3411 5th St S
Ruthie’s All-Day offers a cozy and welcoming setting for families to enjoy a delightful meal. Known for its all-day breakfast options and Southern comfort food classics, this restaurant is a go-to spot for families looking for a relaxed dining experience.
4000 Campbell Avenue
Located in Shirlington, Carlyle offers a sophisticated yet family-friendly dining. With its diverse menu and modern ambiance, Carlyle is a popular choice for families and professionals alike. The menu has something for the whole family from salads to burgers to pasta.
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1616 N Troy St
Tupelo Honey Southern Kitchen brings a taste of the South to Arlington. Known for its warm hospitality and delectable Southern cuisine, this restaurant provides a welcoming environment for families to enjoy a memorable dining experience.
Lost Dog Cafe is a beloved local favorite known for its laid-back atmosphere, diverse menu, and extensive beer list. Families can savor delicious comfort food while supporting a restaurant that is committed to giving back to the community through its charitable efforts.
4251 Campbell Ave
Busboys and Poets is more than just a restaurant – it’s a cultural hub that celebrates art, literature, and diverse cuisines. It is a restaurant, bar, bookstore and community gathering place. Families can relish in a unique dining experience while immersing themselves in the restaurant’s creative and inclusive atmosphere. Bonus! They have kid-friendly vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free options.
5731 Langston Blvd
Sloppy Mama’s BBQ is a haven for barbecue enthusiasts and families alike. With its mouth watering smoked meats and inviting ambiance, this restaurant provides a casual and flavorful dining experience for all ages.
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With locations in Ballston and Shirlington, Big Buns Damn Good Burgers is a go-to destination for families craving delicious burgers and casual dining. Known for its creative burger creations and laid-back vibe, this restaurant offers a fun and satisfying experience for families in Arlington.
4238 Wilson Blvd
The famous Ted’s Bulletin is a retro-inspired diner that delights families with its classic American fare and its iconic homemade pop tarts. Families can enjoy a nostalgic dining experience while savoring the restaurant’s comforting and flavorful dishes.
2350 Clarendon Blvd
If your family loves pizza (and/or you love beer), Fire Works Pizza’s artisanal pizzas and craft beers in this vibrant and family-friendly setting is for you! With its diverse menu of over 20 pizza options + make your own options, salads, pasta, and various mains and desserts, this lively restaurant will be sure to offer a memorable dining experience for you and your family.
4400 Wilson Blvd
Silver Diner provides families with a modern twist on classic diner fare, offering an assorted menu sourced from local farms with healthier options alongside traditional favorites. With its retro-inspired decor and family-friendly atmosphere, this restaurant is a great choice for families seeking a balanced dining experience.
4028 Campbell Ave
Situated in Shirlington, Guapo’s is a family-friendly Mexican restaurant that offers a festive atmosphere and authentic cuisine. Don’t miss-out on the sizzling fajitas! Kids will love the lively atmosphere and delicious food.
1025 N Fillmore St
This neighborhood gem in Clarendon offers seasonal Southern-inspired fare from salads, to vegetarian and pescatarian offerings, to hand made pasta, and meat-centered mains. Kids will love the three types of mac-and-cheese. This restaurant is sure to be a memorable dining experience for parents and kids alike.
4040 Wilson Blvd
For seafood lovers, The Salt Line in Arlington’s Ballston neighborhood is a must. This New England-inspired seafood restaurant offers coastal favorites like lobster rolls as well as a kids menu. Enjoy your meal in their stylish indoor dining area or opt for their outdoor patio.
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