These are member-submitted recommendations and comments.
(They haven't all been verified, but we're working on it :-)
Alamo Cafe - pretty outside area for the kids to run around
Beefy’s Backyard - has outdoor covered seating with a nice playground
Betos - on Broadway
Big Bob's Burgers - Awesome Burgers. Playground, sandbox, grass area for soccer, fenced in for safety. Kids eat free on Tuesday
Big’Z – great yard for kids to run around
Blanco BBQ has a great playground
Boardwalk on Bulverde has great outdoor seating, a kids playground and school bus arcade
Cerroni’s Purple Garlic on Austin Highway – large sandbox
Chacho’s on Perrin Beitel
Dave and Buster’s
Dog and Pony in Boerne - Has a fenced in playground as well as a basketball court and plenty of seating outside. Relatively shaded.
El Chapparal, on Bandera Rd in Helotes has a great playground.
El Machito in the Quarry Area
Fatso’s on Bandera. Cute playground and sand volleyball courts so the grownups or preteens can play! Kids can play in the sand too.
Joe’s Crab Shack at the Quarry has a Playground
La Cabana in Cibolo
La Gloria At The Pearl
La Hacienda de los Barrios on Redland, great play ground and live music
Las Palapas on 10 going toward Boerne has a sandbox
Longhorn Café on Blanco
Magic Time Machine Staff is dressed as Cartoon Characters.
Mama's Cafe in Boerne has outside playground, basket ball and inside arcade
Mi casa tamales - Heading up to Boerne. Has basketball court and play area.
Momaks -Jones Maltsberger soccer field with two playgrounds
Random - Boerne. Great family/pet friendly place!
Scenic Loop Cafe - Great patio and playground
Sea Island at Bandera and 1604, Ingram and 410
Taco Palenque NE Loop 410
Texas Pride BBQ 2980 e loop 1604
The Block at UTSA
The Dog and Pony in Boerne. Not too far of a drive and a fun little place with a playground, sandbox, basketball courts, and they have live music quite often.
The Block SA - Off of UTSA Blvd. Food trucks and playgrounds
The Friendly Spot – Southtown San Antonio
The Cove - Close to San Antonio Community College on the corner of San Pedro & W Cypress
The Point Park & Eats Food truck park located near i10 & Boerne stage road! Family friendly!
Tribeca - Has a Kids room!
Two Brothers BBQ - West Avenue, has an awesome Playground!
Two Step Restaurant and Cantina
Tycoon Flats - St. Mary Street, play area in the beer garden
Violas Ventanas Westover Hills – very nice patio area
Willie’s – all locatins