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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 good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
3904 Wiley Rd, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N6, Canada
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1 - 10 of 177 reviews

Reviewed 3 March 2018

It is still the same as when I was last there there over twenty years ago. I enjoyed the food, but the others who were there were also enjoyed their selections... Atmosphere is great.

Thank larson50
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

While in town for a conference, I was told the Wild Cat Cafe was a must-see. It was very interesting to be there and understand some of the history but I would recommend seeing the place without eating there. The food was terribly disappointing. Have...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Very good food. Recently renovated. Only open seasonal. We went with my uncle and his friend who are locals they said many locals don't go there. After they said this I noticed a lot of tourists in the restaurant. Great food though. And the service...More

Thank meynceugffzhb
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great food and beverages with a deck that has excellent views of Back Bay. Sit there on a summer afternoon with a beverage and watch the Ahmic Air floatplanes coming and going.

Thank Dale F
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Cute place, quite close to the great Slave Lake, however it is quite expensive. The food is pretty decent, and the area around it is good to explore

Thank Megan J
Reviewed 21 September 2017

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
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View
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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