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2021 Family Favorites: Food & Drink

It’s never too early to introduce kids to the enjoyment of delicious food, whether it’s dining out or as a centerpiece at special celebrations. Read on to see which establishments Colorado parents choose.

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Local Bakery

Top Three

Winner

Katherine’s French Bakery & Café

Find French pastries, quiche, cakes, and cookies at this European-style hot spot. Located in Denver, Katherine’s creates an array of specialty wedding and birthday cakes, plus offers a café menu including fresh crepes, sandwiches, salads, and homemade soups.


Top Three

Winner

Mici Handcrafted Italian

Every Monday after 4 p.m., kids age 12 and under receive a free kid’s meal with the purchase of an adult entrée. Every visit, children receive a ball of dough to play with at the table while their food is being prepared.

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Local Family-Friendly Restaurant

Top Three

Winner

Mici Handcrafted Italian

With six locations across the Front Range, this family-owned restaurant takes pride in serving an exceptional offering of Italian food; their recipes have been in the family for generations. A robust customer loyalty program and generous community donations add to the appeal.


Local Ice Cream or Frozen Yogurt

Top Three

Winner

Bonnie Brae Ice Cream

This Washington Park favorite has a retro feel, with red vinyl seats and a hand-lettered menu. The store serves dozens of homemade flavors for in-store enjoyment, takeout, and delivery. Check out their milkshakes, sundaes, cakes, pies, and treats for pets. Newer options include Peaches & Cream, Ginger Snap, and Banana Chocolate Chip.


Local Burger

Top Three

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Park Burger

Located in RiNo, Pearl Street, Hilltop, and Highlands, Park Burger serves up a classic burger menu with beef, buffalo, turkey, and veggie options. Parents can enjoy a selection of Colorado beer, wine, and cocktails. Goodies such as chopped salad, truffle Parmesan fries, and seasonal milkshakes round out the offerings at this casual, family-friendly restaurant.

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