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Many road trips and family vacations take place during the last few weeks of summer when there’s a gap between camps and summer programs and the start of the school year. Whether families are embarking on adventures or enjoying local downtime, OpenTable's list of the 50 Best Restaurants for Kid-Friendly Dining in Canada for 2018 helps find quality dining in kid-friendly environments. The list of honourees is based on an analysis of 550,000+ reviews of more than 2,600 restaurants across the country — all submitted by verified OpenTable diners.

Restaurants:21 Steps Kitchen + Bar, 360 The Restaurant at the CN Tower, Ancaster Mill
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Comfort Food, Continental
Neighborhoods:Whistler Village, Downtown / Entertainment District, Ancaster
$$$$·Comfort Food·
Whistler Village
1,279 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
Great meal with friends - the goats cheese appetizer and the cookie and ice cream desert were excellent - will visit again!
89% recommended
16 people mentioned the Fried Goat Cheese
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$$$$·Continental·
Downtown / Entertainment District
21,136 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
View is amazing to show guests from out of town or out country. Food is always good. I would recommend it
88% recommended
Most Booked in Toronto / Ontario
478 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Continental·
Ancaster
1,654 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Scenic View
From arrival to departure it was a wonderful experience . The service was excellent .. the food was excellent .. we were made to feel that we were the only couple there and as reqRead more
97% recommended
Continental in Toronto / Ontario
11 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown / Financial District
955 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fun
We loved it!! The cook was so much fun, he totally catered to our needs and man we were satisfied with the amount of food! Will definitely come again.
90% recommended
Good for Groups in Toronto
7 people mentioned the Ahi Tuna
$$$$·Brazilian·
Calgary
3,304 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
Everything was great. It was first time there and will definitely go back.
93% recommended
Good for Groups in Calgary / Southern Alberta
97 people mentioned the Grilled Pineapple
$$$$·Canadian·
Kitchener
982 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Borealis is always our go-to, it's been our favourite for a long time and it never disappoints. The service is wonderful, food is phenomenal and always delicious. We absolutely lovRead more
95% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Southern Ontario
10 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Canadian·
Calgary
1,337 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Got married here and food was good still is. The bison tenderloin was excellent i. It was our wedding anniversary
99% recommended
Best Overall in Calgary / Southern Alberta
11 people mentioned the Osso Bucco
$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Niagara Falls
2,525 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Excellent get together
85% recommended
Good for Groups in Niagara
87 people mentioned the Grilled Pineapple
$$$$·Contemporary Canadian·
Cambridge
2,715 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
We visited for my Mother's 60th Birthday. Our table had an amazing view of the water and we loved the energy and personality of our waitress. She was very helpful and knowledgeabRead more
94% recommended
Scenic View in Toronto / Ontario
37 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / Financial District
3,039 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
Excellent service, great food, Prix Fix menu was a really good deal!
92% recommended
188 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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$$$$·Steakhouse·
Niagara Falls
2,572 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Subdued, relaxing atmosphere. Would definitely recommend for couples or families (which we were with kids 15, 14 and 11). Fabulous engaging kid's menu with real food options and Read more
87% recommended
Scenic View in Niagara
188 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Italian·
Calgary
1,854 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
Everything was great. I especially appreciated that there was a non alcoholic beer on the menu. Thank you.
90% recommended
52 people mentioned the Gnocchi
$$$$·Italian·
Calgary
849 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
We had a lovely evening at Cibo j. It is a good place to meet friends and have dinner. Great specials.
Neighborhood Gem in Calgary / Southern Alberta
21 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·French·
Distillery District
2,662 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Always love going to Cluny! Food is delicious, atmosphere is incredible, and the staff are very friendly!
93% recommended
79 people mentioned the French Onion Soup
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / Financial District
2,202 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
Best restaurant I've ever been to! .
83% recommended
Most Booked in Toronto / Ontario
47 people mentioned the Grilled Pineapple
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Niagara Falls
1,291 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
The evening was great. Our first time and the server had no problem explaining everything to us.
