Fort Worth offers plenty of kid-friendly dining options that are sure to please everyone in your family. Whether you’re looking for kid favorites like burgers and pizza or something more adventurous, Fort Worth restaurants have got you and your family covered.
A visit to Ol’ South will start your day off right with their hearty breakfasts that include German pancakes, crepes and waffles. This classic eatery has been serving their breakfast specialties in Fort Worth since 1962 and not much has changed since then.
Another casual breakfast spot is Cafe Brazil with an eclectic menu that includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. Cafe Brazil offers a special from Sunday through Thursday where kids eat free free from 5p.m. - 10p.m. with the purchase of an adult entree.
Chadra Mezza & Grill
Chadra Mezza & Grill offers a Mediterranean influenced daily lunch buffet with enough options to please everyone in your brood. Our family loves their Monday night Pizza and Pasta Buffet.
If you’re in search of a fast-casual bite Mamma’s Pizza, a Fort Worth favorite, offers a daily lunch buffet. They also have a mini-arcade.
Sweet Tomatoes offers options beyond the salad bar which will have plenty of options for Mom and Dad. Kids will enjoy their pizza, soups, pasta and self-serve frozen yogurt.
Kincaid’s is a true Fort Worth original serving up a classic half-pound burger in a cozy country store atmosphere.
M&O Station Grill
If you want a side of Fort Worth history with your burger, visit M&O Station and check out the Leonard Museum next door.
Rodeo Goat offers a modern and adventurous take on the burger with gourmet toppings but they can also keep it simple for the kiddos (lunchtime is the best time to visit). There’s a few games indoors and out on their large patio.
Tommy’s Hamburger Grill
This longtime Fort Worth favorite serves up hamburgers along with kid-friendly favorites like tater tots and corn nuggets. Parents can go the burger route or select healthy fare like grilled chicken sandwiches or fish tacos.
Food Truck Parks
Fort Worth Food Park
At the Fort Worth Food Park, the first Food Park in Fort Worth, you’ll find a few outdoor games to complement the outdoor seating and rotating fleet of food trucks.
Clear Fork Food Park
You can take in a nice view of the Trinity River from the Clear Fork Food Park located just off of the Trinity and near the Fort Worth Zoo. In warm weather their covered pavilion with ceiling fans helps keep diners cool.
One of the most popular spots in town is the Central Market patio with a play area, ample outdoor seating and live music on the weekends. Your family can select meals from their huge selection of pre-prepared foods.
The Woodshed Smokehouse
The Woodshed provides a casual and mostly outdoor dining experience with lots of picnic tables and a few games. They serve a variety of smoked and barbecue dishes.
This casual spot near TCU serves up pizza, salads and sandwiches in a funky atmosphere.
Cane Rosso’s specialty Neapolitan pizzas will please both kids and parents with a variety of topping options. You’ll also find sandwiches and pasta on their menu options and don’t forget to save room for one of their dessert pizzas.
Tacos and Burritos
Fuzzy’s Taco Shop
This local chain started on Berry Street nearly 13 years ago and they’ve been going strong ever since with multiple locations throughout Fort Worth. Fuzzy's has a laid back environment with quick service making it a perfect spot for a speedy refuel with baja-style tacos, burritos, quesadillas or nachos.
Freebirds gives your family a fun and fast dining option with their selection of burritos, tacos, nachos and quesadillas.
Introduce your children to vegan cuisine at the eclectic Spiral Diner. Sshh, you don’t even have to tell them the food is good for them with plenty of kid friendly options like ‘Sketti and meatballs, Grilled Cheese or a Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich.
To satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth, plan a visit to Melt Ice Creams. This craft ice cream shop on Rosedale in the Near Southside scoops up happiness in every house-made waffle cone.
Curly’s Frozen Custard
The covered and misted patio at Curly’s Custard make this a great spot to enjoy one of their frozen custard treats. Their menu also features kid-friendly fare like hot dogs and frito pies.