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joel millner Nov 15, 2009 02:36 PM

Any good family friendly restaurants in Glendale?

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  1. perk RE: joel millner Nov 15, 2009 03:18 PM

    I think Polka would qualify. Small Polish restaurant in a strip mall, very good comfort food, reasonable, family owned.
    There are people on this board who like Elena's Greek Kitchen. (I think that's the name)
    I haven't had good luck there, but have been in a long time. Others say the food is good and reasonable.

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      Burger Boy RE: joel millner Nov 15, 2009 06:07 PM

      Carousel on Brand Blvd.

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        cls RE: Burger Boy Nov 15, 2009 07:47 PM

        Re Corousel: family yes, friendly can be, good not really.
        Raffi's place would be my choice for Middle Eastern.

        Anything specific you are looking for?

      2. lil mikey RE: joel millner Nov 16, 2009 10:15 AM

        Max’s Restaurant of Manila
        313 W Broadway (across the street from the Galleria)
        Glendale
        (818) 637-7751

        Great fried chicken and other Filipino favorites.

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          terim RE: joel millner Nov 16, 2009 12:32 PM

          La Cabinita for Mexican, and Zeke's for BBQ - both in Montrose. Skaf's for Lebanese.

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            Harry Nile RE: terim Nov 16, 2009 02:53 PM

            La Cabanita and Zeke's (Montrose location only) always seem to feature happy families having fun. And why not? The surroundings are attractive, and the food is tasty and satisfying at both places.

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            La Cabanita
            3447 N Verdugo Rd, Glendale, CA 91208

            Zeke's Smokehouse
            2209 Honolulu Ave, Montrose, CA 91020

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            Ernie RE: joel millner Nov 16, 2009 01:33 PM

            La Cubana for Cuban cuisine

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            La Cubana Restaurant
            135 North Maryland Avenue, Glendale, CA

            1. mrshankly RE: joel millner Nov 16, 2009 02:57 PM

              Clancy's on Central Ave
              Panda Inn on Wilson Ave
              Porto's (not quite a formal restaurant setting but there's some good eats for the family there)
              Dish in La Cañada
              Black Cow Cafe in Montrose
              Outback Steakhouse on Brand Blvd
              BJ's on Brand Blvd
              Islands on Orange Ave
              Shiraz on Glendale Ave
              Elena's on Glendale Ave

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              Black Cow Cafe
              2219 Honolulu Ave, Montrose, CA 91020

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