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10 Kid-Friendly Restaurants In The North Suburbs

Do you live in the North Suburbs of Milwaukee? Here are some kid-friendly restaurants near you!

Bavarian Bierhaus

700 W Lexington Blvd., Glendale, WI 53217


Blaze Pizza

5734 N. Bayshore Dr., Glendale, WI 53217


The Chocolate Factory

W62 N577 Washington Ave., Cedarburg


Dr. Dawg

6969 N. Port Washington Rd #100, Glendale, WI 53217

(414) 540-0400

This comfortable gathering spot is a casual place for burgers & Chicago-style hot dogs.

Highland House

12741 N. Port Washington Rd., Mequon, WI 53092

(262) 243-5844

Feast on Carribean-style fare with a care-free island atmosphere and plenty of food options for all ages. There is even a video game room for antsy kids and adults. It’s just one mile north of North Shore Cinema making it the perfect stop before or after a movie with your kids.

Hubbard Park Lodge

3565 N. Morris Blvd., Milwaukee, WI 53211

(414) 332-4207

Located in picturesque Hubbard Park on the Milwaukee River, their Sunday Lumberjack Brunch includes warm, fried donuts, family-style plates of pancakes, eggs, hashbrowns, breakfast sausage and bacon, an omelette bar, and a selection of fresh fruits, cereals and juices. The log cabin feel is cozy and inviting for your whole family.

How to get there: Bike there via the Oak Leaf Trail, or park in the lot at the intersection of North Morris Blvd. and E. Menlo Blvd. Access the park and lodge through a pedestrian tunnel running under the Oak Leaf Trail. Your kids will love this short nature walk, and you’ll get to burn off some extra calories on the way home.

Cafe Hollander Mequon

5900 W. Mequon Rd., Mequon, WI 53092

(262) 236-0107

Lowlands Group restaurants strive to bring the Dutch concept of “gezellig” to their restaurants, which is roughly translated as a cozy atmosphere or the warm feeling you get when spending time with friends.

Their food is made from scratch, often organic, and they use Wisconsin suppliers for many products. There is no high fructose corn syrup in their food, and their beef is grass-fed and grain-finished with no antibiotics. They have plenty of vegetarian and gluten-free options, and every choice on the kids’ menu comes with fresh fruit and vegetables.


22 N. Main St., Hartford, WI 53027

(262) 673-5416

Your kids will love exploring the 5,000 square foot game room, and you’ll love the family specials and Just for Kids menu.

Nines American Bistro

12400 N. Ville Du Parc Dr., Mequon, WI 53092

(262) 518-0129

Nines American Bistro offers a more formal dining room or a casual sports bar atmosphere with 13 HD TVs. The Playdium Game room features 4,000 square feet of interactive games for kids. They even offer special programming for kids on the weekends so you can enjoy a date night or brunch.

North Star American Bistro

4518 N. Oakland Ave., Shorewood, WI 53211

19115 W. Capitol Dr. #100, Brookfield, WI

Enjoy traditional American favorites along with more sophisticated fare at this upscale but casual eatery. Both locations have a separate family dining room. At the Shorewood location, the family section has toys, a chalkboard and ample play space. There is a full children’s menu, and kids eat free on Sundays.

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