A large, family-sized pizza on a round wooden board is sliced to share.

Antonino’s Pizza, Windsor | Ontario’s Southwest

Family-friendly Ontario restaurants that kids and parents will enjoy

A large, family-sized pizza on a round wooden board is sliced to share.

Antonino’s Pizza, Windsor | Ontario’s Southwest

Many places not only serve homemade food and menus with kid-friendly options but also cater to your family’s unique needs. From fun activities to keep kids occupied to extra space for strollers and highchairs, these restaurants welcome families to relax, celebrate and enjoy a meal together.

Savour a stress-free meal at these family-friendly restaurants in Ontario.

Greater Toronto Area (GTA)

Amsterdam Brewhouse

Toronto’s largest waterfront craft brewery and restaurant features great views of Lake Ontario from its outdoor patio, a pub-style menu of comfort food that kids will love and paired brew suggestions that parents will appreciate.

Start with fun appetizers like fish tacos and street corn ribs. Mains include burgers, wood-oven pizza and chicken wings or order smaller sizes from the kids’ menu.

This restaurant offers space for strollers and high chairs and change tables are provided in the bathrooms. Pair with a walk around the harbourfront, a boat ride to the island or a visit to the CN Tower or Ripley’s aquarium.

Open Sundays to Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and on Fridays and Saturdays from 11:00 to 1:00 a.m.

Location: 245 Queens Quay West, Toronto


Located in Toronto’s Leslieville neighbourhood, Avling uses local ingredients to express the Canadian landscape through homemade farm-to-table dishes.

Kid favourite brunch and dinner options include buttermilk pancakes, fried chicken and the Smorgasbord, which is a selection of Canadian cheeses, crackers, charcuterie and goodies from the restaurant’s rooftop farm.

There’s space to park strollers, and Chef Eva Chin is happy to make more accommodations for families.

Leslieville is also a very walkable neighbourhood with many local shops and parks to play at.

Open for brunch on Fridays from 12 to 3:00 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and for dinner on Tuesdays to Sundays from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Location: 1042 Queen Street East, Toronto

Ampersand Bakehouse

Bakehouse is a charming bakery on the Danforth that offers a variety of treats, such as cookies, gourmet cupcakes and artisanal cakes that are fun to admire and delicious to eat. Sugar free, sweet alternatives, vegan and gluten free options are available.

The bakery has room for strollers and wagons, a change table and step stool in the washroom, a play area with books to keep young kids occupied and even hosts children’s birthday parties. Enjoy your cupcakes in neighbourhood parks or enjoy a walk along the Danforth with many local shops.  

Open on Wednesdays to Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: 1808 Danforth Avenue, Toronto

Udupi Palace

One of the top family-friendly restaurants in Toronto, Udupi Palace features a diverse range of vegetarian South Indian food sure to satisfy even your pickiest eaters.

Enjoy delicious dishes like chilli pakora, masala dosa, vegetable uttapam and paneer tikka. Children can order from the Kids Corner menu, which includes smaller portion sizes of cheese dosa and French fries.

Space for strollers, available high chairs, and friendly, fast service make this a great spot for family dining. After your meal, discover the Little India neighbourhood or the Toronto beaches south of the neighbourhood.

Open Sundays to Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Location: 1423 Gerrard Street East, Toronto

Rol San Restaurant

Rol San Restaurant has been a staple for traditional Chinese food in Toronto’s Chinatown since 1994.

In addition to the fun, family-style, sharable dim sum dishes, this bustling spot serves a wide variety of affordable Chinese cuisine like sticky rice, steamed pork buns and pork and shrimp dumplings.

High chairs are available and the plastic tablecloths make little (or big) messes no big deal.  

Open Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to midnight and on Fridays and Saturdays from 10:00 to 3:00 a.m.

Location: 388 Spadina Avenue, Toronto

Old Spaghetti Factory

Just a few blocks away from the St. Lawrence Market and Union Station, the Old Spaghetti Factory has been a Toronto dining landmark for decades.

