January 3, 2024

Oakville is not only known for its picturesque landscapes, lakeside charm and beautiful downtown area but also for its diverse and delicious culinary scene.  For families looking to share unforgettable meals in a welcoming environment, Oakville has a plethora of family-friendly restaurants that cater to all tastes and preferences. 

We’ve put together a list of the top 10 family-friendly restaurants in Oakville where good food meets great company!

1. The Firehall

The Firehall offers a diverse menu with options ranging from pizzas to pasta.  The vibrant atmosphere and welcoming staff make it an ideal spot for families. And the best part is that on Monday’s after 4:00 p.m., up to two children eat free kids’ meals when an adult entree is purchased.

Address: 2390 Lakeshore Road West, Oakville

Web site: www.thefirehall.ca

Kid’s menu: www.thefirehall.ca/#kidsmenu

IG: thefirehall

2. The Works Craft Burgers and Beer

A family favourite, The Works offers a fun and casual atmosphere where you can build your own gourmet burgers.  With a menu that includes vegetarian and vegan options, there’s something for everyone at this bustling eatery located in Downtown Oakville.

Address: 149 Lakeshore Road East, Oakville

Web site: www.worksburger.com

Menu: www.worksburger.com/menu/

IG: works_burger

3. Mo’s Family Restaurant

Mo’s Family Restaurant is a local gem that has been serving the Oakville community for years.  With a menu featuring classic comfort foods in a warm and cozy environment, it’s a fantastic place for a family gathering. Mo’s offers an all you can eat pasta special on Wednesdays for $15 and all-day breakfast is available all week.

Address: 467 Speers Road, Oakville

Web site: www.mosfamilyrestaurant.ca

Kid’s menu: www.mosfamilyrestaurant.ca/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/Oct2022_lunch-dinnerupdated.pdf

IG: mosfamilyrestaurant

4. Dave & Buster’s

Dave & Buster’s Oakville stands as a hub of entertainment where the thrill of arcade gaming meets the satisfaction of delicious dining.  Whether you’re looking for a day of fun or a lively night out, Dave & Buster’s offers an immersive experience with a menu that’s as impressive as its game selection.  From handcrafted burgers to hearty entrees, there’s something for everyone at the table.

Address: 2021 Winston Park Dr Unit E, Oakville

Web site: www.daveandbusters.com/us/en/about/locations/canada-oakville

Kid’s menu: https://www.daveandbusters.com/content/dam/dnb/menu-update/menu-pdf/258412_9.25.23-noprice.pdf.coredownload.inline.pdf

IG: dnboakville

5. Goodfellas Pizza

At Goodfellas, you can enjoy the essence of authentic Italian flavours in every bite.  Known for its commitment to quality ingredients and traditional recipes, Goodfellas delivers a pizza experience that goes beyond the ordinary.  From classic Margaritas to specialty pies, each pizza is crafted with care and features an array of fresh toppings, savory sauces, and crispy crust.

Address: 240 Leighland Avenue, Oakville – at Oakville Place (mall)

Web site: www.goodfellaspizza.ca

Kid’s menu: www.goodfellaspizza.ca/menu

IG:  goodfellas_wood_oven_pizza

6. State and Main

Located in north Oakville just south of Highway 5, State and Main offers a menu that caters to a variety of tastes.  From mouthwatering starters and innovative salads to hearty mains (think great steaks) and signature burgers, State and Main prides itself on using fresh, high-quality ingredients.  State and Main offer not one, but two happy hour experiences every day from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. & 9:00 p.m. – close.  And if you’re visiting in the summer, bring your furry friend to their dog-friendly patio for an outing the whole family can enjoy.

Address: 301 Hays Blvd, Oakville

Web site: www.stateandmain.ca/en/locations/on/oakville/301-hays-blvd

Kid’s menu: www.stateandmain.ca/en/menus/food.html

IG: stateandmain

7. Hangry Pirates

Grab your best mateys and head over to Hangry Pirates in trendy Kerr Village. Satisfy your hanger with mouth-watering burgers, shawarmas, juices, and shakes. Experience the right mix of freshness and flavours in a fun and friendly environment. They are on a mission to defeat your hanger with freshly prepared meals using the best of ingredients.

Address: 351 Kerr Street, Oakville

Web site: www.hangrypirates.com

Kid’s menu: www.hangrypirates.com/

IG: hangrypirates

8. The Olive Press

The Olive Press is a haven for those seeking an authentic taste of Mediterranean cuisine.  The menu, inspired by the rich flavours of Italy, Greece and beyond, features a diverse array of dishes from traditional olive oil-infused starters to savory pasta dishes and succulent grilled entrees.  The warm and inviting atmosphere coupled with attentive service make it an ideal destination for family gatherings and celebrations with friends. 

Address: 2322 Dundas Street West, Oakville

Web site: www.olivepress.ca

Kid’s menu: www.olivepress.ca/menu/

IG: olivepressca

9. The King’s Arms

Established in 1993, The King’s Arms is a pub with a welcoming staff and a cozy interior.  The menu features a delightful selection of classic pub fare including wings, burgers, bowls, and perfectly grilled steaks.  It’s a great spot to catch a game or have dinner with friends or family. As winners of Visit Oakville’s Talk of the Town Award for Best Cocktail, might we suggest a beverage?

Address: 323 Church Street, Oakville

Web site: www.kingsarmsoakville.com

Menu: www.kingsarmsoakville.com/menu

IG: kingsarmsoakville

10. Turtle Jack’s Muskoka Grill Oakville

Everyone knows Turtle Jack’s! 😉 Turtle Jack’s Muskoka Grill serves cottage inspired dishes exploding with flavours for lunch, dinner, happy hour and more. The restaurant is located at the intersection of Dundas Street and Trafalgar Road in the centre of Oakville. Check out their signature Muskoka grill favourites, like fall-off-the-bone pork ribs, juicy signature burgers and grilled Atlantic salmon. Enjoy Turtle Time during happy hour with signature cottage cocktails and more.

Address: 360 Dundas St E, Oakville

Web site: www.turtlejacks.com/locations/oakville/

Kid’s menu: https://turtlejacks.com/kids-menu/

IG: turtlejacksoakville

From gourmet burgers to handcrafted pizza, these top 10 restaurants in Oakville are sure to satisfy the taste buds of every family member.  Happy dining!

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