One of the perks of summertime is being able to enjoy a great meal outdoors \u2013 and if you can find a place that the kids love too, that\u2019s even better! Here\u2019s a list of area restaurants to check out next time your family wants to take advantage of a beautiful summer night (or morning) and dine outside. Best Family-Friendly Places to Dine Outside in Indianapolis: Bru Burger Bar Who doesn\u2019t love a good burger? It\u2019s practically a requirement to binge on burgers during the summer months. And Bru Burger serves up a menu of gourmet burgers sure to leave you satisfied. (Kids not feeling your burger craving? There are plenty of other options available to please their palate.) Locations: Mass Ave, Noblesville, Carmel, and Plainfield Type of food: Creative burgers and sandwiches Kid\u2019s menu: Yes, including breaded chicken bites, mac n\u2019 cheese, popcorn shrimp and grilled cheese Bru Burger Bar Mass Ave Location; Photo credit: facebook.com\/bruburgerbar Canal Bistro Grille Canal Bistro; photo credit: facebook.com\/canalbistrobroadripple In the mood for Mediterranean? If spanakopita, falafel, tabouli, and gyros are what you need, you\u2019re in luck at the Canal Bistro Grille. The owners are from Egypt and Lebanon, so you know it\u2019s the real deal. Location: Broad Ripple Type of food: Authentic Mediterranean Kid\u2019s menu: Yes, including gyros, chicken strips, hamburgers and corn dogs Bazbeaux Pizza When you want a made-to-order pie, go a step above at Bazbeaux\u2019s. Choose one of their \u201cexotic toppings\u201d for unique pizza designed just for you. And pizza by the slice is available Monday through Friday 11 am \u2013 2 pm. Locations: Carmel, Broad Ripple and Downtown Indianapolis Type of food: Signature pizzas, salads\u00a0and\u00a0sandwiches Kid\u2019s menu: No, but doesn\u2019t every kid like pizza? Mug N\u2019 Bun Roll down the window and have dinner served up right in your car \u2013 or grab a picnic table to enjoy your meal outside on a warm summer night. Mug N\u2019 Bun has been around for nearly 50 years (with good reason) specializing in serving up the classics. Location: Speedway Type of food: Tenderloins, onion rings, hamburgers, hot dogs, homemade root beer and more Kid\u2019s menu: Yes, including grilled cheese, peanut butter\u00a0and\u00a0jelly, mini corn dogs, etc. Eiteljorg Museum Cafe Need a bite to eat while you\u2019re having fun on the canal? Stop at the Eiteljorg! The caf\u00e9 is open anytime the museum is. Location: Downtown Indianapolis Type of food: Soups, hot and cold sandwiches, salads and quesadillas. Kid\u2019s menu: Yes, tacos, hot dogs, chicken fingers, grilled cheese and more Good Morning Mama\u2019s Cafe Love those Italian dinners at Mama Carolla\u2019s? Then you\u2019ll want to try Mama\u2019s other restaurant, too. Good Morning Mama\u2019s Caf\u00e9 can set you up for breakfast and lunch! Location: East 54th St. Type of food: Pancakes, French toast, sandwiches, specialty burgers, pizza and more Kid\u2019s menu: Yes, \u201ckiddie breakfast\u201d available Good Morning Mama's Cafe; photo credit: facebook.com\/GoodMorningMamas Another Broken Egg Cafe This is a gourmet way to start your day. Seasonal selections like toasted coconut quinoa power skillets, pecan praline and candied bacon French toast and sausage and fennel omelets are just the start. Location: 9435 N. Meridian St. Type of food: Twists on favorite breakfast and lunch options Kid\u2019s menu: Yes, chocolate chip pancakes, waffle, and French toast samplers, etc.