Kid-friendly restaurants in Brisbane are a win for an easy lunch or dinner when you want to go out. Our article lists all the best kid-friendly restaurants in Brisbane.

Whether you’re on the hunt for child-friendly eateries in the CBD or surrounding suburbs, here are a handful of family restaurants worth checking out. 

Restaurants & cafes re-opening for dine-in

Check out these restaurants and cafes that you can now visit for a sit down meal!

Dine-in options in Brisbane

If you’re looking for restaurants that are near you and open, here is our list of the best dine in options in Brisbane for families. 

Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Brisbane CBD

Guzman y Gomez

Guzman y Gomez is a delicous Mexican chain all throughout Brisbane, including locations in Bowen Hills, Albert Street, Carindale, Garden’s Point QUT, Bethania, Arana Hills, Browns Plains, Indoorpilly, Stafford, Acacia Ridge, Augustine Heights, Eagle St Pier, Valley Metro, Albany Creek, Bowen Hills, Buranda, Capalaba, Fortitude Valley, Logan Hyperdome, North Ipswich, North Lakes, Orion, Rothwell, Victoria Point, Post Office Square, South Bank, Toowong, University of QLD, Chermside, Wintergarden, and Windsor.

Kids will love the tasty meal options, and they currently have two amazing meal deals, that are perfect for the entire family. One is the $35 taco bundle, which includes to 10 tacos, 1 family fries and 2 sauces. The other is the $40 family fiesta, that includes 2 burritos or burrito bowls, 2 kids packs, 2 regular fries, and 2 dipping sauces. Your family won’t go hungry with either of these kid friendly options.

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5Dogs

  • Savour a NYC hot dog or enjoy smoked bratwurst or vegan kielbasa
  • Sided with a serving of hot fries and a refreshing drink
  • Available at four convenient locations
Get your discounted meals here 

Cicada Cafe Bar

This is a wonderful kid friendly cafe in the Brisbane CBD. This cafe serves, a great breakfast, and we even found a great discount for you to enjoy.
 
Get your discounted meals here 
 
Hours: 
  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: 6:30am–2:30pm
  • Tuesday: 6:30am–2:30pm
  • Wednesday: 6:30am–2:30pm
  • Thursday: 6:30am–8pm
  • Friday: 6:30am–10pm
  • Saturday: Closed
Address: 275 George St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
 
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Bavarian Bier Cafe

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Located along the Eagle Street Pier, delivering impressive views of the Story Bridge to accompany a visit, the Bavarian Bier Cafe is the perfect option for the whole family. The restaurant has plenty of kid-friendly meals to choose between, including cheeseburgers, chicken schnitzel, hot dogs, grilled cheese sandwiches, and more. For dessert, there’s homemade gelato with flavours such as chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry. To see the full menu, head to the Bavarian Bier Cafe website. 

Hours: Monday to Sunday (11 am to 12 am)

Address: 1/45 Eagle St, Brisbane City QLD 4000

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The Lucky Egg

Diners can enjoy original beefy, Buffalo or vegi crispy burger, paired with fries and a soft drink.

Hours: Monday – Wednesday: CLOSED
Other days: Open at 5pm

Address: 322 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

Website: Here

Mr. Edwards Alehouse and Kitchen

Mr. Edwards Alehouse And Kitchen is perfect for the whole family – conveniently located in the heart of the city and home to an abundance of kid-friendly food for the little ones to enjoy. For dinner, kids can enjoy either grilled chicken breast and chips, grilled fish and chips, or tomato pasta. Head over to the Mr. Edwards Alehouse And Kitchen website to read the full menu or to plan your visit. 

Hours: Monday to Saturday (11:30 am to 11:30 pm)

Address: 46 Edward St, Brisbane City QLD 4000

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Vapiano, Albert Lane 

Kid friendly restaurants Brisbane

For those in the mood for fresh, delicious Italian food, a visit to Vapiano is a must. The restaurant is home to an array of kid-friendly foods and flavours for the children to enjoy. Kids under 12 years of age can choose items on the children’s menu, including a butter and cheese pasta, pomodoro pasta, or a bolognese pasta. Otherwise, there are 3 pizza flavours to choose between, including Margherita, salami, and Hawaiian. Everything on the kid’s menu is only $10. For more information or to see the full offering, head to the Vapiano website. 

