Fort Lauderdale FL

Best Family Restaurants to Save Money in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Ft. Lauderdale has many restaurants that cater to all members of the family and where you can save money. Many offer special discounts or offer other extras for the family. No matter what type of cuisine you prefer, there is something for everyone.

Sweet Tomatoes

With multiple locations across South Florida, Sweet Tomatoes is a wonderful restaurant for the entire family. It is a salad bar buffet restaurant with many healthy and delicious items good for both the body and the taste buds. Your kids can get whatever healthy veggies they like, as can you.

Although it is called the salad bar restaurant, there is far more than salad at Sweet Tomatoes. They have pizza, which is always a favorite for the children, in addition to multiple types of pastas, five or more soups and more. They offer savory bakery items, such as blueberry and other flavored muffins, breads and more. They offer baked and sweet potatoes as well as rice. They also offer various fruits.

When it comes to dessert, the entire family will be happy. Children can make their own ice cream sundaes with vanilla or chocolate ice cream, sprinkles, caramel syrup and hot fudge. They can enjoy savory brownies, chocolate pudding or whatever specialty cake they are offering (past offerings include hot chocolate lava cake and gooey caramel pumpkin cake).

They also provide different events for children. Many locations offer free face painting by Curly Sue and friends on one day of the week. They also work with school groups to do fundraising. They have family friendly prices, with excellent coupons such as buy one meal and two beverages and get a second meal free, which brings the price of each meal to under $8.00.

Bellante’s Pizza and Pasta (Closed)

If you and your children love pizza or pasta then Bellante’s is the place for you. For a meager $5.50 (lunch OR dinner) they offer an all you can eat buffet encompassing a wide variety of pizza, including classic, barbeque chicken, meat, alfredo, veggie and more. You can also get cheese bread, breadsticks and more. If you like pasta, then you will have your choice of alfredo, an oil and garlic mix or classic tomato. They also have a variety of soups.

Children will also enjoy the delicious desserts. Bellante’s offers chocolate cake, lemon cake, dessert pizza and sweet bread. If the children are done eating they can play video games while the parents watch on special televisions set up in the dining area. The entire family leaves happy from a meal at Bellante’s Pizza and Pasta.

Ft. Lauderdale has a wide variety of family friendly restaurants. Sweet Tomatoes and Bellantte’s are just two of the best in the area.