NYC Kid Friendly Restaurant

Dec 13th, 2007, 06:54 PM
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NYC Kid Friendly Restaurant

Can anyone recommend a child friendly (baby & toddler) restaurant near Macy's Herald Square or even near east 40th street by fifth ave?
 
Dec 13th, 2007, 07:57 PM
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Tony's in Times Square is "kid friendly," from what I've been told.

In fact, I'd imagine most of the restaurants in that area are, given the demographic that frequents them.
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Dec 13th, 2007, 08:20 PM
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Thanks for the response. We hope to avoid Times Square this time around so looking for other suggestions.
 
Dec 14th, 2007, 05:13 AM
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Not really sure what you're looking for in terms of price/food/breakfast lunch or dinner . . . but here goes with some suggestions:

For lunch: fast upscale sort of Italian cafeteria/take out/pastas, sandwiches can get hectic: Mangia 16 E. 48th St.
Burger Heaven - good burgers, ok salads, coffee shop atmosphere 20 E. 49th

Hale and Hearty Soups have an outlet on 42nd and 5th, too.

Around Macy's - unless you're looking for korean BBQ - which might be problematic with young children - there's not a lot - more chains like cosi, Chipotle, Hale and hearty . . . .
maybe you should use the neighborhood search function on www.menupages.com


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Agree with the chains along Bryant Park -- Cosi, Chipotle. Also, it's a few blocks up, but Virgil's on 44th (between 6th and Broadway) would be great too. I know you're trying to steer clear from Times Square, but if you walk in off of 6th you can usually avoid the madness!
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Dec 16th, 2007, 09:01 PM
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Thank you all. I tried menupages and found a couple of options.
 
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There's a restaurant IN Macy's that would be fine (but busy if you're going to visit Santa). Ben's Kosher deli on 38 st & 7th ave. is not far from Macy's and is a very good deli. If the kids like hot dogs, they're good there. They have a kids' menu.

There's a Heartland Brewery at 5th & 34 st. (Empire STate building) but it will be jammed.

on 42 st. just east of 5th ave. there's a big cafeteria style eatery that has everything you could imagine (soup, pizza, salad, sandwiches, hot food) and seats upstairs.

Food Trends is good.
http://menupages.com/restaurantdetai...2&cuisineid=20

You will also find options inside Grand Central Terminal (42 st & Lexington) where there's a Two Boots Pizza and a Junior's (deli famous for their cheesecake).
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