English menu? Yes
Kids’ menu? Yes
General kid friendliness of menu: Very kid-friendly. The children’s menu offers a dozen items and has a picture on the back for coloring.
Staff: Very attentive and able to comprehend English orders.
Bathroom: Clean Western-style toilet.
Best dishes for kids: Kids’ spaghetti, grilled cheese, funny face pancake.
Kids’ play area? None, but in the summer, the outdoor patio has room for kids to run around.
Seating: Transparent ceiling lets the sun shine in, outdoor seating in the summer. Cozy wooden chairs and tables, plenty of highchairs for children.
Price: RMB 260
Accepts credit cards? Yes
Must-order item: Mexican omelette
In a nutshell: This restaurant’s classic Western style offers a taste of home for expats. From the thickest milkshakes in town (the peanut butter one is best) to the Mexican omelette swollen with ground beef and salsa, to the French toast, this is by far the most delicious breakfast in town.
Daily 10am-10pm. 28 Shique Hutong, Beixinqiao, Dongcheng District (8403 9452) 祖母的厨房，东城区北新桥石雀胡同28号 See Directory for other locations.