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2019 Family Favorites: Food & Drink

From welcoming atmospheres to healthier kids meal offerings, the dining scene in Colorado is more kid-friendly than ever. Whether you’re looking for the best local ice cream spot or a place to grab dinner with the whole family, our readers know exactly where to go.

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Local Family-Friendly Restaurant

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Farm House at Breckenridge Brewery

Families love the Farm House’s spacious, relaxed dining atmosphere overlooking the Rocky Mountains. After a handcrafted brew and delicious meal (everything from Farm House salmon picatta to the Colorado elk burger, as well as a hearty kids menu), enjoy a game of cornhole, giant Jenga, or bocce ball with your family, or hang out by the fire pit. 2990 Brewery Ln., Littleton

Local Bakery

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Allergy Free Baking Company

A dedicated gluten- and nut-free bakery, Allergy Free Baking Company is well-known for delicious treats, even among customers who do not have allergies. The owners are always able to give a recommendation based on specific dietary needs, and they carry egg-free, dairy-free, and soy-free items, too. Grab cookies, breads, brownies, cupcakes, or cinnamon rolls to go. 14011 W. Quincy Ave., Suite J, Morrison

Cake Crumbs Bakery and Café

Customers love stopping in to hang out at this historic locally-owned Park Hill staple known for its pastries, muffins, cookies, and custom cakes. Mini cookies and cupcakes are great for smaller sweet treats for little ones. The hearty and healthful breakfast and lunch café menu, as well as great coffee, means that parents will leave happy, too. 2216 Kearney St., Denver

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Families rave about Park Burger’s award-winning specialty burgers.

Local Burger

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The Winner

Park Burger

Find award-winning specialty burgers with creative toppings such as tzatziki sauce, ginger lime aioli, and fried eggs in addition to hearty traditional patties and fries that customers rave about. There’s a Burger of the Month, craft beers from local breweries, milkshakes, and a $5 kids menu, making Park Burger’s four locations great places to hang out with the family. Four Denver locations

Local Ice Cream or Frozen Yogurt

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Yogurt Brothers

Grab a cup, fill it with one of Yogurt Brothers’ 16 frozen yogurt flavors, and add all the fruit and candy toppings you like for a customized treat. Families rave about the friendly staff, delicious yogurt, and ability to sample different flavors. It’s a place where all ages can hang out in a relaxed setting. 4680 W. 120th Ave., Westminster

family-friendly restaurants Steubens
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Local Kids Menu

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Comfort food, including pot roast and fried chicken served in a retro, upscale atmosphere makes Steuben’s the place where both adults and kids want to eat. Kids menu items—hot dog, hamburger, buttered noodles, or mac and cheese—are served on old-school cafeteria trays, with healthful fresh fruit or veggie sides. For dessert, there’s homemade ice cream, cupcakes, and soda floats. Two locations in Uptown Denver and Arvada

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