84% recommended
Good for Groups in Niagara
34 people mentioned the Grilled Pineapple
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Vaughan
1,059 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Groups
Business dinner .... I love coming here picanha all night long
86% recommended
Good for Groups in York
13 people mentioned the Grilled Pineapple
$$$$·Syrian·
Mile End
1,751 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Tasting Menu
  • Good for a Date
Ordered the tasting menu as this was our first visit. Everything was excellent. Service is impeccable.
98% recommended
Best Overall in Montreal / Quebec
17 people mentioned the Fattoush Salad
$$$$·Italian·
Kitchener
1,213 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
We had great service the minute we walked in from the lady (manager) who welcomed us, to the extremely polite young man who took us to our table. Then our waitress I don’t where toRead more
90% recommended
14 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·Canadian·
Prince Edward County
908 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
Lakeside setting with abundance of glass, very quaint lighting and colours. Food was a high standard and everything cooked perfectly.
91% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Toronto / Ontario
7 people mentioned the Fish Chip
$$$$·Mexican·
Distillery District
3,539 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fun
  • Special Occasion
They were short on staff and sometimes it took a bit for our waiter to get to us.
94% recommended
Mexican in Toronto / Ontario
76 people mentioned the Churro
$$$$·Canadian·
Lethbridge
746 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great evening on the patio! Tried the Paradise salad from the feature menu! It was very tasty! Service we got from Arty was great! Thanks for the enjoyable experience
97% recommended
Most Booked in Southern Alberta
19 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Kitchener
734 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
We enjoy coming to Golf's from Guelph occasionally.- usually on Monday nights. The food is excellent, the service friendly, and the view, if one has a window table it wonderful. Read more
91% recommended
Good for Groups in Southern Ontario
66 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Japanese·
Fairview
396 reviews
  • Happy Hour
  • Good for a Date
  • Fun
Happy hour is very good pricing, quick service, food is good quality. The rewards program has a decent rate of return as well. Best part is the grill venting doesn't leave any fumeRead more
96% recommended
Japanese in Vancouver / British Columbia
11 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku
$$$$·Italian·
Anjou
157 reviews
  • Happy Hour
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual
It was our first time here and we did enjoy it. The food was very tasty, the waitress was informative and friendly. Will definitely be back:)
89% recommended
1 people mentioned the Big Mac
$$$$·Seafood·
West End
4,390 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great food, location and friendly staff. Our first day in Vancouver, fabulous start to our holiday. Thank you
92% recommended
Seafood in Vancouver / British Columbia
50 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Calgary
1,253 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
This is an excellent place to dine at! We would recommend it to all.
97% recommended
Steakhouse in Calgary / Southern Alberta
38 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Granville Island
1,168 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
Food was good , steak cooked according to my preference . Wedge salad with blue cheese dressing was great. Waiter had to be reminded to bring bread and then it arrived same time asRead more
92% recommended
103 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Calgary
905 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
I LOVE this app!! We walked in. Our table was ready within 5 min. And the service and food was awesome!!
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Calgary
34 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Maple Ridge / Pitt Meadows
611 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
From the time we booked on line till we walked out the door, it was EXCELLENT, we will definitely be back !!!!!
95% recommended
Steakhouse in Vancouver / British Columbia
15 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Old Montreal
575 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
A big thank you to Marc and Patrick. Food was amazing. Definitely going back!
98% recommended
Steakhouse in Montreal / Quebec
11 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Etobicoke
635 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Our server Ivan was outstanding! Exceptional server!!
95% recommended
13 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Edmonton
1,186 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Always a pleasure coming to this keg! I love seeing a manager walking around checking on people and Brett was wonderful!
