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Celebrity chefs’ names are on the marquee of almost every hotel on the Las Vegas Strip, and you can’t wait to try all their culinary offerings. Ah, but you brought your kids! What to do? Take them to dine with you at some of the most recognized restaurants and hotels in Las Vegas. With the availability of Children’s Menus, with kid-friendly selections and prices, you will be able to relax and enjoy that $12 cocktail you are about to imbibe, along with that $50 prime-cut steak.

Consider these best family friendly restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip on your next visit out with the family.

Breakfast: Four Seasons Las Vegas Weekend Breakfast Buffet at Verandah


There is not a better breakfast buffet option on the Las Vegas strip that combines atmosphere, delicious food options, and price. For $39 per adult and $16 per child, 5-12 years, the Weekend Breakfast Buffet at the Four Seasons Las Vegas is top notch. The casual elegance of the Four Seasons keeps this location a sweet spot with lovely indoor as well as seasonal outdoor dining. Buffet items are unique and amazing- try the Bread Pudding, Eggs Benedict and house-made donut station for starters. Daily fresh squeezed juices and blends are available, and differ depending on the day. If your littlest dining guests are not hungry enough for an entire buffet, there is a Children’s Menu loaded with their favorite foods, and all dishes are $6.00. Reservations are suggested. Price with the Unlimited Bloody Mary Bar, $51, or add a glass of champagne to make it $46. The Breakfast Buffet is offered every Saturday and Sunday, 8am-1pm. (702) 632-5121


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Lunch: NM Cafe at Neiman Marcus in the Fashion Show Mall 

Lunch and shopping just go together, and if you find yourself at one of the best shopping malls in the city, why not find yourself at one of the best places to lunch? The NM Cafe at Neiman Marcus is located on the 2nd floor just outside the Children’s World department.

The restaurant itself is open, light and looks right onto the Cloud located at the front of the Fashion Show Mall on the Las Vegas Strip, where there is plenty of hustle and bustle taking place. Children dining in your party will enjoy a fun circus themed menu filled with tasty, traditional treats with a healthy twist like All-Natural Chicken Strips with Sweet Potato Fries, and Grilled Cheese served on Whole Wheat with Fruit. Each option is $8 an includes a drink and dessert. The adult menu offers Mediterranean and healthier options, along with a seasonal and weekly menu with some of the best sandwiches I’ve ever tasted. Be sure to order that infamous Neiman Marcus chocolate chip cookie for dessert! The NM Cafe generally can accept walk-ins, but just in case call (702) 697-7340.


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Afternoon Tea: The Tea Lounge at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas

If Afternoon Tea is a must-do itinerary item in every major city in America, like it is mine, then call ahead to book your table at the Tea Lounge at the Mandarin Oriental. Like all Mandarin Oriental’s around the world, the one in Las Vegas is luxury defined. A tranquil combination of modern Asian decor, coupled with intimate spaces and not to miss views of the Las Vegas Strip.

Don’t let that hold you back from bringing the children along to Afternoon Tea at the Mandarin. The Mandarin Oriental still prides itself on being family friendly, even in Las Vegas, offering a traditional English Tea menu selection served on an elaborately sophisticated display. Classic Afternoon English Tea is served for $36, or add a glass of Veuve Cliquot to make it $56. Little ones will love the Kid’s Afternoon Tea; $28 for children 12 and under, served with PB&J and Turkey & Cheese sandwiches. Tea is served 2-5pm daily. 1.888.881.9367


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Dinner: Sunday Family Dinner at Wolfgang Puck’s Pizzeria and Cucina in The Shops at Crystals in City Center 

Talk about family friendly dining in Las Vegas…did you know Wolfgang Puck restaurants offer Children’s Menus? Which makes Wolfgang Puck’s Pizzeria and Cucina a Las Vegas family dining favorite. The atmosphere alone is bound to keep the littles entertained for at least 20 minutes or so. Located inside The Shops at Crystals, request a table near the back where the views of the shopping mall showcase the art installations and people watching below. Children are handed a paper menu and crayons, along with a beverage of their choice, and a lid.

When dining with larger parties of 4 or more, the Sunday Family Dinner offers an abundance of food items for $28 per person. A 4-course meal with 9 different dishes including an Artisanal Italian Meats and Cheeses, divine salad options, home-made raviolli, tender chicken in a Cacciatore sauce and delectable desserts. Make it a real Italian family-style meal and add a bottle of Wolfgang Puck’s own label wine for $28 a bottle. Dinner is served starting 5pm on Sundays. (702) 238-1000