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12 Kid-Friendly Restaurants Katy Families Love


March 17, 2022

By Natalie Cook Clark

As the Katy community grows, so does its selection of restaurants - with any cuisine for every budget. Katy has it all, especially some of the best restaurants for families with children. Play those Spring Break days away with food and fun!

Texas Borders Bar and Grill 1093

1. Texas Borders Bar and Grill

2644 FM 1093

Enjoy a special every day of the week and let the kids play on one of the best restaurant playground in the Greater Katy area!


23235 Kingsplace Drive

Mia’s Table offers a wide range of meals sure to please everyone in the family. They also offer free ice cream. Mia’s Table is part of the Johnny Carrabba Family of Restaurants.


2150 S. Mason Road

Home to unarguably one of the best restaurant playgrounds in the area, Hat Creek Burger is a Katy family favorite. They offer a great menu selection for lunch and dinner. Katy parents can relax and enjoy some adult time while the kids play.


300 Westgreen Boulevard

Waiting on a busy night at Jimmy Changas makes for a fun time. Sit outside and let the kids enjoy a covered outdoor playground and free soft serve ice cream. And don’t forget the bottomless chips with salsa and their famous green sauce.


703 West Grand Parkway South

Lupe Tortilla serves up great for food in a casual environment. Relax outside while the kids amuse themselves in the mini playground attached to the restaurant. When the kids have worked up an appetite, order off the "Little Amigos" menu for their favorite Tex-Mex dishes!


637 South Mason Road

Kids always enjoy looking at the aquariums with large, colorful, exotic fish that greet them at the entrance to the China Cottage. Enjoy family style portions with quick and friendly service.


20840 Katy Freeway

Enjoy all-you-can-eat peanuts and don’t forget to throw them on the floor. Kids eat free on Mondays.


21724 Highland Knolls Drive

Another popular Mexican restaurant in Katy is El Jarrito. Kids can explore the playground while waiting for their food, or they can burn off some energy after the meal.


1711 South Mason Road

Families will find fun games like giant Jenga and corn hole at Red River BBQ. Kids can also enjoy the slide and sandbox with toy trucks they can dig in the sand. Remember to ask your server for a free popsicle!


2643 Commercial Center Boulevard

Enjoy coal oven baked pizza while overlooking the lake at LaCenterra. You'll probably be visited by the many resident ducks while dining on the restaurants patio. Ask the server for a ball of pizza dough to occupy the kids while they wait.


23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.

Every day is the "Day of the Dead" at the unique decorated Ambrizia in LaCenterra. Families can play life-size chess in the courtyard out front. Don't forget to order the street corn!


12. CiCis

21931 Katy Freeway

3154 North Fry Road

Katy families can make unlimited trips to CiCi's buffet with assorted salads, pasta, and of course pizza. Remember to save room for their dessert pizza. Cici’s also has a fun arcade where kids can play and win prizes while parents sit back and relax. If you are feeling ambitious accept the challenge of a pizza-eating contest or even better, be there when one is in progress and cheer them on!


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