26 E. 17th St., nr. Broadway; 212-414-0600.
Famed restaurateur Brad Blum runs this spiffy street-food stop serving all-natural, humanely raised hot dogs served with speared inner-toasted baguettes.
End of Freeman Alley, nr. Rivington St.; 212-420-0012.
The taxidermied décor, the comfort-food heavy menu, and the Über-cool Lower East Side location will surely please your budding hipster.
145 W. Broadway, at Thomas St.; 212-233-0507.
A French brasserie where discerning teens might get in some celeb sightings with their burgers and fries.
OTTO Enoteca Pizzeria
1 Fifth Ave., at 8th St.; 212-995-9559.
Teenagers plus pizza plus casual (without being cheap) should lead to a pleasant dining experience, sans eye-rolling.
1063 First Ave., at 58th St.; 212-753-7407.
Upscale authentic Mexican food that offers diversions like virgin margaritas and guacamole prepared tableside.