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Roost

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Canadian, Chinese, Pizza, Fast food, Asian
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108 Mackenzie Rd, Inuvik, Northwest Territories X0E 0T0, Canada
+1 867-777-2727
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 14:00 - 00:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Vancouver, Canada
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We were looking for an inexpensive meal and ended up here. It's an odd place - you walk in to what looks like a pizza delivery kitchen and cash desk with a few spartan tables, but there is a dining room through the swinging doors. Nothing fancy at all. The menu is mainly pizza, burgers, fried chicken - that sort... More 

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Thank Anna R
Perth, Australia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

I'm chosen Inuvik for my working holiday visa (one year), and during that time I've eaten at the roost multiple times. Each time, I regret having gone back! The staff are nice enough, but nothing compared to regular service elsewhere. Perhaps they are more chatty with locals. The first time I went I had fried chicken. It was okay, and... More 

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Thank astranomicl
Inuvik, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is mostly a place where you ORDER good. They have good Burgers 🍔 & when Available...Chinese 🥘 Food.

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1 Thank Trish A
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Essentially a takeaway with a few tables and chairs. Mostly pizza but a few extras like limited Chinese and steak. It is however open late and on Sunday, which is when I called. I ate a pizza inside. Tasty enough, nothing special.

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Thank TormodMM
Vancouver, Canada
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73 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

A quick stop for supper after a long day on the Dempster. It's standard grill food, we enjoyed the burger and grilled cheese after a few days of dehydrated meals :) Wouldn't mind trying the pizzas next time.

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Thank Lucyinsky
Seattle, Washington
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45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Our B&B host recommended this place for take out. We ordered pizza surprisingly good. The library is nearby and has free wifi.

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Thank denise886
Inuvik, Canada
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102 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

There is a big menu. Not many vegetarian options so I make up my own Chinese combo. It's hit and miss. Sometimes it's good. Sometimes it's not.

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Thank Tracey W
Iqaluit, Canada
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Positives: great hours - open until midnight daily, very friendly staff, conveniently located down-town, Negatives: Expensive; the portions are reasonable but not for the price. Use pre-packaged burger patties -- for a place that advertises themselves as known for their Dempster burger, I would have thought they'd make their own patties (especially since the picture in the menu is a... More 

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Thank Heather P
Calgary, Canada
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2016

The staff was very friendly, the pizza awesome and the prices reasonable for the location! The chicken wings seem small (as do other chicken wings in Inuvik restaurants) but the quantity is much more than what was given at another restaurant! :) In relation to other downtown services in Inuvik, NT, the restaurant decor is average. The back room is... More 

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Thank CarbonWave
Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Back Room is Cool, Food is way over priced. I had a burger and fries, frozen patty, nothing special. Burgers are way better at the Arena Complex, Homemade at least. Staff was friendly.

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Thank Dennis S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian, Chinese, Pizza, Fast food, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
14:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Mackenzie Rd, Inuvik, Northwest Territories X0E 0T0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Northwest Territories  >  Inuvik
  • Phone Number: +1 867-777-2727

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?