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The Best Restaurants for Families in Vero Beach, Florida

The Vero Beach area is mostly known for being a retirement haven and community, but the area is filled with family-friendly venues, including restaurants and hotels. There are a few restaurants, which actually cater to families with kids. Many of these restaurants have become very popular among families looking for a place to dine out.

Mr. Manatees

Located in the Royal Palm Pointe area of Vero Beach, Mr. Manatees offers a fun, family friendly atmosphere right on the Indian River. The restaurant is decorated in a nautical theme, including mural images from Key West on the walls, creating the perfect island feel.

The restaurant is extremely casual offering the best wings in the area. Guests can choose between sitting out on the patio or inside.

Mr. Manatees serves daily and weekly specials offering a tropical paradise cuisine. Some menu items include cracked conch, onion crusted dolphin, crab cakes and tuna steak. Kids can start off their meal by sharing a bucket of Buffalo wings before devouring their perfectly portioned kids meal.

Mr. Manatees
30 Royal Palm Pointe
Vero Beach, FL 32960-5238
(772) 569-9151

Italian Kitchen

Located in the heart of Downtown Vero Beach, across the street from the town's Community Center, the Italian Kitchen is a quaint restaurant offering something for everyone in the family.

The Italian Kitchen menu includes pizza, pasta, salads and sandwiches for lunch and dinner. Other menu features include Calzones and Stromboli.

During my last visit to this restaurant there were several families enjoying the Italian cuisine. At time during the dinner the restaurant got loud, the staff extremely understood and I was impressed by the service and how they catered to the families.

Italian Kitchen
2121 14th Avenue
Vero Beach, FL 32960
(772) 569-0060

Mrs. Mac's Fillin' Station

Step back in time at this family-friendly restaurant located on Old Dixie Highway in Vero Beach. Mrs. Mac's Fillin' Station is simply a fun restaurant to dine in. The atmosphere is very casual and offers a yesteryear feel from the décor.

The inside of the restaurant is themed after an old filling station complete with walls of license plates, gas pumps, vintage décor and license plate covered menus. The kid's meals even come in a car. How cool is that?!?

Mrs. Mac's Fillin' Station
951 Old Dixie Hwy
Vero Beach, FL
(772) 564-8400


Beef'O'Brady's is where everyone with families goes for a good meal. The restaurant comes complete with a fun sports theme, televisions everywhere and a game room. The restaurant offers a traditional American flare menu, featuring burgers, sandwiches, salads and more.

Local sporting teams and school groups have been known to hold events and celebration dinners at Beef'O'Brady's.

782 South US Highway 1
Vero Beach, FL 32960
(772) 569-3336

Hopefully this list of family-friendly restaurants will help you plan your next dinner out together.

Happy traveling!