In the last decade Las Vegas has been advertising the adult playground side of the city, which may leave those with families feeling as if they can’t enjoy what the city has to offer. Here, PSN found 10 restaurants that are family friendly and welcoming to kids of all ages, including those of us who are kids at heart. America
This restaurant is designed to be a culinary journey from coast to coast. It’s large menu has something for everyone, from standard burgers to Thai and pizza. Be sure to check out the humongous 3-D map of the United States on the ceiling. It’s also open 24 hours a day. 3790 S. Las Vegas Blvd.; (866)815-4365. Located inside New York, New York Hotel & Casino.
Gordon Ramsay BurGR
Fans of Gordon Ramsay’s cooking shows might want to check out his burger restaurant. Besides burgers, there also are pork belly bao buns and all-beef hot dogs. Dessert includes toffee pudding in a push-pop or pudding milkshakes. 3667 S. Las Vegas Blvd.; (702)785-5462. Located in the Miracle Mile Shops.
Every kid — and most adults — loves ice cream. This ice cream spot features the standard flavors that can go in cookie sandwiches or milkshakes. The more adventurous might like to try more exotic flavors such as the B.T.A. — bacon, oven-roasted tomatoes and avocado. 3770 S. Las Vegas Blvd.; (702)730-6900. Located at the Monte Carlo.
Located at the most family-friendly hotel in Las Vegas, the Circus Buffet is one of the largest buffets on the Strip. Open for breakfast, brunch and dinner, it offers options for everyone in the family. Kids under age 4 eat for free. 2880 S. Las Vegas Blvd.; (800)634-3450. Located at Circus Circus.
Fulton Street Food Hall
Open 24 hours daily, the Fulton Street Food Hall is a higher-end food court. Options run the gamut, from pastries and pies for breakfast to sandwiches and lasagna for lunch. Dinner selctions include sushi, bento boxes and a noodle bar. 3475 S. Las Vegas Blvd.; (800)214-9110. Located at Harrah’s Las Vegas.
Hard Rock Café Las Vegas
Hard Rock is a chain, but every version is different and worth a visit. There are plenty of interesting rock-and-roll mementos to ogle at while you eat. The food is kid friendly and their children’s menu features ever-popular dishes such as chicken strips and fish sticks. 3771 S. Las Vegas Blvd. Suite 120; (702)733-7625. Located next to the Showcase Mall.
Harley Davidson Café
Motorcycle fans will definitely want to check out the Harley Davidson Café. The food is all-American, from steaks and barbecued ribs to fried chicken mac and cheese. It’s definitely more for those looking for a casual dining experience. There are tons of bikes and memorabilia for wandering eyes to check out. 3725 S. Las Vegas Blvd.; (702) 740-4555. Located across the street from the Miracle Mile Shops.
Ketchup Burger Bar
Located in the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood, Ketchup is a burger place through and through. OK, they also have time for a quartet of hot dogs. The restaurant highly recommends that diners order one of their many shakes to accompany a burger. For the adults in the family, spiked milkshakes are available. 3663 S. Las Vegas Blvd.; (702) 463-4433. Located at Planet Hollywood.
Rainforest Café is the other chain that we’ve included because kids and adults are sure to enjoy the show that comes with the meal. There are animatronic animals for kids to find, and a giant aquarium worth checking out. 3799 S. Las Vegas Blvd.; (702)891-8580. Located at the MGM Grand Las Vegas.
Tournament of Kings
This one is dinner and a show that all can enjoy. Knights fight and the show includes plenty of special effects and pyrotechnics. Dinner is a three-course meal that encourages diners to eat with their hands. Advance ticket puchase is required. 3850 S. Las Vegas Blvd.; (702)597-7600. Located at the Excalibur Hotel.