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Family Restaurants

From delicious Chicago-style pizza joints to old-school diners, you can find some great family-owned, family-oriented restaurants in the Aurora Area that are great for groups.


9er's Grill 9er's Grill
Fresh ingredients made just for you. You’ll love the tasty flavor combinations and toppings as well as the juicy nine-ounce burgers that are han...View Details
A&W Family Restaurant A&W Family Restaurant
Remember the days when great-tasting food was made-to-order with quality ingredients and always served up with a frosty mug and a warm smile? Well, th...View Details
Aliano's Ristorante Aliano's Ristorante
Fine Italian Cuisine served in a traditional Italian American atmosphere. A night out at Aliano’s makes for a special dining experience. Every i...View Details
Andre's Restaurant Andre's Restaurant
Andres Restaurant has been serving hot and fresh American and Spanish cuisine for breakfast and lunch since 2007. They offer excel...View Details
Apple Villa Famous Pancake House Apple Villa Famous Pancake House
From the eggs benedict topped with rich hollandaise to the fresh squeezed orange and grapefruit juices all are prepared fresh daily. Apple Villa is al...View Details
Ari's Kitchen Co. Ari's Kitchen Co.
Real food for real people! Breakfast and lunch. Clean, elbow room and wallet friendly....View Details
Asian Kitchen Asian Kitchen
Welcome to the new Asian Kitchen in Yorkville! Asian Kitchen offers a wide array of authentic Japanese & Chinese food, such as sesame chicken, pep...View Details
Aurora Pancake House Aurora Pancake House
The Aurora Pancake House & More is a destination eatery in the heart of Aurora. New owners Armando Silva and Jesus Arceo have kept the restaurant&...View Details
Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant
From the southern midlands of Ireland to the Chicago suburbs and even Downtown Aurora Ballydoyle carries the tradition with classic Irish brews, excel...View Details
Barbara Jeans Grill Barbara Jeans Grill
Barbara Jeans Grill is a full-service carryout restaurant that features chicken, fish, ribs, burgers, wings and more. They are located in the strip ma...View Details
Basils Greek Dining Basils Greek Dining
Blending old world tradition with culinary flair and innovations, this is a celebration of Mediterranean Cuisine. Named after the "royal" he...View Details
Batavia Diner 2 Batavia Diner 2
Family-friendly diner serving breakfast and lunch. Stop by for a cup of fresh, rich, hot coffee. Special requests happily accommodated. "Huge Gyr...View Details
Batavia Diner Inc. Batavia Diner Inc.
Enjoy breakfast or lunch at this family-friendly restaurant.  Friendly diner serving American cuisine....View Details
Bien Chido Mexican Grill Bien Chido Mexican Grill
Bien Chido Mexican Grill is a family owned local restaurant bringing the flavor of Mexico City to downtown Plano....View Details
Big Apple Bagels Big Apple Bagels
Made-from-scratch bagels and My Favorite Muffin® gourmet muffins. Sandwiches are made with the finest quality deli meats, which are hand-sliced an...View Details
Big Rock Cafe Big Rock Cafe
Country charm and generous portions. 5-Star, fast and friendly, serving breakfast and brunch. ...View Details
Blackstone Bar & Grill Blackstone Bar & Grill
BlackStone Bar & Grill has an inviting char-house atmosphere accented by a colorful bar, featuring a wide selection of sandwiches, steaks, seafood...View Details
Blueberry Hill Breakfast Cafe Blueberry Hill Breakfast Cafe
At Blueberry Hill they agree that Mom was right when she made sure you left the house with a good breakfast in the morning. That is why they strive to...View Details
Brenda's Frozen Custard Brenda's Frozen Custard
Hometown diner serving hot dogs, fast food, sandwiches, coffee, italian ices and the best frozen custard you can buy! Photo: mouth-watering Turtle Pie...View Details
Brian's Pizza Brian's Pizza
