Bon Appétit to You and Your Family

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Trying new restaurants is one of the best parts about a family trip. We’ve compiled a list of family-friendly spots for you to enjoy because family fun is always best accompanied by food. Bon appétit!

BO-beau kitchen + garden

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You and your loved one can have a nice quiet dinner along with your little ones. BO-Beau kitchen + garden has a kids menu, as well as a “not a kid’s menu” if you have young teens. Enjoy your escargot and foie gras while your kids entertain themselves in the outdoor patio that has a play area.

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Sunday – 10:30AM-1:30PM, 4:30PM-9PM

Monday – Closed

Tuesday-Thursday – 4:30PM-9PM

Friday & Saturday – 4:30AM-10PM

Waypoint Public

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San Diego is known for its beer scene, but family vacays might not give parents the chance to grab a cold one. Waypoint Public allows folks to have the best of both worlds with a kids menu and play area. Kick back and enjoy a brew!

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Corvette Diner

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You can’t have a true San Diego experience without heading to Liberty Station. Take a stroll into yesteryear with the 50’s-themed diner – neon lights, milkshakes, and arcade games galore. As a special treat, the employees also sing and dance every hour.

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Sunday – 11AM-9PM

Monday-Thursday – 11:30AM-9PM

Friday – 11:30AM-11PM

Saturday – 11AM-11PM

Station Tavern

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Your energetic kids are no match for this outdoor South Park dining spot. Station Tavern has a gated play train for them to run around and play, as well as a selection of kid-sized entrees once hunger strikes.

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Tuesday-Thursday – 11AM-11PM

Friday & Saturday – 11AM-12AM

Sunday – 11AM-11PM

Monday – Closed

*Kitchen closes one hour earlier.

CUCINA Enoteca

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CUCINA Enoteca is the perfect place for kids to become the master of their own dinner. They can choose the “build-your-own pizza pie” from the menu, which allows them to get creative with their personal-sized pizza.

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Monday – 5PM-9PM

Tuesday & Wednesday – 11:30AM-9:30PM

Thursday – 11:30AM-10PM

Friday & Saturday – 11:30AM-10:30PM

Sunday – 11:30AM-9PM

The Broken Yolk Café

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From pancakes to benedicts to burgers, The Broken Yolk is sure to satisfy your family’s cravings. If your kids are in the mood for something sweet, the café offers a Banana Split Waffle and a Brownie Sundae Waffle! The original Pacific Beach location is just a 6-minute drive from Ocean Park Inn! They also have a location at Point Loma, which is a 15-minute drive.

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Monday-Sunday – 6AM-3PM

Wow Wow Waffle

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Looking for a place to have a meal, snack, or dessert? This North Park hidden gem offers both savory and sweet Belgian waffles. Kids are sure to find a scrumptious treat they will love, as well as enjoy the outdoor seating.

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Monday & Tuesday – Closed

Wednesday-Sunday – 8AM-3PM

Board & Brew

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Since 1979, Board & Brew is a timeless classic. Every sandwich is made from scratch with the freshest ingredients. Only the best for your kids! Only a five-minute walk from OPI, this shop offers specialty sandwiches, as well as a sandwich board with a variety of breads & wraps, meats and toppings. But all the hype revolves around their secret sauce. Taste it for yourself!

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Sunday-Thursday – 10AM-8PM

Friday & Saturday – 10AM-9PM

Bayside Landing

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Just say Macaroni & Cheese and you’ll get your kid’s attention. Not only does Bayside Landing have it in standard pasta form, but it also has Mac & Cheese pizza! You read that right! To top off your meal, you can treat yourselves to a personal deep dish fudgy brownie sundae or some indoor s’mores. Take a 6-minute drive and all this can be yours.

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Monday-Thursday – 11AM-10PM

Friday – 11AM-12AM

Saturday – 9AM-12AM

Sunday – 9AM-10PM

The Patio on Lamont

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Feel right at home at The Patio on Lamont with their daily brunch and dinner. Just a 6-minute drive from Ocean Park Inn, your our little ones can order the spaghetti bolognese, Patio melt, or french toast, while you indulge with their New York steak or braised lamb shank.

Here’s a tip: Reserve a table on the heated outdoor patio for your kids to enjoy.

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Sunday-Thursday – 9AM-11PM

Friday & Saturday – 9AM-12AM

*Kitchen closes at 10PM.

Pacific Beach Fish Shop

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What’s a trip to PB without trying PB Fish Shop, which is only a 6-minute drive away? Ordering is already fun in itself. You can choose any type of fish, marinade and style (taco, sandwich, salad or plate). Your kids are sure to love their teriyaki glaze. The Fish Shop’s fish n’chips is also great for sharing.

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Sunday-Saturday – 11AM-10PM
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