October 12, 2018

Kid-friendly Detroit area restaurants for when you need a decent meal

When you’ve got the kids in tow, it can be tricky to find a restaurant that’s both tasty and kid-friendly. Especially in a city whose food fare focuses more on adult palates, finding a restaurant that complements your taste (as well as your little ones) is easier said than done.

Whether you live in the city or are making a day trip, head to these kid-friendly Detroit area restaurants for when you need a decent meal.

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Scotty Simpson’s Fish and Chips
22200 Fenkell Ave, Detroit, MI 48223
You can’t beat the prices at Scotty Simpson’s. All kids meals are $3 and are served with chips and a drink.
Photo courtesy of @stockyarddetroit

Scotty Simpson’s Fish and Chips


22200 Fenkell Ave, Detroit, MI 48223
You can’t beat the prices at Scotty Simpson’s. All kids meals are $3 and are served with chips and a drink.
Photo courtesy of @stockyarddetroit
Pie-Sci
5163 Trumbull Ave, Detroit, MI 48208
This create your own pizza place is perfect for your picky eaters. A small pie is only $8 and includes up to four toppings.
Photo courtesy of @piescipizza

Pie-Sci


5163 Trumbull Ave, Detroit, MI 48208
This create your own pizza place is perfect for your picky eaters. A small pie is only $8 and includes up to four toppings.
Photo courtesy of @piescipizza
Royale with Cheese
4163 Cass Ave, Detroit, MI 48201
Based off of the ‘94 classic, Pulp Fiction, this Midtown burger joint sticks to the script with $5 shakes made from homemade custard. They also have an entire “young’ns” menu for your little ones that consists of a lil burger, mac n cheese, and chicken tenders, all $5 each.
Photo courtesy of @anamj

Royale with Cheese


4163 Cass Ave, Detroit, MI 48201
Based off of the ‘94 classic, Pulp Fiction, this Midtown burger joint sticks to the script with $5 shakes made from homemade custard. They also have an entire “young’ns” menu for your little ones that consists of a lil burger, mac n cheese, and chicken tenders, all $5 each.
Photo courtesy of @anamj
The Hudson Cafe
1241 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
The “little friends” menu has your kids favorite brunch items – French toast, eggs, and mickey mouse pancakes.
Photo courtesy of @shaunawear

The Hudson Cafe


1241 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
The “little friends” menu has your kids favorite brunch items – French toast, eggs, and mickey mouse pancakes.
Photo courtesy of @shaunawear
Urban Soul Restaurant
1535 E Lafayette St, Detroit, MI 48207
Urban Soul Restaurant is a little bit more sophisticated than the average family restaurant, but don’t worry, your kids will love the chicken and waffles and anything off the dessert menu.
Photo courtesy of @urban_soul_restaurant

Urban Soul Restaurant


1535 E Lafayette St, Detroit, MI 48207
Urban Soul Restaurant is a little bit more sophisticated than the average family restaurant, but don’t worry, your kids will love the chicken and waffles and anything off the dessert menu.
Photo courtesy of @urban_soul_restaurant
Wahlburgers
569 Monroe Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
The “smahlburgs” menu consists of all of your little ones favorites – grilled cheese, chicken tenders, and a “smahlburger.”
Photo courtesy of @nicoleantoinette

Wahlburgers


569 Monroe Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
The “smahlburgs” menu consists of all of your little ones favorites – grilled cheese, chicken tenders, and a “smahlburger.”
Photo courtesy of @nicoleantoinette
Armandos
4242 Vernor Hwy, Detroit, MI 48209
The children’s menu may be small, but there is a wide variety of tacos, fajitas, and tostadas that the niños will love.
Photo courtesy of @armandosmexicantown

Armandos


4242 Vernor Hwy, Detroit, MI 48209
The children’s menu may be small, but there is a wide variety of tacos, fajitas, and tostadas that the niños will love.
Photo courtesy of @armandosmexicantown
Imperial
22828 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220
Imperials dinner menu is served family style and is also full of vegetarian and vegan options. The kids would enjoy the wide variety of tacos and sonoran hot dogs.
Photo courtesy of @imperial_ferndale

Imperial


22828 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220
Imperials dinner menu is served family style and is also full of vegetarian and vegan options. The kids would enjoy the wide variety of tacos and sonoran hot dogs.
Photo courtesy of @imperial_ferndale
Livernois Tap
567 Livernois Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220
With pigs in a blanket, steak fries, pretzels, and donut holes, Livernois Tap has enough finger food to keep both you and your kids satisfied.
Photo courtesy of @axlebrewingco</a

Livernois Tap


567 Livernois Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220
With pigs in a blanket, steak fries, pretzels, and donut holes, Livernois Tap has enough finger food to keep both you and your kids satisfied.
Photo courtesy of @axlebrewingco
Los Galanes
3362 Bagley St, Detroit, MI 48216
Your kids will love the basic quesidilla or calimares fries. Plus, kids sundaes are only $1.95.
Photo courtesy of @acleverfeather