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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:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Comfort Food, Continental
Neighborhoods:Whistler Village, Downtown / Entertainment District, Ancaster
$$$$·Comfort Food·
Whistler Village
1,254 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Cozy
Came here for my boyfriends 30th birthday and we had such an amazing night thanks to our server and the amazing cooks
93% recommended
Best Value in Whistler / Blackcomb
16 people mentioned the Fried Goat Cheese
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$$$$·Continental·
Downtown / Entertainment District
20,520 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
View is amazing to show guests from out of town or out country. Food is always good. I would recommend it
88% recommended
Most Booked in Toronto / Ontario
478 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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$$$$·Continental·
Ancaster
1,592 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
great visual restaurant. The menu is great because it was very simple and not complicated. Very easy to order. The view of the water fall is amazing and so was the service. I wouldRead more
95% recommended
Great for Brunch in Toronto / Ontario
11 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown / Financial District
894 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date
Enjoyed it a great deal. Just thought it might be a bit expensive.
87% recommended
7 people mentioned the Ahi Tuna
$$$$·Brazilian·
Calgary
3,196 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
We have eaten here several times over the last few years, and I recommend it to people all the time. We come from out of town for appointments and stay to eat here. The food is amaRead more
94% recommended
Good for Groups in Calgary / Southern Alberta
97 people mentioned the Grilled Pineapple
$$$$·Canadian·
Kitchener
915 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Healthy
  • Good for Birthdays
Luigi is the best server that I have been served by 1,000,000,000 percent. He has charisma and very knowledgable. Every restaurant needs a Luigi.
98% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Southern Ontario
10 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Canadian·
Calgary
1,245 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Came in for brunch. I love the atmosphere.. food was great and server was helpful.
96% recommended
Best Ambiance in Calgary / Southern Alberta
11 people mentioned the Osso Bucco
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$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Niagara Falls
2,339 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great special occasion dinner for two. It was a weeknight and "off-season" so the restaurant was relatively quiet and we did not feel rushed. I mentioned in the OpenTable reservaRead more
85% recommended
Most Booked in Toronto / Ontario
87 people mentioned the Grilled Pineapple
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$$$$·Contemporary Canadian·
Cambridge
2,589 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
We had a wonderful dining experience and will definitely return for another special occasion. Lisa, our waitress, was amazing. All three of us felt it was our best night out for aRead more
94% recommended
Scenic View in Toronto / Ontario
37 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / Financial District
3,039 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
Excellent service, great food, Prix Fix menu was a really good deal!
92% recommended
188 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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$$$$·Steakhouse·
Niagara Falls
2,472 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Scenic View
  • Good for Anniversaries
Recently had lunch here before a Casino show. I used Open-Table to make a last minute reservation. Service was excellent, salad fresh, smoked salmon on flat bread a little soggy inRead more
87% recommended
Steakhouse in Niagara
188 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Italian·
Calgary
1,802 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
Cibo has always been good. We have gone with other couples and with our families (grandkids and all). Every time we all enjoy it and find something good to eat.
91% recommended
52 people mentioned the Gnocchi
$$$$·Italian·
Calgary
816 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Very good food for a great price. Very friendly service. We’ll be back!
88% recommended
21 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·French·
Distillery District
2,503 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
Although the bread bar wasn't a free-for-all, we enjoyed the bread. Oh, and food was pretty good too.
91% recommended
79 people mentioned the French Onion Soup
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / Financial District
2,020 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Fun
Best restaurant I've ever been to! .
86% recommended
Most Booked in Toronto / Ontario
47 people mentioned the Grilled Pineapple
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$$$$·Steakhouse·
Niagara Falls
1,216 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fun
  • Good for a Date
We have gone to Copacabana`s at least 5 times now, twice in the last month. The food is amazing, the portions are great, the servers are very accomodating. We were celebrating a biRead more
88% recommended
Good for Groups in Niagara
34 people mentioned the Grilled Pineapple
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$$$$·Steakhouse·
Vaughan
925 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
awesome thanks to the crew at vaughn copacabana ..the staff including the lovely server were terrific ..thanks for a great dinner highly recommend!!