95% recommended
Steakhouse in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
27 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Edmonton
1,018 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Everything was great Great service We have a bunch of allergies and they are so good with you The manager evens comes out to make sure Everything is good
94% recommended
Steakhouse in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
24 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
St. John's
924 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
Service and food was exceptional enjoyed the atmosphere and cleanliness of restaurant and staff very courteous and knowledge as a whole was so helpful in deciding what we wanted. TRead more
94% recommended
Business Meals in Atlantic Canada
22 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Calgary
781 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Fantastic care of their patrons, especially those with food allergies. Always love that they are there personally to let you know that the entire kitchen staff is cognicent in usiRead more
95% recommended
Steakhouse in Calgary
32 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Edmonton
1,124 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
Was very loud but I think it was more so because we were close to the kitchen. AMAZING TOP NOTCH SERVICE!!! Thank you
91% recommended
Steakhouse in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
42 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Whistler Village
842 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Great place to grab a steak and some seafood. Our server was really really great. All the food was very good and the location was perfect in the village. You won't be disappointedRead more
92% recommended
Best Overall in Whistler / Blackcomb
38 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown
812 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fun
  • Good for Birthdays
Absolutely amazing! Took my boyfriend here for his first time on his birthday and he loved it! Food is delicious and they really make you feel great! He even got to take a photo wiRead more
91% recommended
Special Occasion in Vancouver
7 people mentioned the Steak Lobster
$$$$·Steak·
St. Catharines
1,666 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Great place for a date. The patio is amazing in the summer.
97% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Niagara
44 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Fondue·
Edmonton
1,664 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
We had a wonderful time! Food was amazing and service was excellent. We will definitely be back!
92% recommended
Romantic in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
47 people mentioned the Chocolate Fondue
$$$$·Canadian·
Guelph
528 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Local Ingredients
  • Creative Cuisine
The staff is amazing. They know the menu they know how to provide good service. The food is awesome. Lots of selections very creative menu. I would recommend this restaurant to anyRead more
95% recommended
Best Value in Southern Ontario
13 people mentioned the Fish Chip
$$$$·Japanese·
Coal Harbour
3,414 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Food is awesome! Delicious delicious delicious. Friendly servers, great atmosphere! Great cocktails too!
93% recommended
Japanese in Vancouver / British Columbia
50 people mentioned the Green Tea
$$$$·French·
Old Montreal
2,826 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Had a lovely dinner here on our flying visit to Montreal. Food was quite good, wine excellent, ambiance was great and quiet jazz singer excellent. We would go bak.
89% recommended
Hot Spot in Montreal / Quebec
103 people mentioned the Rack Lamb
$$$$·Afternoon Tea·
Kitsilano
876 reviews
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Special Occasion
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Classy whimsical decor. Delicious food with lots of options. Great service staff who were attentive despite how busy it was. They enforce a time limit so be on time for your reserRead more
95% recommended
Afternoon Coffee in Vancouver / British Columbia
257 people mentioned the High Tea
$$$$·Pan-Asian·
Calgary
1,197 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Cozy
Service and food were both great. Very accommodating for omitting stuff you don’t like in your food. Eg: cilantro.
90% recommended
Gluten Free Options in Calgary / Southern Alberta
162 people mentioned the Stir Fry
$$$$·Italian·
South Main
1,576 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Savio Volpe never disappoints! Gave the family style chefs menu a try this time and it definitely was worth the $60pp. They were able to incorporate the one dish we really wanted Read more
95% recommended
Italian in Vancouver / British Columbia
25 people mentioned the Garlic Bread
$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Downtown
1,082 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
What a brilliant place to be for dinner. Thanks to the server who was very accommodating and friendly. The place was modern and clean, and most of all the food are great!!! There wRead more
92% recommended
30 people mentioned the Brazilian Bbq
$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Edmonton
4,453 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date
A very good place to eat. Food is very good and the decor is nice.
85% recommended
Good for Groups in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
73 people mentioned the Bacon Wrapped Chicken
$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Edmonton
894 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
A fun place for a unique dining experience. Expensive, but we all left full and satisfied. Would return for another special occasion, but too expensive for a regular dinner out.
88% recommended
Most Booked in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
8 people mentioned the Chicken Heart
$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
The Annex
1,064 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
Sat at the bar - great experience. Drinks and food were excellent, as was service. Great menu for sharing a few plates.
