Here are some of the best kid-friendly restaurants in western Queens

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Having children shouldn’t limit you to fast food and chain restaurants. Many parents are hesitant to take their kids out to a nice restaurant for fear of menu restrictions and judgmental looks from other diners.

Parents, cast those fears aside! Here are 10 of our favorite kid-friendly restaurants located in western Queens.

1. Bareburger – 33-21 31st Ave., Astoria

Kid tested, mother approved! Bareburger in Astoria is a great place to bring children. With bright colors and plenty of space to move around, your child will be engaged while eating a great meal. Plus, their food is all organic, so your child’s meal will be delicious and not full of unnecessary chemicals.

2. Sanford’s Restaurant – 30-13 Broadway, Astoria

This upgraded diner is perfect for children and their parents alike. Kids will love the banana peanut butter pancakes if you decide to swing by for brunch.

3. The Strand Smokehouse – 25-27 Broadway, Astoria

The Strand Smokehouse isn’t just for adults. Kids will get a kick out of the live music (if your children are night owls) as well as the food!

4. M. Wells at MOMA PS 1 – 22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City

After a day of showing your children modern art at the MoMA, why not swing by M. Wells on your way out? With good food and a cool atmosphere, your children will remember their day at the museum for years to come.

5. Queens Comfort – 40-09 30th Ave., Astoria

If you’re looking for a modern twist on classic comfort food, Queens Comfort is for you. Your kids will love the fun menu items, such as the disco tots (tater tots covered with gravy and cheddar cheese).

6. Sugar Freak – 36-18 30th Ave., Astoria

Get the taste of New Orleans without having to leave Astoria! With a fun atmosphere and delicious food, you and your kids will both leaving happy and wanting to come back for another visit!

7. Nick’s Pizza – 108-26 Ascan Ave., Forest Hills

Kids love pizza, and Nick’s loves kids! Nick’s Pizza is a great place to bring the children for a slice. Their amazing pizza will make Nick’s your go-to pizza joint from here on out!

8. La Flor – 53-02 Roosevelt Ave., Woodside

If you kids love Mexican food, La Flor is the place to go. The bright, open atmosphere and simple menu is perfect for the whole family.

9. Thirsty Koala – 35-12 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria

With gluten-free and vegetarian options available, the Thirsty Koala will satisfy the appetites of children and parents alike. Their locally grown and chemical-free food will make you feel good about what your children are eating while visiting this awesome restaurant.

10. Dee’s – 107-23 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills

From spaghetti and meatballs to cheese tortellini, your children will love what Dee’s has to offer. From Italian-food aficionados to even the pickiest eaters, their kid’s menu has something for everyone.

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