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5 Family-friendly Dining Ideas on the Danforth

Looking for a restaurant that will amuse your family but won’t abuse your wallet? Here are some ideas on where to dine on the Danforth with your family.

Magic Oven – 798 Danforth Ave.

Want something healthy and fun? Get the best of both worlds at Magic Oven. The diverse menu includes pizza, pasta and sandwiches to please the kids, with organic ingredients and additive-free selections that will be sure to please all health-conscious adults. As an added bonus, kids eat free from 5 to 9 p.m. on Munchkin Mondays.

Magic Oven on the Danforth

The Friendly Greek – 568 Danforth Ave.

As the name suggests, The Friendly Greek is friendly on your hungry stomach and wallet. The menu features a range of Greek favourites including souvlaki and gyros, but also includes burgers, wraps and steak choices. The Friendly Greek also has a special kid’s menu for family members under age 12, with souvlaki, burger and spaghetti dishes.

The Friendly Greek on the Danforth


Lick’s – 654 Danforth Ave.

When thinking about classic, tasty burgers, Lick’s comes to mind. The menu features traditional favourites ranging from burgers to hot dogs, sloppy joes and chili dogs. The atmosphere is bright, casual and fun. They offer special Kid’s Meals, which include fries, a drink, and a surprise gift. They also offer a special Family Value Meal, which is perfect for your cravings and budget.

Lick's on the Danforth


Brass Taps – 495 Danforth Ave.

If it’s not the huge selection of pizza and pasta that brings you in, it’s the daily specials. Brass Taps features daily half-priced specials such as wings (Mondays), pizza (Wednesdays), and nachos (Saturdays).  Additional deals for the rest of the week include pasta on Tuesdays, wraps on Thursdays, fish and chips on Fridays, and brunch on Sundays.

Brass Taps on the Danforth


Gabby’s – 729 Danforth Avenue

For casual dining while catching a game, Gabby’s is your best bet. The kid’s menu features favourites such as macaroni and cheese, chicken fingers, grilled cheese sandwiches and chicken wings, all served with Oreo cookies and a small drink. On Tuesdays, every item on the kid’s menu is only $3.99.

Gabby's on the Danforth

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