Child Friendly Restaurants

108Alma de Cuba

Address: 1623 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA19103   Make a Reservation
Alma de Cuba
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Alma de Cuba is a Latin vacation, right in the heart of Philadelphia. Located at 1623 Walnut Street, it’s a perfect destination to pop into on the way home from work or for an elegant dinner. The lounge evokes sultry Miami nightlife with a mix of traditional Cuban and contemporary elements, with traditional drinks such as Caipirinhas and Classic Mojitos, which are always specially priced for happy hour. Upstairs, the balcony-style seating and classic décor promise a mellow and sophisticated ambiance. Chef Rodriguez adds novel twists to old world Cuban standards in his "Nuevo Latino" creations, such as Pan Roasted ... Learn More »


Address: 3636 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA19104   Make a Reservation
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Restaurateur Stephen Starr’s vision of the future burns bright in the University City section of Philadelphia where Pod dishes out Asian fusion cuisine in an atmosphere that is a playful cross between Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey and The Jetsons. Fresh sushi, dim sum, and full entrees are served in Pod’s sleek, high-tech dining space. The restaurant’s glossy, pure white interior, accentuated by concentric circles of blue, orange, and purple lighting and flooded with the pulse of ambient music, boldly transports patrons to a culinary destination that is truly ahead of its time. Learn More »


Address: 111 S. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA19103   Make a Reservation
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The building that houses Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse was originally Philadelphia's historic Provident Bank building. Today, the building keeps its remarkable architecture, boasting dramatic arched windows that draw in natural lighting, sweeping ceilings and gleaming, polished wood. This Rittenhouse Square locale gives Davio's the ideal setting to serve up a menu that blends prime cuts of Brandt beef with classic pasta and seafood dishes of Northern Italy. All of this is complemented by an award winning wine list and superior service, making Davio’s one of Philadelphia’s premier places to enjoy steak and so much more. Learn More »

108Caribou Café

Address: 1126 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA19107   Make a Reservation
Caribou Café
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Only a few strides removed from the Forrest Theater in the gentrified neighborhood of Wash West, the Caribou Café corrals a hip mix of city crawlers, theater goers, local and national personalities, and plain old Philly folk. The festive décor in this vibrant slice of France frames the intoxicating upbeat insouciance that replicates the spirit and verve of the real-deal French café. The moderately priced menu focuses on regional everyday French standbys while simultaneously providing a gastronomic tour of France. Diverse delights from Alsace to Provence tempt the palate – all interpreted delectably by Maitre Cuisinier de France, Olivier Desaintmartin. Learn More »

107Cuba Libre - Philadelphia

Address: 10 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA19106   Make a Reservation
Cuba Libre - Philadelphia
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With its kitschy theme park decor and its hip Latin beats, Old City’s Cuba Libre is all about the ambiance. The elaborately designed space – with its tall palms and wrought-iron balconies – was built to resemble an outdoor café in Cuba circa 1940. The restaurant’s menu combines “Nuevo Cubano” dishes alongside traditional Cuban cuisine. From the tasty mango butter spread accompanying the bread to the juicy Guava BBQ Rib entrée, this Latin feast will be an experience all its own. The endless variety of Cuban rums and a tasty selection of mojitos, Cuba Libre’s specialty drinks, won’t disappoint either! Learn More »

106Distrito Modern Mexican

Address: 3945 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA19104   Make a Reservation
Distrito Modern Mexican
Get your spice on at Distrito Modern Mexican—a colorful, hip Mexican restaurant and cantina. Keeping it traditional with their house specialties of Ceviches, Sopas, Tacos, Los Moles, and more—but keep it kitschy and fun with their retro-inspired décor, fit with colorful pink neon lights and a mesh of upscale and decidedly tacky design. Chef Jose Garces, a master of Latin cuisine, aims to create culinary creations that fuse traditional dishes with a modern interpretation. With options for lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch, plus cocktails and finger food, Distrito Modern Mexican is a one-of-a-kind place to dine. Learn More »

