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Help....I need a place to meet some old friend for dinner in the area. Any recommedations. There will be kids going with us so please keep that in mind.

Thanks

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  1. Flame me, but I like Wood Ranch BBQ when I'm at The Grove.

    1. Go over to the Farmer's market area... there is LOTS to choose from... :)

      --Dommy!

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      1. re: Dommy

        I know you posted this before but any place that comes to mind. Remember kids (one 2 and 2 3 years only one is picky and has peanut allergies)

        1. re: jkao1817

          There are LOTS Of stalls to pick from, so no doubt you can get something that will work for the kids (Pizza, Kabob, Fish and Chips and also something for you guys...

          I did a seriest of reviews of most of the major stands here after the hounds did a pot luck there! :)

          http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/...

          --Dommy!

      2. I have had many meals at the Grove and Farmers market with kids and with a baby.
        Kids who are picky eaters, marmalade is friendly and has lots to choose from.
        Now, I don't love the food there so I stay away unless with a few kids btwn 2-6yrs old.
        My baby has had meals with me at the greek place and loved it! They treated him so well, all the girls flirting with him, giving him bread, giving me plates of vegis to feed him, etc...
        The french place in the farmers mkt (I wish I had the correct names of places right now but at work) anyhow, I have taken him there many times. When he was tiny, he sat in his stroller. Once even threw up formula all over and they were still so nice! They have lots for kids to eat and the food is way yummy for us grownups!
        More later, I must sign off.

        1. Maggiano's = big portions, kid friendly

          1. The poster mentioned "dinner" and the only reason I ever went to the Farmers Market was to eat brunch or lunch. Out of curiosity are most of the places at Farmers Market open for dinner?

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            1. re: monku

              YUP!! :)

              Monday-Friday, 9 am to 9 pm
              Saturday, 9 am to 8 pm
              Sunday, 10 am to 7 pm

              It's actually quite fun to have dinner there in the summer, they sometimes have bands and keroeke nights... :)

              --Dommy!

              1. re: Dommy

                Thanks for the update...now I won't consider the Farmers Market only for brunch or lunch.
                Don't think "scare-araoke" is going to get me there though.