...it´s been a long time since my kids were young enough to need to be entertained at a restaurant but these ideas do bring back memories! ;) Perhaps they´ll be helpful for you as well! 10 Restaurant waiting Games to Play with Kids
Time-out bottles. Fill a bottle with 3/4 water, one bottle of glitter glue, & ultra fine glitter. Then send this bottle with your child to timeout and they can watch it settle to calm them. Once the glitter is settled their time is up! | Cool idea for my niece.