Multiple Locations; 113 St. Mark’s Pl., nr. Ave. A; 212-614-2728.
Find deep-fried wieners topped with combinations like avocado, sour cream, and bacon or cream cheese, scallions, and everything-bagel seasoning at this funky hot-dog joint.
End of Freeman Alley, nr. Rivington St.; 212-420-0012.
The taxidermic 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.
Multiple Locations; 1063 First Ave., at 58th St.; 212-753-7407.
Upscale authentic Mexican food that offers diversions like virgin margaritas and guacamole prepared table-side.