Restaurant Bans Your Noisy Kids

Pa. eatery shooting for a quieter dining experience
By Sarah Whitmire,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 13, 2011 12:09 PM CDT
A Pa. restaurant is refusing service for children under six.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – No shirts or shoes will get you no service in most restaurants—and one Pennsylvania eatery is adding little kids to the no-no list. Seems McDain's in Monroeville, hoping for more ambience and less squalling in its dining room, has banned even the most angelic human offspring under the age of six, CBS 3 reports. “Nothing wrong with babies, but the fact is you can't control their volume," says the unrepentant owner. "I think it's the height of being impolite and selfish."

He's confident most of his guests will be in favor of the new rule, but not everyone is a fan. A weekly patron of the restaurant with a 1-year-old child called the decision, “ignorant.”

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