When it comes to sitting down for a meal with the family, restaurant atmosphere and menu options can make or break your experience. Henry County, Georgia, is home to many family-friendly restaurants that offer affordable prices, tasty food and entertaining extras.
At Lovin’ Oven in Locust Grove, Georgia, you and the family can watch as cooks prepare your pizza beginning with impressive dough tossing that takes your dish to new heights. Enjoy your hand-tossed order inside or take it to the patio. If you’re in the mood for a classic with a twist, opt for the pizza bowl – a bread-free take on pizza. Prepared with homemade sauce, mozzarella and your choice of toppings, it is an appetizing alternative to traditional slices.
There is plenty of entertainment to go around at 15th Street Pizza and Pub in McDonough, Georgia. From corn hole to televisions that sports fans are guaranteed to be glued to, the sights and sounds create a laid back, open atmosphere. Arrive thirsty, as 15th Street Pizza and Pub offers a sizeable beer menu for the adults alongside entrees that include pizza, wings and more.
If you’re a family of bread lovers, you’ll feel right at home with an endless offering of the warm, soft appetizer at The Italian Oven in Stockbridge, Georgia. Kids will enjoy expressing themselves by letting loose and using crayons provided by the restaurant to create masterpieces on the white paper lining the tables.
Yellow Jacket Hot Dogs in Ellenwood, Georgia
Yellow Jacket Hot Dogs serves as an easy go-to when it comes to satisfying the taste buds of little ones. The Ellenwood, Georgia eatery Is decked out in gold and black, so there’s no mistaking which Georgia team they root for. No matter the sports team you follow, the whole family will be fans of the hot dogs topped with fresh ingredients and paired with a heaping helping of fries.
Want to know where Shane’s Rib Shack, the popular southeastern barbeque restaurant chain, began? Gather the family and take them to the Original Shane’s Rib Shack located in McDonough, Georgia. As its name implies, the original restaurant location is housed in a little white shack. After enjoying a delicious meal, join the kids for fun on the outdoor playground.
Unicorns, emojis and watercolor cookies – that’s just a few of the creative and colorful desserts you’re likely to find at Crumbles bakery in Locust Grove, Georgia. Nicole Silva, a Food Network competition champion, opened Crumbles Studio a few doors down from her bakery. The studio space is where she hosts classes for kids and adults and even hosts baking competitions of her own. The highlight of Sundays at the bakery might be a favorite for many thanks to the monster shakes Silva creates by preparing milkshakes and piling them high with decadent Crumbles desserts. The monster shakes come in small and large sizes. If these decadent treats are a challenge for your little ones to devour, the good news is you can grab a straw and help them finish it.
Gezzo’s West Coast Burritos has two Henry County, Georgia locations. The Locust Grove and McDonough restaurants offer casual, healthy dining in a restaurant that would inspire just about anyone to catch some waves. A huge perk of dining out with the family on Tuesdays is a free kids meal with an adult entrée order.
Some people may consider Holey Sweet Donuts to be the “holey” grail of Henry County donut shops, as they offer a large selection of the mouthwatering, gourmet item. Treat the family to a donut of their choice at the Stockbridge, Georgia shop where choosing just one flavor may prove to be a challenge.
Pick your flavor and watch as milk (or a non-dairy alternative) and sweet ingredients are chilled and mixed to form rolled ice cream at Sweet Charlie’s in McDonough. The cold treat gets a finishing touch with toppings of your choice. Watching the process of creating rolled ice is entertaining and a delicious option for those family members who have a sweet tooth.
Food and Family Fun in Henry County
Dine at one of these restaurants during your stay in Henry County, Georgia and your family will enjoy good times as much as the good food. For more restaurant options in the area, explore the Dine section of our site.