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The Kids' Table

Six restaurants kids and parents can agree on

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LANTERN TAP HOUSE

Location: Perry District

Why Kids Love It: A cozy corner play space keeps kids occupied while waiting for dinner

Why Parents Love It: Great happy hour deals and perfect finger foods are sure to please

Menu: Pub Food

Winning Combos: Baby kale salad, buttermilk pork sandwich, falafel pita, country shortcake

Price Range: $


BOILER ROOM

Location: Five Mile

Why Kids Love It: Community tables and a boisterous atmosphere make kids feel like they are part of the action

Why Parents Love It: Ambitious pizza, salad and tap beer selection

Menu: Italian (Pizza)

Winning Combos: Caprese salad, B.R. Margherita pizza, ice cream sammy

Price Range: $-$$


SAFARI ROOM FRESH GRILL AND BAR

Location: Downtown

Why Kids Love It: The wild animal theme makes kids feel like they are on safari

Why Parents Love It: Happy hour and prix fixe dinner deals are outstanding and the service is top-notch

Menu: Pub food/fine dining

Winning Combos: Fresh fruit plate, sliders and fries, Italian sodas

Price Range: $-$$


STELLA'S CAFE

Location: West Central

Why Kids Love It: The wide-open space creates a relaxing atmosphere and boasts a play area with books, toys and a tiny table for kids

Why Parents Love It: The menu may seem simple, but the food is seasonal, modern and delicious

Menu: Sandwiches/soups/baked goods

Winning Combos: Bahn mi, grilled cheese and tomato soup

Price Range: $


SUSHI MARU

Location: Downtown

Why Kids Love It: A conveyor belt rotates past diners, giving kids an ever-changing selection of options

Why Parents Love It: Instant gratification: the parade of options negates wait time

Menu: Japanese

Winning Combos: Miso soup, gyoza, California roll, cream puffs

Price Range: $-$$


TITO'S ITALIAN GRILL & WINE SHOP

Location: Coeur d'Alene

Why Kids Love It: Kids build their own pizza alongside the chefs while sporting their own complimentary chef's hat

Why Parents Love It: Parents can enjoy a moment to themselves while the kids are trying their hands at making pizza

Menu: Italian

Winning Combos: Cheese-filled ravioli, build your own pasta

Price Range: $-$$$

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