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Dinner with 2 grown foodies and a 1 year old

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rgs123 Aug 31, 2006 06:46 PM

We don't have kids, so I'm afraid I have no frame of reference here. We have some foodie friends and their child staying with us this weekend. Where can we take them for a nice dinner and a good environment for the kiddo?

Thanks

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    RGR Aug 31, 2006 06:57 PM

    You haven't said what part of town you prefer, but you might want to consider Landmarc. While I haven't been there, I've read many posts that indicate the food's solid, and they are welcoming to little ones.

    http://www.landmarc-restaurant.com

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      gingersweetiepie Aug 31, 2006 07:03 PM

      ditto landmarc - it's this weird combination of great unpretentious food, gorgeous young folks, professional staff, and heaps of families in the mix. i do believe there's a kid's menu too.

      a second suggestion is otto. a lovely, extensive wine list, decent prices, and still kid friendly (the specials of the day are all named after the owners' children.)

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      rgs123 Aug 31, 2006 07:09 PM

      Oh, whoops. We live in the village, so downtown is preferable. Thanks for the replies.

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        vick23 Aug 31, 2006 07:12 PM

        landmarc is fantastic. I agree.

        Amazing place - just be warned they take no reservations, and I've waited 2 hours, had a drink at the nearby brandy library, so either go early (before 8) or....with kids I don't think waiting is an optin

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          ChrisZ Aug 31, 2006 07:31 PM

          Landmark is nice.

          Would also suggest Lupa. Food is great and the place can be noisy / busy enough that a one year old can fit right in.

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            Lexie Aug 31, 2006 08:01 PM

            We have a 9-month old and we LOVE Otto... It's especially good at off-hours: mid-afternoon, early dinner, etc.

            1. csw Sep 1, 2006 04:52 AM

              i loveeeeee landmarc. Ribeye outshines the other cuts. Plus theres a dessert sampler. Or Bubbys, Kids under 8 eat free on sundays.

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