(Their Garden City restaurant is also open for dine-in).

Hours: Monday to Sunday (11 am to 11 pm) 

Address: 191 Albert St, Brisbane City QLD 4000

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Maple Cafe

Sip on a hot or cold drink of choice, and indulge in a breakfast item like buttermilk pancakes, eggs benedict or smashed avocado.

Get your discounted meal here

The Pancake Manor

The Pancake Manor is perfect for families on the hunt for a kid-friendly breakfast, offering a menu packed with traditional options to satisfy every member of the family. For kids under 12 years of age, breakfast ranges from $4 to $6.95 on the kid’s menu, with an assortment of sweet pancake flavours on offer. Otherwise, there’s also sausages, eggs, and crepes available for those after a savoury dish. See the full Pancake Manor menu via the website. 

Hours: Open 24 hours

Address: 18 Charlotte St, Brisbane City QLD 4000

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Jamie’s Italian – Permanently Closed

Kid friendly restaurants Brisbane

Another popular Italian option in the heart of the city is Jamie’s Italian, located on Edward Street in the heart of the city. Kids can enjoy plenty of kid-friendly food on the children’s menu, with prices ranging from $9.50 to $12.50 for mains. The selection includes mini burgers, spaghetti with meatballs, chicken lollipops, fish stew, and gnocchi. Dessert is also available and includes fresh fruit, a chocolate brownie, or organic ice lollies. To see the full menu or to plan your visit, head to the Jamie’s Italian website. 

Hours: Sunday to Thursday (11:30 am to 9 pm)

Address: 237 Edward St, Brisbane City QLD 4000

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Kid-Friendly Restaurants in South Bank

We have a huge article listings all our favourite kid friendly places to eat in South Bank here.

Here are a few of our favourites:

The Yiros Shop

The Yiros Shop doesn’t only have a location in South Bank, but also New Market, the Fortitude Valley, Cannon Hill, and many other suburbs of Brisbane. Because of this, we find them to be a very accessible dining option for the whole family – and one of our favourites! As for the South Brisbane menu, we found plenty of Greek dishes to enjoy, including Yiros, snack boxes, salads, and more. Ice cream is also available for dessert, as well as Baklava. Head to the website to plan your visit or to browse the full menu. 

Hours: Sunday to Thursday (10:30 am to 9 pm) Friday and Saturday (10:30 am to 10 pm) 

Address: 189 Grey St, South Brisbane QLD 4101

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Harajuku Gyoza

Oh yum! One of our favourites!!! Located on Grey Street, Harajuku Gyoza houses an impressive assortment of gyoza flavours for the whole family to enjoy. They have pork, lemongrass chicken, duck, mozzarella cheese, vegetable, and heaps more. There is no wrong choice here people! For more information or to plan your visit, head to the Harajuku Gyoza website.

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Guzman y Gomez

When we’re in the mood for Mexican, a visit to Guzman y Gomez never fails. The eatery has kid’s meals available to make a visit all the more convenient. The menu includes burritos and nachos, with kid’s portion sizes. See the Guzman y Gomez website for more information or to plan your visit. 

Hours: Sunday to Thursday (8 am to 12 am) Friday and Saturday (8 am to 1 am) 

Address: 179 Grey St, South Brisbane QLD 4101

Website: Click here

Kid-friendly restaurants in Brisbane suburbs 

Rashays – Toombul, Ipswich, Redbank

Rashays has multiple locations across QLD, with amazing food, that will leave everyone full at the end of your meal. We recently visited and wrote a review, which you can see here.

Kids 10 and under eat free with every paying adult (meal must be from kids menu).

Address: 1015 Sandgate Road Toombul Shopping Centre, Nundah QLD 4012

Address: Shop 328 Redbank Shopping Centre, 1 Collingwood Dr, Redbank QLD 4301

Address: Ipswich Riverlink Shopping Centre Tenancy E11R, Corner of The Terrace and, Downs St, North Ipswich QLD 4305

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Ancora Bistro @ Royal QLD Yacht Squadron

Kids eat for free on Mondays with every main meal purchased (under the age of 13). Available lunch and dinner. Waterfront dining for the whole family! 

