Family-Friendly Dining Options in the 716

When it comes to spending time with family, you can’t beat conversation over a good meal. If you need a day off from cooking for the kids, but you want high-quality food, you’re in luck! Here are some of our favorite family-friendly places to eat in Buffalo Niagara.

The 755 Restaurant & Lounge

The 755 offers a relaxed atmosphere and specializes in Lebanese food. Try traditional dishes like Babaganoush, which is an eggplant dip with paprika, mint and extra virgin olive oil; Falafel with hummus; or a Grilled Lamb Platter. If you’re more in the mood for American, you’ll also find half-pound burgers, New York steak, fish fry, and other Western New York essentials. The kids menu features Cheese Pizza, Mac ‘N Cheese, Spaghetti, and Nuggets with Fries.

Falafel wrap and fries from The 755 Restaurant & Lounge.

You can never go wrong with wings from Anchor Bar.

Anchor Bar

Famously known as the birthplace of the chicken wing, the Anchor Bar is one of Buffalo’s finest attractions. Many celebrities have gone out of their way to pay tribute to this historic gem. The Anchor Bar’s special wing sauce comes in six flavors: Barbecue, Sweet and Sour, Mild, Medium, Hotter, and Suicidal! If wings aren’t your thing, the menu features pretty much every Buffalo favorite you can think of, including Pizza, Pizza logs, Chicken Fingers, Fried Pickles, Salads, Pasta, Burgers, Beef on Weck, Fish Fry and many more! The kids menu includes Chicken Wings, Grilled Cheese, Pizza, Pizza Logs, Chicken Fingers and Fries, and Spaghetti.

Original Pancake House

Whether you’re in the mood for brunch after church or your kids love having breakfast for dinner, the Original Pancake House features all of the breakfast classics and the option to make them more interesting! Have you ever tried a bacon waffle or a coconut waffle? How about a Dutch Baby or Danish Kijafa Cherry Crepe? There’s a comfort dish for every member of the family here. The best part is that you’re basically getting dinner and dessert all in one!

Peanut Butter waffles from The Original Pancake House.

It’s cozy for the whole family at The Eagle House.

Eagle House

This comfortable 19th-century tavern is located in the heart of Williamsville’s charming historic district and within walking distance of playgrounds and Glen Falls Park. At the Eagle House your family can enjoy seafood entrees such as Bruschetta Haddock or Linguini and Blackened Fresh Shrimp. Hearty grill options like Filet Mignon and Beef Wellington in Puff Pastry will fill your belly to the brim. There are also chicken, pork and pasta selections. The kids menu is chock full of options, too: Mac ‘n Cheese, Grilled Cheese, Minuteman Pot Pie, Chicken Fingers and Fries, Tavern Turkey Sandwich, Pizza Logs, Cheeseburger, and Pasta.

Anderson’s

Let’s not beat around the bush‒kids love this place for the handmade ice cream! Anderson’s is the kind of place that will bring back childhood memories and make you want to build new memories with your own young ones. Don’t let the Buffalo chill keep you at home, because every time it snows, cones are half price! What’s more, you can warm your bones with Anderson’s Beef on Weck, Macaroni and Cheese, Hot Soup, and Baked Potatoes. Anderson’s is one good reason why Buffalonians put up with the weather!

Sweet potato fries from Anderson’s Frozen Custard are kid-approved.

Kid friendly pancakes from Alton’s!

Alton’s Family Restaurant

Alton’s Family Restaurant brings a clean, warm and friendly vibe with delicious food at reasonable prices. Enjoy Greek favorites like Gyros and Souvlaki, Buffalo staples like Chicken Wings and Subs, and hearty traditional grub like Steaks and Seafood. Kids can choose from the following: Chicken Souvlaki, Grilled Cheese, Chicken Fingers, Cheese Pizza, Cheeseburgers, Hamburgers, Pancake or French Toast with Sausage, Ham or Bacon; and Eggs.

Take Your Family Out For Dinner Tonight

Buffalo’s restaurants are known for their hearty portions, eclectic tastes and family-centered values. If you were to sit down and make a bucket list of all the fantastic restaurants we have in the Buffalo Niagara region, your stomach would be growling in no time! When the stove breaks, the kids are on vacation, or you have family visiting from out of town, rest assured you will have plenty of family-friendly dining options to satisfy your kin.