The team at BabyFriendlyAmerica.com established the criteria below for rating baby friendly restaurants, stores, activity centers, and services providers.

BFA Scorecard for Dining


BFDC-thumb_platPlatinum: Restaurant has 4 or more baby friendly features (and a changing table in at least one bathroom)

BFDC-thumb_goldGold: Restaurant has 3 or more baby friendly features

BFDC-thumb_silvSilver: Restaurant has 2 or more baby friendly features

BFDC-thumb_noneNo Rating: Restaurant has 1 or less baby friendly features

Key Features We Base our Baby Friendly Restaurant Ratings On: Changing Table in Men’s, Women’s, or Family Bathroom; Large Flat Expanse for Changing Mat In Bathroom; High Chairs Available; Booster Seats Available; Room for Carriages Next to Tables; Kids Menu or Small Portions Available.

BFA Scorecard for Stores, Activities, and Service Providers


BFDC-thumb_platPlatinum: This store, activity, or service provider was reviewed in person by a member of the BabyFriendlyAmerica.com team or has received an average website review of 4 stars

BFDC-thumb_goldGold: This store, activity, or service provider was reviewed in person by a member of the BabyFriendlyAmerica.com team or has received an average website review of 3 stars

BFDC-thumb_silvSilver: This store, activity, or service provider was reviewed in person by a member of the BabyFriendlyAmerica.com team or has received an average website review of 2 stars

BFDC-thumb_noneNo Rating: This store, activity, or service provider has not yet been reviewed independently