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Dancing Moose Cafe

3505 McDonald Dr, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2H2, Canada
+1 867-669-8844
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (19 reviews)
“cinnamon buns” (14 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 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 25 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 25 September 2017

This is a really cool little restaurant that has a very earthy authentic feel. The service was relaxed and unhurried. We had a brunch. The eggs were just fine. I would go there again.

Thank Ian M
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
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Located in the old town, Dancing Moose is a friendly and cozy place that serves delicious food at a reasonable price. It is a great place to have brunch before a stroll of the old town. While awaiting for the food to come, one could...More

Thank Reviewer W
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

This nice resturant serving breakfast and lunch only was in my opinion overpriced. The food was good but we ended up spending over $120 for a breakfast for five. I had the waffles which were delicious but again, very dear. Now I know why the...More

Thank MLY62
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Great food, great service and ambiance. A perfect portion! I recommend! It got busy so come early :)

Thank Lydia495
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 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, View, Kids, Local cuisine
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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