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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:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Comfort Food, Continental
Neighborhoods:Whistler Village, Downtown / Entertainment District, Ancaster
$$$$·Comfort Food·
Whistler Village
1,200 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
It was fantastic! Waiter was amazing and food was top notch. Definitely recommend.
95% recommended
Best Overall in Whistler / Blackcomb
16 people mentioned the Fried Goat Cheese
$$$$·Continental·
Downtown / Entertainment District
20,070 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
View is amazing to show guests from out of town or out country. Food is always good. I would recommend it
90% recommended
Most Booked in Toronto / Ontario
478 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Continental·
Ancaster
1,527 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Good for Anniversaries
Excellent service; beautiful venue; good food. Everything we could have wanted was provided!
97% recommended
Great for Brunch in Toronto / Ontario
11 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown / Financial District
871 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Groups
Enjoyed very much. Our 3 yr old granddaughter was quite amazed at the process. Would highly recommend it !
90% recommended
Japanese in Toronto
7 people mentioned the Ahi Tuna
$$$$·Brazilian·
Calgary
3,131 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Anniversaries
My party thoroughly enjoyed our time. The food and service were great, and the Rodizio service was a fun, novel experience for dining out.
95% recommended
Good for Groups in Calgary / Southern Alberta
97 people mentioned the Grilled Pineapple
$$$$·Canadian·
Kitchener
877 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
I requested a quiet corner by a window and we were greeted and seated at a lovely table as requested. Our server was a very personable, knowledgeable and helpful person who broughtRead more
94% recommended
Healthy in Southern Ontario
10 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Canadian·
Calgary
1,170 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Outstanding experience, outstanding service (we had Cameron as our waiter - wonderful gentleman) and unbelievable food! We will definitely be back - perhaps weekly!
95% recommended
Best Ambiance in Calgary / Southern Alberta
11 people mentioned the Osso Bucco
$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Niagara Falls
2,204 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great food and good service Easy to get what you want
84% recommended
Good for Groups in Niagara
87 people mentioned the Grilled Pineapple
$$$$·Continental·
Cambridge
2,503 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
Always great food and great service!
94% recommended
Best Ambiance in Southern Ontario
37 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / Financial District
3,013 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
Excellent service, great food, Prix Fix menu was a really good deal!
90% recommended
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in Toronto / Ontario
188 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Niagara Falls
2,409 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Had an amazing experience dining here. Went out with my boyfriend to celebrate my birthday at canyon creek and I was completely impressed by how amazing there service, environment Read more
84% recommended
Steakhouse in Niagara
188 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Italian·
Calgary
1,772 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date
Had a wonderful experience at Cibo. The food was delicious. The service was great. And the atmosphere is vibrant.
84% recommended
52 people mentioned the Gnocchi
$$$$·Italian·
Calgary
795 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
We had a table of eight celebrating three birthdays and had a great experience. Our service was excellent and the staff went out of their way to make the night extra special.
91% recommended
21 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·French·
Distillery District
2,427 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
Food was perfect! We had frog Les, sea urchin toast, boar and steak. Delicious food and the service was great.
90% recommended
79 people mentioned the French Onion Soup
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / Financial District
1,894 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Birthdays
Best restaurant I've ever been to! .
90% recommended
Most Booked in Toronto / Ontario
47 people mentioned the Grilled Pineapple
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Niagara Falls
1,157 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
Fantastic date night... Staff was fantastic.. Food tasted delicious!
87% recommended
Good for Groups in Niagara
34 people mentioned the Grilled Pineapple
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Vaughan
871 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
Wonderful food. Always have a great time at Copa. Incredible service. Highly Recommend.
85% recommended
Good for Groups in York
13 people mentioned the Grilled Pineapple
$$$$·Syrian·
Mile End
1,460 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Tasting Menu
  • Fit for Foodies
Amazing as always!
99% recommended
Best Overall in Montreal / Quebec
17 people mentioned the Fattoush Salad
Table for 2 tonight
$$$$·Italian·
Kitchener
1,159 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Our server Katie was great, always had free fresh bread at our table (3 orders) Always had water and made the experience great. Food came out fast and was delicious. We recommend tRead more
94% recommended
Good for Groups in Southern Ontario
14 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·Canadian·
Prince Edward County
870 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
Had a reso at 9 and didn’t get seated until 940. The staff was super friendly and the food was delicious but waiting that long for a 9PM reso is absolutely ridiculous.
87% recommended
Hot Spot in Southern Ontario
7 people mentioned the Fish Chip
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$$$$·Mexican·
Distillery District
3,286 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fun
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
We had an excellent experience here- food was fantastic and service was even better. Vincent was our server and was so wonderful. We will definitely be back.
