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Coyote's Bistro on Franklin

€€ - €€€, Cafe,
4511 50th Ave | 2nd Floor, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N2, Canada
+1 867-873-8880
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“soup” (3 reviews)
“burger” (3 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
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Canadian, Cafe, Pub
€€ - €€€
4511 50th Ave | 2nd Floor, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N2, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

I would say this is one of the most underrated restaurants in town, we eat there typically for Saturday Lunch as we are getting ready to shop. Food is great, the owner is involved and cares what goes on the plate. If you want a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Harryjacobs
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

I found this on Trip Advisor while working in YK for 2 weeks. I was not disappointed. Like the other review said they will do gluten free. Extensive menu, DELICIOUS fresh fish and fries. Absolutely amazing service. The price is so reasonable especially for this...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank fluoro
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Locals told us to go here. That was a very good hint. The NY steak was cooked to my perfection ( well done ;-) ) All for a reasonable price. Very friendly staff.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MomBayern
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

It was located closed by the hotel we stayed. Food portion was great and mostly delicious. They offered food with refresh fish and meat. The owner originated from Hong Kong who offered us special treat with greater portions. Cost level is acceptable at around CAD25...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 226virginiah
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We were referred to this restaurant by a local. Although they have many ads, it is located on the second floor of the building and from the outside, does not appear to be open for business. The interior is a little dark for my liking,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank missburma
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We were there during the memorial weekend where most of the restaurants are closed for the holiday weekend but Coyote opens 365 days a year they said. They saved us from walking freezingly on the street trying to find something still decent to eat. It...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 311jenniferl
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Ed the owner greeted us as we brought our group in for lunch and then again for dinner. It is incredibly friendly and helpful. The food was above average, not gourmet but very good. Fair prices and good timely service.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed 4 August 2018

The front desk clerk at Day's Inn made a number of very useful suggestions for the time I was spending in Yellowknife. Coyote's was one of her recommendations that she believed could meet my Gluten Free needs. It was less than a block from the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jam825
Reviewed 26 July 2018

This place seems a bit dated as you go in. Has a 70s vibe for sure. But the food is honest and tasty. Portions are generous and we had excellent service from all three staff that we encountered.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank bortojo
Reviewed 3 May 2018

I was in Yellowknife for a few meetings. In on Monday, out on Wednesday. It was a great chance to really enjoy something special. Not knowing anything about the local scene, I made an impulsive choice on Monday. ‘Nuff said. Determined to enjoy something special...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank CalgaryOne
Edward B, Owner at Coyote's Bistro on Franklin, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Thank you so much for giving my Family run bistro a try! So glad you enjoyed your Bison burger, and so thankful for your stupendous review. You must be a writer because your piece was so alluring and captivating. See you next time in YK!...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$34
Canadian, Cafe, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4511 50th Ave | 2nd Floor, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Northwest Territories  >  Yellowknife
  • Phone Number: +1 867-873-8880
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The Best Yellowknife has to offer for the whole family. One of the Few Family friendly dining establishments in the Heart of Down town YK. Featuring local Great Slave Fish and Northern Game, Alberta Beef, and a menu whose variety makes it a go-to spot for most families. Daily and Nightly Features that makes dining out in Yellowknife affordable. Great Food! Great Portions Friendly and Knowledgeable Owner and Staff gives great recommendations for Guest from all over. If you ask, the owner will give you directions for secret spots to view and take wonderful pics of the Aurora.
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