The restaurant is a family favourite three-course menu, which includes a delicious entree ranging from signature pastas to lasagna, chicken parmigiana and steak, accompanied by bread, soup or salad and ice cream for dessert.

Kids specials include chicken dippers, pizza and spaghetti with meatballs. If you’re visiting with a stroller or wagon, you can ask for a table with enough space to accommodate it. High chairs are also available.

Open daily from noon to 10:00 p.m.

Location: 54 The Esplanade, Toronto

York, Durham and Headwaters

Melanie Pringles

Introduce your kids to the nostalgia of the 50s and 60s at this American-style diner complete with table-top jukeboxes playing great old tunes.

Classic comfort foods such as clubhouse sandwiches, triple cheese grilled cheese, dry-rubbed chicken wings and Mel’s famous nachos will keep everyone happy. Kids will also enjoy a hand-scooped Oreo, Nutella or Kit-Kat shake. All items ordered from the kid’s menu come with a scoop of ice cream.

In addition to special events and live music Fridays, kids are welcome to play in the games room.

Open Mondays to Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Thursdays to Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: 80 Thickson Road South, Whitby

Niagara Region

Rainforest Cafe

Located on the first floor of the Sheraton Fallsview Hotel in the heart of Niagara Falls’ famous Clifton Hill, the Rainforest Cafe is a tropical-themed dining experience like no other.

Pass by a bubbling volcano, sit under lush foliage, listen to the sounds of a tropical thunderstorm and look out for elephants, giraffes, parrots and tree frogs. You may also find real animals like snakes and tortoises, supervised by animal experts who teach kids fun facts about the creatures.

Enjoy dishes with an exotic twist such as Caribbean coconut fried shrimp, paradise house salad, Amazon fajitas and anaconda pasta. The children’s menu features castaway kids pizza, python pasta and mini mojo bones spare ribs.

Open on Sundays to Thursdays from noon to 9:00 p.m., Fridays from noon to 10:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Location: 4915 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls

Clifton Family Restaurant

Across from the Niagara Skywheel, the Clifton Hill Family Restaurant is another Clifton Hill staple.

Popular among locals and tourists alike for its hearty Canadian and American classic dishes and all-day breakfast, this is a great spot for the whole family to fuel up.

Menu options include banana pancakes, eggs benedict, Canadian burgers and fish and chips. Halal, vegan and gluten-free options are available. Kids will want to try the strawberry, vanilla or chocolate milkshake.

Open Mondays to Wednesdays from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Sundays from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: 4945 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls

Counterpart Brewing

A cornerstone of the Niagara Falls community, Counterpart Brewing produces delicious craft beer as well as a thoughtfully curated menu of great food.

Parents can choose from a variety of inspired beers like hazy IPAs, fruited sours and adjunct stouts to pair with creative house-made dishes like marinated olives, grilled fish tacos and banh mi.

The kids’ menu includes sourdough grilled cheese, chicken tenders and cheeseburgers. There are even fun games available for adults and kids to play.

Open on Sundays to Thursdays from 12:00 to 9:00 p.m. and on Fridays to Saturdays from 12:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Location: 3659 Stanley Avenue, Niagara Falls

Hamilton, Halton and Brant

Earth to Table: Bread Bar

A winner of OpenTable’s Top 100 Restaurants, Earth to Table’s cozy atmosphere and quality food have made it a top pick for families.

Using fresh, locally sourced ingredients, the Earth to Table: Bread Bar menu is all-ages and includes rustic lunch, brunch and dinner dishes, such as charcuterie and share plates, stone-baked pizzas, beef or falafel burgers and classic macaroni and cheese.

High chairs are available, plus a baby change table in the washroom for diaper emergencies.

Hamilton locations:
258 Locke Street South, Hamilton
14 James Street North, Hamilton


If your family loves tacos, burritos, enchiladas and other Mexican dishes, Mesa is the place for you.

This women-owned restaurant serves exceptionally good, authentic Mexican fare from tasty starters like nachos and quesadilla wedges to appetizing entrees like burritos and chicken tamales. Don’t forget to get the churros for dessert.

