Just got this notice for OC Kids' Restaurant week. There seem to be some very reputable establishments on the list in addition to the usual suspects for family dining. At many places, kids eat free with a paying adult. Some places have all kids eating free. There are tasting menus for kids, and discounted dining for kids. A vast assortment that includes a pre-fixe for a family dining, too...lots of options.
Details can be found at the following link:
I've got little ones, so I'm probably going to check it out. Don't know where, though, so if you all have some recs...I'd love to hear them.