Delicious pizza, Italian favorites. Dine-in or take-out. Order yours today!...View Details
Briana's Pancake House Briana's Pancake House
Try breakfast at the new Briana's Pancake House. NOW OPEN....View Details
Brother's Restaurant and Lounge Brother's Restaurant and Lounge
Family dining, pool and pub specializing in their iconic Beef Roll. Brother's has been a community icon for over forty years. Come on in and make ...View Details
Bull Moose Bar & Grille Bull Moose Bar & Grille
At the Bull Moose Bar & Grille culture is driven by a cheerful, enthusiastic, dedicated staff. Located in a historic setting incorporating a 1893 ...View Details
Bulldog's Red Hots Bulldog's Red Hots
Located near the Riverwalk for your convenience....View Details
Cancun Cafe & Mexican Grill Cancun Cafe & Mexican Grill
Hand-made corn tortillas with fresh ingredients served in a family-friendly atmosphere make Cancun Cafe & Mexican Grill a fresh and authentic expe...View Details
China Chef China Chef
Authentic Chinese cuisine....View Details
China Garden China Garden
Delicious Chinese food to take out, eat in or for delivery. Catering service available. Using NO MSG, 100% vegetable oil. Spicy according to taste. Op...View Details
Chopsticks Noodle & Thai Cafe Chopsticks Noodle & Thai Cafe
Casual restaurant featuring traditional Thai noodle soups, stir-fries, curries and rice dishes....View Details
Colonial Cafe Restaurant & Creamery Colonial Cafe Restaurant & Creamery
Local ice-cream-parlor chain serving sundaes & malts, plus breakfast & home-style American fare. Home of the Kitchen Sink! Colonial Cafe start...View Details
Daddio's Diner Daddio's Diner
Daddio's prides themselves on comfort food, hometown camaraderie, and a great bang for your buck. Voted "#1 Diner in the Fox Valley" in 2013 and 2014 ...View Details
Dairy Joy Drive In Dairy Joy Drive In
Situated on the historic Lincoln Highway Dairy Joy is much more than an old-fashioned ice cream parlor or hamburger joint. Dairy Joy is a unique one-o...View Details
Dearborn's Cafe Dearborn's Cafe
This newly renovated and re-opened restaurant is earning rave 5-STAR reviews for their great food and great service! "Thank you" to Facebook user:...View Details
Domo 77 (Hibachi & Sushi) Domo 77 (Hibachi & Sushi)
Japanese cuisine and karaoke nightlife. Steak, seafood and sushi....View Details
Don Walker's Sandwich Center Don Walker's Sandwich Center
A 50s diner throwback, Don Walker's has been a stop in Aurora for over 50 years. Known for their tasty Italian Beef, not to mention...View Details
Dos Caminos Mexican Restaurant Dos Caminos Mexican Restaurant
This Mexican Restaurant is rated 5 stars with Trip Advisor and is yielding rave reviews online! Try their authentic Seafood Fajitas del Mar!...View Details
Double Yolk Pancake House & Restaurant Double Yolk Pancake House & Restaurant
Finding a brunch spot as delicious as Double Yolk is about as rare as finding a double yolk in an egg. With homemade corned beef hash, the shamrock be...View Details
El Burrito Loco El Burrito Loco
Authentic Mexican cuisine, including the authentic "Giant Burrito." Se habla Español....View Details
El Taco Grande El Taco Grande
Relaxed Mexican restaurant serving traditional dishes plus pitchers of margaritas. Large menu, gourmet Mexican dishes, outdoor patio....View Details
Elm's Restaurant Elm's Restaurant
Mom & Pop restaurant. Fast food, wings. Great reviews....View Details
Endiro Coffee Endiro Coffee
New! Stop in for the best Ugandan coffees, a sweet treat, breakfast or lunch. Choose from a full breakfast or lunch menu, served by a friendly st...View Details
Epic Buffet @ Hollywood Casino Aurora Epic Buffet @ Hollywood Casino Aurora
Can’t decide what you’re hungry for? We’ve got just the place. The Epic Buffet is an all-you-can-eat extravaganza serving up endless...View Details
Fairbanks Steakhouse @ Hollywood Casino Aurora Fairbanks Steakhouse @ Hollywood Casino Aurora
