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Prairie Ink Restaurant

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3130 8th Street | At Circle Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7H 0W2, Canada
+1 306-955-3579
09:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the daily special last visit and it was excellent (Veggie chili) - the servings are not too big - nice for lunch - and the coffee and teas are excellent.

Thank Julie L
Brisbane, Australia
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101 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Back in Saskatoon, and struggling to find a good latte, a friend and I decided to give Prairie Ink a try. We were so glad that we did The restaurant was quite busy. Their cake counter was filled with a large number of delicious, hard-to-decide cakes, cheesecakes, buns, slices etc. The staff were very welcoming and quickly took our orders... More 

Thank GoldenOlden
Saskatoon, Canada
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been going to the restaurant since shortly after they opened, and I have consistently been impressed over the years! Great meal options, great desserts, and great drinks! The servers are friendly and attentive, and the bistro is just unlike anywhere else in the city.

Thank pvc_amy
Saskatoon, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

The food was fantastic and the service (so friendly and helpful) was second to none! Prices were very reasonable. Looking at making it our regular restaurant. Perfect place for a relaxing evening.

Thank MikeGoalie
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

A restaurant in a bookstore with consistent quality food!!!! This is a hidden gem in Saskatoon, one would expect it to be a coffee shop or at most a coffee shop with good deserts. BUT - a good menu and what they have on it is Five Star Quality. Excellent food, great service, bit noise at times, live entertainment on... More 

Thank rdf254
Toronto, Canada
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64 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Tasty food with unique presentation. Good size portions. Fairly extensive menu choices. Unique atmosphere next to book/gift shop.

Thank huggabeth
Forster, Australia
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145 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Great selection of food and drinks at the Prairie Ink Restaurant, I had a chicken BLT and a peppermint frost tea and both were delicious and we didn't wait long for our food to arrive after ordering it. It was a busy spot and we had to wait a little while for our table, but it gave us time to... More 

Thank Fiona W
Saskatoon, Canada
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Although this restaurant is more like a café, you have a several options and everyone can find something they like. It does get a little loud when they are busy, so try to hit off hours if you are going to relax or chat business.

Thank Fatamorgana0
Shellbrook, Canada
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had a great late supper. Service was great. We sat and visited with no rushing. I had carrot soup which was amazing. London fog tea was very good.

Thank Deb M
Regina, Canada
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I had the Prairie Ink Salad with shrimp. It tasted a bit bitter to me. The shrimp was a great addition. My husband had the soup, which he said was fine. My salad was a huge plate and cost $20 CAD with the shrimp. I've been to this restaurant before in the last year and had a delicious pear salad... More 

Thank JeanO853

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3130 8th Street | At Circle Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7H 0W2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Saskatchewan  >  Saskatoon>  > Nutana
  • Neighbourhood: Nutana
  • Phone Number: +1 306-955-3579
Prairie Ink: A bistro-style restaurant that started in 1996, as a wholly-owned part of McNally Robinson Booksellers.

Local: Whenever possible we use local produce and ingredients. We try to use in-season produce as much as possible to support local producers.

Events & Entertainment: We have hosted over 5000 author events, featuring local, national and international writers, speakers and artists. We also have free live entertainment every Friday and Saturday night from 8:00-10:00 pm.

Healthy Choices: We offer vegan and celiac friendly choices. Our baking and desserts are made in-house daily by our bakers. We use farm-fresh eggs from grain-fed chickens and Manitoba sourced menu items in season.

Environment: Our take-out containers are enviro-friendly and compostable. Our UTZ coffee (an industry-led coffee certification program) ensures farmers are treated fairly.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?