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.
"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
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Piatti la Jolla
Peg Leg Pete's
Oklahoma Joe's Barbecue
Early Girl Eatery
Momocho Mod Mex
Salt & Straw
Hilton Head Island
A Lowcountry Backyard Restaurant
NYPD - New York Pizza Department
Aldo's Pizza Pies
McNamara's Irish Pub & Restaurant
Oliva Italian Eatery
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