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It's A Family Affair! Urbanspoon Names America's Most Popular Family-Friendly Restaurants List Features 100 Nationwide Kid-Welcoming Locations In America's Top Cities

SEATTLE, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Urbanspoon, a leading mobile restaurant discovery application and reservation management system, makes finding a restaurant that welcomes kids easier with their latest list of Urbanspoon's Most Popular Family-Friendly Restaurants. Whether you're mapping out a summer road trip or looking for kid-friendly locations in major cities, the list highlights 100 of the most popular U.S. locations within the Urbanspoon community. The list features a variety of restaurant types, from fast-casual options like pizzerias and burger joints to fine dining locations that have a soft spot for kids.

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"A great family friendly restaurant isn't all about grilled cheese sandwiches," said Patrick O'Donnell, co-founder of Urbanspoon. "As a family of foodies, my kids are adventurous eaters. Family friendly restaurants need to offer a nice atmosphere and a diverse menu, which will make everyone happy. Urbanspoon helps make that decision on where to take your whole family simple."

The selected restaurants on Urbanspoon's Most Popular Family-Friendly Restaurants received the most positive reviews from professional food critics, bloggers, the Urbanspoon community, and diners. Florida claims the most spots on the lineup with 12 entries, followed closely behind by Texas (8), California (7), and Oklahoma (7). Other top cities on the list include Seattle (4), New York City (4), and Atlanta (4). The most popular food categories on the list cater to children's palates, with pizza (16 entries) and BBQ (10 entries) ranking as the top two. A consistent trend that appears throughout the most popular cuisines on the list is restaurants that feature large, shareable plates – perfect for family dining. Of these cuisines, Italian proved to be the most popular (20%), followed by pizza (16%), BBQ (10%), and Mexican/Latin (10%).

The complete list is included below and is available online at: http://www.urbanspoon.com/blog/?p=2556

To see which restaurants have reservations available, check out Urbanspoon.

Alabama
Birmingham
GianMarco's
Steel City Pops

Arkansas
Little Rock
Flying Fish

Northwest Arkansas
Green Submarine
Hammontree's Grilled Cheese

California
Los Angeles
800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria
R + D Kitchen
Wurstkuche

Orange County
Bruxie

San Diego
Piatti la Jolla

San Francisco Bay Area
House of Nanking
Los Altos Grill

Florida
Destin
Hot Dog Shoppe
La Famiglia Italian Restaurant
STEWBY'S Seafood Shanty

Florida Keys
Blue Heaven

Jacksonville
Black Sheep Restaurant
Palm Valley Fish Camp

Miami
I Love Tacos Taqueria & More

Orlando
4 Rivers Smokehouse
Ethos Vegan Kitchen
Yellow Dog Eats

Pensacola
Peg Leg Pete's

St Augustine
The Floridian

Georgia
Atlanta
Community Q BBQ
Fox Brothers Bar-B-Q
Rico's World Kitchen
Six Feet Under

Hawaii
Hawaii
Star Noodle

Illinois
Chicago
Hot Doug's
Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

Indiana
Indianapolis
B's Po Boy
La Chinita Poblana
Punch Burger

Kentucky
Louisville
Guaca Mole
Havana Rumba

Louisiana
Baton Rouge
Parrain's Seafood

New Orleans
Cafe Du Monde
Irene's Cuisine
Jacques-Imo's Cafe
Stanley Restaurant

Massachusetts
Boston
Border Cafe
Flour Bakery + Cafe
The Q Restaurant

Maine
Portland
Duck Fat

Minnesota
Twin Cities
Fogo de Chao
Pizzeria Lola
The Anchor Fish & Chips

Missouri
Kansas City
Oklahoma Joe's Barbecue

Mississippi
Hattiesburg
Cotton Blues
Jessie B's

North Carolina
Asheville
Early Girl Eatery

Research Triangle
The Pit

New Mexico
Albuquerque
Anatolia Doner Kebab Restaurant
Paddy Rawal's 'OM'- Fine Indian Dining

Nevada
Las Vegas
In-N-Out Burger
Lucille's Smokehouse Bar-B-Que

New York
New York
Becco
Katz's Deli
S'Mac
Shake Shack (Hell's Kitchen)

Ohio
Cincinnati
Straits of Malacca
Vitor's Bistro

Cleveland
Momocho Mod Mex

Columbus
Thurman Cafe

Oklahoma
Oklahoma City
Cafe 7 Delicatessen and Pastaria
Eagle One Pizza
Eischen's Bar
Humble Pie Pizzeria

Tulsa
Andolini's Pizzeria
Smokie's BBQ
Villa Ravenna

Oregon
Portland
Salt & Straw

Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Honey's Sit 'n Eat
The Metropolitan, American Diner & Bar

Pittsburgh
Juliano's
Nicky's Thai Kitchen

South Carolina
Charleston
Five Loaves Cafe
The Sloppy Cow

Hilton Head Island
A Lowcountry Backyard Restaurant

Tennessee
Chattanooga
NYPD - New York Pizza Department

Memphis
Aldo's Pizza Pies

Nashville
McNamara's Irish Pub & Restaurant

Texas
Austin
Franklin Barbecue
Home Slice Pizza
Hopdoddy Burger Bar
Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

Dallas/Fort Worth
Oliva Italian Eatery

Houston
Gina's Italian Kitchen and Pizzeria

San Antonio
Chama Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse
Gristmill Restaurant

Virginia
Hampton Roads
The Egg Bistro
Whitner's BBQ

Richmond
Deco Ristorante

Washington
Seattle
Din Tai Fung
Rione XIII
The Wandering Goose
Wild Ginger

Washington DC
Good Stuff Eatery
Pizzeria Paradiso

About Urbanspoon

Urbanspoon is a leading online local restaurant guide that aggregates reviews professional food critics, bloggers and diners. Available online, through its popular iPhone, Android, and iPad applications, Urbanspoon provides reviews for restaurants throughout the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia.Urbanspoon is an operating business of IAC. For more information, visit www.urbanspoon.com.

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Brandi Willard

brandi@urbanspoon.com

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