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sfatheart Mar 7, 2010 06:37 PM

any thoughts on taking 2 kids (4 & 5) to shopsins? they have been to nice restaurants all over the world but something about shopsins scares me ...

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    steakrules85 Mar 9, 2010 07:18 AM

    I absolutely love Shopsin's. The food is terrific and they seem to get a bad rep for the way they treat people. If you just go there, not make a big fuss about anything, and eat the great food there should not be a problem.

    I agree that Kenny will watch his mouth around the kids. He is not a monster jus a bit quirky. LOL.

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    1. re: steakrules85
      LeahBaila Mar 9, 2010 08:10 AM

      Agree 100% on all accounts, steak.


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      billyeats Mar 8, 2010 04:50 PM

      Although the kids will inevitably love the food at Shopsin's, and Kenny will be sweet as pie to them, his foul-mouthed son will drop f-bombs the whole time, so it's up to you how you feel about that. I happen to love the food there but would never take my daughter.

      1. carolinadawg Mar 8, 2010 08:18 AM


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        1. re: carolinadawg
          RCC Mar 8, 2010 08:29 AM

          The last time I was there, unkempt fat guy sitting in one of the table with t newspaper yelled out to the cooks inside about "the fuc#*ng tomato sauce is in the top cabinet!".

          At some point, one of the cooks came out and asked out in the open "is it a half order of the fuc#*ng fried chicken?"

          1. re: RCC
            Bone Thug n Hominy Mar 8, 2010 03:48 PM

            I get the feeling that he watches his mouth around young kids. Maybe not, though.

        2. Wilfrid Mar 7, 2010 10:08 PM

          The food? If they have been to nice restaurants all over the world, why spring Shopsin's on them?

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          1. re: Wilfrid
            gutsofsteel Mar 8, 2010 05:44 AM

            I agree. The food is lousy at Shopsin's.

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            Bone Thug n Hominy Mar 7, 2010 06:40 PM

            they're not going to throw a family out unless it's the adults who are being difficult.

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            1. re: Bone Thug n Hominy
              uwsister Mar 7, 2010 11:45 PM

              Yes, I've seen families eating there with no problem.

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