7 Awesome Restaurants for Families With Children in Québec City

Allison Van Rassel
Allison Van Rassel
Updated on May 14, 2024
Ceramic Cafe Studio
Céramic Café Studio

What are the best restaurants in Québec City for families with children? 

Eating with your children in a restaurant doesn’t have to be a pain, just take them to one of these awesome kid-friendly restaurants. From off-the-beaten-path-strictly local options to tourist-friendly neighbourhoods that aren’t too pricey, you’ll find everything to please even the pickiest eaters. 

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    Cochon Dingue

    Le Cochon Dingue restaurants are friendly and lively, just like a Parisian bistro. Kids are greeted with a complimentary drawing booklet, to let their inner artist shine. Hunt for the fleur de lys on the menu for an incursion into the Québec terroir! Don’t leave without tasting their crème brûlée or one of their typical Québécois deserts like sucre à la crème or carrot cake.

    You can find 3 Cochon Dingue restaurants in Old Québec, in Petit-Champlain, on rue Saint-Jean and on Grande Allée.

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    Céramic Café Studio

    Whether you are a beginner or accomplished painter, Céramic Café Studio is the ideal family-friendly environment to let your imagination run wild. You’ll also have the service of a coffee house featuring hot beverages, smoothies and panini sandwiches. 

  • 3

    Nina Pizza Napolitaine

    Children love eating with their hands and Nina Pizza Napolitaine knows it. Sit at the front of the restaurant near the wood-burning oven where Nina’s open kitchen will let you catch sight of the pizzaïolos in action. There are 2 Nina Pizza restaurants, one in the Saint-Roch neighbourhood and one on rue Saint-Jean.

  • 4

    Ciel! Bistro-Bar

    The incredible rotating scenery of Ciel Bistro-Bar will make your inner child’s imagination run free. It’ll feel like you're eating in the sky and next to the clouds! The colourful plates, especially for brunch, will definitely wow your children. Expect delicious food served with and an extra side of awe.

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    More and more families are turning to plant-based diets, and plenty of kids are being raised meat-free too. Or, why not introduce your kids to a wide variety of health-conscious meals! Impress and entertain even your fussiest eaters with counter-ordered salads, soups and… burritos.

  • 6

    Cosmos Lebourgneuf

    There's no doubt that the Cosmos restaurant's colourful decors and giant aquariums make it a favourite among little ones!  An essential meal break after a shopping spree at the Galeries de la Capitale or after having fun in the Méga Parc's attractions and rides.

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    Pat Rétro

    Pat Rétro is a classic American diner set in a typical 50’s décor on the first floor and a colour-bursting creamery below. For breakfast, lunch or dinner, you cannot go wrong with Pat Rétro’s hot dogs, burgers and fries. 

Allison Van Rassel
Allison Van Rassel

Journalist, columnist and blogger, Allison is passionate about Québec City’s culinary culture. Curious and aware of the latest culinary trends, Allison makes the region’s foodie culture shine bright.

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