86% recommended
Good for Groups in York
13 people mentioned the Grilled Pineapple
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$$$$·Syrian·
Mile End
1,565 reviews
  • Tasting Menu
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
Wine list a bit expensive. Woud like a few more options below the $50.00 range
99% recommended
Best Overall in Montreal / Quebec
17 people mentioned the Fattoush Salad
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$$$$·Italian·
Kitchener
1,174 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Prixe fixe menu for new years was delicious. Nice menu choices. Very nice night
92% recommended
Good for Groups in Southern Ontario
14 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·Canadian·
Prince Edward County
887 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
Thank you for the wonderful experience ! Our anniversary was memorable because of the food, ambience and most of all the glowing staff :) thank you Drake Devonshire and a special tRead more
86% recommended
Scenic View in Toronto / Ontario
7 people mentioned the Fish Chip
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$$$$·Mexican·
Distillery District
3,363 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Authentic
guacamole amazing been 3 times over 5 years never disappointed
93% recommended
Mexican in Toronto / Ontario
76 people mentioned the Churro
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$$$$·Canadian·
Lethbridge
695 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great evening on the patio! Tried the Paradise salad from the feature menu! It was very tasty! Service we got from Arty was great! Thanks for the enjoyable experience
92% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Calgary / Southern Alberta
19 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Kitchener
657 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Absolutely amazing will come back and will bring friends and family.
91% recommended
Special Occasion in Toronto / Ontario
66 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Japanese·
Fairview
359 reviews
  • Casual
  • Happy Hour
  • Fun
Tasted amazing, service was great, and was a fun way to spend our lunch.
97% recommended
Japanese in Vancouver / British Columbia
11 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku
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$$$$·Italian·
Anjou
143 reviews
  • Happy Hour
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Anniversaries
The food and service was amazing. We had a great night out with the whole family! Would love to have one in the Ottawa region.
95% recommended
1 people mentioned the Big Mac
$$$$·Seafood·
West End
4,188 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
a lovely lunch and excellent service. Our server Ashley was exceptional. The standard and quality of service is always absolutely fabulous as is the food and ambiance. A favourite Read more
96% recommended
Seafood in Vancouver / British Columbia
50 people mentioned the Calamari
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$$$$·Steakhouse·
Calgary
1,126 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
The Keg never disappoints! The food was wonderful, and the service was very good. Highly recommended! The location we went to was Crowfoot.
96% recommended
Special Occasion in Calgary / Southern Alberta
38 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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$$$$·Steakhouse·
Granville Island
1,106 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
Lovely waitress: Mary Beth
93% recommended
Pre/post theatre in Vancouver
103 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Calgary
805 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great all round!
95% recommended
Most Booked in Calgary / Southern Alberta
34 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Maple Ridge / Pitt Meadows
509 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
From the time we booked on line till we walked out the door, it was EXCELLENT, we will definitely be back !!!!!
96% recommended
Special Occasion in Vancouver / British Columbia
15 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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$$$$·Steakhouse·
Old Montreal
533 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
Great steaks and prime rib, the best value for money when you want steak. Service was excellent, ambience, location is great. Everything about this place deserves praise.
97% recommended
Steakhouse in Montreal / Quebec
11 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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$$$$·Steakhouse·
Etobicoke
586 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Anniversaries
Our server Ivan was outstanding! Exceptional server!!
95% recommended
13 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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$$$$·Steakhouse·
Edmonton
1,048 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
The Keg is never a disappointment.
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
27 people mentioned the Prime Rib
Table for 2 tonight
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Edmonton
932 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Fast service, fantastic food always! Best steak around!
