Going Out to Eat with Kids: Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Fairfield County


A family with their daughter out to dinner at a restaurant. Maybe not nearly as relaxing as the days before having kids, but going out to eat is still a great family activity. Fairfield County boasts a host of great date night spots, brunch nooks, and family-friendly restaurant locations (even places kids can eat for free). Due to its New York proximity, it offers a broad range of diverse and delicious spots.

Below is just a peek at some of the great family-friendly restaurants in Fairfield County. Enjoy!

1. Terrain {Westport}: Come for the garden store, and the kids can pick up a grilled cheese at this ladies who lunch hotspot.

2. Centro {Fairfield}: This is a fun, family-friendly Italian spot with lots of homemade pasta and sauces.

3. La Plage {Westport}: A beautiful seafood spot overlooking the water. They host a great Sunday night dinner from 4-8 p.m. for local families

4. The Chelsea {Fairfield}: They offer a cute kids menu and is a great place for brunch.

5. The Gray Goose {Southport}: A Southport staple that is quick and easy with great food.

6. Artisan {Southport}: The perfect spot when you feel like taking the kids out for something fancy.

7. Sophie’s Pizza Bar {Fairfield} A laid-back vibe with super yummy pizza.

8. Geronimo {Fairfield}: Come for the guacamole and margaritas, plus no one leaves hungry with these great-sized portions.

9. Rosie {New Canaan}: Delicious breakfast, brunch, and lunch options with swoon-worthy eggs and cupcakes for the kiddos.

10. Emmy Squared {Westport}: A new local spot hailing from Brooklyn with delicious Detroit-style pizza.

11. Little Barn {Westport}: Always a favorite for families with a vast menu.

12. Rizutto’s {Westport}: A large spot in Saugatuck by the water with space for the kids to get out their wiggles.

13. The Olde Bluebird Inn {Easton}: Serving best local breakfasts.

14. Caffe Social {Norwalk): This is a happening brunch spot with short waits. Grab a family movie across the street after your mimosa for a full date day with the kids.

15. The Granola Bar {Westport}: Another casual local staple with great avocado toast.

16. Rowayton Seafood {Rowayton}: A beautiful outdoor location on the water where kids can feed the ducks while you enjoy a lobster roll and a cocktail

17. Locali {New Canaan}: Offering delicious brick oven pizza.

18. Meli Melo {Greenwich}: Super kid-friendly with crepes and a juice bar.

Where are your favorite kid-friendly restaurants? 


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