The best Family Restaurants in San Antonio Tx

Cultural diversity does not get lost when considering options for your dining experience in this city like no other. San Antonio offers a wide variety of family dining experiences, you know need to decide whether you want Tex-Mex, Southwest, Italian, Vegetarian, or one of the many other types of cuisine. In these family friendly restaurants, you will find good food and an atmosphere that welcomes you in.

La Hacienda:
If you are looking to bring your family together with an exciting Tex-Mex meal, La Hacienda de los Barrios delivers. You can choose indoor dining or dining on the beautiful patio. The patio offers shading by tall beautiful trees and there is nightly live music. There is even a playground for the kids, so they won’t get bored. There are weekly specials that even include a Kid’s Night on Mondays. If you are looking to budget your dining experience, you can receive one child’s entree free for each adult entree you purchase. This maxes out at 2 children under 12 per table, but can save you about $10 off your meal. This restaurant, located at 18747 Redland Road, is even home to the Puffy Tacos that were featured on the Bobby Flay Puffy Taco Throwdown.

Mi Tierre Caf and Bakery:
Located near the Market strip at 218 Produce Row, Mi Tierra Cafe and Bakery offers a festive Mexican atmosphere with its all-around decor. This restaurant offers 24/7 dining and a standard Tex-Mex fare. It is a place to have fun and enjoy the strolling musicians. Plus it is close to Downtown San Antonio and you have the benefit of the Market right out the back door. The bakery offers traditional Mexican pan dulces and the bread is made fresh daily. Even if you are not inclined towards the Tex-Mex cuisine, be sure to stop by the bakery for some pan dulce that you can enjoy for breakfast. If you are looking for an all-around dining experience for your family, you will enjoy Mi Tierra.

The Cove:
No longer one of San Antonio’s hidden gems since Guy Fieri headed through for the Food Network’s Diners, Drive-In’s & Dives, The Cove located at 606 W. Cyprus is quietly nestled in between a carwash and a Laundromat. However, this gem of San Antonio offers some of the best family dining around. The goal of The Cove is to offer a dining experience that is not only delicious, but healthy. Some of the most popular options include fish tacos and lamb burgers, but they also provide a great selection of vegetarian meals. You have the option of dining indoors or outdoors. The patio has tables that will keep you close to your children as they enjoy the playground, basketball hoop, and ping-pong table. Not only will you have a great dining experience due to the food, but your entertainment experience will be out of this world as well. There is plenty of live entertainment to keep you satisfied as well, from open mic nights to jazz nights and the Lavens, a family band, are a staple on a Friday night.

The Rainforest Cafe:
The Rainforest Cafe, on 110 E. Crockett St., is said to be the most kid-pleasing restaurant in all of San Antonio and located in one of the busiest sections of the River Walk, it can’t be missed. This three-story venue offers something for everyone and leans more towards a theme park atmosphere. There are animatronics animals throughout the restaurant and every half-hour, a simulated rainstorm develops. There are many food options from seafood, beef, chicken and pasta to pizza. There is even a kid-friendly menu for the under 10 crowd.

San Antonio offers so many dining delights and if you are bringing the family, it does not narrow your options at all. There are so many family-friendly dining options that you only need to decide the type of cuisine you desire and an array of options will open their doors to you. The atmosphere is just as important as the food, so enjoy a great dining experience as a family.