92% recommended
Mexican in Toronto / Ontario
76 people mentioned the Churro
$$$$·Canadian·
Lethbridge
663 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Great evening on the patio! Tried the Paradise salad from the feature menu! It was very tasty! Service we got from Arty was great! Thanks for the enjoyable experience
93% recommended
19 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Kitchener
606 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Great anniversary meal. Nice salad bar options. Great specials, and Guiness on tap.
93% recommended
Special Occasion in Toronto / Ontario
66 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Japanese·
Fairview
344 reviews
  • Happy Hour
  • Casual
  • Fun
I love Gyu kaku! This is our third time dining at the Broadway location. They are always accommodating to my two young kids, the Monday happy hour is such a great deal and service Read more
96% recommended
Japanese in Vancouver / British Columbia
11 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku
$$$$·Italian·
Anjou
138 reviews
  • Happy Hour
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
Waitress was very nice. I believe her name was Jenna
92% recommended
1 people mentioned the Big Mac
$$$$·Seafood·
West End
4,086 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
Celebrated my partner’s birthday @ Joe Fortes last week. Staff are professional and engaging. JF is known for their high quality food so just go with your heart. Appitizer: petitRead more
94% recommended
Seafood in Vancouver / British Columbia
50 people mentioned the Calamari
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$$$$·Steakhouse·
Calgary
1,012 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Anniversaries
Our server Landon was outstanding. Made for a great night out as a family
96% recommended
Special Occasion in Calgary / Southern Alberta
38 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Granville Island
1,060 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Very good experience. Great meal
94% recommended
Kid Friendly in Vancouver
103 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Calgary
724 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Very friendly - great food and ambiance. Nice touch to give an anniversary card and dessert to our guests. Thank you.
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Calgary / Southern Alberta
34 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Maple Ridge / Pitt Meadows
463 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
From the time we booked on line till we walked out the door, it was EXCELLENT, we will definitely be back !!!!!
95% recommended
Special Occasion in Vancouver Suburbs
15 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Old Montreal
504 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
Great place for a date night! Delicious food
97% recommended
Steakhouse in Montreal / Quebec
11 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Etobicoke
552 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Our server Ivan was outstanding! Exceptional server!!
93% recommended
13 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Edmonton
959 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
The food, service, quantity were all very acceptable. Will return
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
27 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Edmonton
864 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
. Food is alwAys great. Staff. Ery friendly. Good for special occasions
95% recommended
Steakhouse in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
24 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
St. John's
757 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
  • Good for a Date
Service and food was exceptional enjoyed the atmosphere and cleanliness of restaurant and staff very courteous and knowledge as a whole was so helpful in deciding what we wanted. TRead more
96% recommended
Business Meals in Atlantic Canada
22 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Calgary
612 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
We always have great service and food is always great quality. It can be counted on to exceed our standards.
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Calgary / Southern Alberta
32 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Edmonton
892 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
Good food, great atmosphere, a bit on the expensive side.
94% recommended
Steakhouse in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
42 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Whistler Village
699 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great place to grab a steak and some seafood. Our server was really really great. All the food was very good and the location was perfect in the village. You won't be disappointedRead more
89% recommended
Best Overall in Whistler / Blackcomb
38 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown
657 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Fun
My bf and I went and we had such a great time! Atmosphere is eveything and kobe’s Is great! Thank you :)
92% recommended
Good for Groups in Vancouver / British Columbia
7 people mentioned the Steak Lobster
$$$$·Steak·
St. Catharines
1,414 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
Great place for a date. The patio is amazing in the summer.
93% recommended
Scenic View in Niagara
44 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Fondue·
Edmonton
1,303 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Great service. Relaxing environment and wasn’t rushed to finish the meal.
93% recommended
Romantic in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
47 people mentioned the Chocolate Fondue
$$$$·Canadian·
Guelph
440 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Great for Lunch
The staff is amazing. They know the menu they know how to provide good service. The food is awesome. Lots of selections very creative menu. I would recommend this restaurant to anyRead more
98% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Southern Ontario
13 people mentioned the Fish Chip
$$$$·Japanese·
Coal Harbour
3,146 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
Food is awesome! Delicious delicious delicious. Friendly servers, great atmosphere! Great cocktails too!
91% recommended
Japanese in Vancouver / British Columbia
50 people mentioned the Green Tea
$$$$·French·
Old Montreal
2,573 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Really enjoyed my experience here. French onion soup and seafood risotto were both delicious. Great ambiance and service was fast and friendly.
90% recommended
Hot Spot in Montreal / Quebec
103 people mentioned the Rack Lamb
$$$$·Afternoon Tea·
Kitsilano
748 reviews
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Great attention to detail. Every sweet and savory at tea was beautiful and delicious. Staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. Can't wait to return!