The relaxed atmosphere is inspired by families gathering to dine around the table, or “Mesa” in Spanish. Enjoy roomy seating with enough space to keep your stroller or wagon near your table.

Open Tuesdays to Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on Sundays from 11:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Location: 255 James Street North, Hamilton

Electric Diner

Electric Diner is an 80s-style diner with a cool, retro vibe and unbelievably, over-the-top dishes that your kids will be talking about long after you visit.

Eat under bright neon lights and leafy vine designs indoors or on the outdoor patio decorated with fairy lights.

The all-day breakfast menu includes breakfast burritos, breakfast sandwiches and cinnamon French toast. The diner’s tasty burgers are made with local Haldimand County beef on a locally sourced seeded milk bun.

The kids’ meal features pancakes, cereal, grilled cheese, hamburgers, mac and cheese and comes with a drink and ice cream.

28 James Street North, Hamilton
96 George Street, Hamilton

QB Sports Bar Grill Games

Sports fans both young and old will enjoy cheering on their favourite sports teams at QB Sports Bar Grill Games.

Since 1991, this locally owned bar and restaurant has catered to families and sports teams with a friendly atmosphere and great meals like Miss Vickie's Salt and Vinegar fish and chips, spicy beer chicken penne, New York-style steak wrap and whiskey bacon burger.

Kids can order from the kids’ menu, which includes pepperoni pizza, a quarter-pound burger and chicken fingers and enjoy arcade games in the play area.

Open on Mondays and Tuesdays from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Wednesdays to Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. to midnight, Fridays and Saturdays from 11:00 to 1:00 a.m. and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Location: 4460 Fairview Street, Burlington

Huron, Perth, Waterloo and Wellington

Beertown Public House

Situated inside the Waterloo Town Square, the Beertown Public House is the perfect spot for a relaxing family meal after a day of shopping and sightseeing.

Dine in the industrial-style interior or find a table on the outdoor patio on a sunny day. Lunch, brunch and dinner dishes on the Beertown menu range from the steak and blue cheese salad and Asian salmon bowl to southern fried chicken and the Gold Coast turkey burger. Plant-based and gluten-friendly options are also served.

All kids’ meals come with a bottomless beverage, plus ice cream or sorbet. Entrée options include grilled chicken, steak, mac and cheese and more.

Open Sundays to Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. to midnight, Fridays from 11:00 to 1:00 a.m. and Saturdays from 11:30 to 1:00 a.m.

Location: 75 King Street South Unit #37, Waterloo

Other locations in Toronto, Oakville, Etobicoke, Burlington, Guelph, Cambridge, Newmarket, London and Barrie.

J&B Family Restaurant

Concealed inside a commercial block in Kitchener, the J&B Family Restaurant offers a casual and friendly dining experience for families, even those with young children.

Introduce your kids to homemade Eastern European, particularly Serbian dishes such as chicken schnitzel, raznjici (skewers of marinated pork), fillet of sole almondine and sopska salad made with tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers topped with feta cheese. For dessert, try the palacinke, these crepe-like sweets are a Serbian favourite.

Open Tuesdays to Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: 79 Victoria Street North, Kitchener

Play-A-Latte Cafe

Treat yourself to a delicious selection of baked goods while the kids run free in the indoor playground at Play-A-Latte.

This cute, colourful, women-owned café offers an irresistible assortment of baked goods such as muffins, donuts, scones, bagels and croissants. Parents are invited to enjoy the sweet treat with coffee, tea, espressos, beer, wine or seasonal while watching kids climb and crawl through the built-in kids’ gym.

Book a play reservation, especially recommended for weekends, or just drop by.

Open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: 1601 River Road East Unit #22, Kitchener

Bruce, Grey and Simcoe

The Farmhouse Restaurant

Situated on Barrie’s picturesque waterfront, The Farmhouse Restaurant provides stunning lake views and delicious food for family get-togethers.

This restaurant is the definition of a quintessential homey eatery, with mid-century-style furnishings and soothing paintings of farms, plants and baby animals on the walls. On a sunny day, eat on the outdoor patio perched over the bay’s clear blue waters.