91% recommended
23 people mentioned the Chop Salad
$$$$·Canadian·
Oakbank
2,764 reviews
  • Worth the Drive
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
As you can see from the review everything about our visit was very good. My daughters fries were cold and she did not want them to be heated up as she said that she never heated Read more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Winnipeg / Manitoba
46 people mentioned the Perogies
$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Yorkville
1,290 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
I would recommend Planta to a vegan or vegetarian friend. Otherwise, the dishes tasted too similar for my liking. The service was excellent with very accommodating and helpful stafRead more
93% recommended
Healthy in Toronto / Ontario
15 people mentioned the Kim Chi
$$$$·Pizzeria·
Calgary
318 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
Love PZA! We had the special seafood pasta and it was fresh and perfectly flavoured. One person had the pizza and she said it was outstanding. Delicious calamari, not all rubbery lRead more
89% recommended
Kid Friendly in Calgary / Southern Alberta
8 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·Comfort Food·
Niagara-on-the-Lake
2,089 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
I absolutely lived this restaurant. The ambience was amazing, the food top notch! Loved this meal and place.
96% recommended
Comfort Food in Toronto / Ontario
36 people mentioned the Charcuterie Board
$$$$·Italian·
Calgary
728 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
Loved the ambience and the bathroom was beautiful! Delicious food
96% recommended
11 people mentioned the Truffle Popcorn
$$$$·Italian·
Yonge and Dundas Square
1,082 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
The service was friendly and the food was delicious!
98% recommended
46 people mentioned the Fresh Mozzarella
$$$$·Northwest·
South Main
3,870 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Beautiful view and setting.
95% recommended
70 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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$$$$·Italian·
Edmonton
892 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Casual, fun, excellent service, food sooooo good
94% recommended
6 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Scarborough
1,332 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
Service and food were amazing but the noise level was such that we had to talk pretty loudly to have a conversation. I think it must be generally a very loud restaurant. A bit odRead more
93% recommended
141 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Calgary
3,034 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
It was my girlfriend's Birthday so we decided to try out Smugglers. We were so glad we did. Salad bar was get and the Prime rib was delicious. Gave joanna a piece of the vest cakeRead more
92% recommended
491 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Afternoon Tea·
Victoria
1,707 reviews
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Excellent food and delicious teas. Service was exemplary. Shindy was even able to arrange for scones without raisins on short notice.
90% recommended
Afternoon Tea in Vancouver / British Columbia
215 people mentioned the High Tea
$$$$·Italian·
Downtown / Financial District
2,860 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
Our server was excellent! Food, as always, was fantastic.
84% recommended
Most Booked in Toronto / Ontario
30 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·Italian·
Rosedale / Summerhill
1,954 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Fun
First time dining at Terroni, Summerhill. I would definitely recommend this restaurant. Our server, Ezra, was attentive, knowledgeable and personable. Excellent food and service.
87% recommended
Most Booked in Toronto / Ontario
19 people mentioned the Balsamic Vinegar
$$$$·Italian·
Queen West
913 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
  • Casual
Always a favourite. Service was amazing. Can’t wait to go back.
94% recommended
11 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·Italian·
Edmonton
549 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Meals were delicious, would definitely go back again!
95% recommended
5 people mentioned the Antipasto Platter
$$$$·Gastro Pub·
Cobden
281 reviews
  • Great Beer
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Will visit again! Everything was perfect: from food to drinks to ambiance.
97% recommended
Healthy in Ottawa
5 people mentioned the Elk Burger
$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
724 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
By far the best meal I had in Montreal. We were sitting by the window and had a great view of the beautiful street it’s on. Inside is just as wonderful to look at. I had the tortelRead more
91% recommended
10 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown
2,159 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Amazing meal with outstanding service. Only thing, and I know it’s quite common in our city, but we did see a cute and speedy little mickey darting around . It did not taint ouRead more
86% recommended
Seafood in Vancouver
54 people mentioned the Sablefish