Quality Inn Oakwood
7919 N. Division St.
Spokane, WA 99208
Phone: (509) 467-4900
Fax: (509) 467-4933
The Spokane Golden Corral exemplifies the chain's general principles - hot, fresh food using decently fresh and wholesome ingredients. Their menu is extensive - you can pile up your plate with fried chicken, pot roast, steamed vegetables or rotisserie chicken - grilled to order sirloin steaks are also available. They also have a huge selection of desserts. Good for all the family.
With an atmosphere that is fit for the whole family, an exciting children's menu and a tomato bar, this restaurant knows when to have some fun. Nightly specials including happy hour and big, Italian servings make Tomato Street popular among the locals. They deliver and take reservations which makes it even more convenient for a big crowd.
This popular Mexican chain serves up tasty, Americanized Mexican food for very reasonable prices. They make their own tortillas on-site, guaranteeing freshness, and their special nacho plate is always a winner. Another popular night with the locals is Tuesday Taco nights where you can get all-you-can-eat tacos for five dollars. Great value for the money.
Red Robin has gained enormous popularity through the years due to its high quality gourmet burgers and low price. The Spokane location is very family-oriented and you are encouraged to bring the kids for a night out that the whole family can enjoy. Open for lunch as well and offers an extensive children's menu.
For anyone looking for a family-friendly pizza place, Five Mile Heights definitely delivers. It serves up decently priced, home-style pizzas in a setting that both adults and kids can love. There is a room at the back with a selection of quarter games and some of the booths are shaped like cars. There is even a ball pit for the littlest ones. Call for reservations as Five Mile Heights can get busy.
Chuck E. Cheese is a kids' mecca - fresh pizzas, a salad bar and a bright, cheery environment full of games and age appropriate rides. The menu is pretty limited but it's full of kid favorites, including french fries, soda and healthy alternative drinks. Perfect for a birthday party; not many restaurants are as wholly kid-centered.
Take in the atmosphere of the Australian Outback while enjoying mouth-watering entrees and high-quality service at Outback Steakhouse. Serving dinner only, Outback Steakhouse offers an extensive menu featuring appetizers, chicken, ribs, steak, seafood, pasta, salads and desserts for moderate prices. Family-friendly, the casual restaurant has something for everyone at its numerous locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Outback Steakhouse also offers call-ahead seating and curbside take-away. Check website for locations and menu selections.
The Mustard Seed chain of restaurants features Japanese / Chinese fusion food, with a distinctly Americanized feel. All the favorites are here, from gyozas to teriyaki to kung pao chicken. This location, at the NorthTown Mall, is a great place to get your heady Asian cuisine fix in the middle of a busy shopping session. Delivery is available; call for more details.
Local favorite, Casa De Oro, is known for its authentic take on Mexican cuisine, the freshness of its food and the friendliness of its staff. It is low-key and unpretentious; the food speaks for itself. There is a good children's menu, making it a great choice for families. The restaurant serves tasty quesadillas, juicy enchiladas and huge burritos, all for reasonable prices. There is also a lengthy margarita list and some vegetarian options as well.
The Cathay Inn has a long Spokane history - it was opened in 1950 with the intention of serving good, fresh Chinese cuisine. That principle remains to this day; the Cathay Inn serves family Chinese favorites, all cooked to order. Try the tender sweet and sour pork or the almond fried chicken. A banquet menu is also available. Call for opening hours.
This quiet Mediterranean cafe, a half mile north of downtown Spokane's hustle and bustle, is a welcome change of pace. Artful Middle Eastern embellishments, music and aromatic smells blend into a festive and warmhearted atmosphere. Savory curry chicken, sheekh kabab, and vegetarian dishes are sure to satisfy, but save room for the baklava.
Pizza Hut is apparently the maker of 'America's Favorite Pizza' - its popularity lies in good value for money and a decent all-you-can-eat salad bar. It's very popular with kids and families; with a bunch of fun-named carb-laden sides and desserts like Hershey's Chocolate Dunkers, along with the tried and true pizzas and pastas, the food is plentiful and people-pleasing. Available for take-away and delivery.