Great Ideas for Family-Friendly Restaurants in PDX

Finding a good place to eat out with kids in tow isn't always easy. This page features family-friendly (and delicious) places that will please both grown-ups and kids alike.

Kids Rate Portland’s Hottest Food Trends

By PDX Parent Staff | December 11, 2022

For our food and dining issue, we sample some of Portland’s hottest food trends that shore up our status as a top food and dining destination — with our opinionated kids in tow. And we’ve also got some tips to help your kids broaden their palates to enjoy all the dining treasures Portland has to offer.

10 New Portland Treat Shops

By Renee Peters | December 8, 2022

In 2022, Portland got a generous serving of exciting and inventive new dessert shops, serving up goodies like New Zealand-style ice cream, vegan paletas, French-Asian pastries, and reimagined cinnamon rolls. So grab your kids and head to one of these tempting new treat spots.

Family-Friendly Island Vibes at Pono Brew Labs

By Denise Castañon | November 19, 2022

Take out the family to Pono Brew Labs in Portland’s Hollywood neighborhood. This easy, relaxed brew pub offers a South Pacific twist not only on craft brews, but on typical pub food. Plus, there are arcade games!

Top 5 Kid Approved Bakeries in Portland

By Tiffany Hill | November 18, 2022

Here are our favorite, kid tested and approved bakeries around the Portland area.

Our Favorite Kid-Friendly Coffee Spots in Portland

By Meg Asby | November 16, 2022

We’ve rounded up some of our favorite kid-friendly spots, so you can enjoy your cup of joe, sans whining.

9 Kid-Friendly Breweries and Pubs in Portland

By PDX Parent Staff | November 6, 2022

Cheers to family-friendly breweries and pubs, where you can enjoy a nice, cold beverage and the kids can be kids!

Choose-your-own-adventure Dining at Happy Valley Food Hall

By Denise Castañon | October 10, 2022

Find something for everyone at the newly opened, Asian-cuisine-focused Happy Valley Food Hall.

Rockin’ Good Eats at Rockabilly Cafe

By Denise Castañon | September 11, 2022

Get ready to become a regular.

Burger Week is Back!

By Vikki Rubens | August 15, 2022

It’s a great excuse to try a new restaurant and explore a neighborhood with your family.

Shave Ice is a Heat Wave Essential

By Vikki Rubens | August 14, 2022

If you’ve only had snow-cones, get ready to be blown away.

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