They have the perfect location for your little ones:

  • Outdoor playground
  • Plenty of outdoor running space
  • Colouring and craft
  • Relaxed atmosphere

Check out our review of the bistro here.

Address: 578 Esplanade, Manly QLD 4179

Fritzenberger

Frites and Burger Brew Pub is an amazing place to eat in Petrie.

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Mammas Italian Restaurant

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This is a wonderful Italian restaurant in Redcliffe. Mammas Italian Restaurant is family owned and run since 1982.They offer dine in and takeaway. Your hosts are Maria (Mamma) and Danny Ciancio.

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Reef Seafood + SushiDine in options Brisbane

Make your dine-in reservation by emailing bar@nullreefseafood.com.au – up to 10 people. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL – no walk ins! This is an epic seafood and sushi restaurant in Newstead.

Hours: Sittings at 10am, 12pm, 130pm, 3pm, 5pm & 6.30pm

Address: Gasworks Plaza, Tenancy A1-d Gaswork Towers Skyring Terrace, Newstead.

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Ramekins Cafe 

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Ramekins Cafe has been operating since April 2010. They are a family owned and operated business in Carseldine.
They are open for breakfast and lunch 7 days a week, with Friday night trading. They are fully licensed and pet friendly too! BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL – no walk ins!

Hours: Weekdays 7am-11am, Weekend – 7am- midday.

Address: 735 Beams Rd, Carseldine

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Lisa’s Willow Tree Cafe

This is a wonderful cafe located in Caboolture South.

Hours: Monday – Friday 8am – 2pm (except Wednesdays 8am – 5pm)

Address: 5/140 Morayfield Road, Caboolture South

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Caffe Primavera

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Caffe Primavera are a fully licenced venue, so you can BYO bottled wine ($5 corkage per bottle) or choose from their wide range of drinks and exclusive wines. They are open 7 days for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Please note: At this time they are currently unable to take reservations via facebook. If you wish to make a booking please contact us on: 3379 2000.

Hours: 7.30am-9pm (closes at 5pm on Sundays)

Address: 667 Oxley Road, Corinda

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Gather and Feast 

Head to Gather and Feast for the regions best coffee & brunch menu. This beautiful cafè has vegan and vegetarian options available & their coffee is made from 100% organic fair trade beans. They offer 1 hour sittings and start serving breakfast and brunch from 7.30am.

Hours: to be confirmed

Address: 7 James St, Caboolture

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Vue 180 

Vue is a beautiful waterfront steak & seafood restaurant located on the picturesque Coomera Waters Marina. This might be a *special occasions* option with kids (or maybe just leave them home?). They are offering 2 hour bookings between 5:30-7:30pm and 7:30pm-close. Dine-in bookings are available from Wednesday to Sunday. They were offering a *kids eat free* deal on Sundays…. so we are just waiting on confirmation if this is still running!

Hours: Reopening from Wednesday 20 May, 2020 

Address: 941 Harbour Village Pde Level 1, Coomera

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Soul Harvesy Wholefoods 

All menu items are available to dine in or takeaway and the have the cabinet full of salads, plant based options for lunch and raw vegan sweets.

Hours: Mon – Sat 8.30am – 3pm

Address: 1/26 Baynes Street, Margate.

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M.Y. Roasting Cafe

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Friendly cafe located at Yeronga area – they are proud to serve Bear Bones Coffee, daily brunch, takeaway and lunch menu! They also provide lots of house made patisseries. Head in and enjoy your day starting with MY Roasting Cafe.

Hours: 6.30am – 2.30pm weekdays, 7am – 2.30 weekends 

Address: 82 Hyde Road, Yeronga

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Cafe Kalina

The Cafe Kalina is a locally owned cafe located next to the Stockland Kalina Land Sales Office. They offer great coffee and rustic flavoursome food. It is pet and family friendly,with dietary requirements covered. Fully licensed. Open daily from 8am.

Read our detailed review here

Hours: 8am – 1pm weekdays (excpet Friday – 8pm) and 8am – 3pm weekends.

Address: Panorama Drive, Springfield.

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Annie Lane

Annie Lane has opened opposite Brennan Park on Bribie Island. They offer organic specialty coffee, all day brunch, fresh, healthy, real food. They can cater for gluten free, vegetarian and vegan dietary requirements.

Hours: Wednesday – Sunday 7.30am – 11am.

