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Looking for dinner after a day at Orlando's Crayola Experience? We're not surprised! A day of learning and creativity will undoubtedly help you and your youngsters work up an appetite. But the question is - where to?

If you're looking to simplify your day, head on over to Café Crayola or Snack Shack for an on-premise delight. If you want to head to a restaurant nearby, there are plenty of family-friendly restaurants in and around the Florida Mall. Find out more about the dining options near Crayola Experience that will help fill bellies and keep the fun going!

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Grab Lunch at Crayola Experience

Make the most of your day at Crayola Experience by taking a mid-day break for lunch! Café Crayola is the perfect place to eat, rest and recharge in the middle of your day so you can continue making your way through 26 hands-on attractions. If you're just looking for a quick bite, Snack Shack is the place for you. Learn more about Café Crayola and Snack Shack below! 

Café Crayola

Pizza, hot dogs, salads... oh my! Café Crayola is packed with tons of delicious options - including some that are gluten-free too. And as an extra perk, you can enjoy a live educational show at the Café Stage during your meal? Sound fun? Head to our Attractions page for the full scoop! 

Snack Shack

If you're not ready to sit down for a full meal, the Snack Shack might be the spot for you! There, you can grab a light snack or beverage to keep your family happy and satisfied while you make your way through Crayola Experience. 

And as an added bonus, our Annual Passholders get 20% OFF on all food & beverage purchases! So you can save while you snack. 

Top Family-Friendly Restaurants near Orlando's Crayola Experience

If you're looking to head somewhere outside of Crayola Experience for dinner, there are plenty of family-friendly restaurants in Orlando to choose from. To make your search easier, we've rounded up our favorite restaurants to make the transition from all-day play to dinner time with family even easier. 

Garibaldi Mexican Cuisine 

Spice up your trip with a visit to Garibaldi Mexican Cuisine! Enjoy classics such as fajitas, burritos, quesadillas, tacos & more. And if you're not a meat-eater, they offer several vegetarian options as well! This casual and tasty spot has made our list of favorites for its extensive menu items, its casual atmosphere and its quick and friendly service. 

Garibaldi Mexican Cuisine
848 Sand Lake Rd
Orlando, FL 32809 
407-888-2869

American Girl Bistro

If you're enjoying a girl's day out with the little ones, then the American Girl Bistro might be the perfect place for you. It's more than just a contemporary bistro of delicious food, it also caters to the little ladies who consider their American Girl Dolls part of the group At this bistro, they even offer smaller seats so Felicity, Caroline, or another American Girlfriend has a place to sit! 

Conveniently located in the Florida Mall, the American Girl Bistro is bound to be an easy and fun way to end the day with the girls. For easy access, enter through the Plaza Entrance of the mall (located near Zara) to minimize walking time. 

American Girl Bistro
Florida Mall
8001 S Orange Blossom Trail 
Orlando, FL 32809 
877-247-5223

Pizza Hut

What kind of best restaurants list would this be if we didn't include pizza?! We all know that pizza is a crowd-pleaser - no matter what your age! And while there are tons of pizza places in Orlando, we included Pizza Hut specifically because it is consistently delicious, offers height chairs and boosters seats for young ones, and there are no reservations or fancy clothes required! Pizza Hut puts the ease in pizza, and that's a top priority for our Crayola Experience parents, big sisters or brothers, nannies, and guardians. 

Pizza Hut
8128 S. Orange Blossom Trail 
Orlando, FL 32809 
407-855-2287

Five Guys & Shake Shack

No matter where you're from, chances are you've been to a Five Guys or Shake Shack. Their familiar and delicious food is bound to not only satisfy the kids, but parents too! From juicy burgers to veggie sandwiches, these restaurants offer something for even the pickiest eaters. Enjoy a no-reservations-needed and casual environment to end your day with the delicious ease only a burger joint could deliver. 

Five Guys
Florida Mall
8001 S Orange Blossom Trail 
Orlando, FL 32809
407-812-9349

Shake Shack
Florida Mall
8001 S Orange Blossom Trail
Orlando, FL 32809
407-627-1029

Find the Right Restaurant for You! 

The most important thing is finding a restaurant or cafe you and your family will love. At Crayola Experience, our goal is to not only teach you the basics of crayon making or drip art - but to help you create long-lasting memories with the people you love.