65 "Kids" restaurants in Philadelphia.
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.
Porcos is a small sandwich shop with mostly porchetta on the menu, plus a full on-site bakery.
A La Mousse is a French-Asian bakery with delicious (and very pretty) desserts.
Mayflower is a small, cash-only bakery in Chinatown with 90-cent chicken curry turnovers that you need to try.
Olly is an American bar and restaurant in Queen Village that’s a good alternative to a sports bar.
Federal Donuts is a donut and fried chicken shop on South Street from the people behind Zahav.
Ishkabibble’s is a cheesesteak spot with two different locations on South Street.
Big Gay is an ice cream chain from New York with excellent chocolate-dipped soft serve.
Emmy Squared serves Detroit-style pan pizzas and also has one of the best burgers in the city.
Beiler’s has some of the best doughnuts in the city - including an amazing blueberry fritter.
Termini Bros in Reading Terminal Market has great baked goods and pastries - especially cookies and cannolis.
Bassett’s is the oldest ice cream shop in Philadelphia, and it makes super creamy flavors inside Reading Terminal Market.
Lovelandtown in Bay Head is the perfect place to stop for lunch and pick up some weekend groceries on your way to or from the beach.
George’s is a Greek-ish diner where you can get some of the best breakfast and lunch dishes in Cape May.
Mack’s is a boardwalk pizza place in Wildwood where there’s almost always a line (but you should wait in it).