You want a decent cup of coffee. Your kids want to run around like maniacs. The employees at the corner coffeeshop duck for cover when they see you and stroller come through the door. Try these kid-friendly java joints instead for some peace of mind – and a piping hot cup o’ joe.
229 Rice Lake Square Wheaton, IL 60189 (630) 384-2300
Family-friendly restaurant with indoor play areas designed for kids 0-7, games and arts/crafts available for older children. There is frequent live entertainment and children’s programming; check Web site for information. Birthday parties available.
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This sprawling coffeehouse with neon-splashed walls has top-notch coffee, an edgy atmosphere and, oh yeah, a Nintendo. Your kids can fill up on old-school Super Mario while you fill up on the coffee a menu, which includes vegan and gluten-free options.