Multiple Locations; 366 Columbus Ave., at 77th St.; 646-747-8770
Danny Meyer’s celebration of all-American fast food serves up the burgers, fries, dogs, and shakes your kids are always clamoring for (and you secretly crave).
Dean's Family Style Restaurant and Pizzeria
215 W. 85th., nr. Broadway; 212-875-1100
With its décor of Italian kitsch, this red-sauce eatery plays it safe. Face it: Children aren’t generally looking for fusion.
513 Henry St., at Sackett St., Carroll Gardens; 718-522-6260
This exceedingly kid-friendly soda fountain lets moms and dads (and grandmas and grandpas) share with their progeny the Proustian thrill of their childhood desserts.
30 W. 26th St., nr. Broadway; 212-255-4544
A Texas-themed honky-tonk that sticks to country favorites: pork ribs, shoepeg corn pudding, and brownies.
225 E. 60th St., nr. Third Ave.; 212-838-3531
Half attic filled with antiques, half Mad Hatter tea party, this restaurant will mesmerize kids with apricot smushes, big burgers, and towering sundaes.