The setting and ambiance are 1930's classic Hollywood, but the culinary experience is fine contemporary dining. With USDA prime beef and delicious...View Details
Fireside Grille Fireside Grille
Fireside Grille offers a ski-lodge feel, with two fireplaces and a warm, wooden cathedral ceiling. The cozy yet classy atmosphere lends itself to dinn...View Details
Foxy's Ice Cream and Restaurant Foxy's Ice Cream and Restaurant
When you're at Bicentennial Riverfront Park in Downtown Yorkville, you must visit Foxy's for a hand-dipped ice cream cone. Unique flavors...View Details
Gaetano's Gaetano's
Experience exquisite Italian cuisine and world class culinary arts including their famous wood burning oven techniques. Vegan? Food-intolerant? Let th...View Details
Gammon Coach House Gammon Coach House
Crafted brews and comfort foods. Voted Best on the Block in 2012. Readers' Choice Awards winner in 2012. Located near the Riverwalk for your conve...View Details
Gario's Pizza Villa Gario's Pizza Villa
Pizza, italian beef, bread sticks, local feel and family-friendly....View Details
George's Family Restaurant George's Family Restaurant
George's Family Restaurant is family owned and operated. It has been serving Home-Style Cooking for over four decades. The menu features Home-Styl...View Details
Gonzo's Rock 'n Roll Pizzeria Gonzo's Rock 'n Roll Pizzeria
Enjoy pizza and live music. Check out their Facebook page for upcoming entertainment....View Details
Grandma's Table Family Restaurant Grandma's Table Family Restaurant
Easygoing restaurant doling out hearty portions of American food, including all-day breakfast....View Details
Hardware Sustainable Gastropub & Brewery Hardware Sustainable Gastropub & Brewery
With a mission of sustainability that extends from the reclaimed architecture to the “living wall” that greets you with fresh herbs and gr...View Details
Harner's Bakery, Restaurant & Catering Harner's Bakery, Restaurant & Catering
You can taste it in the air! Sweet bakery goods, cakes, cookies, donuts and spices. Well-known throughout the Fox Valley area Harner's has been ki...View Details
Hinckley Café Hinckley Café
Hinckley Café provides a cozy café feeling with daily specials and homemade soups served by friendly staff in a family atmosphere. A mus...View Details
Hopvine Brewing Company Hopvine Brewing Company
Tucked away into an unassuming corner of the Fox Valley Mall complex in Aurora, Hopvine Brewing Company turns out eclectic, experimental fare made pos...View Details
Ivana's Cafe Ivana's Cafe
New restaurant! Proudly serving daily polish specials like pierogies, smoked polish sausage, cheese blintzes, potato pancakes and many more. Try their...View Details
Jade's Garden Jade's Garden
Authentic Chinese cuisine like sesame chicken, egg foo young, beef lo mein, beef w/mixed vegetables, chicken & cashew nuts and the best fried rice...View Details
Jake's Bagels & Deli Jake's Bagels & Deli
Jake’s Bagels & Deli has some pretty amazing breakfast and lunch sandwiches that are, you guessed it, served on their fantastic bagels. ...View Details
Jalisco Tacos Autentico Jalisco Tacos Autentico
Authentic Mexican cuisine, including steak, seafood, cocktails and kids menu. Friendly atmosphere. Se habla Español....View Details
Johnny K's Johnny K's
Johnny K’s is a Chicago Style Restaurant owned by a brother and sister team, Johnny and Kristy. Opened July 2, 2003, Johnny K’s has been bringing Chic...View Details
Juquilita Tacos Juquilita Tacos
Serving a wide variety of fresh, made to order Mexican food, Juquilita’s is best known for its tacos and burritos packed with a choice of f...View Details
La Cabana Mexican Cafe La Cabana Mexican Cafe
La Cabaña Mexican Café is a family-owned restaurant serving authentic Mexican food in Aurora since 1972. Se habla Españ...View Details
Lakeview Grille Lakeview Grille
Lakeview Grille offers the finest cuts of steak and prime rib as well as fresh salads, delicious entrees, like snow crab and decadent desserts. To com...View Details
Legends Grill & Bar Legends Grill & Bar
