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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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (19 reviews)
“cinnamon buns” (14 reviews)
Opens in 15 min
All hours
American, Cafe, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3505 McDonald Dr, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2H2, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Super delicious food. I️ would recommend the buffalo burger. We ate here for breakfast and lunch. They were both delicious and they had the most delicious gluten free bread. The staff is super friendly and accommodating as well.

Thank Raquel I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They staff/owners are very friendly. The food is amazingly great. Its definately someplace you want to experience and you will love it

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The artwork and the ambiance of the cafe is lovely. Very cozy with great views. The menu is small; however, nothing tasted processed. The wraps were tasty and the fries were homemade. Service was very slow. There was only two women worked for seven tables...More

Thank Andrea_Wallette
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Being recommended to me by a cab driver. Tried it around lunch time. They served all day breakfast and the food is good. A small, warm and cozy restaurant with warm hospitality.

Thank Toseeistobelieve
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

I had two breakfasts at cafe, eggs benedict & french toast, and both were delicious. The service was friendly and quick. I also got helpful advice about places to go in town for an unexpected shopping trip I had to take. Menu had a good...More

Thank Emmas_dilemmas
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

I had the smoked Arctic Char eggs Benedict which was just as good as I hoped.the artwoork and view of the lake are beautiful.

Thank 14guestb
Reviewed 1 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 27 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 9 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

Thank Rousu
Reviewed 8 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
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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, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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