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Feb 9, 2012 04:59 PM

Valentines dinner with a two year old

I know I am looking at an impossible task here. Not only do I want to find a good restaurantrant for dinner the Saturday before valentines day, I also want to do it with a two year old in tow. I am looking for a nice casual place for a valentines celebration dinner early Saturday night. Somewhere special, but of course nothing to nice because we'll have our toddler daughter with us. We plan to go early before the dinner crowds start filling in the restaurants. We are in ambler but can be somewhat flexible with location. Any suggestions on where we can have a nice night?

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  1. I've had two very good meals now at the new Paramour in the Wayne Hotel, they have a restaurant area and a bar area, and in the bar area there are several high-backed banquettes where you could sit and probably no one would even know you had a toddler with you. If you go, get the chicken oysters and the pork cheek & grits dish.

    1. Have you ever been to Gaya on 73? They have really good Korean food, it is pretty with fantastic service but very child friendly. They do have a liquor license and both the bbq and hot pots are fantastic. I also love their spicy stir fried octopus.

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      1. re: Kater

        I was thinking the same thing Kater. My only question is whether cooking at the table is something you would want to do with a two year old. It would depend on whether the child is sitting in a high chair or at the table and moving around. But you are right, the food there is very good.

        The broad ax was the other place that came to mind. I have not been recently, but large and small plates and pizzas, would allow a child to be fed and parents to enjoy decent food..

        Buonnissimo would be my other suggestion, from the chef at trinacria. Zakes cafe in fort washington would be another place to consider.