Pre-Theater with Kids - Good but not stressful?
I'm trying to figure out a good place for dinner near the theater district for a group of 7 - 3 kids (all under the age of 9) and 4 adults, including 2 visitors to the city. I'd like it to be good and memorable, but not stressful - perhaps someplace loud enough that if the kids aren't totally silent it won't be a big deal? They are used to eating out, and reasonably adventurous eaters, so I don't want "kiddie" food - and I'd prefer to steer away from Carmine's & Tony's. I'm considering Landmarc in the TWC, even though it's not right near the theater. Other ideas would be hugely appreciated. Price is not a huge consideration, and any type of cuisine would work. Thanks so much!
I found this thread while also looking for a pre-theater, kid-friendly restaurant. We went to Trattoria Trecolori based on the recommendation here and it was exactly what we were looking for. It fills up pre-theater, but we were able to get a same day 5pm reservation. The food was very good and the prices were reasonable; all of our entrees were in the $16-22 range, comparable to a nice Italian restaurant in Westchester. Service was excellent and efficient and the location was perfect for the theater district. Thanks for recommending it!
254 W 47th St, New York, NY 10036
Toloache, on 50th, b/t B'way & 8th, serves delicious Mexican food.
Toloache photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/11863391@N03/sets/72157625840649523/
For Italian, my pick would be Trattoria Trecolori, on 47th, b/t B'way & 8th.