Exploring the Las Vegas Strip can definitely work up a healthy appetite. When you have kids in tow, though, finding a place that can satisfy everyone’s cravings – or picky food preferences – can feel like a challenge in a city that seems to cater to adults. Luckily, though, Vegas has plenty of awesome dining experiences for families, from the casual to the fantastical. Here are 10 of our favorites.
Located in New York New York
While there is no specific menu for kids, there are plenty of options to fill anyone’s belly. You can’t ever go wrong with burgers, fries and a shake. Shake Shack opened on the Las Vegas Strip in 2014, across from the Brooklyn Bridge in the New York New York Hotel & Casino. This location has an expanded beer and wine menu, and also offers a special concrete featuring concrete featuring goodies from local bakery Gimme Some Sugar.
Hash House A Go Go
Locations at The Linq and The Rio
Ask to see the menu for kids when you arrive. Hash House A Go Go’s twisted farm food is featured in two locations on the Las Vegas Strip, The Rio and at The Linq. Sage Fried Chicken, the biggest pancakes you’ve ever seen, mouth-watering meatloaf and lemonade to quench your thirst are just of a few of the menu items that make Hash House A Go Go Special.
Buddy V’s Ristorante
Located in the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian
You know him from TLC’s The Cake Boss, but Buddy Valastro can do more than bake. Buddy V’s is the epitome of family dining, featuring delicious Italian food to please everyone. Order classic dishes like spaghetti Bolognese, or choose something more adventurous like Roasted Octopus. Whatever you order, don’t leave without a cannoli.
Tournament of Kings
Located in the Excalibur Hotel & Casino
There’s never been a better place to enjoy a meal as a family! Tournament of Kings is the ultimate dinner-and-a-show experience on the Las Vegas Strip. An adaptation of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, Tournament of Kings features valiant knights, noble steeds and lots of action. Bonus: the only utensils you need to eat are your hands, making it the perfect dinner for a family with children.
Located at The Fashion Show
A fiery show that features chefs playing with food is perfect for any family with kids, and Benihana doesn’t disappoint. In addition to 18 teppanyaki tables, this locations also features a sushi bar, cocktail lounge and outdoor patio dining.
Located in the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood
Rainforest Café offers a unique dining experience for the entire family with its jungle-themed décor, life-sized animals and realistic thunderstorms. Don’t forget the large aquariums on display and the gift shop. The kid’s menu includes classic choices and some more unique options, including shrimp nuggets and spare ribs. Each kid’s entrée comes complete with a side and juice.
Located at New York New York
Travel from coast to coast and learn about America’s most iconic landmarks while choosing from a menu of favorites from across the 50 states. Kids and adults alike will enjoy testing their knowledge of American geography on the 90 x 20 foot map displayed in the restaurant. In addition to a delicious menu of belly-filling favorites, don’t forget the most American treat of all: donuts and coffee.
Located at the Fashion Show
This one-of-a-kind dining experience offers something to satisfy everyone’s craving. Order menu items that range from pancakes to salads, burgers to pizzas, and don’t forget the candy goblets. The signature 36-ounce smoking candy goblets can come infused with alcohol or without! Either way, they shouldn’t be missed.
The restaurant includes two levels and a candy store. The Top Level features a horse-drawn carousel decorated with more than 5,000 candy flowers, lollipops that light up, cupcakes and animal sculpture. In addition to the carousel, you can also visit the chocolate lounge and choose from more than two dozen truffles or enjoy chocolate fondue melted tableside. Don’t leave without getting something sweet from the store!
Top of the World
Located in the Stratosphere
Check out the famed views and miles of neon lights from 844 feet in the air at Top of the World restaurant. While the menu is a bit mature for younger diners, children will still enjoy the revolving restaurant and its panoramic views. Consider stopping by for dessert after lunch of dinner.
Located at The Linq
Cupcakes might not be an entire meal, but they’re still a dining experience. Sprinkles Cupcakes offers its famed cupcakes as well as ice cream and cookies at their strip-side location. In addition to the store, there is Cupcake ATM located on the patio that is stocked day and night with fresh cupcakes and cookies. The Cupcake ATM is an experience that shouldn’t be missed by kids and adults alike!