Louisville, the largest city of Kentucky, is a great travel destination. This city has a lot to offer and everybody visiting this city will have a number of interesting activities to engage in. Visit its natural sites and perfect buildings, experience its art and culture, and then, of course, try some amazing food in Louisville’s best restaurants. And if you are travelling with your kids and really need to rely on the eateries that are kid-friendly, we have got you covered! We have picked the best kid-friendly restaurants in Louisville, Kentucky, for you to travel with happy kids and have a hassle-free family vacation.
1. Havana Rumba
Havana Rumba is a great kid-friendly restaurant. Their cuisine is based on Latin, Caribbean, and Cuban influences. They offer even vegetarian and/or vegan menus. Also, they feature a special menu for kids, filled with delicious, healthy dishes that your little ones will love. Some of these dishes are Cubanito, Cuban-style cheeseburger, different types of sandwiches, grilled chicken and many more. All these dishes come with your choice of soft drink. This restaurant has an outdoor seating area, and even parking is available. Their live music is a great source of entertainment, too!
Address: 12003 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40243, United States
Website: Havana Rumba
Opening hours: Sat: 10pm - 12pm; Sun: 12pm - 8:30pm; Mon - Wed: 5pm - 9:30pm; Thu: 11:30am - 9:30pm; Fri: 11:30am - 10pm
2. W W Cousins Restaurant
W W Cousins is a perfect restaurant for families looking to have dinner out with their kids. A great thing about this restaurant is that on Mondays and Tuesdays they make meals free for kids. Their menu consists of healthy dishes and their desserts are to die for. Also, the ambience is kid-friendly and the tree in the middle of the dining space is something your children will find interesting.
W W Cousins Restaurant
Address: 900 Dupont Rd, Louisville, KY 40207, United States
Website: W W Cousins Restaurant
Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11am - 9:30pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 10pm
3. Mark's Feed Store
Mark’s Feed Store, is another restaurant with many kid-friendly features. This restaurant’s chef is very careful in selecting the best ingredients and their menu includes appetizing dishes. You can order grilled cheese, hamburger, cheeseburger, chicken fingers with mac and cheese, so on and so forth. What is more, you should check out their special offerings, such as the Tuesday free meals for kids, family barbecue night every Thursday after 4 pm, and a free dessert on Monday after 4 pm with purchase of an entree. With so many amazing deals, it is impossible to say no to this restaurant!
Mark's Feed Store
Address: 11422 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40243, United States
Website: Mark’s Feed Store
Opening hours: Sun: 11am - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 11pm; Mon - Thu: 11am - 10pm
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4. Harvest Restaurant
This new American restaurant is Louisville’s award-winning farm-to-table local food joint! And this is because they use only the best ingredients, 80 percent of which are sourced locally. Then, many of their dishes are prepared from scratch in house. We suggest that while dining there, you and your kids try the scrambled egg sandwich or the hot chocolate. It is always worth it to take your kids to places where you are sure they are eating healthy, organic food. Also, many daily specials for families and kids are posted on their Facebook page.
Address: 624 E Market St, Louisville, KY 40202, United States
Website: Harvest Restaurant
Opening hours: Tue - Thu: 5pm - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 10am - 2:30pm, 5pm - 10pm; Sun: 10am - 2:30pm (closed on Mon)
5. Doc Crow's Southern Smokehouse & Raw Bar
Doc Crow’s Southern Smokehouse & Raw Bar is our next suggestion. Their menu is focused on Southern American Cuisine. It is traditional and includes both seafood and different barbecue dishes. Since this restaurant is kid-friendly, they offer a special menu for kids too. Their kids’ menu is simple and includes dishes like grilled cheese, ham and cheese, burgers, chicken fingers and pork sandwiches. All these items come with French fries, for only USD 5 for all guests younger than 12 years old. The ambience is very trendy and casual and this restaurant offers many happy hour specials as well.
Doc Crow's Southern Smokehouse & Raw Bar
Address: 127 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202, United States
Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11am - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 11pm
6. Mussel & Burger Bar
Mussel & Burger Bar is another kid-friendly restaurant with a large menu for adults and kids as well. Their regular menu includes vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. Their kids’ menu is simpler and includes double cheeseburgers, grilled chicken tenders, grilled skirt steak with fresh, seasonal vegetables. What your kids will love more, is their kid-special desserts menu, including homemade ice-cream, banana pudding, lemon berry cake, cheesecake, etc. Also, the atmosphere is cosy and comfortable for your kids. The service is excellent and the staff is quite professional.
