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Prairie Ink Restaurant

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3130 8th Street | At Circle Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7H 0W2, Canada
+1 306-955-3579
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Saskatoon, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food was fantastic and the service (so friendly and helpful) was second to none! Prices were very reasonable. Looking at making it our regular restaurant. Perfect place for a relaxing evening.

Thank MikeGoalie
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A restaurant in a bookstore with consistent quality food!!!! This is a hidden gem in Saskatoon, one would expect it to be a coffee shop or at most a coffee shop with good deserts. BUT - a good menu and what they have on it is Five Star Quality. Excellent food, great service, bit noise at times, live entertainment on... More 

Thank rdf254
Toronto, Canada
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62 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Tasty food with unique presentation. Good size portions. Fairly extensive menu choices. Unique atmosphere next to book/gift shop.

Thank huggabeth
Forster, Australia
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145 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Great selection of food and drinks at the Prairie Ink Restaurant, I had a chicken BLT and a peppermint frost tea and both were delicious and we didn't wait long for our food to arrive after ordering it. It was a busy spot and we had to wait a little while for our table, but it gave us time to... More 

Thank Fiona W
Saskatoon, Canada
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Although this restaurant is more like a café, you have a several options and everyone can find something they like. It does get a little loud when they are busy, so try to hit off hours if you are going to relax or chat business.

Thank Fatamorgana0
Shellbrook, Canada
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had a great late supper. Service was great. We sat and visited with no rushing. I had carrot soup which was amazing. London fog tea was very good.

Thank Deb M
Regina, Canada
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I had the Prairie Ink Salad with shrimp. It tasted a bit bitter to me. The shrimp was a great addition. My husband had the soup, which he said was fine. My salad was a huge plate and cost $20 CAD with the shrimp. I've been to this restaurant before in the last year and had a delicious pear salad... More 

Thank JeanO853
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I sometimes head here on Friday nights for coffee and dessert with a friend to catch their live music. The food is good as is their customer service.

Thank sdesiree91
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24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I have eaten here on numerous occasions and have yet to be disappointed. the food is always tasty with several vegetarian options, drink selection is varied and always delicious. the last time we dined at Prairie Ink, was no different. The food and beverages were tasty, well presented and served in a timely manner by a courteous and professional manner.

Thank Jeanne T
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

This little restaurant is a delight. You browse the bookstore then stop at the restaurant-what could be better? The menu has so many tasty choices it's hard to decide. I have personally tried several and can't say enough good things about each dish I've ordered. The salads in particular are very tasty. The portions are large and each salad choice... More 

Thank James Laurence C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3130 8th Street | At Circle Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7H 0W2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Saskatchewan  >  Saskatoon>  > Nutana
  • Neighbourhood: Nutana
  • Phone Number: +1 306-955-3579
Prairie Ink: A bistro-style restaurant that started in 1996, as a wholly-owned part of McNally Robinson Booksellers.

Local: Whenever possible we use local produce and ingredients. We try to use in-season produce as much as possible to support local producers.

Events & Entertainment: We have hosted over 5000 author events, featuring local, national and international writers, speakers and artists. We also have free live entertainment every Friday and Saturday night from 8:00-10:00 pm.

Healthy Choices: We offer vegan and celiac friendly choices. Our baking and desserts are made in-house daily by our bakers. We use farm-fresh eggs from grain-fed chickens and Manitoba sourced menu items in season.

Environment: Our take-out containers are enviro-friendly and compostable. Our UTZ coffee (an industry-led coffee certification program) ensures farmers are treated fairly.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?