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Family dining advice in Quebec City for Winter Carnaval

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We're heading to Quebec City this weekend for the first time ever. Thanks to the great folks at Chowhound (and a tip o' the hat to TripAdvisor), we've got a pretty good meal plan laid out. Here are the basic parameters.

Who: Me (adventurous foodie, loves to try new places), my wife (open-minded, but doesn't like pretentious), my 13-year-old daughter (semi-open-minded, loves a good Croque Monsieur) and my 10-year-old son (prefers to stick to staple kid classics like chicken fingers and pizza, but enjoys a good plate of buffalo wings).
Where: Staying at the Hotel Manoir-Victoria, with NO car. We expect to do all travel on foot.

Here's what I have tentatively planned:

Friday dinner: Le Lapin Saute
Saturday breakfast: Le Petit Cochon Dingue
Saturday lunch: Le Pain Beni (could be Ashton if we wind up eating later or the family needs a break from the Carnavale)
Saturday dinner: Ashton (if we didn't eat there for lunch) or ???
Sunday breakfast: Au Petit Coin Breton
Sunday lunch: Paillard

I've gotten some weird advice from TripAdvisor folks, and frankly, I trust my fellow Chowhounds more when it comes to food. But it's enough to make me ask a few questions:

* I decided to go with Lapin Saute for dinner and Pain Beni for lunch based on their on-line menus, as Pain Beni appears to have a more kid-friendly lunch menu, while Lapin Saute appeared to have more kid-friendly options for dinner. But a couple of folks on TripAdvisor are saying it's exactly the opposite. Your thoughts, please?

* Several people on TripAdvisor explicitly recommended against Cochon Dingue for breakfast, mostly (it seems) based on location. Their on-line menu is really enticing, and it doesn't seem like it's that far from the hotel. Am I missing something?

* I know we need to make reservations for dinner Friday. Will we need to make lunch reservations for lunch at Pain Beni?

Thanks very much for your help!

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Le Petit Cochon Dingue
24 Champlain, Quebec, QC G1K, CA

Au Petit Coin Breton
1029 Rue Saint-Jean, Quebec, QC G1R1R9, CA

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