Sports bar and casual restaurant, Legends combines the best of both into a special kind of neighborhood gathering place. Where friends and family can ...View Details
Lucky's Prime Rib Beef & Dogs Lucky's Prime Rib Beef & Dogs
Family owned and operated fast food diner offering breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks. Carousel slots and kids' game room. ...View Details
Luigi's Pizza & Fun Center Luigi's Pizza & Fun Center
Family fun is the #1 priority at Luigi’s. Their extensive menu caters to every occasion; from bridal showers to birthday parties. All ages will enjoy ...View Details
Lumes Pancake House & Restaurant Lumes Pancake House & Restaurant
Local diner chain dishing eggs, baked pancakes and more, plus lunch. Open for dinner Wednesday to Saturday....View Details
Mario's Pizza, Pasta & More Mario's Pizza, Pasta & More
Specializing in famous thin crust pizzas, gourmet pastas and calzones, paninis, appetizers, salads, dinners, sodas, desserts and more! Also featured: ...View Details
Maxfield's Pancake House & Restaurant Maxfield's Pancake House & Restaurant
Maxfields is a family restaurant serving hearty and affordably priced portions, open for breakfast and lunch from 7am-3pm....View Details
Mike & Denise's Pizzeria, Bar & Grill Mike & Denise's Pizzeria, Bar & Grill
Get great pizza and a great atmosphere at their Yorkville location! Mike & Denise's offers a full menu, live music and excellent drink special...View Details
Mike & Denise's Pizzeria, Bar & Grill Mike & Denise's Pizzeria, Bar & Grill
Mike & Denise’s has been serving up delicious pizza in the Aurora, Illinois, area for years. This family-owned business has a passion for fo...View Details
Millhurst Ale House Millhurst Ale House
Millhurst Ale House offers a variety of premium steak and seafood, as well as classic comforts, pastas, burgers, pizza, salads and more! 27 Micro Craf...View Details
Mother's Pancake House Mother's Pancake House
Basic American restaurant serving salads, broasted chicken, steaks, breakfast, lunch and dinner....View Details
Nikkary's Restaurant Nikkary's Restaurant
Old-school American diner cooking up breakfast all day plus soup and sandwiches for lunch....View Details
Noodles & Company Noodles & Company
Globally inspired dishes including noodles, soups and salads, come together to create a World Kitchen experience....View Details
Oak Street Restaurant & Bar Oak Street Restaurant & Bar
Oak Street Restaurant and Bar is where cozy sports dining and affordable deliciousness collide. The warm and friendly staff can seat in either of thre...View Details
Oberweis Dairy, Inc. Oberweis Dairy, Inc.
Enjoy mouth-watering fountain treats, super premium ice cream, pies, cakes, hot bagels, fine chocolates, and of course, glass-bottled dairy farm fresh...View Details
Open Range Southwest Grill Open Range Southwest Grill
Open Range Grill is a family owned restaurant in Sugar Grove, IL on Bliss Creek Golf Course. They’re open every day and are nearby with nightly ...View Details
Orchard Kitchen (Kem's) at Holiday Inn Orchard Kitchen (Kem's) at Holiday Inn
Located inside the Holiday Inn Aurora, the restaurant features casual, yet sophisticated dining minutes from I-88, downtown Aurora, and the Orcha...View Details
Orchard Valley Golf Course & Restaurant Orchard Valley Golf Course & Restaurant
One of Chicagoland's top five courses, Orchard Valley Golf Course is an 18-hole, 6,800-yard, par-72 championship layout open to the public. Featur...View Details
Pal Joey's Pal Joey's
Fine Italian food, fine service and award-winning pizza. Pal Joey's pizza was given 4 stars by Chicago Tribune food critics and named as one of th...View Details
Papa Bear Restaurant Papa Bear Restaurant
Conveniently located across the street from the Chicago Premium Outlets, Papa Bear Restaurant offers a wide variety menu for breakfast, lunch or ...View Details
Pie Boss (South African) Pie Boss (South African)
