Eating out with the kids is a whole different story than going out as a couple or with friends.
Does the restaurant have a kids' menu? Chocolate milk? Placemats that can be colored? A staff that doesn't mind a few spills and a lot of crumbs?
We took nominations earlier this week and made a few selections of our own and came up with some Strongsville eateries that definitely have families in mind, with either kid-friendly menus, reasonable prices or novelty -- like , , , , , , , and (kids love that hibachi cooking).
Yep, we left fast food restaurants off the list because they're, well, too obvious.
Take our poll below and share your thoughts with other readers about where you like to dine as a family.
We'll take votes until 5 p.m. Friday and post the results on Saturday.
If your choice isn't listed, just check "Other" and tell us what it is in the "Comments" box.