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Top San Antonio Restaurants for Children

Best Children's Restaurants in San Antonio


No matter what your budget or taste is, there is a restaurant that both you and your children will love. Here is a list of the best of the best places to take your children to eat in San Antonio:

CiCi's Pizza Buffet

You may be thinking, "not another pizza buffet!" But this one has a twist – more food choices and less games. In fact, the game selection is limited to a small arcade with only a handful of games. That means more hard-earned cash stays in your pocket while you still enjoy a large selection of fresh-made pizza, soup, salad, pasta and desserts. This is a great, affordable alternative to Chuck E. Cheese or Incredible Pizza Company that kids will still love.

Location: 7084 Bandera Rd, (210) 520-0299

Incredible Pizza Company

A large pizza buffet with a few adult choices, like salad, awaits you inside, though with all the entertainment options you may have to beg your kids to sit still long enough to eat. Enjoy miniature golf, bowling, mini car racing and lots of games in between bites of dessert pizza, pasta and other kid-friendly food.

Location: 11743 West Avenue, (210) 342-212

Rainforest Cafe

Located right on the River Walk, the Rainforest Café has great food choices for adults as well as children, and a wildlife theme that will keep the kids entertained. Prices are a little on the high side, but still manageable as long as you don't end up blowing your budget on souvenirs in the 'Retail Village' gift shop (that is located right before the exit, of course).

Location:110 E Crockett St, (210) 277-6300

The Magic Time Machine

The scoop: A true San Antonio establishment, The Magic Time Machine has been around since 1973. A restaurant as focused on entertainment as food, it offers traditional American fare as well as a kid's menu to please young and old alike. All staff members dress as characters from the Scooby Doo gang to Captain Jack Sparrow. Call ahead and reserve a theme room for a kiddie or adult party to make your special day extra memorable.

Location: 902 NE Loop 410, (210) 828-1470

Chris Madrid's

Repeatedly voted as “Best Burger” in polls of S.A. residents, Chris Madrid's is a budget-friendly restaurant that serves up plenty of food in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. Their tostada burger with refried beans and crushed tortilla chips is practically legendary, and is so big you can barely eat it at one sitting. Of course, child-friendly portions are always available.

Location:1900 Blanco Rd, (210) 735-3552

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