106Pietro's Prime

Address: 125 W. Market Street, West Chester, PA19382   Make a Reservation
Pietro's Prime
Family owned and operated, Pietro’s Prime prides itself on knowing their guests and on welcoming new ones. The impression of family is prevalent through every inch of this upscale steakhouse. Owners Marissa and Sean Powell and their family are notable residents of West Chester and have been for over 80 years. The family’s commitment to the community reveals itself through their dedication to quality. The fact that Pietro’s uses only hand-carved Pureland Premium Black Angus, richly marbled and aged on premises, makes Pietro’s Prime one of the few true steakhouses in West Chester. Not only does Pietro’s Prime offer remarkable ... Learn More »

106Tokyo Hibachi Steakhouse and Sushi Bar

Address: 1613 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA19103   Make a Reservation
Tokyo Hibachi Steakhouse and Sushi Bar
Hibachi Steakhouse and Sushi Bar is a fun place to go to enjoy the causality of sushi and with the service of a steak house. With an open grill set as the centerpiece for a diversity of dining options, guests have the choice of an intimate setting on the second level, or a bustling social jamboree downstairs, dining directly at the Chef’s grill. The whole family can be satisfied with the generous variety of selections, a feature Hibachi prides itself on. Alongside gourmet sushi, crisp tempura, noodles and fried rice, scallops, filet mignons, and lobsters give the carte du jour ... Learn More »

106Empire Buffet

Address: 330 W. Oregon Avenue, Philadelphia, PA19148   Make a Reservation
Empire Buffet
Located inside the Wiltman Plaza, Empire Buffet is a Chinese, Japanese, and American all-you-can-eat palace with a large range of foods to choose from. With a large dining area, you might be surprised by the even bigger buffet tables that feature hot, steaming selections of everything from seafood and steak to cheeseburgers and sushi. Dedicated to keeping each menu item consistently fresh and appetizing, Empire Buffet is a well-priced option for all the cuisine that you're craving. Learn More »

106Campo's Deli

Address: 214 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA19106   Make a Reservation
Campo's Deli
Located only three blocks away from the infamous Liberty Bell and the Independence Visitor Center, Campo’s Deli serves authentic Philadelphia food—more notably their notorious Philly Cheese steaks and Philly Hoagies. Campo’s has been serving Philly with their award-winning, signature sandwiches since 1947. Dedicated to quality service and selection, this deli was first opened as a neighborhood grocer, but their sandwiches made Campo’s the most memorable deli in the city. Rated as one of the top places in Philadelphia by City’s Best, Zagat, and the Food Network, Campo’s is a sandwich that you won’t forget. Learn More »


Address: 734 South 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA19147   Make a Reservation
Awarded Philadelphia Magazine’s “Best of Philly” in 2008, owners Louis Sarcrone Jr. and Anothony Bucci have had a huge success since their opening in 1997. The deli is located just 50 feet from the bakery where all of the award winning bread is made. Campo’s Deli has a variety of daily specials and soups you can choose from. They are well known for their “Hoagies” filled with top Italian meats in their signature fresh baked bread. They are located on South 9th Street with comfortable indoor seating. If you’re looking for a great casual home style sandwich, come to Sarcone’s. Learn More »


Address: 2500 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA19145   Make a Reservation
Cozy and contemporary, Scannicchio’s can be an ideal choice for authentic Italian comfort food. Located in South Philadelphia, Scannicchio’s has been feeding the hungry public since 2003. With friendly service and an attention to detail in mind, this BYOB eatery consistently graces the top of local reader’s polls. Serving up warm, fresh dishes such as Sausage and Figs, Stuffed Calamari, and Chicken Parmesan, Scannicchio’s boasts that their fan base is always expanding in allegiance. They offer options for catering any private event, and are open for dinner seven days of the week. Come and taste what all the hype is ... Learn More »

106Famous 4th Street Deli

Address: 700 S. 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA19147   Make a Reservation
Famous 4th Street Deli
Located just south of the hustle of South Street in Queen's Village, the Famous 4th Street Deli is a quaint Jewish-American restaurant featuring hospitable service and enormous sandwiches. Named after the streets in New York City, some of the sandwiches stand over six inches tall and come with a choice of sides like potato pancakes and fresh fruit. Traditional Jewish American delicacies, including monsterous bowls of matzah ball soup, can be ordered as appetizers. The attached bakery freshly bakes a motley of pastries available for desert or take out daily. Learn More »

