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Feb 7, 2013 - Kids play in New York City

New York City is a great place to visit with the family, at any time of year. The fantastic vibe of this city that never sleeps is best felt in a bus, coach bus, party bus, mini bus, passenger coach or school bus rented from Bus Companies New York. Sit back and relax with the family as you travel through New York in style and comfort, as your rental bus driver takes you round to some of the best kid friendly restaurants in New York City.

Everyone loves a good pizza, especially the kids, and one of the best places in New York for rental bus visitors to get a taste of Italian is at John's Pizzeria. John’s Pizzeria in Bleecker Street is a short rental bus ride away, and one of the city's oldest pizzerias. The original Greenwich Village location of this kid friendly pizza place is painted with crude murals of Capri's Blue Grotto, giving the place a cavelike quality, and the furniture has long since been carved to near-obliteration with the initials of countless patrons, so there's nothing either breakable or delicate.. And what kid doesn't love the lush coal-oven style of pizza making done the John’s Pizzeria way?

Head over in your rental bus to Roberta’s in Brooklyn. Like clockwork, at around 6 every evening, the strollers roll in, as loft-dwelling families from the neighborhood take their place at the rustic communal tables for a very pleasant family meal. When the weather gets colder, the staff at roberta’s ensures that a cheery bonfire burn in the backyard. Kids and rental bus visitors are always fascinated with the radio hosts working in a booth at the back end of this restaurant. The menu here features local and sustainable produce, in keeping with the sensibilities of this hip and ecologically minded neighborhood.

If you feel like introducing the family to something new and different while on your rental bus visit, try Sri Ganesh’s Dosa House in New Jersey. This restaurant is a vegetarian south Indian cafe that specializes in dosas, a kind of crepe made from fermented rice flour and lentils. Dosas are always eaten with the fingers, and dipped in various sauces, curries and chutneys, adding to the fun factor for kids. In addition to the trademark dosas in a myriad of flavors, there are spongy dumplings called iddly, pancakes called utthapam, and even a cream-of-rice porridge called upma. The method of delivering dishes to the table, featuring numbers on poles, is itself worth a rental bus visit.

While down in Harlem in your rental bus, you must drop by A Taste of Seafood. This Harlem mainstay offers bargain friend and steamed seafood of every sort, and children just the the extensive catalog of side dishes. Selections from the menu include perennial childhood favorites like mac and cheese, cornbread, french fries, string beans, and Jamaican dirty rice. Should you find the downstairs dining area crowded during your charter bus visit, head upstairs to the spacious dining room which gives kids the chance to run around if they wish.

For a fuss free fun filled family rental bus trip to new York, give Bus Companies New York a call to find out how they can help you plan your visit with a selection from their fleet of fully equipped rental buses and take advantage of their friendly, personalized service.