train on a track. The diner menu features lots......
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Choo-Choo's Restaurant
2115 Galena Blvd, Aurora
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Dave & Buster's
1030 North Clark Street, Chicago
Dave & Buster's a great for food AND play. The only problem with our menu is saving room for dessert. Try the Eat & Play Combo......
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Denny's
711 North Harlem Avenue, Oak Park
Denny’s brings round-the-clock breakfast and casual family dining across America....
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Foodlife at Water Tower Place
835 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago
There's something for everyone here, ever your pickiest little eaters. Choices abound - BBQ, stir fry, Pad Thai Cheddar......
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Frasca Pizzeria
3358 North Paulina Street, Chicago
Frasca’s Italian restaurant features pizzas, pastas, and a large selection of wine. The main dining room is very comfortable......
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Fuego Loco
722 Lake Street, Oak Park
Fuego Loco offers five unique homemade salsas each day, brought fresh to your table, has a wide variety of Mexican classics......
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Give Me Some Sugar
2205 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago
Give Me Some Sugar is a Cake Decorating Studio located in Roscoe Village that offers weekly Kids' Cupcake Decorating every......
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Hard Rock Café
63 W. Ontario St., Chicago
Lauded for diversity in all areas and embracing classic and funky trends with equal ardor, Hard Rock Cafe has something......
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Hershey's Chicago
822 North Michigan Ave. , Chicago
Enjoy the excitement, great taste, and interactive fun of the world's best-loved confectionery brands at HERSHEY'S CHICAGO......
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Homer's Homemade Gourmet Ice Cream
1237 Green Bay Road , Wilmette
In 1935, restaurant owner Gus Poulos whipped up his first batch of homemade ice cream, and today his sons Steve and Dean carry......
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Joe's Be-Bop Café
600 E. Grand Ave. (Navy Pier), Chicago
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The Junction Diner
7401 W. Madison St., Forest Park
This train-themed restaurant delivers food by train to diners seated at the counter, and also offers a place for little ones......
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Kilwin's
1405 N. Wells St., Chicago
Kilwin's in Old Town is a confectionery shoppe that offers ice cream, chocolates, fudge and other treats. ...
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Kim & Scott's Café Twist
2218 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago
This Chicago bakery café serves Chicago’s very own all-natural, nut-free, gourmet stuffed pretzels with purpose. You can also......
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Letizia's Natural Bakery
2144 West Division Street, Chicago
We offer a full espresso bar featuring Caffe’ Umbria coffee beans, and lots of homemade all-natural muffins, cookies and......
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Marcello's
645 North Ave., Chicago
Marcello's on North Avenue in Lincoln Park is considered the "flagship" of Father and Son restaurants. The facility includes a......
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Margie's Candies
1960 North Western Avenue, Chicago
Margie's is a Chicago institution known far and wide, and has delighted young and old with our homemade sundaes, shakes and......
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Medieval Times
2001 Roselle Rd., Schaumburg
This imaginative entertainment spot was inspired by the true medieval tradition of royal families inviting guests to a......
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Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen
798 W. Algonquin Rd., Arlington Heights
The kids menu in this family-friendly place includes favorites like corn dog bites, fried catfish, mac & cheese and more....
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Rain Forest Café
605 North Clark, Chicago
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Rain Forest Café
6170 West Grand Avenue, Gurnee
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Rain Forest Café
D-121 Woodfield Shopping Center, Schaumburg
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Rock 'N Roll McDonald's
600 N. Clark St., Chicago
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Rocket Fizz
1859 Tower Drive, Glenview
Located in The Glen, Rocket Fizz Soda Pop and Candy Shop is a one stop shop for all of your soda pop and candy cravings. There......
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Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
22 E. Chicago St., Naperville
At Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, discover a fantastic variety of delicious chocolates and confections to satisfy cravings......
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Snackville Junction
9144 S Kedzie Ave, Evergreen Park
Snackville Junction is an old fashioned diner offers hamburgers, hotdogs, fries and other kid favorites delivered by train......
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Superdawg Drive-In
6363 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago
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Trattoria 225
225 Harrison Street, Oak Park
Trattoria 225 offers rustic Italian dining serving wood-fired pizza, fresh salads, house-made pastas and a variety of gelato......
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Weather Mark Tavern
1503 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago
Neighborhood nautical tavern and family restaurant located minutes away from the Field Museum on Michigan Avenue....
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White Palace Grill
1159 South Canal Street, Chicago
White Palace Grill is an urban diner featuring all your favorite comfort food in a simple, non-fussy environment....
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Wishbone
3300 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago
Featuring delicious southern reconstruction cooking in a fun, family-friendlky atmosphere....
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Wolfy's
2734 W. Peterson Ave., Chicago
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