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10 Kid-Friendly Houston Restaurants That Grown-Ups Won’t Hate

Where to dine with little ones

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Dining out with kids can be challenging, especially when the restaurant doesn’t exactly make it easy for little ones to dine. Fortunately, Houston is home to a bounty of kid-friendly eateries that adults can actually enjoy.

From neighborhood favorites with toys and games to kid-friendly spots with excellent cocktails for the grown-ups, these 10 Houston restaurants are perfect for pint-sized diners and their parents.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Crisp

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2220 Bevis St
Houston, TX 77008
(713) 360-0222
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Choose from a selection of 100 wines and enjoy stone fired pizza in Crisp’s expansive garden. Kids will love swinging, splashing in the fountain, or playing games while parents mingle, chat, and unwind. The Crisp’s Critters menu includes all natural, unprocessed fare paired with fresh apples and raisins.

2. Jimmy Changas

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300 Westgreen Blvd
Katy, TX 77450
(832) 321-5927
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Monkey around at the Jimmy’s Jungle playground offered at all Jimmy Changas locations. The Little Jimmy’s menu features a Tex-Mex twist with a choice of cheese enchiladas, crispy tacos, or quesadillas. Kid’s meals include soft serve ice cream.

3. Niko Niko's Greek & American Cafe

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301 Milam St
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 224-4976
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Spend a day in Downtown’s Market Square Park and dine at Niko Niko’s walk-up Greek cafe. Adventurous eaters can order mini gyros or chicken kabob pitas off The Little Greek menu or opt for pita pizzas and chicken strips. Bring a Children’s Museum ticket stub for a 10% discount.

4. Natachee's Supper 'n Punch

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3622 Main St
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 524-7203
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Natachee’s cooks up southern comfort food, including all-day breakfast, in an old fashioned setting. Meals from the Whippersnappers menu are served in a retro tin lunch box and tables are stocked with trivia cards and coloring books. There’s also a punch here for everyone, including a Shirley Temple or a Roy Rogers for any age.

5. Mia's Table

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3131 Argonne St
Houston, TX 77098
(713) 522-6427
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Catering to anyone looking for country comfort, Mia’s features a small patio, classic checkered tablecloths, and free soft serve. Enjoy the chicken fried chicken with fresh squeezed lemonade while the little ones snack on kid-friendly favorites like grilled cheese or a hand dipped corn dog.

6. Luna Pizzeria

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3435 Kirby Dr
Houston, TX 77098
(832) 767-6338
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While waiting for an excellent pizza, grab a basket full of games and puzzles including tic-tac-toe and Magic 8 Ball to play with at the table.

7. Christian’s Tailgate

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5114 Kirby Dr
Houston, TX 77098
(832) 925-7922
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Looking for a place to grab a brew and watch the game with the tots in tow? Bring the clan to Christian’s Tailgate. The West U location accommodates families by offering a kid’s menu and a playground on the back patio.

8. Barnaby's Cafe

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1801 Binz St
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 874-1454
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Every Barnaby’s is kid friendly, but the Museum District location across from the Children’s Museum is perfect for family outings. Tykes can color, tinker with toy robots, or play games on the outdoor patio while they wait for their food.

9. Punk’s Simple Southern Food

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5212 Morningside Dr
Houston, TX 77005
(713) 524-7865
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Punk’s menu is full of southern favorites including their famed buttermilk fried chicken. Split a whole bird with the family or order sliders, popcorn shrimp, or a cheese and cracker lunch pail for the kids. The small grassy area off the side patio functions as a play area.

10. Little Matt's

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6203 Edloe St
Houston, TX 77005
(713) 592-6200
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Little Matt’s isn’t just kid-friendly, it’s kid-focused. Entertainment is endless at this quaint eatery which houses an iPad station, a candy counter spilling over with sweet treats, a photo booth, and an arcade. Kids aren’t the only ones having fun; adults are treated to complimentary wine, beer, or margaritas.

1. Crisp

2220 Bevis St, Houston, TX 77008

Choose from a selection of 100 wines and enjoy stone fired pizza in Crisp’s expansive garden. Kids will love swinging, splashing in the fountain, or playing games while parents mingle, chat, and unwind. The Crisp’s Critters menu includes all natural, unprocessed fare paired with fresh apples and raisins.

2220 Bevis St
Houston, TX 77008

2. Jimmy Changas

300 Westgreen Blvd, Katy, TX 77450

Monkey around at the Jimmy’s Jungle playground offered at all Jimmy Changas locations. The Little Jimmy’s menu features a Tex-Mex twist with a choice of cheese enchiladas, crispy tacos, or quesadillas. Kid’s meals include soft serve ice cream.

300 Westgreen Blvd
Katy, TX 77450

3. Niko Niko's Greek & American Cafe

301 Milam St, Houston, TX 77002

Spend a day in Downtown’s Market Square Park and dine at Niko Niko’s walk-up Greek cafe. Adventurous eaters can order mini gyros or chicken kabob pitas off The Little Greek menu or opt for pita pizzas and chicken strips. Bring a Children’s Museum ticket stub for a 10% discount.

301 Milam St
Houston, TX 77002

4. Natachee's Supper 'n Punch

3622 Main St, Houston, TX 77002

Natachee’s cooks up southern comfort food, including all-day breakfast, in an old fashioned setting. Meals from the Whippersnappers menu are served in a retro tin lunch box and tables are stocked with trivia cards and coloring books. There’s also a punch here for everyone, including a Shirley Temple or a Roy Rogers for any age.

3622 Main St
Houston, TX 77002

5. Mia's Table

3131 Argonne St, Houston, TX 77098

Catering to anyone looking for country comfort, Mia’s features a small patio, classic checkered tablecloths, and free soft serve. Enjoy the chicken fried chicken with fresh squeezed lemonade while the little ones snack on kid-friendly favorites like grilled cheese or a hand dipped corn dog.

3131 Argonne St
Houston, TX 77098

6. Luna Pizzeria

3435 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX 77098

While waiting for an excellent pizza, grab a basket full of games and puzzles including tic-tac-toe and Magic 8 Ball to play with at the table.

3435 Kirby Dr
Houston, TX 77098

7. Christian’s Tailgate

5114 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX 77098

Looking for a place to grab a brew and watch the game with the tots in tow? Bring the clan to Christian’s Tailgate. The West U location accommodates families by offering a kid’s menu and a playground on the back patio.

5114 Kirby Dr
Houston, TX 77098

8. Barnaby's Cafe

1801 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004

Every Barnaby’s is kid friendly, but the Museum District location across from the Children’s Museum is perfect for family outings. Tykes can color, tinker with toy robots, or play games on the outdoor patio while they wait for their food.

1801 Binz St
Houston, TX 77004

9. Punk’s Simple Southern Food

5212 Morningside Dr, Houston, TX 77005

Punk’s menu is full of southern favorites including their famed buttermilk fried chicken. Split a whole bird with the family or order sliders, popcorn shrimp, or a cheese and cracker lunch pail for the kids. The small grassy area off the side patio functions as a play area.

5212 Morningside Dr
Houston, TX 77005

10. Little Matt's

6203 Edloe St, Houston, TX 77005

Little Matt’s isn’t just kid-friendly, it’s kid-focused. Entertainment is endless at this quaint eatery which houses an iPad station, a candy counter spilling over with sweet treats, a photo booth, and an arcade. Kids aren’t the only ones having fun; adults are treated to complimentary wine, beer, or margaritas.

6203 Edloe St
Houston, TX 77005

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