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Good indoor restos w young kids?

Lotus7 Nov 20, 2013 03:36 PM

I have some friends coming into town this wknd and had hoped to eat food trucks and restaurants with good outdoor vibe for young kids. Looks like weather will be a bit dicey and am wondering what are fun indoor restaurants with good food? We'll have 5 kids 5 and under. Thank you.

  1. girloftheworld Nov 20, 2013 03:58 PM

    1886 Cafe
    Russian House
    Mamma Fu
    Kerby Lane

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      ieathereforeiam Nov 20, 2013 04:19 PM

      contigo has the tent up so it's an all weather joint for the season.

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        chauvina Nov 20, 2013 05:14 PM

        Sap's and Madam Mam's if you want Thai.

        1. amysuehere Nov 21, 2013 02:40 PM

          2nd on Chuy's

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          1. re: amysuehere
            slowcoooked Nov 21, 2013 07:45 PM

            We too love the Chuy's and also the North Lamar Maudie's.

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            ieathereforeiam Nov 22, 2013 01:56 AM

            threadgill's sunday bluegrass breakfast buffet at the north store has live music and is kid friendly too.

            1. slowcoooked Nov 22, 2013 08:20 AM

              At the risk of attack, when folks with kids visit us we always go to Hula Hut (essentially a Chuy's) for shiner bock beef fajitas, chicken tortilla soup, and the jalapeno white dipping sauce for the chips (I don't think it's on the menu, gotta ask). Very kid friendly, festive, and right on the water.

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              1. re: slowcoooked
                girloftheworld Nov 22, 2013 03:38 PM

                is hula hut still open? i was afraid it died in the drought

                1. re: girloftheworld
                  ieathereforeiam Nov 22, 2013 05:45 PM

                  lake austin is a constant level lake.

                  1. re: ieathereforeiam
                    girloftheworld Nov 22, 2013 05:53 PM

                    which was the famous one that closed?

                    1. re: girloftheworld
                      ieathereforeiam Nov 22, 2013 11:51 PM

                      Carlos & Charlies on Lake Travis

                2. re: slowcoooked
                  slowcoooked Nov 23, 2013 07:39 AM

                  Yep, Hula Hut on Lake Austin is alive and well. ieat... is right, it's a constant level so no worries. I usually don't get burritos, but last time tried the steak tubular burrito and it was great. They can usually, not always, make great beef fajitas (shiner bock version at least). I think that's what they stuff that boy with.

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