FAMILY-FRIENDLY DINING IN THE OC
Orange County offers plenty of exciting and unique food experiences for children and families
Orange County offers plenty of exciting and unique food experiences for children and families beyond the amusement parks and beaches it’s most famous for. Check out these ideas for family-friendly restaurants and dining that kids and kids-at-heart are sure to enjoy!
This iconic Buena Park ice cream parlour offers guests a step back in time to the turn of the century, with servers dressed in pin-striped vests, old-fashioned ties and cane hats. Farrell’s has been named Nickelodeon Parents’ Best Ice Cream Shop as well as OC Register’s Best Place for A Birthday Party, Best Family Friendly Restaurant, Best Ice Cream and Best Restaurant.
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Acclaimed as the “World’s Most Interactive Dinner Show,” Pirate’s Dinner Adventure in Buena Park takes guests on a journey with Captain Sebastian the Black as he and his crew set sail on the high seas. Families will be entertained with an astonishing display of special effects, aerial artistry, swashbuckling swordplay and even life-sized dragons. While enjoying the show, visitors will dine on a three-course meal that is sure to satisfy even the hungriest of pirates.
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Family owned and operated since 1967, Sugar Shack in Huntington Beach is a definite local (and visitor) favorite. Try the Main Street Burrito, or for the little ones, the Mini Special. Hang out on the patio and watch the surfers come and go from the beach to their favorite breakfast spot.
One of the latest additions to Downtown Disney®, Salt & Straw is an iconic scoop shop offering exciting and unique ice cream flavors such as Strawberry Honey Balsamic with Black Pepper and Pots of Gold & Rainbows, which features cereal-steeped sweet milk and a mashup of Lucky Charms marshmallows.