Little ones love checking out the walls of this Upper East Side eatery, which are covered in framed photos of the patron's pooches, but it's the spacious dining room, free dog bone--themed bibs and famous raisin-bread French toast that keep parents smiling. 1649 Third Ave between 92nd and 93rd Sts (212-289-2700, fetchbarandgrill.com).
Health-conscious moms and dads have been known to eschew Shake Shack in favor of this nearby natural foods restaurant. Here they can pick from raw and organic offerings like gingerade and nut pt, then head to the skylit back room to find ample high-chair space. 18 E 23rd St between Broadway and Park Ave S (212-505-1200, bonobosrestaurant.com).
Robert DeNiro may have founded his downtown joint with his famous friends in mind, but parents flock here for the huge, stroller-friendly dining room and 1,800-bottle wine list. 375 Greenwich St at Franklin St (212-941-3900, myriadrestaurantgroup.com/tribecagrill).
The thriving stroller scene at this coffee shop has long been favored by new parents looking for a quiet place to breastfeed or a caffeine surge after a sleep-deprived night. There's also live music most evenings for those with a babysitter. 837 Union St between Sixth and Seventh Aves, Park Slope, Brooklyn (718-789-2762, tealoungeny.com).