With LA’s vast array of eateries, it’s not too hard to find one with a kids menu. However, these brilliant spots go the extra mile of keeping kids entertained long enough to let you chew, taste and even savor your food. So long mad dash dining; flip through and check out our picks for the best restaurants with pre & post (and even during) meal distractions.

Spitz

Though you’ll be drooling over the mouth-watering aroma of doner kebab and garlic aioli drizzled street cart fries, the kids definitely won’t be bored waiting for the food to be ready. Between the stack of board games and the back nook with shuffle board and chalkboard covered walls, your little ones will have plenty of entertainment while you relax with a pint and enjoy the rocking tunes pouring from the stereo.

1725 Hillhurst Ave.
Los Feliz
323-522-3309
Online: eatatspitz.com

photo: Jahie K. via Yelp

Do you have a favorite restaurant that keeps your little diners distracted? Share any we missed in the comments!

—Shahrzad Warkentin