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Twin Cities Brunch w/ young kids

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MissouriBoy Feb 21, 2009 12:10 PM

It's my wife's birthday and she'd like a nice brunch with the family. The family means 3 kids under the age of 5, who are generally well behaved. I want to be considerate of other diners, and therefore, would like a place that's nice, not too fancy, and where kids are welcome. Any suggestions?

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    midwaygirl Feb 24, 2009 08:47 AM

    Maria's on Franklin might be a good bet. It's big, so you probably won't have to wait (I find having to wait for for a table the kiss of death with little ones--and a reason I would advise against Day by Day at a popular breakfast time). Maria's is pretty casual, bustling, has live music, and offers great food. Yummy corn pancakes.

    1. Uisge Feb 24, 2009 06:31 AM

      Day by Day in St Paul. I see little ones there regularly and they have toys around.

      1. cheeseguysgirl Feb 21, 2009 05:11 PM

        I would also consider the Good Day Cafe in St. Louis Park (the north side of 394 and Xenia).

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        Good Day Cafe
        5410 Wayzata Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55416

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          churchka Feb 21, 2009 02:05 PM

          I always see kids when I brunch at Town Talk Diner. I think they have a great brunch, I especially like the hash and the eggs benedict (and the bloody marys).

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