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nab71 May 22, 2010 02:10 PM

i'd love a recommendation for a family-friendly restaurant in south norwalk. taking the family to stepping stones museum, looking for somewhere to eat nearby afterward (on a sunday, if that matters). thanks!

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    candaceb RE: nab71 May 22, 2010 03:18 PM

    We had a great lunch at SoNo Bakery in April, with a two year old in tow. Several other tables had children. Seating is somewhat limited, but if you can get a table, you can have a lovely lunch here and it's very reasonably priced for what it is.

    On a different occasion, we had lunch at the Ginger Man. That was also very good, and there were lots of kids there at lunch time.

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    101 S Water St, Norwalk, CT 06854

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      nab71 RE: candaceb May 22, 2010 04:38 PM

      sorry, i should have mentioned that i'm looking for a dinner recommendation, for after the museum. sono bakery closes at 4 on sundays. thanks for the info - any other ideas?

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        rbailin RE: nab71 May 23, 2010 09:01 AM

        If you don't mind casual, try Burger Bar & Bistro next to the cinemas on North Main St.

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      few RE: nab71 May 23, 2010 06:43 PM

      Interested in the replies......I am also looking for a place in that area for a group dinner! Probably need a place that will take a reservation for a late Sunday afternoon dinner for a party of about 10-12

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        sibeats RE: few May 23, 2010 08:48 PM

        Try Barcelona...fun tapas, nice vibe. Not sure what else is open on Sundays...

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          amanda3571 RE: sibeats May 24, 2010 08:15 AM

          Barcelona also has 50% off wine on Sunday nights.

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            debvil RE: sibeats Feb 1, 2011 01:37 PM

            agree with barcelona for a group dinner. They handle large groups very well.

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              jfood RE: sibeats Feb 1, 2011 01:51 PM

              Add me to the Barcelona recommenders. And yes they are open on Sundays and have the best deals on Sundays...tapas can be purchased as a group for a great price and wine is 50% (i think that's the number) off.

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            Ima Foodie RE: nab71 May 24, 2010 08:14 AM

            I'll second the Burger Bar recommendation and also add Fat Cat Pie Company. Not sure if the latter is considered SoNo, but it's 1 mniute from Stepping Stones.

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              sexyLAMBCHOPx RE: nab71 Jan 30, 2011 03:25 PM

              Kid-Friendly, Good Food, lots of room and caring food & wine knowlegable staff/owners. Reasonably priced.

              Also, second Barcelona but could be loud and Match restuarant but not surethey can accomadate your party w/o a reservation.

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              Fat Cat Pie Co.
              9-11 Wall St Ste 1, Norwalk, CT 06850

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                tito RE: sexyLAMBCHOPx Jan 31, 2011 05:09 AM

                Strada 18...they have pizza for the kids, good food and a great wine program

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                tonylazzeri RE: nab71 Jan 31, 2011 06:42 PM

                Strada 18 is my favorite restaurant in the area.

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                Strada 18
                122 Washington St, Norwalk, CT 06854

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