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Where To Eat With Kids in El Cajon or Near?

The best children orthodontist El Cajon has, Dr. Surillo, knows that kids love going for a meal with their families. Few kids refuse when we say we’ll treat them to their favorite meals. Here at Children’s Braces and Dentistry, we know El Cajon is home to great places where you can take your kids for a great family meal. We spend a lot of time reminding parents and children about proper oral care, and now we want to review a couple of places where you can take your family for a great meal.

Read along to check out a list of some of the best family restaurants in El Cajon and mark your maps to take your kids for a fun night out!

Where To Eat With Kids in El Cajon?

The good news is: you can find almost anything you’d like in El Cajon. If your kid has a craving, odds are there will be a place where they serve it. Check out these recommendations and give them a try. They’re in no particular order, so read the list carefully until you find a place you want to visit.

Buckboard’s Barbecue & Brew

If you also had the option to start this list off with a place where you can get an amazing barbecue, why wouldn’t you take it? Presenting Buckboard’s Barbecue & Brew. You can’t tell us your kid won’t like this menu.

Does your kid love burgers? Chances are they do. Why not treat them to a collection of burgers and sandwiches. There are even some vegan options for those who prefer them. Still, do yourself a favor and treat your family to one of their signature platters. Beef, chicken, and lots of ribs.

We should also talk about the sides you can get. Please try the BBQ Baked Beans or the Mac & Cheese. Honestly, you can’t go wrong with any of the options, but you should definitely try those.

Find them at 975 Greenfield, Suite A, El Cajon, CA 92021, and give them a call (619) 334-4400. You can also order food online, but there’s nothing like eating there. Keep in mind they only open during the weekends, so make arrangements to go with your family on a weekend trip.

Funky Fries and Burgers

A true El Cajon staple. The best part is they’re open every day from 10am to 10pm. If your kid has a late-night craving, you might get away with getting them some fries from this place. And that’s what’s so great about this place. 12 different options for burgers plus some chicken sandwich alternatives. What’s even better; they carry the Impossible Burger. So any vegan kids out there hoping to get a burger this weekend won’t be disappointed.

Let’s talk about the other start of their menu: fries. There are 15 options to choose from, and you should try them all. Breakfast fries, pizza fries, BBQ bacon chicken fries, Philly cheesesteak fries, and so much more. If you want it, they’ll probably have it for you. Technically, these are all kid options, but if you want to get the kids’ menu options, they have you covered with cheeseburgers, chicken strips, and Mac & Cheese.

Drive to 101 W Washington Ave. El Cajon, CA 92020 for an awesome afternoon of burgers and fries. You can also call them at (619) 328-2929 for more information.

Black Bear Diner

This is another great place to think of when wondering where to eat with kids in El Cajon. Let’s talk about hearty meals. Parents know all teenagers go through a phase where they eat as 3 people together. If you want to treat your kid to a hearty meal on a weekend out with the whole family, you’ll want to go to Black Bear Diner. Their menu has everything you need for your next family breakfast, lunch, dinner, or brunch.

Are they coming from a big game Saturday morning? Were you all out hiking? Are you all just craving a big meal? Try out Black Bear Diner’s signature “BIGFOOT Chicken Fried Steak & Eggs.”

How about a sweeter option? You might want to check this one out: Cinnamon Roll French Toast. You’re more of a sweet and savory person? Try “The Volcano,” a mix of decadent pancakes, bacon, and eggs. A truly American icon. This is just scratching the surface.

Give them a visit at their El Cajon location at 1025 Fletcher Pkwy, El Cajon, CA 92020. Call if you have any questions (619) 444-2327.

Surf Rider Pizza

How can we possibly have a list of places where kids can go grab a bite and NOT include a pizza place? Fortunately, amongst the many places where to eat with kids in El Cajon, you can count great pizza places such as Surf Rider Pizza.

Anyone who is interested in finding hidden gems in La Mesa or near El Cajon should come to this place. They serve amazing pies and you can mix and match your favorite toppings. What’s even better: if you’re just craving a slice, you can get just one! Although we know you’ll end up buying a whole pizza just like we would; they’re really good!

They have some classic and spicy vegetarian options for those looking for a tasty and meatless alternative, and some amazing classics like pepperoni and margarita. Feeling a bit daring? How about trying the spicy meatball or BBQ Chicken?

They’re open every day of the week from 11 am to 9 pm. Give them a visit at 8381 La Mesa Blvd La Mesa, CA 91942, and call them at (619) 340-1270 if you have any questions.

Don’t Forget About The Best Kids Orthodontist in El Cajon

So, you’re done with that amazing family meal over the weekend and your kid forgot our recommendations to stay away from hard or crunchy foods. If your kid has an orthodontic emergency, why not go to the best Pediatric orthodontist El Cajon and La Mesa have available?

We’re thrilled to help out whenever a child has a problem with their braces. If you’re just at the planning stages, you might also want to give us a visit and gift your kid the best smile they can ask for. Dr. Surillo and the rest of the team will be more than happy to help realign your kid’s teeth to achieve the healthiest and most beautiful version possible of their smile.

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