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Places Near Natural History Museum with Toddler

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isabellaflynn Jan 8, 2007 04:39 PM

My husband and I are trying to figure out where to take our toddler after we visit the Natural History Museum next weekend. Any thoughts on toddler friendly places in the vicinity?

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  1. erin07nyc RE: isabellaflynn Jan 8, 2007 04:50 PM

    Carmine's on Broadway (betw 90 & 91st) might work. It's a family-style, reasonable Italian restaurant. You might end up with a lot of food, as your are served large portions to share, but there's plenty of room and it's not too quiet.

    www.carminesnyc.com

    1. gumnaam RE: isabellaflynn Jan 8, 2007 05:06 PM

      Try the cafe in the museum itself. It is quite good and is, of course, toddler friendly. A reliable external option is the Pizzeria Uno on 81st and Columbus.

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        chow_gal RE: isabellaflynn Jan 8, 2007 05:15 PM

        EJ's Luncheonette is family central on upper west side.

        1. Toot RE: isabellaflynn Jan 8, 2007 08:02 PM

          Isabella (Columbus and 77th St) is good for families. The food is nothing out of the ordinary but it's good and the room is pleasant.

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