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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:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Comfort Food, Continental
Neighborhoods:Whistler Village, Downtown / Entertainment District, Ancaster
$$$$·Comfort Food·
Whistler Village
1,165 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • People Watching
Was a nice service - fodd very good! In the town from whistler
94% recommended
Best Overall in Whistler / Blackcomb
16 people mentioned the Fried Goat Cheese
$$$$·Continental·
Downtown / Entertainment District
19,550 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
View is amazing to show guests from out of town or out country. Food is always good. I would recommend it
91% recommended
Most Booked in Toronto / Ontario
478 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Continental·
Ancaster
1,495 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Brunch
Fantastic food and service! One of a kind brunch experience
95% recommended
Continental in Toronto / Ontario
11 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown / Financial District
856 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
Always a must when in Toronto’s downtown. Great food and a great show!
91% recommended
Japanese in Toronto / Ontario
7 people mentioned the Ahi Tuna
$$$$·Brazilian·
Calgary
3,097 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Excellent, quick, friendly and efficient service. All the buffet selections were good and the rodizo bbq meats brought to the table were outstanding. Very good value.
94% recommended
Good for Groups in Calgary / Southern Alberta
97 people mentioned the Grilled Pineapple
$$$$·Canadian·
Kitchener
855 reviews
  • Casual
  • Local Ingredients
  • Good for a Date
Service was great drinks were very good food was great
88% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Southern Ontario
10 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Canadian·
Calgary
1,103 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Good for Anniversaries
Excellent dining, kind, friendly service, well cared for historical building.
97% recommended
Best Ambiance in Calgary / Southern Alberta
11 people mentioned the Osso Bucco
$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Niagara Falls
2,126 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great as always but I think on week nights there are less servers with the variety of meats. But as always it was still great
85% recommended
Good for Groups in Niagara
87 people mentioned the Grilled Pineapple
$$$$·Continental·
Cambridge
2,444 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
Amazing time! Kate was our server and she was phenomenal - my wife and I walked away raving about her service as much as the food (which was delicious!!).
95% recommended
Continental in Toronto / Ontario
37 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / Financial District
2,958 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
Excellent service, great food, Prix Fix menu was a really good deal!
91% recommended
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in Toronto / Ontario
188 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Niagara Falls
2,362 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Great experience !!! Would definitely eat there again.
86% recommended
Pre/post theatre in Niagara
188 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Italian·
Calgary
1,751 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Happy Hour
I had the spaghetti with meatballs so tender they just fell apart. My wife and son both had different pizzas but thought the salted crust was a great touch.
84% recommended
52 people mentioned the Gnocchi
$$$$·Italian·
Calgary
773 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Really tasty meatballs, clam linguini, burger, fries, and pizza. Good service. Family friendly.
91% recommended
21 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·French·
Distillery District
2,345 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Nice experience
90% recommended
79 people mentioned the French Onion Soup
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / Financial District
1,811 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date
Best restaurant I've ever been to! .
88% recommended
Most Booked in Toronto / Ontario
47 people mentioned the Grilled Pineapple
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Niagara Falls
1,118 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
Excellent food and atmosphere. Service was great. Definitely coming back
89% recommended
Good for Groups in Niagara
34 people mentioned the Grilled Pineapple
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Vaughan
817 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
Have patience the meat is on its way!!!! It will be worth wait.
84% recommended
Best Food in York
13 people mentioned the Grilled Pineapple
$$$$·Syrian·
Mile End
1,356 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tasting Menu
great welcoming host and service! one of my favorite spot and best middle eastern food in Montreal!
97% recommended
Best Overall in Montreal / Quebec
17 people mentioned the Fattoush Salad
$$$$·Italian·
Kitchener
1,140 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Food quality was what we’ve come to expect and this is what keeps us coming back. :)
93% recommended
Kid Friendly in Southern Ontario
14 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·Canadian·
Prince Edward County
822 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Fantastic service and great food. Would definitely come here again.
85% recommended
Best Ambiance in Southern Ontario
7 people mentioned the Fish Chip
$$$$·Mexican·
Distillery District
3,205 reviews
  • Fun
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Casual
This place is absolutely amazing we will definitely recommend it and we will be back!
92% recommended
Mexican in Toronto / Ontario
76 people mentioned the Churro
$$$$·Canadian·
Lethbridge
640 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great evening on the patio! Tried the Paradise salad from the feature menu! It was very tasty! Service we got from Arty was great! Thanks for the enjoyable experience
95% recommended
19 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Kitchener
567 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Food was delicious. The view was spectacular. This was our first time and will not be our last.
94% recommended
Great for Brunch in Southern Ontario
66 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Japanese·
Fairview
332 reviews
  • Happy Hour
  • Casual
  • Fun
always consistently good
94% recommended
Sunday Lunch in Vancouver / British Columbia
11 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku
$$$$·Italian·
Anjou
131 reviews
  • Casual
  • Happy Hour
  • Good for Birthdays
The food and service was very good. My husband and I really enjoy coming here for the sfizi specials!
