The Top Kid-Friendly Restaurants and Breweries in Northeast Florida

We’ve all been there – out for a nice family meal when suddenly chaos erupts. One minute you’re savoring a bite, the next your child is chucking crayons at the unsuspecting diners beside you as a full-blown tantrum takes over. In a flustered panic, you try to gobble down your food, flag your server down for the bill, all while attempting to keep said tantrum at bay.   

It’s a scenario every parent dreads, yet it happens all too often. Fortunately, northeast Florida is home to a variety of restaurants that go above and beyond to create a welcoming, family-friendly atmosphere. From playgrounds and game rooms to creative children’s menus, these local gems have mastered the art of delighting kids while serving up delicious food and drink that appeals to adults as well. Keep reading for a list of the best kid-friendly restaurants and breweries right here in northeast Florida! 

St.Johns County 

1. V Pizza

5700 US Highway 1 North, St. Augustine, FL

V Pizza in St. Augustine serves authentic Italian brick oven pizza and has a full service bar, Flask & Cannon, attached to their main restaurant. The turf covered outdoor dining space is fully fenced and provides kids with ample outdoor activities to keep them busy while the parents sit back and enjoy a delicious slice.

2. Timoti’s

152 Crosswater Parkway #18, Nocatee, FL

Timoti’s outdoor dining space includes a fenced pirate ship playground on turf for children to explore while parents enjoy some delicious seafood and a drink from the full service bar. 

3. Beachcomber 

2 A Street, St. Augustine Beach, FL 

Beachcomber has outdoor seating on the beach where kids can play in the sand while parents enjoy a peaceful meal on beautiful St. Augustine Beach! 

4. Bog Brewing Company

218 W King Street, Saint Augustine, FL

While Bog Brewing Company primarily serves locally crafted beers, head out back monday-saturday and enjoy a taco from their food truck, Tacos My Blessing, while your kids play on the turf covered outdoor dining space. 


Duval County 

1. V Pizza

12601 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL

Head to Mandarin V Pizza for some brick oven pizza while your kids enjoy the swings and fenced in play space. 

2. Wicked Barley Brewing Company

4100 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, FL

Wicked Barley has a 2200 sq foot full service restaurant and tap room, a covered patio, a large pet friendly waterfront beer garden (with both turf and sand areas for kids to play), and a boat deck! Its the perfect place for the ENTIRE family!

3. The Bearded Pig

1808 Kings Avenue,  Jacksonville, FL (San Marco)
1700 3rd Street South, Jacksonville FL (Jax Beach)

Both Bearded Pig locations have not only delicious BBQ, but fenced in turf space for kids to stretch their legs while parents finish up their meal in peace. The outdoor chalk wall is sure to keep them busy!

4. Midtown Table

5016 Gate Pkwy #6, Jacksonville, FL

Located in St. Johns Town Center, with plenty of yard games on turf, a putting green, and a fire pit, Midtown Table is the perfect spot to stop after a day of shopping with the family! 

5. Fishweir Brewing Company

1193 Edgewood Ave S, Jacksonville, FL 

With a large fenced turf space, parents can enjoy a locally crafted beer at Fishweir while relaxing in a comfy Adirondack. Check out the Fishweir Facebook or Instagram to find out when food vendors will be available. 

6. Main Street Food Park 

1352 N Main Street, Jacksonville, FL

Main Street Food Park consists of not only fenced in turf , but also has yard games,  a playground, and live music. What more could parents ask for?! Only open Friday- Sunday check out their calendar for events and food trucks. 

7. Myrtle Avenue Brewing 

633 N Myrtle Avenue, Jacksonville, FL

Open Wednesday- Sunday, Myrtle Avenue Brewing serves local beers and frequently hosts food vendors. The fenced turf yard holds several kiddie tables alongside playground equipment. Check out their Facebook page to see what vendors will be on site. 


While this list highlights top spots, there are plenty more gems to discover! Please don’t hesitate to reach out to me for more info. or with any questions you may have regarding northeast Florida. I’d be more than happy to help!

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Blair Geaney
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