Denny’s Adventure Menu With National Geographic Kids

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I headed out to Denny’s with my kids on Memorial Day. I haven’t been to a Denny’s in years. We only go there when we are traveling, because you can count on the food and my kids are always loud and obnoxious and the atmosphere is…shall we say…family-friendly. Also, we don’t take them out to each much. Also, there isn’t a Denny’s in Agoura Hills.

But!

There is one in Woodland Hills and I did not know this but KIDS EAT FREE EVERY DAY from 4pm to 10pm! (Drinks and dessert are extra.)

I have plenty of friends in Woodland Hills and if they are willing to hang with me at Denny’s I think it would be a great place to meet up with the kids. Not only are their meals free (with an adult purchasing an entree of $4.00 or more) but they are also actually tasty.

Denny’s has partnered with National Geographic Kids to present an interactive placemat/worksheet/menu that has a QR code on it that takes you to a NatGeo app. Meerkats and other desert dwellers star in the version we had at our meal. There is a coloring section, a Mad-Libs type quiz, and “Weird But True” facts, which my kids love. They have a whole book of them!

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There menu layout shows photos of the food and the options for sides to make it easy for kids to point to what they want.

“The new Denny’s kids menu offers explorers plenty of delicious all-day options to take their taste buds on an adventure, including several items verified by the Kids LiveWell program, created by the National Restaurant Association, so that kids can select healthier alternatives for a meal that is both balanced and delicious. Denny’s three breakfast dishes, starting at just $3.29, give kids the fuel they need to tackle any expedition with items such as the Build Your Own Jr. Grand Slam and Chocolate Chip Pancakes. When it comes to lunch, dinner or dessert, kids are in control with choices such as the Spaghetti meal with broccoli, Mac & Cheese with dippable veggies or the Groovy Mango Smoothie. “

My kids had their old stand-bys: a burger and fruit for Kyle and pancakes for Brady.

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Of course they both had little sundaes for dessert.

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As for me, I decided to get indulgent and try the bourbon chicken skillet. It was topped with a mountain of steamed vegetables so you can barely see the chicken, but everything was delicious and I ate most of it!

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So, one mom having a nice dinner (and a slice of apple pie) plus two kids eating from the adventure menu: total bill was $24.55.

Sweet deal. And everyone was happy!

Plus Denny’s picked up the tab to facilitate this feature, but all opinions, thoughts, and children are my own.

 

 

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