89% recommended
Good for Groups in Montreal / Quebec
1 people mentioned the Big Mac
$$$$·Seafood·
West End
4,001 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Again and again best food and pure amazing service. Top notch ! Thank you !
92% recommended
Most Booked in Vancouver / British Columbia
50 people mentioned the Calamari
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$$$$·Steakhouse·
Calgary
952 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
The food was outstanding. It was busy, but we got our food in a timely manner. Our server was attentive but not obtrusive.
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Calgary / Southern Alberta
38 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Granville Island
1,037 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
This is our 47th year of eating at the Keg. We were one of the first people to attend the opening of the Keg in 1971. A lot of changes since then with exception of the food and serRead more
94% recommended
Kid Friendly in Vancouver
103 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Calgary
675 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
Food was to die for but because we made a reservation we were hoping for a nicer table than a table with chairs tucked in a corner. Overall experience was very good.
94% recommended
Steakhouse in Calgary
34 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Maple Ridge / Pitt Meadows
434 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
From the time we booked on line till we walked out the door, it was EXCELLENT, we will definitely be back !!!!!
94% recommended
Steakhouse in Vancouver / British Columbia
15 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Old Montreal
477 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Cozy
A recommencer le plus souvent possible très bon restaurant et très bon service de notre serveur Patrick
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Montreal / Quebec
11 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Etobicoke
525 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Our server Ivan was outstanding! Exceptional server!!
92% recommended
13 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Edmonton
901 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Very nice and enjoyable. Both waitress and manager wished us a Happy Anniversary, great experience.
96% recommended
Special Occasion in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
27 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Edmonton
814 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Have been twice in the last month. Both times food has been excellent all around. Staff are friendly, informative, efficient, and helpful. All in all, both dinners , one for 9 peopRead more
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
24 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
St. John's
705 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
  • Good for Anniversaries
Service and food was exceptional enjoyed the atmosphere and cleanliness of restaurant and staff very courteous and knowledge as a whole was so helpful in deciding what we wanted. TRead more
95% recommended
Business Meals in Atlantic Canada
22 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Calgary
582 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Excellent friendly and attentive service and food was very good as well.
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Calgary
32 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Edmonton
832 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
Excellent service. Food was fast for a Saturday night and good.
97% recommended
Steakhouse in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
42 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Whistler Village
679 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great place to grab a steak and some seafood. Our server was really really great. All the food was very good and the location was perfect in the village. You won't be disappointedRead more
88% recommended
Best Overall in Whistler / Blackcomb
38 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown
613 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Great experience. Zeke our chef was excellent and the servers were friendly
90% recommended
Good for Groups in Vancouver / British Columbia
7 people mentioned the Steak Lobster
$$$$·Steak·
St. Catharines
1,329 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Great place for a date. The patio is amazing in the summer.
94% recommended
Scenic View in Niagara
44 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Fondue·
Edmonton
1,208 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Great place, really enjoyed the food and atmosphere it was a great date night!
95% recommended
Romantic in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
47 people mentioned the Chocolate Fondue
$$$$·Canadian·
Guelph
410 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
The staff is amazing. They know the menu they know how to provide good service. The food is awesome. Lots of selections very creative menu. I would recommend this restaurant to anyRead more
98% recommended
Handcrafted Cocktails in Southern Ontario
13 people mentioned the Fish Chip
$$$$·Japanese·
Coal Harbour
3,053 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
Food is awesome! Delicious delicious delicious. Friendly servers, great atmosphere! Great cocktails too!
90% recommended
Japanese in Vancouver / British Columbia
50 people mentioned the Green Tea
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$$$$·French·
Old Montreal
2,461 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Great space, friendly staff, overall great experience!
88% recommended
Hot Spot in Montreal / Quebec
103 people mentioned the Rack Lamb
$$$$·Afternoon Tea·
Kitsilano
722 reviews
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
GREAT service and the high tea was wonderful!! Great tea selection too!!
96% recommended
Afternoon Coffee in Vancouver / British Columbia
257 people mentioned the High Tea
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$$$$·Pan-Asian·
Calgary
1,116 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
Overall a fabulous place to eat and always a hit. However the restaurant is always way to hot. This last time it was uncomfortably hot and we complained to our waiter.
94% recommended
Healthy in Calgary / Southern Alberta
162 people mentioned the Stir Fry
$$$$·Italian·
South Main
1,371 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Amazing staff and food. Sat at the counter seats and it was an awesome experience.
96% recommended
Italian in Vancouver / British Columbia
25 people mentioned the Garlic Bread
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$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Downtown
920 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Great food, service and location. Very bright with natural light, tons of side dishes to compliment all the delicious bbq. Service was perfect, especially our waitress Cara.