96% recommended
Special Occasion in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
24 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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$$$$·Steakhouse·
St. John's
819 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
Service and food was exceptional enjoyed the atmosphere and cleanliness of restaurant and staff very courteous and knowledge as a whole was so helpful in deciding what we wanted. TRead more
95% recommended
Best Service in Atlantic Canada
22 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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$$$$·Steakhouse·
Calgary
669 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Always a delicious meal with fantastic customer service! We love going to the Keg
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Calgary / Southern Alberta
32 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Edmonton
985 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Good attentive service. The food was all very good. There was one minor query about one dish that was resolved immediately by one of the managers. Very good dining experience.
94% recommended
Steakhouse in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
42 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Whistler Village
750 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Great place to grab a steak and some seafood. Our server was really really great. All the food was very good and the location was perfect in the village. You won't be disappointedRead more
91% recommended
Great for Lunch in Whistler / Blackcomb
38 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown
720 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fun
  • Good for Birthdays
Dinner was so tasty & fun to watch. Our chef was very interactive, making our evening even more entertaining
91% recommended
7 people mentioned the Steak Lobster
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$$$$·Steak·
St. Catharines
1,517 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Great place for a date. The patio is amazing in the summer.
95% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Niagara
44 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Fondue·
Edmonton
1,448 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Our waitress was very attentive. She made my sister’s Birthday very special. She was fast with our drinks and food. She was energetic and very friendly.
92% recommended
Romantic in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
47 people mentioned the Chocolate Fondue
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$$$$·Canadian·
Guelph
477 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Casual
The staff is amazing. They know the menu they know how to provide good service. The food is awesome. Lots of selections very creative menu. I would recommend this restaurant to anyRead more
96% recommended
Best Value in Southern Ontario
13 people mentioned the Fish Chip
$$$$·Japanese·
Coal Harbour
3,278 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Food is awesome! Delicious delicious delicious. Friendly servers, great atmosphere! Great cocktails too!
95% recommended
Japanese in Vancouver / British Columbia
50 people mentioned the Green Tea
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$$$$·French·
Old Montreal
2,681 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Exceeded expectations. Great vibe, food and drink. Our servers recommendations were outstanding. Will certainly return next time I’m in Montreal.
91% recommended
Hot Spot in Montreal / Quebec
103 people mentioned the Rack Lamb
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$$$$·Afternoon Tea·
Kitsilano
805 reviews
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
My husband and I took my mother in-law and my sister in-law who was visiting from the US. Had a wonderful time. Will go back in the near future.
94% recommended
Afternoon Coffee in Vancouver / British Columbia
257 people mentioned the High Tea
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$$$$·Pan-Asian·
Calgary
1,163 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Healthy
  • Good for Groups
With all the different dietary restrictions in our group, this was an excellent choice! We all chose to have the stir-fry bar, so it's your fault if you don't like the ingredients!Read more
86% recommended
162 people mentioned the Stir Fry
$$$$·Italian·
South Main
1,501 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Amazing food!!! Great service and love the atmosphere
96% recommended
Italian in Vancouver / British Columbia
25 people mentioned the Garlic Bread
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$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Downtown
1,008 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
Was delicious! Be sure to at least try each type of bbq meat. Take it easy on the salad and sides bar, although it too is very yummy abd fresh. Thats just filler, the meat is whaRead more
90% recommended
30 people mentioned the Brazilian Bbq
$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Edmonton
4,370 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
I love variety of the meat selection for dinner. Very tasty. Beef, lamb and chicken wrapped in bacon.
90% recommended
Most Booked in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
73 people mentioned the Bacon Wrapped Chicken
$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Edmonton
779 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
Awesome service and amazing food. Never had so much meat on my plate without leaving my seat
89% recommended
Most Booked in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
8 people mentioned the Chicken Heart
$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
The Annex
926 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
Great room, staff, vibe and creative dishes; chopped salad, pizzas with extraordinary toppings and crust, pastas.... veal chop parmesan.... get there!
89% recommended
23 people mentioned the Chop Salad
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$$$$·Canadian·
Oakbank
2,612 reviews
  • Worth the Drive
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
Love the atmosphere and great food and friendly service.
