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Trekaroo Launches Restaurant Reviews (and a giveaway)!

My absolute least favorite part of traveling with kids is dealing with mealtime.  Anybody who has eaten dinner in public with two preschoolers can understand my pain.  Kids can be loud, squirrely, and often have the table manners of a caveman.  It is easy to find a family friendly spot close to home because I am familiar with the area and I know what sort of food and atmosphere the restaurant provides, but when we are traveling to a new destination, I feel like we are at the mercy of whatever chain restaurant is off the interstate.

In an effort to help families travel better and enjoy their public mealtimes more, Trekaroo is excited to announce the recent launch of our Restaurant Review section.  With help from our fabulous Trekaroo members, we have no doubt that this new section will be as helpful to parents as the activity and hotel review sections have been.  We hope that you will share your favorite local dining spots as well as restaurants that your family loved (or didn’t love) while on vacation.

Sign in to Trekaroo and Start writing reviews of kid-friendly restaurants.

Details important to families

In addition to sharing a review of their restaurant experience, Trekaroo families will be able to specify which price category the restaurant fits under and what type of food it serves.  Additionally, they can mark which amenities the establishment offers such as:

  • High Chairs
  • Slip resistant placemats
  • Clean bathrooms
  • Changing Table
  • Outdoor seating
  • Fast service
  • Kids Menu
  • Kid-friendly Healthy Options
  • Kids Eat Free
  • Crayons and such
  • Play area
  • Arcade and games
  • Accepts Credit Cards

A call to action

Trekaroo is a community built by enthusiastic members just like you so we are eager to have you all share you favorite local foodie haunts that welcome families,  great spots to grab an quick and healthy meal, and your favorite restaurants to visit while on vacation.  We look forward to reading your reviews and getting a taste for the best family friendly dining the U.S.A. has to offer.

Sign in to Trekaroo and Start writing reviews of kid-friendly restaurants

Giveaway time:

We have 10 – $25 Restaurants.com gift cards to give away.  To enter, write 10 restaurant reviews within the next 2 weeks and leave a comment on this post linking to your Trekaroo passport.  10 winners will be selected by random drawing.

Bonus entries (after the required 10 reviews) will be awarded for  posting this announcement on Facebook and/or Twitter and leaving a comment on this post letting us know you did.

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Sharlene Earnshaw (aka doubleadventure) is Blogger-in-chief for Trekaroo and the blogger behind Double the Adventure.

Travel with kids to: CA |CO | DC | FL | HI | IL |MA | NC | NY | OR | PA | TN | TX | VA | WA

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8 Responses to Trekaroo Launches Restaurant Reviews (and a giveaway)!

  1. LEC March 30, 2011 at 12:50 pm #

    I am on it!

  2. Cavalletta March 30, 2011 at 3:02 pm #

    What a great idea! I am going to tweet and update my facebookpage to spread the news!

  3. lydie thomas April 5, 2011 at 2:26 pm #

    Just entered my 10th review. That was fun!

  4. Ann April 11, 2011 at 11:29 am #

    I finally finished my first 10 restaurant reviews! I’ll keep updating my passport as I experience new places. In the meantime, please enter me in the drawing for the gift certificate. My passport: http://www.trekaroo.com/people/akeisel

  5. Ann April 11, 2011 at 11:31 am #

    I posted this contest on FB.

  6. Sisily Calvert April 12, 2011 at 6:05 pm #

    I have just finished writing over 20 reviews and have about 20 more restaurants to do. Please enter me in the drawing for the gift certificate. Thank you!

  7. lydie thomas April 13, 2011 at 11:03 am #

    Forgot to put a link to my passport http://www.trekaroo.com/people/lydie

  8. Jessica L April 13, 2011 at 11:16 pm #

    I just finished my 10th restaurant review with some more to come. Please enter me for the gift certificate drawing. Here is my passport: http://www.trekaroo.com/people/jesslove

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