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Dancing Moose Cafe

3505 McDonald Dr, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2H2, Canada
+1 867-669-8844
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
“cinnamon buns” (21 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (21 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3505 McDonald Dr, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2H2, Canada
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

We went to this place for brunch and the food was amazing especial the sweet potato fries. Would definitely recommend it.

Thank Johnny Z
Reviewed 28 November 2017

I had smoked arctic char egg benny (You gotta try it ) It was so good. 2 of egg benny along with potatoes and fresh cut fruits. You can ask for the sauce on the side if you prefer. It was more than enough. In...More

Thank Shizuka L
Reviewed 10 November 2017

On my last trip to Yellowknife we ended up dining at the Dancing Moose a few times because the food was so good. Every meal that we had at this restaurant was nothing short of excellent. We thoroughly enjoyed them. Aside from the great food,...More

1  Thank Rousu
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

My friend and I wanted to try Dancing Moose as we hadn’t been there for a long time. We were so impressed with the atmosphere, the service, and the food. We got there close to closing time but they seated us and said we could...More

1  Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Very cute cafe, a little expensive but everything is up here, it's fairly close to to many other parts of the city and a good area to explore

Thank Megan J
Reviewed 24 October 2017

John and Debbie are amazing hosts. Here is what my stay in their B&B was like: - very comfortable bed - individually thermostat controlled-room (a must in Yellowknife) - view of the lake, across the bay from a float-plane airline - direct access to a...More

1  Thank Michael L
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I really enjoyed my lunch here. The location was wonderful and the food was great. We ordered a burger and a panini, which was lovely. I like my coffee. I highly recommended it.

Thank Adrian L
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful Sunday breakfast. Sun shining through the window and a great view. Arctic Char eggs Benedict!! Yum. Service was a little harried but learned after they had a bit of a staffing hiccup. All good! I would go back and highly recommend...More

Thank theoldgunner
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the B&B, so breakfast here was included. It was fabulous. The first day we had biriyani, an Indian hash with rice, cauliflower, carrots, lentils and almonds, with 2 eggs over easy on top and some fruit. This was the special and...More

Thank Seahorse825
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Really cute atmosphere! We had a fantastic breakfast! The cinnamon bun is amazing! The fish special was to die for! Service is not great during busy hours though - staff was pretty overwhelmed by the volume, and I was told the lattes were terrible. If...More

Thank Ingri-ingri
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$30
American, Cafe, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3505 McDonald Dr, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2H2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Northwest Territories  >  Yellowknife
  • Phone Number: +1 867-669-8844
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Enjoy the ambiance of Old Yellowknife. In summer, dine outside on Yellowknife Bay under the midnight sun. In winter, inside, while checking out the Northern Lights. We are licensed, offer premium coffees & desserts, breakfast, lunch and supper. Open Tuesday to Sunday, 9 AM TO 9 PM.
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