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Tired couple + 2 year old looking for a dinner spot:

- somewhere (walking) between times square and Penn station
- after a visit to ToTR at sunset

Please no pizza or burger recs. We are looking for casual, toddler friendly (read: stroller parking) establishment. No budget.

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  1. I haven't been there in a while, but Cafe Un Deux Trois was a reliable standby. Brown paper and crayons on the tables, and a kids menu.
    123 W 44th St (between 6th and 7th).

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    1. re: Elizabeth E.

      Thanks, I mark it down.. it would fit in well too since we wanted stop in Grand Central Terminal!

      1. re: ComeAwayWithMe

        (just pointing out that GCT isn't on the way from Rockefeller Center to Times Square & Penn Station)

        So, if you do want to see GCT, there's a restaurant at the back of the Met Life building, which is attached to GCT. I don't remember which restaurant is residing there right now, but it should be toddler friendly. Cafe Centro, also at the back of the Met Life building, probably not as good a choice with a toddler.

        Alternatively, assuming the weather is nice, how about dinner outside at Bryant Park? It's on the route you're talking about, fun, has food kiosks like 'wichcraft. You can also pick up sandwiches or salads across 42nd Street from Bryant Park at Cosi.

        1. re: Elisa515

          sorry for the confusion, I need two different dinner recommendations 1 would be after Rockefeller Center the other would be from Time Square en route to Penn Station. I mentioned grand terminal because the previous per s recommendation was in between Times Square in Grand Central . thanks for the recommendation regarding Bryant Park I will keep it in mind do some research and check out the weather .

    2. I think we are going to head to Toloache after Times Square the one night. It came recommended from another board and looks good.

      Still looking for something after ToTR, between there and grand central.

      Thanks!