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Dancing Moose Cafe

) #5 of 51 Restaurants in Yellowknife $$ - $$$ American, Cafe,
3505 McDonald Dr, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2H2, Canada
+1 867-669-8844
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“cinnamon buns” (13 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (15 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3505 McDonald Dr, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2H2, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is set back from the road a bit in Old Town. We stopped in for coffee and were delighted with the food and service. My friend enjoyed her coffee and cinnamon bun and I had pea soup and bread. There is indoor and...More

Thank Anna R
Reviewed 1 week ago

great soup of the day. coffee was excellent. burger was delicious and the accompanying sauces were spot on.

Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly service, nice view outside. Lots of locals go there. Delicious bannock and other baked goods. Great ambiance.

Thank Juliette144309
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in to this cafe for a coffee whilst exploring Yellowknife on bikes. The location was lovely, right on the water in the Old Town with a nice deck and picnic tables to enjoy the sunshine (better view than Wildcat). The coffee was well...More

Thank PelicanPeyta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food pretty good but service largely ambivalent. Arctic char eggs Benedict flavourful. Crepes were kinda cold.

Thank RosieandLily
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Super-friendly folks at the Dancing Moose. We were travelling with a small dog, and they let us sit in the foyer for a coffee (no pets permitted in restaurants) on a cold morning. We went back for a breakfast on our last day (without the...More

Thank Peace_Parrot
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Brightest lightest restaurant I saw in Yellowknife. Very nice server (from Australia). Pretty inside and view over lake (covered in snow) outside. Good oatmeal and toast, reasonably priced. Coffee poor (I like Continental Dark strong coffee), I was going to go back for lunch but...More

Thank Woman_in_Toronto
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The Girl Who was in was rude at the moment we put a foot in... and got a lot worse after at the food service and didn't respect us when we gently ask her to get away so we can eat. My Benedict eggs was...More

Thank C4thv
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Fantastic food and great service. They made room for a drop in with large group and the service was fantastic.

Thank AdventureFox
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Visited this Cafe in the winter, and with the wall of windows it was a very scenic setting. Located along the shore with a view of the Lake, I am sure it must be a gorgeous spot in the summer with the outdoor patio and...More

Thank Katherine V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
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
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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