April 14, 2024

10 best family friendly Vancouver restaurants, according to OpenTable

Restaurant reservation platform OpenTable has released its list of the 10 best family restaurants in Vancouver

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If you’re looking to celebrate spring break with a family meal (or two) at a local restaurant — you’re in luck.

Restaurant reservation platform OpenTable has released its list of the 10 best family restaurants in Vancouver. Chosen for ticking tasty requirements such as neighbourhood, kid-friendly menu options, proximity to local attraction highlights and more off the list, the OpenTable assemblage aims to offer a little something for everyone.

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Research commissioned by the company notes that dining out is among the top three activities to do during March break. According to OpenTable, 28 per cent of parents in Western Canada plan to take the whole family out for a meal this week. Additional family activities trending high in their research findings included watching movies and getting outdoors for some fresh air and activities.

Here are the list of 10 family friendly restaurants in Vancouver to dine at during spring break: 

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Marcello Ristorante & Pizzeria (1404 Commercial Dr., Vancouver)

Offering Neapolitan-style wood-fired pizzas, this Italian eatery boasts special daily menu highlights just for families.

The Keg Steakhouse and Bar (various locations, including Richmond, Langley and downtown Vancouver)

The perfect spot to celebrate a major milestone, the steakhouse offers elevated mains for adults as well as a dedicated menu featuring kid-sized sirloin burgers and chicken strips for the under-12 crowd.

Bin 4 Burger Lounge (various locations, including Victoria, Burnaby and South Granville)

Billed as the best place for burgers — and, really, who doesn’t love a burger? — Bin 4 Burger serves up classic topping combinations, as well as a few curveballs.

Chickpea Restaurant (4298 Main St., Vancouver)

Searching for a healthy option? Look no further than this “urban eatery,” which — as the name suggests — puts the almighty chickpea front and centre on its menu.

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Miso Tacos (219 Union St., Vancouver)

Tacos are always a crowd pleaser. This downtown eatery adds a twist to the hand-held favourites by offering Mexican-Japanese street cuisine such as Kimchi Nacho Fries and Teriyaki Taco Bowls.

De Dutch Pannekoek House (various locations including Burrard Landing)

A breakfast fare favourite since 1975, this dining destination serves up “Dutch cuisine and West Coast favourites.”

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Bells & Whistles (East Vancouver and Dunbar)

Billed as being a restaurant that “feels like home,” this eatery serves up pub-inspired eats for a unique take on elevated-yet-approachable comfort food.

Stanley Park Brewing Restaurant and Brewpub (8901 Stanley Park Dr., Vancouver)

Come for the food — and craft brews, of course — and stay for the impressive views at this iconic Stanley Park eatery.

Guu (various locations, including West End and Thurlow)

Billed as the “first Izakaya — Japanese tapas — establishment in Vancouver,” Guu serves up chicken curries, Japanese hotpots and more.

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Takenaka Ongiri Cafe (1370 E Georgia St., Vancouver)

The bricks-and-mortar location of the popular food truck, Takenaka serves up Japanese street food and kid-friendly bento boxes. And, don’t skip dessert!

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