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Kid Friendly Eats near the Children's Museum

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Ladycale Sep 24, 2008 08:21 AM

Hi all -

I think the title says it all. I'm thinking about going with my husband and soon-to-be 1 year old to the Children's Museum on his birthday. I'm looking for a good lunch or early dinner place nearby that will be OK with kids. Thanks!

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    chezchristine RE: Ladycale Sep 24, 2008 10:11 AM

    Flour Bakery is nice an casual (counter service), and your one year old can pick out a birthday treat! One block away from Children's Museum.

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      Cork RE: Ladycale Sep 24, 2008 10:42 AM

      the Au Bon Pain in the Museum now has a special Children's Menu with healthy things too - much better than the McDonalds before the renovation -

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        teezeetoo RE: Cork Sep 24, 2008 12:02 PM

        depending on the time of your visit, there's also a Finagle a Bagle across the street from the museum and a pizza/salad/sandwich bar place a block down the street from the museum (heading away from downtown, same side of the street as the museum)

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          fmcoxe6188 RE: teezeetoo Sep 24, 2008 01:14 PM

          Do you mean Metro? I wouldnt dare bring children in there most days between 11:30 and 1:30. I wont even go in during that time- complete nightmare!!!

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          robertlf RE: Cork Sep 27, 2008 09:06 PM

          Ditto. The Au Bon Pain is decent enough and most convenient with kids!

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          Ladycale RE: Ladycale Sep 24, 2008 06:01 PM

          Flour Bakery's menu looks good... I may have to try that. Thanks!

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