95% recommended
Good for Groups in Calgary / Southern Alberta
30 people mentioned the Brazilian Bbq
$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Edmonton
4,243 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Amazing meal. A little pricy but worth it for the unique experience.
93% recommended
Good for Groups in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
73 people mentioned the Bacon Wrapped Chicken
$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Edmonton
629 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Groups
Fantastic service at this location! Good ambiance, prefer the seating down town as this location is more of an open room. Would definitely return to this location, probably thRead more
91% recommended
Good for Groups in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
8 people mentioned the Chicken Heart
$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
The Annex
798 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
The food was fabulous and the servers were extremely friendly. Great ambience and a refreshing menu. Would definitely like to visit again!
90% recommended
23 people mentioned the Chop Salad
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$$$$·Canadian·
Oakbank
2,388 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Worth the Drive
Lovely fall day, picturesque, delicious lunch and friendly server. Thanks for a lovely afternoon
97% recommended
Best Ambiance in Winnipeg / Manitoba
46 people mentioned the Perogies
$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Yorkville
1,100 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Creative Cuisine
Such a fantastic night! Delicious food. Great service.
92% recommended
Healthy in Toronto / Ontario
15 people mentioned the Kim Chi
$$$$·Pizzeria·
Calgary
260 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Authentic
Excellent pizza, great crust, tasty appetizers, we’ll be returning!
100% recommended
8 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·Comfort Food·
Niagara-on-the-Lake
1,953 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Local Ingredients
  • Good for a Date
Never disappointed, delicious menu options, great wine and the views of the Vineyard are as perfect as the service ! Our favorite place to drop in on the road to Niagara.
93% recommended
Comfort Food in Toronto / Ontario
36 people mentioned the Charcuterie Board
$$$$·Italian·
Calgary
602 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
Great place for everyday dining or special occasions. Fantastic food, service and a very warm casual atmosphere.
99% recommended
Italian in Calgary / Southern Alberta
11 people mentioned the Truffle Popcorn
$$$$·Italian·
Yonge and Dundas Square
923 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Groups
The service was friendly and the food was delicious!
96% recommended
46 people mentioned the Fresh Mozzarella
$$$$·Northwest·
South Main
3,633 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Amazing location, great food, friendly and professional staff. Perfect dinner spot for a special occasion.
95% recommended
Northwest in Vancouver
70 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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$$$$·Italian·
Edmonton
790 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Neighborhood Gem
Casual, fun, excellent service, food sooooo good
99% recommended
Good for Groups in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
6 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Scarborough
1,173 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
Special mention to George, our waiter, for his exceptionnal service, his smile and his recommandations. Thank you George! 🏅
94% recommended
141 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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$$$$·Steakhouse·
Calgary
2,751 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
Went with family after work for a belated birthday. The steaks we had (prime rib and rib eye) were cooked to perfection.The 2 boys (8 and 9) really enjoyed the mac cheese and chickRead more
94% recommended
491 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Afternoon Tea·
Victoria
1,347 reviews
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Wonderful service, food, and environment. Completely worth the experience.
81% recommended
Afternoon Tea in Vancouver / British Columbia
215 people mentioned the High Tea
Table for 2 tonight
$$$$·Italian·
Downtown / Financial District
2,431 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
The main area can get almost unbearably loud, it can be difficult to hold conversation. Side rooms are okay. Food is good, location and interior are excellent.
85% recommended
Most Booked in Toronto / Ontario
30 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·Italian·
Rosedale / Summerhill
1,697 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
First time dining at Terroni, Summerhill. I would definitely recommend this restaurant. Our server, Ezra, was attentive, knowledgeable and personable. Excellent food and service.
85% recommended
Most Booked in Toronto / Ontario
19 people mentioned the Balsamic Vinegar
$$$$·Italian·
Queen West
756 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Always a favourite. Service was amazing. Can’t wait to go back.
89% recommended
11 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·Italian·
Edmonton
381 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
Help a birthday supper and the food was amazing, the server was personable and attentive. Never felt rushed and had a semi-private area for the event.
93% recommended
5 people mentioned the Antipasto Platter
$$$$·Gastro Pub·
Cobden
244 reviews
  • Great Beer
  • Local Ingredients
  • Worth the Drive
Great place to meet with friends or celebrate an special occasion. Take the time to visit the brewery but make sure you are charged correctly for the tour. Tasting tour and regulRead more
95% recommended
Healthy in Ottawa
5 people mentioned the Elk Burger
$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
616 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
The service was great, the waiter was very friendly and fast service.
87% recommended
Good for Groups in Montreal / Quebec
10 people mentioned the Calamari
$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown
2,012 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Business Meals
Service was excellent, our waiter spent quality time chatting and answering questions, very entertaining. The food was delicious, highly recommend the lobster mash potatoes!
89% recommended
54 people mentioned the Sablefish