Red Robin adding in-store features for kids

Red Robin is trying to sweeten its appeal for families by revamping its kids’ menu and providing more features within its restaurants to keep tykes occupied. 

By the time the rollout is completed by the end of next year, children entering a Red Robin will be offered a balloon from a “balloon tree” and invited to draw on a chalkboard wall. Drinks that they order will be accompanied by a straw that ends in a mustache, and “activity sheets” will give the youngsters something to do while they wait for their meals.  The food will be served on one of six new plates that were designed specifically for children.

The new amenities are in addition to the rollout of on-table touch-screen consoles, which typically include pay-to-play games.

Three new items are being added to Red Robins’ children’s menu. They include a Meatball Lollipop, or a meatball on a stick; cavatappi pasta with marina sauce; and mini-corndogs. Larger servings of the items are avaible for older children.

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