Mussel & Burger Bar
Address: 113 S 7th St, Louisville, KY 40202, United States
Website: Mussel & Burger Bar
Opening hours: Sun: 11:30am - 9pm; Mon - Thu: 11:30am - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 11:30am - 11pm
7. Mi Casita on 4th
Mi Casita on 4th is a Mexican restaurant, with many kid-friendly features. As a Mexican restaurant, their dishes are prepared fresh and are seasoned with delicious Mexican flavourings and spices. Their menu is quite expansive, but in this restaurant, parents and kids can try some really delicious tacos, burritos, nachos, many side dishes, seafood, traditional enchiladas and dinner specials served with Mexican rice, black beans or refried beans. Also, they offer all-you-can-eat tacos options every Monday and Tuesday. The ambience and noise level are both kid-friendly.
Mi Casita on 4th
Address: 520 S 4th St Ste 100, Louisville, KY 40202, United States
Website: Mi Casita on 4th
Opening hours: Sun: 11am - 8pm; Mon - Sat: 11am - 10pm
8. The Old Spaghetti Factory
Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account
The Old Spaghetti Factory serves delicious Italian food. Their menu for kids is larger than that of the restaurants mentioned above. Your kids can choose between Wally’s favourites, specialities, and classics. These dishes come with milk, apple juice, or a soft drink, and spumoni or vanilla ice cream. Despite their amazing Italian menu, having dinner in this restaurant is a unique experience. The Old Spaghetti Factory actually has an old, classic decor. The lighting is quite antique and what is more, a very old trolley car is available for guests to dine in. This is something that your kids would find really interesting and fun. Also, the atmosphere is great for a family night out.
The Old Spaghetti Factory
Address: 235 W Market St, Louisville, KY 40202, United States
Website: The Old Spaghetti Factory
Opening hours: Sun: 12pm - 9:30pm; Sat: 11:30am - 11pm; Fri: 11:30am - 2pm, 5pm - 10:30pm; Mon - Thu: 11:30am - 2pm, 5pm - 10pm
9. Wild Eggs
Wild Eggs is a perfect choice for a healthy breakfast, brunch or lunch for families with kids. Their kids’ menu is very creative and the names of the dishes are something that your kids will find interesting. For example, “Yummy in my Tummy” (includes egg, bacon, fruits and toast), “I Louvre French Toast” (prepared Texas toast dipped in egg batter and served with whipped cream and powdered sugar), or “Andrew’s Cuttin’ the Cheese” (Texas toast, American cheese served with your choice of fries, chips or skillet potatoes). Also, your kids can choose from many side dishes and drinks such as milk, chocolate milk, apple juice and soft drinks. Soft drinks come with free refills. With so many delicious dishes and very favourable prices, Wild Eggs is a kid-friendly restaurant that you should visit.
Address: 121 S Floyd St, Louisville, KY 40202, United States
Website: Wild Eggs
Opening hours: Sat - Sun: 7am - 3pm; Mon - Fri: 6:30am - 2:30pm
10. J Graham's Cafe
Located in the Brown Hotel, J Graham’s Cafe offers amazing, classic breakfast and lunch dishes. Their kids’ menu is available only for children under the age of 10 and it includes a wide range of dishes. Kids can choose from large Sunday breakfast brunch, or mini hot brown that is served bubbling hot. For lunch, kids can have grilled cheeseburger, chicken tenders and cheeseburger. Also, this restaurant offers very delicious desserts such as ice cream or fresh fruit cup. For parents, they offer both a la carte and buffet options. The ambience in this restaurant is warm and casual, so this is a good kid-friendly place. Both street and garage parking are available.
J Graham's Cafe
Address: 335 W Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202, United States
Website: J Graham’s Cafe
Opening hours: 7am - 3pm (daily)
Take your kids out for good food
These kid-friendly restaurants in Louisville, Kentucky, are such great options for a family night out. All of these restaurants offer so many amazing and healthy dishes for your kids as well as great entertainment for them. Adding together even their specials, it would be impossible to say no to their irresistible offers!
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