September 23, 2022

12 Kid-Friendly Restaurants Katy’s Families Love


March 17, 2022

By Natalie Cook-Clark

As the Katy community grows, so does its selection of restaurants – with any cuisine for any budget. Katy has it all, especially some of the best restaurants for families with children. Play up those spring break days with food and fun!

Texas Borders Bar and Grill 1093

1. Texas Borders Bar & Grill

2644 FM 1093

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

23235 Kingsplace Drive

Mia’s Table offers a wide range of dishes that are sure to please all members of 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 unquestionably one of the best restaurants in the area, Hat Creek Burger is a favorite of the Katy family. They offer a great menu selection for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Katy’s parents can relax and enjoy adult time while the kids are playing.

4. jimmy changas

300 Westgreen Boulevard

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

5. Tortilla Lupe

703 West Grand Parkway South

Lupe Tortilla is ideal for food in a casual environment. Relax outside while the children have fun in the mini playground adjoining the restaurant. When the kids have worked up an appetite, order the “Little Amigos” menu for their favorite Tex-Mex dishes!

637 South Mason Road

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

20840 Katy Highway

Enjoy unlimited peanuts and don’t forget to throw them on the ground. 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 energy after eating.

1711 South Mason Road

Families will find fun games like giant jenga and the Red River BBQ Corn Hole. Kids can also enjoy the slide and sandpit with toy trucks they can dig in the sand. Don’t forget to ask your server for a free popsicle!

2643 Mall Blvd.

Enjoy pizza baked in a charcoal oven while overlooking the lake at LaCenterra. You will probably be visited by the many resident ducks while dining on the restaurant terrace. Ask the waiter for a scoop of pizza dough to keep the kids busy while they wait.

23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.

Every day is “Day of the Dead” at the uniquely decorated Ambrizia in LaCenterra. Families can play life-size chess in the front yard. Don’t forget to order the street corn!

21931 Katy Highway

3154 North Fry Road

Katy families can take unlimited trips to CiCi’s buffet with assorted salads, pasta and of course pizza. Don’t forget to save room for their dessert pizza. Cici also has a fun arcade where kids can play and win prizes while parents sit back and relax. If you’re feeling ambitious, challenge yourself to a pizza eating contest or better yet, be there when there’s one and cheer them on!

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