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Most Popular Family-Friendly Restaurants in the U.S. According to Urbanspoon

Travelers Today       By    Katie McFadden

Updated: Jun 05, 2013 09:04 AM EDT

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To help people choose which restaurants are good for their families, Urbanspoon, a mobile restaurant app came up with a list of the Most Popular Family-Friendly Restaurants.(Photo : Flickr)

With summer just getting started and the kids finishing school soon, many families will be traveling and going to restaurants around the country. To help people choose which restaurants are good for their families, Urbanspoon, a mobile restaurant app came up with a list of the Most Popular Family-Friendly Restaurants.

Urbanspoon's list mentioned 100 of the most popular U.S. restaurants for families. The list contains many different restaurant types and includes a range of fast-casual options and fine dining spots.

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"A great family friendly restaurant isn't all about grilled cheese sandwiches," said Patrick O'Donnell , co-founder of Urbanspoon in a media release. "As a family of foodies, my kids are adventurous eaters. Family friendly restaurants need to offer a nice atmosphere and a diverse menu, which will make everyone happy. Urbanspoon helps make that decision on where to take your whole family simple."

Urbanspoon determined the top restaurants based on those that received the most positive reviews from food critics, bloggers, Urbanspoon users, and diners. The most restaurants are found in Florida with 12 top choices. The most popular food choices are restaurants that serve pizza and those that serve BBQ. Many of the restaurants are those that allow families to share large plates like Italian restaurants, pizza places, BBQ places and Mexican/Latin restaurants.

Here are Urbanspoon's Most Popular Family-Friendly Restaurants.

Alabama
Birmingham
GianMarco's
Steel City Pops

Arkansas
Little Rock
Flying Fish

Northwest Arkansas
Green Submarine
Hammontree's Grilled Cheese

California
Los Angeles
800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria
R + D Kitchen
Wurstkuche

Orange County
Bruxie

San Diego
Piatti la Jolla

San Francisco Bay Area
House of Nanking
Los Altos Grill

Florida
Destin
Hot Dog Shoppe
La Famiglia Italian Restaurant
STEWBY'S Seafood Shanty

Florida Keys
Blue Heaven

Jacksonville
Black Sheep Restaurant
Palm Valley Fish Camp

Miami
I Love Tacos Taqueria & More

Orlando
4 Rivers Smokehouse
Ethos Vegan Kitchen
Yellow Dog Eats

Pensacola
Peg Leg Pete's

St Augustine
The Floridian

Georgia
Atlanta
Community Q BBQ
Fox Brothers Bar-B-Q
Rico's World Kitchen
Six Feet Under

Hawaii
Hawaii
Star Noodle

Illinois
Chicago
Hot Doug's
Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

Indiana
Indianapolis
B's Po Boy
La Chinita Poblana
Punch Burger

Kentucky
Louisville
Guaca Mole
Havana Rumba

Louisiana
Baton Rouge
Parrain's Seafood

New Orleans
Cafe Du Monde
Irene's Cuisine
Jacques-Imo's Cafe
Stanley Restaurant

Massachusetts
Boston
Border Cafe
Flour Bakery + Cafe
The Q Restaurant

Maine
Portland
Duck Fat

Minnesota
Twin Cities
Fogo de Chao
Pizzeria Lola
The Anchor Fish & Chips

Missouri
Kansas City
Oklahoma Joe's Barbecue

Mississippi
Hattiesburg
Cotton Blues
Jessie B's

North Carolina
Asheville
Early Girl Eatery

Research Triangle
The Pit

New Mexico
Albuquerque
Anatolia Doner Kebab Restaurant
Paddy Rawal's 'OM'- Fine Indian Dining

Nevada
Las Vegas
In-N-Out Burger
Lucille's Smokehouse Bar-B-Que

New York
New York
Becco
Katz's Deli
S'Mac
Shake Shack (Hell's Kitchen)

Ohio
Cincinnati
Straits of Malacca
Vitor's Bistro

Cleveland
Momocho Mod Mex

Columbus
Thurman Cafe

Oklahoma
Oklahoma City
Cafe 7 Delicatessen and Pastaria
Eagle One Pizza
Eischen's Bar
Humble Pie Pizzeria

Tulsa
Andolini's Pizzeria
Smokie's BBQ
Villa Ravenna

Oregon
Portland
Salt & Straw

Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Honey's Sit 'n Eat
The Metropolitan, American Diner & Bar

Pittsburgh
Juliano's
Nicky's Thai Kitchen

South Carolina
Charleston
Five Loaves Cafe
The Sloppy Cow

Hilton Head Island
A Lowcountry Backyard Restaurant

Tennessee
Chattanooga
NYPD - New York Pizza Department

Memphis
Aldo's Pizza Pies

Nashville
McNamara's Irish Pub & Restaurant

Texas
Austin
Franklin Barbecue
Home Slice Pizza
Hopdoddy Burger Bar
Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

Dallas/Fort Worth
Oliva Italian Eatery

Houston
Gina's Italian Kitchen and Pizzeria

San Antonio
Chama Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse
Gristmill Restaurant

Virginia
Hampton Roads
The Egg Bistro
Whitner's BBQ

Richmond
Deco Ristorante

Washington
Seattle
Din Tai Fung
Rione XIII
The Wandering Goose
Wild Ginger

Washington DC
Good Stuff Eatery
Pizzeria Paradiso

 

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