Think of your dream crust. Is it flaky along the edges, buttery and so full of flavor you don’t know how it could possibly be real? Well, look n...View Details
Plano Café Plano Café
Good food, friendly staff, just like home....View Details
Pomegranate Restaurant Pomegranate Restaurant
Pomegranate Restaurant defies categorization. Many patrons claim it's the "best breakfast in the western suburbs!" The lunches and dinne...View Details
Raimondo's Pizza & Pub Raimondo's Pizza & Pub
Two-time Culinary Champion Raimondo's pizzas and pastas are the best pizza and the best ethnic restaurant in the Aurora Area according to our loca...View Details
Reuland Food Services Deli & Catering Reuland Food Services Deli & Catering
Reuland's provides individual dinners from roast beef sandwiches to chicken kiev, potatoes, vegetable, roll & butter, bulk salads & meats....View Details
River's Edge Café River's Edge Café
More than just a cup of coffee; a place for minds to meet right here in Downtown Aurora. A well-made latte paired with a scrumptious sandwich? Yes, pl...View Details
Riverview Restaurant Riverview Restaurant
Award-winning diner. Serving their clients quality, fresh and natural foods with the flavor of the old-style kitchen. A neighborhood favorite!...View Details
Roadhouse Country Restaurant Bar and Grill Roadhouse Country Restaurant Bar and Grill
The Roadhouse was Runner Up in the Culinary Champions competition for Best Soup for their delicious, like-none-other "Grandmas Homemade Chicken 'n Dum...View Details
Run-A-Way Restaurant Run-A-Way Restaurant
A family-run fast food restaurant with a welcoming atmosphere serving a wide range of Greek and American choices for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Party...View Details
Salsa Verde Batavia Salsa Verde Batavia
Proudly serving delicious dishes prepared from authentic Mexican recipes in a friendly and vibrant environment. Family owned and operated....View Details
Sandwich Freedom Hall Sandwich Freedom Hall
We take pride in providing our customers with only the finest food, including steaks, seafood, and the best burgers around! All of our dishes are prep...View Details
Santa Fe Restaurant Santa Fe Restaurant
Enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine, gourmet and specialty entrees, including gluten-free options. Well known for their Mexican margaritas, fresh ingredie...View Details
Silver Dollars Restaurant Silver Dollars Restaurant
Family-owned Silver Dollars Restaurant is well known in the community for providing excellent breakfast, lunch and dinner specials, including unique d...View Details
Smokey's Wood Pit BBQ Smokey's Wood Pit BBQ
Smokey's Wood Pit features Chicago Style Favorites and Authentic BBQ slow cooked and smoked in house. Our family is proud to serve our friends and nei...View Details
South Moon Barbeque South Moon Barbeque
Fantastic southern-style BBQ!! Aurora Area Champion for the best BBQ and winner of one of Chicago's Best TV's Top 10 Places To Get Your Pork Fix in Ch...View Details
South Moon Barbeque - Sandwich South Moon Barbeque - Sandwich
Fantastic southern-style BBQ! Owned by award-winning South Moon BBQ Hinckley, Culinary Champion for the best BBQ and winner of one of Chicago's Be...View Details
South Moon BBQ at the Mill South Moon BBQ at the Mill
Award-winning BBQ and drinks in the historic Montgomery Mill with a stunning Fox River view. ...View Details
Southern Belles Pancake House Southern Belles Pancake House
Breakfast is the passion of Southern Belle's Pancake House. They use only the finest and freshest ingredients to create a meal that will fill your...View Details
Spartan Ale House Spartan Ale House
Spartan House is a premier local pub and eatery. Enjoy delicious food, premium cocktails, beer, and sports. Families welcome....View Details
Star 34 Family Restaurant Star 34 Family Restaurant
5-Star family-style dining serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.  (Image by Olivia Kendall)...View Details
Sunfield's Restaurant Sunfield's Restaurant
