Top Choice Canadian in Dawson City

Klondike Kate's

Two ways to know spring has arrived: the river cracks up and Kate's reopens. Locals in the know prefer the latter. The long and inventive menu has fine sandwiches, pastas and fresh Yukon fish. Look for great special…
Top Choice Fusion in Whitehorse


Antoinette Oliphant runs one of the most creative kitchens in the Yukon. Her eponymous restaurant has an ever-changing, locally sourced menu. Many dishes have a Caribbean flair. There is often live bluesy, loungey m…
Top Choice Canadian in Whitehorse

Klondike Rib & Salmon

It looks touristy and it seems touristy and it is touristy, but the food is excellent at this sprawling casual place with two decks. Besides the namesakes (the salmon kabobs are tops), there are other local faves.
Top Choice Greek in Dawson City

Drunken Goat Taverna

Follow your eyes to the flowers, your ears to the Aegean music and your nose to the excellent Greek food, run year-round by the legendary Tony Dovas. A new terrace out back is a fine place to while away an evening.
Top Choice Bakery in Haines Junction

Village Bakery & Deli

The bakery here turns out excellent goods all day, while the deli counter has tasty sandwiches you can enjoy on the large deck. On Friday night there's a popular barbecue with live folk music. It has milk and other …
Cafe in Dawson City

Alchemy Cafe

Groovy in the best sense of the word, Alchemy combines fantastic vegetarian food with a life-affirming green ethos. The coffees are way cool (in a hot sort of way) and special events include music, talks and, yes, r…
Bistro in Whitehorse

Burnt Toast

The food is far better than the coy name suggests! Brunch is excellent at this inviting bistro (try the French toast) and lunch and dinner specials abound. Food is local and seasonal; consult the blackboard. Good sa…
Burgers in Haines Junction

Frosty's Freeze

What looks like a humdrum fast-food joint is several orders of magnitude better. The shakes are made with real ice cream, the sundaes feature fresh berries, and the burgers (try the mushroom-Swiss number) are huge a…
Mexican in Whitehorse

Sanchez Cantina

You have to head south across two borders to find Mexican this authentic. Burritos are the thing – get them with the spicy mix of red and green sauces. Settle in for what may be a wait on the broad patio.
Market in Whitehorse

Fireweed Community Market

The Fireweed Community Market draws vendors from the region; the berries are fabulous. There is a second, smaller market midday summer Saturdays near the White Pass & Yukon Route Station on the river.