The 8 Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants In Miami, Florida - Updated 2021

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Miami is one of the most popular vacation spots, so it will definitely make a great holiday destination. Some major attractions include Jungle Island, which is on Watson Island and allows visitors to get close to and even hold a variety of exotic animals, including lemurs, two-toed sloths, and parrots. Also on Watson Island, Miami Children’s Museum helps its young visitors play, learn, and create! You can stroll down winding paths bordered by lush palm trees, colourful orchids, and pomegranate trees at the 2.6 acres (1 hectare) Miami Beach Botanical Garden. Miami is definitely a blast, so check out the best kid-friendly restaurants in Miami, Florida that you can bring your children to.

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1. Ms Cheezious

Ms. Cheezious Restaurant Sign MIMO District
Source: Photo by Flickr user Phillip Pessar used under CC BY 2.0

Ms Cheezious is a sandwich shop that is good for kids, and will make you feel like a kid yourself! The barbeque pulled pork is a popular go-to, served on crispy Texas toast with a really good sauce. It is simply perfect! The patty melt with bacon and croqueta monsieur with Swiss cheese is also delicious. You will drool just thinking about this place, so track down the food truck and you are sure to become a fan. This is definitely a great place for some great grilled cheese sandwiches and you could also try the delicious house turkey.

Ms Cheezious

Address: 7418 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33138, USA

Website: Ms Cheezious

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)

2. h Aero Squadron

Who else is excited for brunch tomorrow?

Posted by 94th Aero Squadron Restaurant Miami on Saturday, 23 March 2019

This place has a patio so your kids will be able to play outside. A kid’s menu Jr Pilot is available, with complimentary Nestle Frozen Novelty from the management to all kids! You can come to this restaurant for events as the food here is amazing, or go during the week to have their buffet or Sunday brunch as well! You simply have to try the Argentinean Skirt steak with chimichurri sauce that is highly recommended. You will see your kids exclaiming with excitement every time a plane takes off or lands because you can sit by the window and put on headsets to listen to the air traffic control tower chatter and watch the planes. You don’t even have to be a kid to be excited about this restaurant.

94th Aero Squadron

Address: 1395 NW 57th Ave, Miami, FL 33126, USA

Website: 94th Aero Squadron

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 11pm; Fri: 11am - 12am; Sat: 11am - 3pm, 5pm - 12am; Sun 10am - 3pm, 5pm - 11pm

3. Killer Melts

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

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Posted by Killer Melts on Saturday, September 12, 2020

This place serves kids burgers with fries. It is of a good size, and you can add toppings according to your child’s liking! It is a really nice and big place with plenty of seating and flat-screen TVs around. You and your kid will love the vibe here as it is extremely clean and has nice modern decorations. Just come in, get a number, and they will bring your order to the table once it is ready! It is slightly on the higher end but it is definitely worth the visit! Their blue cheese fries and brussels sprouts are simply amazing as well.

Killer Melts

Address: 12310 SW 127th Ave, Miami, FL 33186, USA

Website: Killer Melts

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11am - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 11pm

4. Bubba Gump Shrimp Co

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co
Source: Photo by Flickr user Phillip Pessar used under CC BY 2.0

This place offers a kids menu! Their Shrimper’s Net Catch with Bubba’s Garlic Sauce is very flavourful and simply fantastic. After all, Bubba Gump is a national chain with locations all throughout the US, and seafood lovers will especially love the options available here. This place is great and uniquely decorated. If you remember Forrest Gump, you should definitely come and experience the Bubba Gump shrimp. The garlic shrimp appetiser is also amazing, being buttered and perfectly spicy, you can also dip the accompanying garlic bread in the oily sauce for even more taste.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co

Address: 401 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132, USA

Website: Bubba Gump Shrimp Co

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 12am; Sun 11am - 11pm

5. Acqua Trattoria

Editor’s note: establishment is permanently closed

Come here with your kids as there is a kid’s menu! The ravioli with chevre and beet sauce is delicious. It is a high-end place for people who appreciate fine dining. The food here is excellent, from the drinks to the appetisers to the main courses, and the portions are large too! You could sit outside for an added pleasant experience and you will be sure to come back the next time you are in Miami.

Acqua Trattoria

Address: 3565 NE 207th St A11, Aventura, FL 33180

Website: Acqua Trattoria

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 12pm - 3.30pm, 5pm - 11pm; Fri: 12pm - 2pm; Sat: 7.30pm - 12am; Sun 1pm - 11pm

6. North Italia

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account


Try the kid’s pizza for your entree, or check out other things on the kid’s menu like the cheeseburger! Do try to get a reservation here if you can. The food and service here is amazing, so bring your entire family and have a fabulous meal! You will be blown away by how delicious the food is, and do try the short rib radiatori. This is an amazing place to get pasta, so you will love this dish. The pasta is light and fluffy and balances the short rib, parmesan cream and arugula well.

North Italia

Address: 900 S Miami Ave #111, Miami, FL 33130, USA

Website: North Italia

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 10pm; Fri: 11am - 12am; Sat: 10am - 12am; Sun: 10am - 10pm

7. Versailles Restaurant

Versailles Restaurant
Source: Photo by Flickr user Phillip Pessar used under CC BY 2.0

Versailles Restaurant is also good for kids, and their imperial rice is incredible. Mostly families come here! Do note that there is walk-in only for bigger parties. This restaurant even serves breakfast, or you could visit the bakery if you’re looking for something faster. You have to try this icon of Cuban food, especially the Cuban pork chunks! It is incredibly tender and delicious. You can buy Cuban pastries, and the guava and cheese are recommended along with it. The cheese will mute the sweetness of the guava jam, making it taste heavenly.

Versailles Restaurant

Address: 3555 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135, USA

Website: Versailles Restaurant

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 8am - 1am; Fri - Sat: 8am - 2.30am; Sun: 9am - 1am

8. The Sugar Factory

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account


The burgers are fantastic, the wings are good, and for the price, the experience is totally worth it. So come with your kids to The Sugar Factory! Overall the service is really good, and for the appetisers, the macaroni and cheese pops have an amazing sauce, the rainbow sliders are delicious, and the watermelon goblet is great! The desserts like the red velvet cake, fried ice cream with fried Oreos and the signature chocolate fondue for two have massive portions and are definitely worth it. The buns for the sliders are soft and delicious as they are made fresh from Sugar Factory’s bakery that is right down the street.

The Sugar Factory

Address: 1144 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139, USA

Website: The Sugar Factory

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 8am - 12am; Fri - Sat: 8am - 2am

Spend quality time with your family

Ms. Cheezious Food Truck
Source: Photo by user Phillip Pessar used under CC BY 2.0

Miami may not be known as a kid-friendly town, but you can find a place on this list that offers meals that the whole family can enjoy. So look no further for the best restaurants that are kid-friendly in Miami. It can be an excellent place for families too.

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