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.

Review: Ezell’s Famous Chicken

By Denise Castañon | April 22, 2020

Perfectly fried chicken, kid-approved sides and quick service make Ezell’s Famous Chicken a hit.  EDITOR’S NOTE: We reviewed Ezell’s before Governor Brown closed restaurant dining. Currently Ezell’s is open for pickup or delivery through Door Dash. Oprah’s favorite fried chicken recently moved into a space in Tigard, right next to Washington Square mall. So my …

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Family Supper Review: Beeswing

By Erin J Bernard | February 25, 2020

Brunch staple Beeswing has decamped for Sellwood-Westmoreland.

Family Supper Review: Pizza Doughnais

By Denise Castañon | January 31, 2020

Thick-crust pizza squares hit Southeast’s Brooklyn neighborhood.

Family Supper: Grixsen Brewing Company

By Erin J Bernard | October 14, 2019

Brews, families and ’90s nostalgia mix at Division Street’s Grixsen Brewing Company.  What on earth is a Grixsen? It’s a made-up word, according to the Grixsen Brewing Company’s website, hybridizing the family names of three friends who founded this Division Street tap room in 2016, and it describes someone who is honest, righteous and celebrates …

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Family Supper: Drive-ins for Days

By PDX Parent Staff | August 30, 2019

Load your family in the car for a memory-making meal at these two drive-thru restaurants.  Sugarpine Drive In By Julia Silverman I grew up on the East Coast, where soft serve in the summertime is pretty much a religion. I always get the same order: vanilla, in a cup, with rainbow sprinkles and a maraschino …

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Atlas Pizza: Family Supper Review

By Denise Castañon | June 12, 2019

Local chain Atlas Pizza opens a new, kid-friendly spot on Southeast Foster Road. Story and photo by Denise Castañon Big changes are happening on Foster Road, a long-overlooked thoroughfare in Southeast Portland mostly known as home to one of the city’s most celebrated strip clubs — and as a way to avoid traffic on Powell …

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Family Supper: Lovejoy's Tearoom

By Denise Castañon | April 30, 2019

Introduce your kids to the joys of finger sandwiches and scones at the new Lovejoy’s Tearoom of  Portland — just in time for Mother’s Day. Little sandwiches, warm scones, dainty desserts, beautiful cups — all the small touches elevate high tea from a plain, old meal. It’s something I’ve appreciated for a long time. So …

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Review: Jinx

By Denise Castañon | March 5, 2019

With pinball and New Orleans-style grub, Jinx on Killingsworth is a fam-friendly bar destination. Even though some of my family’s favorite dining out destinations are brewpubs, whenever we hit a restaurant that also markets itself as a bar, I think of that line from the Reese Witherspoon movie Sweet Home Alabama: “You have a baby … in …

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Family Supper Review: Din Tai Fung

By Julia Silverman | February 10, 2019

Hit the mall for the newest outpost of Taiwan’s wildly popular hot spot, Din Tai Fung.

Family Supper Review: WildFin American Grill

By Denise Castañon | January 15, 2019

Savor Pacific Northwest cuisine, kid-friendly service, and remarkable river views at Vancouver’s WildFin American Grill.

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