If you're taking the family out for a meal but are concerned you might be hauling them to a restaurant that isn't exactly kid friendly, what do you do?

Well, you either, A.) make the best of it, B.) turn around, go home and make a box of Mac and Cheese or C.) check out this list of the 10 most "kid friendly" restaurants in Rockford.

1. Prairie Street Brewing Company - 200 Prairie Street

"Great service and food. Handled the swarm of soccer teams with ease. Good beer selection and plenty of items for kids."

2. Taco Betty's - 212 East State Street

"We came here for our first time with my 3-year-old daughter, 12-year-old son and my wife.  We chose to sit upstairs.  Our server Jacob was amazing."

3. Pho 815 - 7437 East State Street

"It's a clean, modern space. The servers have been engaging and friendly with us."

4. 15th & Chris - 201 15th Avenue

"I brought my kids in with me for strawberry & cheesecake ice cream cones and they LOVED them, not to mention the staff was so friendly! "

5. Tavern On Clark - 755 Clark Drive

"Took great care of our party of 21 (7 kids)! We also just walked in with no reservation. Here for a soccer tournament. Great atmosphere, great food, great service!!"

6. GreenFire Restaurant Bar & Bakery - 6795 East Riverside Boulevard

"Excellent food, beer choices, and overall service was good too. Fast for our hungry kids."

7. Lucha Cantina - 1641 North Alpine Road

"LUCHA is a Great place for the kids!  I had a lunch date there with my 4-year-old and there are great food options for kids."

8. Cucina Di Rosa - 1620 North Bell School Road

"Really enjoyed the food here- great pit stop on a long road trip. Delicious Italian food and coffee."

9. Woodfire Brick Oven Pizza - 408 East State Street

"I ordered the Porchetta sandwich tonight. It was really amazing! It reminded me of when I was a kid and my mom would roast pork loin."

10. Eggsclusive Cafe 2 - 7105 Cherryvale North Boulevard

"I usually get one of the skillets such as chicken Cabo or the Mexicana.....usually its enough for 2 meals :) The staff has always been great!"

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