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kid-friendly downtown restaurants

aklores Feb 1, 2007 11:27 AM

what downtown restaurants are fun for kids (and have good food for parents)?

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    piccola Feb 1, 2007 05:21 PM

    Cowgirl's good for kids. I think they even have a kids' menu.

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      Briek Feb 1, 2007 04:01 PM

      Bubby's (North Moore and Hudson) is definitely kid-friendly. However, beware if you go during brunch on Saturday or Sunday. They get crazy-busy and kids might get a little impatient waiting.

      The Soda Shoppe (Chambers and W. Broadway) is a cute little spot with decent food and great ice cream sundaes. It's on the smaller side - but I've always been seated right away.

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        matt Feb 1, 2007 12:28 PM

        The downstairs at BLT fish is kid friendly and very good.
        Blue Smoke (not sure where you draw the downtown line)
        Silver Spur
        Chat n Chew
        Comfort Diner

        I would say most restaurants are kid friendly if you are eating at an early hour; Any east vill Italian would probably be good especially if you went at 6 or so.

        1. 280 Ninth Feb 1, 2007 12:22 PM

          FYI, Time Out New York Kids is a magazine with an entire section devoted to kid-friendly restaurants throughout the city.

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            downtownstefanie Feb 1, 2007 12:18 PM


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              Blumie Feb 1, 2007 11:29 AM


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              1. re: Blumie
                EVOhNo Feb 1, 2007 11:40 AM

                There's s'mac (12th street between 1st and 2nd), for a variety of macaroni and cheese dishes. I'd also recommend some place with a lot of space like ACME, which also serves kid-friendly food like mac'n'cheese, mashed potatoes, burgers, etc., along with your typical cajun and southern comfort food classics. They have great drinks too, if you've had a long day with the kids and need one...

                1. re: EVOhNo
                  aklores Feb 1, 2007 12:07 PM

                  4 year-olds

                2. re: Blumie
                  aklores Feb 1, 2007 12:17 PM

                  4-year ols. LOVE s'mac (much more than my kids do!!)

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