+

11 Places

Expand Map

11 Places

Restaurants & Bars

San Diego chow worthy with kids

chadnibal | Jul 12, 201811:01 AM     13

We'll be spending a week in August, two kids age 7-10, trying to teach them to behave and try different cuisines, but they're kids. They love Mexican and Chinese, my wife and I love seafood (is there great ceviche in SD?) but my son is allergic to fish, so places where we can find safe options for him are good. If he can get spaghetti he'll eat a mountain of it. My daughter's that way with crepes/blini. They'll both eat limitless pelmeni/dumplings. They'll eat Vietnamese. We tend to skip middle eastern food anywhere but home, because we've got the best Lebanese here. We love Russian, Armenian. Moroccan, anything new/different.

Juniper & Ivy sounds amazing, is it kid-friendly at all? I'd be happy to take one evening out for a nice romantic dinner/tasting menu with seafood, foie gras, sushi, etc without the kids if we can find a sitter.

List I need to cut down: Mariscos El Pescador, Bread & Cie, Carnitas Snack Shack, Crack Shack, Las Cuatro Milpas, Lolita's, Nico's, J&Ivy, Cafe 21, OB Smoothies, Puesto, Azucar, Atypical Waffle, Rubicon, BO-beau, Davanti Enoteca, Mission, Salt & Cleaver, Cusp, Urban Solace, Pappalecco, Sandbar, Ironside, Queenstown Pub, Prepkitchen, Grant Grill, Pomegranate, Kafe Sobaka, Le Parfait, Hash House a Go Go, Great Maple

Planning to stay in Mission Valley, lots of time at Balboa museums/zoo, one day in La Jolla.

Juniper & Ivy
Bread and Cie Bakery/Cafe
The Crack Shack - Little Italy
Las Cuatro Milpas
Lolita's Mexican Food
Cafe 21 University Heights
Cafe 21 Gaslamp
Azucar
Atypical Waffle Company
Nico's Mexican Food
Want to stay up to date with this post? Sign Up Now ›

Discussion Summary

More from Chowhound

How to Picnic During a Pandemic: What Is & Isn't Safe
Guides

How to Picnic During a Pandemic: What Is & Isn't Safe

by Jessica Merritt | If you’re ready to break out of quarantine for some sunshine and relaxation, a picnic might sound...

10 Grilling Tools Under $25 to Boost Your BBQ Game
Shop

10 Grilling Tools Under $25 to Boost Your BBQ Game

by David Klein | Whether you’re looking to enhance your backyard BBQ game, beef up your next tailgate (keep the faith...

Stylish & Shatterproof: Dinnerware You Don't Have to Worry About Dropping
Shop

Stylish & Shatterproof: Dinnerware You Don't Have to Worry About Dropping

by Dan Koday | Unbreakable glasses, plates, and other stylish and shatterproof dinnerware is just what you need for...

12 Stylish Coolers Way Nicer Than the Ones Your Parents Had
Shop

12 Stylish Coolers Way Nicer Than the Ones Your Parents Had

by Simone Paget | Coolers have come a long way in the last few decades. Find a stylish cooler that fits your aesthetic...

Get fresh food news delivered to your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week.