Address: 5/1 Toorbull St Bongaree, Bribie Island.

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Cafe Arabica

Cafe Arabica serves delicious cafe food and a drink menu to accommodate everyone’s taste. From cakes and sweets with hot coffee and cold drinks, they offer meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They have a range of food that will entice.

Hours: 6am – 2pm – Friday and Saturday until 7.30pm

Address: 1/187 Middle Street, Cleveland

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September 18 

This lovely vegan restaurant in North Lakes is open for dine in.

Hours: varies

Address: Shop 2B 1650 Anzac Av, North Lakes

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Station Road Bar and Kitchen Kid friendly restaurants Brisbane

The Station Road Bar And Kitchen has plenty of delicious flavours for the whole family to enjoy. This includes an array of daily specials, including wagyu rumps on Wednesdays and Tapas on Fridays. For more information or to plan your visit, head to the Station Road Bar And Kitchen Facebook page. 

Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday (3 pm to 9 pm) Thursday to Saturday (12 pm to 10 pm) Sunday (12 pm to 8:30 pm)

Address: 30 Station Rd, Indooroopilly QLD 4068

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Victoria Park Bistro  

Whether you’re looking for a kid-friendly breakfast or lunch, the Victoria Park Bistro can deliver. To start the day right, kids can enjoy classic brekky options like bacon and eggs, avocado toast, pancakes, or hash browns, with prices ranging from only $10 to $12. As for lunch, the selection is even more diverse. Kids can choose between cheeseburgers, crumbed chicken, fish and chips, and 3 different types of pizzas. Aside from the kid-friendly food, there’s also an entertaining putt putt course for kids to enjoy. Head to the Victoria Park Bistro website to see the full menu. Read our detailed review here. 

Hours: Monday and Tuesday (7 am to 3 pm) Wednesday and Sunday (7 am to 8 pm) Thursday to Saturday (7 am to 9 pm)

Address: 283 Herston Rd, Herston QLD 4006

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Mecca Bah

For those eager to get a bit more ‘hands-on’ with their meal, Mecca Bah offers pizza cooking classes specifically for the kids. The chefs teach the children how to need the dough and decorate their pizzas. The kids can eat their pizza afterward and can also enjoy ice cream and soft drinks. Prices start from $40 per child with a minimum of 10 kids. For more information or to make a booking, see the Mecca Bah website. 

Hours: Monday to Thursday (10 am to 10 pm) Friday (10 am to 11:30 pm) Saturday (8:30 am to 11:30 pm) Sunday (8:30 am to 10 pm)

Address: Gasworks Plaza, Shop 5/70 Longland St, Newstead QLD 4006

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Pig N’ Whistle, Indooroopilly

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Kid-friendly meals start from only $12 at the Pig And Whistle, with a generous range of options the children are sure to love. This includes cheeseburgers, fish, nuggets, steak, spaghetti bolognese, and nachos, while vanilla ice cream awaits for dessert. For more information or to see the full menu, visit the Pig N’ Whistle website. 

Hours: Sunday to Wednesday (9 am to 11 pm) Thursday and Saturday (9 am to 12 am) Friday (9 am to 1 am)

Address: Indooroopilly Shopping Centre, 322 Moggill Rd, Indooroopilly QLD 4068

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Chapter IV 

Another popular spot in Paddington serving up a kid-friendly breakfast is Chapter IV. For only $10, kids can enjoy either scramble eggs and toast, melted cheese on toast, buttermilk pancakes with maple syrup and bananas, or chicken nuggets with chips and tomato ketchup.

Plus, for an extra $3, kids can also grab a milkshake to accompany the meal. For the parents, there are plenty of fresh, all day brekky options to enjoy. For the full menu or to plan your visit, head to the Chapter IV website. 

Hours: Monday to Sunday (7 am to 2:30 pm) 

Address: 180 Latrobe Terrace, Paddington QLD 4064

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Three Brews Bar And Kitchen

Kid friendly restaurants Brisbane

The Three Brews Bar And Kitchen is located in Holland Park, home to plenty of delicious, kid-friendly meals for the little ones to enjoy. The menu consists of favourites such as the cheeseburger with chips, popcorn chicken with chips, and mini cheese and tomato pizza. Prices for the kid’s menu start from only $10. To see the full selection or to plan your visit, head to the Three Brews Bar And Kitchen website. 