Make lasting memories at this family restaurant. They can satisfy appetites for either breakfast, lunch or dinner. Why not try their eggs, pancak...View Details
Sushi + Rotary Sushi Bar Sushi + Rotary Sushi Bar
Known as kaiten-zushi, sushi-go-round is a great way to try sushi from an ever-fresh stream of sushi plates. Sushi on a conveyor belt may sound a litt...View Details
Sushi Pirate Sushi Pirate
Authentic Japanese cuisine....View Details
Swordfish Contemporary Sushi Swordfish Contemporary Sushi
Swordfish is a contemporary sushi and grill restaurant that delivers fine dining at its best and that leaves you with an experience that will have you...View Details
Szechuan House Szechuan House
Szechuan House specializes in top quality Asian cuisine including Cantonese, Chinese, Mandarin and Szechwan. Serving lunch and dinner specials daily....View Details
Taco Madre Montgomery Taco Madre Montgomery
Tacos and much more! Authentic Mexican food at it's best! Serving lunch and dinner....View Details
Taco Madre North Aurora Taco Madre North Aurora
Authentic Mexican fast food. Serving lunch, dinner and drinks....View Details
Tamarind Indian Cuisine Tamarind Indian Cuisine
Take a trip to India, right here in the heart of Aurora at Tamarind Indian Cuisine. Experience traditional Indian cuisine delicately prepared keeping ...View Details
Taqueria El Sazon Taqueria El Sazon
Delicious, authentic Mexican cuisine. Outdoor seating conveniently near the Batavia downtown riverwalk. Tacos, tortas, marguaritas....View Details
Tecalitlan Restaurant Tecalitlan Restaurant
Authentic Mexican cuisine conveniently located in downtown Aurora at the corner of Broadway (Rt. 25) and East Downer Place. 4.5 stars and a local favo...View Details
Thai Village Thai Village
Thai Village Restaurant has captured and mastered the age old custom of blending herbs and exotic influences to create food with a wide range of flavo...View Details
The Harvester Café The Harvester Café
Eggs, omelets, café specials, pancakes, French toast, waffles, skillets, homemade burgers, hot sandwiches, signature rolls, club sandwiches, sa...View Details
The Patio of Aurora The Patio of Aurora
For over 35 years The Patio's commitment to quality, consistency and value have made them the perfect choice for family dining. From award-winning...View Details
The Turf Room Restaurant The Turf Room Restaurant
Relax, this place has a winning combination of fine dining and exciting atmosphere. Cozy fireplace, fine wine, gourmet burgers. American eclectic menu...View Details
Top Shelf Bar & Tuscan Grill Top Shelf Bar & Tuscan Grill
After an eventful day, enjoy fine Italian cuisine at the Tuscan Grill or unwind in the Top Shelf Bar....View Details
Tribella Bar & Grill Tribella Bar & Grill
A citified Italian-American bistro, Tribella Bar and Grill boasts a streamlined decor with sweeping expanses of hardwood floors, white-linen-topped ta...View Details
Tusk Thai Cuisine Tusk Thai Cuisine
Thai staples, along with specials such as basil eggplant, fill out the menu at this warm, BYOB eatery....View Details
Two Brothers Roundhouse Two Brothers Roundhouse
Discover the big, bold flavors of Two Brothers artisan beer, food, and (coming soon) distilled spirits in this massive limestone roundhouse, a former ...View Details
U Samba Brazilian Restaurant & Cafe U Samba Brazilian Restaurant & Cafe
U Samba Cafe works hard to bring the food and fun of Brazil to downtown Aurora. At U Samba you will find traditional Brazilian food cooked to perfecti...View Details
Vietnam Gate Restaurant Vietnam Gate Restaurant
A family owned restaurant featuring the best from Asian cuisine. Open Tuesday - Sunday serving lunch and dinner....View Details
Whitetail Ridge Restaurant Whitetail Ridge Restaurant
Situated among the rich turf at Whitetail Ridge Golf Club this is the perfect venue for wedding parties, luncheons, meetings or a Sunday Brunch. Mothe...View Details


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