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Family Friendly Restaurants

Where Kids Eat Free (or super cheap!) in Calgary

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Eating out is one of life’s great pleasures, but when you’ve got extra mouths to feed, restaurant meals can get very expensive, very quickly. Thankfully, there are some restaurants in town that offer complimentary kids’ meals on certain days! Here’s our round-up of when and where kids can eat for free (or nearly so) in Calgary: ABC […]

Safari Sunday Brunch at Calgary Zoo


Each Sunday beginning January 18th, Safari Lodge, in the heart of Destination Africa at the Calgary Zoo, hosts a unique Calgary brunch experience. You and your fellow safari explorers can enjoy both gourmet and comfort breakfast foods, including a free-flowing chocolate fountain with fresh fruit, eggs benedict with Canadian bacon, fresh salads, a made-to-order omelette station, a […]

Sunday Brunch at Fort Calgary

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Each Sunday, Fort Calgary puts on a delicious brunch served with a side of local organic local history. Your brunch admission includes amazing food, a unique historic setting, activities for kids and access to the museum. Adults $27, kids 5-12 $15, kids under 5 are free! Brunch reservations are recommended, call: 403-290-1875. Fort Calgary Sunday […]

Marv’s Classic Soda Shop in Black Diamond


Looking for somewhere new to take the kids for lunch or a treat? Make a little road trip to Black Diamond for an old-fashioned soda shop experience that your whole family will love. Featuring ice cream (including carbonated ice cream!), sweets, home made burgers & fries, Marv’s offers a complete 50’s soda shop experience. Marv’s dedication to quality […]

Chuck E. Cheese’s


Chuck E. Cheese’s features age appropriate games, rides, prizes, food and entertainment that children of all ages from toddlers to big kids will love. They also offer great food for the family including freshly baked pizzas and a garden-fresh salad bar. Chuck E. Cheese’s Contact Details: Address: 2612 32ND Street NE Calgary AB Phone: 403-294-0112 Website: […]

Pirates of the North Saskatchewan 3 at Jubilations Dinner Theatre

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Captain Jack returns to the Jubilations Dinner Theatre stage to set sail down the mighty river Saskatchewan for one final pilgrimage. Enjoy a delicious meal and watch as the Pirates gather to sign the peace treaty arranged by the great Admiral Northington. Could this be the end of the Pirates of the North Saskatchewan? Visit […]

Heritage Park’s Homestyle Breakfast Buffet

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Treat yourself to a delicious pioneer-inspired breakfast buffet at Heritage Park’s beautiful Wainwright Hotel on Sundays from October 19 to November 16, 2014 and January 4 to April 26, 2014. Enjoy fresh baked goods from Heritage Park’s own Alberta Bakery, pancakes, Spolumbo’s maple breakfast sausage, made-to-order omelets, and much more. Tickets are $17.95+ GST for […]

Smashburger: The New “Better Burger” Family Friendly Restaurant


There’s a new family friendly burger joint in town. My kids and I headed over to the special opening event to try out the new Smashburger in Royal Oak. True to its name, the burgers are made by smashing the 100% Certified Angus Beef patties. Evidently they have perfected smashing their patties to create a […]

What’s Hot in Calgary: Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria in McKenzie Towne


Last night I went to check out the brand new Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria in McKenzie Towne. We’re always on the lookout for great family friendly places to dine with our kids. Famoso’s offers traditional style Neapolitan pizza in casual yet elegant atmosphere. When we sat down a server came to get our drink order and explain how […]

Nellie’s Cosmic Cafe: A Family-Friendly Restaurant

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My husband and I had to run some errands downtown with kids in tow and needed to stop for lunch. I saw the Nellie’s Cosmic Cafe and was struck by nostalgia; in our dating and pre-kids days we loved Nellie’s and ate at all of them. It was our brunch spot of choice and we […]