When you go out to lunch or dinner with your family, chances are the kids will find it hard to stay entertained, get restless, and want to leave soon after they’ve already eaten.
Luckily, there are restaurants where you can take the whole family out to eat without worrying about entertaining your kids. Whether with playgrounds or a kids’ menu, here’s a list of some well-known places in Dallas where children will be delighted at every turn!

Where: 3321 S Custer Rd, McKinney, TX 75070, USA 
Hours: Daily 11 AM- 8 PM

Kids will enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner with high-quality food!

Little ones will love the burgers, salads, fries, nuggets, milkshakes, vegetarian and gluten-free options, and more! There’s a large outdoor playground for the kids to have fun!

Where: 7530 E Grand Ave, Dallas, TX, USA
Hours: Monday-Sunday 11 AM –Midnight. (Kitchen closes at 10 PM)

The Lot is a great place to visit with the family!

You will enjoy delicious food in a family-friendly establishment. There’s an amazing outdoor area for the kids to play, an arcade that the entire family can enjoy, and more!

Where: 2601 Presidio Vista Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76177, USA
Hours: Monday 10 AM – 1 AM | Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10 AM- 12 AM | Friday 10 AM – 2 AM | Saturday 9 AM- 2 AM | Sunday 10 AM- 12 AM

How about planning a different dinner and heading to Main Event for some entertainment?

Besides the many family-friendly activities you can enjoy, there’s also handcrafted food that every family member will love! From eye-popping desserts to family favorites like the Ultimate Pizza or the signature Main Event Burger, you will love the different options Main Event offers!

Where: 2008 West Pleasant Ridge Road, Arlington, TX, USA
Hours: Monday 11 AM – 10 PM | Tuesday 11 AM – 10 PM | Wednesday 11 AM– 10 PM | Thursday 11 AM – 10 PM | Friday 11 AM – 1 AM | Saturday 10 AM – 1 AM | Sunday 11 AM – 10 PM

Alley Cats Entertainment is another great option for entertainment and delicious food! 

Dinner can be so much fun after some bowling, laser tag, or rock climbing! The place offers delicious options that kids will absolutely love.

Where: 9540 Garland Rd suite 394, Dallas, TX 75218, USA

Monster Yogurt is a fun and entertaining dessert experience that kids will love!

With over 80 rotating premium self-serve frozen yogurt, this place has a flavor to visit every day of the week and try new ones! Kids can play in the Monster Cave and enjoy time with friends while parents relax with free WiFi.

Where: 3065 N Josey Ln, Carrollton, Texas 75007, USA

Nico’s Cocina Mexican Grill & Bar is the to-go place when you’re craving Tex-Mex food.

Named after owner Joaquin Espinoza’s father, Nicholas, this restaurant welcomes the whole family. There’s a playground with two playsets for kids of different ages: one for toddlers and one for big kids. Kids will climb and slide in the amazing NASA-inspired bouncy plane!

Where: 2811 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, TX, USA

The Dream Cafe is the perfect place to visit with children, it offers a menu of vegetarian and organic options as well as classic burgers and hormone-free meat.

The little ones can play in the amazing playgrounds, which include a jungle gym and playhouse!

Where: 2104 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 75206, USA

At Company Cafe, kids can enjoy chicken tenders, granola and pancakes, grilled cheese, sweet potato fries, and many other options that they love.

There are colorable menus and a big outdoor patio to run around.