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Aug 26, 2012 07:26 AM

Nicest Special Occassion Restaurant that is also Kid friendly?


I am looking for the Nicest Special Occassion Restaurant that is also Kid friendly? Any cuisine.

Thanks so much for your help!

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  1. How many kids and what are their ages/temperaments? Do you need high chairs? Is it an infant you can wear?

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    1. re: kathryn

      A well behaved 5 yr old that can sit through a dinner. Only reason bringing is for very special occasion. Thanks!

      1. re: elskin

        How long a meal are you planning for? Perhaps a long tasting menu is out, so you're thinking a la carte or prix fixe?

        How about Maialino?

    2. Primehouse is a very kid friendly steak house and can certain;y be special occasion worthy. You could try Landmarc TWC as well

      1. We took our daughter to Marea for the first time at 6. She loved it and they were great. She's also been to Keens a number of times and Maialino, but I don't think of that as a special occasion place.

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        1. re: KateMW

          I get special occasion from Maialino for sure

          1. re: KateMW

            I agree that Maialino or Marea would be good choices. Both are bustling and a bit less formal and uptight than some of the fine dining alternatives. Last time I was at Marea, I saw a young child asleep in her chair while dining out with family late at night.

            1. re: mla19

              I recently went to Ma Pesce and there were quite a few young ones. The food is excellent and not stuffy

          2. Not necessarily fancy, but Craft has great food and I have seen kids there, albeit on the early side.

            1. I've seen quite a few kids at Ai Fiori, probably because it's part of a hotel.