‘We have many families who dine with us with their children who are well behaved and understand our policy with respect to other diners,’ he told KTVU.
He goes on to claim that many of the people who've complained are not unhappy about the policy - but about the sign.
However says he’s not about to change things anytime soon.
The drama has divided the internet with many saying they would never eat at a restaurant with such anti-children rules.
Says one local mum: ‘Whoa. I’ve never seen this before. I’m canceling my reservation at the restaurant after seeing this picture on Yelp.’
Added another: ‘That’s one restaurant I WON’T be going to. So rude!’
However others like the restaurant’s stay-quiet-or-get-out kids policy, saying that a pram-free, calm atmosphere sounds kind of perfect for dinner.
Says one user: ‘I really don't understand why you parents don't just take your kids to McDonald's or Chuck-E-Cheese where they could scream all they want.’
Added another: ‘People without kids have the same rights as people with noisy kids and we deserve to eat in peace. We’re paying good money, we don’t want to listen to some kid having a tantrum.’
Ouch. Where do you stand on the policy?
Main image: Eric S/Yelp
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