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Apr 23, 2011 11:26 AM

Back-up for Franny's on a Saturday night?

Hi everybody,

I'm a part of a party of 4 tonight (Saturday!), including one 10-year old, that are planning on going to Franny's for dinner around 7:30. I understand the wait can be pretty long, so we were just wondering what would be some good back-up places to go, that could (a) accommodate us, and (b) be good for a 10 year old?

Thanks everyone!

295 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

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  1. to clarify, you mean to change plans now, or see what the wait will be after you get there and then go somewhere else? I have a feeling a wait for 4 at 7:30 would be pretty substantial tonight. could you go around 6?

    3 Replies
    1. re: chompchomp

      To clarify, we'll probably see what the wait is first.

      Though if there are any suggestions to change plans now, it couldn't hurt to hear them.


      1. re: nola17

        Amorina on Vanderbilt has quite good creative individual pizzas, salads and some nice pasta dishes - also a laid back atmosphere and a better price point than Frannys. Cubana Cafe at St. Marks and 6th Ave would also work for a group including kids, as would Kaz an Nou on 6th between Bergen and Dean K a N is byo still. None of these are as ambitious or scene-y as Franny's however.

        624 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238

        Kaz An Nou
        53 6th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

        Cubana Cafe
        80 6th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

        1. re: jen kalb

          Little late now, but for others I will second Amorina. It also has a kids menu

          624 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238