Breakfast options include avocado toast, bacon benny, three-cheese omelette, French toast or a classic breakfast for the kids. For dinner, there’s Farmhouse chilli, pulled pork grilled cheese, pan-seared Atlantic salmon and more.

Kids under eight years old can choose from grilled cheese, a burger, mac and cheese or chicken fingers, accompanied by vanilla ice cream.

Open on Mondays to Fridays from noon to 9:00 p.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: 268 Bradford Street, Barrie


In Barrie’s bustling Heritage Square, Scotty’s is tucked away near the edge of the plaza. Once discovered, it will likely become a family tradition.   

Choose from an array of comfort food and pub style dishes, such as the loaded steak sandwich, bourbon steak, rustico chicken penne, vegetable stir-fry and Scotty Wrap with chicken, mushrooms, tomato and cheese with sweet sauce. Turn kids’ meals into a combo with a drink and mini sundae for a small extra fee.

For dessert, try the old-fashioned apple crumble, lemon chiffon or indulge in the Chocolate Fudge Fantasy: a moist fudge brownie topped with vanilla ice cream and drizzled with chocolate sauce.

High chairs are available, plus extra space for kids’ strollers.

Open Saturdays to Wednesdays from 4:30 to 9:00 p.m. and Thursdays and Fridays from noon to 9:00 p.m.

Location: 636 Yonge Street, Barrie

Kaytoo Restaurant and Bar

Located in the heart of the Blue Mountain Village, Kaytoo Restaurant and Bar offers the ultimate Canadian experience of attentive hospitality, upscale comfort food and a relaxed ambiance after a full day playing outdoors.

The diverse menu includes unique dishes like Muskoka grilled chicken brushed with maple whiskey and maple barbecue sauce, backyard barbecue ribs, Cajun jambalaya, teriyaki-baked salmon and the Kaytoo burger.

Children 10 years old and under can enjoy one free kids’ meal with the purchase of an adult menu burger, sandwich (sammie) or entree before 5:00 p.m. They’ll get to choose from a pizzetta, cheeseburger slides, grilled cheese sammie, pierogies and more.

Open Sundays to Wednesdays from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. and Thursdays to Saturdays from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. It’s recommended to book a reservation through OpenTable.

Location: 176 Jozo Weider Boulevard, The Blue Mountains

Southeastern Ontario

Vic Social

Fun games and casual eats make Vic Social a popular hangout spot in the heart of Picton.

Share an appetizer of tasty truffle parmesan fries or coconut shrimp followed by one of Vic Social’s famous sandwiches. They range from the classic burger or veggie burger to the handcrafted chicken breast sandwich and pulled pork sandwich.

Children can get a hamburger, hot dog or chicken tenders with fries included. They’ll also want Vic’s Famous Ice Cream Sandwich Milkshake, an Oreo cookie-flavoured milkshake with crumbled cookies, whipped cream and chocolate drizzle. And take advantage of the many indoor and outdoor games, including foosball and a variety of arcade games.

Open Mondays and Tuesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Fridays from 11:30 to 1:00 a.m., Saturdays from 9:00 to 1:00 a.m. and Sundays from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: 166 Picton Main Street, Picton

Harper’s Burger Bar

Located in downtown Kingston, Harper’s Burger Bar offers a classic diner experience with a modern twist.

As the place’s name suggests, Harper’s is known for its incredibly unique burgers, made with 100% sustainably raised beef. Great options include the Crunch served with Havarti, deep-fried pickles and crispy onion straws, Spicy Mama with jalapeno jack, avocado spread and flaming Cheetos and Umami featuring brie cheese, soya-glazed mushrooms and white truffle oil.

Alternatively, kids can opt for pub-style chicken fingers, a hot dog, a cheeseburger or a grilled cheese with a drink, side of fries and a scoop of ice cream for dessert.

Open on Sundays to Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Thursdays to Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: 93 Princess Street, Kingston


Schnitzels in downtown Cornwall is a local favourite gastropub serving appetizing European flavours in a casual family dining atmosphere.