97% recommended
Afternoon Coffee in Vancouver / British Columbia
257 people mentioned the High Tea
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$$$$·Pan-Asian·
Calgary
1,137 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
We had a good time at Open Sesame. The waiter ( Ruslan?) was very attentive and amusing. The food was good and the restaurant was quiet as it was a Monday night. Always good value Read more
90% recommended
Healthy in Calgary / Southern Alberta
162 people mentioned the Stir Fry
$$$$·Italian·
South Main
1,441 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Went in for my birthday celebration. The service is unreal and the tasting menu was absolutely incredible
95% recommended
Italian in Vancouver / British Columbia
25 people mentioned the Garlic Bread
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$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Downtown
956 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date
Absolutely wonderful experience for my husband and I’s anniverary. Will definitely be returning!
91% recommended
Good for Groups in Calgary / Southern Alberta
30 people mentioned the Brazilian Bbq
$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Edmonton
4,293 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Absolutely amazing service and delicious food. Server was always there quickly with drinks and even a few we’ll place quips. 100%
94% recommended
Most Booked in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
73 people mentioned the Bacon Wrapped Chicken
$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Edmonton
695 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date
Great experience n food
88% recommended
Good for Groups in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
8 people mentioned the Chicken Heart
$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
The Annex
852 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Food was excellent. Service was good - the waiter was great but he kept forgetting our orders. Not a biggie, he did take off a couple of drinks from the tab to make up for it.
89% recommended
23 people mentioned the Chop Salad
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$$$$·Canadian·
Oakbank
2,483 reviews
  • Worth the Drive
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
Great food choices. Lovely setting
97% recommended
Best Ambiance in Winnipeg / Manitoba
46 people mentioned the Perogies
$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Yorkville
1,163 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
The food and service were exceptional - Thank you! Great environment too.
92% recommended
Healthy in Toronto / Ontario
15 people mentioned the Kim Chi
$$$$·Pizzeria·
Calgary
273 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
Our favourite pizza place in Calgary. We're regulars and it never disappoints. Very family friendly.
98% recommended
Kid Friendly in Calgary
8 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·Comfort Food·
Niagara-on-the-Lake
2,002 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Local Ingredients
  • Good for a Date
We really enjoyed the experience. Food and service was outstanding.
95% recommended
Comfort Food in Toronto / Ontario
36 people mentioned the Charcuterie Board
$$$$·Italian·
Calgary
637 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
Sarah was our server again - she is a very congenial person - so welcoming & helpful
98% recommended
Italian in Calgary / Southern Alberta
11 people mentioned the Truffle Popcorn
$$$$·Italian·
Yonge and Dundas Square
959 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
The service was friendly and the food was delicious!
92% recommended
46 people mentioned the Fresh Mozzarella
$$$$·Northwest·
South Main
3,703 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Had a great time here with my girlfriend for her birthday. Absolutely would come back again, staff were friendly and the food was great.
96% recommended
Best Ambiance in Vancouver
70 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Italian·
Edmonton
816 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Comfort Food
Casual, fun, excellent service, food sooooo good
94% recommended
Italian in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
6 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Scarborough
1,216 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
Excellent spot. First time there and really enjoyed it. Server was top notch and food did not disappoint
97% recommended
141 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Calgary
2,803 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
Fantastic! Great service and super polite. Love the filet!
94% recommended
491 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Afternoon Tea·
Victoria
1,476 reviews
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
They had everything ready for us when we arrived. We got to take our time enjoying our food and the tea was great. The service was impeccable.
82% recommended
Afternoon Tea in Vancouver / British Columbia
215 people mentioned the High Tea
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$$$$·Italian·
Downtown / Financial District
2,541 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
very good one
86% recommended
Most Booked in Toronto / Ontario
30 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·Italian·
Rosedale / Summerhill
1,751 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
First time dining at Terroni, Summerhill. I would definitely recommend this restaurant. Our server, Ezra, was attentive, knowledgeable and personable. Excellent food and service.
89% recommended
Most Booked in Toronto / Ontario
19 people mentioned the Balsamic Vinegar
$$$$·Italian·
Queen West
795 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Always a favourite. Service was amazing. Can’t wait to go back.
92% recommended
11 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·Italian·
Edmonton
421 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
I would recommend Vaticano to everyone it is always a great experience. The food is amazing 💜
93% recommended
5 people mentioned the Antipasto Platter
$$$$·Gastro Pub·
Cobden
254 reviews
  • Great Beer
  • Casual
  • Worth the Drive
Live music towards the end of our meal, great experience as always!
94% recommended
Good for Groups in Ottawa
5 people mentioned the Elk Burger
$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
640 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Great atmosphere, good and tasty food and friendly service, a definite must go!
86% recommended
Good for Groups in Montreal / Quebec
10 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown
2,034 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Business Meals
This was our first dining experience at YEW. Our experience was amazing. Rob was our waiter and he was knowledgeable and friendly. He made us feel right at home. We enjoyed the nRead more
92% recommended
54 people mentioned the Sablefish