No Kids Allowed: Restaurants Ban Children During Dinner Hours

Some eateries establish hours when small children are welcome.
2:07 | 08/08/13

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by one restaurant that may be dividing a nation. A houston restaurant has banned children under 9 years old during dinner hours. Let the discussion ensue. Abc's rebecca jarvis has more on a rather controversial policy. There's nothing we can do about that. That's a child. Reporter: It's a real-life "sex in the city" moment. But unlike the tv version -- the kids behaving badly at the rainy days cafe in lake stevens, washington, promptly got the boot. I told her she was going to have to leave. That we had just paid good money to have our carpets cleaned. Reporter: Taking the mess to facebook. Writing a couple of ladies came in today. And this is the mess their children made. I put it on facebook for my regular customers who are neat and tidy and have small children. It's not fair to them for being recognized for the good work they do. Reporter: Her post going viral, prompting a ferocious facebook debate. Including, rainy, you fail. News flash, you're in the industry to serve. Suck it up and serve and clean. MANY COMING to McDuff's defense. Yay for you. I'm a teacher who loves children. But some families have no behavior expectationatios for their children in restaurants. Everybody's allowed to live their own life. That's what we're trying to do. Reporter: Who is really in the right? I think a flatout ban of children in restaurants is way too far. It's way too extreme. Sometimes it's parents that want to get away from their kids. And they have a date night and there's kids running around. It's a no-win situation. Reporter: Mcduff's not the first to ban kids. At la fisheria restaurant, they live by the no 7 by 7:00 p.M. Rule. While it may be leaving a bad taste in some people's mouths, for others, it's their favorite off the menu edition. For "good morning america," rebecca jarvis, abc news,

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