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Best Vancouver Kid-Friendly Restaurants

For restaurants' pint-size patrons, chicken fingers dipped in marinara can't taste any better than when there's butcher paper lining the table and a glass of crayons to color with. When the dough and toppings are put directly in your child's hands, pizza becomes an interactive sport. Okay, not all restaurants have to offer entertainment in this form or the extreme---television, clowns and video games---to keep the youngsters happy. A warm waitstaff, a kitchen open to the flexible whims of a child's palate and a room of diners tolerable of tantrums all add up to a winning formula for feeding your children outside of the home. Take a look at our kid-friendly restaurants in Vancouver that can please both big and little diners.


 


Akbar's Own Dining Lounge Indian
13/20
1905 W. Broadway Ave.
Vancouver, BC V6J 1Z3

Authentic Northern Indian cuisine at reasonable prices. More...

Caramba! Restaurante Mediterranean
13/20
12-4314 Main St.
Whistler, BC V0N 1B0

Mediterranean dining in a casual, family-friendly atmosphere. More...

Ciao-Thyme Bistro Pacific Northwest
13/20
4573 Chateau Blvd., Ste. 2
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4

A warm, unpretentious Whistler standby. More...

Earls Vancouver Downtown Test Kitchen Contemporary
13/20
Scotia Place
905 Hornby St.
Vancouver, BC V6Z 3G4

Earls' Chef Collective takes dining at this downtown hot-spot in new directions. More...

Fritz European Fry House French Fries
Quick Bite
718 Davie St.
Vancouver, BC V6G 1B6

Alluring aromas are the tip-off you've found a pomme frites specialist. More...

Go Fish Seafood Emporium Seafood
Quick Bite
1505 W. First Ave.
Vancouver, BC V6J 1E8
Menu
Enjoy fish ‘n’ chips al fresco at Fishermen's Wharf. More...

Hon's Wun-Tun House Chinese
12/20
268 Keefer St.
Vancouver, BC V6A 1X5

This longtime Chinatown mainstay satisfies cravings for old-school classic Chinese. More...

Memphis Blues Barbeque House Barbecue
Quick Bite
1342 Commercial Dr.
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X6

Southern-style barbecue joint on The Drive is a meat-lover’s mecca. More...

Nat's New York Pizza Pizza
Quick Bite
2684 W. Broadway Ave.
Vancouver, BC V6K 2G3

A classic, family-style pizza joint on Vancouver’s West Side. More...

Rangoli Indian
Quick Bite
1488 W. 11th Ave.
Vancouver, BC V6H 1L1
Menu
Innovative Indian fare to eat in or take home at Vij’s sister restaurant. More...

Splitz Grill Burgers
Quick Bite
4369 Main St.
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4

Casual, kid-friendly burger joint satisfies all appetites. More...

Sun Sui Wah Seafood Restaurant Chinese
15/20
3888 Main St.
Vancouver, BC V5V 3N9

Classic Cantonese dim sum and fresh local seafood. More...

Sun Sui Wah Seafood Restaurant Chinese
15/20
Dining Room at Sun Sui Wah Seafood Restaurant, Richmond, BC 4940 No. 3 Rd.
Richmond, BC V6X 3A5

One of Canada’s preeminent dining destinations for Cantonese cuisine. More...

Trattoria Italian Kitchen Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Trattoria Italian Kitchen, Vancouver, BC 1850 W. 4th Ave.
Vancouver, BC V6J 1M3

This joint thrums like a Sophia Loren movie --- unpretentious and warm with rustic dishes and an overall sexiness permeating the room. More...

Won More Szechuan Cuisine Chinese
12/20
1184 Denman St.
Vancouver, BC V6G 2M9

Casual Chinese comfort food at prices that won’t break the bank. More...

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