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Wildcat Cafe

3904 Wiley Rd, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N6, Canada
+1 867-873-4004
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“fish tacos” (8 reviews)
“roti” (3 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
3904 Wiley Rd, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N6, Canada
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1 - 10 of 172 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

History of building is interesting, picnic tables indoors, burgers and fries or steak sandwich average.

Thank kmom9663
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The 2017 operator of the Wildcat Cafe was average. The food would be satisfactory for most, but nothing in terms of exciting flavours or innovative menu. Be sure to check back in 2018 to see who gets the license to operate this location.

Thank VanGal6
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Food was acceptable and so was the service. It has both indoor and outdoor seating, so since it was an amazing sunny day we sat outside and it was great! The restaurant tries to give off a rustic feel and it succeeded with camping styles...More

1  Thank jimhK8033QI
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Really sweet place with local vibe! I love the cabin feel and the food is pretty great! The bison pouting is amazing! The bison stew, chicken roti, and the vege dip appetizer are all amazing! I was disappointed in the Korean chicken wings and jambalaya...More

1  Thank Ingri-ingri
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

The Wildcat Cafe lunch that we had was awesome! The roti was perfect and I was a bit surprised to find it in Yellowknife! The chef did a great job with all of our meals and I'd highly recommend this historic restaurant. Great place to...More

1  Thank MLY62
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Take time to read the plaque and learn the history of the building. You can find local dishes on the menu. When the tables ar full, don't be surprised if someone asks if they can join you.

1  Thank Cindy P
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Callow and dis engaged wait staff ruined the experience at the Wildcat. This place should be a museum as the staff were already gone. Disappointing tourist trap! Not recommend at all.

Thank jmfl2013
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We had lunch at the wildcat café. The sangria was great, the atmosphere was great and the bison burger was awesome.

1  Thank AllTheContinents111
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant now owned by the city is open in the summer for lunch & dinner. Patio seating available in nice weather. Simple meals & snacks in a log cabin setting. It has been rebuilt but retains historical charm. Chicken Caesar salad very good.

1  Thank Patty6-13
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Stopped in for to have a break to have a snack, and ordered the Jalapeño Poppers. They were so nasty. Regular jalapeño peppers, hallowed out, with what tasted like cheese that came from one of those spray cans with bits of bacon. I've had better...More

Thank Vacation20151979
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3904 Wiley Rd, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Northwest Territories  >  Yellowknife
  • Phone Number: +1 867-873-4004
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