FLATBREAD COMMUNITY OVEN
3139 S. Bown Way, Boise, 343-4177, 615 W. Main St., Boise, 287-4757
830 N. Main St., Meridian, 288-0969
Taking the rugrats out to eat can be a stressful experience. Are my kids disrupting other diners? Can they be patient while we wait for the food?
It isn't like that at Flatbread Community Oven. The atmosphere has a more polished feel to it than most other family restaurants, yet families feel welcome. Kids are invited to watch the pizza makers toss the dough in the air and slide pizzas in and out of the huge open-fire ovens. Better yet, they can get in on the action themselves and make their own pizzas. Dough is brought to the table with sauce and the child's choice of toppings. When they're done assembling their pie, kids can accompany their server to the brick oven and watch their pizza bake. The kids menu also features homemade mac 'n' cheese, and noodles with marinara, Alfredo or butter. All kids meals come with soda and a cookie, too.
The Bown Crossing location has fantastic outdoor fire pits to entrance diners while they nosh on appetizers. The Meridian location is situated next to Generations Plaza, giving kids a place to run while Mom and Dad enjoy a glass of wine or beer at the open-air bar. By the time the pies arrive, everyone in the family will be ready to enjoy some excellent pizza in great company.
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