Settle into the plush red banquet seating indoors or sit on the outdoor patio with shade umbrellas and a view of Cornwall’s historic streets.

From the menu, choose from schnitzels, wood-fired pizza and entree favourites like seared salmon and pork belly. Kids’ menu options include popcorn chicken, tomato basil pasta and kids-sized schnitzel.

Open Mondays to Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on Fridays and Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. to midnight (kitchen closes at 10:00 p.m.)

Location: 158 Pitt Street, Cornwall


Blue Cactus Bar and Grill

The Blue Cactus Bar and Grill is the perfect place for your family to stop and eat while touring through Ottawa’s popular Byward Market.

Sparkling chandeliers cast vivid light patterns over your table, while TVs mounted on the walls allow sports fans to watch the game while eating. The restaurant is lively and boisterous, and the dishes are equally colourful and exciting, such as steak frites, the poke bowl, vegetarian tacos, chimichanga and fried honey chicken fajitas.

Get a free kids’ meal with the purchase of an adult meal and beverage. Kids’ options are a burger, chicken burger and chicken fingers, which come with soda, fries or salad and ice cream. Leave room for the six-ounce house-made cookie for dessert.

Open Mondays to Tuesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to midnight, Thursdays from 11:30 to 1:00 a.m. and Fridays and Saturdays from 11:30 to 2:00 a.m.

Location: 2 Byward Market Square, Ottawa

The King Eddy

On the first floor of the Time Square Building, The King Eddy is a spacious, family-owned diner with an airy, minimalist interior accented by teal seats, pendant lights and natural wood furnishings.

Its specialty are burgers made with Canadian beef, ground daily in-house, fried chicken and all-day breakfast. Local favourites include The King Eddy Burger, a double cheeseburger with mayo sauce, The NFC Bucket with 10 pieces of Northern Fried Chicken and Eddy’s HOT FIRE SPICY Chicken, a fried chicken breast with hot sauce, hot honey and dill pickle in a sesame seed bun.

The comprehensive dessert menu offers a variety of cakes, sundaes, milkshakes and soda floats.

Open on Mondays to Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and on Sundays from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location: 47 Clarence Street, Ottawa

Lone Star Texas Grill

For years, families have enjoyed the big, bold flavours at Lone Star Texas Grill, Ontario’s original Texas-inspired restaurant.

Choose from award-winning fajitas, barbecue brisket tacos, sizzling steaks and ribs, Tex-Mex and burgers. Dishes from the kids’ menus come with a drink and dessert, kids love the churros. All meals come with complimentary chips and salsa.

Most tables have room for a stroller or a requested high chair. During dinner, young kids will be entertained with an activity booklet.

Location: 128 George Street, Ottawa
Plus, other locations in Ottawa and across Ontario

Southwestern Ontario

Antonino’s Original Pizza

A must-visit for pizza-loving families, Antonino’s Original Pizza is venerated by locals, who state it’s the “best pizza in town.” And Windsor is known to love its pizza.

Test this claim out for yourselves by sampling pizzas like Antonino’s Original Super with sausage, bacon, mushrooms and green peppers, The Angry Hawaiian with ham, pineapple, bacon and hot peppers and Napolitana with three cheeses, sliced tomatoes, fresh basil and olive oil. Get a large pizza to share or order individual pizzas for everyone to pick their favourite toppings.

Open Sundays to Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to midnight.

Location: 4350 Howard Avenue, Windsor

Beach House Grill

Situated near the shore of Lake Erie, Beach House Grill is a sunlit family restaurant with an all-day breakfast, plus amazing lunch and dinner options.

This popular spot is well-known for its fluffy Belgian, chicken and bacon waffles. Other favourites include peameal and eggs, quesadillas, Texas club, penne with meat sauce and perch and torpedo shrimp.

Alternatively, kids can pick from the “little sea creature” menu which consists of chicken fingers, penne, grilled cheese and more. They’ll also want to try the peanut butter fudge brownie cheesecake for dessert.

