Break out the crayons! We have dozens of kid-friendly restaurants with laidback atmospheres and cool kids’ menus giving even the pickiest eaters plenty to choose. Whether it’s a booth for two on mother/daughter date or a table for eight, plus a highchair, make family memories over a meal in Hershey & Harrisburg.
Fenicci’s of Hershey is a downtown Hershey tradition for generations of families looking for comforting and hearty Italian food in a family-friendly atmosphere. Choose a shareable pie, like their unique Upside Down pizza, or let the kids enjoy their fill of Famous meatballs. Enjoy a quick breakfast or lunch at Phillip Arthur’s Café, whose menu includes sandwiches, pizza, and old-fashioned ice cream. Immerse the family in Hershey Bears® ice hockey at The Bears’ DenSM, a casual restaurant styled to resemble a hockey arena! When in Hershey, you must always save room for dessert! Get your sweet on at Rita’s Italian Ice and Sweet Dawgs Frozen Desserts in Hummelstown.
Harrisburg has an assortment of upscale restaurants for date night, but also plenty of places for the family to enjoy a meal. Appalachian Brewing Company starts pint-sized patrons with a cheese and cracker plate. In addition to craft brews for Mom & Dad, ABC makes their own craft soda. The Millworks, a farm-to-table restaurant in Midtown, provides kids with a small tub of molding dough to keep them occupied until the food arrives. At this sustainable restaurant, you’ll find healthy options for children, including free-range chicken nuggets and grilled cheese made with wheat bread and local cheese. If you’re visiting City Island, choose a deli sandwich and fries at Café Huey with some hand-dipped Turkey Hill Ice Cream over at the Water Golf course.