The truth is that most San Diego restaurants cater to families these days which can make narrowing down where to dine a bit difficult. Sure, we have common chains like Ruby's, TGI Fridays, Islands and others, but we've chosen some more unique options that are specific to Southern California.
If you ask a San Diegan about kid-friendly dining, it's likely that they'll mention Corvette Diner first. The throw-back diner brims with a festive vibe, hearty comfort food and even has a huge game area with retro classics like skee ball. Kids love it and most adults do, too, but it's theatrical and loud at times.
A few restaurants in town, such as CUCINA enoteca in Del Mar, allow kids the opportunity to assemble their own pizza at the table. Parents will certainly not be disappointed in the fantastic main menu, full of gourmet delights and an awesome wine selection as it's popular with locals for good reason.
However, Waypoint Public is a big win-win situation for kids and parents because in the middle of craft beer heaven is a kids' play area allowing for an afternoon of relaxation (of course, we urge you to drink responsibly).
There's no better way to unwind after a long day of sightseeing than at one of these family-friendly restaurants.