Dinner out with kids! What’s the first thing that comes to mind? Little diners excusing themselves right when you start your meal? Asking for the check while it’s still light out? Well, we’ve rounded up 11 theatrical dining destinations that will keep the kids entertained well past dessert and have you feeling like a kid again. Scroll through the slideshow and work up an appetite for fun!

Medieval Times – Multiple Locations (Ca, Tx, Md, Fl, Ga, Sc, Nj, Il) 

Our list would be remiss without a nod to the knights, swords, horses, and falcons that have entertained millions of spectators since Medieval Times opened its first of nine stateside Castles in 1983. Learn about 11th-century nobility as myth and legend come alive, the trumpets sound, and the battles commence! The performances run two hours and four courses, so older kids may get the most out of these theatrics. After the show, meet up with the cast in the Hall of Arms.

Online: medievaltimes.com

Photo: Monica L. via Yelp

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Where have you taken the kids for some thematic dinnertime fun? Share in the Comments!

— Jennifer Massoni Pardini

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