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onethird Jun 11, 2011 09:37 AM

We will be travelling to Ottawa from Montreal for 3 nights at the end of July. We will be staying at the Chateau Laurier but we will be arriving by car so we will have transportation. We are looking for some great food but at kid-friendly places. The kids are 6 and 3 but they both like spicy foods (indian, thai,etc..) as well as lebanese, greek, japanese, etc... But, we will need at least one night of a nice place that also has hamburgers and fries on the menu!
We will be eating at Wilfred's (in Chateau Laurier) on one of the nights so we only need 2 other options for dinner.
Thanks.

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    ladygagag RE: onethird Jun 11, 2011 09:45 AM

    Play is very kid friendly in some ways... It's right at the Byward Market. They have a toy box all set up and ready to go for kids. They will modify foods as needed and their menu is pretty good. Sadly, the night we went, they took FOREVER to get us our meals. My son started to lose it so I didn't even get my meal. Wah! Also, the "sommelier" is a pain-in-the-butt no-it-all type... She got my hackles up... However, I do think it's worth a try because it may have just been an off night...

    The other place I like is the Black Tomato. Not too high end, but good for brunch or lunch particularly.

    I wish I was going to Ottawa!!!

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    Black Tomato
    11 George St, Ottawa, ON K1N8W5, CA

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      ladygagag RE: ladygagag Jun 11, 2011 09:48 AM

      Ummm... I re-read my post and should have edited it before I sent it... First off, Play Food & Wine is the name of the restaurant and I should have written know-it-all... jeesh

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        onethird RE: ladygagag Jun 11, 2011 10:14 AM

        Thanks for the suggestions. You're right, the Black Tomato seems really nice for a lunch. And I love the idea of a toy box for the kids...I think that Play Food & Wine is now top of my list!

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        Black Tomato
        11 George St, Ottawa, ON K1N8W5, CA

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