Tuesday, April 21, 2015

West Ottawa Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free!

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Mr. K at one of our favourite restaurants after his nursery school graduation. Unfortunately,
they do not have a kids eat free option
Let's face it - we don't always want to cook.  Sure, you can order in but sometimes it's nice to just get out of the house and let someone else take care of the prep work AND the clean up!  It's also really nice if you can find a restaurant where kids eat free (cause really, eating out is expensive enough, having to pay for the kids just adds to the bill).

I have put together a list below of restaurants in the West end of Ottawa that have kids eat free specials.  These are accurate at time of posting, but may change. All seem to be ONE free kids meal (from the kids menu) per ONE paid adult entree/main. If you are looking for the East end, my friend over at Mrs. Green Acres is also working on a list and it will be available soon.

New to taking kids to restaurants? Check out my tips for Dining Out With Kids!

Please note: Restaurants change their policies and this list may not be updated to reflect these changes. I am not affiliated with any of these restaurants and unless someone updates me, I am not aware of changes.


Perspectives at Brookstreet – Junior hotel guests eat free off the Hat Trick menu (one hat trick meal per paid adult entrée – 5:30-7:30pm)

Montana’s – join the kids club and receive a free meal on your birthday (under 12 years old)

Ikea - Free baby food with purchase of adult meal

Gabriel's Pizza - Riverside South location only; 1 free kids meal with purchase of a main ($12+)

Viva International Buffet Kanata Centrum - Kids under 4 eat free


D'Arcy McGee's (Kanata) Kids eat free - inquire at restaurant for details


Jonny Canucks – purchase one main entrée and receive one childs meal free

Don Cherry’s Kanata – kids under 10 (off the kids menu) after 2pm

The Barley Mow (all locations) - kids menu

Digby's Kanata Centrum - with paid adult meal


Thirsty Moose (Carleton Place)

Hardstones (Nepean) after 3pm kids eat free from kids menu

CreekSide Bar and Grill

East Side Mario's Kanata and Bell's Corners

Zak's Diner - Kanata (1 childs meal per 1 full paid adult entree - meal/drink)

Via Cibo - with purchase of adult meal

Danby's Roadhouse (Richmond) - Kids eat free 4-8 pm


Montana's Kanata

The Works Kanata - children under 10 eat free off the kids menu, with one full burger/side purchase of an adult

Zak's Diner - Kanata (1 childs meal per 1 full paid adult entree - meal/drink)


Whispers Pub – restrictions apply

Kelsey's (Kanata and Barrhaven - not sure if it applies to the entire chain) - 1 free kids meal with an adult entree $14.99 +

Swiss Chalet Kanata


D'Arcy McGee's Kanata

Kids Specials (not free):

East Side Mario's – sign up for kids club and receive promotions and specials throughout the year
East Side Mario's - Kids meals $2 Tuesdays

Hurleys – Friday night Kids meals are 3.99

Montanas Kids Club - free meal on their birthday (must sign up in advance)

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  1. I believe Gabriel Pizza has a kids night too--possibly Monday if I remember correctly.

  2. Sunday's at east sides in bell corners and Monday's at the one in kanata

    1. It's Monday in both kanata and bells corners - I have updated the list! Thanks!

  3. Just what this Mom needed. Thanks for sharing.

    Besos, Sarah
    Journeys of The Zoo

  4. I love Whispers! I should take my kids there on a Wednesday - thanks for the tip! - Louise

  5. Digby's (fish and chip place in kanata centrum) has kids eat free on Sundays

    1. I have been trying to confirm this, but have not been able to reach anyone by phone

  6. Marvellous, I love lists like these. Fantastic for parents living in the area, otherwise going our for a meal gets so expensive.

  7. Exactly what I needed. Thank u!

  8. Shawarma prince, bells corners, kids eat free with some minimum purchase around $12

  9. Great list of tasty options!

  10. Love this list! Thanks for posting this for everyone!! I will also share it on my wall (so handy!!!)

  11. Thanks for this list! Eating out is expensive, it's great to be to able to save some money while doing so! :)

  12. Great list, nice to see so many restaurants inviting the young ones to eat at their place!!

  13. Swiss Chalet in Kanata at least, only has free kids meal on their birthday.

  14. Hello! Zak's Diner Kanata now offer KIDS EAT FREE - Sunday to Thursday from 4pm to close. 1 free kids meal with the purchase of an adult meal and beverage. It is also available at our ByWard MArket and Elgin St locations! thanks =)


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