Family-Friendly Restaurant: Sofra

Sofra Bakery and Cafe

  Spork Rating: 4 The Details: Neighborhood: Cambridge Cuisine: Middle Eastern Price: Cheap Eats. Breakfast items range from $3-$9. Flatbreads: $8. Bakery items range from $.75-$4. Hours: Mon-Fri. 8am-7pm; Sat-Sun 8am-6pm. Reservations: No Recommended For Dining With: Toddlers, Kids Overview: Off-the-beaten-path, Sofra is definitely a hidden gem… except foodies are flocking to Ana Sortun’s outpost so [...]

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kid-friendly Washington Square restaurant

Fairsted Kitchen

Spork Rating:  3   The Details: Neighborhood: Washington Square, Brookline Cuisine: American Price: Splurge.  Snacks $8, small plates $13, entrees $19-25+ Hours: Daily 5pm-1am or later (dinner seatings until 10:30pm), Sat and Sun brunch 10am-3pm Reservations:  Yes, via phone. Recommended For Dining With:  Infants, toddlers, kids Overview: Inspired by (and named after) famed landscape architect [...]

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Za (Arlington)

(photo credit: Za) Spork Rating: 5 The Details: Neighborhood: Arlington (and Cambridge) Cuisine: Pizza Price: Affordable – 10″ pizzas $8-11, salads$7.50-8.50 Hours:  Sunday – Thursday 11:30-10:00; Friday & Saturday 11:30-11:00. Reservations: “Call Ahead” only Recommended For Dining With: Infants, Toddlers, Kids Overview: Arlington has become home to many young families thanks to easy access to [...]