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12 Great Kid-Friendly Restaurants For Father's Day

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| Marc Much

Sure, anyone can buy dad a razor or contribute to that growing cemetery of bad ties in his closet, but this year make Father's Day special. Take dad out for a proper meal or even a drink or two. And don't let babies drastically affect his day — plenty of bars have baby-changing tables in their bathrooms so dad can still pull diaper duty. It's just the right thing to do. Here's a list of kid-friendly restaurants that are perfect for day out with the family. Remember, Father's Day is Sunday.

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If the food at Bill Kim's Korean joint isn't enough of a draw, there's plenty of room so it's not overwhelming when taking the family to the West Loop. [Photo: Facebook]

Big Jones

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Dad probably likes whisky, and this Andersonville gem has a solid whisky list while offering a menu of pan-coastal Southern gems that consistently delivers. [Photo: Marc Much]

BreakRoom Brewery

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The BreakRoom's new to Albany Park, but there's great beer on tap and the men's bathroom's equipped with a diaper-changing table, plus a kid's menu. [Photo: Marc Much]

Chief O'Neill's Pub & Restaurant

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Chief O'Neill's is always a crowd-pleaser, giving everyone something to love in an inviting bar serving a buffet of traditional Irish pub fare. [Photo: Facebook]

Coalfire Pizza

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Pizza is practically undefeated when it comes to kids, as Coalfire's crisp crust allows dad to have his hunger secretly satisfied while the children believe they are at a regular pizza place. [Photo: Facebook]

Fat Willy's Rib Shack

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Bo Fowler (who also owns Owen and Engine right up the street) has created a family-friendly barbecue joint that's allows dad to gorge himself on ribs or other smoked meats. [Photo: Facebook]

mk The Restaurant

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While MK doesn't offer a special children's menu, they've earned a reputation for welcoming families and adjusting items to the tastes of picky eaters. [Photo: Marc Much]

Nuevo Leon Restaurant

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This Pilsen Mexican standout has earned a reputation for a friendly atmosphere. [Photo: Facebook]

Perennial Virant

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Diners rave about how servers cater to children at this Lincoln Park hot spot. The brunch is a friendly option with homemade doughnuts. [Photo: Marc Much]

Revolution Brewing

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Take dad out to Logan Square so he can happily wear that faded T-shirt featuring whatever band he liked back in the day. The shirt may barely fit him anymore, but Rev's beer offerings and friendly staff make it a one-size-fits-all solution for Father's Day. [Photo: Facebook]

Wishbone Restaurant

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This West Loop stalwart ensures that even the pickiest eaters have something to chew on — try feeding junior a meal consisting of a series of side dishes. [Photo: Marc Much]

Crosby's Kitchen

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The kid-friendly menu at Crosby's is augmented by an ample-sized sidewalk space. [Photo: Facebook]

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If the food at Bill Kim's Korean joint isn't enough of a draw, there's plenty of room so it's not overwhelming when taking the family to the West Loop. [Photo: Facebook]

Big Jones

Dad probably likes whisky, and this Andersonville gem has a solid whisky list while offering a menu of pan-coastal Southern gems that consistently delivers. [Photo: Marc Much]

BreakRoom Brewery

The BreakRoom's new to Albany Park, but there's great beer on tap and the men's bathroom's equipped with a diaper-changing table, plus a kid's menu. [Photo: Marc Much]

Chief O'Neill's Pub & Restaurant

Chief O'Neill's is always a crowd-pleaser, giving everyone something to love in an inviting bar serving a buffet of traditional Irish pub fare. [Photo: Facebook]

Coalfire Pizza

Pizza is practically undefeated when it comes to kids, as Coalfire's crisp crust allows dad to have his hunger secretly satisfied while the children believe they are at a regular pizza place. [Photo: Facebook]

Fat Willy's Rib Shack

Bo Fowler (who also owns Owen and Engine right up the street) has created a family-friendly barbecue joint that's allows dad to gorge himself on ribs or other smoked meats. [Photo: Facebook]

mk The Restaurant

While MK doesn't offer a special children's menu, they've earned a reputation for welcoming families and adjusting items to the tastes of picky eaters. [Photo: Marc Much]

Nuevo Leon Restaurant

This Pilsen Mexican standout has earned a reputation for a friendly atmosphere. [Photo: Facebook]

Perennial Virant

Diners rave about how servers cater to children at this Lincoln Park hot spot. The brunch is a friendly option with homemade doughnuts. [Photo: Marc Much]

Revolution Brewing

Take dad out to Logan Square so he can happily wear that faded T-shirt featuring whatever band he liked back in the day. The shirt may barely fit him anymore, but Rev's beer offerings and friendly staff make it a one-size-fits-all solution for Father's Day. [Photo: Facebook]

Wishbone Restaurant

This West Loop stalwart ensures that even the pickiest eaters have something to chew on — try feeding junior a meal consisting of a series of side dishes. [Photo: Marc Much]

Crosby's Kitchen

The kid-friendly menu at Crosby's is augmented by an ample-sized sidewalk space. [Photo: Facebook]

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