98% recommended
Best Ambiance in Winnipeg / Manitoba
46 people mentioned the Perogies
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$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Yorkville
1,223 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Creative Cuisine
Amazing food. Very rushed experience though.
92% recommended
Healthy in Toronto / Ontario
15 people mentioned the Kim Chi
$$$$·Pizzeria·
Calgary
290 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Kid-friendly
First time at PZA Parlour, and the food was very tasty, but I felt the Gnocchi plate was a little small for my big appetite! The pizza was amazing, very good size for one person. TRead more
94% recommended
Kid Friendly in Calgary / Southern Alberta
8 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·Comfort Food·
Niagara-on-the-Lake
2,033 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Local Ingredients
  • Romantic
The charcuterie is a must have along with the very tasty chicken liver pate!!!
99% recommended
Comfort Food in Toronto / Ontario
36 people mentioned the Charcuterie Board
$$$$·Italian·
Calgary
669 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
We always have a great time here. Food is delicious and consistent, service is always friendly and prompt. My grandma and I have made it our lunch spot.
96% recommended
Afternoon Coffee in Calgary / Southern Alberta
11 people mentioned the Truffle Popcorn
$$$$·Italian·
Yonge and Dundas Square
997 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
The service was friendly and the food was delicious!
90% recommended
46 people mentioned the Fresh Mozzarella
$$$$·Northwest·
South Main
3,777 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
The food here was delicious and worth the price. The view is outstanding. The service is outstanding.
95% recommended
Scenic View in Vancouver
70 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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$$$$·Italian·
Edmonton
841 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Comfort Food
Casual, fun, excellent service, food sooooo good
94% recommended
Italian in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
6 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Scarborough
1,258 reviews
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
The staff accommodated us despite the mixup with reservation date. Manager and server were most helpful, pleasant and professional. Food was excellent as always. Thanks much for a Read more
96% recommended
141 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Calgary
2,895 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great service, great food. I appreciate that there’s a great salad/soup bar included. Steaks were amazing
92% recommended
491 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Afternoon Tea·
Victoria
1,576 reviews
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Nobody does tea like the Empress. They've been doing it for centuries and they have it down pat! My lovely tea server was Cathy, originally from Glasgow. Charming and knowledgeaRead more
85% recommended
Afternoon Tea in Vancouver / British Columbia
215 people mentioned the High Tea
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$$$$·Italian·
Downtown / Financial District
2,669 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
Atmosphere and service was great, pizza was outstanding, however our ravioli came slightly undercooked
87% recommended
Most Booked in Toronto / Ontario
30 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·Italian·
Rosedale / Summerhill
1,832 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Fun
First time dining at Terroni, Summerhill. I would definitely recommend this restaurant. Our server, Ezra, was attentive, knowledgeable and personable. Excellent food and service.
88% recommended
Most Booked in Toronto / Ontario
19 people mentioned the Balsamic Vinegar
$$$$·Italian·
Queen West
848 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
Always a favourite. Service was amazing. Can’t wait to go back.
91% recommended
11 people mentioned the Calamari
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$$$$·Italian·
Edmonton
472 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
My sister and I really enjoyed our dinner the other day. Delicious food, 2 glasses of Red recommended by our waitress were just perfect. Service was personal, professional and thouRead more
95% recommended
5 people mentioned the Antipasto Platter
$$$$·Gastro Pub·
Cobden
261 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great Beer
  • Fun
Excellent locavore comfort foid and outstanding beer. Check to see if there's live entertainment.
95% recommended
Great for Brunch in Ottawa
5 people mentioned the Elk Burger
$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
662 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
New year eve this year was really great .. big thanks for this amazing night
87% recommended
Good for Groups in Montreal / Quebec
10 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown
2,088 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Business Meals
  • Special Occasion
Not many people know it but they serve breakfast here and it is wonderful. Fantastic, reliable service for all times of the day.
91% recommended
Seafood in Vancouver
54 people mentioned the Sablefish
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