Hours: Wednesday to Sunday (3:30 pm to 10 pm) 

Address: 2/973 Logan Rd, Holland Park West QLD 4121

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Monkey Bar Cafe

The Monkey Bar Cafe is one of the best kid-friendly places to eat in Greenslopes, with extensive breakfast and lunch menus specifically created for the kids. For brekky, children can choose between the mini fruit bowl, pancakes, vegetable fritter, bacon and eggs, poached eggs, and more.

As for lunch, there’s lasagna, fish and chips, burgers, and chicken with chips. For lunch, prices start at only $8. Head over to the Monkey Bar Cafe to see the full menu or to plan your visit. 

Hours: Monday to Sunday (6:30 am to 1:30 pm) 

Address: 98 Victoria Terrace, Greenslopes QLD 4120

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Boardwalk Restaurant 

Kid friendly restaurants Brisbane

Kid’s meals start from only $7 at the Boardwalk Restaurant in North Lakes, with a variety of classic options to satisfy any tastebud. This includes cheesy fries with gravy, chicken nuggets, crumbed fish and chips, smoked chicken, a garden salad, and more. Plus, vanilla ice cream is on offer for dessert. Head over to the Boardwalk Restaurant website to see the full menu or to plan your visit. 

Hours: Monday to Thursday (7 am to 9 pm) Friday and Saturday (7 am to 10 pm) Sunday (7 am to 8:30 pm) 

Address: 22 Lakefield Dr, North Lakes QLD 4509

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Smug Fig Cafe

Families of East Brisbane on the hunt for a kid-friendly breakfast can consider a visit to the Smug Fig Cafe, with plenty of mouthwatering dishes specifically curated for the little ones. The brekky selection includes the choice between bacon and eggs, chocolate pancakes, or waffles with maple syrup and ice cream. For parents, there are plenty of colourful dishes to enjoy on the cafe’s all-day brunch menu. To browse the offering or to plan your visit, head to the Smug Fig Cafe website. 

Hours: Monday to Saturday (7 am to 3 pm) Sunday (8 am to 3 pm) 

Address: 999 Stanley St E, East Brisbane QLD 4169

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Teriyaki Tokyo – TEMPORARILY CLOSED

Kid friendly restaurants Brisbane

For those eager for something different, Teriyaki Tokyo in Rochedale South encapsulates a wide range of kid-friendly foods for the whole family to enjoy. This includes teriyaki rice bowls, salads, dumplings, soups, and more. Not to mention, matcha ice cream or black sesame ice cream is available for dessert. To browse the full menu or to plan your visit, head to the Teriyaki Tokyo website. 

Hours: Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday, and Wednesday (4:30 am to 8:30 pm) Thursday and Friday (11 am to 2 pm; 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm) 

Address: 2/467 Underwood Rd, Rochedale South QLD 4123

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Mrs. Brown’s Bar and Kitchen

Mrs. Brown’s Bar And Kitchen is located in Newstead, offering kid-friendly meals for the children to dig into. This includes either the chicken dinner, with vegetables and chips to accompany, or the pizza with tomato and mozzarella. Prices for the meals are $11 and $12, respectively. For dessert, there are heaps to choose between, with the menu consisting of apple pie, brownies, gelato, a cheeseboard, and more. Head to the Mrs. Brown’s Bar And Kitchen website to see the full menu or to plan your visit. 

Hours: Thursday – Sunday

Address: 32 Commercial Rd, Newstead QLD 4006

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Ristorante La Famiglia – PERMANENTLY CLOSED Kid friendly restaurants Brisbane

Ristorante La Famiglia is a great Italian option for families in Woolloongabba, with a menu specifically curated for the little ones. The restaurant serves up plenty of kid-friendly meals, including pasta, fish and chips, and chicken schnitzel and chips – for only $14 per meal. Parents can dig into a variety of fresh pasta options, including risotto, linguine, cannelloni, gnocchi, and more. Head over to the Ristorante La Famiglia website to see the full menu. 

Hours: Monday to Friday (12 pm to 2:30 pm; 5 pm to 10 pm) Saturday (5 pm to 10 pm) 

Address: 3/855 Stanley St, Woolloongabba QLD 4102

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