Open on Tuesdays to Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and on Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Location: 70 Park Street, Kingsville

Muskoka, Parry Sound and Algonquin Park

Cast Iron Restaurant

Dine like a local in Muskoka. Cast Iron is a popular family style restaurant in Baysville that recently won multiple Readers’ Choice Awards, sweeping over half of the awards.

Run by a young couple, this cozy spot offers homemade cooking with sauces, marinades and toppings made from scratch. Popular choices include crispy chicken wings, the portobello mushroom burger, blackened pickerel and the Cast Iron ramen featuring grilled chicken or steak in a rich broth, topped with a soya-pickled egg and assorted vegetables.

Accessible space in the restaurant provides ample room for a stroller or wagon.

Open Wednesdays to Sundays from 12:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Location: 2635 Muskoka District Road 117, Baysville

Northern Ontario


Syl’s is a contemporary family restaurant in the heart of North Bay. With the vision of crafting the ideal homestyle environment, Syl’s has become a popular place for families to dine on the patio in the warmer weather or enjoy their meals comfortably indoors.

This local diner serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, with popular options like breakfast poutine, Montreal smoked meat eggs benedict, clubhouse sandwich, bacon cheeseburger, liver and onions and the seafood platter.

For the children, choices include hot dogs, fish and chips, French toast and more. Add a sundae for a small fee.

Open Mondays to Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Sundays from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Location: 850 McKeown Avenue (Building C), North Bay

Buzzy Brown’s Brasserie

Enjoy a delicious meal amidst the chatter of lively and satisfied families at Buzzy Brown’s Brasserie.

The flat-screen TVs, exposed steel beams, rough brick and oversized moose head overlooking the room set the relaxed, rural vibe. A great place for hungry families, this brasserie (a casual French restaurant) is known for its generous portion sizes.

Start with bruschetta bread or steamed mussels to share, followed by a hearty main like baby back ribs, rotisserie roasted chicken, meat-lover’s pizza, onion ring chipotle burger or Creole jambalaya.

Kids Eat Free days are Saturday and Sunday.

Open every day from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Location: 1984 Regent Street, Greater Sudbury

di Gusto

Celebrated for its fresh pasta and pizza, di Gusto offers top-notch, authentic Italian cuisine. Pizzas are cooked to perfection in a wood-fire oven and pastas are made from scratch.

Exposed brick walls, the massive, custom-made oven and the quality Italian fare with a focus on elevated pizza will feel like you’ve transported the family to a historic restaurant in Italy.

High chairs are available and there is enough space to bring your stroller or wagon into the restaurant.

Open on Sundays to Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on Thursdays to Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Location: 1620 Regent Street, Greater Sudbury

Bonobo’s Foods

Introduce your kids to tasty plant-based foods and colourful, healthy vegetable dishes at Bonobo’s Foods.

Everything on the menu is vegan and sourced from ethical ingredients obtained from local suppliers. Pick from cauliflower pakoras, avocado pesto toast, Mediterranean salad or the mushroom melt veggie burger made with garlic aioli, field greens and Thunder Oak gouda. Kids also have the choice between grilled cheese and tenders and fries.

There’s enough space to wheel a stroller into the restaurant. When the weather is warm, you can bring strollers outside and dine on the patio.

Open Tuesdays to Fridays from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and on Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: 493 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay

Goods & Co.

Located in Thunder Bay’s waterfront district, Goods & Co. is a lively urban market made up of local restaurants, artisans, a contemporary art gallery and food vendors.

Foods range from casual eats like seasonal pastries at the artisan bakery Uncommon Baked Goods and Korean salads at Bop Shop, to ample meals such as burritos at PocoMas and traditional Italian pizza made with Northwestern Ontario products at Both Hands Pizza.

With such a diverse selection of local food, you’ll find something for even the family’s picky eaters to enjoy. And wide pathways ensure this market space is stroller-friendly.

Open on Wednesdays to Fridays from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: 251 Red River Road Suite #3, Thunder Bay

After a busy day with your family, enjoy a healthy and delicious meal together. Find even more restaurants and activities in Ontario.

Last updated: January 5, 2024

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