Restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Yellowknife

Bullocks Bistro

This legendary shack, brimful of bumper stickers, happy diners, diners' graffiti, and mix-and-match furniture, is a sassy, humorous place specializing in huge portions of fish. It comes pan-fried, grilled or deep-fr…
Top Choice Ethiopian in Yellowknife

Zehabesha

Authentic Ethiopian food? In northern Canada? As unexpected as it is welcome, this unpretentious restaurant has earned itself a loyal clientele with generous portions of curried goat, doro wot (chicken stew) and oth…
Top Choice Market in Yellowknife

Yellowknife Farmers' Market

If you're in Yellowknife on a Tuesday, you're in for a treat. The farmers' market is a great place to hang out, catch up on local gossip and try everything from authentic Indian, Japanese and Vietnamese home cooking…
Top Choice Cafe in Yellowknife

Fat Fox

This is Yellowknife's top cafe: think mismatched furniture, twinkling fairy lights, cozy nook at the back, sofas and armchairs you can spend all day in, a book exchange as well as an interesting tea and coffee selec…
Korean in Yellowknife

Korea House

What this place lacks in atmosphere – it's a brightly lit, canteen-style setup – it makes up for with authentic Korean flavors. The spicy tofu stew is a fantastic cold-weather warmer, the bibimbap (mixed rice bowl) …
Canadian in Yellowknife

Wildcat Café

A beloved local landmark, this refurbished Old Town log cabin has been churning out food since 1937, though today's fare is more sophisticated, ranging from pickerel tempura tacos and smoked Arctic char bagel to bis…
Canadian in Yellowknife

Twist

Emerging from the ashes of a former gourmet restaurant, this trendy bistro with a pleasant summer deck has secured its own niche in Yellowknife's dining repertoire with superior bison burgers, Reuben and pulled pork…
Cafe in Yellowknife

Dancing Moose Café

Watch floatplanes taking off as you kick back in the backyard of this pleasant cafe. The interior gets busy at lunchtime, with soups, salads and sandwich specials. It's also a good breakfast choice, with ingredients…
Cafe in Yellowknife

Javaroma

This main-drag joint offers some of the best coffee in town, accompanied by sandwiches, soups, tasty muffins and bubble teas. There's outdoor seating, albeit on the busy road, and occasional acoustic live music in t…
Japanese in Yellowknife

Sushi North

This excellent upstairs canteen-style place does sushi with a polar spin: the raw fish is arctic char.