Kids & Family
2017 Readers Poll
2017 Critics Picks

photo by John Anderson

Best Party Place

“Fun for the whole family of all ages.” – Enrique Escalante

Pinballz Arcade
8940 Research #100
512/420-8458
www.pinballzarcade.com

Pinballz Arcade Lake Creek
13729 Research Blvd.
512/537-8737
www.pinballzarcade.com/

Pinballz Kingdom
15201 I-35 S.
Buda
512/523-4080
www.pinballzarcade.com/

Best Family Restaurant

“It’s our go-to spot to celebrate soccer game wins and good report cards.” Leticia Mendoza

Kerbey Lane Cafe
3704 Kerbey, 512/451-1436
13435 Hwy. 183 N. #415, 512/258-7757
2606 Guadalupe, 512/477-5717
4301 W. William Cannon, 512/899-1500
3003 S. Lamar, 512/445-4451
2120 N. Mays, Round Rock, 512/879-2827
701 Capital of TX Hwy. S., 512/879-2820
www.kerbeylanecafe.com

photo by John Anderson

Best All-Ages Venue

“Great beer on tap and a fireplace in the winter = I’m sold.” Megan McCauley

Mohawk
912 Red River
512/666-0877
www.mohawkaustin.com

Best Toy Store

“Terra Toys has the most knowledgeable staff on all things bubbles and fun.” Melissa Green

Terra Toys
2438 W. Anderson Ste. 1-C
512/445-4489
www.terratoys.com

photo by John Leach

Best Kid's Clothing

“This place has provided so many great deals as we watch our little one grow out of clothing.” Byron French

Once Upon a Child
1601 S. I-35 #325, Round Rock, 512/467-4699
www.onceuponachild.com

Best Kids' Rec Program

“Rock & roll parties to mystery dinner theatres to the Olympics – young people are being engaged in unique, intentional, and inclusive ways at Spilled Milk Social Club.” Jackie Buchan

Spilled Milk Social Club
3310 Red River
512/317-6408
www.spilledmilksocialclub.com

photo by John Anderson

Best Birthday Cakes

“Awesome designs and awesome taste.” Barbara Manzer

Sugar Mama's Bakeshop
Sugar Mama's Bakeshop South, 1905-A S. First, 512/448-3727
Sugar Mama's Bakeshop East, 2406-B Manor Rd., 512/220-7296
www.sugarmamasbakeshop.com

Best Park

“The dog loves it, and that’s what matters most.” Zak Sobieralski

Zilker Park
2100 Barton Springs Rd.
512/974-6700
www.austintexas.gov

photo by David Brendan Hall

photo by Jana Birchum

Best Family Festival

“KITES! ALL THE KITES!” Taylor Prinsen

Zilker Kite Festival
Zilker Park, 2100 Barton Springs Rd.
512/974-6700
www.abckitefestival.org/

Best Camp

“Creative Action is not only helping kids become leaders, artists, allies, and thinkers. It’s the secret day job headquarters for some of the most talented artists and activists in Austin.” – Indigo Rael

Creative Action
2921 E. 17th, Bldg. B
512/442-8773
www.creativeaction.org

photo by Sandy Carson

 
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