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thedevildodge Jan 14, 2009 03:07 PM

Looking for a great family dining experience in LA area....in a perfect world I'd like to take my fam to a restaurant like the one in BIG, where the italian singer was zinging around dough and having a good time....

help...hungry and restaurantless!

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    The Old Man Jan 14, 2009 03:47 PM

    That was a movie.

    Some people consider Buca di Beppo fun. I consider it punishment.

    Also consider Chuckie Cheese.

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    1. re: The Old Man
      PurpleTeeth Jan 15, 2009 02:46 PM

      Chuckie Cheese? Can that be classed as food?

      I would second The Miceli's rec. It's fun and the food is pretty good.

    2. Servorg Jan 14, 2009 03:54 PM


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      1. re: Servorg
        Nicole Jan 15, 2009 10:20 AM

        Miceli's came to my mind as well.

      2. wienermobile Jan 14, 2009 04:07 PM

        Every Thursday night at Papa Cristo's (5 minutes from downtown LA) they do a Big Fat Greek Dinner with singing and belly dancing for the whole family served family style. It is $25 per person and that includes tax and tip. It is great fun.


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        1. re: wienermobile
          westsidegal Jan 15, 2009 07:29 PM

          before going, check on the menu that is served at papa cristo's.
          as i recall, the main dish is lamb, and if that's so, many kids won't touch it.

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          debra Jan 15, 2009 03:42 PM

          Has anyone been to Giggles and Hugs -- I think it's called. I pass it by, and for some reason I think it might be ChuckECheese like. Anyone been?

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