106Geno's Steaks

Address: 1219 South Ninth Street, Philadelphia, PA19147   Make a Reservation
Geno's Steaks
Rivaling neighboring Pat’s, Genos is Philly’s other notorious 24-hour cheesesteak stop. As has been the case since Joe Vento opened in 1966, sandwiches come heaping with thinly sliced steak and a choice of American, Provolone, or cheese wiz melted across the top. The menu is simple, the ordering straightforward, and the meal a decadent version of the best sandwich Philadelphia has to offer. If the glowing storefront doesn’t lure you in, the unmistakable scent of grilled steak certainly will. Learn More »

105Tre Scalini

Address: 1915 E. Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA19148   Make a Reservation
Tre Scalini
Taking the heart of Italy into their food, Tre Scalini features numerous fish and other antipasta dinners to entice their patrons. Easily located by the green overhangs that contrast the red brick wall, Tre Scalini brings Italy home to Philadelphia. Chef Franca DiRenzo creates everything from scratch in the back of her kitchen where she is constantly busy. Patrons can enjoy a relaxed atmosphere with a wide variety of menu items, from pasta dishes to more American ideals with Italian flavors added. The staff are very personable and try to treat you as if you were a guest in their ... Learn More »


Address: 1713 South Street, Philadelphia, PA19146   Make a Reservation
Pumpkin, coined from the pet name of husband and wife co-owners Ian Moroney and Hillary Bor, offers an adventurous menu that changes daily – dishes can include snails, cardoon, and homemade banana gelato. The intimate 28-seat restaurant in the city’s Graduate Hospital area also serves up the sort of comfortable charm that comes of candle lighting, small tables, and attentive service from employees that include members of Moroney’s family. This neighborhood restaurant is well suited for a second date, a second anniversary or a couple of hours catching up with old friends. With an ever changing menu that boasts farm-to-table ... Learn More »

105City Tavern

Address: 138 S. 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA19106   Make a Reservation
City Tavern
City Tavern may offer one of the most unique dining experiences possible: one that replicates the customs and foods of 18th-century Colonial America. Located on an historic site, paying homage to the original City Tavern built in 1773, and serving a menu of 18th-century fare, this is one restaurant that will truly transport you in time. Learn More »

106Swiss Haus Bakery

Address: 35 S. 19th Street, Philadelphia, PA19103   Make a Reservation
Swiss Haus Bakery
For a sweet taste of Philadelphia, Swiss Haus Bakery bakes decadent and quality cakes, pastries, and cookies using premium ingredients and traditional European recipes. This Certified Kosher bakery is ideal for grabbing a cupcake on the go, or a cake for a birthday—they even offer options for catering and wedding cakes. It also offers a little bit of Philly history, since this bakery was opened in 1923 and changed owners in 2007. With sweet treats like margiolane, tiramisu, cannolis, cream puffs or strawberry shortcakes, Swiss Haus is sure to ease your sugar cravings in no time. Learn More »


Address: 1201 Filbert Street, Philadelphia, PA19107   Make a Reservation
If you’ve ever been to South Philly's predominately Italian neighborhood, you may know the charming feeling that emanates from a place immersed in such culture and authenticity. Maggiano’s Little Italy, located in Center City, recreates the enchantment of an Italian neighborhood to a tee, with a menu chock-full of hearty Italian dishes that are served in bountiful portions, an extensive wine and drink list, and friendly service from a staff straight from the motherland. Combine all of this with Old Blue Eyes and other rat-pack era musicians supplying the soundtrack, and you are guaranteed to leave floating on a cloud ... Learn More »

104Brandywine Prime

Address: 1617 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, PA19317   Make a Reservation
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Brandywine Prime infuses tradition and history with a refreshing dose of modernity. The 200-year old Chadds Ford Inn, which houses Brandywine Prime, has been stripped of its outdated and worn down stuffiness and given a chic new personality with sleekly minimalist accents. The menu is anything but antiquated, featuring such dishes as Pan Seared Diver Scallops with Creamy Chorizo Orzo and Coconut Rum Shrimp Tempura to enliven the senses. For palate purists, a hearty selection of prime cuts of beef offer succulently tender indulgences. Learn More »