Family friendly restaurants in Madrid

Published April 18 2023

Spain is well-known for its delicious food and Madrid is definitely proof of that. The capital holds many wonderful spots to eat on a budget and very family friendly so you and your children can have the best experience.

Mercado de San Miguel

Try all the Spanish traditional food you want! There are empanadas, great steak and burgers, patatas bravas, iberic ham, tortilla de patatas and more. A market with plenty of food options you can choose from and an area with tables where you can sit and enjoy a delicious family lunch. 

It's located in Plaza Mayor, so it's a wonderful place to have some lunch or dinner after a day of sightseeing. 

Travel 4 baby top tip: we recommend you to go at off-peak hours as it tends to get crowded. 

Tokororo Aventura Park

More of an experience than a simple meal! A gigantic play zone for the kids and a great kids’ menu for just 12€, the finest option for a family meal where your kids can play and have fun afterwards. Of course, there are great food options for the parents as well.

You can find this amazing restaurant on the outskirts of Madrid.

Travel 4 baby top tip: if you eat at their restaurant and get 1 hour at their play zone you get an extra hour for free.

Gobu Burger

One of the best burgers in the city! They have a kids' option so every member of your family can enjoy a delicious meal. Every hamburger comes with its side of fries perfectly cooked or a salad.

Right beside Parque del Retiro, we love this restaurant to go as a family as you can walk around the beautiful park after enjoying a nice meal. 

As of today, the medium price per person is around 20€.

Solo Croquetas

To lick your fingers! That's how tasty these croquetas are. You have a lot of options to choose from with a wide variety of ingredients, so there's one for every member of the family: iberic ham, cuttlefish, bull's tail, madrid's stew, cheesecake, etc. All delicious!  You can sit at their restaurant or take them to go if you want to enjoy a nice family picnic. 

Two croquetas are around 4.50€. 

Yatai Market

You will suddenly feel as if you were in Asia! This place is based in the traditional asian street market food places and it's just as delicious. There are different stands or restaurants, each with a different type of typical asian cuisine: from Pad Thai to Ramen, the options are endless. You can each choose your favourite dish and eat together as a family.

As of today, the medium price per person is around 15€.

Kilómetros de pizza

The longest Pizza you will ever eat! This food is always a great option for kids, they love it! That is why we recommend this restaurant, which makes it an entire experience with their kilometre long pizzas. Of course, they are not only long but taste amazing as well and if you prefer pasta, they also have some delicious options.

As of today, the medium price per person is around 15-20€.

Costello Río

The perfect combination of entertainment and food! In this restaurant, both children and parents will be entertained with the wonderful live music the restaurant holds. Not only that, but the food is delicious too! Hamburgers, sandwiches, salads and tasty brownie for dessert.

Families are specially fond of this place for its atmosphere and perfect location, as it's next to Madrid Río's Park and Matadero Madrid to head to a kid-friendly workshop or exhibition after lunch. 

As of today, the medium price per person is around 15€.

Casa Botín

The oldest restaurant in the world! Founded in 1725, there’s no doubt that it’s part of Madrid’s history. They are famous for its delicious traditionally cooked roast suckling pig and lamb. Although, they make other wonderful Spanish dishes such as croquetas, shrimp scampi and more.

As of today, the medium price per person is around 20-30€.

Travel 4 Baby top tip: make a reservation weeks ahead if you want to enjoy its delicious food as being so famous made it hard to get a table!

La Excéntrica

A delicious passion fruit cheesecake! But let's not get to the dessert early, their original fries and guacamole are to die for as well. They have a kids’ menu as well for just 10€ with hot dogs, meatballs and more. If you want to try a well-cooked meat and delicious appetizers, this is your place! 

As of today, the medium price per person is around 20€.

La Morenilla

The Circus has invaded the restaurant! A Giraffe looking through the window, a ferris wheel, family attractions and colourful decorations - this restaurant is wonderful for a kid-friendly meal. They make delicious traditionally cooked meals such as chicken or bull's tail lasagna. 

As of today, the medium price per person is around 20€.

Café Pino

Croissants, pancakes, you name it! they have a great selection of breakfast food and tasty coffee. For lunch, they also serve a wide variety of food: pizzas, salads, meat, pasta and more.

Either for breakfast or a nice family lunch, this restaurant is a wonderful place to eat as a family. Located in the outskirts of the city, the restaurant is a wide-open space with a beautiful terrace surrounded by trees.

As of today, the medium price per person is around 15€.

Mi Mundo Family Place

Who said lunch can't involve slides and climbing nets? This restaurant is thought specially for families so we definitely recommend you to try it out during your visit. 

They have a wide variety of traditional tapas, burgers and salads and the kids’ menu is 6.90€ at lunch time and 4.50€ at dinner time - great for a meal on a budget.

As of today, the medium price per person is around 10-15€.

El Senador

Croquetas! The most traditional and delicious Spanish food and this restaurant makes some of the best, as well as habas tiernas con jamón and other typical foods from the city and country. It is a big establishment with wide tables, great for families and it's decorated in a traditional Spanish way as well. 

As of today, the medium price per person is around 20€.

La Rollerie

The most important meal of the day! La Rollerie specializes in breakfast and brunch food – a great and complete way to start off your day before walking and visiting Madrid. There are many vegetarian and vegan options as well.

It’s a great option for families as it is right in-between several parks (Parque Bravo Murillo and Parque del Oeste), great to head to after breakfast.

As of today, the medium price per person is around 10€.

Comic Planet

Enjoy lunch with your favourite superhero! Kids love this restaurant, getting to eat their tasty kids' menu with names inspired by famous superheros such as Spiderman and admiring the walls decorated with comic books and tall figures of Superman, Ironman, Batman and more. They make hamburgers and ribs and other food options for the parents as well. 

As of today, the medium price per person is around 20-30€.

Manolo Bakes 

The most delicious croissants and good coffee, what else do you need to start off your day properly during your Madrid visit? 

When traveling, sometimes what you need is a quick and tasty breakfast to head out and explore the city; Manolo Bakes is a great option for that. It’s a chain, so there are several establishments around the city.

As of today, the medium price per person is around 5€.

Last updated: 18th of April, 2023.