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Rainy Day Lunch with Toddler Uptown

momorains Nov 4, 2012 11:46 AM

I am looking for a good place for lunch in Uptown with a toddler on a Sunday. We are down to our last few days in town and I'm looking for some fresh recommendations. Thanks.

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    pepper131 Nov 4, 2012 12:53 PM

    There are some casual places along Maple near the riverbend. Take a look at Babylon. It's a cute neighborhood to walk around if the rain lets up.

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      Gizmo56 Nov 4, 2012 12:24 PM

      It is hard to know what would be a "fresh" recommendation, since you haven't mentioned where you have already been....

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        momorains Nov 4, 2012 12:32 PM

        We have been to a lot of places pre-toddler up and down Magazine. With the toddler we have tried Sukho's Thai, Surrey's Uptown and Mahoneys. We have been eating a lot of take out, but are looking to go out. Anything with good food, but plenty casual and friendly for a not too great at sitting at the table toddler.

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          Gizmo56 Nov 4, 2012 01:00 PM

          I am having a little trouble coming up with a good Uptown rec, outside of obvious spots like Frankie & Johhny's and Camellia Grill.

          If you wouldn't mind a very short drive, I would suggest trying John Besh's American Sector at the WWII Museum (Warehouse District). They are used to kids (being at the museum) and have a relaxed, casual atmosphere, and there is a lot of toddler friendly food on the menu. But they also cook with some real flair and have dishes (and drinks) that will please the grown-ups.

          Menu here: http://www.nationalww2museum.org/amer...

          1. re: Gizmo56
            momorains Nov 4, 2012 04:15 PM

            We gave American Sector a try and it was just what we were looking for. Thanks.

            1. re: momorains
              Gizmo56 Nov 4, 2012 04:23 PM

              I'm delighted it worked out for you.

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