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Kid Friendly Restaurants in New York City

These New York City restaurants will please parents and kids alike.

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Peanut Butter & Co

Peanut Butter & Co

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Families visiting New York City have so many options for eating, it can be overwhelming. There's no reason to dine at a chain restaurant you can find at home when you're in New York City with so many great places that can easily accommodate children. Dim Sum and Pizza are great choices for families, but you can also try out any of these restaurants for a meal that will please parents and kids alike. Prices are approximate per person and do not include beverages, taxes or gratuity.

Alice's Tea Shop
102 West 73rd St
212-799-3006
Neighborhood: Upper West Side (Map)
Subway: 1, 2, 3, B or C at 72nd Street
Price: $15-25
This Alice in Wonderland themed tea shop is a fun choice for lunch or afternoon tea with your kids -- and the scones and sandwiches are quite good too. The menu includes homemade babyfood, and the afternoon teas offer generous portions of food can be shared for a small additional charge.

La Bonne Soupe
48 West 55th Street
212-586-7650
Neighborhood: Midtown West (Map)
Subways: F, N, R, or W to 57th Street
Price: $10 to $20
This family-friendly French bistro serves a reasonably priced, straightforward bistro menu that adults and children will enjoy. Its close proximity to FAO Schwarz and Rockefeller Center make it a great choice for visitors in the area. The "Junior Menu" features an entree and dessert for $12.50. The "menus" offer great value and include an entree, dessert and wine for less than $20.

Peanut Butter & Co
240 Sullivan Street
212-677-3995
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village (Map)
Subways: A, C, E, F or V at West 4th
Price: under $10
Even picky kids will love this restaurant dedicated to peanut butter sandwiches. With over 20 menu items featuring peanut butter, from the classic preschool snack of Ants on a Log $4.50) to an Elvis (grilled peanut butter, banana, honey and bacon, $7.50), this family-friendly restaurant is sure to please. Only in New York City can you find a restaurant dedicated to peanut butter, and you can even purchase their unique peanut butter blends, including "The Heat is On" which features a spicy kick.

Prime Burger
5 East 51st Street (5th & Madison Avenue)
212-759-4729
Neighborhood: Midtown East (Map)
Subways: E at 53rd Street/5th Avenue or 6 at 51st Street/Lexington
Price: under $10
Closed Sundays, open from 6 a.m. - 7 p.m. (closes at 5 p.m. on Saturdays)
Conveniently located near St. Patrick's Cathedral and Rockefeller Center, this is a good choice for families, offering good burgers at reasonable prices (especially for the area). Milk shakes, onion rings, and homemade pies are also popular and tasty, and it's also a good choice for breakfast in the neighborhood.

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