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The Granite Room at the Discovery Lodge Hotel

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1056 Mivvik St, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0, Canada
+1 867-979-4433
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Iqaluit, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Want a great place to eat while in Iqaluit, the Granite Room at the Doscovery lodge is the place to go. The food is a bit pricey but I think it is well worth the money. And the resturant itself is a beautiful spot as well

Thank Housie406
Charlottesville, Virginia
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93 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Whenver I am in Iqaluit this is one of my favorite places to eat...superb food and a great wait staff too.

1 Thank arctic09
Iqaluit, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

One of the better restaurants in Iqaluit, very good quality but the prices go along with how isolated Nunavut is. Plenty of choices both from down south and locally. Be prepared for a high end meals with prices to match.

1 Thank Dirk D
Ottawa, Canada
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Wonderful dining near the shores of Frobisher Bay. Classic French cooking with a northern twist. From the Eggs Benedict with Arctic Char to Caribou and Char entrees for Lunch and Supper along with other meals you would expect in New York , London or Paris. The wait staff is exemplary, professional and personable. The only thing you'll regret is you... More 

Thank arcticdirtdoctor
Binbrook, Canada
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

Attached to the discovery hotel is the granite room , due to my schedule I just had breakfast just once . For 22.00 cad you get 2 eggs, 2 slices of toast , coffee, and a small ramikin of diced fresh fruit. Also they call them hash brown potatoes , but actually they are McCain breakfast potatoes-frozen cubed and deep... More 

1 Thank Jeff T
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

The Granite Room serves exquisite gourmet food - including locally-sourced fish and meats - that were outstanding. Should be recognized as one of Canada's top 100 restaurants.

Thank BretStedman
Iqaluit, Canada
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

usually have lunch here. good service, great fries, reasonable price, food has an interesting Quebecois angle that makes the place unique in Iqaluit. for lunch, it's a good idea to make reservations

2 Thank Linda C
Ottawa, Canada
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156 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

I ate here because I was staying at the hotel and it was too cold to go out. Had dinner and lunch. Both were excellent. Food was on par with a high end restaurant down south. Service and environment was good but not high end. If in the south I would expect more. I found the dinner to be too... More 

Thank CanadianTravelReview
Iqaluit, Canada
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015

Overall the food and service is great. My partner loves the rack of lamb and I usually try and get the caribou medallion. Often times the staff are very professional and helpful.

Thank Queen-Christine
Edmonton, Canada
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

I have been to Iqaluit several times and I always stay at The Discovery. If you want quality food with incredible flavor and traditional wild game from the land, it's the place. I have the Caribou, Bison and Arctic Char and every time it has been to die for. It is a must eat restaurant. All city restaurant owners should... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$99
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1056 Mivvik St, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nunavut  >  Iqaluit
  • Phone Number: +1 867-979-4433

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?